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Entries for Monday, February 20 2017

Shiro Cosmetics’ Fill a Super Soaker with Ketchup

Shiro Cosmetics’ Fill a Super Soaker with Ketchup

Posted on Monday, at

The finish on this color dilutes the base shade a bit. It's a bit rough to be a pearl, and definitely too textured to be a frost. I'm not 100% sure which color Shiro's folks were making when they accidentally created this one - possibly A Bit of Light Reading.

Entries for Friday, February 17 2017

Maybelline’s Colorsensational lipstick in Shocking Coral (870)

Maybelline’s Colorsensational lipstick in Shocking Coral (870)

Posted on Friday, at

When applied, this looks more like a coral-ish hot pink than a coral-red. If I wear orange-leaning colors, or warmer browns, it appears to have more coral tones, but I can still wear it fairly easily. It does not look good when worn with rust- or terracotta- shades. There’s too much pink in it for that to work.

Entries for Wednesday, February 15 2017

CND’s Vinylux Ecstacy (241)

CND’s Vinylux Ecstacy (241)

Posted on Wednesday, at

There is at least one other Vinylux color that’s similar to this one…but I can’t recall the name right now. (Blame the cold meds…) I also think that it (the alleged near-dupe) might have been discontinued in the last year.

Entries for Tuesday, February 14 2017

CND’s Vinylux New Wave collection

CND’s Vinylux New Wave collection

Posted on Tuesday, at

Interesting to release bright/primary colors in winter. The colors kind of remind me of the 90s - though my strongest visual memory of the 90s is neon-camo Hammer pants that a friend of mine owned and wore Far Too Often - but the names are late 80s all the way.

Entries for Monday, February 13 2017

Femme Fatale Cosmetics’ Dreamland

Femme Fatale Cosmetics’ Dreamland

Posted on Monday, at

A good near-neutral shade for lighter skintones. I think it might work as a highlighter, but you’ll have to use a lighter touch when applying since this color is fairly well pigmented.

My Pretty Zombie’s The Vapors

My Pretty Zombie’s The Vapors

Posted on Monday, at

The aqua shimmer that I see in the pot...really doesn't show up much when applied. It's there, it's just a much sparser accent than I would have thought. This is good news, if the interference layer initially put you off of this color. It

Entries for Friday, February 10 2017

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Entries for Wednesday, February 08 2017

CND’s Vinylux Wild Moss (186)

CND’s Vinylux Wild Moss (186)

Posted on Wednesday, at

The formula on this polish - or maybe this batch? - is a little off. I didn’t quite get full coverage with two coats, and the coverage was uneven. I do like the color, and the microglitter is a nice change from the iridescent-microflake polishes that CND had been adding.


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