Shiro Cosmetics: Eye Shadow Swatches

Posted by Lipglossiping On June - 26 - 2011

I do all my best online shopping late at night… when no-one else is around.  Those two facts may or may not be connected.

I made a long-overdue Shiro Cosmetics order a few weeks ago and frankly, couldn’t be happier with my choices!  I don’t know about you but when it comes to posts like these… I just wanna see the swatches, so without further ado – here’s what I bought with official descriptions included.  These have all been applied with a damp brush.

Team Rocket: Shimmery red-toned purple (I get more of a muted greyed purple with a red undertone)

There Will be Cake: Shimmery chocolate brown with cherry sparks

S.S. Anne: Universally flattering, shimmery, subtle-yet-rich champagne with a peachy-copper tinge

Rattata: Vivid opaque bright purple with shimmery blue undertones

Party Escort: Shimmery blackened silver with lots of red sparks

Master Sword: Super-glittery pale taupe – a blend of silver and gold, with bright silver sparks

Veran: Super-dark blue-black loaded with aqua and purple sparks

Because We Can: Super-bright shimmery hot pink with flashes of silver

Mewtwo: Sheer, shimmery, medium purple with blue tones

Unsatisfactory Mark: Pure bold crimson with light shimmer

Golem: Rich, opaque brown with strong silver-gray shimmer

Still Alive: Cool, bright shimmery green with a subtle green-to-pink duochrome shift and lime glitter

Everything Is Bears: Rich, dark brown packed with gold glitter and red sparks

Beta: Shimmery blackened emerald

Your Best Friend: Shimmery grey-pink with strong pink glitter

Ganondorf: Velvety black with strong dark red shimmer

Weepinbell: Shimmery chartreuse with subtle green duochrome

Midna: Shimmery medium gray packed with bold aqua sparks

Oshus: Dark ocean blue, with boatloads of gold glitter

Test Subject: Bold, shimmery burnt orange

Epona: Soft velvety brown with a misty cream overlay

Outright Fabrication: Soft shimmery white with bold flecks of red and brown

It’s nice to be back playing amongst my piggies… I haven’t made a big order like this since the She Space had their closing down sale!

Do you have any favourite Shiro Cosmetics shades?

38 Responses to “Shiro Cosmetics: Eye Shadow Swatches”

  1. Lorraine says:

    ♥ Shiro – It’s nice that you dip into Indie Makeup, there’s some totally amazing stuff out there… Since I have started buying Indie, the high street makeup counters have never looked so dull and uninteresting !

  2. Mercedes says:

    Wow…there are so many colours that I like: outright fabrication, Midna (amazing), Golem, Master Sword..and a few more.
    Very very pretty!
    I never bought from any indie brand but I will defo give them a go if the pigments are as good as these!

  3. Dempeaux says:

    I love all of your choices Charlotte! So beautiful! Love Shiro Cosmetics :)

  4. Molly says:

    oohhh nooo I must go grab some more colors from Shiro!! Your swatches a beautiful as always! I have several samples from her different collections except her latest one. It’s hard to pick a favorite from her colors.. I love Din’s fire (I believe that’s the nane).

    I’m interested in her Heart Containers… but their aren’t any swatches besides her own so I haven’t bought any yet.

  5. reeree says:

    I love your swatches <3

    My favourite shades are Sudowoodo, Master Sword and SS Anne. Such pretty browns!

  6. Jessica says:

    OMG I am SWOONING over all the Pokemon references, the once Pokemon geek in me is rejoicing ♥

    My favourite is Everything is Bears, so pretty!

  7. Love those shades! they are sooo striking!

  8. Deniz says:

    oooh, I love the quality of these, and all the Pokémon names! =)

  9. Shifa says:

    The shades and their intensity is out of this world!

  10. Robyn says:

    Woah, these are some of the best Shiro swatches I’ve seen! I’ve only made a lippy order from them before, I may have to change that!

