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  • The Body Shop Satsuma Shower Gel
    10.0

    The Body Shop Satsuma Shower Gel

    Used to be better...

    The scent on this product is to die for and it's still a great shower gel. I used to use only this for several years, but then they changed the formula (it's now runnier) and made the bottle smaller. I haven't been as satisfied with it since then and have been using other products instead. Update: I was just gifted with a bottle of this as part of a gift set and I'm excited to find that they've made the bottle bigger again and the formula is as great as I remember it originally being when I first started using it. This shower gel is definitely my favorite, the scent is just unbeatable, especially for summer and/or those mornings when it's hard to wake up.

    July 30, 2012

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  • The Body Shop Satsuma Shimmer Lip Balm

    This gloss is a very frightening shade of shimmery orange in the container, but Satsuma is my favorite scent and it came with a lovely gift set, so I decided to give it a try. It smells just heavenly, though I don't find the flavor to match up quite as nicely to the smell. The color is a lovely sheer shimmer, not scary orange at all, and it has a wonderful, soft texture. I don't think it lasts very well, but I've never mind reapplying my lip products. I like it well enough and will continue to use it, but I don't think I'll be replacing it when it's gone.

    July 30, 2012

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  • The Body Shop Body Butter
    5.0

    The Body Shop Body Butter

    Good, but I wanted better...

    I have this in the Satsuma scent--which is my all time favorite Body Shop fragrance. I like the packaging very much. It's a generous size, but the jar is short enough to fit into my bathroom drawer (though the down side of the container being large is that it takes up quite a bit of space). I find the cream to not be as thick as what I had imagined for a product with "butter" in the title, but it does go on nicely. It smooths out easily and absorbs quickly without any residual feelings of greasiness. My biggest complaint, though, is that the Satsuma scent is not strong at all. I feel I can smell the ingredients in the cream with only the tiniest hint of citrus and it's rather disappointing since the strong citrus scent is what I love so much. I'll continue using it, as it does moisturize nicely, but I doubt I will ever buy it again.

    July 30, 2012

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  • Q-tips Travel Pack
    10.0

    Q-tips Travel Pack

    Definitely!

    These are awesome. My fiance and I both hate to be without cotton swabs, especially after a shower (wet ears--just thinking about it makes me twitch). These are wonderful for traveling! I keep one in my travel toiletries bag so no matter where we are--whether it's a hotel or a friend's house and we just can't find everything we need--we always have Q-Tips. The plastic container is very durable. In fact (and the manufacturer isn't going to love this tip), I've only bought them ONCE and have simply been refilling the plastic container since then. Totally cost effective! I definitely recommend splurging on one or two of these and then refilling them as needed.

    July 10, 2012

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  • Q-tips Cotton Swabs
    10.0

    Q-tips Cotton Swabs

    Seriously the best

    I've tried to be cheap and use the store brands but Q-Tip really does make the best cotton swabs out there. Not only is there the perfect amount of cotton at each end, but both ends are always sturdy enough. You know what I mean? I've used so many store brand swabs where by the time I'm halfway through cleaning my ear (or removing some stray bits of nail polish) the cotton is already half falling off the tip and it's not working the way it should. I NEVER have that problem with a Q-Tip!

    July 10, 2012

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  • Almay One Coat Triple Effect Mascara

    I used this mascara daily for over a year and bought many tubes in that time. It was amazing. It didn't smudge or flake and one coat really did make my lashes look amazing. But then either they changed it or I got a bad tube, because suddenly it was VERY clumpy and just...gross. It made my lashes look awful and it flaked and smudged and was just bad. I've been using others since that last tube and haven't felt ready to give it another chance yet. I would love to be able to love it again--it's so affordable!

    July 10, 2012

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  • Chanel Inimitable Mascara

    I received this mascara as a gift from a friend some time ago. I LOVE it. I always used it with a primer to get the best look, but even without the primer, this mascara made my lashes look gorgeous. It has a nice, deep black color and I didn't have any trouble with smudging or flaking. It was also very easy to remove with just my normal eye makeup remover. My only complaint is the high price (and that I tend to frequent Sephora for my makeup needs, and Sephora doesn't carry Chanel).

    July 10, 2012

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Neutrogena Ultimate Sport Sunblock Spray SPF 100+

    My fiance and I used this sunblock all last summer and we loved it. We're not really "ultimate sport" people, but our apartment complex does have a pool and we are both fair skinned and burn easily. I love the spray sunblocks because they're so easy to apply (these Neutrogena versions work even upside down), even easier to RE-apply (as we have to, because we burn so easily) and this one in particular held up well in the water when we were in and out of the pool. I love it and if I can find it again I'll use it this summer, too!

    July 5, 2012

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful

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  • Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scrub

    I really did not like this. I really only bought it because I was traveling and had forgotten to pack a scrub and I tend to have oily and acne prone skin (and this was pretty cheap). Aside from a general cleansing, this scrub did nothing for my skin. Acne prevention is an especially important part of my routine when traveling because I almost always get extra breakouts during this time. This stuff did not help AT ALL. Not with treatment or prevention. I do not recommend it!

    July 5, 2012

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Neutrogena On-the-Spot Acne Treatment

    This was my go-to product in my teens and I can even remember my aunt commenting that I had nice skin and asking what I used to keep it clear. Now that I'm older and have the budget for higher end products, I know there are other things out there that work better than this. But as a teenager with a part time, low paying job, I'd say this is the best product I could get that fit in my budget. It treated breakouts pretty quickly, helped prevent new breakouts and it never dried or irritated my skin. I've just grown up and moved on to other products that I think work better.

    July 5, 2012

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