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Totally with you on the WnW Pop Art Trios! Also, I was so disappointed in Urban Decay’s lipstick in Anarchy. What a slippery mess! Within 30 minutes of just sitting there doing nothing (me, not the lipstick), it wore down to a faint pink stain.

I was disappointed in the UD lipsticks too! I got bang and f-bomb, and they would not stay on my lips. The reviews seem to be overwhelmingly positive, but they just didn’t work for me.

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Ethereal Light. It was such an utter disappointment. I love Mood Light but Ethereal was just atrocious–It was so chalky and was so dry in the pan I could hardly pick any product up, and it didn’t give any “moonlight” glow as advertised. I went and returned it for a Korres Lip butter in plum (OMG, love it!) and a YSL sheer candy balm.

Laura Mercier’s tinted moisturizer! It was awful as it made me look shiny and also breakout a lot after the four times that I used it. I don’t understand why it’s the holy grail for some people. Overpriced!

I hope they did’nt change the formula or something?
I have not purchased a tube im quite a while, but
I have used many tubes out it and it works great, also
the color is a spot on match that I have never seen
with other brands. I really hope they did’nt change it!

I have tried LM’s tinted moisturizer a couple of times and both times, I hated it! It was so thick, shiny, and gross. Glad I’m not the only one with this experience!

Bingo! Thick, greasy cream for sure. My already large pores were magnified and I swear the color oxidized on my face a little bit, so the color looked weird, too.

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Well, I’m returning Hourglass’ top selling foundation primer (Veil) today, or possibly exchanging. I had a sample that was thick and worked beautifully, but all that will squeeze out of my full-size pump is a very thin liquid I can barely keep from sliding through my fingers before I get them to my face. I’m hopeful it’s a bad bottle rather than this being normal for the product!

I’ve had great luck with all of my recent beauty purchases, but one that comes to mind is LORAC luster drops. As soon as I applied the liquid, my lids started burning and itching terribly. I had to wash my face immediately and returned the product the next day…

Jordana eyeshadow pencil thingy. My eyes started turning red and hurting not even an hour after I put it on. I took it right off and it went right in the trash.

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NYX Retractable lip pencil in Nude. It doesn’t go at all with my fair skintone, just looks the ugliest 90s brown shade on me! At least it was cheap, and it made me realize that I can’t use any “nude” lipsticks or lip liners because they’ll just be too dark for me. In my case, a very light pink lip liner would be best.

Well, a few weeks ago I got the LE pressed highlighter from Bare Minerals, the pink one (can’t recall the name). I thought it was going to be awesome, but it looks just so blah on me. I am not giving up on it yet, but it was disappointing

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Mac mineralize eyeshadow duo! beautiful colors but didn’t stay true for more than an hour, and then terrible creasing. (i’ve tried it with hush and nars smudgeproof but to no avail).
any suggestions to help improve my experience?

Despite my best efforts to love it, I’d have to say the Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo. I picked up No. 6 (poor judgement) because of the reviews on Sephora where a lot of people w/ light skin recommended it. It turned out to be a “My lips but browner” shade and smelled like expired, cheap lipstick. Total miss for me.

I had to check out Pandora; it’s a “new” brand to me, and it looks interesting. ;). What didn’t you like about it? Is this your first time trying this brand? If not, how have their other products worked for you?

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I bought this shampoo from Lush called BIg that promised big hair and left me with a big mess. Didn’t do anything for me and the pricetag hurts.

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Nothing that I bought on its own, but I bought an IT Cosmetics “showstopper” (special value deal) a few months ago. The eye shadow trio that came with it, called “Pretty in Nudes”, simply doesn’t show up at all. The 3 colours are so “nude” as to be invisible. But the rest of the products were such a good value – worth far more than I paid and such good stuff – that it’s not a big deal.

Yeah I wish more companies would offer neutral shades or slightly warm. My skin does has pink undertones, but it makes me look so darn red! Neutral is more flattering on most!

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Mac Prep + Prime Beauty Balm ~ it just sat on the surface of my skin and never really sank in. Made my skin look terrible. I have friends for whom this is a holy grail and I really wanted to love it, but alas no.

Also Maybelline Big Eyes Mascara. The applicator was awkward for me because both ends were too short and the mascara wasn’t great. I couldn’t stop it from getting all over the place.

Pretty much every essie nail polish I’ve tried lately. The worst are butler please and spaghetti strap, horrible, horrible application.

I agree. I have 3 essie polishes (out of loads that I’ve tried and wanted to buy). Only one (pink peachy color) applies just alright on me. Everything else has been a streaky mess so far. Brush is also too small.

I would have to say BH Cosmetics cool, tropical and matte palettes. I was swept up by youtubers love for them. Don’t get me wrong the palettes are beautiful but the color pay off is lacking. I do use a primer and base but the colors aren’t as vivid on me.

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