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Entries for Friday, December 30 2011

Sula Cosmetics’ He Loves Me cream shadow

Sula Cosmetics’ He Loves Me cream shadow

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I discovered this brand while in Atlanta, at the larger (and better stocked) Ulta. These were just hitting the shelves of my local Ulta in mid-September 2011. I picked them up because they were inexpensive, the colors looked interesting, and I hadn't ever heard of the brand and wanted to check them out.

NYX Cosmetics’ Jumbo Eye Pencil in Cottage Cheese

NYX Cosmetics’ Jumbo Eye Pencil in Cottage Cheese

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This is, essentially, the metallic version of Milk. The color is also just a little different, though that could be due to the “metallic” finish additive: Cottage Cheese is more of a cream-white, while Milk is definitely a pure bright white. Like the other NYX metallic-finish jumbo eye pencils, this one skips a little bit and takes a little more care and attention to apply evenly. The tip of this pencil is pretty broad, but because of the metallic finish,...

Lost in Makeupland’s Say It Isn’t So blush

Lost in Makeupland’s Say It Isn’t So blush

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A bit fainter than I'd imagined - though I can layer it and get more color payoff, the result ends up being almost too garish for my preferences. I've had better success layering this one over deeper reds or matte shades that I wanted to brighten just a little bit. On the upside, if this doesn't work for you as a standalone blush (or even if it does, and you love Things That Multitask) it does make an interesting pink-shimmer-wash...