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  • Jan Marini Skin Research C-ESTA Serum

    have used Jan Marini off and on for the last 4 years. Every time I use Jan Marini, my skin clears up. And, when I do break out, my acne doesn't stay for long. The Jan Marini system uses 5 products -- the bioglycolic cleanser, C-Esta, Bioclear, Moisturizer and Sunscreen. When I first started using this product, it real...lt made my skin dry and flaky because the concentration seemed high. That cleared up in about 3 weeks, and my skin was moister and more hydrated underneath. This serum can tingle a bit when it goes on initially, but once your skin gets used to it, that tingling goes away. Jan's webinars state that this form of Vitamin C has been shown in tests to be stable for 2 years. So, when you buy these products, look at the Expiration date underneath. With the serum, make sure you get a fresh product with the expiration date out a long time. If you are within a couple of months of expiration, the product can be gritty and yucky. I like the serum better than the cream, but the cream is nice.

    November 24, 2010

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  • Jan Marini Skin Research C-ESTA Cream

    I have used Jan Marini off and on for the last 4 years. Every time I use Jan Marini, my skin clears up. And, when I do break out, my acne doesn't stay for long. The Jan Marini system uses 5 products -- the bioglycolic cleanser, C-Esta, Bioclear, Moisturizer and Sunscreen. When I first started using this product, it really made my skin dry and flaky because the concentration seemed high. That cleared up in about 3 weeks, and my skin was moister and more hydrated underneath. This cream can tingle a bit when it goes on initially, but once your skin gets used to it, that tingling goes away. Jan's webinars state that this form of Vitamin C has been shown in tests to be stable for 2 years. So, when you buy these products, look at the Expiration date underneath.

    November 24, 2010

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  • Z. Bigatti Re-Storation Skin Treatment
    9.0

    Z. Bigatti Re-Storation Skin Treatment

    Great for resurfacing your skin

    This is a great product if you have acne, uneven skin tone and texture. I first used this about 5 years ago, and my skin was bumpy where I had broken out. It really smoothed my skin down and started to even out my old acne scars. My skin was sloughing off during the day. I did use some recently, and it felt a bit oily for my skin and I am not sure if it caused a breakout -- hence the knocking off of one star. It is a strong product with the active ingredients, but it is definitely worth a try if you have bad skin. Keep in mind that the price is high, but it is for 2 oz of product and not just one oz. I like the lotion better than the cream.

    November 24, 2010

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  • Z. Bigatti Goodnight Facial Cream
    10.0

    Z. Bigatti Goodnight Facial Cream

    Beautiful Night Moisturizer

    This is a beautiful product. It is expensive, but it is 2 oz of product vs. many other products that only contain 1 oz. It is silky, and you will wake up with hydrated moist skin that feels silky smooth. I got mine on ebay for under $100 as normally this product is $300. I absolutely love this cream. It is my favorite night moisturizer.

    November 24, 2010

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  • Jan Marini Skin Research Transformation Cream

    This is a great product. The product is not greasy. It is just creamy. Ladies with oilier skin can use this product. It goes on smoothly, and helps hydrate my skin. It does not break me out. I highly recommend this moisturizer, plus I like the smell.

    November 24, 2010

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  • CosMedix Benefit Balance Anti-Oxidant Prep

    I really like this product because it is so gentle. It smells just like the Benefit cleanser. And, it has a silkiness when it goes on. I use it more to moisten my face than to take off makeup to prepare it for the serums. I find that one pump of some of the serums doesn't spread over my whole face, but when my face is slightly moist, I can get away with one pump of product. I also like that it has some lactic acid in it for very gentle exfoliation. Give this a try.

    November 24, 2010

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  • CosMedix Blueberry Jessner Peel Today's Peel

    I had this peel last week. The aesthetician put on gloves because her fingertips were peeling from doing this to other clients. She put some of the product on a cotton pad and then rubbed it on my face. My face tingled a bit. Then, she put a second coat on, and my face stung a bit more. Not bad. Then, she took a brush and put water on it and ran that over my face to activate the product. We left that on for about 5 minutes. OMG! It stung a lot. She fanned me, and the stinging died down. I was very red for 2 full days with no peeling. Like really bright red. Then, the top layer started to slowly come off. Not fast, but slowly. So, I looked like a lizard. Everywhere the peel touched, the skin peeled. The skin underneath was smooth and pretty though. If the cost of the peel was the same, I say go for the Timeless Peel. This peel seems to just get the surface of your skin, dry out your blackheads and clear up acne. The Timeless seems to soak in your skin and remodel it underneath if that makes any sense. This is more of a surface peel and Timeless brings out the inner glow. I guess they both have their places.

    November 24, 2010

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  • Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Gel Eyeliner

    I love this product. I have denim, and the color is is a nice navy blue. The color is a good neutral to me. This color applies smoothly and evenly, and you can apply it easily as a thin line or a thick line. It doesn't drag when it is applied, and it allows for a tight line if that is what you are going for. The color really does stay on all day and doesn't run. The saleslady told me this was the best eyeliner on the market.

    November 23, 2010

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  • Smashbox Fusion Lip Gloss
    10.0

    Smashbox Fusion Lip Gloss

    Love the Lipglosses

    Smashbox makes beautiful lipgloss formula. The product goes on nicely and the color applies uniformly. The product is soft and moist without being sticky and it does not dry my lips out. They have a great selection of shades to choose from. I definitely recommend giving them a try.

    November 23, 2010

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  • Jan Marini Skin Research Bioglycolic Bioclear Lotion

    This is a beautiful product. I absolutely love this serum. This really helps with the surface level breakouts and with blackheads. You put this on over the C-Esta Serum or Cream and your blackheads will dry up and lift out of your pores. It does help to keep the skin clear. The combination of this with the C-Esta helped make my pores in my T-Zone smaller. Love this product. But, it isn't cheap.

    November 23, 2010

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