Swatcharama! : Colourpop Cosmetics Pressed Pigments

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Hello My Bunnies!

I was playing with makeup at 1 am in the morning (yes I’m an insomniac and clearly makeup’s my therapy!) and I had the bright idea of posting some swatches just before going to bed because I love these eyeshadows soooo much! If you follow me on instagram (and if you don’t go do that right now!! Username’s “bunniesan”), you probably saw a photo of a lovely package of goodies by Colourpop Cosmetics, a birthday pressie from my bestie (she understands me! ) There were six pressed pigments (they are a cross between a pigment, cream eyeshadow, and normal eyeshadow!)  in there and let me tell you, I’m head over heels for each and every one of them. They are soooo buttery and creamy and almost feels wet to the touch. They glide on beautifully, and are super pigmented and sparkly! And the best part is, they are only 5 bucks (USD) a pop ! You can’t beat that! You can find them at : https://colourpop.com/

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Forgive me for this shabby picture but I’ve already swatched and reswatched these shadows millions of times so the emboss is pretty much non existent now :/

~So Quiche : A soft olive with a highly reflective gold and pink violet glittery duo chrome metallic finish

~BAE: A rich eggplant purple with an emerald, and turquoise, glittery duo chrome metallic finish

~On The Rocks: A vibrant true bronze with gold and violet glitter

~3 : A cool-toned starlit bronze with a flash of silvery and multi-coloured glitter

~Sequin : A copper penny like shade with silver and gold glitter

~Game Face: An intense penny copper with a liquid like ultra-metallic finish

*All Description from Colourpop Cosmetics website

Under Yellow Light (Left to Right) : So Quiche, BAE, and On the Rocks

Under Yellow Light (Left to Right) : So Quiche, BAE, and On the Rocks

Under White Light

Under White Light

~You can see the glitters lot better under the yellow light but under the white light, the blue glitters in Bae stand out a lot more against the purple. If you want the blue stand out, you need to use a blue base underneath 🙂

Under Yellow Light (Left to Right): 3, Sequin, Game Face

Under Yellow Light (Left to Right): 3, Sequin, Game Face

Under White Light

Under White Light

Unfortunately the white light washed out the intensity of the colors so it’s definitely more accurate under the yellow light. I wasn’t able to use natural light since it’s night time 😦

I’ve already done two back to back looks using BAE and Sequin. Check out those posts if you like to see these shadows in action. Linking them down below along with some photos!

https://lovecraftnwitchheart.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/metallic-blue-and-purple-smokey-eye/

https://lovecraftnwitchheart.wordpress.com/2015/02/25/metallic-blue-and-purple-smokey-eye/

https://lovecraftnwitchheart.wordpress.com/2015/04/21/let-yourself-sparkle/

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I highly recommend these pressed pigments/eyeshadows. The products are far superior than the price point and they can transform any eyelook from drab to glam! So what are you waiting for!!

XOXO

Let Yourself Sparkle!

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We all feel lacklustre at times, some a bit more than others (by some I mean ME :P). Life isn’t always unicorn and rainbows (if only!). It’s full of peaks and troughs (here I go with my economics)! But amidst all that monotony and madness, we need to keep calm and SPARKLE ON! Today’s post is dedicated to all the divas out there who never let anyone dull their sparkle!

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EYES

~On my upper crease I applied Anastasia Beverly Hills Caramel with a fluffly brush

~With a fluffy crease brush, then I applied Anastasia Morocco on the outer crease taking it inwards

~On the lid I applied Makeup Geek Grandstand with my fingers in tapping motion

~I deepened the outer corner with Makeup Geek Bitten and Anastasia Deep Plum

~I made sure everything is blended

~Then I added Colourpop Cosmetics Sequin on my lid on top of Grandstand with a wet lid brush

~Lined my eyes with theBalm Schwing liner

~With a black kohl pencil I deepened the inner dear duct area on my waterline

~On the bottom lash line, I went with Caramel and Morocco and deepened both the corners with Bitten

~On the middle I applied Grandstand

~Curled my lashes, applied L’oreal Miss Manga Mascara and put on House of Lashes Pixie Luxe falsies

~On the inner corner I tapped a little bit of highligher (scroll down for the name)*

 

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FACE

~Nars Sheer Glow Foundation in Punjab + L’oreal True Match in N6

~MAC Prolongwear Concealer in NW25

~MAC Prep and Prime Highlighter in Light Boost

 

CHEEKS

~Cream Contour with RCMA Shinto Palette

~Givenchy Le Prisme Visage Mat in Amber Organza

~Australis Contour Palette

~MAC Powder Blush in Ripe for Love (LE)

~MAC MSF in Perfect Topping (LE) (used for inner corner as well)*

 

LIPS

Australis Stayput Lipliner in Raisin

Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon in Glace

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Alright my lovelies, hope you liked this look! Till next time, don’t forget to keep it Sparkly! XOXO

Ohh and I can’t go without a proper selfie with the front camera ^_^

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