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Entries for Sunday, November 13 2011

MAC’s Graphite pigment

MAC’s Graphite pigment

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This was the color that drew me to the Surf the Ocean pigment stack in the first place! The shade is gorgeous and rich, it applies well…I do wish it stayed in place a little better without primer, but with my lids I can't expect that of too much. I can use this as a liner or inner-lid accent shade better than an all-over shade. There was another color that came in this set, the gold. Unfortunately, it was...

MAC’s Surf the Ocean Aquamarine pigment

MAC’s Surf the Ocean Aquamarine pigment

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Originally I thought this might be close to BE's High Shine Mist, but this one is a tiny bit darker. Both are pale metallic greens with decent adhesion and application, but this is more green while High Shine Mist is a bit more silvered. If this color had just a bit more blue in it - if it were a true seafoam green - this would probably be one of my instant favorites. I can use this color, though -...

Aromaleigh v1’s Astronomical collection

Aromaleigh v1’s Astronomical collection

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This collection was released about two years ago, as Aromaleigh (v1) was closing its doors - though preview pictures were up a bit earlier. The colors are a mixture of shades and finishes, and while a few initially drew my interest, I wasn’t all that sure I wanted to get any when the colors might possibly be of lesser quality than I was used to from Aromaleigh. (I worry about the quality of items when a store is closing;...

MAC’s Titanium pigment

MAC’s Titanium pigment

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This shade is actually a bit patchier than Fume - so I prefer Fume, when I want a solid silver line or swath of color. When I want to add a metallic silver shimmer over the top of something dark, like a liner shade or a dark creme base, this works well. It adds the shimmer but lets the underlying color show through.