Estee Lauder The Metallics is a new Pure Color Collection by Tom Pecheux, Creative Makeup Director for the brand. And hot damn if I don’t keep typing “The Metallica” by accident!
This collection includes eight new limited edition Pure Color Vivid Shine Nail Lacquers, eight new limited edition Pure Color Instant Intense Eyeshadow Trios, twelve new (six are limited edition) Pure Color High Intensity Lip Lacquers and six new limited edition Pure Color Vivid Shine Lipsticks.
In this post I am covering the new nail shades, but never fear, I shall post soon about the other items above.
“The evolution of heavy metal reaches nails in a unique brushed, reflective finish with the NEW Limited Edition Pure Color Vivid Shine Nail Lacquer. Born out of a fusion of refined pearls and aluminum platelets, this new high-impact finish saturates nails in a flash richly pigmented chromatic color. The multi-faceted spectrum of color-enriched metalized shades range from dusty rose gold to smokey deep platinum, creating a new dimension of confident style and expressive attitude.”
I must say these are some of the most incredibly pigmented nail shades I have ever used. I used one coat for every single swatch here except the first. And I only did two of that one to see if it made any difference. It didn’t. They are extremely opaque. They are also incredibly metallic. The downside is that they show every single ridge and flaw on your nails! Ack.
Continue reading »
Note: Not cruelty free