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Nivea 2-In-1 Moisturizing Primer

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  Nivea’s Claims Nivea tells me that this 2-in-1 Moisturizing Primer is a lightweight, non-greasy makeup base that will moisturize and refresh my skin. This gel-cream is supposed to absorb quickly into the skin and is enriched with vitamin E and natural lotus extract. First Impressions I can remember over a year ago watching countless…

e.l.f. Cosmetics Haul + First Impressions

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Highlighting Studio Blush in “Berry Merry” While I have quite a few pink or coral blushes in my collection, it’s been a while since I’ve had a nice mauve blush for the fall/winter months. “Berry Merry” is just the mauve shade I was looking for. With gold flecks speckled throughout (that don’t show…

Maybelline Fit Me Hydrate + Smooth Foundation Review

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  Maybelline Claims… … Fit Me Hydrate + Smooth is a dewy foundation formulated to hydrate and smooth skin texture for an overall luminous finish. The formula includes SPF 18 for sun protection and comes in 16 shades (mainly light to medium tones). Meant for dry to normal skin types, Fit Me Hydrate + Smooth retails…

Lock In Your Hair Colour With BC Bonacure Color Freeze Rich Shampoo and Spray Conditioner

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BC Bonacure Color Freeze Rich Shampoo – $14.95 for 250mL BC Bonacure Color Freeze Rich is a gentle shampoo made with lactic acid and calcium hydroxide that tightens and stablizes the hair matrix at its optimal pH of 4.5 to lock in your hair colour for a zero fade effect. I normally use drugstore shampoos and…

Wet n’ Wild Photo Focus Foundation and Setting Spray

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My skin normally falls on the oily side, but has decided to have an identity crisis for the last couple months and is now super dry. This skin change definitely made testing out the Photo Focus Foundation a bit challenging… Wet n’ Wild Photo Focus Foundation, “Porcelain” – $5.99USD I could never find this foundation in…

Givenchy Noir Interdit Mascara – The One With The Adjustable Wand

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Givenchy Claims Noir Interdit Will… …give you lash length and volume, with definition. Noir Interdit comes in a deep black shade with an innovative mascara wand that can bend up to 90 degrees to cover lashes from root to tip. The Sephora website recommends applying Givenchy’s Base Mascara Perfecto (a volumizing lash primer) before applying…

All Natural, Cruelty Free Makeup by Maison Jacynthe

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Maison Jacynthe was founded in 2014 by Jacynthe René, an actress and producer who also runs a successful online magazine that discusses health, detox and natural beauty. Along with its new makeup line, the brand also has a range of body care, home, perfume and essential oil products. What stands out about Maison Jacynthe’s makeup line…

Benefit Hoola Lite: The Best Bronzer For Pale Skin?

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  First Impressions The Benefit Hoola Lite shade looks really nice in the box; a light taupe shade that I was excited to try out. I have to admit, I’m not crazy about the cardboard box packaging of this product. The box is too small to fit a large bronzer brush into it, so a…

Go Wavy Or Straight With The Isa Professional Digital Titanium Flat Iron

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The Isa Professional Digital Titanium Flat Iron features: *long, smooth 4.5″ titanium mirror plates for faster styling *adjustable styling temperatures of 265 to 450 degrees F, *digital neon display to verify temperature setting and when iron is switched off *fast heat up *1 hour auto shut off safety feature *360 degree no-tangle cord *2 year…

Clinique Beyond Perfecting Foundation and Concealer

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  Product Claims Clinique says that this foundation is great for all skin types, which ultimately sounds impossible. The foundation and concealer combo is meant to provide a flawless complexion that lasts all day (12 hours), through thick and thin, without the need for an additional concealer. The brand recommends that you use the bottle’s…