Hello Waffle 1000 Likes: Swatches

DSCN6364 My next review is of Hello Waffle‘s 1000 Likes collection. This is a little collection with only seven colors, which Christine created to celebrate getting 1000 Likes on Facebook. The collection feels appropriately celebratory to me, cuz it’s pretty much a rainbow with gold sparkles.

Swatch time! As always, Urban Decay Primer Potion on the top/left and Pixie Epoxy on the bottom/right. The top picture is in indoor natural light and the bottom one is in direct sunlight.

1000 Likes SwatchesIt’s a rainbow! 23, One of Us!, Enabling, 1000 Likes, Empty Wallets, IMAM and Heavy Breathing Cat

2323: “Rose gold shimmer, more on the rosy side. [Christine’s] favourite from this collection!” This color is great. A nice rosy pink with a yellow gold sheen, which combine to make it look almost peachy. Over primer it’s more sparkly, and on a sticky base the sparkles form more of a sheen. It’s beautiful either way.

One of Us!One of Us!: “Dark mauve/plum with golden shimmer.” This is a really pretty plum, a little bit on the reddish side. The shimmery seems gold in some lights, but more coppery in others. It needs a sticky base for all of the shimmer to really shine. (I used this over pixie epoxy in a smoky eye with 23 to blend out the edges a little bit ago. It was stunning.)

EnablingEnabling: “Copper with gold shimmer.” This is a coppery orange with a strong metallic gold sheen. It has great pigmentation with or without pixie epoxy.

1000 Likes1000 Likes: “Dark gold shimmer.” Yep. It’s a dark gold. A little bit orangey. Very metallic. The warm orange tones make my blue eyes absolutely pop.

Empty WalletsEmpty Wallets: “Dark rich green with gold shimmer.” I see this as an olive green with a strong gold sheen to it. None of my pictures came out as green as it seems to me in person and I’m not sure why. It’s a little sheer without a sticky base.

IMAMIMAM: “Dark navy with gold sparkles.” IMAM is named after /r/indiemakeupandmore, the subreddit that brought me into the online indie community. It’s a dark navy blue with golden sparkles. Over pixie epoxy a strong metallic blue sheen comes out, which is gorgeous. Over primer it’s sheerer and less sparkly. It pairs beautifully with Heavy Breathing Cat.

Heavy Breathing CatHeavy Breathing Cat: “Golden silver shimmer.” This color is interesting in that it’s both silver and gold. It’s a steely silver base with golden shimmer mixed in. It performs well even without pixie epoxy.

Overall Thoughts: This is such a fun little collection! It’s colorful, but not too bright, and the golden sparkles running through the colors helps to tie everything together. The darker colors are a bit sheerer over primer but super shiny and opaque over pixie epoxy, and the lighter colors all work equally well over both bases.

I had so much fun making shimmery colorful looks with these! The looks’ll be up soon, like usual.

Check the looks out here.

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2 thoughts on “Hello Waffle 1000 Likes: Swatches

    1. They’re all great. I was thinking that with so few colors I’d only do 3 looks instead of my usual 5, but they were so much fun that I had no trouble at all coming up with 5 (plus one I’d already posted) and still didn’t want to stop. I just want to keep wearing them!

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