bareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow Quad in The Happy Place
This is not a review but I had to do a post swatches because I can't contain my love for it! Also this quad is fairly new and limited edition so more swatches floating around internet, the better! :) They swatched beautifully and I am guessing they will perform beautifully on the eyes as well based on the bareMinerals Ready line's track record. Can't wait to use it. :)
BareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow Duo in The Phenomenon
Bare Escentuals BareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow Duo in The Phenomenon has Azure Iris and Golden Iris. Azure Iris is light lavender with sheen. Golden Iris is very light toned copper that leans more toward orange than gold with more shimmer than Azure Iris. When swatched, both colors are very pigmented. But on eyes, they are not super intense in color. But I think the color combination does look rather nice together. If you are looking for intense eye look, this won't do it. But it definitely does have a brightening effect.
The texture of the both eyeshadows are great. Creamy, not too much powder kicked off or fall out. I have no complaints.
The staying power is good. It lasts all day with a nice primer underneath. No creasing but Azure Iris shade seems to fade a little toward the end of the day.
Packaging is very similar to NARS products. Rubberized plastic. I find that it doesn't get dirty as easily as NARS and easier to clean.