Eh. I've used better glosses, and the price is really out of line. For $18 they could have at least put a little mirror in the compact like Chantecaille does. Lasts quite a while but at the cost of extreme goopiness, of the "if-I-press-my-lips-together-I-have-to-pry-them-apart" variety. Sleep purple and Red Rum are both very nice shades, but only on your lips, not on your fingers. Lip brush mandatory, because you will NEVER get this off if you apply it with fingers.
Fragrances -Yves Rocher - Nature Millenaire [DISCONTINUED]
ocarina 5/31/2003 10:52:00 AM
VERRRY sexy! Smoky,sultry, oriental woody/amber scent that dries down to an almost powdery note. Not for daytime, this is a real "va-va-voom" scent for evening. It is not shy! YR always has sales so you can usually pick this up for pretty cheap. EDIT: For some reason, the baby-powder note of this has become more prominent on my skin. Maybe it's a hormone/chemistry thing, but I'm deducting a lippie.
Lipstick -Revlon - Moisturous Lipcolor-All [DISCONTINUED]
ocarina 5/31/2003 10:37:00 AM
A great, great tinted lipbalm. Notice I didn't say lipstick, because it really doesn't feel like lipstick to me. It's glossy, nourishing and leaves a nice sheer but definite color on my lips. Doesn't last all that long, but I never mind reapplying lipstick anyway. I have Tawny Dew and it is a sweet peachy neutral. I love this and will definitely be getting more. And THANK YOU REVLON for taking out that sickly perfumey fragrance!!!
My new daily staple mascara! I don't need extraordinary thickness or length or curl, so if that is what you are looking for I'd look elsewhere, but this is a wonderful masara. It doesn't clump when you apply it (I rarely have to use my lash comb anymore) and doesn't flake or smear with wear. For the price, it does the job and I'm happy with it.
Beautiful colors. I keep my face pretty neutral most of the time and I only really give a "shot" of color to my nails. I have Amber Ruby (red/gold), Diamond (holographic silver, I wore this at my wedding!), and Fire Opal (totally sexy coral/pink that flashes opalescent blue). Also had Emerald Amethyst but I find that color rather muddy and deathly. They stay on respectably long, only taking one lipstick off because they take inordinately long to dry.
This stuff is fabulous for itchy dry hands and elbows. It's definitely thick, you have to get used to the extra heavy texture and let it soak in a bit, but once you do it protects like nothing else out there. This creme saw some heavy usage during this past Maine winter (the worst in 50 years) and I still have about 2/3 of the tube left. Also makes a good lip balm in a pinch. Have not used it on my face due to intense pimplephobia, but if you're dry and flaky this could very well be your holy grail.