Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadow Review and Tutorial

I had been eyeing the Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadow in the color RSVP for months. Since I purchased it in early June from Sephora, I have been reaching for it almost every time I do my eyeshadow!  This post will show you how I have been wearing it.

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On its own, RSVP is a soft, pink-toned, champagne shimmer. I like to blend it all over the lid, crease, and inner corner with my finger.


Because this cream shadow is somewhat sheer, I typically wear a powder eyeshadow over it. My favorite all-over-the-lid shadow is Sin by Urban Decay.  I love the way this soft, champagne shimmer pairs with RSVP. RSVP gives it a pretty pink undertone and also adds stunning intensity. For definition, I blend a matte, warm-toned brown into the crease and outer corner. The crease color I always use comes from the limited edition Maybelline quad Dainty Peach.

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I usually finish with some liquid eyeliner and mascara. Lately, I have been reaching for my trusty Stila Stay All Day liner. I love how dark and long-wearing it is. (Not to mention that I purchased it over a year ago, and it is not even near to drying out!) On a typical day, I like to do my eyeliner with a gentle flick. Then, I curl my lashes and apply my mascara, which is currently Maybelline’s Great Lash Lots of Lashes.

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This is the completed eye look!

Unfortunately, Benefit’s Creaseless Cream shadow is not quite creaseless on me.  By the end of the day, I notice slight creasing, but nothing terrible. Urban Decay’s primer potion works miracles on my shadows, but wearing a primer underneath just seems to defeat the purpose of a cream shadow to me.

Overall, I recommend Benefit’s Cream Shadows. They truly add something lovely to powder shadows. I hope to try more colors another time!




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