Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Maybelline Eyestudio quad in Give Me Gold

I've had this quad for awhile, and never tried it until now. Maybelline in my book is usually a big floppy fail for eyeshadows. How about the Eye Studio quad line though?
One thing I really like about these quads (I think I have 4 of them) is that they are pretty good about all the colors complimenting each other and including a shade light enough to use as a highlight and dark enough for the crease. I absolutely hate using a palette and having to go somewhere else to find a shade to round it out! A palette in my opinion should be "freestanding".
If you've used Maybelline shadows before then you have probably experienced the disappointment of sheer, powdery colors that won't even show up on your lid. So of course, you would probably expect the same from these. Right?
WRONG! While these aren't the most amazing thing I've ever used, they do what I expect. The colors are all very glowy and shimmery (I'm pretty sure NONE of the quads have matte shades) and are easy to blend and also show up how I would expect them too. These aren't going to be super bright colors, keep in mind. The shades in Give Me Gold should work for most colorings, and is a great quad for when I don't have a lot of time to do my eyes. They also looked just as good at the end of the night as when I put them on.
See that black and white spot under that pillow? That's Apollo, she loves burrowing!

Bonus awesome ebay earrings!

Have you tried the Eye Studio Quads? What did you think?


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