Revlon ColorStay Bundle! (Swatches and Review)

Howdy again! Boy, am I feeling energetic! Thank goodness ’cause that helps me to keep posting and doing this little passion of mine (blogging if y’all were wondering). Today I have a bundle to show that was sent to me by Crowdtap, in partnership with Revlon, for testing and review purposes.

This bundle is from Revlon’s Color Stay newest line of eye products, which are a total of five. Five! I squealed like a little girl when I found them all in the same package, it was like Christmas! These 5 products are intended to help me make a complete eye look (which I did):

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The products I received to try are (from top on the picture above):

  • Revlon ColorStay Creme Eye Shadow in Praline (730).
  • Revlon ColorStay Brow Pencil in Dark Brown (220).
  • Revlon ColorStary Brow Crayon in Dark Brown (315).
  • Revlon Super Length Mascara.
  • Revlon ColorStay 2-in-1 Angled Kajal in Onyx (101).

 

Lets start with the review for the Cream Eye Shadow,

Revlon ColorStay Creme Eye Shadow is a line that has a total of 12 shades available. Mine came in the shadow called Praline, a gorgeous, pearled, light rose gold shade. It comes with a micro brush on the back of the small, round jar:
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I truly loved the color. Juts the consistency feels a bit waxy to me. I couldn’t not make it transfer to my eye lids with a brush, so I used my fingers, dabbed and then finished some blending with a C eye shadow brush with a bit more product. But the result was still pretty (regarding the pigmentation and color shade, I know I need more blending lol).

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ColorStay 2-in-1 Angled Kajal Eye Pencil.

The shade I received is Onyx. a very intense, matte black. The tip as the name states, comes angled and the product is a thin stick with lots of pigmentation. The consistency of this pencil is good to work with, meaning it is not creamy but not dry at the same time (if that makes sense) to apply on the eyelids, while leaving a good. black mark where applied. I think the angled tip and the thickness of the stick are not the best to draw a cat eye, but I managed to do one when it was freshly opened. The other side of the pencil has an angled brush to blend the eyeliner to create a smoky effect, but I didn’t use it.

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First picture form left: Revlon Color Stay Eye Brow Crayon, Eye Brow Pencil and 2-IN-1 Angled Kajal. Second picture: the opposite tips of each Eye Brow Pencil and the Kajal eyeliner.

ColorStay Brow Pencil & Brow Crayon in Dark Brown.

These two are meant to be used together. While I prefer to use brow pomades and cremes, the pencil matches my natural eyebrow color greatly and does a good job on shaping my brows and coloring them (see the picture above). I’m not used to brow pencils that are this thick, but with a bit of practice I finally could made it work for me. The brow crayon is actually brow wax to tame the eyebrows. Its color is sheer but tinted enough to complement the brow pencil the right way.

Here are quick swatches of the colors:

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Super Length Mascara

I was so happy Crowdtap sent me this mascara, because I’ve been reading so much raving about it, I wanted to know what was all the fuzz about it. And I found out it is really good! This line of mascaras have 5 presentations, from which I received the one meant to give length to the lashes (the one with the green cap)

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In the pic, I applied 3 coats of the mascara to create a super dramatic lash look, which I think came out nicely. I notice that this mascara doesn’t add thickness to the lashes, so they definitely don’t look like dramatic falsies. They end up looking more for a natural and every day makeup (to go out through the day or to go to work) look. It still gave my eye lashes a great lift. I have very short lashes, add the fact that I also have Droopy eyes and what I have is actually almost invisible lashes. The mascara make my lashes look alive and made happy to the owner (me).

Now, the following pictures were taken todayafter I dyed my hair four days ago. I also mistakenly dyed my brows and they look different from the picture with the eye shadow swatch, but the color of these two products still worked for me to recover my brows (because super light brows make me look albino-like, yikes!). The picture with the eye shadow swatch was taken the day after I received the package. The pictures show the difference on my face using the pencils and the mascara:

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The brows to the left in the picture have both pencil and crayon applied, while the ones to the right have only the wax. And as you can see, everything together make my eyes look better (even the lazy one)!

Final thoughts: do I recommend?

Yes, I do recommend, especially the mascara! Despite of preferring cremes and pomades for the eyebrows and gel eyeliners, I think the presentation of pencil makes easier to anyone who is not used to use brushes to create a good eye look. And also the prices ranging from $4.95 to $7.99 are not bad at all. So if y’all were eyeing any of these, go for them! They’re nice products.

Let me know in the comments if you have used any of these!

~ XoXo ♥

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