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Entries for Thursday, June 05 2014

BareMinerals’ Poise

BareMinerals’ Poise

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Very pale neutral grey that's nearly white. May be just barely too muted to use as a highlighter…but then again, if your coloring is neutral and not too fair, it should work well enough. Pigmentation was about mid-range, which is kind of high for a loose-powder shadow from BareMinerals.

Rockeresque’s Hula Hoop

Rockeresque’s Hula Hoop

Posted on Thursday, at

Bright purple - very similar to the TKB Grape Pop and Shimmer Pop colors. The finish is a little closer toward satin, and this color has just a touch more depth…but it's a very spring/summery purple.

Femme Fatale Cosmetics’ Arcane Storm

Femme Fatale Cosmetics’ Arcane Storm

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This light blue looks “beachy” - like the paint on a house that's near the ocean, and has been weathered and faded but not dulled. The color is softer, but this isn't a semisheer shadow. You'll get solid pigmentation whether you layer this atop a cream base or not. It can be sheered out by using a fiber optic brush, and you can get interesting effects either along the inner vee, or over colored cream or gel liners.

Beauty from the Earth’s Treason

Beauty from the Earth’s Treason

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This color hasn't made it back into the BFTE webstore yet. (Then again, I don't remember if it was available right before the closure, either, so…) It's a deeper green sparkle that almost appears to have slight blue undertones to it. I think that one of the greens in Meow's limited-edition Shades of Meow palettes was close, but had a bit more overt blue tones. This is not quite dark enough to be easily used as a liner, but it...