Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Swatches!

 This is an incredibly overdue post but here it is finally, my swatches of the Makeup Geek eyeshadows I own. MG is often compared to MAC, they offer a range of "dupe" colours, are cruelty free with most of their eyeshadows being vegan and are super affordable. ($6 dollars a shadow!) I use these eyeshadows almost 80% of the time (and when I'm not, I'm using the wonderful Silk Naturals shadows I swatched here!) All shades I have are pigmented especially the shimmers which are extreme, they all apply smooth, non-chalky, last without a primer and do not crease on me. On to the swatches and my opinions on them!

White Lies (matte) & Ice Queen (shimmer) -
Perfect for inner corner highlights and under the brow bone
Bling (frost/shimmer)
Vanilla Bean (tiniest shimmer but appears matte on the eyelids)
I use all over the lid almost every look,
Shimma Shimma (frost/shimmer) -
Similar to Bling but is more champagne coloured and intense, another shade I use frequently. ***isn't actually vegan! Beaches And Cream (matte) -
Nice beige shade with peach undertones and nice as a transition colour!
Peach Smoothie
(matte) -
Deeper than Beaches And Cream, great for the crease

Cinderella (shimmer)
Purely Naked (slight shimmer)
A frequently used shade of mine
Glamorous (shimmer) -
The name absolutely speaks for itself, this shade is beautiful and incredibly pigmented!
Creme Brulee (matte)
Another nice transition, crease or blending colour!
Cosmopolitan - (shimmer)
Gorgeous rose with gold flecks shade
Frappe (matte)
Another favourite and frequently used shade, perfect to darken any look
Latte (matte)
Like Frappe, great medium brown shade!

Gold Digger (shimmer)
Speaks for itself!
Bleached Blonde (shimmer)
A lot paler than Gold Digger and it looks so good for a night out!
Homecoming (shimmer)
I don't use this that often but absolutely beautiful shade and I love it every time I wear it
Hipster (slight shimmer)
Another good shade to darken any look or in the outer v!
Taupe Notch (slight shimmer)
Same as above
Prom Night (shimmer)
Good for a smokey eye, incredibly smooth with silver/grey reflects

Pretentious (shimmer)
Metallic bronze which I barely use
Brown Sugar (shimmer)
Warm copper brown, another love of mine!
Burlesque (shimmer)
Deep burgandy, so pigmented but also barely used

And that's all of them! I can create just about any neutral based type of look and love these for every day wear especially the lighter shades, I'm constantly reaching for this palette and even the shades I don't use as often, I still absolutely love!

If you have tried MUG eyeshadows, which ones are your favourite?

As always, thank you for reading! XO


  1. Beautiful neutral shades. Love.

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