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Lancome Ombre Magnétique in Black Macadam Review, Photos, Swatches

As I visited a nearby Lancome counter I saw the three Lancome Ombre Magnétiques on display for testing and was instantly sad because I had not ordered online before they sold out …TWICE. However, I happened to look into the glass casing and noticed there were some boxes of the Ombre Magnétique! 😀 So of course, I had to get the black one because it was most versatile.

This product (along with Giorgio Armani’s Eyes to Kill Eyeshadow I presume) has quite the fascinating texture. It may be just me, but I got into beauty merely 2 years ago, and only since last year have I actually been buying quite a lot of makeup/beauty for a student. 🙂

Regardless, Ombre Magnétique feels “gritty” when handling little chunks but when it is applied, it is very smooth and retains a somewhat gel-like consistency. Essentially, it is as though Lancome mixed loose eyeshadow (or pigment!) into an eyeshadow with some binding product to create this.

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous. On my fingers, it leans slightly blue, and you can see it in the above photo as well. The sparkles are all white, yet there is dimension because the sparkles are capable of reflecting colors in its vicinity (I think). Thus, in this picture, my lighting was natural sunlight and maybe some of the green scenery outside to give it a greenish undertone. However, under the fluorescent lighting indoors, I only noticedthe sparkles reflecting white, because the lighting is white and my ceiling happens to be a plain white! Sounds reasonable, no?

Yes there is fallout, so be cautious when applying but other than that, this is a product that looks great by itself on the eyelid. (Especially for a Korean girl like me, who has no crease to speak of 😦 Therefore, using more than 2 colors is uncommon LOL)

 

I wonder what the 03G means…

 

I took a picture of the ingredients if anyone was curious

I really like the sleek, cool-to-the-touch packaging. Its made out of glass and is not a fingerprint magnet. 🙂

I laughed when I saw this plastic barrier/covering sitting on top of the eyeshadow. Totally unexpected.

Hehe, here I became too eager to play with the texture of this “ombre magnétique” rather than preparing myself to photograph my new buy LOL. Quite a common occurrence these days, really… XD

Below: Urban Decay 24/7 Liner in Bourbon, Lancome Ombre Magnétique in Black Macadam