Monday, December 12, 2011

Jouer Creme Eyeshadow

Hey everybody! I hope everyone is having a really great holiday season, I know I am! I just got my baby puppy yesterday! More about her later because I really could not wait to show you guys this Jouer Creme Eyeshadow in Feather I got the other day

I ordered it from Birchbox and got it for free! I had racked up so many points (230 to be exact) and that meant that I had $20 in points to spend. I have had my eye on this for a couple of weeks now and when I started contemplating which shade I wanted, I googled them (there's only 4) for swatches. I found each swatch...except for one, which was Feather. It was the one I was leaning towards anyways, and figured it would be a good chance to swatch it for the internet world, since I couldn't find one. There are 2 dark colors, and 2 light colors with Feather being one of the lighter ones. This one has a pink undertone to it: obviously already swatched it as I couldn't keep my hands off long enough for a photo. Isn't it gorgeous?

left: swatched once right: swatched 3x

As you can see, the shadow is really sheer for the first swatch, but it is seriously buildable. I love that it is sheer considering it would be a good highlighter because of that. With one coat on my cheek bone, when the light hits it perfectly, it looks natural and beautiful. In fact, here's a great example of how pretty it is with the light hitting it:
left: swatched once right: swatched 3x
excuse the blurryness of the picture, as it is a little hard to capture with one hand!

-as for using it as a shadow (as it is intended) I like to use this under Stila's Kitten (which came broken!)

-I found that I did need a primer underneath or else it will crease. Another point I wanted to make was that it is so silky & dries down to a powdery like consistency. It is so extremely beautiful that I really cannot tell you how much I love it and I cannot wait to try out Cashmere next. If you have enough Birchbox points, get this! Even if you don't, I would pay $20 for this little gem.

Now about my puppy! She is a blue miniature pincher and I named her Stella, after Stella McCartney. It was the perfect middle ground as I am a fan of Stella because of her clothing line, and mom is a fan of her dad, Paul. But I sometimes call her grimlin or reindeer because she looks like both of them. I bought her the cutest coat! it's red and has a hood with fur (faux) and if it was bigger, you would mistake it for a human coat. I also bought her a cute sweater with ruffles I will be taking some pictures and i'll put them up in no time! Yep, im the crazy dog lady now lol

Thanks so much for reading!

Erica J


Melanie said...

That is such a gorgeous color! I love wearing pretty neutral colors like that...they go well with everything!

And omg Stella is too CUTE!

Erica J said...

yes grab this one! it is seriously so beautiful!

Oh I no isnt Stella the best? She has been such a blessing!

Tiffany @ Life as a Southern girl said...

your puppy is too cute!
& that eyeshadow looks pretty & goes great with your skin tone.

Miranda said...

Awww your puppy is adorable!!! that eye shadow looks so pretty...I just bought the jouer mini gloss set on birchbox with most my points...only had to py 5 for the difference. Love those points!

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