Worst Products of 2018!

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  • Published on Dec 18, 2018
  • Hey Beauties!!!
    Today I am going to be sharing with you all of the beauty products that just didn't make the cut for 2018. The worst of what I tried during the year.
    Hope you all enjoy!!!
    XOXOXO
    -Mel
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    WHAT'S ON MY FACE:
    TATCHA CAMELLIA GOLD SPUN BALM: rstyle.me/n/dbf2r7chzef
    TATCHA SILK CANVAS: rstyle.me/n/dazpwjchzef
    MAC SKIN REFINED ZONE: rstyle.me/n/dbf2tmchzef
    TARTE TIMELESS SMOOTHING PRIMER: rstyle.me/n/dazpxcchzef
    BECCA ANTI FATIGUE: rstyle.me/n/dazp52chzef
    LAURA MERCIER FLAWLESS LUMIERE RADIANCE PERFECTING FAOUNDATION (CASHEW): rstyle.me/n/dddv9dchzef
    SONIA KASHUK SPONGE: rstyle.me/n/dbma5ychzef
    TOO FACED BTW SUPER COVERAGE CONCEALER (VANILLA):
    rstyle.me/n/dazqhhchzef
    UNDER EYE SET_____________________________
    HUDA BAKING POWDER (pound cake): rstyle.me/n/dazp5mchzef
    FACE POWDER SET__________________________
    CHANEL NATURAL LOOSE: rstyle.me/n/dbmba4chzef
    FACE POWDER BUFF__________________________
    SISLEY LOOSE 01 IRISEE: rstyle.me/n/dbf2x5chzef
    JOUER BRONZER LIGHT-MED: rstyle.me/n/dazqcschzef
    THE BALM OLIVER BRONZER: rstyle.me/n/dcnd5gchzef
    NOSE_______________
    BY TERRY COMPACT EXPERT DUAL POWDER: rstyle.me/n/dcne65chzef
    TOM FORD INHIBITION: rstyle.me/n/dcrnn7chzef
    DIOR HOLO PINK HIGHLIGHTER: rstyle.me/n/dcuwn7chzef
    TARTE SHAPE TAPE (eye base): rstyle.me/n/dazqepchzef
    CHARLOTTE TILBURY EXXAGER EYES: rstyle.me/n/ddg2ekchzef
    MILK MAKEUP LONG WEAR LINER: rstyle.me/n/dazqbxchzef
    NARS CLIMAX MASCARA: rstyle.me/n/dazqbgchzef
    MAC EXTENDED PLAY GIGABLACK: rstyle.me/n/dazqe6chzef
    TATCHA LUMINOUS DEWY SKIN MIST: rstyle.me/n/dbf29kchzef
    HUDA BEAUTY DAY SLAYER: rstyle.me/n/ddg2kqchzef

    FLUFFY BROW TUTORIAL: usclip.net/video/qqe7Dg-a2To/video.html
    BENEFIT 24 HR BROW SET: rstyle.me/n/dazqp4chzef
    ABH BROW WIZ: rstyle.me/n/dazqqschzef
    MAC SHAPE AND SHADE: rstyle.me/n/dazqsuchzef
    SHIRT:
    EARRINGS: Twisted Silver
    twisted-silver.com
    Twisted15 for 15% Off
    PLUGS: I got them in Myrtle Beach
    EQUIPMENT:
    CAMERA: Canon 80D
    LENS: 18-135mm USM
    MIC: I use an app called iTalk and record on my iPhone. Samantha has a great tutorial on how to sync the audio.
    usclip.net/video/Hc5tHUa1Uu4/video.html&index=1
    LIGHTING: Diva Super Nova Ring Light 18”
    LIGHT BOXES: www.amazon.com/CRAPHY-Photography-Lighting-Continuous-Equipment/dp/B01KWLV0MI/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1514837989&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=box+lights+for+filming&psc=1
    BACKGROUND: Firefly lights, Amazon
    DISCLAIMER:
    I buy all my makeup unless otherwise said/noted. I do not, as of now, do sponsored videos. Most Links I do make a commission off of. I appreciate the support using them but please don’t feel obligated :) XOXOX
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  • Elisabeth T
    Elisabeth T Month ago

