Cruelty-free color challenge- Bonus day! Myrtle Green

So, I just couldn’t resist throwing in this last color, as I’ve loved it since my days of watching The Jetsons (in reruns, mind you).  What the heck does this color have to do with The Jetsons, you ask?  Well… I very clearly remember an episode in which Jane goes to one of her favorite boutiques and buys this dress that’s sort of a teal-/jade-esque color, which, apparently, is myrtle green.

Screenshot Jetsons Episode 22, Miss Solar System
Screenshot, The Jetsons Season 1 (c. 1963) episode 22, Miss Solar System
Screenshot, Jetsons Season 1 (c. 1963) episode 22, Miss Solar System
Screenshot,  The Jetsons Season 1 (c. 1963) episode 22, Miss Solar System

Then, as she’s getting ready to model, for who turns out to be a very unappreciative George, she sprays on some green lipstick.  Now, they threw a laugh track in at this moment, but to me it wasn’t so much funny as fabulous! And how much do I want that lipstick stencil mask?

Screenshot, Jetsons Season 1 (c. 1963) episode 22, Miss Solar System
Screenshot, The Jetsons Season 1 (c. 1963) Episode 22, Miss Solar System

Sadly, I don’t own any green lipsticks at the moment, but I do have a stunning myrtle green eye shadow, the Makeup Geek foiled shadow in Houdini.  So, I swiped that all over the lid and a bit into the crease, then added the Muggie shadows in Purely Naked, as a transition color, and Shimma Shimma, to lighten up the inner corner.

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Shadow pans left to right: Purely Naked, Shimma Shimma, Houdini
Shadow pans left to right: Purely Naked, Shimma Shimma, Houdini

I wanted something really glowy with a touch of pink for the highlight, so I topped it all off with the more frosted highlight (bottom right) in the Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette.  I also thought this look needed a bit of an anchor in the way of a super black liner and good thick mascara.  Then, to keep the focus on the darkness of the green, rather than elsewhere, I used a pale shade to line the lower inner rim.

Left to Right: Milani Shadow Eyez in Almond Cream, Wet n' Wild H2O Proof Liquid Liner in Ultra Black, Jordana BestLash Extreme Volumizing Mascara
Left to Right: Milani Shadow Eyez in Almond Cream, Wet n’ Wild H2O Proof Liquid Liner in Ultra Black, Jordana BestLash Extreme Volumizing Mascara
Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette
Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette

In lieu of Jane J’s gorgeous green lip, I went with Wet n’ Wild Fergie Daily.

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fergiedailycomplete


Happy Monday to all… and if anyone knows where I can find a good green lipstick, let me know 😉

*These are only my opinions, formed through my personal experience as a consumer.  I am not a medical doctor, an aesthetician, or a health/beauty professional.  There is no guarantee what effect, positive or negative, these products may have on anyone else.

**All products were purchased by me from brands that, to the best of my knowledge, are cruelty-free.

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9 thoughts on “Cruelty-free color challenge- Bonus day! Myrtle Green

  1. Yay! So glad you decided to do one more of these 😛 That green is so lovely, I would love having it in a lipstick too! I think NYX has a range of lipsticks called ‘Wicked’ that might have something similar. Not sure if they’re 100% cruelty free, but I guess it’s a good starting point! Great post 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Daisy! And thank you for the rec’d. My understanding is that NYX maintained its cruelty-free status, but is now owned by a parent company, L’oreal, that does conducting animal tests. For that reason, I personally don’t purchase their products anymore, but many still do and I totally respect that choice 🙂

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      1. Ahhh, that’s good to know! It’s a shame that some good cruelty free companies can get bought out like that 😦 Oh well, I wish you luck finding your green lipstick!

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  2. Makeup revolution has a green lipstick in their atomic lipstick range called serpent. Cruelty-free and I think it is actually the colour your are looking for here. I’ve never tried it myself but the swatches look very pretty.

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