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Cream eyeshadow is one of those products that I go through stages in. Sometimes I’m really feeling it and wear it frequently, and other times I’ll forget about it altogether and stick with a sheer eyelid primer + pressed eyeshadow.

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Leather, Birthday Suit, Cement, Barely Branded, No Pressure!, PainterlyCreamy Beige

A lot of the cream shadows I have are similar to the colors of pressed shadow I like to wear. I typically stick to matte shades in pressed eyeshadow, but like the finish of some shimmery shades of cream shadow!

My favorite way to apply cream shadow is with my finger. It’s so fast and easy. In fact, the thing I dislike the most about the Bobbi Brown cream eyeshadow is that the opening is so narrow it almost forces you to use a brush. The rest of the cream shadows I have are plenty wide enough for a finger or a brush.

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I often use Mac’s Painterly as a base for eyeshadow even though it’s ever so slightly too warm for my taste. As a base, it works great. I thought Bobbi Brown’s Cement shade would be the perfect neutral cream eyeshadow that didn’t look too nude but it wears pretty light. It would be a good dupe for Mac’s Painterly if you were in the market for a nice, neutral base that won’t add much color to your lid. After trying Cement, and finding it to be so close to Painterly, I decided to return it.

My favorite of the bunch is Benefit’s No Pressure! I love the depth of color, and it actually wears a little bit lighter than you would think. I think the shimmer in the formula helps it from looking too dark. It’s great worn alone, or you could add a pop of a lighter shadow near the inner corners of your eyelids if you want a bit of dimension.

I’m curious, do you prefer cream or powder/pressed eyeshadow? My guess is most women wear powder/pressed simply because there is such a larger range of options out there.

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Kathryn says · 02.05.15

Your links are broken!

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Kate says · 02.05.15

sorry about that, fixing asap

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Dana says · 02.07.15

I love benefits cream shadows! After I apply, I blend with a nice shadow brush and the creamy powder looks so delicate and the stay in amazing!

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Amanda says · 02.05.15

I much prefer cream shadows, I love your collection. Think I will be adding some of these to my wish list xx

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Sara Beth says · 02.05.15

I used to absolutely love cream eyeshadow but for some reason stopped using it a couple years ago. I think its because I couldn’t find one in my budget (college) that would stay on. Many of the drugstore brands tend to find their way around and under my eyes during the day, and if there was humidity involved would melt right off! I should probably take the dive and invest in some again though!

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Brittany says · 02.05.15

You should absolutely try the Maybelline Color Tattoos. Three of the shades Kate mentioned are from that line – Leather, Barely Branded, and Creamy Beige – and I would also highly recommend Bad to the Bronze. It sheers out more than you might imagine and works wonderfully as a base for neutral powder shadow or alone on my super fair skin.

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Ashlee says · 02.05.15

i prefer mostly to use cream shadows as a base. Though I find I really love the bare minerals bb cream shadows, both as a base and on their own. I have a nude shade and divine wine. They are amazing! I will be adding the benefit one to my wish list, what is the color? When clicking the link it just brought me to the page but not the color.

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Erin says · 01.07.16

Huh, interesting. That is one that I would not have picked out myself. Do you recommend them? I’m not sure if anyone got back to you on the Benefits color, but it’s No Pressure!

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Megan says · 02.05.15

Hi! I love your blog. I like to use cream shadows as coloured eyeliners. I’ll apply my regular black winged eyeliner then do a similar wing with a cream shadow on top of it. I love your pictures, thanks for reading!

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Crystal Emery says · 02.05.15

Hi! So this has nothing to do with this post and it may seem like I’m a stalker but you’re having your next baby on the 12th, did you ever discuss with the Dr. of having another Friday the 13th baby? You can tell I’ve been following you for quite some time! I just thought what a coincidence that you’re having another baby in a month and year where the 13tg lands on a Friday.

