Lips -Revlon - Colorburst Lip Butter in Red Velvet
Perthro 2/3/2013 3:19:00 AM
PROS: Nice deep red No irritation Minimal drying Buildable color CONS: I needed to touch up after few hours, but I didn't expect this to be long-lasting anyway since it's a tinted balm Overall, nice product for the price!
Cleansers -Neutrogena - Naturals Cleanser + Makeup Remover
Perthro 1/5/2013 2:55:00 AM
I've been using this ever since Neutrogena first came out with their Naturals line. I think I'm on my...5th bottle? It's cheap, and works great. I have combination+acne-prone+sensitive skin, so finding a cleanser/MU remover can be a PITA. I haven't had a bad reaction from this yet. And I don't need to use a separate eye MU remover beforehand if I use this. It could be a bit drying for people with dryer skin. I do wish the bottle was wider/sturdier at the base so it doesn't tip over when the product is almost out. Otherwise, I would say this is pretty much my HG.
This is a cute pastel, baby blue creme from OPI. I think it's a great choice for Spring-Summer. Application was smooth and opacity was good, 2 coats.
This is a great light nude-pink polish for Spring-Summer. It has a shimmer but it's not overdone. Good application, however fair to poor opacity, I could still see some of my nail with 3 coats.
This is a unique blue polish from OPI's Holland Collection. It's a light, muted, cool blue with hints of grey with silver glitters. Application was smooth and opacity was fair (3 coats to really get the full color too show).
This is a bright, but not neon, cheery yellow creme polish from China Glaze. This is my first China Glaze polish to try and I am very happy with the product. The formula is smooth, opacity is good (2 coats), and it's just an awesome color for days you need a little pick-me-up. Even my mother who never cares about nails noticed and complimented me when I wore this. :)
This is a very dark teal-navy creme polish from OPI. It applies smoothly, opacity is great (almost a 1-coater), and goes well with my SV topcoat. I like wearing this Fall-Winter.
These are slightly thinner than what I'm used to. They absorb oil well and does not cause any sort of adverse reaction on my skin. I think the price is pretty cheap for the quantity. I just wish the packaging was a little more durable, but I guess that's a common problem with all the blotting sheets.
Polishes -OPI - The Muppets Collection - Warm & Fozzie
Perthro 11/21/2011 6:03:00 PM
First of all, thank you to Nail Board for the rec! I'm usually not a fan of glitters or metallic NP, but this one's an exception. It's really hard to describe the shade because all the glitters catch the light at different angles so the color shifts a bit every time, which is a lovely effect really....I guess the best way to describe it would be a coppery, golden bronze. It complements my skintone, and is just a really hearty, lovely color. Took 3 coats to completely cover my natural nail color. Using Orly Bonder as BC, SV as TC. I haven't experienced chips or peels yet.
Pros: Pretty, great lavender color, great for Spring Not as sheer as some other Essie pastels Cons: Streaky (this seems to be a common issue for Essie polishes though..)
Pros: Great eye-catching orange creamsicle color for summer! Smooth application Another good one from OPI Cons: Might be a bit too fluorescent for some people One of the more sheer polishes I've ever tried. Still not quite opaque with 3 coats
This is very neutral, subtle, yet pretty color. Like others have said, it's matte/creme. I took a rating down because it took 2-3 coats for opacity and to cover streaking. Like other OPI's (which I've had pretty good experience with so far!), it lasted 1-2 weeks with minimal chipping using a basecoat and topcoat.
Eyeliner -Urban Decay - 24-7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Zero
Perthro 4/30/2011 10:55:00 AM
Creamy, vibrant, long-lasting. Not as much shimmer or glitter in this one compared to other UD 24/7s. I use it to line both upper and lower lashlines. I found key to avoid smudging as much as possible is to REALLY not touch it for first 15sec or so after application to let it set. It did smudge after a long full day of work, but no other eyeliner before lasted even this long.
An elegant, super-dark green. It's a very serious, classy color. However, the color seems a little...thin? It took 3 coats to really start showing the color.
Very vibrant, pretty red with a slightly blue (?) hue. Application was smooth and creamy. The wear does not seem too bad topped with Seche Vite fast-drying. I think this is the classic red polish for me.