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Saved 7/30/08 to Beauty Product Junkies

Showing off... Part I: Medusa's Makeup Mineral Shadows (pics + swatches)

Hey everybody!
As many of you may know I am a true fan of loose shadows, pigments, mineral shadows, shimmer dusts, however you want to call them. The good thing about these is that they're extremely versatile, and you can go as light or as bright as your heart desires. No lipgloss to match? No problem. Just mix some clear balm or gloss with one of the pigments and you're ready to go! I am truly in love with these...
I'll be doing three different posts showcasing my collection, with swatches so that you can appreciate them better.
This first one is Medusa's Makeup. These are bright, crazy colors that have an incredible texture as well as excellent pigmentation and wear. I own six colors plus their loose shadow base. These are $6.00 each and if you order online, free shipping over $50!!!

on to the pics!!!

Medusa's Makeup in packagingMedusa's Makeup in packaging

Soylent Green: true green with a slight shimmer
Big Bird: Bright, semi-sheer yellow with a slight shimmer
Red Baron: Red with fuschia undertones, slightly pearlized
Volcano: VERY metallic pinky-wine color. My personal fave!
Pink Cadillac: Bright pink with blue shimmery undertones.
Helter Skelter: Almost-black blue with shimmer
Stick It!: is the all-natural base they make for loose shadows.

These swatches were applied with a brush, pigments dry, over Stick It! shadow base. First picture is without flash, second picture is with flash.

Medusa's Makeup Swatches, No flash.Medusa's Makeup Swatches, No flash.

Look at Volcano. Even without flash, it picks up the light and is super shiny! Helter skelter looks black without flash.

Medusa's Makeup Swatches with flashMedusa's Makeup Swatches with flash

here you can better see the shimmer in the top 3 colors, also you can see that Red Baron is more a really really bright fuschia than a true red. You can also see the blue undertones in Pink Cadillac and Helter Skelter, and of course, Volcano is blindingly shiny :)

Well girls, that's that for part one! More swatches coming soon...
What do you think???

demure20 demure20 7 years 43 weeks
Oh wow, I absolutely love Big Bird! I've been trying to find that color forever! Thanks sooo much! :)
scully22 scully22 7 years 43 weeks
That Volcano is screaming BUY ME! I love it!
HeatherStJoeMI HeatherStJoeMI 7 years 43 weeks
Nice colors.
kahribar kahribar 7 years 43 weeks
Wow, they look like lots of fun, wish I could apply some fun colors and make them look good, hope to see some pics for some great ideas!
bailaoragaditana bailaoragaditana 7 years 43 weeks
I really like that green color! It's fantastically bright!
Miss-Tat Miss-Tat 7 years 43 weeks
i know, Brittanyk!!! It's my favorite...
brittanyk brittanyk 7 years 43 weeks
I love Volcano! It's gorgeous.
Miss-Tat Miss-Tat 7 years 43 weeks
I've done some looks with them but silly little me always forgets to take pictures =) I'll try to remember, though!
JustPlainJane JustPlainJane 7 years 43 weeks
those are beautiful, I would love to see them on you *Thank you. My real name... is plain... Jane Jones. (Alice - Closer)
mominator mominator 7 years 43 weeks
I too have never heard of these but I really like it. I love that they are bold and show up really well. I will have to look into getting me some of these. Thanks for sharing!
kiwitwist kiwitwist 7 years 43 weeks
Never heard of them. Pretty funky colors! :-D