I die. I die, I die, I die, I die. I’m in makeup HEAVEN!!! I may have mentioned once or twice before that I LOVE TINKER BELL! Several of my friends are aware that I have a beautiful Tinker Bell costume on standby in case a last minute costume party ever comes up. My first ever pieces of makeup were also Tinker Bell makeup. I was four years old. I loved them. Can you imagine how dizzy I was when I got to have a play with these magical, little pieces of wonderment? (Ok, I’d been out and about all day, I hadn’t really eaten anything and it was a very crowded room.) I love the character that Tinker Bell is. She’s gorgeous, kind hearted, wilful, funny, a bit clumsy and she makes MAGIC!!! What’s not to love? I also love that these new Disney sketches of Tinks have her looking just a wee bit more sophisticated and slightly grown up. Obviously she’s ageless, but it’s almost like she’s on the same journey that we are.
Look how PRETTY THESE ARE!!! I’ll try to stop shouting…
It was after getting them out of their boxes that I realised I wouldn’t be able to use any of this. It’s all going into my secret collection of pretty makeup that I just look at. Like some of my MAC Hello Kitty collection and my cat shaped Paul & Joe liptsicks. It’s too beautiful and precious to actually use.
I am going to make a couple of purchases, though. I think they’ll be the three pencils, Catching Shadows Crayon in Beaming Reflection, Straight on till Morning Liner and the Magic Tink Tint in Happy Thoughts Pink. Oh, did I mention how adorable the names are?? I tried the crayon and liner on my hand last night and not only are the colours gorgeous, but I went for tea and a cookie, had a two hour journey as well as having washed my hands a few times and generally been fussing about. Neither of them budged! I had to scrub them off in the bath before bed! That’s the kind of staying power I like in an eye pencil. The Catching Shadows Crayon is a pretty champagne colour and the Straight on till Morning liner is a stunning dark olive green infused with flecks of gold dust. Divine, sophisticated and Tinker-tastic all in one.
The Fairy Face Palette is very pretty. It’s not something I’d really put in my kit and I have to admit to being slightly disappointed that there wasn’t a matte nude colour in the shadows. That’s my most frequent dilemma in all eye palettes lately. I have it on good authority that matte shadows are a much harder sale for retailers as they’re trickier for the average girl to work with. I get it. It’s just that I don’t like using a shimmer on my brow bone and being 35, it’s hard to pull of the “glowy” look all day every day. Apart from that, these are really pretty and would suit anyone. The colours are all Tinker Bell inspired and fit perfectly into the fairy fantasy of the entire collection. The lip colours are all very easy to wear and quite balmy.
To complete the collection, there is a gorgeous pink nail varnish and a super sweet pot of fairy dust that comes with an applicator. Clearly that’s coming with me when I get the chance to don my Tinker-costume complete with light up fairy wand. Yes, I’m 35 and own a light up fairy wand. It’s ace and I love and it makes me happy.