Powder -Physicians Formula - Mineral Wear Talc-Free Mineral Loose Powder
leia989 5/27/2009 12:17:00 AM
This is great! Really keeps the shine under control, great over foundation or alone for light coverage. The packaging is the only thing not to love about this product. The brush is too dense and powder goes all over the place, I reccommend applying with your own powder foundation brush.
I purchased this because the comb style of the want was the style said to grab onto the base of my blond lashes. This mascara didn't do anything but change the lash color. Did not add length or volume. On the plus side, did not clump or smudge.
Brows -Anastasia Of Beverly Hills - Perfect Brow Pencil-Ash Blonde
leia989 5/18/2009 6:22:00 PM
It was impossible to get any color to come into my brows. Any color would have been obvious because my brows are naturally so blond you can't even see them without defining/tinting. I do not mind paying more for a quality product, this one just isn't worth it to me. I do like the brush at one end to tidy up your brows. The cheap Maybelline Define-A-Brow impressed me much more than this one.
Tinted Moisturizer -Clearasil - Adult Care Tinted Cream
leia989 5/18/2009 5:54:00 AM
I had the Acne-free 3 step, but find it my personal belief that the most important step was step 3 the moisturizer with Benzyl peroxide in it. I did not want to buy a whole kid again just because I ran out of step 3. I was looking and looking at the store and finally saw this. I am so happy I did. I bought one tinted and one that isn't. The tinted is great because it gives a tiny bit of coverage for my redness and evens out the skintone a bit. I don't have a HUGE acne problem (I wish this were around when I was a teen!), but it seems to keep things pretty much under control.
I have purchased much more expensive brow pencils before from the makeup counter. In desperation after I had my hair dyed dark, I picked this up in target for "the meantime" until I made it to the department store. I was so impressed, it made me rethink all my expensive makeup purchases! It went on very smoothly, and had a little comb on one end (something my clinique definer doesn't have!). I bought a 2nd one before the first ran out because I liked it so much I was worried what I would do without one around! Only downside is I wish there were more colors to chose from. I had my brows tinted recently so no longer need it except maybe between tint treatments. Seriously the best brow definer I've ever bought.
This was the only liquid foundation I actually purchases twice in a row. It stayed in place, it didn't shine, had great coverage, and it didn't make me breakout. I usually didn't look mask-ish except when I had gotten tan or pale and probably needed to get a new shade. I have started trying out other foundations because I wanted to see if I could find one to make me look a bit more natural. I am thinking of switching back to this one if I don't find something else soon.
Liquid -Clinique - Superfit Foundation [DISCONTINUED]
leia989 5/18/2009 5:29:00 AM
I am on the hunt for the perfect foundation. I don't think this is it. I bought the clinique liquid foundation brush and use that to apply it. I am not overly impressed with this foundation. Looks nice when I first apply, but the color doesn't seem to look perfect while I'm applying even though I was matched up at the counter. I have to use some powder over to keep the shine at bay, which makes me looked caked on. Also whenever my face touches anything makeup will come off easily. I know this happens with a lot of foundations, but happens more with this one than the previous (Estee lauder double wear). On the plus side, it doesn't look mask-y (just caked). Perhaps using a primer would improve the effect this has on my pores/creasing. I am planning to get a primer soon.
I was looking for a new foundation, when the counter girl first put this on me I wasn't very impressed. I still bought it thinking how I wanted something other than liquids or mineral powder, seemed like something new. So when I put this on for myself, I applied it with the brush and I have to say I looked GORGEOUS!! I looked so amazing and found that putting some minerals on top it would not give me that dreaded shine I get with my oily skin. I wore this to my friend's for a housewarming party, and hours later in the day when I looked in the mirror I still looked AMAZING. Unfortunately, the next morning when I woke up I had HUGE ZITS all over my face!! :( I always am careful to remove my makeup and cleanse properly, usually I do not breakout from other products I have used. I loved how beautiful this made my skin look I even tried it a few more times using acne treatment (Benzyl peroxide cream) underneath. No matter what I tried it always gave me horrible breakouts :( The bottom line: Everyone should try this! if it makes you break out like it did to me, you can always return it ;)