Product Reviews by ElizabethTaylorsDiamonds

Blush - Kosas - Color & Light Palette

5.0
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3 months ago

I have the Kosås Color & Light: Crème Cream Blush & Highlighter Duo Palette in "8th Muse." The blush is a cool pink crème, accompanied by a champagne highlighter. Both colors are beautiful, but my review is really for this formulation.

I have VERY reactive skin, which has forced me to privilege "hypoallergenic" makeup over "clean beauty." After …
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Highlighters - Kevyn Aucoin - Glass Glow Face Liquid Highlighter

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3 months ago

This stuff means business. Glass Glow is a gelée highlighting liquid that comes in three shades: Crystal Clear (transparent), Prism Rose (pink-ish), and Spectrum Bronze (precisely what it sounds like).

I swatched all three at Sephora--they all looked great--but I ended up buying Prism Rose.

A close friend of mine swears by the Crystal Clear. My fear with that shade was its …
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Primer/ Corrector - Deciem - NIOD Photography Fluid, Opacity 12

5.0
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3 months ago

I love, love, LOVE this fluid. I have purchased it in both Opacity 12% (a pearlescent tone) and Opacity 8% (a deeper bronze tone) and I am still playing around with them both.

So far, I am leaning towards favoring this product as a mix-in to my tinted moisturizer--it definitely imparts a molten bronzy look.

NIOD Photography Fluid costs $30 / 30ml vs. $48 / 30ml for …
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Lotions/ Creams - AmLactin - Alpha-Hydroxy Therapy Moisturizing Body Lotion

4.0
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4 months ago

OK, AmLactin really works, however, you pay the price by having a mega funky Ammonium Lactate odor follow you around for a while.

This lotion has a tacky texture which dissipates only slightly if given time to soak in before dressing. Any remaining tackiness settles into clothing, so I don't recommend wearing AmLactin under silk or any other deluxe garments that you don't …
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Moisturizers - Unlisted Brand - Ialuset cream 100% Pure Hyaluronic Acid by Avibon

5.0
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4 months ago

I am shocked to be the fourth reviewer for ialuset. Get on this product, people!

Technically, ialuset is a medical cream that's intended for use on "healing uninfected, oozing or superinfected wounds, including leg ulcers."

Ladies, our faces aren't quite oozing ulcers, but they do need some TLC from time to time. ialuset provides this in spades. I would …
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Treatments (Face) - Deciem - The Ordinary 100% L-Ascorbic Acid Powder

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4 months ago

Delightfully easy to use: I mix a small bit of this LAA powder with The Ordinary's Resveratrol 3% + Ferulic Acid 3% and Timeless Squalane Oil.

This powder is also offensively inexpensive ($5.80) when you compare it to comparable L-Ascorbic Acid-based products on the market. I'm giving major side eye to Philosophy for their Turbo Booster C Powder ($39), but I'm reserving …
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Mascara - Kiko Cosmetics - 30 Days Extension Daily Treatment Mascara

5.0
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5 months ago

Excellent everyday mascara for those that prefer a defined, but natural look. This means that lovers of voluminous and aggressive lashes should STAY AWAY. This is NOT a mascara for those in pursuit of drama.

The formula is wet enough to work the wand through a couple of times before it begins drying down. I am beginning to doubt that there is such a thing as "the perfect …
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Lip Gloss - NYX Professional Makeup - Butter Gloss

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5 months ago

These have excellent texture and wearability, and are available in myriad shades. I use Madeleine ("Mid-Tone Nude"), Ginger Snap ("Chocolate Brown"), and Praline ("Deep Nude") over lip liners or lip tints.

The scent is sort of a faux-pastry flavor, which, while inoffensive, is totally unnecessary. Though at least it's not a wretched, juvenile …
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Lip Gloss - KIKO - 3D Hydra Lipgloss

5.0
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5 months ago

This is an exquisite product. KIKO’s 3D Hydra glosses adhere to your lips without feeling gloopy, they moisturize without transferring, and most importantly: they enhance the shape and volume of your lips without making them sting or burn. No irritants, just a thoughtfully formulated enhancement. There is also no funky taste or scent to speak of.

Overall, an affordable product in …
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