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Sunday, March 15, 2009
2:01 AM
TKB Trading Haul 3

YAY! TKB Trading Haul #3! . I think i have almost all the powdered colorants TKB trading has that I will wear by now. Before i placed the orders, I promised that this will be my final TKB trading haul until, at least August of something.
The exchange rate is crazily high so i decided to try VPOST instead of the usual international shipping. TKB was having a promotion where orders over USD100 gets free domestic shipping. So Only had to pay for vpost shipping. I would have switched to Vpost long ago had i known this. I was hesitant because I've heard about so many mishaps and poor CS of VPOST. I know there are other companies, but they are more difficult/troublesome to work with as compare to Vpost. The actual weight of the whole package was 2.6kg. I requested for Compact packing and the tkb trading staff really packed the items VERY tightly. Not to the extend of spoiling the items, but its obvious she/he was thoughtful when packing.

Good Customer service definitely makes me more willing to spend and TKB's has been great so far. Although they are one of the few companies that doesn't give any freebie/discount / the likes for bulk orders.
These are what's in the package! I still have some 10g jars that i didn't include here. Did i mention before TKb 's very generous with their samples? USD1.50 for 1 tablespoon which fills a 20g jar with no sifter. And they use high quality ziplock bags which are really sturdy and not flimsy. Even if I don't move my powders in to jars, the ziplocks will last me a long time if i were to dip my brushes in there.

These are my own. I didn't include the base powders because they are all white in color. I love the pigments. I got some matte pigments this time and some oxides. The Oxides are in the small round pans that tkb call "Cutie Pies". The stacked jar at the side are micro fine glitter powders that's safe to use on the eyes. I intented to use them to line my eyes. However I'll need to buy some foiling liquid for that, glycerin mix just does not seem to hold the glitter well and long enough.

Now here's my updated TKb trading Pigment collection. In an older post i posted a pic of my collection as well. Just that now i am onto my 2nd layer in the box :) Previously i just had a full single layer.

Here's my little army of pigments :) The smaller jars on the outside are the oxides and premium pigments. I'll list out all the colors so in case it'll be of use :)
TKB's pigments are powders, mostly very powderym loose and shimmery. However there are some powders which "cakes" together more, as in less powdery (in a good way). It's like how some loose foundation tend to be more "cakey" as compared to loose finishing Powders
Oxides are matte and also tend to be thicker and more clumpy and pressable.
~ = clumpy powder
` = Sheen finish, not shimmery nor matte
" = Slight metallic finish
- = less shimmery than average
* = Super Shimmery
^ = Matte
: = teaspoon sample
I'm going from left to right in terms of Columns (top to bottom)
1st column : [Bronzed Gold*] [Angel Wings] [Pink Coral] [Blush Beige] [Foliage] [Be My Valentine] [Raspberry Pop] [Strawberry Pop] [Colorona Russet"~] [Gemtone Ruby] [Soft Red`]
2nd column : [Mermaid's Gold] [Brillant Gold] [24 Karet^] [Gold Fine"~] [Lemon Drop Pop] [Soft Yellow`] [Harvest Yellow Oxide^~] [Lovely Leo] [Tangerine Pop] [Aztec Gold~] [Passion Orange"~]
3rd Column : [Apple Green Pop] [Breath Of Spring] [Soft Aqua`] [Totally Teal-] [Coral Reef Blue] [Indian Blue] [Blueberry Pop] [Ocean Green] [Soft Blue`] [Midnight Train] [Colorona Dark Blue]
4th column : [Hilite Gold] [Storm*] [Antique Silver"~] [Polished Silver*] [Pure Purple-] [Aster Hue] [Amethyst] [Grape Pop] [Love Song] [Blackstar Red~] [Blackstar Blue"~]
5th Column : [Hilite Orange] [Hilite Copper] [hilite Red] [hilite Green] [Hilite Blue] [Hydro Pearl Powder] [Hillite Violet] [Silver Glitter**] [Black Glitter**] [Purple Glitter**] [Green Glitter**] [YellowGold Glitter **]
6th Column (outside box) : [Green Apple-] [Lotsa Lime-] [Sage Green] [All Love Green] [Verdigris Gold] [Cyprus Green"~] [Emerald] [Blackstar Green~] [After Twilight Green] [Aquarius] [Soft Green`]

7th Column (outsidebox) : [Ivory Lace] [Artisan Coral] [Apricot] [Bronze] [Soft Brown`] [Swiss Chocolate] [Dark Brown Oxide^~] [Ochre Oxide^~] [Moonstone] [Australian Amber] [Blackstar Gold~]
8th Column (outside box) : [Chromium Oxide:^~] [Hydrated Chromium Oxide:^~] [Omega Blue:^~] [Murasaki Violet Matte:^~] [Paris Pink:^~] [Manganese Violet:^~] [Yellow Oxide:^~] [Orange Oxide:^~] [Cinnamon Oxide:^~] [Brown Oxide:^~] [Black Oxide:^~]
9th Column (outside box) : [Red Oxide] [Blue Shade:^~] [Red Oxide:^~] [Travel to Mars:] [Travel to Earth:] [Travel to Jupiter:] [Crucible Gold:"] [Crucible Khaki:"] [Forged Gold:"] [Pearl White] [Black Mica]
Another picture with no flash for comparison. Personally think these pictures are really quite accurate. I hope I will be able to hold for long enough from ordering again from TKB. I have too much! and I'm not even really using them.

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Blogger и¡†α said...

Hi!! I know this is going to sound crazy but its there any chance that you could do swatches of your pigments? I don't know maybe in batches not all and once it would be so much helpful, if not well u can't blame me for ask :P thank you since now.

Regards from Mexico

March 15, 2009 at 10:06:00 AM GMT+8  
OpenID o0afr0dite0o said...

I will be doing swatches of these! Just not right now because I'm relaly quite busy with my final school projects and all :)

March 17, 2009 at 1:43:00 AM GMT+8  

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