Hi Darlings, today’s post is going to be the review and swatch of the Catrice Matte Liquid Eyeshadow in 02 Balanced Soul.
These eyeshadows come in different formulas, from matte (like this one) to extremely glittery. You can use them alone or as a base and since this one is a completely matte flash colour, I think is perfect as a base.
Now, I have extremely oily eyelids and the only eyeshadow primer that works on me is the Nars one, I’ve been using it for almost ten years. So saying I was sceptical to use this one as a base is an understatement but since it’s so affordable I thought I could give it a go.
You can get it here for 5$
It is a completely matte flash colour.
The packaging is a thin and long tube in a hard plastic material. The shade name is written on the cap. It is really nice and sturdy, I like it.
It has a flat doe-foot applicator that I love, it picks up just the right amount of product.
The formula is very creamy and a bit sticky, if you want to use it as an eyeshadow primer you have to dab a light layer of powder on top of it.
It’s not patchy at all.
The doe-foot applicator allows an easy application and the shadow is easy to blend with the finger but I actually prefer to use a synthetic brush because I can create a thinner layer.
You have time to move it around but once it sets, you won’t be able to move it.
I used it as an eye primer with eyeshadow on top it lasted for 8 hours on me before starting to crease. I have extremely oily lids so I was pleasantly surprised.
- Colour: 10/10
- Longevity: 8/10
- Application: 9/10
- Formula: 8/10
- Pigmentation: 10/10
- Packaging: 9/10
I’m so impressed. I love the shade, it’s perfect to cancel all the veins on my lid. It is insanely easy to use and long-lasting. If you are looking for something to use daily that doesn’t break the bank you’ll love it. My eyelids are quite a harsh test, this on me performs like the Urban Decay Primer Potion so if you like that one, you’ll love this one too especially because it costs a fraction of that.
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