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  • Benefit One Hot Minute Face Powder

    This is an outstanding bronzer for fair skin. It's one of the only powders I've found that I can brush all over my face (like most people do with darker bronzers) and I actually get a nice, natural glow instead of looking ridiculous and/or orange. "Rose-gold" really is the best way to describe the color and it does have a bit of shimmer to it so I still try to use it with a light hand so as not to end up too sparkly. I never liked the brush that came with this. They might be on to something with the fan shape, but the lack of a good handle made it seem useless to me. I understand it had to be shaped that way to fit in the container, but I eventually threw it out (this is why I took off one star, otherwise it's definitely a 10 star product). I like the screw on lid and I recommend leaving the plastic insert in place or it might make a bit of a mess. It's definitely best to test this out in store before buying, because I'm not sure how well it will work on darker skin tones, but on my fair skin I think it's just lovely.

    March 28, 2012

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit You Rebel Lite
    2.0

    Benefit You Rebel Lite

    Didn't even purchase

    I tested this out in store and couldn't even bring myself to buy it (even though I knew Sephora would let me return it if needed). For one, it was too yellow. Yes, it's lighter than the normal You Rebel, but that doesn't help if it's going to give my fair skin a yellow tint. Second, it was SUPER greasy. Now, I realize it's a moisturizer, but even on the back of my hand, the moisture didn't seem to sink in. It just sat there looking shiny. I'm all for dusting with powder when needed, but I have oily skin already and I didn't need it to look even worse. So I wiped it off with a tissue and walked away. I wish they would update the formula so it would be a little better. I have yet to find a tinted moisturizer I actually like and matches my skin tone.

    March 28, 2012

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit pocket pal
    2.0

    Benefit pocket pal

    Not impressed

    I was so excited for Pocket Pal because I'd read all about how great Benetint is, but I didn't end up enjoying this product at all. It took a lot of time and effort to get any color to show up at all on my lips then when I tried to top it with the clear gloss, half the color would come off anyway. The color also had no staying power, which was surprising since this is supposedly a "stain" and reapplication took too long. Once or twice I tried the stain on my cheeks and when I could blend quickly enough it worked fine for that, but eventually I gave up and stopped using it entirely.

    March 28, 2012

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit BADgal Lash

    I've tried many different mascaras and I was told it doesn't get any better than BADgal from Benefit. I've been using it for a few months and I'm hooked! Seriously the best. Update: This is no longer my favorite mascara. I think they must have changed the formula since the last time I had used it, because I bought a tube last week and I am less than impressed. It seems thin now and doesn't give my lashes the oomph I remember unless I start with two coats of primer. Sad.

    March 28, 2012

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit Stay Don't Stray

    I can't even comment on how well this works, because I had to take it off almost as soon as I had put it on. I was skeptical when it came out of the bottle, because it looked really dark. I know it's supposed to work for any skin tone, but I'm pretty fair skinned and this just wasn't going to work for me. I passed it along to a friend with a more medium skin tone and she loves it.

    March 28, 2012

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit Miss Popularity

    I think the loose powder highlighter just wasn't the right type of product for me. I used to try using this to highlight the corners of my eyes, but the powder would get in my eyes and that is not ok (I wear contact lenses). Mostly this sat unused in my makeup case until I finally got rid of it in a big clean out and reorganization. Some of the other reviews have said it made a great highlighter for other areas, and maybe it would. I just never tried it because I have other highlighting products I like a lot better. (As I'm writing this, I'm not even sure they make this anymore, since I was just in Sephora last week and did not see it with all the other Benefit products.)

    March 28, 2012

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit Something About Sofia Fragrance

    I liked this fragrance a lot at first and wore it pretty frequently. Eventually I noticed that the scent is actually pretty strong and I kind of grew tired of it. It's also a bit powdery. I'm not sure what I was thinking at first, but I guess eventually I realized this scent wasn't really *me* and I gave it away. Definitely one to test out on your skin before you purchase (though we should all do that with all fragrances, I suppose...).

    March 28, 2012

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit glamorous gabbi makeup bag

    I love this makeup bag! It's somehow roomy without taking up too much space when traveling. It has nice brush pockets and a protective plastic flap to keep the brushes from getting wrecked when the bag is zipped up. I liked this bag so much, for a long time I used it just to store the brushes and makeup I used most often in my bathroom. Now I have a nice, big train case to keep everything together and Gabbi only comes out for travel. I've also had this bag for several years and used it pretty frequently and it has held up VERY well. I'm impressed with the durability of something I was given as a "gift with purchase."

    March 28, 2012

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit California Kissin' Lip Shine

    Luckily I received this gloss as part of a free gift from the Benefit counter at Macy's awhile back. I did not like it. I have several other minty lip glosses I like better and on my fair skin the blue showed up way too much. I didn't think it made my teeth look whiter and I felt it had way too much sparkle. I ended up giving it to a friend and she said she didn't like it either.

    March 28, 2012

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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  • Benefit High Brow

    This is a great product for my laziness. The color is perfect for highlighting just underneath the arch of my brows when I don't have the time required to put on a full eye look. I just lightly draw a couple lines under my brows and blend a little and I get a nice natural looking highlight right where I need it, making my eyes look brighter and my face look finished and more awake.

    March 28, 2012

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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