Saturday, October 22, 2011

Inglot Eye Makeup Base

Waterless, Paraben Free  0.19 oz  $10.00
Eye Makeup Base
Since I was getting the Under Makeup Base, I thought I would try the Eye makeup Base against Urban Decay Primer Potion. Well it is different! When I opened the jar, it is not white like some and is very creamy. I thought hmmmmm this isn't going to work, but I will give it a shot. So I applied it to my eye with a dry beauty blender sponge, using the tip. You need very very little, it is creamy and does spread nicely. It does not cover like UDPP (I use that one in the color Eden) this one basically has no color when on the eye. It is sheer when on the eye.  So my next step is I always take some Finishing Powder and dust my eye, before applying shadow.  I applied my shadow then went on very smoothly, did the color grab like with UDPP no! but they did go on very nice. After my base color I did use a brighter color to see the staying power of this base. Was the color vibrant like with UDPP no, but you did get the true color of the shadow. Then added my liner color. So after 9-10 hours of being on my eyes yes the color was still there, still looked good after all that time. Faded a bit not much, but you have to expect wear with all primer and shadows. It did crease a bit, that is what I was afraid of with it being so creamy. Did it crease a lot like some I have used,  No, but it did crease a bit. The shadows did stay on, the colors were still there after  all that time.  Would I give up my UDPP for this no, it is a good product yes it is, better than most I have tried. Will test it out some more to give it a better review.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Inglot Make up Primer & Shadow Primer

Since I love primers!! Yes I think this should be a step before applying foundation of any kind.
I had to try Inglot, I bought the Under Makeup Base for 18.00  1 oz  Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, Polysilicone-11, Dimethicone    

Inglot Under Makeup Base
Silky and smooth feel gel which is made by dispersing oil swellable sponge-like spheres in a mixture of silicones. Sponge-like spheres absorb the excess facial oil as much as available to reach a saturation equilibrium.Sponge-like spheres create a very strong mattifying effect by scattering the incoming rays of light in all directions and diminish the reflected light.
Wait 2-3 minutes before applying foundation or powder.

Since I love silicones in primer, of course I love this one. It is not a slippery (for lack of a better word)
as Smashbox or Glamcor. It is denser and is more matte than the other 2. You only need to use a small amount, spread it over your face and wait fr 2-3 minutes until it dries. Since I do my eye make up first this was not a problem.  Of course I use Fusion of color Mineral Make up with a damp Face Perfection Sponge. The mineral foundation glided on beautifully!!!! looked amazing, not cakey (and I  have a heavy hand) smooth, natural.  Does it control oil, from what I have read not really, but I am on the normal to dry side so it works well for me. I have had my make up on for 9 hrs so far and still looks really good.
So first impression of this primer is that it is a winner and for the price can't beat it.     You can buy Inglot on line at

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Minerals Mate Review

Let me start this review by saying I didn't not write it!! It was written by a fantastic Make up Artist Faith Haller. This was such a great review I asked if I could use it. Of course you can get yours at Fusion of Color after you read this review you will want one! 

I had the honor of trying out the Minerals Mate Mixing Palette! This is a great way to mix and experiment without messing up anything. It's a great sanitary way to avoid double dipping also! All the things you can do with this:
Flip your lids!
Give yourself room to play with your mineral makeup with a Minerals Mate application palette. Shake what minerals you need into the wells and have at it! The large wells are for your foundations, blushes and all-over treatments; the small wells are for eye colors and special-area minerals. Look, you're an artist (and no more messy lids)!

Mix it up or add shine
Sometimes, that fabulous eye color you got just needs a little tweaking to go with that outfit. Or, you want to add a little sparkle for the night. With a Minerals Mate application palette, you can change your mineral makeup for one use and save the original tones.

Make your own match
Can't find the right shade or coverage from your favorite brand of mineral makeup? Don't despair! Use a Minerals Mate application palette to mix your own shade or texture of foundation for a perfect match. It works great, too, for when you gain or lose that summer tan. You can purchase your own sifter jar, too, for storing your unique shades.

Finally, foil with ease
Foiling is the ever-so-fun art of adding water (or saline solution) to your eye color for that magnificent metallic look. With a Minerals Mate application palette, you can foil only a dab or two of your favorite eye shadows and keep your original tubs of product clean and dry.

Save makeup! Save money!
Ever dump too much makeup into the lid? How well does putting it back into the jar work for you? Use your Minerals Mate palette to store that leftover amount for the next application, slipping it safely and cleanly into its red palette pouch. You can also purchase a larger matching tote bag for storing and carrying your mineral makeup collection and tools.

Add key ingredients
Zinc oxide and sulfur (or sulphur) are just two natural ingredients in many specialty mineral makeup treatments. Using a Minerals Mate application palette, you can carefully sprinkle in these or other raw elements to meet SPF or anti-acne needs. Zinc oxide is used for UVA protection and sulfur is a natural anti-bacterial agent.

Wash your brushes
The thumb rest of your Minerals Mate palette doubles as a brush wash! Just fill it with water and a clean-rinsing shampoo or brush-washing product, and gently swirl your small brushes against the ribbed surface. The larger wells of the palette can be used for washing larger brushes. Our best tip: Wash your palette daily and your brushes weekly.

Be a less messy guest
Traveling? Invited to stay a few nights with a friend? Don't leave a mess on the vanity by spreading your dusty makeup powder all over the place! Just pack a Minerals Mate palette with you on your trip and leave behind you a nice, clean and, of course, beautiful reputation.

Here are Faith's links. CHECK HER OUT!!

You can find minerals mate at Fusion of Color Cosmetics

Sunday, October 2, 2011

New foundations for women of color

       Finally after a year of testing, they are finally here!! These are our first 4 colors. They do not turn ashy, as I have been told.  They are made with the best ingredients, as all or foundations are. We will have more colors coming  throughout the year. We are also testing some of our colors on women of color that are some of the best make up artists in the business. Before we sell them we want to make sure they work for all of you that have a darker complexion.   Please join our newsletter,
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