Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Temptalia Asks You


What’s your favorite iridescent beauty product? Share your faves!

Temptalia's AnswerI really love the way MAC Pink Opal pigment looks – it has a gorgeous pink iridescence!

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28 thoughts on “What’s your favorite iridescent beauty product?

  1. Erica

    I think the only iridescent product I own is a cream eyeshadow from Bobbi Brown. It’s light pink and it’s absolutely gorgeous!

  2. Avatar of Heidi Heidi

    I absolutely love iridescent colors, but my favorites are UD fishnet/MAC stars ‘n rockets eyeshadow and MAC steel blue pigment. I love wearing steel blue with black – it really brings out the gold.

  3. NAKED Ivory stack, 5 are aura pigments and a pearl/sheen white.

  4. Avatar of Amy Amy

    Sugarpill lumi is my fav..I think it counts.

  5. Xia

    MAC’s “stars n’ rockets” eyeshadow over a black base is BEAUTIFUL! Definitely my favorite.

  6. Oh my, this is a hard one! I ADORE iridescence, being the magpie that I am… I think it’s a tie between Persephone Mineral’s Stagelights and Meow Cosmetic’s Skeptic. The former is lilac with gold iridescence and the latter is periwinkle with pink and copper iridescence. Smashbox Oyster and Love Hues’ Opaline Moonstone comes very close as well.

    Swatches, courtesy Google:

    Stagelights:
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-vxWvLNzVjT4/TcTzbNC7CxI/AAAAAAAAAmo/vofqv0ZBbpk/s1600/01.jpg

    Skeptic:
    http://swatchfreak.wordpress.com/2010/09/22/meow-cosmetics-friday-the-13th-shade-skeptic/

    Opaline Moonstone:
    http://img0.etsystatic.com/il_fullxfull.222261260.jpg

  7. Avatar of Melissa divinem (Melissa)

    MAC Strobe Cream, hands down. Very subtle and lovely on my porcelain white complexion.

    • Emily

      YES! I am in love with strobe liquid (oily complexion)! The MAC MUA said “This is 8 hours of sleep in a bottle!” I use it on my undereyes on those days where even concealer doesn’t cut it lol

  8. Christy

    Bare Escentuals new READY solid eyeshadow duo “the vision” is gorgeous!!!

  9. Um…all of them? ha ha. I have TKB’s interference micas (they don’t have bases, but really anything else is a ripoff) and love them on top of other colors or as highlights to add some duochrome goodness.

  10. Avatar of Mariella Mariella

    It’s a toss-up between TheBalm’s Mary-Lou Manizer and MAC’s Phloof eyeshadow.

  11. Avatar of Fitrah Fitrah

    MAC Strobe Cream, hands down

  12. bdancr

    MAC Iridescent powder in silver dusk its FABULOUS and MAC blush in trace gold, the perfect golden beige satiny iridescence, I actually use it as an all over highliter.

  13. Michelle Whaley

    I like NYX Opal. Very nice subtle highlight to add some color to a neutral look.

  14. cristina

    MAC Bare Study paint pot

  15. Avatar of Haley Haley Flowers

    the pink/purple duocrome like stars n rockets or pink pearl pigment.

  16. Mel

    Fyrinnae Te Amo loose eyeshadow. It’s a lovely light copper shimmer color. I use it to blend out other colors and add that extra something to a look and I also use it over Pixie Epoxy as a lid color for a smoky eye, which looks gorgeous.

  17. cyndi

    mac vanilla pigment so beautiful! i use it for everything inner corner of eyes, lips cupid bow, cheekbones, brow bone

    i also love body shop’s shimmer strips theyre so beautiful and underrated products remind me a lot of diors amber diamond

    • Audrey

      Agreed! The Body Shop’s shimmer strips are beautiful, especially in the blush shade. I find the other ones too shimmery, but the blush one gives a gorgeous opalescent sheen to my paleness. Love it!

  18. Melissa

    Lancome’s Kitten Heel!

  19. Avatar of Cathy Angelcat47

    Benefit’s High Beam.

  20. Adelita

    Whoa, iridescent, opalescent, pearly or duochrome are my thing! They look magical like rainbow, fairy and unicorn :D
    These are my favorite:
    Benefit Moon Beam, M·A·C Strobe Cream, Estée Lauder Spotlight Skin Tone Perfector, Cargo PlantLove Blush Begonia, Buxom Hope Lip Polish (from Winter Escapade Lip Polish Set), Inglot Dream Collection Nail Enamel #202, #203 & #204, Inglot AMC Lipgloss #541, M·A·C Pink Opal Pigment and M·A·C Vex Eyeshadow.

  21. I love the E.L.F. Hypershine lip gloss in “Fairy”! It just gives the absolute prettiest, like…glow to your lips! Haha it’s kind of hard to describe :D