Return to the Beauty & Fashion Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
eyeshadow help for those with oily skin

Posted by chessy (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 2, 07 at 17:56

Hi all: I'm a new member -- I often come and read the discussion boards here (mostly kitchen table and home decorating). I was reading the discussion labled "this beauty forum is useless" and though, OK, time to join! LOL!

Anyway, I've got super oily skin and eyeshadow always ends up in my eyelid creases within hours. I've found that Urban Decay's Eyeshadow Potion covered with oil-free powder makes the best base for eyeshadow! It will last nearly all day without creasing! The only place I've found it is at Sephora stores (Sephora's online, too).

At $15 this stuff isn't cheap, but it lasts a long time and and age 47 this is the first product I've ever found that actually worked.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: eyeshadow help for those with oily skin

Thanks for sharing. I have found that certain brands of shadow crease more than others, (Can we say 'Mary Kay' eye shadow), so switching eye shadow brands can sometimes solve the problem. Of course, finding that "just right" shade in another brand can be tough.


 o
RE: eyeshadow help for those with oily skin

Clinique makes a eyeshadow base that I find works very well for me, it is quite expensive though. It lasts a very long time, I have never actually finished a compact of it before it got "funny". I also tried Mary Kays version of this, does not work as well.


 o
RE: eyeshadow help for those with oily skin

I swear by Benefit's F.Y...eye!. Macy's carries it. Lasts like 12 hours!


 o
RE: eyeshadow help for those with oily skin

I've tried both the Clinique product (it got real hard and dry about half way through the container even though I kept the container tightly closed and out of the bathroom humidity) and Benefit's F.Y.Eye. Clinique product didn't help me at all, FYEye was better, but the Urban Decay is tops! (In my humble opinion....)


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Beauty & Fashion Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here