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Entries for Friday, June 22 2012

NYX Cosmetics’ Jumbo Lip Pencil in Rose Brown

NYX Cosmetics’ Jumbo Lip Pencil in Rose Brown

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I don't often define things as a “frost” unless it's fairly obvious. Well…this is a frost. Or a shimmer-with-a-white-overlayer, if you prefer. The shade is a light brown with gold highlights and mauve undertones. The gold and brown are most visible when it's applied, but the hints of rose are there. I don't love how this color looks on me; but if I had more golden undertones or if I tanned during the summer this might look better.

Tarte’s Lipsurgence in Pouty

Tarte’s Lipsurgence in Pouty

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I’d almost call this a watermelon-berry…there’s a brightness to it that I’ve seen in lots of other “watermelon” shades. (And I’ve gotten in the habit of having a cup of fresh-cut fruit for lunch every day, so I’ve seen lots of chunks of watermelon lately!) There is just the faintest shimmer to it - not much, it’s almost more of a “glossy-look” than an actual shimmer finish, but it is there. I wish...