Newest Reviews


Self Tanners -SUN Laboratories - Dark Sunsation Lotion

on 7/21/2017 2:04:00 AM

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This USED to be the best self-tanner on the market. But it appears they recently changed the formulation. What was once a thick, easy-to-apply lotion with a nice scent that was the color and consistency of chocolate pudding is now a thin, runny, dark brown sludge that smells terrible. It's so different from the original version that I was under the impression that I had received a bad/expired bottle or fake product. Judging by the recent reviews I see on other sites, I'm not the only one who thought that.

Application is a nightmare. It's so thin and liquidy, it doesn't absorb into the skin readily, so before it dries fully it can migrate and pool in places. The final result is much lighter and much more orange than it used to be and it fades very quickly--it's possible that they're using a lower grade of DHA in this formulation than they did in the original.


Blush -E.L.F. - Cream Blush Palette Soft

on 7/21/2017 1:53:00 AM

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The colors in the soft palette are warm. There are no pinks at all, the pigmentation is great. Unfortunately these faded rather quickly on my normal/dry cheeks and yes I could put powder on top but, that defeats the look of a cream blush.


Polishes -Wet 'n' Wild - Megalast - Private Viewing 204A

on 7/21/2017 1:53:00 AM

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I had this color in their 10-pc mini nail polish set from Winter 2016. I didn't like how it applied but I thought it was just because of its mini brush applicator so i bought the full size. Although I love this toffee-like color with my skin tone, the formula is slightly streaky & more watery than the others in the collection & the color isn't very pigmented. It's too watery that it doesn't cover my ridges. This is the first polish I've encountered that doesn't cover the ridges on one of my nails. I even used their Saving Base base coat which is supposed to fill the ridges.


Eyeliner -L'Oreal - Infallible The Super Slim 12H Liquid Eyeliner

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For drugstore makeup, I really like using this brand. It's not as great as some gel liners, but if you want something more portable with nice pigmentation, this is what I like to use. I carry mine with me everywhere. The slim tip is very convenient, and I love that it dries to a matte finish. And there's no weird flaking. It's not terribly expensive - usually around 10$, but it lasts for a good while.


Brows -Anastasia Of Beverly Hills - Brow Powder Duo

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Wow, I've been on quite a brow journey, and I'd have to say, this is it. This is my saving grace when it comes to my brows. ABH also has a dipbrow pomade, also a great product, but it was notably more time consuming for me to do it this way, and I needed to get out of the house quicker. I find that the powder is SO much easier to use, and a hell of a lot quicker. It creates the softer look I'm going for. I think it's easier if you're a beginner too, and creates less boo boos than if you mess up with a pomade. Price wise, I would likely never have bought it on its own, (wonderful as it is) had the bold brow kit that includes the powder had my shade. (Sucks to be a redhead!!) But I would recommend the kit because of the brush and spoolie that comes with it. It grabs and deposits the product so well, and running that spoolie through distributes the powder out for that softer look. (It's also got the brow gel! Which all three separately would have cost more on their own) this powder is my holy grail and all time favorite. Would definitely recommend! :-):-)


Skincare - Face -Elemis - All

on 7/21/2017 1:12:00 AM

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Love Elemis products. Got hooked on the brand after the SPA visit in late 2013. It was the first time then I saw immediate results after the treatment.
Prior to that, I have not found any product that worked for my eye area except Chanel cream, that has been long discontinued by now.
Since I started using Elemis my skin has not changed. I'm in my late 30's now and I swear by the brand. Not everything fits my skin needs or skin type, but most of the products I use are from this brand.
Highly recommend! Especially Pro-Collagen eye treatment.


Liquid -Urban Decay - Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup

on 7/21/2017 1:12:00 AM

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This stuff is so bad that I actually went back to sephora the next week and returned it ! Ah where do I begin . Let's start with the price! I understand this is a high end product but why do they make it seem like you are getting so much foundation when you're not ? What's up with this big bottle ? Honestly just annoying and bulky in my opinion. Next is the direction to shake before using . Uhm no thank you don't feel like getting a work out in before putting on my makeup . The consistency reminded me of wet paint . It was way too runny for my taste. So upon application I noticed I could not get any coverage with this ! Now I understand this is supposed to be kind of medium to full as I've read but I was left with light to medium coverage so already I'm getting annoyed. I put this on and and didn't like how it felt at all,now I understand this foundation isn't fully matte but the finish was tacky even when using a primer and setting spray . And don't even try to go anywhere near the sun with this shit on you will start melting away. And the best part is this broke me out like a MF. And I never have had problematic skin in my whole life so when I start using something new I know that it is most likely causing the issues. In the end I have nothing good to say about this foundation it's terrible ! I jumped right back to using my wet and wild foundation which way cheaper and looks a lot more beautiful ! I hated this save your money and get yourself a drugstore foundation that works better .


