Ellis Faas Spring 2012 Set ~ Creamy Eyes E106, Light E304, Milky Lips L207 ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

I have been long tempted by the beautiful shades and innovative approach of Ellis Faas Cosmetics. It has been a couple years now that I have been resisting the urge to purchase in fear of developing another unhealthy brand addiction. Well I fear my reservations were well grounded as my finally caving and ordering the Ellis Faas Spring 2012 Set may have just created a monster.
I don’t know if I’m a fan of the bullet pen style packaging but I sure am a fan of the goodness inside. What I love about this set as it gave me the opportunity to try 3 different formula of product at a great value without having to stress over shade selection. The Spring 2012 set includes Light E304 which is a metallic shimmering purple. Creamy Eyes E106 which is a lovely satin finish mauve taupe. Milky Lips L207 which is a cream finish nude peach. These are my shade descriptions as the shade descriptions from Ellis Faas are as follows: E304 Lilac, E106 Lilac Taupe, L207 Nude Pink. I do wish that Milky Lips had have been more of a nude pink on me but on my skin tone at least it is decidedly warm and peach toned. The eye products are well pigmented and can be applied sheerly or built up for a stronger effect. Once they set they don’t budge and Creamy Eyes E106 is particularly long wearing and more of a struggle to remove. Milky Lips L207 feels comfortable and moisturizing on the lips and wears quite well. It offers great coverage and even application with a light feel.
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In case you’re curious it took me about 40 clicks to start seeing product from Milky Lips L207, 60 clicks from Creamy Eyes E106, and 80 clicks for Light E304. I just took my time doing 3 clicks at a time with a pause in between to ensure I didn’t end up with a huge waste of product once it was finally dispensed. I will continue playing with the application of these with different methods such as fingers, brushes, etc. and share a Face of the Day post with you showcasing the products in the days to come.
This set retails for $85US on and is a value of $113US.

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  • Zuzu*s Petals
    June 6, 2012 at 3:38 PM

    I cannot wait to see the look you create with these products. Those eyeshadows are bulletproof, aren’t they?!

  • Kate MacDonald
    June 6, 2012 at 11:25 PM

    You remember the post where I said you were reading my mind? I just this weekend picked up my first EF product- the Eye Light in bronze. I was just blown away by it and I know I want more. Thanks for pointing me in the direction of this set!

  • BooBooNinja
    June 8, 2012 at 1:14 AM

    Counting all those clicks? — that’s blogging dedication!

  • Perilously Pale
    June 8, 2012 at 1:24 AM

    Anything for my readers! Just trying to think of questions before they’re asked? I knew I was curious how many it would take!

  • Zuzu*s Petals
    June 8, 2012 at 10:35 AM

    I had one pen that took about 200 clicks when a plug shot out across the room and hit my cat’s ear. I could feel pressure building up so I knew it was gonna blow. EF actually replaced all the products from that order, as they were having problems with the hermetic seal back then. Their customer service is excellent.

  • Moushka
    June 11, 2012 at 10:45 AM

    Would love to try these someday…but the prices!


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Christa Potter is a professional makeup artist with a passion for introducing women to the newest and best in beauty with a touch of fashion and lifestyle.

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