Makeup Geek is such a popular brand in the beauty community. These were some of the first eyeshadows I ever purchased when I started taking makeup seriously, and I have loved adding more to my collection ever since. However, I haven’t touched my Makeup Geek eyeshadows in a while, so I thought I would do a blog post dedicated to them in order to rekindle my love and hopefully give me some inspiration to create more looks using the eyeshadows.
Makeup Geek was founded by the amazing Marlena Stell after fans of her YouTube channel basically demanded that she started her own line. So in 2009, she did just that! Makeup Geek started with a bunch of eyeshadows and blushes but quickly expanded to include contouring, eyeliners, pigments, glitters, highlighters, brushes and much more!
Today we are going to focus on my own customised Makeup Geek ‘holy grail’ palette! This palette is made up of some of their signature eyeshadows with a couple of foiled shadows thrown in. I obviously love this palette to bits as I created it myself using the tones and colours that I find complement my eyes and skin tone really well.
Let’s get into some swatches!
Vanilla Bean – light shimmer with peachy beige undertone
Beaches & Cream – natural beige with just a hint of peach and a matte finish
Peach Smoothie – soft peachy orange with a matte finish
Glamourous – shimmery bronze gold
Preppy – khaki brown with a matte finish
Tiki Hut – warm brown with a matte finish
Early Bird – pumpkin orange with a matte finish
Bake Sale – nougat brown with a matte finish
Crème Brulee – medium sand colour with a soft matte finish
Frappe – medium maple brown with a demi-matte finish
Tan Lines – fawn brown with a matte finish
Sidekick – cinnamon brown with a matte finish
Cocoa Bear – reddish brown with a matte finish
Cabin Fever – chestnut brown with a matte finish
Latte – medium brown with a matte finish
Bandwagon – warm taupe with a matte finish
Faux Fur – soft mink brown with a matte finish
Brownie Points – warm taupe with a matte finish
Barcelona Beach – cool toned soft brown with a matte finish
Taupe Notch – true medium taupe shade with a shimmer finish
Drama Queen – dark purple with a shimmery finish
Pocket Change – soft bronze with a shimmery finish
Cupcake – medium pink with a matte finish
Lucky Penny – medium rose brown with a shimmery finish
Vintage – medium brown with mauve undertones and a matte finish
Bitten – deep maroon red with a matte finish
Cherry Cola – deep brown with strong red undertones and a matte finish
Taboo – ultra-deep raisin purple with a matte finish
White Lies – matte pure white
Shimma Shimma – light pinky beige with a shimmery finish
Mocha – deep brown with a matte finish
Bada Bing – gold-flecked chocolate brown with a subtle sparkly finish
Americano – dark brown with subtle purple undertones and a matte finish
Corrupt – intense matte black with a very subtle sparkle
The swatches for these shadows really don’t do them justice. The pigmentation is amazing and they blend so beautifully on the eyes. I love that Makeup Geek has such a wide shade range so you really can find the right colours for you to make your own ‘holy grail’ customized palette!
Have you tried any Makeup Geek Eyeshadows? What are some of your favourite Makeup Geek products? Leave me a comment and let me know! 🙂
That’s all for now Beauties!