04/08/2015

♥ Disappointing Makeup Products ♥


As I don't have any real new favourite products to talk to you about at the moment, I've decided to pick five beauty products that have disappointed me. These products are not absolutely awful, but I've been disappointed for some reason or another, and I'm going to tell you all about it! But first I have to state that this is only my opinion, and that these products might work wonders for you if you're lucky! ;)

~ Nude Magique BB Cream, L'Oréal: as much as I love the concept of bb creams, I haven't found a lot of them that are really good (except for the Clinique bb cream). I had read lots of positive reviews of this L'Oréal bb cream, so was really surprised when I finally tried it out - it was ORANGE! And my skin is not the fairest either, but still - the product is orange. I've tried both the one for light skins and the one for darker skins, and both turned out quite orange. I guess if I blended it out carefully I could still get away with using it, but I really don't want to wear orange-toned makeup so I've stopped using it. Moreover, the bb cream made my skin oily super quickly, so I don't think it is adapted for my skin at all!
~ Mat Velvet + Foundation, Make Up Forever: I bought this foundation because I had read many good things about it, and I thought it would help my oily skin stay matte longer during the day. And how I was surprised with the results! The foundation did not mattify my skin longer at all, I had the feeling it became oily even more quickly than with my other foundations. Despite using it several times, in the summer as well as in the winter, it never made any improvements on my skin. And for the price (around 30€ when I bought it, it might be even more expensive now), I expected results! This is why I stick to drugstore foundations now, they do the job and don't break the bank.
~ HD Powder, Make Up Forever: another MUFE product? Yes indeed! I've tried this powder for its setting power, but I was disappointed again - the lasting power is very poor, I'd have to apply it every two hours or so and I surely don't have time for that. I've tried a Kiko powder of the same type, which is a lot better and less expensive!
~ Baby Lips in the shade 'Cherry Me', Maybelline: if you've read my last beauty post, you'll be surprised to see this product featured again, especially after having been in my summer essentials! Well, if the Baby Lips is here today, it's only because I've been slightly disappointed - but I'm still using it quite often in the summer. The only thing that I don't like is the pigmentation. Although the Baby Lips claim to be quite pigmented and colourful on the lips, I didn't find that aspect in the lip balm. I thought it would be brighter on my lips, especially after all the good thing I'd heard about the colour. Maybe it is because my lips are quite dark naturally, but the Baby Lips really lack colour to me! But that's the only thing that I don't like about it, other than that it's a good product!
~ Classic Moisturising Lip Balm, Carmex: I've had some people telling me this lip balm was great, so I decided to give it a go. And it was not what I had expected! The texture is too liquid so you'll easily apply too much product, it is glossy as a cheap lipgloss and never sinks into the lips - so no deep moisture for me! Really, I don't get the hype about this one haha.

Have you ever tried one of these? If so, what do you think of it? I'd love to have your thoughts on the products that have disappointed you!
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13 comments:

  1. Too bad it came out orange, I wouldn't want to take the extra time blending either.

    http://perlasancheza.blogspot.com/

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    1. Yes it would take some time to blend in properly, and honestly in the morning nobody's got time for that :p xx

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  2. The BB cream sounds really disappointing. Instead of giving it a lighter or natural skin tone, it gives off orange. :|

    Anyway,still hope you have a nice day! :)

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
    www.missdream-girl.blogspot.com

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    1. It really wasn't what I was expecting from it, that's for sure! Have a nice day too :D xx

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  3. I also have oily skin and the MUFE foundation is one of my favourite products of all time, it covers blemishes so well that I didn't have to put any concealer on top. It's too bad that you didn't like it

    Kisses,
    Mariana

    thegirlwithblackboots.blogspot.com

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    1. You're so lucky Mariana! I'm glad the foundation works for you, maybe it's just me who's weird! xx

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  4. Cool products!! I'ld love to try this BB cream!!!

    Stop by my blog sometime!!

    xoxo

    Marianna | Lifestyle blog

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    1. Well these products are not so cool, I can tell you! :)

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  5. I love Baby Lips cherry me, but your totally right the pigmentation isn't that great.

    http://arnellavanilla.com/category/home/

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    1. Definitely not a lipstick finish, but that's alright because it's still quite cool to use yes! xx

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  6. I love the look of the baby lips stick <3
    www.byjaymie.co.uk

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    1. It is really cute indeed! xx

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  7. I actually like the Carmex Lip Balm but I think it's better to use it when you stay at home because, indeed, it does look too glossy, but it's super effective.

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