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Marine Life: yes, the product i gorgeous, but it is just a pigmented blush! I wanted it because I don’t have a blush that colour, but cannot justify spending $26 on it.
NARS Orgasm: There are sooo many dupes.

Benefit’s Badgal Lash… I’ve heard so many rave about it. It is a nice mascara. It defines, doesn’t clump or flake and does a nice daytime mascara look. However with a name like “BadGal” I would assume it would make your lashes full and “False” like. So far Diorshow Iconic and YSL Faux Cils has been the winners for me. They do exactly what I want. Lengthen, volume, and can build up to false lash status. (I have naturally long lashes, but they are just average in fullness. ). Probably wouldn’t repurchase Badgal, but the name might tempt me again.

I can’t get behind Lipgloss over lipstick trend in general. Lipglosses are pretty sparkly and some have nice pigmentation, but they wear off fast and or don’t have enough color. That’s why I’ll always be a slave to the lipstick: Mac, Dior Rouge, or Chanel.

I hear you on the BadGal mascara. Totally didn’t live up to it’s name. Also I find it was smudging and at the end of the day I would have raccoon eyes. That have never happened to me with any other mascara. I used it all up but only when I knew i wouldn’t need it to last all day and only for day looks. No Bad girl over that mascara.

I agree about the MAC MSFs! They just seem to make me look like a greasy mess and emphasize my pores. I also don’t get the extreme love affair with MAC Tendertones. I own one. It’s nice and all, but I definitely don’t need another one. It smells nice, sure. They look fairly nice on the lips, but I find them a bit sticky and not really that moisturizing. I know I’m in the minority on this one.

and the fact that your sticking your finger inside them. lol. which doesnt bother me if my hands are clean but then…where do i wipe my finger off if i dont have a tissue? lol.

Any Dior mascara. They get so clumpy on me. And Two Faced Shadow Insurance is another one I just don’t get. It actually gave me a stye when I tried it for the first time. ;/ I have not used it since.

I’ve been using Two Faced Shadow Insurance for a month now and loved it… I tried the UDPP last night (with the same shades I’ve been using for the last month) and didn’t hold… Very disappointed

Foundation. I’ve never found one that doesn’t make my face look flaky, streaky or one that accentuates the peach fuzz on my face. Haha, that sounds really weird. But yeah. And I know it isn’t just application issues since I’ve tried brushes, hands, sponges, you name it.

Also I agree about DiorShow. It’s alright the first five times but after that it dries up and flakes like crazy. No dice!

Haha I like how you just have “foundation”. But on a more serious note, I’m sorry you’ve has problems with foundation and hope you find a good match someday! I’ve had an ongoing battle with finding the perfect foundation as well…

MSF’s for sure. I longed for them for so long then bought several within a month and I barely use them! I do like them but I’m too lazy to put them on. Also I think paint pots are really overhyped but I really wanted to get the coral one from PAP collection. BTW have you heard about Mac re releasing the Alexander McQueen collection in Sept? Any truth to this?

I don’t do hype thank goodness, especially the limited edition MAC stuff, unless I think something is absolutely amazing and like nothing I’ve ever seen or own then I don’t need it 🙂

I totally agree with everything you said..
Plus MUFE smokey lash – meh!
Marine Life – looks pretty with the overlay..The blush itself is glittery pigmented bomb.
Ripe Peach – I have blushes that are better, prettier than this
Shu Uemura lash curler – still pinches my lid.. Prefer shiseido!

About the Shiseido last curler – really? I actually didn’t wanna get behind the hype of Shu Uemura so I got a Shiseido one instead but that one pinches my lids so I caved in, bought a Shu Uemura curler, and absolutely love it. But to each their own b/c everyone’s eye shape is different. 🙂

Yup.. it comes down to eye shapes 🙂 Having said that, I use Shisheido for all my clients and none of them had any problems 🙂

I have to agree with you on the MSFs, I find them to be overly shimmery and glittery and they make my already visible pores look huuuuge…yuck!NARS laguna, it’s so muddy and I think there are far better bronzers out there. =)

yeah i don’t understand MSF’s much either… i have a few but i don’t think they are that great

This may come as a surprise to some, esp Temptalia. I can’t get behind the extremely hyped up Marine Life Highlight powder from MAC. I don’t feel it’s right for a highlight and i don’t like the color it swatches after the overspray rubs off.

I have to agree with you on the MSFs, I find them to be overly shimmery glittery and they can make my already visible pores look huuuuge. But most of all NARS laguna, I think it’s so muddy and I don’t find it to be a pretty shade. =)

Dior mascara. The wand is too big, the formula is drying and clumpy. Nars Orgasm blush and gloss because it doesn’t do anything with my coloring. UDPP because I found it impossible to go back and blend out my shadow if I needed to. I’ll stick to Too Faced.

Completely agree with that about the DiorShow masacara! It just seems I can find other brands whether name brand or drugstore that do a better job.

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