- I recently tried all 27 products from Colourpop’s “DisneyVillainsMakeup” collection.
- My favourite items are the Jelly Much Shadows and Lux Lipsticks, which, in my opinion, are full of pigment and super long-wearing.
- Personally, I wasn’t impressed by the collection’s lip glosses and highlighters, which I found to be too sheer.
- Overall, I think this makeup is best suited for Disney fanatics who would appreciate the details of the collection, from its stunning packaging to its humorous shade names.
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Six months after releasing its princess-inspired Disney Designer Collection, Colourpop unveiled a villain-themed makeup line in March.
The collection is filled with 27 products, including lipstick, eye shadows, highlighters, and more. Each item is currently available on Colourpop’s website, with prices ranging from $US7 to $US22. You can also buy the entire line as a set for $US199, or choose a specific villain’s four-piece set for $US25.
As a huge Disney fan and longtime Colourpop user, I knew I had to try all 27 items from the collection. Find out what I thought of the makeup below.
Editor’s note: INSIDER was provided with the products featured for reviewing purposes, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.
To begin testing Colourpop’s “Disney Villains Makeup” collection, I decided to start with my favourite product: eye shadow.
I was immediately impressed by the product’s bold packaging, which depicts colourful scenes of villains like Maleficent, the Evil Queen, and Cruella de Vil. It also has the word “Misunderstood” written in neon-pink letters across the palette.
The $US22 Misunderstood eye-shadow palette is comprised of 15 shades.
You get a decent mix of matte, shimmer, and duochrome shades in this palette, which is great for those who like to experiment with new looks.
No mirror is included in the palette, which might be a deal breaker for some. But personally, I enjoy the glossy villain-themed print inside, and am just fine using a separate mirror.
Upon first glance, I was worried that the palette’s shades would be a bit too dark for my preferences.
I usually wear light neutrals or bold neons, and this palette includes a lot of dark shades. However, I’ve loved Colourpop eye shadows that I’ve tried in the past, so I decided to give it a go.
Sure enough, the first two rows of shadows are stunning – and they apply brighter than they appear in the pan. The blue shade is a bit patchy, in my opinion, but still easy enough to work with.
From left to right, the shades are called No Spots, Mongrels, Diablo, Devious, Tragic, Underworld, Pain & Panic, Forest of Thornes, Flotsam, and The Fates.
The bottom row of the Misunderstood palette shocked me.
I didn’t think I would use the bottom row of the eye-shadow palette, but it actually ended up being my favourite of the bunch. Each shimmer shade is boldly pigmented, and the two black shades are some of the best I’ve ever tried.
Overall, I’m impressed with the Misunderstood palette, which is, in my opinion, filled with high-quality shadows – the shimmers are especially beautiful. I also appreciate each shade name, which are references to Disney villains.
From left to right, the shades above are called Revenge, Sing, Jetsam, Facile, and 101.
If powder eye shadows aren’t your thing, this collection also includes six jelly shadows.
I’d never tried Colourpop’s range of Jelly Much Shadows prior to this collection, but was beyond impressed with the products. Not only are they affordable at $US8 a shade, but this collection also includes a wide range of colours, from a shimmering taupe to a bold blue.
The Jelly Much Shadows are unlike any eye makeup I’ve ever tried before.
Sure, the wet texture of these products takes a bit of getting used to, but in my experience, the colour payoff was well worth it.
The “Disney Villains Makeup” collection comes with two glitter products, called Glitterally Obsessed.
Each glitter pot retails for $US8, and includes a ton of product. Personally, I’m a huge fan of glitter, and will wear it on just about any occasion, so I was excited to try these from Colourpop.
While the glitter products are fun to use, I personally think there are better makeup items in the collection.
I swatched the blue shade named Anomaly on the left, and the silver-toned Do I Look Like I Care? colour on the right.
While I’d love to wear these to a festival or party, removing these glitters afterwards is, in my opinion, too much of a hassle. Then again, that’s often the case with just about any glitter product.
This collection includes six Lux Lipsticks, almost all of which are on the bolder side.
Each one retails for $US8, and is named after a different villain. Two shades are matte, while the other four are crème.
The lipsticks are packaged in sleek black tubes with silver villain-themed prints.
First, I tried wearing the collection’s range of nude and red lipsticks.
Colourpop’s lipsticks are another product that I’ve previously tried and loved from the brand. This range was no different.
While I prefer matte products, and would have loved for all six shades to be available in that formula, I found the Crème Lux Lipsticks to be long-lasting and full of colour.
I then tried the two berry shades: a Matte Lux Lipstick in the shade Ursula (top) and a Crème Lux Lipstick in the colour Maleficent (bottom).
Maleficent is, in my opinion, a beautiful magenta lipstick that should look good on any skin tone. However, I’m a bit disappointed by Ursula. In my experience, the matte formula was difficult to apply, and quickly bled outside the lines of my lips.
Up next were the six Ultra Glossy Lip products.
Unfortunately, I was pretty underwhelmed with the entire range of glosses.
In my opinion, I think these products work better as lip toppers: glosses that you wear to enhance another lip product. Some of the sparkly shades like Puppies!!! and My Pet are pretty, but to me they look nearly identical.
Personally, I also dislike the applicator for these lip glosses. Rather than having a standard, doe-foot applicator, each gloss has a bristled brush, which I found uncomfortable on the lips and difficult to use.
Before trying the collection’s Super Shock Highlighters, I was instantly impressed by the range’s packaging.
Even the cardboard boxes that contain the highlighters are stunning. Each one features a print that’s unique to a villain. Inside are the actual highlighters, packaged in black pans with prints of neon characters.
For Disney fans like myself, I think these items are a must-have – even if you don’t wear highlighter that often.
The actual highlighters didn’t blow me away at first.
After reading so many rave reviews of Colourpop’s Super Shock Highlighters – which retail for $US10 in this collection – I was surprised to see the products look so sheer when swatched on my arm.
However, I tried the lightest shade, called You Idiots! You Fools! You Imbeciles!, on my cheeks, and achieved much brighter results.
Overall, I think this villain-themed collection is best suited for fans of Disney.
As a makeup enthusiast, I enjoyed most products in this beauty line. Colourpop’s lipstick formula, in my opinion, stands out among all others on the market – and this collection has a decent range of them.
I also loved each eye product from the line, especially the Jelly Much Shadows. Still, there are some products, like the collection’s lip glosses and glitters, that I personally don’t think are worth purchasing.
As a Disney fan however, I find myself wanting to hold onto each product as a collector’s item. The packaging of these products, in my opinion, is stunning, and looks great on a vanity. I also love the shade names of each item, as they reminds me of some of my favourite Disney films.
To see the entire range of Colourpop’s “Disney Villains Makeup,” visit the brand’s website.
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