Thursday, 18 August 2011

Latest Etsy purchase - La Coquette Cosmetics

I've been addicted to and all of the natural beauty products available from small indie brands or home businesses. Most items are very affordable and are of highest quality. Recently, I was looking for 28mm eyeshadow pans, similar to the ones sold by MAC and Coastal Scents, and found this from La Coquette Cosmetics. I ended up ordering 4 pans and baggies of samples.

I've had no problem with the order or the seller. The shipping from Florida to Vancouver, Canada (West-coast!) didn't take all that long. And the items came in a typical mailing envelope, which I prefer instead of boxes. Overall, great service! A+

The packaging was satisfactory. I liked the fact that the eyeshadows are both numbered and named - the list of samples provided was printed out by the seller - numbered, named, and accompanied with a list of ingredients. This information is also available online.

The quality is great and works very well with eyeshadow primer. The eyeshadow pans are hand-pressed and natural, therefore not perfect. But the texture is velvety and smooth, perhaps similar to high end brands like the Balm and Urban Decay. I was satisfied!

From left to right: #9, #12, #1, #4

Quality & Value: 5/5
Pigmentation: 4/5, has to be used with primer
Packaging: clean and simple
Lasting Power: 4/5
Price: $

Overall: 4.5/5

Would I buy it again? Yes!

1 comment:

  1. wow they are highly pigmented