I bought this in a promotion for bonus loyalty points from my local department store. The lady at the counter said that it was just the greatest, that she was wearing it herself, and that customers sometimes went back to thank her for recommending that mascara. Her own naturally-short lashes looked perfect with it, so I decided to try it. I got instant globs and clumps, no nice curl. I had to wipe the wand quite a bit to prevent clumping, and then it was fine, but hardly worth the effort when I get better results with Maybelline right away.
Concealers -Revlon - Age Defying Moisturizing Concealer (New) [DISCONTINUED]
gilliegaloo 11/17/2010 6:48:00 PM
So far, I am loving this concealer. I'm 37. I have dry skin that's prone to flakiness, and a quickly-increasing number of fine lines around my eyes. This concealer covers under-eye circles well, without emphasizing flakes or lines, and I like its consistency. The packaging only mentions the under-eye area as the place to apply it - I don't think this product is really intended for acne coverage, and if that was my main use for a concealer, I think I'd look elsewhere. But for good, non-flaky under-eye coverage, this one is perfect for me.
I love this powder. It doesn't highlight my dry patches, just mattifies my combination skin beautifully without adding much pigment. I can give or take SPF in a powder.
Delicious scent. my fiance loves this - it's one of the only things he comments on. This powder is lovely for the any time of year, and I love it in the summer when i want to feel fresh but enjoy a soft, warm fragrance rather than something sharper or fresher. The container sucks rocks, yea verily - a small drawback. Why make your own powder when this stuff is so divine?
I love this scent because it isn't an overwhelming, average floral. The multiple rose notes are sweetened considerably by the berry notes, but not overly so to my nose. Just enough balance and depth for my liking, but still soft and a bit sweet. I get the coconutty scent as well. My initial reaction upon sampling this scent was "yum!" and the drydown remains pleasant, never musky or harsh, which is really saying something for my dry skin.
It is with great hesitation that I announce I really like this scent. It contains red berry notes and orange blossom, combined with a slight creaminess and a bit of musk. It's quite light, with very little staying power, sadly, but good for daytime, and a new favourite scent of mine for the warmer months! (*Blush*)
This is a decent conditioner for my hair type (dry, damaged, straight with a tendency towards wayward fluffiness), but not the best for me. I much prefer UANS Crema, a Canadian brand, which moisturizes far better and makes my hair wickedly soft, but is hard to find in shops. Terax is just fine for smoothing my hair if I run out of UANS.
I would suffer greatly without this scent. It's warm and delicious and comforting, and layers nicely with vanilla scents. The packaging is hit-and-miss; sometimes I can open L'Occitane solids, and sometimes I need the assistance of a hatchet...but it's worth it.
A notch too aldehydic for me, but I like it anyway, for very special occasions. Oddly, men like this on me! It really works on my skin, much more than most florals.
A light floral that seems citrusy to me, and a touch powdery. Notes of lily, balsam, sage and lotus. This is a light, sweet scent that doesn't last very long on me, but picks me up nonetheless, and doesn't seem to get my allergies going. Lovely.
Smells nice, but it only feels good if my lips are not chapped. If they're chapped, this balm burns them all to hell. Yowie. I actually find Carmex to be less irritating than this. No balm that irritates your lips is a good balm, no matter how much you want to like it.
Delicious, CHEAP single-note strawberry. Yum!
This is my favourite vanilla. It stays true on my skin, and has pretty good staying power. It's sweet - they do describe it as carmelly on their packaging - and it's cheap. I don't think I'll ever buy a CSP again as long as this stuff is around. The EDT's just the right strength for me - not overpowering.
This was a pleasant surprise. Alchimie is a warm, soft blend of florals infused with fruits and a sandalwood, vanilla and tonka bean base, but I wouldn't really call it vanillic. It's predominantly fruity and woodsy, complex, unique, interesting and inviting. Like a cross between Royal Doulton and a subdued Burberry.
Having read many reviews for Allure, I thought it would be right up my alley. The first time I tried the EDT, though, it turned to a skull-crushingly powerful, harsh, old-fashioned floral that would not go away. I tried the EDP later, and it was quite a bit nicer - balanced and rich and sexy, without the awful sharpness of the EDT. Allure smelled most lovely and promising on the card - the sweetest top notes don't last long, sadly. I've heard other stories of this enticing-seeming scent not working with people's chemistry, so try before you buy.