TonyMoly Pokemon Eye Palette Pikachu & Purin Review:
Well, as you might have noticed, Pokemon fan here. So, again this is a product that I bought for the packaging. Honestly, I wasn’t even mildly worried because Missha eyeshadows (good quality, beautiful colors) fit here in this box perfectly. So, I went ahead and bought these!
I got both versions because I always have a hard time choosing, and I finally decided to try and use them, instead of simply removing these colors and replacing them. It’s not that I dislike the colors per se, but I don’t really trust Tony Moly eyeshadow quality due to a previous experience. Regardless, I gave it a shot and this was the result.
The beauty adventure you do together with Pokemon! The shadow palette with a clear and distinct color with style to apply as your eye makeup.
A: Mica (Ci 77019), Talc, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Neopentylglycol Diethyl Hexanoate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Nylon-12, Synthetic Fluorofluorophosphate, Aluminum (Ci 77000), Red Iron Oxide (Ci 77491), Magnesium Myristate, Yellow Iron Oxide (Ci 77492), Diisostearyl Maleate, Dipentaerythritol Hexahydroxystearate / Hexa Stearate / Hexa Rosinate, Iso (Ci 77742), Boron Nitride, Magnesium Stearate, Propanediol, Silica, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Aluminum Hydroxide, Aluminum Stearate, Aluminum Stearate, Polybutene, Dimethicone, Lauroyl Lysine, Tin Oxide (Ci 77861), Black Iron Oxide (Ci 77499), Carmine (Ci 75470)
B: Talc, Mica (Ci 77019), Nylon-12, Yellow Iron Oxide (Ci 77492), Boron Nitride, Silica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Neopentylglycol Diethyl Hexanoate, Hexachloroate, Hexachloroate, Isostearate, Hexachloroate, Hexachloroate, Hexachloroate, Hexachloroate, Hexachloroacetate, Hexachloroacetate, Hexachloroacetate, Hexachlorocyclohexanone, Chitosan, Chicone, Red Iron Oxide (Ci 77491), Black Iron Oxide (Ci 77499), Magnesium Stearate, (Ci 77861), Triethoxysilane, Triethoxysilane, Tetraethoxysilane, Tetraethoxysilane, Tetraethoxysilane, Tetraethoxysilane, Tetraethoxysilane
C: Talc, Mica (Ci 77019), Red Iron Oxide (Ci 77491), Synthetic Fluorofluorophosphite, Nylon-12, Neopentyl Glycol Ethyl Hexanoate, Black Iron Oxide (Ci 77499) Calcium Aluminosilicate, Magnesium Myristate, Magnesium Stearate, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Diisostearyl Maleate, Dipentaerythritol Hexahydroxystearate / Hexa Stearate / Hexa Rosinate, Isostearyl Neo (Ci 77492), Boron Nitride, Propanediol, Polybutene, Dimethicone, Silica, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Tin Oxide (Ci 77861), Tin Oxide Titanium / Titanium Dioxide
A: Mica (Ci 77019), Talc, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Nylon-12, Neopentylglycol Diethyl Hexanoate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Synthetic Fluorofluorophosphate, Carmine (Ci 75470), Diisostearyl Maleate, Dipentaerythritol Hexahydroxystearate / Hexa Stearate / Hexa Rosinate, Isostearyl Neopentanoate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, (Ci 77861), Ultramarine (Ci 77007), Silica, Red Iron Oxide (Ci 77491), Propanediol, Polybutene, Magnesium Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, Dimethicone, Triethoxycaprylyl Silane, , Black Iron Oxide (Ci 77499)
B: Talc, Mica (Ci 77019), Synthetic Fluorofluorophosphate, Nylon-12, Silica, Octyldodecylstearoyl Stearate, Phenyltrimethicone, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Red Iron Oxide (Ci 77491) (Ci 75470), Magnesium Myristate, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Dimethicone, Lauroyl Lysine, Macadamia Seed Oil, Propanediol, Diisostearyl Maleate, Hydrogenated Dimethicone, Triethoxycaprylyl Silane, Methicone, Black Iron Oxide (Ci 77499), Ultramarine (Ci 77007), Yellow Iron Oxide (Ci 77492)
C: Synthetic Fluorophosphite, Black Iron Oxide (Ci 77499), Mica (Ci 77019), Red Iron Oxide (Ci 77491), Talc, Neopentyl Glycol Ethylhexanoate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Titanium Dioxide 77891), Nylon-12, Diisostearyl Maleate, Dipentaerythritol Hexa Hydroxystearate / Hexa Stearate / Hexa Rosinate, Isostearyl Neopentanoate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Magnesium (Ci 77861), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Yellow (Ci 77742), Starch, Magnesium Stearate, Propanediol, Polybutene, Polyethylene, Dimethicone, Phytophthora, Lauroyllysine, Triethoxycaprylyl Silane, Iron Oxide (Ci 77492)
Volume: 2g x 3 (each palette)
How to use:
Using the built-in brush, gently spread on the eye area.
