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Entries for Sunday, December 06 2015

BBAC 2015, Day Seven: favorite eyeliners

BBAC 2015, Day Seven: favorite eyeliners

Posted on Sunday, at

I also like eyeliner pencils and sticks because they're self-contained. Pop one in the backpack, handbag, or pocket, and you're set for the day. With eyeliner in pots (like fluidliners) you've got to worry about packing an applicator, and then making sure you can FIND that applicator if you need to touch up. (This is not easy to do in a handbag, let alone a backpack or computer bag.) Add in the whole “crayons for grownups” factor, and it's easy...

BareMinerals’ Naturally Rich kit

BareMinerals’ Naturally Rich kit

Posted on Sunday, at

The makeup of this kit is similar, color-wise, to the Get Started Eyes kits…colors that I like individually, but not all put together. I would not have picked these three colors to put together for a look, even a neutral one…but they do coordinate well, better than either of the Get Started Eyes kit versions. All of these shades had been or were available for individual purchase by the time I got heavily into BE in 2007…though Chestnut...

BareMinerals’ Get Started: Tan to Deep kit

BareMinerals’ Get Started: Tan to Deep kit

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The fourth version of these color kits. These colors were all fairly well pigmented, with no pastels or softer shades. Brilliant is definitely a warm color, but there’s enough depth to it that I can wear it as an accent and it doesn’t make me look sallow (or like a month after a black eye.) Spark and Onyx are both neutral shades that work either as crease colors or as liners…but I’ve also gotten some very...