Mascara -Revlon - Ultimate All-In-One Mascara

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This mascara is okay. It's definitely not all-in-1. It made my lashes more voluminous but I didn't find they lengthened so much. Can't have everything (despite the name) right? Otherwise, I still liked using this. I don't usually curl my lashes and I felt this did a good job at lifting my lashes, making them look liked they've been curled. Other mascaras I use look kind of weird if I don't curl my lashes first but this did a great job of shaping them. While this mascara did last quite a few months until I felt it was time to replace it, I found the formula doesn't seem the same as the first few times. It seems to feel thinner after using it for a week, and it just takes longer to build them up. But considering this is drugstore makeup for a cheap price it's decent. 3 out of 5 lippies.


Lipstick -Revlon - Super Lustrous Shine - Kissable Pink 805

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This was my first actual lipstick - I used to only wear Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer which is just tinted balm. My mother gave this to me when I first started wearing lipstick. She actually gave it to me because it was too sheer for her taste. It is quite sheer even for me, someone who usually likes soft colors. This was very similar to Burt's Lip Shimmers due to the sheer formula and light and shimmery colors. This builds up to a nice slightly blue toned pink. In my opinion, the swatches on MakeupAlley, as well as most of the ones on Google look darker than the actual shade. It's a medium pink once it builds up, but not nearly as rosy as many of the swatches. This is comfortable and lightweight, and helped me get used to wearing lipsticks. I'd recommend this for someone who isn't a lipstick person and wants a comfortable natural looking lippie.


Primer/ Corrector -Revlon - YOUTH FX™ FILL + BLUR PRIMER FOR FACE/NECK

on 10/10/2017 10:27:00 PM

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I am 57 with fine lines and crow feet and some shallow grooved forehead wrinkles. Mild rosacea. Loss of elasticity with shallow marionette lines. Use a serum Philosophy Hope is Not enough, then It Confidence in a cream moisturizer and then 5 min later put this one with the silicone applicator over larger pores, marionette lines, sides of face for shallow jowl lines and under eye and crows feet and forehead lines. Just a tiny amount for each area with less than 2 pumps. The applicator is good tool for this product. Allows for very precise application. Then follow with IT CC cream and get a very smooth application for CC cream without pilling. Finish with Badescu Rose water spray and all looks very good through 10 hours if I don't blow my nose several times and wipe my makeup off. I am impressed at the line minimizing and how well it works with my other products. Very smoothing for large pores and wrinkles. It performs the task it is supposed to. I bought it at Target for $16.99. Don't know how long it will last with daily application so don't know how cost effective it will be but I have paid for $50 primers that did not work as well for pore filling or wrinkle filling. Try this and return it if you don't like it. May try the same foundation line for Revlon FX since it has good You Tube reviews. No detectable scent and no worsening of rosacea with 3 days of daily use. No pore clogging either

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Brows -Revlon - Color Stay Brow Pencil

on 10/10/2017 10:39:00 AM

I've been using this off and on for a while, even though it's not my ideal product. The color payoff and staying power are great, and the brush helps blend the product. The texture is waxy but in a good way -- it makes it stick and not smudge. However, this breaks REALLY easily. Little nubs of the product break off and there's just not all that much product to begin with. The price point is low & you can grab it at the grocery store in a pinch.


Foundations -Revlon - Colorstay Normal/Dry SPF 20

on 10/10/2017 2:31:00 AM

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Personally, I use this foundation for dance competitions so don't ask me what the colour matching is like because I have it a few shades too dark for me!! But aside from that, the foundation has really good coverage and makes my face a blank canvas for my makeup. It's easy to apply, I just use a flat brush. Easy to blend out too; especially as I am using a darker colour and blending it down, it looks seamless. Using very small amounts of this darker shade I also managed to get it to match my fake tan for a party. Only one complaint, once I apply powder it can look a little bit cakey, but nothing too bad at all. Overall this is a very good foundation with excellent coverage!!


Hair Color -Revlon - Colorsilk Light Brown 51

on 10/9/2017 11:38:00 AM

I was using Colorsilk in dark blonde for the past months but it got really light with the summer and was making me look to washed out and sallow. I had to leave the light brown on for 45 minutes for it to cover my grays and lift my base color, for some reason this color made my scalp hurt from the minute that I put it on but it got rid of the grays, the orangy growth, the dark brown virgin hair and it lifted my natural color one whole step (dark blonde lifts my natural color two steps, makes me light brown/"bronde"). The mix in the bowl was a nice neutral brown which is very hard to find, barely lost any hair during the wash which is a huge plus for me, the color came out a beautiful super shiny medium brown full of highlights, it makes my NC20 complexion look so much better and my eyes look greener, very nice color for a natural high contrast brunette with deep winter coloring.

