Product Reviews by Laurajh

BB Cream - IT Cosmetics - Your Skin But Better SPF 50 CC Cream

3.0
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4 days ago

I used this for 2-3 yrs when it was released. I liked it enough to repurchase 4x. The light worked well in my NC20ish skin, it had the yellow I needed for redness issues.
Fast forward to fall 19 Sephora sale- ordered it again. I don’t know what was in this but it was nothing like had used earlier. The new seemed super thick and applied mask-like. No matter how much (or little) or …
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Sunscreen - Paula's Choice - RESIST Super-Light Daily Wrinkle Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 30 - Normal/Oily/Combination Skin

5.0
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26 days ago

I’ve been using this for 5+ yrs (combo skin NC20-25) and keep repurchasing. I can only use mineral SS’s. I’ve used Elta tinted and SkinCeuticals tinted, in the past. The SC turned made me very oily and dry on some parts of face in the summer. I forget why I fell out of love with Elta(?).

I have used the PC’s in Mexico for every vacation and it’s never let me down. I wear a hat while …
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Lipstick - Charlotte Tilbury - Matte Revolution Lipstick - Pillow Talk

2.0
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2 months ago

I ordered this the second it was released. It hardly shows on my NC20 face.
I also dislike the formula...my lips feel dry but smudgy(?) if that makes any sense.. it has put me off from buying any other CT lippies.
I can vouch for her Stoned Rose- nice formula

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Fragrances - CHANEL - Les Exclusifs de Chanel - Jersey

4.0
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2 months ago

I am in love with this scent, as much is I was 5 (?) yrs ago. This lavender scent smells “green” on me. There isn’t the overshadowing vanilla, musk etc, that usually dampens the greeness. Smells like expensive fresh ironed Parisian bed linens. I’m not great with notes, but this is a fall/winter favorite with me. I love aromatic scents.

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Top/Base Coats - Essie - Speed Setter

1.0
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10 months ago

Worst top - fast dry, ever. It’s like Seche, the peeling. My manicure was 4 hours before it started peeling like bad wallpaper.

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BB Cream - AmorePacific - Color Control Cushion Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 50+

5.0
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May/31/2017

I am not a fan of foundation. I've gone for years with just a TM or sunscreen. I was sure I missing out by reading all of these posts about foundation. I tried & tried. Nothing felt like "me."

I have used Dr Jart's Premium for the past 4 yrs. I don't know if it was reformulation or what, but I started to look very pink.

I tried AP cushion- …
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Lip Treatments - Bite Beauty - Agave Lip Mask

5.0
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Jan/17/2017

This is my all time favorite moisturizer for the lips. I have one on me at all times- vanity, bedside, purse and keychain pouch (if I don't have my purse).

I take a daily Rx that causes thirst and dryness.

I have been a Kiehl's devotee for almost 20 years. This stuff changed my mind. While Kiehl's left me moisturized on the surface, I'd have to reapply …
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Eyeliner - Burberry - No. 2 Midnight Brown

4.0
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Jun/02/2016

I love this eyeliner! I have no problem with it staying in place- nothing on my eyelids (even at 43) would stay without UD primer.. It's not too red, it's not too gray. Perfect liner for green/blue for a NC20.

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Cleansers - Garnier - Nourishing Cleansing Oil

1.0
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Sep/26/2014

My biggest gripe about this is that it doesn't really emulsify. My main reason for buying a pre-made cleansing oil was that it would rinse off (I do use a cleanser afterwards). This product is the same as using straight mineral, sesame, almond or what have you, oils. I need to scrape this off my skin...several times.

I'm not a novice to cleansing oils. I've used …
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Liquid - Yves Saint Laurent - Le Teint Touche Eclat Foundation ] [DISCONTINUED]

3.0
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Oct/01/2012

I spent 2 weeks trying to make this product work for me. I used several different primers, setting powders and sunscreens to see if something would do the trick...nothing worked. This foundation was almost nonexistent on my nose within 2 hours. I am approaching 40 and am no longer the oil pit I used to be. I still get some shine in my T zone, but nothing major. I couldn't get this …Read more

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