Picked this up after hearing great things about it on the makeup boards. It really works great. There's no truely offensive fragrance, it didn't leave my skin super dried out and the next morning the redness/inflammation on my face was visibly diminished. Well worth the few bucks for a tube of this stuff.
Makeup Brushes -E.L.F. - Studio Small Angled Brush
NerdyGirl 7/27/2011 9:28:00 AM
This brush is great for applying gel/cream eyeliner. Best one i've tried yet. The bristles are packed in nicely and it's a very thin-tipped brush, gives a nice thin line or a thicker one if you want. For 3.00 you can't get better.
Lip Treatments -eos - Lip Balm Sphere - Summer Fruit
NerdyGirl 7/27/2011 9:24:00 AM
Bought this due to the great reviews I read about it and it lived up to them imo. I enjoyed the smell, and it really did it's job when it came to moisturizing my lips. It also works great as a lipstick base. My DD loved it too, so much that she mangled it to pieces and I now need another one! lol
Meh, this is an ok product. It didn't make my mu last too much longer than it does on its own. It's greasy, like rubbing cooking greasy on your face. I wouldn't repurchase this.
Moisturizers -Neutrogena - Combination Skin Moisture Oil Free
NerdyGirl 7/26/2011 9:53:00 PM
Was recommended this product by the lovely ladies on the makeup board. Its the first moisturizer I've tried that didn't break me out or turn me into an oil slick. Great product, decent price.
One of the first nyx pencils I bought. Works great as a base or a white waterline liner. Excellent pigmentation, easy to use.
Excellent! Works great, havent had a smudged nail since I purchased this!
Eye Shadow -Wet 'n' Wild - Color Icon Eyeshadow Collection - Petal Pusher (736)
NerdyGirl 7/26/2011 9:34:00 PM
Great for the price. Lovely purple shades, excellent for brown and green eyes :D Smooth shadows, excellent pigmentation. A couple of near mac dupes in this palette. Worth looking into for the 5.00.
I hear lots of raves for this brush, honestly I don't find it to be that great. The one I got was scratchy. After a wash or two, the scratchiness went away. It's just a general blush brush. Puts the blush on, blends it out... good size, good shape. Probably wouldn't buy another one, but it's a decent brush.
Ive read that people feel this brush is too flimsy and doesn't work well. I beg to differ, this is a great brush for 3.00. I'm even contemplating picking up a second. I use it for my blushes that are too pigmented for my skintone, such as mac's BoAA. It works well, sure it could be denser, but for 3.00 you can't complain much about a brush that definitely gets the job done!
Eye Shadow -Wet 'n' Wild - ColorIcon Palette in #249 Vanity [DISCONTINUED]
NerdyGirl 7/26/2011 9:19:00 PM
EXCELLENT product for the price. The pigmentation is great, easily blended, nice staying power plus a few MAC "dupes" in this palette. Great for everyday neutral looks, small enough to travel with. I wish the packaging was a little more sturdy, however.
Got this in the 15 piece studio set, I use it to apply blush or loose powder. It works well and it's a great product for the 3.00 price. Mine has come loose from the handle, nothing super glue can't fix and for 3.00 I can't really complain after having many months of wonderful use.
I love MAC lipsticks, and I love a good nude lip... unfortunately this one looked awful on my nw20 skintone. Other than that little setback... wonderful lippie.
Although I find 18.00+ for a mascara to be too expensive given the life span... this mascara is to die for, my HG. I've never had it clump, smear, smudge etc. It gives me lovely lashes without and fuss or muss. Would repurchase again and again.
Eye Primer -NARS - Pro-Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base
NerdyGirl 7/26/2011 9:08:00 PM
After trying a mini of this product, I definitely want to purchase a full size. Works GREAT, far superior to TFSI and UDPP. It's a little pricey for an eye primer, but it works so well that it's worth it. No irritation to my sensitive, oily lids and it really gets the job done.