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Reviewed June 26, 2018
I've been a long time user of Covergirl mascara (over 20 years), but recently they changed their product. I bought the new "Total Tease" and used it a couple of times before I got an eye infection. Cleared up with meds, but I threw out all my eye makeup and started fresh. This time I bought Full Lash Bloom. Within days I had an eye infection again and required more medicine. I stopped using mascara for over a month and just bought Revlon - no issues so far after several weeks use. My doctor told me it was a bacterial infection from the mascara. I won't be buying Covergirl again.
Reviewed June 8, 2018
I have used Cover Girl Cheekers blush and the single eyeshadow for decades without issue. The last time I purchased these items (just a few weeks ago) I noticed they were more crumbly than usual. Usually these products last me at least 2 or 3 months or more. I am just about out of both due to the rapid crumbling away. New formula, undoubtedly...I am super disappointed and probably will look for a replacement product with another brand. It won't be easy to replace what I have used and loved for decades. I don't know why you have to ruin a perfectly good product and lose faithful customers.
Reviewed April 4, 2018
Purchased new makeup due to an eye infection that I had. Bought all new Covergirl products, Peacock Flare Mascara and Covergirl foundation with SPF because I’m very fair. Well, after using the product, I woke up with swollen, itchy eyes. Fortunately, not as terrible as other people’s pictures I have seen in this review post. However, bad enough to scare small children. I am definitely not purchasing any more Covergirl makeup... kinda over this itchy redness.
Reviewed March 29, 2018
I used the Katy Kat eye mascara and right now I’m seeing a specialist to check my eye, missed work two days, bought all sort of medication and now my eyes are sensitive to lights... What kind of mascara is this for goodness sake, I have never had any kind of eye problem and now the doctor is suggesting I use medicated glasses, went to Shoppers drug mart where I bought the mascara to tell them what had happened and the manager asked if I wanted a refund, she didn’t show empathy towards me. Nothing, I am a call center agent and now I can’t even work without wearing sunglasses, I’m supposed to be at work today and I’m stuck at the doctor's office, my head is aching, me eyes are hurting, I’m literally crying right now... someone pls help me, this is really bad...
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2018
I have watched the current ad with the older woman who laments that some women reach a point where they ‘give up’ and she’s wondering (looking at herself in a mirror) when that time is? I am not sure what the approach and desire of this ad is. When I watch this ad, looking like her at any age is not what I aspire to do. In fact, I am 70 this year and THIS is what 70 should look like. No offense to her but this ad just doesn’t make me want to be Covergirl anything.
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2018
I have been buying Covergirl eyebrow pencils for as long as I can remember. They recently switched their packaging but I was able to find my colour. Was thoroughly annoyed when the pencil kept breaking, thought defective set. Bought another package and same thing happening. I am getting half the product as it keeps breaking on me. I am reading lots of other issues with eye infections for mascara and eyeliners and will no longer be buying anything Covergirl again. You guys messed up bad with this recent quality dive.
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2017
Purchased these pencils at a Walmart in my area. As of lately the pencil tips break off the pencils when you sharpen them so you're really only getting half of the product you're paying for. More importantly, I have started to break out in my eyebrow area! I have never broke out on this part of my face! Also, I'm 61 years old. This has to be a reaction to the eyebrow pencils. I will never use them again. Must be some type of chemical in them now. Terrible, terrible quality. What is going on here???
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2017
A few times I used Covergirl eye pencil it made my eyes watery and when I woke up my eyes had so much of goo that it was hardened and my eye was shut closed. It also gave me conjunctivitis, threw it away now and going to get some eye drops.
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2017
Process of elimination with make-up and thankfully I wear very little. I am thankful to find the complaints here about Covergirl mascara since they confirmed the results I experienced using Star Wars brand mascara by Covergirl. Painful eyes, watering, tissue tears, unable to focus and more! Sounds like a recall is in order so who is holding this company to the fires in getting these products all mentioned in the reviews off the market and not returning a product to market until they fix the ingredient formulas that seem to be suddenly causing physical harm. This mascara is in the garbage...
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2017
I bought the purple Ink It eyeliner because I’d been using CoverGirl products for years with no problem. It was a trusted brand. Each time I wore the eyeliner the next day my eyes would be bloodshot. At first I thought it was coincidence, but it kept happening. The last time I wore it the very next day I woke up with BOTH eyes swollen and like they had pink eye. I went to doc who said bacterial infection and gave me eye drops. I ditched all make up for well over a month, pitched the Ink It eyeliner, and will try another brand.
Reviewed Sept. 23, 2017
I will start by saying that I have used CoverGirl mascara since I was around fourteen years old. I have never had an issue prior to 2017. In late July I got the Katy Kat mascara, and the next day I woke up with my right eye swollen shut, red, with a film of pus, and I was in a great amount of pain. I went to the eye doc, and he said it was a bacterial infection likely from me working with kids. I did not think it could have been my CoverGirl product, because all of the mascaras I have used in the past have been great. I stopped wearing makeup for 3 weeks, threw out all of my old makeup, and the infection cleared up. I was cleared to wear makeup again, and shelled out over $100 to replace all of my brushes, etc. The day after I wore the makeup, I then had infections in BOTH eyes. I received a stronger prescription, threw away all of that makeup, and started the process all over again. This was at the end of July, and it is now the end of September.
I feel ridiculous for not realizing that it was my mascara, but it was always a tried and true product for me. I've spent around $60 on replacing this product since July, only to find that it was this product that has made me sick. I am now on steroid eye drops because of how many times I've had an adverse allergic reaction to the CoverGirl products. I found out that it was the mascara because I tested my makeup one at a time over the span of a few days. The morning I applied my mascara was the same day that I started to feel that familiar eye pain and pressure by nightfall.
Whatever they have changed in their products has been a poor decision on their part, considering many are having reactions to this mascara, and they have lost a long term customer because of it. I will never be using CoverGirl again, and I've shown my friends my pictures (they were all worried and confused about it as well) and my friends and family are also changing brands because they are afraid that it will happen to them, too.
Reviewed Sept. 7, 2017
Covergirl is a decent brand for everyday life and products are generally well thought out. Easy to use and offers something for everybody but it is more geared toward people under 30.
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2017
I purchased Katy Kat mascara some time ago and after using it the first time, I noticed my eyes were itchy but couldn't figure out why at first. I figured that the reaction may be the mascara since that was the only thing that changed in my daily routine. I had ran out of mascara so I used the Katy Kat (forgetting about the issue I had before) and by the end of the day my eyes got super itchy and puffy. My eyes were swollen for 4 days, I missed work and previously scheduled plans. The only thing I could do to relieve the pain and discomfort was take ** and sleep. I contacted CoverGirl and they gave me a rather generic scripted response with a $9 voucher for the cost of the product. Although it isn't about the money per se, it's the way in which it was handled that is disturbing. This is an absolute horrible product and even worse customer service.
Reviewed July 27, 2017
I have used the CoverGirl brand for as long as I can remember but recently I purchased the "So Lashy Blast Pro Mascara" in Black and had a terrible allergic reaction twice. The first time I used it on July 9th, I went to a family party, came home and used makeup wipes to clean my face before bed. The next day, my eyes felt itchy and the next couple of days swelling and itching increased. I saw the doctor on July 13th. I told her about the new Mascara and new foundation (also CoverGirl) but that I had also been around some dogs at the party but we couldn't pinpoint what was causing the reaction. She said not to throw the makeup away and try again in a few weeks.
After a week, the intense itching and swelling subsided but I waited an additional week before using anything on my face just as a precaution. This past Monday, July 24th, I put a small amount of the Mascara on and within a few hours I could feel the itching again. I used just water and a washcloth to clean it off immediately instead of a makeup wipe in case the mascara and wipe were acting in conjunction with one another. Tuesday I woke up to red swollen eyes that continued to swell all day. This morning, July 26th, I woke to my eyes almost being swollen shut. The pain was awful and the itching made things worse. I started to use a topical steroid cream prescribed by my doctor 2 weeks before and it has helped tremendously.
I've never paid attention to the mascara I bought because like I said, I've always used CoverGirl and have never had an issue. I usually switch up the type of Mascara every time trying new brushes etc. Now that I'm looking up the product online, I see that it is not one of the Mascaras listed as hypoallergenic but I was unaware of my allergy until now. I'm disappointed that this was the one time I bought a more expensive CoverGirl Mascara and had such a miserable experience.
Reviewed June 15, 2017
In April I bought Katy Kat Eye mascara and have since battled itchy, angry red circles around my eyes, oozing and painful reaction. And when the swelling goes down my eyes look scaly and still itch. I was not sure what was causing this reaction because I get the same reaction from exposure to latex. I quit using mascara for a week and over the past two days I have finally had normal eyes again. So, I used the mascara again yesterday and what do you know, today I woke up with the same itchy red area (it's not my eyeballs, it's the skin around my eyes). Then as luck would have it, a friend of mine posted on Facebook a photo of her eyes and the description of her reaction was exactly what I have been experiencing. We got to talking and guess what mascara she recently purchased??? Katy Kat Eye! They need to get this off the shelves!
Reviewed June 10, 2017
Covergirl outast lipcolour (new formula) - My lips poofed up like I had a Botox injection. Both were red and sore peeled. I said I have been wearing this since it came on the market. I loved this lip colour and told all my friends about it. Something has changed in the formula of it. Now my lips are naked. I cannot find another one I like.
