Feel like a spellbinding witch queen with Rituel de Fille makeup

June 12 2015 | offbeatbride
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Hi, I'm Caroline, and I'm addicted to spellbinding make-up. Let me show you my new favourite.

Rituel de Fille is a make-up brand founded by three sisters who were inspired by the magical side of natural ingredients, and the ritualistic, ceremonial power of pigment. If that evokes the image of three Macbethian witches, you are not far off: this make-up is perfect for bringing out your inner witch queen, no matter who you are.

Rituel de Fille formulates and produces all of its products in-house from the ground up in a process more like potion-making: every single ingredient is there with specific purpose, making their formulas as unique as spellwork.

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Let's talk about these shade names, shall we? The Forbidden Lipstick line is moisturizing and super-pigmented, and its shade names include Hex, Shadow Self, and Written in Blood. The Enchanted Lip Sheer line includes Blackthorn and Bloodroot.

Despite how exquisitely dark these sound, the lip colours in both lines come in a range from the most delicate pinks to the brightest oranges to the darkest reds, as well as violet and even green. The coverage is superb, and the colours rich, perfect for sealing letters vowing love (or revenge). The sisters had this to say about the versatility of their shades for all their products:

Due to subtle, careful base shade balancing, the dense concentration of pigment, and the lush textures that allow for easy building up and sheering out, our colors are suitable for all complexions. Even our most distinctive, editorial hues are designed to flatter while making a powerful statement.

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Speaking of complexions, Rituel de Fille has seven stellar shades of Inner Glow Cream Blush that apply smoothly and allows you to really build depth while contouring. The gorgeous gold bronzer, Spellbound, is perfect for adding mystique to your summer makeup looks.

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How have I resisted talking about the packaging thus far? You'll want to keep Rituel de Fille's beauties on display because the packaging is just as beautiful as the product. I mean, look at the Ash and Ember Eye Soot collection. Decorate your eyes with infinitely versatile shades with names like Love Spell, Serpent de Mer, Seven Sisters, and Obsidian. They blend easily and can be layered from a sheer whisper to a bold, spellbinding look.

And in case you were as enamoured as I was with calling eyeshadow "eye soot," you'll probably be pleased to know that this name is a very conscious decision on Rituel de Fille's part. They draw inspiration from more ancient methods of self-adornment and cosmetics compounding used for beauty and ceremony, like "the simplicity of combining soot and oil to make kohl while still creating modern makeup that holds up to high standards of application and wear." Historically-inspired makeup scratches an itch I didn't know I had.

All Rituel de Fille products are 99% natural, and handcrafted without parabens, phthalates, synthetic dyes, or synthetic fragrances. They never test on animals, and only source their raw materials from companies that are also 100% cruelty free, so you can be confident that their makeup is as in-tune with the natural world as you are.

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I've had a lot of fun playing with this makeup and feeling like a witch queen. Now it's your turn — scratch makeup itches you didn't even know you had, and get your spellbinding witch queen look on!

  1. /the vapours
    Can we talk about how much I love the way they display the shades on their website? They brush them out in a swirl. Aside from the fact that they all look like roses transforming into mind-boggling galaxies of amazement, it's a great way to show how the pigmentation builds and varies.

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  2. How is the lasting power of the lipsticks? Does it come off completely when you eat? That's #1 of my two most important criteria for any lipstick.

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    • I do one coat, blot, then another coat, and though I do like to reapply after eating, I'm not left with the lipstick-turned-to-lip-liner-only results that some brands give me. I wore it all day and night the day I wore that flower crown (to a Lana del Rey concert) and only felt I needed to reapply after dinner 🙂

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  3. Lovely! I really wish they had eyeliners or eyebrow pencils, that's what I'm in desperate need of. And powder/concealer. If only I hadn't just bought 2 new lipsticks. Signed up for their email newsletter though!

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    • I think one day they probably will expand into pencil-territory! For now I use an angled brush with their eye soot and it creates a great thin line that looks the same 🙂

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  4. How was the staying power of the lip sheer? I like the idea of building colour … The bittersweet and blackthorn are particularly swoon worthy!!

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  5. Those are some amazing names. I always fall for the way makeup can advertise and have fun with the glory of colours. Those marketers must have a fun. SO PRETTY

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