Every season Flirt! Cosmetics gathers a few old and a few new items to create a themed color story of the season. For Summer 2008, the look is called Bright On! This four-product combination includes a creamy eye shadow, a deep-violet mascara, a dark-purple eyeliner pencil (in my absolute favorite color, Purple Rain — it's so dark it looks almost black) and a brand-new lip balm with SPF 12 called Flirt-Tinis.
Flirt-Tinis are sheer, conditioning, limited-edition glossy balms that moisturize lips while providing a little bit of shimmer. I love that they glide on smooth without any of the tackiness of a goopy lip gloss. Including Fizzy Pink (the featured color), three additional shades will also be available in June online and in Kohl's department stores.
The inspiration for Bright On! comes from the pop color runway trend. These shades are vibrant, but they're also wearable since they can be layered to create anything from understated to bold. They also touch on the purple trend that is apparently carrying over from Fall and Spring. To read more about each of the items in the Bright On! color story,
- I’m Whipped Eyeshadow Mousse in Mystical ($12) is a smooth and creamy, shimmery bright-lavender shadow.
- Big Flirt Thickening Mascara in Violet Vixen ($10) is a dark aubergine mascara that adds volume and length to your lashes.
- Look of Love Eye Pencil in Purple Rain ($10) is a deep, rich purple creamy eyeliner pencil with a tiny bit of sparkle (it looks especially amazing on anyone with green or hazel eyes).
- New Flirt-Tinis Protective Tinted Lip Balm SPF 12 in Fizzy Pink ($10) is a creamy, sheer baby-pink lip balm that comes in a pocket-sized pot that can be applied with a brush or with your fingertip.