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  • Maybelline New York Define-A-Lash Washable Lengthening Mascara

    Yet again Maybelline is overhyped - for products that do nothing. The brush is strange (not in a good, you-just-have-to-get-used-to-it way). Typical for this brand, the mascara is sub-par. You need more than one coat, and then it dries to a rubbery, cheap-feeling texture.

    March 3, 2008

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss
    4.0

    Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss

    Good colors but skimpy amount & doesn't last

    Smashbox glosses have terrific colors but they're best for photos because they simply don't last. Plus, they skimp so much on the amount of gloss that you've really overspent because you're lucky to get ten full wears out of it.

    March 3, 2008

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Make Up For Ever Full Cover Concealer
    10.0

    Make Up For Ever Full Cover Concealer

    The. Best. Concealer. Period.

    I own at least 15 concealers (don't we all?) and this is the best, by far and it's the only one I end up using. Not only does it stay put when you apply foundation, it truly covers completely - pimples, hyperpigmentation, dark circles, whatever. It beats the Amazing concealer hands down (which is also outstanding for coverage, but more like oil paint). The best part? A tiny bit is all you need Dab it on with your fingertip, pat it in lightly, wait a few secs for it to dry, then off you go.

    March 3, 2008

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • N.V. Perricone Nutritive Cleanser
    10.0

    N.V. Perricone Nutritive Cleanser

    The best high-end cleanser

    If you like a real cleanser - lathery and clean-rinsing but not harsh, this is the one for you. And if you tend to have fairly sensitive skin, this is the one for you. I was quite skeptical of this product but now I don't start or end the day without it. I used testers for a few days and I was hooked. Absolutely worth the price tag because you only need a very small amount to get rid of every bit of makeup and leave your skin looking terrific. For even moderately sensitive skin, this cleanser will leave a super clean feeling with no tightness. Same can be said for those with more oily complexions. And don't be surprised if your skin clears up, with no additional products.

    December 28, 2007

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Compact
    4.0

    Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Compact

    Doesn't quite deliver

    I like Bobbi Brown products, from the packaging to overall quality, but this one either leaves skin too sparkly and bright or looking dirty rather than bronzy. There's a big difference between sparkle and glow, and this product tips the scale in favor of the former. Better for eyes than face.

    December 11, 2007

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Kerastase Bain Satin 2
    9.0

    Kerastase Bain Satin 2

    Hands down, the best shampoo

    Yes it's expensive. Yes it's trendy. Yes it's expensive (again). And yes, it's 100% worth it. Your hair will look and feel fantastic, guaranteed. You don't even have to use it every day and the effect won't change. Be careful, though, this whole line is addictive. But you'll rest easy knowing that when you wake up, your hair will still be looking great, and feel amazing to touch. I would give it 10 stars, but let's be frank, it IS prohibitively pricey. Most people who use it tend to skimp because they fret about buying the next bottle. We still buy it, though, don't we?

    December 11, 2007

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Maybelline New York Great Lash Washable Mascara

    This mascara simply isn't good and is the most overrated cosmetic on the planet. It's cheap in cost because it's cheap in delivery - to your lashes. I KNOW cosmetics and I've sincerely tried to discover what in the world people see in this product. When it finally decides to dry, it hardens and makes lashes feel stiff. Adding a second coat only makes it worse. It's safe to say that there are 50 other mascaras better than this one. Some may cost a bit more, but c'mon, we're talking about our eyes - they deserve good products.

    December 11, 2007

    21 of 30 people found this review helpful

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  • N.V. Perricone Face Finishing Moisturiser

    1) I am a big fan of Perricone, so don't let this review steer you away from trying this product. 2) This moisturizer is light (which is good) but it doesn't soften your skin. In fact, it leaves skin rather papery, no matter how much you use. 3) It's very noticeably scented - an unpleasant surprise. Facial moisturizers, especially high-end ones, should never be scented, even with rose water, like this one. This one is actually irritating (to the nose, not the skin). 4) I was bummed - I hoped this line, above all, would have the perfect face moisturizer.

    December 11, 2007

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo
    10.0

    Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo

    For super clean hair

    This product does exactly what it says it will do. I use it as a main shampoo, at least every other day, but only a little bit because that's all you need. Forget the once-a-week suggestion - it's great for regular use because not only does it clean your hair, conditioners and styling products work wonders afterward. Use this shampoo, followed by a pricey conditioner (no drugstore conditioners are consistently good enough) and you will have just-walked-out-of-the-salon hair.

    November 29, 2007

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • Clinique Naturally Glossy Mascara
    10.0

    Clinique Naturally Glossy Mascara

    the BEST everyday mascara

    No matter what effect you seek in a mascara (curl, definition, length) this mascara should be your #1 choice, then add others on top if you wish. I have yet to recommend this product to anyone who hasn't 1) been skeptical at first, and 2) come back raving. For an all purpose mascara, forget the tired drugstore ho-hum one we all read about every year, and scrap the $25+ options (or use those as a second layer for more effect), just try this for a few days and you will agree that this is one product that has been woefully neglected by reviewers.

    November 29, 2007

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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