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MAC eyeshadow in swimming
MAC Hello Kitty beauty powder blush in fun n games…it doesnt show up on my skin at all! they’re so close in color but because it was hello kitty and mac i just “had” to get it! lol

oh my goodness, I’m so glad to hear I’m not the only one, I’m planning on using it as an empty to get something else from mac!

Bobbi Brown oil free liquid foundation. I HATE IT!! Passionately. It is difficult to apply (my favorites brushes left a streaky affect, it would only blend with my fingers,) and it is impossible to make it set and last all day. If the smallest drop of water touches it on your skin, it runs!! Nevermind waterproof mascara! I was shocked to discover that there was a foundation out there with no water resistance at all! You can’t wear this foundation on a rainy day. Seriously so disappointed in this product. $50 dollars gone. I have learned my lesson and will never buy a high end foundation again without getting a sample first.

Oops, I meant to post this as a new comment! As for MAC e/s in Swimming, that’s a great idea! I will recycle the packaging. Forget the eyeshadow. :p

either mufe HD powder or bare minerals foundation…the powderyness just isnt working out and they cost so much πŸ™

Amen to that! Any kind of mineral powder foundation is right at the top of my list! I hate the way they look (on me anyway) and they make my dry skin turn into itchy, flakey skin.

Mineral foundation (or powder) isn’t really great for dry skin (as I discovered later on, they accentuate dry flakes). I, too regret buying the bare minerals foundation but I still use it because its not that bad, just a little powdery.

NARS orgasm. The color is AWFUL on me.(ordered it online after a LOT of rraves and recommendations about it).

By the time I blend it down so it doesn’t look totally garish, there’s nothing left of it on my face, not even shimmer. I still try to use it, but the color is soooooooo difficult to work with on me!

I second. Christine said perhaps it was just the particular one that I got.. but the one I bought awhile back is so sheer.. and there is seriously no pigmentation. but I more recently purchased Luster, Amour, and Albatross which have been a complete 180 difference.

I don’t think I’ll purchase Orgasm again though.

I didn’t have the no pigmentation problem-my problem is it went on ORANGE. I’m very fair, and a bit pinky, but there was so much yellow in the tone that it just has never looked natural. I usually apply, and then buff down and blend. That one, I ended up buffing most of it right back off my face to take the orange out of my cheeks. I haven’t quite gotten brave enough to try any other NARS blushes since then. I can’t trust recommendations on them, and they’re too expensive to make mistakes. Gimme my MAC Brit wit, well dressed, gentle(mineral), or gleeful(mineral) ANY day.

I so agree about orgasm, Its just a glitter mess on me no pigmentation and i loved the color on pan :/ but it wasnt much of a waste cuz i bought it as a duo with Laguna bronzer and fell in love with Laguna, now gonna buy it in full size ;D

I went to France and Italy for a school trip. We went to the huge french department store called Lafayette in Paris. I had my makeup done for a “natural look” at Bobbi Brown which was nice. At that time I didn’t really have a good knowledge of makeup and prices…ugh ignorance is not bliss.

I bought 2 eyeshadows and a lengthening mascara, but they were so expensive! 25 Euros each! The eyeshadows were nice but kinda boring for me since I discovered I’m a more colour girl than neutral. I got Bone and Heather. Bone I use as a matte highlighter but I don’t use Heather at all (twice maybe)and I threw out the mascara which wasn’t that great.

50 Euros wasted! And Bobbi Brown would’ve been cheaper here!

I usually return everything that doesn’t work out the way I like it, so there isn’t too much to regret. Although I still have my 168 brush and I HATE it! I want to find a good use for it, but it just feels awkward to me. I’d love to hear anyone’s fab uses for this brush… It’s the only one I never have to clean – Cause I NEVER use it! LOL!

The 168 is great for applying foundation–hold it near the very end of the brush for an airbrushed look without brush streaks. Also, great for contouring and blush, and FABULOUS for lightly placing some highlighter like MSF on the cheekbones!

