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Entries for Wednesday, June 27 2018

Color Club’s Icebreaker

Color Club’s Icebreaker

Posted on Wednesday, at

This was part of the Oil Slick collection, but it looked a little bit out of place. A blue metallic with some turquoise and silver highlights, but no multichrome effects like the other polishes. The formula is not one of Color Club’s better ones…or possibly I just got a bad batch. It’s bubbly, it doesn’t spread easily and has a tendency to hang on to streaks.

Entries for Tuesday, June 26 2018

Sleek Makeup’s Dream A Little Dream i-Divine palette

Sleek Makeup’s Dream A Little Dream i-Divine palette

Posted on Tuesday, at

A palette of muted mid-weight shadows with a mixture of finishes. There are a few duotones, and two definitively darker shadows, but nost are medium to lighter shades. I tend to prefer more saturated colors, but the lighter shades are a good counterpoint. I can make fewer looks with this palette alone, but the shades in this palette nicely complement my multichrome shadows (like Fyrinnae’s Exquisites.)

Entries for Monday, June 25 2018

Meow Cosmetics’ Phoenix

Meow Cosmetics’ Phoenix

Posted on Monday, at

Patted on dry, this looks almost autumnal. Not quite rust, but a deeper, slightly muted orange. Applied wet, it’s bold, vivid, near-neon.

Meow Cosmetics’ Charm

Meow Cosmetics’ Charm

Posted on Monday, at

This is almost a buff-pink. It tends to look a little crumbly or flakey even when foiled. It’s a matte, so it doesn’t look great over things like glitter glue. The formula is a little better than most Meow mattes, but it’s still not the easiest to work with.

Entries for Thursday, June 21 2018

Shiro Cosmetics’ Star Baker

Shiro Cosmetics’ Star Baker

Posted on Thursday, at

This shade looks like it doesn’t have too much base color…or at least, its base color is very very light and minimally pigmented. I prefer using this as an inner-vee highlighter or an outer-curve accent highlighter, because there’s enough shimmer and less base shade.

Dawn Eyes Cosmetics’ Green Chrome

Dawn Eyes Cosmetics’ Green Chrome

Posted on Thursday, at

Good pigmentation and color payoff! It’s a little similar to some other green shades that I have, but those other greens are satins or shimmers, not metallics.

Entries for Wednesday, June 20 2018

Finger Paints’ Slate of the Art

Finger Paints’ Slate of the Art

Posted on Wednesday, at

The base color looks like wet cement - it’s a cooler, deeper grey than commonly available. In some lights it almost looks greenish. I tried another manicure with three coats, and I didn’t see a more prominent blue shimmer.

Entries for Tuesday, June 19 2018

Bite Beauty’s Multistick collection

Bite Beauty’s Multistick collection

Posted on Tuesday, at

I’m not exactly first out of the gate, reviewing these. I’m not even “first out of the gate for people who don’t get early press samples.” These were out for a year and a half before I tried my first one. I got Cashew in the Champagne Discovery set, and liked the application and versatility. I use a lot of my blushes and face colors on my eyelids, but rarely use any lip products, because they’re...

Entries for Monday, June 18 2018

Shiro Cosmetics’ Frangipanic

Shiro Cosmetics’ Frangipanic

Posted on Monday, at

This color changes character quitea bit when applied! The base color is really obscured by the finish, which is both pearl-smooth and utterly nonreflective. It’s also quite ashy-looking. It’s not really suitable for use as a liner, because even if you wanted a lighter brown, the finish lightens this color quite a lot.

Dawn Eyes Cosmetics’ Pink Chrome

Dawn Eyes Cosmetics’ Pink Chrome

Posted on Monday, at

The color isn’t quite as “tulip-pink” as it appears in the pot, but it’s a little deeper than “baby” or “ballerina” pink. The color payoff was pretty good, and there doesn’t appear to be any base blackening or white-ish base.


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