READY. HELLO. Bare Minerals READY Blush and Eyeshadow 4.0

I have been super interested in Bare Minerals new pressed line and finally decided to give them a go.  I was walking through the Navy Exchange a few days ago and ran across these lovely compacts and decided to give some a swatch or two.  :)  
I am truly pleased that Bare Minerals has come out with a pressed line because as much as I love their eyeshadows I never use any of the ones I have because in a pinch it is a hassle to get out all of the jars and foil them etc.  (If I would have had the Minerals Mate years ago I would probably have used the original BE eyeshadows more.)
Immediately I was drawn to “The Faux Pas” which Bare Minerals describes as a blushing pink.  I like to think of it as a pop of a natural bright pink.  It is super smooth and pretty.  I have worn it every day except 1 since I purchased it.  I can honestly say that it doesn’t wear off throughout the day like some other blushes I own.  The formula of it is really long-wearing.

You all know that I am a sucker for taupe and “The Truth” quad is really perfection.  This is a nice, easy everyday go-to palette.  It featuring Serendipitous + Magnetism +Fate + Apropos (delicate peach/brushed taupe/light mocha glaze/twinkling espresso).  I love it because it offers different finishes and textures as well as light, midtone and dark shades.  This is basically a great more compact alternative to the Naked/Naked2 palette.  

Here are my swatches.  Even though these swatches look nice, I promise it will blow you away in person.  And I would also like to appologize about the swatches being slightly smudged.  I swatched them inside of my house and on my walk outside I think my arm brushed against my side.  :(  It is true to color though, so no worries there.  I plan to try more of these quads out.  

swatches
Have you tried anything from the Bare Minerals READY line?  If so let me know which item in the comments below.  What did you think about them?
xoxo, 
Laura




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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04143907449862435961 Angelica

    I’ve been wanting to try these shadows, I have a ton of BM jars stored away, I just got tired of the loose minerals, especially when I was getting ready for work in the mornings, there were a few times I spilled the jars on my clothes or counter.

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11274153782478267645 Laura MyNewestAddiction

      Agreed. I have spilled sooo many jars of loose eyeshadows while getting ready for work in a hurry. Love pressed!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03560926224542078029 mattabellax3

    I love bare minerals and this is fabulous!! Those swatches are so nice. I love their contour brush! its a staple for me

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11274153782478267645 Laura MyNewestAddiction

      Awesome! :) I am pretty sure there is lots of the pressed BE in my future.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00492632576832560580 MaviDeniz

    I really want to try their pressed shadows. My friend swears by their line, but surprisingly I’ve never tried anything other than their mineral veil (which I LOVE btw)

    Xo

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11274153782478267645 Laura MyNewestAddiction

      I never cared for the face makeup.. just blush and e/s. I do really like these though! Lemme know if you like them when you try them.