Femme Fatale Cosmetics Haul / Swatch Post! (First Shop)

Hey Guys!

Get ready for a looooong post because I have 15 eyeshadow pigments from Femme Fatale Cosmetics. This is an Australian Brand that is based in Brisbane and their products are amazing! (I also have more on the way because of their recent collection, so get ready for that post.)

My order came quickly and I am so happy and impressed with how it was packaged. Everything was tightly packed together and it all arrived to me undamaged and looking fabulous. I received 6 samples and I love every shade.

One problem I had is that some of the pigments are just so hard to photograph! They will have a duo chrome shift and I just could not capture it. If you aren’t comfortable with my swatch don’t hesitate to rely on Femme Fatale’s, as they are what I originally used when I placed my order. They have done a great job photographing these amazing shades.

You will notice two patches of swatches on my hands. The bottom swatch is built up to show what the colour looks like, the top swatch is sheerer to show what the pigment looks like with one swipe.

Another note while editing this for the who knows how many-th time, I ordered these pigments at the start of April and have been using them since then. Feature photos will  come from my second beauty Instagram account Niji_me_.

Either way, grab a drink, bring a snack and be prepared for many shadows!

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Candied Apple

First up this would have to be my favourite shade out of probably all the ones I have picked up. I couldn’t be in more love with it if I tried. As soon as I opened it and swatched it, I knew I had to get in on my face. I am so glad in this photo you can see the green shift in the shadow.

Under Lord

This is my second favourite shadow, because I mean look at how pretty this shade is! I find this shade does bruise but that doesn’t change how much I love this shadow. Again you can see in the top swatch the shift that is in this pigment! If you love dark shadows, this is one for you!

Efflorescence

This is a beautiful pink based pigment with a green/gold shift. I am sorry that I’m not the best at description! Sadly this photo does not do the shift of this shadow justice, but it does show how beautifully pink this shadow is. I prefer to use this as a topper sort of shadow because it is a lighter and sheerer colour.

Inscribe

I picked up this shade because I wanted to see what some of Femme Fatales more neutral shadows were like! That being said, this still have a beautiful shimmer to this that isn’t over-powering. Inscribe is a shade that will look amazing as both a sheer wash of colour and built up on the lid.

Nether Mancer

I had a thing for purples in this haul, and I have no regrets. This is a beautiful purple shadow with a blue shift. I think I have worn this before and it lasted amazingly well! I didn’t find any bruising which is always good! While it is beautiful it is a harder shade to build, so I prefer to layer this shadow!

Demon Soul

Ahh, a black shadow to go with my soul. I haven’t had the chance to use this yet, but I am super excited to! Again this shadow has a shift, but you cannot see if very clearly in this photo. Demon Soul has a green and purple shift, I LOVE how this looks and I am super excited to get the chance to use this.

Dream State

I feel that this photo doesn’t give this shadow justice, as I sit here writing this post with a swatch on my hand it just isn’t the same. Dream State is a bold shadow that looks amazing! The blue shimmer is strong in this shadow and its amazing, I haven’t had a chance to use this shadow but I am sure when I do I will just love it more.

Illusions

I LOVE this shadow, a deep brown with a teal shift. I think ‘ahhh’ when I look at this shade because I now how easy it is to use and how beautiful it is on the eye. This is another shadow that you can use as a sheer wash or build up for a solid colour. I can see myself using through this colour pretty well.

Dispersion

My photo of Dispersion doesn’t really give the shadow justice. The top swatch sort of gives you and idea of how the shift looks, but the shift is so much stronger in real life. My photo gives you a better look at the base colour of this shadow, which is still beautiful and should be kept in mind.

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Spectral Fragments

Another one of my favourites, hands down, I used this in one of my makeup looks. I haven’t used this much outside of that look so far but I know I will! This is another shade that bruises you can see that in the eye look photo above. The colour all over my lid is Spectral Fragments, even though this bruised I love this shade. My photo clearly shows the shift of this colour and I am soooo thankful because it is truly beautiful. The undertone that sort of comes through is better seen in my look post but it still looks amazing! As I said, it’s still one of my favourites.

Deep Moss

My top swatch shows how this colour shifts pretty well and the bottom swatch shows what it looks like when it bruises. I find that I love the colour of this shade but find that it does not preform as pigmented as some of the other shades. I still love this shade and I’m sure I  will get lots of use out of it, but I probably wont reach for it as often.

Night in Werewolf Woods

My only disappointment in the pigments I picked up is this one, as you can see it just didn’t swatch the best. Even swatching it on the back of my hand reminds me of that. This is a shadow that looks BEAUTIFUL in the pan but it just doesn’t work as well as the others. If you really want this shade I would say get it in a sample size first and see how you go from there.

Marauders

Another shade that builds beautifully and also works as a sheer wash. My swatch photo is what Marauders looks like built up. The shift in this is a lot lighter than the base colour which gives this colour an amazing contrast. I don’t know if this shade bruises though. I can see myself using this more as a topper shade than by itself, but either way I’m glad I have it.

Sugar Rush

First up I don’t know why my swatch is looking a lot more pink based here than in real life. In real life it leans more purple and its beautiful. The shift is teal and goes with the purple perfectly. Again this is another shade that works well as a topper but can also be built up so that the purple base can be seen better. I enjoy using this shade in my inner corner!

Carnival of Horrors

I am in love with this shade, but I think I am yet to put this on my face. The top swatch shows the shift that this colour has beautifully. The bottom swatch shows the base of the shade and I am so glad that I managed to get this shot. I feel like this would be a shadow that will bruise, but the base is a lovely neutral so that wont bother me! I will let you know what it’s like when I wear it.

And thats it! I am sure I will have another haul soon because I bought the whole Faraway Collection. If you want to have a look at the collection heres a link to it:

http://femmefatalecosmetics.com.au/product-tag/the-faraway-collection/

If there are any shades that you want to see swatches or a look including that shade, let me know and I will get on it when they arrive.

Which shades are your favourite or which ones would you recommend? Let me know below. 🙂

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I hope to see you next time~!

Ja~ne!

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6 thoughts on “Femme Fatale Cosmetics Haul / Swatch Post! (First Shop)

  1. Wooow these are so beautiful! Agree with you on your two favourites, also loving Illusions and Carnival of Horrors… I can hear my credit card weeping already. Hahah – thanks for introducing me to this brand!

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