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RapidLash Detailed Review (pic heavy)

October 27, 2010 3 comments

I’ve given it enough time to do its job so, as promised, I shall do a review on it.

This is readily available at Priceline stores and retails for $65 AUD.

Transparent serum with brush applicator

Directions:  pic taken straight from their website

  • Apply to lash roots, but not on the actual eyelids
    (apparently it can cause the eyelids to become darker?)
  • Can be applied to upper and lower lashes, and also on the eyebrows too.
    I only applied to upper lashes because my lower lashes are long enough IMO
  • Average time to see results is 6-8 weeks.

PROS

  • Despite the cons below, I will definitely repurchase and continue use
  • No irritations or inflammation.  Only stinging if I got it in my eye lol
  • One tube lasts nearly 2 months
  • Readily available in Australia
  • Cheaper alternative to stuff like Revitalash
  • Really works!  I started seeing results at week 4

CONS – MUST READ!!!

  • Needs dedication!  Don’t quit once your lashes start malting off.
  • There is at least a 2 week period where your eyelashes will MALT!!
    – Not entirely but noticeable.  It still looked alright after careful mascara application.
  • There is a constant cycle of shed->regrow->beautiful lashes->shed again
    – I think it’s a 6-7 week cycle? I feel that my lashes are shedding again at week 7
    – I’m not sure whether it would malt to the same extent though
    – You want to either stop using it while it’s really nice, or else you will have to keep using it while it’s shedding and regrowing.
  • That said – effect is not permanent.  But that’s a given.
    – Expecting these results to last is like dying your hair and expecting it to not grow out for the rest of your life – not happening.
  • I found it a bit hard to get to every lash with the brush applicator.
    – Solution was not to swipe across, but to dab and rotate the brush on the lashes instead.
  • It feels like it’s running out at week 4, but when I spin the applicator inside the tube there is still heaps.

Now for the piccies:

Before


I’m lucky to be born with decent eyelashes for an Asian, but my left eyelashes have always been problematic, a bit shorter, and messier, as you can see!

To top it off, my lashes mostly hide under my inward folding eyelids, so even if they are decent in length, it doesn’t show anyway =.=

See what I mean… stupid eyelids  =.=  I’ve posted this pic up before, but just to show again what my lashes looked like at the beginning of the year.

My eyelids have improved since then.  Yay!  There’s a reason for that – I explain it in the after pics below.

This pic was taken after my lash perm at Sunny Park.  My lashes were behaving extremely well for a few weeks.

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After

After 6-7 weeks of use, my eyelashes are sooooo much longer and fuller! Especially on the outer corners 🙂

My left eye became my better side.. LOL

Pic taken today (after 7 weeks)
pic quality is bad ><

Clearer pic, but with messier eyelashes (note its on the right side).. And I’m cross-eyed =.=”

I guess the comparisons with mascara is unfair as I used volume mascaras in the before pics, and Heroine Make’s Long & Curl in the after pictures.

TBH these pics don’t serve the product justice.  It looks so much better in real life than in these pictures >< I tried my best though!

 

So the reason my eyelids have changed:

My eyes are always swollen in the morning making my lids very unstable,
turning into a million half-folds, and staying that way for the whole day.
My solution is to tape my lids at night, and take it off in the morning after the swelling settles.
I’m not one of those girls that like to wear tape on her lids out, so the tape HAS to come off before I leave the house.
I started experimenting to see how big my lids could get without them collapsing on themselves once the tape comes off.
My current lids are probably as big as they will get.  And I’m not going to go under the knife!!!!
I think I am lucky though.  My lids seem to have become a lot less FATTY within the past year (you can see even from the first and last mascara pics),
which probably explains why this works for me – even though I will still have to stick with crappy lids for the rest of my life….

 

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My package arrived!!

July 22, 2010 Leave a comment

Teehee ^^ My package arrived from Adambeauty teehee ^^

Just got some daily necessities.

  • Kiss Me Heroine Make Long & curl mascara – pretty good everyday mascara, though I didn’t think it lengthened that much, it coated my eyelashes and made it look nice and neat lol
  • Kiss Me Heroine Make mascara remover (not for me)
  • Kanebo Allie Whitening UV protector SPF50+ PA+++ 60mL bonus pack with SPF26+ PA+ mist
  • Spring heart eyeliner pencils

I finally have a strong sunscreen!! I was surprised how small 60mL is.. so exi for such a small thing ($32US).  The consistency is milky and not greasy when spread on the face.  Was great as a base for my BB cream and my skin didn’t react at all to it, and my face stayed fresh looking for the whole day.  No white cast either 🙂

Anyhow, am glad to say, I shall not need to buy anymore mascara or eyeliner for a good amount of time.. teehee.. now all I am waiting for is my Jill Stuart jelly eyes from Bobodave! So excited!

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I got it!!!

October 3, 2009 2 comments

I got them!! And I love them!!! Thanks Ricky!!!! I love you too 🙂

Majolica Majorca BR799

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Kiss Me Heroine Make volume & curl mascara 2009

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hehehehe I like I like

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