I had a very tough time finding a Rimmel mascara that I love so I decided to go with this and it gave me surprisingly good results. The brush it really big and the formula is thick and very black. I found that it does a wonderful job at separating my long lashes but doesn't really thicken them. With other mascara I had trouble removing it From my lashes without tearing them out in the process. This mascara is very gentle to remove with almost no effort and it stays really nice with little to no flaking.
Lotions/ Creams -Bath and Body Works - Dark Kiss- Lotion
Lesl5 10/20/2012 10:07:00 AM
One of my favorite sultry scents! I love the lotion and when I use it the scent lingers forever. The body spray is a little too overpowering for me at first but after a couple of hours the smell that lingers is very sweet. I like to mix this scent in with Victorias Secret vanilla lace instead to give it a little more musky scent to it. Overall great product!
Gels/Soaps -Bath and Body Works - Pocketbac Sweet Pea
Lesl5 10/20/2012 10:04:00 AM
My favorite pocketbac in addition to dancing waters. It smells so light and floral and I carry one with my keys and university ID everywhere I go. You never know when you gotta sanitize and this is the perfect scent!
Fragrances -Bath and Body Works - Cherry Blossom Body Splash
Lesl5 10/20/2012 9:59:00 AM
I cannot stress how awful this product is. My college roommate used this and I remember being so disgusted by it. It smells like absolute chloroform!! Ick!
Liquid -Lancome - Photogenic Lumessence Light Mastering & Line-Smoothing Makeup
Lesl5 6/27/2012 6:39:00 PM
My favorite foundation of all time :) It glides on my face so beautifully and the light to medium buildable coverage doesn't make my face look like I'm wearing makeup. It enhances my skin and makes it feel so velvety smooth even after I have washed it off. I would highly recommend this to anyone that has really dry skin or normal and sensitive skin. It does have a dewy finish so oily skin people should steer away from it unless you don't mind blotting a couple times a day.
Lotions/ Creams -Arbonne - NutriMin C Body Serum and Lotion
Lesl5 6/27/2012 6:34:00 PM
I have the whole line of Arbonne products for my face and the Nutrimin line is my favorite. I love the smell of soft oranges which makes the body serum, and face cream so refreshing in the mornings. It feels so velvety smooth and it even has SPF. I wear this under my foundation everyday. I've been using these products for over 5 years and I am very impressed. I would highly recommend.
Blush -Physicians Formula - Organic Wear 2-in-1 Bronzer & Blush
Lesl5 6/27/2012 6:31:00 PM
I bought this duo at my local Ross store for less than $4! I was very excited to try the beautiful peachy tones blush that would match my very fair skin perfectly. The blush, I love love love because it gives my face a soft glow but the bronzer was very chalky and disappointing because there is no payoff whatsoever no matter what kind of brush i use. For less than $4 I would buy this product again but I can't get enough use of the whole thing because of the bronzer.
Packaging truly makes a difference because the elegant glass bottle caught my eye while I was in Walmart. I live in Arizona so it's very hard for me to find a dewy foundation that doesn't make me super super oily in the sun. I typically have very sensitive and dry skin but during the summer my t-zone becomes oil central! When I first tried on this foundation I hated how liquidy it was because with my moisterizer under it, the foundation didn't seem to set and I was very bummed out that the product didn't fulfill my expectations. Like always, I decided to give it a second chance & mix it with my Lancome Luminescence Foundation that turned out to be too dark for me. The blend of both foundations works miracles for my face and gives me a very light coverage that looks SO NATURAL! If you have this foundation, I suggest you mix a little bit of another foundation with it.
I think this blush is pretty decent. i don't really like really pigmented blushes because my skin is so fair, but one swipe really does do the trick. The color is really peachy and beautiful but too "dramatic" for my taste. If you like a really pigmented blush then this is perfect for you.
Pressed Powders -Hard Candy - Welcome Matte Mattifying Powder
Lesl5 6/27/2012 6:10:00 PM
I picked this up about 2 weeks ago from Walmart. The compact is very cute and sturdy & great for carrying in your purse or bookbag for touch ups on the go. I live in Arizona, and while walking around my university campus I do tend to get a little bit oily on my face but I just dab a little of the powder with a kabuki brush and I'm good to go! It is very translucent and doesn't provide any coverage so I wear it over my foundation. It does the job without making my face look chalky and dry like other matte products do. I would definitely recommend it.
Blush -Physicians Formula - Organic wear Blush - Blushing Organics
Lesl5 6/27/2012 6:01:00 PM
I bought this blush as part of a trio at my local Ross for $6.99 which is dirt cheap! Just like most of the comments state, I have very fair skin & the blush wasn't showing up on my skin no matter how many times I swirled my brush in the chalky product. The brush it comes with it horrible, stiff, and feels like sandpaper so I tossed that. After completely giving up on this blush I decided one day to scratch at it with the brush my Physicians Formula loose powder came with & it worked miracles! The color looks so beautiful & natural! It's my favorite blush of the moment but I would definitely not repurchase it for it's original price.