I loved the moisturizing hand soap of this and the body wash also so I decided to get this. For some reason some of the triple moisture body creams have an entirely different smell than just the body lotions. I should've picked up just the body lotion because this is too strong. It kind of nauseates me. One thing that's good though is that it does keep my skin moisturized so I would recommend trying out the triple moisture body creams but try out a tester of the one you like and walk around with it for awhile. I just got a little too crazy for this one particular scent so maybe that's why but I do feel this smells a little different maybe too stronger than the other stuff in the sweet cinnamon pumpkin line
I got this off of dermstore mostly bc I was ordering something else and wanted the free shipping. I'm happy I did. This does a good job moisturizing my lips which get chapped very easily. The smell isn't wonderful it's more herbal but it doesn't feel thick on my lips or glob up on the sides of my mouth. The packaging is good you twist it up and then apply and the cap hasn't came off in my purse which is good because I don't want it smeared all over my wallet, phone, and other stuff. I will probably repurchase but only if I'm ordering some other things off dermstore because I don't see the point of buying this online by itself. Jmo
Lip Treatments -Fresh - Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15
misslu990 10/23/2012 11:46:00 PM
I got this awhile back in my sephora birthday beauty insider reward. I actually purchased the rose one months and months ago and didn't care for it. I liked the sheer color but it was drying in my lips. This one seems to be less drying and works well under lipstick. The only problem is that if this melts even a little, the whole stick gets messed up and half broke off and I had to be careful each time I applied this. I like that it has SPF but there's so many other chapsticks out there that are way cheaper than this and I think this is way over priced for a lip treatment. I finally got rid of it because I finished it and I won't be repurchasing because I have a whole stash of different lip treatments and chapsticks that I need to use up and this didn't feel any different than other chapsticks that I've tried for even half the price or lower.
Eyeliner -Maybelline - Line Stiletto liquid eyeliner
misslu990 10/23/2012 11:39:00 PM
Ehh..this is okay. I noticed if I don't shake it every time before I use it the line comes out watery and thin. When I say that, I mean that it doesn't come out in a nice pigmented black line. I've had to trace over the line several times before and by that time the line has already dried and it looks funky. The only thing I like about this is how easy the applicator is. It's just the consistency of the product that's crap. I've tried several eye liners and I'm thinking about just throwing it away.
This is a flattering shade of red. It reminds me of a cherry color and I think it would look good on any skin tone actually. I have light skin and this doesn't look drastic on me. Very easy to line lips with and fill in. Goes on smoothly and lasts awhile. I actually just use this just to fill in my lips sometimes and apply some lip balm on top and it looks great. This also doesn't dry out my lips which is a shocker to me because a lot of lip liners and lip sticks do. I said yes I would purchase this product again because most likely I will, but I also put yes because I'm interested in purchasing more lip liners from this brand. They have nice colors.
Oh. My. Word. These are hands down the best I've ever used. Gone are the days of scratchy facial cotton pads that irritate my sensitive skin. These are no joke. I've tried different brands: cvs, walmart, walgreens, that big box of them from costco, you name it and those do not compare to this. I know it sounds ridiculous because they're just facial cotton to remove make up, but they are super soft. I even got my mom and others hooked on them. They're a thick good sized square that you can use front and back. They don't leave any fuzzy cotton residue or start breaking apart like others I've used. I only use these for my face and to remove eye make up. I wouldn't use these for nails just because the price. They're not crazy expensive but I'm used to spending a couple bucks on a generic brand of cotton pads. Definitely give these a try. I purchase two bags of these at a time.
Lipstick -Tarte - Glamazon Pure Performance 12 hour lipstick
misslu990 10/17/2012 8:39:00 PM
Unfortunately I didn't like this product even though the color was very nice. I got this in the color whimsy described as a bright pink and when I say bright pink I mean BRIGHT. This definitely added a pop of color to my lips. I was disappointed that when I received this some of the top of the l/s had melted onto the top of the lid because the formula is super buttery and creamy. Too bad it didn't moisturize my lips one bit. Sure it applied very creamy and you only needed to apply a little. I don't know why companies put a crazy amount of hours such as this being 12 hours. I don't try to wear my make up that long to begin with. It's nice to have my skin breathe. But this lasted an hour on my lips at most. Then it faded in certain parts on my lips more than others and looked like I had tried to put on a stain fully hammered and applying it in a mirror. This made my lips dry and flaky and I had to constantly apply lip balm afterwards to get them back to normal. I wish this would've worked for me but it didn't.
