Astral Ghost Orchid is a silvery white base with pink-to-violet shifting sparkle. Per the brand, it is recommended to apply it "with the fingertip for colour-morphing, sultry shine" until the "desired effect" (read: buildable) is achieved. It's a sheer, sparkling shade, and the duochrome shift made it "colour-morphing" when layered over something else. When I tried applying it with a dampened brush, it had semi-opaqu coverage (which was more coverage than I got out of the same shade in the Subversive palette), but it had medium, buildable coverage applied with a fingertip--I preferred applying with a brush first and then patting a bit more on top with my fingertip for higher coverage and greater sparkle. It wore well for eight hours on me but had some fallout over time if I did not use it with a dampened brush or over an adhesive base.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
The creamy, soft shadows ignite metallic, pearlized pigments and amplify color. Experience an emollient-like texture and sensorial feel that glides on with one-stroke, fully-pigmented, opaque color saturation and a polished, bright, multidimensional finish.