REVLON Dual-Ended Applicator & ColorStay Palette Eyeshadow

Last updated date: June 23, 2022

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9.0

REVLON Dual-Ended Applicator & ColorStay Palette Eyeshadow

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We looked at the top Eyeshadows and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Eyeshadow you should buy.

Update as June 23, 2022:
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Overall Take

At an affordable price, Revlon's ColorStay quad eye shadow set has four blendable and coordinating colors (sold in eight combinations), a dual-ended, rounded-tip applicator and rich shades that can last as long as 16 hours. These products are tested by ophthalmologists, too.


In our analysis, the REVLON REVLON Dual-Ended Applicator & ColorStay Palette Eyeshadow placed 3rd when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

SMOOTH, VIBRANT COLOR: This blendable powder eye shadow glides on smoothly and delivers intense color for fresh, beautiful eye makeup looks. DUAL-ENDED APPLICATOR : The dual-ended eye shadow applicator has a rounded tip for an all-over wash of color and a narrow tip to define the crease. 16 HOUR LONG LASTING WEAR: Wear your eye shadow from morning to night. The long-wearing shadow formula lasts up to 16 hours. OPHTHALMOLOGIST TESTED: Our long-lasting eye shadow is tested by ophthalmologists, so you can feel good about wearing our eye makeup. 8 VERSATILE EYESHADOW PALETTES: Try all 8 artfully edited color palettes, whether you love nude, taupe, pink, purple, brown, blue, or gray shades, in both matte and shimmer finishes. There are a variety of day to night looks in every palette!

An Overview On Eyeshadows

Powder eye shadow products start with a base filler like mica, cosmetic-grade talc or kaolin clay, and binders derived from magnesium or zinc are added to build consistency and texture. Some manufacturers may add things like silica and dimethicone to help the shadow slide easily over eyelids, plus preservatives like glycol to prevent bacteria from growing. Cream eye shadows have oils and waxes in them, like beeswax, shea butter, silicone and jojoba oil. There are also pigments that give the eye shadow its color.

Cream eye shadows tend to last longer because of the oils and waxes in them, but they can be more prone to creasing. Modern stick eye shadows go on like a cream and dry like powders, but they can be more expensive. An eye shadow palette can be more cost-effective; some have only two colors while others have dozens. Look for those with a good variety of blendable colors with different finishes like matte, pearlized and shimmer.

Remember that eye shadow can irritate your eyes in some instances. Only use products designed to be used around the eyes, and avoid those that contain harsh or untested chemicals. Cruelty-free products are not tested on animals, and the eye shadow palette will indicate this. If your eyes are burning or otherwise irritated when using an eye shadow product, stop using it because it could lead to an eye infection. Wash your applicators with soap regularly, and dispose of the eye shadow after three months.

If you’re not sure which colors look best on you, buy an extensive palette and start experimenting. Many people stick to the rule of matching their skin’s undertone, though this isn’t set in stone. If you’re unsure about experimenting, stop at a makeup counter for a professional opinion.

The Eyeshadow Buying Guide

  • Since you’re experimenting with different eye shadow colors, why not try a new shade of eyeliner to go with it? Gold and silver liners are trending now.
  • You may not want to match your eye shadow exactly to your lip color, but keep both in the same warm or cool category.
  • Never share your eye shadow with other people; it can be a health hazard.
  • Only introduce one new eye makeup product at a time in case you have allergies.
  • Eye shadow primer will help your shadow last longer.