Monday, April 6, 2009

Pop/Pixi review

I'm a sucker for cute packaging. I love love love it.

Goddess Clutch

First of all, the black clutch is adorable and I love the material it's made of. You can also pop out the makeup and use it as a regular clutch for a night out. Awesome, awesome. Now onto to the contents of the clutch...There are a few matte eyeshadows as well as sparkly, two blushes, and one clear sparkly lip gloss. I love the gloss, it wears well throughout the night, and goes with everything. The blushes are two healthy looking and natural shades (peachy pink, baby pink). I love the sparkly/matte finishes off the eyeshadows and the colors, especially the deep gorgeous teal!

Lid Pastels

This palette features six fun pastel shades. When you flip open the top, there are three suggestions for looks you can create using the palette. I love the lightest shade (the shimmery white one), it's a great highlighter for super fair skin just like mine! I'm constantly on the look out for a good highlighter, and I usually always find them in the most unlikely products (my favorite highlighters tend to originally be eyeshadows)!

Lip Lust in "Flirty Fuschia"

If you want to try out bright lip colors but you're afraid of something that is too pigmented, you will love this. If you're a fan of bright lip colors (like me) and want to add another color to your collection, you will love this. It's a bright pink fuschia but it's very sheer to medium coverage, not very opaque so it's definitely a 'safe' bright color. It's incredibly moisturizing though!

Pixi Gel Liner in "Jade"


This reminds me of MAC's Fluidline eyeliners. I love green eye products: shadows, liners, etc. They're amazing for brown eyes. This gel liner comes with a little brush to apply it with. Normally, it is advised to throw out the applicator brushes but this brush is actually pretty good. It's small so you can have more control over the color and the application.

Neutralizing cover up kit

This is perfect for any and all skin imperfections. I mostly use the green to cover up some redness that I get from my hypothyroidism. I put a thin layer over the redness, then cover it up with concealer and that's all. It reduced my 'redness covering up' routine to only two steps.

Sheer Cheek Gel in "Natural".

This product is just like it's name. It's a very natural pink shade, what I love most about it is that the application is so sheer but very easily buildable so you can control the pigment. A little goes a long way though, so it's probably best to start with only a dot or two on your fingertips or on a cosmetic sponge. I like to put this on the apples of my cheeks very lightly (as a natural shade) and then brush MAC's Dollymix over it as a bright shade for a 'pop' of color. I got that trick from Bobbi Brown's latest book (Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual)




-ashley

3 comments:

Rai said...

I want to try Pop so bad!!
And Pixi I see at Target, I've eyed it a little. Thanks again!

Mista Jaycee said...

This is good stuff to know. Sometimes I gotta shop for my Wife and daughter.
Just peeking at your blog. Very Cool!
Stop by
Jaycee

Heather said...

I love the Neutralizing cover up kit. Don't know if this is a first, but I've never seen anything with everything you need in one set. Love it!