Beauty Review // Physicians Formula Matte Eyeshadow Quads

I have a whole crap ton of products I want to review here on the blog but I feel like I keep putting them off.  Today I want to share with you some matte eyeshadows from the drugstore from Physicians Formula.  I've had these for a while and have been meaning to do this review since probably like July!  Let's just get into the review!
Classic Nudes, Canyon Classics, Quartz Quartet
From the Website
A silky smooth formula that is easy to blend and safe for sensitive eyes/contact lens wearers.  Hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, dermatologist approved.
claims taken from the Physicians Formula website here.

First Impression & Application
The packaging on these is different than any other packaging at the drugstore.  It's rather simple but I don't consider it sleek.  The four pans come in a gray, hard plastic compact with a see through top and small sponge applicator.
These shadows apply easily and aren't powdery.  They blend smoothly and they are quite pigmented.  I used a flat shader brush to apply the shadows to my eyelid and they built up and applied nicely.  Additionally using a fluffy brush doesn't kick up a lot of powder in the pan and you are able to blend out the shadows easily.  They don't seem to all blend into one muddied shade, either.

Wear Time
I find over the course of the day, if you have a good primer, these eyeshadows will last all day.  I didn't find that these creased or wore off over the day.  Sometimes matte shadows from the drug store don't start off very pigmented so then through the day they tend to fade away.  I didn't notice this happening with these shadows.
Classic Nudes, Canyon Classics, Quartz Quartet
Overall Impressions & Recommendations
Overall I would say that these are a great drugstore shadow collection to have.  I initially picked up Classic Nudes because the orange-brown shade reminded me of the Salted Caramel shade in my Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette.  I do think that if you're going to pick up one of these shadow quads I would recommend Classic Nudes because it has three matte blending shades that would allow you to combine this palette with a lot of the shimmery palettes that come from the drugstore.  However, if you're a fan of all matte eye looks picking up these three quads would probably benefit you a lot as you can get different effects with the different shades. You can find Physicians Formula at CVS often for BOGO 50% off they also are known for printing so-many-odd-dollars off your Physicians Formula purchase.  However, Target does a BOGO free on Physicians Formula stuff during middle-ish of Summer so that would be a great time to pick these up!

I looooove these eyeshadows and think they are a great formulation from the drugstore...it isn't often that you find highly pigmented matte eyeshadows from the drugstore.  If you want a quick comparison  of quality - the matte shades in the Maybelline the Nudes palette are subpar compared to these matte quads.  You are getting, in my opinion, at least double the color pay off from the Physicians Formula quads.  

What are your favorite drugstore eyeshadows?  Any mattes you could recommend?

xoxo, Moe

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