Treatments (Eye) -Unlisted Brand - SNP- Bird`s Nest Aqua Eye Patch

on 7/21/2017 1:06:00 AM

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K-Beauty does it once again. These jelly eye masks from SNP are so great for the 25 bucks they cost, I`m beginning to wonder how good higher end K-Beauty products must be, if their drugstore skincare works this well. You get 30 jelly eye patches that are soaking in swiftlet`s nest extract and can be scooped out with the plastic spatula included in the package. There are no overt fragrances and the extract is really hydrating without being greasy. I love using these on top of my La Prairie Eye Caviar Complex (which is great for lifting and firming, but not so great for moisturizing). If I`ve had a rough night, I also use them before applying make up in the morning. The jelly pads are disposable, and so soothing sitting on your under eyes while you relax. Definite "Yes" on repurchase.

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Palettes -Anastasia Of Beverly Hills - Modern Renaissance Eye Shadow Palette

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If you're looking for a color-rich, super pigmented, creamy eyeshadow palette, then this is the stuff you're looking for. I didn't really believe at first that Modern Renaissance was as good as it was hyped to be, until I actually went and bought it for myself. Like actual WOW!! The colors are suuuuper gorgeous - the ochres and browns are perfect for a lot of the looks I do since I'm a redhead, but I'm equally and dangerously obsessed with all the berry hues. The colors are just to DIE FOR. They're also very blendable, much to my pleasant surprise, after using the crappy, super hard pigments in most palettes I've used. It has a wonderfully buttery consistency that makes application so much easier - and I love it. You don't have to dig into the pan to get a rich swipe of color. Fallout is fairly common, so you'll need to tap your brush off notably more often; but I don't feel like it wastes a lot of product. There are different opinions towards the brush included, and it all depends on preference. For blendability, I think it does very well. The bristles, however, do come out often enough that it CAN become annoying for some. The velvet packaging is pretty, but it becomes dirty very easily; so I can safely say I didn't buy it for the outside. I had to break bank a little to bring this beauty home, but I think it was definitely worth the money. I absolutely fell in love with it. I've never hit pan so fast!! Lol. I would very likely buy it again.


Moisturizers -Dr. Jart+ - Water Drop Hydrating Moisturizer

on 7/21/2017 1:04:00 AM

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I love all things Dr Jart and have yet to find a single product in the line that does not work on my oily, acne prone, sensitive, skin. I also have tonnes of allergies that I'm always discovering in the way of painful reactions, so it's nice to have a "safe bet". Anyways, I've been using this moisturizer for about two months and I adore it. It's so light and fluffy, fast absorbing, and pleasant smelling. Plus the packaging isn't stiff and despite being a squeeze tube it's pretty easy to control how much comes out, wastage hasn't been an issue I've had. It sits very well under makeup with my oily skin, which is a huge plus!

It doesn't really feel watery at all. It comes out in an "airy" like gel, with almost no density to it. And begins to absorb the moment it's on your skin. I usually dab it directly onto the face and blend in quickly with my fingertips. When squeezed onto the back of the hand some product is wasted. I can't really say whether or not I noticed a difference in any dehydration lines, because I'm oiler than sin. But it's never broken me out. I've only been using this for the summer, but I feel safe saying I think it will be appropriate for the harsh Canadian winter as well.

There is nothing not to like about this moisturizer, but it isn't very rich. If you are drier I would pair this with a hydrating serum, or perhaps some booster drops. But I can't recommend this enough for oily skin, who feel concerned moisturizer doesn't sit well under their makeup, or takes too long to absorb. The only reason it lost a lippie for me is because it isn't very hydrating. Which is great for day time with oily skin, but you're going to want a more rich moisturizer at night. Basically an awesome niche product, but it isn't marketed or advertised that way. So one lippy lost. Would repurchase!



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