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ColourPop On a Wing Palette Review & Swatches

On a Wing

ColourPop On a Wing 5-Pan Pressed Powder Palette ($10.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a new, pink-and-mauve leaning color story that included two shimmers and three mattes housed in a slim, plastic compact. There was a good amount of depth across the five shades, though the lightest matte could have been more mid-tone and made for a more versatile palette across skin tones. The performance of the eyeshadows was consistent with the brand’s formula: pigmented, blendable, and longer-wearing with light powderiness at times.

This palette is one of five in a holiday vault, though ColourPop said they would be available individually when I asked, but they have not appeared individually on the site. It’s not realistic for me to review it as a set (takes much longer, but I also started testing them across sets already, and the system is better setup for a palette, not five palettes within a set, for readability!), so I decided to review them individually still.

Ingredients

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Take Off

Take Off is a very light pink with subtle, warm undertones and faint sparkle throughout a metallic finish. The coverage was opaque in one layer, while the eyeshadow had a smooth, almost cream-like texture that was slightly thicker compared to the other shades, but I didn’t have issues picking it up with a dry brush or applying it to bare skin. It lasted well for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING:
Formula Overview
for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • ColourPop So Fine (Stone Cold Fox) (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery (95% similar).
  • Glaminatrix Ballet (P, $8.04) is more shimmery, warmer (95% similar).
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Say It (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Cosmic (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Fenty Beauty Ice Cream Kisses (PiP, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
  • MAC Pink Freeze (DC, $17.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar).
  • Urban Decay Blur (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar).
  • MAC Sunphoria (Feminine Wiles) (LE, $20.00) is darker (85% similar).
  • Dior Rosy Canvas #2 (LE, ) is darker (85% similar).
  • BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #22 (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Spacy

Spacy is a very light mauve with neutral-to-warm undertones and a matte finish. It had opaque color payoff that applied evenly to bare skin and blended out well. The texture was soft, somewhat powdery but not to the point of being prone to sheering out. There were signs of fading present after eight hours of wear.

FURTHER READING:
Formula Overview
for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • ColourPop Ghost Town (PiP, $4.50) is lighter (95% similar).
  • Sephora Cloak (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop So Fine (PiP, $4.50) is warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Get Rich (LE, $4.50) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • LORAC Tick Tock (LE, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar).
  • Anastasia Bybel (LE, $12.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Big Magic (LE, $4.50) is warmer (85% similar).
  • ColourPop Chi-Town (LE, $4.50) is warmer (85% similar).
  • Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe (DC, $21.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar).
  • NARS Hot Stuff (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Spacy

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

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Flight Thing

Flight Thing is a deep pink with warm undertones and slightly lighter, more mauve-hued sparkle throughout. The eyeshadow had a drier, more loosely-pressed feel that led to light fallout. To minimize fallout, you’ll want to press it into place carefully or else use a fingertip/dampened brush to apply. It had opaque pigmentation that stayed on well for eight hours before fading noticeably.

FURTHER READING:
Formula Overview
for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • ColourPop Juice Up (LE, $4.50) is cooler (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Fire Catcher (P, $6.00) is cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop OMG (LE, $4.50) is brighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Jouer Rouge (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar).
  • Give Me Glow Flirty (P, $7.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar).
  • Terra Moons La Reina (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, brighter, cooler (85% similar).
  • Viseart Chant (PiP, ) is darker (85% similar).
  • ColourPop New Phase (LE, $4.50) is darker, cooler (85% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Operose (PiP, $6.00) is darker (80% similar).
  • Give Me Glow Valentine’s Red (P, ) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (80% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Cirrus

Cirrus is a deep mauve with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. The texture was on the more powdery side and somewhat thin, so it had more semi-opaque coverage that was prone to sheering out and had light fallout. It lasted for seven and a half hours before fading visibly.

FURTHER READING:
Formula Overview
for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • NYX Skinny Dip (P, $4.50) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Trophies (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar).
  • Lethal Cosmetics Willow (P, $6.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Sephora Stone (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Tease (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar).
  • Lethal Cosmetics Imago (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar).
  • Sydney Grace Bug-a-boo (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Milani No Plum Intended (PiP, $5.99) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • Natasha Denona Raisin (182CM) (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar).
  • NARS Full Potential (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Cirrus

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

We hope you’ll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

Hope So

Hope So is a deep, reddish-berry with cooler undertones and a matte finish. It had opaque color payoff paired with a smooth, velvety texture that wasn’t too powdery nor too firmly-pressed into the pan. It wore nicely for eight hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING:
Formula Overview
for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

  • ColourPop Night of Frolic (LE, $4.50) is lighter (95% similar).
  • ColourPop Vinter (LE, $4.50) is darker (95% similar).
  • Danessa Myricks Tribe (P, $18.00) is darker (90% similar).
  • Viseart Chestnut (4) (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • ColourPop No Egrets (LE, $4.50) is darker, cooler (90% similar).
  • Huda Beauty Untamed (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar).
  • Pat McGrath Rose Nocturne (LE, $25.00) is warmer (90% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Obituary (LE, ) is more muted, cooler (90% similar).
  • Melt Cosmetics Sangre (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar).
  • ColourPop Ms. Brightside (LE, $4.50) is warmer (90% similar).

Formula Overview

$4.50/0.05 oz. – $90.00 Per Ounce

The new Pressed Powder Shadow formula is supposed to be “highly pigmented” with an “ultra-velvety and silky” texture that is “long-wearing” and “adheres easily to the eyes.” Most of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applies well to bare skin, blends out without issue, and lasts for seven to eight hours.

The matte eyeshadows tend to be a little more powdery, though soft and finely-milled, in the pan, while the shimmers have a creamier, dense consistency. Occasionally, the more sparkly or metallic shades apply better with fingertips or a dampened brush.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadow swatches.

Hope So

LELimited Edition. $4.50.

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