Product Reviews by bobloblaw

Eyeliner - Kat Von D - Tattoo Liner

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Jun/28/2015

Wow. I very rarely feel compelled to write a review slamming a particular product but this one is just so horrible that I can't help it. Kat Von D's tattoo liner is one of those cult favorite products that everyone and their mother seems to revere. When it comes to cult products in general, I'm usually able to either a) appreciate the product as much as the impassioned masses or b) …Read more

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Lipstick - Sephora Collection - Luster Matte Long Wear Lip Color

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Aug/14/2014

I really like these for what they are, particularly for the price price, but they're not my absolute favorite lip product on the market.

I picked up the shade "Cranberry" because I was craving a deep wine-red at the end of June even though we were firmly in the summer months, a time of orange- and watermelon-red shades. What can I say, sometimes I love shades like …
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Lipstick - NARS Cosmetics - Satin Lip Pencils

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Aug/10/2014

I'm very much in love with the NARS Satin Lip Pencils and at the same time I despise them.

Texturally, the Satin Lip Pencils are phenomenal compared to their sisters--the Velvet Matte lip pencils. Where those feel dry and slowly drain my lips of any moisture as the day wears on, the satin lip pencils are creamy and comfortable. I can wear them endlessly and my lips aren't …
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Eye Shadow - MAC Cosmetics - Paint Pot - Soft Ochre

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Feb/16/2014

For reference: My skin tone is NC37-40. I have dark hair and dark eyes. In the winter my skin is combo/dry, which is a combination of prescription acne medication and the cold weather, whereas my skin is very oily in the summer.

I just don't get the hype for this product. To my knowledge, it's marketed as a eyeshadow base to make your eyeshadow go on more vibrant while also …
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Eye Shadow - MAC Cosmetics - Satin - Orb

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Feb/07/2014

MAC Orb is the little eyeshadow that could for me. It looks like the most boring thing in the pan, in the same vein of Brule or Blanc Type etc, but it transforms completely on the face.

Initially when the sales associate had suggested the shade I looked at her like she was nuts. All I saw was an off-white color that was sure to look stark against my NC37ish skin tone. I was in the …
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Eye Shadow - Urban Decay - Easy Baked

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Oct/26/2013

For reference: I sit around NC 35-40ish most of the year. I have dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.

I bought Easy Baked on a whim at Sephora six or so months ago and I have easily worn it at least 5x a week since then. Easy Baked is a gorgeous brightening, light beige-y bronze. Think if MAC Ricepaper was more metallic and also had a browner undertone. It's not as dark or as …
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Lipstick - Maybelline New York - Color Sensational Vivids Lipcolor - Vibrant Mandarin

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May/26/2013

Some facts to know:
-My skin tone is somewhere around NC37. In the summer, I'll tan up to NC40-42. I have yellow/olive undertones.
-I have deep brown hair and eyes.
-For lip colors, I prefer orange- or red-based corals, tomato-reds, neutral reds, warm pinks and warmer-leaning berries.
-My lips are moderately pigmented and extremely dry. I can only tolerate a select few …
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Crème - REVLON - ColorStay Whipped Crème Makeup

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Aug/15/2012

For reference I have:

-combo-oily skin in the winter/oil-slick skin in the summer
-extremely cystic acne-prone skin which is mostly controlled by prescription medications
-a skin tone that ranges from nc30-35 at my palest to nc40-42 at my darkest

Packaging: Revlon CS Whipped comes in a glass jar with a plastic stopper that prevents product from sliding into the cap …
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Liquid - L'Oreal Paris - True Match Super-Blendable Makeup SPF 17

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Feb/06/2012

I have such a love-hate relationship with this product. On the one hand, this foundation has the best color selection in the drugstore--W6 is my *exact* match when I'm tanned in the summer, it's incredibly blendable, it feels lightweight on my skin, it doesn't break me out--especially because practically everything else does. On the other hand, this product has shimmer which makes …Read more

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Liquid - Maybelline New York - SuperStay 24HR Makeup - New Version [DISCONTINUED]

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Feb/06/2012

I initially liked this foundation because it's one of the few drugstore foundations that doesn't break me out (the other being L'Oreal True Match). I can actually sleep in this foundation, wash it off next morning and not experience a single breakout. It has very little in the way of oil control capabilities but very few products do. Unfortunately this product is getting such a low …Read more

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