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Crystal Emery says · 02.05.15

Good luck by the way! Can’t wait to see if it’s a boy or girl!!

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Kate says · 02.05.15

The doc that delivered David is working on the 12th, and I wanted her again 😉

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Jean Ann Moore says · 02.19.16

Ok, so I pulled up this link from Twitter, not even looking at the dates.. and as I’m reading through the comments, here was my thought process:

“Wait, is she asking about Kate having a baby on the 12th?”
“I had no idea she was pregnant again..”
“Oh my gosh, how exciting!!”
“Wait, I haven’t seen anything about it on the blog…”
“What did I miss??” …….
And then I saw the dates of the comments… 🙂

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Addison says · 02.05.15

I haven’t used cream eyeshadows since entering adult makeup world haha. The first makeup I had was some Mary Kate and Ashley “cream shadow.” Obviously, it was not a high quality experience. You make me want to use them!

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Kristen says · 02.05.15

I love the idea of cream eye shadows but always found they would crease and look terrible by the end of the day!

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Adriele says · 02.05.15

Kate,

I’m with you! I LOVE a cream shadow! It’s so much easier to apply and honestly, if it has some metallic sheen in it, it will reflect differently in your crease and look like you have on several different colors! It’s idiot proof, lol. I love the Maybelline Color Tattoo in Bad to the Bronze if I’m looking for a drugstore eyeshadow cream. LOVED this post! Good luck with the new baby soon!!

-Adriele
http://www.StyleAssisted.

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Tanika Rice says · 02.05.15

I am always so torn about cream shadows. I feel like they just crease up your eye and leak and blechy.

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Stephanie says · 02.05.15

I’m exactly like you. I will go weeks without wearing cream eye shadow but then, I’ll remember them and won’t stop wearing them for days. My favorite, and the one I am actually wearing today, is Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadow in Birthday Suit. 🙂

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valerie says · 02.05.15

I flip flop back and forth. Recently I bought a Tom Ford eyeshadow palette and it’s amazing. So, was the price tag, but I’m finding that it’s worth it. It goes on very smooth and even without needing to use a lid primer.

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Veronica says · 02.05.15

Which Tom Ford did you purchase? I’ve been looking at the Cocoa Mirage, but just don’t know if it’s worth the price tag. Don’t live near a Nordstrom to try in person, so have only been reading reviews and just can’t decide.

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valerie says · 02.05.15

Cocoa Mirage is the one I purchased. The colors are perfect for everyday wear and then you can build into a smoky eye for night.

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valerie says · 02.05.15

Also, the Tom Ford consultant that was in from NYC for the day told me a few tricks they use with that palette. One being that the white color can be used as an under eye brightener, and the middle dark color can be used to fill in brows since there’s no red pigment in it and also to contour your cheekbones. I thought that was a pretty neat multitasking feature.

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Veronica says · 02.05.15

Thanks for responding and extra thanks for the tips!

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Kerry says · 02.05.15

I love MAC’s Painterly! I have never found anything comparable. The MAC store showed me to use it as a base for under pressed shadow but I love wearing it alone when I’m going for a no makeup look day. It makes my eyes look more open and awake! I prefer cream shadows for casual days and if I want to look more made up I’ll wear pressed over top.

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Nikki says · 02.05.15

I pretty much wear nothing but Mary Kay cream eye shadows. The colors are perfect for me and they stay on all day. And they’re blendable so I can get different looks every day. ( :

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Natalie says · 02.05.15

Yes Mary Kay cream shadow is the best! It stays put all day and is totally affordable 🙂 Metallic taupe is my go to color!

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Beth says · 02.05.15

Love cream shadow! My face dupes are in the Maybelline 24 hour color tattoo line!

Your links now work but they do not lead to the right shade; the Sephora links default to the Benefit product but not the specific shade…

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Kate says · 02.05.15

Sorry, had broken links this morning. Updated + added names!

