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- Points: 845
- Reviews: 10
Effective and Undetectable
If this is the same as the tall, skinny Nars concealer then it is fabulous. I'm lucky to not have acne or acne scars to have to cover up so I'm not sure how it works on them. However my skin can get very sallow and my eye socket (not just under my eyes) gets very dark. I find it hard to find a concealer that can actually conceal the dark circles and not have a powdery reside left behind. This concealer has been a lifesaver. It's moisturizing and lasts forever. It's easy to use with the twist up stick and instantly covers my dark circles without using a lot of product. Yes, it's a little pricey, but I have yet to find a concealer that does what this does for my circles.
December 9, 2013
Not so sure...
The colors are easy to match to your skin tone and the portability and ease of use is great but I was finding that it was leaving a little bit of a powdery/cakey reside that I at least could notice. It unfortunately bothered me enough to stop using it.
December 9, 2013
Amazing product. For everyone. No joke. It's light but so buildable so everyone from myself (early 20s clear skin) to my mother, to my very acne prone friend all get great results from it. Especially if you self tan you don't want to keep putting more gels/lotions on your face. Blends in flawlessly and lasts forever. I try to spend drugstore prices when I can but this beauty is truly remarkable and worth the splurge.
December 9, 2013
Cult Favorite For a Reason
I never really cared too much about the face skin care routine until I got one of those sample sets from Sephora with the 3 step clinique system. And I can't believe I ever lived without it. I always thought I had oily skin or combination but this "for dry skin" lotion works like a dream. The soft cleanser and purifying toner are the perfect steps leading up to this lotion. Makes you feel like you're face is drinking a big glass of water. Refreshing, not heavy, and I actually instantly feel and see improvement in my skin. Never going back. AMAZING. For EVERYONE.
November 7, 2013
I've tried all sorts of mascaras. Expensive and not. Cult followings and newbies. This mascara I always go back to. Besides the amazing price, it's dark, rich, lengthens, adds volume, curls, and lasts forever. Doesn't flake and best of all for me at least, it does not clump. The brush has hard bristles that glide through the lashes every time. And easily buildable. The best!
October 9, 2013
Glitter in a Tube
About a year ago I pushed through my fear of self tanners and became an addict. I use St. Tropez Mousse & Bare Escentuals Faux Tan regularly. But it's a pretty penny to have to shell out. So I gave this one a go. Bad idea. I gave it at least 3 stars only because there wasn't anything that couldn't be reversed. Which is one main problem with this is that it literally gave me zero color. Whatsoever. And the glitter is out of control. Even just on my body I felt like I should be in the circus. And the face looked like I dumped a jar of glitter on it. Fine scent, nice gel like consistency. But I will be returning it to CVS tomorrow. Which I never do at drugstores. Hope Banana Boat's different.
October 4, 2013
Other Scents better
I wanted to love this product sooo bad. In the end I just didn't love the rose scent. The perfumy scent felt a little too chemically to be putting on my lips. However the strawberry one I DIE for. It smells like the pink starburst and I absolutely cannot get enough of it. EVERYONE raves about it when I have it on. dry lips, cuticles, dry patches, split ends, highlighter. I even put a little on my colar bone instead of perfume sometimes bc it's just so yummy smelling.
September 24, 2013
Great Except one issue for me...
Great quality and you can feel the brush massaging your scalp when you use it. It really is a fantastic brush. Well worth the $20. For me though I had to swap it for a bristle/nylon brush because my hair is unusually fine, thin, and extremely prone to knotting which was causing dramatic fallout. So if your hair is like mine then I would skip on this one and look for one with nylon/bristle brushes like Mason Pearson (many inexpensive alternatives available though)
September 24, 2013
I cannot say a bad thing about this product. I will say that that it might be a little misleading. There are many flavors, all of which I think are just lovely. However they do leave a sheer white (or light pink for the raspberry flavor) sheen on your lips. I like my lips pale and neutral so I love this feature. It's not that noticeable though. They all even taste delicious! And do not have an overpowering scent. They last a long time on your lips and in the tin. Love the little tin and I actually use it a bit like a salve as well. Cuticles, rough patches of skin, cuticles. And I especially like to use it as a highlighter actually. Under my eyes, in the inner corner, and at my brow. Adds sheen with obviously zero sparkle or even shimmer. The most natural highlight you can get. And not super sticky. Smooth lotion like that stays. LOVE LOVE LOVE I have the vanilla macadamia nut, raspberry, carmel, and original. All are great.
September 21, 2013
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