I am so excited to write, take pictures and review today’s post: Fyrinnae Pride 2013 Collection eyeshadows part 1. The next part will be a post dedicated to the Fyrinnae Hitched eyeshadow. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to purchase it, together with the rest of the collection, since it was out of stock a day after the press release came out. But I’m glad I was able to purchase it when they restocked most of their pressed shadows yesterday. I won’t miss that bright, satin metallic warm red eyeshadow again.
This collection went live last June 19th and it was sold out in merely a week after the launch and a day after the press release. So here are the eyeshadows from the collection, both pressed and loosed, plus a free sample of Fyrinnae Lucky Charmed. One more thing, I only purchased all of the eyeshadows but not the lip lustres: Fashion Disaster and Queer Theory from the collection since I already have similar shades from my own makeup collection.
Note for Swatches:
All swatches were done both Indoors and Outdoors. Indoors used a yellow incandescent bulb which tends to appear a bit warmer than they actually appear. Outdoors were shot both in parallel and at an angle. These all come in 3 different swatches: (L-R) applied with a damp brush with no base, applied over Maybelline’s Too Cool Color tattoo (base) and applied over Fyrinnae’s Pixie Epoxy.
The swatch for Unicorn is an exception, as I’ve swatched it 4 times: (L-R) applied with a damp brush with no base, applied over Pixie Epoxy still too wet when applied, applied over Maybelline’s Too Cool Color tattoo (base) and applied again over Pixie Epoxy just right on time. My skin tone is warm, NC 43 or 45, depends on the type of foundation used.
Fyrinnae Agenda: A+
It is described as a multi-faceted gray with a pink highlight. The shimmer is very subtle that it displays a satin finish. This shade looks borderline gray taupe on my skin. It’s a satin finish but looks semi-matte when applied damp with no base. This is a good shade to use to tone down, bold and bright metallics or glitters.
It is described as neither white nor cream but a transparent lavender with multi-sparkles. From the entire line, this is the one that offers lesser pigmentation but it wasn’t intended to give you that bold color just a cool-toned highlighter for your inner eye corners or the brow bone. It leans towards a much cooler opacity when applied over Maybelline’s Too Cool color tattoo. But this is a very buildable color, if you want that more opaque pay-off minus the base.
Wizard’s Wedding Cake: A+
It is described as a bold, icy blue shimmer on a deep chocolate brown base which turns to pink at an angle. This is definitely striking in person. Arcane Magic are one of a kind because they change color depending at the angle where light hits or the type of light used. This best compliments with taupes, browns, grays and rustic oranges. This is very wearable and never intimidating when worn during the day.
Lucky Charmed: A+
It is described as a lush, metallic green with a green sparkle. It looks like an Aztec gold leaning towards a Chartreuse gold metallic on my skin. This is a freebie sample given to me and the pigmentation is fabulous. If you are a fan of earthen greens and anything metallic, definitely you need to try this. This is a shade that I can definitely sport on a vacation at the beach for that warm summer nights or a great accent for fall colors paired with earth oranges and mauves.
Fyrinnae once again, never disappoints. I used to not be a huge fan of loose eyeshadows because they are pretty messy and hard to work with. But after I met Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy everything seems so easy, a definite a must-have for those who would love to try the superb pigmentation of loose eyeshadows. Lesser fall outs, better pigmentation, definitely an eyeshadow heaven. The pressed eyeshadow, Unicorn, I did have problems with its pigmentation during the first time I’ve swatched it. But it was simply because, I did not wait for the Pixie Epoxy to get completely dry. It was immediately resolved on my second try. The loose eyeshadows: Wizard’s Wedding Cake and Agenda, are pretty close in color and definitely will compliment each other if used together. These are wearable during the day as they are bold but not that bright nor intimidating. I am looking forward for Hitched to arrive on my mailbox and I will definitely post an FOTD featuring this collection. Plus, my freebie sample, Lucky Charmed, is so beautiful!
Have you guys tried the any of Fyrinnae’s products yet, their eyeshadows for that matter? What about this latest collection of the Fyrinnae Pride 2013 Collection?
Charisma’s Rating: A+ (overall)
Price: $8.25 for a 26mm 2 g. /0.7 oz. pressed eyeshadow (No mini samples available)
$6.25 for a 3 g. full-sized loose eyeshadowor $2.25 for a 1/3 tsp. (approx. 0.4 to 0.7 oz) mini sample loose eyeshadow
Where to Buy Fyrinnae Pride 2013 Collection: Fyrinnae’s website
I purchased this!