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Pure Luxe’s Liner Ultimates

Pure Luxe’s Liner Ultimates

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Many of Pure Luxe’s eyeshadows have a bit less color payoff than average from indie vendors; and there doesn’t seem to be much to help with adhesion. That said, the Liner Ultimates are a bit better. They’re on par with the more-pigmented BE loose eyeshadows, or with some of the BE liner shades.

Make Up For Ever’s Star Powder 916

Make Up For Ever’s Star Powder 916

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I originally bought this - and the other MUFE star powders - because of the “iridescent” factor. I had just started acquiring loose-powder mineral makeup, and was utterly thrilled to find iridescent colors. This one, described as “pink gold”, became a quick favorite. Applied dry, it adds a slight blush of color and a wash of gold. Applied dry over a cream shadow and you get a little bit more color, but it's still excellent for everyday looks. Applied wet,...

BareMinerals’ Organza

BareMinerals’ Organza

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So is it blue-silver or silver-blue? This color is right on the borderline between the two. Photos show it looking blue; but when repotting, I noticed the brown-sooty residue on the sides of the original pots. Yes, the color can look blue; but it honestly looks more like dirty chrome. The “blue” isn't enough to cause problems with warmer-toned folks or those who are not friends with blue eyeshadow; the color is not “grey” enough to be grouped instantly with...

BareMinerals’ Drift

BareMinerals’ Drift

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Very slightly warm taupey brown - not a thrilling shade, but extremely versatile. While playing around with this color, I applied it wet then idly swiped some of my interference micas over it - now there's a hell of an effect.


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