Product Review: Make Up For Ever Aqua Lip in 3C

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Name: Aqua Lip in 3C
Brand: Make Up For Ever
Size: 0.04oz
Price: $19.00

From Make Up For Ever’s website:
Creamy, non-transferable lip liner for long lasting glide-on precision.

What I liked:
– natural, versatile shade
– pigmented
– creamy enough to glide smoothly on the lips
– longlasting

What I didn’t like:
– feels tacky and a bit drying on the lips

Doesn’t matter how gorgeous a lip colour is, if it requires me to prep my lips with lip liner, I don’t usually bother with it. Unless it is a special occasion. Then I can justify the extra step. Even then, though, I rarely match colours. I prefer to use a neutral lip liner that just goes with anything, like Make Up For Ever Aqua Lip in 3C.

3C (don’t you just hate it when brands don’t bother giving their shades a real, easy to remember, name?) is a medium neutral beige that’s very versatile. You can use it with bold reds, bright fuchsias, vampy purples, and earthy browns. But it also looks very pretty on its own for that natural no makeup makeup look. Either way, it lasts a long, long time on the lips.

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I tried smudging it with my fingers, but it didn’t move. It easily lasted through a quick snack (tea and some biscuits), and only half faded after a proper meal. That’s pretty impressive. But it does come off with just a water-based makeup remover, which is not what you’d expect from a waterproof product.

But I still think the best way to remove it is with an oil-based makeup remover. A water-based one does the job too, but takes a couple of minutes longer. I don’t go to the pool or beach often, and when I do I don’t wear makeup, so I’m not bothered this pencil isn’t completely waterproof. My lips never get wet, unless I drink, and Aqua Lip survives that pretty well, with only some fading.

It helps the texture, although creamy enough to glide on smoothly, is not so creamy to slide off the lips. I’d also venture to say it is a tad drying. It feels pretty comfortable at first, but then, after a few minutes, it turns a bit tacky, and after a couple of hours, it feels a bit drying. Nothing a swipe of lip balm beforehand can’t fix, though.

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Colour payoff is great. They are opaque in just one coat, so you need to apply very little for each application. That’s great because, with this type of standard, old-school pencil, you already waste enough product when you sharpen it.

Although I like MUFE Aqua Pencils, they are not a must have. With lip balms, expensive rarely means better (even Senna lip liners have disappointed me, even though I adore the rest of their pricey line). You could probably find something similar in the drugstore aisle. But if you like the colour, and want something that lasts long, I think you will enjoy this.

Available at: Sephora

Summary
Make Up For Ever Aqua Lip in 3C is a natural and versatile shade creamy enough to glide on smoothly but not enough to slide off them. Pigmented and longlasting, it feels a bit tacky and drying on the lips.

Rating: 3.5/5

Disclosure: this item was in a gift set my enabler Janessa sent me for Christmas. In addition, the review contains an affiliate link. For more information, please see my disclaimer.

Are They Dupes?: Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Advanced Formula VS Garnier Nutritioniste Clean + Nourishing Cleansing Oil

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Shu Uemura Cleansing Oils are held to be holy grail material. Too bad they cost an arm and a leg. And lots of us can’t find them anywhere. Shu Uemura has only three counters here in Italy. And they aren’t even distributed all over the country. Nope, they are all in the same area up north! Seriously, what’s up with that, Shu?

Whatever. If you make it so hard for us to get hold of your precious gems, we’ll look for dupes. I have just happened to find one for the High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Advanced Formula. It’s from Garnier, a cheap brand available anywhere. I’m talking about Clean + Nourishing Cleansing Oil. Their formulas are almost identical. Let’s take a look:

Ingredient Analysis

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Mineral, Corn Germ, Safflower Seed, & Jojoba Oils

Cleansing oils use the “like dissolves like” principle to remove makeup. In other words, oils like mineral oil, corn germ oil, safflower seed oil, and jojoba oil, are able to dissolve the oils in your makeup, allowing everything, even the most stubborn of foundations and waterproof products, to be removed quickly.

