Archive for 'Mineral Makeup Swatches'
Reposted from sister blog Beautynomics
I must admit that I only keep a small collection of eyeshadows. I don’t like collecting too much – I think I’m more obsessed with a flawless canvass, and recently, beautiful cheeks. But of course, staple shades would always be on my vanity table. I’m a schizo when it comes to eyeshadows – sometimes I want them soft focus, and feminine, but sometimes I want them ultra pigmented, that gives instant color at first swipe. What I don’t like? Color that’s too diluted, texture too powdery, or color just won’t show up no matter how much you pack colors on your lids.
With my recent love for playing and experimenting with eyeshadows, I have tried Avon Smooth Mineral Eyeshadow.
Superfine powder pigments blend like a dream. Use one or layer, go sheer or smoky. Whisper-soft, air-light. Natural radiance, pure luxury.
Loose eyeshadow. Using loose mineral eyeshadows must entail a very careful application, for once powder falls on unwanted places ( like your undereyes ) , they are very hard to remove. A generous dusting of loose powder under the eyes is most recommended prior to playing with loose eyeshadows. Let the excess powder fall of there. Sweep them away later.
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Mineral Makeup Review: Avon Smooth Mineral Eyeshadow
I was so so happy yesterday as I came home with two packages. One from Purely Cosmetics ( which I finally nailed the shade, yay! review’s for tomorrow!) and one is the package from Pure Anada. My co-mineral makeup lover pal Aileen sent me samples of mineral foundations in Mountain View and Ivory Chinook ( which is good for fairly light warm skin tones ) , and I was not able to find my shade in them, but was able to find a very good ( no not just very good, but extraordinarily good! ) mineral foundation in Pure Anada! So imagine my glee when the samples I ordered finally landed.
Amongst the 12 samples worth $9 (with free shipping, isn’t that great? ), I immediately grabbed the three foundation shades: Golden Harvest, Soft Wheat, and Mountain Sunset. ( on the first photo, from L-R, and Mountain Sunset is at the bottom ) Here are swatches on my tissue paper :
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Mineral Makeup Update : Pure Anada Mineral Foundation Swatches/Review