Shiro Cosmetics: Legend of Zelda Eyeshadows Review What Else Do You Need In Life?!

It was LondonMUgirl who told me about Shiro Cosmetics , an Etsy seller of mineral pigments.

Pigments? Who cares right? Every Tom, Dick and Harry sells mineral pigments…yeah but how many do you know that has a whole collection dedicated to THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, bitches, and POKEMON!

The Legend of Zelda made my life as a kid. I was that geeky kid.

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Mr C doesn’t understand Zelda and I don’t understand Final Fantasy so I guess we are even. Can you imagine what kind of costumes our children will have to endure?

He’s dressing up as Link!

No! Squall!*

*If you understand that exchange then you too, are a geek.

Anyway back to the pigments! I ordered 15 (sorry I’m missing images of 3 pigments I will add them later but I can’t spend another day under studio lights).

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These are the mini sizes – they are generous, so don’t worry about the quantity!

One problem I did have……was with the tape. A bit sticky so all of my pots have a bit of residue. It’s something I know the seller can change easily so I hope she does switch to a different tape or masking tape which doesn’t leave stickies.

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Ok my shades. I got Master Sword, Triforce (gold!) and Likelike:

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Triforce is a gold triangle which I personally first encountered in The Phantom Hourglass on the DS. They’re really have to carry…just sayin’. Like like are disgusting worm like things, like that thing from Tremors. I think all of these colours are lovely.

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I got a nice selection of greens – Kokiri Forest, Rupee and Link:

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Kokiri Forest is that dull mossy green which does actually look like Kokiri Forest, but isn’t not the nicest green as a shadow. But the representation is correct!

Rupee’s come in different colours now, blue, red, yellow, green. I think this green is too light to represent ‘rupee’ but it’s a nice shadow shade.

Link is perfect, a lovely rich green.

You can see from the swatches that these shadows have a lovely texture and good pigmentation with no chalkiness:

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Three more random shades – Temple of time, Midna and Majora’s Mask:

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Temple of time is a beautiful cool shade, Midna is a grey-blue with little light blue sparkles quite nice, and Majora’s Mask is a pretty mid toned purple.

Swatches:

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I also got 3 brown/neutral shades, Deku, Ganondorf and Epona:

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Deku is a sparkly beige and Ganondorf is a gorgeous rich deep brown plum. Gorgeous! and Epona (Link’s horse I think) is a neutral beige.

Swatches:

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These are the shades I got some baggy samples of:

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I also have 3 of the blue shades, swatches to follow.

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Overall, I am happy with the shades I bought. To be honest I don’t use loose pigments too much, I just find them too troublesome for every day wear but these pigments from Shiro come highly recommended; quality wise they are excellent and the range is so cute, so well thoughout out and pretty.

View Shiro Cosmetic’s shop here.

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Comments

  1. YAY! You got Midna and Majora’s Mask and Veran! LOVE LOVE LOVE those!

  2. I squealed when I saw the triforce on the lids!
    These are perfect for us Zelda geeks, looks like I’ll have to be making an order!

  3. I LOVE Zelda games and I have a serious nintendo habit!
    Also a bit of a make up whore so this is great as I’m no gonna have to get the zelda collection and then there’s the pokemon………

    pass the credit card!

  4. I want these mostly because they are Zelda-themed. Xp

  5. “He’s dressing up as Link!
    No! Squall!*”

    Yup,I totally got it. What can I say, the nerd runs strong in my family. :)

  6. I love these >is a geek. Tell Mr C not Squall! He’s an Emo. Cloud, always.

    • He says NO NO NO Squall all the way

      I think he once said we should call our kids Squall and Granola (as I call her) can you imagine? won’t be picked on at all

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