skip to main content
ULTA Beauty Logo
  • Home
  • / Makeup
  • / Eyes
  • / Eyeshadow
  • / Shadow Squad
Shadow Squad

Almay

Shadow Squad

(284) REVIEWS (1) Q&A ASK A QUESTION

0.12 oz Item 2518599

Color:Ambition

Options

View All Options

Find in Store-

Meet Your Squad! Almay's Shadow Squad features one shade in four beautiful finishes - satin, matte, metal and glitter. Wear alone or all together for modern monochrome looks!

Key Benefits:
  • One shade, four ways: matte, metallic, satin, glitter
  • Soft, velvety formula with gorgeous color payoff
  • Offer a range of shades, from flattering neutrals to on-trend color
  • Hypoallergenic, ophthalmologist tested, safe for sensitive eyes
Wear one finish alone, or combine for a dimensional monochrome look.
Talc, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Dimethicone, Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Magnesium Stearate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Potassium Sorbate, Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Details+

How to Use+

Ingredients+

Reviews

Product Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
AlmayShadow Squad
 
4.1

(based on 284 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Applies smoothly (211)
  • Great color (189)
  • Blends easily (184)
  • Silky texture (168)
  • Long lasting (105)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (63)
  • Cheap compact case (52)
  • Difficult to apply (32)
  • Doesn't blend well (30)
  • Smudges or flakes (24)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (203)
  • Natural effect (144)
  • Going out (139)
  • Work (98)
  • Smokey effect (92)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (139), Trendy style (72), Classic style (54)

Reviewed by 284 customers

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

This is AWFUL!!

By Amanda

from Virginia

About Me Trendy Style

Pros

    Cons

    • Doesn't Blend Well

    Best Uses

      Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

      This product is horrible. So glad that everyone that got this product sent for review for free got a "great" palette but the two I PAID for suck!! No color pay off at all. Stay far away!

      (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      THESE ARE A-W-F-U-L! DON'T BUY THIS!

      By WinterStars

      from NY, NY

      Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

      First of all how dare Almay portraying themselves as a reputable brand yet put out garbage like this!!! Granted, I'll give credit where it's due by saying that the innovative concept of a monochrome eyeshadow quad with four different finishes in a single compact is something no other Cosmetic Company has put out, at least not that I've seen. It's really a great idea, but the product itself needs to deliver an supercede expectations! And this is something this product DOES NOT DO! If any this is a Giant disappointment and has let the majority of the consumers down as far as I'm concerned. Like MANY OTHERS have said, There is NO color pay off, NO pigmentation you'll be lucky if you see anything at all regardless of how hard you dig your brush in, regardless of how many times you swipe the color, it's the same result, completely inferior, overpriced garbage! We all can't be wrong! Almay better start stepping up in the right direction or else people slowly but surely will stop wasting our hard earned money on their products and it'll be forgotten about! SO many better quality products out there that actually perform and deliver, Only the strong survive

      (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Don't even bother...

      By Anna

      from Florida

      About Me Classic Style

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Apply
        • No pigmentation

        Best Uses

          Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

          Don't waste a dime on these...
          I can't speak to any other shades, but if they're anything like ambition then they have no pigmentation or color whatsoever. I swatched mine when I got it home and I couldn't believe how little color came off. Also, when swatched, the two mattes and the two shimmers are functionally identical so what looks like a quad is essentially a duo. Ulta has wonderful, inexpensive eyeshadows for sale like colourpop and morphe. Pass on these.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Doesn't have any pigment

          By Truska

          from Chicago

          Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

          This product is just awful. It is too powdered. It doesn't show any color like there is no pigmentation at all. Don't buy it.

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Almost no pigmentation

          By Susan

          from USA

          About Me Natural Style

          Pros

            Cons

            • Cheap Compact Case
            • Wears Off Easily

            Best Uses

              Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

              I bought two at my local Ulta, the teal and the gold. Almost no pigmentation, and even when there is, all four shades in one compact are basically the same. The only good reviews I've read of this is from people who got it free. I threw mine away after trying to make them work several times.

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great for price

              By Cgs

              from Illinois, USA

              Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

              Smooth, blendable, and very pretty!

              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Why are most..

              By Meggs117

              from Texas

              Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

              Why are most of the high reviews from people talking about their paid sponsorship? These are weak. No pigmentation. Bought 4. The taupe quad literally had no pay off from the matte!

              (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Disappointed

              By Vonnielss

              from Ohio

              About Me Natural Style

              Pros

                Cons

                • No color pay off

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

                  The world is my oyster is the worst eyeshadow I've ever used there is literally no color payoff from the matt.

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  There are better drugstore eyeshadows.

                  By KatyCT

                  from CT

                  About Me Classic Style

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Blend Well
                    • Wears Off Easily

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

                      I bought five of these and found the color payoff to be average to poor and they are difficult to blend well. The idea of four finishes for one color in a single eyeshadow is a very good one though. If the product performed better I would be a huge fan.

                      (1 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Repeat consumer!

                      By Flash

                      from Sidney, OH

                      About Me Natural Style

                      Pros

                      • Applies Smoothly
                      • Great Color
                      • Long Lasting
                      • Silky Texture

                      Cons

                      • Too Sparkly

                      Best Uses

                      • Everyday
                      • Going Out
                      • Natural Effect
                      • Work

                      Comments about Almay Shadow Squad:

                      I love this product! So silky and luxurious!! If you haven't tried yet, you definitely have to asap!
                      "This post was sponsored by Almay® as part of a sampling activation for Crowdtap. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review

                      Displaying reviews 1-10

                      Back to top

                      Previous | Next »

                      Q&A

                      Product Q&A

                      Ask a question

                      Do you have questions about this product?

                      Get answers from in-house experts.

                      1 Question | 1 Answer
                      Displaying question 1
                      • Q:

                        are these Almay shadows available in stores?
                        Asked on 2/7/2018 by donna from AZ

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi Donna,

                          A few stores may have them now but starting in March all stores will have them!

                          Answered on 2/8/2018 by Brand Expert
                      Displaying question 1

                      Do you have a question about this product?