Name

Alison Raubenheimer

Status

Silver Status

Points

196

Reviews

L’Oréal Paris Brow Artist Genius Kit

L’Oréal Paris Brow Artist Genius Kit

HOLY GRAIL BROW PRODUCT. I have completely fallen for this little palette in its classy metal casing. The powder and wax duo are the perfect product for the “my brows but better” look. The dark brown shade matches my coloring perfectly and is super quick and easy to apply. The little tweezers that come with it are super good, I didn’t have high hopes for them but I was pleasantly surprised. The angled brush and spoolie are alright, I would preferably like to have a full sized spoolie and angled brush but I’ve been lazy and broke and the mini sized one is fine. The product is really fairly priced and it seems like it’s going to take me ages to finish it – and I’ve been using it daily for the last 8 months. I definitely recommend this product.

L.A. Girl Nail Lacquer

L.A. Girl Nail Lacquer

I’m very impressed with these nail polishes. They are great quality with a great finish. They have decent staying power and come in a wide range of colours. I have quite a few and they all are amazing. They are very affordable, so you can’t really go wrong with these.

Clarins Eyebrow Pencil

Clarins Eyebrow Pencil

I am such an eyebrow junky. Mascara and brow products are all my staples. I don’t personally own this product but my mom does. As I’m still a freeloading student I frequently borrow hers. It is such an easy-to-use pencil that leaves an amazing finish. The light brown which I thought would be too light actually compliments my skin so beautifully. I’ve already decided that once my mom has finished it I will buy my own one. Fortunately for me my mom hardly wears make-up so it will probably last forever, or at least until I’m a working woman and can afford to move out.

Smashbox Brow Tech Matte Pencil

Smashbox Brow Tech Matte Pencil

This is a great little brow pen. It easy to apply and has a nice spoolie for natural-looking brows. It’s size makes it perfect for travelling and my gym make-up bag. The only problem I have with it is it’s price. I love Smashbox as a brand and as much as I hate spending money I don’t mind spending money on most of their products I’ve tried. Unfortunately this isn’t one of them. I didn’t think there was enough actual product in this brow pen and definitely not enough for the price, I finished it pretty quickly and didn’t bother repurchasing. I have pretty thick brows, so looking back at it I don’t need such a specialised brow pencil and I’m keen to try out new products rather than repurchase this one.

Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lip Colour

I had really high hopes for this product after I read somewhere it was a good dupe for a Kylie lipkit shade, I can’t remember which one but I bought the dusty rose Revlon matte lip. I found it didn’t apply that well. It became streaky and didn’t dry down like I expected to. To be fair it was the first liquid matte I had bought and I expected it to be an unmovable matte like Kylie’s, so my expectations were high and probably unrealistic. I found the product just sat uncomfortably on top of my lips, never really settling or blending in. I wasn’t crazy about the smell but I do LOVE the colour. The dusty rose colour is perfect on my skintone and still remains one of my favourite colours. I would repurchase this product but I’m not going to stop wearing it.

MACRubyWooLips

MAC Retro Matte Lipstick – Ruby Wo

Like every woman needs a little black dress, every woman deserves a killer little red lip. This is my killer LRL, nothing makes me feel more confident or ready to slay than this classic. It compliments my skin tone wonderfully, light medium with blue undertones, but also never fails to suit my friends with different skin tone. Definitely worth a try.

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