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Kim Nixon says · 02.05.15

Love your blog and love this post! The link to the Benefit eye shadow is showing up as a shoe?? Thanks for sharing your blog with us!

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Carla says · 02.05.15

I haven’t had success with cream shadows, they all run and crease up on me sadly. But I am looking to upgrade some of my shadows – getting tired of the same old same old. Maybe I’ll take another look at a good cream shadow! P.S. Love your blog, have been following for a couple of years now.

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Jessi says · 02.05.15

Love this post! I love cream shadows! They are an every day staple for me! Btw the link 7 goes to shoes 🙂

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Kate says · 02.05.15

Yes, I had broken links this morning, everything should be fixed!

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Bridget says · 02.07.15

nope, not fixed. the line “My favorite of the bunch is Benefit’s No Pressure! ” is linked to a pair of shoes.

when you wear cream shadow on your lids, what do you put on your lid under your eye brow?

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Sammy says · 02.05.15

I always really want to love cream shadows, but I tend to stick to powder or pigment, just because I find them easy to mix, blend and just generally quicker to use!

Sammy xo.

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Amanda says · 02.05.15

Hi Kate – I love Chanel’s Illusion D’Ombre in “Emerville”, such a pretty color!! Can I make a suggestion for you? It would be so much easier if instead of just listing products featured on your page as “one, two, three”, etc., forcing us to click the link to see the product name and brand, that you actually provide product names in the blog post itself. As a reader, that is just a suggestion.

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Kate says · 02.05.15

Had link issues this morning, just updated w/ names

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Bonnie says · 02.05.15

Amanda, I totally agree with you. Kate, she’s wanting you to say, for instance, MAC Painterly and Maybelline Color Tattoo Barely Branded instead of just a number, which forces us to click a gazillion times. You could still have them linked for those who want to see the price, where to purchase, or to order, but it wouldn’t be a requirement. It’s a really good suggestion.

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Beth says · 02.05.15

I love your blog! I absolutely in love with my Mary Kay cream eye shadows. They go on so smooth and don’t crease after a long days wear. It’s my staple for an easy out the door look or a buildable look.

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Andrea says · 02.05.15

What is the name of the shade of #5?! Link takes me to Sephora, but not individual Benefit shade. Thanks!

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Kate says · 02.05.15

that is No Pressure! 🙂

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meredith says · 02.05.15

i LOVEEEEE this revlon set that you mentioned here.. https://www.thesmallthingsblog.com/2014/06/may-beauty-favorites-2/

i use it all the time!!

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Jen says · 02.05.15

I love Benefit eye cream and use it every day! My favorite is Bikini-tini and Birthday Suit – a very neutral tone and goes with anything. Wondering if you’ve found any organic products similar to these, or at least any without Parabens or Phthalates that are cancer causing over long term use?

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Tara says · 02.05.15

I prefer cream shadows. The maybelline color tattoos are a fave and so affordable!
I love the Tarte stick ones too. If I splurge, Mally and ByTerry have great stick cream shadows that are worth every penny. I only have one Benefit and it creases on me.

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denise says · 02.05.15

I love cream eyeshadows but I often skip them because I think powders are better for a look with more depth. But for a quick look, one swipe of a cream shadow and you’re out the door!

My current favorite is Laura Mercier’s Metallic Creme Eye Colour in Alloy: http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/laura-mercier-metallic-creme-eye-colour/2848796?origin=category-personalizedsort&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=&resultback=1800 It is the perfect shimmery, silvery-taupe color that can be intensely metallic or sheered out to be just a lovely shimmer.

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Dana DeCair says · 02.05.15

I totally agree!
I also love Laura Mercier’s Caviar Stick Eye Color in Rose Gold. http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/laura-mercier-caviar-stick-eye-color/3203546?origin=category-personalizedsort&contextualcategoryid=0&fashionColor=&resultback=200
I’ve found that it works amazing alone or as a perfect base to the Urban Decay Naked 3 palette.

