Product Reviews by ziggymama

Blush - Lancôme - Blush Subtil Palette - Rose Flush

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2 months ago

I picked this up at a discount store (TJM? Marshalls?) for about $13. Not truly cheap, but a nice discount. I'd read good things here about the Lancome Subtil blushes and decided this would be a good one to try.

I'm fair, neutral-cool. I'd say the blush is pink; not quite my idea of rose, it's pinker than that. Quite pigmented, yet very smooth and goes on nice. Just …
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Foundations - Laura Geller New York - Filter First Luminous Foundation

4.0
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5 months ago

I got this during the half price sale at Ulta. It's in rotation and I think I finally have a handle on how to use it.

The texture reminds me a lot of the Wet n Wild PhotoFocus foundation. BUT... without the horrible stench of the WnW. (I'm not always sensitive to scents, but the WnW smell is quite off-putting to me.)

However, till I tried something else, I found …
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Eye Shadow - Kat Von D - Lolita Eyeshadow & Blush

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5 months ago

I skipped this when it first came out, partially because it came and went so quickly I didn't have a chance to really know what it was all about. But then the Lolita eye palette came out and I wanted that at first sight. Got it, and seeing the Lolita shade in the palette decided that it might make a good blush color... of course, knowing that the single was marketed as an eyeshadow/blush …Read more

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Palettes - Kat Von D - Innerstellar Eyeshadow Palette

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5 months ago

I was lucky and found this for $25. I had seen it around but was budgetarily challenged at the time. Then sad I missed out on it. But it came back and I snatched it up!

I am fair, neutral-cool, and have enough eyeshadow for ten normal people. I guess one reason I hesitated initially is it's not a "blingy" or edgy palette. It's a beautiful cool-toned workhorse …
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Eye Shadow - Huda Beauty - Obsessions Palette - Amethyst

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5 months ago

I adore purple and have been hoping for "purple palettes" for the last year. After all, wasn't the 2018 Color of the Year purple (Ultra Violet)? Lots of people call a palette with only one or two purples a "purple palette"; I don't.

This palette has purples; it also has a lot of pinks, pinky-purples. That said, I really love it! The mattes are nice and …
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Eye Shadow - Kat Von D - Metal Crush Eyeshadow in Thunderstruck

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6 months ago

I feel super lucky, I found this at TJ Maxx for $6. Once I'd been using it for awhile--and realizing it's been discontinued--I decided I needed a backup, which I purchased as soon as I found it again.

This is...
--Super smooth and buttery
--Dense and pigmented, but ever so blendable!
--A beautiful duochrome: pearl base with pink-peach-gold …
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Eye Shadow - Kat Von D - Lolita Eyeshadow Palette

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6 months ago

I admit that I wanted this at first sight. Then, a couple of online reviews saying it was hard to work with made me pause. Thinking about it again, I decided I'd like to see it in person before buying. When I did (at Sephora), that confirmed my first impulse. I'm fair, neutral-cool, and was just a bit concerned that this would be "too much"... even though I'm no shrinking …Read more

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Eye Makeup Remover - Physicians Formula - Eye Makeup Remover Lotion Normal to Dry

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9 months ago

I have been using this for years. I have very sensitive, eczema prone skin, as well as being susceptible to blepharitis. This is how I use this:

I use with a tiny piece of cloth (old flannel jammies are ideal), I cut these up and wash in a lingerie bag (in the washing machine). I wet the cloth and wring out, pour the remover (lotion) into my palm, apply on closed eye, rub gently to …
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Eye Shadow - Smashbox - Cover Shot Eye Palette - Punked

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10 months ago

I am liking this palette a lot more than I thought I would; I'm not usually big on nude/neutral eyeshadow/palettes, but this one is very pretty and versatile. Plus, it leans cool/neutral, not warm as most "nude" palettes do. Here's the list of shades:
Headliner, metallic champagne
Punked, matte taupey charcoal
Anarkissed, matte nude blush
Soft Punch, matte …
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Lips - Maybelline New York - Color Sensational Shine Compulsion Lipstick

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10 months ago

I didn't choose "Lipstick" or "Lipgloss," just "Lips" 'cause this product, the newest addition to the Maybelline lippie family, is somewhere inbetween. This is distinctly different from a previous entry into this category, the discontinued Color Whisper. Those were softly colored, creamy but not dense, and not too shiny. The Shine Compulsion ARE shiny...AND …Read more

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