Mascara -Christian Dior - Diorshow Black Out Mascara
Sophieexx 4/6/2012 8:59:00 AM
I love this mascara! It gives so much volume in just one coat, and with two my lashes look beautiful! I honestly would buy any other mascara now apart from this one. I have had it for a little over two months now and it staying strong and still looks amazing, but the formula has definately gone past its best, however i still use this mascara daily and adore it! It doest go flaky or loose volume and doesn't smudge easily, i even went in the shower, and it stayed on perfectly, i was amazed! Overall a fabulous mascara :)
Mascara -Christian Dior - DiorShow BlackOut Waterproof
Sophieexx 2/26/2012 2:11:00 PM
This is an excellent mascara! It is the first high end mascara i have purchased, and i will now, unfortunately for my purse, be sticking to higher priced mascaras (Dior,Lancome etc). It gives amazing volume and length after the first coat and builds amazingly! Well worth the price :)
Liquid -Clinique - Superfit Foundation [DISCONTINUED]
Sophieexx 9/3/2011 7:32:00 AM
I found this foundation too orangey and cakey :/ I bought this foundation in the lightest shade, which i thought would be ok, but i now believe Clinique dont really do fair shades very well, in my opinion! It made my skin shiny and was nowhere near a natural colour. The packaging was average! Overall i have descovered after trying two Clinique foundations that its not the brand for me!
I love this foundation! I have tried many others (Clinique, Mac, Chanel, Guerlain, Lancome, Elizabeth Arden and many drugstore brands) this is by far my favourite! I got it in shade 1W1 Bone and it is a perfect match! It has excellent coverage and has a semi matte finish, which stays put forever. The foundation does set pretty quickly and you do need to do some blending, but its well worth it! My skin looks great and my other make-up (blusher, highlighter etc) sits perfectly on top! The only thing that might annoy some, is the fact that theres no pump, so it does get a bit messy and you have to be careful pouring it out. But the besides the packaging the foundation itself is amazing!
I went to the MAC shop for the first time, and the lady suggested this in NW20, i thought the packaging was minimalistic but smart and the price was decent! Once i got this home i applied it and have applied it several times since and found it to be very orange and the wrong colour (i think im much more suited to the colour NC15) but i do think i would like this foundation if it were the right colour, so i gave it 4 stars, and i am planning to buy this again in NC15! It does feel heavy on the skin and gives a semi matte dewy kind of fnish on my skin, which i like. I havent ever worn it long enough to see if it breaks me out or if it lasts, but i will when i purchase the right colour!
I bought the lightest shade (fair) Once i opened the packaging it looked very orangey, i applied it and found i had to be rough with my skin to blend it as it is a very thick, creamy formula. It didn't look to bad, but i soon noticed (especially around my t-zone) my skin was looking greasy (more than usual) then the rest of my face followed! In the end i just looked like a greasy mess! YUCK! But i have found it works better as a concealer.
Foundations -Max Factor - MAX FACTOR LASTING PERFORMANCE
Sophieexx 9/3/2009 9:24:00 AM
This product is ok, you get what you pay for... Its a little difficult to blend in, its easily gets caked up so you have to e careful ( i added a little moisturiser and have found this makes the product easier to work with) It does make complexions a look a bit tired, flat and dull so you will definately need an illuminator!! I did like the colours tough they werent to pinky or orangey. To be fair i wouldnt recomend, other maxfactor foundations are better!
Foundations -New York Color - Smooth Skin Liquid Makeup
Sophieexx 9/3/2009 9:14:00 AM
I picked up the lightest colour, even though i knew it was too dark for me, the 'smooth skin' part sounded great. When i applied it it was clearly to dark, actually looking at it it seemed to be a good coverage though, medium to full i would say. It took a bit of blending in. It was quite a dewy finish and i would be wary of my t-zone become shiny, probably best for normal skin! There is little colour variaion and the shades are very dark and seem very orange when applied, i cant comment on the long term effects of this foundation because i wiped it off and threw it in the 'junk' make up basket. Which needless to say i never use any of these products!
I was once again spurred on by all the great reveiws and went out to buy this foundation for the SECOND time ( This a couple of years ago was my first foundation, i used it for a while, then i must have chucked it) I though i might try it again because skin changes, and when i first tried it i really had no clue about make up! Anywayy ..... I found it very drying and and made my face feel gross. It clogged up my pores. It clung to spots and made them more noticeable. I really didnt like the matte finish, it just made me look ill. ( i have now realised i dont like a 'matte' finish, and will stay away from 'matte' products)
I felt fairly confident about buying this foundation because of all the great reveiws. I hate it! It was difficult to blend, caked up and was very very heavy on my skin, it wore off easier especially around my t-zone. It also was very matte, not to my likeing. In the end I was really dissapointed because i actually thought i have stumbled across a half decent foundation.
Not for me, it was streaky and went an orange colour. The sales assistant gave my the second lightest colour, which was way to dark. The only good thing is that my friend wears it and it looks great on her ??!!