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Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Givenchy Prisme Quad in Precious Shimmer

Givenchy Eyeshadow Quad

Prisme Again! Eyeshadow Quartet
Summary: This chic compact contains two different powder textures, both of them very fine, gentle and creamy, for a variety of effects: matte, semi-matte, satiny, iridescent, or pearly shine - choose your weapon! The two matte textures are in the two upper pans of the case and the two iridescent textures are in the two lower pans. The sexy, bi-level mini case also contains three integrated applicators: two shadow shaders and a liner brush.

Precious Shimmers ($49,50) is another item I purchased from the Dandy collection.  Once again, Givenchy products are mini-me size.  This is frustrating because their products are very luxurious and gorgeous.  But, I just can't justify spending $49.50 or recommending it.  Well, unless you have some extra $$$ here and there.

Check out the swatches below.

Givenchy Precious Shimmer Quad

The two greys had excellent color pay-off.  Pink and gold was so-so on my NC-30 skin.   The metallic sheen isn't as shiny as your typically "shimmer based" shades.  Both grey's combined with MAC's Black Tied or Carbon will make a hot smokey-eye look.  So, there's a couple uses Givenchy Prisme Eyes could go for - if only you can get over the price tag!

  Givenchy Prisme Again in Precious Shimmer 

One feature that tickled my fancy - it's small and compact.  A perfect pick up and go you can use for eye shadow, highlighter and even lip gloss (along with vaseline).  And the sponge applicators brushes aren't cheap - you can actually navigate through them if you have to.

 Givenchy Prisme Again in Precious Shimmer

Ahh, so small and so cute!

Givenchy Eye Shadow Quad

Pretty small, huh?  Fits in the palm of my hand.

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Posted by Steph at 10:04:am
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Vanessa Martinez said on Aug 28th, 2008 12:00 pm
you make up addicted lol

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