Monday, June 27, 2016

The Empties

Makeup Misses

It is no secret that I am a makeup junkie. I'm willing to try
anything once, makeup that is. Today, I thought I would 
share my makeup misses. These are the products
that I had high hopes for but they left me disappointed.
In no particular order..


This peel did nothing but make my skin burn.
I don't mind a little tingle but burning. 
No, thank you! 

Truth be told, this gave me flakes.
I have never had this problem with any Bumble and Bumble.
In fact, I'm a huge fan of their products.
But this stuff, wasn't a fan at all.
As soon as I stopped using it, no more flakes!

I wear waterproof eye makeup. I was told this
was great at removing it. It wasn't. 
I had to use so much of it to take it off
and it left  this terrible residue which would burn my eyes.

Oh, I had high hopes for this stuff.
All it did was make my makeup break apart,
it was horrible. One day it was so bad, I had
to do my whole face all over again.
I tried using it with different moisturizers but 
it still had the same results. 


Those are my makeup misses.
 I do love my Play! by Sephora
subscription box. It's a great way to try new products
and it's only $10 a month.To me, it is worth it.
Plus, I love trying new products. 

This is not a sponsored post, I 
just really love Sephora.

Now, it's your turn, 
what products have disappointed you??
Let me know, I love hearing from you!
Best, Marie 


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22 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh I'm sorry to hear you didn't like the Lancome eye makeup remover!! I can see the residue side of things, but I don't wear waterproof mascara, so I wouldn't know how it takes that off...I'm with you on the primer oil - it was terrible and felt like it left me greasy! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  2. i love hearing about these lists bc then i know it's prob a good idea to stay away from certain products. horrible about the burning face! and boo on the bumble and bumble. ok well all of it. :)

    xoxo cheshire kat

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  3. i'm a big supporter of local brands so when a canadian all natural line launched, i was all over it...and sadly it did nothing but dry my skin out so bad! so disappointing :(

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  4. I have been disappointed twice now by smash box and I always used to think their products were so good!! Their browsers are terrible. Thank you for your honest reviews of the sucky ones to avoid, lol. Happy Monday!!

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  5. This is so good to know about the Smashbox Primer Oil. I didn't like the photo finish foundation primer and I'm sorry to hear the oil was a disappointment too. I was thinking about giving the oil a try but I guess I will look for something else. Thanks for sharing and Happy Monday!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde's Moment

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  6. I love when people tell me what they don't like. Save a sister some money and heartache! LOL

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  7. Yikes - glad to know this stuff!
    I dont usually go out of my comfort level to try new things to not like :) haha

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  8. I appreciate your honest thoughts on these things. I love most Bumble and Bumble stuff but I don't think I tried that exact primer. I will stay away! And I love Lancome's eye make up remover....but I dont wear waterproof stuff so I could understand being disappointed in it if that was what you were going for. Lately I have been buying UP and UP's from Target because it is cheaper and basically does the same job as everything else out there on the market!

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  9. So glad you did this post because I was thisclose to getting that peel and now I'm just going to skip it! And I'm with you on the B&B oil. It made my hair so greasy feeling! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  10. I agree with you on the Lancome makeup remover, I am not a fan either.

    Xoxo,
    Whitney & Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

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  11. It's great read some negative reviews sometimes - I mean all products can't all be perfect. I have trouble with the Lancôme eye remover, too. Just left so much behind.

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  12. I love the Sephora Play box! They've given me some great samples and there's always something new! I still haven't tried the Smashbox Primer Oil that we got a few months ago, but now I'm not sure if I want to try it. I love the Laura Mercier that I'm using now!

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  13. Loving this months Play box too! But sorry to hear about B&B's Invisible Oil and Smashbox's Primer Oil. Both lines usually can do no wrong! Cheers to a fabulous week <3
    Green Fashionista

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  14. It's funny but some of the most expensive stuff an be totally misses.

    Allie of
    www.allienyc.com

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  15. The only one I've tried is the Lancome makeup remover and I agree with you...I didn't like the results. Good to know about the Smashbox primer too.

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  16. I'm sharing my empties tomorrow! I love the Peel pads--they make my skin SO soft.

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  17. I love Bumble and Bumble products and this hairdressers oil is a favorite of mine. It smells so good and leaves my hair feeling amazing!

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  18. Bummer about these products! But so good to know so I don't bother with them. Thanks for the honest review!

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  19. oh, how weird about the bumble stuff. i haven't tried any of their products but i've heard amazing things. also, sucks about the primer.. well, sucks about all of it haha. i hate wasting money on products that don't work!

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  20. I have a similar post in drafts! I love reviews, especially what NOT to buy. What were the B&B oil primer and Smashbox primer oil supposed to do? Sorry, makeup newb over here! Were all of these items from the Sephora Play box? Sorry to hear you had such a terrible experience with these, but thanks for sharing! :)

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  21. Ohh no, the lancome makeup remover is the only one that works for me-- though I wish I didn't like it because it's so expensive! I've wondered about the Smashbox oil-- but oils can be so tricky and this doesn't sound like it worked well at all.

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