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Entries for Wednesday, August 01 2018

Color Features: Shop Your Stash, August 2018

Color Features: Shop Your Stash, August 2018

Posted on Wednesday, at

Some example products (all stuff I own, so…there are definitely others) include: Aromaleigh’s Planetearth, Aromaleigh’s Aether,  BE’s Blue Ball, BFTE’s Bewitched, CND’s Lost Labyrinth, Femme Fatale’s Marauders, Maybelline’s Tenacious Teal, OPI’s Sahara Sapphire, Shiro’s Erotic Friend Fiction, BareMinerals’ Buxom New Orleans, BareMinerals’ Buxom Skipper, CND’s Shells in the Sand, ColourPop’s Fancy, Meow Cosmetics’ String of Pearls, Milani’s Golden Bronze Shadow Eyez, NYX Cosmetics’ Jumbo Eye Pencil...

Entries for Thursday, August 16 2018

Fyrinnae’s Exquisites: Through The Prism

Fyrinnae’s Exquisites: Through The Prism

Posted on Thursday, at

This one’s very similar to Symphonic, but it’s slightly muted in color intensity and visible shift. It applies well and the color payofff is good, it just doesn’t shift quite as much as one might expect. The most visible color is a wine-burgundy.

Entries for Wednesday, August 15 2018

Entries for Tuesday, August 14 2018

TKB Trading’s Galaxy collection

TKB Trading’s Galaxy collection

Posted on Tuesday, at

Interesting shades…but not really as colorchanging as the vendor photos suggest. They’re also larger-particle, not full-on sparkle, but close. Intergalactic is the one that shows the most multichromatic effects, but those are a bit on the muted side.

Wet n Wild’s Megaglo Highlighting Powder collection

Wet n Wild’s Megaglo Highlighting Powder collection

Posted on Tuesday, at

I am not a huge fan of standard highlighting. I don’t dust highlighting powder on my cupid’s bow, above my cheekbones or even always just beneath my eyebrows. I do love highlighters, though - as complements to deeper eyeshadows, or as effects-layers.

Entries for Monday, August 13 2018

Entries for Thursday, August 09 2018

Fyrinnae’s Exquisites: Ravishing

Fyrinnae’s Exquisites: Ravishing

Posted on Thursday, at

This color primarily presents as a medium violet with some shifts into blue and magenta. At the most extreme angles it moves through brown and copper-bronze, but they’re visible on the periphery and only as hints. I’ve only had the chance to wear this twice in the two months that I’ve owned it - once I wore it as a liner shade, once I wore it as an outer-crease shade, both times I’ve planned the look...

Entries for Wednesday, August 08 2018

Entries for Tuesday, August 07 2018

Aromaleigh v2.1’s Desideratum collection

Aromaleigh v2.1’s Desideratum collection

Posted on Tuesday, at

A microcollection of colorshifting demi-pastel shades, created for Aromaleigh’s 20th anniversary. (Though the company was on a break for nearly a year in 2010…ah, never mind.) These are softer shades with an interference finish - not generally semisheer, but very soft shades.

Entries for Monday, August 06 2018


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