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  • Olay Silk Whimsy Massaging Bar Soap

    I got this hoping to find a soap that wouldn't be quite as drying. I tend to feel cleaner when I use soap than when I use body wash. This soap wasn't a whole lot different than all the others. I did feel clean, but it was just as drying as most other soaps. Also, The whole "massaging" thing is kind of ridiculous. It really just makes the soap more awkward to hold and lather up in a wash cloth. I also noticed that it deteriorated rather quickly in the shower. It didn't last as long and melted very fast. I won't buy this again. It was kind of a waste.

    April 9, 2012

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  • Sally Hansen Lavender Spa Body Wax Hair Removal Kit

    I used this product on mu husband's back and chest... and it was a rather harsh experience! It was hard to find the correct temperature for the wax in the first place. Once we did, we followed the instructions. It took off the hair, yes, but with it, came some of his skin! He bled in several places. The wax was rather hard to remove as well. He stayed smooth, although red, for about a day before his back and chest broke out in yellow bumps allover! It was the worst! We use hair removal cream now. I was considering using this for my bikini area until I saw what happened with him... Now I won't get that stuff near me! Also, we thought about giving it a second shot, but the cap was totally stuck on. Not even when we microwaved it would the lid come off... We will not be using this product again.

    April 8, 2012

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  • Veet Hair Removal Gel Cream Pump

    I used this product on my husband's back and chest when we couldn't find any hair remover for men. We have waxed in the past, and it was usually a very lengthy and painful process for him. This product removed even the thickest hair very cleanly. The only real downsides would be the time (approximately 10 minutes to sit/lay there with the product on) and the smell. The hair was gone a little longer than if we had shaved but not as long as if we had waxed. There was, however, no irritation or bumps, which is a definite plus! We will definitely use this product again!

    April 8, 2012

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  • Banana Boat Summer Color Self-Tanning Lotion Deep Dark Color

    I really like this product. If used properly, you get a very natural looking dark tan! I will share my experience to hopefully help others who may be looking to use this product. The first time I used it, I had showered and shaved before application, which was the correct thing to do. What I neglected to account for was the very dry areas on my feet and ankles. I did exfoliate, but I didn't account for places where my skin would absorb a lot of product. This left me with very concentrated dark streaky spots on my feet and ankles. I also dripped water on myself after washing my hands, and although I gently blotted off the water, I had a bare spot where the water had dripped and ran down my outer thigh. The second time, however, I used a regular hydrating lotion on my feet, ankles, and knees before application of the tanner. Also, after applying the tanner to my legs, I mixed in a bit of regular lotion with the tanning lotion to put on those problem areas in order to make them blend better. This worked like a charm! There is a wonderful article on this site called "Tricks to Self-Tanning Your Body Like a Pro". As long as you follow the steps outlined in this article, this product will look great every time! Also, if you want a bit of a lighter tan to begin with, try mixing this tanning lotion with a white lotion to begin with. You will round out with a very natural looking even tan on the first try and you can go darker from there if you want to. A++ product! Will buy again!

    April 8, 2012

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  • Crest 3D White Vivid Toothpaste
    9.0

    Crest 3D White Vivid Toothpaste

    Gets the job done!

    I am a big fan of this toothpaste! I did notice that it helps to maintain my whiteness and maybe even lightens a shade or two over a couple of weeks. I LOVE the grit in the toothpaste! It really keeps my teeth feeling clean and fresh! I think there could be a little more flavor, but overall, it does what it says to do! If you need a little boost in whitening, this is the product for you!

    April 7, 2012

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  • L'Oreal Paris Sublime Mousse by Healthy Look

    I have lightened my hair for nearly 10 years. I'm naturally a dirty dishwater blonde, and I lighten to light or extra light blonde. I decided on a whim to switch things up and buy this product. The idea of a no drip mousse was appealing, plus, I have not been able to achieve the color I have wanted in a while, so I thought I would give it a shot. I selected color #100, Ultra Light Blonde. I liked the color on the box in the example swatch. When I read the box, I noticed that it said it has a "light floral scent". I was excited about that since most hair colors, especially lighteners, smell horrible. When I went to use the color, the instructions were very easy to follow. The product turned into a mousse effortlessly with gentle rocking back and forth. One thing I noticed right away was there was no light floral smell, as the box had promised. It smelled heavily of ammonia, and rather toxic. The mousse instantaneously dissolved once it touched my hair, which was rather disappointing. I used all of the product from the pump and massaged it into my hair as instructed. I also fluffed it a bit periodically, per the instructions. My hair seemed to soak in all of the colorant, which really isn't anything new to me seeing as my hair is normally rather dry from coloring and heat styling. Because it wasn't saturated and wouldn't stay in a little bun atop my head, I did put a white towel loosely over my head once I started to time it. I left it on for the recommended 25 minutes before washing it out. I was pleased while rinsing to discover that my hair didn't feel nearly as dry and yucky as it normally does after I rinse out color. It was quite moist, even more so than when I shampoo, which was really nice! I wasn't all that thrilled with the conditioner that was in the box. I really didn't notice much of a difference. My hair felt about as moist before as it did after the conditioner was applied despite leaving on for the entire 3 minute time span recommended. Because of this, I decided to use my regular weekly deep conditioning treatment as a supplement (I use Neutrogena Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask). I left it on for the whole 5 minutes and rinsed. My hair felt awesome! I wrapped my hair up in a towel (I still had not seen the final color result). When a few minutes had passed, I took of my towel and began to comb through my hair. Like a knife through butter! No tangles to be found! I used my Organix Extra Strength Argan Oil, per usual, before drying my hair. Once it was dried and straightened, I was very pleased! The color turned out exactly as I had hoped. My hair has a tendedcy to get brassy, but there was no evidence of that any longer! The color looked wonderful! I would recommend this product to anyone! If you are looking for no mess and no smell... perhaps go to a salon to color your hair, because I have yet to find a formula that smelled great and had no mess. But if the end result is what you are focused on and you select a better after color conditioner, this product would work great for you! Overall, I was please with the product and I will use it again!

