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Quality or quantity? or what's in my makeup bag! Part 2

This is a continuation of the first part! My cosmetic bag will seem poor to many, but in my opinion I have everything I need, all the products one at a time.

1 Chanel Lumiere Sculptee De Chanel Highlighting Powder 13g. Powder highlighter

Opinion
Did you know that highlighter ornament is the 1930 buckle of Mademoiselle's belt?
Incredibly beautiful, it looked even new, it would be a pity to use it, the beautiful top spraying of sparkles disappeared already 2-3 times and the highlighter began to look like an ordinary powder with a faint glow. No wonder they call him a gingerbread, he really looks like him. The native sponge with a beveled cut is very soft and comfortable. This is my first highlighter, I’ve never been interested in anything like that, but then I caught fire, that's all! I thought over the purchase carefully, I wanted it light for fair skin, so that it fit in winter and summer, I do not sunbathe and nothing limits me in using powder daily all year round. Of course in the sun she looks very beautiful and gentle. In no case on the whole face, only on the convex parts (cheekbones, under the eyebrows, for example). The skin looks highlighted and well-groomed.
That's what she looked like

And so it looks now
I've been using it since November
Price 69 €
Rating 5
2 EcoTools By Alicia Siverstone Backstage Vanity Set 4 Piece Set. Set: 3 brushes + setup

Opinion
Well, just lovely and not a set! I bought it purely because of a glass, I’m tired of wearing brushes in covers or lying in a cosmetic bag at the bottom, and here everything is so convenient and aesthetically pleasing. Now it’s nice to look at the shelf in the bathroom, but how pleasant it is to use ... the brushes turned out to be of super quality. I did not expect that Ecotuls had such amazing brushes, soft, high-quality, cute and comfortable. A cup without a doubt is just ah and chic! Roomy, stable, beautiful and made of all natural, linen fabric + embroidery in bright colors. The set included 3 brushes:
Duofiber Brush (Finishing Brush) - It is intended for applying mineral cosmetics and loose powder to the face. I have loose powder since last year, the brush is very comfortable, delicate, the most pleasant pile, I can’t find words to describe such a helper brush. It collects powder well, medium to dense coverage, well distributes in the face, in short complete delight!
Beveled brush - for shadows. I already have such a brush, it’s convenient for her to shade the shadows. I would like a smaller size, it turned out to be a little bigger, but I have no particular complaints, in my opinion - an ordinary, budget brush.
Hairbrush for eyelashes and eyebrows. I thought it wasn’t useful, but it turned out to be convenient for my long and always in different directions eyebrows. I brush my eyebrows at the end of my makeup. I use more for eyebrows. But I think it’s possible to comb the cilia sometimes :)
Bottom line: There is no aisle of delight from the set, I will definitely buy a small cosmetic bag and a large case for travel.


You can also see the Everyday Minerals brush about which below.
All my brushes fit well and there is still space left.
I've been using it since May
Price $ 10.50
Rating 5 +++
3 Chanel Harmonie Poudre de Soleil Tan "917 Sable Rose" 15gr. Bronzing powder

Opinion
This is my first bronzer! Imagine I did not understand why it was needed, how to use it and which one to buy for the first time. I have no experience with such products and I did not know what to lay eyes on. Since last summer, I looked at myself a bronzer and there was nothing I wanted to buy, but here I could not pass Chanel's stand, so beautiful in a palette ... and the brush is comfortable and has a shelf life of 18M. I was looking specifically to serve longer ... so as not to buy a trace. summer.
I am a fan of Chanel, 60% of my cosmetics are in this brand. The bronzer is in a stylish package, very beautifully decorated, color strips consist of 6 different shades with a pink pallet, the colors blend well. Bronzer glistens in the sun, lays down on the skin easily and almost imperceptibly, has the property to shine and not shine :). It is very easy to use, especially for beginners or for me :) With it, to really overdo it, you really need to try. And so, 5 strokes of the brush on the cheeks, chin, neck, collarbone and forehead along the hairline and that's it! The image is sunny, summer, rested and refined. The native brush is very comfortable, I see no reason to buy a special one for myself.


