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Entries for Friday, February 18 2011

Morgana Cryptoria’s Shallow Grave

Morgana Cryptoria’s Shallow Grave

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The manufacturer-described green sheen isn't very visible in this color. (This might also be because I got some of the very last of this product, when I purchased it in February 2011.) The pewter-grey isn't metallic, so this works very well as a softer-than-full-black liner shade. I was also able to apply this much more lightly, and get a hint of a shadowing in the inner vee. Just put less product on the brush, et voila - you get a nice,...

5 Things: Friday, February 18 2011

5 Things: Friday, February 18 2011

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  • What’s on your tips? OPI's DS Opulence, but I have plans to paint my nails with Orly's Space Cadet later today.
  • What skincare products are you currently using? Cleanser: Clarisonic. My face is doing the 'initial purge' thing, which is one of the reasons I haven't been posting EoTDs. When people say "I wish my skin looked like it did when I was 15!" I think they've selectively forgotten all the acne. Daytime and Nighttime Moisturizer: Olay...

  • Free worldwide shipping at Meow Cosmetics this weekend

    Free worldwide shipping at Meow Cosmetics this weekend

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    If you've ever wanted to order from Meow Cosmetics but been daunted by the high price of shipping, this is the weekend to place your order (especially for all those foundation samples...) Full details in their newsletter, but here's the gist: Free Shipping on all orders over $25, worldwide. No Code Required, just choose FREE SHIPPING in the cart at checkout! **sale ends Sunday 2/20/11 at midnight EST** TOP SECRET BONUS! Put the words "TOP SECRET" in the message field of your...

    Aromaleigh v1’s Neptune

    Aromaleigh v1’s Neptune

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    This one's right on the border between aqua and green. The photos at the manufacturer's blog make it look aqua-blue, but when I swatched it both dry and wet, it looked just slightly greener. Which is one of the wonderful and irritating things about turquoise: it just takes a change in lighting, angle, or surrounding colors to shift some of those green-blues over to blue-green.