Goddess of Love, Fertility, Spring and Childbirth; and as Queen of the Valkyries she sometimes carried a sword. Freya ruled Odin's Valkyries and is reputed to have taught him women's mysteries. Together with her consort-brother Frey she was ruler of the Vanir, ancient matriarchal nature deities who pre-existed Norse patriarchy. (source)
Freya is one of ten matte shades released in August 2015's Matte Saga One. There will be a total of four Matte Saga collections released in 2015-2016 inspired by women in Norse Mythology. Many of these shades will be close matches to Aromaleigh's former Pure Eyes Matte collection and listings will show what color is closest, for customer reference. All shades feature a brand new formula and deluxe sample size availability.
Color Description: Midtone-Deep russet brown with mauve tones. VEGAN. Eye use only. Freya is closest to Pure Eyes Matte: Chestnut
Shown swatched over BARE SKIN... the new formula performs very nicely with no need for primer, but should you choose to use a primer/base, the color will be more intense and saturated.
This formula is "semi loose" and features added ingredients for adhesion and wear, which also intensify the color shifts and make it easier to wear and blend over both bare skin and a variety of primers. Your eyeshadow will not arrive in "little balls" like some semi-loose formulas do, but it may be more difficult to get through the sifter holes. Sifters are easily removed. As always, I recommend a regular cream base such as NYX cream eyeshadow base. Your mileage may vary with sticky glue type primers.
Contains: mica, titanium dioxide, talc, carnauba wax, kaolin, ferric oxide, nylon-12, silica, magnesium stearate, zinc oxide, allantoin, isododecane, capric/caprylic triglyceride, dimethicone, hydrogenated polyisobutene May contain: manganese violet, ultramarines, chromium oxide, hydrated chromium oxide, red 40, carmine** (Carmine appears in the "May Contain" section on all product labels, but is only found in the shade "Verdandi")
Several sizes are available:
- Sample baggie: eighth (1/8) teaspoon in a zip baggie Sample baggie sizes are available only in sets.
- Deluxe Sample: quarter (1/4) teaspoon in 3 gram jar. No sifter. Bottom label only.
- Full Size Jar: 5 gram jar with sifter and top/bottom labels. This size jar contains 3/4 teaspoon which has a minimum net gram weight of 1.6 grams. I label jar weights on the conservatively low side. Product ranges in weight depending on formula from 1.6 to 2 grams.
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.