Product Reviews by judiness

Lipstick - Besame Cosmetics - 1933 Lipstick - Merlot

5.0
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5 months ago

This is a fantastic lipstick. On my fair neutral skin it looks like a rich burgundy shade with a bit of a pink undertone without looking too berry. It's dryer and less brown than red velvet. It's dry enough that it stays in place, which I appreciate given the depth if the shade, but creamy enough so it does not tug or bleed.

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Blush - NARS Cosmetics - Liquid Blush

5.0
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10 months ago

I'm NC10 with yellow undertones and I went for the luster shade which is by far the least intense one. Unlike a lot of reviewer I think you can control the amount pretty well with the pump I do a bit less than half a pump and that's enough for both cheeks. This is a nice matte apricot shade. The staying power is great and it does melt into your foundation. I sometimes mix it with a bit …Read more

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Highlighters - BECCA - Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter - Vanilla Quartz

5.0
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Jul/13/2018

Believe all the hype you read about this shade it's that good. For reference my skin tone is between nc10 to nc20 depending on the season and if I am self tanning or not, but I think this shade would look gorgeous on more tan skin tones as well.

This is a wonderful shade that would suit different undertones, it's not too warm nor too cool. It's hard to find highlightes …
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Shampoo - OGX - Intensely Invigorating Eucalyptus Mint Shampoo

5.0
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Apr/16/2017

This is absolutely my HG shampoo. For reference I have oily hair with dandruff that has a balayage. I have very oily roots, an itchy scalp and dry ends. I absolutely can't stand moisturizing shampoos as they make my scalp extra itchy. Dandruff is caused by an overproduction of oil so I need something that rinses clean.

This shampoo is absolutely fantastic. The artificial fragrance …
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Shampoo - Living Proof - Full Shampoo

4.0
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Apr/14/2017

I have seborrhea and this is the first sulphate free shampoo that I try that I find decent. I till prefer a gentle sulphate shampoo over this, but this is gentle enough and rinses clean. It's good to use in a rotation alternate between that and my HG shampoo with sulphate OGX eucalyptus mint.Volume wise I never really see much difference with shampoo it's more in the styling products …Read more

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Hair Treatments - Living Proof - Satin Hair Serum

3.0
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Apr/08/2017

I am currently trying sample size of living proof products and got a small size of this in a kit.

Even though this product isn't for me I would say that it pretty much does what it claims to do (add softeness, shine and reducing frizz). However there are far better products from living proof (and some traditional silicone products) that does the same and are more adapted to my …
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Makeup Brushes - MAC Cosmetics - #187 Duo Fiber Face Brush (Stippling, Skunk Brush)

4.0
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Dec/14/2015

I agree with every comments that says that this brush sheds, because it does! I think this is really pointless with liquids and a good buffing brush or sponge is far less work. I bought it maybe 5 years ago when skunk brushes were all the rage.

However, I really like this brush for powder. I have very dry skin that tends to be flaky and this brush is extremely soft on the skin and does …
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Primer/ Corrector - CLINIQUE - Redness Solutions Daily Protective Base

3.0
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May/12/2015

I've been using this product for about a month and I have to agree with most of the rating on this. This is thick, hard to blend and somewhat chalky in texture. It does have a bad smell too (but I appreciate that there is no added fragrance). I muist say though that it's not irritating and it helps toning down the redness. It's not moisturizing enough on his own. I apply a very …Read more

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Blush - Illamasqua - Powder Blusher - Naked Rose

3.0
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Mar/30/2015

I hate to be the negative voice amongst rave reviews, but this blush is so-so.

The color is a beautiful neutral beige pale pink and the blush is very pigmented. The reason why I'm not so crazy about it is that it feels much more like pure pigments than a sophisticated blush formula. It is very powdery a bit too matte (and I like matte blushes) and it sits very flat on the skin …
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Liquid - MAC Cosmetics - Studio Sculpt SPF 15 Foundation

2.0
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Mar/20/2015

This is probably the worst foundation I have ever tried. I have dry sensitive skin with a lot of redness. Most heavier coverage foundation are quite matte which is not good for dry skin and I had high hopes for this.

On the postives the NC15 color is brilliant and paler than most NC15 from other foundations. You also get 40ml and the packaging is really practical.

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