Product Reviews by Shanplum

Polishes - OPI - Samoan Sand

5.0
Created with Sketch.

Mar/31/2015

The perfect sheer nude shade if you are fair and with olive/warmer tones. If bubble bath or Mimosas for Mr & Mrs are too pink for you go for this one. One coat and you have a sheer creamy clean fresh nude nail look which is low maintenance, suits all seasons/fashions/occasions and always looks polished and put together without really trying. Hides chips and perfect for travelling. If I can …Read more

Is this review helpful?


Polishes - OPI - Nail Lacquer - OPI Scores A Goal

5.0
Created with Sketch.

Jan/22/2015

A gorgeous what I call 'damson chocolate' polish. For reference I am very pale and have yellow undertones and cannot wear purple polishes without looking dead. This is a warm chocolately plum what I would call a puce shade of polish. Similar to Essie angora cardi in the bottle but much less fuschia pink in the base and more brown. Also reminds me of the 90s version of Revlon Raisin rage …Read more

3 of 3 people found this helpful. Did you?


Eye Shadow - Maybelline New York - Color Tattoo Leathers Chocolate Suede

5.0
Created with Sketch.

Jan/05/2015

My second fave Color Tattoo after the limited edition Nude pink which I adore. This is a better shade of brown for me than 'bad to the bronze' which is too shimmery and full of glitter particles. The shimmer in this is very muted and finely milled. This is almost a total dupe for the shade/texture of my beloved and now discontinued Clinique cream liner in bronze which I loved all over …Read more

3 of 3 people found this helpful. Did you?


Lipstick - REVLON - Super Lustrous in Pink Pearl

5.0
Created with Sketch.

Jan/05/2015

I agree on the incorrect naming - this should have been called 'nude pearl' this is the shade that would result as a love child of Revlon's Pink cognito and smokey rose - the perfect mix of these two shade (the first a tad too frosty baby pink and smokey rose being a tad too deep and brown), this is a sheer pearlescent mauvey coppery rose beige and applied over a nude liner gives …Read more

6 of 6 people found this helpful. Did you?


Polishes - OPI - Hands Off My Kielbasa!

2.0
Created with Sketch.

Jan/05/2015

Pretty colour - a copper peach - the colour of MAC expensive pink eyeshadow in a polish! It's a tad dated but if you have the right complexion it can look amazing. The downfall is the finish - I can't stand the foil like finish, it looks cheap 90s and it peels quickly. I would like this better in a crème finish I think.

Is this review helpful?


Eye Shadow - Jordana Cosmetics - Baked Eye Shadow

5.0
Created with Sketch.

Nov/05/2014

First of all the updated packaging of these is a real improvement they look modern and they are sturdy and practical just like the old MAC eyeshadows from the 90s before the flip tops. The formula is also on par with MAC shadows - I purchased 'Mauve My way' which is literally a shade deeper than quarry and the matte black shadow which is just as pigmented as MAC carbon with slightly …Read more

1 of 1 people found this helpful. Did you?


Lip Liners - Jordana Cosmetics - Lip Liner in Natural

4.0
Created with Sketch.

Nov/05/2014

I bought this from a local cheap dollar type store for $3 NZ - it was the most natural of all the pencils available however I thought it was going to be much too orange for me judging by the paint on the pencil. I was wrong - this is a couple of shades deeper than my lips but is a browned tan beige pink with the very lightest hint of peach but not at all orange on me. The pencil is super waxy …Read more

Is this review helpful?


Blush - Jordana Cosmetics - Tawny Beige

4.0
Created with Sketch.

Nov/05/2014

This shade is the warmer version of sandalwood pink which is a tad too cool toned for my complexion - this is the perfect blend of rose/beige/brown and mauve with a hint of peach but no orangeness - so tawny is a good description. It is a shade less peach than my Elizabeth Arden 'Sunblush' and just a fraction brighter/deeper than my Clinique Mocha Pink - the formula is actually more …Read more

2 of 2 people found this helpful. Did you?


Blush - REVLON - Powder Blush - Naughty Nude

5.0
Created with Sketch.

Oct/23/2014

My HG apricot pink blush - not orangey and perfect for my fair skin. I usually shy away from peachy blushes as they always look to orange but this is the perfect enough pink and brown - almost a muted salmon pink. The sheen is just enough to give a glowy contoured look but not at all glittery or sparkly. Formula is fab - unlike the old Revlon blushes from the previous line which were terrible …Read more

5 of 5 people found this helpful. Did you?


Lipstick - Maybelline New York - Color Sensational The Buffs Lip Color - Nude Lust

5.0
Created with Sketch.

Oct/23/2014

This colour is pretty much exact to 'tantalizing taupe 725' which was released here in NZ - however I have got a hold of one of each and this shade is just a fraction more peachy than the taupe and hence a tad more wearable than the taupe though I love both - such amazing pale nudes for fair skin!

3 of 4 people found this helpful. Did you?