Blush -The Body Shop - Cheek Colour - 04 Golden Pink
bih80 5/23/2010 1:03:00 AM
I have the creme version of this that comes in a squeeze tube and I can definitely confirm that it's an Orgasm dupe. I got Orgasm and I swatched it next to one another and it's identical. If you can get your hands on this do, it's a gorgeous and flattering shade.
Eye Shadow -Sally Girl - Mini Baked Eyeshadow - All colors
bih80 5/22/2010 11:50:00 PM
I bought one on a whim and man am I impressed! I got the bronzed one and it's gorgeous, I can't help but want to keep playing with it. Super pigmented! I'm can't wait to go back and get a couple more!
I loved this mascara so much that I got it for two of my friends and now they're addicted to it. Just brilliant.
I have two of these, the regular formula and the luxe one. I love it, it takes two applications and it only works if you've got larger eyes because the wand really is big. Perhaps they should do one with a smaller wand for people with smaller eyes. Regardless, it works wonders on me.
I hate this mascara with a passion. I believed all the hype and I have naturally long lashes so I was extremely disappointed that all it did was paint them black.
Makeup Brushes -Unlisted Brand - Loew-Cornell Maxine's Mop 3/8 inch brush
bih80 5/22/2010 9:03:00 PM
I dont know why every person doesn't have this. This is my very favorite brush for applying all-over lid color. It's just fabulous, to me it's not scratchy, it holds well, doesn't shed and I have washed it a good 30 times.
Lotions/ Creams -The Body Shop - Hemp Hand Protector
bih80 5/22/2010 2:19:00 PM
I have been using this product for a good 6-7 years. I never stop, it's the only thing that keeps my hands moisturized and to me it's worth all the money.
I got these from a friend who didn't want them any more and I was so surprised to find how pigmented and smooth they are! They remind me a lot in texture to the Smashbox shadows.
I'm seriously addicted to this product. For my skin and my hair color it works like a dream. I have been using it nonstop since I got it and I plan to get a new one once I run out. I really only use the powder section for my brows.
Scrubs -St. Ives - Apricot Scrub Blemish and Blackhead Control
bih80 5/22/2010 11:29:00 AM
I have been using this scrub for so many years that I've lost count. I dont know if my skin is just not prone to black heads of because I use this daily that I get very little of them. Regardless, this baby is ALWAYS in my shower, I use it right after my face wash on a daily basis and it keeps my skin smooth. It's one product I can honestly say I can't live without. I even have the travel version for when I'm out of town and want to pack light.
I have a lot of eyeshadows so I doubt I will ever run out but palette is excellent. Tons of matte neutrals, if you work in a very conservative environment this is honestly all you need day to day. Very pigmented & blendable. Yes, the packaging is not the best but if you really wanted you could depot these shadows in to a MAC empty palette because they're the same size. I enjoyed it so much I bought one for my best friend for her birthday and now she uses it every day.
I have been using this lotion for a good 5 years now, never had any issues and it's the one I always keep going back to when I try to change and experiment. I have combination skin so I use the "normal" formula. When I was younger and prone to acne I used to use the "oil-free" formula.
I dont like it, which surprised the hell out of me since everyone seems to love it and I'm sure this is some sort of a taboo not to love this shadow but I actually prefer Black Tied on me.
Update: I bought the full bottle and I've been using it for months and months and it's still my favorite primer ever. I swear my eyeshadow is on with cement as it doesn't come off until I wipe it off with a makeup remover. The other day I went boating and we got soaked and my eye makeup was the only one intact out of all the girls that went. And I mean intact, I didn't have to reapply or fix to go out for dinner. I got this in the little black palette from LORAC and I have been testing it for 2 weeks now. It works, for me, even better than UDPP. My favorite part is that it is rich and creamy, blends well, and A SQUEEZE BOTTLE! I get all my product for sure. Once I am done with this sample I will certainly be buying the full bottle.
Eye Shadow -TheBalm - Shady Lady Eyeshadow Palette
bih80 5/21/2010 5:09:00 PM
The quality of these shadows is absolutely fantastic. Super pigmented, blendable, rich and just overall gorgeous. I recently went for a work trip and the only eye color I needed was all in here. Easy and light so it's great for traveling, it's also great for people starting in makeup, you get tons of colors and they're good quality.