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  • Boots No7 Refine and Rewind Intense Perfecting Serum

    I love this stuff! It must be just what my skin was needing, because it gave me results right away. It has a nice silky feel and smoothed my skin without leaving it feeling greasy or stiff. I actually saw results by the next day! Not that all my wrinkles were gone or anything...but they were less noticable and my skin looked smoother and somehow brighter. This gave me better results than all the really expensive creams I have tried. This is a wonderful buy at any price, so it's affordable price-tag is just icing on the cake!

    February 9, 2009

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • La Mer Creme De La Mer
    5.0

    La Mer Creme De La Mer

    Former La Merophite

    I admit that for several years, I was obsessed with Creme De La Mer, especially the cute little sample jars. My bathroom is littered with those adorable little relics of the pre-ression era! However, I realized that I had become so engrossed in trying to find new and ingenius ways of obtaining good deals on La Mer, that I hadn't really stopped to ask myself if it was actually working! It did moisturize well, sometimes too well (leaving my skin a bit congested). It felt nice going on and didn't cause reactions or break-outs, but even at discount prices, I was paying a lot of money for what amounted to little more than a "nice" face cream. I decided to bid La Mer a fond farewell and try some less expensive alternatives. I'm so glad i did! ROC, Neutrogena and even Avon have some great products that deliver anti-aging results...not just hype. Later La Mer!

    February 2, 2009

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream
    10.0

    Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream

    Sucker for "The Sell"

    O.K.I admit it...I'm a sucker for every fancy ad, pretty package, and "incredible new wrinkle reducer" that comes down the pike. Heck, I'd probably buy a dead rat if they put it in a snazzy box and said that rubbing it on my face would make me look ten years younger! Unfortunately, I've wasted a great deal of time and money on products that, despite all the hype, were just about as effective as a dead rat. Which leads me to Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream. This unassuming little jar with it's simple label and low pricetag, smooths, softens, protects and plumps up my skin without breaking me out or causing peeling redness. It leaves my skin looking fresher and glowing both alone and under my make-up. Does it make wrinkles disappear, firm and lift, or even out skin tone? No, I guess it doesn't. Does it make me look 10 years younger? You know what...I think it does!

    January 30, 2009

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful

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  • Avon ANEW ULTIMATE Age Repair Elixir

    Let me start by saying that I think this is a good product. It does make my skin smoother, doesn't break me out, has some firming action and works well under my mineral foundation. That being said...I am astounded at the wasteful packaging! You get one ounce of elixir in a pump bottle that weighs over 5 ounces! Also, you cant see through the bottle to see how much elixir is left. With all the talk about global warming etc. such wasteful packaging is quite guilt inducing. Roc Correction Night Cream is just as good a product and it is half the price and comes in a litle tube. If you do buy this product, pry it open when you think it is empty, because you will find there are several days worth of product left inside. All in all, I'd rather shell out my hard-earned dollars for product...not plastic!

    January 30, 2009

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • RoC RETINOL CORREXION Deep Wrinkle Night Cream

    As a 43 year old, avid surfer, who grew up in the pre-SPF days, I am always searching for the perfect product to undo some of the damage I have done to my facial skin. I have been using the ROC Correxion Night Cream for about 3 weeks now, and I see a real difference in the depth of the wrinkles around my eyes and mouth. Some of the fine lines are gone altogether and the deeper lines are softer and less noticeble. This cream goes on easily, absorbs well and hasn't irritated my sensative/acne-prone skin. It comes in a handy little tube, so you can squeeze out just the amount you need for your entire face, or just to spot treat problem areas. Also, the tube makes it easy to get out all the product you paid for! (no breaking apart a dopey pump bottle) I've spent a lot of time and money looking for a good wrinkle product, and for the price...this one is a winner!

    January 30, 2009

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Revlon New Complexion One-Step Compact Makeup

    I bought this product to use as a "base" for my mineral make-up, as I was having trouble covering up some mid-winter blotchiness. However, when I put this make-up on, I found that it covered the blotches, had a nice matte finish and was a great match for my winter-pale skin (Sand 03). I decided to wear it by itself for a while and see how it held up. All in all, I'm really pleased with it. It doesn't hold up to my sweaty, five mile a day walks, as well as the minerals do, but it doesn't slide right off either and I still look pretty good when I arrive home. It's easy to apply, and performed great on my weekend shopping trip and night on the town. Overall, I think it's a good value for the money.

    January 7, 2009

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Ardell Duralash Flare
    10.0

    Ardell Duralash Flare

    Easy and cool.

    I bought these so I could fill in bald spot caused by an unfortunate eyelash curler accident. Putting them on was so easy, I decided to go ahead and do both eyes in hopes of skipping my mascara. They look really nice! I used both the medium for the outer half of my eye and short for the inner half (and a few extra for the bald patch). They give me nice thick lashes without having to use mascara. Overall, a good purchase for the money.

    January 7, 2009

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful

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  • Duo Water Proof Eyelash Adhesive
    5.0

    Duo Water Proof Eyelash Adhesive

    Not a fan of this stuff.

    I didn't care for this adhesive. While it does dry to a nice "liner-like" color and the tube is easy to use...It didn't seem very water-proof. I had the impression it would be longer lasting, but it sweated off and softened easily just from rinsing my face. Also, it was hard to get the right degree of tackiness. First it was too wet to stick, then when I waited longer, it was too dry to stick. Overall, I wasn't very satisfied.

    January 7, 2009

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • L'Oreal Paris Infallible 8 Hr Le Gloss

    I like this gloss. No, it doesn't last for 6 hours and it is a little sticky, but it does hold up to my three hour round-trip walk to the stores, plus an hour or two of shopping. I bought it in Modern Mauve and the color is lovely. It seems to last longer and stay shinier if you don't rub your lips together right after applying it. I think it's a good product for the price.

    December 17, 2008

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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