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No, not really… Although, I have been wearing blush alot more often, lately. There was also a time I never went anywhere without lipstick, but over the past 5 years, or so, I’m more likelu to go with a lip balm.

Yes! I used to love Too Faced eye shadow’s so much about 6 years ago. Now, I don’t even go near the product line. I don’t know what it is, maybe a new formula… I have no idea..

MAC Viva Glam Nicki 2. Love the color, but it’s very difficult to wear alone on my very fair skin as it tends to blend into my lip line. (From what I’ve seen online, it looks much prettier on darker skinned women because of the contrast!) However, it started to get some fairly regular use once I realized that it made an excellent mixing agent. A lot of pink shades will pull orange on me if they’re even slightly warm, so I mix them with Viva Glam Nicki 2 to “cool” them down. I also blend it with dark purples or reds to get mid-tone purples. 🙂

I used to love love LOVE Maybelline’s mascaras. I mean, there was nothing better for me for a really long time, and now I can’t stand them. Nowadays I’m much more drawn to things like MAC’s In Extreme Dimension, Benefit’s They’re Real!, and Scandal Queen Fairy Drops!

I couldn’t agree with you more. I used to be a Maybelline mascara whore. I discovered Loreal Voluminous line and haven’t looked back since.

Bareminerals eyeshadows. They were all I used for years and I was totally obsessed and had probably 70 shades. I can’t stand them now. So messy and just not something I ever want to use.

The Kat Von D Lock-it Foundation. I thought it was AWESOME at first, but the more I wore it, the more I noticed I was reaching for acne targeting products. Then it started oxidizing on me after having it for a few months.

Also Revlon Lip Butters–I purchased many of them and for a while these were all I wore. Then I noticed my lips were chapping like crazy and that none of my lip balms would work–until I stopped using the lip butters.

When I first tried Revlon Colorstay Ultimate Suede lipstick. I hated the texture. It made my lips feel like they were coated in plastic. But then I realized that I could go hours without reapplying, and this was a godsend. I now own 4 shades in this formula. Conversely, I used to buy OPI polish exclusively, but with the way OPI has treated bloggers and their constant silly celeb collaborations, I stopped buying from them as much. I focus more on Essie, Zoya and China Glaze. There are a lot of products from MAC I stopped liking. I used to like their eyeliners, but they never stay put on me, and their eyeshadows are just average. NARS Torrid is one blush I used to think of as my HG, but then I started to notice it would oxidize on me. 🙁

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At least here at Temptalia, OPI threatened Christine with legal action for posting collection information. Not a simple, polite, “Hey, could you please take down the post?” but a notice from a lawyer. And they never apologized. See here, for example: http://www.temptalia.com/opi-burlesque-collection-for-holiday-2010 and this Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/OPIProducts/posts/158759117484583
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MAC Studio Fix Fluid! It was my first foundation, so naturally I loved it! But after sometime I realized, the shade was off, it oxidized and just looked cakey on me! Now I can’t stand it!

Illamasqua light liquid foundation seemed a godsend at first but I realized after the blessing of my Jouer moisture tint that I was really picking a bad product for my skin by going with it.. it emphasizes dry patches like nothing else

I’ve had a lot of products where the ardour of my love has cooled over time (I don’t find myself as wowed by MAC Please Me as I used to be for example), and there have been other products where It’s taken a while for me to really LOVE them (looking at you Inglot red lipstick whose number I forget), but I can’t think of an occasion where I’ve LOVED a product and then ended up HATING (it or vice versa).

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I have. I just bought Mac’s Siss lipstick. It, to me, looked awesome against my NC 45 skintone in the store. However, when I got into bright sunlight, it looked liked I had concealer on my lips. Ugh!

You should apply MAC lipliner in chestnut then apply Siss. Give it that ombre look so it doesn’t look so harsh. I do that with MAC Myth and add a touch of MAC Love Nectar on top. Cancels out that nasty concealer look. I’m a NC45 for reference.

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The only thing that comes to mind is UD’s 24/7 eye shadow pencils – the chubby ones. When they first came out, I loved the fact that they were long-wearing and just didn’t smudge or crease. But they also didn’t blend without a lot of pulling and tugging….not great for the eyes. I’m so glad I found Sephora’s pencils and the amazing ones I got from Tarte last year in a holiday set. Both of those brands’ pencils offer all the long-wear and crease resistance of UD but they are blendable when first swiped on.

Chanel Vitalumiere Aqua foundation. I used to LOVE this foundation and now I absolutely hate it. The lightest shade is still too dark for me (so I always mix in some MAC Face & Body in White) and my skin always looks terrible whenever I wear it.

The max factor eyeshadow two tone sticks were amazing at first, so easy to apply and beautiful. A couple of hours into wear, my eyes started burning and watering so definite deal breaker. I’ve never been sensitive to make up before, so these must be a particularly harsh formula! xo

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Maybe not considered a total reversal, but MAC’s Studio Fix Fluid was my HG foundation for a couple of years. I didn’t try any others because I thought it worked fine on me – even though I did have to blot and reapply some throughout the day. Once I tried others, I realized it wasn’t as perfect as I thought it’d been. Now my Korres Quercitin Anti-Aging would be my first choice, and for full coverage (special outings/events) I go with Kat Von D Lock-It foundation. I’ll still occasionally touch the MAC, but it’s not my first choice.

chanel foundations, MUFE hd foundation-at first I thought they are braking me out, but it turned out to be improper cleansing routine, that left a lot of residue on my skin and caused breakouts. So girls, don’t blame foundation if you think it breaks you out, probably its your cleansing routine:)

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Weirdly enough, just in the last couple of days! I really disliked the Model’s Co. Fibre Extend Mascara when I first got it because it didn’t seem to do anything. But lately it’s been glued to my lashes because it does create nice, fluttery lashes. Not the longest or anything – unless you really take your time – but it adds enough length to look pretty.
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