I'm in the minority - I really like this. I rarely wear polish but needed some for an event and I liked this one so much that I've been using it for two weeks now. Yes, it's streaky - but multiple coats eliminate the streakiness. Wait about 3 minutes between coats for best results. The reason I REALLY love this polish? Each coat is so thin my nails feel naked even with 3 coats. I don't have that disgusting thick, plasticky feeling on my nails that all other polishes give. I also like that it's matte, not shiny. It dries fast, removes easily, feels great and it's dirt cheap. And this color is lovely.
Mascara -Laura Mercier - Full Blown Volume Lash Building Mascara
gizmorules 2/17/2013 8:05:00 PM
I generally LOVE Laura Mercier products but this is just 'ok'. The pros - no clumping, no smearing, nice for sensitive eyes, small wand that lets you get to the small corner lashes. Cons - formula is 'skimpy', doesn't build well at all and I have to layer it with another mascara to get a good effect, does not hold a curl, too expensive for being 'meh'. Will not repurchase.
*** UPDATE: This stuff has save my hands and lips this winter. Amazing stuff. *** Bought this today and my cracked and split cuticles and hands are already smooth and almost healed (I applied a tiny amount 3 or 4 times over 6 hours). I'm gobsmacked. And as a lip balm this is super smooth and rich without any taste. It doesn't just sit on top of lips, it feels like it sinks in and is a fantastic barrier (doesn't immediately wash off or come off from drinking something). I already like this a hundred times better than Rosebud Salve for my lips and that's really saying a lot!
Palettes -Laura Mercier - Artist's Palette For Eyes
gizmorules 12/9/2012 9:20:00 PM
LOVE this palette. LM palettes are hit-or-miss but this one is fabulous. Pigmented, smooth, soft without being too powdery, hardly any fallout at all either dry or wet. The darker colors make terrific liners used wet. I'm NC20 and these colors are perfect for me. The browns make excellent brow powders (light, medium and very dark brown all without red undertones). There's enough variety to do several different looks from basic wash to smokey. Love this all in one palette. Great value for 12 shadows and the palette is small and slim, very portable.