r.e.m. beauty, created by Ariana Grande, makes collections of makeup products featuring vintage and sci-fi inspired themes and packaging.
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r.e.m. beauty Reviews
I really liked the liquid eyeshadow I purchased, but the lip oil I purchased was awful. The lip oil made my lips so incredibly dry, I went back to Ulta the next day to return it. The matte liquid eyeshadow is a bit hard to get used to because it is so so pigmented but once you have it on, it lasts really well. The line seemed really hit or miss to me based on what I purchased and swatched in store. I liked the packaging and branding, though!
I think the products could be more consistent and well formulated.
This was a little disappointing. The packaging is super cute, but the products were largely hit or miss. The eyeshadows were terrible. So messy and hard to work with. The eyeliner was fine at first, but if I’m not wearing primer, they will transfer to my under-eyes. Stay away from the lip stains. They don’t work well at all and emphasize all the dryness on your lips. The lipsticks are not bad. The Tiramisu is that perfect ‘90s brown lipstick. I contacted customer service to return the lip stain and eye shadows, and it took them forever. I had to follow-up, but they took care of my return and refund in the end.
I just wish the formulations were are great as the packaging.
I have two of the liquid glitter eyeshadows (Fembot & Milkyway) and a plumping glitter lipgloss (Jelly Sandals). I absolutely adore the liquid glitter shadow formula. The applicator is just the right size for distributing glitter gel and is very easy to move around on the eyelid. As for the glitter gloss, I just was not a fan of how tiny and cheap that plastic container is. I would have liked a doe-foot applicator for gloss application instead of the top dispenser. The gloss itself is a beautiful formula and the glitters are very reflective, which I prefer!
Packaging is very small and feels cheap.
I bought a variety of products from r.e.m bad have mixed reviews. The plumping gloss is fabulous and by far the best product in the line - I would give it a 10/10. I also like the liquid shadow but use it as a highlight rather than a eyeshadow (8.5/10) The eyeshadow pallet is good (7/10) - nothing to rave about and I would likely not rebuy. However the eyeliner and mascara are terrible in my opinion (2/10). Both are super dry, clumpy and not precise. Customer service is also a nightmare- honestly the worst customer service I have had in a long long time. If these were readily available at an Ulta or Sephora I would say you can give them a try but with the terrible customer service I would say this makeup line isn’t worth the effort.
The customer service is terrible, shipping times are very very long and products just aren't great.