    Wayne Goss has a few synthetic brushes and they r great. Mac not so much

  • duingun
    duingun 3 months ago

    becca cooling powder, huda fauxfilter ftd, natasha denoa e/s palette, marc jacobs shamless ftd, urban decay all nighter waterproof full coverage concealer, beauty bakerie concealer, kat von d 10 anniversary editon ,mac synthetic brushes,mac alia collection, model co and karl largfied e/s palette,drunk elephant c tango multivitamin eye cream, natasha denona safari e/s palette,firm flesh stick ftd,

  • Bedelia Du Maurier
    Bedelia Du Maurier 5 months ago +1

    Thanks for this post. Hilarious. Can’t say which made me laugh more. The firm flesh stick or your angry swatching.

  • Exci Gold
    Exci Gold 5 months ago

    u look STUNNING

  • Sue Cone
    Sue Cone 5 months ago

    I have 2 Drunk Elephant products. No eye cream! That was a horrible experience! I do like the moisturizer but I do think it is expensive but I really do like the way the product is dispersed. Mel I love you but if we tied your hands when you are talking you couldn’t talk, but I love that you are so expressive! Love ya!! Thanks 🙏

  • tracey murphy
    tracey murphy 5 months ago

    That firm flesh thick stick sounds like something a mortitian would use!

  • Masha SK
    Masha SK 5 months ago

    I’m late with the comment a little bit but I really like KVD palette. I’m glad I bought it without looking the reviews:)
    However, Karl L palette I knew it’s bad when I saw it was 50% off in a shop that has the shittiest discounts

  • Vicky Viet
    Vicky Viet 6 months ago

    Truly I wasted my money on Becca power, look cakey on my skin and after 3 month I opened it again , no cool feeling at all, I had used it for about 3 times, my money 😂

  • MC1968
    MC1968 6 months ago

    Your earrings are fabulous! ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

  • Poinciana B
    Poinciana B 7 months ago

    For beauty bakerie..like any other foundation not everything works for everyone..I didnt need the oil and i wasnt going to sit and buy a new prep product

  • Kaaariii Shaaabiii
    Kaaariii Shaaabiii 7 months ago

    This is what I'm afraid of... trying something new and breaking out or get rash all over my face! I need to try other products but I'm broke lol. So I mostly stick to my usual drug store and samples lol. Love you Mel 💖💗💕

  • Jennifer Sattler
    Jennifer Sattler 7 months ago

    I loved the ND gold pallet so much I gave Safari a chance (as I was new to the brand and prefer mattes more often). They’re both my favorite palettes I own. I wear the Safari to work all the time. I’m a nurse, so I work long shifts and sweat a fair amount; my eye shadow always stays in place and doesn’t melt into a mess like many others. Maybe I got lucky or my skin suits the formula, because it’s a dream for me...

  • Nina Mulic
    Nina Mulic 7 months ago

    Haha this is so funny to me because I love love love the All nighter concealer and it’s the only one I use. :) It really isn’t that bad, there are worse concealers. I love it for me.

  • Gerel Matta
    Gerel Matta 7 months ago

    I love the Safari palette 💚
    Love the video.

  • Branz Factor
    Branz Factor 7 months ago

    Ur adorable

  • Sylvia Cox
    Sylvia Cox 7 months ago

    Thanks for all your videos!!! You are awesome! I noticed you are in Smithville TN. I’m in Woodbury TN. Lol. ❤️

    • Sylvia Cox
      Sylvia Cox 7 months ago

      @Mel Thompson That is AWESOME! If I should see you I am going to say hello!! :)

    • Mel Thompson
      Mel Thompson  7 months ago +1

      Ha ha! I ride my motorcycle through Woodbury all the time. Stop at the sonic for my break lol

  • Theresa west
    Theresa west 7 months ago

    I haven’t been on in a bit and to my surprise ( not really) 86k! Still December!!!! Killing it! You are so wonderful and beautiful! ! Congratulations!!!! Time to catch up ( my phone and iPad died ) keep up the outstanding work ! You’re going to soon be at 100!

