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Maximise the intensity, longevity and brilliance of your eye shadow statements with our eye shadow primer pots. Each of the NYX Professional Makeup Eye Shadow Bases creates a smooth canvas for colour, increases its durability, and helps to prevent fallout. To create depth, dimension and drama, use our Eye Shadow Base in black to effortlessly increase shadow payoff.
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Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Mineral Oil / Paraffinum Liquidum / Huile Minérale, Ceresin, Isododecane, Isobutylmethacrylate , Bis-Hydroxypropyl Dimethicone Acrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Isostearate, Petrolatum, Phenyl Trimethicone, Microcrystalline Wax/ Cera Microcristallina / Cire Microcristalline, Aluminium Starch Octenylsuccinate, Silica, Beeswax / Cera Alba / Cire d'Abeille, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Ultramarines (CI 77007).
Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Mineral Oil / Paraffinum Liquidum / Huile Minérale, Ceresin, Isododecane, Isobutylmethacrylate, Bis-Hydroxypropyl Dimethicone Acrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Isostearate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Petrolatum, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Silica, Mycrocrystalline Wax, Beeswax / Cera Alba / Cire d'abeille, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Manganese Violet (CI 77742).
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax / Candelilla Cera / Cire de Candelilla, Isododecane, Isobutylmethacrylate,Bis-Hydroxypropyl Dimethicone Acrylate Copolymer, Isopropyl Isostearate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Petrolatum, Microcrystalline Wax / Cera Microcristallina / Cire Microcristalline, Silica, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax / Cera Carnauba / Cire de Carnauba, Beeswax / Cera Alba / Cire d'abeille, Phenoxyethanol. MAY CONTAIN / PEUT CONTENIR (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77492, 77491, 77499).
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Eye Shadow Base is rated out of 5 by 228.
Rated 5 out of 5 by brokebeautyguru from My holy grail I have dry skin. I’ve bought this product three times and I am honestly working on getting one in every color. I have the skin tone open for my everyday makeup and have a backup because I lost it and I can’t imagine my life without it. A few tips for anyone having trouble with the product: apply with a Concealer brush evenly and do not set! I found that if I set it my shadow would not be quite right. Less is more with this product. Your lids should just feel sticky. If your lids feel oily or messy take a clean concealer brush and take off the excess. Don’t be afraid to experiment on your wrist if you are having issues. I this to my friends when I do little makeup workshops because you can bend your wrist like you would blink your eye to see how much shadow the product needs. I honestly do not recommend this for oily skin at all! Dry-normal skin has the best results and I have worn eyeshadow for 12+ hours with little to no fall out with this product. Just a humble professional‘s opinion.
Date published: 2019-11-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by Vixen007 from It’s a miss for me....sorry Bought this in an emergency. Travelled and found I hadn’t packed all my makeup, so I had to quickly run to a boots in London. This is one of the worst eyeshadow primers I’ve ever used. I have combination/oily skin and my eyes look oily, but they’re not. This is basically like a really creamy concealer that sits on top of the skin and isn’t overly sticky. It takes ages to dry and even managed to crease on my deep socketed eyes! It also moved and became patchy before drying. I don’t usually like using concealer on my eyes, but, if given the choice of this or concealer, I would use the concealer without a doubt. When I applied my eyeshadows I found I had to put way more on than usual. Then when I blended the colours faded, started coming off and became really patchy. I’ve tried using it since the initial purchase and Set it with powder BEFORE applying shadows, but they turn out even more patchy and uneven. However they did blend slightly better. I doubt I’ll use this much. Sorry Nyx. Take my advice: the proof it and waterproof proof it primers are WAY better. Definitely buy them.
Date published: 2019-07-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by LaurenT from A good back up Not my favorite thing I’ve purchased. This tends to crease and seems a bit oily for my already oily skin type
Date published: 2019-07-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by Tejka from what did i trow money for... I have this base from 8 am, now it 12. My crease doesnt have any eyshadow any more....
Date published: 2019-05-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by Becx from Eh This primer serves as a good base and allows eyeshadows to stick very well, but it is very very grainy feeling and the shimmer gets all over and is very hard to get off, and the shimmer also shows through most eyeshadows giving them a slight shimmer. I'm dissipointed becuase it works well, but the cons outweigh the pros.
Date published: 2019-04-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by Angel202 from Not my FAV I love NYX !!! Super excited when I got product, but it’s definitely not for me. It’s really oily, it creases and after a while my shadows are smeared all over the place. I’ll try using it again in a different way but only to practice, not when going out.
Date published: 2019-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by Avalynette from Great as a non-shimmery highlighter I don't use this as an eyeshadow primer....but I LOVE this as a way to brighten up my face and highlight areas to bring out dimension after foundation makes me look a little blah and flat. I use it with a makeup sponge to dab on my chin, nose, and cheekbones and it blends so well with my foundation and just brings dimension and life. love it.
