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Entries for Thursday, December 29 2011

Stila’s Smudge Pot collection

Stila’s Smudge Pot collection

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My first cream shadow-things were MAC’s paint pots. Then I branched out to Benefit’s Creaseless Cream shadows, then started trying other brands when I figured out how to use these. This past summer I picked up a few Smudge Pots from Stila. Most of them are a little too dark to use as a cream shadow base, but Kitten is the one exception: because it’s such a light color, it works better as a cream shadow base...

Looking back: 2011

Looking back: 2011

Posted on Thursday, at

I kicked off last year by posting my favorite eyeshadows, and I've been thinking of doing something similar this year...but for nail polishes. I've managed to showcase so many this past year, I almost haven't had time to figure out my favorite colors. (I don't know that I've worn any color twice this past year.) I had fun with the Eyeshadow Swatch Project! It started off as a cool collaboration between half a dozen bloggers, but it also spurred...

My Pretty Zombie’s Drugs Like Me blush collection

My Pretty Zombie’s Drugs Like Me blush collection

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I latched onto these because of MDMA: it’s a duochrome!! I saw that on toxid-lotus’ site, wandered over to the storefront, and had to get a few more. (And the coolest part, in my opinion: these are coming out next year in eyeshadow form!! I’ve seen swatches of LSD and THC, and they’re amazing! So yes, I’ll have to get those.)

Speciallità‘s Hits no Olimpo collection

Speciallità‘s Hits no Olimpo collection

Posted on Thursday, at

Bright, gorgeous holographic nail polishes - including a deep charcoal holo! These are not quite linear holos, like China Glaze’s OMG polishes; but the holographic effects are a little smoother than the Kaleidescope or Tronica polishes. Be careful if you have chemical sensitivities, though: these are not Big-3 free. Depending on the exchange rate and the size of your order (and thus the shipping costs), you might be better off trying to purchase these from Speciallità‘s webstore…but...