Heart Breaker

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This look features the new shadows in Sugarpills Heart Breaker quad.  The shades are very bright, but it is possible to turn this into a more wearable look by using a more neutral shade or brown in the crease and keeping the bright shades on the lid. 

This look also uses two of four new Makeup Forever Aqua Creams.  When the Aqua Creams were originally released a few years ago, there was a deep purple shade that was available for a brief period; then yanked off the US shelves.  Rumor was there was an ingredient used that was not allowed here in the States.  Either the formula was changed or the US lowered its standards, but yay for us it’s here.  Along with the purple (#26), Makeup Forever released a lime green (#23) and bright matte yellow (#24) and a pastel blue (#25).  Here are swatches of the Heart Breaker quad and two of the Aqua Creams and here for the palette.

 

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Products Used:
Eyebrows: Mac Brow Crayon – Spiked; Anastasia Brow Pencil – Brunette; Anastasia Brow Gel – Espresso
Primer: Too Faced Shadow Insurance
Base: Makeup Forever Aqua Cream #26 and #23
Highlighter: Inglot #352
Inner Corner: Sugarpill Mochi
Lid: Sugarpill Acidberry
Outer Corner: Sugarpill Velocity and Makeup Forever #4
Crease: Sugarpill Velocity
Upper Lash Line: Milani Pencil – 01
Upper Waterline: Milani Pencil – 01
Lower Lash Line: Sugarpill 2AM
Lower Waterline: Milani Pencil – 01
Mascara: Maybelline Illegal Length – Very Black
Foundation: Everyday Minerals – Toffee
Get This Look:

I primed my lid using Too Faced Shadow Insurance (don’t fret Nars, you’re still my all-time favorite primer).  I applied the lime green aqua cream to my lid using a Mac 242 brush.  I used the other side of the same brush to apply the purple aqua cream underneath my eye and winging it out.  Using a Mac 239, I put Acidberry on my lid. 

Using a Rae Morris #12 brush, I applied Velocity to the outer corner, blending it into the green and the crease.   Using the other side of the #12 brush, I blended Mochi into the darker blue in the crease and over to the inner corner.  I used a skin tone shade to blend out the edges.

Using a small pencil brush, I applied 2AM over the purple aqua cream underneath my eye.  The purple was lightly blended in to the blue.  To give it a bit more depth, I softly added a matte black in between the blue and the purple.

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New Sugarpill

Hey lovers of all things pretty.  Sugarpill has finally come out with new pressed shadows.  The shadows in the new Heart Breaker quad are just as bright and pigmented as all of Sugarpill’s shadows.  It retails for $34, but can be purchased individually for $12 (0.14 oz).  The pans are magnetized and can easily be taken out of the cardboard casing and into your own palette.  The colors work well together; however, all but one shade is easily dupable.  What isn’t easily duped though is the quality and softness of the product.  Here are swatches.

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Acidberry is a bright lime green with a slight sheen.  Inglot #477 is similar in color and pigmentation, but it has gold flecks.

Velocity is described as a matte royal blue, but it isn’t that matte to me.  It is very similar to Makeup Forever #159, which is just as soft and pigmented, but matte.

2AM is a reddened purple with sheen.  INGLOT #392 is close, but lighter and matte.  Mac’s Vibrant Grape is similar, but lacks in pigmentation.  Urban Decay’s late great Purple Haze is lighter and matte.

Mochi is described as a mint, seafoam green.  It has a slight sheen.  It is the most original shade of the quad.  It isn’t a color you often see, especially one this pigmented.  The only shade I have that is close is Fyrinnae’s Sea Otter, which is discontinued.