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  • Plus White 5 Minute Bleach Whitening Gel
    9.0

    Plus White 5 Minute Bleach Whitening Gel

    Works well with no sensativity

    I can't use the whitening strips because they make my teeth so sensitive. This gel doesn't make my teeth or gums sensitive, probably because I can keep it off my gums. I was reluctant to think that it could make my teeth whiter in just five minutes, but was surprised when I rinsed the gel off and my smile was whiter and brighter. I used it once a week for four weeks and saw a several shade difference. Now I use it about every six weeks to keep up the results. Another plus is that it's pretty inexpensive and you only need a small amount, so there are many, many uses in each tube.

    February 6, 2013

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  • Wen Fig Cleansing Conditioner
    4.0

    Wen Fig Cleansing Conditioner

    OK, but not worth the money

    I gave in and tried Wen but don't think it's worth all the hype. It did a fine job of cleansing my hair and the fragrance is great, but it didn't make my hair look any different, so I can't justify the cost. I did some reading online and found that a lot of women are using any hair conditioner to cleanse their hair and I've found it works better than Wen! I rinse my hair well, use an egg size amount of any conditioner and work it through my hair. Leave it in my hair while I shower, then add a little water and massage the conditioner through my hair and then rinse. My hair is healthier and my hair color lasts a lot longer. I do wash my hair with traditional shampoo about once a week to make sure I don't have any product build up. It's amazing the difference in my hair since I stopped shampooing every day. Wen just didn't deliver enough results for the high price.

    February 6, 2013

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • John Frieda Precision Foam Colour
    10.0

    John Frieda Precision Foam Colour

    Easy to apply and not smelly

    I started going gray at a young age, so I've been coloring my hair for a long time. This foaming hair color is so easy to apply, doesn't drip and colors evenly. My husband is thrilled that it doesn't stink up the entire house when I color my hair. It gives me natural looking color and a ton of shine. My hair actually looks like it's in better condition AFTER I color than before. It doesn't give that one tone result that some hair colors do, instead it has real dimension and shine to the color. The deep conditioner that is included is amazing and leaves my hair soft and manageable and there is enough for several uses. I was also very impressed with the gloves provided. It may seem like a minor thing, but the black gloves fit better than the ones included in most boxes of color and are quite a bit thicker. The do a great job of protecting hands. I also found that this color lasts longer than many brands and does a great job of covering grays, just be sure to leave the color on for the added amount of time in the instructions.

    February 6, 2013

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful

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  • Samy Fat Hair Thickening Creme
    10.0

    Samy Fat Hair Thickening Creme

    Adds volume and softness

    I have thin, fine hair and not a lot of it. I've been searching for a product that would help my hair appear fuller and all I could ever find were in the form of mousse. I came across this cream and gave it a try and am hooked! It's not really a cream, it's more of a paste, but don't let that scare you. It spreads through my hair easily. There was a learning curve for how much to use - I found I only need a small amount and if I use too much my hair becomes weighted and sticky, so start small and you can always add more. So many products are hard to wash out, but this one comes out easily with just shampoo lather. Plus it easily washes off my hands after applying. It gives my hair the added volume and bounce I was looking for and is very affordable, especially considering how little you need.

    February 6, 2013

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Simple Facial Cleansing Wipes
    10.0

    Simple Facial Cleansing Wipes

    Great makeup removing wipes

    I love these for removing makeup at the end of then day! They take off long wearing lipstick with ease, dissolve mascara with very little effort and wipe off eye shadow and foundation easily. I find that many facial wipes leave my skin feeling greasy afterwards, but these don't. They are also great for cleansing skin when I'm in a hurry and I don't feel like I have to wash my face afterwards. Instead my skin feels clean and soft. I use waterproof mascara on occasion and it is a little too much for these wipes to remove, but that's the only thing I've found that they can't handle. All around a great makeup remover and cleanser.

    February 6, 2013

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Aveeno Positively Ageless Resurfacing Scrub
    1.0

    Aveeno Positively Ageless Resurfacing Scrub

    Leaves a residue on my skin

    I love Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Scrub and gave this Positively Ageless Scrub a try when I was shopping and the store was out of the Radiant. Unfortunately I was disappointed. It's a thick, cream based cleanser with small, very smooth exfoliating beads. The beads are great and provide a nice exfoliation for every day. But the cleanser is too heavy for my skin and it feels like it leaves a residue on my face. I felt l still needed to cleanse my face after using this. I have combination normal to dry skin. It doesn't feel like it would be good for someone with very dry skin either. It does seem moisturizing, but the film it leaves behind made me feel like my other skin care products weren't going to work as well because they would have to penetrate the residue. Just not a cleanser for me.

