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Natasha Denona Infrared, Scarab & Ultraviolet Chrome Liquid Eye Shadow Opinions & Swatches


Infra-nude

Natasha Denona Infra-nude liquid chrome eyeshadow ($ 28.00 for 0.08 oz.) Is a lighter, tan base that shifts from mid-toned, cooler green to dirty olive gold to copper to plum with a metallic finish. The base seemed less blackened, so it was more forgiving and one of the better colors to cut through the entire lid (if desired!). The shift was noticeable in both higher coverage and higher coverage applications – I didn’t have to look for it. However, the shift was less dramatic when compared to colors like scarab and ultraviolet.

It had opaque paint coverage in a single layer when applied with the included applicator or a separate synthetic brush. The latter gave me better control and spreadability and made sure I only applied what I needed as the applicator that came with it produced quite a bit of product. The texture was light, watery, but very easy to work with. It wasn’t the kind of formula that got inconsistent or tended to fade out, so I had no problem getting full, even coverage.

The color stayed pretty well: after nine hours of wearing there was no sign of fading, wrinkling, or peeling of the product. From a normal perspective, it looked pretty much the same all day. Unfortunately, I’ve noticed faint signs of cracking when the product separates along a fine line or crease but doesn’t settle in it (which wrinkles) – the formula had a fully cured dryness and stayed that way. With this particular shade, that crack was subtle and the least noticeable compared to some other shades. I could only tell when I looked in my near mirror (which I always use to assess wear and tear!).

MORE READING: Formula overview for details on general performance and properties (such as fragrance).

Formula overview

$ 28.00 / 0.08 oz. – – $ 350.00 per ounce

The formula is said to have a “water-rich jelly texture with a fresh feeling of moisture”, with each shade having “three layers” with a “high chrome effect”. It’s also said to have “high buildable coverage” (although the brand also showed live patches of color in one layer as opaque) with no “cracks, no wrinkles, no fading”. The brand’s promotional video advertised “One-Swipe, Intense Triochrome Pigmentation”.

The consistency was light, thin, and more watery with a cooling feel when the product came in contact with my skin. The included applicator is a noticeably flocked doe foot with good curvature and sponginess, although I felt it tended to apply the product too heavily and wasn’t as precise as a more traditional, flat synthetic brush. I found that the best use was with a smaller brush to place and something slightly fluffy and synthetic to even out the edges, especially around more curved areas (like the crease and inner tear duct).

For better coverage, it was best to gently apply to the center of the lid with a fingertip, then diffuse outward with your fingertip. Alternatively, you could use a fluffy brush to apply and fade out, but you definitely had to work fast compared to using your fingertips. My eyelids are more sensitive at the moment, but the formula hurt a little until it dried out.

The formula dried out quickly enough that the product didn’t set up in fine lines and wrinkles, but I didn’t feel rushed as I worked one eye at a time. I did not experience the “no cracks” portion, however, as the hues had subtle to more pronounced cracks for anywhere from four to six hours during wear, although the color itself did not wrinkle, peel, or fade on me for eight to nine hours.

The cracks appeared along horizontal fine lines and in the crease, but looked like the product had been pulled away and not something I could slide back or slide back (more in line with the actual kink). Sometimes I didn’t notice if I wasn’t looking in a magnifying mirror.

I was impressed with how well the liquid formula spread on my eyelid, and the shift was felt instantly when I looked at myself. I felt like the shift was actually most noticeable this way, and not at different angles, and this was the best feature in my experience. This effect was easier to use and achieve, especially when it diffused along the edge, as the base seemed more forgiving compared to more typical black-based multichrome hues (although they often have more varied and wider shifts).

Note: Each vial contains 0.08 fl. Ounces, which were properly listed at the time of purchase but are smaller than the average liquid eye shadow (which ranges from 0.13 fl. Oz. To 0.15 fl. Oz. lasts, although some are larger, like 0.25 fl oz.). They are physically smaller than most liquid eye shadows; to the point where I suspect readers will react a little when they see it in person. Unless you’re someone who typically finishes liquid eye shadow before it dries out (or before it needs to be replaced), the total price may be more important than the actual amount of the product.

Based on more niche brands’ pricing of multichromes, the ingredient that creates the multichrome shift is significantly more expensive than typical dyes / pigments, so pricing tended to be on the higher side – I suspect the brand had less to keep the price below 30 $.

Browse all of our Natasha Denona Chromium Liquid Eyeshadow swatches.

ingredients

Isododecane, mica, calcium sodium borosilicate, trimethylsiloxysilicate, glyceryl tribehenate / isostearate / eicosanedioate, octyldodecanol, hydrogenated styrene / isoprene copolymer, disteardimonium hectorite, alcohol, polyhydroxystearic acid, talc, polyisoptryl, 3 aqua (water), Ci89 77491 (iron oxide), Ci 77400 (bronze powder).

