Bring It Back!! Cynthia Rowley Cosmetics

by PJ on Wednesday, June 6, 2007

in "Bring It Back",makeup,stash focus

(pictured: my Cynthia Rowley stash)


What would be the perfect things to say if your makeup can talk to you?

When you open some of the Cynthia Rowley Cosmetics items, the words are:

“You’re so pretty!”

“I Love your eyes!”

“How come you’re so pretty?”

Cynthia Rowley Cosmetics has been discontinued for a while, and I am missing it. It has the kind of beautiful packaging (without over-doing the cuteness) that I really love. The shade of blue is soft and refreshing, and the jewel detail adds a touch of glamor.

The colors are vibrant without being harsh or gaudy. There are a lot of pastel shades in their eyeshadows, and their lipsticks have a good selection of colors.

The brow powder set I have is great. It has two shades of brow powder, a tweezer, an angled powder brush, and a brow brush.

Photos from the Cynthia Rowley Cosmetics catalogue:









I am aware that Cynthia Rowley is launching a one-off collection in fall 2007 for Avon. But, packaging-wise alone, it is not as good as her original line.

If you have used Cynthia Rowley Cosmetics before, please drop me a line and share your experience. It’ll be nice to hear from you!

Also, our charity drive, Comments for a Cure, is still going on today for the final day (June 6th). Come and leave a comment!

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Anna Wednesday, June 6, 2007

I’ve never heard of this line before, but i wish I had when it was around–those shades look so pretty!

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PJ Friday, June 8, 2007

Thank you for your comment, Anna!

I bought the two Cynthia Rowley items in Japan but I remember they were available on Sephora.com in the US.

I do kind of wish I bought a *bit* more back then…

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yummy411 Wednesday, June 13, 2007

i wish i could have seen the collection before this one. the colors, etc. are pretty, but this looks like it’s geared towards teens.

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PJ Wednesday, June 13, 2007

It probably was, especially in the US , where there are very distinct consumer groups. I think in Japan, where it used to be very popular, it seemed to have a slightly broader appeal across ages.

(By the way, these items were from the basic line-up and not from any of the the seasonal collections.)

Thank you for stopping by again!

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Anonymous Friday, October 23, 2009

This brow powder set is awesome! How can i get one? :) I've never heard about these cosmetics!

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PJ Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Hi,

Unfortunately, these items have been discontinued. (I feature the discontinued products that I like in the "Bring It Back!" series.) But I think Chanel still has a similar one, with three eyebrow shades and three tools/applicators in the compact.

Thank you for your question! :)

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