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Lipstick -Revlon - Super Lustrous - Rum Raisin

on 10/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

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I read that Revlon's Rum Raisin is a classic '90s shade (my favourite lipstick decade - I loved all those browns and brick-reds!) so I decided I just had to have it. It's been discontinued in the UK but I managed to find it on Amazon. It's not as "90s" as I thought, but is more of a medium-deep peach/tan/pink shade which is very flattering to my MAC C40 complexion. It's got enough colour to liven up my face on light makeup days without looking overdone, and is a perfect autumn shade.
I would love to try more of Revlon's classic Super Lustrous shades like Toast of New York but we have a very limited range in-store here. If you're lucky enough to live where it's widely available then this is a must-try product ; it's highly pigmented, feels comfortable (even on my normally dry lips) and lasts a good few hours, all at a fraction of the price of a premium lipstick. I've asked a friend currently visiting the US to bring me back another Rum Raisin, because it's one of the few lipsticks I won't want to be without.

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Lipstick -Revlon - Super Lustrous Creme - Primrose

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GORGEOUS!
Perfect pink lipstick! Not too light, not too dark so it could flatter anyone. Lived up to the rave reviews online. If you're pale like me with already light pink lips it's a My Lips But Better, yet at the same time it's clearly lipstick because it's so gorgeous! Truth be told this lippie has hundreds of reviews, swatches & Youtube vids online so I'm not going to describe it as that's already been done. This lippie could work for any occasion, be it every day or formal. Formula is so creamy and smooth on my lips. I'm so happy to have found this!

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Fragrances -Revlon - Fire & Ice

on 10/7/2017 9:27:00 AM

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Someone here described it as a sheer oriental, which is exactly right. I find it unpleasantly awkward at the beginning. The notes are clunky then. Once it settles on the skin it develops into a smooth and pleasant, and extremely feminine, fragrance. It is not a statement fragrance but a backdrop that won't overwhelm. I like that it doesn't smell cheap either. It is perfect for fall.

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Eyeliner -Revlon - Colorstay Eyeliner

on 10/7/2017 9:01:00 AM

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This is a felt tip, very fine felt tip. It takes a few uses to saturate the tip, so it would be a good idea to work it on a piece of paper to get the liner flowing. Once it is, this very fine tip is good for getting close and/or into the lash line. The line is clear with strong pigmentation and stays in place (no erosion, no smudging), and comes of easily at the end of the day.
With highly sensitive eyes, I've not had any irritation from this.
And, it was found at a bargain price at Ocean State Job Lots, $3.

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Liquid -Revlon - Colorstay 24hrs Makeup SPF 15 Combination/Oily Skin (US pump bottle)

on 10/6/2017 8:44:00 PM

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I know this product has been reviewed a ga-zillion times, but I would still like to make a few comments about it. I basically like it for the following reasons:
1) I found a true match: 330 (natural tan)
2) It "locks" into place once I blend it out, and, I feel, it gives me enough time to do this.
3) It looks like my skin when I apply it with my foundation brush (as opposed to fingers only).
4) I have large pores, but I don't need a primer when I use this foundation -- I like that!
5) It gives me slightly more than a sheer cover (which I want), and it seems to be buildable. However, I do not build since I'm an older woman who believes that less is more when applying foundation. I mostly use it on my lower jaw and one or two dots on my T-zone and from there, blend it out.

However, here's a couple of caveats I've discovered when using this product. I REALLY have to moisturize before putting this foundation on. I mean I need to use an eye cream, a serum, and then my day cream. My eye cream is "heavy duty" (Kiehl's), and my day serum is Chanel's Hydra Beauty Micro Serum or Caudalie's. My day cream is a Scottish brand called Organic Surge Daily Care, Super Intensive Moisturiser for mature skin. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this stuff, but I digress.

The point is to seriously moisturize your skin whether you have oily/combination skin or not.

My second caveat is you REALLY must thoroughly wash your face in order to remove this foundation completely. Micellar water and makeup removing wipes just won't cut it! I use Cetaphil Cleansing Bar, twice! Then I use a micellar water for pH-balancing effects and softening and to remove any remaining makeup. After this, I can go ahead and put on whatever creams/lotions I wish (depending on the time of day).

PACKAGING: I like the pump! However, the overcap is FAR TOO LOOSE! Don't try to travel with this foundation bottle, or you might just find it leaking at the bottom of your bag! No, this hasn't happened to me. When I bought the bottle, I had the sales rep scotch tape the over cap in place so that it would stay on securely until I got home.

COST: I paid $20 CAD + tax at London Drugs in Vancouver. However, if the product goes on sale, I can take my receipt back to the store and get the difference. I have 30 days in which to do this, so that's not a bad thing! Otherwise, I think this is a tad expensive at a regular price point. By the way, I also saw it retailing at $22.99 CAD + tax, and THAT is ridiculous!

