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  • St. Ives Soothing Oatmeal Shea
    10.0

    St. Ives Soothing Oatmeal Shea

    Soft, Pretty Skin

    Just bought this and love it! I think I may have bought a similar product by St Ives but maybe they've improved it? This lotion is amazing and my dry skin loves it. It's rich and smooth with zero greasiness or heaviness. It absorbs into my skin quickly and easily and there is a faint, pleasant fragrance that is reminiscent of vanilla - the scent doesn't interfere with my fragrance nor does it stay on my clothes. My skin is left baby-soft and smooth and stays that way until I go to bed. I was using Dove Cream Oil, but this is SO much better ~ in quality and price. Love it!

    April 1, 2013

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  • Maybelline New York Eye Studio Master Drama Cream Pencil

    After some thought, I learned to sharpen the tip of this liner by just lightly spinning the tip on a piece of paper, creating a cone-shaped, sharpened point. It's a bit wasteful, but worth it. But be GENTLE, or it will break. I've used this stuff almost every day since my last review of it and have fallen madly, wildly in love with this stuff. Pure gorgeousness, pure deep true color and no smudging on my eyes. LOVE IT! ps: I do prime my oily eyelids, corners and lower lids with a long-staying pressed powder patted on, so perhaps that's why this liner stays so well?

    March 2, 2013

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  • Sally Hansen Hard as Nails
    10.0

    Sally Hansen Hard as Nails

    SH Advanced Hard as Nails Nylon+Retinol Strengthener is AMAZING!!

    I didn't see this actual product on the site, but if you see it, BUY IT. Get it in Natural. I've been using this on my clean, bare nails for at least ten years now and it's AMAZING. The reason this stuff is so great is that the color is an almost imperceptible beige/clear and it dries on your nails to an almost French manicure look in minutes. I wear my nails mostly on the squoval, shortish side and I've received more compliments on my nails than I can count. Everyone says they look so pretty, even though this is simply a clear nail strengthener. So many people think I have some sort of French manicure, when I simply just slapped the stuff on - it dries in about five minutes or so. I'm never without this. It gives you a perfectly polished, manicured look every single time. For an even cleaner look, be sure to give your nails a soak in warm soapy water with lots of hydrogen peroxide, which will whiten your nails beautifully. The name of the product is Sally Hansen Advanced Hard As Nails Nylon + Retinol Strengthener in Natural. Not at all expensive, super-easy to use and I swear by it!

    March 2, 2013

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  • Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream
    7.0

    Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream

    Excellent, But If You Have Acne/Sensitive Skin ~ Beware!

    I'm 41 and am starting to show signs of aging...some light wrinkles around the eyes. BUT I also have occasional acne (hormonal, mostly). I decided to try Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream to address my wrinkles. I put it all over my face (except my ridiculously oily nose) and it felt wonderful. It's luscious, smooth and smells great. And I DID notice that my wrinkles looked plumper and smoothed out, almost instantly. But the honeymoon ended two days later when I woke up and was welcomed by FIVE new pimples on my face!! I still really love the product and now use it sparingly around my eye and neck area. It really does feel great and seems to smooth out the wrinkles. (I also wish it had SPF.) This is now my new night cream. :)

    March 2, 2013

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  • Dove Cream Oil Shea Butter Body Lotion

    I'm using this for the first time. I usually just use whatever's cheapest, but this was on sale and I love Shea Butter. My skin can get very dry, especially now that it's getting colder so I really love something that's long-lasting. If the lotion doesn't last, I know immediately because my skin will start to itch the minute it wears off. But this stuff is amazing ~ my skin drinks this in and feels like velvet afterwards and lasts throughout the day. Not the least bit greasy, sticky or oily. This lotion does have a very strong scent, however. And I have smelled it on my clothes at the end of the day. The fragrance is nice, but a bit much for a lotion. But as far as moisturizing, this stuff is a miracle and my skin feels amazing. Love it.

    March 2, 2013

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  • Benefit Watt's Up!
    10.0

    Benefit Watt's Up!

    Touch And Glow...

    Got this at Sephora as a birthday present. Love the texture - very soft and creamy. I don't usually use highlighters and can never find one that flatters my skintone. But this is a warm, golden tone that creates a dewy glow that suits even my skintone. I use it on my lids/browbone for a quick lift or on my cupid's bow or just on the tops of my cheekbones. Don't need too much ~ just a touch and a quick blend and you'll be gorgeous in a flash! I've started using this as my everyday shadow, as it creates that soft, dewy look that adds a bit of sparkle without being overwhelming or too frosty-white. Simple, wonderfully fragrance-free product that creates a surprisingly pretty effect. Love it!

    March 2, 2013

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • Clairol Natural Instincts

    UPDATE: I must be allergic to this - the skin around my hairline has broke out in an awful rash. I dyed my hair again using this product (it was the only semi available) and now fully regret it. My hair is dry and flat and my skin and scalp are flaky and itchy. I won't be using this EVER again. As for my first review: my usually shiny black hair was left flat, dull and dry-looking. The black shade looks very fake and obvious. I wasn't happy the first time around and I wish I'd had another option the second time around. Your mileage may vary but my experience with this product was terrible.

    February 19, 2013

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  • Colgate Optic White Toothpaste

    Been using this for three weeks or so and my teeth definitely look a bit whiter ~ I love my coffee and wine, so take that into consideration. But I really do not like the taste of this....it's just tastes gross and leaves an aftertaste. Yuck. As far as whitening, in indoor light, my teeth look much whiter, but in daylight, there's only a slight difference. Your mileage may vary. Also, I don't have sensitive teeth and didn't notice any increase in sensitivity, but I did chip my front tooth while eating...not sure if this stuff weakened my enamel enough to cause this, but they do say that whiteners can weaken enamel, so keep that in mind. My roommate will be trying this, as he's been complaining of his teeth looking yellow and he does have sensitive teeth, so I'll report his finding back to you. We'll see.

    February 16, 2013

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  • Olay 2-in-1 Advanced Ribbons Body Wash

    I have fairly dry skin and this product didn't really feel all that moisurizing. I love the purple color and the product is rich and creamy, but the fragrance appeal is definitely lacking. My skin felt pretty much the same after I stepped out of the shower - did still use my post-shower moisturizer. It's okay. I probably wouldn't use it again.

    February 16, 2013

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  • Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer Total Moisture

    I love the idea of this product, as I'm a habitual lotion user. This spray-on moisturizer sprays a fine, cool mist that sits on the skin until you rub it in. There is a little bit of the fall-out that comes with any spray product and a warning on the bottle that says floors may become slippery after use. I was hoping for a great fragrance, but it smells a bit chemical-y to me. It did leave my skin smooth and almost instantly dry with NO greasy afterfeel and I was able to get dressed immediately. My skin is on the more dry side and this product, while I love the ease of use, is too light for my needs. This would be perfect for someone who prefers a lighter moisturizer or for use in the summer - I'd love this on a humid summer day or for use after tanning or at the beach/pool. My roommate, a guy, did really like this however. I give it an 8 for the sheer genius of the idea, but it doesn't meet my particular moisturizing needs. For some it would probably get a higher score. It's a great idea, but I would use this only on certain occasions, not as an everyday moisturizer.

    February 16, 2013

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