Name

Shannin King

Status

Gold Status

Points

884

Reviews

Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10

Good foundation

I finally gave into the hype and bought this foundation. It applies smoothly and easily and has great coverage. I am also delighted that the shade I bought matches my skin perfectly. I feel it can start to look and feel a bit heavy and cakey, but it certainly is long-lasting. I prefer the Clarins Everlasting foundation to this one though. I wish it came with a pump!

Justine Tissue Oil Gold

Gorgeous tissue oil

I’ve been using this tissue oil on my face at night after cleansing and I really love it. It makes my skin feel so soft and hydrated when I wake up in the morning, and even though I have oily skin, surprisingly it does not make my skin more oily.

Bobbi Brown Illuminating Moisture Balm

Beautiful product

This does give a gorgeous pearlescent glow to the skin which looks very youthful, natural and healthy. I find it best applied either under foundation or mixed in with liquid foundation. I knocked off one star because the product claims it can be used over foundation too, but in my experience it becomes patchy and ruins the foundation’s coverage underneath it. Use very sparingly if you have oily skin.

Bobbi-Brown-Smokey-Eye-Mascara

Stunning mascara

I received a travel-sized version of this as a “gift-with-purchase” and I’m so glad I did. The wand is a great size and shape to reach every single lash from inner to outer edge of the lashes. One layer gives a pretty and more natural lengthened look, but if you apply a second or third layer, you’ve got stunning volumised, curled, black lashes that will last all day and hold the curl, with zero clumping. I have no issue with this product smudging under my eyes (which most other mascaras do). I am definitely going to buy the full-sized tube before my travel-sized one runs out.

Avène Thermal Water Spray

Great multi-purpose spray

I love applying this spray at night after cleansing and before serums and moisturisers. It reduces redness, adds hydration to my skin, and generally improves the vitality of my skin. I have also used it after having a reaction to a hair removal cream, and it definitely did reduce the redness and irritation. My husband also loves it for razor burn. Have re-purchased many times and will continue to do so.

Brow

Holy Grail Product

I use this in shade 3. I use it every single day. On more natural days I use it alone and it shapes, colours and holds my brows in place all day. On more “glam” days, I first fill in my brows using powder or pencil, but always set with Gimme Brow. I have tried other more affordable “dupes” for this product, and none of them compare. The shape of the applicator and the formula itself is far superior. I have re-purchased several times and will continue to do so. Must have product!

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