Product Reviews by lechickpea

Fragrances - MAC Cosmetics - Velvet Teddy Shadescent

5.0
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3 months ago

Genuinely shocked at there being several negative reviews of this scent. I had to sign in to give my honest opinion. This fragrance is SO good- I sprayed my shirt the other day, and had to stop myself from putting my nose in it to take a big whiff! Absolutely signature scent worthy, and IMO unisex. You need to give it about a minute to let it bloom on your skin, but that lush, rich honey note …Read more

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Liquid - NYX Professional Makeup - Can't Stop Won't Stop Full Coverage Foundation

3.0
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4 months ago

What is the point of making a ridiculously longwearing foundation if it doesn't look GOOD by the end of the day? Yes it's still *there*, even through a 15 hour day, but I genuinely feel self conscious of how strange this looks on my face as time goes by. I actually like that this is ridiculously matte, because my oils need something hardcore for hot summer days and long, busy work …Read more

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Lip Treatments - NIVEA - Lip Butter

5.0
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Apr/06/2018

I love this balm, recently repurchased this in the vanilla & macadamia version. It's so thick but comfortable on the lips, and wonderfully emollient- dry, chapped lips immediately feel softened.

A thick coating of this every night helps get me through the cold, Canadian winters.

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Lipstick - RIMMEL - Moisture Renew Lipstick

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Mar/07/2018

For me, the perfect lipstick formula has to strike the right balance- not too moisturizing/slippery, and not too drying and uncomfortable. I want a bullet lipstick to easily glide on, provide great colour opacity, feel good on the lips, but also feel safe and secure that they won't smudge and smear.

Well, Rimmel did NOT hit that sweet spot for me with this line. This is way way …
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Eye Shadow - Urban Decay - Eyeshadow - X

5.0
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Feb/07/2018

This is a really special eyeshadow in my collection. When I want a no-brainer, pretty, feminine and flattering eye look this is the shade I like to go to for all over the lid. The gorgeous shimmer paired with the soft peachy colour has the effect of making your eyes look bigger and more wide awake and well rested. It's also very nicely pigmented and it's really quick to get the …Read more

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Liquid - Maybelline New York - FIT Me Foundation (Matte + Poreless)

2.0
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Apr/18/2017

I will use this up because I'm cheap, but definitely not repurchase. I have severe acne scarring/bumps along my lower cheeks/jawline, and texture all over my forehead. This is simply not flattering on textured skin. I appreciate that the palest shade (110 porcelain) is truly pale, likely the very palest you can buy at the drugstore. I also like the matte finish, and find it to be relatively …Read more

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Eyeliner - Urban Decay - 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil - Perversion

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Feb/27/2017

It feels very harsh to give this pencil a 1 star, but the reality is that it sits unused in my collection for a reason. While Perversion may glide across the back of your hand smoothly when you swatch it in store, it DOES NOT go on smoothly or easily over my eyeshadow looks.

I simply do not have this problem with my favourite brand of pencil eyeliners that I have tried- Milani. With …
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Concealers - RIMMEL - Wake Me Up Concealer

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Jan/08/2017

I'm scrolling down and seeing several reviews that say this product has "good coverage." I must be in crazytown because this to me has very light coverage- even lighter than, say, Maybelline Instant Age Rewind (to try and compare to a popular DS concealer) which I also found to be rather light coverage. While I appreciate that this stuff doesn't exaggerate lines around the …Read more

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Concealers - MAC Cosmetics - Select Moisturecover

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May/09/2016

I'm looking forward to using this up and being done with it. I bought this for use underneath my eyes, which like for many people, tends to be an area that can look dry. I thought that a nice moisturizing concealer would be a good choice so as not to emphasize creases and wrinkles.

While I am happy to report that this doesn't emphasize dryness and wrinkles, unfortunately it …
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Skincare - Face - Physicians Formula - Argan Wear Ultra Nourishing Argan Oil

5.0
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Feb/14/2016

This stuff is fabulous- pure argan oil and absolutely nothing else added. I add a few drops to my moisturizer at night to make it more emollient for winter, and it had been so useful for me. I wake up in the morning with much softer, smoother skin than I otherwise would, and my makeup lays so much nicer now that my skin doesn't have as many issues with flaking and dry patches. It's an …Read more

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