Styling Products -Paul Mitchell - Super Clean Spray
preeti33 12/19/2012 10:07:00 AM
This finishing spray comes in a big can. It gives very fine mist and doesn’t concentrate the product at one place. The nozzle is also very good and doesn’t clog. But if it rarely does, I simply pull out the nozzle and soak in warm water for couple of minutes to unclog. This product works really well at keeping my style in place for the entire dayJ No stickiness and my hair doesn’t feel like a rock to touch. Lol. It encourages me to try out even those hard to maintain hair styles. It also helps to tame flyaways J Doesn’t dry out my hair which is a problem I have come across while using other cheap sprays L Nor does it leaves any film on my hair. It is truly undetectable J The only problem which I have faced while using this spray is that it smells terrible. The smell becomes so overwhelming that I have to literally wrap a piece of cloth around my nose L Pros:- Big bottle. Maintains hard to keep hair styles. Fine mist. Doesn’t leave a film. Cons:- Terrible smell. Can be pricey for some. How to use: – Spray it on the finished result and you are good to go! All in all, it is a wonderful product and it encourages me to buy more Paul Mitchell products.
I bought this variant when I couldn't find my regular version of Dove beauty bar(white n blue cover which I have been using and loving for quite sometime). Am I glad! I find it more moisturising than the regular one and now that the winter is here, its very helpful. I like everything about it, the refreshing frangrance, right amount of moisture it provides withou going overboard. I use it on my face and my body. Whenevr I am too lazy to remove my makeup with a remover, I directly use this soap on my face and it removes 90% of my water-proof makeup. Would definetely repurchase throughout winter.
I use this concealer in NW35. I bought it for under eye circles mainly but the best part is I can use it anywhere on my face(it covers rednes as well as acne scars). So I dont have to use two concealers for my face. Yay!!! Now coming to its performance, it gives FULL COVERAGE. It covers anything totally :) Whenever I am running out of time, I quickly use it on my entire face as foundation :P (I know its silly but it happens rarely). Its definetely long lasting(10 hrs for me). Doesnt oxidise. Doesnt look ashy. Only con- I can't use it near my laughing lines(It accentuates them). Would repurchase :)
My hairdresser used this on my hair after my previuos haircut. The product was okay. I mean the results didnot make me go gaga over it to make me spend the exorbitant price. FYI, I have bought really expensive products in the past so the price is not big of a deal as long as the product works for me but this was not one of them. It did reduce the frizz mildly but I think there are a lot of products in the market which can perform even better at a lesser price. Sometimes a product works for someone but it doesnt work for someone else. So it kinda depends on everyone's hair. You gotta try it before deciding to buy it.
I absolutely love TIGI manipulator. I have long thick wavish curly hair which is on the drier side. Here's how I use it- after shampoo and condition, I apply JF leave-in conditioner for detangling(which is the only thing that product does), follow it with PM Round trip section wise(mind it, my hair is fairly thick) and finish it up with TIGI manipulator. I section my hair in two, take nickel-size of this, rub between my hands(u will need to melt the product before applying), then work through one section. I repeat the same with the other section. Then I start scrunching till I reach the desired style. Word of caution- its texture might scare you at first, but you can learn to work with it gradually :D Results- frizz free defined curls till the next wash. With this product in your hair, you can even go by an extra day without washing :) This is a total winner for me. I highly recommend it for wavy/curly hair. Definetely repurchase.
Treatments -Acure Organics - 100% USDA Moroccan Argan Oil
preeti33 11/19/2012 4:25:00 PM
I waited for 15 days of using it before writing the review. So lets get started:- My skin condition- I have uneven dull combi-oily skin with severe redness on chin and mild redness under my nose with few old acne sacrs on my cheeks and chin. Usage- I use it as a day moisturiser(1 drop for entire face) and a night cream/treatment(1 drop for both eyes, 1.5 drops for face and 1 drop for neck) (I contemplated buying EL ANR for night but finally bought AO). Results- After using it for two weeks, I am totally astounded. My skin is getting clearer everyday. Redness under my nose and on my chin has decreased my 50%. My face now glows :) Yay! My under eye dark circles are disppearing gradually and lines are getting softer.I am very much looking forward to using it for couple of months to see more results :D I have yet to use it on my hair(which I didnt buy it for as I use EVOO with which I am pretty much satisfoes for my dry hair). If I do end up using on my hair, I will update it. Did I mention, I love the dropper part. No wastage at all.