Reviewed May 14, 2017
I have been a CoverGirl customer for 50 years and I absolutely hate the new compact for their blush. It is larger with square corners (which will eventually wear holes in my makeup case) and the mechanism for opening and closing absolutely sucks. You just lost a faithful customer CoverGirl. There are better containers out there!
Reviewed May 3, 2017
I bought Covergirl Perfect Point Plus eyeliner in Deep Burgundy around Christmas time. I used it brand new and suffered a reaction in both eyes. It was horrific. Puss, swollen, burning, eye pain, headache, and bloodshot (I mean demon possessed) eyes. I couldn't believe this was from one application of this eyeliner. Nevertheless, I didn't want to find out again so I set it aside.
On May 3, 2017, I was wearing a burgundy shirt and thought how nice that eyeliner would look with it. I was thinking, surely that eye infection couldn't have been the brand new eyeliner. Maybe, it was coincidence? I chopped off the top 1cm just in case and used it. Within hours, my eyes were burning, swelling, and itching so I washed it off. Too late! I am having the same reaction as last time. The pictures I have attached are from day two. One eye is clearing up faster than the other. There are what appears to be blistering as well. I have been wearing eye makeup for 28 years and have never had a reaction like this! I would like to know what this eyeliner is made of that could be so allergenic? This seems like a danger to the public, but what else can I do except write a review?
Reviewed March 18, 2017
Poor quality for the Line Exact Eyeliner. When I first used it, it seemed to go on relatively smooth but 5 days later it acted like it was out of ink. I shook it so much I was afraid it would pop right out of its slot. It didn't but it didn't get any more ink to come out of it. I generally like Cover Girl as an inexpensive cosmetic & always use Cover Girl mascara (hate the constant changes & names) but this was my first time using their eyeliner. Started out good and pooped out way too soon.
Reviewed March 17, 2017
I have used the same black eyeliner by Covergirl for 25 years. Even had to buy my mother her own since she loved taking mine. I buy it and a black mascara and a pressed powder in light beige every 3-4 months and keep it covered or closed. Always have. Now every time I put it on, my eyelids swell and my eyes become red and inflamed. My cheeks get itchy. This has happened more than once and even it is brand new! What happened? Did you change your formula w/o telling anyone? Same thing happened to 3 other people I know. That is 4 customers you have lost. Total fail CoverGirl. I really liked your cosmetics, too.
Reviewed March 9, 2017
I am going to be 54 years old in 3 weeks. I have been using same CoverGirl products since I starting being allowed to wear makeup with I was 16. I bought the same mascara, shadow, and lip gloss I always have last week. I know, not very hip -- I just like to find products I like and stick with them as I hate shopping. As I type this my eyes are swollen almost completely shut and have very angry, red circles around both. The doctor said I looked like I had either just been beat up or had work done. My throat was swelling as well. MY BP is through the roof. I REALLY need to know if there was a change in anything and if so, I think CoverGirl was negligent in not placing that info on the product.
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2017
I bought a faulty eyeliner at Wal-Mart, I opened it and it was all smashed up into the cap. I have always used your products and have never had any problems with any of my makeup. I contacted by phone 2 months ago, I was assured O was you mg to be send a voucher or something to replace the damaged one. I have been waiting patiently to no avail. Can someone pls explain to me why I can't get either a voucher or money back? I believe I have been more than patient. I am disabled and have limited monetary resources. What seems like change to you and your company is hard earn money to me. The name of the eyeliner is 230 black ink. I gave All the need information to whomever I spoke on the phone that day.
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2017
Dear CoverGirl, cover boy, or cover Muslim whatever you are marketing yourself as now. You have lost a customer. I grew up and have used Maybelline most of my life. Silly me to take advantage of a Walgreens CoverGirl sale. NEVER AGAIN. Your products are all inferior. Concealer, lipstick, eye shadow, blush and mascara. Just awful applicators and brushes. Good luck with your new perv marketing base. We all see you are using inclusive issues to pawn off crappy makeup on to the idiot masses.
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2016
I recently purchased Ink It eyeliner by Covergirl, used it one time, half hour later my eyes are flaming red and oozing a gross gunky goo. Had to contact my doctor for eye drops to clear up the infection!! I am not impressed with this particular product.
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2016
They have a variety of different shades in all areas, and I like the way I look and feel. CoverGirl is one of the best cosmetic companies with a good product that is affordable by almost everyone.
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2016
It is the best product for my financial situation and not as high quality as the high dollar brands. The reasonable prices are what keep me coming back to them.
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2016
Their products do not irritate my skin. I have used other brands in the past and they don't hold up like CoverGirl. CoverGirl products don't clog your pores and it's not heavy like most products and it smells good.
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2016
The foundation makeup I use is smooth and covers dark areas well. There is a wide choice of colours available. The consistency blends well into skin. I also use CoverGirl lipstick and have tried many other brands, but none lasts like theirs. The colours are lovely- though I always return for the same favourite. This makeup is my favourite. Colour and consistency are perfect for my skin. The price is very reasonable and always available at my Uniprix Pharmacy. I find that their lipstick never clumps or wears off quickly. I love the creamy consistently.
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2016
I have been using this brand for years. Product works well for me. I do not use a lot of makeup and I want to spend a lot of money. Love the lipstick.
Reviewed Sept. 28, 2016
Very disappointed in this concealer. Don't get me wrong, I love Covergirl products as they are affordable and totally worth the price. I have purchased another concealer by them but this time decided to change it up. The day I purchased and went to use it the concealer only gave an illusion it was filled and had barely any concealer inside the bottle.
Updated review: July 14, 2016
This issue has been resolved.
Original Review: July 6, 2016
I have had pink eye FOUR TIMES in 2 months! I recently had switched to CoverGirl LashBlast! First I thought I contracted it from the grocery store germs. Next... who knew? BUT after the 3rd time I thought it might be a reaction of some other thing... Yes! My pink eye had cleared up. I wasn't wearing ANY eye makeup. Then I opened yet another NEW package of CoverGirl LashBlast... woke up again with pink eye - pus in both eyes!!! I have spent over $400 on hospital visits, medications, and NEW makeup! Just to wake up this morning, AGAIN, with disgusting pus crusted over my bloody red eyes!! We need to stop them from infecting more people!! I have pictures of my nasty eyes!
Reviewed May 19, 2016
Not only do I get great looks with CG's matte lipsticks, I also get softer and hydrated lips. CG's lipstick is a winner especially that at an affordable price, it matches the quality and stunning effects of the most expensive cosmetic brands--maybe because CG spent more on the content of the lipstick rather on the casing. With its long-lasting impact, always available shades and no chap lips after effect, CG will always be in my beauty kit for daily use.
Reviewed May 1, 2016
I usually use the Queen foundation and it has been the best one out there by far compared to even the top brands. I have been using it for about 6 years. For the last year every time I try to find the makeup in the store it was no longer available. I found another location and after a while it was no longer available and I was told it was changed out for something else. No reason as to why. I continue to look for it but as I have been wearing my last 2 compacts of foundation I noticed that my face would get spotchy and acne and oily. I chose to stop putting it on for 2 weeks and clean my skin and I stopped having the problem. I went to wear it again and the same thing happened and the color looks to be orange on me with the new compact. Something is very different and I would like to know what please as I really did like the makeup.
Reviewed April 29, 2016
I have used Covergirl products for nearly 30 years. A couple years ago, they tried a new compact case that broke within the first week. I chose to go to another company. As I noticed they had brought back the old case, I switched back to Covergirl. I purchased a compact yesterday, just to open it & find that they changed the mirror to a little tiny one inch thing you can't even see yourself in. I use my compact mirror to apply my makeup - this tiny mirror simply will not work. For all the money they make, this is a ridiculous way to cut corners. I'll be leaving Covergirl products, once again. Outrageous.
Reviewed March 28, 2016
I tried Covergirl foundation in both liquid and compact. It is the worst product. The liquid streaks. I can't blend it even with a beauty blender. It also left me with breakouts which is funny cause I don't break out. The pressed powder does not cover, instead, made me look like I powdered cocaine all over my face. The mascara is nasty. It clumps and it caused my lashes to break. Very drying. The Covergirl line is worthless. No wonder it's cheap. I've started using Kat Von D and Benefit products. Honestly it's better to invest in better product that's gonna be safe and work and last. Their product is cruelty-free makes me feel good.
Reviewed March 15, 2016
I too thought I'd give CoverGirl a try as I liked the new design of the brush. Within 2 days I had a massive eye irritation, went to the doctor and was told I had pink eye. Meds for 1 week, a day off work. Threw away all my eye makeup, replaced it with new CoverGirl mascara, same thing happened... Went back to Maybelline and no issues... That proved to be a very costly switch for me... Never again. It also flaked very badly.
Reviewed March 5, 2016
I have experienced a SEVERE allergic reaction in my eyes. Eyes became extremely itchy, swollen and felt like sand had been thrown in them.
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2016
I have always used Covergirl mascara and I recently bought the Star Wars Super Sizer mascara. My eyelashes started to fall out. I have very long eyelashes and now have only 1/2 of my eyelashes. I switched to a Maybelline brand and I didn't like how the mascara worked, but my eyelashes slowly started growing back. Five days ago, I switched back to LashBlast Volume Mascara, and lo and behold, more eyelashes fell out. Has Covergirl changed their formula? Has anyone else had this happen?
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2016
I got two separate mascaras. One was LashBlast 24HR and one was Bombshell Volume, around 20 dollars. They are awful. Clumps and hurt my eyes. I don't think I will waste money on cover girl again. I have used Maybelline for 35 years and got these cause of a 2.00 dollars coupon. I did not save.
