i absolutely love the smell of these mega shine glosses! Beige is a really pretty bubblegum pink and i was after a colour without shimmer. it's not too sticky and it works with pretty much all my lipsticks. i might not repurchase because i'm getting over lipglosses but i'd recommend this one, especially for such a good price!
i love this brush! OMGSH. i use it for liquid foundation, powder, blush...it's such a great brush for so cheap! i can't get this where i am but i asked my friend in the US to buy me a backup :) the bristles are dense but soft and they are so good for buffing cream/liquid products into my skin or just evenly applying powder blush.
i love the smell of jasmine and honey so i am in love with this! it makes me so calm and relaxed when i use it. though i agree that it is a scent that is easily overpowering and nauseating after a while, but if you use it less frequently and are a fan of this scent, then there's no reason why you wouldn't like it. it also leaves my skin feeling clean and soft :) i think this would be a great one for winter
Blush -Maybelline - Expertwear Blush in Mocha Velvet
cathyz123 1/31/2012 12:59:00 AM
i received this in a swap and it really isn't pigmented at all. it is buildable and you can achieve a gorgeous, natural looking sheen too. it's a really nice muted natural brown-mauve shade which is perfect for everyday, but the effort it takes to pick up the product onto a brush is just not worth it. i will continue to use it up but i would definitely not recommend!
Polishes -Sally Hansen - Diamond Strength Nail Colour in Diamonds
cathyz123 1/29/2012 10:02:00 PM
Diamonds is such a gorgeous glittery/shimmer polish that works over pretty much anything. i love the new packaging and the polish dries super fast too!`
i really love this colour and the packaging too! it applies so smoothly and dries to a high shine! a gorgeous, dusty mauve/brown! reminds of Essie's In Stitches :)
i love this brush as i love all Ecotools brushes! it's soft but dense so it picks up a lot of product and is SO SOFT! i love the packaging, love that it's eco friendly, love the design of the ecotools brushes and i've never bought any ecotools brushes that i haven't loved. the bristles don't fall out and it's the perfect size for applying blush and bronzer, but you could apply powder w/e this too! giving it a 4 just because i find the handle a TAD too big - i do love the cute, chunkiness of it, but in terms of practicality, it could've done with a thinner handle. otherwise, the perfect brush!!!
Pressed Powders -Rimmel - Stay Matte Pressed Powder (ALL)
cathyz123 1/26/2012 9:44:00 PM
i haven't tried a lot of pressed powders so i'm not sure, but this one is pretty good, especially considering how cheap it is. it doesn't look cakey and dry, it sets liquid foundation nicely and keeps my face pretty matte. like everyone else, i agree that the packaging could be improved. i wouldn't repurchase because i want to try Maybelline's Dream Matte next.
Polishes -Sally Hansen - Xtreme Wear - Mint Sorbet
cathyz123 1/25/2012 2:29:00 AM
i love this colour, especially for summer/spring! i admit that the formula was a TAD thick but it wasn't unworkable and it made a really great one-coater. application was very smooth and it dries with a high shine :)
i think OPI's silver shatter gives a really nice shattering effect, especially compared to all the other crackle/blast/cracked type of polishes out there. it's all in the application - it does take getting used to to get the right amount. i recommend one thing layer. don't make the mistake of going over it with more coats to 'even it out' because the best thing about shatter is that it's meant to look un-perfect :)
i love this colour! i think it looks better on short nails but it's a colour that would flatter a lot of skin tones. application was good, drying time was pretty good and it wore well for a few days before there was any chipping/tip wear. such a gorgeous, drugstore polish!
i love this hand cream! it is light and non-greasy and absorbs quickly and leaves my hands so soft and moisturised! it smells fantastic too and i love the cute packaging! only downside is the price. the 125ml is around $12 here in Australia but it's still quite cheap for such a good product!!!
Lotions/ Creams -St. Ives - Oatmeal and Shea butter
cathyz123 1/20/2012 11:08:00 AM
i love this moisturiser! it's smells so good and it has a really nice consistency. it goes on silky smooth and absorbs really quickly. packaging is easy to use and it's so cheap! love it!!!
Eyeliner -Rimmel - Soft Kohl Kajal Eye Pencil in Pure White
cathyz123 1/16/2012 5:33:00 AM
i'm not liking this eyeliner very much - the colour comes out chalky and the pencil is just too hard and dry to be used on the waterline. the line comes out in flakes that get in my lashes and i wouldn't repurchase this
i don't think this toner is amazing and a must-have but for me it works better than others i've tried so i would repurchase it. packaging is great and easy to use and a bottle lasts quite a while. it is very refreshing and minimises pores without drying out/tightening my skin too much.