Sunday, January 6, 2013

MAKEUPALLEY REVIEW: Sonia Kashuk Hidden Agenda Concealer Palette


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Sonia Kashuk® Hidden Agenda Concealer Palette
what is it?
This concealer works to minimize the appearance of dark circles, fine lines and skin imperfections while offering an overall smooth and polished finish. Two shades of concealer make it possible to custom-blend your own shade. Rich in treatment ingredients this palette contains: Jojobal Oil, Horse Chestnut Extract and Apricot Oil for smoothing and emollient properties; Vitamins A, C & E protect with anti-oxidant and anti-aging action and the colorless powder smoothes skin and offers hydrating properties for a natural and bright finish. PAO 24M AWARD WINNER: October 2008 Allure Best of Beauty Awards

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price/availability
$10.49 at Target/target.com (LINK)


ingredients
Cream Concealer and Neutralizer Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Triisostearin, Octyldodecanol, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax, Silica, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Squalane, Cholesteryl Hydroxystearate, Simmondia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Phenyl Trimethicone, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, C10-18 Triglycerides, Methylparaben, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Citric Acid, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract. Translucent Powder Contains: Talc, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cornstarch, Cetearyl Octanoate, Perfluoropolymethylisopropyl Ether, Zeolite, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, Sorbic Acid, Methylparaben, Zinc Stearate, Lauroyl Lysine, PCA, Lauryl Alcohol, Propylparaben, Tetrasodium EDTA, Butylparaben, BHT. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Ultramarines, Ultra Marine Blue, Manganese Violet, Ferric Ferrocyanide, D&C Red 7 CA Lake, D&C Red 30.

dupe for
Laura Mercier Secret Camouflage (LINK)

$30.00 at Sephora/sephora.com (LINK



things to rave about
  • Multi-Purpose: "I use the olive green-toned square to hide redness and blemishes, the darker, peachier square for under eye circles (looks superbly natural), and the lighter square over anything else since it matches my skin tone." by songy67
  • Creamy But Not Creasy: "Just the right creaminess that they can stretch and move with the skin and not cake or crease. " by natabo
  • Custom Blend: "I can honestly say I really like this product for the fact that you can blend the concealers to create your custom shade look." by jeansbeansxo
  • Laura Mercier Dupe "This concealer takes the same concept of Laura Mercier's secret camouflage with different colors that can be mixed together to get the perfect concealing color, but I find it much easier to and use for touch-ups." by Dee652
  • Long-Lasting: "Because this concealer is AMAZING! I had a long crying session the other day, and when I looked in the mirror, the concealer was STILL THERE! Yep, it looked exactly the same. Amazing. " by jules0305
  • Setting Powder: "And there is a light powder to help hold it all into place. Which I love because whenever I would put on concealer under my eyes I was always trying to find the right powder to help set it and it was so hard to find the right color. This one matches perfectly!" by starrydreams
things to rant about
  • Heavy: "As soon as I put this on it make my skin in the under eye area look SO dry.. The few times I have worn it, it felt very heavy and it didn't feel natural." by StephR
  • Drying: "The downside for me was these are far too drying for an undereye concealer; no matter how much eye cream I glopped on underneath or which brush I tried, [or fingers] this went on a bit thicker and dryer than my cream-based concealers and emphasized every fine line. Setting with the powder only intensified that effect." by susjs
is it for you?
YES:
Want a multi-purpose, custom blend concealer palette
 Desire a very long-lasting concealer suitable for covering all skin problems


NO:

 Have very dry or peeling skin


ratings


average rating: 4.0 of 5 (68 reviews)
69% would buy again
package quality: 4.0 of 5

price: $$

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