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Entries for Tuesday, December 13 2011

BareMinerals’ buxom New Orleans

BareMinerals’ buxom New Orleans

Posted on Tuesday, at

I don't hate this color…but it isn't the best one on me. True nudes, or cooler nudes, like Sydney, look better with my coloring. If you have truly neutral or warm coloring, though, this will probably work fairly well as a not-quite-nude shade. I do like it with its complement, Buxom Tara, though! (The cool sparkles in Tara help make this color look more tan, less orange on me.)

BBAC 2011: Day Thirteen

BBAC 2011: Day Thirteen

Posted on Tuesday, at

I like eye pencils because they're easily portable, and not messy to apply (you don't need a separate applicator.) I don't like the fact that they do go directly on your eyes, so they're not an inherently sterile medium; and even with the tip, I don't get quite as much fine control as I'd like. The NYX eye pencils are wonderfully inexpensive (especially if you buy through an etailer like Beautyjoint or Cherry Culture), but they're not creaseless nor waterproof....

Tarte’s Lipsurgence in Enchanted

Tarte’s Lipsurgence in Enchanted

Posted on Tuesday, at

This color is amazing, and I love it! I just wish that this stayed on better, and had a little more color payoff. Unblotted it's a very bright rose pink, but it doesn't stay in place very well - and blotting it thins this out so that I have to touch it up so often, it's almost frustrating to wear this shade. Swank (from the Lip Service kit) is a deeper red, and it's the same finish, but the formula...