PixiGlow Catching Shadows Crayon Review, Swatches, Photos

You guys ready for the PixiGlow Collection?

I can’t wait for this release, it’s my favorite Spring Collection to date. Makeup, Disney, Tinkerbell, what’s not to love?

Let’s take a peek at the PixiGlow Catching Shadows Crayon.

As you know Pixi has collaborated with Disney to launch a Tinkerbell inspired collection! The new Catching Shadows Crayon is a beige gold shadow crayon you can use to shade or line eyes.

The packaging has a tiny little Tink on the tube with a twirling floral vine. Loving the packaging!

The eyeshadow stick has a soft, creamy formula that blends easily and offers just the right touch of beige-y gold highlight to eyes. Indeed, this little crayon will brighten up eyes and chase those shadows away. It wears well over primer for an all day wear time. You can use it to line your eyes, shade your lid, on your highbrow for a touch of highlight, or in the inner corner of eyes to perk eyes up.

It’s only available in a single shade so no need to stress yourself out over a huge selection of colors.

Loves it but the price of $18, ouch! That hurts my feelings a little bit. A little shave off on the price and I’d be a very happy fairy indeed!

It’ll be launching soon at Target.com and Target stores for Spring 2012.


This review contains a sample product sent for consideration by PR.
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  • 1/25/12 14:21 Cj:

    Gosh I really like the color! I don’t usually wear eyeshadow but every once in a while when im feeling crazy I’ll do something with a champagne color, I was thinking of getting one of the new Tarantino duo’s but this looks perfect. I can’t wait for this collection to come out.


    • 1/25/12 14:27 the Muse:

      me either…I’m curious what the display will look like, if they’ll do anything special! ;D!


  • 1/25/12 14:53 kiwikiwidragon:

    Super excited, LOL!! Wanting that palette something bad, night have the hubster take me to cracker barrel that morning for b-fast and then hit up the launch on the 29th right??


    • 1/25/12 14:55 the Muse:

      online only :( not word on the store launch yet but I’ll go to cracker barrel with you guys LOL! wait, you aren’t in New York are you!?


      • 1/25/12 15:02 Ruth:

        you have a couple of days to get there, there’s always room for more when there’s pancakes involved! umm, pancakes.


        • 1/25/12 15:06 the Muse:

          I prefer brains in the morning to be honest…! :)


          • 1/25/12 15:13 kiwikiwidragon:

            Brutal to wait, i have a crispy $50 just for this palette, still will do the cracker barrel thing tho and you are welcome to join us Bella. We love to people watch and talk about the weird way people eat. Bummer, you need to come to florida before it get too hot here. We are still working on going to NYC. It was on hold, now we can begin to make plans, might be late April early May timeframe.

          • 1/25/12 15:21 the Muse:

            damn that’s right, I thought you were in New York, sorry girl! lol sounds fun to me my sister and I LOVE to people watch ;-D I’d love to. I was thinking Chicago this year for Summer but a little brief stay in Florida sounds good too! I’m off to CA in Feb too bad you aren’t in CA we could have met up le sigh!

          • 1/25/12 15:28 kiwikiwidragon:

            Hubby is going to CA in the middle of Feb, San Fran area. Jealous!!

          • 1/25/12 15:32 the Muse:

            ooo I could totes go for San Fran, LA for me :-/

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  • 1/25/12 14:57 Summer:

    This colour is lovely, I’ve never tried this brand x


  • 1/25/12 14:59 Ruth:

    I went to Target yesterday looking for it and started to Hulk out when it wasn’t with their other things. I came back, checked here and *facedesk* it isn’t out till the 29th.


    • 1/25/12 15:06 the Muse:

      online only ruth :( not in store sweetpea!


      • 1/25/12 16:06 Ruth:

        thanks for letting me know,sweetie, I would’ve gone back and Hulk’d out for real!


        • 1/25/12 16:09 the Muse:

          my pleasure although I’d rather see you hulk out, that would be seriously good stuff ;-D!


  • 1/31/12 7:56 Melissa:

    That color is gorgeous! But how do you sharpen it? Or is it like the Tarte lipstains where you can twist it up?


    • 1/31/12 9:06 the Muse:

      just use a regular eye sharpener when the point gets dull melissa.


  • 2/22/12 0:51 Carrie:

    I got this in the mail today and am confused…

    I figured you would sharpen it, but it’s made out of a hard plastic. I tried and tried to twist it up, but that isn’t working either.

    Did I get a dud or do you only get the small amount of product that’s visible?

    If that’s the case I am REALLY disappointed! It’s almost $20 for what amounts to about a month’s worth of product!


    • 5/31/12 18:55 debby:

      @Carrie: did you ever get an answer? Is this little tip of color all there is???


  • 12/11/12 18:56 Iram:

    Mine doesn’t wind up either hmm I’m a little confused too. On the packaging it says over 4g of product. I’m calling pixie beauty to find out. I am super disappointed as this was my fav product next to the palette


    • 2/6/13 15:37 Liza:

      Girls! I have just found out that the Catching Shadows Crayon DOES sharpen! Even though it’s plastic, it sharpens just like a wooden pencil. I had to Google long and hard to find this out this afternoon but Petra wrote in one of her email threads on a different site that all of their pencils are formulated to sharpen.

      Here is a link she provided to where you can buy one of their Petra Sharpeners. It’s $6.00, so I’m personally going to use a regular makeup pencil sharpener first, as this product was a bit on the steep side as it is.

      I purchased this yesterday in the Clearance section of Target for $9.00. Half off, but still priced very steep. The verdict is out on the color payoff but I’ve only had it for a day and I was trying to use only a bit because I thought that was all of the product one could use. We’ll see how it goes, but I just wanted to share this with you all because when I thought that was all the product one was going to get out of this crayon, I almost lost it.


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