Sunday, September 26, 2010

FREEMAN facial Gel Scrub Raspberry


Since i found it at the same price as Clean&Clear, in a dm store, i thought i give it a go. I was attracted to the way it looks, to be honest and i cant say i made a bad choice.
It smells like fresh raspberry and contains scrubbing particles, size of sugar ones. It does need a lot of water to wash it off but does a good job. It might dry up the face a bit too much. Clean&Clear is gentler. It says it contains natural ingredients. :D

Manhattan mono eyeshadows



Manhattan eyeshadows
Shades, left to right: 51N, 316, 53C and 215.
They are mini eyeshadows, made especially for MyBox case which u can fill up with the products u like and are available in this size.
These look kinda crappy cuz they are almost expired :)) i think :P Well, they arent fresh, either! I took a peak at their new site and i couldnt find them. www.m-cos.com
What can i say about them is that they come in different textures, smooth and fine or glittery and 'sprinkly' all over the face (which i hate, but its maybe cuz of they've been a while in the store).
I like the non-glittery ones better, meaning from these four 316 and 215.
The first one is, like i said sprinkly and doesnt go on smooth over the eyelid, but the color is cute and fresh. Light pink.
The second is the green, looks ok, i can say i like it.
Probably my favourite is 53C, the coral-peach and the last one is awfully pink. They are very pigmented, especially the pink one - it should be a blush.
I wouldnt buy these, in conclusion.
I've used on my arm Revlon Colorstay before the eyeshadows, in Sand Beige 180.

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Vinyl Gloss by Rimmel 190 Pin up

Yum yum
Beautiful color, i adore it!
Hydrates, stays on for more than 2 hrs, doesnt compare to the old Vinyl Gloss.


I really like it...til its smell....vanilla scent, same as the one in rimmel lipsticks. Why the heck did they add it to this super nice gloss?!
PS: the color isnt that pink, actually...its a hot reddish-pink :D

Second skin Max Factor


I mentioned one bad choice after another...this is the second one!
I got the 70-Natural shade.
It changes color, oxidizes, makes the pores look darker, looks uneven, shiny...in a word: grose!
Ok, it looks natural, adapts somehow to skin tone, but what about the other things i mentioned??? It's not cheap, either. The container is ok, i can use it after i finish/throw this foundation.
The color looks beautiful...first few seconds. :(
Did i say it does not cover? It has no coverage level...
I declare it the weirdest foundation!

Revlon Custom Creations


They don't mention anything about the content's properties...so, i gave it a go which turned into a big no-no :P
I posted it on sale on a specialized site at half price.
I got the one in Light range of shades, my fav shade being 03 and i dreamt of using 03 all over and as i like, a lighter shade under my eyes and center of my forehead. Well, my dream didnt come true, 03 turns extremely yellow on my pale face, changes color, somehow and i look patchy....hhhhh! I didn't even try the 01 and 02, a main disadvantage i discovered was the fact that after setting the dial, for ex. at 3, u give one push, use the amount and after this u want a bit of 02 it pushes foundation shade 03 again, because the 'straw' is large and a lot of product comes out at once but not enough to empty it. So, maybe i'm wrong... i hope i'll give it away soon...cuz i got sick of my superstay silky 16h and made a bad choice after another and all foundations ended up on that site for sale. :( Now, i'm waiting for a sale to purchase something i can use and look normal :((
I hate it when i make wrong choices. I feel guilty... but, let's come back to Revlon Custom Creations. The coverage is poor, medium, to be kind. Has no smell, goes on well, but when it dries...stays there and i think it kinda dries to quickly.
I am really confused about this, i had such hopes and it's pricey, too... It has 2 containers, 2 different shades and if u use only the lighter shades and u want a darker shade u'll get stuck with the darkest foundation u wont be able to use because the mixing wont be possible. I am not very coherent but u're smarties and u'll figure it out :D My confusion is related to this property and to the probability that i'll only use half of it, fact that i couldnt have guessed when i bought it. When i took the decision of buying it i really liked the middle shade 03 which turned out to be different than it looks and changed everything.
About its lasting power i can say it does last good 8 hours and might be ok for oily T zones.
Another thing i like about it is that it has no perfume, like i expected.
So...if u feel tempted by it, be very careful with the shades changes and really try it before u buy it!

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