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ColourPop x Mandalorian The Child Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Colour Pop The Child 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette


The Child

Colour Pop The Child 9-Pan Pressed Powder Palette ($12.00 for 0.36 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette that includes nine shades across a mix of shimmer and matte finishes. The matte shades were more powdery, though in practice, they were fairly easy to work with, were buildable and blendable, and had a decent wear time. I believe that Precious Cargo is a Super Shock Shadow, which ended up being less pigmented, though for those who expect to use it for brightening the inner tear duct or for layering, it likely would work for that role.

I thought the overall color story was quite good, and it came together in a way that was also less expected/more in line with the ColourPop palettes that I loved to see a few years ago. It’s still more of an earth-toned, neutral palette, but the colors felt slightly altered to be less overdone than some of the other palettes released by the brand this year.

It doesn’t come with the plush, but you can snag the same plush at Amazon ($12) or Target ($12.99). The palette launches tomorrow at 10AM PT. I’m guessing that they’ll disable discounts on it, but you can always give code TEMPTALIA a try for 10% off.

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Colour Pop Precious Cargo Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Precious Cargo Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Precious Cargo Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Precious Cargo Super Shock Shadow
Colour Pop Precious Cargo Super Shock Shadow

Precious Cargo

Precious Cargo is a pale, white gold with a subtle, greenish-shift in its metallic finish. It had medium color coverage with a lightly creamy, more emollient texture that turned to powder when it came into contact with my skin. It felt like a Super Shock Shadow to me as it had the same spongy feel. It wore well for nine and a half hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • MAC Moon Rock (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar).
  • Colour Pop Blurred Lines (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Hidden Treasure (P, $6.00) is more shimmery (95% similar).
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Early Bird (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar).
  • Colour Pop Wavelength (LE, $4.50) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Fenty Beauty Money Mission (PiP, ) is more shimmery (90% similar).
  • Colour Pop Silver Millennium (LE, $4.50) is brighter (90% similar).
  • Natasha Denona True Gold (20M) (2019) (PiP, $29.00) is more shimmery (90% similar).
  • Colour Pop Rager (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Pat McGrath Pale Gold 002 (LE, $30.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$6.00/0.07 oz. – $85.71 Per Ounce

ColourPop Super Shock Shadow is a cream-based formula that comes in a multitude of shades and finishes. The more metallic shades have the most slip to them (they have a “wetter” feel), while the more matte ones have a firmer, more clay-like consistency. Almost every shade I’ve tried from ColourPop has been exceptionally long-wearing (10+ hours of wear, usually there until I remove, even 14 hours later). The pigmentation can vary from shade to shade, but the average shade is quite pigmented.

From feedback I’ve seen from readers, many love them but some don’t like them at all. They aren’t a traditional cream eyeshadow, as they are denser (more sponge-like), and they apply best with flat, firm, synthetic brushes (I like the MAC 242 and 249) for me. The brand recommends using fingers for the most pigmented application, but I’ve only felt that fingers were necessary on a few shades (usually the super glittery ones).

The more matte shades can be on the drier side and vary from medium to opaque in coverage, though they’re often buildable.  They can be a little hard to diffuse the edges of, though some are lovely to work with.

The more glittery shades have been the weakest to me, as they can be sheerer or harder to apply.  Sometimes, they are more pigmented and work like the other finishes in the formula, but often, they are sheerer and only function well patted on top of more pigmented eyeshadows to add glitter.  They do, however, tend to have little fallout over time with the occasional shade having a more moderate amount of fallout (but still less fallout than most powder eyeshadows with glitter).

Browse all of our Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow swatches.

Right Hand Mando

Right Hand Mando is a light-medium pewter gold with a greenish tinge paired with a metallic finish. The texture felt more loosely-pressed, so there was some dryness present and light fallout when working with it (unless using fingertips or a dampened brush). It had opaque color coverage that adhered evenly and blended out well otherwise. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • NARS Pygar (LE, $25.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Fire-Butts (LE, $6.00) is darker (90% similar).
  • Too Faced Shiny Happy (LE, $16.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • NARS Galice (P, $28.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Kat Von D Hairspray (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Fenty Beauty Marrakush (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Tom Ford Beauty TFX1 (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Too Faced Tinsel (LE, $16.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Sydney Grace John (PiP, $6.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics No Regrets (LE, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

