Coastal Scents Hot Pot Review: Deep Sage

by mehak on April 5, 2013

in B-, Eye Products, eyeshadow, Reviews


Coastal Scents Hot Pot Swatches & Review: Shade Deep Sage (M05)

Guest Review by CSP Ballal

I  am not a green eyeliner fan usually and infact this is my first green eyeshadow. This too is something with very dark hues because im scared of anything that might look a bit too colorful on the eyes. But i decided to take a risk with Coastal Scents Hot Pot M05  due to the fact that the green seemed dark and mossy-it had a deeper undertone which i thought would blend in and not stand out! The green is definitely unique and very different to the usual ones. The brand describes the shade as deep mossy green hue-to me its like a deep mossy,  olive green !

A flat round pan about the size of a one rupee coin holds the eye shadow color. The texture of this eyeshadow is completely matte. It is shimmer free. On my eyes, the eyeshadow really seems like a thin film of green dust. Maybe thats because of its  super duper matte texture, and since i dont usually wear matte eyeshadows, im not used to it. However, the brand claims the finish to be a Satin finish, which usually has a soft sheen to it and this one definitely does not.

The pigmentation is not very great if applied without a base, you will need multiple swipes for the color to be packed on. With a base, the pigmentation definitely improves though.  The only way I use this eyeshadow is  as a base color all over the lid; and again top all of this green with a light hand of  golden/bronze.  This results in a beautiful olive-gold ! On its own, i feel like it does fall a bit flat and accentuates under eye circles too!

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Verdict: B-

Price: 2$ . Can be purchased from coastal scents website. They deliver internationally

 Recommendation: The Coastal Scents Hot Pot in Deep Sage is a mossy, olive green with a completely matte finish. I thought this left a lot to be desired in terms of finish and pigmentation both. It sort of just looked like a thin film of green dust on my eyes. That being said however, at the price they come at, i will definitely try some new shades with different  , more silky finishes as the shades that are available in this range are absolutely amazing!

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Preeti Kaur April 5, 2013 at 7:04 pm

the color is gorgeous. I think it can work great for green smokey eye


Heena April 5, 2013 at 10:35 pm

I’m not a fan of green either but this looks nice


Preetha April 5, 2013 at 11:00 pm

wat a pretty shade


ablazeaqua April 5, 2013 at 11:09 pm

wow such a beautiful color & perfect for this year <3


Anshita@Vanity No Apologies April 5, 2013 at 11:13 pm

2$? dats a bargain. i usually wait for them to offer free shipping


Vipra S April 6, 2013 at 11:18 am

I like matte shadows.. this is a pretty shade too :) also for 2$ its economical :)


Sukanya April 6, 2013 at 9:36 pm

I Love how affordable these r .. love the shade.. would suit brown eyes well :)


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