Hey Brown Girl!
Today I am sharing part of my Colourpop collection with you. All my shadows, highlight shades, and blushes are featured, but I excluded my lippies to save for a later date. The packaging of the shadows and blushes shook up the beauty industry when they first launched in 2014. All I remember is seeing videos of dope Colourpop unboxing videos and being blown away by the packaging and personal message sent to each customer. The new wave of customer experience Colourpop provided really pushed me into purchasing. I had my first unboxing haul in 2015, which you can find here.
Back in 2015, I purchased five super shock shadows including: BAE, HAMMERED, MOOINING, I HEART THIS, GAME FACE, and SO QUICHE. Since then, I have added HUSTLE, and NILLIONAIRE. I also have purchased two blushes: FLUSH'D and CHEERIO, and one highlighter in the shade AVALON.
Okay, so lets get into the swatches. From Top to Bottom are the following Shades: HAMMERED, MOONING, SO QUICHE, CHEERIO, GAMEFACE, I HEART THIS, MOONING, FLUSH'D, BAE, NILLIONAIRE, and AVALON.
Girl! Do you see how beautiful these shadows are? Now, I let you know how old some of them are and age isn't nothing but a number! Some of them are still coming through with the magic two years after purchase. To the right is BAE when I first opened her up back in 2015. The pattern shown in the photo was present on all of my products prior to use.
These shadows are all very pigmented. I do not experience any issues with application. For my shadows, most of the time I use my fingers. However, to highlight and when using blush I opt for a brush. Here is a brief breakdown of each shade:
MOONING: This shadow is a brownish-burgundy color. This could also be used for a neutral look. It is the perfect fall color, but can be turned into a fun summer smokey eye by pairing it with pink and gold shades.
SO QUICHE: This is a gold with hints of pink and silver. It is stunning. I love using this on my crease in combination with brown shades.
CHEERIO: This is one of my go-to blush shades. I generally apply with a brush. I purchased this last year. It's a dark pink/purple shade that looks very flattering on darker skin. I love using this to warm up a makeup look.
GAMEFACE: This burnt orange is perfect for caramel and brown skin tones. It is very flattering. I love the golden hint when this color hits sunlight.
I HEART THIS: This is another one of my favorite shadows. Such a nice tear duct color. It definitely pops with brown skin tones. You could even get away with wearing this as a highlight if you are that daring.
HUSTLE: I love this beautiful purple shade. it is a really nice transition color when paired with browns.
FLUSH'D: This is a nice pinkish orange shade with subtle hints of gold. It looks really good on darker skin tones. I purchased this shade in 2016. It has turned into a clay-like consistency similar to play-dough. It doesn't pick up as easily as it use to unfortunately. It also does not blend out as easily as it use to blend, but it still gets the job done. Applying it with my fingers as a blush is the gives the best application with this shade. This shade really helps to add a natural glow.
BAE: This is such a unique shade. A beautiful purple with hints of blue. I loved this color when I first purchased it. To be honest though, it is my least used shade.
NILLIONAIRE: This is my favorite shimmer. It is a nice traditional gold glitter shadow with hints of purple.
AVALON: This would be my most used Colourpop product in this post. I LOVE this shade. I highlight with this golden shimmer and it just flatters the mess out of my complexion.
Overall, I had a very pleasant experience purchasing from Colourpop. I have ordered from them six times over the years and I have never had any issues. I always purchase with paypal, and nine times out of ten I can find a promo code to use, which is always nice! I can say that as they have expanded they aren't as detailed with packaging as they use to be, but they always include a personal message which is pretty cool.
Hope you guys enjoyed looking into my collection!
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