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  • Aveeno Continuous Protection Sunblock for Face

    I don't particularly love this sunblock, but I don't particularly hate it either. It is a tad heavy on the face and it does get greasy over time, which is something I don't like especially when I'm wearing foundation or a tinted moisturizer. It makes my simple light summer makeup look heavy because of the grease. I have combination skin and my pores get congested easily so I have to really care for my skin otherwise I breakout horribly. With that said, I was surprised that this has never broken me out despite that it was a bit heavy and greasy. I used for a month and have switched to a different sunblock because I need one that is sheer and light, and will work under my makeup. I still have more than half the product left and have given it to my husband to finish it for me. At least, it smells fairly pleasant and not sunblocky.

    April 16, 2012

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  • Aveeno Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

    OMG. This broke me out like I was a teenager all over again!! I have this moisturizer with the SPF 15 and thought, it was nice...I'll try the SPF 30 one. I was using the SPF 15 one for days I was staying in or going out in the early evenings when the sun is still kind of out or just starting to set, for groceries or movies. Anyways, I thought I get the SPF30 version and try it out. It'd be perfect for the winter sun, where it's not harsh like the summers, so SPF 30 will do. OMG. This gave me cystic pimples. I take very good care of skin, cleanse thoroughly, and I have pretty clear skin. I found this moisturizer to be a little thicker than the SPF 15 one, and it feels a little greasy...maybe from the higher SPF content? Anyways, it took 2 days of using this, and on the 3rd day....BOOM! I got a couple of cystic pimples and a couple of regular pimples. I thought well maybe my skin just needs an adjusting period since I am using a new product. I gave my skin a week or so of break, used this moisturizer again.....same thing. I've used this moisturizer on and off for a month or so just to test it out. Break out every time I use it. Not a happy camper. We all know how horrible and painful the cystic ones are. And they take forever to mellow out. And the marks they leave behind.....sigh. I am pretty fair so these marks look that much more obvious on my face. And to top it off....I feel this is expensive for what it is! This is a huge NO for me. For reference, I have dry-combo sensitive skin, cheeks get dry in the winter months, slightly oily in the T-Zone.

    September 16, 2011

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  • Olay Total Effects Fragrance-Free Moisturizer With Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 15

    I've been using this as my daily moisturizer since I was 18 and I'm 31 now. I've never really used other daily moisturizers since I started using this one everyday. I've always had very clear and good skin. This doesn't clog my pores or break me out. I have combo-dry sensitive skin. It's light, and absorbs fast. I made the biggest mistake this past summer when I had a temporary break from my tried and true Olay. I finished my bottle and was at Target, strolling down the aisle when I saw Aveeno Positively Radiant. I thought well, isn't this nice, maybe I should give this a try. Afterall, I haven't really tried out any other daily moisturizers and it was cheaper than my Olay Total Effects. Biggest mistake of my life. I will never stray again. My skin just screamed! I was breaking out round after round of cystic pimples. I never went through that horrible bad skin phase when I was a teenager....welp, I went through that now. This has SPF15 in it so it's great for the super cold winter months when the sun is not very strong or for days you don't plan to be out and about. But I personally wear a SPF30 in the winter in addition to my Olay Total Effects, and a SPF60 in the summer months. This is on the pricer side for a drugstore brand, but the product is very good and it is comparable to what you'd get in a department store. For me, it's worth the investment. I love this stuff.

    December 6, 2010

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  • Boots No7 Rebalancing Night Fluid
    6.0

    Boots No7 Rebalancing Night Fluid

    A Nice Basic Night Cream For Combo or Oily Skin

    I have combination-dry sensitive skin. I get a tad dry on my cheeks and sometimes dry patches over my nose, and a slightly oily T-Zone. My friend was raving about about this night cream and suggested that I give this product a try. It's light and doesn't feel greasy on which I like. I think this is a good basic night cream for anyone who has true combination skin. I found that this night cream dried out my cheeks a little a bit and my cheeks tend to get dry so this night cream doesn't help with that. If you have combination-oily skin, I think this would make a great basic night moisturizer.

    December 6, 2010

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  • Clinique Quick Eyes Cream Shadow
    8.0

    Clinique Quick Eyes Cream Shadow

    Perfect For A Quickie And Trips!!

    I got two of these...Starlit Pink and Rock Violet. The colors are very pretty. Colors can be layered for darker, more dramatic look, and they blend super well. I like them because they're super quick and easy. I took these with me on a recent trip. I also took a palette of powder shadows with me, but I never even used the palette. I kept reaching for Cliniques Quick Eyes. I just used my fingers...didn't have to worry about brushes and keep them clean. These guys are small, convenient to throw into my makeup bag/handbag, and I can also carried these in my carry-on onto the plane. I recommend these to anyone who like super easy, no fuss, super quick makeup!

