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EOTD: Flash Sedative
Eyeshadow, Hot Lips - Comments (2) - October 18th, 2013

It’s October, and that means Meow Cosmetics has Halloween stuffs available too! Yay! Wear ALL THE HALLOWEEN STUFFS!!! Today I wore a colors from the Asylum collection, as well as a Zombie color.

The lid color is Flash, from Silk Naturals. Flash isn’t a Halloween color, but it is a very shimmery complex gold color with a hint of silver and diamond pearl. The crease color is Sedative, the Asylum color. Sedative is a warm metallic silver. I have a sample of it, and while it’s really pretty, it’s not quite a must-have for me, so I won’t order a full size. It is really pretty, though. The highlight color is one I did love enough to order in full size: Skelecat, from the Halloween Zombies. Skelecat is a white color with gold and green iridescence. It’s one of my favorite highlight colors. The eyeliner is a brown color from Physician’s Formula’s Shimmer Strips Gel Liner. It’s pretty darned good for a drugstore (aka inexpensive) gel eyeliner set.

The blush is from Milani, a Baked Blush in the shade Corallina. It would appear the Corallina shade is discontinued – which is too bad, because it’s pretty great. I’m wearing a new Aveda Uruku Color Gloss, this time in the shade Berry.

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EOTD: Glory Fullmetal
Eyeshadow, Hot Lips - Comments Off - October 14th, 2013

I’ve been wearing more neutrals lately, and I just love this particular combination. I used colors from Silk Naturals and Shiro Cosmetics, and I’m really happy with how it came out.

The lid color is Glory, from Silk Naturals. Glory is a taupe with golden highlights- that’s punctuated with glints of green, copper, peach, and gold. I particularly like the description about the sparkles – “The little bits glimmer read as +1 awesome rather than a craft store tragedy.” Glory is one of my favorite taupe colors because of the sparkly bits. The crease color is Fullmetal from Shiro Cosmetics. Fullmetal is a charcoal base with a strong golden shimmer and red highlights. OH HOW I LOVE THIS COLOR. I used Tears of Retail Employees to highlight. The eyeliner is Jordana Easyliner in Brown Suede.

I can’t entirely remember what I used on my cheeks, but I think it’s Shiro Cosmetics’ Coconut Mall bronzer. I put Fresh’s Sugar Shine Lip Treatment on my lips.

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EOTD: Homunculus MDMA
Eyeshadow - Comments (3) - November 24th, 2012

Since it’s the weekend, and I haven’t worn Oh Hey Let’s Go Nuts With Sparkles eyeshadow in ages, I decided to bust out some bright colors and have a little fun today. I’m wearing MDMA from My Pretty Zombie with Homunculus from Shiro Cosmetics, and I think they look nice together!

MDMA is a rosy pink with gold afterglow, and it’s really stunning. It’s one of my favorite pink colors. Homunculus is a shimmery dark grey base with bright sparks of red. I’m addicted to Shiro’s dark gray/charcoal colors for their richness and ease of application. I used Unicorn Pee to highlight, because I wanted all those crazy rainbow sparkles. I used Pixy Epoxy underneath it all to make it stick. The eyeliner is L’Oreal HiP Color Chrome Eyeliner in Black Shock. I also applied more Homunculus to the lower lashline.

The blush is from Silk Naturals, it’s Guava. Guava is a sheer, nude mauve blush. The lipgloss is L’Oreal Infallible Lipgloss in Suede – one of my favorite colors from L’Oreal.

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EOTD: A Meow Two-fer
Eyeshadow - Comments (2) - October 25th, 2012

I’m a little behind on posting my EOTDs. Whoops. Life, how does it work? Anyway, I have two looks using Meow Cosmetics’ Autumn-y stuff, so I figured I’d kill two birds with one stone and post them together. Unfortunately, I didn’t take good notes so I don’t remember what all exactly I used. Bad Claire!

The first is Meow’s Xenophobe with Bad Luck. Xenophobe is a shimmery khaki/taupe with gray undertones, and it’s super pretty! Bad Luck is a golden bronzed toffee with orange iridescence twinged with warm russet undertones. I really like this color, and I’m tempted to get a full size. I can’t remember which Detrivore blush I’m wearing, but I think it’s Lascivious. The lipstick is MAC Bubblegum.

This second look is Meow’s Lunation and Autumnal. Lunation is a metallic umber/cinnamon with gold iridescence. Autumnal is a warm bronzed amber with golden iridescence. I’m really happy with both these colors. The whole Harvest Moon collection is really pretty! It’s got some nice Fall colors.

The blush is MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Petticoat. The lipgloss is Silk Naturals Kisser Slicker in Sugar.

Meow has a 15% off sale going on right now and all the Halloween stuff will be disappearing after October 31st!

