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Eye Shadow - Alima - New York (Fall 2007 Fashion Week set)

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rated 5 of 5 top reviewer on 12/10/2007 10:30:00 PM More reviews by yoursisterdebra

Age: 25-29 Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Cool Hair: Red, Straight, Fine Eyes: Hazel

New York is the steel grey shade in Alima's Fall 2007 Fashion Week set. Although it was the shade I was the least excited about in the set initially, it turns out to be a high quality and very versatile eyeshadow. It looks quite glittery in the jar but I don't detect any glitter at all once it is on my lids. On me, New York shows up as a medium-to-dark steely charcoal with just a tinge of blue. It can be used dry for a satiny sheen or wet for a more metallic look. Since I am a PPP with dark undereye circles, greys and blues can be a bit tricky as an all-over lid color since the wrong shade can make me look ill. New York is flattering as both a liner and by itself as a smokey eye. I found this eyeshadow very easy to blend (surprising for such a dark shade) and it is quite richly pigmented. The lasting power is also excellent over UDPP. Definitely worth a look if you like dark charcoal/steel blue shades.

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