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- Reviews: 241
I bought a TON of these polishes without having tried them, because people seem to love them so much. I wish I hadn't! The staying power is crap. I get chips in less than a day using my best topcoat. I've had better luck with the $2 Sinful Colors than this, that costs four times as much. The brushes are skinny, so application time is longer. A lot of the colors (and I bought all seemingly-opaque brights) require 3 coats for solid coverage, and there's NO shine before clear topcoat. If you're not someone who spends time worrying about the ingredients of your nail polish, don't spend the extra cash to try this.
May 7, 2012
I use mousse daily and I've tried dozens of different types over the years, and this one rates really low compared to most. It allowed my hair to return to it's natural flat state very quickly, despite upside-down blowdrying. It also made my hair REFUSE to hold even the slightest curl. Yes, it made my hair very soft, not at all sticky, etc., but I can only attribute that to the fact that it doesn't really DO anything. At least it's cheap, so I'm not mad about wasting my money.
April 2, 2012
If you love sandalwood...
This fragrance smelled really pretty to me at first (and I have to admit the idea of that cute bottle sitting on my dresser was a huge draw to purchase). But within an hour of wear, the floral and vanilla notes fade and really, all that's left is the sandalwood. I know a lot of people like that fragrance, but I'm not a big fan. I bought this, but find myself wearing it pretty infrequently. I wil say that this is a scent I could picture being used by a wide age-range of women, from late teens to 40s. Being more a fan of sweet florals, it just isn't really my favorite.
March 29, 2012
Decent, but not great
I've had this on for about 2 hours now, and I don't like it nearly as much as I did when I first applied it. It's sweet - almost like Britney Spears' Fantasy layered with YSL Babydoll. But there was more vanilla in the scent when I first put it on, and I liked that a lot. The vanilla note disappeared fast. Now it just smells ok to me. I'm kind of regretting this purchase and likely won't wear this one often.
March 27, 2012
While I disliked the Pure Renewal shampoo, I've found that I like the way this conditioner works with my normal volumizing shampoo. It does a good job at softening and detangling my hair, and it smells nice. I usually go for intense treatment-type conditioning products, because my hair's pretty damaged, and I found this to perform on a comparable level.
March 26, 2012
Not For Fine Hair
I gave this shampoo a fair shot. I tried it both with it's accompanying conditioner and with numerous other conditioners I like, but in every case, I had nothing but "bad hair" days (and that is NOT my norm! Haha...). This shampoo left my hair entirely without volume, unable to hold my usual style, and even a little dull. I've used sulfate-free shampoos before without that being a problem (and this one lathers up much more than your average sulfate-free product). I think the moisturizers in it are just too heavy. This may be a good bet for someone looking to tame curly hair or who likes a straight, flat style, but it's not right for those who typically go for volumizing products and curl their hair daily, like myself.
March 26, 2012
I'll start by saying that I absolutely love LaVanila's body butter in the vanilla grapefruit scent, so I picked up The Healthy Lip Shine in Vanilla Grapefruit, Vanilla Coconut, and Pure Vanilla. I generally love lip gloss in all forms, so I wouldn't have guessed this would be such a crappy product! It basically feels identical to having olive oil on my lips. It's very thin and greasy, and it wears off within approximately 15 minutes, taking whatever underlying lipcolor I was wearing away with it. AND it somehow leaves my lips feeling drier than they were before! It also doesn't have the same delicious scent as the matching body butter - it's a little off. These were worth nowhere near the $5 a tube I paid for them. I don't recommend this product to anybody!
March 7, 2012
Kind of strange...
This is unlike any lip product I've ever used, and not in a very good way. It goes on very opaque and just looks so unnatural, and really exacerbates any dry skin or lines in your lips (I tried 5 shades and found this to be true of all of them). It does sort of have a staining effect, so if I put it on thin and layer a glossy, shimmery product over it, I can acheive a look I like that lasts a decent amount of time. It's just not what I was expecting based on it's popularity. I won't repurchase.
March 3, 2012
Hit and MIss
This eyeshadow is just ok, and I found there to be a big difference in quality from one shade to the next. Some of the colors (especially the darker ones) don't have a satisfactory amount of pigment, as far as I'm concerned. There was also a lot of glitter fallout applying them. A LOT. I feel like this is a product based around cute packaging and a brand-name, and it just isn't worth the price.
March 3, 2012
I was really impressed by this stuff! I started to notice results within a couple weeks. After about a month of use, my eyelashes were absolutely longer and thicker than they'd been. The difference was really noticeable. I was also glad that there were no unusal side effects from it like the prescription lash growth formulas warn about. I didn't pay full price for it (and I don't think I would, on my budget) but it really does work.
March 3, 2012