We hope you can support Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thank you so much!

scarab

Natasha Denona Scarab Chrome Chrome Eyeshadow ($ 28.00 for 0.08 oz.) Had a sheer, blackened base that went from light chartreuse gold to lime to green to deeper emerald green, paired with a metallic finish. The shift was felt without craning my neck, even though the deeper, darker green shift was only there in low light.

The liquid eye shadow gave an opaque color rendering in one layer, regardless of whether it was applied with the doe-foot applicator or a separate, flat synthetic brush. I found that the formula was pigmented so it was too easy to apply when working with the applicator that came with it. A brush gave me better precision, smoother results, and used less product (which also ensured that it took less time to dry and dry was a thinner layer of the actual product).

The consistency was light, watery and wet to the touch, but it was spreadable and retained its opacity when applied. It dried out quickly, but I had enough to apply, place, spread and spread the edge without feeling like I had to work at warp speed. There was a slightly stingy feeling to me as it dried out that disappeared once it was dry.

It stayed mostly good; After nine hours I had no wrinkles, flaking, or fading, but after five hours a slight “crack” appeared in my crease. It seemed more like a crack that the brand had put on their list of claims (of things it doesn’t do!) Than a kink as the product stayed completely in place so the product separated there, however had not gathered in the deeper line in my crease.

MORE READING: Formula overview for details on general performance and properties (such as fragrance).

Clionadh Patina (P, $ 19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Clionadh Embroidery (P, $ 12.50) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Sydney Grace Dragonfly (P, $ 25.00) is darker (90)% similar); Clionadh Weathered (P, $ 19.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar); Clionadh Gargoyle (P, $ 19.00) is darker, cooler (80%) % similar).

Formula overview

$ 28.00 / 0.08 oz. – – $ 350.00 per ounce

The formula is said to have a “water-rich jelly texture with a fresh feeling of moisture”, with each shade having “three layers” with a “high chrome effect”. It’s also said to have “high buildable coverage” (although the brand also showed live patches of color in one layer as opaque) with no “cracks, no wrinkles, no fading”. The brand’s promotional video advertised “One-Swipe, Intense Triochrome Pigmentation”.

The consistency was light, thin, and more watery with a cooling feel when the product came in contact with my skin. The included applicator is a noticeably flocked doe foot with good curvature and sponginess, although I felt it tended to apply the product too heavily and wasn’t as precise as a more traditional, flat synthetic brush. I found that the best use was with a smaller brush to place and something slightly fluffy and synthetic to even out the edges, especially around more curved areas (like the crease and inner tear duct).

For better coverage, it was best to gently apply to the center of the lid with a fingertip, then diffuse outward with your fingertip. Alternatively, you could use a fluffy brush to apply and fade out, but you definitely had to work fast compared to using your fingertips. My eyelids are more sensitive at the moment, but the formula hurt a little until it dried out.

The formula dried out quickly enough that the product didn’t set up in fine lines and wrinkles, but I didn’t feel rushed as I worked one eye at a time. I did not experience the “no cracks” portion, however, as the hues had subtle to more pronounced cracks for anywhere from four to six hours during wear, although the color itself did not wrinkle, peel, or fade on me for eight to nine hours.

The cracks appeared along horizontal fine lines and in the crease, but looked like the product had been pulled away and not something I could slide back or slide back (more in line with the actual kink). Sometimes I didn’t notice if I wasn’t looking in a magnifying mirror.

I was impressed with how well the liquid formula spread on my eyelid, and the shift was felt instantly when I looked at myself. I felt like the shift was actually most noticeable this way, and not at different angles, and this was the best feature in my experience. This effect was easier to use and achieve, especially when it diffused along the edge, as the base seemed more forgiving compared to more typical black-based multichrome hues (although they often have more varied and wider shifts).

Note: Each vial contains 0.08 fl. Ounces, which were properly listed at the time of purchase but are smaller than the average liquid eye shadow (which ranges from 0.13 fl. Oz. To 0.15 fl. Oz. lasts, although some are larger, like 0.25 fl oz.). They are physically smaller than most liquid eye shadows; to the point where I suspect readers will react a little when they see it in person. Unless you’re someone who typically finishes liquid eye shadow before it dries out (or before it needs to be replaced), the total price may be more important than the actual amount of the product.

Based on more niche brands’ pricing of multichromes, the ingredient that creates the multichrome shift is significantly more expensive than typical dyes / pigments, so pricing tended to be on the higher side – I suspect the brand had less to keep the price below 30 $.

Browse all of our Natasha Denona Chromium Liquid Eyeshadow swatches.

ingredients

Isododecane, mica, calcium sodium borosilicate, trimethylsiloxysilicate, glyceryl tribehenate / isostearate / eicosanedioate, octyldodecanol, hydrogenated styrene / isoprene copolymer, disteardimonium hectorite, alcohol, polyhydroxystearic acid, talc, polyisoptryl, 3 aqua (water), Ci89 77491 (iron oxide), Ci 77400 (bronze powder).

scarab

LELimited edition. $ 28.00.

