Moisturizers -Unlisted Brand - Sibu-Repair and Protect Daytime Facial Lotion
karola5 4/19/2013 8:06:00 AM
Everything about this moisturizer is perfect - it's natural, lightweight but hydrating, great under makeup, the prize, the fresh citrucy smell. Except one thing. It clogs my pores soooo bad. Every morning I wake up with an army of black dots on my nose and to be honest they are really annoying and hard to get rid of... So i will repuchase only when they remove the troublesome ingredient...
AMAZING! In general I hate foundations - the feeling, the look, just constant insecure if i still look good wearing one. But not this one! It's my go-to. Light, invisible. But still there, making your skin look incredible, glowy, healthy. I have sensitive skin and it doesn't irritate. i have pretty good skin, but when I have some pimple every now and then I use extra concealer (glominerals) and i'm done. I wish the bottle was more cute and elegant, but that's ok. now MAC is making 50ml bottles that are so much more handy and good for travel. Don't buy it if you are looking for full coverage, it's not for that . Highly recommended
Cleansers -Unlisted Brand - Alpha-H Balancing Cleanser with Aloe Vera
karola5 3/23/2012 8:20:00 AM
It's a hero. Transformed my combination angry skin into perfectly normal. Can you believe this? Also : - has no smell - good for sensitive skin - gives no irritation at all - clears the skin visibly in 2 weeks - unclogged the pores on my forehead and nose - perfect consistency - not too runny, creamy but not oily - left no residue on the skin - skin feels calmed and clean and fresh - one paraben but the whole product is approved by Australian Skin Cancer Association I love it. I went back to this immediately after I change the cleanser just because. it was bad idea. But I swear they have the ugliest packaging ever :) But it doesn't matter as long as it works miracles.
Cleansers -La Roche Posay - physiological micellar solution
karola5 12/7/2010 4:42:00 PM
I'm in love ! It's so effective but gentle at the same time. Great in removing mascara and all eyes stuff. I don't wear foundation so I use it on my eyes area only, I have sensitive eyes and it's perfect, no pain, no stinging, always can't wait till evening to use it. and the cool part? it smells like bublegum ! but it fades quickly, so you won't be bothered. I tell you, because I'm so sensitive to smells that my body lotion need to be unscented, crazy I know... I will repurchase definately. Get it yourself and enjoy .
Why the hell I didn't listen to others earlier? The cloth makes the whole magic, just grab your favourite, even inexpensive cleanser and use it in colaboration with the cloth, huge difference immediately, I stopped breaking out, because my face is finally clean. I do not use the cleanser that comes with it, it's too rich for me. I use it with a cetaphil. I take my makeup off with a make up remover, and it cleans any leftovers. Be smarter then me and buy it, like right now ? Will not change my mind
Moisturizers -John Masters - Rose and Apricot Antioxidant Day Creme
karola5 11/15/2010 2:53:00 PM
It's a good moisturizer, unfortunately, I just can't bare the smell of it. It's for all skin types, I have combo but in the morning and in the evening as well I have very oily forehead because of it, Other parts of my face are balanced, the complexion is more even. Doesn't clog pores so is a huge plus.
Amazing. I use it under my eyes, partly because it's blood expensive for me but sooo worth it. I can barely detect the smell but it's very subtle and does not linger at all. This product is perfect, absorbs imediately leaving soft and really hydrated skin. I have combo skin with slightly oily forehead and I used it on this area and I know it's great with controling the oil. The issue I have is that 85% of product I buy dissapoint me right away but not this. For me the only con is the price, but what the hell, you live once .
I'm NC30 in MAC although I do not use foundation. This bronzer was a little strange, not orange but it has like pink undertones in it which I hate. I have olive skin tone, and it has barely shown up, good for counouring, but it is a little uncomfortable to use. I used it few months and then gave it away. I will not repurchase any of the multiples.
Styling Products -Aussie - Dual Personality Heat Protection
karola5 8/31/2010 9:33:00 AM
my hair: long,fine but I have a lot,wavy,frizzy,after wash puddle-like :) Very good product, not greasy (even if overdose, like I did once), do not weigh your hair at all, gentle, pleasant smell which doesn't linger on your hair if you mind the fragrance. Hair are veeeery soft and smooth. Convinient spray bottle.The best I have ever had, better than Chi 44 Iron Guard, Tresemme etc. It does the job. I use it also for blow drying. I recommend it :)
I was looking for a soft not-bloody red for a loooong time, and I may say that I found it. It's creamy, a little vintage red, with just a hint of dark pink. It depends on light how it looks. It's calssic actually for me , and you can't go wrong with it. I recommend :) looks nice on toes as well !
Moisturizers -Neal's Yard - Power Berry Moisturiser
karola5 4/26/2010 5:58:00 AM
It's a strange moisturizer :) It's meant for a normal type skin, I have combo, slightly dry and oily in my forehead, but it's not moisturizing enough, skin feel a little tight after applying. Good thing is that it's organic, but the smell is rather unplesant. The consistency is very runny, no spf. on the whole it's quite good moisturizer, but not for my type of skin, so I will not repurchse.
Cleansers -Christian Dior - Rinse-off Cleansing Gel
karola5 4/15/2010 9:18:00 AM
I have the pink version of the bottle for normal/combination skin I have combo with dry areas, sensitive, with blackheads skin. This cleanser is gentle enough for my skin, where it's oily, but it doesn't balance my dry skin areas. Sometimes I have a little ichy bumps, but I do not know if it's from cleanser, or it's just a coincidence. I still look for my HG cleanser, I hoped that this one could be, but my skin is missing something. It's a really good cleanser, but It's just not what I am looking for (understand a woman...). Besides, it's quite expensive for me. The opening cup of the squeeze bottle jamms a lot, but I can live with it. FYI-It has SLS and Alcohol in ingrediens. EDIT: It's so harsh on the long way run, worse then any drug store cleanser
Although I am not a big fan of S & G Cosmetics because of the strong scents they put in their products BUT this particular one makes my heels soooo soft and smoth. Put it at night and if you remember, put also cotton socks on, sometimes I am too lazy to do that but it still works great. It has sublte fresh and clean scent to it, I really enjoy. It's gel consistency in baby blue colour. Best foot cream/mask I've ever had.
Eye Makeup Remover -Neutrogena - Oil Free eye makeup remover
karola5 2/18/2010 4:19:00 PM
NO!!!!! It is not gentle at all, It leaves my eyes look like a giant coala bear in the morning, and I do not wear layers of mascara. It burns a lot. I love Neutrogena goodies, but this one is a joke....
Lotions/ Creams -Bath and Body Works - Twilight Woods Body Lotion
karola5 2/18/2010 4:15:00 PM
I am very peaky whatever is concearned and I do not like to waste my money on cra.p. I am probably the one that is not into Twilight woods, but the smell is so awful, and did make me sick and headache. It is great moisturizer though, but doesn't sink in the skin fast, and I hate that greasy feeling. Overall if you like strong sweet and overwhelming scents it is probably for you. I will stay away from BBW for a looong time...