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Estee Lauder Haul (Pure Colour Eye shadows) Photos and Review

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a non food related product review, which provided the perfect excuse for me to splashed out BIG bucks on some Estee Lauder products!! 😀

Initally, I bought 2 sets of Estee Lauder Pure Colour Eyeshadow Duo compact and Pure Colour eyeliners, but was so impressed with the Pure Colour Eyeshadows, after trying them on, that I decided to buy another set of eyeshadows and liner.

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The packaging is well presented, and the actual eyeshadows are enclosed by a nicely designed, sleek, and luxurious looking golden case with a clear base.

The case opens up to the duo coloured eyeshadows, including an applicator/brush and a mirror embedded into the lid.

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These are the first 2 Estee Lauder Pure Colour Eyeshadow Duo compacts I got

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Me wearing the Pure Colour shadows

I like the smooth application and the lovely variety of colours to choose from~~

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As mentioned previously, I was so taken with the 2 sets of shadows that I decided to purchase 1 more duo compact! 🙂

Overall: I highly recommend them.

  • The small case, mirror and applicator make the duo eyeshadow compacts easy to carry when travelling.
  • The texture is very smooth and soft.
  • The range of colours available are beautiful, and if I had a bigger budget, I would have gotten them all! 😀
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Geoduck! :D

Geoduck pronounced “gooey duck” is a type of edible clam which can stretch out its “neck”  or siphon up to 1 metre long.

It is the largest burrowing clam in the world and dare I say has a certain “phallic” appearance to it~~

To be honest, I didn’t know Geoduck existed until yesterday afternoon when mum went to the sea market to get some clams for seafood pasta.

She also purchase some Diamond clams, and Surf clams.

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At first I thought the Geoduck itself would make a big and hearty meal, but realised after watching mum preparing it that the majority of the clam was consisted of the inedible stomach, and therefore after processing we are only left with a small portion of the clam which is edible. 😮

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On the left side of the tray is the edible part of Geoduck after cleaning.

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The Diamond clam (left) has a sweet and crunchy taste to it whereas the Surf clam (right) is a lot bigger and has a crunchy, and a bit more chewy taste to it.

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The Geoduck has two main edible parts to it, the belly meat (top), and the siphon (bottom).

The belly meat was sweet and tender, while the siphon was very crunchy and chewy~~

Overall, all the clams had a high level of “sweetness” and made wonderful ingredients for the seafood pasta last night! 😀