I really liked the color of this lipstick in the tube. I purchased it without realizing it was a glaze. I will NEVER purchase another glaze lipstick from M.A.C. This product was indeed a glaze. It was literally coming off as I put my lips together. I hated it. It was like colored icing on my lips. I returned it. It has no staying power for even a few seconds.
I purchased Kelly Rose. I didn't mind the pot. It was a gorgeous color. It didn't stay on a half hour. What a joke! I felt totally ripped off.
This is part of the Dior Show line. It is a mouse highlighter in a pale pink. It could be used on the eyes. I really like this product. I apply it on the highest part of my cheeks and add a blush. Bravo! You have a perfect look. Application is done with a touch of the fingers. I suppose you could use a sponge for even more control. I think this gives a very professional look to the overall look of the make up.
Concealers -Bobbi Brown - Eye Brightener [DISCONTINUED]
glitteringwaves 9/17/2007 2:02:00 AM
I have this in the shade of Light. This looks really pink in the container, but it blends in with my NW15 skin tone. This product is really interesting. I use it over my concealer and in areas that need to be highlighted out. You can use it with no concealer. I had someone curse me for having no wrinkles under my eyes for my age last night. I think this product was the ticket. It made the skin under my eyes look smooth. That's awesome, because I have yet to see any makeup do that.
Eye Shadow -Chanel - Soft Touch Eyeshadow-Cinnamon
glitteringwaves 9/14/2007 9:06:00 PM
This is a unique brown. It doesn't have a muddy or gold base to it. It works with cool tones and warm tones. I find Chanel e/s are the easiest for blending. Use them over a primer. Use dry for a sheer application. Wet application gives a new brilliance to them. I feel totally spoiled using these e/s.
Eye Shadow -Chanel - Ombre Essentielle in Jungle - #50
glitteringwaves 9/14/2007 9:01:00 PM
I find it hard to obtain a crease green without a lot of gold or yellow in it. This one is my winner. Jungle is a true forest green. If you are looking for an Emerald Green, please do not buy this. I really enjoy mixing this color with Khaki, lavender, and fizz.
Eye Shadow -Chanel - Soft Touch Eyeshadow - Safari
glitteringwaves 9/14/2007 8:55:00 PM
This is a great neutral e/s. It is a icy taupe. It can be used with so many colors. It's a safe color for anyone.
I was shocked to find this color looks great with my eyes. I have green eyes, but my coloring is extremely cool. I really enjoy using this color with Jungle, Cinnamon, and Amethyst. You can create a smoky neutral look with this color.
Eye Shadow -Chanel - Soft Touch Eyeshadow - Quartz
glitteringwaves 9/14/2007 8:47:00 PM
This is a very pretty light soft cool toned pink. I think it would be best used as a hi-lighter or as a wash all over the eyelid. It does show up on me, but I am very fair and I use a MAC eyeshadow base. You can find beautiful pinks in other brands, but I wanted to complete my Chanel eyeshadow lot.
This is a gorgeous mid toned sparkling steel silver. It is fragile. You can repair it with rubbing alcohol. I do not care for the packaging. I find it bulky. Since it is black, it can disappear in a traincase. I don't use the mirror to apply the eyeshadow. I think all the fluff adds to the price and it's not worth it. I would rather it to have a see through container and be able to put it in a case with other eyeshadows to mix and match. I actually have depotted mine and created my own case. But, these eyeshadows are extremely fragile in depotting them. I would buy the product again, because I love the color that much. In addition, the application is different than with other brands. You don't swipe across. You pat and pat it on you eyes. The eyeshadow is extremely easy to blend. So, you need to be careful or you can wind up with a muddy look.
Blush -Chanel - Irreelle Blush in Glamour [DISCONTINUED]
glitteringwaves 9/14/2007 8:23:00 PM
This is a gorgeous sheer color that I can wear with Fall colors. I am a NW15 and I test drove this blush. I got many compliments on it. I took off one lippie, because it does need to be resurfaced occasionally. It has something to do with the oils in your face getting on the surface of the blush. This is what I was told by the Chanel rep.
This is a clear shimmery cotton candy pink. This is a cool tone. I don't think this would work on people with warm skin. This is a gorgeous color. I really love this blush. It looks vivid in the container, but goes on with a sheerness of perfection. Perfection is worth the price. I ordered it online from Chanel and they sent a sample of Allure and Inimitable mascara. It came to my door like the next day. Outstanding products and service to Chanel. Note: I am a NW15.
Eyeliner -BeneFit Cosmetics - Mr. Frosty [DISCONTINUED]
glitteringwaves 8/2/2007 10:52:00 PM
This is a well advertised & marketed product. There are so many other products that do the same thing that are longer lasting. I put it on my hand and rub my finger over it and it rubs off extremely easily. $18 for this is outrageous. BeneFit is making a real profit on this one. Yes, they are benefiting big time from their cutesy marketing campaign ads. Years ago, I tried many of their products and forgot why I didn't buy them anymore. Now, I remember. They just aren't as good as others that I have tried. Shopping around does pay off. Don't fall for their dolls.
Concealers -BeneFit Cosmetics - You're Bluffing [DISCONTINUED]
glitteringwaves 8/2/2007 10:36:00 PM
This a really yellow slightly greasy product. If you have redness around the nose area, please blend with a brush or sponge. The roundedness of the end of the stick is not for blending friendly. You will look yellow if not blending the product properly. It's so yellow for my skin that I wear it once in a while.
This has a punch smell to it. If you are very fair, you don't need much of it. It wears well. There is a lot of it in the tube. It's easy to use. Blend it well. I would use powder over it to prevent the stickiness. I would like to try another color.