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Entries for Friday, February 11 2011

Meow Cosmetics’ Sherry

Meow Cosmetics’ Sherry

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I had sampled this color in 2009. While it was a nice cooler purple, it didn't make me urgently need to have it in my collection. Then in 2010, the color was remixed. While it's still definitely, unequivocably purple, there's a little more blue in the color now. The shadow seems to adhere better and to be a little bit less sheer than the version I tried in 2009…even when I apply it dry. I don't see a drastic difference in the...

Eyeshadow Swatch Project: Browns

Eyeshadow Swatch Project: Browns

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My favorite brown/tan/taupe eyeshadow colors, alphabetically by manufacturer and then by color name, are:

  • Aromaleigh v1's Angelique
  • Aromaleigh v1's Champagne Toast
  • Aromaleigh v1's Entangle
  • Aromaleigh v1's Rockbottom
  • Bare Escentuals' Fantasy
  • Bare Escentuals' Fashionista
  • Bare Escentuals' Retro
  • Bare Escentuals' Starlight
  • Everyday Minerals' Jane Eyre
  • Everyday Minerals' Starry-Eyed
  • Pure Luxe's PL Asp
  • Shiro...

  • Shiro Cosmetics’ Zora / Shiro Cosmetics’ Zora Sapphire

    Shiro Cosmetics’ Zora / Shiro Cosmetics’ Zora Sapphire

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    If this looks similar to you, you've probably seen the TKB Trading's Capricorn Sea mica. The manufacturer of this color even described this as similar to that mica…but a little more green. It's also more pigmented than Capricorn Sea…being an actual shadow, and not just colored mica. (I have both and was able to make a comparison.) It adheres well, and while it's dark enough to be used as a liner shade, it's not so dark that it...