I finally caved in to buy this product. For you girls in Canada don't buy it from Sephora because the price compared to sites online is insane! I got mine off cherrycuture.com. It's site is great! I also love NYX products so I got a bunch of those plus my beauty blender for much cheaper than in Canada. Overall this is for sheer coverage so I wouldn't recommend this to those who like or need full coverage. However for those looking for a sheer to light medium natural coverage I'd most definitely recommend this! Happy shopping.
This stuff is amazing! I have super oily skin, and this actually works to help my make up stay on all day whether it be my foundation, or bb cream. I use half a pump for my entire face and that's enough. It has a cooling effect and it smells great. The price is also pretty reasonable when you compare it to other primers at Sephora. Best part is that this is PARABEN FREE which is a huge part of why I think this is amazing. It's a good price, good product, and does not contain harmful chemicals. Most definitely a re purchase.
So shocked to see people were unhappy with this product. I don't believe you need to spend tons of money on makeup but due to my extremely oily skin foundation was always difficult to find. This is the FIRST foundation I've ever used that has not left me oily. It almost had a powdery feeling after I applied it. The smell is great and the coverage is light to medium which is all I need. The only downfall is the packaging. I wish it had a pump. Hopefully maybelline will fix this because this is the only foundation I'll be using on my face. LOVE IT
Highlighters -MAC - Mineralize Skinfinish in Soft and Gentle
AlPi 12/15/2012 10:16:00 PM
This is a gorgeous hilighter and I don't think it makes me look greasy despite me having super oily skin. This hilighter can also be used in so many different ways. I used some above my cheekbones, under my brow and in my tear duct. I have also used this as an all over base colour for my eyelids and I think it's just beautiful. Only thing I can complain about is the price, but hey, it is MAC.
Love this. It's affordable, doesn't smudge (despite my oily skin and eyelids) and is super easy to apply. It also lasts a ridiculously long time. I know keeping eyeliners for a long time isn't the best, but for anyone on a budget or who doesn't share eye makeup like myself, this is a great investment. I've been using mine for almost a year, everyday and I have yet to worry about running out
Concealers -Maybelline - Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles
AlPi 12/15/2012 10:03:00 PM
I love this! The packaging first of all is a great idea because of the anti-bacterial sponge, but the formula is great. I use a primer because of my oily skin, and this concealer does not crease at all which was a first for me. I got this in a couple shades lighter than my skin tone for under my eyes to help brighten and I love it. I would definitely repurchase
BB Cream -Garnier - BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector - Medium/Deep
AlPi 12/15/2012 10:01:00 PM
This was my first bb cream and I wasn't ecstatic or upset. I normally go for a light/medium coverage foundation so I thought this would be a good alternative. The consistency from what I understand is thicker than most bb creams, but I didn't mind it. I use a kabuki brush and it really does blend in well and cover any redness. The only downfall to this product is that it is too moisturizing for me. I have really oily skin, and even when i use a primer my t zone still gets super shiny so I have to blot at least twice a day. The price is reasonable when I see other bb creams at Sephora, but the smell is just too over powering. Most smells go away after a couple hours of wear, but this just stays all day so for anyone who doesn't like perfumy smells, don't invest in this product.
On my third tube, and this is my favourite mascara ever. I love the brush because of the "fake"bristles. I find that this formula is super wet which helps me separate my lashes and it dries quickly. I just curl my lashes and apply three coats of this and I love the outcome. It really does lengthen my lashes and people have even asked me if my eyelashes are really that long (they aren't, I have very straight Asian lashes) so I am addicted to this and wear it every day!
Bronzers -Physicians Formula - Bronze Booster Pressed Bronzer - Med to Dark
AlPi 12/15/2012 9:52:00 PM
Best bronzer ever! I only use drugstore physician's formula bronzer. I dust a light coat over my entire face because I am naturally tanner, and I find that this works great because I have oily skin. I have gone through so many of these bronzers, and will continue to do so.
I love this primer. Already on my second bottle of it. It is a bit pricey, so I only buy it when I collect points on my optimum card. Despite me having crazy oily skin, this actually works. Just use a small amount thoguh because too much actually makes your shadows crease. I also use this under my eyes to help my concealor stay and not crease and that is why I love this product. I'd give it better ratings if the price was more university student friendly.
I'd give this a 5 if the price wasn't so ridiculous. This blush however is gorgeous. I have super oily skin, so usually anything with a sheen, satin, or sparkly finish just makes me look oily. This blush looks gorgeous and doesn't make me look oily after I apply it. I love that it has a bit of sparkle, and the colour pay off is great. Nars is just really expensive, so I don't think this is a necessary product to get. Nyx has great blushes for super cheap.