Got this for AUD 1.00 at a Myer clearance which is a HUGE bargain. It provides buildabe color so applying it a few times never resulted in a 'burnt' face for me. There is no shimmer and goes on the skin smoothly. Love the slight scent and case which sits perfectly in my palm. The bronzer does not crack easy as well.
Mascara -Chanel - Inimitable Mascara Multi-Dimensionnel
SlmS1992 6/4/2012 2:37:00 AM
Purchased this while I was waiting on my delayed flight at the airport. I love the classy packaging. Black and gold is a very good combination :) To rate the mascara's performance, I would say it is average. Nothing too spectacular. The positive is that my lashes were soft and feathery even with the product on and incredibly easy to remove. Negatives - Not waterproof, no lengthening or curling power. Lashes are straight and lifeless. I don't think it is worth the price.
I have been using this product for as long as I can remember. It has light to medium coverage which was recommended by the lady at the beauty counter as my skin does not require alot of coverage. It stays on for a long time, the only thing I am not satisfied with is that if I don't use a powder to set it, my skin tends to get oily really fast. I would also have preferred it if the packaging was a pump because it is hard to control the amount I pour onto my hand. This product is not enough by itself if you want a full coverage. The thing I love about this foundation is that it does not cake up my face and is a very light formula.
Lotions/ Creams -L'Occitane - Petal-Soft Hand Cream (Cherry Blossom)
SlmS1992 6/4/2012 2:19:00 AM
I got this as a gift for my birthday and I was intrigued with the way the cap has to be swiveled to squeeze out the cream. I love the scent and the best thing about this product is that it does not leave the typical greasy/sticky feeling of some hand creams. This one leaves your hands feeling silky and having that slight powdery feel (trying to explain it the best I can). Hands are soft and supple after and it stays on for long until I next wash my hands. A small amount of the product is enough to lather both palms. Love it!
I purchased this at a duty free store at the HK airport which I'm sure is much cheaper than purchasing it from a beauty counter in Sydney. When I first tried it on, I thought it was too bright for daily wear so I stopped using it for abit until one day, I was looking through my cosmetics when I came across this and decided to try it on again. I fell in love with it instantly which confused me since I was not into the shade in the beginning. The staying power is very weak since it is a lip gloss but the color is so pigmented and my lips just look so juicy with the gloss on. A warning though, it is VERY sticky. I had a few incidents where my hair got stuck on my lips and it was pretty icky. I would repurchase it for the color and the lovely watermelon scent!
Misc Beauty Tools -Clean & Clear - Oil Absorbing Sheets
SlmS1992 6/4/2012 2:05:00 AM
This is my holy grail. Although the one I am using now is called Oil Control Film, it is basically the same thing. I do not go anywhere without this. Due to my oily T-zone, this product is a MUST for me. It absorbs oil in one second and my face becomes totally matte after using it. The material of the film is made so that there is no unpleasant crinkling sounds which sometimes attracts unwanted attention in public. I am in love with this product. Will never stop purchasing it!
Pressed Powders -Revlon - Colorstay Pressed Powder with SoftFlex
SlmS1992 6/4/2012 1:58:00 AM
I am currently using my third Revlon pressed powder and I don't think I am going to change to another brand anytime soon unless something really wins me over. This product gives me a medium coverage, just enough to set my makeup and controls my shine for a few hours. It does not keep my face shine free for 16hrs as it claims so I have my blotting papers on hand at all times. I'm pretty happy with it in terms of coverage and the fact that it doesn't cake up my face. It also doesn't feel like I have stuff on my face which is really good.
Treatments -Estee Lauder - Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator
SlmS1992 6/4/2012 1:24:00 AM
I got this as a sample from David Jones. It didn't do much for my skin pigmentations. I use it every morning and my skin still seems to be the same . The only thing I like about it is the slight shimmer and glow it adds to my skin. Unlike some other reviews, it didnt break me out in acne. Won't be purchasing it again.
Was very excited to use it but it didnt really do anything for my skin and my blemishes. I still had pimples and it wasnt clearing it in any way. The toner is too strong for my skin as it contains alcohol. It might have actually done more harm than good for my skin. Won't be purchasing it again. I might consider the moisturizer though due to its lightweight formula.
I used to use this a year ago and it worked perfectly for me. It gets most of the dirty stuff off my nose and the surface of my nose feels noticeably smoother after. Recently repurchased it because my blackheads were coming back and using it again made me realise how good it really is!! I will never stop purchasing it from now on. Oh, and it doesn't get all the stuff out the first time around. After a few times, your nose should be way clearer than before!
Eye Primer -Urban Decay - Eyeshadow Primer Potion - Original (UDPP)
SlmS1992 6/3/2012 10:51:00 AM
Been using this for 2 years. It has never failed me. My eyeshadow lasts all day from am to pm. If i'm not wrong, the color's seem to be slightly more pigmentated. The product creates a smooth surface which makes applying eyeshadows a breeze!! Never considered any other product!
Nothing too extraordinary about this product but it does give your skin a fresh feeling after a tired day. I didn't notice my skin being fairer maybe because my skin is already fair. Very mild product so you can't really go wrong with it. Oh! and I just Loveee the smell=)
Treatments -Laneige - Laneige Strawberry Soft Peeling Gel
SlmS1992 10/5/2010 2:57:00 AM
Just tried this for the first time. My skin instantly felt softer and fresher after using it. Although it stings alittle after massaging it for 30 seconds and I must try to not massage too hard on my pimples because it might make it worse. Overall, it's a good product. I'm happy with it.