|$17.99 for 0.53oz/15g & 2 brushes|
But COSTCO, my love, this is a lovely birthday present for me! You shouldn't have! Count 'em: 4 full size eyeshadows (0.07oz/2g each), a full size/larger base (0.25oz/7g), AND TWO FULL SIZE BRUSHES. And honey, I've paid more for a single brush that's done less for me and my beauty than even just one of this seven piece kit!!! Lordy, my personal heaven has arrived, and it's a warehouse.....?.....
|without eyeshadow or primer, only concealer|
|with Mineral Eyeshadow Primer and e.l.f. Waterproof Eyeliner Pen in Brown on upper lashline|
|wearing Simply Innocent all over lid, Simply Trendy on inside corners, Simply Gorgeous on outer corners, and Simply Tempting on upper and lower lash lines without mascara|
|with Mineral Loose Eyeshadow and DiorShow Extase Mascara|
Simply Innocent is a matte light nude.
Simply Trendy is pinky nude with silver/gold shimmer (more sparkle than shimmer).
Simply Gorgeous is a good taupe with very fine silver shimmer.
Simply Tempting is a dark burgundy with blue-violet shimmer.
Finally, there is the Mineral Eyeshadow Base, which similarly sells on Borghese.com at $18.00 for the same quarter ounce--not bad, Costco! This base doesn't wow me as much as my trusty e.l.f. Primer but does extend the wear of shadow, especially these mineral ones. With them I get about 12 hours wear without creasing, but with other shadows, both high-end and drugstore, I start seeing minor creasing about 6 hours in (on oily lids). There is something to be said about providing products that work well together into one package, but it seems a little odd that it works so differently across products/brands.
From the packaging, these "loose eyeshadows...offer sheer glamour, soft shimmer or a dramatic evening accent. A makeup artist's secret, [eyeshadow base] maximizes the color and extends the wear of you eyeshadow while moisturizing lids and protecting eyeshadow from creasing. Even application of eyeshadow and extra-long wear are assured with this eyeshadow base."
Beauty Newb Rating:✪✪✪✪✩
Available at Costco. Individual products may be available at Borghese.com
|Wearing Kirkland Mineral Eyeshadows, e.l.f. Brown Liner, Dior Extase Mascara, NARS Douceur Blush, and Aveda Peony Lip Tint with e.l.f. Under Eye Concealer and Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Concealer|