Review: Too Faced Galaxy Glam Baked Eyeshadow1:32:00 AM
I bought this Too Faced Galaxy Glam Baked Eyeshadow from Strawberrynet a long time ago. I love Strawberrynet because they always have amazing multi-discounts and (sometimes) free gifts too!
So anyway, after I bought this and tried it on, that's when I decided that I have found my new love that is still a favorite until now, which is: baked eyeshadow!
Baked eyeshadow has a more deeper color and thicker formula so they tend to show and stay on my oily eyelids compared to other eyeshadows. I can wear these eye shadows without any base and they would still shows. I love it.
I don't think they produce this anymore though because I can't find it on Too Faced website (boohoo..)
The Too Faced Galaxy Glam Baked Eyeshadow are described as "opalescent pigments baked into silver domes and swirled for a multi-dimensional smokey-eye that’s light speed ahead of other shadows".
These series has a dark colored base with swirls of contrasting iridescent bright colors. The eyeshadows were basically baked with Italian opalescent pigments, therefore they offers intense pigmentation & deep coloring. They can be used dry as an eyeshadow OR wet as a liner.
What I love is the swirly color on the palette, it's so unique and quirky but fun. I always love Too Faced because they have the cutest packaging, they are quite affordable and the quality is great for the price too. It's sad that we can't get them easily here in Asia. Anyway, just like most of Too Faced cute and unique packaging, these Galaxy Glam Baked Eyeshadows are packaged in a unique dome-like shape to resemble an outer-space / asteroid thingy (hence the name "Galaxy'").
I have the Magenta Moon one, it's a deep brown base with small magenta/fuchsia swirls. What's great with these eyeshadows is you can get different colors depending on where you swipe/dot the brush. You can also get different thickness from using it dry or wet (using it wet would create a more deeper and pigmented color, perfect for a smokey eyes or for a liner).
Take a look at the
poor swatches below...
|The top color is from the magenta swirl, the bottom color is from the brown base. Due to the poor lighting my camera can't catch how pigmented they really are. Trust me, the colors are more pigmented than this.|
Sorry for the bad swatches, I will re-take some new swatches photos and will re-upload it here once I had the time. Meanwhile you can check out how it looks on my eyes below...
Here I swipe my brush all around to get all the color mixed in one and put it on my lids (it comes off as a brown color with a hint of magenta sparkle).
Since I wore it for a day look so I just swipe it slightly around my lids just using the tip of my fingers. I love how practical this eyeshadow is, I can dab it with my finger and the color would still goes on smoothly on my lids (and most importantly, the color shows!) - trust me, sometimes i have to swipe two or three times of eyeshadow just to make the color shows up on my lids -__-
So far, this is my all time go-to eyeshadow. I like how the deep color accentuates my eyes and making it more prominent ;p And it's a pretty neutral color to wear day and night too. I always bring this inside my makeup bag everyday ;)
I actually wore this eyeshadow as part of my makeup when I went to Rudy Hadisuwarno's event last week.. Here is my full face shots:
What's your favorite eyeshadow? Do you love baked eyeshadows too?