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In one brand’s case it didn’t need to be a product. Unless tales of horrible customer service and not listening to customers (actual and potential), not to mention bad business practices overall, count as a product?

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Shelly commented on the post, Rant & Rave: Contour Palettes 1 week, 1 day ago

The only people who would find these palettes useful are makeup artists. Most people don’t need multiple contour powders. Why not release individual powders in compacts? And they are all much too warm; they’re […]

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Eyelash curler. Also: double-ended Q-tips.

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Shelly commented on the post, Win It! A Year’s Supply of Bioderma Sensibio H2O! 1 week, 4 days ago

It’s been available through beautyhabit.com (US-based) for ages, way before Beautylish started carrying it. (That said, Beautylish sells it for cheaper.)

But what I’m wondering is what about other Bioderma […]

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Shelly commented on the post, Rant & Rave: MAC Cosmetics 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Too many LE collections (seriously, why not just do four big ones a year and one or two carefully edited collections in between seasons, and make more products permanent?). Not enough quality control. I wish the […]

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Shelly commented on the post, Illamasqua on HauteLook! 3 weeks, 3 days ago

The brand pulled out of the US and Canada last fall for whatever reason. Your only option would be to order directly from them.

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Shelly commented on the post, Illamasqua on HauteLook! 3 weeks, 3 days ago

The brand left the US and Canada last fall for whatever reason. :( While we can still order direct from Illamasqua, it would be great if they’d relaunch over here.

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Shelly commented on the post, How did you find your foundation shade? 3 weeks, 4 days ago

I’ve pretty much had to go by either online swatches (I don’t live anywhere near counters/Sephora/Ulta/et al so can’t swatch higher-end stuff or get matched in person; Karla Sugar was a godsend when she was […]

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Lately it’s been…

0: Skincare routine
1: Prime eyes
2: Brows
3: Eyeshadow on upper lid
[optional: clean up fallout with moisturizer or cleansing water]
4: Undereye concealer
5: Foundation
6: Concealer […]

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Shelly commented on the post, Rant & Rave: Urban Decay 1 month ago

I wish they’d release some separate powder blushes. I wish they had some more colour variety in their lipstick range (no mid-tone purple? no unusual/”unwearable” colours?). I wish their build-your-own-palette […]

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Shelly commented on the post, What was the last life-changing beauty product you tried? 1 month, 1 week ago

Living Proof Perfect Hair Day (PHD) system. Absolutely brilliant stuff.

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Shelly is loving Brow Powder 1 month, 1 week ago

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Shelly is loving OCC Skin – Conceal 1 month, 1 week ago

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Stuff with eucalyptus. Way too strong for me!

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I prefer making my own. Better to do that than buy palettes where I use only a fraction of all the colours!

That said, there are some pre-made palettes out there that I like.

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Shelly commented on the post, New! MAC Studio Conceal & Correct + Prep + Prime for January 2015 2 months, 2 weeks ago

The Chromagraphic Pencils have been around for years.

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Sleek Bad Girl. I love the colours in it, but I just never used it as much as I thought I would. :(

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Prom Night and Satin Taupe are nothing alike, IMO.

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Shelly commented on the post, Survey Says… November 19th, 2014 3 months, 1 week ago

Skintone/colouring: NARS Siberia(ish).

Last beauty product purchased: Nude Skincare Advanced Renewal Serum, and I turned in some of my Beauty Insider points for a mini Marc Jacobs O!Mega Volume mascara.

Last […]

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Shelly commented on the post, How do you clean your makeup brushes? 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I’ve been using Dr. Bronner’s lately as well, only it’s the Peppermint one, in my case. (I want to try the Tea Tree one eventually.) I’ve also used baby shampoo in the past.

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