  • Heather Hernandez
    Heather Hernandez 7 months ago

    I’m glad i didn’t waste my money on any of these

  • Teylor
    Teylor 7 months ago

    You’re crazy! The huda foundation is the best !!!

  • Charlie R
    Charlie R 7 months ago

    I have a sample of the drunk elephant eye cream and sensitive skin I am so not trying it now!

  • blanca marmolejo
    blanca marmolejo 7 months ago

    I would just like to add that I hate the Kat Von D lash liner! What a gimmick waste of money. If so many people are complaining about irritated eyes and that it doesn't deliver then it can't be that great and it can't be just me who hates it.

  • Fanny Mae
    Fanny Mae 7 months ago

    The beauty bakerie cake mix foundation was hands down the worst product released

  • Cara Verrastro
    Cara Verrastro 7 months ago

    I hate the better than sex mascara!

  • Heather Austin
    Heather Austin 7 months ago

    Oh man I love the Urban Decay Concealer!! It makes me look so smooth and flawless! 😂😂😂 love hearing all these though and definitely going to avoid some of these 💓💓💓

  • Andrea RMeWife
    Andrea RMeWife 7 months ago

    Love the list and honesty...along with explanation why it didnt work. I still cannot understand hate on MAKEUP opinions...people take it so personally like you called thier baby ugly or something. Geeez

  • Monica Harris
    Monica Harris 7 months ago

    Best worst of video I’ve seen!

  • Sandy Miller
    Sandy Miller 7 months ago

    Worst product I tried in 2028: stila heavens hue highlighter. Just doesn’t show up on the face! Dollar store products have better pigment!

  • Candace Thomas
    Candace Thomas 7 months ago

    Mel, your eye look is stunning. Love this look on you. Thanks for sharing.

  • fletcha11
    fletcha11 7 months ago

    Love Your reviews Mel!! Thank you!! Jen xoxo!

  • Diane mal
    Diane mal 7 months ago

    Loving your lip color. What is it?

  • Carey Santiago
    Carey Santiago 7 months ago

    I really disliked the MR concealer being referred to as a shape tape dupe. It was so thin👏🏼🎨✨ nice video, thx!

  • Serithe
    Serithe 7 months ago

    When you say you get "slack" for doing something, I think you mean "flak." Enjoyed the video!

  • Adaobi
    Adaobi 7 months ago +2

    Yo, Mel was so gangsta in this vid... "you had better stick to my lids" 😂 Love u Mel! 💖😁

  • jama newman
    jama newman 7 months ago

    I know I wanna throw yours away!! LMAO 💋

  • K-Row L
    K-Row L 7 months ago +1

    I actually found you through your mac syntethic brush review :D and subbed instintly. Those brushes are so bad. I regret selling most of my backups of the originals, since I thought I could get new ones whenever! Shit still stings me

  • Ana Guerraa
    Ana Guerraa 8 months ago

    Thanks so much for sharing!

  • EAV0503
    EAV0503 8 months ago

    I’m behind... I didn’t realize MAC went synthetic on their brushes. I’m both excited and sad... I’m so disappointed that you say the quality isn’t there - it makes me want to skip them now.

