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Entries for Monday, July 07 2014

Silk Naturals’ Bailey

Silk Naturals’ Bailey

Posted on Monday, at

Soft-ish almost neutral with a light satin finish, good for accenting or a general-use shadow. I can't use this as a highlighter because it's so close to my skintone (and a little deeper, in some lights), but I can see deeply tanned or deep-olive skintones using this as a very subtle brow and inner-vee highlight.

TKB Trading’s Aztec Gold

TKB Trading’s Aztec Gold

Posted on Monday, at

Quite a lot of gold found in pre-Columbian South America was a gold/copper alloy - so this color's shade and name make a great deal of sense, in that context. The gold is a bit warmer than most metallic gold shades I've seen, and has a bit more orange to it (which would be the copper in the alloy.) I like the way this looks on me, better than most “pure-gold” metallic eyeshadows. The orange tones enhance my blue-grey...

TKB Trading’s Bolera

TKB Trading’s Bolera

Posted on Monday, at

Either ‘muted' or ‘softened', depending on how the light hits it and what other colors it's paired with. There are some faint pink interference highlights, but not enough to make this eyeshadow lean toward coral.

TKB Trading’s Scorpio the Eighth

TKB Trading’s Scorpio the Eighth

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A soft, cool-toned mauve red with a blue-purple duotone shimmer…that, sadly, makes my eyes look kind of tired. Or like I'm having an allergy attack. (This is not a bad color, it's just a bad color <em>on me</em>. Or, at least, on my eyes.) It's semisheer, and it is safe to use on the lips. I may try this out as a blusher or a softer highlight, but…this shade does not work well with...

B2D2 LinkList: July 7 - July 13, 2014

B2D2 LinkList: July 7 - July 13, 2014

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