Fragrances -Elizabeth Arden - Curious by Britney Spears
Charma22 10/10/2004 11:46:00 PM
I absolutely LOVE this fragrance!! I'm definately a perfume lover and have been on the search for a signature. I love Angel Innocent, RL Blue, RL Glamourous and JLo Glow. What I love about Curious is that it's sexy, provacative, but fun and exciting. The bottle is sexy, and if you get the bigger size (like I did) you get an atomizer so you can "poof" it on your skin. The scent isn't overbearing, but nice and light and flirty. This is definately going to be a part of my "going out" scents. LOVE IT!
My absolutely Favorite L/S of all time!!!! Creamy, Long wearing l/s that don't dry out the lips, yet provide beautiful full coverage. Everything you want in a l/s. I have this in Peach Pop, Plush Red, Wow Violet, Pure Posh, and Gilded Pink. I'm a NC30 for reference. I love these l/s even more than my other favorite Nars. Great price for great color selection. Whatever color you're looking for, chances are you'll find it at Clinique. They have over 75 l/s colors. LOVE THEM! Will definately buy more!
I have this in Sweet Blush....bought it like three months ago and my tube is almost empty. I'm usually a department store girl (love Clinique, Nars, MAC, Lauder, Lancome, Chanel and the list goes on) when it comes to glosses. What I love about this l/g is that there is no smell to it. The color that I got is a light rich pink with subtle shimmer. It's not sticky at all, which is prolly why you might have to reapply every hour or so. But, great product for something that's under $10. Plus, there's at least 10 colors to choose from. It's the gloss I use at home when I don't feel like using one of my $20 glosses. Love it!
I thought that it was really tiny for the price. I guess the plumping that I noticed came from the beautiful glossy shine that this stuff gives. Unfortunately, I didn't notice hardly any tingling....and I think that if it did tingle, my lips would have plumped up even more. I still love it though cause it is a very long wearing gloss. And I do feel more "sexy" when I do put it on, whether or not it plumps my lips. I do like this better than Venom, which i noticed stung my lips, but I noticed no change.........next on my agenda is to try City Lips. But I would definately buy Lip Injection again b/c of the great glassy shine that it gives w/ the illusion of having plumpier lips.
Crème -Clinique - superbalanced compact [DISCONTINUED]
Charma22 9/17/2004 10:01:00 AM
It's a beautiful compact in a sleek silver case. What I like about it is that it was built in SPF 20!!! Not many products have a 20. Also, it's a very natural look on my skin. When I first put it on, I didn't like it b/c I'm use to moderate to full coverage. This one's more sheer to moderate. However, throughout the day, I kept noticing how my skin seemed to be having this really beautiful healthy glow! So, now I love it cause it still gives me coverage, but still allows my real skin to show through. Another plus about this foundation is that it comes in over 20 shades!!! Now, I'm usually really really hard to find a match for foundations (can't wear MAC b/c there's no color that matches me, even the yellow toned ones are too red--but the closest to me is NC30), and I usually wear Nars Barcelona....in Superb. Compact foundation I wear 09 Nude Beige......and I absolutely love it! Also, it can be refilled! So, if I change colors even more in the winter, I don't have to buy another whole compact. I can just buy the refill and pop out my other color, which i totally love. So, definately worth trying if you're looking for a quick, natural makeup fix....great for your purse too!
I love Nars Oil-free! I first bought it cause I always wondered about Nars products and this foundation totally rocks. In the summer I wear St. Tropez which is a great medium yellow foundation (in Mac I would be an NC40 for the summer)...and then in the winter I wear Barcelona (NC 30) which is perfect for girls who are yellow toned or olive and they are not dark enough for St. Tropez. I love it! I love the feel, the texture, the smoothness. I have not had any problem blending it and a little of this foundation goes a long way. It covers well and doesn't oxidize--doesn't change color throughout the day. This is definately one of my most favorite finds in makeup. The price of $38 is well worth it! This foundation, applying it every day will prolly last me at least five -six months. If you have combo-oily skin, this foundation is a must!
Lip Treatments -BeneFit Cosmetics - Smoooch [DISCONTINUED]
Charma22 8/15/2004 7:46:00 PM
I thought that the idea of Smooch was fabulous: a product that would give you such kissable lips that if you applied it at night, then voila! supersoft kissable lips. I thought that the packaging was adorable coming in that little tube. However, the product itself isn't worth even half that price. What is deceiving about it is that the actual product tube is painted white to make it look like the product is full inside the tube...making it look like there is more than there really is. In about a week, I was already scraping...plus it wasn't better at moisturizing than the typical lip balm.....I will never ever buy it again because I felt ripped off by the price and what the product really did was absolutely nothing.
Lip Gloss -Clinique - Glosswear For Lips in Whisper
Charma22 8/15/2004 7:43:00 PM
This is my ultimate favorite gloss of all time!!! I love it more than MAC, Lancome, Estee Lauder, Chanel, and even Nars. What I love about it is that it is not sticky yet has the consistency to stay on my lips and give it a nice shine...makes my lips look a little bit more fuller. The only thing that I wish is that it was a tad more pink only cause it's pretty clear with shimmer in it even though it is slightly tinted pink, but that has not stopped me from buying it. I love it, it's at a great price and I would definately buy it again. It looks fabulous on everyone!
Lipstick -Estee Lauder - Electric Intense Lip Creme - Electrified
Charma22 8/14/2004 10:17:00 PM
I absolutely LOVE this color by Estee Lauder. The perfect berry color for fall. It wears better than any other normal lipstick and it's very soft and creamy. I only wish that the packaging was a little more attractive (reminds me of an Avon lipstick).....however, the quality of this lipstick withstands any other lipstick....I have another one in Amourose, which is the perfect summer color!
Lipstick -Clinique - Colour Surge Bare Brilliance - Confetti
Charma22 8/14/2004 10:15:00 PM
I love how much this sheer glitter lipstick is. Perfect for a night out on the town. Looks great alone, or over your favorite lipstick color. I only wish that it held some kind of color so that I wouldn't have to put on a lipstick before applying this glittery wonder. I think it's fun and I would definately buy again.
I thought that Sin was very beautiful at the counter and also in the case, however when I tried it on, it wasn't the fresh, pink color I thought that it was.....for some reason it looked like I was bruised, like a plummy pink....maybe they put the wrong color in the blush, who knows, but i was saddened by the effect it had....but I still think that it's a very pretty blush that PPP can wear really well........I'll just stick with Outlaw and Amour for now.
Lipstick -Estee Lauder - Electric Intense Lip Creme
Charma22 8/1/2004 10:45:00 PM
I own Amourose right now, but i'm saving up for five more colors....price is a little steep, but these lipsticks are totoally worth!!! More long wearing than the average lipstick and nice creamy texture that doesn't dry out lips. Definately gets my five lippies!