Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Products I Wish Worked For Me ver.1

I rarely give up on a product. If I find that it does not do what it is supposed to do, I find other ways to make it work. For instance, mineral concealer barely hides my spots so I just use it to set my under eye concealer and it works great!

Below are the products that just did not work for me. No matter how many times I try to make it work, it always winds up disappointing me.

Note: Just know that although these may have not worked for me, it may have different results on others. To each her own. Just sharing my thoughts.   <3,  L.

L-R: YSL Perfect Touch, Estee Lauder Double Wear Light, 
Rimmel Stay Matte, Canmke Concealer Foundation UV,    
Palladio Herbal Liquid Concealer, L'oreal Waterproof Voluminous 

1. YSL Perfect Touch in shade 4

  • clean refreshing scent, reminds me of cucumbers
  • hella expensive. I think I got this for 2,000php
  • does not cover imperfections: the consistency is thick and goopy but does not cover anything.
  • nifty packaging but very useless: the brush is very streaky and unhygienic.

2. Rimmel Stay Matte in 200 Soft Beige and Estee Lauder Double Wear Light in Intensity 2.0

  • honestly, NONE.
  • it does NOT cover anything. 

3. Canmake Concealer Foundation UV in shade 02

  • covers quite well
  • it turns cakey after some time. 
  • emphasizes fine lines, even the ones I never knew existed!
  • breaks me out

4. Palladio Herbal Liquid Concealer in Yellow and Green

I honestly wish I hadn't wasted money on this product. Don't get me wrong, I love Palladio products. I love their stick concealers and I especially love their bronzers (especially ARUBA TAN!!! :D). But this, the liquid concealer, was such a huge let down. Aside from it not covering anything, it slides around, applies streaky THEN disappears after you blend it. SMH. 

  • NADA
  • covers NOTHING. Please do not call it a concealer if it does not conceal anything.
  • slides around
  • streaky
  • disappears after blending. It does not even leave a tint to color-correct anything.

5. L'oreal Waterproof Voluminous Mascara in Carbon Black

  • very pigmented
  • adds volume
  • It claims to be waterproof but it is NOT. I have very watery eyes and this smudges giving me raccoon eyes.
  • does not lengthen
That's it for the products that have failed me. Let me know if you have tried any of the products I mentioned and if it worked for you (or did not). 

Would also like to hear your product disappointments! teehee.


  1. Even though ELDW Light didn't work for you, I still want to try it since I like sheer foundies. But I agree with Canmake Concealer Foundie - nice upon initial application but later on emphasizes lines and pores you never knew you had.

  2. I have the same problem with Voluminous... So tragic.

  3. I'm the same way, I always TRY to find use and to make something work as something else if it fails at it's main purpose. I had the same problem with the mascara. My left eye always waters up for no reason, so I definitely need waterproof everything.

    Thanks for sharing this post! I don't even want to try the other products.

    BTW-- Passed along an award to ya! <3