Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Sparkle and Shine?

Hey guys! So, by the title of my post you guys probably think that I'm going to go on and on about how I like this organic product and how you guys should really look into it. Well, you'd be WRONG. This organic product is TERRIBLE. What is it? It's Bare Minerals Illuminating Mineral Veil, a.k.a. 'Sparkles in a jar'. I recently bought this product from Ulta thinking that it would be great to use as a facial highlighter, which is definitely not the case. All that this veil did was saturate my already oily face with even more shine. Instead of bringing out my best features it brought out my worst. I couldn't even get it off of my face with soap. I had to scrub at it for 5 minutes until most of the sparkles were gone. Listen to what it claims to do: "Know that airbrushed perfection that's in all the magazines? We've got the same soft-focus finish right here in a jar. Illuminating Mineral Veil gives you a pearly, ethereal glow that reflects light for a photo-fabulous look. And like our original Mineral Veil, it's the flawless finishing touch to any makeup routine." Yeah, it does give you a glow, which I wouldn't mind so much if it didn't look like my face was a disco ball! They even claim that the powder is "completely translucent, so all you can see is beautiful skin" but that just isn't the case. Maybe it's just me but wearing ACTUAL sparkles on my face as an every day look just isn't going to cut it. I can't wait to take it back and get my refund! Anyways, here's a quick re-cap of the pros and cons.

Pros: Umm...Umm....Umm...Yeah, that's all I got. Wait, It's organic! Yay!

Cons: Is full of ACTUAL sparkles, increases the appearance of oily skin, Doesn't come off easily at all, Is terribly over priced concerning the quality of this product ($20.00).

Rating: 1Star* (For being organic!)

FTC: I am not in any way affiliated with Bare Minerals or any other makeup companies. All opinions are my own and all products used in this review were bought by myself.
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