The Cheapest eye shadow + glitter of the world… and my thoughts

I get too many queries about these eyeshadows and glitter every day, so thought to do a quick picture heavy post to share my thoughts about them.
If you live here in Bangladesh I guess you already know about these non-brand local eyeshadow and glitters. Yes yes, the are the cheapest eye products of the world. each pot will costs you only 10-20 BDT. Though they are extra ordinary cheap but these eye shadows are extra ordinary pigmented aswell and they will last forever until you want to clean them.
If You are my old follower you must have seen me using them quite often.
About the eyeshadow….
They comes in a of-course cheap plastic(mostly white or maroon) pot with transparent plastic lid. The color kept in a metal pan attached with that pot. They are a bit creamy in texture, supper highly pigmented, and shiny when applied and hey last forever without creasing or fading.

There is several brand name label in the back of the pot but dont bother that, they are not for real… I guess manufacturers attach those label only to give it a name !!

Glitters are also comes in a transparent plastic pot. They are reasonably fine in texture. I’m not any glitter person but I used LAsplash glitters and haven’t found any difference between both.

If I talk about quality, well, I cant assure you anything as because they don’t come with any ingredient list or anything.

So the highly marked question is, are they safe?

Because of their price and other packaging/marketing flaws there is so many controversial thoughts about them. Some people says, they are nothing but raw color pigments, some says they occur allergy, some says they doesn’t comes off even with any makeup remover or soap.. etc etc.

These product are highly used stuff in Bangladeshi beauty saloon. Now, you can ask why are they using such cheap and non-labeled product. No one can answer that i guess, probably because no one can ignore their pigmentation!!

However, I’m here to share my own experience…
I, myself using them since i learned about makeup. Usually i use them as my eye shadow base. whenever I need a deep and settle base for my eye makeup, I swear I cant think without these… no product gave me perfect base better than these so far.

Have I faced any allergic reaction??
..No, not at all. My eyes are supper sensitive and I often wear lenses yet I haven’t faced any allergic issues with them.

Have I faced problem taking them off?
Normally, I remove my eye makeup with wet wipes soaked in baby oil and finally wash off with facial cleanser. Two swipe of wet tissue has been always enough for me to clean eyemakup created with these shadows.
So, yes I haven’t faced any problem to take them off.

just wiped off with dry tissue… they do leave a stain.
However, I myself like these products a lot.
But do I recommend? well, In that case I wont say a word… yeh, I’m kind of saving my a** from the controversy!! I shared my experience and thoughts, now if you want to use them or not that’s up to you and at your own risk.
You’ll find them in any local cosmetic/saloon product supplier shops in Bangladesh.
I usually depot them and keep them all together in a DIY CD/DVD eye palette :)

..Hope you like the post and my thoughts will help you to decide something about these products whether to try them or not!!
…Take care till the next post…

  • Reply
    Kazi Zannaul Opshory
    December 25, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    Apu can u PLEASE tell me the name of the shop where you buy these from…

    • Reply
      Tamanna Islam
      December 25, 2013 at 9:47 pm

      there is no exact shop actually. you’ll find them any saloon supplier store or i can mention newmarket/gawsia,Dhaka,BD.. there you’ll find them.

  • Reply
    Kazi Afrina
    October 31, 2013 at 9:27 am

    apu akdom fatafati akta post diso. ami onk dami eyeshadow diye o moner moto color pai nai. sotti tmi akta jinish . thanks

  • Reply
    October 26, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    i don’t know i should say this or not. though it leaves stain after wiping off, it may contain LED and LED causes CANCER. we don’t know what ingredients are used to made these shadows (but i love it’s pigmentation). :(
    LED doesn’t reacts immediately. it takes a long long time to show it’s reactions. u need to be more careful about your skin appi… good luck! :)

  • Reply
    October 26, 2013 at 5:33 pm

    i don’t know i should say this or not… though these shadows leaves stain, it may contain LED.and LED causer CANCER… :( we don’t know about it’s ingredients so i prefer not to use these.. :( but i loved it’s pigmentation though. it’s better to be safe appi… u also need to be careful of your skin.

  • Reply
    Punna Islam
    October 22, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Finally someone spoke my mind on this potted eye shadows!
    However I have never tried using them as base, will surely try next time.
    and also love the DIY with these.
    Kudos :)

  • Reply
    October 22, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    “But do I recommend? well, In that case I wont say a word… yeh, I’m kind of saving my a** from the controversy!! I shared my experience and thoughts, now if you want to use them or not that’s up to you and at your own risk”


  • Reply
    Punna Islam
    October 22, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Very well specified apu.
    I just cannot agree more to every word mentioned in this review especially the part you mentioned about parlors. They do wonders using these eye shadows. They seem not proper to me for any day time light-look but whenever I preferred a very catchy dark eye makeup, or those of a bit heavy eye-look, I have used these potted ones- especially the golden,bronze and ash shades give a real bright glow once blended properly. However I haven’t tried using them as base: something I’m gonna try next.

  • Reply
    tabassum aziz Aziz
    October 22, 2013 at 7:38 am

    i love this post

  • Reply
    Sumitra Magdalin
    October 22, 2013 at 6:18 am

    nice effective review.

  • Reply
    Proud to be Woman
    October 22, 2013 at 4:16 am

    Really Very Nice Post, Me myself using it from the beginning of learning makeup; There is not point to be a snob; that’s why I liked your honest opinion.

    I have a question, though, Can you please, tell me the name of the darkest green and mehendi green and Darkest blue one (Back of the pot or whatever)? Because, I can’t find them :(

    • Reply
      Tamanna Islam
      October 22, 2013 at 9:42 am

      dear as i depoted that and trashed the pot so no idea about the name :(

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