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Face of Australia Matte Eye Primer – Review & Swatches

Face of Australia Matte Eye Primer Described as a “formula [that] glides in creating the perfect stay proof base for eye make-up that won’t move or crease. Instantly creates a smoother canvas for make-up holding down any fine hairs and smoothing skin for a flawless look that won’t budge from day to night. Face of …

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Lime Crime Carousel Glosses & MAC Dazzleglasses – Comparison & Review

Lime Crime Carousel Glosses & MAC Dazzleglasses – Comparison & Review This is a comparison between Lime Crime’s Carousel Glosses and MAC’s Dazzleglasses. For individual reviews of Lime Crime’s Carousel Glosses see below: Candy Apple Carousel Gloss Kaleidoscope Carousel Gloss For individual reviews of MAC’s Dazzleglasses see below: Funtabulous Dazzleglass (Coming Soon) 
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Lime Crime Kaleidoscope Carousel Gloss for Winter 2011 – Review & Swatches

Lime Crime Kaleidoscope Carousel Gloss for Winter 2011 Described as ‘plum-purple with turquoise sparkle’ (Limited Edition). Release Date: Monday, November 28th 2011 Price: $17.00US each for 3.5 g/0.12 oz. or $65.00US for the collection. Available at: Lime Crime and the usual stockists. I was a little disappointed with this Carousel Gloss, which unlike Candy Apple, …

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Lime Crime Candy Apple Carousel Gloss for Winter 2011 – Review & Swatches

Lime Crime Candy Apple Carousel Gloss for Winter 2011 Described as ‘ruby red with crimson glitter” (Limited Edition). Release Date: Monday, November 28th 2011 Price: $17.00US each for 3.5 g/0.12 oz. or $65.00US for the collection. Available at: Lime Crime and the usual stockists. This is a highly pigmented deep red gloss packed with lots …

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MAC Cosmetics Viva Glam Gaga 2 Lipstick – Review & Swatches

MAC Cosmetics Viva Glam Gaga 2 Lipstick Described as a “light neutral beige” with an “amplified cream” finish (Limited Edition). Release Date: February 17th, 2011 & Holiday 2011 Price: $14.50US/$36.00AU for 3g/0.1oz Available at: MAC Cosmetics & Nordstrom. This is a true nude lipstick that lacks a pink or peach base. As with most of …

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Bare Escentuals The Elements bareMinerals READY Eyeshadow 4.0 – Review & Swatches

Bare Escentuals The Elements bareMinerals READY Eyeshadow 4.0 Described as satin taupe (air), autumn leaf (fire), soft slate (earth) and teal smoke (water). Bare Escentuals bareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow provides exceptionally vivid, long-wearing color in an ultra smooth, silky texture for effortless application and seamless blendability with four shades that create multiple looks. Powered by our …

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Clinique Sugared Maple Long Last Lipstick – Review & Swatches

Clinique Sugared Maple Long Last Lipstick Described as a moisture rich, colour true lipstick that combines soft shine long lasting colour. A lipstick that glows on and on, as it protects and smoothes. Coverage: Moderate Price: $14.50US/$36.00AU Available at: Clinique, Nordstrom & Sephora. Sugared Maple is a frosted earthy red-brown with a semi-sheer coverage. The …

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TKB Trading Crucible Gold Pigment – Review & Swatches

TKB Crucible Gold Pigment Described as “a metallic pigment with a super-satured golden hue.” Price: Various, starting at $1.50US for one generous teaspoon. Available at: TKB Trading. The colour of this pigment is a metallic dirty yellow gold. When used dry, it has a semi-sheer coverage but the colour can be easily built up. When …

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TKB Trading After Twilight Green Mica – Review & Swatches

TKB Trading After Twilight Green Mica Described as a “subdued green mica with medium sheen.” Price: Various, starting at $1.50US for one generous tablespoon. Available at: TKB Trading. This mica is practically two colours in one, depending on application. When applied dry, it appears as a faded murky dark green with specks of green shimmer, …

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TKB Trading Apricot Mica – Review & Swatches

TKB Trading Apricot Mica Described as a “light colored nearly neutral-toned, warm orange with golden highlights”. Price: Various, starting at $1.50US for one generous tablespoon. Available at: TKB Trading. This is a beautiful melon orange with a prominent golden sheen. In my eyes, it appears very similar to swatches I’ve seen of MAC’s Melon Pigment. …

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