I purchased Paul & Joe Eye Color Trio Cherry Blossom a while ago anticipating the new season. This little trio with neutral brown and a hint of pink looked quite attractive and even unique to me. And you know I am a sucker for the adorable packaging that Paul & Joe offers. ;)
Paul & Joe Beaute Eye Color Trio Cherry Blossom
To think about it, this is a bit pricey for an eyeshadow trio since I had to buy a separate case, which also fits their cheek color refills.
I went with the peachy pink/ivory signature case made of plastic, although I was awfully tempted by those illustrated paper ones.
The eyeshadow refill fits neatly in the case.
It is a petit yet sturdy compact that is perfect for carrying around, and of course, it looks pretty sitting on my vanity as well.
It is a well-composed trio that looks youthful yet grounded.
The deepest brown is leaning cool with a bit of purple undertone.
The medium golden taupe/beige has a beautiful satin finish.
You can easily achieve a sophisticated daily look using these two brown shades only, but the light pink shimmer is the scene changer if you will.
This pale pink has multi-colored shimmer that is bigger and more visible (not as big as to be called glitters, though) that subtly adds a veil of sparkles. This really reminds me of cherry blossoms! :)
I started with the darkest color on the creases to define and blended with the golden taupe (you know, the usual).
The light pink was used to highlight and soften the whole look as well as on the lower lashlines.
You can see the shimmer a little better in this picture. :)
Paul & Joe Eye Trio Cherry Blossom is a special one since it is one of the few wearable pink/brown eye colors for me.
I usually shy away from pinks and warmer browns as they often make me look aging or drunk(!), but Cherry Blossom does not. (yay!)
To be honest, I am not a fan of bigger shimmer, but the one in this trio looks quite subtle and works well with other two shades. Most importantly, it stays put thanks to the base that is deliciously creamy.
These eyeshadows are rich in pigments and apply evenly. I find the texture is quite ideal for being not too soft nor dry.
They are scented with the signature white floral, so please consider this if you are sensitive to fragrance.
FOTD with Paul & Joe Cherry Blossom
(I've listed other products used in this look at the bottom.)
In a nutshell, Paul & Joe Cherry Blossom is a feminine yet not-too-girly eyeshadow trio with excellent quality.
I personally like the pressed powder formulations from Paul & Joe very much, and this Eye Color Trio is not an exception.
Dior Addict Lipstick Dior Kiss
Paul & Joe Eye Color Trio Cherry Blossom
L'Oreal True Match Lumi Healthy Luminous makeup Porcelain (W1-2)
BareMinerals Blush Sorbet