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Major thumbs down.
I really do not care for Burt's Bees products. The fragrance the manufacturer uses is much too strong and all their products leave behind a sticky and filmy residue (because of the beeswax?) This product is no different. But I was still in for a suprise when I opened the tube and dispensed the cream. It was a light brown color. One reviewer was right, it looks like hemerroid cream. Therefore Burst Bees can hardly call it a cream. What I really disliked was the texture. It was extremely greasy and even a little grainy. It did not feel good at all on me feet, they felt warm, greasy, and uncomfortable. And yes, after the greasiness went away I was left with that good ol' sticky Burt's Bees residue. I think they should stick to making lip balms.
December 30, 2009
Crisp, like a tart apple.
The main thing that I really appreciate about this perfume is that it is not so overly sweet that you get sick of it really fast like what seems to be the case with too many perfumes. It is a very crisp and refreshing scent. Be Delicious is a wee bit strong, so only use one spray, if that; but it is sure to last a long time. I put some on before I left for work today and I was still smelling it five hours later, which I was very pleased with.
December 29, 2009
Not the best fit for me. Nice product though.
The bottle is super cute! It looks great sitting on your dresser! Though, you shouldn't buy a perfume merely for its aesthetic qualities. I'm not really sure what I was expecting with a name like "Red Cherie", maybe sweet like cherries? But it was not really what I expected. Instead of being sweet from beginning to end like I was hoping, it has a sparkly citrus scent, with a note of tangy pomegranate. So while it is a nice fragrance, it's not quite what I expected. This probably won't make much sense to anyone, except maybe artists or those who are creatively inclined, but the scent of this seems like it would go well with the color orange or yellow; rather than pink or purple like I was hoping. That's probably why it isn't the best fit for me...I never wear orange or yellow.
November 11, 2009
I own the featured flavor...
...and I just loved the cute packaging! I'm a sucker for pink! True shimmer has the same good ol' chapstick protection and moisture. The only difference is that true shimmer contains a colorless/silver micro fine glitter not coarse enough to feel grainy, but not fine enough to keep it from looking somewhat cheap and juvenile. There is no color or gloss to this product, so all that you see on your lips is the shimmer. Which is really all I expected. Hey, that's how it's advertised after all. I appreciate this product in that you can swipe it on throughout the day like you would your trusty lip balm but yet a step above, good for at work and want your lips to be hydrated while at the same time you want to communicate "Hey, I'm a girl through and through, even when it comes to something as everyday as chapped lips". But waht I don't appreciate is the smell and taste. This one is the berry flavor, but is tastes and smell just like a chalky, berry-flavored "Tums" chewable tablet.
November 10, 2009
Next to worthless.
The packaging states that when you peel this mask off after it has dried that you take pore clogs with it, but this mask is nowhere near strong enough to do anything of the sort. I saw no difference in my skin whatsoever after using over half the bottle of the stuff. You also have to keep the mask on practically three times longer than the bottle indicates in order for it to peel off cleanly. If you only wait ten minutes like the bottle says, you will end up trying to pick bits of sticky goo off your face. It does have a nice cooling sensation on your face, but that is probably because of the alcohol in it. Which also does nothing.
November 8, 2009
I would give it a try (if you have oilier skin, that is).
Dr. Feelgood was my first exposure to makeup primers. However, it isn't lika a typical makeup primer. Normally, primers are somewhat slippery and leave your skin looking and feeling dewy. While Dr. Feelgood on the other hand, makes your face feel velvety and lookmatte. It might laso help keep oil at bay. But the results don't last forever. After a few hours my skin looked shiny again, but I wasn't really suprised by that, my face is pretty oily. I would say it is best for people with skin like mine (rather oily). It would probably leave other types of skin feeling rather dry. I put Dr. Feelgood under my makeup and it heps fill in large pores (hmm, I hope that doesn't mean that it is clogging them, but I have gone through about three tins of the stuff now and I haven't had problems with breakouts yet) and it would also help smooth small bumps and slight uneveness, though it isn't always foolproof, so it's not like it leaves my skin looking perfect, but it is an improvement over wearing foundation and/or concealer alone.
November 8, 2009
Just what I had been looking for!
When I saw this for the first time my heart skipped a beat!I have been waiting so long to be able to buy body polish like this at a place like Walgreen's! I had been in the market for a department store quality scrub at a drugstore price for a long time, and I probably don't need to tell that that is very hard to find-until now! This scrub is nice and thick and dense. It has a light and sweet vanilla scent, as well as a little sudsey-ness. The little scrubbers are comprised mainly of sugar and ground apricot pit, and the combination makes a great exfoliator. However, when using this I would turn the water off and make sure that your legs aren't TOO wet otherwise the sugar in the scrub dissolves too quikly and your buffing job ends up being done before you wanted it to be. Also, it's best to store it in a place where you know you won't get any water inside. If you get even a little water in it you're left with are jar full of sudsy-only slighly grainy-slimy subsance (due to the sugar dissolving). If you're looking for a high-quality and low cost scrub,get this! You will not regret it!
November 8, 2009
A great lotion to use every day. It is very light, totally non-greasy; and it absorbs immediately. It has a very powdery, light non-offensive scent. However, given the fact that it is so lightweight a person with severly dry skin should consider something a little richer. When I apply it to very dry areas my skin still feels a little lacking because it is so light and absorbs so fast.
November 8, 2009
Not very high quality, IMO.
It definitely leaves your skin feeling clean. A little too clean, actually. It stripped my skin and made it feel rather dry. I would absolutely use it in conjunction with a good body lotion and avoid using it at winter or in a drier climate. I was not impressed with the smell either. It smells like hand or dish soap; rather cheap.
November 3, 2009
Great, as long as you don't set your expectations too high.
In general, amongst the vast selection of hair styling products available, it seems that texturizers are one of the most difficult products to master. Unless for some uncanny reason you are a texurizing natural, or you have spent hours perfecting the art, texturizers are in truth difficult to work with. Many times the end result not being worth the effort invested. This seems to be true from the cheapest drugstore find to the most expensive product in the poshest salon. Sebastian Professional Microweb fiber is really no exception. Aside from the fact that it smells much better than many products out there (it smell like tropical fruit to me), it is quite similar to other-much less expensive-texturizers I've tried. Actually, this Microweb Fiber is probably the stickiest texturizer I've tried yet. So much so that I had alot of difficulty even fluffing my fingers through my hair, leaving strands of hair sticking together and losing all their volume, which is the exact opposite result you are trying to achieve. By no means, however, do I intend to write this product off. While I wasn't able to master the texturizing technique, this product is great for smoothing frizz and flyaways and creating a lustrous sheen that leaves hair looking elegant and polished. I achieve this by lightly running a small ammount through my hair when it's dry and then brush my hair out with a hard-bristle brush. I am always pleased with the end results.
October 23, 2009