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These eyeshadows blend really nicely and the color payoff is great, but make sure to use a primer otherwise the formula is powdery and the colors are too sheer. It doesn't bother me though because I always use an eyeshadow primer! I haven't noticed any fallouts, which is a good thing when you work with deep shades like M-100 and M-240.
I don't use the Artist Shadow Palette Vol. 4 by itself, but I like to use it to complement other shimmery eyeshadows. I think this palette is a staple! The color selection is different than other matte eyeshadow palettes on the market, which tend to focus mainly on neutral shades.
By the way, I know some of you were complaining that the value went down in comparison to the previous Artist Shadow palettes, but it's not really the case! A full size matte Artist Shadow retail for $24 CAD for 2g while a shimmery Artist Shadow retail for $24 CAD for 2.5g. The matte shades weight less than the other finishes (Satin, Metal, Diamond and Iridescent), but the pan aren't smaller.
In summary, the value of this palette is $140 CAD while the Artist Shadow Palette Volume 1 and 2 had a value of $155 CAD! Not a huge difference, eh?
My only complaint with this palette is that the white and off-white shades (M-126 and M-530) ended up looking kind of the same on me. I wish I could switch out one of these two eyeshadows for a deep brown or a burnt orange!
Left to right : M-100, M-842 and M-240
M-100 Black is a black with a matte finish.
M-842 Wine is a plum with a matte finish.
M-240 Prussian Blue is a deep grey blue with a matte finish.
Left to right : M-620, M-806 and M-536
M-620 Grey Brown is a warm grey with a matte finish.
M-806 Antique Pink is a warm baby pink with a matte finish.
M-536 Milk Tea is a yellow beige with a matte finish.
Left to right : M-126, M-546 and M-530
M-126 Chalk is a white with a matte finish.
M-546 Dark Purple Taupe is a light pinky brown with a matte finish.
M-530 Eggshell is a off white with a matte finish.
The Make Up For Ever Artist Shadows Palette Volume 4 retail for $52 CAD for 11.7g (9 x 1.3g).
(I received this product in order to evaluate it and give my opinion, but rest assured that my comments are always honest and impartial.)