COLOR SPOTLIGHT is a new series on Sifa’s Corner. Every month I will show 10 or more products featuring one specific color or in the same color family. I have actually chosen 2 similar colors for May, these are GREY & SILVER.
Grey is a neutral or achromatic color, which is called a color “without color”. This is the color most commonly associated with conformity, boredom, uncertainty, old age, indifference, and modesty. So to break the boredom of Grey, I chose Silver to go with it.
I have picked 13 products in and closer to the Grey-Silver family. Some of these products may have different colors but with silver or grey undertones.
13 shades of Grey-Silver:
- MAC Objects of Affection- Silver + Blue Pigments + Glitter
- LORAC 3D liquid eye shimmer- Amethyst
- ELF Essential Flawless Eyeshadow- Smokey
- Make Up For Ever eyeshadows in
- Makeup Geek eyeshadows in
- LORAC Pro palette 2
- MAYBELLINE color tattoo- Audacious Asphalt
- MAC pressed pigment- Jet Couture
- LIME CRIME zodiac glitter- Ophiuchus
- URBAN DECAY 24/7 liquid liner- Bobby Dazzle
- LASplash glitter liner- Silver Dollar
Let’s dig deep into the products, shall we?
MAC Objects of Affection-
Silver + Blue Pigments + Glitter:
Price: $21 (full sized). You can find MAC pigments online here.
This pigment and glitter set came out for the holiday season of 2014. The shades I picked for today are as follows:
It’s a silvery-grey with hint of blue in it.
Deep Blue Green (Permanent):
Deep bluish green pigment with silver undertone.
Dark Soul (Permanent):
Dark grey or Charcoal black pigment with silver and gold specs in it.
LORAC 3D liquid eye shimmer- Amethyst:
Price: $16. You can find other shades online here.
This color is not pure silver or grey, it’s a dusty purple with silver finish. After applying on eyes, it looks more like a silver with a hint of purple.
ELF Essential Flawless Eyeshadow- Smokey:
Price: $2. You can buy it online here.
This super affordable e.l.f. eyeshadow quad is called SMOKEY. The colors are Silvery white, Silver, Dark Grey-silver, Charcoal black with silver finish.
Make Up For Ever eyeshadows:
Price: $21.You can find these online here.
D 104- Black Diamond: This eyeshadow is of diamond finish. It’s a dark black shadow with silver flecks.
ME 108- Steel: This shadow has metallic finish. It’s a dark greyish silver.
Both the shadows have excellent color payoff and vibrancy.
Makeup Geek eyeshadows:
You can find these shadows online here.
Graphite: Price: $5.99. This color is described as “light graphite grey with flecks of silver.”
High Wire: Price: $9.99. This is a foiled shadow which is metallic silver with a hint of purple.
LORAC Pro palette 2:
Price: $42. You can buy it online here.
When Lorac came out with Pro-2 palette, I was skeptical if it can compete with the Pro-1. These did not complete, rather created a perfect Pro collection. This palette has got more cool toned shades. I have picked 6 shades from this palette.
Cool Gray: This is a matte grey color slightly leaning to brown.
Charcoal: As a name implies, it’s a matte charcoal grey color.
Black: I picked this black because without a primer, this is almost like a dark charcoal grey color.
Snow: Shimmery silver white
Chrome: Similar to Cool Gray, but it has shimmery silver finish.
Silver: A perfect shimmery silver.
MAYBELLINE color tattoo- Audacious Asphalt:
Price: $4.14-6.99. You can buy it online here.
This is a dark grey with metallic silver in it. You can use it as eyeshadow base, eye liner or even as an eyeshadow.
MAC pressed pigment- Jet Couture:
Price: $21. You can find it online here.
This is a very interesting shade, and kinda hard to describe. It’s a frosted pressed pigment which is described as “Charcoal black”. If you look closely you can see it’s a warm black with silver and gold sparkles in it.
LIME CRIME zodiac glitter- Ophiuchus:
This is a silvery multicolored glitter. You have to use it with a good eyeshadow base.
URBAN DECAY 24/7 liquid liner- Bobby Dazzle:
Price: $19. You can find it online here.
This is a waterproof silver liquid liner.
LASplash glitter liner- Silver Dollar:
Price: $6.99. You can find it online here.
It’s a multicolored silver glitter liner.
Did you like my 13 picks for this month? Which one is your favorite?
Comment below! 🙂
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