Impulse Cosmetics Loose Eyeshadow and Glitter Swatches!

Hi friends! Today I’m checking out a quick purchase I made from Impulse Cosmetics! I purchased their eye primer for glitter, two glitter pots and two loose eyeshadow pots. The nicest thing about this company is that everything is handmade and cruelty-free. They do offer some vegan options and they always say if a product is vegan friendly or not. A lot of the pigments are fun duochromes that have a really bold shift to them.  

They were involved in some makeup drama a couple of years back from stealing images from Fyrinnae eyeshadow and using it as their own. I’ve been doing some searching around the internet and reading that some of the shadows do not match the pictures on their site. Unfortunately, I can see where this makes sense. They had quite some trouble making decent swatches on both that actually matched. I’ll show you all what I mean later in the post. I’m also going to show the pictures off the site for comparison too. 

Here are the jars! The top jar is their eye primer (Glam Glue eye base) that helps with glitter and the shadows. They all have the same design and packaging.
Here are the labels on the bottoms. All of these products are vegan and cruelty-free. They have all the ingredients listed and the website for the products. 
Here are the glitters and the eyeshadows in the jars. As you can see, they look awesome in the jars! I fell in love with Braainz (purple eyeshadow) because of the zombie reference but my swatches were a bit… eh.

Before we get on my arm and brush swatches, I wanted to show you in a collage of how the four shades looked on the website. 

Here are the four we are swatching today. Braainz and Witching Hour are on the bottom. Carver and Hotmess Express are the glitters in the top row. As a tiny disclaimer for myself and my blog, I was not paid for any kind of review and these are my thoughts only. I am not here to bash a brand at all.

Okay so here come the swatches. I did the eyeshadows first, following is the glitter with the Glam Glue.

Here are my swatches of these four shades. As you can see, I have a bit of an issue with how these turned out. Braainz looks definitely a lot nicer on the website and the finger swatch. On the site it did say that this shadow was patted on the primer. With the brush swatch, I absolutely hate the periwinkle that randomly came through. Witching Hour looks ABSOLUTELY NOTHING LIKE ON THE WEBSITE. I can’t even begin to describe how upset I am. Carver with the primer is nice. I mean you can’t really go wrong with glitter. I also wish HotMess Express looked more like the website photo. 

All I can say is that these are my personal experience and I wish it was better. I love indie brands however, it can be quite scary if you don’t know what you’re going to get or expect. 



Author: aubr3y87

I recently was a full-time worker that has went to a stay at home mom lifestyle and I'm attempting to blog about makeup and the perks of being a mother.

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