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Entries for Friday, June 08 2012

Meow Cosmetics’ Morpho glow powder

Meow Cosmetics’ Morpho glow powder

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Very soft, definitely sheer, a notch or two above a finishing powder in terms of pigmentation. The gold sheen is there, but soft - it's easy to layer this over your favorite blush to add a gentle pinkish glow with the barest trace of highlighting. In some ways it reminds me of Lost in Makeupland's Alive blush - sheer, soft, very faint glow. I haven't tried layering this to emphasize either the pink or the glow, but I imagine it...

NYX Cosmetics’ Tribute to Marilyn Black Label Lipstick (163)

NYX Cosmetics’ Tribute to Marilyn Black Label Lipstick (163)

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I don't know if it's NYX, or my color perception, or some other factor...but it seems like a lot of NYX lip colors whose names suggest a deep or vampy red, have an almost hot-pink tinge. Instead of this being what I think of as a "pinup" red, the color looks like a slightly more grown up shade of fuchsia. It applies smoothly, has a light grapeseed scent, and doesn't dry my lips out. The color also tends to...

Tarte’s Lipsurgence in Glitzy

Tarte’s Lipsurgence in Glitzy

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This is not one of my favorites from this collection. The color itself is very nice, and it applies more rose than brown. I like the shade and the shimmer. What I'm less wild about is its sheer nature, and its lack of adhesion. If this were just a little more pigmented, it would be a solid use-nearly-every-day shade. It still kind of is...but I have to keep re-applying more frequently than I'd like. I can get about an...