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  • Lancome Definicils High Definition Mascara

    I've used this mascara on and off for ten years but my loyal love affair with Definicils has expired. The pros: This makes my lashes beautifully long and defined with no clumps and it never smears, flakes or smudges - it's even somewhat water-resistant. The cons: It starts out too wet, which means I'm often cleaning up little globs of mascara on my eyelids, then it dries too hard and stiff, making it impossible to add another coat later on if you want to touch-up your makeup for evening. I like the brush, and it lasts a long time without drying out but the pros don't justify the cost given how many other mascara options are out there.

    April 21, 2009

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  • Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20

    Many good things to say about this and only one bad, so I'll get it out of the way first. The SPF is misleading, there is no broad-spectrum sunscreen listed in the active ingredients so it actually has no ability to protect from UVA/UVB rays and you'll need to wear a separate sunscreen underneath. As long as you're willing to add a layer of sunscreen, it's still the best tinted moisturizer on the market. This goes on smoothly, feels light and gives sheer coverage that evens out skintone yet never looks like you're wearing makeup. The natural look wears well with a little translucent powder on top. I also love the squeeze-tube packaging - easy to pack! When it starts to get hard to squeeze product out, I just cut the tube open and transfer what's left into a small glass jar. Will keep buying it until something better comes along - hopefully with a broad-spectrum sunscreen.

    April 21, 2009

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  • Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion
    5.0

    Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion

    Poor Packaging Prevents Re-Purchase

    Who could resist trying this cult-status product in the adorable purple genie bottle? This works well to give eye shadow a crease-proof grip but since it has a clear, thick gel consistency it doesn't conceal any discoloration on lids. Given the quantity of youtube video's demonstrating how to cut the tube open to access most of the product, you'd think they'd get a clue and come out with a redesign! For this reason alone I won't repurchase...I hear Too Faced Shadow Insurance has the same ingredients in an easier to use tube.

    April 21, 2009

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  • Stila Lip Glaze
    5.0

    Stila Lip Glaze

    Lackluster Gloss

    This is just OK for me - I find it sticky, goopy and I don't really like the smell - sort of sweet and chemical at the same time. Colours are beautiful, but with so many better options out there this one just isn't worthy.

    July 17, 2008

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  • Chanel Levres Scintillantes Glossimer

    Chanel Glossimer comes in beautiful colours, [my favorite is Pagoda - a neutral pinky/mauve with slight shimmer], feels creamy not sticky and lasts about as long as you can expect lipgloss to last. Perfection!

    July 17, 2008

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  • Max Factor Volume Couture Waterproof Mascara

    I'm not a fan of waterproof mascaras this one is a definate standout! I love the rubber-bristled brush, it separates lashes beautifully and never smears or clumps. This mascara has great consistency and wear - my lashes don't fall our or feel hard and crunchy after I apply it. Lasts forever. I get a natural look with this, more length than volume. Highly recommend it and will definately repurchase.

    July 17, 2008

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