Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The TKBeast!

Warning: Ridiculous extended metaphor below and other obscure ramblings and references.

What is the TKBeast you may ask? Well, I'm here to tell you! The TKBeast is a lovely creature that will shed a generous sample amount of beautiful mica-beast dust on you! How lovely! However, this only works when the creature is fed a small meal of $1.50. Now, that's not a problem. The problem here is that there are so many colors to choose from! I want them all! And I think if I let it, the TKBeast would happily snarf up my wallet. Mind you, I'd be rolling gleefully in beautiful micas... but I try to be practical (heh).
So instead of offering up an all-you-can-eat buffet to this TKBeast, I simply presented it with an appetizer of crispety crunchety bills... which it seemed to enjoy. Because today I was showered with 9 mesmerizing micas that I CANNOT. STOP. STARING. AT. O.O!
Now, for some reason I thought each baggie held one teaspoon (probably because some of the micas tell you that's the amount you recieve for $1.50) but that's just not so. The ones that don't say anything about a teaspoon actually hold a whole tablespoon! This TKBeast is generous!
The micas I chose to be showered with were Blue Sparks!, Echo, Chameleon Glitter, Smokey XXX, Ballad Blue, Her Majesty, Capricorn Sea, Pisces Blue, and Taurus Orion. Now, a teaspoon of product is generous and wonderful. But a tablespoon? There's so much mica in here I think it'll last me til I'm 90! Well then, I'll fade into a colorful senility!

These micas come in big thick baggies approx 4 inches tall, 3 wide (so yeah, big) and I'm not a huge fan of baggies. Especially these. For some reason I really have to wrestle with the zip-lock seal to get it to open, and it makes me uneasy to know I could easily slip and rip the packaging open like some kind of hungry predator. So I've placed an order for over 9000 5g jars! Just kidding, only 200. But still quite a few! I look forward to the (IMO) more convenient packaging :)
Personally, I cannot seem to get over how pretty these are. Not to say, by any means, that the rest of my collection is not up to par (cause it is ^.^) but man! Any of you remember the Mirror of Erised from Harry Potter? If you wear these kinds of colors, I believe it's quite possible that people will want to sit and waste away or be driven mad by your eyelids. SOOOOO PRETTY!
Don't believe me? Ask the dishes! Er.. swatches! (All swatched over Pixie Epoxy... which, by the way, is a girl's -and many guy's I'm sure!- best friend. Because diamonds cannot foil your eyeshadow!)
First picture, left to right: Blue Sparks!, Echo, Chameleon Glitter, Smokey XXX (not as purple as it looks here)
Second picture, left to right: Ballad Blue, Her Majesty (the purple glitter didn't show up on camera AT ALL! Sorry!), Capricorn Sea ( a bit greener shift than it looks here), Pisces Blue, Taurus Orion
As always, click to zoom! Thanks for putting up with the many random insanities in this post. Please comment!

A picture of the TKBeast! (Those curly things are wings, but I can't draw.)


  1. Hahahahaha! I've never fed the TKBeast but there are many other tricksy beasties I've fed... the FyriBeast, for example.

  2. I have considered meeting the TKBeast before but the baggies always scared me awayy. But dudeee, what a bargain, how much was shipping? I'm gonna need to get some jars too, if I'm gonna order x_x. Taurus Orion looks FABULOUS

  3. Ohhh, the FyriBeast. I've fed that one too.. In fact I need to post another Fyrinnae haul soon!
    Taurus Orion IS fabulous! Shipping was $3 for me