I thought the 109 was fab for foundation until I tried the 130. It is a much denser version of the 187 and does not shed like the 109 does. I am trying to use up foundations at the moment and which ever I am using...whether it be high end or drugstore this brush applies the product flawlessly. My 109 is now soley used for contouring. It will take a lot for something else to beat this brush :)
Love this colour...really warms my complexion. Have been using this with MAC's Handwritten smudged into the upper lash line...very summer friendly :)
I think you either love or hate this fragrance. I personally hate it! It is very sweet and overpowering. Angel is a really heavy fragrance that seems to linger and turn sickly the more you smell it.
This perfume is beautiful. It is much younger than other Chanel fragrances and had citrus and floral notes. I have the eau de parfum which lasts really well throughout the day. The packaging is really chic and elegant. Overall a classic, feminine fragrance.
At first I loved this mascara...it builds volume and doesn'y get clumpy after a few layers. However, it really doesn't hold any sort or curl...I curl my lashes everyday and after 30mins they are poker straight again. It's a shame as everything else about this mascara is great.
This mascara was a huge disappointment. I bought the waterproof version and it is horrible to remove...nothing will shift it. I know it is waterproof but even stronger make- up removers didn't have much effect. It took so long to get off my eyes were sore and I lost a few lashes in the process :( It is not buildable and doesnt provide any volume. Overall I would not recommend this product, the brush is horrible!
Love the colour but I feel the shimmer looks a bit too glittery in day light. I prefer more matte textures, such as Pink Swoon and then apply a highlight just on the top part of the cheek bone, rather than it being all over your cheeks.
Loose Powders -MAC - Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder
Poppygirl26 8/20/2009 3:38:00 PM
Love this product! have tried many powders as I have a very oily t-zone and this is by far the best! It gives a much more natural finish than other powders such a Mac's Blot Powder which can often look a little cakey. Once applied the product gives the skin a healthy glow (not shimmer) which is a lot more flattering than the very matte finish other powders give. I bought this product after reading may positive reviews, when I first got it home I thought the pot looked tiny but you onyl need the smallest amount so it will last! Packaging ins't great, if it is not kept level powder can get everywhere.
Lotions/ Creams -Soap and Glory - Righteous Body Butter Lite
Poppygirl26 8/20/2009 3:29:00 PM
Love th smell, its smells very similar to Dior's Miss Dior Cherie...very sweet, fruity, lovely :) It is not as heavy as the Righteous Body Butter so is great to apply after a morning shower. It sinks it really well!
Conditioner -TiGi - Catwalk - Fashionista Conditioner
Poppygirl26 8/3/2009 6:02:00 PM
Love the smell but that'a about all this product has going for it :( Not at all moisturising and the packaging caves in on itself after using it a few times. Not worth the money!
LOVE the colour! Can sometimes be a bit drying due to the texture but overall a really pretty and wearable pink!
Lipstick -GOSH - Velvet Touch Lipstick #134 Darling
Poppygirl26 8/3/2009 5:50:00 PM
I am a NW20 and this is a lovely warm nude on my lips. It can be slightly drying which is why I often go through phases of wearing this lipstick. The lid is always falling off though :(
Primer/ Corrector -Yves Saint Laurent - Touche Eclat (Radiant Touch)
Poppygirl26 7/15/2009 3:07:00 PM
VERY overrated. I found it looked cakey on my skin and make the skin under my eyes look alot paler than the rest of my skin in photos. I have used much cheaper concealers that achieve the same coverage, without the weird light rings around your eyes.
I usually apply this at night as it leaves a peely film over the area. At first it stings, however this is temporary and at least you know it is making an impact! :) After using this products spots are less red and inflammed. I bought this the first time as I heard Girls Aloud used it and I am always sucked into celebrity product usage
I used to love this product but after using it for a couple of weeks I found it seriously broke me out and had lots of bumps under my skin, as well as big spots :( Very thick and sticks to any dryness, also found it looked rather cakey. If you touch up with powder during the day this only makes the cakeiness ten times worse. Still use it on the occassional night out but will never use it as a day foundation or on a regular basis as it is just too heavy.