Sorry, i am among the minority who dislikes this l/s..Lustres are my Fav MAC l/s formula..I have dry lips, and lustres seems to be moisturizing for me than cremesheen( which settles in fine lines of my lips and accentuate dryness)..this lipstick, though being a lustre, is probably a misnomer, it applies real FROSTY, and has ton of shimmer, and hence can be a little gritty like a glaze l/s..though I am okay with the shimmer, it is the frostiness of this l/s that I dislike, plus I find this l/s drying as well. the colour is a dusty rose with a hint of brown, and a cast of silver sheen because of the frost when applied on lips.The only way I can like this lipstick on my lips is when I apply MAC's love child l/g on top( which is pink-mauve colour), which complements really well with VGV, plus it takes away the frostiness, that being said If you hate frost l/s then I don't think you will like this lipstick.
Lipstick -Flirt - Chickstick Smooth and Shiny Lipcolor in Honey
101MAC101 6/4/2010 8:27:00 PM
I really love this nude lipstick or chickstick.. it goes on like butter. If compared to MAC l/s then I will say it is a cross b/w creamsheen and lusters. It is a creamy beige l.s in the tube, but on my pigmented lips, it shows up with a hint of pink.I am an NC 40 MAC SFF and It is very wearable, without washing me out. My fav combo with this l.s is when paired with MAC's love nectar l/g or NYX smoky look l/g( this makes it more pinky nude <3) As for the smell and taste, It was not offensive at all.. I would def repurchase and recommend to all.
Lip Gloss -Jane - Liquid Lip Color -- 06 Tangerine
101MAC101 4/10/2010 8:52:00 PM
OMG, this gloss is the bomb! i was hunting for a red, pigmented lipgloss and nothing was pigmented enough for me to wear alone, other than chanel dragon, which was quite expensive, so i was lookin for dupes and i came across this gloss. This is blue based red, the name 'tangerine' is a misnomer, this gloss goes on really opaque and non sticky i cant appreciate any scent to it and lasts for a long time as well..I paired it with loreal's british red lipstick and I couldnt take my eyes off my lips, it was the perfect red lips, not coral, not pink/maroon, just red...lol.the only con I see is you have to keep it upright, coz of the tendency of the l/g to flow to the side of lid..i am not getting any other red lipgloss after this gem..totally recommend
Another great product from MAC! this and optimistic orange creamblend blushes are my current faves, I reach for these almost every day. florida is super neon pink in pan, but it blends like a dream, to a dewy, non powdery, nongreasy , light pink just right finish on my NC 40 cheeks..it is super pigmented, so a lil goes a long way. I like to top it with either petticoat MSF or shell pearl beauty powder, perfect pink glowing cheeks that lasts all day..hoping MAC will release them with more colours..will def repurchase and highly recommend!
This coral-pink CCB is a must have in your makeup collection..absolutely wonderful on NC40ish skin tones..a dab of this super pigmented gorgeous CCB on you cheeks, brightens up you face, looks like you had 30 hrs of sleep, no joke:)apply a coral based MSF on top and you are good to go,totally recommend!
I have this bronzer in style warriors packagin, which i love..this suits my skin tone well, which is NC40 on SFF, and it shows up well, the only drawback for me, is that it does have shimmers, which will transfer to your cheeks, and so I use this bronzer only to contour and that too only at night, coz I find it too shimmery for daytime...If you are look out for matte bronzers, then this bronzer is not for you.
My new HG cream blush! I am NC 40 on MAC SFF, and this creamblend blush looks ammmaazzzing on my skin tone. It looks super scary bright orange in the pan, ,but its blends in like a dream to a soft coral with a hint of pink on your cheeks, not greasy at all, esp if you have dry skin like me, you will find this irresistible.... its nothin like MAC creamblush, which is greasy and sometimes difficult to blend. I personally like MAC peaches blush or cheeky bronze MSF on top of this cremeblend blush, and it makes my cheeks looks glowy and absolutely divine! Totally recommend..
Moisturizers -Philosophy - Miracle Worker Miraculous Anti-Aging Moisturizer
101MAC101 2/23/2010 11:40:00 PM
Love love this Moisturizer, Its truly god sent..lol..I have really dry skin all year long..Inspite of regular exfoliation and moisturization, I cant wear any kind/brand of hydrating foundation, because it gets all cakey and flaky.I have been using Philosophy's Miracle for about 3 weeks now, 2 times daily, once in the morning and once just before going to bed, At night, I mix in 2 drops of Philosophy's 'hope is not enough serum' with the moisturizer. The moisturizer does feel a lil sticky when you first apply but that disappears once it is absorbed into the skin, and it absorbs really fast and it also smells good..OMG, i dont feel the tightness of my skin anymore, my skin is baby soft, and no more dry patches!! I would seriously die if philosophy d/c this product:)Thank you Philosophy for creating this miracle!
Eye Primer -Urban Decay - Eyeshadow Primer Potion - Original (UDPP)
101MAC101 4/11/2009 10:38:00 PM
My fav Primer!UDPP is not a base,It is a 'colourless' primer,which will prevent CREASING of the e/s..you apply creamy bases on top of a primer,so that they dont crease..UDPP works great as a primer,especially for oily lids and since it is colourless,it wont make e/s pop or make it vibrant,which is common sense i guess..that is what colourful bases are for..the only flaw is packagin,which everyone is aware of and tons of youtube vids will show how to de-pot/de-can them..I just place the bottle in warm water for 5 mins,and this helps to get the primer out of the curvy edges of the tube..Love this primer...will def repurchase!Highly recommend..
Lip Treatments -MAC - Hello Kitty -- Popster Tinted Lip Conditioner
101MAC101 2/22/2009 5:04:00 PM
I love love this TLC,tested it on my lips at the mac store, and I fell in love with it instantly!!!!!I am an NC 40 and it will look gorgeous on WOC..I have pigmented lips and on me it shows up as coraly-pink colour.....it smells like vanilla cupcake,yummy and it left my lips feeling super soft and moisturized,ever after it wears off..will def get a backup.. highly recommend!