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Lipstick -Revlon - Super Lustrous Pearl - Wild Orchid 457

on 10/6/2017 9:53:00 AM

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Wild orchid is a vibrant, creamy magenta with extremely fine blue microglitter. This does not make it glittery as such, but lends it a depth of colour that is almost duochrome. It's the sort of blueish pink that makes your teeth look white. It's a gorgeous, sexy attention getter.

I love this lipstick. If I need to feel bold, if I want to cheer myself up, if I want to feel like a rockstar, I wear this. Despite it's rather loud, "look at me" qualities it is very wearable and can be easily worn sheered out to a stain. Speaking of which, it does stain the lips so it fades kindly. You will need to apply after eating or drinking but with a lipstick this gorgeous, that isn't a chore.

Application is pleasant, and like most of the super lustrous line, it is creamy and has no taste or smell. Packaging is serviceable, though I do find that with all lipsticks in this line, the cap can lose that firm "snap" so be careful of older lipsticks in your jeans pocket or bag!

I do find this colour slightly drying if worn daily, so I make sure I use a good balm at bedtime if I'm planning on wearing it a lot.

I love this lipstick. Absolutely love it. It's always in my bag or jeans pocket, even when I'm wearing something different. I've read that it could be a dupe for a couple of MAC shades - I've never tried them, who cares when I can purchase this one, at a fraction of the price. I hope they never discontinue it. I have backups just in case.

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Lipstick -Revlon - Super Lustrous Lipstick - Softsilver Rose

on 10/6/2017 9:19:00 AM

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Softsilver rose is pretty much is what it's name suggests - a fresh, pretty rosy pink, quite sheer, but with a strong pearl/frost finish which makes it almost metallic. After a long time out in the cold this type of finish seems to be getting a little more love, so this lipstick is an inexpensive way to try it out, paired with a pretty and innocuous lip shade.

The colour shares a certain quality with my favorite MLBB shade Blushing Mauve - a slight colour shift which throws either a faintly warm or slightly cool cast depending on lighting conditions and complexion. It works best on me in winter when my skin is palest (cool with pink undertones, some sun damage) I think of it as quite a wintry shade as a result.

The silvery pearl finish makes an otherwise innocuous colour into something a bit more interesting, but it isn't going to be to everyone's taste. At first I disliked it, but it does make my lips look fuller and I find I am giving it a chance more and more often.

As with all the Revlon Super Lustrous line the packaging is serviceable and unfussy, though the firm "click" as you pop the lid back on feels less and less trustworthy as time goes on. Texture on the lips is such that you can tell that there are particles in there that give it that frosty finish, so it's not as creamy as other colours in the line and also slightly drying if worn for several days in a row. I wouldn't go as far as to call it gritty though. It isn't particularly buildable; what you see on the first swipe of the bullet is pretty much what you get. You'll have to reapply after eating and drinking, it doesn't have great longevity. And forget about applying it over balm - it will curdle.

At the moment I'm enjoying the novelty of this colour as it is a shade and finish that I would never have picked out for myself (It came in a set of lipsticks) but I doubt I'd buy it again. The texture isn't as good as it could be, and as for the colour, I have my firm favorites and this isn't exciting enough to make the list.


Liquid -Revlon - ColorStay Makeup (24 hour formula)

on 10/6/2017 2:09:00 AM

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I have combination skin - my T-Zone is very oily and the rest of my face is quite dry. The foundation goes on nicely on the dry areas of my face, but sometimes it will not stay on my nose and on the skin under my under eyes no matter how hard I try. I usually bring out the concealer in this instance and that does the trick but in terms of the "colourstay?" The colour won't even apply!

Apart from this dilemma, it is very good. Would not purchase again because it doesn't cope with oily skin.


Hair Treatments -Revlon - Uniq One All in 1 Hair Treatment

on 10/5/2017 3:56:00 PM

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I am surprised this product doesn't have more reviews. I am on my second bottle of this, and I almost never repurchase hair or beauty products, am just really picky.

So this is a very strange product. Is it a leave-in conditioner? A detangler? Something to defrizz? Heat protection? Add volume, reduce volume?? Use a little, or a lot? So hard to say. I think everyone who uses it probably has a different reason. My hair is thick and coarse. I use it to soften my hair, to smooth it and make my waves and curls more defined. Use quite a lot of the product after towel drying in order to get that smoothing, defrizzing look and then air dry. No matter how much I use, it NEVER feels like there is the slightest bit of product on my hair when it is dry.

But if you use it as a detangler/softener, you can use just a few pumps and it does its magic. My hair is SO SOFT with this. If I am going to flatiron, I use just a few pumps and that is all that is needed. It is easy to layer with other products.

So this is magic in a bottle. You should try it.

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