  • Amanda Markovic
    Amanda Markovic 8 months ago

    Omg you are so beautiful!! And damn those brows😍😍😍

  • Shannon Reynolds
    Shannon Reynolds 8 months ago

    I’m still waiting on your video about the new Sonja G brushes and I completely agree with your opinion on the Mac brushes did you try the Karl Larger felled blush?? I adore it but in my local area. I’m the only one I know of that does like it and then as far as my clients anyone over thirty doesn’t seem to care for it. I’m 47 and I loved it until the autumn dryness showed up on my face 🤦🏻‍♀️🤷🏻‍♀️ As Always Much Love toYou 😘💋😍❤️❤️❤️

  • Natasha Nizam
    Natasha Nizam 8 months ago

    I wanted to try the huda foundation but maybe not lol! xox

  • Nihilism Is the Only Way

    lol. "must not work for you because you're old" 😂😂😂 most likely written by a trolling 12 yo!!!
    oh my gosh. its almost adorable when you think about it! 😂

  • Jennifer Smith
    Jennifer Smith 8 months ago

    Wow I can’t believe that comment regarding the concealer. But that’s how I feel about shape tape. I bought it and was so excited like so excited. And I put it on and I looked like I was 80 years old. It was horrible. And I didn’t understand how everybody loves this concealer. Just goes to show that everything works for everyone

  • Kamila W
    Kamila W 8 months ago

    The flesh thick stick comment made me laught. You are so funny

  • Alicia Hadden
    Alicia Hadden 8 months ago

    The Flesh stick was the absolute worst! I couldn't agree more. It was so bad I would probably never try another single one of their products ever....🤭

  • Ocean Equestrian
    Ocean Equestrian 8 months ago

    DESPISED the Too Faced White Chocolate Chip palette... 0 pigment and no color payoff

  • Michelle Lewis
    Michelle Lewis 8 months ago

    The Flesh product was a total joke. Nars Climaxx was a bust for me, as was their luminous foundation. Laura Mercier has a foundation this year that sucked so bad! Nude stix was hit and miss and Colour Pop had some lipsticks that dried out my lips worse than liquid lipstick does. Thankfully there were more good than bad products this year for me. Merry Christmas to uou and yours! 🎄🎁❤❤🎵🎶

  • Frida
    Frida 8 months ago

    I got the 10 year anniversary kvd train case and brushes and was so disappointed in the quality 😞

  • sunnystace81
    sunnystace81 8 months ago

    Uggggghhhhh yep that Becca powder was probably my biggest fail product for the year. I looked like an old hag as soon as I dusted it on my face! It was cakey and drying and awful! Totally not worth the gimmick!

  • Anna Alvarado
    Anna Alvarado 8 months ago

    Hey Mel, what lip color are you wearing? looks so gorgeous on you

  • KrysDior
    KrysDior 8 months ago

    The Aaliyah collection was BEYOND disappointing !

  • sourkaramel
    sourkaramel 8 months ago

    Did I love this video? Yes. Did I have to stop a few minutes in to look for those earrings and get heartbroken that there weren’t on the site? Also yes.

  • De's Edit
    De's Edit 8 months ago

    I had a reaction to the DE eye cream too! I wasn’t aware I had any allergies until this product. It’s the vitamin C derived from Kakadu plum. Had same reaction to Dermadoctor vitamin C. Using this plum is starting to be a trend because it’s more potent and marketable. Even natural brands like Herbivore have it.

  • Agnes Chan
    Agnes Chan 8 months ago

    omg I had the same reaction for C Tango!!!!! I just can't believe it cause it supposed to be a very green product!!!!! WHYYYYY

  • Angela Pennington
    Angela Pennington 8 months ago

    A LOT of people didn't like the Beauty Bakery foundation!

  • Serena D
    Serena D 8 months ago

    Cant wait for your 2018 favourite products video! Can you recommend a brush that would be similar to the Mac 221? I love the shape for crease work but am so bummed that MACs quality went downhill. Thanks

  • Elisekimopie
    Elisekimopie 8 months ago

    Thank you for another great video. I totally agree with the Drunk Elephant eye cream. I hated it and it caused a reaction every single time I used it! And the worse thing about it is that it wasn’t even moisturizing! Returned. Thanks again for your opinion on the year in beauty.

