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A bit more of my New York ‘drug store’ swag for you! As I have been saying, Maybelline have got so much newness going on! Here are a couple of the Maybelline Color Molten Cream Powder Eyeshadows from the Eye Studio line. They are really interesting with a really beautiful and quite new texture.
Actually there’s something very much like the unusual texture of the the Illamasqua Paranormal palette with its “is it powder? Is it cream?” texture. It looks like powder, and then when you touch it, it melts instantly into a cream, or seems to. It’s quite extraordinary.
So having looked into these a bit, I do think that the Maybelline Color Molten is actually a cream – Maybelline are calling it “a cream shadow that melts into a new molten luster”. Surely there’s no beauty lover that isn’t seduced by this? It isn’t an ordinary cream shadow though. Much like the Illamasqua Paranormal, it has a spongy kind of bounce!
They are suggesting that we apply the lighter shade along the base and lid and then blend the darker shade along the crease and liner for a seamless look. I have found these work best with my fingers and they are so easy to just smooth over the lid for a pretty wash of colour. I think they’d probably make great bases for powder eyeshadows too if you wanted to create a bit of depth.
Maybelline Color Molten Shades
- Nude Rush 300
- Taupe Craze 301
- Endless Mocha 302
- Midnight Morph 303
- Sapphire Mist 304
- Plum Fusion 305
- Rose Haze 306
- Teal Twist 307
Maybelline Color Molten Swatches
Nude Rush 300:
Endless Mocha 302:
I love both these duos. The pinky shade in Nude Rush is the perfect nude shade if you want to go for a natural look with a pretty soft sheen on the lids that makes you look like you’re naturally even-toned and perfect. The darker shade in Endless Mocha is the answer for an instant smoky eye. The shades and textures blend really well together too, so perfect if you want a bit of custom colour mixology action!
This is how it looks after you’ve dipped into it. You can see the creamy, almost bouncy texture.
I wore a mix of the 2 duos yesterday and it wore pretty well with only the tiniest bit of creasy by the very end of the day. That was with no primer and my rather oily lids!
Same old story again, I don’t know if these are coming to the UK but they are out in full force in the states. Hopefully I will have news on all of these new products soon. In the mean time, the new liner they are marketing with the Maybelline Color eyeshadows is out in the UK now. Check out the Eye Studio Master Graphic Liner HERE.
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