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Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadow Review

9 July 2019

Are you looking to zhuzh up your everyday look, or are you looking for something fancy for that evening glam look? Almay has the answer to your prayers. They have recently launched their Velvet Cream shadows. And boy did they deliver! With my oily lids you know I simply had to do an Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadow Review and a wear test.

Almay Velvet Eyeshadow Intro
Almay Velvet Eyeshadow Intro

I first saw these over on Candice’s blog – In My Bag and after reading her review I knew I needed some of these shadows in my life. The fact that they last all day and the shimmer, it all steamed my name. I had my eyes set on 08 Out of the woods, but it seemed like a particular popular shade. In the end one colour became two, and if I didn’t stop my self I would have walked out of Dischem with them ALL! There are 12 shades in the range, some more neutral and others more bold. I still have my eyes set on one or two more colours (a rose gold and then a deep plum) and after testing these I will most definitely go and pick them up.

Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadow Review

Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadows
Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadows

The colours are rich in pigment and they are easy to apply, whether its with a brush or your finger. I have found that they go on more pigmented with your finger, but a tiny brush does help on the inner corner. Setting does take a minute or so, but when they dry down they do not move for no-one or nothing. These shadows are made to last the whole day and then some.  I easily get 12 to 14 good looking hours out of them before they start to power down. When I say power down, I just mean they start to fade.

Almay Velvet Cream shadows swatch
Almay Velvet Cream shadows swatch

The Formula is a lightweight but highly pigmented. After this shadow has set on your eyes, it feels like there is nothing there at all. But when you look in the mirror you have the most stunning looking eyes! 👀 You will need some powerful makeup remover at the end of the day to get rid of the these shadows, as they are hardcore! But there is nothing a little bit of cleansing balm and a good face massage cannot fix! I commend Almay for the staying power of these shadows. It truly is next level.

Almay Velvet Cream Shadow
Almay Velvet Cream Shadow

You can grab this range from Dischem, Clicks or Takealot at around R110 each. They contain just over 10ml of product and believe you me, this will last you forever. A tiny bit of product goes a loooooong way.

Let all of us with oily lids say thanks to the makeup gurus as this is a must have in all of our vanities whether you want an easy day time look or a glamorous date-night look. There is something for everyone! Hope you enjoyed my Almay Velvet Foil Cream Shadow Review and let me know in the comments below what colour you have your eyes set on.

If you are looking for another great cream shadow, check my Revlon Colorstay review out. Clearly I have a set of colours I trust and love to wear as this was also a brown and a gold! There is also a budget friendly option with my Essence review.

What is your favourite cream shadow and what colours do you tend to lean towards? Lets chat in the comments below, I would love to connect with you.


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