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  • Gillette Venus & Olay Razor

    Upon using the razor, I was surprised at the size of the product, its pretty bulky (not like any other razor I've used before). In fact the head of the razor is also pretty bulky as seen in the pictures, however I didn't let that bother me, simply because I was very intrigued with the razor's concept! I liked the idea that you don't need to use shaving cream with this razor...and the first thought that popped into my head was "Wow that will save me a TON of money." PROS: You do not need any shaving cream at all, simply because on top of the blades there are two separate little bars, which lather up the area as it comes in contact with water and your skin. Blades are not rough so didn't even seem like I was shaving the blades just glide as you shave. I like the way it left my skin feeling, which was super soft and smooth, without leaving any stubble behind. CONS: The lather was very slippery, almost felt a bit sticky, even though the razor did come in contact with enough water. Bulky Razor, including bulky razor head (due to the 2 soap bars attached to the head). I did have to go back and forth a few times to ensure I completely shaved, I blame this partially on too much lather, made it hard to have a full clean shave. After a couple of uses, the tiny bars on top of the blades diminished almost completely, so ultimately I don't think I would save that much money because I would have to replace the blades even more often than I regularly would with any other razor. Overall, I think if you don't shave that much, this is a good razor that will make your skin super soft and silky in minutes, without the need to purchase shaving cream, for myself I shave often so I would go through this razor too quickly! Here is some product info: Product Details · Venus’ five-bladed razors shave you close and adjust to women’s curves for a smooth and comfortable shave, even over tricky shaving areas like knees and ankles. · Olay Moisture Bars contain skin-enhancing elements found in Olay products: Petrolatum helps lock in skin’s moisture for less dryness and Glycerin helps offer that goddess glow! Just wet the razor to release a light lather – no separate shave cream required. · As with most Venus razors, new Venus & Olay also features a rounded, pivoting head designed for women’s curves, and a soft-grip ergonomic handle for confident control, even in wet and soapy environment

    May 6, 2013

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  • Revlon Luxurious Color Perle Eyeshadow

    I bought the Venetian Blue and Tempting Teal (green) the colors are very pigmented, they blend very easily, and when used with a primer it lasts all day. For the price I definetely recommend this product since it easily compares to a lot of "high quality" expensive brand names. I give this product an 8 because I have only tried 2 colors (which I love), so I am not sure how the lighter colors are compared to the darker ones. Once I try other colors (there are a total of 9) then I will do an additional review!

    April 29, 2013

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  • Pantene Pro-V Daily Moisture Renewal Silky Moisture Whip

    I want to start off by saying that this product is so amazing I will literally be running to my drugstore to purchase this! It is a moose-like product that helps give your hair moisture, shine, silkiness, and much more! The texture of this product reminds me of very smooth and soft whipped cream and it is not sticky at all, unlike other whipped hair products. The whipped texture allows for easy application, you can have a handful and apply it easily onto your hair! My hair absorbed it very quickly and with out leaving any product residue behind. It made my hair feel super soft, it held my curl, made my hair shiny, and the smell is so good it lasted all day throughout my hair! I am already in love with this product and I definitely recommend it to anyone with any hair texture! I am planning on purchasing a full sized bottle very soon a 5 oz bottle does retail for about $6.29, which is a really good deal because a little product does go a long way! Here is what Pantene claims: “Helps hair feel moisturized for up to 48 hours, helps protect against heat damage and regulate hair’s moisture-delivering silky hair that shines!” I agree with the moisturized and silky part of the claims, and can't wait to try a full sized bottle to see if the heat protection claims are in fact true!

    March 13, 2013

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  • Spornette Little Wonders

    So who doesn't love to tease their hair? It seems like that's the trend now days, and honestly I was never into the hair teasing trend until I came across the Spornette Little Wonder Brush Boar and Tourmaline Nylon Bristles #111 and now I am hooked! I've tried quite a few of the Spornette brushes and this is the most affordable AND my favorite! This brush is perfect for teasing the hair, back combing, but also for brushing down frizzy and unruly hair (especially when it is up in a ponytail) because it does give your hair a smooth and healthy shiny affect to it! It only retails for $8.00 which is a steal because you're getting a great quality brush for a drugstore price! So what's so great about the Spornette Little Wonder Brush Boar and Tourmaline Nylon Bristles #111? This particular brush is equipped with nylon bristles which actually penetrates deep into the hair and actually emit negative ions which results in soft, shiny, and silky hair! What I love about this brush is that the bristles are very thick and sturdy which makes it easy to pick up the hair to tease but also makes it a breeze to flatten down any flyaways and unruly hairs. Also, notice how the end of the brush has a "pick" shape, well this is great to section off your hair -- this brush truly is multi-functional and this is why I love it so much!

