If Maybelline ever discontinues this I will cry! I have the blackest shade. It doesn't clump, separates and lifts my lashes like nobody's business. I love it! It makes my lashes look really long, too. I honestly think this gives more volume than my Benefit They're Real!. And for $5, I can afford to replace it every 3 months without cringing at the price. Definite keeper.
Self Tanners -Banana Boat - Summer Color Self-Tanning Mist
aperfectsonnet 4/19/2012 1:49:00 PM
I had great success with all the Jergen's products, but I didn't have time for something gradual, so I picked up this product. The only tanner that looked so bad I cried. Streaky, patchy, and terribly orange. To top it off, I rubbed my skin raw trying to get it off or fade it. Stay far away, and just spend the extra $3 and get the L'oreal Sublime. I have since replaced this product with L'oreal and no longer want to cry every time I look in the mirror.
The only disappointment I have in this mascara is that I didn't buy it sooner. I absolutely hate the original Great Lash for the clumpy mess it was. But this was on sale at Target and I had a coupon and I got it for $2. I love it! It lengthens and defines, which is exactly what I need, and washes off super easy. No tugging at my eyes to get excess mascara off after I shower. The packaging is classic and cute. I love the colors and the heart on it. The brush really is a "great little grabber," like they claim in the add. I wish they made this in waterproof. I will purchase again and again! It works great and the price is right. Definitely a must have in your mascara collection.
I have no idea what they were thinking when they labeled this "Oil Control" because this made my face look like an oil slick from the moment it touched my skin. I had high hopes for this because I usually love Cetaphil products. This one made my face look super greasy, didn't absorb matte, and actually made my oilies worse during the day! And it was $10. The regular Cetaphil moisturizer kicks this one's ass.
I can't believe I have never written a review for this little gem. I am a mascara hoarder, always on the lookout for the next best thing. I have very average, blonde lashes. Medium thickness, medium length. And this mascara makes them look AMAZING. Even after I run through a tube of $20 mascaras, I always come back to this one. Worth every cent! WIll repurchase forever!
This was my first MAC lipstick and I absolutely love it. I wear it all seasons- I press it on with my finger in the summer and spring for a berry stain, and I layer it up in the winter for a deep berry look. It looks perfect with a light blush and mascara- the lipstick speaks for itself! I can even wear it without lipliner, and it doesn't smear all over the place. This is my go to lipstick for when I want to look put together, like I'm actually wearing lipstick. It is literally the one step face! It goes great with every shade of hair I've had, and my NC20 skin, and is fun to do a modern pin up look with. It's definitely staple in my lipstick collection, and well worth the $14 USD you pay for it.
LOVE LOVE LOVE. I bought this on a whim from Target, and I am SO GLAD I did. This is going to replace my Tarina Tarantino Fleur De Lash! It's even healthier for my lashes, and at half the price! I've been using this in conjunction with Rimmel's Lash Accelerator Serum at night and I swear my lashes look so much thicker and darker even. This mascara is amazing, and it takes a lot for me to say that about mascara since I am such a mascara whore and constantly running through them. This is a winner and has a permanent place in my collection. I can't wait to go back and try the plumping brush.
Eye Shadow -Wet 'n' Wild - Color Icon Trio - Walking on Eggshells
aperfectsonnet 7/27/2011 2:29:00 PM
BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL. These are an amazing quality! I got mine for $2.47 at Wal Mart and I absolutely adore it. It is the most stunning neutral eye palette I have purchased in a long time. Smooth, silky and long lasting shadows. I can't wait to buy more palettes! For 3 bucks, it's worth every cent!
Blush -Wet 'n' Wild - Color Icon Blush 831E Pearlescent Pink
aperfectsonnet 7/27/2011 2:27:00 PM
This is an outstanding dupe for Benefit's Dandelion blush! Being a college student I could never really see paying $30+ for a blush, but this one was only $3 at Walgreens so I wasn't disappointed. I have to say, I am really impressed with Wet n' Wild. I bought 2 eyeshadow palettes and this blush and they are an incredible quality and value. This blush is definitely more pigmented then Dandelion, so use a light hand. But it was worth every penny and I will continue to purchase again and again and I again!
Mascara -Tarina Tarantino - Fleur De Lash in Black Opal
aperfectsonnet 7/27/2011 2:21:00 PM
HG!! I love this mascara! It holds a curl, adds volume and length, is extremely buildable, and is the most beautiful black color! The packaging is adorable, too. I caught it on sale at Sephora for $10 and I had to get it. I am obsessed! I will be purchasing over and over.
HG! I bought this as my first mascara ever back when I was 14, and after that my curiosity of makeup kept me from coming back to it. I recently bought it at Sephora to get free shipping, and am I glad I did! I have been using this every other day since I bought it! It makes me look like I have naturally dark, glossy, long lashes. It's absolutely beautiful and never clumps. The packaging is simple and beautiful, and I love the price - it's definitely on the cheaper end of the high end mascaras. I will purchase again, and again, and again!
Eye Shadow -Wet 'n' Wild - Color Icon Trio - Sweet as Candy
aperfectsonnet 6/25/2011 11:19:00 PM
After seeing all the hype over these I had to purchase them! I found them at WalMart for $3. I had high expectations for these and they completely met them. They went on silky, had a beautiful glowy finish, beautiful color pay off, and the colors completely complimented my brown eyes. I love this palette, for $3 I can definitely afford more and I'm on the lookout for them! Definitely a must have, and for the dirt cheap price you don't have anything to lose.
Top/Base Coats -Unlisted Brand - INM - Out the Door Top Coat
aperfectsonnet 6/25/2011 11:13:00 PM
AMAZING! I love this more than my OPI topcoat! Dries ridiculously fast and has a super glossy finish! I apply about every other night and get a fresh looking manicure for days! Plus, at only $4, I can afford to repurchase again and again!
Liquid -Cover Girl - TRUblend Liquid Makeup (12/2007 reformulation)
aperfectsonnet 6/22/2011 2:26:00 PM
I purchased this because I was out of my usual Clean foundation and I wanted to try something different. When I first purchased this, I put it on and looked in natural light and I HATED it. It sunk into all my pores and made my face feel like a greaseball. I was applying with a makeup wedge. Then one day, having mercy on the $8 waste sitting in my drawer, I tried to give it another shot. This time I squirted half of a pump onto my fingers, rubbed them together and applied all over my face using my hands. It worked SO MUCH BETTER this way. It felt like a completely different foundation. I'm using it this summer because it applies naturally and isn't too heavy. I said no to repurchasing because I have tons of other foundations that work better that I would like to use up as well.
I tried this mascara after I purchased it and immediately I hated it. It clumped my lashes and smudged all over my eyes. So I threw it in the back of my makeup drawer. The other day I was looking to shake up my mascara routine, so I pulled this one out. The formula had dried up remarkably, making the mascara so much better. I wouldn't purchase again, since it hard to dry out first and I can find something better at the drugstore. But for you ladies who have a tube you aren't currently using, try again in a few months :)