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Entries for Sunday, April 05 2009

Aromaleigh v1’s Alyssum

Aromaleigh v1’s Alyssum

Posted on Sunday, at

Alyssum is a soft beige (champagne) pink shimmer. It's lightly pigmented, but does have more color-weight than Mallow, a very similar color also sold in this collection. The color has a soft shimmer even when applied dry, so works well as a highlighter…but has the advantage over Mallow in that it's easier to use this color as an actual color rather than just a highlighting powder.

Aromaleigh v1’s Mallow

Aromaleigh v1’s Mallow

Posted on Sunday, at

<p>Mallow is a very soft, light color. I've found that it needs to either be used as a highlighter or a glaze, or simply applied heavily and / or damp to be visible. It's a coral-gold highlight color, which is nice for ladies who want a highlighter that isn't as obvious as white.</p> <p>Mallow is very, very close to another color from this collection: Alyssum. Mallow is slightly warmer, and slightly less pigmented, than Alyssum....

Aromaleigh v1’s Zinnia

Aromaleigh v1’s Zinnia

Posted on Sunday, at

I forget exactly when I first looked at the page displaying the Spring Solstice collection, but as soon as I saw the description of Zinnia, I was intrigued. As soon as I saw the swatch of Zinnia, I knew: if I bought no other color from this collection at all, I HAD to get Zinnia. I bought three pots, and I'm quite sure that I'll go through it…oh, in a few years. (I've got a huge collection, and I...

Aromaleigh v1’s Spring Solstice 2009 colors

Aromaleigh v1’s Spring Solstice 2009 colors

Posted on Sunday, at

To date, I have not been a huge customer of Aromaleigh - largely because of how I got into mineral makeup, needing to use store-brands I could test first and then looking for lower prices, then slowly trying out this small merchant and that one. So while Aromaleigh v1’s been active for quite some time and I had visited their site, I didn’t really know anyone else who was using their products, I didn’t dig deeply enough...