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  • Goody Simple Styles Spin Pin
    7.0

    Goody Simple Styles Spin Pin

    Works Well on Long Hair

    I have long curly hair, so this product actually worked fairly well on my hair, all you do is gather all of your hair, twist your hair into a tight bun, tuck in the ends, spin one pin from the top and one pin from the bottom, which creates a perfect bun! Generally my go to hair style is a bun, but I usually have to use a whole lot of bobby pins, and/or scrunchies which makes it look very uneven and sort of unflattering! I think this product would not be good for short hair gals, for obvious reason...if you don't have enough hair it will be hard to create a bun, but generally for medium to long hair gals this will be perfect for you! This product does retail for $7.29, a bit pricey in my opinion, but well worth it. Please make sure to check out the Goody website, for more accessories and to take a look at the Styles Spin Pins which do come in several different colors.

    January 6, 2013

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  • Kiss EverEZ Premium Eyelashes with Application Strings

    The starter kit comes with lashes, the glue, and tweezers to apply the lashes. Thank goodness for the plastic tweezers because this made the application of the lashes so much easier, I simply held the lashes with the tweezers, applied glue, slowly placed lashes on top of my natural lashes, with tweezers and fingers I made sure the lashes applied to lid and that's all! The glue actually lasted all day long, which is amazing! The lashes looked very dramatic yet natural as well, I received so many compliments the day I wore them! One con is that the glue did take a little bit to dry, which I can't say if it's average compared to other lash glues since I don't have much to compare. Overall I really liked these lashes and I will definitely continue to use them until it is time to buy a new pair!

    January 6, 2013

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  • N.Y.C. New York Color Liquid Eyeliner
    7.0

    N.Y.C. New York Color Liquid Eyeliner

    Affordable, pigmented liner

    The liner does apply without any effort at all and very smoothly, the liner is a very dark/deep black which is normally what I like in an eyeliner, so you can achieve a very dark black line without having to go over the line a few times. The formula is not too wet and not dry at all, which is perfect; the liner is smudge proof, within a few seconds the liner does dry, and when you rub on it the liner does not budge nor smear, this is very important for me because I tend to rub my eyes a lot and I certainly don’t want to look like a raccoon by the end of the day! The price is amazing for this liner, it retails for $2.99, which is really unbelievable for liquid eyeliners now days. The only con that I have for this product is the wand is a flimsy “nail polish like” wand which makes it hard for me to create even lines, normally I like felt tip pens because it makes the application so much easier for me. If you’re very experienced with applying liquid eyeliner with these types of wands then you will love this liner because it is smudge-proof, it is long lasting, and the color is a very deep dark black. For me, I am sticking with felt tip which is why I will not repurchase this liner again (I do have their felt tip liquid liner which I LOVE and will be reviewing soon). This liner can be purchased at local drugstores such as Target, Rite Aid, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, etc.

    January 6, 2013

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  • E.L.F. Essentials Waterproof Eyeliner Pen
    7.0

    E.L.F. Essentials Waterproof Eyeliner Pen

    Pretty Good and Does the job right

    So my first impressions on this product is that I love the felt-tip style, it definitely makes it easy to apply. The pen is very pigmented, and it does glide on pretty smoothly, with enough color with each glide. It is not too wet, so it does dry pretty quickly, I wouldn't really call it waterproof since it did easily remove with a little bit of water. Lasting power is ok, after about 4 hours the color was fading (but this could be because I am used to dark black liners (vs gray). After using this product for about a week, I do like it so far, and right now I would recommend it.

