These days, I have been researching loads about eyeshadows, be it liquid, powder, gel or anything. Frankly, I am impressed with a few of them. Initially, I wasn’t a pro at applying eyeshadows and I used to find it unnecessary to apply eyeshadows, but now, after I understood the importance, I am in love. Today, I will be reviewing the Oriflame Very Me Soft N Glam Eye Shadow Lady Lilac. Read on to know how the product fared for me.
Details about Oriflame Very Me Soft N Glam Eye Shadow Lady Lilac
What is it?
Oriflame is a well-known Swedish brand that is famous for its expertise in skin care, wellness, and make-up. The brand claims “The eyeshadow duo that is as versatile as your mood! Apply it dry for a soft, shimmering finish; apply it wet for intense metallic glamour. Use it at any time of the day and you will rock.”
Price and quantity
Rs 299 for 1.9 g
2 years from the date of manufacture
Sensitive skin alert
Mica, Talc, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethicone, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Caprylyl Glycol, Tin Oxide, Propylparaben, Methylparaben, Ci 77499, Ci 77891, Ci 77007, Ci 77491, Ci 77742, Ci 77288, Ci 42090, Ci 77492, Ci 16035
Natural/ vegan/ organic?
Nothing has been specified
My experience with Oriflame Very Me Soft N Glam Eye Shadow Lady Lilac
It comes in a circular packaging with a transparent flip-top cap. The transparency of the cap makes the shades easily visible from outside.
Colour and texture
The name of this dual eyeshadow is “lady lilac” and it has a powdery texture
It doesn’t have any kind of fragrance
I purchased this when I initially started out experimenting with eyeshadows. I got it from an oriflamme consultant, which is why I got it for some offer. I am glad I purchased only one shade form this range. You will know why very soon. Firstly, no applicator brush has been provided. I used an eyeshadow brush and tried to swipe some color but to my utter dismay, I had to literally dig into the product to actually get some color. I can understand that it is difficult to obtain lighter shades onto the brush, but the darker shade too disappointed me. After great difficulty, I finally used my fingers to take the product and apply it. It didn’t even show on my eyelids and after it showed (this is after constant digging of the product and using eyeshadow primer), the product fell off in 10 minutes. Yes, 10 minutes. There is no question of feathering or creasing or making eyelids oily. In all, please don’t purchase this product. It looks so beautiful and attractive but is not worth trying.
Overall performance of Oriflame Very Me Soft N Glam Eye Shadow Lady Lilac
- Easy to carry
- Attractive packaging
- Good combination of colors
- Bad color pay-off
- Very poor pigmentation (shades look different on the packaging and on the hands)
- Chalky colors
- They can’t be applied using brush
- No applicator brush provided
- No dry or wet usage possible
Would I repurchase or recommend this?
No, I will not repurchase this or recommend it.
Glossypolish verdict: the Oriflame soft n glam eyeshadow is definitely not recommended. The color pay off is bad and the product fall out is too much. It requires too much of effort to even make the color visible on the eyelids. Glossypolish gives this eyeshadow a 1.5/5 owing to its travel-friendly packaging and for those pretty shades which don’t come out on eyelids.
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