    April 6, 2012

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  • Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Radiant Body Lotion

    I use this after showering before bed. It is such a rich, thick lotion! I makes your skin glow from the inside out! I love the smell as well! It really hydrates my skin and helps the moisture last all day long! I can tell a large difference in the hydration of my skin since using this lotion. I also find that it helps my stretch marks from when I had my daughter as well! Love it! Highly recommend!

    April 5, 2012

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  • N.Y.C. New York Color Smooth Skin Liquid Makeup

    The foundation that I typically use was out of stock at my local store (I use ELF tinted moisturizer with SPF 20), so I was looking for another cheap alternative to try out until I could get it. I chose this particular foundation in "light". First off, I will say that it is quite difficult to find a skin tone match with NYC All of the colors have a yellowish or orange-y tinge to them. I always use a regular moisturizer before putting on my makeup, so I did this time as well. Smooth is one thing that this makeup was not! It seemed thick and goopy! It wasn't oily, but it seemed to be almost like a paste or glue. It didn't blend with my skin at all, but rather sat on top like a mask. I tried to salvage it by using a makeup sponge to attempt to blend it a bit more before applying my transparent powder, but to no avail. I looked like I was wearing a ton of really bad makeup in the wrong color tone. My face had an orange-y cast to it, which is something I would not expect from the "light" color description of the product (it also doesn't look THAT orange in the container). I ended up having to wash all the makeup off my face and start over again, which was a MAJOR pain! I won't use this again...

    April 5, 2012

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  • Organix Renewing Moroccan Argan Penetrating Oil

    I tried this for the first time last night, and I LOVED the results! There seem to be three different formulas specified to certain types of hair. There is the light oil for people with fine or thin hair, the regular oil for all hair types, and also a super concentrated oil for coarse hair. I used the latter, as my hair is very thick and coarse. I have very dry and color treated naturally curly hair (I'm naturally a dirty blonde, but I have lightened to a light natural blonde since I was 14). I only shampoo one to two times per week to avoid anymore damage than usual. I typically blow dry and straighten my hair every time I wash. The day I blow dry, my hair usually looks pretty good, but the day after, and especially by the time it is almost time for another shampoo, my ends are so dry they feel like straw! This stuff has made a huge difference! My hair is so soft and shiny, all the way to the ends! Finally, a product that will hydrate the much abused dry split ends of my hair!! I am very pleased with it! I have noticed several bad reviews... Maybe take it case by case? If you have hair similar to mine (dry, color treated, thick, coarse, naturally curly, and very damaged), I would highly recommend that you give this product a try. Make sure you have the formula used specifically for coarse hair. For those of you who say the oil is to thick and dense, like vegetable oil, have you tried the light oil? It may make a difference for you! For a little under $7, I think it is well worth a shot for you!

    April 5, 2012

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  • Neutrogena Triple Moisture Deep Recovery Hair Mask

    I have tried nearly every deep conditioner in the drug store (I can't afford to buy from a salon right now). I have coarse, dry, very thick, and naturally curly hair that is color treated and heat damaged. I have never been able to find a product that helps my over-processed dry and brittle hair... until now. Neutrogena has really outdone themselves with the Triple Moisture deep conditioning mask! All this time I thought they could only do skin care... boy was I wrong! After shampooing and using a tiny bit of my regular conditioner, I smoothed this through my hair from approximately two inches from the root all the way down through the ends. I immediately noticed that my hair seemed to have a silkier feel to it. I left it on for the allotted five minutes while I shaved and washed my face. I used lukewarm water to rinse. My hair was holding a TON more moisture than usual, already! I towel dried my hair (as lightly as possible since my hair is typically prone to breakage), and combed through it. This is the first time in several years that I have been able to get a comb through my wet hair with no tangles! I could see a significant reduction in breakage almost instantly. I began to blow dry my hair, as usual, just running my fingers lightly through it. I try to get it about 80% dry before using a brush. I was totally shocked to see that my hair was actually already looking rather nice. I am a naturally curly girl that HATES her curls normally and always straightens my hair. My curls were actually moist and defined! I couldn't believe it!! I decided just to leave it curly, which is something I have not done in at least a year. My hair looks wonderful! It is soft and shiny! I can actually touch my curls without them crunching now! My ends no longer look dry and straw-like, but rather smooth and supple. This formula is amazing! The mask itself is very rich and creamy with a lovely smell. This is, hands down, the best investment I have ever made! Totally and completely worth the $4.86 I paid for it at the drug store! After just one use I noticed a monumental difference in the texture and overall appearance of my hair. I cannot wait to see how much better it looks after several uses! I highly recommend this product to anyone with dry, damaged, and over-processed hair!

    April 4, 2012

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