Product Reviews by vaigai

Eyeliner - Marc Jacobs - Highliner Gel Crayon Eyeliner - Blacquer

2.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Apr/19/2018

Loved the twinkle pop shadow stick so I got this, and it SUCKS. Consistency is supposed to be gel but dries out quickly and requires multiple "draggy" passes to build colour. Irritating on the waterline. I have black (plus various minis of the black for free from Sephora) and a full size navy colour as well. Will not repurchase!!!!

3 of 3 people found this helpful. Did you?


Polishes - Essie - Tribal Text-Styles

5.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Apr/13/2018

Beautiful witchy colour! Would buy again! Goes on opaque in 2-3 coats. Used with Seche Vite. Pretty durable. Usual Essie brush so not especially great or standout but A+ black with fine thick silver shimmer resulting in a smoke grey :)

1 of 1 people found this helpful. Did you?


Lotions/ Creams - Garnier - Intensive 7 Days Conditioning Lotion

5.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Jan/15/2018

I filched this from my mom while I was visiting home (just needed *any* lotion) and it worked surprisingly great. Not sure about 7 days, but in a dry prairie winter even lasting 24 hours is impressive and this for sure does. Both the cocoa butter and the aloe scents and formulas are great. I 'boost' my lotions with macadamia oil, which blends amazingly well in this and makes it HG …Read more

Is this review helpful?


Misc Beauty Tools - Unlisted Brand - Amope Pedi Perfect

4.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Jan/08/2018

My mom got this for me, and she has a habit of impulse buying random stuff that may or may not be good - I was *pretty* skeptical. That being said.. its actually a pretty decent product.
Works pretty well to smooth rough edges and hard calluses on <<dry>> feet. I would use this before a shower or before soaking your feet. I used to get fairly regular pedicures but have stopped …
Read more

2 of 2 people found this helpful. Did you?


Masks - Deciem - The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution

5.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Oct/11/2017

When I first found out about The Ordinary, I went a bit spend happy and tried out a bunch of their products. Over time, most of them haven't really panned out to be great. The vitamin C serum and this peeling solution are probably the best value. This stuff is like a much more expensive peel - its 'gentle' enough to be used 1 - 2/week, has obvious but not dramatic results, and is a …Read more

19 of 19 people found this helpful. Did you?


Skincare - Face - Deciem - The Ordinary Lactic Acid 10% + HA 2%

3.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Jul/03/2017

I usually like products from The Ordinary, so I thought I'd give this a try. I have very oily/acne-prone skin and am not an acid newbie. I usually use the Neostrata 8% glycolic acid toner (an HG! but $$) so I thought I'd try this.

Packaging: I personally like the dropper bottles. I think they look simple, they work well, are sanitary, are ?hopefully recyclable - definitely …
Read more

5 of 5 people found this helpful. Did you?


Lipstick - Rituel de Fille - Enchanted Lip Sheer - Blackthorn

4.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Jun/19/2017

This is my third RdF product. I got a sample first and liked it a lot.

Packaging: much smaller product than expected, but same black plastic with subtle stars. Looks nice. Just a regular twist up tube.

Application: This stuff goes on DARK. Looks much like the picture, described as a deep ripe blackberry stain. Accurate. The application is a bit patchy, despite exfoliating …
Read more

2 of 2 people found this helpful. Did you?


Blush - Rituel de Fille - Inner Glow Creme Pigment - Frenzy

5.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Jun/19/2017

I decided to try RdF products because the concept was awesome and their colours unique. I have separate reviews for their Ash and Ember eye soot and the Enchanted Lip Sheer.

The inner glow creme pigment is basically a cream blush. The colours can be used for eyes and lips as well.

Packaging: comes in an elegant plastic compact with its own mirror. Good size for travel and …
Read more

7 of 7 people found this helpful. Did you?


Eye Shadow - Rituel de Fille - Ash and Ember Eye Soot

4.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

Jun/19/2017

I want to love this. The brand is awesome, and the idea of imbuing makeup with a sense of magic, purpose, and ritual is super cool! The colours are fantastic. I got a bunch of samples (recommend this - to try out the colours in real life, worth the minimal fee) and then got Serpent de Mer, described by them as "a dramatic burnt taupe with a hint of violet and subtle metallic bronze …Read more

6 of 6 people found this helpful. Did you?


Lipstick - Sephora Collection - Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick (All Shades)

5.0
Created with Sketch.
fromvaigai

May/10/2017

I just ate POUTINE and my lipstick is still on. That should be my whole review! I never owned a liquid lipstick before (well for dance when I was a kid, those stay forever lipsticks that needed a separate topcoat... they sucked), and almost on a whim I bought this. I work as a surgeon so I can't wear lipstick when I'm in the OR because it transfers to the mask and makes me look like …Read more

12 of 12 people found this helpful. Did you?