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Entries for Thursday, December 08 2011

Urban Decay’s 24-7 Glide-on Pencil Travel Set - Electric

Urban Decay’s 24-7 Glide-on Pencil Travel Set - Electric

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Last year when I picked up the 24/7 Jackpot collection and compared them to Sephora’s Flashy Waterproof Liners, I determined that - as far as I’m concerned - Sephora’s Flashy Waterproof Liner pencils are a better value, and so I just won’t pay attention to Urban Decay’s liner pencils. At $24 per pencil versus $8, for comparable performance and a similar amount of product, the comparison gets pretty easy. Except…in the past year, Sephora’s started slimming...

Meow Cosmetics’ VIP Blush collection

Meow Cosmetics’ VIP Blush collection

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The VIP stands for “Very Intensely Pigmented”. They can sweep on sheer, or build for a more pronounced effect. (So even though a part of me yearns to try Bombshell and Dame…I’m holding firm. Maybe they’d work as lip shades? Hey, now there’s a thought…) Most of these have a bit of shimmer to them - not a lot of shimmer, but if you want something totally matte, look at Meow’s Masterpiece or Lush Blush...

BBAC 2011: Day Eight

BBAC 2011: Day Eight

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Still…I do try new vendors. Some I only buy from the once, others I keep returning to their shop. Sometimes a vendor has offers so compelling, that I go just a wee tiny bit nutso. Such is the case with My Pretty Zombie. I had kind of been aware of this company for a while, but hadn't really seen any swatch photos that made me start drooling, so I didn't wander over to the shop. And then…Toxid Lotus...

Zoya’s Gems and Jewels collection

Zoya’s Gems and Jewels collection

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Three full-coverage jeweltone metallics, and three bar-glitter polishes in corresponding colors. I am barely a fan of microglitter polishes, so that let three of these shades slide right off my “ever think about acquiring” list. The metallic shades looked good, though - and once I saw color plates of the whole collection, I got Holly and Noel during flash promos. (I’m still debating about getting Izzy…but thanks to Zoya’s “we don’t do LEs” policy, the shade...