BECCA cosmetics review.
Packaging Porn is not a term we take lightly around here. The use of rubber, metal, anything lucite-esque; these are the things that excite us. But when we give this award, rest assured that what’s inside is as fabulous as what’s outside. And there may not be a line that fits the description more than BECCA Cosmetics.
Just as there is no amount of fancy packaging that can save a sub-par product, BECCA knows that beautiful eye shadows, blushes and lip products won’t matter if your skin doesn’t look the best that it can be. In the words of the line’s founder, Rebecca Morrice Williams “It’s really about skin looking amazing – everything else is secondary.” The line was born out of necessity as she tried to find the “perfect” foundation. Has anyone not been on that mission at one point or another? One that conceals flaws, looks and feels natural, and stays on all day. After six years in development, BECCA was released to the cheers of many!
Although I highly recommend you try their line of complexion products, because it is such a personal experience (not just different shades, but different desires of coverage) today we’re going to be looking at the accompaniment to a flawless face, their range of natural toned shades for lips, cheeks and eyes. The wht review team received a variety of items, each packaged in some of the sleekest and most beautiful containers we’ve ever seen.
I had the pleasure of trying the gorgeously packaged Jewel Dust ($24) in Sebille. What lies within is the true gem though. Jewel Dusts are sheer, loose powder that are made of pure pigments (no talc, fillers, or inferior quality pigments) blended to a micro fine texture. Because they are so fine, you don’t get a chunky, glittery look. You get what truly does look like a crushed jewel. Sebille is a light gold that is absolutely dazzling. See for yourself in the swatch below! Mesmerizing, no? I liked this so much, I bought it in Luella too (a blue green with gold shimmer that looks like the Caribbean Sea).
I also got to try their Glossy Lip Tint ($23) in Bellini, as I am powerless to a beautiful gloss (especially one named after a beverage, which these are). This was my first BECCA gloss and it won’t be my last. It’s a super glossy metallic peach color that is somehow non-tacky but with an extended wear time (how did they do that?) And perhaps my favorite part? A subtle strawberries and cream scent that is the perfect amount. It’s pretty sheer on it own, which is beautiful. But applied on top of a coral lipstick was my application of choice.
Our resident blush addict will be by in the comments to share her thoughts on the beautiful Crème Blush in Freesia ($30). And we’ll have one of our bronze-happy testers weigh in with the verdict on the Bronzing Powder ($38). Along with a few more treasures we got to try…
Plus: you’re in luck, shop at BeccaCosmetics.com from now until 8/23/10 at midnight and get 25% off your order, courtesy of Daily Candy! Just use code DC0810.
I know there has to be some BECCA fans out there! Tell us, what should we try next from this beautiful luxury line?[ratings]
Stef is many things. Amongst them: co-editor of we heart this, graphic designer, Philly girl in the California desert, borderline hoarder and a hardcore beauty junkie.
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