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  • Olay Blackhead Clearing Scrub

    I've used up almost the entire tube of this cleanser over the past month, and I feel that my acne has definitely gotten worse. That's not to say that it's a terrible cleanser that's causing breakouts, but it must be less effective than the Neutrogena cleanser I was using before trying this. It's not drying or irritating or anything bad, but if you have more than mild acne, I'd say this is nowhere near effective enough.

    November 24, 2010

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • L'Oreal Paris Everstrong Overnight Repair Treatment

    This product just didn't really seem to do anything at all for my hair. It absorbed well and didn't leave my hair feeling sticky, and I thought it smelled ok. I just didn't think it's had any effect on my very dry, over-bleached highlights. Granted, I rarely remember to use the treatmment consistently. I'll use it three consecutive nights at most, then forget it for the rest of the week. For the price, though, I'd still expect to be able to notice some difference after a couple uses. I'll use-up the container, but I won't re-purchase this.

    November 17, 2010

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • L'Oreal Paris Studio Secrets Professional Magic Perfecting Base

    I have several issues with this product, all of which add up to making it completely unusable to me. First off, it's so thick! I assume you're just supposed to use a tiny amount, given the very small container, but it's hard to get such a teeny bit of paste-like product to cover your entire face. Even using a little, I felt too much like I could "feel" it there. Second, it didn't set well. I have relatively oily skin, and it felt like my powder absorbed the primer, leaving nothing to help me combat shine throughout the day. I also felt that because of the fact that it stayed balmy, after a few hours, it made my foundation really visible on my skin, with a wierd texture. Last, the packaging for this stuff is ridiculously impractical. A thick paste to be scooped out of a jar? A tube would make sense. This just means a good portion of the product you pay for is going to end up under your fingernail. And speaking of paying - it's much too expensive for how much you get in the jar relative to how much you have to use. This was a waste of money.

    October 13, 2010

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Redken Full Frame 07 Protective Volumizing Mousse

    I've grown to love this product. I have fine, straight hair, and using just a little of this mousse on my roots before blow-drying adds great volume. I did find that if I use this mousse on the entire length of my hair, it can feel a bit stiff and the shine gets dulled, so I use a different (cheaper!) mousse for that. Whatever. As just a root product, a can of this pricey stuff goes a very long way!

    October 13, 2010

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Clearasil StayClear Daily Face Wash Sensitive

    Bottom line: This face wash caused me to break-out more than usual. I thought at first that it was just a coincidence that my acne got worse within a few days of starting to use it, but when I went back to my old cleanser, the problem lessened. I hate to write something off as unusable, so I tried it again - a few days here, a few days there. Every time, new zits. This really didn't work for me at all.

    October 13, 2010

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • L'Oreal Paris Studio Line Full Of It Volumizing Foam Spray

    I disliked this product when I first tried it, but have since changed my mind entirely! If I spray a generous amout on my roots when my hair is wet and rub it in before blow-drying, it actually works quite well at providing lift and thickness. I have to use a different product for the length of my hair, but this definitely serves it's intended purpose. I'll buy it again.

    October 1, 2010

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Almay Bright Eyes Eye Base + Concealer

    I hate this concealer. It doesn't blend well at all, and provides very minimal coverage. I can imagine that the color is too yellow for most people, too. It didn't serve well as an eyeshadow base, either, mainly because it's too yellow to use on the eyelid, and is too moist to work as a shadow primer. Also, they claim that it contains ingredients to reduce puffiness, but I saw no evidence of that. This wasn't that cheap, so it was quite a disappointment.

    October 1, 2010

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Wet n Wild Silk Finish Lipstick

    I had low expectations of this lipstick, given it's 92-cent price tag, but I really like it! It's actually quite long-lasting, and very moisturizing as well. My favorite shade is 547B - a pale, shimmery neutral that I've stocked-up on for layering over other lipcolors. This one is a great buy for girls on a budget. I only wish it came in a wider range of shades!

    September 26, 2010

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Garnier Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream

    This new moisturizer is my favorite ever - no contest. I have skin that tends to dry to the point of flaking after washing, then gets very oily throughout the day. This gel-cream zaps dryness instantly and absorbs amazingly! But it's not the least bit greasy, and stays that way. The price is almost surprisingly low for such a great product, where a little goes a long way. Also, it smells plaesant, and even looks pretty in the jar! I hope they keep making this for a long, long time.

    September 25, 2010

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Garnier Skin Renew Anti-Dark-Circle Eye Roller

    Basically, this is a thin, yellow-based concealer masquerading as a treatment. I don't think it does anything to de-puff bags or treat dark circles in any way, but it does something to conceal them. The color (which was ok for me personally) certainly won't suit everone. It's very yellow, and not quite light enough for the very fair-skinned (who probably have the most issues with circles in the first place!). It's very moist, so it doesn't seem to last all day, either - even set with powder. I end up combining it with regular concealer to get better coverage and longer wear. Lastly, the packaging doesn't make sense. The rollerball is too fat to get into the corner area where the darkest shadows appear. It does, however, contain a lot of product for how much you actually need to use. I can imagine a tube would last a good few months with daily use, if you like the product.

    September 1, 2010

    17 of 20 people found this review helpful

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