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  • CoverGirl Outlast Lipstain
    2.0

    CoverGirl Outlast Lipstain

    I licked my lips and it was gone!

    After seeing this in Oprah's O-wards, I had high hopes. I picked up Wild Berry Wink, which is actually a slightly blue based red, and seemingly one of the more dramatic shades in this line. When I first drew it onto my lips, I was in love! The color was smooth, bold, and it even smelled good. I ran downstairs to rave to my (completely disinterested) fiance. Then I licked my lips. Not only did 80% of the color disappear from my lips, but it re-located onto my tongue and teeth! I looked as if I'd just drank a gallon of Hawaiian punch! After playing around with different application techniques, I did find that you can get a better stain by blotting the color on and blending it in with a finger, but the color payoff is nothing like that first application, and I would definitely not say it is transfer resistant as the company claims. It looked promising, and turned into the biggest let down EVER!

    May 8, 2009

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  • Bumble and bumble Hair Powder
    3.0

    Bumble and bumble Hair Powder

    High Expectations, Low Results!

    Influenced by the reputation of the brand name and numerous beauty mag mentions, I ponied up the cash for what I was disappointed to find was suspiciously like the temporary hair color spray we all used to buy for Halloween. The spray we used to pay $3.00 for. Though this spray "powder" did perform as advertised, absorbing excess oil, the red color was a bit too bright and really only blended well on my hair if it was freshly colored- otherwise I looked as if I had a blotchy, botched dye job. It also made my hair incredibly dull looking, which is only slightly better than having unwashed hair. I didn't find it terribly messy, as other reviewers did, but I did have to do a once over to remove the errant specks of red from my face. Overall, not a bad product, but definitely not worth the price (especially considering that I got fewer than 10 uses out of the large can.) Cut the price by $25.00 and I'd use it again, otherwise, I'm keeping my eyes open for another option on lazy days.

    February 27, 2009

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  • Victoria's Secret Very Sexy Makeup Lip Stain
    9.0

    Victoria's Secret Very Sexy Makeup Lip Stain

    Great stain for those that like stains!

    As I said, great if you like stains. The colors are meant to give an "i just ate a popsicle" look, and, by definition, aren't blendable, yet I have found you can layer them to customize the color. Use the pen as a liner first, then fill in to ensure even coverage. Having said that, this doesn't grab on to dry spots like other stains I've used, and stays on quite well. I only wish there were more colors! To the user who had problems returning her product, I was a manager with the company for years and as long as you bought it in store (on-line and catalogue orders have to be sent back) and you had a receipt, you should have had no problem returning your product- I'd suggest you ask to speak to a manager or ask for the customer service number if that fails.

    February 27, 2009

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  • Warren-Tricomi Strengthening Shampoo for Fine Hair
    1.0

    Warren-Tricomi Strengthening Shampoo for Fine Hair

    Warren-Tricomi not worth the big bucks!

    I purchased the 3 step system after reading an article in a well known beauty mag in which a famous starlette said that with all of the hair coloring she has to do for movies, she believed this saved her hair. I used the products exclusively for several weeks, and the product actually seemed to make my hair worse. I finally stopped using all 3 products after my hair began breaking when I'd brush it. For over $60.00 for the "system" I expected much more, but I disliked this product so much I didn't even finish the bottles!

    July 30, 2008

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