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  • Nuance Salma Hayek Flax Seed Age Therapy Conditioner
    10.0

    Nuance Salma Hayek Flax Seed Age Therapy Conditioner

    Flax Seed Age Therapy Conditioner

    I tried this conditioner on a whim (forgot to pack conditioner on a trip, Whoops.) and I'm glad I did. It works very well to help the appearance of hair health. It adds lots of shine, makes hair soft and managable, and keeps frizz at bay. It provides nice hydration without weighing my hair down-- it never feels like I have residue on my hair when I use this. I only use about a quater sized amount to cover my long, thick, and wavy hair. I apply it off the roots-- about mid shaft to ends-- to make sure it doesn't weigh down my hair. It works quite well with colored hair as well-- I don't notice it changing the pigmentation of my dye at all.

    March 3, 2014

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  • Nuance Salma Hayek Intense Hydration Hair Mask Blackcurrent

    I decided to try this after I tried one of the conditioners in Hayek's line and I was not disappointed. I have dry, damaged hair and I only need to use this once a week to get nice results. You definitely don't need a lot of product either; even with my long, thick, wavy hair I only need to use about a quater size. I leave it in for about 20-30 minutes and it smooths my hair and provides lots of hydration and rinses off clean. Your hair feels like nice, naturally healthy hair, not like you piled on product to get it to look nice. I will say that it's not as moisturizing as thick shea butter leave ins, so if you need a ton of moisturizing (if you have super damaged hair or very kinky curls, etc) you might want to opt for those sorts of formulas instead of this one. I air dry my hair and apply some argan hair oil and curl enhancer after I use this and even then, it doesn't feel, look, or act weighed down. I think even those with thin hair could use it without worrying that it will ruin your hair's volume. It also works fine for colored hair-- I don't notice any color stripping and at the time of writing this review, I have fire engine red hair. I apply it only to the ends and leave it off my roots. The scent is pleasant but not over powering.

    March 3, 2014

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  • Revlon ColorStay Makeup for Normal/Dry Skin

    This foundation gives a full coverage witth a matte finish. Being a full coverage foundation, it definitely has a thicker consistency, but I find that it doesn't feel like you've got makeup caked on once it's all blended. It is longwear-- I have worn it up to twelve hours without needing to use oil blotters or needing any touch ups. There was definitely some oil breakthrough on my nose by the end of those twelve hours, but it just looked like I was wearing a satin leaning matte finish foundation. I also don't notice transfer issues even when I tried it without powder. It is buildable without being cakey. It does set very quickly, so you need to be fast when applying and blending. It has no SPF so it photographs nicely-- no white cast in your pictures. I purchased the normal formula even though I have rather oily skin and I would say that unless you are extremely oily, you could use the normal formula. It kind of just sucks the oil up so I don't know that I would recommend this product for dry skin. Wearing it, I would say this foundation is comparable to Kat Von D's Lock-it foundation. The only differences I noticed were that, on myself, Revlon's covereage wasn't quite as full, the matte finish looked more natural, and the formula didn't oxidize. The only real complaints would be: 1. The packaging is a bottle rather than a pump, which is less sanitary. And since the product is thick, it is kind of time consuming to get the product out of it's packaging. 2. Small shade selection. There are 13 shades to choose from I believe, but there's not much selection in undertone-- many of them appear to lean pink in the botle. Bottom line, give this a shot if you have oily skin, like full coverage, and/or prefer matte makeup and skip this is you have dry skin and/or prefer dewy, glowy makeup.

