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  • Bobbi Brown SPF 15 Tinted Moisturizer

    I purchased after reading three of Bobbi Brown's books and her concept of makeup. I loved that she understood that not all women want the whole made up look and to look like they're wearing makeup at all. So I figured, for 40 bucks she better selling what she's preaching. I was satisfied all the way except for one thing. This was my introduction to the scary world of obvious jawlines and orange faces. The first time I bought this I used it as sparingly as possible and made a little go a long way due to it's price. It lasted me 11 months and didn't dry out at all. I loved it and still do. My second time it only lasted 8 to 9 months (better job, more usage.) The moisturizer itself was pretty good and had a strong yellowish tone to it (Bobbi believes everyone has some yellow undertones and that yellow automatically contrasts the darks spots and circles and warms the face.) Now I don't believe everyone has yellow tones but I certainly and obviously do so no complaints there. The is the only face product that did not turn orange on my oily skin and lasted all day. It did rub off a little but not to the point that you could it was coming off. It blended really well into my skin and you couldn't tell I had anything on. But what really turned me off about the whole thing is the smell. It has a peppery, spicy scent that's very crisp. The smell does goes away but it takes about 30 minutes to do so. Since I ran out, I'm looking for something more affordable but if not, I'll come back to this (my HG so far).

    May 3, 2013

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • Avon GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss
    10.0

    Avon GLAZEWEAR Lip Gloss

    MAKEUP BAG STAPLE!!

    This is right up there next to my HG lipgloss. My first and still one of my favorite lipglosses, you can never go wrong with this stuff. It has a wonderful buttery sweet smell that just makes you feel guilty in wearing it, like your fav Smackers but for adults. I swear to God, this is the only Avon is still in business lol!! This stuff isn't sticky at all in any way even after using it over and over again. They have tons of colors to pick from so no problem there. It has a satiny feeling to the lips so when you rub them together you can tell it's there but leave it alone and you completely forget about it. I used it in clear all the time and finally found my perfect color that you can only get in the summmer, Nude. It's a kinda warm neutral shimmery pearlescent rose color. It goes so good with the smokey eye or the bronze look or just alone. It can look a bit much too frost if you put on too much but I love it. So of course, before they stopped selling it I stock up!! I will never stop buying this as long as they sell it!!!

    June 3, 2008

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Avon MOISTURE THERAPY Intensive Healing & Repair Hand Cream

    For all you Elizabeth Arden fans, this is the exact same stuff as the Eight Hour Cream Intensive Moisturizing Hand Treatment, right down to the scent. I have always been a fan of this lotion and one day I recieved Arden's as a freebie in a colletion I purchased. I had heard that it was one of the best so I was excited to get a good sized sample (1 oz.) As soon as I tried it, it felt, smelled and worked the exact same way Avon's did. The only difference was the price and I'd much rather pay 4 dollars for Avon's. This cream does take a couple minutes to sink into your skin but when it does you can feel it for hours. Your hands automatically feel very smooth and soft. It doesn't wear off quickly which is a huge bonus because I work in insurance and have to deal with writing and paperwork all day and I don't have time to keep reapplying lotion and waiting for it to work. I would definitely recommend this to anyone with dry skin.

    January 17, 2008

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • mark Just Pinched Instant Blush Tint
    10.0

    mark Just Pinched Instant Blush Tint

    One of my favorites...

    I bought this when I decided to quit using too much powder blush which made my already oily face look older. If I wear too much powder on my face, it looks muddy, not very pretty. They have a nice creamy but a bit dry consistency. I got this in Nude and Cheeky. By far, I love Cheeky more than I love Nude. Nude helps me create that bronzy look without looking tan crazed and goes well when I use earthy tones or too bright of an eye shadow or lip color. Very balancing. I use Cheeky more often and sparingly because its semi-sheer and gives me a very pretty pop of color on my cheeks like I've been running all day minus the sweat. It's the perfect pick-me-up blush for the winter and stays on all day no matter what the weather. This is definitely a staple in my bag, just in case.

    January 11, 2008

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful

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  • mark Eye Shadow Brush
    6.0

    mark Eye Shadow Brush

    Not the best...

    I bought this because the mini brush set they have was excellant, but the regular sized one just wasn't. It looked really good in the catalog but when I actually got it, the brush hairs weren't that even, a little lopsided though. On top of that, it's smaller than most eye shadow brushes, which I did like because I love to put darker colors in the crease of my eye but it also didn't pick up the color as good and tended to shed more than I liked. It's okay for 5 dollars but if it every breaks or just gets completely ruined, I won't rebuy this one again.

    January 11, 2008

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Almay Ideal Lip Gloss

    This stuff is pretty good and I bought it before they changed the names in Candied Cider. I did love the minty peppermint feeling and scent to it. To top it off, it wasn't really sticky and felt pretty smooth. The applicator is more like a brush than a sponge so I really loved that. But after opening and closing it so much it started to get gritty and itchy in less than 3 weeks. Unfortnately, I had to quit using it due to that. However, if they find a way to fix the formula, I'll happily buy it again.

    January 10, 2008

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • mark Beauty Roll
    8.0

    mark Beauty Roll

    Perfect for your purse!!

    To those who love to customize, this is for you. It's excellent for carrying your hook-ups and whatever palette your in the mood for. It has a small zipper compartment as well so not every had to be on the outside. The mirror that comes with it is not that good at all (distorted image) but it okay for quick small check ups. Also you don't want to over pack this because you won't be able to roll back up and close it and instead you'll be left with a huge cylinder in your purse.

    January 10, 2008

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • mark Blending Brush
    9.0

    mark Blending Brush

    Really good

    As I have always been rather fond of the smokey eyes, this was the perfect brush for it. It literally allowed me to blend the harsh edges without excessively picking up the eyeshadow I had already applied creating a seamless look in the colors. I hate a hard edge in my crease and this really did the job. It's nice and soft, a litte fluffy as well so it doesn't press too hard against your already hard done job in applying your look.

    January 10, 2008

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • mark Concealer Brush

    I've had two concealer brushes previous to this one and yes they were flat but they seemed to take away the color and just push it to the side as oppose to blending it in. This brush was so soft and the right stiffness to it so that it didn't hurt my delicate tissue on my undereyes. It also didn't absorb any of the concealer and was easily washed as well. I absolutely love this brush.

    January 10, 2008

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • mark Flip For It Case
    9.0

    mark Flip For It Case

    Perfect for your Flip For It!!!

    This is obviously meant for your FFI compact case. For those who carry their FFI with them, it's perfect and does prevent your stuff on the inside from breaking (ie: shadows and blush.) I only bought one and I have all three FFI but I really didn't have too much use for this. I hardly really use all my products from just one palette so to actually put this to use would mean to choose one and I mix and match too often. I actually use it for my pressed powder because I've broken so many in my purse for no good reason. For that I do give it a 9.

    January 10, 2008

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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