Today, Aki and I had to go to Shinjuku; so, being the opportunist that I am, I schlepped him to the addiction counter, and had him aid me in taking pictures. I thought today (being Monday and all) would be a great day to swatch the palettes...WRONG! When I got to Shinjuku, and saw they were doing Hokousha Tengoku, I quickly realized it was a national holiday...when will I have my place in the sun!
Unrated (why do my fingers look like plump, little Vienna Sausages?!?).
Unfortunately, the swatches of Unrated suffered from poor lighting, and no ipad case background. You can kinda see some sheen on the first finger, whereas the other three a matte.
I'm so disappointed with the way this palette photographed; the picture doesn't do Tuxedo Moon any justice. Aki and I were taking pictures, huddled in a tiny corner at the Addiction counter, trying not to obstruct anyones shopping, and Tuxedo moon paid for it. Gomen Tuxedo Moon, I know you're beautiful!
Wow, where did the bronze and gold come from?! In person, the shadows on the first and third fingers are much more taupe.
I wanna party at Mudd Club! The shadows in this photo are pretty accurate to what they resemble in person.
Damn you Blurry photo! The white shadow is not flakey, I just picked up too much. The yellow is matte, and the other three have a beautiful sheen. You can see a little bit of the blue sheen in the purple shadow.
Black or White.
With the Black or white palette you get, one gorgeously fantastic, tarnished greenish-black shadow, one terrible, flakey, pearled white with a barely-there pinkish-lavender sheen, and a shimmery white and black. three out of four can't be bad right? WRONG! Not with a ¥6,510 price tag!
All the shadows are new, and not existing in single form. Also, with the exception of the white flakey dud in the Black or White palette, all the other eye shadows are of the same quality and performance as the permanent line.
Hope this helps!
Looking gorgeous one lipstick at a time.