I was so pleased when I went to the Beauty for Colours and Naked Cosmetics stand at IMATS, as the lovely Joanna Ida Jutkiewicz at Colours for Beauty took her time to demonstrate how the Naked Cosmetics pigments work and I was super impressed, and then even more so when I was kindly gifted a few samples of the Naked Cosmetics pigments and mixes! The pigments are pure, mica based mineral cosmetics which are really finely milled.
I was given 2 pigments, one in a beautiful berry shade and the other in a pale nude gold shade - both are really versatile colours. I was also given the matte eye base:and the glossy lip mix too:
Now these pigments are truly MAGIC!! You can use them as they are, wet with water when they transform to an almost liquid metal like consistency, mixed with the matte eye base to really mute down and mattify the colours or mixed with the lip gloss which produces a beautiful lip gloss shade which is very long lasting on the lips. You can mix them with body oils to make shimmery oil based bronzers, an you can even mix them with clear nail varnish to create nail colours too! WOW!!! And no they dont just look like bits of glitter mixed in with these different bases, they actually melt and pigment each base to really blend. It really is rather magical to watch LOL!!
The Pale Gold Shade - Naturally Nude Collection - NN-01
From Top to Bottom:
Label on the little plastic jar the pigment comes in
The pigment itself
Comparison of the mattified version of the pigment (i.e. mixed with the matt eye base) and the pigment mixed with water
Mixed with water
Mixed with water
On its own
As a lip gloss (i.e. mixed with the glossy lip mix)
On the lips
The Berry Shade - Naturally Nude Collection - NN-05
From Top to Bottm
Pigment itself in the jar
The jar label
On its own
As a lip gloss mixed with the glossy lip mix
Wet with water as a comparison next to the mattified version
On the lips as a gloss
I believe the pigments are sold as a set, so for example the naturally nude collection would not be sold separately and there are 6 shades in each collection. I think the price at IMATS was around 40 pounds but you get the mixes with them too. It seems like a large price but the colour collections are amazing and as they are multi-tasking products they are actually excellent value for money. My favourite way of using them is mixed with water plain and simple as they just kind of melt into this lusious liquid metal consistency - just gorgeous!
You can purchase Naked Cosmetics from www.coloursforbeauty.com
Special thanks go to Joanna Ida Jutkiewicz for kindly gifting the above reviewed products!
xoxo Angel5ace xoxo