I have never encountered a mascara that lengthens like this one! The wand takes a second to get the hang of, but once you do, you are all set. If you're looking for the "mile long" lash look, this is your badboy. Of note though, this is a very wet mascara, so be careful and give it a few seconds to dry. Worth it though.
This mascara is my night out and occasion mascara. It does a really good job at thickening my lashes. I won't be looking anywhere else! No need, this is a sure thing. Doesn't hardly clump, applies wonderfully, and removes with ease.
Mascara -Physicians Formula - Shimmer Strips Custom Eye Enhancing Mascara Duo
Pemby 11/25/2012 5:30:00 PM
I have to say this is my go to mascara (the black end) on a day to day basis. I does a good job, not outstanding, but for daily life it applies very easily and always look good (No clumps) which is really all I could ask for from a mascara. Plus I enjoy the glitter, though I don't really notice it on my lashes (my ex however did, so maybe it is a bit noticible than I detect.). The color end is awesome! Good color payoff though I don't find much use for a colored mascara, but it is fun to own.
Lotions/ Creams -Bath and Body Works - Pink Chiffon Body Lotion
Pemby 11/25/2012 5:22:00 PM
This definitely has a sweet candy like smell to it. To be honest I was a little put off by it at first, but after a few minutes it dries down to a more complex sent. A sort of creamy, berry, almost a bit floral, combination that has a distinctly feminine quality. I feel like I should have on at least one pink thing whenever I wear this sent. Plus BBW does a great job with their moisturizers, always fast absorbing and non-greasy.
Fragrances -Bath and Body Works - Fine Fragrance Mist in Pink Chiffon
Pemby 11/25/2012 5:21:00 PM
This definitely has a sweet candy like smell to it. To be honest I was a little put off by it at first, but after a few minutes it dries down to a more complex sent. A sort of creamy, berry, almost a bit floral, combination that has a distinctly feminine quality. I feel like I should have on at least one pink thing whenever I wear this sent.
Pics and Swatches inside~~ This is a very pretty and fun palette! The only color that doesn't really 'show up' on me is the lightest blue shade all the rest have beautiful pigmentation. it would be nice for the eyeshadows bars to be a little wider, but I was able to get the equivalent of a MAC 239 to work with it-so all is well. I really do love these colors they are just so pretty and subtle and vibrant at the same time ...a wonderful palette!
Lip Gloss -Cover Girl - Wetslicks Fruit Spritzer Fig Splash
Pemby 5/7/2009 2:38:00 PM
Pics Inside~ For me this is the perfect nude. It matches my cool complexion perfectly! And I don't look dead! Yay! Plus I've always loved metallic so... The smell is kind of like a really sugar-y burnt coffee but it doesn't bug me at all and wears off relatively quickly. The down side though, is that it is a little runny and recently all my fruit spritzer glosses separated. Yikes! But that was easy enough to fix. I just bent a hair pin and mixed it back together.
Makeup Brushes -Sonia Kashuk - Hidden Treasure Brush Set
Pemby 5/5/2009 5:02:00 PM
I love this brush set, it is just too cute! It looks like coral and comes with a blush, medium eyeshadow, small eyeshadow, angled liner,crease, and concealer brush. Plus an adorable coral printed clutch to put them all in.(Which I can't bring myself to use, they're to pretty not to be seen on my vanity!) The brushes are all excellent quality as most of Sonia's other brushes are. I actually think that the eye brushes in this set are softer than the other SK brushes I have. The handles are a lot lighter than I thought they would be. It feels like they are made out of a hollow plastic. I thought the price was really good for a pretty complete set of brushes. I'm afraid I'm going to have to buy the powder brush that matches. Just. So. Adorable.
Eye Shadow -Cover Girl - Eye Enhancers - Lime Alive
Pemby 5/5/2009 4:50:00 PM
Lime alive is such a bright, scream at you it is so happy color. I love it! The pigmentation is great, and the application is smooth. Cover Girl is steppin' up their eye shadows. I <3 it a lot. Run to your local drugstore and buy it if you like bold bright colors. You will not be disappointed.
Eyeliner -Wet 'n' Wild - MegaChrome Eyeliner Pencil
Pemby 5/5/2009 4:35:00 PM
~~Swatches Inside! I bought all of the colors available when WnW went BOBOF, so here it goes: Gold Pewter 150, is gorgeous! It doesn't have any of "pewter" coloring in it at all, just a shiny yellow gold. Gun Metal Green 152, a nice blackened emerald green with ever so small green sparkles. Antique Amethyst 153, a beautiful dark wine. Really pops green eyes. Cobalt Blue 151, the most beautiful dark blue I have ever seen looks like a dark sapphire. They all have very smooth application, and last all day with out moving out of place. I love the little gem at the bottom but they should have saved the money on that and made a better fitting cap.
I really like the color of this mascara. It's a blue that isn't obvious from a distance, but upon a closer inspection you can definitely tell that it is blue. The formula is a bit thin and clumps a little, but a lash comb fixes that. I find it too look very natural(aside from the blue color) looking on the lashes which I like. The wand is perfect for lower lashes. I would consider buying another shade just for that!
Eye Shadow -Revlon - Colorstay 12 hour Eyeshadow Quad Starlight
Pemby 4/28/2009 9:04:00 AM
I personally love this quad! Now I was a little disappointed with the colors at first, but I after saw a photo of myself with "starlight" on I was amazed at how it had brightened my face! It looked like how used to image ballerina makeup would look. And surprisingly enough on my cool PPP skin I see a difference between colors on my eye.*iz bizzare* So if you like ethereal type looks I would definitely recommend this! Plus like all of the other colorstay eyeshadows this stuff lasts all through the day, and with minimal creasing.
Tinted Moisturizer -Jane - nearly foundation SPF 30
Pemby 4/27/2009 3:35:00 PM
I got this for free with a jane bronzer, in a sample size. I was pretty surprised with how nice the consistency was, but about two minutes after I put it on, my face started to feel like it was burning! And it broke me out which I have never had happen before. If you have sensitive skin like me I'd be wary to try this.
This is a really pretty bronzer! I am a cool PPP and this gives IMO the best warmth. (without being able to tell I've put on a bronzer.) It makes my cheeks look dewy and like they glow! But if your looking for wow she looks tan! effect I would look for a couple shades darker. The brush it comes with is utter crap, as others have said, but I got it to work on my first "aahh I'm so exited I have to try this in the car" application. I love the little mirror, not quite sure why as I don't carry this around with me, but I do. lol. I would recommend this to other cool/neutral LLL/PPP/FFF that want a subtle warmth added to their complexion!
Pictures~ I really like this mascara. I recently went through a very trying time in my life and needed a good waterproof black mascara and this was the one I picked up. I was only pretty much looking for a truly Waterproof ((!)you wouldn't think they would call mascaras waterproof unless you can actually I don't know get them wet! and not have them run! /rant) mascara. Anyway this one is really waterproof, and I can get it off with my regular makeup remover(EVOO) fairly easily. Now here is the part that cheered me up a little bit, this stuff is soo pretty and doesn't leave my lashes brittle at all but soft and pliable. And this stuff holds a curl and never lets it go which I L-O-V-E!! And like the packaging says it really did stretched out and separate my lashes. So all and all would highly recommend this mascara! :) Oh and I really love that it gets the lower lashes so easily without leaving any mascara dots or putting to much product on them!