I just received them on Tuesday. The postage date was the 30th so I'm wondering if the package was lost or possibly routed to the wrong area, which is why it took so long. I have no idea but it's not normal for Priority packages to take more than 2 weeks! Anyway, I'm not complaining as everything arrived safely and as described.
So here's the goodies:
Palette, Cream liner and an unlabeled sample but I believe it is Hysteric from Sugarpill.
Taken in natural light. Yep, I played with it a bit before taking pictures. My brush was super stiff and cut right into the pretty teal colour. Ooops!
natural light (ebony cream liner on the left)
Colour chart for the colours. I'll use this for reference when I use this for a look so you know which ones I used.
the unlabeled sample (Hysteric?) looks to be purple with blue/green sparkles
swatched over ebony cream liner on the top and swatched over white from the palette on the bottom.
I'd have to say the main thing I noticed from the palette was of course the awesome shimmering colours, then next was the smell. It's not a terrible smell, but it is sort of perfumey. I've worn two colours already and did not notice a smell after they were applied. But I know some people are sensitive to smells so I thought it was important to mention that this palette does have a smell, but it's not chemically...just sort of creamy...perfumey. Like floral body cream or something.
Anyway, the squares are about 1" x 1". They all seem to be filled at varying levels but overall you get a lot of product for the money.
When trying them out, they have a wonderful consistency. They are very creamy, blend well and shadow adheres to them decently but not as well as my Detrivore eye primer or say Fyrinnae's Pixie Epoxy. I will try these out with glitter at some point to see if it sticks at all.
I tried a couple of these on the water line and they held up really well. Didn't budge at all so that's great as I love putting fun colours on the water line. :-)
I will be playing with the palette over the next couple weeks and if I have time, I will do a more thorough review.
I've worn the HD cream liner 2 times. I tried it as I normally would for winged liner as well as on the water line. Since I'm used to using Kryolan's Aqua color liner (which is applied with water), this HD cream liner is dry to me. I think for a cream liner it's really, really good but it will take some getting used to for me. Other than it being drier than I'm used to, I like it fine. It's also very creamy and can be used as a black base. It did exceptionally well on the water line too!
The palette is $52.50 and the HD cream liner is $20.00. Both were purchased from Shrinkle's eBay store
I hope you enjoyed this post! If you have any questions, please let me know!