Product Reviews by isavella

Powder - CLINIQUE - Almost Powder Makeup SPF 15

5.0
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7 days ago

I’ve pretty much gone through every powder foundation on the market, and this one is definitely up there. I’m going to be thorough since powder foundations are tricky! First, I’ll go through the cons. The biggest one is the shade range—there are only 3 offered in-store at my Ulta, and 6 total. Luckily I found a SPOT-ON match, but it’s definitely a flaw since this powder does have actual …Read more

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Lipstick - Bobbi Brown - Crushed Lip Color - Angel

4.0
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12 days ago

This formula is supposed to impart a “lived-in look and balm-like hydration” aka a blotted lip/stain type situation. I got this free with a Birchbox subscription (it’s $29 otherwise). The shade Angel probably wouldn’t have been my 1st choice, but it’s surprisingly beautiful—a medium pinky coral, very brightening and fresh. This is honestly different from any other lipstick I’ve tried. It’s …Read more

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Lipstick - NARS Cosmetics - Lipstick - Barbarella

5.0
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13 days ago

In my neverending quest for the perfect pale peach I have turned to sheer formulations since the margin for error is much lower. In one of my google searches, Nars Barbarella was mentioned, and since the sheer Nars lipsticks are basically my favorites, I was 100% on board. Except you can’t buy it in stores. So I got it off the Nars website. ANYWAY. It’s incredible and everything I wanted and now …Read more

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Lip Gloss - Anastasia Beverly Hills - Lip Gloss - Amber

4.0
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13 days ago

I was pleasantly surprised by this lip gloss. I found it at Marshalls for $6, so def worth THAT price, but the Anastasia glosses are generally $16 which I think is really decent for a higher end brand. Amber is a very warm light terracotta shade. It’s still in the “nude” fam for me but just barely. I got it in winter and it looked nearly orange on my pale olive skin, but now that I have warmed up …Read more

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Blush - Glossier - Cloud Paint Seamless Cheek Color

5.0
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17 days ago

Honestly I didn’t think I would like this. Blush is one of my necessities to look alive (olive skinned people say hiiii) so I take it Very Seriously. I also have oily skin. Anyhow, curiosity got the best of me and I picked up a Cloud Paint in Dusk. It’s a nude-tan-rose-peach? Def akin to a contour shade but with more rose to it. It’s perfect for medium to darker skin tones. I do generally put a …Read more

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Lip Gloss - MAC Cosmetics - Lipglass - Best Teddy

5.0
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18 days ago

This gloss is perfection. I’ve always loved MAC lipglasses, but this is one of the new formula shades and it has all the benefits while fixing some of the problems. Meant to match Velvet Teddy lipstick, this gloss is a rosy caramel nude with great opacity, texture, and staying power. Glossy but not shimmery. It’s thick and sticky like my old lipglasses but with a glide and comfort they never had …Read more

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Liquid - REVLON - PhotoReady Candid Natural Finish Anti-Pollution Foundation

2.0
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1 month ago

I wore this for a week until I removed it last night to a face full of pimples and decided to stop lol. It's inexpensive (tho the amount you get is NOT a lot), easy & sanitary pump tube packaging, I found a great color match (sand beige, which always works for me in Revlon foundations across the board, I'll give them that), and I genuinely loved the finish and performance. It was …Read more

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Lip Liners - wet n wild - Perfect Pout Gel Lip Liner

3.0
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1 month ago

Super inexpensive (about $3). I have “Bare to Comment” which is a nude...kinda. The shades are curious—there aren’t really any universal shades, or any that would work on more than just one specific lipstick. Very odd choices, tbh. BUT! The gel texture is weightless, and sinks in. I fill in my lips, let it set, and top with gloss. I like it because it is seriously low-texture, and lasts a long …Read more

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Lipstick - NARS Cosmetics - Belle De Jour

4.0
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2 months ago

I forgot I had this and just rediscovered it! I have olive skin with dark features and very pigmented lips, so nudes are tough. Belle du Jour is a sheer honey beige with a milky quality that is 100% neutral to my eye, but if I had to pick I’d say it is more warm than cool. The elegant formula is balmy and easy to apply, with nice slip. It’s sheer enough to not wash me out, and opaque enough to …Read more

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Fragrances - Coty - Jovan Island Gardenia

4.0
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2 months ago

Cheap; smells gorgeous on; I even love the retro-tacky bottle. Creamy, addictive gardenia! I just wish it would last more than 2 hours on me. And I only care because I really love it.

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