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2015
I am a longstanding Covergirl user. Recently I purchased Covergirl's "Exact Eyelights" mascara and "Ink It!" Violet Ink eyeliner. I've used it/them a couple of times and each time the following morning my eyes are swollen shut. I wash it off before I go to sleep, but my eyes are still irritated. I used them again last night and this morning I could barely open my eyes. It took 2 minutes of cool water rinsing to get them open. These were expensive items and now all I can do is throw them away and try another brand. I'm extremely unhappy with Covergirl's products now and have no confidence in their eye makeup product line. I have an older Covergirl eyeliner "Liquiline Blast" in blue which doesn't bother my eyes at all, so I'll keep using that, at least, until it's gone.
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2015
Covergirl recently changed their formula for the colour "Mink". I have used the original Mink eyeshadow for over 17 years, every single day. I would constantly receive compliments from strangers on how beautiful the colour is, and they would ask where they can purchase it. The original Mink colour had a certain shimmer to it, that caught the eye, it lasted all day, and was easy to blend. I recently tried the revised formula, and I am disappointed that the new colour lacks shimmer!!! It also exudes a copper tone, that the original colour did not have.
The application of the product isn't as smooth as the original formula, and does not blend as well. Covergirl took an extraordinary shade, and turned it into a dulled down ordinary shade. I have not received any compliments on my makeup while wearing the new Mink shade, as it simply does not catch the eye as the original formula did. Had I known they were going to discontinue the original Mink colour, I would have purchased 100. I am very disappointed with Covergirl, I now have to find a new company that has an eyeshadow that is close to the original Mink shade. You just lost a loyal customer Covergirl!!!
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2015
Your mascara gets worse each time you come out with a new container... The product inside is dried out, impossible to "wand" onto lashes. What little bit attaches, flakes and drops down on cheeks. I have tried this mascara for years and it only gets worse. What a rip off @ just under $10. I will throw this new ones the trash with the vow to NEVER buy Covergirl products again. Shame on you.
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2015
Just recently, I had purchased a product (Covergirl Bombshell Volume) from Safeway Blackhawk, California. This is my first time EVER using a "Covergirl" product. The look was satisfying when I put it on but a couple hours later, my right eye was irritated. I had deliberately bought a "waterproof" mascara so that my tears would not affect my mascara. Yet even with this effect, I was disappointed that it didn't just cause my right eye to tear up through out my day, it ruined my day. My right eyelid was hurting.
I couldn't believe a (high class brand) mascara can do that until I got home, quickly washed it off, and my eye feels better although it was red and still trying to heal from a whole day of pain. I can't believe that a company would sell this (a product that is waterproof but yet it's irritating). It's a BIG failure for me. I am very particular with my make up. I've always been using Maybelline and decided to try Covergirl for the first time. Sorry, but this product could really blind someone. If I get some kind of infection because of this, I am going to be REALLY UPSET.
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2015
I have used various brands of mascara over the last 30 years and have never had an adverse reaction. I recently purchased Covergirl Full Lash Bloom mascara. After the first application, I woke up the next day with itchy and swollen eyes. Two weeks later I tried it again because I wasn't sure it was the mascara that caused the reaction. The second time my eyes swelled up worse than the first time. It took a week for the swelling to disappear completely. I am currently using another Cover Girl mascara with no issues.
Reviewed Sept. 21, 2015
I used eye makeup cream and foundation. The makeup cream burned my eyelids. Still red and painful. The foundation made my face breakout for a month now.
Reviewed Sept. 15, 2015
OutLast all-day Lipcolor - I have been wearing this for a couple years and it has always been great. The last few times however have not as it burns my lips. I thought it was a bad bottle so I tossed it and got a new one and same thing this time but worse. Almost seems like a chemical burn. I have never had this problem and it only has happened after wearing this product. My lips have peeled and now are still burning and puffy for 4 days now. I will be going to the doctor soon if it doesn't get better and won't be purchasing any of these products ever again. Also very embarrassing working face to face customer service with my lips in this state.
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2015
I purchased an eyeliner (perfect point plus 200 black onyx) at Dollar General today and once I returned home with it, I opened it and it WOULD NOT roll up at all! And not I'm only making such a fuss because This SAME THING happened once before with same product, but I purchased from Wal-Mart? Unfortunately, I had tossed receipt, but went back to purchase a different brand, less expensive, and the clerk acted as if he sympathized with me, but subtly told me "Oh well?" and did not offer a refund, or exchange.
So, I just want to be assured that this won't happen again. It starts to get a bit pricey, after buying a Possibly EMPTY OR A DUD PRODUCT, here and there. So thanks for listening. I chose this eyeliner, the very BEST over all other brands I've tried!!! And I Do go thru a lot of eyeliner, so I've tried many. This one #1!!! But please double check the assembly line, or whatever, to ensure that ALL OF US CUSTOMERS get the darn product we paid for!!!
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2015
I have been using eye shadows for over 20 years and I never had any problems. When I used Cover Girl's Eye Enhance my eye upper lids were totally shut. Both eyes experienced severe chemical burns and redness. I had to take steroids shot in order to help with the pain and severity. I will not buy this product or recommended to anybody.
Reviewed July 7, 2015
I tried the Covergirl Full Lash Bloom. This was the first covergirl product I have ever tried. I was fine for the first little bit. Wasn't a huge fan but it did the trick. Until I started waking up with my eyes swollen. At this time I didn't realize that it was the mascara causing this. And then on New Year's Eve I woke up with my eyes completely swollen shut. I was injected with an EpiPen and put on prednisone until I stopped using the mascara and it cleared up. Not very pleased.
Reviewed June 24, 2015
I use to wear Covergirl mascara and eye shadow about 2 years ago. Did not have a problem and now I thought I use it again and my eyes are itchy and puffy. I will never purchase this brand again. I will go back to the L'oreal products. I don't have a copy of my receipt. I bought the mascara that is in the pink applicator and brown eye shadow that is in a small compact.
Reviewed June 23, 2015
I was noticing that I was getting a very odd, perfume-y, chemical-like taste in my mouth and smell in my nasal cavity every morning. It started to concern me, but then I was able to narrow it down to my foundation. Cover Girl True Blend somehow gives this chemical-like taste/smell that stays with you... I do not know what this means or the effects, as I tried to research it but could not find much. However, I am sure it is not a good thing. To others: please be aware.
Reviewed June 11, 2015
Purchased CoverGirl Lash Blast Fusion mascara to replace another brand mascara that I was having flaking issues with. First day I lost some lower eyelashes but I thought maybe I just washed too aggressively removing it. Second day I washed it off, went to bed and woke up with both upper eyelids nearly swollen shut. I've never had a reaction to makeup like this before. Contacted company, waiting on response.
Reviewed March 18, 2015
I purchased the bombshell curvaceous mascara 3 weeks ago. I went to remove the product like I normally would with eye make remover - it has a oil base and a hot wash cloth, using a light downward motion like I have done for 30 yrs. My eyelashes came out in clumps... the product was sticky plus hard and would not remove itself from my eyelashes. I have no eyelashes on either eye. I have always had long curled eyelashes my whole life. Always complimented on my eyes. This whole ordeal has been very devastating as a woman to me. I am contacting the company. Due to family emergency is why I have not yet contacted them. The process will begin. I do NOT recommend this product to anyone.
Reviewed March 14, 2015
I have fair skin and I was told that ivory is the best for me as it will cover all my imperfections. Well thing is it does nothing, it makes it just powders my face because I took white powder. It was a waste of my money. I am unhappy. I have some issues that are like scarring and it doesn't even cover it. I've bought liquid foundation and it makes my skin turn orange-- nothing works and I can't afford to keep buying contol dollars worth of stuff to cover girl to make it work. I'm unhappy and I'm not the only one, I've had others with the same issues.
The picture of my now that I have attached is where I apply powder and so you can show here so you can see where I have applied and I took pictures of the compact thing and see I haven't used much and I cannot find my receipt as I bought it last night Mar 13th 2015 and I must have thrown the receipt away. Best way to contact me is to my email.
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2015
Love their Tapestry Taupe eye shadow and it came in a very nice, oval-shaped plastic container. Suddenly that is gone and is replaced with a big rectangular-shaped one. Very big, awkward and the foam end on the eye shadow brush comes off after a few uses and I had to glue it back on. I want the oval-shaped container back, STAT!!
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2015
Applied this mascara as directed. Looked good. I remove mascara by applying coconut oil to my lids and allowing it to sit for a couple of minutes. This has always left my eyelashes shiny and conditioned. Horrified when numerous lashes came off with the mascara. This has never happened before with Dior or L'Oreal mascaras. Shame on CG; will never use any of their products again.
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015
I am a stockholder and have used Cover Girl nail polish for years because it never chipped and was long wearing. Those qualities are still there, but the design of that bottle and top have to go. It is very awkward to hold a square applicator. And, it's hard to get polish out of the bottom when it's still about 1/4 full. I cannot purchase another bottle until you at least return to a more ergonomic round top/brush and hopefully a matching round bottle.
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2015
My husband bought the "Bombshell Curvaceous by LashBlast" mascara for me a couple of weeks ago. On the first application I noticed my lashes became one big gooey eyelash, but I figured I put too much on. The first application last AN ENTIRE WEEK even after scrubbing with expensive eye makeup remover. I put a hot rag on my eyes to loosen the mascara and my eyelashes literally came out in huge clumps. I have a HUGE gap in my eyelashes on the left side. They take around 3-4 months to grow back. The gap is extremely noticeable and I look completely ridiculous. I'm so angry, I can't even complain enough. DO NOT USE THIS MASCARA.
