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- Reviews: 33
a seriously good foundation
My skin type: somewhat dry in places and fairly sensitive with some redness, large-ish pores and freckles. Let's start by saying that I typically wear a primer when I wear foundation, but I decided a good test would be to try this one without the primer. It performed beyond all expectations. There was no fading, peeling, flaking, smudging or any other -ing! The color (nude) matched my skin tone perfectly and the formula looked so natural for a longwear make-up (pores are non-existent and my dry skin feels nourished, but not oily). It lasted all day without looking like a mask. Not only do I have a new daily foundation, but I am able to remove a step from my morning routine: no more primer necessary! Also for the price, it is a steal!
April 29, 2013
a great conditioner for fine hair
I bought this conditioner to go along with the Clear Total Care shampoo since I have pretty fine hair, and I thought the regular conditioner might be a bit too much. This conditioner is great. It smells great. It rinses clean so I get volume, but it still moisturizes. It detangles well. And it has helped with my itchy scalp (I will admit that I was pretty afraid to apply conditioner to my scalp, as directed on the bottle, but it has turned out very good in the end!). I would definitely recommend to other fine-haired ladies (or men!) who want a volumizing conditioner that also conditions!
February 14, 2013
love the smell!
first thing: this smells just like shampoo should. It's nice, not overpowering, and very clean smelling. Other than that, I am a fan of how it works too. I have fine hair that tends to get flat pretty easily. This shampoo has no extra build-up and leaves my fine hair moisturized, but still volumized. It has also relieved my somewhat itchy scalp (which is the entire reason I bought it). It also is super cheap compared to alternative shampoos! Overall, a solid nine!
February 14, 2013
This foundation was overall very good. I have combination, sensitive skin with small patches of breakouts around my mouth and this foundation covered redness, breakouts, large pores, etc. It was a bit too much coverage for my preferences (I simply applied less to remedy this "problem"), but it still looked really natural and the color matched my skin perfectly. There are a couple of outstanding things about this foundation: it photographs really well, it needs no primer to stay in place all day, and it has a great matte finish that doesn't need powder at all. I apply my normal moisturizer under it, and it has no problems with fading or melting during the day. I also used it as a pseudo-concealer. It was buildable and covered any redspots wonderfully (without getting that dry look, bonus!). I would definitely recommend this foundation for quick, one-step coverage, daily wear. It is also a drug-store find, so definitely a good bargain for what you get!
December 21, 2012
This is great!
I love this body wash. I've used other Dove body washes and they were pretty good, but this one is better than all of them. It is so moisturizing and the smell is so light and clean. It foams up great and a little goes a long way. I don't even have to use lotion anymore when I use this. I definitely recommend this to all (my husband even uses this!)
November 9, 2012
I have fine hair that is slightly wavy. I got this spray hoping it would give my at-home blowouts some volume. It does seem to make my hair a bit thicker feeling, but mostly it just makes it dirty feeling. I spray this on my roots prior to blow-drying. I find that my hair does get a little extra volume, but it tends to get very oily and weighed-down by midday. The next day, my hair is totally weighed down and feels very dirty. I try to wash my hair every other day, if I can help it, but this does not allow that. I only use this on special occasions and I plan to wash my hair again the next day and in that capacity it does work pretty well.
November 9, 2012
very good mask
I've started getting oilier skin that is more prone to occasional break-outs, so I wanted to find something that i could use to prevent break-outs and keep my skin looking great. This mask is it! I use it once or twice a week. I put it on as a thin layer and leave it for the 10 minutes (although, sometimes it a few minutes more) and when I rince it off, my skin feels super clean and actually very soft/hydrated. I don't feel like there's any residue or dryness at all (which is sort of what I expected). My skin is clearer and more even (I have skin that is usually quite red and that has been greatly reduced with this mask!). Overall, great for sensitive, acne-prone skin. Also, as other reviewers mentioned, it lasts a long time, so a small bottle for that price turns out to be pretty reasonable.
September 18, 2012
this is the mascara that i continue to buy, and that says something. i'm one of those that tries something and if it's ok, i'll try something else next time. but this mascara is my go-to. i love the deep black color, it gives great volume and it doesn't clump at all. i like the plastic brush style (i am not a fan of the bristle brush style of mascara). a tube lasts me a long time and when it starts to be too dry to get much volume, i use it for a base coat of mascara and use a new tube for the finishing coat (makes extra volume with no clumps!). i do not find that this flakes during the day and even though i have the water resistant version, it is easily removed with soap (and not super water resistant). my lashes are not brittle or uncomfortable either. it is a great price and available at a lot of places. overall, no complaints and lots of pluses!
July 16, 2012
i have this palette in "stylish move" and i love it. i have green eyes and slightly red skin (i'm a pink caucasion person) and these colors bring out the green without making my eyes look red. they go on super smooth and are very easy to blend. they also have a lot of color!! the darkest color is very true to the color in the palette (doesn't just look dark when applied). i love that they all go together so well and there are so many combinations to wear. i use this everyday and can even use it to go out, so it is definitely worth the money (and the colors stay all day even when i don't use primer!). overall, great! would have been 10 stars, but price knocked it down by one. still worth it!
July 16, 2012
good, but not great
these are good pencils that provide good color. the only complaint i have is that they aren't as smudgeproof as they could be. the color seems to fade a little and some of the color seems to gather at the corners of my eyes by the end of the day. it's not too bad, but it could be better. there is no smudging on my lower lids at all, though, so that is great. i love the assortment of colors as well. i have the black and a green and they are both wonderful colors. the pencils are not too pricey and they last a long time, so they are definitely worth it if you're looking for a pencil liner in a great assortment for every day use.
March 23, 2012