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Here are all my reviews:
  • Boscia Balancing Facial Tonic

    A friend gave me a bottle of this that I almost never use. It seems like a decent enough product, though I'm not sure I would consider it a "toner" as some people are calling it. It is refreshing, but it's not a product meant for me as I hate spraying anything at my face and I don't like my face to be wet (though I will say this was quicker to dry than I had expected). I think I still have this around somewhere, but I never use it.

    May 23, 2013

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  • Boscia Fresh Blotting Linens

    These are blotting papers. I didn't find them to do anything special for fancy. They blot the oil on my face as promised, without disturbing my makeup. I've purchased these multiple times because I like the brand. The only thing I didn't love was the packaging because it didn't stand up well to being kept in my handbag. I think I would have been willing to pay a little more for a sturdier package since this is the kind of product I pretty much only use on the go.

    May 23, 2013

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  • Laura Mercier Eye Colour - Shimmer

    I just bought this shadow in African Violet and I am in love. I have red hair and brown eyes and purple is not only my favorite color, but it's very flattering to my coloring. This shadow is my new favorite purple shadow. It's sort of a smoky purple shade with gold-ish shimmer. I feel like it's a much more grown up purple shadow than some of my brighter lilac-type shades. With a primer underneath it lasts all day (I haven't tried it without primer--primer is just a habit for me) and the shimmer is just that: shimmer. It's not glitter that will flake off and irritate your eyes. I wear contacts and haven't had any trouble, even though I've been wearing this shadow almost every day since I bought it. Update: I cannot wear this shadow on days I wear contact lenses because shimmer comes off and irritates my eyes. I still love this shadow, though!

    May 23, 2013

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  • OPI Avojuice Skin Quenchers Lotion

    The scents available for this lotion are wonderful. The lotion itself leaves a bit to be desired in my opinion. They are a bit greasy, but soak in quickly which is nice. But it isn't the most moisturizing lotion I've ever used, nor does the small bit of moisture provided last very long. For the cost of this lotion, I really would prefer something that performs better and has a more lasting effect.

    May 23, 2013

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  • Benefit Longwear Powder Shadow

    I have 4 shades of this (Milk It, Pause for Applause, Blingo & Raincheck) as part of a set and they really do wear well. The shades are pigmented and soft enough to blend easily, but not so soft that I get shadow dust all over my cheeks from applying my eye makeup. Over primer or one of the Benefit Creaseless Cream shadows these really to wear for a long time--which is hard for me to find because I have very oily lids that usually crease badly even with primer. I have not yet tried this shadow without primer so I can't speak to the length of wear when worn that way. But they make a lot of great shades and I definitely recommend trying them out!

    May 23, 2013

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  • Sephora Matifying Compact Powder

    This used to be my favorite powder foundation. For YEARS it was all I would wear. They changed it once couple years ago, with the same packaging and different color names, but I was able to still find a perfect match. They recently changed it again--the packaging AND the colors--and I have to find a new favorite. They no longer make this in a color that matches my complexion. The new packaging is better, more durable and easier to use, but I hate the new sponge they've included with it. It's crescent shaped instead of a circle, and eve with practice I find it hard to use. The formula seems to still be good, though, if you can find a color that matches.

    May 23, 2013

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  • Marc Jacobs Daisy Eau de Toilette

    I have always wanted to love this perfume, but there is something about it I find overpowering. Maybe there's too much floral without other notes to balance it out? Maybe it just isn't my type of floral? I'm not sure. It always has seemed like a perfume I would like, so every once in awhile I try it again and it just doesn't work on me.

    May 22, 2013

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  • Prada Beauty Prada Milano Infusion d'Iris Eau de Parfum

    I wanted to like this perfume, I really did. Most of my favorites are floral! But there was just something about this that I didn't like, or maybe it didn't work with my body chemistry the way I wanted, but it's a no from me. This is another scent I would recommend sampling (on your skin!) before purchasing, just to be safe.

    May 22, 2013

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  • Tom Ford Black Orchid Perfume

    For some reason I really expected to like this scent, but when I received a sample, I hated it. I thought it was way too heavy on the patchouli/sandalwood type notes and way too light on the florals, especially for a perfume with "orchid" right in the name. It seemed very heavy and just not the kind of scent I like to wear. I gave it to a friend and I think she liked it. This is definitely a perfume you want to sample BEFORE you buy.

    May 22, 2013

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  • Victoria's Secret Dream Angels Desire Eau de Parfum Spray

    This used to be my favorite every day scent. It is clean with a hint of floral and just sexy enough. I eventually grew out of it I guess, but I enjoyed this while I was using it. It always lasted all day and the price wasn't terrible.

    May 22, 2013

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