    January 6, 2013

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  • Sally Hansen La Cross Adjustable Dual Tip Tweezers

    About a month ago I went to my local Big Lots and purchased the Sally Hansen LaCross Tweezers, for only $2.00, regularly these tweezers retail for $6.99. What attracted me to purchase the tweezers were 2 things, the first being the color (pink) and the other reason is that I needed new tweezers that had a sharp edge (compared to my 10+ year old Revlon tweezers). The tweezers do a great job in plucking out even the most stubborn and tiniest hairs, which is great because it creates a very clean look to your eyebrows. Since I was not used to sharp tweezers, I did have to go pretty slowly at first, until I got the hang of it. The tweezers are very durable, and I've washed them periodically to see if they would rust, and in fact the tweezers look perfectly the same as they did 1 month ago, which is great because you don't want tweezers to rust on you! They are also sized pretty great and versatile, not too big or small, they are perfect for small hands but also for bigger hands as well. Overall I really like these tweezers, I can't really compare them to higher priced tweezers since I've only tried drugstore brands, but for only $2.00 (even regularly priced at $6.99) they are a great deal and great quality as well!

    January 6, 2013

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  • EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm
    9.0

    EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm

    One of the best lip balms out there

    I’ve always read a lot of hype on the EOS Lip Balms, but never actually purchased any, simply because I always thought they were too expensive for lip balms. Recently I was in line at my local Target and saw this EOS Strawberry Sorbet Lip Balm hanging by the cash register; it was $2.99 so I thought well why not...let me give it a try! I’ve been testing out the EOS Strawberry Sorbet Lip Balm for almost a month now and I am simply addicted to it! First let me tell you what the company claims: Long-lasting moisture Shea butter & vitamin E Smoothes on clear New smooth sphere precisely glides on to lips Twist-off top Gluten-free Paraben-free Petrolatum-free Phthalate-free I love this product for so many reasons, first being that it does not feel sticky at all, the product itself has a very smooth consistency to it, so when you slide it on your lips it feels light enough as if there is hardly anything on your lips (which is a plus for me – I hate that sticky lip balm feeling). I love that it makes my lips feels super soft during and after applying the product, it is long lasting, but I find myself applying it often because I love it so much. The product comes in a .25 oz container, but I can definitely see this product lasting a long time; as I mentioned I’ve been testing it out for almost a month and I’ve barely made a dent into it. The packaging is super cute, and very unique. The oval packaging is petite enough to carry around in your purse, and since the container is so unique, it never gets “lost” in my purse, like a lot of my other chapsticks or lipsticks. This is a colorless lip balm, but it does add tiny bit of shine, nothing too extravagant. It does have a slight scent, I wouldn't say it smells exactly like strawberries nor does it taste like strawberries, but the scent is still pleasant enough. I definitely do think this lip balm does live up to its expectation and claims, it is long lasting, it does moisturize and does keep my lips super soft …plus I love that EOS is 100% natural 95% organic, and do not test on animals!

    January 6, 2013

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  • Spornette DeVille Brushes
    10.0

    Spornette DeVille Brushes

    Amazing Brushes

    I never realized that having good quality hair brushes made a difference in how your hair looks. Throughout my entire life, I’ve only owned very “cheap” and inexpensive hair brushes; you know the plastic ones you can buy at the Dollar Tree or Wal-Mart, usually priced less than $5.00. Well I recently had the opportunity to try out two great quality brushes, and I wanted to share with you my opinion on them. The first brush I received and tried out is the Spornette DeVille Boar Bristle Paddle Brush, which retails for $23.32. I have to admit when I first saw the price of this brush I was a little hesitant because it’s basically 5 times the price of my usual plastic brush, however upon trying the brush I can honestly say the price is so worth it. The bristles on this brush literally work wonders; this brush has actually been making my hair super soft and shiny, which I never knew a brush could actually do that. The bristles are sturdy yet not too hard and rough, which makes brushing your hair a breeze because it does not pull or tug on any strands. The second brush I’ve been using is the Spornette Italian Basic Boar Bristles Wood Handle Rounder Hair Brush, which retails for $28.00. The bristles on this brush are a little bit more sturdy and firm, so I find that this brush works great when straightening (blow-drying) my hair, but also great in providing a little extra volume. I find that this brush also makes my hair super shiny and soft so I love using this when I put my hair up in a ponytail and I need the top of my hair to be sleek and smooth. I love how these brushes make my hair look and feel and quite honestly no other brush can compare. I also love what the body of the brushes are made of which is actual hardwood. The handles are non-slip, so even if you have product on your hands that hardwood makes it easy to get a good firm grip. I would highly recommend you purchase at least 1 good quality brush in your lifetime, because you will truly see a difference; these brushes both are wonderful for detangling, for proving shine, volume, and smoothness all at the same time!