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Kate says · 02.05.15

I’ll look into these!

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Veronica says · 02.05.15

I’ve been looking at this in the rose gold. I have the UD Naked 3 palette but don’t use it very much. Would you say the Laura Mercier is a good one just to swipe on alone for a casual everyday look? I am a fair-skinned blonde with coloring similar to Kate’s. Maybe a little fairer and more golden blonde. Thanks!

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Catrina Guiro says · 02.05.15

I also LOVE Laura Mercier creme eye shadows. My favorites are Rose Gold and Sugar Frost. I did buy a gift set at Christmas and it had several smaller versions of their most loved creme eye shadows and must say, I have yet to find one I do not love. I use the MAC Painterly as a primer. I hope you try these, Kate. I don’t think you will be disappointed!

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Karen says · 02.05.15

Of Color Tattoos & Naked3, Inked in Pink is a good base to bring out the pink and Pomegranate Punk will give a more plum result.

NYX’s Milk makes the colors really pop. That one creases badly, though, so a primer is advisable.

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denise says · 02.05.15

I like the caviar sticks, too. The stick form is especially easy to use.

Another thing I meant to point out before about the Metallic Creme is that it comes in a tube! It is sooo much easy to work with than the type in a pot. And the lid screws on tightly so that it doesn’t dry out.

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Catrina Guiro says · 02.05.15

I will have to try that one!! Thanks!

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Jenny says · 02.05.15

I love cream eye shadows as well. It’s my go-to on work morning’s… they’re basically a no-brainer as well! My favorites are the Color Tattoo ones, because they’re super cheap. They can dry up in the pot quickly, though, but I’ve found if you make sure the lid is screwed on super tight that they will last longer 🙂
xx
Jenny // Mish Mosh Makeup

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Kate says · 02.05.15

good to know!!

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JNJxn says · 02.05.15

I’ve also heard storing them upside down helps! Not sure if that’s true but I sure as heck do it! 😉

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Kim says · 02.05.15

I need to try all of these you mentioned! I absolutely love cream shadows since they’re so easy to rub on and go, but I only use Maybellines Color Tattoo shadows. They’re great and Id love to try more! Thanks for sharing

Kim
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Karen says · 02.05.15

I also love cream shadows and use them alone, with powders as just one component of a look, and as a base. My current everyday looks is a Chanel cream as the lid color with Naked Basics2 palette for contouring.

My basic findings are that if a cream shadow sets it doesn’t crease, at least not for me. If they don’t set they crease quickly and badly, but that can be fixed.

So, what I have the most of are Color Tattoo pots, which are just great, though the golds have quite a bit of fallout. I lurve the Mally shadowsticks.

Those Revlon cream shadows you have used are beautiful, I have the purple palette now and have used the neutral one in the past, but they crease like wild on me. I’ve found, though, that if I use a silica translucent setting powder on my lids (their oily) then the cream shadow, then more of the setting powder, they will last well enough.

Also, if I’m not using fingers, I like a flat concealer brush to apply them.

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Sami says · 02.05.15

I love creams as a base. They make my powder shadows pop so much more. I’ve been doing it so long, when I don’t use a cream base it seems like my eye shadow just disappears. I also just use cream for a simple everyday look. And I use my finger too. I feel so out of control with a brush.

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Caitlyn says · 02.05.15

Did you have any issues with them creasing after applying them? The ones I have tried just creased on my eyelids and wear off and look awful. Which ones had the most staying power? Thanks!

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Kate says · 02.05.15

I haven’t had crease issues. Mac’s Painterly NEVER creases, and neither do the Benefit ones. Try an eyelid primer prior to applying cream shadow and see if that helps!

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Kodi says · 02.05.15

I use and love Painterly as a daily base, but I do typically use powder shadows! At this point in my life I often have a bit of time in the morning to play and get ready, so I’m taking advantage of that time and the awesome powder options while I can! I do have some creams I love for a quick day though, and am interested to try cream pencil formulas!

