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My new favorite eyeshadow quad!
I love this so much! I purchased this in the shade, Not Just Nudes, with the intention of only using it as a base color but today I decided to use all the colors for an eyeshadow look. I used the lightest color as a highlight, I used the second lightest color all over the lid, the second darkest color in the crease, and the darkest color in the outer v. I used ELF's Essential Eye Primer before apply this. I also added CoverGirl 1-Kit Eye Enhancers shadow in Champagne as a highlight and RImmel's Mono Glam Eyes eyeshadow in the shade Spicy Bronze in the outer corner. I set it all with a translucent pressed powder then used ELF's Mist and Set over it as well as the rest of my face. My makeup has been on for about ten hours now and this eyeshadow still has not creased and the colors still look as fresh as they did this morning. I don't like anything too dark so this was perfect for me! The colors are perfect and I'm so glad I tried this even though I didn't like the Revlon 12 Hr. Eyeshadow Quad at all because the pigmentation sucked. This is a must have!
April 29, 2013
I love this, it's innexpensive, actually makes your hair shiny, even helps tame frizz (it's not advertised but it should be!). This should be a part of everyone's morning routine. If you apply too much, you can easily remove it with a hair dryer. 2-3 spritzes is all you need, one bottle lasted me for months!
June 12, 2012
Really good value!
This is obviously not the best lipstick out there, but for a buck, what's not to love. It has good pigmentation, but otherwise the quality is poor and feels like paint in a way. If the waxy smell of lipstick bothers you, you will LOVE this because this does not smell like that at all.
March 3, 2012
This actually does make your skin look poreless because it doesn't settle into your skin as another reviewer mentioned. It can be cakey looking on dry patches if you're not careful. The coverage isn't as good as foundations such as Revlon ColorStay, but it does still provide medium coverage. There is an applicator inside which is helpful because the formula is quite thick, closer to a paste consistency than a liquid. Therefore, it's somewhat difficult to blend into your skin if you lack the right tools. As long as you set it with powder, it can give you a nice matte finish. This covers redness nicely which was mainly why I bought it. I also have freckles which it does a decent job covering. Occasionally, I breakout and this does just an okay job covering. I still need to use concealer, but when I do my face looks almost flawless. I find using this on problem areas and using Rimmel Match Perfection on clear areas works best for naturally concealing breakouts. This foundation also matches my skin really well. I'm really pale so I'm glad they had a wide variety of color selections for pale people. It's not too yellow or pink toned, it's the perfect in-between shade which can be a rare fins at drugstores. They didn't have very many shades for darker skins though. It has pretty good lasting power when set with a powder (no primer was used). I found the best way to apply this was with a flat top or stippling brush. Be sure to use a very very small amount though because the formula is so thick. It's kind of a pain to work with after a while but if you have some experience, it shouldn't be a problem. Even though it's not a favorite, it's a decently good foundation for the price!
March 1, 2012
Wow, great pigmentation!
I love switching my blush up everday but I've been reaching for this one almost everyday this past week. Originally, I had low expectations for this blush, but boy did I underestimate this. The pigmentation is comparable to the milani baked blushes, you only need to tap your brush in it and then tap off the excess. I own the color Mellow Wine which is a fantastic everyday color. The color is a natural looking reddish toned blush, it looks great with darker lips. It goes on smoothly and not blochy like some powder blushes. The brush included with it is awful as with most brushes that come with blushes, but the product is well worth the $2.99. I really have nothing bad to say about this, Wet N' Wild has really stepped up their game.
February 28, 2012
Why all the bad reviews?
If you don't like watery tinted moisturizers, you won't like this. As long as you shake this up, it should not be a problem. Because of the watery consistency, it's easy to blend and doesn't look cakey. This works best for people with fair skin and relatively clear skin. The coverage is sheer as with all tinted moisturizers, but it really does even out your skin tone. For extra coverage, I recommend setting it with the PF Healthy Wear SPF 50 Powder Foundation. The bad smell people have complained about is actually lavender. The more I used this the more I started to love it, this helped my powder stay on even through an outdoor physical activity. Definitely try this!
February 25, 2012
Lipbalm vs. Lipstick
This is great for people who are *obsessed* with lip balm but want to branch out and try something that gives a nice color. This has the ideal amount of pigmentation for a tinted balm, and is great for people who want something more natural looking than a lipstick. This applies smoothly, doesn't dry out your lips, lasts for hours, and has sturdy packaging. I have nothing bad to say about this other than it's difficult to find in stores as it has become so popular- and for a good reason! I suggest the shades "berry smoothie" and "peach parfait if you have naturally darker lips and fair skin, they look stunning. If you can find this, definitely try it! Update: I repurchased this already!
February 21, 2012
I paid no more than five dollars for this amazing mascara. I'm so glad I decided to try this after reading so many rave reviews about it on here. I would recommend this for daily use, buy not for special occasions since the results look very natural. This doesn't clump and it flakes a tiny bit when you first use it since it's a new mascara but it goes away after a while. It curls very well, I didn't even need to curl my lashes. This falls short on volume but gives nice length. This comes in every possible combination you can imagine; brown, brown-black, black, very black, straight brush, curved brush, washable, and waterproof. I bought this in very black, washable, with a straight brush and it works very well for my naturally straight dark lashes. I would definitely recommend to use as a daily mascara! It's so buildable too which makes amazing length possible. If you accidentally get some on your eyelids, it's easy to wipe away because it doesn't dry right away. The formula is a bit more on the wet side so beware if you don't like wetter formulas. This is a good buildable formula though which gives great length.
February 11, 2012
Best quality at the drugstore!
This is the only blush I have ever owned to last on my skin all day long. Maybe it's because of the spectacular pigmentation, I got the darkest color (the plum one) thinking it'd be sheer like all of the other drugstore blushes but this is crazy pigmented! I only have to tap my brush in it once to get all the blush I need, I know this is going to last forever. This isn't chalky either but it does have some subtle shimmer in it. This will give your face much more dimension than if you were to just use a single colored blush. I highly recommend this!
February 6, 2012
My friend bought this for me during a sale in the shade dark signature. I was excited to try this as I really enjoy using the single eyeshadow in spicy bronze. This one has the same quality. It's not ultra pigmented like high end brands, but this does have better quality compared to most drugstore eyeshadows. It's buildable though because it's not chalky. It doesn't crease when used with a primer either. Overall, I would purchase this again in new colors because I like how easy this makes it to go from a day to night look.
January 29, 2012
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