Product Reviews by emmanade

Pressed Powders - RIMMEL - Stay Matte Pressed Powder

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12 months ago

My HG powder. For context, I do not wear foundation (only undereye concealer) but use this instead as foundation.

- Cannot beat the price (usually around $4)
- Buildable coverage
- Natural finish

- Packaging can be an issue, mostly because i have cracked the lid so many times by stepping on it. However, if I didn't leave my makeup on the …
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Brows - No Brand (DIY or homemade) - Castor Oil

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Alright so avoiding profanities will be hard for me here because I got a lot to say. If you want my simple SFW review, I'll list the pros/cons at the end for you.

For some background: I had no intention of buying some fancy ass organic ass expensive ass oil for my eyebrows. So I bought Meijer brand Castor Oil, in the laxative aisle. It was cheap (like $3?) for a huge ass bottle …
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Gels/ Soaps - Shea Moisture - Organic African Black Soap

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After reading glowing reviews for oily/acne prone skin, I decided to give this a go. I had previously been using the Neutrogena Clear Pore Cleanser/Mask which initially cleared up my acne years ago but now has just plateaued in effectiveness.
I cut a slice of the chunk and have been storing the small slice in a mini tupperware container. I have been using this morning and night, however …
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Cleansers - Cetaphil - Daily Facial Cleanser (Normal to Oily Skin)

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My dermatologist recommended this for my acne-prone, oily face.
In combination with the Daily Moisturizer twice a day and an apaldene cream, I'm proud to say that my face has almost completely cleared up!
This product is handy because it has a pump, and has lasted me a while... Lathers well, gets rid of my oilies..

The only downside is that …

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Powder - L'Oreal Paris - Bare Naturale Powdered Mineral Foundation

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I wanted a nice, light coverage since I'm young, and I like to use natural products but...

It Made my skin cakey, and ghostly... The packaging is HORRIBLE, the brush picks up too much product and coats my face. It made me look way too old.
So I tried to turn it into a liquid foundation by adding some water a bit of it, and it was decent :/

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