  11. Lillian says:

    Party Escort looks amazing! I love Pikachu, bright yellow with red glitter :)

  12. Those look amazing! I hate loose pigments thought. I’ve thought of ordering products like these from other companies and pressing them all. It’s the only way I’d use them. So much work and time though :-(

  13. Lily says:

    Love Shiro Cosmetics! I wear S.S Anne practically every day :S I apply a bit of pixie epoxie on the lid, pop S.S Anne over the top, blend out past the crease and slick on a good dose of black eyeliner. Perfect ‘everyday but a bit glam’ look! Definitely want Party Escort and There Will Be Cake now…

  14. Leah says:

    Oh em eff gee! I’d never heard of Shiro before but I am drooling over my keyboard now, and my wicked shopaholic heart is saying ‘Buy, buy buy!’

    The sample sizes are a brilliant way to try out new shades.

    Thanks for bringing Shiro into my life :)

  15. Vesna says:

    This is beyond gorgeous! <3
    I'll obviously have to place an order very soon! 😀

  16. They are all so lovely and pigmented! Excellent choices!

  17. Vijaya says:

    I have 100 of their eyeshadows, 4 of their blushes and 10 of their intertubes. Die hard fan. <3

  18. Gemx says:

    I love Shiro cosmetics! I don’t wear eye shadow so much, but I love all the colours. I really like the Shiro Intertubes, they have some amazing colours and they are so nice to wear! :) xx

  19. Wowee, am deffo checking these out. Veron, Because We Can and Ganondorf are deffo going in my basket! xx

  20. Rae says:

    Holy hell on a stick these look amazing! You’ve definitely just created a new lemming for me, Charlotte 😉

  21. Jen says:

    These are allll gorgeous! I don’t even know that I can pick a favorite!

  22. Eden-Avalon says:

    …8D My oldest cat’s name is Shiro! I’ve never heard of this brand, but the amazing pigmentation and the ADORABLE names (it took me a while to confirm that there WERE pokemon names) makes me want to try it out.

  23. Julianne says:

    I’ve never tried Shiro although I’ve seen so many posts about them. I’m really fighting back the urge to place an order now!

  24. Sydney says:

    Oh my, I like so many of them.
    This is not fair, I’m in the middle of a ‘project 10 pan’ *sobs*

  25. Tass says:

    Wowzers! These are ALL so beautiful x

  26. I love any brand that references Portal. Cake, anyone?

  27. Katie says:

    Wow, these are bloody amazing! Are they only available online?

  28. Emily says:

    I love Shiro! Rattata and S.S. Anne. are faves in my collection.<3

  29. Argh your swatches are amazing! I have SS Anne and Rattata and love them, and now I find myself needing Veran, Because we Can, Unsatisfactory Mark, Midna, Oshus and Test Subject.

  30. Great swatches :) And omg, I want to buy every color that they make….

  31. Meital says:

    usually I stay silent though I read all your posts. but these just blow me off! amazing!
    thank you so much for the swatches! I never heard of Shiro before but now I have 7 of your purchase I know I will order soon!
    Thank you!
    Keep up the good work :)

  32. NeenaJ says:

    Your swatches are gorgeous, Charlotte! So glad to see Shiro getting some love. Their eyeshadows are amazing!

    I’m not the biggest fan of Pixie Epoxy, but Shiro’s shadows go on beautifully with a damp brush and some (the shimmery ones with no glitter or sparks) are just as lovely dry.

    I have quite a few colors as the pricing is so reasonable, but my favorites from the latest collection are:
    Subject Name Here;
    Shall Not Be Mourned;
    There Will Be Cake.

    Phyrra’s got some great swatches of Shiro stuffs, too.

  33. FragrantWitch says:

    Gorgeous, gorgeous- The taupes and browns and the blackened emerald sill be mine! Bwah ha ha…;-)

  34. Jen W says:

    Gorgeous! I adore my current Shiro pigments, and now have my greedy eyes on ‘outright fabrication’ and ‘master sword’

  35. Mandy says:

    Midna, Party Escort, Because We Can, Beta, etc… all of them look so pretty…!

  36. liloo says:

    all the colours are to die for. really really really enjoyed reading and salivating over this haul, i dont usually like hauls though normally but this is spechial xx

  37. Erin says:

    Great choices! Hmm… I need to place an order.

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