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issy commented on the post, What was the last product you bought and now regret? 1 week, 1 day ago

2 ” night miracle” treatments:
-bare minerals night powder mineral foundation ( my God= the idea is almost comic but I HAD to try it)
-what I got as substitute for the alternate days I don’t use the liquid gold […]

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issy commented on the post, Do you think eye cream is a must-have? 1 week, 6 days ago

Question: Is/ was the same for your family elders? I find that genetics play a big part on this. Non only mother line but also dad’s line. Some people work outdoors, never use anything and have wonderful skin, […]

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issy commented on the post, Do you think eye cream is a must-have? 1 week, 6 days ago

I am not sure if is totally necessary. Is the “bit” that I forget always, every morning. I get a bit puzzled too about the prices. Something sooo small normally, it works out at double of prize of their equivalent […]

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issy commented on the post, What is your current go-to blush? 2 weeks, 5 days ago

Bourjois cream 1 or 2 or mixture of both to warm up & finish with a very light dab of MaC Fleur Power as i find it very pigmented.

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issy commented on the post, What is your current go-to my-lips-but-better shade? 2 weeks, 6 days ago

Either Revlon’s just bitten kissable in Honey or Jordana’s Honey Love .. both are fat pencils.
I am liking Revlon’s Pink Truffle lip butter too. Have similar effect on me.

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Ditto….i have 2 in use,other 1 as spare ..and gave an additional one to my mom,only brush she ever uses for foundation or bb crem

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issy commented on the post, What’s your favorite way to apply foundation? 1 month, 1 week ago

For me is Real Techniques too but the Buffing brush.

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issy commented on the post, What product do you regret not buying? 2 months ago

-The original meteorite powder by Guerlain.
-Illamasqua’s Easter Egg collection polishes ( speckled etc)
-More of the Sally Hansen Pacific Blue polish

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issy commented on the post, What product do you regret not buying? 2 months ago

I got mine in ebay- (the guy bourdin NARS I mean) From time to time there are still some offers.

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I am quite new to brushes an only use face ones semi-confidently. (Still practicing the eye area) but these I find really effective for my needs:

1) Real Techniques Buffing brush- i use it for foundation
2) […]

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On second thought there is something I am really really looking forward to trying but I cannot really recommend as i haven’t tested them myself but everyone is raving about these:

Makeup- Something from […]

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Oops: not makeup but a gadget: i got my Parlux Hairdryer -after two years of being put-off by the price but really glad I did.

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My most anticipated luxury treats were these below so I would recommend them depending on skin type and other requirements:

Out of this world performers in my opinion:
-YSL Nail polishes
-Illamasqua Nail […]

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issy commented on the post, What item do you have the most backups of? 2 months, 1 week ago

And I forgot : I always have backups for the simple but effective tea tree line from Bodyshop: cleanser, toner and the night clarifying lotion. Have to use it 3-5 nights a month.

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issy commented on the post, What item do you have the most backups of? 2 months, 1 week ago

i dont like to get caught short of:

coconut oil ( any brand_prefer the edible ones from ethnic shops)
agadir oil or moroccan oil ( prefer the first one because of the spray)
liquid gold
lacura […]

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issy commented on the post, Have you tried artificial nails before? 2 months, 1 week ago

Nooo; Never, and I am not even curious to try them.

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issy commented on the post, What scent do you dislike the most in makeup or beauty products? 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Medicinal notes,like the original 8 hour by E. Arden original line o

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issy commented on the post, What high-end polish was worth the splurge? 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Illamasqua: Wink
YSL : Rose Futuriste & Bleu Majorelle
Chanel :Emprise, just for the colour, as the formula for this one is quite painful

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issy commented on the post, Are there any makeup “don’ts” that you still do? 2 months, 3 weeks ago

I am not great experimenting and that is a big “no” “no”: playing it too safe. Only when I have gone a bit outside my comfort zone is when I have actually found new great things like when I started making my […]

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issy commented on the post, What is your biggest beauty concern at the moment? 2 months, 3 weeks ago

And I forgot to add: About 5 years ago I got rid of my milia in a salon. I went on 3 or 4 consecutive sessions on Sunday evenings at a beauty place in London’s Chinatown. There were a blessing really because I […]

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