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  • Shu Uemura High Performance Balancing Cleansing Oil

    This product is AMAZING! Amazing. It melts makeup off your face quickly and takes off the toughest eye make up without ripping your lashes out or stripping your skin. A small pump of it will effectively take all your make up off and gently clean and emulsify your skin. I do have an oily T-zone and was at first afraid to jump on the oil cleanser band wagon, but once I tried it I loved it. It magically balances out your skin after it rinses clean and does not leave it feeling oily at all. Just clean, comfortable and not dry or tight. Perfection! Over time I have seen this product improve the clarity and softness of my skin as well. The price may be a set back for many, but a little bit goes a long way and I can usually use the same bottle for many months. It is so worth the money. Definitely a holy grail face product!

    May 25, 2012

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  • NYX Cosmetics Extra Creamy Round Lipstick

    I am drawn to NYX products mainly because they're cheap in price and the colors are usually awesome. At $3-4 a pop, it's easy to go crazy and buy a whole bunch of these colors because they are just so pretty. But beware, you do get what you pay for. While the colors are beautiful, the quality is blah. It goes on creamy and doesn't dry your lips, but the staying power is awful. It smudges easily and usually within the hour I have to reapply again. The pigmentation is also not great. I usually have to rub this into my lips quite heavily for good color pay off. It also has a strange soapy taste and smell to it. Not terrible, but not good either. I can deal with that, but my main complaint about NYX lipsticks is mostly the lack of staying power. And while I own about 6 of these lipsticks myself, I really would only recommend buying them if you want to try out a trendy shade for the season but don't want to invest in an expensive lipstick at MAC or something. It's a great brand if you're just experimenting with color or a make up newbie. The packaging is also very cute. It comes with about an inch of lipstick in the tube, as well as a removable clear plastic part at the bottom which has a weird gummy rubber thing in the color of the lipstick shade. Not sure what that is used for, but it's definitely creative.

    May 25, 2012

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  • MAC Studio Moisture Tint SPF 15

    This MAC product is my favorite tinted moisturizer. I never used tinted moisturizers before just because I never found one that I absolutely loved. Most either felt too heavy (I might as well wear foundation) or just left my skin feeling yucky. This Moisture Tint feels light and airy and sinks right into my skin. It leaves a perfect sheer coverage and makes my skin look soft and beautiful. It doesn't cover up acne but will even out your skin tone and soften mild blemishes and make pores look smaller. I am absolutely smitten. If you have oily skin, you might want to follow this with a blot powder just because it isn't a true matte finish when it dries. And while this product isn't moisturizing enough on its own (you still need to apply lotion before), I have absolutely no complaints and will be buying this again and again.

    May 25, 2012

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  • Shiseido Benefiance Concentrated Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream

    This has replaced my Clinique eye cream as my favorite night moisturizer! It is a thick, greasy, and lightly scented eye cream that does the trick. I'm in my early 20s and am diligent about taking care of the delicate skin around my eyes, and this product is perfect for keeping fine lines and wrinkles and under eye circles away. It's pricey, but a little bit goes a long way. It's a thick and greasy product that takes quite a bit of patting to soak in, so it's definitely only for night use. I've heard a lot of people say they don't like it because it's too greasy and they feel it just kind of sits on top of the skin, but you do need to have the patience to pat it into your skin. Fantastic product!

    May 25, 2012

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  • Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo
    10.0

    Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo

    Great for de-gunking hair

    I used this about once a week to deep clean and de-gunk my hair from product build up and oil. It leaves my hair clean, soft, and voluminous since it does wash every trace of oil and product out. It is a little bit drying, so it is definitely not a daily shampoo. But it does leave your hair and scalp feeling squeaky clean. The scent is clean and crisp, which I love. A must have shampoo for those who have oily hair and use a lot of products!

    May 25, 2012

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  • Clarisonic Daily Cleanser

    I got the blue one (it came with my Clarisonic Mia 2). It's an average cleanser, similar to Clinique's liquid facial soap. They don't foam up a whole lot, which is great when used with the Clarisonic because the suds won't fall into your eyes when you are cleaning your forehead. But it doesn't make my skin feel great after I've used it. I wouldn't go out and buy this product on it's own, however. It's just an average cleanser, nothing special about it.

    May 25, 2012

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  • Clarisonic Mia Sonic Skin Cleansing System

    I'm pretty late to jump on the Clarisonic bandwagon...what was I waiting so long for?!! I've been using the Mia 2 for a month now and my skin looks absolutely glowing and flawless. My main problem were my huge clogged pores, oily skin, and the occasional pimple or two. Within a week of using, my pores shrunk by at least 50% and my once dull skin became glowing and radiant. I'm not even sure how to explain it, my skin just looks plump and like it is glowing from within. It did more than any serum or lotion could ever do for my skin. I am absolutely amazed. My skin is soft and feels balanced now. It didn't break me out at all as it did for others. I'm completely smitten with this product and feel it is completely worth the money. I realize the price does hold a lot of people back but it is so worth the investment. What you get is a high quality tool that delivers exactly what it claims. Your skin will thank you for it!

    May 25, 2012

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  • Aveeno Pure Renewal Shampoo
    8.0

    Aveeno Pure Renewal Shampoo

    Good shampoo, smells great

    I received a full sized sample of this shampoo to review. I've been using it for about 3 weeks now to really get a feel for the product. So far, I like it. The scent is fresh and clean and it suds up well and leaves your hair soft and shiny without drying out the ends. It's not a clarifying shampoo, so I did notice that my hair was getting greasy faster in between washings. I have almost waist length hair that is straight and fine. I'd definitely buy this again, just wish that the bottle came with more! The full size is only ten fl oz, so it really goes quick especially if you wash your hair 2-3 times a week, as I do.

    March 30, 2012

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • bareMinerals Get Started Kit
    1.0

    bareMinerals Get Started Kit

    Highly Disappointed

    Despite the hype, this fell short of my expectations. The brush sheds A LOT and is not as high quality as they claim it to be. The foundation doesn't work well with my skin, I don't like the feel or the look of it. I really gave it a chance and applied it 20 different ways, but the bottom line is that it just didn't look good. A lot of people swear by it, but I don't get what the whole fuss was about. It's back to MAC powders for me.

    March 15, 2012

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat
    7.0

    Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat

    Mixed feelings....

    This product does deliver what it promises- lightning fast drying time. It dries completely in less than 5 minutes. It's a thin consistency, so you have to get used to applying it. Some other reviewers mentioned that it smells horrible, but I didn't think it smelled worse than any other nail polish on the market. My beef with this product is how quickly it peeled off my nails, almost in little sheets. It did not chip, but boy did they peel. But that's typical of most quick dry top coats...you sacrifice drying time with durability. The longer drying top coats are generally stronger and tougher, so it's a trade off. I'd recommend this for people who change their polishes every 2-3 days, but not for someone who wants tough and long lasting wear.

    March 10, 2012

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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