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Cream and Powder Eye Shadow Duos

What A Pair: Cream and Powder Eye Shadow Duos

Usually eye shadows come in palettes that have either a powder or cream consistency, so it's rare when you find a few dynamite duos that contain one of each. Here are three amazing cream and powder eye shadow pairs that I think you'll love as much as I do.

A few days ago I promised you more info on the Laura Mercier Eye Colour Pot ($32) from the Gold Digger collection (which totally looks like the Senna Cosmetics Mineral Mix Blush & Tint). The top of the container houses a cream eye shadow and the bottom holds the loose powder shadow. The colors can be blended together (cream color is typically applied first) for an intensified eye, or worn separately. It comes in bronzed gold, solid gold, and white gold.

DuWop Smoke ($28) is a dual cream and powder eye shadow palette that makes creating smoky eyes a cinch. I have olive branch and plum wine and I use them all the time, day or night. All you have to do is swipe the cream shadow over your lid in the area between your top lashes and your crease and then add the powder shadow on top to set it. The compact comes with two mini-brushes and is available in four shades.

For one other cream and powder eye shadow pair,


Sephora Colorful Duo Eyeshadow — Cream & Powder ($16) contains two shades of eye shadows. The color comes off slightly more sheer than the DuWop or Mercier options, which makes them perfect for daytime. They are also enhanced with green tea to help detoxify and soothe your eyes and are available in ten color-coordinated options.

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beautyholics beautyholics 8 years
Great idea of having a 2-in-1. Aww now I'm tempted on this :p
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 8 years
I LOVE my DuWop Smoke!
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 8 years
I LOVE my DuWop Smoke!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
What a great idea. I would not have thought of this. I'll have to look into it.
MissMeow MissMeow 8 years
I'm going to try duwop one next time I'm makeup shopping. Part of my tax return is going towards new makeup.
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 8 years
I've been using DuWop lately and I'm about to switch to normal because I can't stand wearing creams in the Summer. But it's a good one!
emalove emalove 8 years
I'd love to try the Laura Mercier one...I think that's my new favorite brand! Amazing products. I have a Cargo eyeshadow duo that is similar to the Duwop of the shadows is a deep teal cream shadow, the other is a powder shadow in a similar shade. It's perfect for the smokey eye look.
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 8 years
I'm not a fan of cream shadows - or cream makeup generally - but the DuWop and LM ones look quite nice.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I like the packaging of the LM one but like the sounds of the Sephora one the best.
glam-sugar glam-sugar 8 years
I thought about getting the Sephora one but chose the Stila duo in Kajiki instead.
audreyxoxo audreyxoxo 8 years
i love the laura mercier one, it goes on like a dream!
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