For the longest time, I have sworn off pigments. It’s the sole reason I have never purchased indie shadows. I always joked that I just don’t have time to mess with pigments like that. Too much effort. Boy, was I wrong. For what I’m using it for–which is either a sparkly lid color or accent–it is just fine. After working with this pigment for a few weeks, it is neither faster nor slower than a regular old eyeshadow.
This has been the summer of refining my taste and learning what kinds of products better tailor to my needs, and apparently pigments are a part of those needs.
As someone who went from needing to buy something immediately after hearing about it to someone who now greatly researches a product before buying it, I now have the opportunity to wait for sales and deals. By following @nouveaucheap, I got a great deal on this pigment during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. They sent out $10 rewards to all rewards members, so I cashed that bad boy in to get this MAC pigment in the travel size of Kitschmas!
I was so skeptical at first, but after swatching it everything was okay again. I had never before seen shimmer that vibrant once compared to my regular old pink eye shadows.Continue Reading