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  • LORAC Visual Effects Mascara
    2.0

    LORAC Visual Effects Mascara

    Odd brush makes for tricky application

    This mascara comes with a very odd brush that is not easy to use. It applies awkwardly and the mascara, while rich in color, is not all that it claims. The fuller part of the brush was not long enough to coat my lashes from corner to corner of my eye and led to multiple applications where I did not intend. It seemed to clump rather than separate. The smaller end part of the brush was best used horizontally but this is something I would not recommend. One slip and you could hurt your eye. The mascara had a tendency to smudge under my lower lashes along with some flaking. I don't know what the "visual effects" are supposed to be but they were nothing like the claims of this product. I would not buy this again.

    April 27, 2011

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  • LORAC Evening Out Complexion Kit

    This is a quality product and very convenient for travel. The concealer comes in 2 shades so you can adjust according to your needs. The powder is light and sheer but keeps makeup in place. The products wore well without any caking or color change. The only thing I did not like was the concealer brush that comes with this kit. I prefer my own concealer brush which has a longer handle and offers more control and precision. This is minor flaw when compared to the overall product. A good product to try.

    April 27, 2011

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  • LORAC Double Feature Concealer/Highlighter

    I purchased this because I was looking for a concealer and the fact that this came with a highlighter was a plus. The concealer worked well on the inner corners of my eyes and the roller was an easy and fun way to apply it. You may, however, need to use a concealer brush if you require heavier concealing. For any blemishes, the concealer may or may not need to be applied in layers (again, depending on the amount you need). I was pleased overall with the concealer. It wasn't heavy, chalky and did not cake. The highlighter was a nice golden tint and blended well and gave a nice shimmer without looking greasy or too shiny. I recommend using the soft tip wand to lightly dot the highlighter where you want (inner corners of eyes, bridge of nose, tops of cheeks). The roller ball is best left for concealer since the consistency of the concealer is thicker than the highlighter. Worth a try.

    April 27, 2011

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  • Redken Extreme Anti-Snap
    9.0

    Redken Extreme Anti-Snap

    Pleased with This

    I have used this product in the past and I was pleased with it. It had a light scent and protected my hair from heat and styling (blow dryer, flat iron, curling iron). My medium thick, fine hair didn't feel weighed down. It's a good product to use if you blow dry your hair often while using a round brush to straighten it. It will protect hair from the constant "pull" of the brush and heat from the dryer. It's a product I would consider buying again.

    April 27, 2011

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  • Maybelline New York Great Lash Washable Mascara

    I tried this mascara on different occasions before giving up on it altogether. What wasn't great about it was the fact that it made my eyelashes so stiff and had some clumping. If I waited between applying coats of it there was no difference. Even using a good lash comb did nothing to help separate the clumps and make it less stiff. During the day it always flaked off and lay on top of my cheeks like soot. Flaking occurred even with light application. In humid conditions I had smudges on top of my cheeks and under my lower lashes. Not fun! The brush comes out heavily coated with mascara and does not apply evenly. Even with gently blotting the brush (which is in essence a waste of money) the brush does a poor job. Removing it is not as easy as the product claims say. To me it's just not worth it no matter what the price. I'd rather spend more money on a product that actually lives up to it's claims than waste a small amount on this product that doesn't work. I can't understand why it is so popular but obviously it works for some. It didn't work for me and I won't be buying it again.

    April 15, 2011

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  • Bobbi Brown Sheer Finish Loose Powder

    I purchased this powder in two different shades, Soft Sand and Pale Yellow. I have rather medium golden olive skin and I use these powder separately or blended depending on the season. The powder sets my makeup and keeps my normal/oily skin looking fresh all day. Like the name says, it's sheer and goes on lightly yet performs well. It doesn't give me that overly powdered look. I have had no problem with caking or color change. The application is even whether I use a puff or brush, depending on what look I want. I don't have to use much which means it is long lasting. A quality powder I will definitely keep on hand.

    April 8, 2011

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  • Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15
    10.0

    Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15

    One of the Best Foundations I've Ever Used

    I can't say it enough how pleased I am that I purchased this foundation. It truly is one of the only foundations out there to give light but great coverage and still look like your own skin. It works perfectly with my normal/oily skin. It blends well and on my skin eliminates the need for much if any concealer. I do not have to use much of this foundation to achieve the look I want. There is no fragrance and I have had no irritation (I am not a sensitive skin type on my face, so consider your own skin when trying this product). This product does not change color, smear or streak. It is long-wearing and holds up in humid conditions. The shade range is great. I will definitely purchase this makeup again.

    April 8, 2011

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  • Badger Organic Lip Balm Stick
    10.0

    Badger Organic Lip Balm Stick

    Excellent Lip Balm w/o Chemicals

    I love, love, love this lip balm! It does a great job keeping my lips soft and smooth and healthy. I use it every night before bedtime and throughout the day when I am not wearing lipstick or need some moisture. So many lip balms use petrolatum and other ingredients/chemicals that are not good for you. I was so happy to discover this lip balm. My favorite, and the one I always have a supply of, is Creamy Cocoa. This product can be used underneath any lipstick or gloss without interfering with color or application. Just use a light application under lipstick (a heavy coating will make lips too moist and won't work with lipstick). If you are going for a sheer lipstick look, a heavier coating will give lipstick a light color when balm is applied first. I will definitely keep this lip balm on hand at all times.

    April 8, 2011

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  • DHC Extra Nighttime Moisture
    9.0

    DHC Extra Nighttime Moisture

    RIch Cream for Smooth Skin

    I have used this product and I have to say I like it. My skin is normal/oily yet I have had no problems with this moisturizer. It made my skin feel very hydrated and smooth from night until morning. It's a good product to use on areas of dryness or where you think you could be prone to wrinkles. It seemed to sink into my skin quite well while leaving it protected. It is a little heavy being a rich cream so I would not recommend it for someone with very oily or problem skin.

    April 8, 2011

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  • LORAC Bronzer
    10.0

    LORAC Bronzer

    Great Glow, Healthy Colour

    I am medium skinned and do not like to tan. I chose Warm Glow as it works with fair to medium skin. This product gives me a believable sun-kissed look without sacrificing my skin to the sun's rays. Just a little goes a long way. Leaves my skin with a healthy glow that lasts. I apply it lightly where the sun would naturally hit: bridge of nose, tops of cheekbones, chin and temples. Blush can be lightly patted on cheeks and blended with the bronzer for a truly beautiful healthy glow. If your skin is oily you may want to dust over the bronzer lightly with powder (using a powder brush) to help with oily breakthrough.

    April 1, 2011

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