Illamasqua Queen of the Night Pure Pigment Review, Photos, Swatches


Illamasqua Queen of the Night Pure Pigment

Illamasqua Queen of the Night Pure Pigment

Illamasqua Queen of the Night Pure Pigment (£15.50 for 0.04 oz.) is a limited edition shade launched to celebrate the brand’s first fragrance, Freak. It’s described as a “blackened plum shimmer,” which is an apt description! It’s a dark plum with a hint of brown underlying all the plummy purple goodness wrapped in a frosted finish. It’s sheerer when applied dry–the brown is more prevalent–and much more intense (and better!) when applied damp. The product binds together better with a little liquid, which yields a much more opaque, smoother color result. Bare Escentuals Romp is lighter, less blackened, and frostier–that was the only shade I felt came close, but it’s not a dupe.

Pure Pigments are loose colors that can be applied on the eyes, cheeks, face, or body. It can be used dry or applied wet for a “bolder colour pay-off.” Illamasqua recommends using it over a cream texture to intensify the color and hold the color in place. Queen of the Night will hold in place dry, but it lacks a lot of the intensity, so I’d recommend using it wet to achieve true-to-pan color.

Queen of the Night

PPermanent. $25.50.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4
Application
88%
Total
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Illamasqua Queen of the Night Pure Pigment


Illamasqua Queen of the Night Pure Pigment


Illamasqua Queen of the Night Pure Pigment


Illamasqua Queen of the Night Pure Pigment

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Illamasqua is my ultimate favourite high end makeup brand, but the packaging on the loose shadows is so stupid. A friend of mine got one before i did so thankfully i learned from her mistake and didnt rip the little seal off before i thought about it. The product goes EVERYWHERE when you take that seal off. the hole is far too big. theyd have been better off using 4 small holes instead of one gigantic one. The colour is gorgeous though.

I just received mine yesterday from Illamasqua. They shipped it internationally. Currently, if you spend 50 British Pounds they will ship internationally for free. They also have some good Christmas kits on their website. The color is gorgeous, use it with sealing gel and its an AMAZING eyeliner!

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