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  • Make Up For Ever Make Up Forever HD Microfinish Powder

    I really like the look and feel of this product. After using the HD Liquid Foundation, this powder helps to take away shine but doesn't have that powdery look that some finishing powders. It has a nice and natural look to it, like your skin just got smoother within 5 seconds. However, do not over powder your face with this because it will leave a white layer all over your face. Great for use in photo shoots and wedding photos. Lasts at least 6 hrs without reapplication. Feels great on skin and since it is finely milled, you don't see the powder, it kind of just melts right in. It can be a little messy, but I just tap off the excess and then after putting the cap back on, I will shake off any powder that got in between the cap and the edges so it doesnt spill the next time I open it. Highly recommended.

    August 16, 2013

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  • Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream

    I thought this moisturizer would be great for my sensitive skin, but I felt like it just sat on top of my skin instead of absorbing.. It's very thick and in a jar so I feel like I don't have as much control over how much product I pick up. It didn't moisturize very well and instead made me feel greasy and shiny. I tried it on my body too and it made me feel kind of sticky. I don't think I will be using this product in the future =(

    August 16, 2013

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  • Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion

    I got the one that is in the tube so that I could use it on my face, instead of the one in the pump. I think it's a good moisturizer for daily use. Its not thick at all and it smooths over my face very evenly. It tends to fully dry within about 10 minutes and it doesn't make me feel greasy or oily at all. My nose tends to peel a lot because I am in the sun often, and this moisturizer has worked to keep my nose from peeling so far. Only downfall is that it doesn't have SPF in it, so I put my sunscreen on after this moisturizer. I will probably switch to using this only at night because of that reason and may even try the one with SPF for daytime use. Overall, great for face, not so much body. Doesn't feel oily and greasy. Price is pretty affordable. And I only use about a pea size to cover my whole face and neck so it does last pretty long .

    August 16, 2013

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  • Essie Nail Polish
    9.0

    Essie Nail Polish

    Oh Essie, How I Love Thee

    Essie is definitely my favorite nail polish brand. They have a wide wide range of colors to choose from, and they all last a great deal of time without chipping. They also dry pretty quickly. The creamier finishes are thicker, so you will need to smooth it out a bit more in order to achieve an even coverage. Sometimes I only need one coat for the more pigmented colors. The more sheer finishes I use at least 3 coats to get it to be fully opaque. When using a base and top coat, your nail color should last at least a week without any chipping. Great Great brand for Nail Polish! Extremely recommended!

    August 16, 2013

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  • MAC Eye Kohl
    7.0

    MAC Eye Kohl

    UPDATED: Great color but not long lasting

    UPDATE: Basically the same as how I felt before about having to set this eye kohl pencil, but I am really loving the color 'Teddy' recently, so I thought I would update my review! 'Teddy' is the perfect daywear color for eyeliner. It has a little sparkle too it so it kind of looks like your eyes are twinkling. It is a bronzy brown color which I actually prefer to wear during the day instead of black. You could also use this at night for a more naturally smoky look by smudging it out. I always set it with a deep brown shadow so it doesn't smear as much. I use 'Smolder' a lot for when I do any photoshoots because its really pigmented and creamy. But, for everyday use, I wouldnt recommend this because it will start to smear and smudge off so you would need to reapply a lot throughout the day. And definetly smudge it out first or set it with a powder eyeshadow to help it stay in place.

    August 16, 2013

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  • Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Moroccan Sleek Oil Treatment

    I can't believe how awesome this product is... and for the price of $5 bucks.. Whaaat?! I thought this product would be a dud, especially since it's compared to the original Moroccanoil which is a cult favorite. It makes my hair feel so soft and sleek, and it smells great too! It tames fly aways and unruly manes, especially in the morning. For me, I will take about a dime size of this product in my hands, and work it throughout damp hair, especially the ends and roots (my scalp gets really dry). When my hair is dry, I will just take a tiny amount and lightly smooth it on top of my hair to tame fly aways and give my hair a shiny look. It definitely makes hair appear healthier and feel soft. If you use too much, it does feel oily, so its best to use it in small amounts. Price point is amazing, lasts very long, and it actually helps to moisturize my scalp as well! What more could I ask for!

    August 16, 2013

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  • Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray
    8.0

    Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray

    Great for a Natural Beachy Look

    I finally gave in to the Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray! It took me some time to figure out how to use it properly.. but when I did, I loved how my hair looked. It gave my hair natural waves and texture, almost like a rolled out of bed type of look, but with some structure. It doesn't make my hair feel crunchy at all, but it gives it a nice texture. It literally feels like I just stepped out of the ocean and let my hair dry naturally. I use this on damp hair first, and then I blow dry it a little. Then I scrunch scrunch scrunch all over until I get enough volume and waves. Spray a little more afterwards and then let it air dry. Wallah! Perfect beach hair! A bit higher price range, but I think it's one of those must haves for Summer. Also, you don't have to use too much. If you use to much, it does start to get that crunchy feel.

    August 16, 2013

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  • Dior DiorShow Extase Mascara
    7.0

    Dior DiorShow Extase Mascara

    A little clumpy when layering

    Diorshow is one of my all time favorite mascaras, and probably will be for the next half of my life. Extase isn't as dry of a formula as Diorshow, so it doesn't volumize as much, but it does give lashes length and curl. When layering, it does tend to get clumpy. I usually apply two coats of mascara for my thin and short lashes, but when applying the second coat with Extase, I have to separate my lashes individually, which is a pain! However, the results are great! You end up with perfectly curled and defined longer lashes. The brush isn't as big as Diorshow, which I like better actually. Price point is very high. I would recommend this product if you have thicker lashes and just want more volume and curl.

    August 16, 2013

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  • Maybelline New York Volum' Express The Falsies Waterproof Mascara

    This mascara is great for getting a natural curl and definition. It lasts extremely long, like it would last you a lifetime if you never washed your face kind of long. Which I actually find is one of the downsides of it. My lashes are very thin and delicate so they are easily pulled out if I rub them. I love the look it gives my lashes. It helps to fan them out evenly and define every lash, as well as volumize, very dramatic. My problem is when I have to take it off, it takes me sooo long to get it all off. If I take it off at night, I will wake up in the morning with mascara smeared beneath my eye. And since it is waterproof, its very hard to come off. I am thinking of trying the regular version instead of using wp, just because its a lot of strain on the skin underneath my eye. Don't want to get any wrinkles! Amazing price though for the gorgeous lashes you will acheive with this mascara =)

    August 16, 2013

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  • Make Up For Ever Smoky Lash
    9.0

    Make Up For Ever Smoky Lash

    Volumizes, Lengthens and Defines

    I've always had problems finding mascaras that will work for me, and this one definitely hit it spot on! My lashes are pretty short and thin, so I need a mascara that will lengthen, volumize and certainly not clump. I have sensitive eyes so sometimes mascaras will really bother my eyes throughout the day and I come home with blood shot eyes.. wah.. But anyways, this mascara isn't clumpy, it really volumizes and defines each lash, and it stays throughout the day without any smearing. The brush is a bristle brush but it isnt too large so I don't get it all over my eyelid. When I take my eye makeup off, it comes off very easily and doesnt cause my lashes to get clumped together and get pulled out. Only downfall is the price. Very expensive for a product you have to purchase every 2-3 months. But if its the only mascara you will be using for the rest of your life, I say go for it! Highly recommend if you want length, volume, and definition without smearing or clumpiness.

    August 16, 2013

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