I've been using it since May
Price 53.9 €
Rating 5 +++
4 Essie "6 Ballet slippers". Nail polish
Opinion
Wide brush, rounded and very comfortable, I love these. The color is milky, universal, for all occasions, suitable for anything. Glossy finish. In one layer it is transparent, in 2 it is lighter and milky and on the base it looks even denser. In one layer it does not strip and is almost not noticeable, and in 2 there are already stripes / stains. So it requires patience, time and desire.

I've been using it since May
Price 14.90 €
Grade 4
5 Essie "33 Big Spender". Nail polish
Opinion
With the appearance of Essi varnishes in our company, I forgot about Opie, I think the quality is much better, the brush is wider and more convenient. Varnishes dry faster and last longer. This color is brighter and more saturated, I have one layer here, in 2 it is even brighter and deeper, but if time is short and I want a bright manicure, then a single layer coating and top (about which below) are quite fine with me.


I've been using since March
Price 14.90 €
Rating 5+
6 Lancome Vernis in Love "020M Pure Narcisse". Base varnish
Opinion
Varnish from the new collection, more precisely the base, as the consultant said. This is my first varnish base, how did I live without it before? It aligns the nail plate, does not allow bright and dark shades to be eaten into the nails (my nails were terribly stratified and looked terrible after dark varnishes). This varnish is my salvation. In addition, it is my salvation with light varnishes that strip and are completely transparent, the varnish makes the nails more uniform and smooth, the next varnish lays even and often suffices one layer. In short, very convenient and indispensable, always use. By the way, I wear it and solo, it is almost invisible on the nails but the manicure looks neat.

I've been using since March
Price 25 €
Rating 5
7 Christian Dior Top Coat 10ml. Top cover for manicure
Opinion
And this is my salvation, before I didn’t like to paint my nails since my husband always grumbled, so they say I sit for an hour and have nothing to do, I say my nails are dry, he performed the whole evening ritual while I wait for 1 to dry, then the second layer and so on ...
Now it takes 5 minutes to paint my nails, which includes 1 layer of base, 1-2 layers of varnish and 1 layer of top. Both at night and quickly in the morning before going to work, I paint my nails. Dry all layers instantly. I used to live without this wonderful varnish before ...? It gives a glossy finish, nails like brilliant with it, especially on bright and dark varnishes. Unfortunately, it does not extend the life of my manicure, not one, and it must be applied on a slightly dry layer, if the layer is wet, it will leave an stretched mark on the nail and take a little varnish with it into the bottle and then your top may become a little muddy. It happened to me with a bright red color and I thought, well, everything, spoiled the money down the drain. And he (the top) then just became cloudy and sank to the bottom and this does not affect the use of other varnishes. Not economical, although I always use it, but buy it again without thinking.


I've been using since March
Price 30 €
Rating 5 +++
8 Chanel Rouge Coco Shine "49 Escale". Moisturizing Lipstick

Opinion
All my lipsticks ended and I went looking, bought Chanel because it's Chanel :)) The lipstick is beautiful, neat in the hand, small. With the color I lost a little, it is light for my pigment of the lips and also does not fit my skin color, IMHO. It is almost invisible, of course it gives a light shade on which small sparkles are visible. Therefore, it will be working lipstick, it is neutral and discreet. Lies a little unevenly and flows into the wrinkles on the lips. She also emphasizes peeling, that's all! Be sure to moisturize your lips well, otherwise the nightmare is happening on the lips. Why, in fact, was bought a hygienic Nyuk about which below. With moisturizing lipstick lies much better. I am also embarrassed by the smell of lipstick, nowadays all lipsticks smell so delicious that I didn’t expect such an ancient grandmother's plow ... but I got used to it in a couple of weeks :) I won’t buy Lipstick Chanel, even if I like the color, I won’t buy it because of the smell!


I've been using it since May
Price 39 €
Grade 4-
9 Lancome Hypnose Volume Mascara. Mascara
Opinion
This is a sampler that I really liked, it lasted more than a month, it did not dry out and lay down like new even in recent times. I did not expect that Lankom carcasses are so decent :) I will definitely buy it in the next. once the next Dior Iconic ends. Comfortable and long brush, mascara really surprised me. Cilia hold a curl, for me it is important.

