The absolutely stunning creator of Hot Pants Cosmetics, Brooke Boles sent us some gorgeous tubs of her Op Art
colors from silky, loose reflective pigments. They came in cute, pink, drawstring packages with a shadow and a separate, complimentary eye base color.
The directions are to completely cover the eye-lid with the creamy base. No skin tone should show through. Next, apply the loose pigment color over the base, on the lid in a dabbing motion. This should produce intense, matte color.
Usually, I don’t have the best luck with eye shadow. Even when I do the old trick of dipping my brush in a little water, then slathering the shadow on it seems to evaporate. It always perplexes me. Where did it go? Does it evaporate? Does it get sucked into my eye-lid like watering a dry plant? Hellooo? I remember coating my eye completely and then. Nothing! Where the eye shadow particles vanish to is my 8th Wonder of the World.
Is Hot Pants the cure for real staying power and color brilliance? Here’s what the product claims to do..
“Created by Brooke Boles, Hot Pants Cosmetics’ Op Art Collection for eyes draws inspiration from the 1960s art movement where the artist created images that pulsate and shimmer causing optical illusions. Two Eye Bases, Five Chromatic Pigments, and Five Colorless Pigments transform into various multi-dimensional hues that intensify as the base darkens. You, the artist, combine pigment and base to concoct endless color combinations. Go from light to dark, shimmer to matte, and prevent creasing for long lasting
Ladies please post if Op Art made your eye’s Pop or if I need to continue my detective work and find out where my eye shadow is going!