Cleansing oils are also gentler than other types of cleansers. Usually, cleansers contain surfactants that, allowing water to mix with dirt and oils, remove all impurities. But they can also remove too much of the oils that keep your skin naturally moisturized, causing dryness. If you’re cleansing with an oil, instead, there’s no chance of you removing too much oil. Result? Clean and soft skin!

Polysorbate 85

Polysorbate 85 helps to disperse oil in water. When used in a cleanser, it gives the formula body and prevents the oily and watery parts from separating. This makes the resulting product more effective and more pleasant to use.

Further Considerations On The Formula

Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Advanced Formula and Garnier Nutritioniste Clean + Nourishing Cleansing Oil have very similar formulas. They contain the same oils and emulsifiers (polysorbate 85), and they are all listed in the same order, so they provide the same benefits. There are some minor differences, but these aren’t big enough to affect the way these cleansing oils work.

Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Advanced Formula Ingredients

Paraffinum Liquidum/ Mineral Oil, Zea Mays/ Corn Germ Oil, Polysorbate 85, Carthamus Tinctorius Oil/ Safflower Seed Oil, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Sorbitan Trioleate, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil/ Jojoba Seed Oil, Camellia Kissi/ Camellia Kissi Seed Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Canola Oil, Squalane, Zingiber Officinale Extract/ Ginger Root Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis Extract/ Rosemary Leaf Extract, Sea Water, Isohexadecane, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Ethyl Oleate, Isopropyl Myristate, Tocopherol, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Linalool, Fragrance

Garnier Nutritioniste Clean + Nourishing Cleansing Oil Ingredients

Paraffinum Liquidum/Mineral Oil, Zea Mays (Corn Germ) Oil, Polysorbate 85, Carthamus Tinctorius Oil/Safflower Seed Oil, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Sorbitan Trioleate, Simmondsia Chinensis Oil/Jojoba Seed Oil, Glycerin, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Squalane, Parfum/Fragrance, Aqua/Water, Propylene Glycol, Tocopherol, Linalool, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-DI-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Hexyl Cinnamal, Isopropyl Myristate, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Alpha-Isopropyl Ionone, Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Carbomer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, F.I.L. D162171/1

Avaibility

Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Advanced Formula is available at Shu Uemura USA in two sizes, 450ml ($67.00) and 150ml ($31.00). Garnier Nutritioniste Clean + Nourishing Cleansing Oil, available in a 125ml size, can be bought at Ulta for only $7.99.

The Bottom Line

If you’re on a budget, can’t be bothered to splurge on a cleanser oil, or can’t find Shu Uemura anywhere in your country, opt for Garnier Nutritioniste Clean + Nourishing Cleansing Oil. It’s almost an exact dupe for the pricier Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Advanced Formula and works just as well.

Have you ever tried Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil Advanced Formula and Garnier Nutritioniste Clean + Nourishing Cleansing Oil? If so, which one is your favourite?

Product Review: Benefit The POREfessional

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Name: The POREfessional
Brand: Benefit
Size: 22ml
Price: $31.00

From Benefit’s website:
Quickly minimize the appearance of pores & fine lines for smoother-than-smooth skin! Apply this silky, lightweight balm alone, under or over makeup. Translucent, oil-free formula complements all skintones and helps makeup stay put.

What I liked:
– reduces the appearance of pores and fine lines
– lightweight texture, dries to a matte finish
– can be used both under and on top of makeup

What I didn’t like:
– needs to be reapplied throughout the day
– strong unpleasant scent

More than a Pro, Benefit The POREfessional resembles an amateur to me. You know those budding photographers who take awful shots and then slap a soft focus filter or something like that onto them in post-production, hoping that’ll hide all imperfections? That’s exactly how Benefit The POREfessional works.

Its boring formula is simply a mixture of silicones and film-formers designed to make pores and fine lines appear smaller temporarily. Silicones do this by smoothing out the pores and filling in fine lines and wrinkles. They also give slip to the primer, allowing it to glide smoothly on, and a velvety feel to the skin.