If you apply in 1-2-3 order, easy and easy gradation production is possible.
My Skin Type: Oily T, dry U, sensitive, blemishes easily, and allergic.
TonyMoly Pokemon Eye Palette Pikachu & Purin Review:
The first part of the review, since it’s analyzing the package, is a very biased review. Biased as in: I love the design and think it’s the best thing ever created! But you can judge the design by yourselves, since you can actually see it, so allow me to let my inner child out for a few minutes. I promise the rest (regarding the quality of the product itself) isn’t biased!
Pikachu seal of approval!!
These are the adorable eyeshadow protectors! Okay, sure they don’t have a fold and so they fall out almost every time I open the shadow boxes, but can we appreciate how adorable they are?
On a more serious note, this is the sponge brush applicator. It’s of low quality, like the ones from The Face Shop. They absorb more shadow than they transfer onto the skin. These ones have the advantage that since they are small they are at least good for mini-makeup pouches to leave at school or in your workplace, for example.
I always carry my Cushion in my bag, and a lip balm, but that’s it. So I like to have eye shadow (at least a base color and a dark color for lining) and a lipstick in my surroundings! Usually I also keep a mist or moist toner.
Anyway, these small brushes are useful for that, I actually use them well regardless of their low quality. Because, truth be told, if you use each side of the brush for one color only, then after they are filled with color they will actually start transferring it onto your skin.
The colors. They look pretty plain, boring, and honestly they don’t look too… fancy. In Pikachu they could have taken the chance to actually put in yellow, red, and brown together (Pikachu colors!) and in Purin they could have put a beautiful set of 3 pinks, maybe a mint or green like its eyes. I could write a whole essay on the Korean roadshops’ poor choices for palette colors.
These are swatches. On the left Pika Pika and on the right Pururin. The Pikachu one is exactly as I expected it to be, boring and doesn’t really do much to decorate my skin (isn’t that why we use makeup?) – but the Purin eyeshadow surprised me! On my skin the colors brightened up a little!
They are less grey, and more pink. By comparisson, you can even see a little pink in the brown shade (which doesn’t exist, but next to the other two pinks it seems to be there).
The reason why they brightened up on my skin you can see it here. I swatched them with my fingers, as I usually do. But these specific first two colors react with my skin pH, thus changing the color slightly – in this case for the better. Wonderful surprise actually!
The quality of the shadows is as expected. Background information – it’s really hot and my palms sweat, and when my palms sweat they produce sebum. Although gross, since I was going to wash my hands and makeup anyway I decided to scrub said sebum on the eye shadows. Because from a previous eye shadow palette I already knew these shadows wash off really easily with sebum. I thought it would be a good photo opportunity!
So, I rubbed my arm with my greasy hand, and as you can see the colors washed off easily. Using the eye shadow as is you have to re-apply it at least 3 times during the day (no joke). But with a sebum powder as a base that changes, and if you use a fixer then they are not that bad. The main problem with these shadows is that they flake out during the day (a fixer reduces that but doesn’t fix it), especially the glitters.
Since they specifically mentioned a 1-2-3 by order method I decided to try it and show you just how much Tony Moly misses their eye shadow combinations. However, again, the Purin one surprised me! The Purin eye shadow palette looks, I dare say, good, and works really well by that order. The Pikachu one, however, just makes my eyes look dirty, and not in a punk-makeup type of way. The Pikachu combination is a really big miss!
And please forgive, I didn’t apply any base or foundation, or cushion, or even a tone up cream before, that’s why my skin looks weird. I just did the makeup to show you guys! I also obviously have no mascara because mascara makes everything better.
So my final opinion is: I bought it for the box and I would never regret that. But surprisingly I will end up using the Purin one, it looks really good for a daily makeup. As I said, if you like the box go ahead – Missha eyeshadows fit here anyway!
If you want it for the colors… quality wise none. Combination wise I would definitely advise Purin, unless you have really light skin on which case the Pikachu one might work for you.
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