CoverGirl Smokey Shadowblast Reviews

3/5
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30 reviews
Ranked #887 out of 1200 in Eye Shadow

Smoky ShadowBlast is a smoky eye tool & makeup artist all in one brilliant shadow stick

    Average Price:  $8.00

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    October 21, 2015

    I was really excited when I got this product because I though what a simple way to get a smoky eye but I was really disappointed with the results. I couldn't get the two colors (I got the white/silver and gray/black) to blend, and only a few hours, the color was gone except for a crease on my eyelid. I prefer to use powder eyeshadow to do smoky eye, the result is much better and last a lot longer.

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    5/5
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    March 21, 2015

    This stuff is amazing because I have blue eyes and I like to make them pop by using the brown eyeshadows and this eye shadow works like a dream!

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    January 27, 2015

    I loved this product!! Was simple to use with bold impact!!

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    2/5
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    December 06, 2012

    This was terrible. I bought the one with the black shadow at one end and white shimmer on the other. I like to use the black shadow sticks as a base for my eyeshadows so it can be more intense and smokey. Not only did this BREAK within a few uses, but it left weird smudges on my lids. It was not blendable OR opaque enough. Not impressed and will not repurchase.

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    3/5
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    March 14, 2012

    I tried the product and I wear make every day and I use Covergirl as well as other companies. The application was very simply and fast which is awesome. I wore the make up all day then removed it at night, the next day I woke up and could barely open my eyes they were so swollen and red. I don't have any allergies to make up and had some kind of reaction to this product. A week after my reaction, my skin has actually became so dry from the reaction is cracking and bleeding, it's very irritated and sore.

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    4.5/5
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    January 07, 2012

    This product is easy to use, even if your not wanting to achieve the smokey effect.

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    2.5/5
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    July 31, 2011

    I have green hazel eyes and I LOVED the colour combo called 'citrus flair'. This is a perfect set of colours for the summer for me, though I am not even trying to do a smokey eye. I love the eye-brightening citrus green along my lash line for day time - makes my eyes pop. And for a more sexy subtle colour, the bronze is great... again it highlights the gold in my eyes.I have problems with the lack of staying power and I am not in love with the more greasy feel of the shadow. I would recommend it only for the great colour combo

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    3/5
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    March 02, 2011

    I like this product. It's not amazing but it gets the job done. It cuts my make-up time in half.

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    2.5/5
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    January 04, 2011

    After seeing the commercials, I was excited to try this and use it for a special occasion I had coming up. It looked simple enough to use, so I thought it was going to be an awesome product. I was wrong. Even after following the instructions exactly on the package, I couldn't get the two colors (I got the white/silver and gray/black) to blend, and after an hour, the color was gone except for a crease on my eyelid. If there was a tip guide and it had a longer lasting formula, it would be a good product, but for me it failed on what I needed it to do. I have used other powder eye shadows for a smokey eye and turned out wonderfully, so I will just stick to those unless the ShadowBlast makes some serious changes.

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    1/5
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    December 13, 2010

    When I saw the ads on TV I was really excited - it seemed like a one-stop shop for a smoky eye effect. I tried the golden-brown combination because no other choice would go well with green eyes. My excitement melted away as soon as I got home and tried the product. The crayon-style applicators seemed too hard/dry and you need to press really hard to get something out of it. If you try it with a primer - the product just glides on your eye lid without any effect. The colour goes on uneven, and the brown that comes with the gold is actually very ugly. Another thing I hate about CG products in general (like eyeliners, etc) is that the plastic cap breaks almost right away and fails to stay on - multiple times I had accidents in my purse because of this. Oh well, I tried the shadowblast 2 or 3 times without ever stepping outside with it on, kept it in my "old but hopefully I'll use it again makeup" pouch for a couple months, and yesterday retired it with a sigh into a garbage bin - what a waste of around $10 after-tax

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