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I know a lot of you don’t like to use silicones because they don’t allow the skin to breathe, but that’s not true. Skin can’t breathe. It doesn’t have lungs. But it perspires. And this action is not prevented by silicones. That’s because of their special molecular structure, made of big molecules with wide spaces between them.

The real problem with silicones is that their effect is only aesthetic. Remove them, and your pores and fine lines re still there, as big as before. That’s the problem with film-formers too. When they dry, they contract, providing a tightening effect. This results in a “blurred look” that makes pores, fine lines, and wrinkles look smaller. Take them off, and that effect is gone.

There is nothing wrong with this MO. In fact, it is the same most primers use, so it wouldn’t be fair to single out POREfessional for it, and praise the others. My problem is that its name, POREfessional, makes it sound like this were a pro at dealing with pores. And from a PRO, I expect something better. Like the use of salicylic acid.

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Salicylic Acid has the ability to penetrate inside the pores and remove all the gunk that is accumulating inside them and stretching them out. This wouldn’t make your pores smaller than they are supposed to be, but it would bring them back to their original size. It’d also help to control oil production better.

As it is, POREfessional only blurs out imperfection on your skin for a few hours. Then, you need to reapply it (just on the areas where you need it). Its lightweight beige texture dries to a transparent, matte finish, so it can easily be applied on top of makeup without ruining it (although putting a primer on top of makeup just sounds so wrong to me).

But the strong scent, which to my nose smells like a synthetic blend of citrusy with a medicinal twist, makes that very unpleasant to do. It doesn’t smell good, but at least, it doesn’t hang around for long. But if you can put up with that, and don’t mind POREfessional can only make your pores APPEAR smaller for a while, it may be worth a try.

Ingredients
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isononyl Isononanoate, Silica, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Isododecane, Phenoxyethanol, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Titanium Dioxide, Cyclohexasiloxane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Fragrance (Parfum), Mica, Iron Oxides, Trethoxycaprylylsilane, BHT.

Available at: Feel Unique, Sephora, and Ulta

Summary
Benefit POREfessional helps to reduce the appearance of pores and fine lines, but only for a few hours.

Rating: 3.5/5

Disclosure:a sample of this item was in a gift set my friend Janessa sent me for Christmas .In addition, the review contains an affiliate link. For more information, please see my disclaimer.

Product Review: Estee Lauder Pure Color Gloss In Garnet Desire

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Name: Pure Color Gloss in Garnet Desire
Brand: Estee Lauder
Size: 0.2oz
Price: $24.00

From Estee Lauder’s website:
High performance wear. Feels light and luscious, never sticky. Drenched with conditioners. Smooths on precisely, stays on perfectly.
Each shade comes in the luminous, multi-dimensional finish that suits it best: Shine, Shimmer or Sparkle.

What I liked:
– good colourful payoff
– shimmery, brightens up the face
– hydrating, non-sticky texture
– delicious sweet scent

What I didn’t like:
– average staying power

My obsession for Estee Lauder Pure Color Glosses shows no signs of abating anytime soon. After Raspberry Pop, Pink Innocence, and Blazing Coral, I’m now rocking Garnet Desire, a shimmery cool strawberry shade.

So, what’s so special about these glosses? Where to start…? The formula. It’s lightweight. Hydrating. And, most importantly, not sticky. They feel so comfortable on the lips, and glide on smoothly thanks to the doe-foot applicator.

Then there’s the shimmer. Lots of shimmer. Elegant and sophisticated, it brightens up your face without making you look like a cheap discoball. And what to say about the colour payoff?That’s just right. Not so sheer that you’re wondering why the heck you’ve just spent $24.00 on something you can barely see. But not so pigmented to scare the less adventurous of you off.

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And I haven’t even mentioned the scent yet. Delicious. It’s sweet and fruity. Think of figs coated in a thin veil of sugar. It will not be anyone’s cup of tea, of course, but then when has a scent ever pleased everyone?

Talking about tea, these glosses don’t like it much. It fades when I drink it (or anything else). It disappears even faster when I eat. Left untouched, it stays put for only a couple of hours. A bit disappointing, isn’t it? If I could change one thing about these glosses, I’d only make them a bit more longlasting. But then nothing is perfect, I guess.

