Product Reviews by lucygirl

Liquid - Dior - Diorskin Forever Perfect Makeup Broad Spectrum 35

5.0
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17 days ago

Wow, I'm in love! This foundation is perfect for my normal/dry skin. And the color, 1N, is perfect match (no pink, no yellow).

I went through two bottles of Nars Sheer Glow before trying this. I liked the Nars, but I had a hard time finding a perfect color match (you know how that goes). My Sephora MUA steered me toward Dior, and the rest is history.

This foundation lasts …
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Polishes - OPI - Nail Lacquer - Barre My Soul

5.0
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1 month ago

I've been searching for a sheer pale pink polish that doesn't streak. Like many women, I already have a LOT of polishes bought over the years and abandoned for one reason or another. After searching online for way too long the other day, I took a look at my old polishes. I found a bottle of Barre My Soul, and damn--it looked promising! I put on one coat, and was wowed. After a day of …Read more

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Treatments (Face) - Unlisted Brand - Retin A Cream

5.0
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2 months ago

I have a different approach to Retin-A use than others, and it works great.

My facial skin is very good for a 61 YO woman, but my decolletage doesn't look great (sun damage). Over the years, I've tried Retin-A a few times, but always quit because of irritation. Late last year, I talked to my dermatologist about this, and he gave me a prescription for .025. (Insurance companies …
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Sunscreen - Paula's Choice - RESIST Skin Restoring Moisturizer with SPF 50

3.0
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3 months ago

I resisted Paula's Choice Resist for a long time. I've had bad experiences with moisturizers with any amount of SPF. But I got a sample of the Resist sans sunscreen. It's amazing, but it's too moisturizing for day time. So I went to my nearby N department store and talked to the Paula's Choice people. They assured me the SPF 50 wouldn't bother me.

Wow, they …
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Moisturizers - CLINIQUE - Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel

1.0
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4 months ago

EDIT:
Sadly, I must change my original rave review to one star. As a few other dry-skinned reviewers have said, this product does nothing to moisturize. It soaks in immediately and my skin then feels smooth and tight. At first, I thought this was just efficiency. Then I went through a couple weeks of using this then applying foundation (Dior)... then going through a day of flaky, ugly skin. I …
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Moisturizers - Kiehl's - Ultra Facial Moisturizer

2.0
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5 months ago

I gave this a try, but alas, no go. It seems to moisturize nicely when I first put it on, but my face is shiny by 2 p.m. This also means that my foundation starts to disappear. Yesterday I got four samples of other products from Sephora--will post a review if anything wows me.

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Brows - NYX Professional Makeup - Micro Brow Pencil

4.0
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7 months ago

I wanted to find a dupe for the $30 Trish McEvoy Precision Brow Shaper in Natural (which is actually a soft brown). Sure enough, NYX in Ash Brown is the closest match I could find. I like it a lot--similar color and formulation. And it's got a nice spoolie brush (esp. compared to Sephora brand's lame "comb").

I also tried Taupe, which looks like a soft brown on the …
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Liquid - NARS Cosmetics - Sheer Glow Foundation

5.0
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8 months ago

A year or two ago, I bought this in Santa Fe. Nars has a lot of colors, but the MUA and I decided this was the most flattering. Not a "perfect" match for my very pale face, but a nice kiss of the sun. Subtle, so it works well, even in winter.

Unfortunately after using that one a few months, I decided it just didn't work for me. It seemed so fake! You know those women …
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