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Etude House Kerry Hess Lipstick Review

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Hi Ladies and  Jellyspoons

It’s been a long while since the Kerry Hess collection released at Etude House, and you all know I can get a bit crazy when they release something new, because know exactly how to package cute products and provide stunning quality for low prices. I wasn’t able to get all of the collection, but I by the time I eventually got the products I wanted, I was so pumped about the blushes which you can see here, that I completely forgot to review the lipsticks! How silly of me!! So I thought, you know what: they are still available on their site so I’m going to go ahead a review them anyone. Rather late that never, right?

I realized that I never wear my peachy  lipsticks so I didn’t get the whole collection. I got three of the five. Here they are:

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If you are familiar with the brand you can probably tell that the lipstick containers are similar to their Dear My Blooming Lips Talk and Dear My Colour Pop lines. If you want to see a review on them you can find it here.

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Actually they have just recently changed their packing for the Dear My Blooming Lips Talk line, to a less princessy look. Cha cha cha cha changes. I’m still trying to figure out how I feel about it.

Here is a picture:

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Okay, so let’s get back on track. Not only are the Kerrie Hess lipstick is matte container, as compared to the original Dear My Blooming Lips Talk line, but it also has a special detail – there are tiny little ballet shoes printed on the inner shaft of the lipstick bullet.

Here are the swatches of the three I got:

PP502:

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PK024

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PK022:

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As you can tell, some of the collies are very similar. They are a bit more on the matte side with regards to texture or finish. 
Do you honestly need them, aside from the packaging? I’d say, no. There are very similar ones ok the permanent line, but I’m still happy hat I got them. The purple was a fail, as they usually are. It’s not oftennyou find an Etude House purple that wears purple, and that makes me sad. I don’t want to wear my limited edition Belle lipstick to death because I can’t find another colour similar to it ūüė¶ 

There’s you have it. Would you purchase these? Let me know in the comment section. 

Xox

Amanda  
 

 

Etude House Dreaming Swan ‘Eye And Cheek’ Review.¬†

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Dear Ladies and Jellyspoons

I wanted to do roundup of the entire collection, and I thought I would never get my hands on the purple blush because they were sold out everywhere, but I am rejoying while saying that they restocked and I got my hands on it. So instead of doing a roundup, I will review these section by section and then do a roundup.

The Dreaming Swan collection is a collaboration with well known artist and illustrator Kerry Hess. She has recently drawn illustrations for Chanel and many other famous French designers and she’s is extremely talented.

The Eye and Cheeks part of the collection is a set of 5 blushes that could potentially be used as eyeshadows as well. I haven’t tried them on the eyes yet, so I’ll be referring to them as blushes.

This is Jeté Pink:

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A beautiful image of a ballerina jumping is imprinted in the blush:

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And here is the swatch:
Jet√© Pink is a light rosy pink with golden particles. This is very sheer and probably won’t show up on darker skin tones than the milky white folks like myself.
Number 2 is Pointe Coral:

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This one has a beautiful imprint of a ballerina’s tutu and legs.

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And here’s the swatch:

Pointe Coral is an even sheerer coral gold. This will most certainly not show up on darker skin tones. For most this will be a beauty powder or a hi-light.
Next is Arabesque Rosy:

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This one has an imprint of a ballerina’s head and torso.

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Here is the swatch:
Arabesque Rosy is a deep rosy pink with coral/guava undertones. I’d definitely say this is a more universal colour. This is probably my favorite of the pinks.

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Here is the Swatch:

En Haut Pink¬†is similar to Arabesque Rosy sans the coral undertones. It’s definitely more hot pink and it has more shimmer than Arabesque Rosy.¬†

And last but not least is Relevé Purple:

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This one has an imprint of the ballerina’s full body as she’s dancing on her toes.

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And here’s the swatch:
Relev√© Purple is a light satin lilac purple. I was most excited about this colour since purple is my favorite colour, and since I doubt I’ll ever find a purple blush like this again.

I am a little reluctant to use these at all since they are so lovely, but I will during the course of this week since I can’t wait to try the purple one.

I know from experience that Etude House blushes last 4 to 5 hours or longer, and I have no doubt in these either. They retail for $13 each and if you buy them for the packaging alone, I’d say it worth it.

They come in a screw top tin and a tutu blush puff. I’ll be using my Real Techniques blush brushes so I don’t care much for the puffs, although they are pretty.
That’s all from me folks. I’ll be reviewing some of the lipsticks within the next few days.

Take care
Amanda