Worst mascara I've ever used. It did the bare minimum that a mascara can do for your lashes. Didn't lengthen, didn't define, didn't thicken or volumize, didn't curl. It just coated my lashes and made them a bit more noticeable than bare lashes. Wasn't fond of the thick brush either. I prefer a more tapered end for getting lashes in the inner corner of my eye.
Love it. I bought it in Golden Moss and the colour is to die for. It's a gorgeous mossy green with a bronze/gold shimmer. It looks great and it brings out the tiny hint of green in my eyes. Nice, bold colour payoff. It glides on smoothly and it stays put. Can't wait to buy some more colours.
Lip Gloss -Smashbox - Limitless Lip Gloss SPF 15 in Forever
staralfur91 1/19/2012 10:53:00 AM
I find this lip gloss mediocre. The colour pay off isn't great and doesn't look much different on me than clear gloss, although my lips have a dark pink pigmentation naturally so this is a problem I have with most light pink glosses. Also, I can't wear this unless my hair is up because it's quite sticky so my hair ends up stuck to my lips. On the plus side, it is long lasting and the shine is quite nice. That said there's a lot better out there for a lot cheaper. Would not re-buy.
Primer/ Corrector -BeneFit Cosmetics - The Porefessional
staralfur91 1/19/2012 10:25:00 AM
I got a sample sized tube recently and I have to say I'm really liking this product. The biggest pro is that it makes my skin look and feel softer and smoother. On the other hand, it does not make my (unfortunately rather large) pores look any smaller, but it almost softens the appearance of them. Not the precise phrase to describe what it does, but I'm not really sure how to explain. It does form an excellent barrier between my skin and foundation and stops it from sinking into my pores. I'd probably give this a 5 overall but I am knocking off 1 lippie because of the fact that it does not make my pores appear smaller in any noticeable way (which is what the product claims to do) and another because frankly I don't think it's quite worth the price. That said if I find it on sale I probably will buy a full sized tube!
Lip Treatments -Avon - Moisture Therapy Lip Balm SPF 15 (solid stick)
staralfur91 1/19/2012 9:58:00 AM
This is very moisturising and I find it lasts a bit longer on my lips than many other balms. Combined with the cheap price and the fact it has SPF, this is definitely my HG lip balm. The main problem I have with lip balms is that when I apply it when my lips are really dry the balm is soaked up by my lips very quickly and leaves them looking even dryer. Other balms often emphasize any build up of dead, flaky skin. And I don't know about you, but I do not have time to exfoliate my lips every time I want to put on lip balm or gloss! With the one I never, ever have to worry about that. It's amazing.