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  • MAC 266 Small Angle Brush
    10.0

    MAC 266 Small Angle Brush

    Furry Friend Friendly and stuff

    First off i love that this has synthetic bristles, i've never liked natural hair brushes, they're too scratchy and irritating, plus they're not animal friendly. It performs like a champ, lines perfectly. Eyes or eyebrows, it has yet to let me down. Hasn't shed yet though mine's still fairly new. I saw another reviewer had posted she's had hers for years, so i'm pretty stoked that i won't need to buy another liner brush for years, well, unless the world ends next year. lol. :) but hey a least i will have perfectly filled brows and beautifly lined eyes when we explode, or drown, or the aliens come back.

    April 28, 2011

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser

    I have the Naturals Pore scrub which isn't listed yet so i'm posting here. It's quite powerful stuff. When using a salicylic cleanser i leave the product on my skin for a minute or two to allow the acid to work better (it's given me great results). The scrub, as well as it's sister cleanser, contain willow bark extract which is salicylic acid. I left this on a tad too long in the shower while shaving and my face was red for a couple hours, so use with caution. The scrubbing beads are super gentle but give the skin a polished look non the less. I prefer this to the St. Ives apricot scrub for blemish prone skin, as it's far gentler and doesn't cause redness (so long as your not an idiot like me and forget its on your face). The smell is divine. My one irk is the consistency of it, it's kind of like slippery mucus (gross i know!). But other than that the price is fair, the results are great, and i love that ingredient list is short and simple.

    April 28, 2011

    10 of 12 people found this review helpful

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  • Shiseido Perfect Mascara
    10.0

    Shiseido Perfect Mascara

    Like the tube says: "PERFECT"

    This is by far my favorite mascara. Does everything a mascara should do: lengthens, volumizes, seperates and curls. Works like a dream when paired with the mascara base. It's not waterproof but has pretty good staying power. I once cried while wearing this and it didn't run.

    April 28, 2011

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Shiseido Makeup Nourishing Mascara Base

    I didn't even know mascara primers existed! I read some reviews and decided to try a tube. I kid you not, i look like i'm wearing fake lashes. I experimented with a few different mascaras (different wands, different formulas) they all looked ten times better with this base on. It washes off easily too with just plain soap. I did need to use a eyelash comb for a couple mascaras that were thicker, but it was worth the extra step, my lashes went from clumpy to volumized heaven! The best advice i can give is: first off BUY A TUBE! and second use a thicker mascara for volume (and have a eyelash comb ready) or a thinner mascara for more length, anyway you go, you WILL see a great difference with this base.

    April 28, 2011

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Desert Essence Organic Jojoba Oil
    10.0

    Desert Essence Organic Jojoba Oil

    Ah, the wonders of Jojoba.

    This oil has been touted for years as a miracle. It can be used to remove makeup and moisturize skin, hair and cuticles. I was extremely skeptical about getting oil anywhere near my acne prone skin, after all we've been brainwashed to believe that oil causes zits and only "oil free" products should be used if we have acne. But reaching my 25th birthday and STILL battling zits, i was willing to try. Jojoba is actually a liquid wax and is very much like our skin's own sebum (does anyone else hate that word?) And i was surprised to find that this actually healed my breakouts. Today i use this as a facial moisturizer, just three of four drops works, i rub it into my cuticles after applying it to my face and/or brush my hands along my hair to tame fly-aways and give it shine. It's a great massage oil that won't aggrivate body acne and makes skin SUPER soft. You can find jojoba oil almost anywhere these days, Trader Joes, Vitamin shop, Henry's, Whole Foods etc. Prices vary but they're never unreasonable, esp considering all it's uses.

    April 28, 2011

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • Sephora Professionnel Platinum Powder Brush #50
    10.0

    Sephora Professionnel Platinum Powder Brush #50

    Better than MAC, better than all of them!

    This particular line of Sephora brushes have insane quality and performance. After watching one of the artists use this brush for almost every application of makeup i knew i had to have it. After feeling how soft it was, i bought it on the spot. I got the airbrush #55. This brush is the perfect size for multiple makeup uses: loose powder, pressed powder, blush, bronzer, highlighter, supposedly liquid foundation too but i don't use any. And the finshed look is like the brush says: airbrushed. I also love that it's furry friend friendly, the bristles are synthetic. It picks up mineral powder like a magnet and buffs it to perfection with absolutley no irritation (i HATED bare minerals brushes, they made my skin red and itch). It hasn't ever shed. I really cannot say enough good things about this brush. It's convenient too for travel since you won't need to take all your makeup brushes.

    April 28, 2011

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • M.A.C. Fluidline
    10.0

    M.A.C. Fluidline

    Major eye popping color.

    I usually use a black powder and angled liner brush to line my eyes but despite using a primer and makeup setting spray it would bleed or disappear by the end of the night or by the end of work. So, i thought i'd try something with more staying power. I hate liquid liners and pencil liners, they've always irritated my eyes or are too difficult to apply. MAC fluid line is increadible. It took a few tries to master application but once i got it i loved the look. It doesn't budge all day or all night with or without primer or setting spray. I still use and angled liner brush, and for a smokey eye i sort of lightly blend the top line into the shadow on my lids (you have to be quick before it dries!) It only takes a teeny tiny bit to line the whole eye, i barely touch my brush to the surface of the gel. This will last a very long time provided that it doesn't dry out. (btw i wear contacts and this doesn't irritate my eyes)

    April 28, 2011

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful

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  • Dior Diorskin Forever Compact
    10.0

    Dior Diorskin Forever Compact

    My Holy Grail Pressed Powder.

    This powder is awesome. I love mineral powder but find it a nuisance to take with me and i have yet to find a pressed mineral compact that doesn't contain crap ingredients or smells. I agree with another reviewer who said this powder looks like any other powder at first but then "melts" into the skin. I love that it has SPF. Mine has lasted about 6 months with daily use. Hasn't broken me out once. i've thoroughly studied comedogenic ingredients and picked this powder because it doesn't contain any, though if you're sensitive to sunscreen or fragrance it could give you a reaction. All chemical sunscreens make me breakout but this one hasn't, i'm amazed. Good job Dior.

    April 28, 2011

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful

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  • Sally Hansen Nail Growth Miracle Serum
    9.0

    Sally Hansen Nail Growth Miracle Serum

    Growth or just Strength?

    I use this every other day (when i remember) I don't notice a difference in the rate of growth with my nails, but this stuff does strengthen them so they don't chip or peel, which let's me grow my nails longer. Not a complete miracle but I'll take it. It has a light shine that makes my nails look extra healthy.

    October 25, 2010

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Mario Badescu Skin Care Mario Badescu Glycolic Foaming Cleanser

    This is a great cleanser. It's not intended for everyday use, it will dry your skin out if you do. It's a great deep cleanser; i like using it every sunday night to wash off the weekends makeup and party grunge. Great bang for your buck, especially when you consider how much the average glycolic wash cost. This bottle lasts forever too. I've had mine for three months and it's still 75% full. It gives me squeaky clean smooth skin, and helps get rid of blackheads.

    June 11, 2010

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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