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Entries for Monday, July 24 2017

Fyrinnae’s Haunted Ballroom

Fyrinnae’s Haunted Ballroom

Posted on Monday, at

The base color is definitely orange, but a softer, pink-leaning orange. (Similar to Six Ice Creams Each, actually. I didn’t have that in my mind when i chose to publish these two entries in the same week, but…there ya go.) The pink shimmer is slightly visible when I apply it dry, and much more visible foiled. The texture is a bit…crumbly, no matter how I apply it. The coverage is fairly solid, though.

Shiro Cosmetics’ Save the World

Shiro Cosmetics’ Save the World

Posted on Monday, at

Almost a metallic maroon, in some lights. This works as a non-bright red shade for eyeliner. It’s dark enough to define, covers solidly enough to look good. This is the color of maroon-ish red that I love to use, because I get red eyeshadow without running the risk of looking like I’m off a crying jag. The gold is sparse enough that it’s barely visible except at extremely close range.

Entries for Friday, July 21 2017

Bite Beauty’s Matte Crème Lip Crayon in Coulis

Bite Beauty’s Matte Crème Lip Crayon in Coulis

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Entries for Thursday, July 20 2017

Shiro Cosmetics’ Creepsea

Shiro Cosmetics’ Creepsea

Posted on Thursday, at

A combination of four of the 2016 COTM shades: Erotic Friend Fiction, 3spoopy5me, Don’t Let Your Dreams Be Dreams!, and Huge Sixcess. The pearl finish is pretty strong, and reduces the base-color intensity quite a bit. It’s still definitely “coniferous green”, but it’s not quite as dark. The red and blue shimmer is somewhat visible, but not overpowering.

Entries for Wednesday, July 19 2017

CND’s Vinylux Hypnotic Dreams (252)

CND’s Vinylux Hypnotic Dreams (252)

Posted on Wednesday, at

This is a multichrome…kind of. The colorshifts are about on par with any of the pink-and-gold “multichrome” polishes that have been released in the past few years. This one adds a green-brown shade into the shift, and it’s a little more pronounced, but it still isn’t as dramatic a colorchange as the bottle art indicates that it might be. It also required 3 coats to see as much of the shift as I did - not the more...

Entries for Tuesday, July 18 2017

NYX Cosmetics’ Faux Whites Eyeliner collection

NYX Cosmetics’ Faux Whites Eyeliner collection

Posted on Tuesday, at

When I saw that NYX had two new eyeliner collections coming out, I made a snap judgement: I'd like almost all of the Faux Blacks, and like two or maybe three of the Faux Whites. I miscalled my reaction to the Faux Whites collection! I like more of these shades than I thought I would. (I even like both of the greens, which isn't something I thought I'd ever say.)

Entries for Monday, July 17 2017

Shiro Cosmetics’ I Loved a Maid

Shiro Cosmetics’ I Loved a Maid

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I bought this color about a year ago, and bought OctoBear about two months ago. They’re the same base shade, but OctoBear has a strong green duotone shimmer - so its primarily visible color is green.

Entries for Friday, July 14 2017

ColourPop’s Lippie Stix in Safari

ColourPop’s Lippie Stix in Safari

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