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  1. Tasha

    24th Jun 2014 - 12:45 pm

    Interesting to hear your thoughts on these. I actually haven't tried any shadow sticks but I will probably give these a miss due to their drier texture. I'd rather try out the Milani ones!

    Tasha // shiwashiful.

    • TheBeautyMilk

      3rd Jul 2014 - 1:17 am

      Yes, Milani all the way x

  2. Sarah AndBeauty

    24th Jun 2014 - 12:45 pm

    Aw, what a shame! I do love the Milani ones though x

    and beauty or something.

  3. Anonymous

    24th Jun 2014 - 1:01 pm

    Such a shame, since they look so gorgeous! I've been hunting for a rose gold, and while I am super in love with MAC Rubenesque at the moment, I'm still wondering about other products out there. Oh well, I guess I'll have to check out Michelle Phan's Em Ro's Gold eyeliner. 😛 x

    • TheBeautyMilk

      3rd Jul 2014 - 1:40 am

      Haven't tried that, but from what I've seen Ro's Gold seems more yellow xx

  4. Jamie-Lee GlitterInfatuation

    24th Jun 2014 - 1:12 pm

    I love the flushed colour reminds me of the the maybelline tattoo shade that's super similar, shame it didn't live up to the high hopes! x

    Jamie-Lee|Glitter Infatuation Beauty & Lifestlye Blog!

  5. Esin D.

    24th Jun 2014 - 1:13 pm

    They look so gorgeous, such a shame they failed texture-wise :/

  6. Kallie @ But First, Coffee

    24th Jun 2014 - 1:30 pm

    Boo, too bad about texture because they are beauts. Cream shadows and sticks can be soooo hit or miss!
    Kallie – But First, Coffee

    • TheBeautyMilk

      3rd Jul 2014 - 2:48 am

      Most definitely. So many things can go wrong! They can be super greasy sometimes or the total opposite x

  7. Jen27

    24th Jun 2014 - 1:42 pm

    Too bad the formula was a tad disappointing, but thanks for listing other affordable options that do the job better! Flushed really does look like a lovely everyday shimmer shade 🙂



  8. Meghan E

    24th Jun 2014 - 1:53 pm

    Thanks for this review. I too love shadow sticks but find a lot of them to be hit and miss so it was great hearing your thoughts on the texture before picking up a whole bunch.
    Great post!

  9. casuallyawkward

    24th Jun 2014 - 1:54 pm

    Sucks that these weren't as impressive as we'd like, the flushed color is still lovely on you however
    Stefanie | Casualllyawkward | Bloglovin

  10. Leanne Dolan

    24th Jun 2014 - 1:56 pm

    It's a shame that the texture is shoddy. Flushed looks lovely!

    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie ​ x

  11. asianhomie101

    24th Jun 2014 - 2:31 pm

    Such a shame that the texture of this wasn't good! Will know to skip this product! Thanks for the review!
    <3 Pauline, ­­Addicted to Makeup

  12. ThriftThick

    24th Jun 2014 - 4:09 pm

    The Rose Gold looks especially dry… what a bummer!! At least NYX doesn't cause your bank account to weep so it wasn't tooooooo too much of a waste :/


    • TheBeautyMilk

      3rd Jul 2014 - 2:56 am

      Yeah, I'm very glad but since I ordered these online I'm too lazy to return lol

  13. Masja

    24th Jun 2014 - 4:14 pm

    Flushed looks absolutely gorgeous, too bad the texture isn't so great 🙁 I usually love jumbo pencils by NYX!

    My Makeup Mémoire

  14. Rikki Poynter

    24th Jun 2014 - 4:42 pm

    I'm not a huge fan of cream shadows in general so I would've been passing on these anyway. I prefer powder.

    // RIKKI POYNTER MAKEUP: The Deaf Side of Beauty

  15. Mads M

    24th Jun 2014 - 5:39 pm

    Great colours, shame they weren't quite what you were hoping

    Madeline | Its a Mads Mads World

  16. Bunny. I ♡

    24th Jun 2014 - 5:41 pm

    ahh its such a shame they arnt as good as they look because they do look really pretty xx


  17. Sandy

    24th Jun 2014 - 5:41 pm

    These seemed like such winner before you mentioned the texture!! Such beautiful shades, nonetheless xx

  18. Vicki Bruce

    24th Jun 2014 - 6:33 pm

    I love cream shadows too as they're so easy to wear. Its a shame these weren't great as the colours look pretty. Cream shadows are so hit & miss. I like the Laura Mercier & Bobbi Brown ones. They wear really well on me

  19. Sandra

    24th Jun 2014 - 7:38 pm

    I'm super picky when it comes to the texture of cream eyeshadows as well for some reason. I just feel like it's tugging on my eyelid if they're too dry…

  20. weloveswatches

    24th Jun 2014 - 10:22 pm

    Wow, I must say I am in love with Flushed!

  21. Zazie Bibi

    25th Jun 2014 - 5:53 am

    I'm currently loving the NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Cashmere, haven't heard of these though x

    A Little Treat | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

  22. little henry lee

    25th Jun 2014 - 10:23 am

    it's a shame the texture of these is such a letdown. i find the same about the jumbo pencils, they're affordable and have a huge colour range but they're just not very good quality so i'd rather buy something else. unfortunately it probably won't be these though!

    little henry lee

  23. Amber McNiff

    25th Jun 2014 - 11:50 am

    Great post, I've never tried shadow sticks


  24. Anonymous

    25th Jun 2014 - 5:25 pm

    flushed is stunning, but if it drags on the eye…… I think I'd rather spend my money on the new Color Tattoos!


  25. Dejhana Waite

    30th Jun 2014 - 12:54 am

    Oh no! I wanted to love these. Unfortunately, tugging on the eye is a big no no.

    Dejhana || Waite a Little

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