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Entries for Friday, December 31 2010

Aromaleigh v1’s Pure Drama collection

Aromaleigh v1’s Pure Drama collection

Posted on Friday, at

When I initially started buying Aromaleigh colors, I steered clear of this collection. I wasn't all that fond of blackened colors in general - I preferred rich colors with good pigmentation levels, as opposed to blackened shades. Turns out, the reason I was unfond of blackened shades was that most companies who tried to create dark colors, including Bare Escentuals, just didn't do that great a job of darkening their colors...so of course one ends up with a sooty...

Aromaleigh v1’s Drama Red

Aromaleigh v1’s Drama Red

Posted on Friday, at

Drama Red has been discontinued - along with all the rest of the Pure Drama collection - but if you’re looking for an excellent blackened red, you have two choices…and they’re both from Fyrinnae. Purgatory is a deeper red shade. Monarch Butterfly has a bit more sparkle to it, and a tiny bit more blackening.

BareMinerals’ Sweet Apricot

BareMinerals’ Sweet Apricot

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Very similar to Soft Focus Pure, but with a bit more coral.

Entries for Thursday, December 30 2010

BareMinerals’ Exotic Victoria

BareMinerals’ Exotic Victoria

Posted on Thursday, at

This color is periodically available from boutiques and the webstore - it was briefly available through those outlets in 2008-early 2009, then was pulled again and not available until its release through the second iteration of the Women of BE kit in winter 2010. It’s a medium-deep olive green with some gold tones, so it’s not as easy to wear as some other greens.


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