Shannin King


Gold Status




Comfortable lip product

I’ve tried 2 colours of this lip product. They are very comfortable on the lips and the packaging is lovely (especially the flocked applicator tip), however I don’t think they are “game-changing” and worth the hefty price tag. The colours are VERY sheer, which make them nice to pop over a lipstick that would ordinarily be drying.


This hand cream is just divine! During Winter my hands really took a beating, but this hand cream made them instantly look and feel better. What I love most about it is that although it is rather thick and nourishing, it absorbs quickly and easily into the skin and best of all…it doesn’t leave your hands feeling sticky or greasy.

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.


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.

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