There are so many shades to choose from but if you love a red lip, whether you have the courage of wear it or not, opt for Garnet Desire. If red lips scare you, Garnet Desire makes for a gentle introduction to this classic, timeless shade.

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It’s sheer enough not to make you too uncomfortable and self-conscious when you wear it. Sure, if you’re not used to it, you’ll still feel a but weird at first, but before you know it you’ll be wondering why you were so hesitant to try a red gloss and rush to the nearest beauty counter to buy a bright, intense red lippie.

If you are already into bright, bold reds, then Garnet Desire may look too tame for you. Used alone, it may well be. But when swiped at the center of your lips when you’re rocking a matte shade, it ads some luminosity and depth to the look. So pretty!

And it can be worn all year round. Personally, I rock all kinds of shades all year round, but I know some may feel uncomfortable wearing a pastel lip in the fall or a vampy pout in summer. But sheer reds are always in, always make you look great, and always give you a little confidence boost. No makeup stash is compete without one.

Available at: Nordstrom

Summary
Estee Lauder Pure Color Gloss in Garnet Desire is a sheer, shimmery red with a lovely, hydrating, non-sticky texture. But it only lasts a couple of hours on the lips.

Rating: 4/5

Disclosure: this item was sent by PR for consideration.In addition, the review contains an affiliate link. For more information, please see my disclaimer.

Book Review: Gorgeous For Good By Sophie Uliano

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Title: Gorgeous For Good
Author: Sophie Uliano
Pages: 424
Price: 11.40$ (paperback) and 10.63$ (kindle)

Synopsis:
It’s fair to say that the beauty business is booming—as is the anti-aging industry. Each year, Americans spend more than $30 billion on cosmetics, and, globally, we spend about $260 billion on services and products to enhance our youth. Accompanying the decisions we make around our beauty comes the ever important question of whether to go fake or natural. Do we resort to the latest commercial chemical or surgical quick fix or go completely organic but possibly get less stunning results? Clean beauty guru and New York Times best-selling author of Gorgeously Green, Sophie Uliano offers a solution to this latest beauty dilemma and says you don’t have to choose, and when you look at her, you can tell she has more than a few good secrets.
Unlike other books, Gorgeous for Good takes the middle ground between natural and fake. Rather than focusing on these extremes, Sophie looks at what truly healthy options actually work—and it isn’t necessarily what people might think. In addition, she lays out a beauty perspective that focuses on helping readers create their own unique beauty—inside and out. With her exceptional combination of passionate research and everywoman commonsense, she puts forth a revolutionary, holistic program that covers everything from nutrition to self-care to spiritual connection and includes:
Well-researched, myth-busting information about commercial and natural beauty products
Simple guidelines for buying the best skin care products, and easy recipes for cost-saving beauty products to make at home
Healthy, budget-friendly recipes for food to kick start the new you
Exciting ways to get spiritually connected
In her girl-next-door voice, Sophie brings all of this together in an innovative 30-day Gorgeous for Good program, offering readers tools for a body-and-soul beauty regimen that will help them stay gorgeous—not for six months or a year—but for good!

Sophie Uliano grew up in the bucolic English countryside, picking berries, building camps in the woods with her brother, and breathing sweet, clean air. Fast-forward 30 odd years. Sophie is pregnant and living in Los Angeles. The gardens there were sprayed with pesticides. She was told that the tuna she craved contained a high amount of mercury, and that lots of toxins lurked in her beauty products.

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Sophie wanted a return to a more natural life, but without spending all her money on expensive organic foods and air-filters. Determined to make her life less toxic, she became an internationally renowned Green and Healthy Living expert, Certified Holistic Nutritionist, and a Certified Yoga teacher, started making her own beauty products, and penned several books on green living.

Her latest work is Gorgeous For Good, where Sophie shares all her beauty secrets. Now, if you know me, you know I am sceptical of green beauty. Too often its experts ask us to sacrifice effective and safe synthetic products for natural alternatives that provide less than stellar results at a stellar price tag. But Sophie’s book attracted me because she claims to be a “Beauty Flexitarian, with a foot in both the ‘enhancement’ camp and the one Nature intended”.

