Shiro Cosmetics ‘Nic Cage Raking Leaves on a Brisk October Afternoon’

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My new favorite makeup item is Nic Cage Raking Leaves on a Brisk October Afternoon. No, seriously, that is the actual name of a real life, meant-to-be-applied beauty product. While the moniker alone earns this pigment shadow a permanent place on the “greatest makeup finds of all time” list, the product is something to cherish, too. Much as Emily found love in a black shimmer shadow, Nic Cage makes a convincing argument for flirting with a deep-brown smoke show. But Shiro’s shadow is also lip safe—so use your judgment as for how big of a show you want to stage on that pretty face of yours. And, obviously, the real highlight here is that the loose powder’s light-catching red and gold sparkles will prompt numerous comments ("What's that shadow you're wearing?"), providing ample opportunity for you to respond, “Oh, this? It’s just Nic Cage Raking Leaves on a Brisk October Afternoon,” like it ain’t no thing.

—Elizabeth Brockway

Photos by Mathea Millman

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  • http://hellionyell.wordpress.com/ Helen

    Just trawled their site, possibly even more happy they have meme-based lip products. If I wanted purple lips, I'd definitely do it with Sad Keanu.

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  • silkandchai

    I'll most definitely be trying this, I love the the smokey eye look!

    Stay lovely,

    Mel from Silk And Chai

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  • Robin Verity

    Even though I really dislike Nic Cage I would love to get this color to play the "guess what this color is called" game with my bf.

    Beautyandthegin.blogspot.com

  • merredee

    Cutest name! I would love to be able to casually say I'm wearing Nic Cage Raking Leaves on a Brisk October Afternoon... Forever romanticizing.

    merredee.blogspot.com

  • Joanna @ Treasure Chest

    Well this is just too beautiful of a thing!

    x Joanna @ The Treasure Chest

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