Lipstick -Maybelline - Color Sensational Vivids - Electric Orange
greenreed 5/11/2013 11:23:00 AM
If you like a lighter formula, this is a great color. It does travel if I apply heavily, but it tastes better than most with a vanilla minty flavor. I treat this as a gloss more than a lipstick.
Lipstick -Maybelline - Color Sensational Vivids - Neon Red
greenreed 5/11/2013 11:19:00 AM
A nice summer orange red. Not as long wearing as most of my lipsticks, and the formula is on the soft side, but I love the color and the vanillaish taste.
Lotions/ Creams -Trader Joe's - A Midsummer Night's Cream-Unscented
greenreed 4/12/2013 8:28:00 PM
This is light in texture and smells like fruit loops. The scent is very light and does not smell chemically like other unscented lotions, and to be honest is the main reason for my purchasing. I am only starting to be concerned about ingredients and I would love to have tried the old formula, so one lip pie off.
Bronzers -Physicians Formula - bronze Booster Shimmer Veil
greenreed 3/24/2013 5:20:00 PM
I bought this for the super cute bottle. It sprays the powder in such a fine mist that it is only useful for my hair. And it smells nice. Does utterly NOTHING to bronze my face. This is simply gold glitter in an atomizer. an atomizer that machos my antique furniture which is the only reason I am keeping this at all. Useless as a bronzer.
Shampoo -John Frieda - Full Repair Full Body Shampoo
greenreed 3/17/2013 10:12:00 AM
I got a diluted smudge of this in my eye and it still stung the day. In all my life I never had such minor contact which happens to all of us sting so badly. I must be sensitive to the fragrance because my scalp was itchy as well after using this. It felt the next day like I needed to wash my hair again. I did like the conditioner.
Holds a curl. Lots of volume. Thickens a lot. Clumping and flaking are average but this survived a walk in the snow. Did not run for me. did I get a different tube than everyone else? Cuz the one I have is a total rebuy for me.
Lips -Revlon - Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain- Smitten
greenreed 2/27/2013 9:14:00 PM
I used this up. That says alot because I have so many products I never touch. Great staying power, and the packaging did not fall apart on me in my makeup bag every day. Will buy again, though I will look through what I have first so I am not wasteful. But I have a feeling I like this best.
This is a step in my pm routine. Makes my lips smooth and plumps then a bit, which is helpful. I have good skin already in my lips, so I cannot speak for someone who has severe chapped lips, tho.
A decent scrub, that is not irritating for me. I need to use it for a while and see if I break out, tho.
Ok so far in terms of how my skin is taking it, though I am not sure I want to mess with putting this in my palm and soaking and stroking it to a point where I apply it to my face. If it makes my skin great, it might be worth the effort.
I need a cleanser to remove makeup. I think this might be a better alternative for me than Alboline or coconut oil for the face. Those are both too heavy and thick for my face, (but great for the rest of my body). This is also heavy, but not as much so, and removes makeup just as well. I am also considering 9 to 5 from lush hoping that will be less heavy, but serve the same purpose. I am concerned about allergic reaction, as I am with any product that goes near my eyes and face, and as I am with any new products I try. Ultra bland seems ok so far in that sense, at least for me.
Am considering buying this as an alternative to the chemical filled drugstore products. I like Olay 7 in the pump, but want a more natural alternative. This is working well for me thus far without being greasy. I hope I do not break out, though due to hormones I usually do each month. Then the breakouts go away. This seems to be going well and I will cross my fingers that it will ride out my hormonal fluctuations.
I like the scent of this, but I need to keep it from my eyes, like most toners. It seems to get extra grime off my face well without irritating or drying my skin. I am getting older and my skin is getting more sensitive with dryness and breakouts. this product seems to work well with the vanishing cream moisturizer.
I wish they had a maybe rating because I only sampled this. It seems to be a nice thing to put on before moisturizing my skin with the vanishing cream. I think I need less fragrance and my Dermologica toner might be better for me. I'd be open to trying more toners from lush tho.
I was drawn to the packaging, and I am considering tossing out a baby lips balm I just bought because this is so much nicer. Smooth and moisturizing. I plan to buy more.