Wednesday, June 30, 2010

L'oreal Extra volume collagen mascara

What I wanted - volume, waterproof (doesnt go uner my eyes to make me look like a racoon), and black

what the package said: all day wear, no clump, no flakes no smudging

what happened:

I am getting ready for a big trip and was looking for a good cheap mascara,so I went to walgreens. But once I used it was very flakey . I will say that this is the worst mascara I have ever used. It was super clumpy and had alot of flakes. It looks like I put way too much on, when I only did one coat. I even used one of those eyelash combs and it is still super clumpy.

( The mascara looks super clumpy even on the brush)
(and I got the waterproof one)

pros: cool container, somewhat water resistance
con: clumpy, super super flakey



- Olivia

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Missha perfect cover BB cream

Product name - Missha perfect cover BB cream
Where I bought it - An ebay seller
What shade - NO.21
How much - 10/20 USD
Skin type - Oily in the summer/combination in winter / acne prone
Why I bought product - heard good things about it
Package - spf 42+++, ligthens skin and heals visible wrinkles and blemishes with excellent skin-cover ability and prevents skin aging through effective whitening and anti-wrinkle properties, 30ml

What I think -

At first I L O V E D it, This bb cream adapted to my skin color well, wasnt to pink ( which I often have a problem with ) but a little dull colored. I had a little bit of hyperpigmentation and it lightened the discoloration slightly. But after 2 weeks I started to get this really deep acne that was coming non stop. When I do get acne (if any) I usually get little white heads under the skin, around my time of the month , but never this kind of acne. So I kept thinking maybe I wasnt doing something right,I thought maybe I

A. wasnt doing enough to take of my skin (so not true :P)
B. Had extra extra extra hormones
C. Not enough sleep or water

But after a month or two, B. couldnt be it, then I added a witch hazel toner to my already long skin routine, so it couldnt be A then I made sure I slept for at least 9 hours, then made sure I drank 8 glassess of water a day. But still I had these huge things on my face. So i stopped using the bb cream for a week and no new acne came in, then I waited another week and it was completely gone, (but I had so many scars afterwards). The reason I didnt think it was the BB cream in the first place because I read multiple time it was okay for acne prone skin and I heard so many good things about it.

What do you use it for now - if I have a light scar on my legs I use it to slightly lighten/hide it.

Verdict - I wouldnt recomend it for acne prone skin
But if you do not have acne prone skin I dont know how you will react
and I would like to say, if you really want to try this product and you have acne prone skin,try it, everyones skin is different so it might work for you.

and always remember to wash your face at the end of the day, please! :)

thats all :D

- Olivia