I am extremely late on this bandwagon but I finally picked up a couple of the By Terry Ombre Blackstar Cream Eyeshadow Sticks £29. I can already see why they are so coveted. The packaging is beautiful, the shade selection is excellent and the pigment is so opaque.
The reason why I’ve waited so long to pick these up is my horrible case of oily eyelids. As I have mentioned in previous posts I have the worst case of it. And whilst eyeshadow primers help they don’t help for all day. I put these to the test on non primed and primed lids to see how well they held up. I definitely say these need to be used with a primer if you have a case of the oily eyelids.
The colour pay off is beautiful! I absolutely love both the shades. Bronze moon is quite beautiful and it seems to be the most popular amongst buyers. Brown Perfection is a great deeper brown and looks great all over the lids and a bit smoked out under the eye. They are ridiculously easy to use, I swipe a few little dots on the eyelid and then blend it out with a brush to even it out. I find this method to be used so not to overload my eyelid with cream shadow as it would crease quite easily.
I will however be honest of course as say on oily eyelids even with a primer (I’m talking Urban Decay Primer Potion) the shadow lasted a few hours and then started to crease. If you really want to wear it out all day I recommend taking it with you as it’s obviously nice and compact and keep topping it up. If you are just wearing it for a few hours for an event I think you’ll be just fine.
All in all I am still really pleased with these considering cream eyeshadows crease within minutes usually on me so a few hours wear is still a great alternative for me! I know a lot of you out there have the By Terry Ombre Blackstars also, tell me.. what shades do you own?
Until next time
Beauty & the Payroller