This is a matte natural pink. Powder is of good quality typical of Shu, imparts a translucent color that lets your own skin shows through though this can be layered. Though I use this quite a lot, I always layer it with another peachy color or a bronzer. On my skin (between MAC 15-20, Armani LSF#2, Chanel Limpid), this color can look muddy and dull but it's a true pink and is very versatile when trying to add some pink to my other blushes. My pet peeve is the packaging with a cover latch that really does not work! Maybe this has been banging around in my makeup bag that's why the lid really does not close! I would not re-purchase just coz there are too many pinks out there to try out!
Ditto what the other reviewer says. I have combi skin which is dehydrated by most foaming cleansers, but this one is actually kind to my skin! A little goes a long way; in fact, less than half a pump is all I need to get a rich lather. I can see a bottle lasting at least a year with twice a day usage!
This is a great allover color for me. I like to wear it alone for the sheen. I find layering another color over it tones down the salmon/pink sheen which I love so much. Brightens up my eye area without a fuss.
This is a great apple green. Not too yellow, it has goldish shimmer. This is a very flattering light green color on Asian skintones.
A lovely mauve-rose shade. Looks a little like Giggle glossimer on me but this is a little mauver. Leaves a very natural stain even after food. Rave!
I love the handy little brush. I never line my eyes coz I am a klutz but I can actually draw a pretty fine and straight line with this! Purple color really shows up and can be pretty subtle even for the day if the line is fine. It takes a while to dry though and I gotta be careful not to smear it before it does.
I just started using this and love how smooth and firm my skin feels after using this. Only gripe is the price since I use this almost every day.
The texture of this foundation is liquidy yet creamier than say, Chanel Double Perfection. It is slippery and applies well and is easy to blend. My gripe is that it accentuates my flaky yet oily skin and does not seem to "melt" into my skin like the creamy version. The finish and look is great but close up, the foundation is obviously sitting right on top of my skin enjoying its interaction with the world. Btw, I am LSF#2, NC15 and use RMK 101.
Treatments -Biotherm - D-STRESS NUIT relaxing night care
echonym 10/3/2003 6:59:00 PM
I love this! I use the pump version which is for combi/oily skin. It really plumps up my skin and hydrates well. It sinks into my skin and really seems to impart radiance overnight. The bottle is glass though and I am always worried it will slip out of my hands and break! It is somewhat pricey but worth it coz it's a moisturiser plus treatment lotion for me.
I still have not found a way to use it. It is more yellow than I had expected and because of the superior pigment, difficult to get a sheer wash. I have slightly olive Asian undertones and a strong yellow as a wash is plain weird. As a lid color it's great but then again, I tend to use more colorful shadows on the lid like greens and blues. But I am keeping this coz it's just gorgeous; not a staple but definitely a keeper.
Lip Gloss -Lancome - Juicy Tubes - Tantalizing Lili
echonym 8/29/2003 4:22:00 AM
This is soooo pigmented and I agree with the previous reviewer: it is like a lipstain. The color stays true and strong throughout the day even after lunch with minimal fading. The downside is that the texture is thicker than the normal JTs and a little hard to apply. The shine factor is also lower than I expected because I applied sparingly. Should I apply more, I am sure the shine will be awesome but I'll also have RED RED RED lips. :)
This mask is individually packed and pre-soaked. This is the best-fitting paper mask I have tried. The mask is generously soaked in the whitening essence and the wetness helps it adhere to the face very well. It dried out some of my biggest zits and helped the exfoliation/peeling process of recovering blemishes. My complexion evened out a bit and looked moistursed. I hope that continued usage will even out/brighten my complexion even more.
I tried this in 102 and a little goes a long way with this almost opaque foundation. I agree that it's similar to GA LSF in terms of coverage but I think I like this better. The finish is not as "sticky" as the LSF and it controls oil better. It's harder to blend than LSF coz the texture is thicker and drier but the finish is superior. The color does not change during the day and the yellow tone is flattering.
I did not believe the rave reviews here but I am so glad I tried this mask. I react badly to clay masks (Origins Clear Improvement killed my skin) and I was wary of trying another one. This has very few ingredients, only 5 or 6 and has no fragrance or additives that can potentially clog pores. My skin looked brighter and clearer after only one use. Clogged pores also reduced. Hopefully it will get rid of my blackheads after more uses. I like that I can use it everyday and not dry out my skin. Definitely a staple.
I only used this the first day and I like it already! I used to remove makeup with a cream cleanser than a foaming cleanser and sometimes I still feel that my skin is not clean enough. My skin has been breaking out and looks dehydrated so I decided to use this cleansing oil instead. Very little is needed and my skin felt soft and clean afterwards, all traces of makeup gone. *Fingers crossed* Hope I don't break out from this!