☛These swatches, like all art resources, should be used as a “jumping off point!” All colours are relative, and change with lighting conditions. As they are now, these swatches work best for adoptables, character lineups, and other art where local colour is important. ☚
been putting some of the pics on my reference tag thru the colorviewfinder app to generate pallets. Lotsa fun, highly recommend it, great for using later when you’re trying to pick colors for a piece. Generally, I just pull up all my saved swatches (of which I have a bazillion) and plop down any of them that may fit the theme or feeling I want for the painting. what usually ends up happening is I create an entirely new pallet from this kind of piecemeal of four or more other pallets. its good fun! enjoy the colors!
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Too Faced Cosmetics La Belle Carousel Review and Swatches
Every year or two, there is a holiday gift set that is so jaw-droppingly good that you just HAVE to buy it.
This year, my pick is Too Faced La Belle Carousel, an uber-cute kit shaped like one of those cardboard candy-boxes, filled with 6 detachable panels containing:
3 eyeshadow quads
2 blush and bronzer duos, and
a small tube of Better Than Sex mascara
First off, it’s fantastic value. It’s USD49 at Sephora. You get 12 full-size shadows (I say full size but at 1.6g each, you’re getting MORE in each pan than a full-size MAC shadow), 2 x 8g of blush and 2 x 4g of bronzer.
That’s incredible value in most cases, but when you consider the fact that Too Faced has some of the best pressed powder cosmetics in the business (ultra smooth, pigmented shadows and silky bronzers and blushes), it’s downright mind-boggling.
But I’ll just let the swatches speak for themselves.
There were only a couple of shades which were so-so. Santa’s Boots is a glittery black but the glitters don’t show up or stay well even though the matte black is smooth enough. And Sugar Plum Fairy is quite crumbly and needs a good base to stay on nicely even though it’s beautiful once on.
The best thing? It’s an impressive gift for someone special (or yourself), OR you can split it into 6 little gifts for 6 of your gal pals. Versatile!