Product Reviews by riotkitty

Hair Treatments - Olaplex - Olaplex step 3 (Home treatment)

5.0
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8 days ago

So my hair isn't chemically treated but it is wavy to curly (2c) and prone to split ends and frizz. I had seen a lot of reviews from curly-haired people saying this was great for enhancing curl patterns similar to a protein treatment but better. Since I started using it, my curl pattern has more springy, more consistent and I have a lot less frizz. I was using it once a week but now I'm …Read more

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Brows - Anastasia Beverly Hills - Dipbrow Gel

5.0
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2 months ago

I needed to replace my latest tube of Glossier Boy Brow and I heard about this and picked it up at my local Ulta. I was initially attracted to it because of the color selection as the Boy Brow in brown is a little too light for me but black looks to dark. I got this in dark brown and its a good match. This is great stuff. It holds, defines and adds some thickness just as well if not better than …Read more

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Liquid - Sephora Collection - 10 HR Wear Perfection Foundation

5.0
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6 months ago

Edit 3/15/19: This has earned its 5th lippie. Its been a couple months now and no breakouts whatsoever from this, no irritation and the color match looks really good on me in photos. I don't always sheer it out anymore, instead I just put it on straight where I need it and really blend it out. As long as my skin is moisturized and primed, it doesn't break up or flake. Between this and …Read more

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Mascara - Glossier - Lash Slick Mascara

5.0
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Jun/25/2018

Before I found this, my HG mascara for the last 4 years has been Urban Decay Perversion. My goal has been thick fluttery, lashes with no clumps that look like hair. I could achieve that with Perversion as long as I was careful, but if I wasn't I would sometimes get a clumpy look. What I'm trying to avoid with mascara is that waxy, 10 lashes stuck together look. When I first heard about …Read more

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Eye Shadow - Glossier - Lidstar

4.0
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Jun/25/2018

So as a disclaimer, I kind of got these for free. I had bought a new Skin Tint and then Glossier changed their formula and issued me a credit. I can't use the new formula because of the new ingredients so I got 2 Lidstars instead. I got Fawn, the taupe-y purple and Herb the greenish gold. Out of the two, Fawn performs better. its smoother, easier to blend and looks more even. Herb is a …Read more

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Sunscreen - EltaMD - UV Elements Broad-Spectrum SPF44 Tinted

5.0
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May/09/2018

I give this a 5 because its the best sunscreen I've used so far, but real talk, I hate sunscreen, especially in the dry winters where I live. That said I wear this everyday. Its a big improvement from the Elta MD Physical 41 that I had been using for years before I found this. The Elements is a bit more moisturizing, and has a creamier, more elegant texture. The tint is about the same, no …Read more

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Moisturizers - No Brand (DIY or homemade) - Squalane Oil (Olive Derived)

5.0
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Feb/21/2018

This review is for Timeless Squalane which is olive derived. When I run out of this I buy it I may go with an ingredient supplier like Making Cosmetics or try the Ordinary's Squalene because its cheaper.
I love this stuff. Pretty much all oils except mineral break me out but I had used some other products in the past like moisturizers and foundations that had squalane that my skin was …
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Foundations - Dermablend - flawless creator foundation drops

4.0
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Jan/25/2018

Edit 3/16/18: I ended up going back to the 35w (Utla must hate me) because the 30n looked ashy when mixed with suncreen which is what I wanted this for. I also tried using a stronger moisturizer (a light layer of Vaseline after my moisturizing serums before Boot Protect and Perfect Intense as a moisturizing primer/serum) and the tightness was reduced and the finish became more natural than matte …Read more

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Treatments (Face) - Deciem - The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

5.0
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Jan/24/2018

I got this as a scalp treatment and a possible alternative to my current 5% niacinamide serum (Stratia Rewind), but where this really shines is as a spot treatment for active acne. I tried putting on my whole face one evening and it really dried out my skin but I did notice the the acne I had shrank quite a bit. Since then, I've stuck the Rewind for all over my face, and only use this a …Read more

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Lipstick - Kat Von D - Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Double Dare

5.0
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Dec/08/2017

I've tried many KVD Everlasting lipsticks but this is the only one so far that I've repurchased. On my NC25 coloring its a warm, muted pinky shade that brightens my face up and looks good year round (I like more muted nude shades in the winter, and brighter shades in the summer). Also not all KVD lipsticks are created equal and this is one better ones in that the pigment is even, so …Read more

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