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Entries for Monday, January 07 2019

TKB Trading’s Princess Merida

TKB Trading’s Princess Merida

Posted on Monday, at

Another of the dual-colored Galaxy micas from TKB! The colorchange in this one is fairly visible, unlike Mr. Fantastic’s near-imperceptible shift. I love the base shade and the shift color, but I’d have preferred a satin or shimmer finish.

Entries for Sunday, January 06 2019

Sephora’s Professionnel Powder Brush

Sephora’s Professionnel Powder Brush

Posted on Sunday, at

I bought this because a friend of mine - a former beauty blogger who’s since turned to other ventures - absolutely loved this brush for applying her foundation. I tried it for both powder and liquids, and it does work very nicely as a buffing brush. I wish that it hadn’t been discontinued! I have found that Nyx’s Multipurpose Buffing Brush is a good near-dupe, though, and it has NOT been discontinued.

Entries for Friday, January 04 2019

Kiko Cosmetics’ Jelly Jungle Waterproof Mascara in Blue Horizon

Kiko Cosmetics’ Jelly Jungle Waterproof Mascara in Blue Horizon

Posted on Friday, at

The formula’s a bit thin, so more of this tends to end up on my lid rather than on my lashes, unless I use the end of the mascara wand for application. I like the brighter shade - blue mascara is currently undergoing a bit of a revival, but most of what’s easily available is navy or electric teal.

Entries for Thursday, January 03 2019

TKB Trading’s Mister Fantastic

TKB Trading’s Mister Fantastic

Posted on Thursday, at

There’s a very slight colorshift with this one: medium cornflower to deep periwinkle to medium-deep violet. I love the shade and the shift, but I wish it was a shimmer or satin finish rather than sparkle. It’s just barely to chunky for my preferences.

Entries for Wednesday, January 02 2019

CND’s Vinylux Uninhibited (279)

CND’s Vinylux Uninhibited (279)

Posted on Wednesday, at

Not a pastel, not a neon. More like a near-neon color at maybe 60% brightness. It fits well with the rest of the Boho Spirit collection, looking either springy or summery. My thumbnails are always difficult to paint because they’re so uneven - lots of horizontal ridges and pits - so seeing thinner spots on my thumbnail isn’t a kiss of death for a nail polish formula. The polish isn’t as thick as many other polishes, but it’...

Entries for Tuesday, January 01 2019

BareMinerals’ Buxom Full-on Fantasy kit

BareMinerals’ Buxom Full-on Fantasy kit

Posted on Tuesday, at

Eight mini lip colors, all previously released or permanently available (except for Sangria.) Great to break apart for stocking stuffers (or an advent calendar.) There’s a fairly decent mix of shades and color intensities.

Color Features: Shop Your Stash, January 2019

Color Features: Shop Your Stash, January 2019

Posted on Tuesday, at

Some example products (all stuff I own, so…there are definitely others) include: Aromaleigh’s Diamanda, Aromaleigh’s Kinabalu, BE’s Ambition, BFTE’s Cheeky, BFTE’s Oasis, CND’s Lilac Eclipse, Concrete Minerals’ Wicked, Femme Fatale’s Dispersion, Fyrinnae’s Herbivore, Girly Bits’ Twitterpated, Maybelline’s Vintage Plum, Meow’s Bite, and Shiro’s Cognitive Recalibration. Post links to your looks in the comments all month. (For this, I allow - nay, ENCOURAGE - links in comments.) List the...


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