Thursday, May 1, 2014

Maybelline Expert Wear Natural Smokes Quad

I purchased this quad a little while ago and thought I would share my thoughts. I have had a pretty good experience with the Maybelline Chai Latte quad and few of the others. Since this particular quad was on sale I thought I would give it a go.

However, much to my dismay, this quad wasn't particularly as pigmented as I had initially expected it to be. In comparison to the chai latte quad it much less pigmented in my opinion. With that said, is this quad a complete write off? No. The liner and crease color in the quad are more pigmented and can be used to create a subtle brown smoky eye. The base color isn't bad either but it really confuses me as to why there is so much more of it? Which leads me to the last shade in the quad the lid color. This shade is very sheer and can hardly be seen over the base shade. The shadows themselves are more on the chalky side and not very smooth, which you can actually see in the swatch down below.

Overall,  I think I would pass on the quad considering how much more not only Maybelline as a line has to offer but other drugstore/high-street brands have to offer. There are so many smoky brown palletes you could go for instead of this one. It is such a shame considering how beautiful the shades look.

Here is a look I created using the pallete:

Here are some swatches: *Not the best at photographing swatches :(  



  1. such a pretty colors :) very pretty look dear ! xx

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