Saturday, April 20, 2013

review: hard candy


There are some drugstore brands that I love more than others. When it comes to Hard Candy, they have products that I love and ones that have really disappointed. Despite this, when I saw a couple of new products available, I couldn't wait to try them.

I ended up picking up: Hard Candy Shadow Dancers Liquid to Powder Eyeshadow in Rock & Roll and Hard Candy Poppin' Pigments in Golden Pancakes and Kiss & Tell. For $5.98 for the liquid to powder eyeshadow and $5.98 for a set of two pigments, I simply couldn't resist.

 Left: Hard Candy Shadow Dancers Liquid to Powder Eyeshadow; Right:  Hard Candy Poppin' Pigments

Let's start with Hard Candy Shadow Dancers Liquid to Powder Eyeshadow in Rock & Roll...I am loving this. Now, I wouldn't say that it's necessarily a liquid to powder eyeshadow, but it is a fantastic liquid shadow that doesn't crease and has incredible longevity. I wore it for an entire day (and I confess, night. Oops!) and it didn't budge. This particular combination has a shimmery grey shade and a shimmery champagne colour. The grey shade is quite nice, but it's the champagne colour that really stands out. It is so bright and pigmented - absolutely perfect for the inner corner of the eye. I find myself using this a lot since I've purchased it. Definitely an example of a great Hard Candy product.

Now onto the Hard Candy Poppin' Pigments in Golden Pancakes and Kiss & Tell...there were about four different sets to choose from but I was really drawn to the gold shade in the Golden Pancakes set and the light pink shade in the Kiss & Tell set. The pigments are really pretty, super shimmery, and nicely pigmented. They don't compare to pigments from high end brands of course, but are a great and affordable option. The shades are beautiful if you love a lot of shimmer and just a little bit of drama!

Have you tried any of the new Hard Candy products? What do you think of them?

xo Shannon

30 comments:

  1. Hard Candy rocks! I have always been a fan of their eyeshadows! Great post dear and have a good weekend! xx Pip

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  2. I don't think we have Hard Candy in the UK, but I love those eyeshadow colours! Look great for a night out!

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  3. Love it!!
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  4. I don't know if its the picture quality but the Poppin' Pigments don't seem so poppin. But I'll take your word for it! I should really look into some lower end makeup!

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  5. I need to try it :) x

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  6. Love your review sweet!
    The gold looks so pretty!
    Love G xx

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  7. nice products

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  9. I love their colors, I wish we had Hard Candy in our country:(
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  10. Love these colors, never heard of the brand though!

    Love,

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  11. Haven't seen thse products in my country yet, but the shades look nice! :*

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  12. Hi Shannon! thx so much for your comment you're always lovely! =) I wish I could try this products too but this brand is not he re in Madrid =( You're very good at reviewing things!

    xx

    Eli

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  13. I don´t belive we have that brand in Portugal, but I liked the eye shadows so glittered

    Senra

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  14. lovely spring colors! thanks for sharing this information. I never buy hard candy but now I want to. thanks a lot! :)

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  15. Love the glitter eyeshadows,looks like a must try brand!
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  16. The blue looks really pretty! I'll have to look for it.

    xxLiora
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  17. I don't know this brand, but it seems great!!

    Kisses,

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  18. Beautiful make-up. It's sort of perfect for a night out

    Xx

    Alexandra

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  19. bellissimi colori (: Reb, xoxo.

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  22. Too bad we don´t have the brand over here <3

    xx

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  23. nice post...love the color...:)

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  24. I Looooooove sparkly eyeshadow!! It's so festive!

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  25. Really nice!

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  26. very nice! I know this brand but I don't ever tryed nothing at the moment. Sorry for my terrible english :(

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