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2015
The lids on the last few bottles of Covergirl foundation have absolutely crumbled after just a couple weeks of use. It's probably recycled plastic, which may be admirable but useless if the contents can't be contained. I'm on the road a lot, and with changes in altitude, and a cracked lid allows makeup to leak and mess the whole makeup bag. The other issue is crumbs of plastic getting into the makeup itself, which scratches the skin. The last several tubes of Covergirl Professional mascara I've purchased have also had packaging problems. The lid soon splits and the mascara dries out. I don't have a problem with the makeup or mascara themselves, it's the weak plastic lids. Sadly, after probably 30 years of Covergirl, I'll be looking for a different product on my next shopping trip--just because of the packaging.
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015
Purchased LashBlast Length Mascara, $7.99, plus tax. From the first swipe of mascara on my lashes til the very last swipe, I had black clumps of mascara. You do get lengthy lashes, but with clumps. Very dissatisfied.
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014
Why is it that the ONLY waterproof mascara that CG makes is in Very Black? Not every woman in the world wants to wear black mascara, CG used to make in black brown. Why not any more? Plus their new version is NOT very waterproof nor is it SMUDGEPROOF! I'm a long time user of CG mascara, and I've lived with the not so desirable changes they've made over the years, but no more! I know it's possible, so CG just do it! Make a real waterproof, SMUDGEPROOF mascara and give us some other color varieties, black brown & brown. Do your research! No other cosmetics company out there is making waterproof mascara in any other color but black, so do your customers right and fix this. I'm not the only one who wants this. Ladies, am I right?!
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2014
Bombshell Volume Mascara - I am so very angry and upset with this product. I used this product, and within 3-5 days all my eyelashes had been pulled out!!! This mascara is like Gorilla Glue. I am also angry that I paid $10.99. What am I suppose to do now with NO eyelashes??? I don't know what I'm to do without eyelashes, it looks very unattractive. I pray they grow back!!!
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2014
I purchased Cover-Girl Ink-Int Eye Liner 2 weeks ago, after applying eyeliner for 5 days... both of my eyes got irritated and swollen...very bad eye bags (I never had eye bags in my entire life and I'm 41 years old). My eyes are in pain when I blink. I threw out a $10.00 product. Please don't waste your time buying this product! I'm a unsatisfied customer. Go to Sephora or other pricey cosmetics options. Don't choose this mistake I made.
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2014
This product by Cover Girl/P&G sent me to the ER. It caused my lips and tongue to swell up with pain. The product is Outlast lip stain. This item should've come with a warning label and should be recalled.
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2014
The foam powder puff in the powder pulls apart and just leaves the foam. It is hard to put powder on without the gray top part. I have used Covergirl for many years so it gets maddening after a while.
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2014
The Tube of Smoothwear (lip balm) comes with the lip stain won't roll up. I purchased these from AmeriMark and they sent me 2 more and these won't roll up either! I found a complaint where some lipsticks from CoverGirl won't roll up! Going to see what CG will do about it Monday!
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2014
I've been using CG perfect blend pencil crayon (black) for about 25 years and love it. However, the last one I bought broke several times when I tried to sharpen it. Then I started having issues with my eyes being red, blurry and itchy. I thought it was outdoor allergies. Now, it's gone to the skin outside my eyes. They're scaly, itchy, red and swollen! I've since gone back to one of my old ones, which is short and hard to use, but the symptoms are going away. What have they changed???
Reviewed Sept. 29, 2014
I have very sensitive skin and I have been using your foundation for more years than I care to mention. I have written and called your co. and never rec. a proper answer regarding my problem. The problem being that what I used was medium foundation NOT medium light - it is too pale and yellow. Do you have any left in stock medium that I could buy or will you go back to the original? All your foundations are beige - I look like a ghost. I truly loved your old product and you also made ruby red lipstick. What happened to that? Would love to hear from you. Thanks.
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2014
Two weeks ago I went to a Walgreens to try on a bit of the TruBlend Foundation. I have been searching for a new one since I have been using the same foundation line for over a year. FYI my skin type is oily/combination and I have rosacea on my cheeks. Anyway... I grabbed one of the testers and I tried on the M5 shade on my hand. The liquid came out horrible, blended badly, and had an unpleasant scent. (I know it was probably just that tester that was like that but wait until I explain further...). I also put a tiny bit on my neck to see if it was close to my color. A few seconds later I had a bitter taste in my mouth. I thought it was strange and tasted like makeup. YES MAKEUP. I wiped it off and drank some water and forgot about it. I thought it was probably the bottle that was expired or something. I had seen a lot of good reviews about it on YouTube and online as well so I just forgot about it.
Two weeks later, I go to a Target because I finished my foundation and needed one for the following day. I decide to get the M4 shade because I have a yellow undertone and I got the concealer as well. I applied it the next day and literally just one minute after applying I felt the same bitter taste on my tongue that I felt a couple of weeks before. (This time, it blended gorgeously and I loved the after finish and the fact that it was my skin tone) I had applied a semi-thin layer of it on my face, but not on my neck this time. I was terrified when I looked at my tongue. The back half of my tongue was the color of the foundation. I am serious here. (I don't normally post reviews on makeup, but for the sake of others, I just want to get this out there.) I don't know how the foundation seeped through my skin and somehow made its way into my tongue, but it did.
As soon as I got to work I rinsed it off of my face and throughout the day I started feeling itchy around my nose and jaw area. This is the first time I ever experience something like this. I have tried many, many, many foundations before and never got an allergic reaction until now. Here I am a few days later after applying the foundation and tossing it away. This is day 3 after I applied and my face is itchy. I don't have any blisters or visible rashes but it is SUPER itchy. You can't tell that I am itchy but it is unbearable. I applied oatmeal with honey and it helped... a bit. I am on allergy medicine and staying away from foundations and hope that this goes away asap.
I'm not saying all of their makeup is bad. I like their eyeliners and mascaras, but just this particular foundation is making me stay away from the rest of their foundations from fear of this happening again. I also wanted to share this wherever I could to let other CoverGirl Trublend users who may have had the same allergic reaction that they are not alone. I googled my symptoms and I found no one shared the same experience I did.
Reviewed July 30, 2014
I have used Cover Girl Mascara for years and within the last 7 months I started using False Volume and Bombshell and noticed my eyelashes falling out in chunks. I thought it was nothing at first then it progressively got worse. I use to have full and dark beautiful lashes. I only wore mascara to enhance them. They use to be something I was regularly complimented on. Now the hairs are weak, fragile, and dull. I no longer have full lashes and avoid mascara like the plague. This is very disappointing and I wish I found this forum sooner so I could have stopped using this product sooner. If you're wondering, I removed my make up properly and still was losing chunks of eyelashes as I was removing make up and as I applied their mascara.
Reviewed July 9, 2014
Covergirl outlast lip color - Some of the original colors have been discontinued. Very upset!
Reviewed June 9, 2014
I have noticed some eyelashes in my eyelash curler recently. So I started cleaning it out and noticed lots of eyelashes in my curler. I do not use the curler after I apply mascara, only before. I thought it was the eyelash curler so I stopped using it. I just use mascara now until just today 6/9/14, there was an article about the bombshell mascara causing eyelash loss. Well, now I get it. It wasn't my curler at all. Go figure, I will never use Covergirl Mascara again and am sure my friends won't either.
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014
I purchased a bottle of CoverGirl advanced radiance.... lot number (L)22911722HD exp SE/15. Every time I use this product it smells like deep woods off and irritates my eyes. Is there a recall on this batch or something?
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2013
This lip pencil is made so that the customer thinks that rolling the bottom will advance the lipstick tip. This is not the case. This lip pencil, although made in plastic, requires a sharpener. This is not intuitive and not clearly stated on the product, so I did not understand and thought the item I bought was defective (returned it three times before I figured out how to use it). Other customer reviews said it is hard to find a pencil sharpener that works with this pencil, including the 3-in-1 Covergirl sharpener, which was recommended for this item by Covergirl customer service. I have not tried to sharpen it yet, but now that I learned how it works, I am sure I will not have any problem.
Reviewed June 27, 2013
I purchased TruBlend Microminerals foundation instead of my usual Bareminerals foundation (I'm now unemployed and have to cut costs). The first time I used the product, I accidentally dropped it in my sink (about 5 inches down). The bottom fell off and the contents spilled out. Upon inspection of the container, it is very thin and flimsy made. Very little holds the bottom to the sides of the container. I can see why it would fall off! I contacted Cover Girl and was told they couldn't replace it because I dropped it. They would only offer coupons to discount another purchase. Cover Girl products would be the VERY LAST PRODUCT I would EVER consider purchasing again because of the VERY POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE.
Reviewed June 6, 2013
I purchased Cover Girl Simply Ageless foundation from Rite Aid. I applied it and went to work. When I got to work, my face started swelling and became extremely itchy and felt like it was on fire. Now I have never had an allergic reaction to makeup, I thought it was something else maybe a food allergy. So I got rushed to the ER three times and they told me it was an allergic reaction to the make up. This is supposed to be makeup, not poison! My face got torn apart. It felt like my face caught on fire. I had oozing discharge pouring out of my skin. It was extremely itchy and swollen. It was the most painful experience I have ever had in my life. It scarred the skin around my eyes and my face is still healing. I am on steroids now after being on antibiotics twice. I had to get prescription creams and spend thousands on doctor and ER visits because I do not have health insurance right now. I am extremely upset the last two months of my life were ruined. I couldn't go to work with open wounds on my face. For 2 months, I have been out of work. Now, I'm broke just from using Cover Girl make up. Please do not buy any of these products. They can hurt you really bad like they did to me!
