Pressed Powders -Maybelline - Dream Matte Pressed Powder
nomoreagingforme 11/1/2012 10:39:00 PM
This is an excellent powder for a drugstore! The tiny bit of coverage it gives you has a great finish. I honestly prefer Mac powder better but this is a lot cheaper which is a bonus. This powder helps prevent smudging in other applicatiions. I would recommend it definitely if you are looking for an easy makeup that applies well without any problems and prevents smudging for other makeups.
Moisturizers -Philosophy - Hope in a Jar - for all skin types
nomoreagingforme 11/1/2012 10:35:00 PM
Ok, I am usually not a big critic and am pretty easy to please but I got talked into buying a jar from the saleslady and was sooooooooo pissed off at her after. I applied it on my face that night and almost dry heaved it was so unpleasant of a smell. I removed immediately and demanded my money back the day after.
My favorite product on the market if vasaline and this is probably the closest thing to it except a little more expensive :) This is great lipbalm when you are trying to achieve that wow factor and have your lips shine and really stand out. Definitely more flashy then burts beez wax but also moisturizes very very well. Highly recommend :)
Definitely a big burts beezwax lip balm fan. I have used this ever since I can remember because I always hated CARMEX as a kid because it was soo sticky and smells bad to me. Burts lip balm is great especially when I am visiting the snow or during the winter time. Honestly it if good enough to use on your knuckles if they are overly chapped. It goes on and has good texture but isn't too thick to the point where it's uncomfortable. I definitely enjoy this product and it has great value.
Honestly probably one of the best products ever made! I can't remember the last time I went anywhere during the wintertime without my vasaline. If I did I definitely went to the nearest convenience store and bought some :). Vaseline is beyond effective at curing chapped lips, heels, elbows, and removing makeup. If there is anything worth putting near my eyes to remove makeup and moisturize, its definitely Vaseline!
This is definitely one of my favorite mascaras out there. It never runs or flakes or smudges across my face. It is almost water resistant. Embarrassing but I have cried in this mascara plenty of times without experiencing too much runs and this isn't even the waterproof version which I read about in a few other comments. Either way, LOVE this mascara and highly recommend it
I love Dandelion from Benefit. I have been using it for a few months now and it's becoming a staple in my routine of finishing powder. The color scheme is sheer pink with a tiny bit of sparkle and glitter. The sparkle adds the wow factor to your entire face without being too blatent. The only problem I can see with this is it stands out too much if you have very fair skin. My skin is usually pretty tanned and it looks good but I noticed that when i am whiter it doesn't look nearly as good on me and looks almost silly. Another bonus of this product is that it lasts pretty long for a powder which is very helpful making it though my long 11 hour work days! I love this product and recommend giving it a go!
So I see that pro activ has a pretty bad rating and I am assuming it's because they expected A LOT after all of the hype surrounding it. You have to remember this is no miracle but in fact it did work very well for me. I have normal skin and it doesn't get too irritated easily so the three step system actually worked quite well at drying my face out enough to help rid it of acne while at the same time being gentle enough to not leave it super irritated. This product as most of you probably know is a three step system consisting of a wash, toner, and a moisturizing lotion that is medicated. I am sure you all have tried this or acne free from Costco. Different products work different for other people.