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  • TRESemme Keratin Smooth Keratin Infusing Shampoo

    Bought this with the conditioner after using the Keratin Smooth Protectant Spray and getting such good results. This shampoo smells great and, when used wtih the conditioner, leaves my thin, broken hair smooth and incredibly soft and shiny. I love this line of products and highly recommend. Oh - and for those suds-lovers, this is a LOWER SULFATE formula, so don't expect a ton of bubbles, but more like a light foam. And be sure to use the conditioner with this - it's the conditioner that is the real star here!

    May 28, 2013

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  • Rimmel London Lasting Finish Intense Wear Lipstick

    My very first lipsticks by Rimmel and I was impressed by both the gorgeous color selection and the amazing price. I bought Airy Fairy and Paradise after hearing raves about them on youtube. Airy Fairy is a bit too pink/cool for my olive/copper skin tone and definitely highlighted any chapping and flaky skin on my lips but Paradise is beautiful - a soft mauve that goes on and has a lovely buttery shine to it without too much shimmer and felt smooth, moisturinzing and comfortable. The fragrance is nice but a bit strong. There is a slightly flowery taste, as well. Beautiful colors, very happy. Glad I finally tried this brand!

    May 15, 2013

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  • Clinique Redness Solutions Instant Relief Mineral Pressed Powder

    I use this religiously. It's soothing, cooling and totally eliminates the flushy red patches that rosacea has cursed me with. I wrote a stellar review about the loose powder and I carry the pressed powder with me everywhere. The compact is expensive, beautifully made and mirrored on both the front and inside for easy application. The pretty, clear-handled brush that comes with it is flat and wide and offers excellent coverage in one sweep. It's lasted me a looooong time, so it's worth the money for the extra convenience of having this in compact form. I never leave home without this!

    May 15, 2013

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Clinique Redness Solutions Instant Relief Mineral Powder
    9.0

    Clinique Redness Solutions Instant Relief Mineral Powder

    BLEND, BLEND, BLEND.....And It Works Beautifully!

    Just be sure to use a different brush to apply. The one included with the product is no good. I first tried this powder in Sephora and was looking in the mirrorr, amazed at how the red patches on both cheeks almost instantly disappeared. I bought it after trying it out several times with the same awesome result and am very, very happy. I have rosacea on both cheeks and some redness around my nose. I always put on sunscreen/moisturizer and the Clinique Powder followed by Bare Minerals. The powder feels silky and is milled super-fine ~ be careful during application so it doesn't go flying everywhere. (I once went out with a black top and yellow powder all over my chest, unbeknownst to me!) This product definitely works for me ~ it's soothing, calming and feels cool on my flushy, red patches. BE SURE TO BLEND so you don't get a coating of yellowish powder sitting on top of your skin. I blend and have no problems ~ and I have a deeper olive complexion. In fact, when I'm in a hurry, I sweep this on and am out the door, knowing my skin is more even in appearance and natural-looking. Great product to invest in for those with rosacea or reactive redness. It IS pricey, but it's lasting me a long time and makes my skin look great and me feel so much better about my appearance, that it's worth it. Love it and will continue to use it.

    May 15, 2013

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  • St. ives Naturally Clear Green Tea Cleanser

    I actually used the St. Ives Green Tea Blemish Control Facial Scrub, but it isn't listed here. It claims to be soothing and calming to sensitive skin while clearing up acne blemishes. I'm cursed with both hormonal acne as well as mild rosacea, so I wanted something to effectively get rid of my zits but that was also not going to exacerbate my redness. I used this three times and had to stop. My skin was dry, peeling and flaking and my rosacea only flared up more. My skin actually hurt. Whatever formulation this is, it doesn't work. Do not use this if you have the least bit of sensitivity!

