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  • Urban Decay All Nighter Long Lasting Makeup Setting Spray

    I bought this product a few months ago...and hated it. I'm not one to throw things away so I kept it thinking that maybe i would come back. At that time, I would have given it three stars...just because I wasn't totally sure that it didn't work, but not sure that it did. That was summer. I've revisited the item now (it's cold, NY winter) and it seems to be becoming a staple in my makeup routine. No, it's not for every day but it's great for those Saturday nights when you really do your makeup and use things like highly pigmented eye shadows. Note: Sometimes I feel that it changes the color of my make up (foundation and concealer), maybe that's if you put on too much. So this is a very on/off item....but in the winter it seems to be working great. Seasonal item?

    March 24, 2013

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  • Caudalie Beauty Elixir
    9.0

    Caudalie Beauty Elixir

    Not Just A Toner, A Little Bit of Magic

    I must admit that even though I'm a beauty junkie, I didn't really understand the concept of this item at first. It promises a "smoothing,glowing complexion" on the bottle and caught my eye while on line at Sephora. (yes, the marketing worked). I will say, I already have pretty great skin (darker skin), yet I'm always looking to perfect it a little bit more. So here's what I found: Pros -Within 4 days of using this product before moisturizer I have received numerous inquiries on how I keep my skin so perfect, I also notice a glowing complexion. So the product works and therefore, mission accomplished. Cons -Smell is a bit too minty for my liking, but others seem to find it refreshing -price, if this is really considered a toner then it is really expensive for a toner (I prefer rose scented witch hazel)...but if this is more of an overall skin perfector, then I think it's worth the price. After one use every day for four days I can't say i've seen much of a dent in the bottle -dont get it in your eyes, IT BURNS. Same goes for newly waxed skin. Be careful, especially if your skin is sensitive. Overall, I'm hooked on this item. I definitely recommend it despite there being more cons than pros in this review. try it!

    March 24, 2013

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  • Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Aging Instant Mineral SPF 45

    I know that this item gets rave reviews, but it's just not that great...not for me at least. I have a darker skin tone...and this definitely leaves a white film over my face. I tried to use it under makeup or over makeup, on fresh skin, always left the same residue which made my face look like i used a foundation that was too light for my skin. I had friends wiping my face upon seeing me...even after I wiped it. Also, the application definitely wasn't even. I think this is a great concept but a very messy idea that didn't work out for me at all. Fail from me. 3 stars for those that love it. Not worth my money.

    March 21, 2013

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  • Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo
    5.0

    Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo

    Love the Smell, But Doesn't Beat the New Sprays

    I love this item. Well, I loved it when dry shampoos first became popular. What I dont love? That it's a powder that you are pouring in your hair and there's definitely build up afterwards. I admit, this item does a great job at sopping up the oil...but you really have to use quite a bit and then rub it out a lot (I have black shiny hair). I say go with the the Oscar Blandi Invisible Spray - much better option or maybe go with another spray. The powders are sort of outdated and take so much more effort to get out of your hair.

    March 21, 2013

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  • Maybelline New York Volum' Express Falsies Flared Washable
    7.0

    Maybelline New York Volum' Express Falsies Flared Washable

    Shape of Brush is Great, Formula Not So Much

    I love the shape of this brush and this is definitely among the best mascaras that is offered on a drugstore level. The brush shape definitely curls your lashes up and allows them to open your eyes (no curler needed) but I feel that the formula is just too thin. Yes, it can leave your eyelashes looking wet at first, but then it dries and your eyelashes aren't that thick. The length part is pretty good, but the thickness and volume is lacking. Good try by the drugstore brands...but has some small cons.

    March 21, 2013

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  • Dior DiorShow Extase Mascara
    10.0

    Dior DiorShow Extase Mascara

    Favorite Mascara ...EVER!!!

    If you like the suuuuuuuuuuuuuper thick lash look and don't want to wear false eyelashes then this is the mascara for you. I already have somewhat gorgeous eyelashes...but this mascara makes them exceptional. I'm a mascara addict - always trying the new ones and this is the only one that gets a perfect 10. Couldn't ask for better. Though they make clump sometimes, it's nothing serious.

    March 21, 2013

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  • L'Oreal Paris HiP Studio Secrets Professional Concentrated Shadow Duos

    What a great eyeshadow! The color goes on just as you see it in the container and stays there for hours!! If you like bright colors with a lot of pigment and not a washed out eye shadow then this is for you. Think about MAC eye shadows, but maybe even better for a fraction of the price. great item...just wish they came out with a big rainbow palette!

    March 21, 2013

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  • Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition Fortifying 3-Minute Undo Dryness Reversal Treatment

    I have long hair...and I have a lot of it, but very fine strands. This conditioner was WAY too heavy for my hair...to the point where I could hardly wash it out of my hair. I dont think I put too much in, but I had to wash my hair a few times to get it out and when I got out of the shower, I still felt like my hair wasn't exactly clean. Made my hair feel like it was coated in oil. Maybe for thicker hair this is a great product. Also - I didn't see any real results after using (except that i was careful to comb my hair because i didn't want it to fall out). I wouldn't recommend this item unless you have thicker hair, then maybe it would be good.

    March 21, 2013

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  • Garnier Fructis Anti-Dandruff Intense Cleanse Shampoo

    The first time I used this shampoo, I was ready to return it right away...it dried my hair out so much in the shower and made it so rough that even the water couldn't help. then i put my conditioner on and my hair went back to normal...and when I got out, yes! my scalp was actually clean and stayed that way for days! I decided to use this shampoo a few more times to test it...and yes, it kept scaring me in the shower but overall nothing bad happened to my hair and i think it was a little drier, but nothing that conditioner didn't fix. Would I recommend it ? yes - if you have flakes because it works a lot better than leading brands (aka H&S). If your flakes aren't really noticeable, then maybe you dont need it but if they are then use it because it keeps flakes away for days in between washes. I've definitely switched over from H&S for good. (Dont be scared at first).

    March 21, 2013

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  • Nexxus Humectress Ultimate Moisturizing Conditioner

    This conditioner definitely takes care of frizzy hair and adds shine and manageability. I wouldn't use it all the time but I would use it every now and again...it's little heavy for my hair (I have a lot of hair, but the actual strands are a little fine and get weighed down). Definitely worth the try...because when it works, it works.

    March 21, 2013

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