Jane Iredale City Nights Collection for Fall 2014

Jane Iredale recently launched their new City Nights Collection for fall, and I got my hands on a few of the pieces. In this mineral makeup collection, there are a few new trendy gel eyeliner colors, the Celebrate Eye Shadow Trio, and some pretty lipgloss shades.

If you aren’t familiar with Jane Iredale Cosmetics, it’s a mineral makeup line that focuses on creating makeup that looks good, feels good, and is good for the skin. I have used Jane Iredale for several years, and for the most part, I like the cosmetics they create. So let’s see if I like the City Nights Collection as well.

Review of the Jane Iredale City Nights Collection

First Impressions: Love the packaging on the eye shadow, not sure how I feel about the lipgloss, but that liner color is ah-maz-ing.

 

Review of the Jane Iredale Celebrate Eye Shadow Trio

Celebrate Limited Edition Eye Shadow Trio: There are three new shades in the Celebrate Eye Shadow Trio that are perfect for every day use. It’s encased in a stunning rose gold-mirrored compact for on-the-go use.

Eye Shadow Colors

Mist: matte cream
Toast: shimmery caramel-gold
Port: a deep wine

My Thoughts: I think that the compact itself is absolutely gorgeous. It’s by far the best packaging that Jane Iredale has created, and I hope to see more like this in the future. As far as the eye shadows go, I wish that Mist had a bit of sheen to it for highlighting, but it’s a great neutral shade, and a generous size. Toast and Port are both beautiful fall eye shadow colors that are creamy in texture, and are pretty pigmented. With that said, I would recommend using a primer before applying these as there are some larger flecks of glitter in these two that are pretty on the eyelid, but not so much on the face.

Price Tag: $35.00

 

Review of the Jane Iredale Purple Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner

Purple Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner: This is a highly pigmented, water resistant, and long lasting eyeliner that goes on smooth, and set’s to stay how you like it.

My Thoughts: I am slightly obsessed with this purple Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner. It’s the perfect shade of deep-purple for a pop of color that’s not overwhelming to look at. It was really smooth when applying, and made it’s way throughout my hectic day without a budge.

Price Tag: $28.00

Review of the Jane Iredale Kir Royale Puregloss lipsgloss

PurGloss Lipgloss in Kir Royale: A shimmery red-plum lipgloss with Moringa butter and avocado oil that makes the lips feel moisturized and conditioned.
My Thoughts: In general, the PurGloss is a really good lipgloss formula that has great staying power with awesome ingredients that aren’t petroleum based. At first, I wasn’t sure how I would feel about this lipgloss color, and honestly, the shimmer kind of freaked me out. But the Kir Royale was an impressively beautiful shade that gave my lips a slight tint of that berry color that’s popular for fall. And-the shimmer was actually really gorgeous on my lips.

Price Tag: $24.00

 

Jane Iredale City Nights Collection Review and Makeup Look

 

Jane Iredale City Nights Collection Eye Design Look

 

Who is this collection for: I think that the Jane Iredale City Nights Collection is perfect for someone who wants to wear fall makeup colors, but doesn’t want to be overwhelmed by them

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My ending thoughts on the Jane Iredale, City Nights Collection is that it’s a well-pieced-together collection that looks great together. I think the highlight for me is the Purple Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner because I am sort of an eyeliner snob, and this was not only a great formula, but a beautiful color.
Do you wear Jane Iredale?

Xo, Kendra

note* these products were given to me from a PR company. All thoughts and opinions are that of my own.

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