Amazing Cosmetics

Suede Collection

for $ 36.00
Expert Rating

Expert Reviews

Community Reviews

Brand Overview

Suede Collection is a palette in a single container that includes four pressed-powder eyeshadows and two brushes—which would be convenient, except that this compact is so small it looks more like a deluxe sample than a full-size product. When we say small, we mean toy-size small; the eye color pans are barely the size of a U.S. nickel! As for the included brushes, forget about it! Both are so tiny that routine usage is almost laughable.

However, if you don't mind splurging for this travel-size compact and can figure out how to use it, the pressed-powder shadows are quite good and are suitable for creating an attractive natural or smokey eye look. The texture is dry and smooth, and all shades have a matte finish, except for the "highlighter" shade, which has a soft satin finish.

This compact is advertised as having eyeliner and brow powder included, but, in actuality, all the pressed powders have the same formula. The only difference is that one of the pressed-powder pans is divided in half, with a black side and a dark brown side—the black side is supposed to be "eyeliner powder," but it isn't pigmented enough to work well as eyeliner, and the dark brown "brow powder" won't work for all eyebrow colors.

  • Dry, smooth texture applies evenly and blends well.
  • Cohesive eyeshadow palette for creating natural or smokey eye looks.
  • The size of the eyeshadow pans and brushes is disappointingly small.
  • Overpriced.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: Yes

AmazingCosmetics At-A-Glance

AmazingCosmetics was founded in 1999 as a small online company that sold only one producta cream concealer. Co-founders Lisa Thurman and Sue Katz believe a great concealer is the ultimate must-have for in a person's makeup routine. AmazingConcealer caught fire, becoming a makeup artist favorite, and so the foundation for a beauty brand was formed.

Since the launch of AmazingCosmetics and the success of AmazingConcealer, the line has expanded its makeup line with products for the eyes, lips, and face, including the now-popular Velvet Mineral Liquid Foundation with their "AmazingConcealer Technology." Once sold only online, AmazingCosmetics is now available in Sephora and Ulta stores across the U.S.A.

For more information about AmazingCosmetics, call (847) 680-5247 or visit www.amazingcosmetics.com.

About the Experts

The Beautypedia team consists of skin care and makeup experts personally trained by the original Cosmetics Cop and best-selling beauty author, Paula Begoun. We’re fascinated by skin care and makeup products and thrilled when they meet or exceed our expectations, but we’re also disappointed when they fail to perform as claimed, are wildly overpriced, or contain ingredients scientific research has proven can hurt skin.

Our mission has always been to help you find the best products for your skin, no matter your budget or preferences. Beautypedia’s thorough and insightful reviews cut through the hype and provide reliable recommendations for all ages, skin types, and skin tones.

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our terms of use here.