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Entries for Sunday, August 30 2009

Aromaleigh v1’s Bête Noire collection

Aromaleigh v1’s Bête Noire collection

Posted on Sunday, at

I initially held off purchasing any of the colors from this collection - frankly, they unnerved me. I wasn’t sure how well the different colors would actually show, and since I don’t often wear smoky-eye looks I didn’t want to end up with several colors that would only really work for an eye look that I didn’t often wear. I finally chose my colors carefully, though (since at $$1.30, these are among the more expensive samples Aromaleigh...

Meow Cosmetics’ Lost Rainforest collection

Meow Cosmetics’ Lost Rainforest collection

Posted on Sunday, at

I’m used to Meow’s other colors being fullsize in 10 gram jars, not fullsize in 5 gram jars. The fact that I got these at 20% off doesn’t remove the sting quite so much…but these colors were going to retire soon, so I bit the bullet. This collection has returned every summer since its introduction, availability being approximately June through September. (Though some years it’s come available beginning Memorial Day weekend - the last weekend in May.)

BareMinerals’ Beautiful at 60 kit

BareMinerals’ Beautiful at 60 kit

Posted on Sunday, at

Another interesting note on the composition of the “Beautiful at Any Age” kits: the finishes are more toned down for the older-decade kits. All the colors in this set are matte, with the sole exception of the all-over face color. So apparently older people should abandon both color and sparkle? Yeah, like I’m going to follow that trend…