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  • Nars Lip Gloss
    1.0

    Nars Lip Gloss

    Just another gloss in a tube

    Blah....just another gloss in a tube.

    March 23, 2012

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  • Nars The Multiple
    3.0

    Nars The Multiple

    Here comes the shimmer again

    Nice texture and the stick form is great also. There are lots of colors too choose from. But.....there is just way to much shimmer again. Nars must have some fairies working for them. Hey nars, how about a nice dewy blush without the sparkles....Just one?

    March 23, 2012

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Nars Illuminator
    9.0

    Nars Illuminator

    PAT AND PRESS MANTRA

    Nars Illuminator is a beautiful and wonderful product. You can achieve so many looks and it will give you many looks from others in return! It produces a soft shine with very faint shimmer if applied in a certain way. This is an excellent continuation for the Nars bronzer review that I did. Once you have applied your bronzer (please check my review for Nars bronzer to achieve the look) I recommended that you apply this lovely fluid to the high points of your face, such as your cheekbones, brow bone and chin. You could also choose to add a touch to the bridge of your nose and above your cupids bow. But all of these places at one time would be overkill. I suggest using(the illuminator color that begins with an O. and is quite famous. For some reason they will not allow me to post the word!!!!) , where as you used Laguna as the bronzer. Apply it with your fingertips using only a tiny, and I stress, tiny amount, then dotting that tiny amount into the shape of the area you are covering. Then press it into your skin. Don’t resort to blending. Blending is not going to give you the full benefit of this illuminator. Pat and press, pat and press, this is your illuminator mantra. Continue doing this to all your high points. This first application should be enough, but if it is not, then repeat the process. But please remember use only a tiny amount and press the liquid into your skin as before. It is much better to build layers then it is to do too much at one time. The look will be far superior. You can also use it alone on moisturized skin. I suggested letting your moisturizer set a bit to absorb. Then dot the llluminizer over your chosen areas and use the pat and press method. Sliding this product around on your face just doesn’t create a nice finish. (The color is not as noticeable as when you apply it over the bronzer). Go over your face in this fashion until you have the desired saturation of color. If you use it over all your face, it may end up being too much. For the all over face method mixing it first with your foundation and then applying it, will produce a more natural luminous look. You will have to experiment to find just the right amount needed to achieve your desired color. Then follow with accenting your high points as stated above. Try out these tips if you already have the illuminator and don’t like it much. I am sure it will change your mind.

    March 22, 2012

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Nars Single Eye Shadow
    9.0

    Nars Single Eye Shadow

    'Just Right' shimmer said Goldilocks

    My favorite buy over and over is Fathom. It is very sheer and the shimmer is not as strong as it looks in the compact. I always apply over a primer, especially as it is sheer. This is lovely applied over other shadows as well. If you just love the color alone, keep applying layers till you get it "Just Right" not to light and not to dark.

    March 21, 2012

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Nars Bronzing Powder
    10.0

    Nars Bronzing Powder

    Which is it? Sun or Product

    Nars bronzer is one of the best by far, and for many reasons. At first when you notice the price you may have a tendency to move on, but wait, stop right there. Evidently you are in the market for a bronzer since you stopped to look, right? Well have a look…the colors look nice don’t they. So try one on. My personal recommendation would be to try Laguna. Yes, everyone raves about this color because there is a reason for it. First off it is quite natural looking. I have a medium skin tone and the color I get is the color of skin that happens once the sun has given me a soft tan. Now this is just one light application. You can just do your high spots or go all over your face with a blush or powder brush in a light airy fashion. If you are going over your entire face don’t forget to do your eyelid and brow area. Also do from your jaw and bend it out into your neck, other wise you will have a white neck. See…natural right? No orangey weird color or ugly streaks. You should also notice that when you swiped your brush on the product there was no powder flaking off being lost to the wind. The powder is very hard pressed. This is important in any powder product, as you will loose a lot if it is not hard pressed. Also the more fly away it is the more powdery it will be on your face and the less time it will stay there! So now you have a very natural sun tan with no strange color or streaks and have found you actually have more product that it looked like at first glance. Let’s look closer. Notice that there is no unnatural shimmer there. Yes, shimmer can be pretty but if you really want it you can use a product to give you a bit in a few places without having a whole face full of it, which is not attractive. Notice also that the color does not look flat. There is nothing more boring that a flat one-dimensional face. There is more of a very natural soft glow, but this is very subdued, the way it should be. If you want more color start with adding color just to your high points. This may be enough. If it isn’t then lightly, and I stress lightly, repeat your face application including the eye area and neck again. Watch out because what started out with a sheer color is going to build fast. Add a nice sheer lip color while you are standing there and top it with gloss if you like. Now, stand back and admire. What did I tell you, and you were about to walk away! The price of beauty just went way down didn’t it? Not so expensive after all. Plus it is going to last you a long time!

    March 21, 2012

    11 of 13 people found this review helpful

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  • Smashbox Photo Finish Lid Primer
    9.0

    Smashbox Photo Finish Lid Primer

    Comparable to Urban Decay

    This leaves no color deposit on the skin and dries to a matt finish. It is very comparable with the sheer Urban Decay. I really do not think one is better than the other.

    March 21, 2012

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • MAC Prep + Prime Eye
    2.0

    MAC Prep + Prime Eye

    Missed the Mark

    Now if I had never used other primers before it may have been different, but I am no newbie to primers. This is just not even worth talking about. Just off the top of my head I could tell you go check out Urban Decay or Smashbox.

    March 21, 2012

    0 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • MAC Zoom Lash
    4.0

    MAC Zoom Lash

    Zoomed right on past

    I thought I liked this at first but the more I used it the less I liked it. It is just so-so in all that a mascara is suppose to do.

    March 21, 2012

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • MAC Tinted Lip Conditioner Stick SPF 15

    This is just so ordinary, test it first and wear it, you probably will not go back and get it.

    March 21, 2012

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • MAC Select Moistureblend SPF 15

    I had this once and when it ran out I went back to get more. It was at least 8 months before they got any in. They kept telling me in a few months but that just stretched out. The reason was they were reformulating it. Finally it came in. I think they have made it with more oil this time. I had to remember since it had been so long. In the meantime I found another one which is wonderful by Este Lauder Regenerist cream in a compact.

    March 21, 2012

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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