Use since April
Price probe
Grade 5-
10 Defend Cosmetic - Glass Nail File

Opinion
Did you know that the most useful nail files are glass? It is useful for nails, cuts in small, very thin layers, it is easy to control and almost does not cut much. The biggest plus of it is of course a careful attitude to the nails, it treats them like I had scary nails all winter and I couldn’t grow the length, but then they grow and do not peel, and as soon as I started using it my lamination problems disappeared in an instant. I don’t believe my eyes, now I just admire the nails. It is very durable, since it practically does not change even after a year of use. Easy to keep clean, just wash in water and dry. But her biggest minus is of course the price, a good glass file costs at least 10-20 euros and more. But it's worth it if you take care of it. And the second is glass, it fell and broke. I already broke 2 nail files, they are so fragile ... well, I’m just very careful about this now.

I've been using it since May
Price 10 €
Rating 5 +++
11 Nuxe Reve de Miel Lip Moisturizing Stick 4g. Moisturizing lipstick for dry or chapped lips with honey and sunflower oil.

Opinion
Chanel bought hygiene for lipstick. The first 2 weeks, she really upset me, it felt like she was making my lips drier. The skin was pulled together and the sensations were not the most pleasant. I thought already to buy something else, but then she showed herself or my lips were so dry that the effect manifested itself after 2 weeks of use. Apparently cumulative. Now I use it daily, since it is the only hygienic lipstick, I like it, it is almost odorless and the color is milky - natural. On the lips almost invisible. Now it’s quite comfortable, in the winter I think it will be rather weak.
I've been using it since May
Price 7.5 €
Rating 4+
12 Sisley Phyto-Poudre Compacte "1 Transparente Mate" 9g. Compact herbal powder for skin radiance

Opinion
Sisley powder is the best I've tried. One loose at home and this one in her purse. The powder packaging is comfortable, elongated and flat, the mirror is large and opens 180 °. The powder itself is very light and almost transparent, I, as a lover of everything invisible, appreciate the fact that it does not correct anything but simply removes, for example, excess fat on the skin in the evening, or gives a well-groomed, uniform color. Soft, finely ground, very economically used. Without perfumes, only the sponge pumped up, pleasant and soft, but so thin that after half a year the pile had worn off and it looked bald now.


Use since February
Price 80-90 €
Rating 5+
13 Everyday Minerals, Everyday Eye Shadow Brush. Eye shadow brush

Opinion
The latest of all brushes and the best, I will give her the highest rating. This synthetic brush is suitable for everyday makeup. Elastic and at the same time soft, much better than Make Up Store brushes. Comfortable, not catchy, takes up little space, suitable for both ordinary shadows and mineral shadows. You can tighten the layer but you can barely noticeable. And I bought a very good size, such as it is possible to have at least 10 for all its shades! Not at all expensive and high-quality brush. I ordered a couple of others while they were driving.
I've been using it since April
Price $ 8.99
Rating 5 +++
14 Make Up Store Microshadow "Logoon" 3.5g. Shadows

Opinion
I have been dealing with this cosmetics for a long time, I just never wrote posts about it, I have their brushes, nail polishes, sparkles, eyeliner and eye shadow. All the shadows are single, which is very convenient, it is easy to choose the desired color, and the palette of shades is mega-huge. This shade from the latest collection, like turquoise and like green, strange but beautiful. I looked for the color of my eyes and found a closer option. The quality is good, this cosmetics is considered as if for visage, if I am not mistaken, it has everything! The size of the shadows is endless and the shelf life is 24M, I always pay attention to it. Shadows hold well at the base of Lumen, moderately saturated. They do not crumble and do not shine, have a more matte finish ... but not quite, maybe they have a little shine. Actual both in winter and in summer. For me, the shadows of this brand are classic, since any makeup can be done with them.

I've been using it since May
Price 17 €
Grade 4
Y Marina, come to me.

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