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Entries for Friday, December 24 2010

Meow Cosmetics’ Winter Spirits collection

Meow Cosmetics’ Winter Spirits collection

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Purples, reds, and silvers…with one exception. This collection is another older Meow holiday offering whose original release predates my regular shopping with this vendor.

BareMinerals’ buxom Laura

BareMinerals’ buxom Laura

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This kit is odd. I like the London lip stick fine enough, after initially thinking, “I am not going to have much of a use for another pink.” I don't know that I'll ever use Laura, though…or let's put it this way: I'm going to have to get inventive and think outside the box to find ways to use this buxom. Laura is hot pink. I mean, really hot-fuchsia pink. I'm not entirely sure, but I think she's a...

Meow Cosmetics’ Xmas Trees collection

Meow Cosmetics’ Xmas Trees collection

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Six greens. I’m not a huge fan of greens, and I’ve got a lot of them. But if you love greens, or don’t have many and want to try some, this collection covers the entire range: warm (Cedar and Spruce), neutral (Balsam and Cypress), and cool (Noble and Pine). Artificial and Fraser Fir were added to the collection in 2011.

BareMinerals’ Laura Does London kit

BareMinerals’ Laura Does London kit

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Originally I wasn’t going to buy this collection, for two reasons: 1) I am not overly fond of the “(name) does (city)” convention, because it sounds too consciously like it’s trying to sell an image of “Aren’t I a naughty girl!!”; and 2) a pale pink lip stick and a fuschia lip gloss didn’t really appeal to me, even at the price of $26 which is $12 less than the standalone costs of one fullsize gloss and lip stick. However,...