I’m Just Not That Into You.

I rarely talk about products I dislike/hate using because I never enjoy bashing how poorly a product worked out for me. When something doesn’t work out, I go all out to desperate-girlfriend-mode “HONEY, how can we make this relationship work!?” You know you do as well – it’s okay, no one is judging here ????

I’m all about using every bit of products I’ve spent money on to the last drop, so having to throw something out pains me beyond belief. After multiple efforts and tries on making these products work for me, they just didn’t. I guess this is what they call #RelationshipFail


Essence All About Matte Powder: I had high hopes for this because it was the perfect powder when applied initially. Plus, it seemed like a $3.49 dupe for the Make Up For Ever HD Pressed Powder which as you know, costs that much more. As it wore on for a couple of hours, I noticed pilling, and not just a little bit, but everywhere. No thank you!

Origins Ginzing Eye Cream: I am torn about this because it’s not necessarily such a bad product, it just doesn’t do much for the price. At $37.50, you expect this to be throwing gold and glitter on your face in the right ways, but it just doesn’t live up to the expectations for such a pricey product.

Olay Long Live Moisture Satin Finish Lotion:I applaud Olay for targeting the younger audience with its hip, colourful packaging of the Fresh Effect line. The heavily scented moisturizer stung my face (possibly because of how fragrant it was), and did nothing in terms of moisturizing.

Ole Henriksen Protect The Truth™ Vitamin C SPF 50+ Sunscreen: I’ve had quite a few awful experiences with Ole Henriksen’s line of products that I think I should just give it up. This Vitamin-C infused cream pilled as soon as it is applied. Most likely because of its acidic content, the cream doesn’t moisturize as much as I hoped it would.

Maybelline Colossal Mascara Cat Eyes: I’m a little disappointed that this was such a bust because the original version is one of my favourite drugstore mascara. This simply didn’t do much, and felt goopy on the lashes.

ALMAY oil-free eye makeup remover pads: I couldn’t really stand this makeup remover pad as it felt like I had to constantly rub my delicate eye area to remove the bulk of the makeup. Even then, not everything is properly removed.

Lush Bûche de Noël: For a pricey face cleanser, this didn’t really help or do much cleansing. It expires within 2 weeks of opening too and I didn’t get through the entire tub within that time frame which meant that I ended up having to throw out the bulk of it.

Now it’s your turn! What products have disappointed you as of late? As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts! Share with me comment section or through Twitter or Instagram!

I used Lush Buche de Noel over the holidays and definitely wasn’t the biggest fan either

I can’t say I have been disappointed with many lately. But a few of Boots No7 things? Just because they are scented heavily with generic florals. I do love their botanics line (rosewater toner is my favorite), so I was surprised!
Maybe it is a good idea to just move on, as we should with any wrong relationship. ????

I generally like most of ole henriksen’s products, but yah I never liked that sunscreen either, most likely due to the smell. OH and I totally dislike the almay eye makeup remover pads too!

I applaud you for posting this type of post. It’s not bashing…and just like a great review helps me, so does a didn’t do it review. I’m right there with ya on the mascara. I used it only a couple of times before I just gave up on it.

Yeah, I quite like the packaging for the Fresh Effects line–it’s totally unlike the ‘old-lady’ vibes of Olay’s other packaging! QURL, TIME TO RETURN THAT ORIGINS CREAM. BLESS SEPHORA’S RETURN POLICY.

(Sidenote, I’m quite interested in seeing how a face powder would ‘pill’. On the other hand, glad you’ve given notice about the Essence powder because I might’ve been tempted to give it a try since it’s so cheap)

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