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Entries for Tuesday, June 11 2019

Concrete Minerals’ Eat Cake kit

Concrete Minerals’ Eat Cake kit

Posted on Tuesday, at

This collection is interesting enough: six pale or near-white shimmer-finish eyeshadows in a rainbow array. This kit was new for 2019, but most of the colors were available for a long time before that. I didn't buy this kit as it was sold, because I already owned most of the shades. If you bought it when it was at its reduced price of $42, then it was a fairly good deal - you would have paid $7 per eyeshadow, assuming you hadn't owned...

CND’s Vinylux Sweet Escape collection

CND’s Vinylux Sweet Escape collection

Posted on Tuesday, at

If you’re in the mood for pastel-ish neutrals, this is an excellent collection. Released during the run-up to Valentine’s Day, this managed to hit the “valentine” vibe without being overwhelmingly pink and/or treacly. The colors are fairly good shades with excellent formulas, though Poetry is a deeper mauve than I anticipated and the paler neutrals sometimes need a third coat for complete opacity.