    March 13, 2013

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  • Beautisol All Seasons Glow
    8.0

    Beautisol All Seasons Glow

    Awesome product

    This review is particularly for the Instant One Day Tan With Beautisol Tea Tan Glow. Many of us don't live in sunny Hawaii, where 99% of the population look stunning with their golden brown tan. For me, I don't live close to a beach nor do I have time or money to spend on going to a tanning salon. So what ends up happening is I look pale all year long. I am normally ok with that but there have been several occasions where I wanted my body to look glowing, particularly if I am wearing a short dress without having everyone stare at my pale legs! Well in those moments I wished there was some sort of product that would give me a tan just for the night and finally I have found one product that works really well for me and my pale body so I wanted to share it with all of you! The Beautisol Tea Tan Glow Wash Off Body Bronzer is perfect for me because it gives my skin a slight hint of a tan and it looks super natural not orange at all! What I love about this product is that it does not stink, this is very important to me because I've tried several other instant tan/bronzers and they stink so bad that it puts me off from using them again! The Beautisol Tea Tan Glow Wash Off Body Bronzer actually has a slight flowery scent almost like laundry detergent -- you know the detergent that smells so good you can't wait to wash your clothes! The product comes out like a dark liquid foam and you can apply several pumps (one at a time) until you get the color that you desire. I love that the liquid is dark brown because it makes it easy to see where you are applying the product. It does take a while to fully dry, so this is something you would need to do ahead of time before putting on clothes, I don't mind it because the color comes off so natural that the waiting time is worth it for me. Best of all is that after your event or day/night out, take a shower and the color comes right off. Obviously you can't go swimming if you wear this product because it will wash off, the point is that you get an awesome instant bronzed look for a single day. I really like this temporary fix to my pale looking skin, particularly when I am headed to an event and just simply want to look glowing, this product gives a natural hint of bronzed skin which is what I look for, but I love that you can build it more with a few additional pumps and also I love that I don't have to stay committed to it, with water and soap I can wash it right off. About the Beautisol Tea Tan Glow Wash Off Body Bronzer: Gives you an instant bronzed look in minutes. Looks natural and not fake orange like a lot of other tanning products. No bad scent. Streak Free. Contains Rooibos and Green Tea Extract: Anti-inflammatory & anti-oxidant. Paraben-free, Propylene Glycol-Free, and Cruelty-Free (Vegan and PETA certified) Formula is NOT tested on animals! Anti-Aging properties in this product are soothing to the skin, moisturizes and nourishes. Hides imperfections. Washes off easily with soap and water. Get an instant one night tan! This product can be purchased through the Beautisol website for $25; trust me when I say this: if you are tired of wasting money on tanning products that turn your skin orange, stink, and streak, then this is definitely a good investment.

    March 13, 2013

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  • E.L.F. Blush
    10.0

    E.L.F. Blush

    Excellent product!

    This particular review is for the elf baked blushes (i didn't see a category for these ones). If you were to ask me which elf Cosmetics product I use the most often, I would have to say the elf Cosmetics Baked Blushes they are definitely my favorite elf product of all time. I purchased all 4 colors when elf had a 50% off sale, regular price these are $3.00 but I snagged them for $1.50 each which is a total steal! The colors are in order of how the elf site has them listed: Peachy Cheeky, Pinktastic, Passion Pink, and Rich Rose. 1) Peachy Cheeky is a pink color with a hint of peach to it. 2) Pinktastic is a very light pink color with more white frost to it; perfect to use as a highlighter. 3) Passion Pink is a deeper rose color. 4) Rich Rose is a dark rose color with hints of brown, perfect for contouring. In my opinion, all four blushes are perfect for any skintone because you get a variety of shades which can be used as a highlighter, bronzer/contouring, and blush! Don't be fooled by the dark deep colors in the pictures, the blushes do apply lighter on the skin. What I love about these blushes is that they are easily blendable, the color lasts all day on the skin, no fading whatsoever, and all the colors are so natural. The colors are not matte so they all offer a slight highlight effect but that's what I love about them, also because they look very natural on the skin. I use these blushes on a daily basis, depending whether I want to contour, highlight or have a pop of blush color on! I love these blushes and I highly recommend all of them to anyone out there, no matter what skintone or age, these blushes will look great on anyone! Below are swatches, they may look different depending on your skintone, but you get the idea that none are matte, they all have a bit of frost, and can work well for any purpose (blush, contour, highlight):

    March 13, 2013

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  • Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color
    8.0

    Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color

    I like it very much

    I have a ton of Wet n Wild MegaLast Lip Color, particularly the one i love is Think Pink 901B, I've always been a fan of Wet n Wild Cosmetics, from their eye-shadows to lipsticks, and everything in between. I own quite a few of the WnW MegaLast Lip sticks in a variety of different colors, but I purchased the color Think Pink in #901B because from the packaging it looked like it could be a dupe of the Nicki Minaj Viva Glam Lipstick, nonetheless I don't think it's an exact dupe but that's ok I still love the color! The product does apply smoothly and does last a few good hours until you have to reapply. I love that the color is so vibrant and very pink, perfect for Spring and Summer, and if you add a lip gloss (clear or colored) you can definitely tone down the color. In the picture below I am only wearing the lip color with no gloss. As you can tell the Think Pink lip color has a little bit of frost/shine to it, not completely matte, which I love! Overall I love the Wet n Wild MegaLast lip color lipsticks because the product feels smooth on the lips, it is very pigmented, and a little bit goes a long way!

    March 13, 2013

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  • E.L.F. Mechanical Eyelash Curler
    4.0

    E.L.F. Mechanical Eyelash Curler

    Didn't quite do the job!

    I've been using the elf Essential Mechanical Eyelash Curler for quite some time now, and although I was ready to review it upon first trying it, I waited several months because I wanted to see if my experience changed as I got used to the product. I say that because I don't have much experience with eye lash curlers, I am somewhat a beginner, and in fact this has been the 2nd eye lash curler I have ever used, the 1st was a Revlon curler (I believe) it was over 10 years ago! The elf Essential Mechanical Eyelash Curler feels like very sturdy material, and what I like about it is that the little pad has been able to last and look perfectly the same even after using it for several months (without having to replace it). My lashes or eyelid skin never once got pinched or tugged on, I believe it is because the top lid is not sharp, it's dull which is perfect for easy application. I also love the grip handle that it comes with, my fingers never once slipped or budged as I was curling my lashes. As awesome as those PROS above were, I have to tell you I will not be repurchasing this curler simply because it did nothing to my lashes, it just didn't curl any of my lashes, which was very disappointing. Granted I do love elf Cosmetics and this curler was only $1.00 but there's no point in using a curler that doesn't curl.

    February 1, 2013

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  • Chapstick Classics
    8.0

    Chapstick Classics

    Good Old Fashion Lip Balm

    This review is mainly on the Holiday Edition Chapsticks, they work the same as the original only the scents are different. I've been a fan of ChapStick since I was a young girl, I remember my parents had a few around the house and when I was old enough to become interested in beauty products, I remember asking my mom to buy me one of my own! ChapStick to me, is the original lip moisturizer, now days every other brand has lip balms, lip treatments, lip moisturizers, etc, but the one that always just gets the job done has always been ChapSticks. I am super excited to have come across 2 of their limited edition ChapSticks, one in Chocolate Truffle, and one in Apple Cider. They smell and taste exactly like their names, and because they are limited edition and have seasonal flavors (the other one I don't have is candy cane) I love them because they will continuously remind me of the holidays! These ChapSticks are moisturizing, they are long lasting, they make my lips feel super smooth and eliminate any dryness or chapped lips instantly! ChapSticks can be purchased at most major drugstores such as CVS, K-Mart, Walmart, Rite Aid, etc. and usually retail for about $1.99 each.

    January 6, 2013

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  • EOS Everyday Hand Lotion
    9.0

    EOS Everyday Hand Lotion

    LOVE LOVE LOVE

    I love the packaging of this hand lotion, it is super sleek and super cute! I like that the EOS hand lotions are small and compact, I have a ton at home, in my purse, and at work. They come in a 1 oz package, so it is very lightweight which makes it so convenient to take anywhere. I purchased mine at my local Target for only $3.49, and it is definitely worth it because a little product is all you need so this 1 oz lotion will last a very long time! Like I mentioned, I've been addicted to this product for the past several months, but before continuing with my review, I want to share with you what EOS states on their site about this lotion: 97% natural formula For all skin types Paraben-free Phthalate-free Lanolin-free Dye-free Dermatologist tested Hypoallergenic I love this product for many reasons, aside from the cute packaging, the lotion itself has a very refreshing cucumber scent, the scent is so light which I love because it is not overpowering, but it is strong enough that it lasts a long time as well! It is very moisturizing and makes my skin feel so soft, and does not leave that sticky/wet feeling unlike a few other lotions that I own, simply because this EOS lotion is very fast absorbing! As I mentioned earlier, you really only need a little bit of lotion on your hands, and it keeps the skin feeling so hydrated. Even though there is only 1oz of product, because you only need a little bit, it will last a long time (usually 1 will last me several months). I highly recommend the EOS Cucumber Hand Lotion, it is compact, it smells so good, it is hydrating, and best of all it is organic/natural!

    January 6, 2013

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