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Sunday, December 14, 2014

ELF Smudge Pots Review and Swatches




Hey y’all! First let me say; I’m so sorry I’ve been MIA lately, I’ve been super busy, and haven’t made the time to post as much as I would like too, but hopefully after this week, I’ll have more time to post!!!

So today’s post is a review, with swatches on ELF’S Smudge Pots, I know people have posted about them for some time now, but I wanted to add my two cents on them, I’ll also be doing a Beauty Arena with Maybelline Colors Tattoos,  so keep an eye out!

First of all, these little pots, pack a pretty big punch for their price, and more then pays off with their pigmentation.

They come in clear thick plastic jars, with white tops; I really like how the jars are clear so I can see the colors at a glance, makes doing my makeup a breeze. The texture is super creamy, and with one swipe you pick up a lot of products, so beware! Also you have to move somewhat fast when blending, as it can dry pretty quickly, but after around two times using it, I mastered it. yay!

The Price is $3 each for 5.5g/0.19oz, that’s a lot of product for so little cost! And since ELF is always having some kind of sale, I got mine for 50% off that’s $1.50 each!!!

No Flash,Left to Right
Top Row; Pearls of Wisdom, Ain't that Sweet, Gotta Glow, Back to Basics, Cruisin' Chic
Bottom Row; Brownie Points, Poppin Party, Ocean Bound, Hit the Town

What their website/box says about their product: This smooth gel formula glides on perfectly. Use it as a long-lasting eyeshadow or eyeliner! Enriched with Vitamin E to nourish and hydrate the delicate eye area.

No Flash, or Primer
Left to Right
Pearls of Wisdom, Ain't that Sweet, Gotta Glow, Back to Basics
No Flash, or Primer
Left to Right
Cruisin' Chic, Brownie Points, Poppin Party, Ocean Bound, Hit the Town

Things I like:
·         Very pigmented
·         A little goes along way
·         Lasts around 5 hours without primer on my lids
·         Easy to build up
·         The texture is nice and smooth, and creamy for most of them
·         The package is ideal for storage
·         The price is great

Things I don’t like:
·         it dries fast, so blending is a pain until you get used to working with it
·         Not all the colors have the same pigmentation or texture, some have little pigment or the texture comes off  as chunky (Pearls of Wisdom, Ain’t that Sweet)
·         not enough colors to pick from
·         this is a ongoing thing for as I think ELF has sucky labeling on their products

Overall Rating:  4/5

Peace and Love <3