I bought this since it recently was released in a LE (Liberty of London collection), but it's for sale through the MAC pro number all the time, for those who want it. This color is darker than creme d'nude and quite peachy. For me, I have to wear a gloss over it. It looks too matte otherwise. Even a clear gloss will make the lipstick appear a tad bit darker, which is good if it normally makes you look ghostly. I like this lipstick with my skintone (I'm an NC25). I will repurchase. This is a very versatile lippie.
Eye Shadow -Too Faced - Couture Eye Shadow Luxe - Socialite
liz91 4/27/2010 7:31:00 PM
This color is gorgeous, but I am giving it 1 lippie because of the glitter fallout. I hate how cosmetics companies put glitter in everything. It is unwearable for me. I'm going to throw it out.
I am only giving this 1 lippie due to the glitter. It's a beautiful color, almost like a light khaki. But the glitter fallout makes this shadow unwearable for me. I will be throwing it in the trash.
Eye Shadow -Too Faced - Couture Eye Shadow Luxe - Glamazon
liz91 4/27/2010 7:23:00 PM
This color is really pretty, and you do get a lot of product for the money. But I am only giving it 1 lippie because of the glitter. Why do cosmetic companies have to put glitter in everything? There is fallout on the face with this shadow. I will not repurchase. It's a shame because this is a great color.
Eye Shadow -Too Faced - Lockdown Cream Shadow - Bedroom Eyes
liz91 4/26/2010 1:59:00 PM
I have this product in the color Prisoner of Love as well. I like that one a lot better since there are too many glitter sparkles in Bedroom Eyes. Bedroom Eyes is a dupe in color for Satin Taupe eyeshadow by MAC. I swatched it next to Sable too, since the reviewer below noted they were similar, but it's identical to Satin Taupe, not Sable. It is great as a primer and alone (it doesn't crease), but I will not repurchase since I don't like all the glitter bits. That drives me nuts when companies put glitter in their products, especially ones that go on the eyes! I haven't had any issues with the tube splitting and product coming out the wrong end.
I really like this highlighter. On the skin, it just kind of looks like a colorless glow. It definitely lasts all day. I tried it as an eye primer over TFSI, but it creased right away. It even creases with a powder shadow over it. So I just use it to highlight the browbone and my cheekbones. I didn't have any trouble with my tube turning up and down. I would repurchase. UPDATE: Changed review to 1 lippie. I never use it. It doesn't seem to show up well on me, and when I apply on skin from the tube, it doesn't blend in well. I would not repurchase.
I love the packaging of this lipstick. It turns up more easily than any other lipstick I own. I've never bought a Paula Dorf lipstick before, but I'm impressed. This is the most gorgeous color and looks glossy on the lips, so you don't need to apply a gloss over it. It is pigmented, though. It has no scent or flavor, so if this bothers you, you may not like it. I will definitely repurchase.
Lipstick -Yves Saint Laurent - Rouge Volupte #26 Tender Peach
liz91 2/10/2010 5:40:00 PM
This lipstick is like a more subtle version of YSL's rouge volupte in peach passion (#13). This is also a pinky peach, but more muted. It has the same great watermelon scent and creaminess of the other rouge voluptes. This may be my holy grail lipstick. I am an NC25, for reference.
Misc Beauty Tools -Unlisted Brand - DUO eyelash adhesive
liz91 2/1/2010 12:15:00 AM
OK, I thought this lash glue was great. I had it in both the clear and the black. I hadn't used it in about 3 months. I took it out, tried to take the cap off, and the tip completely separated from the tube. There was no way to reattach it. (This was the clear.) So then I took the cap off the black one. I tried to squeeze out the glue, and the tip was clogged. The glue started squirting out a hole in the side of the tip. WTF?! No way will I recommend this product. I had to throw both of them in the trash. Waste of good money.
Eye Primer -Urban Decay - Eyeshadow Primer Potion - Sin
liz91 1/27/2010 10:47:00 PM
This is a pinky champagne primer (or shadow, if you use it alone). It is the same color basically as MAC's Stillife paint or Benefit's RSVP cream shadow. I like this because you can use the brush to apply, then I always smooth it out with my finger or it will crease. I like this as a shimmery base because it makes the powder shadows you apply over it also shimmery. But applying the shadows over this will definitely change the shadow colors. Today I wore MAC's Jest and Greensmoke shadows on the lid, and the Greensmoke was extra shimmery and lighter because of this primer. Oh well, I still like this and am glad I bought it. This is only getting 4 lippies because of the crappy packaging. When, oh when, will UD listen to us and change the packaging?!
Makeup Brushes -MAC - #168 Large Angled Contour Brush
liz91 1/25/2010 1:47:00 PM
I hate this brush. It sheds everywhere. It always has, ever since I bought it. For that reason, I can't stand using it. I would not recommend this brush.
Makeup Brushes -MAC - #129 SH Short Handled Powder/Blush Brush
liz91 1/25/2010 1:43:00 PM
I hate this brush. It sheds everywhere (it always has), and I've had it over a year. I don't even use it anymore because the shedding is so bad.
Lipstick -Estee Lauder - Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick- Pink Parfait
liz91 1/6/2010 12:28:00 PM
I received this free as a gift with purchase. I figured when I got it that I would never use this lipstick, but it's actually very flattering. It is frosty, but if you apply it lightly, it's not as frosty. It is moisturizing. I swatched it next to High Strung by MAC, and Pink Parfait is pinker, and High Strung is a tinge more purple, but they are very similar. I would repurchase. It looked scary in the tube, but I love it, so don't judge a book by its cover! EDITED on 5/12/12: Deducted 3 lippies. This is frosty and not wearable. I threw it away.
Hypnotizing is gorgeous. It is more shimmery and lighter than Shale. Shale, since it's a satin finish, blends out to almost a matte. But this shadow is nice and frosty. I feel it has good pigmentation. The MU at MAC was wearing Pincurl on her inner lid, Hypnotizing in the crease, and the dark blue (forget the name) from the Love Lace collection in her outer V. It looked gorgeous. I love this color and do wish MAC would make it permanent, but I discovered it's identical to NYX Beanie eyeshadow. So ladies, if you missed out on this but want it desperately, buy the NYX one.
I bought this after reading reviews on the internet. I had bleached my hair, which turned orange. Parts were yellow and parts were orange, but this shampoo did cancel out the brassiness. My hair was still orange in parts, just a subdued orange, if that makes sense. I still had to rebleach the orange parts to get to yellow, then used this to cancel out the yellow to make it a nice blonde color. I love this shampoo. I was using it daily after I bleached my hair. Yes, parts of my hair did turn purple from the shampoo, but that will go away in time. I also left the shampoo on my hair for 15-30 min. per night, which made the blonde parts get purple. Now I try to just use the shampoo on the brassy parts so I don't get purple hair. It is drying, but use a good conditioner after. Today, after I bleached my hair, I just used this (leaving it on for 30 min) as a toner. It's less harmful than a toner. The shampoo does have purple toner in it. Great product!