I find that’s true. To an extent. It was refreshing to hear Sophie say that not not all man made chemicals are bad for you, and that some can improve your life. She points out how the vitamin c and retinol in natural creams and serums are made in a lab and yet are very good for you. She also tries to reassure her readers that it’s the quantity that makes the poison. Just because a substance is toxic in high doses it doesn’t mean it’ll kill you if you use a tiny amount of it. It won’t.

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However, she does throw the word toxic around way too often. Although she recommends balance and tells her readers not to worry too much if they’ve been using products that contain one of the ingredients in her banned list, she clearly leans a lot more in the natural than “enhancement” synthetic camp. If that’s your thing, you’ll find her tips very useful (just don’t try to make your own sunscreen like she recommends. That can be dangerous!).

Her dieting advice is even more radical. She bans not just meat, alcohol, and gluten, but also fish (too much mercury in it). I don’t doubt that her organic diet has lots of benefits for both health and skin, but I personally find it way too drastic.

I’m a big believer that your body needs all kinds of foods, including red meat and sweets, to function properly. It’s just that we need to consume lots of veggies, fruits, nuts, and seeds, every day, and little of anything else. Besides, there is no way this Italian girl is ever going to give up pizza and ham. It’d make me too cranky, and that’s not healthy either, is it?

But if you’re interested in this diet, Sophie provides lots of recipes that you can try. Again, while she encourages you to follow her diet strictly, she also understands that some people will struggle a lot with that, and lets you know that it’s ok to stray and start small, one step at a time.

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That’s my favourite thing about this book. Although I don’t agree with every tip, I appreciate her compassion. Uliano wants you to make what she thinks are the best choices for you, but doesn’t make you feel guilty or bad if you choose to still use some skincare products made with synthetic ingredients or prefer to follow a less strict diet. She may lean heavily towards the natural camp, but she’s not a fanatic.

This book doesn’t feature just skincare and diet tips. Uliano also talks about the importance of exercise, meditation, and self-care. Her focus is both on outer and inner beauty, and in helping women age as healthily and gracefully as they can. It’s not about getting rid of wrinkles forever (of course that’s impossible), but in living a healthy, beautiful life.

To help you get started, she has created a 30 days programme that you can find at the end of the book. For each day, she shares the beauty routine you should follow, what foods you should eat, the workouts that you should do, and a morning me time routine to help you start the day in the right way. I haven’t followed the programme to a T (again, too drastic for me), but I have tried a few of her meditations and food recipes, and enjoyed them.

Gorgeous For Good didn’t prompt me to change all my habits. I’m all about balance too, but I still lean more towards the middle of the natural vs synthetic spectrum. But, if you’d like to try a more natural approach, this is not a bad place to start at all.

Available at: Amazon UK and Amazon US

Summary
Although Sophie Uliano’s tips are too drastic and natural biased for my taste, her approach is balanced and compassionate enough to make Gorgeous For Good a good starting point for those who want to start leading a more green lifestyle.

Rating: 4/5

Disclosure: this item was sent by PR for consideration.In addition, the review contains an affiliate link. For more information, please see my disclaimer.

Product Review: Urban Decay De Slick Oil-Control Makeup Setting Spray

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Name: De Slick Oil-Control Makeup Setting Spray
Brand: Urban Decay
Size: 1 oz and 4 oz
Price: $14.00 and $30.00

From Urban Decay’s website:
Oily skin has met its match! Mist on this weightless spray to control oil, deflect surface shine and help makeup stay put. Meet your most powerful oil-control ally. De-Slick mists on weightlessly to control oil, deflect surface shine and keep skin looking beautifully matte. High-tech ingredients help keep foundation, shadow and blush from smudging, sliding or fading – so you hardly ever need to touch up.
Developed in an exclusive partnership with SKINDINÄVIA, this groundbreaking, clinically tested formula features patented Temperature Control Technology. Yep, this baby actually lowers the temperature of your makeup to help it stay put and keep skin looking smooth (but never shiny).