Reviewed March 30, 2013
Cover Girl Makeup Clean normal skin 120 creamy natural - I purchased this bottle of makeup about a week ago. I used it for the first time the other day. The makeup is very runny. Most of the makeup I get from Cover Girl has a thicker consistency. This runs out of the bottle and between your fingers I guess like gravy runs off a spoon when you get some for your mashed potatoes (not sure how else to describe it). I have been a Cover Girl makeup user for many, many years and this is a first. I would like somehow to get some kind of refund or coupon so I can get another bottle but of a different kind of your Cover Girl make up.
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2013
Lash blast volume - I applied the mascara and wore it all day. I applied makeup remover to take off, and it took me 20 minutes, with reapplication of makeup remover three times. I am very unhappy with this product.
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013
I recently purchased a Covergirl oil control pressed powder (525 buff beige). It is not my first time purchasing this makeup, as I am a regular user. This is more of a suggestion than a complaint. I have noticed that the packaging is not consumer-friendly. Yes, it does allow for viewing of the color. However, when trying to open the package, it causes issues where the edge of the plastic cover scrapes the actual makeup and causes it to flake off. It happened to me where I was wearing a black coat and opened up the makeup and as it scraped off a piece of the makeup, it scattered all over my black coat. It was difficult to get the makeup off. Being that I was on my way to a function, I had to stop at home and change into another coat. My suggestion would be to look into the packaging and see if it can be modified to allow for easier opening of the product.
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2013
I normally use Waterproof Lash Blast Volume Mascara (orange). My store was out when I made my last purchase, so I bought CG Mascara, Professional Super Thick Lash (pink). Each time I use it, my eyes start itching and burning. I've used CG products for years, so I was surprised and puzzled that I had to throw this latest mascara into the trash can.
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2012
Since the compact cover design has changed, I am on now my 3rd purchase. This is because the last 2 broke (with normal use, not dropping it, just riding around in my purse). I just bought a new one today. I was hesitant, to say the least, but I keep hoping Covergirl has fixed this problem. The actual product is great if I could only use it. This is very frustrating though as I carry these in my purse. They break and then they soil the inside of my purse. Another important fact is that I then have to dispose of the barely used product. I hope they are working on this issue. I feel compelled to speak out. I am sure they are watching the numbers go down on this product. Sorry to say, if this one breaks, I am finally moving on to another brand. Thank you.
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012
I have been a loyal user of Cover Girl since the 80s and their original Cover Girl mascara in the pink tube is my staple even when wearing no other makeup. I have noticed recently, the last 2 purchases that there is excessive clumping and raccoon eyes. I have used their website and tried their suggestions to no avail and Customer Service was of no real help. I wondered if maybe they changed the formula? The thing that bothers me the most is that I may have to try another brand or brands which is disheartening because finding something that works for you and that you're happy with in the world of makeup can be difficult.
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2012
Has anyone experienced lips discolorations and dark stains around their lips after using CoverGirl Outlast Lipstains? I have! Just like everyone else, I began using Outlast Lipstain in 2010. I began seeing discolorations around my inner lips. After contacting CoverGirl, I was told it’s nothing. I kept using the product but kept in touch with their customer service. Some dark brownish color began to form in the outer lips at the beginning which concerned me to see a dermatologist. The stains on my lips have continued on for 2 years now. The doctor says that their product has affected my pigmentation on the lips and it will be per enact. CoverGirl does not want to take responsibility even when in small claims court I proved them wrong. Do you have a similar situation and proof?
Reviewed July 19, 2012
The makeup feels like water and covers nothing. I'm very dissatisfied. It's like not wearing any makeup. I have to apply a lot of make-up in order to cover a spot. I never had to do that before. It's Covergirl Clean Liquid Makeup kind.
Reviewed June 23, 2012
CoverGirl lip perfection lip liner - The pencil should move up to give the pencil a higher point. It would not move up. A long amount of pencil stick was in the applicator but I couldn't get to it, a huge amount wasted in the applicator. For over 5 dollars, I only use it about 5 times. I broke it in half to see if there was pencil in the applicator and it went the full length of the applicator. CoverGirl needs to put directions so you know how to get it up.
Reviewed May 20, 2012
Everything is not for everyone! Covergirl is a good reputably company. Now, I must say, I don't have a whole lot of Covergirl makeup. I use all different brands depending on the colors and styles I am looking for. Also, I know I am allergic to some of their products. Any normal person would know that an allergic reaction is by no means a fault of the manufacturer. It's part of life and if you're allergic to something, just move on to something else rather than write a bad review about the company. Every store that sells their products has small sheets available with the ingredients of their products and like every other chemical in the world, you should test it on a small area first to make sure you're not allergic to it. Duh!
I especially can't use their Simply Ageless Coverup because it clogs my pores really bad but that's my body, not their fault. I also don't care who they have representing them. I would rather see not so perfect people instead of super models. I'm glad to see that they're not expressing to young girls that they have to look a certain way. I also don't care about their sexual preferences. It's not my business and being the Christian that I am, I know that I shouldn't judge them. Over all, Covergirl has some good products at a decent price. They are always trying to reinvent their products and please their consumers. I would recommend it everyday along with a few other brands that I use.
Reviewed April 21, 2012
I have been using this lipstick # 415 for years. But this last purchase has a funny taste/smell like smoke or something burning. Have you changed your formula? It's gross and awful. I love the color but can't stand when I put it on anymore.
Reviewed April 12, 2012
I cannot believe all the homophobes putting their religious hang-ups on a product. It's makeup, not devil water. If these haters think Ellen is the first gay person to wear make up, they are delusional. Good for you. Oh, and by the way, Queen Latifah is gay, too. These idiots that complain or say they will never use your product because they hate gay people - it’s crazy. Judge the product by how it works and not by how you think the spokespeople should be in your mind.
Reviewed March 19, 2012
I have been using Ultimate Finish for a while and every time, the applicator (sponge) is easily torn and little pieces of it ends up on my face. Why the makeup last longer than the sponge is beyond me. Why do you have such cheap applicators, is my question. Thank you.
Reviewed March 17, 2012
I have used your compact clean for a lot of years. Lately, they fall apart at the hinge. This has happened at least 100% for as long as I remember. Please do something about this or I will have to change brands. It sure makes a mess in the purse and when you go to powder your nose.
Reviewed March 15, 2012
I recently purchased a compact of CoverGirl/Olay ageless sculpting creme (color 210). I have bought this product twice before and also told friends about it (they now use it). The creme mixture was cracked and dried out. I was extremely disappointed to say the least because while it's a fairly priced product and I liked it, the price is dear in this economy. I previously used NARS and also liked it very much, but the CoverGirl creme was less costly and seemed to work out. The CVS where I purchased would not take it back because it was opened.
Well, tell me how to tell it was dried out or defective without opening it? So, it was tossed because it was not useable without leaving large smudges of color on my face. Perhaps a more effective quality control should be used. At the present, I am seriously up in the air about whether to buy it again. I am currently using an Avon product, but it is coming to an end. So, I thought I'd write and let you know because I am sure there are others in my position that are now trying to decide on a product. I can't further recommend a product I have had a problem with.
Reviewed March 13, 2012
Cover Girl brow and eye pencils are my absolute favorite. Not having eyebrows is an issue, but I have been more than happy with the quality of the pencils. The problem is the last few times I have purchased them, they break off and fall apart. I end up sharpening through the whole pencil within a couple of times of use. All in all, it's turning out to be a huge waste of money. I really don't want to switch the pencils with another brand. I would just like to be able to get my money's worth. If there is any way to fix this issue, I would be more than grateful and Cover Girl will keep me as a loyal customer for as long as they sell them.
Reviewed March 4, 2012
The last three compacts that I have bought the lids have come off. I bought the Simply Ageless foundation and the round green compacts. After just a few days, the lids come off. Has anyone else had problems with this? I have used Covergirl for years and have never had this problem before.
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2012
I do not appreciate the negative connotations your spokesperson, Ellen D. makes towards bilinguals. It is insulting and unacceptable. Shame on Sofia to allow such commercial. You should fire both of them. I will definitely not support your products!
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2012
If you really want me to believe that Ellen and Sofia actually wear Cover Girl, then I have some land in Timbuktu to sell. I like Ellen and Sofia, but not as Cover Girl spokeswomen. What happen to everyday women advertising the wear of Cover Girl products? Women of all races use the products everyday. I want to see commercials like the ones for Dove, when you see women just like you.
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2012
I have been a long time consumer of Cover Girl products. I have made them my primary choice in products for foundation and mascara for years until the change in spokesperson. When I began seeing Ellen represent your product on commercials, I immediately decided I could no longer support your company. It seemed odd that you chose her to represent you since she is not known for her looks, but rather her comedian status and controversial life choices. Not only that, but she has not kept her lifestyle choices private. Many feel she has actively promoted the homosexual lifestyle, using her original show and her subsequent shows to promote that agenda. It is surprising that a company such as Cover Girl would not recognize how many disagree and are deeply offended with her choices, not as a private matter, but in seeing the attempt to change society's views to accept this behavior as acceptable and good.
