Tester Wednesday – Eyeshadow Quad by Flower Beauty

 

Happy Wednesday Guys! Hope you’re having a nice productive weekday. If you follow me on my Facebook, you know it’s been crazy for me this past few weeks. I couldn’t believe that the big holiday is just about one month away. It’s crazy but 2016 is almost coming to an end. I’ve a love hate relationship with 2016. I love spending quality time with my family and the opportunity to work with some big brands and all but hate that my health is not getting any better. My consolation is to get up every morning and doll myself pretty!

When I get the chance to stop and look at what has happened the past year, I’ve feelings of extreme sadness and joy, love and anger, gratefulness as well as hopelessness. How can one year change things so much, I wonder? What has gotten me through the year has been this blogging hobby which I’m passionate with. I’m not paid to blog, trust me. I love blogging, my reader friends, and creating content. This has kept me moving forward. I love being busy!

Anyways, enough of my ramblings and let’s get down to business. I’d like to share with you the products I tested for a full week

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As many of you know, I’ve been a fan of Flower Beauty and my love for eyeshadow palettes. Let’s just to say that I’ve tried so many palettes before that I lost count by now.

You may know that one of the things I love the most about flower beauty is their eyeshadows. So, frankly, I’m quite excited to see if these quads actually meet my expectation.

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I got this two Shadow Play Eyeshadow Quads by Flower Beauty during Walmart clearance sale (pulling out from Walmart Canada). I posted a beauty haul a few weeks ago, I’ll put the link here if you happened to miss the previous post.

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I really like this cute white plastic packaging. It’s sleek but compact.  There’s a clear window to the cover and it houses 4 beautifully selected color eyeshadows. It comes also with a double ended sponge-tip applicator in each compact. Well, it’s not that great and I recommend ignoring it and using a shadow brush instead.

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First Eyeshadow Quad I’ve is in Twilight Moon. It contains 3 matte and one subtle shimmer shadow. They’re the perfect shadows for smokey eye look.

I find the texture to be amazing and annoying. It’s one of the softest eyeshadows I’ve come across but one of the most powdery textures I’ve used.

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What I really like about these eyeshadows are their formula. They’re soft and so easy to blend.

The past one week, I’ve been trying this out. I used the base color all over, the taupe for everyday, and the darker brown on the outer corner. I mixed the taupe and “grey” color for evening night out. Note that the dark brown has a light simmer to it, which I think is brilliant.

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Next up is Smoke and Mirrors Eyeshadow Quads. They’re very lovely shades and truly pigmented. I love it a lot!

The three matte colors are, creamy white (very chalky), medium brown and purple/gray. The fourth is a dark brown with subtle gold shimmers. I noticed they do kick up some powder when I dab my brush in but I don’t mind. I don’t have any problem blending it and there’s no fall out. So yay for that!

The secret is that you might want to tap off the excess shadow before applying the shadows. I must say that they blend impressively well with good staying power. I was able to get six hours of good wear with this without a primer, as by eight hours, it had disappeared. And given that it’s of silky soft texture, I’m not complaining either.

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I really like the pigmentation and the texture of this quad. They’re nicely pigmented and it has a good selection of colors which is kind of neat. I did an #EOTD which I shared it on my Instagram if you like to check it out.

If you’re someone who is looking for a neutral look then this quad would be a good choice since this is the most neutral palette and the colors would work on anyone including you.

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Side by side color swatches of both eyeshadow quads. (left: Smoke & Mirrors, right: Twilight Moon).

Overall, I think this is a decent eyeshadows for the price and you get a good amount of products. All their products are not tested on animal, if this concern you. They’re great shadows, and for $10, a beauty bargain! Also available in 7 lovely shades and exclusively at Walmart or Flower Beauty website.

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Thanks a million for been an awesome friend! Hope you’ve a lovely week [muak]

Sharon xoxo

 

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28 comments

  1. I am not much of a make up person, but it would be great to have these eyeshadow quads for anytime I would need it. The colors are so lovely! I have not heard of the brand before but I guess they are good enough to try.

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  2. I’m not familiar with this brand. Those four colors look like they’d be great tones for winter.

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  3. susanmarymalone says:

    These colors are really pretty. I’m not familiar with the brand either but will check it out.

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  4. I have not heard of this brand before! Those are great looking colors I am always looking for new eyeshadow to try out.

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  5. So happy to hear there is no animal testing!!! I’d love to see you do a look with either of these 🙂

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  6. I’m not much of a makeup person, but I love eye shadows. I have several but not these colors.

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  7. wow great colors i love smoky eye so I would definitely pick something like this for me also this is awesome for stocking stuffers =)

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  8. were those the swatches on only one swab? If so, love how pigmented they are! Would love to see it on your face next time 🙂

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  9. I don’t wear eye shadow much but I really like the browns. The shimmery one is really pretty!

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  10. Laura says:

    Lovely colours for winter. I like a smoky eye.

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  11. The colors are very nice and like the shape of the flower quad. the neutral colors are perfect for me.

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  12. Amber says:

    These are all so pretty! I need to start wearing eyeshadow more often.

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  13. Enjoyed your review, like that you get into the pros and cons. I agree with you, the case is pretty cool.

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  14. nlampert says:

    These look like really pretty eyeshadow colours for winter!

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  15. Ooooh Love those colors! Exactly what I love for my winter palette!

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  16. I’m not into make up, but I love these pastel shades.

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  17. Omg how fabulous are these colors?!!? These are the colors I wear this time of year! Perfect for winter

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  18. I have been looking for an eye shadow palette that has White and dark Gray for ages!! I hope they still sell it online at least!!

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  19. The colors are beautiful. Love the dark gray. If I buy them I know I’ll have to share with my daughter.

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  20. Wow, what a great colors this would be perfect if I’m doing t he Smokey eye

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  21. Jo says:

    I really like the smokey eye pallet. I’m a huge makeup fan. Going to look this brand up. I wonder if they have it in US Walmart Stores. Thanks for sharing.

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  22. Lisa Rios says:

    Honestly I am hearing about Flower Beauty for the first time, but I am in love with that gorgeous eye palette right away. With different beautiful shades this could be a great add-on to my makeup items!

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  23. Mai Cochico says:

    I am loving that pigmentation! It’s really nice and the colors are perfect for night outs, with a fierce smokey eye!

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  24. I like the colors, they’re perfect for the winter season! The dark shades are definitely going to go well with some burgundy lipstick!

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  25. llindaxxo says:

    The Twilight quad looks so good!!!!

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