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  • Too Faced Lashgasm Mascara
    8.0

    Too Faced Lashgasm Mascara

    Good lengthening mascara

    This is not the best lengthening mascara (I prefer Diorshow Iconic or Benefit-They're Real mascara). This has a small thin brush with long thin combs that work into your lashes to stretch and define them out. I was not particularly impressed with the formula as it dried out faster than most mascaras, but also it seemed to flake off throughout the day. This is good choice for people with smaller eyes who want to bring out their lashes, but for someone looking for a more heavy-duty mascara I would skip this!

    December 19, 2011

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Too Faced Kabuki Brush
    10.0

    Too Faced Kabuki Brush

    WONDERFUL brush!

    Yes, this is a pricey brush. However, it is incredibly soft so you'll want to use it on your face all the time. It is retractable too so you can carry it with you all the time. It's very dense so it picks up and distributes powder well. I love using this brush with bronzer--the soft dense bristles give you a soft beautiful glow!

    December 19, 2011

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Too Faced Size Queen Mascara
    7.0

    Too Faced Size Queen Mascara

    Interesting, but not for me

    First off, the brush is MASSIVE!!! I work with makeup and I don't think I've seen a brush this large before. It looks somewhat like a cork screw, so what I like to do is when I work the brush to the base of my lashes, I like to twist the brush so it gets every last bit of my lashes. I have not had a problem with the formula flaking off throughout the day, but be warned that this is not waterproof. Also, the large brush is kind of easy to hit my face and get a mascara smudge on my skin. It doesn't clump my lashes together like Diorshow Blackout, so I like that. I received this mascara as gratis, but I'm glad that I didn't pay for it. It's likely I would have retuned it because I am perfectly happy with my usual mascara, but mostly the massive brush is a pain to work with.

    December 19, 2011

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • LORAC Private Affair Eye Shadow Palette with Eye Primer and Double Ended Brush

    I am a big fan of Lorac shadows because they are shimmery and satiny without any of the obnoxious glitter. The packaging looks a little bulky but the bottom side opens to reveal a brush and eyeshadow primer. I LOVE the shadow primer. It's not the best primer on the market, but it does a good job. The colors are beautifully pigmented and can be used wet or dry depending how intense you want it. This is a great palette that makes it easy to transition between a day or night look.

    December 19, 2011

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • LORAC Take A Brow
    6.0

    LORAC Take A Brow

    Did not like.

    First off, the packaging is a PAIN to open. It takes a lot of playing around to be able to get it open. It is recommended to use the darker color on the outside arch of the brow and use the lighter color on the inside part. However, I often bypass this by applying the same shadow wet which makes it darker and more intense on the outside, and apply it dry which is softer and lighter on the inside. Therefore, the second color is useless to me. Third, I have never been a fan of waxes. Although some people work best with grooming wax, I am perfectly happy with the more lightweight alternative of a brow setting gel. Therefore, I had to return this.

    December 19, 2011

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • LORAC Breakthrough Performance Foundation
    8.0

    LORAC Breakthrough Performance Foundation

    Great coverage, but heavy

    I've used countless different foundations. Some of my favorites have given me flawless buildable coverage, but are still lightweight like a second skin. Although this gives you a beautiful natural finish, it still feels like I am wearing makeup. After a while of using foundations that felt weightless, using this really bothered me. Therefore, that's my biggest complaint. Also, there are only a handful of shades, so be careful if you often have difficulty matching your shade with other foundations.

    December 19, 2011

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Too Faced Shadow Insurance Candlelight

    I am a fan of the Too Faced Shadow Insurance primer--it's my favorite (even more than UD primer potion). It really depends on the texture of your lid when it comes to preference of a eye shadow primer. This leaves a golden sheen that can be worn alone on the lid or brow bones, or you can put on shadow over this to give a golden shimmer to your shadow. You only need a little bit on your lid, less is more. I recommend using a brush to spread this evenly and so that you control where the shimmer smudges.

    December 19, 2011

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Philosophy Purity Made Simple High Foaming Daily Cleanser
    6.0

    Philosophy Purity Made Simple High Foaming Daily Cleanser

    Listen to the others--the original is better.

    First off, if you have more oily skin, it is recommended that use use more of a foaming wash, such as this. If you have drier skin, use a creamier wash like the original Purity. I remove my makeup with a wipe prior to cleansing my face anyways so I'm not particularly concerned with whether or not it has the same ability to remove makeup like the original. Although I like how well this foams when you pump it out, it leaves me with a tight squeaky feeling that I am not particularly fond of. I like the original Purity because it didn't leave a tight feeling. My biggest complaint is how fast this bottle seems to blast through. I feel that I get more uses out of the original Purity because it was a more potent cream cleanser, than this foam cleanser which requires more to clean your face. Although some people may rave about this, I prefer the original.

    December 19, 2011

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • bareMinerals Renew & Hydrate Eye Cream

    Another wonderful skin care product from Bare Escentuals! I love this cream because it is super-nourishing on your skin. I use a Clarisonic at night and with my old cream which is a little lighter more like a gel, it seemed to sting a little bit. With this Renew and Hydrate Eye Cream, it's very thick and creamy, but it doesn't sting the skin around my eye. It leaves my skin so soft and supple after using this. What this does is inject lots of moisture to diminish fine lines and wrinkles. It does not do much for depuffing or under eye circles. Therefore, I recommend using this at night when you need intense moisture from a long day. If you use eye makeup, the pigment tends to dry the delicate area around your eye and this product nourishes that area very well. $32 is a bargain compared to most eye creams, but the best thing about this is that it's not going to irritate your eyes because it doesn't contain the chemicals that most products use.

    December 19, 2011

    23 of 34 people found this review helpful

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  • Too Faced Natural Eye Palette

    I love Too Faced! These shadows are pigmented, and work best when using the Too Faced Shadow Insurance eye primer. If you love super satin sheen and neutral colors, then this set is great for you. I never use the applicator that comes with this.

    December 19, 2011

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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