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  • Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Skin Cleansing System

    Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Skin Cleansing System

    New beauty routine must have!

    I have combo skin that is prone to occasional breakouts, flaking in the nose area and is very sensitive. After reading both good and bad reviews I just decided to bite the bullet and try it for myself. I could not be more satisfied. The purchase was made during a particular rough time skin wise and I was desperate for something to help. At 32 I do not relish dealing with acne the rest of my life. The Mia has drastically improved the overall texture of my skin. My skin is smoother, my outbreaks, while not non-existent, have greatly diminished and overall I feel like my face is much cleaner after I use this. Some reviews said they had an initial purging of the skin they went through. I never experienced this and trust me, if something's going to cause a breakout I'm gonna experience it times ten! My routine: Mornings I use this in the shower with my CeraVe cleanser (1 pump) for one minute. Evenings I use this with the clairsonic acne cleanser (2 small pumps) for three one minute cycles. I do not press down but just rotate in gentle circular motions focusing on my cheeks and nose as those are my primary breakout areas. After each use, I do run the head, turned off, over my hand for a bit to get rid of any leftover cleaner or makeup/dirt left behind. The charge has been consistent with what was detailed in the instruction booklet so I have no complaints there either. I am a very satisfied, relieved (hey, this thing isn't cheap!) customer. Good solid purchase of a product that is now an integral part of my beauty routine.

    August 22, 2012

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful

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  • Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush

    Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush

    Dollface shade, to die for!

    I purchased this blush in the Dollface shade at the same time that I purchased the infamous Nars Orxxxm blush. I read a review of this on a beauty blog and I succumbed to the lack of peer pressure (ha!) and ran out to buy it. As I am very fair skinned, I am constantly looking for a way to recreate that Miranda Kerr pink cheek look. Well success! Ka Ching! Mission accomplished, my work here is now done! This blush most certainly lives up to each claim made. Staying power is excellent. Unless you're going around all day rubbing your face you will have zero problem with this lasting a normal eight hour day. Pigmentation is also to die for. I purchased a very pinkie shade which made me fear it would be difficult to build up to a nice color. My worry was for naught. It does not take a lot of product to achieve a very beautiful, pink flush on the cheeks. Also, if you do find you've applied a bit too much this color is still workable and not a problem to fade out a bit if necessary. I have literally used this almost everyday since purchasing. I came to work one day wearing the Nars, heck I paid 30 bucks for it I want to use it, and my friend immediately noticed and said "I like the pink one better!". I think that says it. My first Tarte purchase is a blaring success! Highly recommended on here and to my friends. Also, I have sensitive skin, prone to breakouts and irritation. Guess what, zero issues in that area too!!! Product used: a few weeks so far. I would normally wait a couple of months to review as to really insure the initial experience stays consistent but this product is awesome and needs to be advertised as such.

    August 22, 2012

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful

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