From the original 2013 release:
HEQUET: A lush, coo,l deep green with highlights of cobalt and gold, and bright golden sparks.
To the Egyptians, the frog was a symbol of life and fertility, since millions of them were born after the annual inundation of the Nile, which brought fertility to the otherwise barren lands. Consequently, in Egyptian mythology, there began to be a frog-goddess, who represented fertility, referred to by Egyptologists as Heqet
“Ancient Magick” is an Egyptian-inspired collection of twenty shades. In an array of hues, finishes and effects, the collection is imbued with the colors found in the life, times and art of this ancient era.
This collection was created with the creative input of Kristen’s 11 year old Son, who has been learning about ancient Egypt in school, and is a huge fan of Rick Riordan’s “The Kane Chronicles”
It is surprising that Aromaleigh has never done a collection inspired by Ancient Egypt, because this was a time in which the very first “mineral makeup” was worn by people of all classes. In so many ways, the culture and mythology of ancient Egypt is the ultimate inspiration for mineral makeup!
The blackened eye makeup- Kohl, not only represented the eye of Horus, but also helped to absorb the sun, making it easier to see in the harsh, desert climate. The wealthy and royal decorated their eyes with brilliant blues and greens from crushed malachite and semi-precious stones. Iron ochre and henna provided coloring for the cheeks, lips and nails.
Made in the USA by Aromaleigh Inc.
Ingredients: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), May contain: Ferric Oxide (CI 77491), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Silica, Bronze Powder, Copper Powder, Aluminum Powder, Tin Dioxide (CI 778161), Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate
NOTE: While we have made all attempts for photographs to accurately depict colors, photography unfortunately does not accurately reveal the depth and interplay of color and effect of these shadows. Also, please note that variations do exist between different computer monitors.