This foundation gives a nice dewy finish, but with slightly oil skin, it slipped and transferred to anything that touched my face. This also broke me out, and yes I have slightly acne prone skin. No pump and you lose a lot of product from over pouring it.
Eye Makeup Remover -Equate - Oil-Free Eye Makeup Remover
Vannbaby 12/16/2011 12:50:00 AM
I have been using the other one which is comparable to the neutrogena remover and thought id try this one. Bad decision on my part.. It doesn't take my water proof mascara off unless I scrub. every time I use it I always have lashes coming out! I've used it for a week and throwing it out tomorrow!
Eye Primer -Too Faced - Shadow Insurance, Anti-Crease Eye Shadow Primer
Vannbaby 7/13/2011 3:31:00 PM
This product literally lasts forever! I have to agree with other reviewers that you really only need a tiny bit! Every April, is Lao new year, and I do traditional Lao dancing. I'm up doing hair n make up at 5 am and do events thru out the day til 11 pm! Even through sweat, the sun beating down on my face, my eyeshadow is still in awesome condition! I recently lost mine, which I bought in early 2010 n it still had like 50% of product left!
Powder -Shiseido - Perfect Smoothing Compact Foundation SPF 15
Vannbaby 6/7/2011 8:00:00 PM
I got this powder after I hit pan on my MAC studio fix powder. I read so many good reviews on this powder, so I had to give it a try. The first time I went to Macy's to get it, i got it in the color 020, well thats what the rep. matched me with. Inside the building, my face looked amazing. However when i went outside, sitting in my car looking in the mirror, I looked so pale! Mind you I am an NC35ish. So i went back and exchanged it for 040. Here are the PROS: *Excellent coverage! It is so smooth on my face *Does not break me out!! (Like MAC Studio fix does) CONS: *Rubs off SUPER easily. (for example wearing your sunglasses, it will rub some of the powder off your nose) *040 makes my face look more orange, so i have to blend it with a lighter powder to equal out the color. I am Asian, Mexican and Caucasian. My skin tone is yellow with hint of pink on my face. I would LOVE this if, it didn't turn my face orange. So i am still on the look out for that perfect skin matching color :/
I loooove this color! Its my early day lip stick! I use either a clear gloss, or lustreglass in instant gold. For those who said this color looks awful on you, maybe you should have tried it on prior to buying it lol. Not every color looks good on everyone.
Honestly I don't see the same results as other positive reviews. I have naturally long eye lashes and this mascara makes me look like I have short lashes. It does not hold a curl and clumps like crazy. not a great product
When I first got into buying Sephora products a couple years ago, this was my first purchase. I was in loovee with it. It is a really nice color and it just gives me a pretty glow. I gave it 4 lippies because I sometimes feel like it doesn't stay on, and half way thru the day my face seems a little plain.
I bought this as well, when Sephora had the duo deal. I love that it does cover my under eye circles, and it doesnt crease much. But I do feel like the consistency of the product itself is a bit difficult to work with, I have to apply a lot of product on my concealer brush in order to put a good cover on my eyes. I feel like it kind of dries out my under eyes a bit as well. I am will try get this another try, maybe after I buy an eye moisturizer.
I was recommended this concealer by the ladies at Sephora. I've been using this for 4 months now, and I really dislike this concealer. It does nothing for my hereditary dark circles! and on top of that, it creases like crazy! I do like to use it for acne spots or an other spots on face and it does cover that. But come on, its called all about eyes. Well, looks like my still on the search for my HG concealer.
Moisturizers -Philosophy - Hope in a Jar - for all skin types
Vannbaby 10/15/2010 12:55:00 AM
I got this as a gift from my uncle who happens to work at the Philosophy factory. I get my hands on a lot of their products and this one just was ok. At first it really made my skin feel soft and very moisturizing. I think it did because I was using a lot of acne treatments from Philosophy, so my skin was much drier. But after a couple of months of using it, I noticed my skin to become oilier. You could even tell after I had put on my foundation. It just makes my make up slick off. So i use it once and a while, mostly at night. Wouldn't recommend if you have oily skin.
So my dog recently, got a hold of my make up brushes and tore up all my blending brushes except for my MAC pencil brush. I loved this brush when i got it, but now i am utterly in looovee with this brush. I dont have a average size lid space and i love how i can awesome this brush blends. I can create smokey eyes still with this brush. It is my favorite brush out of all I've ever had!
Makeup Brushes -Sonia Kashuk - Synthetic Flat Top Multipurpose Brush
Vannbaby 10/15/2010 12:34:00 AM
I Lalala LOVE this brush! I have used it with liquid foundation, loose powder, pressed powder and blush. It definitely what it says, a multipurpose brush. You can not beat the price either!
Cleansers -Clean & Clear - Morning Burst Facial Cleanser
Vannbaby 10/15/2010 12:25:00 AM
So I did an experiment with my face, I had bought this 2 or 3 months ago and used it all up. I stopped using it to see whether it helped my face for a month or so. During that time, I found my face to break out. I have an amazing acne treatment but even then I still broke out because the cleanser I was using didn't do anything. I just bought my 2nd bottle on Sunday and I must say, my skin is finally clearing up! It says morning but I use it morning and night.
I wanted to Love MAC , but I have come to the conclusion my skin doesn't love MAC. I am an NC 30-35. I lovee the lasting power. I do traditional lao dancing for lao new year since 2006 & ive used this foundation for all performances. Thru sweat & extreme sun exposure, it has held up. Ive gone from 6 am til 2 am the next morning n my foundation looks great. Now for the down side :(, I always after taking this foundation off find a couple of bumps on my forehead. Its really upsetting.. The photo I posted, was around 2-3 pm, I had done my make up at 6 am.
My local Nordstrom had a bunch of Christian Dior make up artist promoting their line. At first the make up artist was showing me how this product has a really good full coverage build, using the back of his hand as an example. I thought wow! Thats so neat! So he tried it on my face, concealed, did my eyes, checks, the whole works. My face looked SO dead. I dont know if he maybe chose the wrong shade!? It made me look like an old woman! and I'm only 20!! The concept was a good idea..but it just didn't work at all for me.