26 October 2014

Disappointing Beauty Products: Luxury Edit #1

Finding out products don't live up to your high expectations is always disheartening, especially when they have been hugely hyped up, and even more so when they cost as much as your weekly shop. Here are a few things that just didn't wow me.

A Few Expensive Products That Disappointed Me
// Macadamia Flawless £23 //
I really wanted to like this product, especially as it's a shampoo and conditioner in one (hello lazy ass girl right here) but I just found it didn't clean my hair. It wasn't shiny and I'm one of those people who love that squeaky hair feeling, and I didn't get that. Maybe it might work for people who have very dry, chemically treated hair, not oily like mine.

// Marc Jacobs The Lolita Palette $59 //
 Now I don't hate this palette, it's stunning how could I. I just think it's expensive for how many shadows you get. For example the Lorac Pro Palette has more shades and is cheaper. Don't get me wrong I love the packaging but I just don't reach for it.

// Oskia Renaissance Cleansing Gel £28 //
 Another product I don't necessarily hate, I just think it's ok. It probably doesn't help that my skin has been the worse it's ever been, so I'm currently trying to figure out what that issue is. For a while I thought it might be this cleanser but I'm still not sure. It does remove make up really well but I don't like using it in the morning, my skin never feels truly clean. As I've mentioned I like the squeaky feeling haha.

// Omorovicza Queen Of Hungary Mist £46 //
Sorry I just don't get the hype surrounding this one, it's an ok smelling facial mist, but that's about it. The price is absolutely eye watering and I didn't notice it did anything out of the ordinary to my skin, sorry.

// Bumble & Bumble Invisible Oil Primer £19.50  //
This one makes me really sad, you guys know how much I love B&B but I couldn't get on with this primer, it made my hair super greasy, so much so that my mum asked when I was going to wash my hair, hello, I just did. I will keep trying with it but... who wants greasy hair? Not me that's for sure.

// Benefit The Porfessional Anti Zero Shine Powder £23 //
This one may just be a little too gimmicky for me. I never reach for it mainly due to it's fussy packaging, removing the lid, tapping out the product, tipping the excess back, nahh.

Please take this post with a pinch of salt, just because these products didn't work for me doesn't make them bad. Everyone is different and has different likes and dislikes, this is just my two scents.

What luxury products have disappointed you recently?

XOXO Claire
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