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  • Smooth Away Hair Removal

    Smooth Away Hair Removal

    Could Have Just Gone to Home Depot

    It is like a very fine sandpaper so just use an emory board and save yourself some money. To get hair off the legs is going to require the kind of sandpaper sold at Home Depot. This product does bupkas for the legs. It was ok on the uppr lip inbetween waxing applications. And it will leave the area feeling very sensitive. You know, if a product seems to be too good to be true then it is probably just going to end up in the trash and this is one for the trash pile.

    April 30, 2010

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  • TRESemme Fresh Start Moisturizing Waterless Foam Shampoo

    TRESemme Fresh Start Moisturizing Waterless Foam Shampoo

    TRESemme Dirty Finish Please Wash Me Product

    Yuck! I was so excited to try this. I read about it in a popular fashion mag and found it later that day in the drugstore. Snatched it up, ran to the counter and paid for it. I typically wash my hair every other day and my bangs every day and I was hopeful that with this product I could quickly refresh my hair without even washing my bangs. Trial number one on just the bangs yielded a wet result that needed to be styled with the blow dryer. Not a big deal. And it smelled really good. On the second try I decided to use it on the bangs as well as the root area around my face. Again, the directions indicate that you should blot up the excess and I needed a blow dryer. This time the hair was limp, greasy,stringy and altogether not ready for a second day on my head. I ended up using Oscar Blandi dry powder to soak up the oil and a healthy dose of hairspray to maintain a simple ponytail. This product cannot do what it says it will. I have gone back to the Blandi spray powder which leaves my hair looking clean and does not require restyling. Save your money.

    April 29, 2010

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Anti-Humidity Hairspray

    This product performs far better than its pricier cousins. It isn't sticky and I get a great hold without feeling like I am in a helmet. My bangs look as good at the end of the day as when I first do them in the morning. And I am a fitness instructor! My only complaint is that the nozzle, which delivers a very fine and diffuse spray, clogs frequently even though I keep it upright and covered. It is easily unclogged, but a pain to do every day. For the price, there is no reason not to try it. How many times have we thrown away far pricier products because they didn't deliver?

    June 21, 2008

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss

    Smashbox Lip Enhancing Gloss

    I Have It On Now

    This is not going to give you Angelina lips, but I do like the sheer color, I don't notice any odor and it isn't super sticky. I don't know that it has any actual lip plumping potential because there is none of that sting or sizzle when it goes on. It lasts as long as any other gloss. I think lip enhancing just means that your lips will look prettier with this than on their own. For me this is definitely true.

    March 11, 2008

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Smashbox Sunset Boulevard Fusion Body Bronzing Set

    This is one of my go to products especially in the dead of winter in Chicago. The 3 colors can be swirled for a natural all over glow or dust the darker shade where the sun would hit you normally and then use the lighter colors to highlight. I tend to be a swirler and I end up with a very natural looking "tan". There is no glitter and no detectable scent so it makes the product usuable by women of all ages. The brush alone is worth the price. It is large and fluffy so that you end up with natural looking color and not stripes. The compact is large so while it may not be your first choice when flying with carry-on luggage only, there is plenty to dust on your collarbones and shoulders and anywhere the sun would naturally hit you.

    February 21, 2008

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Secret Clinical Strength Sensitive Skin

    IT gets a 9 only because I want this in an invisible version. Hate the white streaks. However, this stuff works. I am a fitness instructor and often move from one class right to the next without benefit of a shower (I do shower every day, don't panic!). As long as I change into clean clothes, I truly feel that this product lives up to its promise. My body odor does not procede me! If I am using the product on a day when I am not in the gym, I am completely confident and dry.

    February 16, 2008

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment

    I have used Help Me for a number of years. And while other products come on the market and I might give one or two a try, I always wonder why I strayed. The product goes on easily with no stinging (at least for me and I do not have sensitive skin). It absorbs quickly and leaves my skin feeling smoother and tighter. I do use it on the fine lines of my eyes in place of a nighttime eye cream and the softening of the lines as well as the creams ability to dissolve one of those little white keratoses (usually from a blocked pore) makes this reasonably priced product a winner.

    February 15, 2008

    11 of 12 people found this review helpful

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  • the Balm BalmShelter Tinted Moisturizer SPF 18

    the Balm BalmShelter Tinted Moisturizer SPF 18

    Not Just Another Tinted Moisturizer

    I read reviews at MegsMakepup.com and thought, well what's one more TM in the drawer? I have Laura Mercier's oil free and I like it and it is nearly new. So I bought this one anyway and I am in love. It goes on so smoothly (I do use Smashbox Photofinish) and blends well yet does even things out with light coverage. If you are looking to hide severe discoloration, this product may not be your first choice. If you want a smooth, seamless finish with spf, nodetectable scent (Kiehl's has a nice TM and while it went on well, I did not care for the scent) with enough coverage to feel finished, this should be in your makeup collection.

    November 29, 2007

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful

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  • Bobbi Brown Shimmer Lip Tint SPF 15

    I way too many BB lip glosses, but this one with spf and a nice touch of color is great for first thing in the morning or to swipe on when I walk the dog. It may be way too cold in Chicago today, but the sun is bright and lips need both moisture and spf. Like any gloss in this delivery system it is sticky, but that has never bothered me,

    November 29, 2007

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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