As I said earlier, I stopped buying your products so that I would not be supporting the propagation of Ellen's and now Cover Girl's philosophy. You lost my trust and my patronage. My only regret is that I did not let you know why I stopped buying your product. With the recent churning of events regarding JC Penney, another company that I loved, I felt compelled to speak my concerns not only to them but also to you that I did and do not agree with your embracing such controversy. I had hoped many companies would stay neutral in the culture war that has injected itself into our country. Sadly, it is not to be. But I must allow you the courtesy to let you know why I disagree and how I feel so that you have an opportunity to respond. It is a difficult thing to win back the trust of long time supporters and customers, but I wanted to give you that chance.
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2012
I bought 6 lipsticks (Out Last) in 6 different colors at Jean Coutu Pharmacie. 3 of them were dry; 3 of them had hardly any liquid, and they lasted for 3 to 5 times only. I brought them back to Jean Coutu, but they don't take it back. They said to make a complaint.
I only kept 1 box with the code CG OUTLASTING LIP 667 NTMG 2270010081. It had red, nutmeg, mauve, pink fuschia, brown... This was paid with a Christmas card I had for Jean Coutu. I work in an office; this means I need a lot of colors. I hope you will see to this. They sold for $11.99 + tax. I hope to get an answer soon. Thank you.
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2012
I really feel compelled to send you a note, regarding what you have done with taking on this kind of spokesperson. I have loved Covergirl for years and years. It has always been in my makeup bag, my purse, in my dresser, and my desk drawer. I love the fragrance of the powder, and everything about it, as well as the liquid makeup and the lipsticks. However, I am quite offended, due to the fact that you have chosen a known homosexual to be your spokesperson. I just find that ludicrous, and a real slap in the face of each and every one of us, who have supported Covergirl all these years. Homosexuality is wrong. It is so wrong.
It goes against everything set forth in the Bible. God does not condone it, nor do many of us. You say you are progressive, and reaching out to all parts of society. I say you are not. You are selling us all down the drain. This product, for years and years, has been a mainstay in homes. I can remember my first Covergirl compact, when I was just a preteen. That you would sell us out like this, is completely thoughtless. What Ellen Degeneres does in her own home, should stay there, and quietly. I do not want to hear she is living/loving someone of her same sex. That is so ungodly. It is unthinkable.
Covergirl is no longer the great company it has been for years. Now, I no longer will buy your product. None of it. My whole family will not, and many of my friends. So I hope you think about this long and hard, because we are the ones who have kept your business going all these years. Not a drop in the bucket, like Ellen Degeneres and her degenerative lifestyle. For once, make a stand for the common person, and say no, we do not want this person to be our spokesperson. I am disgusted, to say the least.
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2012
I am a regular buyer of Covergirl Makeup. This time I decided to try the simply powder and eye concealer. I normally wear the liquid foundation in Buff Beige so this is the shade I bought. I was very disappointed to find that it is a much lighter shade than the liquid I'm used to. I'm on a very fixed income and makeup is a luxury for me, so now I have to save to buy another bottle of my regular shade. The store will not replace this because it's been opened. It was bought at Marion Kroger store. The makeup is packaged so you can't tell what shade you have until it is opened. The Buff has always worked for me but this is more a Light or pale beige which I cannot wear. I really feel this was mislabeled.
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2012
I recently bought several tubes of your lipstick, shade 430, Bistro Burgundy at Super D Drugs in Munford, TN. Both tubes were only applied less than a dozen times before breaking off flush with the metal cylinder, rendering them unusable to me. I very much like your lipstick and have never experienced such a problem. These were expressly bought for use at work and to carried in my bag. A lipstick that will not roll up but now must be applied with a lip brush isn't a product I can use between client meetings. Is there a place I can mail them for replacements? Please respond as soon as possible so this problem can be corrected.
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2012
I am writing to inquire if you have changed the formula or ingredients in your 18 hour Outlast Lipstick! The product looks the same, comes with the lip color, and then a top cover. I have been wearing and enjoying this product for the past several years, never experiencing the lipstick coming off on a drinking glass or cup, and also, within an hour or 2, the lipstick is totally off my lips. I have used this exact product for several years, and honestly, I would apply my lipstick in the morning, and it was still on at bedtime! I bought 4 different packages, and all seem to be having the same adverse effects? That is why I am questioning if you have changed the ingredients in Outlast?
Reviewed Jan. 24, 2012
Holy **. I just talked to Covergirl and they tell me they have never heard of my situation before until I read this forum. Liquiline Blast purple eyeliner: I had the same symptoms as many others on this forum. Within two hours of putting it on I had red eyes, puss and mucus coming out of them, very sore and blurred vision for two days after putting it on. You should see the pictures of how "easy, breezy, beautiful" Covergirl made me. Yeah, right! Covergirl told me on the phone that (surprise, surprise) they have never heard of this before. Well, I'm done with this company--makes me feel sick!
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2012
There are so many complaints with Cover Girl or is it Cover Boy? After all, that is the role Ellen *** plays in her homosexual relationship. He/she is the male partner. What has happened to Cover Girl? A once professional, reliable company has soured. Your products are suffering as you can see by the complaints and now a homosexual to represent your company.
Do you think the majority of women and teenage girls who buy your products are homosexual ? I am saddened as so many are and will not ever buy another Cover Girl, now Cover Boy product, as well as my friends and family. So sorry you have given into the homosexual pressure. They win. You lose. What a shame!
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2012
I have been buying Cover Girl products from my local pharmacy since I can wear makeup and I love your line, all of them, including the Queen collection. I also love to save a dollar or two, and because of these, I'm writing you guys. I went into my Local Family Dollar and I noticed that the Queen Collection was on sale (lots of manicure and Pedicure products) which was a great find; however, when I went to check out, the cashier called her manager over because she wasn't sure whether or not she can accept a coupon that clearly said $1.00 off any Cover Girl product.
To make a long story short, the manager refused to accept the coupon. I was very disappointed that after so many years of shopping your brand that a store like Family Dollar would not validate a coupon that you guys are making available to women like me who love to look good and like to save a dollar or two. Someone needs to know that your brand is being victimized just like I was. I'll never buy anything there again including Cover Girl products. Someone should let Family Dollar management know that $1.00 off coupon for any Cover Girl product means any including a collection like the Queen Collection.
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2012
I recently purchased Cover girl simple ageless foundation and concealer. After using for 2 days, my skin dried out horribly and is peeling around my eyes and nose. This looks and feels horrible. I have been covering my face several times a day with Vaseline to combat the dryness. I really don't want to go outside looking like this. I have never had any reactions to any Cover Girl products before. Any ideas on which ingredients to look out for?
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2012
I haven't worn foundation in years but I decided to try it again because my skin was doing better so I bought Covergirl trublend liquid foundation and right after I finished doing my makeup, I suddenly felt kind of hot and a little lightheaded. Then my whole body started to sweat and I felt like I wanted to faint so I sat down for a minute and it just kept getting worse so I stumbled to the sink and washed my face with a good cleanser and I could feel the allergic reaction start to subside. I know it was the trublend because it was the only thing out of my ordinary makeup routine that was different today. It scared me so bad. I will definitely not be buying Covergirl again! !
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011
Today I tried Covergirl's new Olay Foundation. The label does say avoid eyes but no information on what to do if contact with the eyes is made. When I went to remove the make up, some of the foundation got into my eyes. They burned so much. I washed them out with water, eye drops and tears. 30 minutes later, my eyes feel almost 100% better. The foundation looked amazing but I'm too scared to wear it again.
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011
Two days ago, I got Covergirl "moisturizing top coat". I applied it at work in the afternoon, and by the time I was leaving home at 5:00, my lips started swelling, with little bumps around the rim. This got worse the next day when my skin became dry, flaky, and painful. It seems like an allergic reaction. Strangely, I have used this product before with no reaction. I had a similar reaction when I used Chapstick before, and had totally stopped using it. I looked it up, and found out both these products contain propyl paraben that can cause contact dermatitis.
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2011
I used a brand new Covergirl liquilineblast violet/purple eyeliner for the first time. My eyelids swelled up and my eyes became bloodshot. I wasn't sure that it was the liquilineblast. But I waited two weeks and used it again. The reaction was even worse than the first time, with discharge, swelling, and the whites of my eyes were solid red. I went to eye doctor and had to get antibiotic drops for my eyes.
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2011
I always purchase cover girl smoothers translucent medium #715. When using the little "puff" to apply before it is half used it falls apart all over the area where I am applying so I do not get my moneys' worth. They need to do something to prevent this failure in your product. I then have to go out and purchase another because when that happens it is soon gone as it does this every time I apply it.
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2011
I always buy the Covergirl lash blast volume mascara in the orange waterproof tube. I loved it, until I got it this time on 11/01/11. It was very clumpy this time, and when I applied it on my lashes, after a hour it starts to flake off and I get black flakes on my face. The brush came apart from the inside of the top. I had to superglue it back on. I never had a problem with your makeup. Just disappointed the makeup is not cheap.
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011
I purchased Covergirl liquilineblast (purple) a few weeks ago. The first time I tried it, my eyes got red, puffy, sore, along with a discharge. Thinking it might be conjunctivitis or an eye infection, I waited until it was all cleared and again, yesterday after using the product it happened again. I always used Covergirl products and never had a problem and will continue, but will never buy this product again. Thank you.
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011
I've used COVERGIRL products most of my life with no problems. A few weeks ago, I bought a bottle of the COVERGIRL Clean liquid makeup and started using it.
