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Hassled Sat 09-Mar-13 15:50:59

I can't believe I'm starting a S&B thread, given my lack of either, but I thought it was interesting - here. Sudacrem features, and I'm delighted to see Elnett (my grandmother swore by it!). Has anyone used a Revlon Lip Butter?

HollyBollyBooBoo Fri 22-Mar-13 11:28:51

Just bought a Sonicare toothbrush, half price at Boots plus another 10% off online. To be fair I did need a new electric toothbrush so feel justified in spending the £55!

valiumredhead Thu 21-Mar-13 16:24:08

Oh wow, just had another email thanking me for the feedback on here and a discount as a thank you. They are brilliant, they should give other companies lessons in good service! Can't wait to try them out now.

valiumredhead Thu 21-Mar-13 15:48:27

They are indeed, I just hope the sample kits hurry up!

PrinceRogersNelson Thu 21-Mar-13 15:08:17

i got a reply back already. They are wonderful smile

valiumredhead Thu 21-Mar-13 14:57:34

I have used Dermablend before and hated it, it was like dried up chalk.

valiumredhead Thu 21-Mar-13 14:57:09

Oooooo I have just googled - looks interesting! Their tester palette is £20 though <gulp> I wonder how it compares to Keromask?

BinksToEnlightenment Thu 21-Mar-13 14:28:01

I use Dermacolor, which is another type of camouflage concealer. It's absolutely bloody amazing and lasts forever. I got a pot in 2010 which is barely a quarter gone. I use it for under eye bags, spot covering, mix it with moisturiser to make my own tinted moisturiser and even to cover scars, which is what I actually got it for. It makes any blemish invisible.

valiumredhead Thu 21-Mar-13 12:53:48

I would email them, they are super helpful smile

valiumredhead Thu 21-Mar-13 12:53:25

I will do smile

I need a heavy duty concealor for rosacea, my skin is good and clear I just have really sensitive skin and the slightest change in temperature or warm food gives my rosy cheeks which I loathe <sigh>

There are 28 colours so one is bound to be a good match! Also they have setting powders which seem to be essential.

The sample kits will be in again in approx 4 weeks or so.

My cousin has vitiligo too on her arms and hands, would be fab to be able to conceal it.

PrinceRogersNelson Thu 21-Mar-13 12:48:45

Valium - Could you please let me know how they are? I also tried to get a sample kit.

Can I ask why you are looking at it? I have vitiligo (I think!) and as we are approaching summer it is going to get more obvious and I am desperate to be able to cover it up when needed.

In fact I may e mail them too.

valiumredhead Thu 21-Mar-13 12:25:13

On the back of this thread I tried to order some Keromask concealor but their sample kits were out of stock. I emailed and they replied almost immediately saying they won't be in for another few weeks but they would send my a colour matching card and then I could choose a sample from there. It only took 2 days for it to arrive and they also included lots of application advice. VERY impressed with their fab customer service. Will let you know how I get on with the concealor smile

MrsRadicchio Sat 16-Mar-13 21:57:59

Just bought pink truffle revlon lip butter today, tried it at home but colour is not me. Anyone interested in it? Pm me if so!

bluebump Sat 16-Mar-13 21:51:12

I have a Sonicare toothbrush and it is heaps better than my old Oral B one. Boots often have them half price, I waited for an offer before I got mine, it's the basic one and was £30 I think.

BanoffeeSplitz Sat 16-Mar-13 20:12:40

Any opinions on the pricier stuff like Sonicare toothbrushes & Corioliss straighteners?

Anyone going to admit to having tried Suqqu foundation grin?

BanoffeeSplitz Sat 16-Mar-13 20:09:55

Oooh - ta for reminding me about the evening primrose oil, I have a tub that I got from Holland & Barrett in the 1p sale before I remembered I don't bother taking it any more.

And for the link to Lisa Eldridge - I knew I'd seen someone showing how to use Clinique Black Honey as blusher, but couldn't remember who.

I now have a Smoky Eye pencil which I love - it's the first time I've had one of those smudgy end pencils that actually works.

And mini versions of Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara & Black Honey. Mascara seems pretty good, though I will have to try & remember to actually use it.
Black Honey is OK - does everything it promised but has an really greasy feel and old-fashioned lipstick smell. Though I am comparing it to Elizabeth Arden 8-Hour coloured lip balm in Plum which I love & is a much nicer (feeling & smelling) version of the same thing. If I hadn't tried that, I'd have been pretty happy with the Black Honey.

kiwigirl42 Sat 16-Mar-13 15:49:05

you can buy the Bioderma cleanser on ebay. In fact, I buy most of my cosmetics from ebay, once I've checked out swatches etc on google. Far cheaper

BinksToEnlightenment Sat 16-Mar-13 13:21:03

Highly recommended!

cornypony Sat 16-Mar-13 12:46:07

I keep meaning to get some evening primrose oil capsule...must write that down!

BinksToEnlightenment Sat 16-Mar-13 12:40:54

I tried her tip to pop an evening primrose oil capsule to use as a nighttime mousturiser.

I'm really impressed. My skin is lovely this morning.

anotheryearolder Fri 15-Mar-13 22:38:00

Jump I found the Clinique stuff really greasy and not particularily nice colours.
The Revlon lip butters are way better - lovely colours and gorgeously moisturising .( and cheaper !!)

cornypony Fri 15-Mar-13 12:34:11

I might get the Nars blusher. I have benetint- I don't rate it at all.

Nigella used to do the Sunday times beauty column- She
Recommended Laura merrier tinted moisturiser years ago and I've used it ever since.

JumpHerWho Fri 15-Mar-13 12:24:50

I prefer Lisa Eldridge, she seems more realistic. I'm sure I read that Sali is genuinely not bought by advertisers though, and I think Lisa is. All Sali's fans on the FB 'get the look' page wear v dramatic makeup with red lippie, which I can't do.

Aren't the Revlon lippies just total rip-offs of the Clinique butter shine ones?

They all copy each other, I got an email from NARS about a new lip crayon thing - that's a Clinique rip-off too.

valiumredhead Fri 15-Mar-13 11:30:05

* PINOT* there you are! <waves> smile

anneriordan Thu 14-Mar-13 18:49:30

Thank you oltt, armagh and pinot , will have a look. And the clinique lib balm, the real one in the opaque green tube, is wonderful. I had a tester yesterday and it lasted 8 hours! pay day soon...

Pinot Thu 14-Mar-13 10:48:00

Poppy King is on QVC now. And SpaceNK.

VitaCitral lip balm is the mutts. Got in France, darlings.

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