October 7, 2013

Maybelline Just Beige Color Tattoo Eyeshadow Review & Swatches

Maybelline Just Beige Color Tattoo Eyeshadow

Maybelline Just Beige Color Tattoo Eyeshadow is one of three new matte shades of Maybelline Color Tattoo Eyeshadow released with the Maybelline Gilded in Gold Holiday 2013 Collection.

I’m not a big matte fan but I adore shades like Maybelline Just Beige Color Tattoo Eyeshadow because they are great essential shades of color you’ll likely reach for daily to prep eyes with. Colors like Milani Naturally Chic Shadow Eyez 12 HR Wear Eyeshadow in Almond Cream, Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow in Navajo and Nude Beach come to mind when I think of simple yet perfect prepping shades or nude eye looks and Maybelline Just Beige fits right in with colors like this. They are simple yet become staples of our everyday eye looks for not only prepping with but also for days we just want a simple eye look without a ton of fanfare.

Take a look!

I purchased Maybelline Just Beige Color Tattoo Eyeshadow at Bed, Bath, and Beyond but haven’t yet seen it at any drugstores in my area. The shade will likely catch attention for being close in color to MAC’s popular Soft Ochre Paint Pot but it has considerably more yellow undertones to it.

Maybelline Just Beige Color Tattoo Eyeshadow Swatches

Unlike this Summer’s poor release of duochrome Color Tattoo Eyeshadow shades which were slippery and prone to creasing I’m finding all the limited edition, matte shades are an excellent texture. This has a dense yet creamy consistency that applies easily onto lids without creasing or fading. It sets quickly but still gives plenty of time for you to blend it out. The color is subtle but on certain tones you’ll get a glimpse of a nice fair beige. I think of it as a Benefit Lemonaide shade of sorts as it preps my lids for color, softens the look of dullness around my lids, and will conceal redness or veining if you have any. It’ll also act as a primer for loose pigments and shadows and allow you to blend easier while minimizing fall out. The color will also act to intensify the shades of powder eyeshadow and give them a nice solid matte base to adhere to which lessons creasing and absorbs excess oil.

On my drier lids the shade lasted all day without creasing and made a great base for me to use a little liner and tons of mascara in a simple look as seen below. I just used it as a base of sorts to prep my lids and smoked my eyeliner out over it.

Overall, this one is deserving of a backup! I really enjoyed the texture and felt Maybelline did an excellent job with the color overall.

Maybelline Just Beige Color Tattoo Eyeshadow FOTD

Maybelline Just Beige Color Tattoo

Muse Approved.

Well worth grabbing one or even two of!

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  • Lisa

    Looking forward to finding these. Living on the west coast means I have to wait longer!

  • Cindy Ramirez

    I went on a massive hunt for these today, no luck. But Walgreens did have a HUGE amount of makeup and nail polish on clearance, it looked like stuff from recent summer and fall collections.

    When I do find this collection, I’ll probably end up buying all the Just Beige Color Tattoos they have on the display. πŸ˜€

  • kate

    Muse ,
    I have been looking for these, tried Harmon but nothing at my local store….. will check tomorrow. they look great for e/s base

      • kate

        I got the Just Beige today @ Harmon, however heads up to all there are only 2 shades of each color in the display. πŸ™ REally just 2 Maybelline?

        Anyway the 3rd eye tattoo was gone I think it is the Nude color, will keep looking, the brown was too dark for an all over color for me, but a nice color.

  • Brittany

    Do you think this would work well as a primer? Maybe even better than an actual primer for oily lids? Not just for powdered shadows, but maybe other cream eye shadows as well. Looks cute, but I doubt I could wear it alone… πŸ™‚

  • Hillarie

    Ohh noooo, I was actually hoping this wouldn’t be worthy of a backup. I feel like all three are going to need backups! Or permanent status πŸ˜‰

  • Kay

    Do you think they’ll hit drugstores?!? I want them so bad but don’t have bed bath and beyond πŸ™

  • meganlisa

    Okay…so how do we find products like this? My local drug stores never seem to have most of them…and I tried looking online and, no… Thoughts (I already tried eBay)? Thanks!

  • Tiffany

    I went on Maybelline’s facebook and asked about what other stores they will be in. They responded that they will land at Maybelline retailers through October. I took that to mean that they will show up in drug stores, Ulta, Target (has had LEs in the past), and possibly Walmert.

  • Libby

    I grabbed one at Harmons and I’m loving it! I skipped the other colors but now I’m thinking of the pink one xD

  • Majick

    Since I have Stila Prime pot in Taffy I think I may try the beige shade of the Mabelline if I find it. I love a base that has some coverage because of discolored eyelids.

  • telle

    should we have the fortune of this release in canada, i will look for it and pick this up! thanks for the review! πŸ™‚

  • Abryda

    @Lisa I’m in LA & I found all 3 at my Bed,Bath&Beyond so it’s already here on the West Coast. Love them too Muse. Thanks

    • Jen

      just saw on maybelline canada’s fb that they wont be coming to Canada! i was so gutted. guess i will have to get someone to pick them up for me…

  • Fiona

    I got these on ebay just a couple days ago for like 15 bucks!!! Including free shipping. they’re awesome!!!!ο»Ώ The pink nude is an awesome eye shadow base plus primer, my shadows last all day and I don’t have to add a transition color- so awesome! And the looks I have created with this color tattoo are seamless. I always wanted to buy the mac paint pots in Painterly and Soft Ochre, but couldn’t afford them, Givenchy makes something similar to this too, but again too expensive. Ebay has a bunch of the Maybelline in nude pink, which is a Painterly dupe, and just beige, which is a Soft Ochre dupe with shipping included on the cheap! Get thee to them!