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Entries for Tuesday, December 09 2014

BBAC 2014, Day 10: EoTD with Sleek’s Garden of Eden i-Divine palette

BBAC 2014, Day 10: EoTD with Sleek’s Garden of Eden i-Divine palette

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I think this is the first Sleek palette that I've come across, that didn't have a black shadow in it. I do like the purples and greens, with a few orangeish and brownish shadows. I did have a slight difficulty with today's look, though, because I was trying to get the purple to show up a bit more…and then I overdid it. As in, “I didn't intend to have a smokey eye today, and I've actually got a quasi-shiner...

CND’s Vinylux Gilded Dreams collection

CND’s Vinylux Gilded Dreams collection

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I had heard about Vinylux polishes, but was not all that interested in examining them too closely. Then I saw photos of their Gilded Dreams polishes, and decided - hey, let’s look at these a little more closely. And, whaddaya know, I now have a new obsession. Of the various gel hybrids on the market, I’ve only really tried three: Gelish, Sally Hansen, and Vinylux. Gelish is okay, but is a bit spendy. Sally Hansen does not stay...

Beauty from the Earth’s I Believe in Reindeer collection

Beauty from the Earth’s I Believe in Reindeer collection

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Of the two winter-holiday-themed collections released this December by BFTE, this one caught my eye. I was most strongly attracted to Dash Away All! It looked like a glowy candle-bright orange with faint coral tones, which I thought would look gorgeous with my blue eyes. One Long Night, the purple shade, looked like it would complement it nicely - even though blue is the proper complementary shade for orange.