Castledew is a Korean makeup brand. This review is for the Mystic Gold Color Shot Eyes palette, which contains four eye shadow shades: beige, peach beige, gold, and brown.
This palette comes in a glittery, relatively narrow, plastic compact. It flips open to reveal a mirror inside the lid. The plastic feels a little cheap and the palette is a bit awkward to open.
All of the shades in this palette are shimmery, but the darkest shade’s shimmer is subtle enough that it can still be used easily in the crease. All of the colors have good pigmentation and glide across the skin very smoothly. In fact, the formula is so soft that it’s a little crumbly, so while the application is smooth, it’s not a buttery as it could be.
The colors are perfect for a neutral eye to suit any eye color. The shadows, impressively, went about four (4) hours before starting to crease when applied over a bare lid. The shadows lasted five (5) to six (6) hours before creasing when applied over primer. The color faded a little after the fourth hour of wear.
Ease of Use: 8.75/10
These shadows are very easy to blend because of the soft formulation. Strengthening the shadows is a little more difficult because the crumbly formula doesn’t layer as well as a more fluid powder.
Unfortunately, if you don’t live in Korea, I’m not aware of any easy way to get your hands on this product. You’ll just have to make a friend who can mail you the product or find an online retailer that specializes in Asian makeup.