Shu Uemura Eye-Conic 30th Anniversary Collection-Duo-Colour Cheek Refills

I know the Shu Uemura Eye-Conic 30th Anniversary Collection came out in the summer, but I’ve just GOT to show you some pieces from it that arrived at Casa de Beauty Reflections this week, because this collection is too much FUN. [emoji party popper]

Shu Uemura Eye-Conic 30th Anniversary Collection celebrates Shu Uemura’s radical free spirit of the 60s and his liberation of standard makeup design with his first mode makeup collection that debuted in 1968. His innovative thinking that eyeshadow should have designs just like clothes inspired the era-defining graphical “flaggy” checkered racing flag designs on the eyes:

To celebrate this pioneer of beauty, the Shu Uemura Eye-Conic 30th Anniversary Collection takes inspiration from the 60s-psycahdelic patterns, liberated women, glamour and fashion!

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Shu Uemura Eye-Conic 30th Anniversary Collection

There’s too much to show you in one post, so I’m going to have to do a couple of posts so I hope that’s ok! Let’s start with blush, because you know-IT’S BLUSH.  [emoji revolving hearts]

First, the Fuchsia Fusion Retro-Sensation Special Decoration Palette($21 CDN) is kind of AMAZING all on its own. The wavy graphic patterns in this collection totally remind me of some of the mini skirts my sister wore in the 60s and I sure wish I had them now:

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Shu Uemura Fuchsia Eye-Conic Fusion Retro-Sensation Special Decoration Palette

This little palette is where you can house all your Shu Uemura pretties and customize your own makeup palette. You just slide in your blushes and/or your eyeshadows and BAM you have your own palette.

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Shu Uemura Fuchsia Eye-Conic Fusion Retro-Sensation Special Decoration Palette

Most of Shu Uemura makeup products come in  refill pans which I personally like. You can even put them into your own palette like a Z-Palette if you wish.

There are two Shu Uemura Duo-Color Blending Cheek Refills($42 CDN each) in the Shu Uemura Eye-Conic Collection, Pink and Orange:

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Shu Uemura Eye-Conic Pink and Orange Duo-Colour Cheek Refill

Each shade has two colours with one being a matte and the other a pearly highlight shade. It’s easiest to use the shades combined, but with a little brush maneuvering(squeezing of bristles mainly) you can adjust the colour intensity to your liking.

Here’s the swatches of the Shu Uemura Pink Duo-Color Blush:

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Shu Uemura Eye-Conic Pink Duo-Colour Cheek Refill swatches

The first swatch is the bright pink, then the highlight, then blended together. The result is a soft, warm pink.
Here’s the swatches for the  Shu Uemura Orange Duo-Color Blush:

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Shu Uemura Eye-Conic Orange Duo-Colour Cheek Refill swatches

Again same swatches- the bright orange, the highlight, and then the combo swatch which is a blush shade I can honestly say I have NEVER seen and would never have bought on my own! It kind of looks like Kraft Dinner, hey?

The blushes aren’t really strongly pigmented, so you have to build up the intensity and as I’m getting older I really appreciate that! I like that I can slowly add more colour until I get the flush that I like. The blushes are superb: soft, blend beautifully and really give that glow that a blush should give without being overly shimmery. No pore or wrinkles get emphasized with these blushes!

Here’s what the Shu Uemura Eye-Conic Pink Duo-Colour Cheek Refill look like on my cheeks. I put a little extra on so you can really see it:


Shu Uemura Eye-Conic Pink Duo-Colour Cheek Refill

And I NEVER in a million years would have thought I could wear the Shu Uemura Eye-Conic Orange Duo-Colour Cheek Refill, but it’s SO COOL:


Shu Uemura Eye-Conic Orange Duo-Colour Cheek Refill

Neat, hey? Such a different blush colour! It’s kind of mod and cool, almost Mrs Roper-like from Three’s Company, hey? That women had some style HAHAHA! I really really like this blush a lot as it’s so different!

You can still get the Shu Uemura Eye-Conic 30th Anniversary Collection online or at Holt Renfrew, and at select Sephora and the Bay stores too!

Stay tuned for the Shu Uemura Eye-Conic 30th Anniversary Collection lips post next! Maybe today if I have the blogging energy, but for sure tomorrow!

Whaddaya think? Would you wear that orange blush? Are you a 60s free-spirit with your makeup? Or do you stick to safe colours?

*products sent by the lovely PR and they have woken up my inner 60s makeup spirit so THANK YOU!  [emoji white smiling face]

  • Whoaa these look like so much fun!!! I have plenty of coral blushes, but not really an orange. It does look great on you!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Thanks Sunny! Isn’t it cool?

  • Icaria

    Ooo these look fun!!! I don’t often like 60s inspired stuff but I like the look of this collection, Love the pink blush!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Wait till you see the lipsticks and eyeshadows!

  • Liz

    I think that strange orange shade is maybe the only colour of blush I don’t own. But it looks so great on you! The compacts look fun.

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      It’s so different, hey? thanks Liz!

  • Both look awesome on you! Who knew that orange blush would look so good?

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      I know, hey/ Thanks!

  • Ya know, I totally would give that orange shade a go, although I’m sure it wouldn’t look nearly as good on me as it does on you. You wear it well! The pink is pretty, too! I’m also digging those palettes. Never saw anything like it.

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Awww thanks Lisa! I have a bit of a tan still, so I do think that helps with that shade. I know it’s so pretty everything!


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  • Lily

    Oh my, that first photo! So COOL!!!
    And yes to orange blush. YES Yes Yes!!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      :D:D I want to recreate that checkered eye on Marky!

  • These are available in Sephora Chinook 😀 😀 😀 I find Holts too distracting to shop for makeup, so I am happy Shu is available in sephora – lovely blushes and I love how orange looks on u. so pretty

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      YOU LUCKY DUCKY haha! I like your Holts though-Edmonton’s SUCKS like a bucket of ticks. 🙂 Thanks Shivani! xo

  • the packaging reminds me of the pucci collab w/ guerlain actually.

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  • So fun! No trace of Kraft Mac n’ Cheese whatsoever! I totally love it on you! 🙂

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Hahaha thanks babe! xoxoxo

  • BooBooNinja

    These blush pans are fun. What grabs me, however, is the makeup in the promo photo in pic 2. Wowza!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      I KNOW! I would have recreated it if I had the blue palette and the green one-it’s SO amazing!

  • Eugenia

    No one can pull off pink ANYTHING quite like you, Lil Sis, but dang! if I don’t actually prefer the orange duo on you even more! Cant wait to use mine too!

    • TracyBeautyReflections

      Hahaha thanks Big Sis! Yes i think you’re gonna love them!