This concealer is quite fantastic, covers my blemishes and dark circles a dream, never have i used a concealer like this, looks flawless with just about every foundation I own and smells amazing. Very good with Illamasquas rich foundation. I would recomend this to everyone.
This foundation was again, awful on me, I decided to try this one after hearing how great it was for a friend of mine, and her skin did look nice with this foundation on, so I bought it for myself. Just, No. This foundation oxidises like mad! its stupidly bad, it looks awful after about 2 hours, does'nt last and breaks me out. Mac are not getting a good review when it comes to foundation from me. Although, I have not given up yet...
Primer/ Corrector -Illamasqua - Satin Primer SPF 20
JustLikeHollywood 10/19/2009 12:49:00 PM
This primer really is a HG. My skin feels so great with it on on its own and makes a brilliant base under just about any foundation, I'm not a massive fan of a dewy finish, I prefer a matte but this primer is so good I'm not that botherd. My skin brakes out less when I'm using it and mixes well with other brands, Illamasqua is quickly over taking MAC in my books.
So, I bought this because I had a fiver off it boots on maybelline and I needed a mascara the packaging of this attracted me, I am indeed a fan of the yellow and purple which most seem to not be. Once I opened it, the first thing was the smell, all I thought, was EW. whatever it is its vile, I cannot put my finger on what it is but its horrid. the formulas okay, my mum, who has shorter lashes thinks its great, lovely and black on her, little or no clumps and her lashes don't stick together, for me, its not the best but okay, gives me a spider lash look which I hate but it is very black and somtimes if my lashes have been curled, its not compelty awful. I would most likely not buy this again and will stick to my Lancome freebies from my lovely aunt.
I bought this liner on a bit of a whim, falling for raving reviews and friends telling me about it, and its brilliance. I just didn't get it! it was quite a nice black, but it smudges very very easy so not for neat lines, I had it smudged and it was quite good, but not long lasting, primer or no primer. under my eyes it's okay for a smudged look, but on my acutal waterlines it hurts really badly. Honestly, I would'nt ever buy this again, not for me.
I was convinced about buying this by the MA I love the colour in the pan, but this was before I discoverd the importance of application... Once I did, wow, I loved it. This shadow does not look black to me, as some people think it does, this shadows very dark, but still purple, it goes with most things. If i do a dark look, it goes all over with a blackest black in the outer V and crease, or a nuteral matte look with it in the outer V and crease. The shadow is a matte finish, which I love, since im not a big fan of gitter or sparkle. If you like dark mattes this ones for you, if not, I'd say give it a miss.
I like this product but I don't love it, its a very hot pinky/red colour, bit more pink that say, post hast eyeshadow in mac (from the Matte2 collection) VERY highly pigmented, you need an an extreamly light hand, seriously, its soo easy to put too much on, and quite difficult to blend aswell, I do have very pale skin, so it could just be the colour is too much for me. so if you get it right, its wonderful, if you don't, oh dear...
This power is really really nice to set foundation with makes you look airbrushed and your skin feels so soft, so fine and light, sets my rich foundation a dream! the pink power brightens your face and makes you look awake and fresh. only thing, is that I'm not sure how it would look on darker skin, I Have very pale skin so what it's like on a darker tone I don't know.
A lovely dark this colours so nice on its own, what you see is what you get with it, same colour in the tube as is on your lips. Illamsqua's intense glosses are soo pigmented and strong, great for a night out or a more dramatic look, the tube is great no wands, just squeaze a little out the tube and spred it on your lips, I've used a brush before but it was just for presision on around the cupids bow. If you have'nt tried illamasqua yet, really do.
I love this blush, Illamasqua is quickly becoming my favorite brand. this blush is lovely on my fair skin, claire, one of the MA's put this blush on me when I had an appointment and I was getting a doll like look. its soo prefect and pretty to wear, give a soft flushed look, nothing too much, but still visable, very highly pigmented too. deffinetly would buy again! but its so pigmented I doubt I'll ever run out. *Edit* This is my favourite blush. HG
I really like this lipstick, I was surprised by the name that it was'nt a red, but insted a lovely berry colour. I tried this lipstick at my MAC counter because I wanted to try out blackware glimmerglass on top of a lipstick that was'nt black. she suggested this one, on it own it was soo beautiful, I was'nt expecting it to be so very nice looking stunning on my pale skin even when I was wearing very little make up, then with the blackware gloss on top! now that was somthing to rave about, it looks soo pretty, deepend with a bit of mystery about it. all in all this is a very versitle lipstick, great with most looks and with a dark gloss on top. My only complaint, is with the formula, I'm a big big fan of matte and amplified lipsticks, and this is a lusture which just does'nt have the same staying power as my normal favorite formula, but will most likely just take some getting used too. I'm concidering buying a back up of this lipstick, first time I've thought I neeed one!
New review - I have this in 125, it was used on me in a make-over at illamasqua and was my perfect match, since then, my skin tone has changed and become considerably lighter since then, and the shade no longer matches and goes too yellow on my skin. In between October and December (as I bought it as a Christmas present) I used more liquid foundations in this time, and fell in love with the texture of them. I do love the coverage of this foundation, flawless and perfect every time, but for me, its the colour that's wrong, not the foundation.