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Entries for Monday, November 30 2015

BBAC 2015, Day One: Hello, and welcome to December!

BBAC 2015, Day One: Hello, and welcome to December!

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Who's me? I am female, 46 years old (yep, I'm older than the internet) and thoughout my life I've had several short-term relationships with makeup. It never lasted, because I didn't have money to buy quality products and so, naturally, I wasn't thrilled with the results. I'd go from trying to wear shadow and eyeliner and mascara and lipstick to mascara-and-liptint, then eventually would even give up the mascara. Then I'd let all the makeup sit untouched for over a year,...

Fyrinnae’s Arcane Magic: Sequined Master

Fyrinnae’s Arcane Magic: Sequined Master

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Sequined Master can lean more blue at times, but it's a violet-blue. The color is medium-ish, in terms of purples. It's almost an Easter-candy shade. I have many other purples that I like more - I was really hoping to get more of a prominent blue shift from this color, and while it does show up, it's not easy to photograph and it's pretty close to the base purple color.

Femme Fatale Cosmetics’ Wild Waste Lands

Femme Fatale Cosmetics’ Wild Waste Lands

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Pretty shade with a little extra twist, but…it's a bit on the patchier side sometimes. Applied as either a highlighter, or an all-over color wash, it works very nicely. The fact that the top layer stays rather lightly in place, and most of what stays behind is kind of brown-backed gold residue with some incandescent violet bits scattered sparsely throughout. If you're looking for a solid gold satin, there are other eyeshadows to try. That said…the subtle purple...