Product Reviews by Barbelo

Lips - theBalm Cosmetics - Stainiac

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I have eczema which is how I got callouses on my lips that exfoliation can't seem to remove. This product sticks to those callouses even when I put balm on them. It also stings a bit when applied. The price is okay but will not repurchase.

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Liquid - MAC Cosmetics - Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation

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I have very dry skin during winter and this foundation just clings to all the dry patches, especially around my mouth. It was tolerable - even great - during the warmer seasons. But now in winter no amount of exfoliation or makeup technique can make this foundation look okay on me. I do not have this problem with The Balm's TimeBalm foundation or Bobbi Brown's compact foundation. Maybe …Read more

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Eye Shadow - MAC Cosmetics - Paint Pot - Soft Ochre

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I have combination skin. I wouldn't say my eyelids are oily but they're not dry either. This creased on my lids, even when I put just a small dab of it with my ring finger. My eyeshadows crack with this underneath. I am so disappointed by this overhyped product. So far though it does okay as an undereye concealer on top of a moisturizing CC cream base.

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Lotions/ Creams - Avene - XeraCalm Lipid-Replenishing Balm

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This balm has achieved in a few weeks what other products couldn't achieve. My skin is sensitive with really dry, red patches on my cheeks which were there for a year. I tried Avene's rich skin recovery creme and other "skin repair" products. A lot of them hurt my skin and made it worse. This balm healed my skin even though I apply makeup a lot. It's also miraculous for …Read more

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