I have colorburst in Blush which has been discontinued :( I absolutely love the shade. Its perfect nude for me. The color might wash out some dark toned beauties. Pros:- Moisturising. Color payoff is good and is buildable. Long staying power (3-4 hrs without meals) Amazing packaging Cons:- None Will definetely repurchase in different colors
Treatments -John Frieda - Daily Nourishment leave-in fortifying spray
preeti33 11/5/2012 3:45:00 PM
Pros:- 1. Detangles well. 2. Smell doesnt linger. 3. Non-sticky (If accidently applied more). 4.Huge quantity for the price so cheap. Cons:- 1. Cant spray on 2nd day hair(or little dirty hair) which I need to revive my curls. Overall good product for the price. I would repurchase If I cant afford a more expensive product.
I absolutely love the brush. It delievers 100%. I use it to apply my pressed powder to set my foundation. Sometimes, I also use it to blend my foundation (if I accidently applied more). The best thing about it is that it makes the makeup feel like my skin. It blends the makeup seamlessly. Doesnt shed, extremely soft. Also, its great for travel. I keep it in my purse always :)
Lip Treatments -LUSH - It Started with a Kiss Lip Tint
preeti33 11/5/2012 11:44:00 AM
You all know it can be doubled as cheek tint. I am gonna review both uses:- 1. Lip tint- The best thing about it is that it appears natural. You can build the color too as per your choice. The staying power is 4-5 hours without meals and even if u eat, it will wear off little bit but still leave a pretty stain on your lips. What I mean is your lips will not go bare for atleast 6-7 hrs after applying it. Just make sure your lips are exfoliated and moisturised properly. Its neither drying nor moisturising. And yes about the smell, I personally dont like it but it doesnt matter much as it doesnt linger for more than a minute and also its tasteless for me which I absolutely love :) 2. Cheek tint- again, appears natural on the cheeks but the biggest disadvantage about the cheek usage is that it doesnt last. It will totally wear off within 2-3 hrs. I personally dont wear any makeup which isnt long lasting. Overall, it is totally worthwhile for me and I will definetely repurchase just for the lips :)
This is my first night cream and a neutrogena product(as a brand). This cream disappointed me big time :( I used it on my face before hitting the bed and I was so excited to wake up as I wanted to know what change does a night cream bring to you. Much to my plight, I woke to a total greaseball face. I thought that I might have used a lot so second night I used it sparingly and same story. I had to suffer from extra oily face for next three days though I stopped using it the second night. Just for ref, I do have oily skin but it totally took my facial oil to another level :( will def nt repurchase
I bought this to calm by frizzies at the top of my head. After using it couple of times, it turned my natural black-brownish hair grey! It definetely did its job but I guess my hair reacted to one of its ingridients. Dont think this product is bad though.
Styling Products -Paul Mitchell - ExpressStyle Round Trip Liquid Curl Definer
preeti33 10/2/2012 11:27:00 AM
Paul Mitchell is slowly becoming my HG brand(Check out my review on PM Sculpting Foam). I really like Round trip. Here's how I use it:- After shampoo n conditioning, I wrap my head in a cotton t-shirt for 10 min. Then I apply 4 pea size amount of John Frieda Orginial Serum to damp hair. Then I section my hair in 8 parts, roughly 2'' each (I have long thick hair) and apply 1 pea size amt of Ouidad Heat and Humidity Climate Control Gel to each section. Finger comb the product. Then I take 1 pea size amt of Ouidad again and apply it to top of my head(my frizzies are worst here). Finger comb my entire head now. I again do the sectioning like earlier and apply 1 pea size amount of PM Round Trip and finger comb my entire head. Turn my head upside down and diffuse my hair with heat n air setting on Medium. I fully dry my hair. This entire process takes me 15 min and at last I am left with frizz-free, shiny, soft and defined loose curls which pass the Indian humidity(Trust me, its a BIG DEAL) throughout the day... Yay!!!
This is my first Rimmel product coz we dont have Rimmel here where I live. It was gifted to me by my friend (Thank u Girl !). I absolutely love this lip gloss. This is one of the best lip glosses I have owned so far and I have owned many! Its a beautiful color, amazing finish, brightens up my face, great lasting power, no smell, tasteless and most importantly, it fades evenly. Even after meals and drinks, it leaves beautiful tint on lips and doesnt make them absolutely bare. Good quantity and great packaging. Love love love it.
I own this concealer in Medium deep which I primarily use for under eyes circle and eyelid discolorations. The concealer is very creamy and pigmented. I swipe the product on my eyes and blend it with a cocealer brush. It gives medium coverage. It lasts all day and doesnt slide with oil and sweat which is a common prob with me. I recommend this to people with mild dark circles. Last but not the least, I love the packaging. However, I will not buy it again as it doesnt hide the dark circles completely.