I have this in pink lemonade, and I don't think this product is that bad. I've only really used this on my cheeks (kind of as a highlighter/blush), never tried it on my eyes, and maybe a TINY dab on my lips every now and then. I say only every now and then because it's got a lot of frost for lips and I don't like really like that look. True, it can be kind of difficult to blend on the cheeks, but it's not like it's impossible or anything. It maybe takes one or two seconds more than other cream blushes I would guess, it's not like your whole makeup routine is consumed by this thing. So yeah, I like the color, the shimmer is nice, and it gives me a nice glow. And oh yeah...it costs one freakin' dollar. That coupled with the fact that I've received compliments on it, and it's good enough for me!
I had this in pink lemonade. I liked the color it deposited but I found the shimmer to be too coarse and weird looking on my cheeks. Too frosty for lip use. I never tried it on my eyes, It's too creamy and I fell like it would crease. My stick somehow disconnected from the packaging and it made a mess every time I tried to retract it.
well i guess i'm in the rare here...but i loved this. it gave me a glowy peachy pink cheeks. i haven't tried it on my lips..and i don't plan on to. but i'm so glad i tried this despite all the bad reviews. will definately repurchase again.
I have this in Persimmon. I have no idea what's this for and how to use it when i got it first day. However, I found out this is not good on lip and face. I use this only as eyeshadow base, btw, i have hard time to find a eyeshadow base that is not too pricy. anyways, this use as eyeshadow base is pretty good just for $1. But don't put too much as a base, otherwise you will feel gresy. just one layer then apply eyeshadow. actually your eyeshadow will last long and the colors will pop out. Good for base in a right amount.
Pink Lemonade - sheer, frosty, rosy pink
Persimmon - sheer shimmery bronze
Lilac Petal - sheer, frosty, pale cotton candy pink
Product - These are definitely highlighters and not blush/bronzers - they are quite sheer and more frosty than shimmery (but not glittery). As one of the previous reviewers noted, the shimmer/frost is more pronounced than the color/pigmentation. Smells nice.
On cheeks, the texture is relatively soft and creamy but the shimmer bits makes it a little hard to blend well - and who wants streaks of shimmer?
On lips, the colors are way too light and frosty for me (AAB/NC25) - maybe they would work for someone very young or very very pale.
On eyes, these are a bit too greasy and crease quickly. You could get away with using them in the eye area probably on just the browbone... but on me even that would seep into my crease over the course of the day.
Packaging - Nice, compact, twist-up tube packaging - similar to and about the same size as Sephora Cheek Stains (discontinued) and Eyeko Fat Balms. The clear plastic lid is nice for determining what shade is inside but will probably crack soon.
Overall - Great value for $1 if you need a frosty product, but not something I personally plan on keeping. Maybe fine if you're 10 years old. continued >>
I have one in Persimmon and it's aVERY shimmery frosty (To me it looks kind of orange) color.
I like the smell of these - they smell like oranges! Yum. I tried using it on my lips and I looked like a 5 yr old playing with makeup.. it's way too shimmery for the lips and cheeks, IMO. I only use it as an eyeshadow base or on the tearducts or something.. that's about it.
I don't love this, it takes a lot of blending on the cheeks to be decent and it's not wearable on eyes or lips so the name is deceiving.
I'm not sure why they call it an all-over colour because let's be honest, they're really too shimmery to be used most places. I have all the colours (Pink Lemonade, Persimmon, Lilac Petal, Toasted) but don't use them very often because they are so shimmery. Don't get me wrong, I adore sparkles, but usually on my eyes, not on my face.
I find with all the colours that the shimmer is a lot stronger than the actual colour, once they are blended in you only get a vague sense of colour and a lot of shine. They aren't nearly as strongly coloured as the images on the website suggest. They work well as an eyeshadow base to add density and shimmer to powder colours, or as a highlighter a la Benefit High Beam but IMO can't be used as a blush at all. I might used Toasted to add a little shimmer if I've already got a good tan, but otherwise I don't use it at all. They also all need to be applied to the face before powder or they are really hard to blend (as with most grease/cream based products).
I said I'd buy again because for the price they are cheaper than a lot of other companies highlighters, but they are definitely not the one-stop-shop they claim to be.
I got the Pink Lemonade and it is a bit too 70's porn starish frosted for me personally. I love the idea of it, but I can only use this as a highlighter - it looks weird and super frosty pale on my lips. I tried it on my eyes but it creased within an hour. As a highlighter and underneath my foundation as a brightener it is okay, for everything else nah. Because of the price I might repurchase, but it pretty much sits in my make up bag for now.
i bought this in pink lemonade..it's way too shimmery for my liking..definitely not for eyeshadow or the lips coz it is too frosted..for blush,i think it'll be okay only if i top it up wit powder so that it won't appear too shimmery..decent product for the price.