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Entries for Thursday, July 16 2020

NYX Cosmetics’ Bright Idea Illuminating Stick in Bermuda Bronze

NYX Cosmetics’ Bright Idea Illuminating Stick in Bermuda Bronze

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This is not a shade that works well on me. It is barely visible on me if I apply it like I apply my other highlighters. If I apply it more heavily, it looks like a soft contour. It works best for me as a lid highlighter.

Maybelline’s Color Sensational Lipstick in Violet Vixen (830)

Maybelline’s Color Sensational Lipstick in Violet Vixen (830)

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Almost - but not quite - a glowy medium violet. I don’t like the way it can bunch up when applied, and I wish that it was easier to apply cleanly with a single stroke. Nevertheless, I was happy to find another truly purple lipstick. Not cabernet, not plum, not raisin…violet purple.