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Entries for Monday, November 14 2011

Rockeresque Beauty’s Ruby Doo

Rockeresque Beauty’s Ruby Doo

Posted on Monday, at

In the pot, this looks like a bright red. Applied, it's lightened ever so slightly. The color payoff is a little less than what I'd hoped for, and a little softer than it appears in the pot; but it's even, it's similar both dry and foiled, and there's a pink shimmer that really shows up when the color is applied wet. It's a bright, clear red, and is well paired with the other colors in Rockeresque's summer 2011 collection. (But I...

Concrete Minerals’ Arsenic

Concrete Minerals’ Arsenic

Posted on Monday, at

Extremely dark, more charcoal than red showing in this. It's equally dark in the pot as it is on my lids, so I don't know if I got a less-than-amazing batch, or something else is at play. The picture on Concrete Minerals' website leads one to believe that there's a tiny bit more red in this color than there actually is. (Not a whole lot more red - but some more.) Application is decent, but the color payoff seems a...

Aromaleigh v1’s Nadir

Aromaleigh v1’s Nadir

Posted on Monday, at

I don't know if it's personal preference, coloring, or age (not 13) but I tend to prefer dusty pinks to “ballerina” or straight pastel pinks. Nadir looked a little more tanned in the vendor photos than it does in person - but no matter. The tones in the pink and the slight silvering mean that it's not “just another pink”...though it does come close. It reminds me of Aromaleigh v1's Camellia (minus the metallic finish, of course.)