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What do you like about highlighter palettes? What don’t you like?

What do you like about highlighter palettes? What don’t you like?

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Highlighter Palettes

While I can understand why a highlighter palette with similar tones may make more sense for a particular skin tone, I prefer ones that have a good variety as I think that’s a good way to get value out of the palette.

— Christine

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What do you like about face primer? What don’t you like?

What do you like about face primer? What don’t you like?

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Face Primer

I so rarely wear it that I don’t really have any major dislikes! I think it can be a useful step for anyone who has skin that seems to break down foundation quickly or needs extra-long wear.

— Christine

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What do you like about cream highlighter? What don’t you like?

What do you like about cream highlighter? What don’t you like?

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Cream Highlighters

I’ve come around to them; I like the dewy finish they can give, but I find that I still reach for powder highlighters the most–probably they’re just the most foolproof and what I have in my vanity drawer (vs. cream or liquids).

— Christine

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What do you like about skincare sets? What don’t you like?

What do you like about skincare sets? What don’t you like?

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Skincare Sets

I like sets that offer smaller sizes with a few coordinating products, so you can have a good trial of a particular brand or line without splashing out for full-sizes, but they have to be large enough to be used for at least a couple of weeks. Sometimes sets seem like they include products that are more niche/user-dependent, so while it adds value, it doesn’t always add value to me.

— Christine

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What do you like about eyeshadow primer? What don’t you like?

What do you like about eyeshadow primer? What don’t you like?

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Eyeshadow Primer

I think it’s well-worth using for someone who routinely wears eyeshadow, even if one can find formulas that are longer-wearing. I like more translucent, silicone-like primers that help smooth out the lid and improve adhesion, grip, and longevity but aren’t tacky or thick. I find the latter difficult to apply and blend out over.

— Christine

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What do you like about liquid eyeshadows? What don’t you like?

What do you like about liquid eyeshadows? What don’t you like?

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Liquid Eyeshadows

I love how intense a liquid formula can make the color appear; they often have a deeper, richer look to them, but it’s finding a formula that packs that level of pigmentation, dries down fast enough, and is still blendable enough to make it easy to work with that’s key.

— Christine

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What do you like about liquid highlighter? What don’t you like?

What do you like about liquid highlighter? What don’t you like?

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Liquid Highlighter

I absolutely love it, and I think it’s a product I’d actually use almost daily in a non-blogging life–just likely mixed in with my foundation! I love that you can get a dewier finish that isn’t necessarily wet nor overtly shimmery. The downside is that sometimes the applicators often dispense far too much product!

— Christine

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What do you like about cream blush? What don’t you like?

What do you like about cream blush? What don’t you like?

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Cream Blush

I love the finish of them; that dewy, slightly luminous look that sits well on skin. The only issue I have is some formulas don’t pair as well with base products, so they aren’t as foolproof to work with.

— Christine

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What do you like about cream eyeshadow? What don’t you like?

What do you like about cream eyeshadow? What don’t you like?

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Cream Eyeshadow

I love them for adding a shinier, more sparkly finish (with less falout) and just having a more intense finish overall. I know others love ’em for one-and-done looks, but I love creating color combos so I tend to reach for cream eyeshadows as bases or to use on the inner tearduct/lower lash line or on the lid.

— Christine

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What do you like about red lip colors? What don’t you like?

What do you like about red lip colors? What don’t you like?

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Red Lip Colors

I love red lip color in all forms–lipstick, lipgloss, or tinted lip balm! It can add so much brightness to my face, and I love how rich they often look on. The only downside is that more emollient or creamier formulas can be harder to maintain.

— Christine

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