This doesn’t happen often! I usually do research on things before I buy them, but sometimes, they just don’t turn out to be what I expected.
Let me know if I am maybe using these wrong because people seem to love them!
Anyway, here they are, the products I do not like and regret purchasing.
First up, the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask in Sweet Candy.
So, first off. I love the color and packaging. You get a ton of product, and the smell is amazing, like gummy bears. BUT, I just don’t like sticking my finger in there and applying it to my lips that way. I just don’t. I prefer a lip balm in a stick form. But that was my mistake, I clearly knew it was in a tub when I bought it.
The thing is, it isn’t moisturizing! I honestly think it makes my lips chapped. For a mask, it’s very thin and doesn’t stay on long at all. It just wasn’t it for me. I prefer my Burt’s Bees over this.
Ugh. This Ilia Powder.
This stuff is very pricey, but it does come in a large tub. It is a translucent powder that is supposed to give a soft focus blurring effect. For me, it doesn’t blur. What it does do is give me a huge white cast no matter how little I apply. It really leaves my skin so incredibly dry, and doesn’t give me a skin like finish.
I also really don’t like loose powder, but thought I would give it a go because of all of the positive reviews. I prefer the Hourglass pressed powders or the BM Pressed Mineral Veil. Those blur and don’t leave a white cast.
Next up, the NARS Creamy Concealer.
Years ago, I loved this concealer; it was my go to. I recently purchased it again because I remembered how much I used to love it! I’m not sure if the formula has changed or what, but this is a lot thicker and drier than I remember – and this is coming from a Tarte Shape Tape girl. I was hoping for a change from the shape tape, something lighter and with a hydrating finish. It was just way too drying.
A nail polish flop, OPI Bubble Bath.
The more I wear this nail color, the more I don’t like it. Unlike other pale pink colors that I own, this color really leans…warm? It has kind of a orange-tan look to it rather than a pale pink. I just don’t like this, and I regret buying it since I never reach for it.
Lastly, this Ordinary mask.
I don’t have sensitive skin, but this stuff BURNS. I get that it is a peeling exfoliant, but I can’t even leave it on for a full minute because it hurts so bad! I have read such great reviews on it, and I think the problem is that I have dry skin. It has such good ingredients and I love exfoliators, so I was sad this didn’t work out!
Have you tried any of these products? What did you think of them? Let me know!
Thanks for reading xx