BareMinerals’ Grand Illusion review

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  • Manufacturer: bareMinerals/Bare Escentuals
  • Availability: available in the Incredible Mixologist kit
  • Color Range: soft black matte
  • Cost/Amount: USD$13.00$14.00 for .57 grams / .02 ounces
  • Would you purchase again: yes
BareMinerals’ Grand Illusion

Not the very best performer in this kit, and I've seen better matte soft blacks from other companies. But…not tons better. And I've certainly come across worse performers. If I use a primer and a mixing medium, it applies and stays in place very well. I don't have such great luck trying to smoke it out on my eyelid, but it works acceptably as a regular eyeshadow color. It's a bit similar to BE's own Soft Black.

Photos that show how the product actually performs...! See how I create my swatches

A montage of three images: top left, close-up of the eyeshadow in the pot; top right, the eyeshadow mixed with water and applied to bare skin; bottom left, the eyeshadow applied dry over primer.

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