    May 15, 2013

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  • Dove VisibleCare Replenishing Creme Body Wash

    Just stepped out of the shower after using this for the first time and had to write a review. Lately, I've been fairly mad for Dove products and this bodywash is now another reason why. I used the "softening" creme bodywash and it's feels like a dream ~ it's a unique formula somewhere between a cream and a foam and it glides on the skin and feels luxurious. The fragrance is warm, relaxing and so inviting. My usually dry skin felt soft and smooth afterwards, not tight or dry. Love this bodywash ~ Dove does it again!

    May 6, 2013

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  • VEET High Precision Facial Wax
    1.0

    VEET High Precision Facial Wax

    A Sticky, Useless MESS!!

    Accidentally wrote this in the wax strips review, so I'm re-doing here. This stuff SUCKS!! The directions stress on applying a thin layer after you heat up the bottle thoroughly in hot water, but the product just would not heat up - I didn't want to use boiling water and had to keep heating it up and heating it up. Finally just tried to use it as is and it was a thick, gloppy, sticky MESS that just didn't come out of the tube in a precise application. It doesn't heat up, so how can you apply a thin layer?! The only good thing was that it's water-soluable and simply washed off my face and fingers easily enough. I threw it away. Don't waste your money!

    April 16, 2013

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  • E.L.F. Studio Small Angled Brush
    10.0

    E.L.F. Studio Small Angled Brush

    Perfect Multi-Use Brush!

    I've grown to LOVE this brush. I use it for light powder application to my eyebrows - does a great job on the ends since it's so small and precise, just a light touch leaves the perfect amount of product on my brows and I also use it to gently darken my white scalp on my hair's part and around my hair line to "thicken" my hair's appearance. I use my other brush for applying black shadow directly on my lash line to thicken my eyelashes, when I don't want a heavy eyeliner look. This works perfectly for that - it's small, precise and easy to handle. And cheap! Love this brand!

    April 16, 2013

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  • Tone Daily Detox Purifying Body Wash with White Clay & Pink Jasmine,

    I give this stuff 2 stars for fragrance appeal. I was very disppointed when I poured this in my hand in the shower and found little white bits of grit (white clay) in the product. This product DOES NOT say "body scrub" anywhere on it ~ only that it "detoxifies". I don't want to wash my nether bits with grit, sorry. And if it's going to be a scrub, then have enough grit to actually exfoliate. This just has minimal little bits in it ~ I'm not sure what they actually do, there's so few exfoliants in this. My skin was no different than if I'd used a bar of soap. Smells good, but really just useless as far as I'm concerned. At least I picked it up on sale.

    April 16, 2013

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  • Garnier HerbaShine Color Creme
    8.0

    Garnier HerbaShine Color Creme

    My Second Time Using This...

    I really like this stuff. I tried it initially but wanted to wait until a few weeks to see how long it lasted. I read the directions which said to allow some extra processing time (about 5 minutes - really?) for stubborn grays, which seemed ridiculously short and as it turned out, 5 mins wasn't nearly enough time for my grays, as they simply turned a very dark brown and were still noticeable - even though I'd left the color on for 20 minutes! But the rest of the color was fairly shiny and my hair wasn't dried or fried, so I was happy. This is a semi-permanent color and my hair is naturally black, so I'm not quite sure if it had actually lasted on the rest of my hair for a full three weeks. There was A LOT of color coming out on my inital wash, a bit more on my second wash and then none after that. I saw this on sale at my grocery store and picked up two more boxes for about $4 each and decided to try again. Just finished with my second try ~ was very careful on application, used a brush and painted it on very thoroughly and waited 45 mins total. No grays showing through at all, fully colored and my hair is back to black and shiny. AND it doesn't smell like cat pee!! I'm very happy. I do seem to have a general sensitivity to hair dye, so the 24 hr wait to wash my hair is hard on me and makes me itch and get a bit rashy on my scalp, so be aware. This also comes with just one packet of conditioner, so you can only use it once. But I love this stuff and was glad I bought it on sale. I use No. 2 in Soft Black and it looks completely natural on me. Love it!

    April 16, 2013

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