This is my favorite OPI collection yet. This is from the Broadway Holiday collection. La Boheme is a dark crimson berry/garnet shade with glitter that just makes this polish absolutely gorgeous! I hope OPI has more collections like this in the future!
I do agree that this chips easier than other OPI polishes BUT the color is gorgeous!! This is glitter but it looks like the glitter was meant to be part of the polish, it is shimmery glitter and gorgeous! I love looking at my hands when I wear this! LOVE!
Tinted Moisturizer -Laura Mercier - Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20
CarolynF 12/30/2003 11:46:00 AM
I know many ladies love this but for my oily acne prone skin, this is just not an option. I need a light moisturizer that goes into my skin and one that adds color does not work. This was way to thick and I cannot believe the coverage I got from it, it was great BUT it broke me out and made me greasy.
Primer/ Corrector -Clinique - Pore Minimizer Instant Perfector
CarolynF 12/30/2003 11:39:00 AM
I waited and waited to try this pore minimizer. My favorite Clinique SA was calling me as soon as it came in. I got it and tried it jst knowing I would love it but that was not the case. This accentuated my flakes and broke me out. I will try it again in the summer since it made my skin way too dry and see if it makes me break out again, but as for now......I will not repurchase.
I cannot believe I haven't reviewed this! This is one of my all time favorite eye shadows! It is shocking turquoise/teal blue and works great with so many looks!! I love this with MAC vanilla, jest, BE nude, Stila lempicka as washes with electric eel on lashline and crease and I blend and it looks great. Love this with brown eyeliner too!
Sunscreen -Pro Activ - New and Improved Oil Free Moisture w/ spf 15
CarolynF 12/18/2003 11:17:00 PM
This is an awesome SPF moisturizer. It is not moisturizing enough for my 34 year old acne prone skin in the winter so I need to use another moisturizer with it on my dry spots. Does not break me out EVER and I know this will be perfect for my oily skin during the hot humid summers in the midwest.
Lipstick -Christian Dior - Addict Lipstick- Rose Mirage
CarolynF 12/15/2003 7:38:00 PM
Outrageously expensive? Yes. Worth it? You betcha! Rose Mirage is a light to medium cool pinky mauve shade this looks great for a healthy glow to a day face. Very pretty and feels moisturizing on. I will be buying more of these!
I don't see any mauve in this but I do find this close to MAC Prrr. I do agree that this is a great nude shimmery gloss with a tinge of pink to wear with a dark eye. Lasting, shiney, and just plain pretty!! At the price, it is a must have!! The smell does not bother me at all.
I finally caved into the hype of this product after reading that a woman in lucky magazine swears by it. I just took off my acrylic nails after 10 years and my cuticles were hideous! This ointment works like magic on them. They are finally healthy and my hands are smooth. I use this on my elbows, lips, cuticles and dry spots on face. I also used this on a cut and it healed up quickly. Smells very medicinal, but works great. It is expensive BUT for an all purpose "fix-it" product, it is worth every scent!
Lip Gloss -Clinique - Glosswear for lips in Juicy Apple
CarolynF 11/10/2003 11:55:00 AM
I love this gloss! A very, very sheer red gloss that if worn on bare lips, it gives the look of sucking on a red popsicle. You can layer this over lipstick or a liner for adeeper look. SUPER shiney and pretty!
I received a sample of this and I must say, it smells awesome!! The apricot is fabulous and I feel young and fun when I where this. I received a lot of compliments and I think the scent lasts a long time. I can smell it still throughout the day when I wear it. Great job BeneFit!
Great mascara for the $$. I have repurchased this a couple times and I think it works great for the price. I was recently using Kevin Aucoin mascara for $22.00 and I think this is pretty close to working as well for a lot less cash!
Cleansers -Awake - Awake Clear Gel Wash for Combination Skin
CarolynF 10/3/2003 9:53:00 AM
I found this to be just an average cleanser for my skin type, however I am oily and this is for combo skin. Nice lather but not cleansing enough for me. I can totally understand why ladies with combo skin would love it, but I wouldn't recommend it for oily skin.
I did not like this lipstick at all. It feels like a thin layer of dry film on my lips. I was constantly aware it was there, and not in a good moisturizing way. This color is pretty, a shimmery warm berry shade but the formula is less than good.
This is a great self tanner for the face for fair ladies. It gives me a nice color without looking orange or too dark for my skin color. I get a nice even tan that lasts remarkably longer than other self tanners I have tried. No break outs at all and if I want a dark look and appoly this a couple days in a row, I am dark. Great stuff!