Price: P350 for each shadow pan, P295 for the magnetic container
Date Bought:29 March 2014
Location Bought: Beauty Bar Eastwood
|I really felt like getting blue eyeshadow that day. Blame it on Frozen and on one of my favorite tumblr users.|
Artdeco used to be carried by SM Watsons. Now, the brand is stocked by Beauty Bar. I do not know why they transferred from one major company to another, but I do know that Artdeco shadows are good. I'm glad that they didn't pull out of the country altogether.
|Shade 03 (Pearly Granite Grey, according to the Beauty Bar website) to the left is a shimmery blue gray.|
Shade 63 (Pearly Baby Blue) to the right is a shimmery light blue.
|Artdeco eye shadows are "magnetic system" eyeshadows.|
|The bottom of each pan has a magnetic strip, which locks into place in the specially made palette.|
|The left side of each pan has a label identifying the eyeshadow color.|
|Since I only wanted to make a simple blue eye look, I bought their smallest two-shadow palette.|
These shadows are creamy and well-pigmented. They last for a whole day in an airconditioned environment, even without an eyeshadow base. They do have a bit of fallout upon application however, but that's the only complaint I have about them. The ice-encrusted, Queen Elsa finish is exactly what I was going for when I thought of purchasing these colors.
|This is the resultant eye effect using both colors.|
|I applied Shade 63 all over my lid, then used Shade 03 on my outer Vs. Then I lined my upper lids with brown eyeliner. Finally, I put on mascara.|
|I also lined a little bit (maybe 1/4?) of my lower lid to make my eyes appear rounder and spaced farther apart.|
Would I buy this again? No. While the pans are tiny, a little goes a long way when using them. Also, none of the other colors available at Beauty Bar catch my interest. Perhaps when I feel like wearing another color combination that I don't already have, I'll give Artdeco another visit.