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  • Physicians Formula Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer

    wow, this moisturizer has gotten a really bad rap on here so far, but I can understand why it might not be ideal for everyone. but for me, the pluses wayyy outweigh the minuses. First of all, this moisturizer rates extremely safe in terms of ingredients, so the "organic" label they slap on it is actually pretty legit. Other reviewers have complained about the way it smells, but the smell is pretty much what I would expect from a natural, safe product with no artifical fragrance and lots of natural ingredients. Also, it is perfect for my combination skin. It doesn't moisturize a ton and the consistency is in fact sort of watery, but it provides more color coverage than other tinted moisturizers I've tried, which is a huge plus because in the past I haven't been pleased with the amount of coverage in certain products. The only reason I give it 9 is because there are days, few and far between, when this does not give my skin enough moisture, but then I just mix it with something else. Overall I'm really pleased with this product, especially considering how safe it is :)

    April 16, 2010

    10 of 10 people found this review helpful

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  • Nature's Gate Tea Tree Lotion For Irritated, Distressed Skin

    I pretty much like everything about this lotion. It's a mostly natural product and way safer than most of the stuff out there, and it's effective and rubs in well. Even though it says it's for irritated skin, I don't think it does anything special for my skin that other lotions don't do, and it doesn't soothe the red patches I get after every time I shower. But, I really like that it's a natural product, and it doesn't have artificial fragrance, which is a plus. But for me, I get bored with products that have absolutely no fragrance, but you can smell the tea tree in this lotion and it's from a natural source, so it's perfect.

    April 16, 2010

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Avon PLANET SPA Mediterranean Olive Oil Whipped Body Cream

    I bought this out of the catalog because it was 2 Planet Spa items for like $6 or something. I really, really like it, but it seems like I went through it really fast. To the point where I'm not sure that I'd pay whatever was the full price for it. But, it's super creamy and really moisturizing, and the fragrance is wonderful and soft without being overpowering. My only gripe is that it takes a little more work than most lotions to get it all rubbed in, and sometimes it totally feels like I have it all rubbed in but I look and can still see a patch of white cream on my skin. But overall, this is an awesome lotion that's totally worth buying, but probably on sale! :)

    April 8, 2010

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Avalon Organics Conditioner
    4.0

    Avalon Organics Conditioner

    not convinced....

    my Kiss My Face shampoo and conditioner are almost gone, so I went looking for a replacement and wanted to try something else natural. Now I am pretty much officially on the no-sulfate bandwagon, by the way. I've heard good things about Avalon so I bought the lavender shampoo and conditioner. This conditioner rinsed out super fast and left my hair feeling more squeaky-clean than I would expect. And by the end of the day, my hair was a static bomb! This has only happened with one other product before, and I'm pretty bummed about it. I think this shampoo and conditioner stripped everything good out of my hair, because it was left totally flat which is usually what happens when it's dried out. I'll keep trying it and using more, and leaving the conditioner in longer and see what happens, but so far I'm not too stoked on this. :(

    April 8, 2010

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash

    I bought this face wash because I was having a really hard time finding something to keep my face clear of its occasional breakouts, but I wanted to find something that's safer to use without scary ingredients like SA and BP. This face wash ROCKS. Within a week it completely changed my skin. It washes without drying but without leaving anything behind either. And it's all natural, I think it gets a 1 on a scale of 0 to 10 on cosmeticsdatabase for ingredient safety. Probably the safest product I own, but I'm trying to do better overall :) The reason I give it a 9 is because the scent is a little much, it's all herbs and natural oils, so it smells natural but in kind of an unusual way...rad stuff tho :)

    April 1, 2010

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner 2 in 1

    I took this stuff on vacation so I'd have to pack less, but I have several gripes. First, I figured that a moisturizing shampoo-conditioner thing would go pretty easy on my hair color that was a couple weeks old, but I couldn't have been more wrong. I was using sulfate-free stuff at home, and as soon as I used this and got out of the shower, I turned the hotel's white bath towel pink! And after several days of using it, I'm thinking I might have to do my red dye again. Also, the instructions are really sneaky and tell you to do the process twice, which to me totally defeats the purpose of using a 2 in 1...why not just do a separate shampoo and conditioner and thereby take better care of your hair?? I only did the process once and my hair ended up a static-bomb, but I also wanted to preserve my hair color the best I could. This stuff did not make me a happy vacationer.

    March 27, 2010

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Alba French Lavender Bath & Shower Gel

    I really like this shower gel. It doesn't have sulfates but still lathers really well, and it smells divine especially at the end of the day. The fragrance is artificial, but I really like it and I'm not super picky about having fragrance in my products. It leaves my skin feeling just the right balance of cleansed and moisturized, and the price is reasonable for what you get and for the fact that it is an organic product. I will probably try a different kind in this line next.

    March 27, 2010

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Nature's Gate Herbal Moisturizing Lotion for All Skin Types

    I mostly like this lotion. It moisturizes really well, but takes forever to rub in. But, that's something I can deal with if that's the price you pay for not having sketchy ingredients in it. The fragrance is a little much for me though, it's like floral and also too sweet for my tastes...I'm going to give it a little while longer and see if it grows on me, but we'll see. Not a bad lotion, I just wish the fragrance wasn't so intense.

    March 27, 2010

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Kiss My Face Miss Treated Organic Hair Care

    I really really like this shampoo and conditioner. First, I'm a sucker for anything minty so this rules. It doesn't have sulfates, which was hard to get used to, but I've found that if I just spend more time scrubbing, my hair gets clean with the same amount of shampoo I've always used. The conditioner is also not very "spreadable" and I'm not sure if that's because of the no-sulfate thing too, but that's ok because my hair gets really weighed down by conditioner anyway. The conditioner feels light, and after rinsing I can tell that my hair isn't weighed down but still feels conditioned just the right amount. :) This stuff rocks.

    February 26, 2010

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer
    2.0

    Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer

    pretty much the opposite of impressed...

    I really really wanted to like this stuff, I really did. It seems like it would be good for your skin and I like the idea of a lighter coverage instead of something more intense like you get with regular foundation. But...for me, this product was a double wammy of suck. First, it made my skin break out and I got more pimples on my chin and forehead in just a couple of days than I have had in YEARS. And then, it doesn't give the coverage necessary to cover them up! I'm mad, because this crap was not cheap. I wish it worked for me like it did for everyone else, but I guess I just have really picky skin. :(

    February 26, 2010

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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