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Angela says · 02.05.15

Cream shadows are the best for travel because they won’t break. I don’t necessarily use them every day, but for travel they are so easy!

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JNJxn says · 02.05.15

Maybelline Color Tattoo in Bad to the Bronze would suit you so well! You should try it! It seems like it’s close to the Benefit No Pressure maybe…but a cheaper option. Layers well with Stila Kitten. I also love the Barely Branded you have here.

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Diana says · 02.05.15

Love cream eye shadows thanks to you! Perfect for wearing alone or layering with UD Naked Basics. I find today’s formulas are improved over the older ones that would crease and fade. They now have Major all day staying power, which is so helpful with an active career.

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Jenny says · 02.05.15

I love wearing cream eye shadow on my lid, but i haven’t figured out how to get color in the crease with my finger. It ends up everywhere! How do you use different colors to create a finished look with cream shadow?

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Melissa says · 02.05.15

I use both cream and powder eyeshadow every day. I like mixing things up. 🙂 I have found that I cannot apply cream shadow straight to my lid – I always always always prime my lids first. Usually with concealer.

My favorite cream shadow to use as a neutral base is Mary Kay’s Pale Blush. It’s a very light pink that brightens up my lids and makes the shadows pop.

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Stephanie says · 02.05.15

I started using the Maybelline Color Tattoo as a primer about a year ago, and I LOVE it. I tried several other primers, but my eyelids are super-sensitive because of rosacea, and none of them worked. At some point I read a blog post (not sure whose–if you was yours, thanks!) about using Color Tattoo as a primer, so I gave it a try. It works beautifully! It is shimmery, so I use neutral, matte powder shadows over it. Even after a sweaty workout, it never budges, and it doesn’t irritate my eyelids. Plus, it’s really cheap!

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ashley says · 02.05.15

Yunique makeup is where its at! love the fiber mascara & pigment eyeshadows. The ingredients that’s in the makeup is very natural good for sensitive skin.

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Erin says · 02.05.15

Really want to try the Benefit cream shadows for myself – I gave one as a gift and my friend loves it! Birthday Suit, maybe?

Erin | Erin and Katherine Talk Beauty

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Jennifer says · 02.05.15

I stick to pressed powders because cream shadows are more difficult to blend. And since I have hooded lids, I have to blend a lot to create the right effect 🙂

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Inga says · 02.05.15

I love cream shadow, totally changed my life! I use Bobbi Brown Cement and I like it a lot. I don’t like using my fingers, so it doesn’t but me to use a brush. I also love Bobbi Brown Sandy Gold in the summer months–adds just a little bit of shimmer and I find that I only need it with some eyeliner and mascara. I also really like the Bobbi Brown cream shadow stick called Shadow–you should check it out–a beautiful grey that is really easy to layer.

Thanks for a great blog, long time reader, rare commenter…and good luck with your C-section!

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Nadja says · 02.05.15

I love using cream eyeshadows. They are so easy to blend and always look like you’ve spent a lot more time doing your eye make up. My favourites are from Maybelline and new ones from Max Factor.

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Lynnetta says · 02.05.15

I love cream eye shadows. I’ve tried Maybelline Color Tattoos, Ulta brand, and Mary Kay. The Mary Kay cream shadow in Taupe is my current favorite. Just enough shimmer and a great neutral color.

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Hannah Dawson says · 02.05.15

I use cream eyeshadows mainly has a base for powder ones. Occasionally I’ll wear them on their own, but they’re great multipurpose products to have! I want to get on of the Maybelline leather ones next.

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Marjorie says · 02.05.15

Lovely collection.

I always use Mac’s Painterly as a base for eyeshadow and it´s perfect for me.

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Catherine says · 02.05.15

I definitely wear pressed powder shadows and, since I have a puffier lid, they have to have no shimmer to them or it enhances the puffiness. I feel very limited in the ways I can wear eye shadow. Even the make-up artists at MAC (or wherever I go) have a hard time figuring out how to apply shadow to my eyes without making them smaller or more puffy looking.