On my way to work, I noticed my lower lip was starting to feel funny. By the time I arrived at work, my whole lower lip was terribly swollen and numb. I had to leave work and go home. I took some Benadryl. It went down around bedtime. I didn't realize at the time that it was the COVERGIRL.
A few days later, I used some before going out for dinner. At dinner, my lower lip started swelling and getting numb again. I finally figured it out and quit using the makeup. I haven't had any more trouble. I guess I'll be switching to a new makeup brand.
Sorry, COVERGIRL. You lose. Oh, and the other complaints are exactly right about the stuff being almost impossible to get out of the bottle without using a Q-Tip and digging around to get some out. Boo! This company has really gone downhill.
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2011
I have been using the CoverGirl foundation for years and I have always been pleased, although during the last several months, my face had broken out so bad to the point of hives. I have always had clear skin so this was out of the ordinary for me. I never thought that it was my makeup because I have never had a problem with CoverGirl. I stopped using all of my makeup for the past two weeks and my face had almost completely cleared up.
I used my CoverGirl foundation again on Saturday (October 1st) and by the end of the night, my face was covered in huge hives/sores. After this experience and reading all of the reviews, I will never use this makeup again. I am very disappointed and I look terrible.
Reviewed Sept. 28, 2011
About a year and a half ago, I used the Covergirl Outlast long wearing lip product. My lips swelled up to 3 times the normal size, they oozed, they burned, they chapped and they peeled. I did not know it was the "moisturizing top coat" that was doing it, so unwittingly I made the problem worse, thinking the "moisturizing top coat" was like a balm. I have never been allergic to anything else, ever.
Reviewed Sept. 15, 2011
I purchased a new pressed powder compact. Shortly after purchasing it, the compact mirror falls down in my face. This has happened the last three times of purchasing it. Then, it completely breaks off before the powder is gone. I am thinking of trying another company because this is very aggravating. Thank you for allowing me to let you know what's happening.
Reviewed Sept. 9, 2011
I have used COVERGIRL for sensitive skin for years. I have purchased three bottles with the silver top and neither of these bottles release the contents. Was it necessary to change the formula? Luckily, I have some pipe cleaners and was able to get some out of the bottle but this is very unsanitary. If you continue with this formula, the top should have an adapter that helps remove the contents; otherwise, it will be necessary to change brands. To those complaints regarding the eye products, I gave up on the COVERGIRL eye products a long time ago after two eye infections requiring absence from work. I don't need an attorney, just an apology and a reversal to a previously good product.
Reviewed July 25, 2011
I purchased and have for the past 30 years Covergirl Make Up, from foundation and powder, to eyeshadow and mascara.
Recently, I purchased a new mascara. I noticed the wand is terribly hard to hold on to, slick and cone-shaped. When I was getting ready for work, with my shirt on already as normal trying to apply my mascara like every other day, the wand slipped out of my fingers, marking my face, shirt and rug on the floor. Now I have to fix my makeup, change my clothes and clean the floor causing me to be late for work.
I would really appreciate it if you would continue to make Covergirl with the standards you have. Just make the mascara wands user-friendly. A little fingergrip would be nice.
Reviewed June 12, 2011
After seven months of agonizing pain, anxiety and several hundreds of dollars, I learned I am severely allergic to Imidazolidinyl urea, a toxic chemical found in cosmetics, skin care products, etc. I purchased Covergirl LashBlast and eye concealer in December 2010 (I'm a professional vocalist and work in the salon and beauty industry), and it caused contact dermatitis around my mouth and eyes! I've been trying to get rid of it for seven months and had no idea what was causing it. My allergist confirmed it was my Covergirl concealer and mascara! I'm very angry and I want this toxic product off the market!
I’ve spent hundreds of dollars in medicine and other skin care products trying to treat the burns and redness. It’s very frustrating! My dermatologist says contact dermatitis is very difficult to treat and he said they don't know if it’s allergy, stress or eczema. Well, I have multiple sclerosis and this has added stress which I need to avoid for my health. What disgusts me is these cosmetic companies know this chemical causes cancer and severe allergic reactions and put no warning labels on the side. Now I have to look for cosmetics that do not irritate my skin with Imidazolidinyl urea. I am a professional vocalist. My face has to be perfect and I had perfect skin. Now everything irritates my face.
Reviewed March 20, 2011
Yesterday I bought a Cover Girl lipstain-outstain. I used it once, and found it extremely difficult to remove. I used two types of facial soap, make-up remover, lotion and finally toothpaste. It also left an awful chemical scent/residue in my throat. I had what seemed to be an upper respiratory allergic reaction wherein my throat closed up and I began to cough. I would like to know what is in the product that could cause this. Also, I have a small baby, and am now afraid to kiss him, as I don't think the residue was fully removed.
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010
I tried Cover Girl Lip Stain and had an immediate reaction to this product. I could not breathe and my lips swelled up and the room was spinning. I ran to remove this product and used cold cream and soap and washed my lips for about 5-6 minutes, reapplying the soap and then used make up remover. I took Benadryl. My lips looked to be about two times their normal size. I felt lethargic. I sat down on my bed with my feet up. I was able to breathe easier in about 15-20 minutes. I sat for about 2 1/2 hours. My lip swelling lasted for about four hours. They were red. The lip stain I used was orange.
I called Cover Girl and they are closed on Sunday. I called on Monday and spoke with Miranda. I told her what happened. She put me on hold and when she came back to the line she asked me if I had "chemical" allergies?" I said yes. She then asked me if I was allergic to "penicillin?" I said yes. I asked her for a list of the ingredients in this product, since it is not listed on the tube I purchased. I was told that she could not give me that information but that I could go back to the drug store where I purchased the product because "they" provide that information to the store where the products are shipped, or she said I could send them a written request for the information. I went to my Rite Aid store and they had no such information. They were going to get it for me but then I found a display for the product at Walgreen's. They had a pad of tear off sheets with the ingredients. I notified Rite Aid that I had the information.
I was scared by this reaction and quite appalled by the response from the representative that spoke with me. If the information that she accessed told her to ask me about "penicillin" allergy, then it makes me feel that there must have been some testing done in the trials of this product that indicated that persons with penicillin allergy had a "reaction" to this "lip stain." Why are they not printing this on the product just like peanut allergy warnings?
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2010
I've always used Covergirl clean oil control liquid face makeup. I like your products but the new bottle with the silver top is like trying to get ketchup from a bottle. Its impossible trying to get any makeup out unless I use a q tip and insert it into the bottle. Can you please design a better bottle for these products!? Thanks.
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2010
I have used CoverGirl concealer for years but the last 5 or 6 tubes have lost the foam rubber and are now not usable. This as with all products are not cheap. I would greatly appreciate some kind of reimbursement. If not, I have no choice but to look for another brand of concealer to use. Thank you in advance.
Reviewed Sept. 26, 2010
I've used Cover Girl products for years. I recently purchased Cover Girl's Liquiline eyeliner in purple, Lash Blast mascara and eye shadow. When I used them together, it caused a horrible allergic reaction to my eyes. They became red, irritable, swollen and had a discharge. This lasted for 3 days. I waited two weeks and tried each item separately to see if I could narrow down which one caused the reaction. I had no problem with the mascara or eye shadow but when I used the eye liner a 2nd time, the exact same reaction occurred. I do not wear contacts nor was it pink eye. This reaction is very painful, so if you have a similar reaction, I definitely recommend going to your doctor. I'm very disappointed.
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2010
Around early July of this year, I had a severe allergic reaction to Cover Girl's Outlast Lip Stain that resulted in swelling, burning, small blister-like bumps, and extreme chapping and peeling. This went on for two to three weeks. I attempted to test the product once again in August and had the exact same results. I contacted Cover Girl by phone on 8/23/10 and a woman named Chantal stated that she would forward my complaint to their Health & Safety Department.
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2010
I purchased the cover girl lip stain and was very dissatisfied with this product. I buy all the other products and this one was the first I did and cannot use. Thank you.
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2010
I am writing to complain about one of your products, Covergirl and Olay. Now I have only ever worn mineral foundation but that was about 2 times. I have seen this product advertised everywhere and thought it looked great, so I purchased it. Now seriously I have only worn this product 3 times. I brought it on Saturday 14th August, and these are photo's from wearing it only 3 times. Photos were taken on Wednesday 18th.
My face as always been smooth and soft. I have never had a breakout. I have attached one photo of what it was like last week - it is a webcam pic. I have never had a breakout like this and am so angry because all I heard was good things about this product and thought it would be good to put it on for more confidence and start going out (as i have social phobia). And since yesterday I haven't even been able to leave the house because of how red, sore and awful it looks (I cant even go to the store to get bread or anything).
What do you put in it anyway? How do yous get so much positive feedback on this product. I am just letting you know I will be looking into what action I can take because of this, even for false advertising due to the fact that you don't list any side effects for certain people. Maybe even try today tonight as I am furious! Also I have two witnesses to back me up and prove I had only worn it 3 time between Saturday and Wednesday including my psychiatrist. And every time I used it, I would wash it off with my Nutrogena face scrub twice, then put a face mask on. (this is my usual routine every night even before using this product). Do You even use this product yourself?
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2010
I just wanted to complain about the new Covergirl compacts for face powder. I don’t like them because they are hard to open. Anyone with nails probably ends up breaking them, like I had due to how hard it is to open the compact. Then after I fight with it for several minutes, I ended up sticking my broken nail right in the powder. Please go back to the old compacts or at least make them easier to open.