    February 6, 2013

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub

    This is an excellent daily exfoliating cleanser. The exfoliating beads are small and smooth and doesn't irritate my skin at all. I am a big fan of exfoliating products and use an exfoliant twice a week. But I've found that by using this Aveeno daily scrub I can cut back to once a week with my more expensive product and that ends up saving me a lot of money. It's not harsh and doesn't strip all the moisture out of my skin. But it also doesn't leave my skin feeling greasy or leave any residue behind. It works better than I expected for a drugstore brand and since you don't need a lot, it's very affordable for everyday use. My skin looks brighter after using because it's scrubbed off any makeup that a remover may have left behind and removes any dead skin. I'm one of those who doesn't buy many skin care products repeatedly because I want to try so many products. But this is a product I've been buying for well over a year!

    February 6, 2013

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Dove Deep Moisture Body Wash with NutriumMoisture

    In an attempt to save some money, I tried this body wash and loved it from the first shower! I won't name brands, but then specialty bath products are great, but unless I buy them during the twice a year sales, they're just too expensive. I have to admit that this Dove body wash might even be better than the more expensive brands. It gives a lot of lather with a relatively small amount, it's very hydrating, but doesn't leave a film on my skin. The fragrance is soft and light and disappates almost immediately, which is nice so it doesn't compete with any perfume I apply later. The price for the large bottle makes it really affordable. I have to admit that Instill indulge in the specialty brands, but only during great sales and not for every day use.

    February 6, 2013

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Suave Naturals Body Lotion
    10.0

    Suave Naturals Body Lotion

    Saved my dry, cracked hands!!

    All times of the year I have dry hands. But often my hands are so dry that they crack and bleed and applying a lotion burns and hurts. I have tried numerous lotions, creams, balms, ointments, etc. and never found anything to really give me any relief. Then when the temperatures began to drop, one night I wasn't feeling well andmI was applying some Suave Naturals Body Lotion (Mango Mandarin) to my legs and I decided it was easier to just use it on my hands instead of going and getting a separate hand lotion. Well, the next morning I woke up to new hands. Seriously, my rough, dry, cracked hands were soft, smooth and felt brand new! My first thought was it was a fluke and my hands would go back to terrible in a day or two. It just didn't make sense that there could be such a dramatic change over night. And, no offense to Suave, but how could this inexpensive brand of body lotion, help my skin when much more expensive lotions and ones made specifically made for hands, couldn't? I'm not going to mention all the brands. So I continued to use it faithfully every night and now approximately a month later I have soft hands and have had no cracking or bleeding at all! I felt so bad that I dismissed Suave's lotion that I emailed Suave to apologize and tell them my results. Plus the Mango Mandarin smells so amazing! The first day that I woke up with soft hands, my husband held my hand at one point and remarked that my hands were really soft. Unsolicited compliment from husband about what used to be rough and flakey? What better endorsement can there be? Using cleaning products or washing dishes would always make matters worse. Now I don't have to worry because this lotion keeps my hands in fantastic condition. If you suffer from dry hands or dry skin anywhere, please try this lotion and I hope you love it as much as I do.

    February 6, 2013

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Sonicare Elite Rechargable Sonic Toothbrush
    10.0

    Sonicare Elite Rechargable Sonic Toothbrush

    Amazing, amazing and oh yeah, AMAZING!!

    I never dreamed that a tooth brush could make such a difference!! My teeth look and FEEL cleaner. I feel like I'm getting a clean like I get at the dentist. So much so that I've cut back to going to the dentist once a year because they kept remarking about how there was no plaque build up on my teeth and I felt like it was a waste of money to go ever six months. I'm not saying everyone else should do this, just that this is what works for me. The replacement heads are reasonably priced, especially when I find a coupon in the Sunday paper or print from online. I really like that it beeps to tell me I've brushed for two minutes. I've had mine for six or seven years now and it works as well as the day I got it!

    February 6, 2013

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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