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Palettes -Too Faced -Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow Palette

on 2/23/2018 4:52:00 PM


Just purchased this week and was disappointed to note that the chocolate scent is faint as ever. I thought I had purchased a fake from Sephora due to this! All the reviewers from years ago mentioned a super strong chocolate scent - why did they change it? :( To smell the chocolate I have to really put my nose up to the palette, and even then.. very very faint scent, smells like chocolate mixed with plastic.

Onto the colours - good quality on most of them, Candied Violet sucks but I didn't buy the palette for that shade anyways. I think it's a good neutral palette, great for beginners or those who really suck at makeup haha.

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Lip Treatments -Unlisted Brand -Lanolips 101 Ointment Multipurpose Superbalm

on 2/23/2018 4:33:00 PM


This is very thick, the thickest occlusive balm you can imagine and when you slather a thin layer on your lips it isn’t going anywhere. You can also use this on your skin but should probably be reserved for super dry, rough patches. It will soften and repair skin to a large degree after just one use. I love that this is all natural and can be used (as the name states) for multiple purposes. I got a generous sample and have been using this daily on my lips ever since. When my sample runs out I will be purchasing this, it’s amazing stuff.

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Cleansers -E.L.F. -Hydrating Gel Melt Cleanser

on 2/23/2018 4:26:00 PM


This is a relatively stiff gel (bordering on solid) that contains nourishing oils and is meant to be massaged onto dry skin. Once you have worked it in, add a small amount of water to activate this into a milky texture that continues to cleanse your skin. The first time I used this, it didn’t do a great job of breaking down my makeup but I didn’t use very much. I would say you need at least twice as much as Clinique Take the Day Off or The Body Shop Camomile Cleansing Butter to have this work well. It works even better if you use either a silicone scrubbing pad or a cleansing brush to help this remove makeup. I love e.l.f products but for the price, this one falls short for me. You just have to use too much and there isn’t much in the package so it doesn’t last long. If they make a larger tub or reduce the price I would purchase it again. But for now, I won’t be repurchasing anytime soon.

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Toners -E.L.F. -Hydrating Water Essence

on 2/23/2018 4:22:00 PM


A great alcohol-free toner/essence! It contains coconut water, glycerin, niacinamide, and coffee extract to name just a few amazing ingredients for the skin. This feels lovely and dries without a sticky finish. The packaging is beautiful for such an inexpensive price. It comes in a frosted glass bottle and looks very nice on my vanity. I much prefer this over many other more expensive ones I’ve tried. The fact that e.l.f is cruelty-free only makes this an even more appealing option. I only wish this was available in Canada because I know I will be repurchasing it many more times.

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Cleansers -The Body Shop -Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter

on 2/23/2018 4:01:00 PM


This has gotten such good reviews compared to TTDO from Clinique that I was sure I was going to love it, but that didn't happen.

I have rated TTDO a 4/5, because it Cleansing slightly worse than my favorite makeup remover, and it costs more, however, it's a decent cleansing balm. The Chamomile cleaning balm however, does not work for me. It cleans worse that TTDO - I tested this by swiping my face with a cotton pad with toner after washing my face, after using TTDO and the Chamomile Butter, and the pad had way more makeup on it when I used this. I use quite a few long-wearing, waterproof, heavy products, and I need a really good makeup remover to keep my skin in good condition.

Generally, I'm left with an oily layer of some kind of residue on my face when I use this balm, and the layer is hard to get off even with forming cleanser. Those with dehydrated or really dry skin might like this residue, but I don't, because it means my makeup is not fully removed.

Further, I really dislike the smell of this. I generally avoid perfume in skin care, but this was a particularly offensive smell to me. It's heavy, the perfume stings my eyes when I use it to remove my mascara, and it gets into my mouth when removing lipstick, and tastes nasty - I don't want to taste perfume when removing my makeup!

Lastly, the price of this is about half of TTDO, but the amount you get is also about half, so I'm not feeling I'm getting a much better deal price-wise. When I bought this on the The Body Shop site, they also had technical issues (for ever a week), which resulted in me having to pay $16 for this and getting no points on my $100+ purchase, which they still haven't resolved

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Pressed Powders -Wet 'n' Wild -Coverall Pressed Powder

on 2/23/2018 3:59:00 PM


This is a great pressed powder. It gets the job done and leaves behind a seamless finish. A great product in general and not just for the price. Plus it's fragrance free so it's great for everyday use as it's nonirritating. Everyone should try this pressed powder.

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Primer/ Corrector -Peter Thomas Roth -Skin To Die For No-Filter Mattifying Primer & Complexion Perfector

on 2/23/2018 3:26:00 PM


This is a really nice primer with lots of benefits, but I think is designed more for oilier skin. I am dry and mature and it's doesn't provide enough of the "silicone slip" for me. So, since I have a full tube, I just add a drop of another silicone based primer to it.....and Voila, a 'melange' product that's now perfect for dry, old, me!

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Treatments (Face) -Zelens -Power D

on 2/23/2018 3:20:00 PM

I have been suffering from eczema , very dry skin around the eyes for a few years now. I even had to use steroid creams at times. Since i bought this oil / serum the situation has been crazy good. Also, i did start using Retin A and the skin on my face went from super acne prone oily to snake like. Well, this is the only product which seems to help. Sadly it is incredibly expensive but oh so worth it if you feel you tried it all

Powder -Unlisted Brand -Pressed Powder

on 2/23/2018 3:01:00 PM

This product is beautiful. I love this powder. The packaging is very similar to Estee Lauders compressed double wear foundation powder. It has a mirror and a sponge. I got this product at Winners for a very good price, $9.99 but when I checked the website, it is way higher than that which I wouldn't purchase at that price. I would rather get Estee Lauder or one of the high end pressed powders. It is very light weight and I also use it to set my Klara CC mineral liquid foundation that I also got at Winners and added a review for it as well. Unfortunately they don't have too many shades to choose from. At the time I got it there were only three shades. I got shade three and I have medium skin tone so for darker skin tones :(... will not work. The quality is great of most their powders and the products have a very high pigmentation. I highly recommend this powder but not for $35 USD. I also added a video review to all Klara Products I got on my YouTube Channel. Feel free to check it out at :

Thanks so much for reading. I hope you found my review helpful. If so, please hit the helpful button. xoxoxo

Liquid -Unlisted Brand -Klara CC Mineral Foundation

on 2/23/2018 2:53:00 PM

I got this CC mineral foundation at winners for 12.99 but checking the website it is $49... I wouldn't buy it at such a high price. I do like the product a lot even though it is not a real foundation. I would call it a BB cream with a tint. I like the easy application of this product and the semi coverage. It balanced my skin tone without exaggerating my skin texture, pores and fine lines. There is a problem with this product, first when I got it about a month ago they only had four shades, me with my medium skin tone use the darkest shade 4 or 3 with lots of bronzer :)... now they did add shades but only two more. dark and deep. Nothing for warm, cool and neutral undertones... It is mostly for light skin tones I would say. It comes in a very convenient plastic pump (that makes it my travelling foundation) with a mini tiny brush for spreading it on the face I would say but wouldn't use it for the application. I like the idea that it has spf 15, corrects skin tone and has lots of minerals in it. I tried other products from the same brand and am impressed. I do like it and recommend it but again won't pay $49 like the high end foundations. I would rather get aveeno tinted spf cream for $20. Hope you found my review helpful. If so please hit the helpful button. Thanks so much for reading xoxo.

Here is my review video on YouTube:

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