I stalk Fyrinnae’s website, patiently waiting for them to release new shades. When they do, I load my basket and buy. No research needed as Fyrinnae rarely disappoints. They’ve hit this one out of the park. The 50s Retro collection isn’t the super bright or bold shades that Fyrinnae does so well. All of these shades are subtle and great for a quick wash of pretty when you’re in a rush. They can also be played up for a bolder look, especially when Pixy Epoxy is used (as seen in the picture).
It Beautifies (1) is a lovely light bronze with a high sheen.
Monster Movie (2) is a soft light sage green. It has a nice satin finish. It isn’t an “in your face” green. I wouldn’t call green an everyday color, but this is nice for a soft pop of color.
Housework Pearls (3) is described as a satin peach. It looks peach in the pot and when swatched on regular primer. It comes across pink on my skintone when used with Pixy Epoxy.
Mauve-O-Matic (4) is mauve that takes on a more purple hue when used with Pixy Epoxy.
Automatic Toaster (5) is a very pretty matte brown that is perfect for the crease and outer corner. It pairs well with the other shades in this collection. It looks like a very warm dark brown in the pot and goes on warm when use lightly. It turns neutral when the shade is built up. I would avoid using this color with a sticky base given the finish.
Console Television (6) is deceivingly pretty. I actually got this shade as a free sample, but may have to buy a full size. The swatch on Fyrinnae’s website looks like a gray taupe, which I tend to avoid. In the pot, it looks like gray, brown-based taupe. When swatched, oh my, it’s pretty. When used lightly with a typical primer, it is a nice wash of a sandy brown color with subtle highlights. It glows when used with Pixy Epoxy, as swatched in the picture.
Also included in this collection are two new Lip Lustres. Glamorous Rebel (7) is a bold cherry red and 1952 (8) is a reddish-orange. Both shades have a matte finish. These shades were too pretty to pass up. The colors can be built up for a bold look or applied sheerly. Lip Lustres have a thin creamy texture. It is not a gloss, but more of pigment tint. The texture isn’t moisturizing, but it isn’t drying either. I really want the color to set and not move, but that isn’t how it’s designed. It will move around and you may need a lip liner to keep it from feathering. As the texture is light, it will show off imperfections on your lips, so exfoliate first.
I didn’t take photos of the actual product in the pot as it swatches differently than it appears due to the complexity of the shades.
Fyrinnae loose shadows are $6.25 for 3 grams of product. The Lip Lustres are $7 for 8 ml. You can only purchase Fyrinnae from their website.