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Laura B. says · 02.05.15

I am a pressed powder girl. I always use a base with it, because my eyelids just don’t think that eyeshadow should ever stick to them.

I love the idea of cream shadow, but it creases instantly and is completely gone after a few hours. I might be able to wear it with a base, but I haven’t bought any cream shadow in years and am hesitant to buy some just to try it with a base.

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Amy says · 02.05.15

Mary Kay offers 9 great colors! I like to use cream before powder to give extra hold or just to help pop color. I use Beach Blonde for a quick dash out the door look. Beach Blonde and Iced Cocoa if I have a little more time. Pale Blush is a fantastic base color!

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Adelle Davis says · 02.05.15

I LOVE cream shadows!! I’m enjoying my Mac Paint Pots and Benefit’s Birthday Suit and no Pressure.

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Capital T says · 02.05.15

I do really prefer pressed shadows. I would love to use cream chadors but no matter what primer I use, I find they crease!
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Brandi says · 02.05.15

I love cream shadows. I use the Maybelline 24 hr Color Tattoo Leather in barely branded. I found it on Pinterest in a list of dupes. It’s supposed to be a dupe for Urban Decay’s primer in Sin. It’s a really pretty shade for me as a base. Sometimes I use it alone on a “no makeup, makeup day”, sometimes I use it as a base for shadow, or I have a cream shadow pencil I like, I can’t remember who makes it, in a taupe color for a little extra color on my lid. I think they’re easy to use, pretty, and the Maybelline is supposed to be a primer too so it doesn’t crease at all!!

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Kristin Monroe says · 02.05.15

I definitely use a mix of cream and powder eye shadow products, depends on my mood. My recent favorite have been the Laura Mercier Caviar Sticks as they are cream products without the need of dipping my finger in the product. Two of my all time favorites are Mac Groundwork (matte medium brown) and Benefit RSVP (shimmery pink champagne). These will definitely be in my stash for years to come.

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MsJenncredible says · 02.05.15

Hi Kate!
I LOVE the Mary Kay cream eye colors that retail for $14 Pale Blush and Violet Storm are so build-able and look great alone too. Like you, I prefer my finger and would suggest a good eye primer to anyone worried about creasing during long wear. I’ve never had a problem with creasing cream shadow!

http://www.marykay.com/jjgentry

Cheers!

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Adrienne @ Midwestern Belle says · 02.05.15

I’m more likely to wear cream eyeshadow in the winter and pressed/powder eyeshadow in the summer. It’s fun to experiment with but way too sticky in the summer! Anyways, that’s my two cents 🙂

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Jennifer Smith says · 02.05.15

Once you get old like me (I’m 60) cream shadows just don’t look good anymore.

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Justice says · 02.05.15

I just went on a cream eyeshadow binge and purchased Benefit’s R.S.V.P., Bikini-tini, and Birthday Suit. I LOVE No Pressure!, but it swatches terribly with my skin tone.

I also really like Jouer’s cream eyeshadow sticks, particularly Baroque and Renaissance. I’ve found they are great for a quick sweep under my lower lash line or blending in my crease for a quick, simple look that’s flattering.

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Trisha says · 02.05.15

I love cream eyeshadow! My favorite brand is Elf- and it’s around $1- yes $1!! I’ve tried other brands but always go back to Elf. Only downside is there are limited color selections.

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erica says · 02.05.15

I’m a pressed powder eye shadow fan. Wish I would have liked the cream ones I have , but they did not work out for me. Good luck with the baby! Congrats! ,

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Clever Girl Reviews says · 02.06.15

I like NARS eye paints but I don’t own any!

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Embur says · 02.06.15

I have been obsessed with drugstore cream eyeshadows lately, like the Maybelline ones. I really need to start investing in high end ones!

