Featured Products...A little something new I wanted to do here; an all-in-one post featuring one product where I share swatches, a short review, and a look/FOTD. I'll also be posting a tutorial to coincide with my Featured Product posts. It'll give my lovely readers an idea of how the product works as a whole.
For my debut post, I present the e.l.f. Brightening Eyeshadow Quad in Rocker.
Luxuriously smooth, pigmented formula provides your eyes with a bright and beautiful sweep of rich color. The formula blends into skin for a long lasting, beautiful effect. Each quad is comprised of 4 coordinating shades that allow for both natural and dramatic looks. Built-in mirror and applicator included.
Um...I totally don't know where the sponge tip applicator went O_O
Swatches on bare skin (over lotion)
I'm always pleasantly surprised with the e.l.f. quads. For $1, I'd say that that they're pretty nice. They obviously don't compare to high-end brands, nor are they the best among drugstore products, but come on, they're $1 and workable. As for lasting power throughout the day, I never have an issue but then again I ALWAYS use a primer to aid in longevity AND a base to bring out the color...something I always always suggest.
The Rocker quad in particular has 3 beautifully smooth, pigmented colors. The 1 color that I have an issue with is the white. It applies super grainy and sheer; nothing a good adhesive base won't help though. I suggest a cream like NYX Jumbo Pencils, and Too Faced Glitter Glue Shadow Insurance is awesome as well.
Look/FOTD...tutorial coming soon! (I used Too Faced Glitter Glue as a base for this look)
Senna Cosmetics Brow Shaper Duo in Brunette (powder side only)
MAC Studio Select Concealer in NW25
Senna Cosmetics Brow Fix X in Taupe
Too Faced Shadow Insurance (primer)
MAC Painterly Paintpot (base)
Too Faced Glitter Glue (lid)
e.l.f. Brightening Eyeshadow Quad in Rocker
wet n wild Eyeshadow Single in Brulee (browbone highlight)
Maybelline Waterproof Volume Express Mascara—Very Black
Salon Perfect Demi Wispies
Duo Clear Lash Glue
MAC Studio Fix Fluid in NW25
MAC Studio Fix Powder in N5
Loreal Bare Natural concealer in Light (under eye concealer/brightener)
NYC Skin Smoothing Bronzer (contour/bronzer)
Lorac Luminizer (cheek highlight)
Ulta lipliner in Flesh
MAC lipstick in Plumful and Hue