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2010
I have been using cover girl for many years and really did not have any complaints until now. I need to replace my foundation. I always used #545 warm beige. The new liquid foundation is in a new container with the same # and color is completely different. CG hasn't, not that I'm aware of, made any mention of discontinuing certain shades, especially in the store to its consumers. I cannot use the new color #545 and have no idea which color or brand to use now. There isn't another CG number or shade comparable to the old shade 545. So why did CG use the same #? Why did they change the color on this and other products. Thank you. Ex-CG consumer.
Reviewed July 30, 2010
I noticed that you have Ellen Degeneres, Queen Latifah and Drew Barrymore as your spokeswomen, which is great, but unrealistic. All these women are beautiful, so of course your products are going to look great on them! I am 57 years old and a little overweight. I would much rather see the average woman (take someone like me) and let Covergirl show what they can really do, rather than someone who is a famous celebrity who can afford the price to look phenomenal!
Reviewed June 28, 2010
Covergirl Clean Liquid Make-up which is fragrance-free has apparently changed their recipe. The new bottles with the silver cap have makeup so thick that it cannot be shaken, preventing it from coming to the top of the bottle where it can be put on the finger. I have tried everything to thin it or to make it useable. But nothing has worked, so I have two bottles of make-up that I cannot use.
Reviewed June 10, 2010
I received a Covergirl "smoky shadow blast" for my birthday and was very excited. That excitement disappeared as soon as I used it, because the whole shadow stick broke.
Reviewed April 8, 2010
Your packaging of Covergirl Simply Ageless foundation is a disaster. I pried and twisted and was totally frustrated for days. Then, when I finally got it open, using those rubberized pads (dishwashing gloves could be used too), I find that the color is much too light! I bought the color that I was so satisfied in the pressed powder form which is no longer available.
Bottom line? I spent a lot of money for a product that is disappointing, and I can't believe Covergirl test-market this packaging before the product hit the shelves. I have been a user of Covergirl products for years, but unless you replace this product with the next darker shade, I will think twice about further purchases. I wasted nearly $13.00 on a product I can't use and the packaging was a real turnoff!
Reviewed March 30, 2010
I've been a faithful Covergirl makeup user for as long as I remember. I love your products. I do have to tell you that your new look of compact hard powder is almost impossible to open up! What's with that? What's the trick? I wake up early and half asleep, I need to fiddle and fight to open it! It's frustrating and annoying! I hope you fix the problem and bring back the older style. It looks great and still works fantastic but!?
Reviewed March 11, 2010
I think Covergirl should remove Rihanna as its spokesperson. At one point in time, I would say she has a good girl image. Now she just looks like she wants to sell sex. All her latest videos expect one just have too much sexual reference. I would not let my child look up to her which I would never anyway but she is getting older and I guess her sexuality has become what she has to use to get ahead. I think she has become very distasteful. Even one of the mags that she was covering her private areas was just nasty. She is no spokesperson I would buy something because of.
Reviewed March 2, 2010
I have been using Covergirl for many years and really did not have any complaints until now. I had to replace my pressed powder. I always used #145, warm beige. The new powder in a new container with the same # and color is completely different. I don’t understand why this is so. I cannot use the powder and have no idea which color to use. Please reply. Thank you.
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2010
I recently purchased a Cover Girl lip stain product, a marker-style pen which the advertising stated would deliver lip color lasting for hours. The ad showed glossy, beautifully colored lips. The actual product; however, it was like a thin watercolor that dried on the lips with the effect achieved by little girls who use their paint boxes for makeup. The color, which is completely different from that shown on the tube, lasted about half an hour. Oh, well, I thought, I can use it as a lip liner before applying lipstick. Wrong. A few days after purchasing the product, the tip no longer delivered any color at all. Suggestion: the company would do well to spend less money on full page ads and more on delivering a decent product. The lip stain pen cost about $10. What a waste! The makeup consultant, entirely courteous, explained that since I hadn't kept my bill, no accommodation could be made. I can, however, avoid Cover Girl in the future and alert others to this rip-off.
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2010
I used the Covergirl foundation for the first time. The coverage was okay; the color, great. But after two uses, my face broke out with huge zits. This is unusual for me, because zits were rarely present even during my teen years. I am 57 years old, and the product was Superstay Micro-Flex Formula.
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010
The new Ellen commercial is absolutely disgusting. I have a young daughter who I do not want growing up thinking that inner beauty is not as important as outer beauty. Shame on you Covergirl! I don't care if it was meant to be funny. When I first heard it, I was listening to the t.v. and not watching it. My mouth dropped, I couldn't believe my ears! Pathetic! Absolutely unbelievable.
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2010
I really think the new cover girl ad featuring Ellen DeGeneres is totally out of order. I can not believe that with all the teenage girls struggling with weight and image that someone would allow this advert on TV, saying that outer beauty is more important than inner beauty is outrageous. Even it was meant as a joke, there is somethings that shouldn't be joked about.
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010
I bought CoverGirl Lash Blast mascara and had to see a doctor because it caused a reaction. My doctor said that it was the worst reaction in the eyes he had seen in five years. I had to go back twice because the infection was so bad. I just wanted to get the word out because my eyes still feel like they have sand in them and this happened in November.
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2009
I too was disgusted by the Cover Girl commercial featuring Ellen Degeneres, in which she states that outer beauty is more important than inner beauty. In my teenage years, I did some light modeling but I was always taught that inner beauty was more important. I am now a nurse and have worked in burn units in the past where many people (especially children and teenagers) struggle to regain their self-esteem and self worth after a disfiguring injury.
I too am boycotting Cover Girl and anything related to Ellen. In this day and age, I cannot believe that a cosmetics company would stoop to such unthinkable levels to sell their products. Shame on Cover Girl and shame on Ellen!
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2009
Cover Girl TruBlend Microminerals is **. The name itself is a joke. It does the opposite of blend. And you can't spread it over your face because it just sticks to your face in blotches. It cakes on, irritates the skin, causes break outs. I could go on forever. Don't waste your money.
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2009
I'd like to place a complaint against Cover Girl and Olay for their commercial for their Simply Ageless Foundation. My problem is with the statement: Inner beauty is important, but not nearly as important as outer beauty." Any preteen or teenager that sees this commercial is receiving the message that how you look is more important than how smart you are or how nice you are. This message is giving the "pretty" people of the world an excuse to be mean and feel like they're better than the smart people and the nice people because they're what the world considers pretty. There is no reason that the smart and nice people should be treated like lesser beings just because they don't fall into the category of what the world says is beautiful. I think you should really rethink that statement and realize that although the product is aimed at an older generation, the younger generations will still see the commercial and hear the message that in the end beauty is the most important thing in life.
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2009
I had been using the CG Outlast products for years. 3 weeks ago, literally over night, I developed an allergic reaction. My lips got swollen, tingly, they burned, itched and the only relief was cold compresses and ice packs. Lotions and Blistex burned. After 2 weeks of thinking these awful symptoms would subside, I saw my doctor who prescribed a Medrol Dose Pack (cortisone). It worked. Along with that, I have been using an OTC antibiotic cream. By the 2nd day of the dose pack, I was getting relief and today, I took my last pill. My lips are almost normal again. They are still slightly chapped, they tingle from time to time, and I still cannot wear lipstick.
I have thrown away all of my long lasting-type lipsticks and will have to start completely over. That is quite a task considering it took years for me to find my favorite colors the "trial and error" way. I would encourage anyone with these symptoms to see her doctor right away and ask for the Medrol dose pack to treat this as an allergic reaction.
Consequences: a trip to my doctor and 2 weeks of ridiculous but real discomfort, lack of sleep, not being able to wear lipstick, having red swollen painful lips, and I've had to throw away 7-8 tubes of CG long-lasting lipsticks and gloss at $11 or so each. At first, my doctor prescribed 2 rounds of Acyclovir (2 days total), thinking I was dealing with a cold sore even though at age 56, I had never had one. That cost $20 for 2 prescriptions. That did not work, so I made an appointment to see her. That is when she prescribed the Medrol dose pack to treat it as an allergic reaction.
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009
I was extremely upset to see the new CoverGirl commercial with Ellen DeGeneres. It was a simple commercial for makeup, but Ellen's line was to the gist of, "What's on the inside isn't nearly as important as what's on the outside." I can't believe an activist like her would resort to that! I don think this is being sensitive, but I can't imagine any mother wanting her daughter to hear that. There's a line that this commercial crossed, and I'm personally boycotting CoverGirl for this. I hope that others do the same.
Reviewed Sept. 29, 2009
The color of the lip stain is nothing like the tube colors. They are very different. They cost about $6.00 a tube.
Reviewed May 29, 2009
I am writing to complain about Cover Girl lipstick. I began using your product solely based on the warm, cool and neutral packaging. I was always pleased with the warm color on my lips and knew precisely the color spectrum to choose from. However, you no longer market your lip products that way and I am sorry to say I may have to switch brands. Could someone please tell me who came up with the idea to eliminate an absolutely fool-proof way to purchase lip products?
Reviewed April 29, 2009
I myself just watched the Cover Girl commercial with Ellen Degeneres. I am not sure why it has taken me so long to view it as it has been out for some time. I am not sure if you have seen it and if you have, I am sure you know exactly what I am talking about. I dropped down on to the couch right after listening to this - “Back in 1998 the reason why Mattel changed the appearance of Barbie is because little girls impact on the way society looks upon them. And this could hurt someone’s self esteem,