The color changed to match my skin. I don't think I've ever had a foundation that perfectly matched as this one. The problems I had with this was how oily it felt on my skin. I recently switched to a BB cream, so I don't use this as much.
Moisturizers -Clinique - Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion
pkha 8/5/2012 2:29:00 PM
I really enjoyed this product. After using the toner, my face generally feels dry. The lotion is a bit runny for my taste, but it hydrates pretty well. I think it left a bit of film and made me feel a little oily by the end of the day. The scent was not too overbearing, but it was noticeable throughout the day.
It smelled so much of alcohol. I don't have much to say about it except that it made my skin feel more dry afterwards, but as a toner, you expect to apply lotion right after, so it shouldn't make a difference. The product irritated my skin a little, but I have very sensitive skin, so I don't think I'll buy this again.
I really liked this cleanser. It was light and lathered fairly well. I thought that it really cleared up my acne. Scent: light, almost floral scent. The consistency was very watery and runny, and I didn't like that as much; I prefer thicker soaps. But a little goes a long way with this one. I would purchase this again.
Treatments -Ren - Glycolactic Skin Renewal Peel Mask
pkha 8/5/2012 2:13:00 PM
I have the Radiance Renewal Mask. It felt very restorative, but I had an issue with the scent. At first, I was really surprised about the consistency. It smells like honey or orange marmalade on toast. Very pleasant, but I prefer fruity scents. Overall, it was very sticky, but not too difficult to smooth onto the skin. I won't buy again because I think it was a bit on the expensive side. I like their moisturizer line though. I wish think what I have is enough to last me a while.
Conditioner -Dove - Nourishing Oil Care Conditioner
pkha 6/30/2012 12:53:00 PM
I wash my hair at night, so after a warm shower, my hair gets a bit frizzy by bedtime. This product works wonders for my hair, in the morning, My hair feels light and bouncy, not to mention soft. I would definitely recommend this conditioner for those whose hair undergoes lots of stress during the day, whether it be sun-damage, chemical- or heat-damage from styling products. I can't really think up a cons list for this conditioner.
Primer/ Corrector -Hard Candy - Sheer Envy Skin Illuminating Primer
pkha 6/18/2012 7:50:00 PM
I had bought the perfecting primer from hard candy before this one, I'll have to say that this is the better one. Although they both have the same weird smell, I thought this one made my face seem much smoother. As a primer, even though it seems a bit more oily compared to others, it worked as it should. It helped my make up stay on longer and fresher than without. There are probably other primers that work better than this one, but for a drug-store make it, the price was good for the quality and amount. I wouldn't buy this again since there probably are better ones out there.
Primer/ Corrector -Hard Candy - Sheer Envy Skin Perfecting Primer
pkha 6/18/2012 7:47:00 PM
This primer feels very oily, but it did make my skin look very soft. I didn't like how there was so much glitter. It also had a funny smell that I didn't enjoy. As a drugstore brand, it was good for the price. I'm not sure I'd invest in another one of these.
Moisturizers -Shiseido - Pureness Mattifying Moisturizer (Oil Free)
pkha 6/18/2012 7:43:00 PM
I've gone through 3 of these. Out of all the moisturizers I've used, it was the most expensive. I didn't like the glass bottle very much, but the glass made it very pretty. The moisturizer did what it was supposed to and I liked that it kept my acne at a minimum and kept my oily skin from getting too much for me to handle. Before I used this moisturizer, I had to use a blotting sheet maybe twice a day. Now, none! I thought it also hydrated my face well without making my skin dry if I forgot to put it on after cleansing and toner. I would say that it's worth a try if you have acne issues like I did.
Scrubs -Shiseido - Pureness Pore Purifying Warming Scrub
pkha 6/18/2012 7:37:00 PM
This is definitely a different kind of scrub. Most scrubs are used with water, but this is oil-based and acts as more of a massage-scrub oil. Once it reacts with water, it turns white and pasty so it becomes soap-like almost making it easier to wash off. I liked this a lot since it did a decent job in exfoliating. The grains felt larger than most scrubs and there were less grains. However, I was left with drier skin than usual. But I was fine after using a moisturizer.
Toners -Shiseido - Pureness Balancing Softener alcohol-free
pkha 6/18/2012 7:30:00 PM
My skin is pretty acne-prone and oily. Out of all the softeners I've used, this one was the most light. I thought that it handled my pores pretty well in that it did what it was supposed to do. However, when I forgot to put it on, I saw a noticeable difference with my pores. But without alcohol, my face felt less dry after a good cleanse. I would definitely buy this again if my wallet wasn't housing for flies. One issue I had with it was that it didn't seem to make my face feel clean. I felt a bit of slippery residue on my face that I didn't like. Other than that, I didn't have any gripes.