Product Reviews by AlexandraN

Liquid - Bourjois - Healthy Mix Foundation

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3 months ago

It's a big MEH from me.

I've heard about this foundation for yonks and I wanted to try something different than my beloved Rimmel Lasting Finish 25HR (light med/amazing skin finish.) Living in NZ I had to order this from the UK, this was the level of devoted I was.

First day of wear, not good at all. Sunk into my pores so I had little foundation dots all over my …
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Foundations - Stila - Stay All Day Foundation & Concealer

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3 months ago

This stuff, while not my H.G, as been my longest "higher-end" foundaiton repurchase. I'm probably on my 4th or 5th bottle, and I've been using it since before the packaging went all gold and sleek.

First of all this is a silicone based foundaiton, which can work amazingly or not so amazingly depending on your skin. As silicone and I get on swimmingly, I love this …
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Tinted Moisturizer - NARS Cosmetics - Velvet Matte Skin Tint

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6 months ago

Unfortunately this is a joke when compared with the radiant tinted moisturizer. This looks lovely when applied with a light-hand and a beauty blender...for the first 30 minutes. First of all this is not a 'tint' it's medium to full-coverage. Second of all, this has got to be the most finnicky stuff on earth.

I think they put a powder into the formula to make it …
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Concealers - Kevyn Aucoin - The Sensual Skin Enhancer

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7 months ago

So the appeal of this was the fact it could be anything you wanted. Tinted moisturiser, full coverage etc etc. Let me tell you, if you have any texture, acne or dryness at all (or generally difficult skin) don't bother with this.

I've tried in moisturiser, I've tried it in oil, I've dried it in my favourite primer, i've tried it with a brush...a sponge...my …
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Masks - GLAMGLOW - Supermud Clearing Treatment Masque

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Apr/22/2015

I did this mask all over my face. First three days after the mask my skin was extremely clear and soft, but so so dry. Literally to the point where I had visible dry flaky patches despite applying a heavy moisturizer after. This mask also contains extremely irritation fragrances for acne prone skin. The dryness is gone now but 5-7 days later I'm breaking out worse than I have in a year …Read more

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Treatments (Face) - Paula's Choice - Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant

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Jan/12/2015

Have had an interesting journey with this product. Purchased way back in 2012 as an alternative to my Benzoyl Peroxide which kept me 85% clear but was looking for something more. When I swapped out the BzP my skin was not necessarily any better with this produc and left me with a slightly odd shiny finish to my skin. Therefore I swapped back to BzP simply because I preferred my skin to be …Read more

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Gels/ Soaps - Nubian Heritage - African Black Soap

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Oct/20/2014

I've been using this for two weeks now. I have sensitive acne prone skin and had previously been on cetaphil. This soap evened skin tone and reduced redness amazingly without overdrying UNTIL a few days ago in which I have broken out in tiny bumps on my cheeks (somewhere rare for this to happen.) This soap was the only change in my routine and although the evenness in skin tone is tempting …Read more

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