Product Type: Avon makeup
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Member Name: Kitchenbunny
Avon True Colour Eyeshadow Single
Advantages: Good colour and coverage
Disadvantages: Lack of mirror makes it a bit of a bind, and it isn't an instant purchase
I love trying different colours of eyeshadow, and always eagerly read the new Avon book when it arrives. I look in the fashion and beauty magazines and try to find the latest trends (that I can pull off), and then have a root around in my make up bag to see if I already have it. I wanted to find some make up that could give me a slightly goth look without being too heavy, and while I had one colour I wanted another to blend with it to complete the look.
The Avon book had the answer. The True Colour Eyeshadow Single is a nicely sized little pot of eye colour. 2.5g of fine, silky powder that when I rubbed my finger over it stayed nicely there. The colour I bought was White Pearl, but there are 9 colours to choose from. There are shades varying from office neutral Chestnut to the vibrant and colourful Jeans or Magenta Flash which I would wear for a night out.
It comes with an applicator, but sadly doesn't have a little mirror in the lid so you have to have one with you or be near one before putting it on. But, when I put the colour onto the applicator it transferred nicely to my eyelid without flecks of colour falling onto my cheek and potentially looking out of place. I put it on early in the morning and was pleased at about 2:30pm when I looked at it that it was still crease-free and fresh. Result.
It is priced at around £5, but you can usually find offers in the Avon book to buy similar or complementary products. It doesn't have the same "off the shelf" availability as it usually takes a week or so to arrive - this will be good for repeat orders. However, as this product lasts for a long time, you will probably buy it once.
Summary: Flawless finish but the packaging has a few flaws