Maybelline Dream Mousse Eyecolors: Divine Lilac & Fabulous Turquoise

by PJ on Wednesday, October 31, 2007

in -Maybelline,makeup,makeup - eyeshadow

(Maybelline Dream Mousse Eyecolors)


On the whole, I tend to save money for slightly pricier products with both wonderful quality and exquisite packaging. But, every now and then, I come across little gems like Maybelline’s Dream Mousse Eyecolors and I feel glad that they are very affordable. (I do like these chunky glass pots as well.)

What I like about Dream Mousse Eyecolors is that the finish is very flattering and the subtle shimmer effectively adds a little bit of dimension to the eyes.

If you want an intensely pigmented and shimmery finish from this collection of eyeshadows, then you will probably be disappointed. But if you want something natural and effortlessly pretty, then do give them a try.

(Divine Lilac & Fabulous Turquoise)


I have two shades, Divine Lilac and Fabulous Turquoise. (Divine Lilac is called Lilac Cloud in the US.) I have reviewed several lilac-based eyeshadow palettes, but Divine Lilac is actually the first lilac eyeshadow I purchased and it kick-started my collection of lilac eyeshadows. The shade is on the warm side, which, for me, is very wearable and flattering.

Fabulous Turquoise is a new shade that I just bought a few weeks ago (before I bought MAC’s Haunting). When I saw this in the shop, I was reminded of so many turquoise eyeshadows that I had tested before that had disappointing green and yellow shimmers. (Rimmel‘s Colour Mousse Eye Shadow in Splash and Bourjois‘ Mono Eyeshadow in Turquoise Ensoleillée…I am mainly talking about you two…) So I was ready for another turquoise disappointment. But I was delightfully surprised, as this is a nice real turquoise. The delicate finish and flattering shimmer are both present, and I immediately decided to bring it home.

For me, Divine Lilac is a wonderful everyday shade, while anything turquoise is always a bolder color and I wear Fabulous Turquoise sparingly.

It seems that a couple of new shades are quietly added to the Mousse Eyecolor lineup each season, so I will always check back to see if there are other mousse treats waiting for me.

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{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

nilla cookie Thursday, November 1, 2007

Wow, it really looks like mousse!

Can you tell us a little more about the texture and application? Is it similar to applying cream shadows?

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PJ Thursday, November 1, 2007

Hello Nilla Cookie,

Thank you for leaving your comment again!

The texture of the Mousse Eyecolors is quite soft, smooth and fluffy. It is indeed a bit like a mousse. (By the way, the texture of the Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush is even fluffier.)

It has a good slip but it is not too slippery.

Yes, I’d say it works similarly to cream eyeshadows. I use my finger to pick up a small amount and smooth it on the eyelids. I think it is very user-friendly and relatively mistake-proof. I definitely enjoy using them.

Thank you again for stopping by my blog. Let me know if you have any other question. :)

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Aileen Thursday, November 1, 2007

Wow, I really want to swatch that! How is the opacity?

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PJ Thursday, November 1, 2007

Hello Aileen,

Thank you for stopping by!

These two are both quite sheer, with Fabulous Turquoise just slightly more pigmented than Divine Lilac. Both are with some shimmer.

Thanks for your comment! :)

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nilla cookie Thursday, November 1, 2007

Thanks for responding to my questions!

Anything that is virtually mistake-proof is a must on my list!

Hope you’re having a great day :)

PS – Your blog is great, PJ!

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PJ Thursday, November 1, 2007

Hello Nilla Cookie,

You are very welcome, and thank you very much for your kind words!

Do let me know your thoughts if you have a chance to test them! :)

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Kng Suan Monday, November 5, 2007

I wondering if you have tried the Dream Mousse Blusher… it was launched as a limited collection in Singapore and I think it was really popular… I am now kicking myself for not buying it…

I am going to try find the mousse eyecolour… I think it is running out, but I hope some places might still have it…

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PJ Monday, November 5, 2007

Hello Kng Suan,

I have one Dream Mousse Blusher, in 04 Mauve. It is a very natural pink, slightly on the warm side.

The texture is more fluffy than the Mousse Eyecolor and it is quite fun to use. The finish is adjustable, from sheer to a slightly more intense finish. It has some shimmer but I don’t really mind it. (I tend to like matte blushers.) Overall I like it a lot.

Hope you manage to find either the Eyecolor or the Blusher! Let me know how you get on with the search.

By the way, I have reviewed the makeup brushes I use, as you requested. Hope you have enjoyed it!

Thank you again for visiting my blog!

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Kng Suan Tuesday, November 6, 2007

HI PJ,

I’m surprised you remembered that I was the one who requested the post of make up brushes…:)

Thanks for that. Reading that make me realise how much I miss Ruby and Millie as I used to live in UK for four years… :(

Thanks anyway and have a great day!

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PJ Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Hi Kng Suan,

You are welcome! Great to know that you also like Ruby & Millie!

I like their brushes in particular. Actually, I have got some Boots vouchers in the last two weeks and I have got myself another two brushes from Ruby & Millie. Maybe I will review them later on…:)

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