This or That: Copper Cream Eyeshadow ft. Danessa Myricks vs. Smashbox


Extra cream eyeshadows to match! This time, let’s take a look at two extra liquid-based cream eyeshadows as they each are available in a squeezy tube.

Be taught how to make more critical comparisons between two merchandise once you’re selecting between two choices, whether or not you’re in decluttering mode or contemplating a brand new buy or have been tempted by one thing new and glossy!

Danessa Myricks Rustic vs. Smashbox Sienna

The Evaluation

  RUSTIC Danessa Myricks SIENNA Smashbox
End Matte Matte
Coloration Medium copper with average, heat undertones–leaned barely extra orange than crimson Medium-dark copper with average, heat undertones–leaned barely extra crimson than orange
Pigmentation Opaque Opaque
Texture Gentle, reasonably emollient, barely dense Skinny, velvety, light-weight, budge-proof end as soon as set, fast to set
Longevity Began fading after 10 hours Began creasing faintly after 8.5 hours
Software Utilized effectively dry and might be used with a dampened brush Utilized effectively dry and might be used with a dampened brush
Accessibility Largely on-line solely however extensive world distribution and carried at bigger retailers On-line and in-store, world distribution and carried at bigger retailers
Worth/Dimension $18.00/0.34 fl. oz. $22.00/034 fl. oz.
Packaging Squeeze tube Squeeze tube

Causes for Danessa Myricks Rustic: The most important plus for Rustic is that it’s a multi-use product (and truly functioned effectively as such) and can be utilized as an eyeshadow, blush, and lip product. It’s strongest as an eyeshadow and blush, although it was surprisingly good as a lip product for individuals who like extra liquid lipsticks that dry down. The formulation is quick-drying however retains some blendability after it’s principally dried down, and it’s notably long-wearing with extra fading than creasing on the finish of the day. It’s very pigmented the place somewhat went a great distance, so it’s splendid for somebody searching for extra opaque results. I believe this formulation will work higher for somebody who prefers utilizing brushes over fingertips (fingertips do work effectively, although, however brushes edge them out, in my expertise). This end is much less matte and appeared to take a seat higher on my pores and skin typically.

Causes for Smashbox Sienna: I believe the formulation is simpler to sheer out for individuals who desire extra semi-sheer to medium protection in a cream eyeshadow. It has much less of a studying curve with respect to pigmentation than Rustic as Sienna is pigmented however didn’t require as a lot care to not over-apply it. The end can also be very matte, so if one needs an excessive matte end, that is the higher selection. I discovered that this product, because it was extra velvety, appeared barely extra fingertip-friendly for utility in comparison with Rustic, so in the event you have a tendency to make use of fingertips for skinny, layer of cream eyeshadow, this could be extra appropriate (by a fraction!).

Editor’s Choose: Whereas I assumed they had been pretty comparable at a look, Rustic was the clear choose for me. It simply outdid Rustic in on daily basis; it was extra pigmented, extra versatile, extra reasonably priced, and longer-wearing. Each formulation had some studying curve for me, however after working with the Danessa Myricks matte Colorfix, they actually may be past beautiful after getting the hold of it (just a few makes use of at most).

Backside Line: Rustic got here out as a superior product, so I believe the power to see Sienna in-store extra readily could be its main benefit adopted by its very matte end.