Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Swatches and Z Palette Review

Makeup Geek Eyeshadows

Ready for some more amazing Makeup Geek Eyeshadows? Well I’ve got twelve more shades for you to drool over. ;)

Again this time I chose some neutral shades as well as more brights. Can’t get enough of these gorgeous greens!

I also purchased a couple of the Z Palettes from her site (less expensive than getting them straight from Z Palette’s site) since my other ones were already filled. The Z Palettes are so great, I love them!

Makeup Geek Eyeshadows 3
Clockwise: Vanilla Bean, Gold Digger, Chickadee, Cocoa Bear, Mocha, Mango Tango

Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Swatches 1
Vanilla Bean, Gold Digger, Chickadee, Mango Tango, Mocha, Cocoa Bear (over primer)

A couple of the matte shades here definitely are much smoother over a primer than without. Not really a big deal for me though because I always use a primer anyway. Just something to note.

Vanilla Bean is a pale vanilla matte. Great highlight shade, this is the type I use 99% of the time.

Gold Digger is a super pigmented metallic gold. Gorgeous shade!

Chickadee is a bright matte orange. Really nice payoff and unusual color.

Mango Tango is a shimmery peach/pink. Excellent payoff, another not too common shade.

Mocha is a deep chocolate brown matte.

Cocoa Bear is a medium brown/red matte.

Makeup Geek Eyeshadows 4
Clockwise: Shimmermint, Pixie Dust, Fuji, Taupe Notch, Unicorn, Envy

Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Swatches 2
Shimmermint, Pixie Dust, Fuji, Envy, Unicorn, Taupe Notch

Shimmermint is a mint green metallic with an almost duchrome gold effect. Gorgeous shade!

Pixie Dust is a bright, and incredibly pigmented lime green metallic. Wow! This might be the most pigmented out of all the ones I tried. Super cool color.

Fuji is a super bright apple green matte. Bright and fun!

Envy is a really dark metallic forest green shimmer. Pigmented, soft and pretty.

Unicorn is a shimmery purple/blue. This one wasn’t quite as pigmented as most of the others, but a pretty shade nonetheless.

Taupe Notch is a medium taupe shimmer. Really soft and pigmented. Borders on looking slightly purple-y.

Makeup Geek and Z Palette

I bought two Z Palettes to hold these shadows, though they actually all fit in one large one.

The first is the plain black one. These large Z Palettes measure 8″ long x 4.75″ wide x .44″ deep. They come with round magnets so you can depot other shadows or blush or whatever into them as well. The Makeup Geek shadows already are magnetic so no need to use them for her shadows!

Makeup Geek and Z Palette 2

Makeup Geek and Z Palette 3

I also grabbed the large zebra print one as well for future use. What makes these so great is you can put shadows and blushes into them and change them out as needed. So if you’re going on a trip and want certain shadows and blushes (that are depotted), you only need a Z Palette (or two) for your trip instead of all these individual compacts.

Makeup Geek and Z Palette 4

Makeup Geek and Z Palette 5

Makeup Geek and Z Palette 6

These are all my Makeup Geek Eyeshadows in one palette!

Overall: Once again I am very impressed with these shadows. My favorite shades out of these twelve are Gold Digger, Mango Tango, Chickadee, Shimmermint and Pixie Dust.

Availability: Makeup Geek.

Pricing: $5.99 for eyeshadow pans (0.064 oz), $18.99 for large Z Palettes.

What do you think about these eyeshadow shades? Are you REALLY wanting to check out Makeup Geek now?

-Kelly

Note: Makeup Geek is cruelty free.

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16 comments

  • June 14, 2012

    I absolutely love Makeup Geek Shadows. Mango Tango is a favorite of mine, too.
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  • June 14, 2012

    I love Shimmermint and Pixie Dust!!! Envy reminds me of Urban Decay Loaded, which I debated forever but decided to keep it on my wish list for another while. Maybe I should get Envy instead ;)
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  • June 14, 2012

    These look so beautifully pigmented & smooth. Amazing for the price too. I need to haul a few! :D
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  • June 14, 2012

    All these Makeup Geek swatches are making my lemming list expand at an alarming rate. Pixie Dust isn’t just calling my name- it’s screaming it! GORGEOUS colours.
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  • June 14, 2012

    I loved your choice of colors! the neutrals in particular!
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  • June 14, 2012
    Melody

    Envy so lovely! These shadows seem like such a deal.

  • June 14, 2012
    Esme

    Wow there some unique shades in here, I need some of these!

  • June 14, 2012

    Beautiful colors! I was actually browsing the website last night! Want them so much!
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  • June 15, 2012

    Those are gorgeous, especially Shimmermint! I see an order in my future.
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  • June 15, 2012

    I love Makeup Geek eyeshadows!! :D I have many of them and I love them all!!! I also got a couple of the Z-palettes :)
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  • June 15, 2012
    TieDye64

    Gotta’ get Mango Tango! And those greens? Ugh. Gorgeous. I’ll be placing my order SOON! Ha.

  • June 17, 2012
    Sandra JT

    I’ve got approximately 15 of these now & love them. They never fail me. All the shades I have are super duper pigmented, although there are some that are CRAZY pigmented – try her black shade, I forget the name at the moment – and Peacock. Theyre so intensely pigmented that youve got to be very careful to not apply too much. They work spectacularly as liners as well, wet or dry. I totally agree on Vanilla Bean, it’s a perfect highlighter. It also works very well to blend down any harsh edges & to contour the face, actually. Her pure white matte shade is the best I’ve ever tried & can also be used as a highlighter for the eyes or anywhere on the face because it truly is matte.

    You have Mocha, one of the shades I dont have yet. After seeing your swatch of that one I now know I’ll definitely be buying that one next. It looks gorgeous!

  • June 17, 2012

    I am REALLY wanting to check out makeup geek now. I love almost all of these shades. The zebra palate is awesome too.
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  • June 17, 2012

    So many pretty colors! Loving pixie dust and mango tango.
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  • July 6, 2012

    I love Makeup Geek Eyeshadows too! And also have the Z Palette. Currently the MUG ones make up the majority of eyeshadows in the palette. I need to get more Z Palettes coz it’s filled and the rest are stored in flimsy CD cases. =(
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  • October 15, 2012
    Lynn

    Ohh I love Pixie Dust and Taupe Notch! And I saw that they’re cruelty free which makes me very happy. I have Z Palettes already too and I love them! It’s so nice having all of my makeup consolidated into a few palettes rather than a ton of compacts. And being able to see inside is so helpful. The lid flips under too!