Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Back from the Desert with Some Colorful BFTE Shadows.

I just returned from three days in the desert with my kids.  I am beyond wiped out.  I drove four hours today and all I heard during those four hours was
 Kid 1: I want to go home and see Daddy.
 Kid 2: I don't wanna go home....I wanna go to resternaut (<----actual word)
Four....hours.  Over a mountain...oh ya..they were paving the mountain also.  So I spent about 45 mins trapped in the woods on a mountain waiting to be eaten by Sasquatch.   My day > your day!

I am crusin through a swatch backlog.  I have a ton of new stuff to review and my review bins are about to explode.  So for the next few days, I will pump out quite a few swatch posts until I am caught up.

So here is a BFTE "Blue/Green" post!

I'm building my blue shadow collection little by little.  Along with pink, blue is a color I love in the jar but not necessarily on me.  I am working through those hangups to open my beauty prospects.  I love BFTE for this sort of thing.  You can pick up a handful of samples in a huge variety of shades and try out new looks without spending a fortune on a color you may dislike. Here are some of the blues...and greens I've been playing with.

Wasted Time


Wasted Time is a shimmering medium deep blue on an indigo base.

Miracle


Miracle is a shimmering deep denim blue with silver sparkle

Deep Thoughts

Deep Thoughts is a shimmering light olive.  I found this shadow applied very patchy.  I could not get an even application over any base


Journey


Journey is a shimmering light grey/green.  Like Deep Thoughts, this applied very patchy for me.

Jazzy

Jazzy is a shimmering light appletini green

Final Thoughts

This group contained only the second and third BFTE shadow I did not care for, Journey and Deep Thoughts. They were just too patchy for me.  It is a shame because the colors they should have been were nice and versatile.  The others were excellent, with Miracle being the standout shade...even for a blue shy girl like myself.

Where to buy: Beauty From the Earth
Price:  Samples $2.00 Full Size $6.50


3 comments:

  1. I have Journey, it's awesome foiled, wet, or over a foiling agent like BFTE's Liquid Luster, Fyrinnae's Pixie Epoxy, or Darling Girl Cosmetics Glitter Glue.

    I don't have Deep Thoughts but Wasted time has probably been my biggest BFTE disappointment to-date; I found the color very sheer and didn't much care for the texture/consistency or the shade actually. However all I did was swatch it on my arm, I haven't tried wearing it over a base.

    The rest of my BFTE disappointments are few, I could list them on one hand, and apparently not very significant since I can't remember what they are off-hand.. lol.

    Thanks for the swatches! :)

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  2. Ooh, puuuurdy :D I am really drawn to Wasted Time! Also, I am totally going to start using "resternaut", it's my new favorite word. Sounds like someone who explores restaurants? Like an astronaut? But of restaurants.

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  3. My first BFTE purchase is on its way to me right now. I got a sampler of shadows, can't wait to try them out! Just choosing amongst all the colors took forever:-)

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