BareMinerals’ Shooting Star

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  • Manufacturer: bareMinerals/Bare Escentuals
  • Availability: was released as part of the Leslie's Three Wishes kit
  • Color Range: vivid turquoise-navy shimmer
  • Cost/Amount: $13 for .28 grams
  • Would you purchase again: yes
BareMinerals’ Shooting Star

This is such a deep, rich, pigmented blue that you'll want to be careful when applying it. The phrase “use a light touch” cannot be stressed enough!!

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BareMinerals’ Shooting Star

(There's a bonus, though: since it is so dark and so very pigmented, others have found ways to tone it down if it's too dark: one person brushed BE's Opal over the top of the shadow, another used some silicone powder to soften and brighten the color.) Another plus of this being so pigmented is that it can easily be used as a liner.

There's no blackening with this color. All of the depth and pigmentation is blue. You don't need to use a lot, either, because this color is so pigmented. Hopefully BE will keep releasing colors of this quality, opacity, and pigmentation level.

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