Second instalment of reviews from my haul! The All Over Colours are from the Sweet Recipe collection which has plenty of dessert themed cosmetics with uber cute packaging!
(Paraphrased the item description on e-bay, link will be at the end in the where to purchase part)
The Etude House Sweet Recipe Cupcake All Over Colour has 5 vibrant colours which you can use multiple ways. It can be used as a blush, eyeshadow, and/or lip colour.
As you can see, they come in a box that kind of resembles a cupcake take-out box. Like most of Etude House’s other products, the product packaging is also adorable :D. Etude House has other lip and perfume products that come in different tins based on their theme (there’s a bee lip balm, hello kitty perfume tin, ‘dear girls’ lip balm, etc.), but the cupcake ones are by far the most aesthetically pleasing.
These are the ones I bought:
★ PK002 – Strawberry Chiffon Cake
★ OR202 – Peach Sugar Cake
They also come in:
★ PK001 – Blueberry Cheesecake
★ RD301 – Raspberry Mousse Cake
★ OR201 – Orange Choux Cake
Both of them have a peach scent that smells really good. They just make me feel like eating a piece of cake or something sweet :9.
The colours go on lighter than the solid colour in the tin, so PK002 and OR202 are more nudy shades.
Lip colour: I recommend using a chap stick/lip balm before applying this since it’s not moisturizing, and it will emphasize chapped lips or fine lines. Although it goes on sheer, you can build the colour so that it is more opaque. I would not recommend to use this product in the winter months (if you have winter anyways LOL). These colours are a good base for putting on a lip tint or lip stick for the gradient lip colour style.
Blush: I recommend PK001 & PK002 if you skin is cool-toned, and OR201 & OR202 if your skin is warm-toned. I think RD301 is good for any skin tone. It doesn’t really matter which colours you use if you have a neutral skin tone~ However, RD301 would probably show up best if you are not pale. The colour goes on smooth on top of my face make-up. It has a semi-matte finish (which is also the reason why it’s not great as a lip colour) that lasts for around 4 hours.
Eyeshadow: Personally, I won’t be using this as an eyeshadow. But I recommend you use a primer under it because it will crease. It can be a nice base colour before you apply darker shades or different colours to add dimension.
+ Cute packaging
+ It smells awesome
+ It’s not sticky
+ Colour is buildable
– It’s not hygienic to keep dipping your fingers in it. I would recommend you use a lip brush or a q-tip.
– Emphasizes chapped lips/sinks into lines
Where to purchase? I purchased mine from f2plus1 for $8.30 CAD ($7.99 US). They usually sell for around $7-9. Here is the link for the item :3.
Would I repurchase? No. It’s main selling point is the adorable packaging, and that it is multifunctional. However, some people use lipsticks as a blush (and it’s viable as an eyeshadow too), so the multi-functionality is not anything new, or specific to this product. If you use a lipstick as a blush, remember to wipe the top of the bullet before applying it.