I have been using Bobbi Brown gel eyeliner the past few years and thought they were great. I think the Merle Norman creme eyeliners are even better than BB. The texture is a little different than BB and it seems to be easier to apply. I have the color Aubergine and it is beautiful. I want to get Brown and Navy next.
Loose Powders -Merle Norman - Merle Norman Luxiva Flawless Effect Loose Powder
sadiewoo 8/30/2007 3:42:00 PM
This powder has a gorgeous finish-not too matte and not chalky at all. I have the color "Barely There" and it matches well with my "Sesame "Timeless Foundation. I am very pleased with my Merle Norman purchases lately.
Moisturizers -Merle Norman - Luxiva Changing Skin Night Creme
sadiewoo 8/30/2007 3:37:00 PM
This is a wonderful night cream for my combo skin. It is not heavy at all but really softens my skin. I usually do not buy night creams because they are usually greasy, but not this one. It is a little pricey but it will take a long time to use the whole jar.
Cleansers -Merle Norman - Luxiva Foaming Cleanser-Normal/Dry
sadiewoo 8/28/2007 3:38:00 PM
This cleanser is FANTASTIC. Removes make-up very well without drying out your skin. It is very concentrated so a tube will last for months & months. I highly reccomend it.
Treatments -Stridex - Benzoyl Peroxide - Power Pads
sadiewoo 8/9/2005 10:03:00 PM
This is the best BP product I have ever used, and I've used them all over the past 29 years. I have tried drug store products, pro-active,serious skin care, and prescriptions from my derm. Most BP products really burned and irritated my skin. I finally settled with Neutrogena On-the-spot 2.5%. I was happy with this until I discovered these pads. They are so wonderful!! Just wipe over your face - no burning, no itching, no stickiness, and no white film left on the skin. These make my skin feel soft and smooth-I can't believe it's an acne treatment. I use them day and night and I highly reccomend them to treat your acne gently.
This is my favorite mascara. It makes my lashes look long and thick. It does not smudge or flake or ball up on the ends of lashes. It looks great all day and it washes off easily.
I love this gloss. It is a beautiful vibrant pink. I wear it all of the time. It would be a great summer gloss. I have a light complexion and it looks good, but I think someone with a darker complexion would really look pretty in this gloss. Paula Abdul wears a gloss that looks like the same color of this.
Treatments (Eye) -Clinique - Advanced Stop Signs Eye SPF 15
sadiewoo 4/11/2005 6:57:00 PM
This is a wonderful eye cream with spf. It does not burn my skin at all. I also use this at night. It is not real heavy, so if you need major moisture you may not like this
This mascara was reccomended to me by a MAC MA. She said it was the best mascara. It's ok, not great. It is very clumpy and messy going on. It wears well, no smudging or flaking. Looks too clumpy to look good.
This doesn't seem to be a very popular shade in the LM blush reviews, but I think it is a very pretty blush. It is very natural looking on me (lm blush ivory foundation). It is more peachy than pink and does not turn muddy brown or orange as the day goes on. In fact, I was once asking a MA at the Stila counter about blushes and she asked me what I had on my cheeks. I told her LM rose petal and she said "continue wearing it- it looks so pretty and natural on you." I took her advice.
This smells like summer. I think it is a unique fragrance for a perfume. This is not heavy smelling at all. My husband really likes this on me. I can see how this would remind people of tanning oil.
Just started using this cleanser and I love it so far. It takes off my eye makeup easily and doesn't dry out my skin.It is soap-free and gentle enough to use twice a day.Very reasonably priced also.
Moisturizers -Mary Kay - TimeWise Age fighting Moisturizer C/O
sadiewoo 2/14/2005 5:44:00 PM
This is a really nice moisturizer for combo or oily skin. It sinks right in and does not feel heavy or greasy. It makes my skin feel moist and not matte. I am so glad I bought this.
Cleansers -Mary Kay - TimeWise 3-in-1 cleanser C/O
sadiewoo 2/14/2005 5:33:00 PM
I have used the deep cleanser from Mary Kay for years and liked it just fine. I think I like this cleanser even more. It is a low lathering gel and it feels very gentle on my skin. It has not dried out my skin at all.I will continue to use this.UPDATE: This cleanser became a little drying to my skin and I also don't like the fact that you can't use it to remove eye make-up. Won't repurchase this one.
Treatments (Eye) -Mary Kay - Indulge Soothing Eye Mask
sadiewoo 2/14/2005 5:21:00 PM
I love this stuff!! It is a wonderful feeling cool eye gel.It is so soothing to the eye area.Most eye gels cause my skin to burn, but this doesn't burn my skin at all. I prefer to use this at night and the timewise eye cream during the day.