  • mugglefix 1996
    mugglefix 1996 8 months ago

    Lol $25 for that eyeshadow. WTF! I have to say that at first I did like the Huda beauty foundation until I noticed that my face looked differently. I was freaking out and I never used it again. I initially thought it was the primer until I saw other UScliprs complaining about it. At least I'm not alone... xD

  • Youa Lee
    Youa Lee 8 months ago

    Great video even though these were fails for you.

  • Barbarella B
    Barbarella B 8 months ago

    I love the concept

  • Shemac14
    Shemac14 8 months ago

    Somebody else that hated the urban decay all nighter concealer. I hated it. It oxidized, creased and was flaky. It was absolutely terrible. On top of that, it dried out my skin and caused my skin to flake.

  • Kemsari
    Kemsari 8 months ago +1

    When do people start to understand, that everyone has a different skin and EVERY product works different on another person? If something works perfectly on me and a youtuber would make a video saying that she/he did not like it and it did not work on her/him, i would never write a ranty comment. I do not know what people get out of doing that.... If you do not have something nice to say, just say nothing!
    That being said, i really enjoy watching your videos

  • Olivia Latham
    Olivia Latham 8 months ago

    I loveee what you’re wearing on your lips! What is it? I can’t seem to find it in the description bar xx

  • donna balata
    donna balata 8 months ago

    i skipped ND palette because i saw your review and love the gold palette

  • Alli Dee
    Alli Dee 8 months ago

    Omg girl, you are the first person I’ve heard say they reacted badly to that eye cream! I had scab-like scars under my eyes for WEEKS. Horrifying!

  • Julia R
    Julia R 8 months ago +1

    I still can’t believe they named their foundation that! Why would they think that’s a good idea?

  • Madoka Or
    Madoka Or 8 months ago

    I swatched the sunset mini in Sephora and thought it was good. I was going to buy it but the store was out of stock. Thank God I didn't get it coz I've been reading all the negative reviews.

  • rivrox17
    rivrox17 8 months ago +2

    I had a reaction to the c tango too!!!! I thought I was the only one, except mine was like red inflamed eyelids and undereyes that stung it was horrible

  • Sabrina Di Nuzzo
    Sabrina Di Nuzzo 8 months ago

    Hello brand the shirt

  • Thay Zeuss
    Thay Zeuss 8 months ago

    I also returned the UD concealer! It was SO DRY! It cracked and caked so fast!! Worst ever!

  • Chloe Kane
    Chloe Kane 8 months ago

    Is her husbands name really puffin? I assume it’s a nickname but I’m curious now the story behind it lol

  • Karyn Grinstead
    Karyn Grinstead 8 months ago

    I loooooove videos like this!

  • Johnathan Jester
    Johnathan Jester 8 months ago

    I am intrigued at how awesome you are and wish you was my Baby to love and pamper each day, and keep dressed and looking like a Living Doll. That ensemble is so pretty and fitting your figure perfectly, turning me on so much as my heart begins to race and my loins begin to ache with lust.

  • all things delightful
    all things delightful 8 months ago

    Mel you are correct on that mini sunset. I thought it was just me that thought the formulation was awful. Still mad at myself for getting that piece of crap. Horrible to use. Now I loved the KVD palette and bought a back up. Oh well.

  • Beth Lilly
    Beth Lilly 8 months ago

    KVD anniversary....if there was ever a time I shoulda retuned a product...this woulda been it! It was so disappointing and lackluster!
    I really love the color story of Safari...those $$$ palettes should preform! Actually all palettes should preform ....how do shades that totally suck even make it into a palette. Who signs off on approving crappy formulas that just don’t work. I wonder sometimes if some products are even actually tested on eyes and not just swatched only.
    One of my big disappointing purchases was Norvina ....those satin/sheen/micro-shimmer infused mattes pissed me off! They make my blend appear muddy and just kinda murky and messy. Thinking about it, the shimmers were also kinda problematic & inconsistent. Overall it just doesn’t feel as well thought out and curated as ABH palettes normally do....

  • Ortal Levi
    Ortal Levi 8 months ago

    I used to really like BECCA but it seems they went off track and their new products are just gimmicks