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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Meow Cosmetics- Caribbean Escape



                   Meow Cosmetics 
Caribbean Escape










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Liner - Pirates: Smoky mute purple. Nice enough but not really for me. I should have tried this wet. It may have given a deeper color.

Liner - Typhoon: Royal Blue with no real sparkle. It’s very similar to other Meow shades. Really nice as an eyeliner.

Aruba: Interesting green rather like cat eyes.

Atlantis: A beautiful gold orange. Wish I’d gotten a full size in this.

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Dolphin: Dolphin blue is a very apt name. It’s a nice bright blue powdery blue that reminds me of vintage cars. I have got to stop ordering blues. I really don’t need any more!

Kiwi: Perfectly named! Very bright green that is fresh and fruity.

Mai-tai: Powderery gold yellow. Basic but nice. I’m not really sure what’s mai-tai about it though as it’s not super jazzy.





Papaya: I think this pink is really cute. It’s nice and mellow with a hint of peachy orange.

Ocean Spray: A bright tropical green. Really fun shade and I can see myself wearing it.



Shipwrecked: Deeeeeep purple. I think it would work really nice as a thick, bold eyeliner.

Starfruit: Bright, happy, yellow with not a hint of green. Again, Starfruit is a good name for it.






Blood orange: A very coppery orange. Orange colors are my new fav eyecolor so I took a risk and ordered a full size of this.
I really like how this looks here but not how it looks on me. I need to play with it.

Jerk: A deep peachy orange. Again loved this color and bought a full size.  It’s not matte but not super glittery. I love it in swatch but haven’t used it yet so I hope it looks good on.





Blush - Calypso: A darker, sublte pink with some gold sparkle. I haven’t used this yet so I’m not sure what it will look like actually on but I like it here.


Blush - Soka: A much brighter, bubblegum-esque pink, good on the apples of my cheek. Excellent for a 1940s pin-up look. It’s the blush I used for my 1920s and 1930s photoshoots with Paul Bohman








Feliner: Cat O’Nine Tails – A powder eyeliner. It’s made to use wet and you can see why. The first swatch is dry the second is wet. Boring brown dry but wet it’s a deep chocolate brown with copper sparkles. I love this! It’s such a nice alternative to black and really brings out my blue eyes.



Free Sample - Midnight Sun: Medium periwinkle. Didn’t go on well. Needed water to get it on. So, while I like the color I’m not sure I’ll use this particular sample much.




Free Sample - Endless nights: Love this light, sparkly purple just wish it played better with my skin. Maybe it would look better on Arika.

3 comments:

  1. I'm kinda interested in Aruba and Jerk now, I'm surprised you didn't pick up Bermuda Triangle, it was so interesting when I tried it.

    I wasn't impressed with Mai-Tai either, but I did think it looked like your basic Mai-Tai cocktail. Some of the fancier version are prettier though.

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  2. I really like Aruba and Jerk! I think they would look fantastic on you!

    I didn't pick Bermuda Triangle because I try to stay away from greens, especially dark ones. Most people don't realize but the Italian in me actually gives me a slight olive complexion that people don't usually notice. But put a green against it and it starts picking it up more and makes me look a little sickly.
    In short, greens don't always play well with my skin and it's not a color I go to. I just couldn't resist some of these tropical ones though.

    I really want to get some cool Looks with this new eyeshadow. Got to get the time to do it!

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    1. I would love to see them when you do!

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