SUQQU KESHIZUMI Blend Eye Color Review, Swatches and FOTD

January 8, 2012

Hooray to my friend who brought me back the Suqqu KESHIZUMI Blend Eye Color from UK recently (purchased here). I initially passed it up from my first Suqqu order as I thought the shades appear quite grayish from the Suqqu website. But many swatches online I have seen shows that they lean more towards taupish color which is right up my alley!

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The quality of Suqqu eyeshadow is very unique and quite phenomenal in my opinion, as they are the most densely packed eye shadows I have ever used. I noticed that as I have used them many times, the eye shadows still look unused (without any noticeable used marks). And best of all, there is no powder debris after each use which is great for a neat freak like me as I hate my makeup looking ‘dirty’ (with debris all over the pan).  The texture feels slightly harder than most other eye shadows, so they are moderately pigmented but are buildable to your desired finish. I personally find that one or two swipes of each shade applied on top of an eyeshadow primer is good enough for a daytime wear.

I also adore the finish, some eye shadows may look great in swatches but they can look cakey and heavy on the eyes, particularly on aged eyes. Suqqu eye shadows apply like a silky veil and contains just the right amount of shimmer that reflects in the light beautifully. These eye shadow palettes might be out of your consideration if you are into bold and dramatic eye makeup, otherwise they are a staple for every girl!

As usual, all of the blend color eyeshadow palettes contain two shimmer and two matte eye shadows. The KESHIZUMI has

– shimmery silver and a matte plumy brown on the left, and

– a beautiful shimmery plummy taupe with a hint of silver and a matte white shade on the right.

suqqu-keshizumi-blend-color-eyeshadow-1suqqu-keshizumi-blend-color-eyeshadow-2Swatches of KESHIZUMI

suqqu-keshizumi-blend-color-eyeshadow-swatchFOTD:

– upper: applied the white shade all over the eyelid and the plummy taupe over the eye socket area. Then I applied the matte brown along the lash line up to the outer v.

– lower: applied the shimmery silver along the lash line and lined the outer third of the lash line with the matte brown.

First picture was taken with flash so the shiny face..but the shimmers always show better in flash photography.

suqqu-keshizumi-blend-color-eyeshadow-fotd-1suqqu-keshizumi-blend-color-eyeshadow-fotd-2suqqu-keshizumi-blend-color-eyeshadow-fotd-3Other products used in the FOTD:

Face: Clé De Peau Teint Naturel Fluide Cream Foundation, Bobbi Brown corrector and Cle De Peau loose powder

Cheek: Suqqu Balancing Cheek in MUKUGE

Eyes: K-Palette 24 long lasting liquid eyeliner in black and Shiseido Perfect Mascara (for the bottom lashes)

Lips: Tom Ford lipstick in Pink Dusk

I thought the taupe and the brown shades in KESHIZUMI looked quite similar to the Chanel Topkapi eye quad from the pan, so I did a comparison for you but they appear different on the skin.

{ 19 comments… read them below or add one }

birkie January 8, 2012 at 10:52 am

What a stunning set of colours: you probably have the most flawless face I’ve seen in a while

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Reika January 10, 2012 at 11:29 am

Thank you so much birkie, my face is far from being flawless and it’s all about the good lighting 🙂

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Elena January 8, 2012 at 11:15 am

Beautiful! Love the shades!

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Jamilla January 8, 2012 at 11:20 am

An absolutely stunning look! I’ve had my eye on that palette – thanks for the pics!

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Jess January 8, 2012 at 3:29 pm

Yes, SUQQU eyeshadows are so incomparable! Keshizumi looks very beautiful on you, Reika! A defined modern look. I love!

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MrAJBx3 January 8, 2012 at 4:07 pm

Wow these are gorgeous i love Suqqu <3

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Elizabeth January 8, 2012 at 4:56 pm

You’re right about these not looking too appealing from the stock photo – I never realized how gorgeous this quad is! I have #1 which I love, I may need another…

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Dovey January 8, 2012 at 5:14 pm

The suqqu palette has such gorgeously wearable smoky colors. Is so beautiful in your swatches and on your eotd!

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Amy January 8, 2012 at 6:12 pm

That blusher looks amazing!

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Katelyn January 8, 2012 at 7:06 pm

What product do you use on your brows? They look amazing.

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Reika January 10, 2012 at 11:30 am

K palette eyebrow liquid pen in dark brown paired with Laura Mercier eye brow powder shade dark blond.
HIT!

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Replica January 8, 2012 at 7:30 pm

That palette is divine and your look is flawless 🙂

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stephanie January 8, 2012 at 10:11 pm

I love your contact lenses, theyre so pretty and attractive!

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Sandy January 8, 2012 at 10:28 pm

Reika,
Your makeup style is a breath of fresh air. It always looks so clean and beautiful.
Thank you so much for the advice on eye shadow primer in the earlier post. I will give it a try.

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Petrina January 9, 2012 at 9:31 am

Oh Reika I love your blog but it’s terrible for my wallet lol! I’ve been debating which is to be my first Suqqu palette and this post sealed the deal. I love this whole – the most delicate colored of all the looks you’ve done to date – lovely 🙂

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Reika January 10, 2012 at 11:36 am

Thank you so much for your sweet comment Petrina 🙂 Yes reading blogs can do big damage to the wallet!

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NeenaJ January 9, 2012 at 8:43 pm

This should be your desert island makeup! It’s so gorgeous, you never need another product.

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Zuzu's Petals January 19, 2012 at 12:22 am

What a gorgeous palette Keshisumi is. I love your entire look.

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Jen January 25, 2012 at 11:21 am

hiee! i came across ur blog! was wondering what contact lenses are you wearing.. they are gorgeous!!

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