Product Reviews by Aque

Liquid - Prescriptives - Flawless Skin Total Protection Makeup SPF 15

5.0
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Mar/13/2009

This is not the most user friendly of Px's liquid foundations, its difficult to get it to work well but the payoff is, I think, worth the effort. I nearly didn't buy this - I took home a few samples to confirm the right color (& my SA was right on with the one she recommended, but gave me a couple of others to compare it to) but had a lot of problems getting it to apply smoothly …Read more

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Primer/ Corrector - Boots - Matte Under Makeup Base

3.0
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Jan/25/2009

I picked this up out of curiosity when flying through the UK & while its not the worst decision I ever made, its also not one of the best. This is on the heavy side for a primer & as mentioned below, its thick & hard to blend. part of this at least is because the tube isn't perfectly air tight - the cream has dried out quite a bit since I first bought it, but even then it was on …Read more

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Lipstick - Sally Hansen - Natural Beauty Inspired by Carmindy l/s

4.0
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Jan/17/2009

Picked this as a freebie at Ulta with other SH Carmindy purchases, but even at its regular price of $10 its a reasonable price for a d/s lippie. Unusual green metallic case, nice & heavy & the lid stays put which is my main concern.

Shopping at Ulta can be a pain, but one thing my local store has going for it is a lip bar with testers of all the SH Carmindy lipsticks. I was …
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Eyeliner - Prestige - Soft Blend Kohl in Chamomile

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Jan/15/2009

Gosh, this is a gorgeous color. I admit it, I was in a seriously pissy mood & wandered in to Walgreens to cheer myself up with a cheap treat. I found the entire Prestige display on clearance & since I'm a sucker for unusual colored eye pencils picked up this one & Jasmine (a deep blue). For $1.39 I got a very nice soft kohl pencil (not quite as soft & smudgy as the Jordana …Read more

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Crème - L'Oreal Paris - True Match Super Blendable Compact Makeup

4.0
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Jan/07/2009

This the new creme compact foundation L'oreal is offering in its True Match line. Like the True Match liquid foundation, this comes in 20 odd different shades, catagorized by warm, cool or neutral, so hopefully there's a shade that works for you.


I travel a lot for work, short one or two day trips where I fly with just a carryon & carrying my usual liquid foundation …
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Eye Shadow - ULTA - Gold Dust

4.0
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Jan/01/2009

Gold Dust is a very odd name for this shadow, its actually a deep taupey/gray brown with a fairly matte finish & a little bit of microfine glitter. Its very similar in tone to Ulta Truffle (which is a light taupey/gray brown), but Gold Dust is several shades darker. I have Gold Dust in the new formula & its very highly pigmented & soft - its almost a bit too easy to make a mess with …Read more

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Eye Shadow - ULTA - Cashmere

5.0
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Dec/28/2008

One of my most used Ulta shades & one I've actually purchased a backup of to stash - my favorite colors have a bad habit of being discontinued & this is one shadow I don't want to risk being without. Lovely medium beige/gold with just a little shimmer to it, but nothing over the top. One of the most neutral of Ulta's nude eye options, its just slightly warm & will …Read more

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Loose Powders - Ben Nye - Bella Luxury Powder - Banana

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Dec/28/2008

Love this stuff. Its pretty much a dupe of the Leclerc Banane powder at a fraction of the price, about $6 for a 1.5 oz (42 g) shaker bottle of beautifully fine, silky powder that goes on like a dream. I wear this "neat" in the summer when I've got a tan or when I want to warm up my skin tone (this powder is a tiny bit too yellow for me in the winter); I've also used this to …Read more

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Loose Powders - Ben Nye - Bella Luxury Powder - Banana

5.0
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fromAque

Dec/28/2008

Love this stuff. Its pretty much a dupe of the Leclerc Banane powder at a fraction of the price, about $6 for a 1.5 oz (42 g) shaker bottle of beautifully fine, silky powder that goes on like a dream. I wear this "neat" in the summer when I've got a tan or when I want to warm up my skin tone (this powder is a tiny bit too yellow for me in the winter); I've also used this to …Read more

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Lotions/ Creams - Jaqua Girls - Luscious Lotion in Buttercream Frosting

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Dec/28/2008

I received a sample packet of the pink version of this lotion from Ulta. I quite like the lotion itself, its light & absorbs quickly - however, I found the scent overly strong & won't buy this as a result. Is very synthetic vanilla/candyish for my taste & unfortunately lasts a very long time (it would be more tolerable if it faded quickly), but if you like these kinds of gourmand …Read more

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