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Entries for Sunday, October 18 2020

Femme Fatale Cosmetics’ Five Black Cats

Femme Fatale Cosmetics’ Five Black Cats

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A brown-blue duotone shade with a less deep and warmer brown than many others (like MAC’s Blue Brown). Several companies have done versions of this eyeshadow with varying results. Applied dry, the aqua-blue shimmer remains fairly strong; when applied wet, the base shade shows through far more. The base color can blend, but it can overwhelm other colors; while the aqua shimmer doesn’t tend to blend too well.

Color Club’s Talk Dirty To Me

Color Club’s Talk Dirty To Me

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An interesting muted-but-not-dusty purple. I occasionally see colors like this come out, but people usually release either bolder or clearer purples and violets. This formula didn’t self-level very well, though. Two coats and you can see streaks and thin spots on just about every nail. I don’t know if I got an off-batch bottle, or if this individual bottle was not sealed quite so well, so the polish thickened in the bottle. I’ll have to try adding...