Tell Me Why eye shadow by Everyday Minerals

Hi beauty friends, last Wednesday I received a¬†package of free samples which I have requested from EM (Everyday Minerals) to do this¬†review. I’m very excited to do this ¬†since it’s¬†my first time doing a collab. They have an amazing¬†customer service personnel¬†who are¬†very helpful and friendly. Wonderful¬†customer service!

Em packet free sample (2)

So, here is the package  that I got from Everyday Minerals. Inside there were four cute jars of eye shadow dust and included was a double-perfect eyes shadow plus eyeliner brush.

free samples eyeshadows em eyeshadow packaging

The packaging is simple and nice. Bottle jar is made of plastic component. I like the transparent ¬†jar because it’s easier to see¬†the colors¬†to pick. It weight:¬†0.06 oz each.

brush head brush thin end

The double perfect eye shadow and eyeliner brush is amazing. It’s light and convenient when I’m doing my eye shadow makeup. I really like the soft brush bristles and the 100% renewable bamboo is nice to hold.

The flat rounded side is to blend eye shadow on lids and creases while the angled brush is more for the upper and bottom lash lines when applying eyeliner. It says that the brush is made 100% vegan and cruelty free.

I want you back eyeshadow eyeshadow em color swatch

The color swatches list of the eye shadows from left to right:

  • Na na hey hey – Totally matte and smooth, this crease free color is one you will want to use time and time again.
  • More I see – ¬†to lighten out darker shadows. Perfect as a highlighter and has a sheen finish.
  • I want you back – adding glimmer to your eyes without the use of shimmer. It’s versatile enough to easily pair with and blend with other shades. It’s heavier than the Tell Me the Reason shadow.
  • Tell me the reason – lovely pink peach shade will grace your face with a luminous glow. This shade goes on completely smooth and is easily wearable day or evening

I used my fingers to make these color swatches. It’s more of a¬†neutral¬†shades. ¬†The color shades seems darker when applying with fingers than brush.¬†The texture has¬†average pigmentation. ¬†Inside the jar the powder does looks heavy but definitely not wet.

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Eye Shadows : Tell Me Why on my lids and I Want You Back for the crease 

For my eye makeup, I used the brush by EM and the eye shadow in Tell Me Why and I Want You Back colors. I’m doing the dry application¬†¬†for this look. The eye shadows¬†were soft and it blends pretty nicely except that the colors were too light for my skin tone.

The downside is that it doesn’t have much of staying power and the neutral shade is definitely too light for me. ¬†It’s a little bit messy for¬†the powders to keeps falling off as I applied them.¬†It has very little color payoff. The good side is that the mineral formula does¬†have a nice matte finish and it gives a natural color look.

em eyemakeup look

Here is the finish eye makeup look.

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I Want You Back, then Na Na hey hey for the crease and More I See as highlighter

Next, I tried using the wet application. This time I used eye concealer by Bourjois as eye shadow base.  Then I brush the wet mixture shadow on my lids.

Before that, I prepare using the eye shadow with a dab of water and then mix them. It’s my first time trying it on eye shadow powder. Actually it¬†feels like¬†applying an eye mask. Once I applied them, I immediately wipe off ¬†the dried up powder gently and voila! Surprise! Surprise! It’s not cake-y and the color does looks deeper compared to dry method.

I prefer the wet method more than the dry once. I like this natural look better.

em eyeshadow weteveryday mineral finish look

Overall, in my opinion, mineral products are a hit or miss. I for one thinks that it is a miss for me. No doubt it is a good product but it doesn’t work on me¬†but I’m pretty sure there are many who will find these mineral powder formula works well on them.

Some studies shows that the benefit of mineral makeup is that it doesn’t contain chemical that causes break out or aggravate sensitive skin. So, I guess that’s good news. Everyday Minerals (EM), beliefs in No animal testing and 100% cruelty free.