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Kate S. says · 02.06.15

Your pictures make me want these shadows, but I’ve never been a huge fan of cream shadows. It’s possible I’ve never had a really good one, but in my experience, they crease and smudge in the humid summer weather. I’m very tempted to buy a few of these to try, though!

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Kristi says · 02.06.15

I’ve been on a bit of a cream shadow kick lately! I love them. When I don’t have much time and just want something quick I’ll use them for just a quick, easy wash of colour. I really love Benefit’s Birthday Suit and the Maybelline Colour Tattoos are awesome too. Now I really want to try Barely Branded (I was actually looking at it at the store the other day, debating whether or not to get it – now I know I need it!), and No Pressure! So pretty. We definitely have very similar taste when it comes to shadow colours!

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Morgan A. says · 02.06.15

Cliniques Lid Smoothies are awesome too! I wear the “bit-o-honey” color almost everyday. I’ve heard great things about the Maybelline color tattoos, I think I need to try that one.

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Sarah says · 02.09.15

I am such a traditional eyeshadow dunce, plus they always feel like extra work. The creams are so much more simple and the only thing I ever use. I have a couple of the Maybelline ones, and have been thinking of adding one of the Benefit creams to my small collection. Your pretty pictures may be the push!

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Ashley says · 02.09.15

My fav is Mary Kay cream shadows!!! I love all colors ! To layer or use as a base with my mineral shadow !

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Lauen says · 02.14.15

I don’t use any eyeshadow because I feel completely incompetent at it…

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Lisa says · 03.03.15

I have eye allergies and find that cream shadows make my eyes MUCH more comfortable–it may not seem like there’s much powder shadow filtering down, but my eyes always tell me that there is when I change it up and use powder now and them. My fave’s are the Laura Mercier Caviar stick line–many great colors–and the Bobbie Brown Sticks–again, great color choices. AND I find that if I use better quality products, I have no creasing–and I usually don’t wear a primer or base. Both the Mercier and BBrown cremes go all day/night for me with virtually no creasing–sometimes on really hot days, but that’s about it. Love the blog!

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Taylor says · 03.12.15

I was just wondering if you had ever use Mary Kay! The skincare and Makeup are really great products.

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Morgan says · 02.18.16

Since following your blog I’ve tried several cream eyeshadows, in particular Painterly and Birthday Suit, and absolutely love them! They’re so easy to apply! Also, the other day I saw your snap about eye crayons.. I’ve been using those for a while for my entire lid. I have found a couple nice shades (Julep’s warm gold shimmer is one) that are a great all-over-the-lid shade.

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Natalie says · 04.06.16

I have several of the Benefits eye shadows, but I have also recently tried Make-up Forever at Sophora. This brand has more colors to choose from and I absolutely love it. I value our opinion and would love to hear your feed back on this brand.

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Karen says · 04.18.17

I tried some cream shadows from Younique, and I didn’t care for them. I felt like it was a lot harder to go easy on them–they’re so pigmented, even when I was using a light tough, I felt like it was way too much. I’ll have to give some of these a try!

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Teresa Cotner says · 04.18.17

So sad… Benefit was my favorite too, but they no longer make the Cream Eyeshadow! (insert sad trombone sound here) Thank you for sharing some other options, I just wish they were available at Ulta like Benefit Cosmetics.

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Teresa Cotner says · 04.18.17

Just found out Ulta is going to start carrying Mac! We will be able to browse online April 23 and shop May 7th! So excited!

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Erin says · 04.18.17

Mary Kay makes a line of cream eye shadows that have a primer mixed in, so I like to use theirs as a base for a mineral powder for dimension!

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Michelle N. says · 04.18.17

I love a cream eye shadow and a stick one even more.
Cream doesn’t fade away on me like most powders do even when I use a primer.

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Beverly Brinkmeyer says · 04.18.17

I love creamy eye shadows. My favorites are from Mary Kay. They stay on all day.

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