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  • Neutrogena Moisture Smooth Color Stick
    8.0

    Neutrogena Moisture Smooth Color Stick

    Really Like This But...

    the color I got - Warm Caramel - was a bit too shimmery and made my lips peel after an hour or so. That may just be that one color, however. I felt that since the product had the word "moisture" in the label, that my lips would be sufficiently moisturized, but that was not the case. A cream finish might be a better choice for ladies with really dry lips. But it went on smooth and buttery and felt really good. A faint "lipstick" smell/taste but nothing overpowering. I do love the color of Warm Caramel, which is a warm nude shade, but it came out deceptively frosty on my lips. I did apply regular lip balm on my lips beforehand. Would revisit this product if I see another color that isn't too frosty and if it' s on sale. Love the simplicity and the idea!

    November 25, 2013

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  • L'Oreal Paris HiP Studio Secrets Professional Matte Shadow Duo

    True matte formula in a drugstore brand? Almost impossible to find until this line from L'Oreal. I have the gorgeous pink and black duo called Dashing and it's one of my go-to looks. I also use the black to go over my pencil liner to give a slightly smokey look. It's soooo pretty with the matte pink! If you can find the matte duos, get one. They're perfect!

    November 25, 2013

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  • Rimmel London Fix & Perfect Pro Primer
    8.0

    Rimmel London Fix & Perfect Pro Primer

    I'm Not A Primer Girl, But I Do Like This

    I bought this a while ago and am just now starting to use it everyday. There's no coverage, per se, but it does seem to smooth and blur out the imperfections on my face - freckles, redness, spots and pores. It feels very silky to me and it smells really nice. I have an extremely oil-prone T-zone and this doesn't really help tame the oil....only after first applying, maybe. But it's cheap and I had to see what all the primer hype was about. I'll use this up and might buy it again.

    November 25, 2013

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  • Rimmel London Match Perfection Concealer

    I'd given up on concealers for my acne and redness because of my weirdly olive/copper skintone. This product made a perfect match that blended in seamlessly, all the ones I looked at seemed to have a yellow undertone that might not work for every skin tone but was perfect for mine. The only thing I don't understand is how this product claims to be a concealer AND highlighter in one?! Why would I want to highlight something I've just tried to conceal? Oddly confusing if you think about it. But this stuff hides the spots and redness and undereye circles beautifully, blends in smoothly with either a brush or just your fingertips. The label is confusing, as it says concealer but then the directions mention it's only for eyes. The color works so well for me, I dab it on everywhere I need it, not just my eyes. The cap on mine is getting gunky with the product, too. This lasts about 4 hours with a powder set applied afterwards. I'm happy I've finally found a concealer that helps me feel prettier. Great stuff.

    September 27, 2013

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  • Wet n Wild MegaLiner Liquid Eyeliner

    Picked this one up on the fly and not wanting to spend a ton of money. It was less than $3. I'm a pro at lining and have been doing it since I was 13, so working with the ultra-thin, long brush was fine for me. If you have an unsteady hand or are in a hurry or just not good at lining, skip this. It will only frustrate you. It goes on fine for me, quick, cheap and easy. It also comes off super-easy. The only thing negative I have to say about this liner is that the formula is really, really thin. I have to dab the excess on a tissue before applying because it seems a bit runny. Other than that, it seems to last about 4 hours on me before fading. I'll keep it and use it in a pinch if I need it.

    September 27, 2013

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  • REvlon Illuminance Creme Shadow
    7.0

    REvlon Illuminance Creme Shadow

    Moonlit Jewels ~ Pretty But Not Long-Lasting

    I've had this palette for a while and decided to use a quick swipe of the deep rose color. I used my finger, thinking it would be the easiest way, but it went on messy. The color did seem to be true and pure on my lid, but I did prime it with concealer and powder first, thinking that using a cream shadow would definitely crease in time. Which it definitely did. I got about four hours of wear before the color started to fade. Love the colors, but will only reach for this one occasionally.

    September 27, 2013

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  • Sally Hansen Instant Cuticle Remover Maximum Strength

    I agree with luckybetty ~ this stuff is great, but seemingly only after your hands/nails/skin has been soaked in water. So I soak my nails in warm soapy water, allow the moisture to seep into my skin and then apply the cuticle remover. I do admit to leaving it on for longer than the 15 mins the directions instruct because it seems to work better this way, but no longer than 2 minutes tops. I push and gently scrape away the cuticles with an orange stick wrapped in a damp paper towel and they come off pretty easy. Love this stuff ~ leaves my nails clean, groomed and ready for polish.

    September 27, 2013

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  • Kiss Everlasting French
    10.0

    Kiss Everlasting French

    You HAVE To Try These At Least Once - AMAZING!

    I learned how to do my own French Manicure at home which was easy and looked good, but my weak nails would always break or split and I had to cut them back all the time. So I decided to try these after seeing a couple videos online that made them look great and reading a blog from a beauty editor that these were her dirty little beauty secret. I LOVE THESE! I got the ones in the Real Short length and had to file the sides of some of them to fit my nail beds. I used the glue In the package but have a few bubbles under a few nails due to it being my first time, but I filed the tips to my liking and they look really good and totally pro. Believable length and the mistakes aren't that noticeable. UPDATE: first time lasted 6 days before I could see my real nails growing out, but my nails grow really fast. Also, it was kind of annoying getting them off - soaked them in acetone and they melted off after about a half-hour for each hand. Just be sure to have a metal cuticle pusher to scrape off the remainder. Not sure now if I would use these all the time, because my nails do grow really fast and removing them was not fun. But they stayed on perfectly and NO CHIPPING, which was the best. I will use these often, just not all the time, to avoid weakening my nails with the removal process. Highly recommend!

    August 19, 2013

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  • Revlon ColorStay Lip Liner

    This stuff stays on really, really well. I have it in Natural and it goes on smoothly. Best for a liner and not a fill-in color - at least this shade, in my experience, dried out my lips a bit. Solid product, but I prefer my Rimmel 1000 Kisses.

    August 13, 2013

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  • Rimmel London Exaggerate Automatic Lip Liner

    I bought this is in the colors Innocent (a nude) and Epic (a tawny brick). It goes on easily and feels creamy. I do find that Innocent tends to dry out my lips if I fill them in with it. But great product and great price!

    August 13, 2013

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