Preview: Spring 2013-Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal Cream Eye Shadow

Spring has sprung in the budget beauty department too!


New for Spring 2013! Maybelline’s Metal-finish Color Tattoo Cream Shadows

Maybelline has come out with five (5) new metal finish cream eye shadows from the Color Tattoo collection. They are:

  • Inked In Pink – A shimmery warm-toned pink
  • Electric Blue – A deep dark blue
  • Silver Strike – Sparkly and very metallic bright silver
  • Barley Branded – Warm champagne beige
  • Gold Rush – Bright yellow metallic gold

Unlike with Maybelline’s Fall 2012 collection, the Spring 2013 Metal cream eye shadows are not limited edition. They are showing up in the likes of CVS, Target and WalMart. I am currently having fun testing these out and will post reviews as soon as I can.  I did not pick up Gold Rush as the bright yellow looks like death warmed over on my cool-toned skin.  However I can tell you that if you are medium-dark to dark-skinned, definitely pick up Inked In Pink and Barely Branded.  You’ll thank me later.

Any colors catch your fancy?





Sneek Peek: Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo Eyeshadow

In case you haven’t seen these yet, Maybelline has come out with a stunning line of cream/gel eyeshadows that are labeled as ’24hr’ shadow. Considering I am a total MUFE Aqua Cream tramp, I still had to grab me a few of these.  They are flying off the shelves at Target and this week Ulta is offering a buy one, get one at 1/2 off.  Print off the coupon (or use the code) on Ulta’s website for $3.50 off $10 purchase.

I will be road testing these over the next week or so and will report my findings but I will say so far they are definitely long-wearing and well worth the price paid.  I’m very pleased with the color payoff of each one I purchased.  So in the meantime, check out the product photos and swatches.




From top: Tenacious Teal, Painted Purple, Fierce and Tangy,Too Cool, Audacious Asphalt, Edgy Emerald (NW43 skin without flash)


From top: Tenacious Teal, Painted Purple, Fierce and Tangy,Too Cool, Audacious Asphalt, Edgy Emerald (NW43 skin with flash)