Product Reviews by Sammy311

Makeup Brushes - IT Cosmetics - French Boutique Brush

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Jun/17/2017

I was skeptical about IT Cosmetics brushes and thought they were WAY overpriced and probably overrated. But I've always had problems with my blush brushes. I've bought so any over the years and they would all pick up too much powder, even if I blow or tap off most of it, and I usually end up with too much on my cheeks.

I had some extra money and finally decided to buy a few …
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Powder - Everyday Minerals - Semi-Matte Foundation

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Feb/12/2017

I bought some of this in 1N last spring, as well as 1W, and played with them a while but set them aside.At the time I wasn't sure if I wanted to use concealer over the top the way I always do when I wear foundation because it'd be like smearing something creamy over a powder, and I didn't think that would work well. I did try it but wasn't so impressed. I thought mineral …Read more

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Brows - Maybelline New York - Brow Precise Micro Pencil

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Feb/03/2017

I almost never use Maybelline products, but this little pencil is great. I've tried many different brow pencils, and this one topped them all. It has good glide and deposits the right amount of color (I use the Blond), and the little brush on the end is good, as well. I took a lippie off b/c it is wearing down too fast. I can't imagine that this thing would last over a couple of weeks …Read more

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Sunscreen - MISSHA - All Around Safe Block Essence Sun SPF 45/PA+++

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Feb/03/2017

I've tested many sunscreens over the years, and I hate most of them. They leave a white cast or pill up or go on so heavily that I look ill, as if I have a disease. Anyway, I've been trying Japanese and Korean face products lately, and they are usually better and less expensive than American face products. This one is an absolute winner; it applies perfectly and my makeup goes on …Read more

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Treatments (Face) - SK-II - Facial Treatment Essence

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Oct/23/2016

I re'cd this in one of those Sephora packages that groups together different types of skincare. This stuff is crazy expensive and so I won't be buying it after I finish my little bottle, but I will say that my skin seems to be more luminous.

When I finish this bottle, I'll buy the Tony Moly dupe for $22. It has even more pitera and I've always found TM products to …
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Top/Base Coats - essence - Gel-Look Plumping Top Coat

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Oct/23/2016

I use regular nail polish and put a coat of this stuff over the top. It's perfect. Works just as good as any gel top coat I've used and makes my nails look SO shiny and classy. I was paying over $10 extra for the salon to paint my nails in a gel polish and topcoat and now I don't have to anymore. I don't worry about it lasting for the entire two weeks because I change my …Read more

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Concealers - Maybelline New York - Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer

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Mar/09/2016

I've been laughing over all the recent makeup trends. Baking, highlighting, contouring, creating brows with the squared-off inner edge and the swooping outer line--sometimes that outer edge is drawn all the way down so that the brow looks like an "C" lying on its side. Ugh, I hate almost all these trends. I've noticed, too, that women cover up their beauty by indulging in …Read more

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BB Cream - Lumene - Bright Now Vitamin C BB Cream SPF20

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Feb/29/2016

I've been looking for something to replace my IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better BB cream (or is it CC? I get all that confused). I'm sick of paying high prices for certain items, so I've been on a mission to replace some of my department store items.

This one does the trick very well, and at a much lower cost. It has a gel-like texture, like the IT cream, and covers …
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