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  • Origins Flower Fusion Hydrating Lip Color

    I tried this on during a facial event. I didn't need a lipstick, but I went home with "Sweet Pea." Great color moisturizing but not greasy, relatively long lasting. I'll be checking out those other colors soon!

    September 23, 2008

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  • Caswell-Massey Sandalwood Soap
    10.0

    Caswell-Massey Sandalwood Soap

    Both men and women will love it!

    This is one of my all-time favorite soaps. I love the smell of sandalwood, and enjoy using this non-drying soap as part of my fragrance layering. Men love this scent too - and I love it on them! The bars last a long time and leave your bathroom nicely fragranced as well. Caswell-massey's products are wonderful, and this soap is a fine example.

    September 9, 2008

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  • L'Occitane Shea Butter Lavender Hand Cream
    10.0

    L'Occitane Shea Butter Lavender Hand Cream

    Hand care + aromatherapy too!

    Not only is this a wonderful hand cream, but the scent of lavender is delightfully soothing. This is my favorite handcream to use before bedtime for that very reason - and also because it leaves my hands soft but not greasy. I can tell the difference in the morning if I forget to apply it or if I - perish the thought! - run out. Which reminds me - I'm overdue for a trip to the L'Occitane store!

    September 9, 2008

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  • Lancome Mille & Une Roses Eau de Parfum

    I love Lancome products and have used them for years - but never really liked their perfumes, until I had the chance to sample this one. It was truly love at first sniff, and an immediate full-bottle purchase. Yes, it smells like roses, but in a warm, balanced way. It feels more complete, somehow, than many soliflores, and someone who is not usually attracted to rose base scents might like it too. I always get compliments when I wear this. an added plus - the bottle is absolutely beautiful! It's best to spritz lightly at first - like all Lancome scents, it has an impressive sillage and lasts a while. I love to put this behind my neck by my hair so that the scent lingers there. Yes, it's pricey - but well worth it.

    September 4, 2008

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  • Estee Lauder Take It Away Total Makeup Remover

    This gentle, pleasantly scented product works well to help remove make-up, even heavy or waterproof varieties. I find it a bit more difficult to use around my eyes than liquid formulas (like Lancome's Bi-Facil which I love) or pads, but it does work and does not cause any irritation whatsoever, even for those with contacts (like me). It's also nice to have ONE product that can help with all of my makeup. And it's reasonably priced! This is definitely worth a try.

    September 4, 2008

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  • Frederic Fekkai Brilliant Glossing Sheer Shine Mist

    This product smells wonderful and leaves a lovely, natural looking shine to your hair. Unless it leaves your hair oily looking and stringy. The trick, I've found, is to hold the bottle up very high and spray once toward the back of you head (but not directly on top). Shake your hair to catch the mist and comb through. Don't squirt several times and don't use near your bangs, if you have any. Spraying a bursh and then using it on your hair also works well - but then you'll need to wash the brush fairly often. I've found it challenging to use just the right amount - but when I get it right, this stuff is fabulous!

    September 4, 2008

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  • Estee Lauder Individualist Natural Finish Makeup

    I used some wonderful foundations from Lancome and Chanel, but this is my new favorite. I get light, natural coverage that leaves my dry skin dewy and fresh all day long. Shades are plentiful and easy to match - I found one that is perfect on me. I think this would work for any age range - it's not anti-aging per se but it looks great, and I prefer to treat my skin with products other than make-up anyway! This is the perfect lightweight everyday foundation - and it's priced reasonably as well.

    September 2, 2008

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  • Origins Plantidote Mega-Mushroom Face Lotion

    I just recieved a sample of this product and used it right after a facial and after getting my eyebrows waxed. I usually have redness and sensitivity after either of these procedures, but not with this product! It eased the raw feeling immediately, and I noticed later that I had no redness and my skin felt completely normal - maybe better than normal! This line is worth trying!

    September 2, 2008

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  • L'Occitane Almond Shaping Gel
    9.0

    L'Occitane Almond Shaping Gel

    Works better than most, feels great!

    I remain sceptical of cellulite-reduction potions. Cellulite isn't going to go away no matter what you slap o and many of these products are very expensive. This gel - which I got on sale - actually seems to help. It feels very light and cooling, with a pleasant neutral scent. You can apply another moisturizer over it if you like, though I find it's usually enough on its own. It's made a big difference in the texture and feel of my skin (thighs and tummy) and a slight but noticeable difference in appearance. I'm almost through with my bottle, and I wil be purchasing this again. At my age, I need all the help I can get!

    August 28, 2008

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  • bareMinerals ORIGINAL SPF 15 Foundation
    9.0

    bareMinerals ORIGINAL SPF 15 Foundation

    The original and the best

    This is my go-to summer/weekend foundation. It's light, it doesn't clog pores, it has a natural spf. This product is great for sensitive skin - there's literally nothing in it to cause a reaction. And it's talc free, which is important: talc is NOT a substance we want on our faces ladies! Other "mineral" makeups do contain talc, as well as other additives. Some caveats: you do need to be careful not to overapply or your face will look dry. And if your face actually IS dry to start with, you might be better off with a liquid foundation to add that additional moisture back in. When the weather is dry, I switch to a good quality liquid myself now that I'm older. But for any one with normal, oily, or combination skin - this would be your best choice. Beware of imitations - go with the best!

    August 28, 2008

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