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Illamasqua Cream Pigment Androgen Review & Swatches

Androgen is part of Illamasqua's recently launched Theatre Of The Nameless Collection AW11.

About Illamasqua Cream Pigment:
Cream Pigment is an intensely colour-rich, crease resistant, matt formula, available in a variety of shades.
It creates the ultimate in textures on the face, eyes, lips or body. Apply with an Illamasqua brush or simply use your fingers for a buildable, water resistant, highly pigmented finish. Layer under Powder Eye Shadow and Pure Pigment for added intensity.

Androgen ~ Coral.

♥   This is the most beautiful, most true, coral cream makeup product I've seen till date. 
♥   Super pigmented. I place my finger lightly on it, and the product still manages to cling to it. It is quite opaque too, so no worries about having to over-layer for the color to show.
♥   Non-sticky & blends to a smooth finish real quick. 
♥   Lasts for hours. It is water resistant too.
♥   Makes a good eyeshadow base [Think sunset look.] Less fallouts when using glittery eyeshadows.
♥   I adore the square bat wing pot. Sometimes not easy to open, but I wouldn't want it any other way.
♥   3-in-1 product. For eyes, face, lips (and body too)! Gotta love that.

-   It doesn't mattify completely, which results in creasing after a while, especially when it's worn alone. However, if you use it as a base under another powder eyeshadow, creasing shouldn't be a problem.
-   It is too opaque for my lips, but if I'm going for statement coral lips then I wouldn't look any further.
-   Can only be purchased online [for us in this part of the world].

Androgen swatch

Androgen on lips- applied with a finger

The color is quite similar to MUFE Aqua Cream #9 Coral (review here), but I personally prefer this one, simply because it is easier to work with.

I see myself wearing this on my cheeks a lot. If you heart coral blushers, you may not want to skip on this one. I'm so smitten with this coral, because I've been looking for a dress in this shade for the longest time! Wait, I feel like I've said this before before....Déjà vu. But ya, still haven't found it, sadly.

Price ~ 17.00 GBP (Rs.1247.00)
Rating ~ ♥♥♥♥4.5/5

Availability ~ From They ship internationally.

♥ Cynthia Z ^.^

Disclosure ~ Product sent by brand for consideration, but all opinions are my own, as always.


  1. The color is seriously tempting, though would be more wearable as blush than on the lips

  2. WOW! I agree with IBC, I thought of it as a blush more than a lip product but WOW that's a pretty color!

  3. its such a true coral..lovely ♥

  4. Pretty shade, but probably would suit more as a blush and more appropriate for fairer skin tone babes out there....

  5. sweet heaven!! this colour looks amaazing! I want to eat it up

  6. This looks so beautiful Cynthia..loved your pics..especially the first one!! :)

  7. beautiful color,I really love anything coral...and loved the packaging too...:)Hey cynthia..can you do a how to wear nude lips tut.Nude colors are my new love these days but whenever i wear them i look like a corpse..:)..can you show us how to balance the look with makeup...?thanks

  8. That is such a gorgeous shade! :D

  9. WOW..this is such a fab shade..and i'm waiting for you to wear it and show it to us :-)

  10. Pretty coral but no no for my lips :(


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