Milani Runway Eyes Fashion Shadows- Swatches, Photos

Milani has an eyeshadow palette out called Runway Eyes- Fashion Shadows, and every time I peruse the cosmetics section at the drugstore it catches my eye. It has six fun colored shades that instantly jump out at you in the packaging, and a sleek design that a lot of other brands don’t do. I decided to pick it up during my last Walgreens run and see if it was as good as it looked!

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I’m pretty sure the swatches say it all, but if not, I was really disappointed with this palette! The colors look so cool in the packaging- they’re so bright and fun, but the color payoff is really lacking. I honestly expected with a name like “Runway Eyes” that there would be bright, fun color but even with a base I really had to work too get the colors to show up. Overall, I wouldn’t recommend this. You can easily get similar colors with better payoff from other brands, like Wet & Wild, or even other Milani shadows.
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  • Bridgette

    Did you try the shadows wet? the back said to try the shadows wet for a more intesified look? Just wondering because i always trust your opinion and every time i pass these shadows i just have to give a look!

    • http://trellyn.blogspot.com Trellyn

      I was thinking the same thing. Also wondering what it would look like over milk.

    • http://christineiversen.blogspot.com Christine

      Yeah, definitely try that :)

    • Ani_BEE

      Because they are mica heavy all of them preform like other brands of baked mineral eyeshadow. Wet or a sticky base makes them preform much better pigmentation wise.

    • Brooke

      i have one of these palettes (a neutral one) and i personally love the way it works when used wet. you might like it like that! =)

  • connie

    I bought like 5 different pallets few years ago n yes they were terrible!

    • http://www.swatchandlearn.com Swatch And Learn

      Aww…that’s too bad, Connie! :( Looks like I’ll just be saving my money then.

  • Whitney

    Bummer! The packaging looks great, and I love how they set up the shadows in the palette. What a disappointment.

    Thanks for sharing

  • Stephanie

    Omg I look at this exact palette almost every time I go makeup shopping and I’ve never bought it! I’m kind of glad I didn’t now, I can put that craving to rest!

  • http://blog.mandyemais.com Mandy

    Milani has great product. I absolutely love the cream-to-powder foundation!

  • http://jessicaenglish.weebly.com jessika

    You know i always thoug Milani was mor an Italian name..
    then then back of the package says Mde in Taiwan.
    Dont know why but that made me chuckle

  • Courtney

    Hey Leesha! I was wondering if you had noticed that you have been doing alot of reviews lately, but not much else. not that I am opposed to it by any means, but I like the tutorials too. ;)

  • Courtney

    Have you tried the colors wet, or with a base their color?

  • http://christineiversen.blogspot.com Christine

    The colors are very beautiful :)
    Which camera and lens are you using? I absolutely love the quality off your pictures :) x Christine

  • Carina

    You really saved me some money and time because I was really interested in those palettes. Im kinda dissapointed.

  • Sara

    Yeah, unfortunately, I too had high hopes for this palette, but the colors were horrible! They swatched really bad, weren’t long lasting or pigmented, and were very powdery. I wish I had never bought it ):

  • Sara

    The new wet and wild 6 shade palettes are super wonderful and 4.99… Amazing

  • Adriana

    I read this blog too late. Thought the same exact thing.. so excited when i bought it at target but it was such a dissapointing palette.. felt like i had to dig at the eyeshadows multiple times and the pigment was still weak.

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  • http://sacredgrove.ghosticform.com Jacky

    I feel the same way and you also have to leave them at home, I noticed. They shatter very easily and it’s almost impossible to put them back together. :/

  • Angela

    How weird. I bought this palette about a year ago and it was wicket bright. I loved it. And it looked crazy when wet.

  • Crazy Contact Lenses for you

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  • http://idmakeup93blogspot.com Itza

    I bought a couple of these palettes and hated them. Not only is the pigmentation horrible, but they break so incredibly easily as well. I gave them all to my younger sister, because I saw no need to keep them.

  • Liz

    Maybe it’s just me, but I could tell the color payoff would be crap just by looking at it. I’m surprised you even got the swatches as bright/dark as you did.

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