Review & Swatches : Elf Mineral Eyeshadows


I got most of Elf's Mineral Eyeshadows a few days ago and today I decided to make my arm look like a very colourful palette! What do I mean?? Just take a look:

The pics are taken in natural daylight, the eyeshadows are unblended and packed on, so that you can see the colours better, and I also don't have any kind of primer on, so the eyeshadows were applied on bare skin!

So, let's see what elf says about them:
Bring a touch of natural beauty to your eyes with these soft, translucent shades that add subtle highlights for daytime or increased drama for night. With key vitamins A & B, these eyeshadows hydrate and minimize the appearance of fine lines. Available in an array of light-reflecting color options they can be worn wet or dry, together or alone, for countless shimmering looks and trends. The all natural consistency makes them incredibly easy to apply and blend for a flawless finish. All our mineral makeup is 100% mineral based with no parabens, no preservatives and no chemical dyes.

Most of the eyeshadows are shimmery (not glittery though) as you can see ( Temptress, Seductive, Partier, Mysterious are matte) and they blend nicely! I like all colours, they're so pretty, but I was a bit disappointed with two of them... "Mysterious" was too powdery and "Trendy" isn't very pigmented like the rest of the colours and it also has no pink undertones, although it seems to judging from the picture on elf's website! I loved "Seductive" though, because it's a true matte black!! ;) 

It would be nice to use an eyeshadow primer/base before applying these eyeshadows (this goes for any mineral eyeshadow actually), because they need something to stick to, so that they won't fade quickly! You could use an eyeshadow primer, like Elf's Mineral Primer, or a cream eyeshadow, like Elf's Duo Eye Shadow Cream! ;)

You get 0.9g in the little plastic jar, which is a quite generous amount of product for £3.00 (yep, that's how much each of these babies costs!) ! You can get these eyeshadows here: Elf's Mineral Eyeshadows

And please don't forget: Do NOT remove the seal from the jar, just open 1-2 holes! You'll get enough product from 1-2 holes, if you remove the seal you'll get powder everywhere!!!


  1. Awesome swatches! Thank you very much :D

  2. @Carmen you're welcome! :) I'm glad I could help! :)