Product Reviews by mauvellous

Eye Shadow - Urban Decay - Buck

5.0
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Sep/19/2013

This is a colour that's easy to overlook compared to UD's extensive shadow range, but once you try it, you'll see how versatile this shade can be - the perfect matte brown that's not only pigmented, but works wonders as a brow or crease shade.

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Masks - The Body Shop - Honey & Oat 3-in-1 Scrub Mask

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Aug/17/2012

Wish I read reviews here before buying because it felt as though it was burning my skin, particularly on my cheeks (I'm combination-dry). Scent is nice, though. But I can't bear to throw it away, so now I'm using it as a shaving cream.

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Blush - benefit Cosmetics - Benetint

3.0
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Aug/08/2012

A rosy flush that takes practice to apply. What I do is put a stripe on one cheek, dip it again in the bottle, and apply another stripe on the opposite side. Then I close the bottle quickly and blend ASAP. Works like a charm in my morning routine, looks good enough on my bare skin (my goal at 6am isn't to look perfect, just alive), and lasts from 9-5 with some fading. Yes, it stains fingers …Read more

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Primer/ Corrector - Hourglass Cosmetics - Veil Mineral Primer SPF 15

5.0
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Aug/05/2012

This primer is amazing! My foundation stays put without fading and doesn't leave me in a shiny mess. I had it on yesterday in the blistering heat and once I got home, I barely noticed any shine/oilness on my face. While it does leave a white cast on my face (foundations do look lighter on top of this), smells alot like Nars' Eyeshadow Base*, and is quite expensive, I'm willing …Read more

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Lips - Urban Decay - Super Saturated High Gloss Lip Color ALL SHADES

4.0
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Aug/05/2012

I own one in Punch Drunk and it's the most amazing coral orange. Full on bold colour without being the least bit drying, and incredibly glossy. There's a funny smell to it (reminds me of brie rinds), but that disappears after application. My only gripe is that this should be a lipstick or packaged in a swivel-like container (à la Tarte LipSurgence) so I could avoid wasting the colour …Read more

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Lipstick - Buxom - Full On Lip Stick

2.0
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Aug/05/2012

Have two in Amsterdam (rosy nude) and Milan ("spiced" apricot). Great colours, no shimmer, but the cooling effect was too much for my lips. It made my lips so cold that when I removed the lip colour, I'd end up with darker, almost purplish lips.

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Lips - Yves Saint Laurent - Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain (All Shades)

4.0
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Aug/05/2012

Have one in 12 Corail Fauve and I really like it. It definitely is a "glossy stain", and despite the initial stickiness, it wears well. After eating/drinking the glossiness of the colour fades, but a decent stain remains. It can be applied in layers for a more true-to-bottle colour, but I find after the second layer, I'm good to go.

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Crème - benefit Cosmetics - Some Kind-A Gorgeous

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Aug/05/2012

Terrible product. It's very greasy, made me look cakey on the normal parts of my skin, and accentuated the dry areas. Not to mention, the medium shade is a tad too orange for my NC25 skintone.

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Lip Gloss - benefit Cosmetics - Ultra Plush Lip Gloss

5.0
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Jul/28/2012

Own one in Dallas and I love it. Asides from its slick and non-sticky texture, the colour is amazing. It's a warm rose colour, not anywhere as cool as its powder counterpart, and works for MLBB look. Had I gotten one of the sheerer shades, I might've knocked off one star, but this one is just perfect that it's my new HG.

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