Whether you are a skilled MUA or a newbie, the creativity and ease of use you can achieve with the cream eyeshadow are excellent. As suggested, cream eyeshadows have a creamy formula that works alone or with a powder shadow layered on top. If you want to dip your hands into the cream eyeshadow world, we would like to help! Below, we have included a collection of the best cream eyeshadow singles and palettes to help you get started.
From stick to paint pot cream eyeshadow options, here you have 15 of the best creamy formulas you can use to achieve a myriad of stunning eye makeup looks.
1. Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Shadow
Laura Mercier’s cream eyeshadow stick provides 22 different colors in three different finishes. The shimmer finish sparkles, while the metallic finish options shine. The matte finish options are velvety soft, and each of the three finish options in an array of colors applies smoothly and evenly. Order yours from Sephora!
2. MAC Cosmetics Pro Longwear Paint Pot
MAC’s cream eyeshadow paint pots come in 6 different soft colors that go on smooth and creamy and dry to intense yet soft color. The formula is designed to be so light that it works like a second skin when applied either with a soft or firm brush. Get yours from Nordstrom!
3. RMS Beauty Cream Eye Polish
The RMS Beauty cream eyeshadow formula includes jojoba oil, cocoa butter and beeswax to moisturize and nourish the delicate skin around the eyes. The glow this eye polish creates is due to the shimmering particles and natural ingredients. Get yours from Net-a-Porter today in any of the four lovely colors!
4. Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick
Bobbi Brown offers a long-wear cream eyeshadow in the form of a stick for easy and precise application. With 13 different colors that have a shimmer finish and are water resistant, you can apply it quickly and easily with confidence. You can order one of these cream eyeshadow sticks from Sephora.
5. Chanel Ombre Première Longwear Cream Eyeshadow
The smooth creamy texture of Chanel’s cream eyeshadow works best when applied with the included rounded brush. The 11-color range includes soft pinks to deep blacks, and each has a smooth satin finish. You can get yours from Nordstrom.
6. Milk Makeup Eye Pigment
Each tube of Milk Makeup’s cream eyeshadows comes with a metallic finish and a bold color. Each tube holds a staggering 10ml and looks great on every shade and tone of skin. You can order a tube for yourself from Sephora in any of the seven versatile color options.
7. NYX Professional Makeup Foil Play Cream Eyeshadow
This cream eyeshadow from NYX has a soft texture that is similar to jelly. The shades are intense and beautifully pigmented to provide rich color and great sheen thanks to the metallic finish. The individual pots come in six very different colors. Order a few from Ulta!
8. Hourglass Scattered Light Glitter Eye Shadow
A brilliantly reflective glittering cream eyeshadow by Hourglass is available through Sephora in five amazing shades. This is the new way, arguably one of the best ways, to wear glitter eyeshadow. The finish is brilliant and sparkling, catching and reflecting light from all angles in five different opaque shades that when applied feel perfectly smooth. Pick yours up from Sephora!
9. Charlotte Tilbury Eyes to Mesmerise
Charlotte Tilbury’s Eyes to Mesmerise is one of the best cream eyeshadow singles with a water-infused formula that also boasts the inclusion of vitamin E. The formula is buildable and comes in five different colors designed to smooth out the area around eyes for a bright and youthful look. Order yours from Net-a-Porter!
10. Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Crème Color
A deep, true black eyeshadow color with a matte finish is the perfect addition to your makeup bag. Anastasia Beverly Hills is the provider of the perfect waterproof black cream eyeshadow. The special formula provides lasting coverage, without creasing and transferring while you’re wearing it. Order one for yourself from Sephora!
11. Burberry Beauty Eye Color Cream
Burberry’s cream eyeshadow is crease-resistant but glides on with a super soft feel and provides an illuminating finish. This particular cream eyeshadow is layerable and comes with a brush for easy application and is available in three different colors. Order yours at Net-a-Porter!
12. Tom Ford Cream Color For Eyes
Tom Ford’s cream eyeshadow is formulated to provide a smooth application that lasts without smudging or creasing. Each of the 5ml pots holds a well-pigmented cream eyeshadow color with a metallic finish. There are in total 5 color options to choose from, so get on for yourself from Sephora!
13. Kjaer Weis Cream Eye Shadow
Kjaer Weis provides the best cream eyeshadow options that are designed to be long-lasting and deliver intense color. The formula is moisturizing with coconut and sunflower seed oil, which also enhances the creamy texture. You can order your choice of the 11 color options from Net-a-Porter.
14. Givenchy Ombre Couture Cream Eyeshadow
Givenchy’s high-end cream eyeshadow comes in individual pots of 10 colors and two different finishes. If you are looking for a shimmer or a matte finish cream eyeshadow, Givenchy has the options for you, and each is waterproof, creamy and long-lasting. Each pot can be ordered from Sephora and will last you a good while.
15. Touch In Sol Metallist High Shine Bouncy Cream Shadow Palette
Touch In Sol offers a cream eyeshadow palette that features soft, shimmery metallics. The palette has a half dozen shades and a flip top that closes securely to keep your cream shadows unaltered. The formula is a jelly-like consistency that melts perfectly into skin with a shiny finish. Order yours or pick one up from Sephora!
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