Deborah Milano Ombretto Trio Hi-tech Wet & Dry Eyeshadow (Rs 595), at Deborah counters and online but this shade is still not available online.Shades –The 3 shades in the trio are: A shimmery lilac followed by a blue based purple and an antique golden brown.
Packaging – I have always been intrigued by Deborah Milano packaging. This is another piece of their art. The eye shadows are placed in an oval shaped packaging having a transparent lid to see the shades. A small duo sided sponge applicator is also provided which is hardly of any use. I find it a bit hard too. The shade number and ingredients are provided at the back.Texture & Formula –The texture of all the 3 shades are different.
The lightest shade (shimmery lilac) is soft and buttery and easy to use. The second shade (purple-blue) is a bit hard to work with as I find it quite dry in texture and has to be swiped 2-3 times. Antique brown again is a bit dry in nature but easy to work with. All the shades can be used dry as well as wet. However, they form a hard layer on the eye shadow when I use them wet and the layer has to be scratched off to regain the shade.
The formula is not as amazing as the earlier trios. The shimmer present in the lilac shade is soft and non-gritty but it does have fallout.Pigmentation – Shimmery lilac is decently pigmented and one swipe imparts enough shade for a single swipe.Purple-blue is the least pigmented shade of the 3 and has to be swiped at least 2-3 times to get proper shade. I prefer using this wet. Antique brown is pigmented.
Staying Power –They stay for about 5-6 hours without a primer. With a primer, the staying power increases to around 8 hours maximum. I have used these without a primer and they did not fade or crease even after 6 hours. However, the staying power will be lesser on oily lids.
Ease of Application –The eye shadows are a little hard to work with when used dry so I prefer using them wet. This way, they are easy to blend and the shades are more intensified. I mostly use the antique brown on lids and purple-blue in the crease for definition. Shimmery lilac looks great when used for highlighting the brow bone as well as inner corners of the eye.
Deborah Milano Trio 10 has a unique combination of shades that work together to create a beautiful look.The shades are a little bit hard to work with in dry form but they look more vibrant and intensified when used wet. All the shades blend beautifully and can be used individually also. Although the quality is not as amazing as the earlier trios but the shade selection is very different. I particularly like the antique gold shade for all over lid colour and shimmery lilac for highlighting as well as lid colour.
Written By Ritika Narang