Purple my favourite shade of eyeshadow along with teal. Having drab poopy eyes requires me to find colours that add some life to them and purple does that job so, so well!
The eyeshadow I'm reviewing is the CUICU Flashing Diamond Single EyeShadow in Violet, it was sent to me by the lovely people at KKCenterHk!
I was so happy to be picking eye makeup to review this time rather than nail related stuff!
Thank you KKCenterHk! >w<
$4.83 for 4.2g
This eyeshadow is big! I mean really big! It comes in a cardboard box like above and inside is a typical eyeshadow except it is BIG! As big as a NYX cream blush size wise. That is really good to see. 4.2g for a little less than 5$ is an absolute steal!
I must admit the inner packaging is much classier than the cardboard. It feels solid, not at all flimsy and did I mention, it's really big?! There is no applicator brush or mirror though, so that maybe a downer for someone on the go. I have no issues with that fact though.
Texture and Color:
This eyeshadow is brilliantly pigmented! I initially thought that would be a catch, you know? Big size, small price, pretty colours? The pay off has to be weak! That did not happen...
The colour was a silky smooth deep violet!
Performance wise, it lasted 3-4 hours without primer and 6-7 with it. Like any other eyeshadow to be honest. No complaints there.
One thing was amusing to me though, I expect something that has "Flashing Diamond" in its name to be glittery or shimmery at the least but this eyeshadow was absolutely matte!
Don't get me wrong though, I loved that fact! ^_^
On My Eyes:
Since I wanted to add a little sheen to the Violet shadow, I used my maybelline Painted Purple Color Tattoo as a base in the center of my lids. I went for a smokey purple look.
I'm going to be doing a tutorial on this look for a friend so do check it out if you're interested! :3
I think the Cuicu Flashing Diamond eyeshadow passes with flying colours! It's a lot of product for a small price and has great colour pay-off! What more could on ask for?
To buy this eyeshadow, head on over to KKCenterHk and if you use my code "beautyandthecheap" you'll get a discount of 10% on purchase! ^_^
Can I just say now, I love my new camera even more after taking those eye pics? LOVE!
Let me know your thoughts on this review!