Meow Cosmetics – X Collection – Mothman, Boogie Man, Snipe & Kraken

19 Oct

Pic’s are clickable.

13 unexplained shadows from Meow Cosmetics. They are good pigmented and fine milled. The whole collection is IMO so amazing, because it’s a mix of duochrome/iridescent, metallic and shimmer shades <3. I ordered all shades in sample form.

Here is a link to the swatches of the whole X Collection.

And a link to the more individually swatched shades:



Official description: Metallic iridescent taupe with forest green undertones.

My description: Mothman has a taupe base – pretty boring, ah? Definetly not! This amazing piggie has an aqua-teal iridescence. Wooooow. It really surprised me! I didn’t expected such a strong duochrome effect :O A must have. Btw. you should watch The Mothman Prophecies movie (or at least the Trailer in the link).

Mothman refers to the legendary creature reportedly seen in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia from November 15, 1966, to December 15, 1967. On Nov. 15, 1966,  Roger and Linda Scarberry saw a large white creature whose eyes “glowed red” when the car headlights picked it up. They described it as a “flying man with ten foot wings” following their car while they were driving. During the next few days, other people reported similar sightings, including two volunteer firemen who said it was a “large bird with red eyes”. There were no more reports after the Dec. 15, 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge and the death of 46 people, giving rise to legends that the sightings and the bridge collapse were connected.

Boogie Man


Official description: Brilliant metallic complex green with blue and gold fire.

My description: If you love duchrome shades and gold and teal, than Boogie Man is for you! It’s a dirty green-blue shade with a strong gold iridescence ❤ Don’t let the swatches fool you, wich show just the golden iridescence! IRL the blue-green base is also good visible in some angles of looking at the shade.

A bogeyman (also spelled bogieman, boogeyman or boogieman) is an amorphous imaginary being used by adults to frighten children into behaving. The monster has no specific appearance, and conceptions about it can vary drastically from household to household within the same community; in many cases, he has no set appearance in the mind of an adult or child, but is simply a non-specific embodiment of terror. Parents may tell their children that if they misbehave, the bogeyman will get them.

Swatches on sun & in the shade:




Official description: Duochrome plum with red iridescence.

My description: Ok.. I normaly don’t like purples. On my warm, olive skin they look terrible. But Snipe… OMFG that’s the most amazing purple that I’ve ever seen! Really! For me this little baby deserves a special place in my stash! Why such an excitement about it? It’s B R I G H T. Really bright! It’s an electric medium purple with a RED iridescence <3, and it’s bright! 😀

The Snipe comes from the folklore of the North American lumberjacks in the 19th and 20th centuries. This peculiar bird was seen by many huntsmen, engineers, cruisers and hard-rock apprentices and many of them tried to capture the Snipe but non succeeded. The Snipe is described as a blue, green and pink bird with specks of gold. 



Official description: Creepy navy blue gleaming with blue iridescent sheen.

My description: Kraken is a gorgeous medium navy blue shade with an amazing brighter blue sheen. I don’t know why, but I realy love this shade. It has such a pretty name, which tends to thinking me on stormy nights on sea where the Kraken lurks for ships that could be a potential meal 😀

Probably no legendary sea monster was as horrifying as the Kraken. According to stories this huge, many armed, creature could reach as high as the top of a sailing ship’s main mast. A kraken would attack a ship by wrapping their arms around the hull and capsizing it. The crew would drown or be eaten by the monster. What’s amazing about the kraken stories is that, of all the sea monster tales we have, we have the best evidence that this creature was based on something real.

Source of the Snipe creature description: Mythical Creatures List – Snipe.

Source of the Kraken creature description: The Museum of UnNatural Mystery.

Source of the other two descriptions: Wikipedia.


8 Responses to “Meow Cosmetics – X Collection – Mothman, Boogie Man, Snipe & Kraken”

  1. Biba October 19, 2011 at 20:24 #

    Jaz resno mislim, da bi ti morala biti “uradna swatcherka” za Meow Cosmetics!

    • swatchfreak October 19, 2011 at 21:32 #

      😀 hvala Biba <3, bi bilo super ja 🙂

  2. Olgie October 20, 2011 at 00:43 #

    Wow. Can you believe I’ve never tried Meow Cosmetics? I’ll have to get all four of these now! They’re amazing.

    • swatchfreak October 20, 2011 at 08:36 #

      Go for it! I just figured out that the full sizes are so big, that they can be easily splited 🙂 If that’s still to expensive, the samples are a really good choice, especially because they often offer sales and/or free shipping 🙂

  3. V @ Gone2RehabBRB October 20, 2011 at 19:29 #

    ok, ok, ok, Vanesa diiiiiiiihaj. Vdih. Izdih.
    Pa ne spet LE? Ker tele so mi res top ❤

    Ponavadi je kaj na hrbtu tvoje dlani,
    ko ne bi nikdar namerno naročila niti sample, tele štiri bi imela pa ne samo full-size
    ampak celo kilo izdelka.

    Se strinjam z Bibo. =)

    • swatchfreak October 20, 2011 at 20:08 #

      Vanesa počakaj da še postam zadnje štiri LOL.. Čeprav sem tudi jaz mnenja, da so te štiri najlepše (no Grim Reaper mi je še <3). Jaz silno upam, da bo ta kolekcija drugo leto spet na voljo, ker se te sezonske LE ponavadi vedno vrnejo. Pravzaprav nekako verjamem v to, da jo bodo obdržali, ker je res TOP kolekcija, ki se dobro prodaja (vsaj koliko berem po netu kaj punce naročajo).. Pa kot sem že omenila.. ful size je tako nafilan, da se ga super da razdeliti na pol 😉 .. moja Skeptic je npr. po 1 letu še vedno skoraj čisto polna, pa ne verjamem da jo bom kdaj porabila do konca 😀

      • V @ Gone2RehabBRB October 23, 2011 at 11:58 #

        Držim pesti, ker so zelo nosljive barve in že po swatchu vidim, da bi se super ujele z mojim podtonom 🙂

        A imajo navado dajat hite iz LE tudi v redno linijo?

  4. swatchfreak October 23, 2011 at 13:43 #

    Mislim, da to ravno ne 😦 vem pa, da če se vredu prodajajo, da jih tu in tam spet dajo na voljo. Tako da recepture definitivno shranjujejo :> Sploh ob raznih praznikih in podobno se stare kolekcije ponovno pojavijo. Pa ponavadi napišejo datum kdaj se neka kolekcija izteče – včasih ga tudi podaljšajo 😉 Jaz imam občutek, da se bo ta kolekcija naslednje leto ob takšnem času res ponovno pojavila. Sicer pa pomoje tudi ni narobe če se jih kontaktira in povpraša če imajo željene senčke še mogoče na zalogi, tudi takrat ko kolekcije ni na strani.

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