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A Little Strong
After the rave reviews of some people, I thought I'd try Prada. After all, I do like oriental scents. It came off, unfortunately, a little too strong. I could try it again, I suppose, but the price tag is a big turn off. It's great to be able to try these scents at Ulta. It let me see that Prada may be more name than product. But like I said, I wasn't completely disgusted. It just seemed like a scent for a woman strong enough to wear it.
September 24, 2011
Aloe Day Cream
I have sensitive/reactive skin that HATES sunscreen Sunscreen burns and makes me flush horribly so this fragrance-free sunscreen-free moisturizer was perfect for me. The SPF in my tinted moisturizer works for when I get outside, I guess. If you react to everything, this moisturizer is for you!
September 20, 2011
Bar for a Shampoo?
Okay. So it's my own darn fault for buying the darn thing, but hey. I tried it. It not only did NOT clean my hair, it dried it to a Brillo pad. It's an item to bring with you on a camping trip, I suppose but not if you intend on combing out your hair afterward. I had to reenter the shower and use half a bottle of conditioner to get my hair somewhat approachable.
September 17, 2011
Olay facial Hair Removal
Great products for a great price are what I think of when I see the name Olay. The Smooth Finish Hair Removal Duo is an Olay product and the price is decent for use on thinner hair so it’s no exception, I suppose. The two-step process is doable from the privacy of your own home and all you need is a washcloth, a sink and a timer. In less than 10 min. you can be smooth with minimal effort. But then there is the foul scent. Unfortunately, it is NOT fragrance-free but the fragrance isn’t as strong as other products of this nature. You are using it right under your nose for those 8 minutes I admit. But it dissipates. I have pretty thick hair so it probably wasn't as effective as it could have been but on thinner hair it works well at making you smooth without plucking or a razor and it’s a gentle and non-irritating alternative.
September 2, 2011
Clean but moisturized
On my thick, coarse hair, this shampoo left all strands clean but moisturized until the next washing a few days later. Many shampoos that clean the hair dry it out. Others that moisturize leave my hair and scalp greasy. This shampoo did a decent job for a reasonable price. For a softer, bouncier mane though, I'd use the matching conditioner.
August 12, 2011
If you like a pink tint to your lips, you may like this slightly-waxy balm. It is cheap, yes, but it looks cheap. I'd stick with Chapstick or Vaseline as a lip moisturizer and a MAC lipstick to color your mouth. I gave this product to my daughter and she seemed happy with it.
July 1, 2011
Sheer Transformation Cream
This cream was included in the package of Ole Henriksen Products through Sephora's Beauty Insider Points. It is a jar of very thick cream that I rubbed over a couple Chicken Pox scars on my forehead and nose. I also have been using it under my eyes. I'm finding the results minimal on the scar issue but I am pleased with the dewy, glowing results under my eyes. Will I buy a jar? Probably not but it leaves a pleasing glow with a very small amount of product. When used this way, the price tag isn't bad.
June 11, 2011
Luxury For Sensitive Skin
This creamy, silky, fresh-smelling cleanser feels so luxurious when I massage it onto my sensitive, reactive skin and rinse it off with warm water. It doesn't burn or dry out my skin, and when I use a cotton ball to tone my face after, no make-up remains..It is luxury. Pure luxury. My face feels youthfully soft and smooth before even my Night Treatment.. And at a half pump a day, it costs under fifty dollars a year.
June 9, 2011
Olay and Ole Truth (No surgery)
Amazing Wow IN CREDIBLE! After using the Olay Regenerist Night Cream, I pump a squirt of this serum by Ole into my left hand and use a finger from my right hand to spread a drop over my laugh lines and under my eyes where I have several crows feet. The other day, I wasn't sure if what I saw in the bathroom mirror was real. I had to go to a different room with different light and a different mirror. I am stunned. My face looks like it's several years younger. Incredible. It may seem expensive at first glance but a pump a day makes Ole Truth Serum totally worth the price. And that's the truth.
June 6, 2011
Wow. I was given a sample of this thick cream with my Sephora order and am amazed at the results. It is great for sensitive skin types, especially those with eczema or rosacea, and although you can smell the eucalyptus at first, the scent doesn't linger. For drier skins, it soothes any irritation and absorbs quickly and...it's reasonably priced!
June 4, 2011
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