Today, I want to share my favorite cream eyeshadow bases by Make Up For Ever with you. I love the simplicity of wearing these shades. They are $23 a piece which is pricey, but here is what you get:
  • An ultrapigmented, long-lasting waterproof cream.
  • Rich color payoff.
  • Crease proof, smudge proof, sweat proof, water proof. 
  • Creamy texture that blends easily.
  • A huge range of shades from soft neutrals to bright tones.
  • Shades #5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 are formulated for both the lips and cheeks.

I haven’t tried any of the shades formulated for the lips and cheeks, but here are just a few of my favorites below, along with the swatches:

#13 and #16 are perfect nude, sparkly bases, with #16 leaning a little bit sparklier and rosier. Benefit’s RSVP is somewhere in the middle of these two shades, for reference (although Benefit’s isn’t waterproof). 
These are quickly becoming my favorite shades to wear by themselves or as a base, because they last literally the entire time I want to wear them, no matter my activity. They withstand heat, humidity, tears, sweat, and 16 hours of wear on me with very little sign of wear. I can easily get 12 hours of wear before any fading, and I’ve never seen these crease even if I layer them. My most frequently worn shade is #13, followed closely by #16. #02 and #01 would be beautiful as bases for a smokey eye!
What’s your favorite cream shadow? If you haven’t tried this range, you’re missing out! These are available exclusively at Sephora.

1 Comment on Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream Shadows- My Favorite Waterproof Eyeshadow Base

  1. MamaMommyMom
    June 17, 2014 at 8:54 pm (3 years ago)

    I love cream shadows! Those look really well pigmented too.

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