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Entries for Thursday, December 15 2011

Meow Cosmetics’ Santa Baby collection

Meow Cosmetics’ Santa Baby collection

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One of four new winter holiday collections released by Meow Cosmetics for 2011 (the others are Aurora, Ice Blossoms, and XMas Misfits.) Kisses is the only color that interests me right off the bat, probably because I have such a large collection already…but one can almost never have enough ruby reds! Duplex is a nice, softer shade that isn’t “run of the mill” and isn’t supersoft pastel - and a good choice for any lovers of neutrals or...

BareMinerals’ Buxom Babes Party Central kit

BareMinerals’ Buxom Babes Party Central kit

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Back in 2008-ish, it was announced that the Buxom line would be spun off as its own “sub-line”, and all new items in the Buxom line would be exclusive to Sephora. Occasionally - very occasionally - the mini-kits would be available through the Bare Escentuals web site, but after that point no other Buxom products were released through any other channel. The Buxom Lip Polishes were supposed to disappear from the BE boutiques completely by some time in 2011 or early 2012....

BBAC 2011: Day Fifteen

BBAC 2011: Day Fifteen

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After cobbling together my own routine, based on the small nuggets of actual knowledge that I'd gleaned from two or three dozen professional Q&A sessions, I settled on this:

  • apply a contouring shade - something light like BE's Faux Tan - in a "3" shape.
  • apply the blush color to my face, using the "Nike swoop" to go on the apples of and just below my cheekbones. Color should go just above the contouring color, with...

OPI’s La Collection de France

OPI’s La Collection de France

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You Don’t Know Jacques was reinterpreted for OPI’s Suede collection. As of fall 2011, many of these colors can still be found at various etailers and some appear to have become part of OPI’s permanent line.