Date published: 2019-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by MishaMew from Great for bold colors I´ve been using it for several ocassions and my eyeshadow looks stay put for hours. I apply it with a round brush and doesn´t crease through the day
Date published: 2019-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bee9784 from Great Product I really love this eye primer. It's the only one i will ever use. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by ICoach2073 from Black Eyeshadow Base Love this! Highly recommended! Enhances eye shadow.
Date published: 2019-01-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by Kaaayyyyyy from Good but OILY This product helps your bright eyeshadows appear more pigmented, but it’s extremely oily. My eyelids always crease with this product. The white jumbo pencil is better!
Date published: 2018-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nik71 from An actual multi-tasker I ordered the skin tone, got in the mail and thought ‘ I don’t know about this’. It looked a bit too dark for my skin tone. Don’t worry because not only will your powder or foundation blend well, you can use this under your eyes as a base for your concealer too! I may try the white in the future, but I am very pleased with this now!
Date published: 2018-10-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by Stewkeish from Awesome product This product did exactly what I wanted. Now my eyeshadow pops. I love it
Date published: 2018-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by _beautywithkayy from Best Eyeshadow Base ever!! I brought this product a couple a days ago in skin tone and white. I needed something affordable and I knew with NYX I would get my money’s worth. I honestly don’t think I’ll be buying another eyeshadow base in a while.
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by Livi from Didn’t stop from creasing I have oily eyelids and this did nothing to stop my eyeshadow from creasing even when I set it with matte powder.
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by Makeup K from Creasing!! Every time I use the product it creases and peels. I have pretty normal skin. But it literally last for 5 minutes and already peels!!
Date published: 2018-07-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by monetofmakeup from Absolute rubbish No idea how some people thought this was okay. You can tell when you have it on your finger by the texture of it that it's not tacky at all. It's literally just a cream eye shadow. And if you've ever tried putting powder eye shadow over cream eye shadow you know that it creases horribly and feels sticky and gross. That's exactly what this product does. Actually not sure if this was made for April Fool's Day or something, cos it's basically an anti-primer. It's so bad that I stopped using it before I bought a new one, and still wore eye shadow, without primer, which inevitably creased a bit, but actually significantly less than with this primer underneath. Had to chuck it in the bin after a couple uses.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ladydarksky from Great base but for oily eyes powder it! I bought two nude and one white, i have to say if you have oily lids powder it down otherwise like any good base it will make its way all over or crease!
Date published: 2018-05-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by Beth98 from Disappointing I recently bought this eyeshadow base, it had really bad coverage and itwas very clumpy, eyeshadows could not be blended and the eyeshadow added went very patchy
Date published: 2018-05-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by Teekie from White Vivid Eyeshadow Base Not a good product. Does not apply evenly and my eyeshadow creases badly. I only used it once.
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by canna from Eye Shadow Base I like this product! It’s not the best base I have ever used but a good one for the price! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by Katherine55 from Waste of money I was hoping to replace my favourite product which is not produced anymore and decided to try NYX. What a let-down! On my eyelids, it does not stay even for an hour - eyeshadows become greasy and the whole make-up looks like I've been doing sport for 2 hours minimum. Bad, NYX, really bad(
Date published: 2018-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sabinaforever from Works great It really brightens up the colors and it’s super easy to use
Date published: 2018-03-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by closet violinist from glides on but.... it does make my eyeshadow wear longer but now my NYX eyeliner runs...all over the corner of my eyes. i've never had that happen with this eyeliner before.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by Specialjoynita from Excellent products Yes my first time using it and I love it. Will be ordering in the future but the shipping is a little crazy.
Date published: 2018-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by LetmeGlo from Makes your eyeshadows POP! Love this shadow base! It makes my shadows Pop & stay on all day.
Date published: 2018-02-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by Ninja q from It's alright I have hooded eyes so always looking for ways to keep clumping from forming in the creases. This one does okay, but still clumps towars the end of the day. Better than not having anything, but will keep looking.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by BeautybySheryl24 from Why didnt I buy this before? I love this primer, it is so good to keep my eye shadows in place, helps intensify the dark shades even better. I like the texture - sets the perfect canvas. I usually dab a bit of powder on top to set it and then start my eye makeup. Have no complaints, will be buying the nude color now.
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by KaraJean from Good color payoff, creases I bought this about 2 weeks ago, and been trying it out. It creased on me, but worked well on my sister and niece.
Date published: 2018-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by hollisnan from Always in My Toolkit - A Perennial Favorite I have purchased this product again and again. I like the texture and the nude color. It creates a canvas for my eye makeup and, once set with powder, lasts all day without too much fading. It's my go-to shadow base. When bought on special or even at full price, its a real bargain, too!
Date published: 2017-12-30
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