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EOTD: Sinister Burial
Eyeshadow - Comments (4) - October 17th, 2012

Luna, from Toxid-Lotus, asked me to use Sinister Urge and Premature Burial from Black Rose Minerals together, to see how they look. Being the ever-so-helpful gal that I am, I was happy to oblige. So, I present to you SINISTER BURIAL with a dash of FAYE!

Sinister Urge
, a light blue with a red sheen, is the lid color. Hoo boy, is this one pretty. I just love this color. The crease color is Premature Burial, an earthy brown with pink and gold sparkles. It takes on an almost purple-y look when paired with blue. I used Faye, a light and airy yellow with a delicate red duochrome highlight, in the inner corners and under the browbone. I LOVE FAYE. I used a damp brush with more Premature Burial to line the upper and lower lashlines.

The blush is Bare Escentuals Secret. The lipgloss is Silk Naturals’ Kisser Slicker in Sugar.

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EOTD: Gray Glory
Eyeshadow - Comments Off - October 15th, 2012

I seem to be drawn to the same colors, over and over again. I actually started a spreadsheet to keep track of what I own (both eyeshadow samples and full sizes) because I kept ordering duplicates – especially with Meow Cosmetics. But a spreadsheet only works if you consult it before hitting the order button. Which is all a roundabout way of saying I placed an order with Meow on Columbus Day and managed to order THREE duplicate samples. DOOOOOH! The good news I like the colors a lot and I’m not sad to have duplicates.

My husband suggested I wear some “sparkly browns” to match the blouse I was wearing, so I was happy to take his suggestion. I used Glory, from Silk Naturals, on the lid. Glory has a base of taupe with golden highlights, that’s punctuated with glints of green, copper, peach, and gold. It is SUPER PRETTY, especially with a sticky base like Pixie Epoxy. I used Gray Matter, from Meow Cosmetics, in the crease. I now own TWO samples of Gray Matter, so it’s a good thing I REALLY like the color. Gray Matter is a sparkly mauve gray with hot cherry sheen. I used Garland, a Bare Escentuals color, to highlight the inner corners and under the browbone. Using a damp brush, I lined the upper and lower lashlines with Badger, from Shiro Cosmetics.

The blush is Bloodbath, from Detrivore Cosmetics. The lipstick is L’Oreal Colour Riche in Chocolate Spice.

Gray Matter is from Meow Cosmetics’ Alien Abduction collection, which will disappear after Halloween!

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EOTD: Premature Sushi
Eyeshadow - Comments Off - October 11th, 2012

Continuing with my (sort-of) theme to use colors from various Halloween collections, I wanted to use some Black Rose Minerals colors today. I used one of the colors, Premature Burial, from A Collection of the Perverse, which is a striking collection inspired by Edgar Allen Poe.

Premature Burial is an earthy brown glistening with pink and gold sparkles. EET’S SO PRETTY!! I am such a sucker for pretty brown colors. The lid color is Sushi, from the Meow Meow Meow collection. Sushi is a light beige color with purple/lavender sparkles. It leans a little on the peach side of beige. If you like neutrals, you should get the whole Meow Meow Meow collection because it’s neutral heaven. Also, two of the cats are mine, lol. I put Bare Escentuals’ Firelight, a creamy buttercup shimmer, in the inner corners and under the brow bone. The eyeliner is The eyeliner is Victoria’s Secret Makeup Eyeliner in Dark Chocolate.

The blush is Black Rose Minerals’ Radical, a coral pink with golden shine. It’s a great color. The lip color is from Silk Naturals. It’s the Kisser Slicker gloss in Foreplay.

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EOTD: Flash Accident
Eyeshadow - Comments (2) - October 10th, 2012

Since it’s available for purchase now, I wanted to to show off another cool Meow Cosmetics color from the Friday the 13th collection: Accident. I used it with one of my favorite Silk Naturals colors and a new blush from Detrivore Cosmetics.

Accident is a metallic copper shade with a dark undertone and gleaming metallic iridescent fire. It’s really, really pretty. If I can scrape up the dough, I want to get this in a full size before the end of the month. BTW, if any of the Friday the 13th colors appeal, get ‘em before the end of October because you’ll have to wait until September 2013 before it’ll be back again. Flash, from Silk Naturals, is one of those great neutral colors with lots of shimmer. It’s a complex gold color with a hint of silver and diamond pearl. It pairs nicely with a variety of colors, so it’s a good neutral to have in your collection. I use Peepshow from My Pretty Zombie in the inner corners and under the browbone. The eyeliner is from L’Oreal, a discontinued burgundy color.

two new blush shades are awesomely awesome. I’ll admit, they look pretty “meh” in the jar. But put them on, and they are just wonderfully flattering and subtle. They are perfect for anyone who wants easy-to-wear, subtle colors that enhance your complexion. Criminal, what I’m wearing here, is just a subtle flush of color. It is a great everyday goes with everything kind of blush.

The lip color is Nars lipgloss in Rose Birman.

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