Friday, 29 March 2013

Shiro Swatches: Part Two!

More swatches! These are the rest of my samples, it'll be a pretty picture heavy post!
Again all swatches are done over MUA Primer on the left and Pixie Epoxy on the right, taken in natural light. All descriptions are from the Shiro Cosmetics website.

Shiro Cosmetics The Last Homely House, Attercop Atterop, Chiefest of Calamities and There and Back Again
The Last Homely House, Attercop Attercop, Chiefest of Calamites and There and Back Again all from the Hobbit themed There and Back Again Collection :)

The Last Homely House - reddened brown with strong forest green shimmer
Shiro Cosmetics The Last Homely House Swatch

Attercop, Attercop - Matte black base with the deep blue iridescence of an insect's carapace.
Shiro Cosmetics Attercop, Attercop Swatch

Chiefest of Calamities - Vivid orange-toned red with bright golden sparks.
Shiro Cosmetics Chiefest of Calamities Swatch

There And Back Again  - The bright emerald green of Bilbo's front door!
Shiro Cosmetics There And Back Again Swatch

Shiro Cosmetics Rupee, Farore's Wind, Hero of Ages, Cornucopia
Rupee, Farore's Wind and Hero of Ages from the Legends collection and Cornucopia from the Tributes collection. Hero of Ages was a gift with purchase sample, I may have mentioned this but Caitlin picked out perfect shades!

Rupee - Vivid shimmery yellow-green with golden undertones and just a touch of darker green glitter.
Shiro Cosmetics Rupee Swatch
(a sticky base really brings out the glitter!)

Farore's Wind - Light blue-toned green with silver shimmer. 
Shiro Cosmetics Farore's Wind Swatch

Hero of Ages - Dark, blue-toned forest green with light shimmer.
Shiro Cosmetics Hero of Ages Swatch

Cornucopia - Bright, bold yellow with strong golden shimmer.  
Shiro Cosmetics Cornucopia Swatch

Shiro Cosmetics Alkahestry, Slave 23, Bubblebeam, Heart Attack, Shinigami
Alkahestry and Slave 23 from the Fullmetal collection, Bubblebeam from the Super Effective collection, Heart Attack and Shinigami from the Notebook collection. Alkahestry was a gift with purchase sample.

  Alkahestry - Sheer-ish pale violet with a brilliant blue-sparkle base.
Shiro Cosmetics Alkahestry Swatch
This is really stunning over a sticky base.

Slave 23 - A gorgeous sheer wash of gold loaded with golden sparkle 
Shiro Cosmetics Slave 23 Swatch

Bubblebeam - Bright, clear, shimmery blue.
Shiro Cosmetics Bubblebeam Swatch

Heart Attack - Deep maroon with blue duochrome.
Shiro Cosmetics Heart Attack Swatch

Shinigami - Dark royal purple with silver sparks 

Shiro Cosmetics Shinigami Swatch

Favourites from this are The Last Homely House (the green shimmer makes it so unique and just gorgeous), Rupee, Alkahestry, Bubblebeam and Shinigami.

Everything shown can be purchased from the Shiro Cosmetics website

Full Size (2g) $5.00 - $6.00
Mini (1g) $3.50
Sample (1/4 tsp) $1.00

Full Size (approx. 5.5 grams) $6.50
Mini (approx. 4 grams in a tin) $5.00
Sample (approx. 1.5 grams in clamshell) $1.80


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    1. They are, I swear I'm hemmoraging money to indie companies. They just have so many pretty unique shades!


  2. I'm not sure I could pull it off but I really love bubblegum - So pigmented!


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