Copper. 909. A bright colour for your lids this product has shimmer for blast. It is a little finicky. A good dash of colour or if your brush isn't loaded up, a skid of colour. I like the effect of it fading during the day, especially paired with a blue like parrot as eyeliner. It has the faintest pink shimmer so a pinkish colour for highlight is pretty. It's a great colour (the ma told me) to mix with gloss, though I've yet to brave the waters.
Lip Gloss -Estee Lauder - Pure Color Crystal Gloss - Fuchsia/Fuschia Karma
divinevi 8/16/2004 1:10:00 AM
This is such a pretty, pink colour. A pink is a pink? Think again. The soft pink gives a luminescence to the face when applied because of the many colours reflected in this colour. A light, non-sticky, nice tasting product. I like that I have a drastic update without drastic colour. I look so much better, with little makeup after applying. I'm lll, blue eyes, brunette.
Makeup Brushes -Pretty Pretty - no. 30 concealer brush
divinevi 8/16/2004 1:06:00 AM
A great teclon brush that I love for applying concealer below my eyes. The brush is slightly smaller than MAC's foundation brush. It is a not blunt, flat edged brush. A concealer brush is traditionally very small. The Pretty Pretty brush is my all favourite brush for concealer. I find it makes concealer application an easy process and at once feels good because it reduces pulling action on your delicate undereye area due to it being wider.
Masks -Unlisted Brand - Eminence - Organic Skin Care
divinevi 8/3/2004 12:37:00 AM
Stone Crop Masque by this natural skincare company is my all-time favourite. This product kills my skin problems with kindness. Hydrating and Balancing, for all skin types. My blackheads heal and my skin feels healthy and smells lovely after this mask. In Vancouver you can purchase this product for $44 (for a very small amount...don't let the box fool you there is a container half the height inside with "bubble" bottom reducing even more the space for product)at Bianches, 2741 Granville Street. Check out the spa facilities and massager services if you have time. This product is made in Hungary and all ingredients are grown organically.
Caring. I have tried shimmer products unsucessfully. I like Caring's shimmery pink on my cheekbones (the very slightest mauve). This product doesn't highlight unattractive lines and shadows on my skin like other shimmer product. It gives me a bright look and the colour is almost opaque as it dispenses in a rich cream. FUN! I trust that Tony and Tina put effective levels of their anti-oxidant ingredients. A plus! I am NW20, brown hair, blue eyes.
Treatments -Neutrogena - Multi-Vitamin Acne Treatment [DISCONTINUED]
divinevi 5/1/2004 5:59:00 PM
This is a calming lotion when my skin says "enough!" The lotion is light so it won't contribute to irritation and overactive sebum glands. Contains vitamin A, E, pro-vitamin B5, and natural fruit extracts. I like that this product is inexpensive and doesn't command outrageous promises.
Think of the sultry, khol eye'd ladies of the harems back in the times of ancient Jerusalem. A deep, rich burgundy-red lipstick, this colour's namesake is a woman misnamed a whore because she wore makeup...you can have as much fun in the lipstick keeping people guessing. A colour that could have been made from the deep burgundy colours of the desert flowers and rich clay colours.
a lovely mauve pink - emphasis on pink. Pencil in your lip for a pink, plump lip look - the perfect sultry look for the laid back siren. I'm shy of cheaper brands because of concerns of quality - I think a pencil is something you can't find much difference in formula. I like it.
Sketch - Velvet shadow. This deep burgundy (slightly woody) colour will be great for crease work to give the appearance of an emphasized eye - and enough colour to draw interest to the eye (as opposed to a mohagany brown). A good colour for a dramatic, day eye if used as a wash. It's not a favourite due to the tendency to go "dirty".
Ricepaper is a super, FROST shadow to give my yellow tone skin a dramatic and simple canvas work. The colour is close to my own with much makeup impact. There is a slight pearl in the colour. I think I'm finding a good subtle colouring here after trying my hand in more pure yellows and frostier frosts. Buy this - you'll have lots of fun with it.
This is a mauvy, plum. I really like the light texture of Cargo l/s. I am lll and would generally think this would be a colour for an olive toned woman. I love it because it's different from my standard deep burgundy, fuschia, naked or pink lip. Teamed with Bora Bora lipgloss this is great.
REM was a e/s, peppy cream base I used on a friend whose breaking into makeup. I used the irridescent white on her. It gives an interesting shimmer to your eye which makes any colour application afterwards so much easier. Other colours become so apparent over this. The highlight of the eye area is very subtle and yet visible. This is makeup idiot proof, and fun. (update) getting a strong effect on this is a little challenging. I've heard about Aquarelles by Makeup For Ever. Perhaps this would be better for a Starlett's eye.
I haven't had this long. I wanted to give an immediate response on the powder because I was pleased to find a powder I find gives my skin the brightening boost I was looking for, unhappy with my previous powder buys. This is a slightly yellow beige powder. I am LLL (or PPP - I'm not sure of the difference) and I like how this illustrates the pale canvas of my skin. I think it leaves a surface for my other colours to show through. I have yet to discover how long this lasts over the day. I'll update my post later. I only gave 4 stars because I can't rave until I have gotten a better feel.
I love this as an eyeliner. The peach shadow is a subtle background to make a perfect golden liner. Danceteria is a quick fix to highlight my eyes and decrease the puffiness of my eyes. I agree the thick pencil is pleasant to work with. I recommend this as the only glitter pencil you may need for your wims: for fun, simple or nightclub makeup. This is a scene from Grease! that I'm not embarassed to admit myself to.
This is a finicky, specific formula. I loved the short bristles on the application brush. The formula causes your lashes to curl (it is similar to the Pantene shampoo recipee) after a few applications. I really enjoyed this mascara for the exact work I could do on my lashes. It has started to clump a bit recently and I have only applied it about 6 times - something any buyers should take into consideration. I ascribe this to a very special formula that doesn't age well in the wand container.