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One of the Reasons Bare Escentuals Is Such a Great Company
With all that's provided in this kit, you get a big bang for your buck. Included in the kit is a "how to video", four natural mineral based shadow colors that blend seamlessly, and three high quality brushes. I bought this kit about two and a half years ago and I am still reaping the benefits of it today. First, from watching the video in this kit I improved my eye shadow applying and blending skills. I also still have all three brushes from the set, which are in excellent condition. I use these brushes with my other Bare Escentuals products and I am also able to use them with other eye shadows from other companies, LoViNg It! Last but not least, the earth tone shadows in this kit will allow you to create a natural, delicate, eye flattering look.
March 15, 2012
Not Quite What I Thought
I used this product twice and had so much trouble with it I never used it again. It was difficult to manage the stick precisely. The two times I used this mascara it seems like I applied mascara to every part of my eye except my eyelashes, perhaps I should have given it more of a chance and practiced with it, but I really don't want a mascara that I need to spend time perfecting. I did find it to be good for applying mascara to the corner lashes, but not the whole set of lashes. The black color is a rich thick black so if you manage to get some on your eyelashes they will be very black, but not that much longer or thicker than if you had used another mascara with a regular applicator. Maybe you will have more success with this product than I did, but I personally would not buy this product again. This single product does not represent what is otherwise a company with excellent natural products.
February 14, 2010
Does What It Says
Affordable and and soft on the skin, I use this cleaner once to twice a day with my clarisonic brush. My skin feels soft afterwards and is never tight. It has never caused my skin to break out or become dry.
January 27, 2010
Eventually, I believe I will own the whole Nars collection of Multiple Sticks. Depending on which color you use, it will have a different effect on your skin. I have Orgsm, Portofino, Copacabana, and South Beach. Orgsm is the one I generally tend to use all year round, as it creates a natural yet radiant blush and glow on the face, although I do tend to have to keep applying it. I also mix and match these stick colors. These sticks allow me to wear less makeup and carry less make up around with me. The sticks are very convenient and absolutely can be used as a blush, lipstick and eye shadow, but you must take the time to invest in the best most versatile color for your face. When you do decide to buy your first stick, go to a store like Sephora where you can try out as many colors as you want. Do get the opinion of the sales associate, so you walk out with the best color for you. It will be worth it.
January 25, 2010
I've Been Using it For Over A Decade
and it hasn't let me down yet. This product is a staple in my hair care regiment. I have thick hair, which is naturally wavy and can frizz. This conditioner thoroughly conditions my hair, moisturizes it, softens it, makes it shine. It does not weigh the hair down. It instantly unravels the tangles in my hair without much effort. I use other conditioners too, but this is my regular one and the others are alternates for a switch. Excellent for repairing hair that has been damaged by summer elements and activities, also steadily rebuilds hair that has been damaged from too much styling. It's over ten bucks, but it delivers.
January 13, 2010
Such a Heavenly Scent
Love it. So refreshing. Non-drying. Lasts a long time, a little goes a long way. Adequately priced for the quality of ingredients. Just watch out for the pump, I've had a couple break on me very soon after adjusting them for usage, be gentle with the pump.
January 12, 2010
Rescue My Eyes
A saleswoman in a beauty store recommended this product to me and I have to ask myself, why? Sometimes eye creams create a slightly tingly sensation under and around the eye. This gel just burned, every time I applied it (And my skin was not dry). I kept using it to see, maybe I had to get used to it, but no, plus there was absolutely NO difference in the appearance of my eyes from using this product. And I gave it at least three weeks. Not too mention it is not cheap. I never finished the jar and was going to bring it back for some kind of refund, but I never got around to it.
January 10, 2010
This cute little pencil has a few things going for it. First, it is one of the thinnest pencils out there and because of this, I find that I have more control with it than any of my other eye liners. Second, it gives your eyes more of a pop than other eyeliners, at least the black does, that's the only color I have tried. I only wear this and mascara to work and it does make the color in my eyes appear sharper. Three, this liner does last a pretty long time. I do find some fading with my lower lid, but not so much as to annoy. I do try to dry my lower lid with a Q-Tip before applying any eye liner, this makes the liner stay on better. I am definitely committed to this liner.
January 10, 2010
Energizes the Senses, Yes
These types of products usually don't improve my eye issues, I suffer from dark circles and puffiness, but I like Bliss so I said what the heck. Well, I'm sorry to say, I saw no difference in my eyes after removing these Bliss mini masks. If you buy these be careful when you take them out of the package because they can tear very easily. There are four individual packs in a box, since my first three attempts yielded no results I decided to put the fourth pack in the refrigerator, although Bliss does not recommend this. When I used this product cold, I did notice that my eyes seemed less puffy, but it may have just been the cold and not the actual mask. I will say this, these masks are refreshing. It's nice to put these under your eyes and just sit there and relax. It revitalizes the senses, but it didn't make my eyes appear more radiant.
January 10, 2010
Eminence Equals Excellence
Before I start the review of this particular product, I must express my opinion of the Eminence Company in general. Every Product I've ever used from Eminence has been of high-quality and effective in what it says it has to do. This company is very consistent in their products. This particular cream is a moisturizing "treatment". It can be used several ways. I switch off between this product and my other night moisturizers. I use the Fire Thorn Treatment when I feel like my skin is in danger of going down the dry path. I say in danger because I don't actually have dry skin on my face because I use this product and other highly effective moisturizers, but after a microdermabrasion treatment or after being outside in the cold for a while, this is the cream that I use at night. Make no mistake, it is thick, creamy and somewhat greasy, but it absolutely will revitalize your skin and will not cause you to break-out because the ingredients are so natural. If you use it during the day as a moisturizer just apply less. Another great thing about this product is that you can also use it to spot treat certain areas on your face. During the day, I generally use a lighter moisturizer, but if I have a spot that I want to give extra moisture to I apply Fire Thorn to that spot. You can not go wrong with this company.
January 10, 2010