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L’Oreal Skin Genesis Serum Concentrate Review

L’Oreal Skin Genesis Serum Concentrate Review

loreal-skin-genesis-daily-treatmentIf you’re looking for anti-aging products, listen up. L’Oreal’s Skin Genesis line makes use of the company’s own patented ingredient, Pro-Xylane, which aims to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by boosting the production of glycoaminoglycans within the skin. And if you’re not into the science of things – the Skin Genesis serum won Allure Magazine’s Best of Beauty Awards for Best Breakthrough in Skin Care, so you know it’s got something special. Plus, it’s got a 7/10 average on Total Beauty!

The lightly scented Skin Genesis serum is on the watery side, but applies smoothly and soaks into skin with ease. A little serum goes a long way – don’t overapply or you’ll be cleaning up with a washcloth.

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Revlon ColorStay Mineral Eyeshadow Review

Revlon ColorStay Mineral Eyeshadow ReviewMineral makeup strikes again! I picked up Revlon’s ColorStay Mineral Eye Shadow in Sunlit Jade, which has shimmery creme, bronze and olive colors. Revlon’s ColorStay 12 Hour shadow is very popular and long-wearing, so I was hopeful about the talc-free version.

Most of the ColorStay eyeshadow shades are so neutral that they’d work for most any skin tone, but I really wish they’d offered more of the cah-razy colors this Dove loves to wear. But very few ladies are as flamboyant as I am!

This eyeshadow’s texture is fab – it’s ultra smooth and silky feeling. The shadow colors blend really well with each other, and I was able to smooth out most of the harsher olive color without redoing my makeup (yay!).

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Haircolor Review: Revlon Colorist Expert Color and Glaze

Revlon Colorist RedheadWhy do I constantly switch haircolor products? I was perfectly happy with the color I got from Perfect 10. Well, I know why – because I’m obsessed with trying new things and reviewing them for you, that’s why. Revlon Colorist was one flavor I sampled in my blondie days, and here’s the rundown:

Back when I was channeling Marilyn I tried a lot of blonde hair colors, and they’re all pretty torturous on the senses. This one was no exception. It itched my scalp and the smell was all burny in my nose. No bueno. The color (#100, Extra Light Natural Blonde) came out pretty though: light but natural-looking, and blended well with my already Pam Anderson-colored ends. (I wasn’t a bimbo, so stop thinkin’ it. Seriously. I’ll cut you.)

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Lancome Definicils High Definition Mascara Review

Lancome Definicils High Definition Mascara ReviewI was admiring the long, defined lashes on one of my coworkers, and I asked her for go-to mascara advice. The word was Lancome, Lancome, Lancome. Enticed, I decided to try this baby myself – I love the long, separated, million-lashes look. This little wonder didn’t disappoint!

lengthening: 5/5

Length is definitely this mascara’s greatest asset. My lashes poked my browbone (I love that).

separating: 5/5
Excellent. This mascara found all of my teeny blond lashes and coated them individually, making them stand out.

curling: 2/5
Meh. It doesn’t really curl very much, but it doesn’t leave my lashes completely shapeless either. Who needs curl when you’ve got length like this?

volumizing: 1/5
My eyelashes looked thin but that’s the look we’re going for here – definition, not big thick clumps. This is about the HD, super-separated look, not the voluminous Katy Perry look.

The verdict: 8/10 – Beautiful length and definition, so if that’s what you’re going for, snag one today.

Lancome Definicils High Definition Mascara sells at Amazon.com for $21.00.

Eye Makeup Review: Maybelline Define-A-Lash Mascara

Eye Makeup Reviews Maybelline Define-A-Lash MascaraI got Maybelline’s Define-A-Lash mascara in #601 Very Black and I’m trying a new makeup rating system for mascaras, so check it out:

lengthening: 5/5
Wow! Define-A-Lash made my eyelashes look a half-inch longer. Seriously!

separating: 4/5
My lashes were well-defined, but the mascara didn’t find all of them. Try this instead: L’Oreal Paris Telescopic Mascara

curling: 5/5
An unexpected bonus! My lashes reached for the sky.

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