I haven’t used it for foundation yet. I’ll have to check it out and see how it works.

My go-to foundation/highlight/contour/powder/blush brush is the 109. I LONG for MAC to release multiple sizes of the 109 brush – One that was EXACTLY the same but slightly smaller and one slightly larger would be a dream to me!

Illamasqua’s Blush Brush 1 is slightly larger than the 109 and the highlighter brush is slightly smaller. They are similar in shape, perfectly dense, super soft…and the best thing is they dont shed!!! I dont have to pick hairs off my face or out of my cream blushes/bronzer!

OMG the hairs! I love the 109– the size, density, and softness– but the shedding hairs are crazy! I always have to spend a few minutes picking at my face afterwards less I look like I’m sporting a mustache or random bits of facial hair.

I don’t have just one, lol, I sometimes do some silly impulse buying that looks like a great deal at first, then realise I don’t need it. I really should control myself more, lol!

I guess buying so many Mac glitters and mineralize eyeshadow, I’ve returned some and don’t really use the ones I still have.

Oh good question… I would have to say it is MAC’s MSF in Soft ‘n Gentle and Porcelin Pink.

Don’t get me wrong I loooooove them BUT only on other people! On me it makes my too shiney and my pores uber large! So sad πŸ™

For me it would have to be this one MAC shadestick – its a beautiful teal/bright blue colour, however i just cant apply or blend it at all, so I say that’s the worst and I’ve avoided shadesticks at all cost since. Though Warm & Cozy shadesticks are stunning shades so I might try again…

Any recommendations on which brush would be best to buffer and blend out shadesticks?

I don’t find brushes work with shadesticks… the trick is to warm them up. Roll it vigourously between your palms for a minute or two, concentrating on the end you apply with… Or even point your hair dryer on it for a few seconds. They simply do not work at room temperature. You have to move quickly when applying them as they cool down fast… They can’t really be blended…. They are one intense block of colour to an area. Light colours I used to use all over as a basic base, and dark colours I used to use just as a base on the eyelid to intensify colours over top. I never used them alone, and I don’t use them at all anymore since I discovered paint pots, as those are smoothy and creamy and can be blended and buffed out nicely with the #217 or any brush of your choosing.

CHANEL exceptionel mascara and their black eye shadow quad! Mascara is the worst I have ever had and after 2 unsatisfying uses,it ended up in the garbage. The quad, as most everyone knows, has no pigmentation whatsoever and I foolishly purchased based on the L.E. factor!!!

MAC MSFN. It didn’t break me out until weeks later so it was too late to return it. The caked, powdery look wasn’t lovely either.

All the mineralized shadows from MAC as a whole. I went a little crazy, then decided they aren’t so great. I have 2 left, but I finally gave in and B2M’d the others. The lady thought I was nuts for not liking them.

About a year ago I bought Mac Studio Fix powder and it broke me out within a week. I still have blemishes on my cheek to show for it.

I know a lot of people might be shocked but my NARS sheer glow foundation looks awful on me. The makeup artist definitely got the color wrong but my skin didn’t seem to match any other color either. I’ll just stick to my clinique even better foundation.

Hmm I l don’t really recall any makeup regrets because I think quite hard about what I really want before getting. It maybe the Guerlain Tsarina Palette for me because they colours aren’t working as well as I thought it would be. I still have it and hope to experiment with it more with different bases and application techniques. Anyway, I lost the receipt.

Too Faced Smokey Eye Palette! Maybe is for someone who is starting with makeup or something! I own many eyeshadows so I didn’t really need that palette, the only thing I use fro that palette are the little sponge aplicators to smudge my eyebrow pencil haha… but the lady at the counter convinced me haha

Bobbi Brown brights eye shadow palette. It was sooo expensive and since buying it I’ve found a million eye shadows that are the same colours yet so much better! πŸ™

mineralize eyeshadows, retrospeck eyeshadow (too chunky/glittery…tons of fallout!), and coastal scents stippling brush (not really makeup…but this brush shed and bled for months until i finally had to throw it out!)

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