    December 6, 2010

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  • La Roche-Posay Physiological Micellar Solution

    I am using this along with the La Roche Posay Toleriane Dermo Cleanser. I love this! It's super gentle and my skin doesn't feel too tight or dried out. I use to remove makeup and sunscreen and then I cleanse again with the Dermo Cleanser. Sometimes, I just use this especially when I don't have very much on my face but I want to cleanse my skin. I switched over to this and the Dermo Cleanser when my skin started to break out like crazy with cystic pimples over the summer. This is super gentle, but cleanses very thoroughly. Depending on how much you've got on, you might need to cleanse twice, but the formula is so gentle that it will not dry out or irritate your skin. I normally have very good and clear skin. Over the summer, I decided to try out a new moisturizer on a whim - Aveeno Positively Radiant. Big mistake. It took me a while to figure out what was breaking me out since it was summer, it was hot, I was using a higher SPF, etc. So I decided that I needed to switch my cleansers and makeup removers. I needed something that was gentle and for sensitive skin so I can cleanse twice if I need to. My regular cleansers and makeup removers started to irritate my skin especially in the areas that was breaking out. It was difficult to cleanse twice because my skin was just screaming. And then, I found this little gem along with the Dermo Cleanser! Best investment ever! This is a little pricey for a drugstore brand, but the product is comparable to what you'd get in a department store. I love it and will continue to use this in my regular skin care routine. This is a total gem! At this point, I'm not sure if I should totally despise Aveeno for ruining my skin and leaving marks behind or thank them. If I hadn't broke out so badly, I'd would have never switch over or found these gems!

    December 6, 2010

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  • La Roche-Posay Toleriane Gentle Dermo-Cleanser

    I've been using this cleanser the last couple of months. I have combination-dry sensitive skin - cheeks and nose tend to get dry and tight and T-Zone can get a little shiny in the summer months. I have pretty good skin. My skin was having a bad reaction to a moisturizer I was trying out several months ago and I was breaking out with rounds of cystic pimples. I felt like a teenager! I was trying out Aveeno Positively Radiant Moisturizer -- don't buy it! You will regret it! So I decided to switch to a gentle cleanser for sensitive skin because my normal cleanser was a little too harsh for my skin when I was breaking out because I usually cleanse twice. Once to get off all the makeup and sunscreen, and once to really cleanse the skin. It was too much for my skin with my regular cleanser. My regular cleanser and makeup remover was fine for my skin prior to massive cystic attacks. But with the breakouts, I found my skin to be even more sensitive. I finally figured out it was the new moisturizer causing havoc so I dumped that. I've been using this cleanser in rotation with the La Roche Posay Micellar Solution the last couple months while my skin is healing. I still bear the marks from the cystic pimples. Since I dumped the moisturizer, there hasn't been a break out. I love this cleanser! I will continue to use this in my regular skin care routine. This cleanser is gently enough that I can cleanse my skin twice when I need to which is my usual routine, but at the same time, this cleanses very thoroughly. At this point, I'm not sure to thank Aveeno for ruining my skin because if I hadn't broken out so badly, I probably would've never discover this gem!!

    December 6, 2010

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  • La Roche-Posay ANTHELIOS FLUIDE EXTREME
    10.0

    La Roche-Posay ANTHELIOS FLUIDE EXTREME

    Anthelios SPF 60+, Best Investment Ever!

    Renewed faith in this product. The first time I ever used this was this past summer and around that time, I was trying out a new moisturizer -- biggest mistake ever! After many months and weeks of swapping things in and out of my skin care routine just to see what's messing my skin up, I've worked out the moisturizer was breaking me out! I thought it was this sunscreen that was breaking me out, but it was the moisturizer. I was trying out the Aveeno Positively Radiant moisturizer. It's terrible. I had rounds of break outs, mostly cystic pimples! Once they start to subside and calm down, another round would come. It was a never ending cycle. I am still dealing with the marks from all this breaking out. Anyways, I used this SPF recently when I went on a trip and it didn't break me out at all. It comes in a small plastic bottle container with a screw top. You have to shake it really well to mix the content up before applying to your face. It absorbs super fast into the skin and it was rather light. It does feel a tad bit greasy initially when I was applying it with my fingers, but once it absorbs into the skin, it's really not a problem at all. And it's not sticky! I think it's a bit on the expensive side and the price is comparable to the department store brands, but I think this is worth the investment. A little bit goes a long way and that little bottle (1.7 oz) has lasted me through the summer and then some. I actually like the small bottle packaging because it's small and the bottle is thin, not big and bulky. I can throw into my makeup bag or handbag and carry it with me. And this will protect from UVA and UVB rays!

    December 6, 2010

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid
    10.0

    La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid

    One Of Best Investments You'll Make!

    Renewed faith in this product. The first time I ever used this was this past summer and around that time, I was trying out a new moisturizer -- biggest mistake ever! After many months and weeks of swapping things in and out of my skin care routine just to see what's messing my skin up, I've worked out the moisturizer was breaking me out! I thought it was this sunscreen that was breaking me out, but it was the moisturizer. I was trying out the Aveeno Positively Radiant moisturizer. It's terrible. I had rounds of break outs, mostly cystic pimples! Once they start to subside and calm down, another round would come. It was a never ending cycle. I am still dealing with the marks from all this breaking out. Anyways, I used this SPF recently when I went on a trip and it didn't break me out at all. It comes in a small plastic bottle container with a screw top. You have to shake it really well to mix the content up before applying to your face. It absorbs super fast into the skin and it was rather light. It does feel a tad bit greasy initially when I was applying it with my fingers, but once it absorbs into the skin, it's really not a problem at all. And it's not sticky! I think it's a bit on the expensive side and the price is comparable to the department store brands, but I think this is worth the investment. A little bit goes a long way and that little bottle (1.7 oz) has lasted me through the summer and then some. I actually like the small bottle packaging because it's small and the bottle is thin, not big and bulky. I can throw into my makeup bag or handbag and carry it with me. And this will protect from UVA and UVB rays!

    December 6, 2010

    18 of 18 people found this review helpful

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  • Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
    10.0

    Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat

    Best Investment!

    This is the best investment I've ever made for my nails! It dries my polish in minutes and my manicure lasts for weeks! Make the investment! You won't regret it.

    December 3, 2010

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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