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Entries for Tuesday, July 07 2020

Real Techniques’ Rebel Edge Brush Trio kit

Real Techniques’ Rebel Edge Brush Trio kit

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Three red-handled angled-fan brushes of varying sizes. The synthetic bristles are mainly brown, with red starting about 2/3 of the way from the ferrule and white at the tips. The edges of the ferrule are a wave-slope, not quite following the curve of the brush heads. On the largest brush, the edges can easily be felt when I push into the edges of the brush…but if you can feel the edges when you’re using the brush on your face,...

NYX Cosmetics’ Vivid Brights Liner collection

NYX Cosmetics’ Vivid Brights Liner collection

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While I generally like deeper colors for eyeliners, all of these (except Blossom) are very saturated. They apply fairly well, though the brush is more of a paddle than a pointed and shaped liner brush. These colors are also not waterproof, so if you need all-day longevity you’ll want to swipe or spray a fixative over your cured liner. (If you need to want waterproof liners with more staying power, there’s the newer Epic Wear Liquid Liner collection.)