Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadows Review

Hello everyone & Happy Wednesday!!!!

I'm exited per the usual to give you all my thoughts on something makeup related. As some of you know, I'm a huge fan of eyeshadows. I love all colors and finishes so of course, when I saw these while on vacation in December, I knew I had to snag some up. Today I am giving you my thoughts on  the Milani Bella Eyes Gel eyeshadows that were launch a few months back. It's taken me a while to get these because locally I couldn't find but a few shades within the range.

I initially had every single color I found at Walmart in my shopping cart until I realized that maybe I should just try a few first instead of going overboard as I always do :) I only picked 5 colors (I'm proud of myself for holding back) to try. The Bella Eyes Gel eyeshadow range has a ton of different colors ranging from super shimmery champagnes to deep sultry smokey colors. Off the bat, I noticed such a great range of colors to choose from which makes it easy for everyone to find something they like.

Each of these Bella Eyes Gel eyeshadows (1.4g in size) retails anywhere from $3.99 to $4.49 depending on where you shop drugstore products. You can also order from the Milani Cosmetics website (shop these eyeshadows here). I think the price of each is very affordable and to me seems like better quality than some other drugstore eyeshadows I've tried.

Here are the colors I have:

Bella Eyes Gel Eyeshadows
The Bella Eyes Gel Eyeshadows are a unique formula of gel and powder mixed together. The texture is quite soft and creamy yet goes on very smoothly like a powder. I normally use an eyeshadow primer to prevent creasing due to my oily lids, and I find these last all day on me. The pigmentation is also super awesome. 

#13 Bella Pink
#13 Bella Pink
Bella Pink: this one is gorgeous shimmery soft baby pink with the slightest lilac tone. So beautiful for spring and summer time. This color would be amazing as a pop of color in the inner part of the eye or on the lower lash line. 

#03 Bella Cappuccino
#03 Bella Cappuccino
Bella Cappuccino: a satiny light tan color that works great as a transition shade or lid color. The label says the finish is satin matte but I find this to be a true satin finish. It's not shimmery but has the slightest glow to it. I love this for an everyday crease color!

#19 Bella Rouge
#19 Bella Rouge
Bella Rouge: a soft metallic cranberry shade. The Milani website states that this is a red color and it appears that way online but truly in person, it's a berry shade. Love this for the fall time or for a sultry date night smokey eye. The finish is labeled as metallic and I'd say soft metallic because true metallics are like 'bam in your face' and this one isn't. There's a beautiful softness to it :) Totally wearable!

#25 Bella Cobalt
#25 Bella Cobalt
Bella Cobalt: as the name says, it's a stunning cobalt blue. Absolutely love how this makes brown eyes pop. It also makes the whites of your eyes whiter! This is very smooth, creamy and glides on so well. The label says satin matte, and honestly the finish is shimmery. 

#11 Bella Charcoal
#11 Bella Charcoal
Bella Charcoal: this color is a definite 'omg' shade. I love this beautiful metallic charcoal with a touch of brown. I like how the touch of brown adds a subtle warmth to it. This color is the softest of all the ones I own and the most potent in pigmentation. I have used this on the lower lash line and as eyeliner too! Great color :) 

L to R:
Bella Pink, Bella Rouge, Bella Cappuccino
Bella Cobalt & Bella Charcoal

Overall, I am impressed and in love too! I would highly recommend these to anyone looking for great pigmentation, creamy and smooth eyeshadows that are very affordable. I can't wait to get my hands on the other colors available. Two thumbs up in my book!

I hope you found this review helpful. Please leave your feedback on these and which colors you love/recommend. 

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