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Wednesday, October 28

Finally the review: Elegant Minerals sample haul

The samples arrived quickly but I was too busy to do the swatches.

I ordered the Elegant Minerals 13 piece MMU sample kit containing:

Blush samples:
513 Pale Apricot
504 Terra Cotta
514 Natural Glow

Terra cotta is the strangest terra cotta color I've seen so far: usually colors under that name are brick orange. This one is natural and pinkish, I much prefer this to Pale Apricot.

Finishing dust samples:

202 Sheer Neutral
(Sheer Neutral looks very bright yellow in the jar)
203 Sheer Translucent

Eyeshadow samples:

325 Silver Bullet
329 Seafoam
320 True Cream

Silver Bullet is not present on the pics, gave away - looks like any other silvery color. Seafoam reminds me of EDM's mint concealer but it has some sparkle in it. True Cream is too yellow for me, cannot use it.

Foundation samples:

117 Fair Ivory
127 Natural Wheat
C102 Golden Wheat
110 Beige

And the 1 cent Light Cool Foundation Sample Kit containing
101 Light Bisque
109 Rose Beige
125 Rose Buff and
127 Natural Wheat.
I put all the foundi samples all on one swatch picture:

Foundations have very nice structure and blend with water like a dream. I think my colors are Light Bisque and Natural Wheat.

And other samples for a friend:

Organic 2in1 Facial Cleanser/Toner Sample
Organic Coconut Milk Makeup Remover Sample
Natural Olive Oil Soap Bar - Spring Water
Natural Olive Oil Soap Bar - Vanilla Spice
(melted nicely, did not use on face as instructed, felt pleasant on skin)
Natural Clay Mask Sample - Green Clay

She's going to tell me more about those when she's tried them all.

Saturday, October 10

Elegant Minerals FOTD

Eyes: Elegant Minerals Seafoam, Silver Bullet, TKB's Breath of Spring and Pisces Blue
Foundation: Elegant Minerals Natural Wheat (No 127)
Elegant Minerals Sheer Neutral setting powder and Terra Cotta blush

Got a packet of samples Monday evening, still no time to swatch them. At least had enough time for a EOTD.

Saabus Elegant Minerals'i pakk kuid siiani pole jõudnud swatche teha - loodetavasti järgmine nädalavahetus... tellisin päris palju meigipõhja-näidiseid, neid oleks päris huvitav võrrelda. Natural Wheat on liiga oranž.