Product Reviews by CassandraMortmain

Mascara - Milk Makeup - KUSH High Volume Mascara

2.0
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2 months ago

My daughter bought this, and I used it when I was trying to get out of the door and just wanted something on my eyes.
The first time I used it, I thought: this brush is stupid big. I mean -- hello? What?
But it had a nice soft look, my lashes were nice and dark - it's not a high definition mascara, more a 70s style thick lash look.
It just flaked a little, so I thought, let …
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Liquid - Perricone MD - MD No Foundation Foundation Serum

4.0
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2 months ago

First: I bought this at TJ MAXX. So I definitely did not pay full price for it.
(BY the way -- if you aren't looking at TJ Maxx for make-up, you should. Trust me. You can find high end makeup that is STILL on sale at Sephora for drugstore prices.)

I like it enough to go back and buy a second one.
I like it enough to use it even though it has silicone.
I can …
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Blush - BECCA - Skin Love Glow Glaze Stick

5.0
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5 months ago

Disclosure: I found this at TJ Maxx for under $10, and since I am a highlighter junkie , liked the brand and the concept of a moisturiser / highlighter product, I thought, let's give it shot.

I love this stuff. It reminds me of Glossier Haloscope in Moonstone, which I was using previously - but the packaging is nicer.

No sparkles. (YASS!) Very natural - it just gives …
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Treatments (Face) - Deciem - The Ordinary EUK 134 0.1%

5.0
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5 months ago

This has made a big difference in my skin just looking good in general - and I have used all kinds of products - a lifetime of Retin A, Biologique Recherche P50 , Paula's Choice products, Niacinamide , Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair, etc.
I just feel as if my skin looks more even and radiant. I use it at night - not every night, as I still have The Ordinary Retin A blends with …
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Eyeliner - Kat Von D - Lash Liner Liquid Inner Eyeliner

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5 months ago

I thought for certain this would be the fool proof answer to my prayers for non-smudging waterline.
I read all the reviews that detailed problems: product coating contact lenses, being too wet , difficulty in application.. but I thought, I will just be very careful, follow all the instructions, and it will work.
My main concern was my contact lenses.
Well. . it smudged. So . …
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Concealers - rms beauty - "Un" Cover-Up Foundation/Concealer

5.0
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5 months ago

One of my HG products. I buy this in 11.
This has replaced all my foundations. I would never go back.
It is not meant to cover your entire face, just even out the problem spots - around your nose, under your eyes.
I use it with a Juice Beauty sunblock that has a slight tint to it and that is it for me.
Apply with your fingers.
It does not EVER settle in my pores. …
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Loose Powders - rms beauty - Tinted "Un" Powder

5.0
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5 months ago

I have this in 0-1, which is a light shade (I am NC20) and I wear the RMS uncover up in 11.
LOVE: it NEVER settles in my pores. No matter how bad my skin may be behaving or how haphazard my application may be, I never get home and realize I have a whole "what happened to Baby Jane" Bette Davis look going on.
If my skin is a real disaster zone, this really helps even things …
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Lips - Vincent Longo - Cheek & Lip Stain

5.0
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5 months ago

In NYC, they were running a sale on Vincent Longo at my local Duane Reade, and I bought My Sunshine, which looks really natural on my cheeks (NC20 with freckles, blue eyes, reddish brown hair) - I liked it so much, I went back and bought Baby Boo, which looks great on my lips and cheeks. I don't have much of a natural blush & I look a lot better with a little color on my lips .. so this …Read more

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Eyeliner - Stila - Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner

5.0
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5 months ago

This has been a major game changer for me. I could never find an eyeliner that did not smudge, so I had pretty much given up on eyeliners - now and again, I would get fired up and buy something new, but always end up returning it because who wants to keep checking yourself in a hand mirror to make sure you don't have smudges under your eyes. The only eyeliners I used were some version of …Read more

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Eyeliner - PAT MCGRATH LABS - PermaGel Ultra Glide Eye Pencil

3.0
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10 months ago

I have deep set blue eyes and I LOVE the look of lining my waterline ... until it smudges.
So I have been on a mission to find an eyeliner that WILL NOT SMUDGE. EVER.
Unfortunately, this one smudges on me ...

I tried it on in the store. The color payoff is AMAZING. It applies like butter. Come on, it's Pat McGrath, I would hope that having taken so long to come …
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