    January 6, 2013

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  • Sally Hansen Grow Nails Now! Nail Growth Solution

    After using this product for 2 weeks I feel that I can give a pretty accurate review on it because I have actually seen results. A little background on my nails: they typically grow out to about 1/2 of a centimeter, then quickly break or become so brittle that I have to cut them. Well I bought this product right when my nails had reached the 1/2 centimeter growth/length. The instructions on the product are to apply 1 to 2 coats on freshly cleaned nails every day, now keep in mind removing nail polish is something I hate doing, so rather than removing the polish every single day and applying a new coat every day, I just kept applying coats of this polish on my already coated nails. Will you achieve different and possibly better results if you follow the instructions? Probably, however I've been satisfied with how my nails have been looking (even if I haven't been too strict on the instructions). My nails haven't grown drastically since applying this treatment so I don't agree with the "maximum growth" claim, however I do feel that it has made a difference in my nails and here are the results (after 2 weeks of use): - Nails are now very strong and hard - Nails are no longer brittle - None have cracked or broken since using this treatment. - Nails are whiter and feel smoother. - Even when I don't have this product on, my nails still feel strong and healthy. Sally Hansen carries a ton of nail growth and nail strengtheners which you can find on their site, many with different vitamins and different ingredients that may ultimately give you different results. If you want to purchase the same one I did, you can visit your local Big Lots, or you can also find it at your local Ulta, CVS, Walgreen's, and online.

    January 6, 2013

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  • Physicians Formula Gentle Cover Concealer Stick

    Physician’s Formula claims: -Non-drying concealing stick. -Provides smooth, easy application. -Yellow hides blemishes, under-eye circles and other minor skin imperfections. -Hypoallergenic. -Fragrance-free. -Non-comedogenic. -Recommended by dermatologists and plastic surgeons. The Physician’s Formula Gentle Cover Concealer Stick in Yellow, is perfect for my skin, it works really well in concealing my dark under-eye circles, and in addition it also does a wonderful job in concealing red blemishes and uneven skin tone. The “yellow” in the concealer acts as a neutralizer, which is why it is able to hide/conceal red spots on my face. The product itself is creamy and in my opinion works better on combination to oily skin because it can get a bit drying if you already have dry skin. On my combination skin, the concealer blends in smoothly, and feels very light weight. PROS: Conceals dark under-eye circles Conceals red spots and uneven skin tone Easily blend-able & smooth Works perfectly on combination to oily skin type Tiny amount is needed CONS: Can be too drying and “cakey” for dry skin type Has a weird scent, but goes away once applied Overall I really do like this product, as I mentioned before it really does work perfectly for my skin type, one word of advice a tiny amount is needed therefore if you use too much product it will appear very cakey, therefore a tip is to just apply a small amount and work from there! Also, if you do have dry skin you still can use this product, just make sure you moisturize your skin really well, especially under your eyes/dark circles, this way it will allow the concealer to blend better. The Gentle Cover Concealer Sticks also comes in Green (green hides red blemishes and scars) and Flesh tone (flesh tone shades cover any minor skin imperfections.

    January 6, 2013

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  • Simple Replenishing Rich Moisturizer

    PROS: - Remove makeup without any effort, a few swipes and even the toughest mascara is wiped away. - Face feels clean, doesn’t leave any weird stickiness or dirty feeling behind. - No stinging, or roughness like other face wipes, it is very gentle. - Wipes are not too wet and no dry, actually perfectly moistened. CONS: None. Simple Skincare CLAIMS: - They don’t use perfumes, dues, or harsh irritants that can upset your skin. - It contains PRO-VITAMIN B5 which helps restore, soften, and smooth the skin. - It contains skin loving nutrients such as Glycerin (hydrates/nourishes the skin), Bisabolol (soothes and calms the skin), and Allaltoin (soften skin)

    January 6, 2013

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