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Entries for Tuesday, September 08 2020

IT Cosmetics + Alex and Ani Your Cosmic Connection kit

IT Cosmetics + Alex and Ani Your Cosmic Connection kit

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A limited-edition blush brush and makeup bag from IT Cosmetics, and a charm bracelet from Alex + Ani. I was far more interested in the blush brush! These didn’t really do well, because at one point they were on sale at Ulta for $7. (The first ones I bought were $14.97; the second ones were close to $11.) The brush is angled, somewhat dense for good control, but not necessarily shaped like the old Sephora Professionel Blush Brushes were. The handle is silver...

CND’s Vinylux Autumn Addict collection

CND’s Vinylux Autumn Addict collection

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An autumnal collection of creme-finish nail polishes with an apple theme. Red, pink, warm buff tones, and one out-standing-in-the-field green. I picked up all but one of the colors - Pacific Rose, the carnation-pink. Crisp Green and Cherry Apple are a little less than perfectly opaque. I still have a little VNL with each of them after two coats. (Cherry Apple actually needed three coats to get to the color depth that I wanted, as well as the opacity.) The...