COMBINATION & HYPERSENSITIVE SKIN: This did not irritate my skin therefore I'll give it 5 lippies. However, nowadays most skincare brands carry a good B5 Serum so I don't see the necessity to pay this much. [Skinceuticals.com - $69]
COMBINATION & HYPERSENSITIVE SKIN: This worked for 2 days and then my skin got itchy and I started seeing redness. [Skinceuticals.com - $68]
COMBINATION & HYPERSENSTIVE SKIN: I started seeing small whiteheads after using this once. Didn't work for my skin. [Walgreens - $12.99]
Climax is a perfect everyday lipstick for those with medium skin tone. The magic with this lipstick is that it instantly brightens up your whole face more than any serum or mask ever can. It's highly underrated. It has a matte finish but feels creamy against your lip. Now that's perfection. Though my lips are very sensitive to most lipstick, Illamasqua lipsticks pass with flying colours. [Sephora - $22] INGREDIENTS: Octyldodecanol, Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil), Oleyl Alcohol, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Candelilla Cera (Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax), Cera Carnauba (Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax), Cera Alba (Beeswax), Oxidized Polyethylene, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline Wax), Cetyl Alcohol, Polyethylene, Tocopherol, Parfum (Fragrance) And May Contain: [+/- Titanium Dioxide Ci 77891, Iron Oxides Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499, Red 7 Ci 15850, Red 40 Lake Ci 16035, Blue 1 Lake Ci 42090, Red 21 Lake Ci 45380, Carmine Ci 75470, Red 36 Ci 12085, Manganese Violet Ci 77742, Copper/Bronze Powder Ci 77400, Yellow 5 Lake Ci 19140, Yellow 6 Lake Ci 15985, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Silica, Tin Oxide, Mica] (Eu Exclusive Shades May Contain: Ci 77007, Ci 77000). May contain Carmine as a colour additive.
If you have short, sparse and/or straight lashes this is for you. It gives lots of volume and can hold curled eyelashes. If you're looking for lengthening you will have to look elsewhere. Max Factor has been discontinued in the US. I stock up on my yearly trips to England.