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Just Like a Tatooine

Just Like a Tatooine is a light, peachy brown with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had rich color coverage in a single layer, which applied well to bare skin with a smooth, even lay down of color that was blendable along the edges. The texture was somewhat powdery, so I’d recommend tapping off excess or using a lighter hand to minimize it. This shade lasted nicely for eight hours before showing signs of fading.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Buxom Invite Only (P, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Too Faced Spiked Cider (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar).
  • Colour Pop Lil B (PiP, $4.50) is more muted (95% similar).
  • Milani Totally Fawn of You (PiP, $5.99) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Viseart Grande Pro (Vol. 1) #3 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Bad Habit Interlude (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar).
  • LORAC Sepia (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar).
  • Wet ‘n’ Wild Dragon Scales #1 (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar).
  • Anastasia HOE (LE, $12.00) is darker (90% similar).
  • Colour Pop Mo Problems (LE, $4.50) is darker (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Sipping Soup

Sipping Soup is a light-medium green with moderate, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It was cooler and lighter than a lot of greens one might think are similar; it was, effectively, less dupable than I expected. The eyeshadow had a smooth, lightly emollient consistency that was blendable and easy to work with. It had opaque pigmentation that wore well for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Too Faced Darling (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Cle de Peau Modern Era #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Clionadh Yukon (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Colour Pop Marz (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Devinah Cosmetics Chimerical (P, $5.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Makeup Geek Fantasy (P, $9.99) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Urban Decay Secret Keeper (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, brighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Anastasia C2 (Norvina Mini Vol. 2) (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar).
  • MAC Joie de Glitz (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • City Color Evergreen (P, $6.99) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

We hope you’ll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

Baby Face

Baby Face is a light, mint green with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation with a lightly powdery, but more substantial–denser, more velvety–consistency that minimized fallout potential. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Colour Pop Checkmate (DC, $4.50) is more muted (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Honeydew (PiP, $5.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Sea Foam (P, $5.00) is lighter (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Emerald #2 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever S312 Mint Green (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Mantis (LE, $5.00) is warmer (80% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Eternal (DC, $5.00) is darker (80% similar).
  • Dominique Cosmetics Matcha (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar).
  • Viseart Mint (26) (LE, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar).
  • Sugarpill Twitch (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter, warmer (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Colour Pop The Force Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop The Force Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop The Force Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop The Force Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop The Force Pressed Powder Shadow
Colour Pop The Force Pressed Powder Shadow

The Force

The Force is a brighter, medium tarnished gold with warmer undertones but cooler, green-gold metallic shift. The consistency felt lightly creamy, emollient but not overly dense or thick. It had opaque pigmentation that had great adhesion and blended out with ease along the edges. The color showed signs of fading after eight hours of wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

We hope you’ll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

Little Frog

Little Frog is a light-medium green with muted, warm olive undertones and a mostly matte finish. There were sparkles visible on top of the product, but they did not translate much during application–they largely disappeared as I applied and blended it out, but I didn’t see many stray sparkles as fallout. It had nearly opaque pigmentation that was buildable to full coverage with less than half of a layer. It wore well for eight hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • MAC Lime (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, warmer (95% similar).
  • Kat Von D Lala (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Clionadh Bramble (P, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Wildlife (PiP, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Ivy League (P, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Calmeria (PiP, $5.00) is lighter (85% similar).
  • Kat Von D Vinyl (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever S336 Lime (DC, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever M322 Khaki (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • MAC Marsh (P, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Float Your Crib

Float Your Crib is a muted, medium olive green with warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. It had medium to semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation–it seemed more pigmented in practice than it did swatched–but it had moderate powderiness and light fallout if I wasn’t careful to tap off excess and to use more of a patting/pressing motion for initial color placement but was very blendable. It stayed on well for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Natasha Denona Bia (285CP) (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar).
  • Viseart Khaki (27) (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Colour Pop Rebel (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Kiwifruit (PiP, $5.00) is darker (85% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Profesh (LE, ) is less shimmery, brighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Inglot J309 Olive (LE, $10.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Leo (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • Kat Von D Lala (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar).
  • Give Me Glow Olive You (P, $7.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar).
  • Ace Beaute Moss (PiP, ) is less shimmery, brighter, warmer (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Droid Protocol

Droid Protocol is a darker brown with subtle, warm reddish undertones and a matte finish. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which applied evenly to bare skin and blended out without difficulty. The texture was soft, lightly powdery but wasn’t prone to sheering out. It lasted nicely for eight hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • Anastasia Back Rolls (LE, $12.00) is brighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Too Faced Cocoa Drizzle (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • MAC Te Amo (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • NABLA Cosmetics Mea Culpa (PiP, $8.00) is warmer (90% similar).
  • NARS Whipped (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Rust (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Mom Ride (P, $5.00) is lighter (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Beach Days (PiP, $5.00) is lighter (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Peach Fuzz (LE, $5.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar).
  • Tarte Camelflauge (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.



Source: Temptalia, Author: Christine

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