Product Reviews by BrittCastsFireballs

Treatments (Face) - DIFFERIN - Acne Treatment Gel

4.0
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May/05/2017

I use this product and a benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel nightly (compare to RX Epiduo). This combination is the only treatment that has cleared my mild-moderate acne without excessively drying out my skin (thus causing more oil and subsequent breakouts). Not only that, but my pores are visibly reduced, tone and texture evened, and any scars have faded/continue to fade.
The small tube lasts …
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Treatments (Face) - Paula's Choice - CLEAR Regular Strength Daily Skin Clearing Treatment with 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide

5.0
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May/05/2017

The product comes in a tube. A pump component would be great, but would likely add to the price.
The formula is great. There is little to no scent, which is nice. It's a light, slightly watery, gel consistency. If your skin isn't accustomed to potent treatments, I would suggest taking it easy -- and definitely watch out for the creases and underside of the nares/nostrils (this …
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Primer/ Corrector - Hard Candy - Fast & Fabulous Makeup Setting Spray

5.0
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Apr/24/2017

I feel like this does its job quite well, especially for the price and amount.

Subtle, light, powdery fragrance (not overly powerful).
VERY fine, even mist.
Doesn't feel heavy or tight on your face.
No weird, filmy residue.
Doesn't irritate or burn sensitive or broken skin.
Easily removes the powdery "mask" after setting makeup without …
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Eye Shadow - Stila - Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow

1.0
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Apr/24/2017

Oh, how I wanted to love these.
Let me start by saying that I think each color is gorgeous (Diamond Dust *heart eyes*) and the formulas seem soft and silky. They do apply pretty evenly with the applicator also.

I swatched a few shades on my hand at Ulta and then did some shopping. I began to notice a few things right away...
THE SMELL! Oh, heaven's to Betsy, that …
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Eye Shadow - wet n wild - Color Icon 10-Pan Eyeshadow Palette - Nude Awakening

5.0
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Apr/24/2017

Wow! I am so impressed with this palette.
These formulas are great. They're wonderfully soft and almost creamy, not chalky or powdery at all. Each color is pretty consistent and they're all highly pigmented. Most blend out very well and fairly easily, but a few require a little finessing.
The included colors are extremely versatile and wearable.
Packaging is typical of …
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Bronzers - NARS Cosmetics - Orgasm-Laguna Blush-Bronzer Duo

4.0
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Apr/24/2017

Bought on a whim at Sephora after an employee recommended trying it. I've been using these almost daily for about two months and, I have to say, I really love the formulas. They are fairly pigmented and easy to blend.
The colors are super flattering and just perfect for my very fair, freckled, neutral skin.
I even love the packaging. It's very simple, but well-made. The …
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Liquid - Estée Lauder - Double Wear Stay-In-Place Liquid Makeup

5.0
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Apr/23/2017

This is my Holy Grail foundation. I use the shade Ivory Nude.
I typically have oily skin, but lately -- thanks to a certain acne gel -- it has been mostly combo normal/dry with some pretty dry patches on my chin area. This foundation looks great all day regardless of my skin type!

PROS:
Decent shade ranges.
Medium coverage that is quite buildable.
Doesn't …
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Eyeliner - Kat Von D - Tattoo Liner

5.0
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Apr/23/2017

Seriously, the best liquid eyeliner I've ever used. It glides on smoothly; it doesn't tug on your lid at all. It's highly, highly pigmented and puts out a fair amount of product with each use.
It was a little pricy for an eyeliner (in my opinion) at about $20 USD plus tax, but definitely my everyday, go-to liner now!

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Liquid - L'Oreal Paris - True Match Lumi Healthy Luminous Makeup

3.0
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Apr/20/2017

It's ok. Definitely more of a winter foundation. It lasted about 5-6 hours in the FL sun and humidity before it started to really sheer up and settle into lines/separate.
No overwhelming fragrance.
Light-medium coverage with a beauty blender.
Gives a "dewy" finish.
Didn't cling to my dry patches (caused by RX acne med) or accentuate any fine lines/wrinkles …
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Treatments (Face) - Mad Hippie - Vitamin A Serum

4.0
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Feb/17/2017

I started using this product about two weeks ago. I jumped right into using it nightly.
It's very gentle and hasn't caused any redness or peeling despite the daily use and my having sensitive skin.
It smells almost exactly like Flonase (allergy nasal spray) which is yeasty, earthy, slightly floral. Dissipates quickly once applied to the skin.
Absorbs quicky and …
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