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Ultraviolet

Natasha Denona Ultraviolet Chrome Liquid Eyeshadow ($ 28.00 for 0.08 oz.) Has a sheer, blackened base that changes from orange-copper to fuchsia to pink to golden green to darker green, paired with a metallic finish. This hue had the most intense and extreme shift of the five hues released – I could see the shift clearly when looking straight ahead and never felt that I had to “find” the shift.

The texture was light, spreadable, and wet with a cooler, watery feel. I had a slight tingling sensation as it dried out but it was gone after the product was used. It worked best with a flat synthetic brush for the smoothest application that was also a thinner layer as the included applicator gave the same level of coverage but felt like it was applying too much product so it was a thicker layer, which took longer to dry down. A fingertip or fluffy synthetic brush is best for a transparent cover.

It had a rich color payout that lasted well for nine hours without fading, wrinkling, or peeling, but after five hours of wear there were a few cracks along the fine lines on my inner lid area. I didn’t notice them when I was looking in the mirror at normal viewing distance, but they were there when I checked in my magnifying mirror (which I always use to judge the amount of wear and tear!).

MORE READING: Formula overview for details on general performance and properties (such as fragrance).

Pat McGrath VR Sextraterrestrial (LE, $ 25.00) is shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sydney Grace Twisted Shifter (P, $ 15.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar); Clionadh Forge (P, $ 19.00) is more shimmery. darker, lighter (90% similar). Fyrinnae Symphonic (P, $ 14.50) is darker, cooler (85% similar); Fyrinnae Idolize (P, $ 14.50) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar) ). Clionadh Mosaic (P., $ 12.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Clionadh Kiln (P, $ 19.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Natasha Denona Dogbane (LE, $ 28.00 similar) is warmer (80% similar).

Formula overview

$ 28.00 / 0.08 oz. – – $ 350.00 per ounce

The formula is said to have a “water-rich jelly texture with a fresh feeling of moisture”, with each shade having “three layers” with a “high chrome effect”. It’s also said to have “high buildable coverage” (although the brand also showed live patches of color in one layer as opaque) with no “cracks, no wrinkles, no fading”. The brand’s promotional video advertised “One-Swipe, Intense Triochrome Pigmentation”.

The consistency was light, thin, and more watery with a cooling feel when the product came in contact with my skin. The included applicator is a noticeably flocked doe foot with good curvature and sponginess, although I felt it tended to apply the product too heavily and wasn’t as precise as a more traditional, flat synthetic brush. I found that the best use was with a smaller brush to place and something slightly fluffy and synthetic to even out the edges, especially around more curved areas (like the crease and inner tear duct).

For better coverage, it was best to gently apply to the center of the lid with a fingertip, then diffuse outward with your fingertip. Alternatively, you could use a fluffy brush to apply and fade out, but you definitely had to work fast compared to using your fingertips. My eyelids are more sensitive at the moment, but the formula hurt a little until it dried out.

The formula dried out quickly enough that the product didn’t set up in fine lines and wrinkles, but I didn’t feel rushed as I worked one eye at a time. I did not experience the “no cracks” portion, however, as the hues had subtle to more pronounced cracks for anywhere from four to six hours during wear, although the color itself did not wrinkle, peel, or fade on me for eight to nine hours.

The cracks appeared along horizontal fine lines and in the crease, but looked like the product had been pulled away and not something I could slide back or slide back (more in line with the actual kink). Sometimes I didn’t notice if I wasn’t looking in a magnifying mirror.

I was impressed with how well the liquid formula spread on my eyelid, and the shift was felt instantly when I looked at myself. I felt like the shift was actually most noticeable this way, and not at different angles, and this was the best feature in my experience. This effect was easier to use and achieve, especially when it diffused along the edge, as the base seemed more forgiving compared to more typical black-based multichrome hues (although they often have more varied and wider shifts).

Note: Each vial contains 0.08 fl. Ounces, which were properly listed at the time of purchase but are smaller than the average liquid eye shadow (which ranges from 0.13 fl. Oz. To 0.15 fl. Oz. lasts, although some are larger, like 0.25 fl oz.). They are physically smaller than most liquid eye shadows; to the point where I suspect readers will react a little when they see it in person. Unless you’re someone who typically finishes liquid eye shadow before it dries out (or before it needs to be replaced), the total price may be more important than the actual amount of the product.

Based on more niche brands’ pricing of multichromes, the ingredient that creates the multichrome shift is significantly more expensive than typical dyes / pigments, so pricing tended to be on the higher side – I suspect the brand had less to keep the price below 30 $.

Browse all of our Natasha Denona Chromium Liquid Eyeshadow swatches.

ingredients

Isododecane, mica, calcium sodium borosilicate, trimethylsiloxysilicate, glyceryl tribehenate / isostearate / eicosanedioate, octyldodecanol, hydrogenated styrene / isoprene copolymer, disteardimonium hectorite, alcohol, polyhydroxystearic acid, talc, polyisoptryl, 3 aqua (water), Ci89 77491 (iron oxide), Ci 77400 (bronze powder).

We hope you can support Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thank you so much!

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