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Entries for Saturday, September 11 2010

Bare Escentuals’ High Shine colors versus MAC’s pigments

Bare Escentuals’ High Shine colors versus MAC’s pigments

Posted on Saturday, at

MAC Cosmetics has been selling highly pigmented loose-powder colors for years. In early 2009, Bare Escentuals released its first “high-shine” color - a loose-powder shadow that was a bit similar to MAC's pigments, in that it adhered better and had a very bright finish. In late 2009, Bare Escentuals announced the release of a second high-shine color. When the Buzzworthy kit was released in spring 2010, it was quickly snapped up. Now - in late summer 2010 - Bare Escentuals has announced the release...

BareMinerals’ Cleopatra “Cleo”

BareMinerals’ Cleopatra “Cleo”

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This is an older color, but it's only available for brief intervals - and only in kits. It appears to have originally been released in the Puppy Love kit, early in BE's history; then it seems to have vanished until early 2009, when it then made two appearances in as many years.