    February 24, 2014

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  • Urban Decay Naked3

    This palette is perfect if you love rosy eyeshadows. As with it's predecessors, you can create a ton of looks with this palette for day or night. The shadows are, for the most part, easy to blend, extremely pigmented. The wear time is very good. They last for hours without creasing or fading, even when worn without a primer. The only shadow in the palette I would say isn't very pigmented is Dust, which was disappointing because it was one of my favorite shades at first glance. When applied, it's just pretty sparkle without much pink. Since it's a glitter shadow, it isn't as finely milled or as buttery as the other shadows, Dust is the only shade that I've had fallout with. However, the problem is solved by patting rather than sweeping on that particular shade. It's still usable and it is still gorgeous on, it's just not what I expected. I think this palette would be quite flattering on any skin tone and with any eye color as well. I have almost black eyes and a medium, olive skin tone and I love the looks I can create with this palette. I think it would be an especially gorgeous palette for those with green eyes. I own the Naked 2 and 3 and I would say that the 3 isn't quite as versatile as the Naked 2, still I find myself reaching for Naked 3 more often than the 2 these days. While the Naked 3 definitely can stand alone, it combines beautifully with other palettes. I also quite like the packaging as it is sturdy enough for travel. As much as I love this product and as much as I use it, I would say that it is a bit of a niche product. Unless you really like and use rosy shades, it is not a must-buy.

    February 23, 2014

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  • Too Faced Lip Injection
    8.0

    Too Faced Lip Injection

    Lip Injection

    This works pretty well for plumping lips-- it plumps without looking fake. The only two downsides to this product: 1. This stuff can hurt. It was tingly when I tried it but I know some people who experienced extreme pain. 2.It does have a very slight pink tinge so it might change the color of your lipstick. It is a very slight change but worth noting.

    February 23, 2014

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  • Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner

    This item is a fun product that works pretty well. It manages to be fun glitter liner that cute and not cheap. However, I decided against purchasing it because after trying it out I realized that there are many other brands that offer the same look and a formula that is essentially just as good as this product for a lot less. It's a nice product that does what it's advertised to do, so I won't rate it poorly, but it's truly not worth the splurge.

    February 23, 2014

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  • Rimmel London Kate Moss Lasting Finish Lipstick

    The formula is smooth, easy to blend, and easy to apply. I also didn't notice any bleeding with this formula; I don't have any lines around my lips, but the shade I own is quite dark and I don't use a liner with it at all. The staying power is really great as well--I apply it by first layering a coat of balm to moisturize my lips, adding a layer of color, blotting, and finish with a very, very, very light dusting of setting powder and I am able to wear it all day without reappling or having it fading or transfer off, even when I eat or drink. The shade I purchased was a deep red with a matte finish. It's also super pigmented so I didn't really have to layer to get the exact color I saw in the tube. Being matte, I was a little wary that it might be drying but I didn't have that issue at all. The color selection isn't huge, but there's a nice variety of shades available from nudes to brights to deep colors. I was very impressed with the quality and performance of this product considering how inexpensive it is. The only thing that might bother some wearers is that this is scented. It has a sort of watermelon-y, candy scent to it. It's not bad, but it's noticable so that might be a deal breaker for those who only like unscented products.

    February 23, 2014

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  • Max Factor Maxeye Shadows

    Not worth the purchase. You have to work just to get any product onto your brush and even after that, the product has such little pigment, you don't get much color on your lids. The colors are very chalky and hard to blend. Skip this.

    February 22, 2014

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  • Dior Mascara Diorshow Unlimited

    I don't know what's up with this formula. I tried it out at the makeup counter so at least I didn't spend anything on this. All this did was clump like nothing else & it made my lashes actually feel heavy & hard. Very disappointing since I was hoping it would work as well as the orginal formula.

    February 22, 2014

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  • Benefit Posietint
    6.0

    Benefit Posietint

    For Fair Skin

    I tried this on at Sephora; thank goodness they had a tester otherwise I would have made a bad purchase. I tried it on my cheeks but the color was not really flattering on my olive toned skin. It looked better on my lips but not any better than other lip stains I have. The staying power is very good though. I think it would look amazing on anyone with fair skin & it is quite easy to blend & build up color. I wasn't a huge fan of the applicator but it does the job. If you have medium or darker skin tone, the original or darker shades would be a better pick.

    February 22, 2014

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