So, I hope you find this review helpful and interesting. I would recommend to those who like natural makeup products to try.¬†If you like, you can find on their website the 7 pieces custom sample kit to try out. I’ll link them below.

Have you tried any mineral powder makeup recently? Please share by leaving comment below.

Thank you for reading and see you guys tomorrow.

Sharon xoxo





Top 6 Tuesday beauty makeup!

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I’m back to do my Top¬†6 Tuesday beauty makeup. This morning I feel motivated to do a few makeup reviews. Some you have read them before in my previous blogs but there are a few which I have tried recently and I’m going to share my thoughts with all of you.

I started my morning routine,¬†washing my face with Aveeno Ultra-Calming foaming cleanser. Next. I will apply my ever favorite Lancome moisturizer with SPF30 and¬†apply my favorite Dream matte mousse foundation by Maybelline¬†on and then I’m ready for¬†my next step of¬†finishing the makeup.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAapply bourjois concearler

I haven’t do a review on some of these products and so I’m excited to do it today. First is¬†the Bourjois Brush Concealer. It says to apply over dark circles and eyelids for a radiant look.¬†You see,¬†I have dark circles under my eyes and also puffy eyes.¬†I applied this wonderful magic concealer and the dark circles seems to have been¬†oncealed by this amazing concealer. It’s light and the texture is not too thick.¬†I love this¬†concealer and have been using¬†it everytime I need to¬†look fresh and radiant.¬†The pen-style packaging with its ‚Äėturn and click‚Äô mechanism provides the perfect amount of product every time making application a breeze. Oh yes, I picked this when it’s on¬†discount for $8.99 at Winners retail store.

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Next is this Revlon PhotoReady powder. I got mine in 030 Medium/Deep for $15.99 at a drugstore. I chose the darkest color shades actually and it looked medium to me when I wear it. Very slim choice of shades. They have light, medium and deep. In general, it lacks options for light and dark skin tone.

This pressed powder is not as mattifying for me. I like the¬†radiant¬† and natural glow on my skin and it doesn’t show much of fine lines. It has only SPF14¬† which is low in term of protecting¬†skin from the entire range of UVA. It would be good if the SPF is higher for better skin protection.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA  applying the Nude eyeshadow from Maybelline

Maybelline The Nudes eyeshadow. I got it for $14.99 at Shoppers Drug Mart¬†when it was first released(Canadian drugstore chain). But the price of this Nudes eyeshadow palette differs from different drugstores. I saw some selling for less than $12.00 and¬†around $15.00 depending on where you are. I love the neutral shades on this palette and the formula is quite satisfactory. There are six matte and six shimmer colors in this palette. There are also¬†guide on how to apply the eyeshadows¬†on the back of the packaging.¬†I can play with many different colors options from this palette and I’m doing the brown color¬†look for autumn. It blended very well and has good pigmentation especially the matte ones. I did a review on this eyeshadow awhile ago in my previous blog.


Rimmel Volume Accelerator mascara with volume boosting complex. This one is in 003 Extreme Black (net weight 0.23 fl oz). It has fairly long wand and this mascara is huge.¬†A note of caution is¬†not to start too far on the lashes because I did accidently rubbed into my eyes once.This mascara doesn’t curled my lashes but it definitely put¬†some volume on my eyelashes.

revlon blush

Next is Revlon blush, I did a review in my previous blog together with the Top 5 blushes earlier. So, please go back to my previous blog if you like to read more about it.

Revlon colorburst

Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm in 250 Standout Remarquable (Net wt: 0.095 oz). Yes, I love, love the color and the texture of this matte balm. It glides so smoothly and has perfect pigmentation. Available in 10 collectible shades. I love the¬†creamy matte finish look. It’s easy to bring anywhere I go. With this, I don’t need my lip gloss since my lips does feel moist already. Overall, I love it.

So that’s about it, my Top 6 Tuesday beauty¬†makeup¬†and I hope you find them interesting and helpful.

What is your favorite makeup? Please share on the comment below.

Thanks for reading.

Sharon xoxo