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  • Garnier Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream Combination to Oily Skin

    This product has a really runny consistency. It pours out like water so easily that it really doesn't need to be in a squeeze tube. It starts dripping out before you even squeeze! This makes a huge mess. Also, unlike the old version this one has a fiddly little twist-off cap which is hard to manage when what you just dispensed is dripping off of the back of your hand as you try to screw it back on. I like the flip top and formula of the old version a lot better. I recognize that this is formulated for oily/combo skin but this stuff really shows up ANY dry patches on your face. It dries VERY quickly and is hard to blend in well before then. I also find that because it's so thin it's hard not to leave any streaks too. I have reasonably oily skin but I couldn't even bring myself to powder my skin after applying it. My skin looked so unnaturally matte already! Like cardboard. And it stayed that way for 6 hours. SIX HOURS. Without a powder. That's unheard of for my skin. This is definitely not what I would call a BB cream. It's a medium coverage liquid foundation in a tube. And, quite a pricey one for the drugstore at $14 a pop. It has a very low SPF and no added skincare benefits. It dries quickly so it is buildable. It did emphasize the lines under my eyes so maybe avoid that area during application with this one. As far as color goes it is just the same as the old kind. If you were light/medium in that you'll be light/medium in this. I really don't like the 'foundation' look. I try to go for a natural barely there base so I did not like this overly matte finish on my skin. This one just wasn't for me but maybe if your skin is unspeakably oily this will work for you.

    June 12, 2013

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  • MAC Mineralize Blush
    9.0

    MAC Mineralize Blush

    I like this blush a lot

    I have this in the shade Gleeful. It was limited edition but it is so pretty. It's a warm rosy pink with terracotta undertones and multicolored iridescent shimmer. It really adds a nice flush and glow to the face. It applies very smoothly and evenly. It's pigmented but not so much that you can barely tap the brush in it(which I appreciate). And you can use it wet or dry because it is baked. The only thing I really don't like about it is how expensive it is. I only own one and it was a gift because these babies cost over $20 a piece! And the amount of product you get is very small. Still you will probably never get through the whole thing even if you use it everyday so if you have the money to splurge and really like a color it's worth the investment. I also like to use it to warm up the edges of an eyeshadow look to make it blend into my skin better or to set my lip color and create a unique semi-matte texture that's long lasting. If another color comes out that I really like I may invest in it.

    June 10, 2013

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  • MAC Mineralize Skinfinish
    10.0

    MAC Mineralize Skinfinish

    I have this in the shade Lightscapade

    I love this product. It is my everyday highlight. You get such a large amount of product for somewhere around $20. I'm not sure of the exact price because I purchased mine off of a blog sale. These are very smooth shimmery powders. They work very nicely as highlighters on the high points of the face to add dimension. It adds a beautiful glow even in photography. Since it is baked you can use it wet for more intensity if you'd like. This shade in particular works great as a brow bone/inner corner highlight. The powder feels really soft and finely milled. It doesn't break me out at all. I would not use it all over because it is way too frosty and my skin is combo/oily. Definitely a must have for me especially when I am feeling unwell. It makes me look nice and healthy!

    June 10, 2013

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  • NYC New York Color Cosmetics Smooch Proof 16HR Lip Stain

    I didn't love this. It is definitely not 16 hour wear. I also found that it dried my lips out quite a bit even with lip balm over it. It comes off after every meal or snack if you lick your lips. The smell is quite strong and like chemicals too. I like the applicator because you can get into the corners. Now if only it would STAY on the corners of my lips! I just was not impressed by this at all. I was expecting it to actually apply evenly and last but it did neither of those things. At least I didn't spend much on it. It's a good base for lipsticks, though.

    June 10, 2013

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  • Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick
    10.0

    Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick

    My favorite lipsticks

    I love these. I probably have 20 shades in the creme finish. I don't like frosty finishes or matte finishes so I can't say anything for those. But I love the creme finish. It is so hydrating and smooth. It's very pigmented and good quality. The packaging is classic and chic. They aren't strongly scented. They just smell like lipstick. The shade range is great. From dark purple to bright orange and hot pink to blood red. They have such a nice comfortable feeling on the lips that I forget I'm wearing anything. I find them nice and hydrating. They wear very well even through a meal. I feel like I don't have to touch up very often with these or blot. They don't feather at all or accentuate any dryness. They are just perfect all around and I highly recommend them. Super affordable too!

    June 10, 2013

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  • Maybelline New York Dream Fresh BB
    7.0

    Maybelline New York Dream Fresh BB

    Good for a light coverage

    This was a pretty good deal. You get a good amount for a low price. I like the packaging because it makes it easy to dispense the product. You don't get a lot of coverage out of this so it's more for people who have pretty decent skin already and just want to even out their over all complexion. It blends easily enough. I find it a little sticky but it seems to set into the skin after a few minutes and dry a little. I wouldn't really call this a BB cream since it has no skin healing or whitening properties but it's nice that it includes a low spf. It still does smell a bit like sunscreen but I kind of like that smell, personally. I feel that the shade light was a very good match for my NC 20 skin. It is a bit peachy in tone so I find it has a nice brightening effect that makes you looks very fresh and healthy. I do need to set this with a powder, though. Otherwise I do feel like it transfers just slightly. I also think it wears longer when powdered, anyway. But, you might be fine not powdering it if you have normal to dry skin. I didn't experience any problems with this going patchy throughout the day or not gliding over dry areas during application. It has a light coverage much like a tinted moisturizer(which I feel this is)and does a good job of reducing my redness and lightening the appearance of my hyper-pigmentation. Over all I really enjoy this product when I'm in a rush and need a quick base makeup.

    June 10, 2013

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  • Aquaphor Healing Ointment
    10.0

    Aquaphor Healing Ointment

    Miracle Product.

    I use this for everything. Chapped lips. Dry elbows and knees. Cuts, scrapes, flakes. You name it this helps. A big jar of this is super cheap at walgreens or walmart and you need the tiniest amount. I love this product and can't live without it. I got the two pack of squeeze tubes and gave one to my mother and she uses it on her cracked hands. Works like a charm. Love it and highly recommend it. This can be a bit greasy though so make sure you use a thin layer and try to keep it away from your clothing. It is petroleum jelly based. Blends really nicely. Doesn't make my lips feel sticky. All around great product.

    June 10, 2013

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  • Pantene Pro-V Fine Hair Solutions Anti-Breakage Detangler

    This products name is an exact description of my hair type. It works really nicely to improve my hairs elasticity and reduce breakage. I love the smell of it too. It makes it easy to me to brush through the tangles and adds a bit of moisture to my otherwise dry ends. I found mine for $3.50 at Big Lots. Really love this. Can't live without it now that I've found it. I will definitely repurchase.

    June 10, 2013

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  • Pantene Pro-V Curly Hair Series Light Conditioning Detangler

    I have a lot of long, fine, curly hair. This helped me be able to brush through it. It has a really good smell to it and adds a little bit of moisture to tame frizz. It's good for a freshen up even once your hair has dried too. This didn't weigh down my hair or make it look greasy. It did make it less frizzy and easier to manage, though.

    June 10, 2013

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  • TRESemme Split Remedy Split End Sealing Serum

    We all know that split ends don't heal and need to be trimmed. But this does help to moisturize your hair and add some healthy shine to improve the look of it. It has a nice light scent that I find pleasant. It did weigh down my fine hair a little though. I would caution you against using too much as it can make the hair look greasy. But this really does help to condition my dry hair.

    June 10, 2013

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