Product Reviews by ambodidi

Concealers - NARS Cosmetics - Radiant Creamy Concealer

4.0
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Jun/26/2018

I have had dark circles for years and they have only got worse with age. Nars Creamy Concealer is the right consistency, not so thin as not to have any pigmentation, not so thick as to not be blendable and settle into my fine lines-unless I overdo it.. I like the colour range-I use Macadamia, but earlier I mixed Ginger and Custard (now wondering what that would taste like, probably pretty …Read more

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Loose Powders - Australis - Ready Set Go Finishing Powder

5.0
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Jun/20/2014

I've been looking for a setting powder for some time-I've tried only a few. This one is cheap-it's under AU$10 on sale. It's pure silica, has no shimmer and doesn't settle into my still fine lines under the eyes like the Clinique powders did. It works really well to set foundation and concealer and take away shine. I use it with a Real Techniques powder brush, and I only …Read more

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Lip Treatments - KORRES Natural Products - Lip Scrub

4.0
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Jan/19/2013

My lips are almost always dry. Because I like lipstick, rather than tinted lipgloss (and if you wear matte or long-wearing lipsticks, this kind of product is a necessity), I find am ugly film on my lips that's hard to get rid of without picking at my lips. I don't like picking at my skin, so I have trialled a few scrubs. The sugar and olive oil doesn't work for me-possibly the …Read more

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Treatments (Face) - Perricone MD - Vitamin C Ester 15

5.0
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Jan/12/2013

I've been using Vitamin C products of some sort or another for at least 8 years, if not longer. I used to use Skinceuticals and then IsClinicals Vitamin C serum. Both are excellent in themselves, but this one is on another level altogether. It not only helps with brightening and evening out skin tone like the others did, and it does it better too, it has a visible firming effect. Do not …Read more

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Moisturizers - trilogy - Ultra Hydrating Face Cream

5.0
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Dec/28/2012

I've been using this cream for about 6 weeks now. I usually use even heavier creams, but thought I would try this for the summer. And I love it. It doesn't make my skin feel greasy, but it's not dry at all in a few hours time like it is with most moisturisers, It doesn't leave my skin too slippery for makeup as, say, an oil or pawpaw cream might (yes,my skin is that dry) …Read more

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Polishes - China Glaze - Nail Lacquer - Re-Fresh Mint

3.0
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Dec/25/2012

Beautiful colour, the first time I've worn anything like this but began to chip and peel on day 2 and it was a pain to apply, bubbles galore if you're not careful, and very streaky. I suspect streaks show up much more easily if you apply light shades on darker skin. It needed 3 coats on all fingers and 4 on a couple to even out the strokes.Worth it for a one-off, but not if you want it …Read more

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Treatments (Face) - Perricone MD - Cold Plasma - Face

5.0
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Apr/22/2012

As several reviewers have commented, yes, the smell is foul, but I've got used to it, and I always follow it with other products, so I can't smell it after that.I have already bought this product a few times, and I'm now using it twice a day.
This works within a couple of weeks to slightly tighten and lift. At this stage, that's all I need- I stopped using it for 6 …
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Concealers - MAKE UP FOR EVER - Lift Concealer

3.0
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Dec/18/2011

I had high hopes for this concealer, having read many positive reviews on MUA and elsewhere. In its favour, it blends beautifully and doesn't look cakey or settle into fine lines. Unfortunately it just didn't do enough for me. I have dark undereye circles, and I can barely tell the difference when I put it under one eye and not the other. I don't think it actually makes the …Read more

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Concealers - Clé de Peau Beauté - Concealer (All Shades)

4.0
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Sep/09/2011

I have really dark undereye circles; they're a result of my genes and ethnicity, irregular sleeping habits, constant stress, and chronic sinusitis. I have to wear concealer, it's not optional. Before this, my favourite was Make Up for Ever Full cover, and I still think it's pretty good, but this is better.
I have to mix Miel/Honey and Beige or use the beige on top of the …
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Treatments (Face) - trilogy - Age Proof Nutrient Plus Firming Serum

5.0
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Nov/20/2010

I was more than a little sceptical when I first bought this serum- I thought nothing could actually firm the skin, and if something did, it would come out of a sci-fi type lab and cost the earth. It turns out I was wrong on all counts. Trilogy Age Proof Firming Serum does firm noticeably. I can see the difference- if I had to quantify it, I'd say it was probably 20 or 30%. It also hydrates …Read more

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