I have tried several samples of this eye shadows in stick and I am not a big fan. The main problems are: too much coconut oil, they contain silicone (?!) and there is very little product in the pen for the price. I decided to try also this gun metal colour with subtle glitter.

 

PERFORMANCE: it has very little pigment and I find it hard to apply. I have to apply several layers for it to show up. I tried to use it also as an eye pencil but it is not pigmented enough. If I apply more layers it tends to crease and it is very noticeable.

I like the subtle glitter that adds dimension to the gunmetal colour. However, the silicone is a no go for me (it is supposed to be an organic product!). It also contains coconut oil and for some people it could cause milia.

It also contains very little product for the price. I prefer Kjaer Weis eye shadow in Divine.

Overall a miss.

 

INGREDIENTS:  Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Behenyl Olivate, Cyclomethicone, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Dimethicone Crosspolymer-3, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Mica, Zinc Stearate, Kaolin, Silica, Tocopherol. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxide (Ci77491, Ci77492, Ci77499), Ultrmarines, Chromium Oxide Green (Ci 77288). *certified Organic Ingredients. Ingrédients Certifiés Biologiques.

 

SCENT: none

 

HOW TO USE IT: it can be used on the eyelid as an overall color or in the crease to give some depth. I tried to use it as an eye liner/eye pencil but it barely shows up as it is not pigmented enough.

 

SWATCH:

Ilia You Spin Me Round applied with several layers

ilia eye shadow you spin me round

 

Ilia (right) compared to Divine by Kjaer Weis (left).

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CONTENT AND PACKAGING:

1,3 grams. It is contained in a twistable pen with a cap.

ilia you spin me round packaging

WHERE TO BUY:

Content Beauty

 

 

VIDEO:

 

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I purchased the sample of the product with my money. It was NOT sent by PR and I did not receive any money to post this review.

 

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