Lotions/ Creams -Unlisted Brand - Hylunia Healing and Restoring Cream
misslu990 10/11/2012 4:28:00 PM
My goodness this stuff is amazing. I'm surprised there isn't a review for this yet but I figured I needed to make one because this is a staple of mine. There is pricy imo ($36 for 5.1 fl oz) but its well worth the money for what it has done for my skin. I actually discovered this at a spa and thought why not since it didn't have all those harmful ingredients in it. I have had on and off little patches of eczema on my legs for about a year now and it keeps coming back. When I started using this stuff it helped heal my skin and prevent it from returning time and time again. I also use this on my hands because I'm OCD about washing my hands all the time so they get flaky and dry and this helps make them really smooth. I don't use this all over my body although I wish I could but I would go through it too fast and I don't wanna waste my money that quick. However I have purchased this quite a few times and will continue to do so because nothing has helped with my eczema like this.
I bought mine years ago but it is still works brilliantly. Mine is actually a gold color that I got at sephora a long time ago but the gold has worn down a bit. I don't use this every day because I'm usually in a hurry , but when I go out this works wonders. I have short lashes and this holds a curl all day and really opens up my eyes. The curler is big enough to get all of my lashes in one press. Doesn't leave that annoying kink like some other eye lash curlers do. I've tried a cheaper eye lash curler besides this and it didn't compare. This is pricey but its worth it with the results you get. Plus this thing is still great after years of use. Easy to clean too
The color of this is gorgeous! I have light-medium skin and this looks very natural on my skin. I think this would good on any skin tone as long as you build the color. A lot of people compare this to nars orgasm and I can see why except I consider this one better. I had nars orgasm but I thought it was too hyped up when it wasn't that great of a color and didn't look natural on my skin at least so I swapped it out. I received this in another swap awhile back and I'm so glad I did. As with most TheBalm products, I love the vintage look of the them and the packaging of this is great. It contains a decent size mirror to apply on the go. I would describe the color as coral/peachy/hint of copper. It looks a little intimidating in the pan, but its very natural. Has a little shimmer in it, but nothing too crazy. Give this a try:)
I love the smell of this. It's very clean and fresh. Not too girly yet not too masculine. It fits in between. I have the .68 fl oz and also the rollerball of this and I love them both. The rollerball is convenient to throw in your purse. I love the packaging also.
This smells nice at first like apples but the dry down smells horrible & cheap. What I mean is it smells just like a watered down fruity smell. I enjoy the dkny fresh blossom but this one isn't worth it.
Hair Styling Tools -Unlisted Brand - Tangle Teezer
misslu990 9/30/2012 2:17:00 PM
I bought this from Sally's it's around 14-15 bucks but you can get it a couple bucks cheaper if you have a Sally's card. I bought this in pink, but at sallys they also carry a purple color and black. I like the way this brush looks. There's also a one with a handle but I bought the one with out the handle. This seriously gets out a lot of tangles. I have a lot of hair but it's very fine in texture. I had highlights previously before I died my hair again and now I died it more of an ombre so the ends get really dry since they've been bleached. My hair has always been very prone to tangles and snaps more easily than thicker hair would so I always use to spray in detangler and wait till my hair was dry to brush it. With this I wait about 10 min after spraying my products in then start brushing from bottom to top. This helps run through the tangles more smoothly but I do notice that you still have to be careful because you can snap your hair. This actually does help distribute the products evenly through out the hair to make your hair more manageable. My hair feels more smooth and soft and shiny. Once my hair is dry it's even more easier to brush it through now since it already combed out tangles and slides through so easy. I will probably be repurchasing if I ever needed a back up or for my mom or friends. What a neat idea
The smell of this really reminds me of pink sweet tarts which I actually like because even though that's sounds overly sweet, this is just right. It smells fresh and sweet and I enjoy putting this on when I'm in a hurry. The body sprays don't really last long on me but this is good to throw in your gym bag after working out or if you're going out and don't want to sicken everybody in the car with some strong perfume then slowly roll down the window. Just don't get too crazy with spraying it because you only need a few sprays of this all over and you're good to go.
Cheap & effective. I usually buy any generic brand whether its Walgreens or cvs and I just get the regular Epsom salts with no lavender oil or any of those other scents. I usually use this in my bath after a long stressful day or if my muscles are sore from a work out. This literally helps soothe your muscles and detox your body. Drink a glass of water after to help even more with the detoxification. I used this a couple times on my face and it made my sensitive skin break out and form rashes so I don't suggest using it on your face is your skin is sensitive. But I totally 100% recommend this for baths. I haven't tried this for soil to help flowers and plants like it says usually on the back of the bag, but its worth a try if you've got a green thumb:)