My Walgreen's is currently having a sale for Cover Girl (Buy one get one 50% off), so I picked this eyeshadow trio up. I really did not need this.
Cover Girl Shimmering Sands Eyeshadow Trio is a shimmery palette with a pinked white, a tauped champagne, and a light brown. Honestly, this was a waste of money not because I have way too many eyeshadows in these shades, and honestly, I think there are better eyeshadows in the drugstore (Wet n' Wild). One of the only things I really like about this palette is the texture of the shadows- not to hard, but not so soft that you get fall out. The palette is obviously very nice for neutral/natural looks but it's nothing special. I don't find that the colors have any depth to them. Although I knew these shadows were going to be all shimmery, as suggested by the name, I think it's too much shimmer for this palette; I would have loved to seen the darkest shade be a satin or matte finish eyeshadow. The shimmer as masks the colors, although swatched the colors look different, there is basically no difference on my lids. Other than that, I think all I can say is that I will probably wear all these colors as lid colors and I don't think I will like using this palette one its own (I have a FOTD with this featured which will be in my next few posts). I get about 5-6 hours of wear before the colors on my lid begin to look exactly the same.
If you are looking for good neutral eyeshadow palettes from the drugstore, I highly recommend the Wet n' Wild ones. They are swatched and reviewed here: http://valeriestlbm.blogspot.com/2011/04/wet-n-wild-trio-swatches-and-quick.html
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