What I liked:
– helps control oil production and makeup stay put for a bit longer
– feels slightly sticky for a few minutes, until it is fully dried
– doesn’t mess up your makeup
– available in a full size and a travel size

What I didn’t like:
– contains alcohol, which can be drying
– if you have oily skin, this alone won’t be enough to keep oil production under control for long

I’m not a big fan of makeup sprays. It feels weird to spray something on my face, after I’ve just finished doing my makeup. I’m a bit afraid it’ll ruin everything, and that I’ll have to start again, but will less time to do everything properly. And won’t some of the product end up in my eyes and mouth, even if I keep them super shut?

Yet, as a combination skinned gal, I can hardly resist anything that promises to absorb excess sebum and control shine on my t-zone. Soi, when I had the chance to try a small sample of Urban Decay De Slick Oil-Control Makeup Setting Spray, I went for it. Did I regret it?

Well, I regret not reading the ingredient list first because the formula is so underwhelming! Urban Decay De Slick Oil Control Makeup Setting Spray is pretty much a hairspray for skin. Like hairsprays, it contains a high amount of alcohol that makes it dry quickly, and film-forming agents (PVP and Menthyl Methacrylate Cross Polymer) that form a protective layer on the skin that seals makeup, preventing it from fading throughout the day.

But just because they work similarly, don’t think you can use your hairspray and save $30 bucks. There are a couple of key differences between makeup setting sprays and hairsprays. First of all, makeup setting sprays have a less fluid, more lightweight texture. This helps them create an uniform layer on your face.

Another difference is the ratio of ingredients. Hairsprays tend to contain a higher amount of film-forming agents to create a rigid barrier that keeps hair in place. But that would just be too uncomfortable on the skin. Instead, makeup setting sprays contain less firm-forming agents and more emollients (like Polyhydroxystearic Acid) that help condition skin and make it soft and smooth. Butthey can still feel slightly tacky on the skin. Urban Decay De Slick unfortunately does for a little while, until it’s fully dried.

Not to mention that products formulated for hair may contain something that doesn’t agree with your skin. Better not risk it. But you can still save $30 bucks (or $14.00 if you go for the travel size). Makeup setting sprays aren’t a necessity, and this one doesn’t do much to justify the price tag. Yes, it creates an uniform film on the skin, but that doesn’t extend the lasting power of my makeup that much (but hey, at least it doesn’t ruin it like I feared).

This setting spray kept my t-zone sebum and shine free for two hours longer than usual. Not bad, but my t.-zone is only slightly shiny so De Slick didn’t have much work to do. My fear is that if your skin is very oily this won’t do much at all. You would need to use it together with other oil-controlling products, which is quite disappointing.

I’d rather much stick to a primer like Smashbox Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control, which can keep your oil production under control and your makeup stay put for longer, and also contains salicylic acid, which helps keep the pores unclogged and prevent breakouts.

But you know what’s the most disappointing thing of all? The much touted temperature-control technology is nonsense. There’s nothing in here that can lower the temperature of your makeup. Unless that’s just a fancy way of saying that the water in the product provides a refreshing feeling when you apply it. I guess that’d be quite nice in the summer, so I’ll wait till then to finish my sample.

Ingredients
Aqua (Water/Eau), Alcohol Denat, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, PVP, Methyl Perfluorobutyl Ether, Methyl Perflouroisobutyl Ether, Dimethicone PEG-7 Phosphate, PPG-3 Benzyl Ether Myristate, Caprylyl Gylcol, Menthyl Methacrylate Cross Polymer, Poloxamer 407, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Cocamidopropyl PG Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Glycereth-5 Lactate, N,2,3-Trimethyl-2-Isopropyl Butamide, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Fragrance, Aloe Barbandensis Leaf Extract

Available at: Feel Unique and Sephora

Summary
Urban Decay De-Slick Make-Up Setting Spray helps keep oil production under control and makeup stay put for a big longer. But, if your skin is very oil it won’t be enough on its own.

Rating: 3/5

Disclosure: the review contains an affiliate link. For more information, please see my disclaimer.