The texture is nothing to write home about. Not in the least bit moisturizing, makes lips peel, doesn't last long and the shine is almost non-existant. I have the strawberry scent, and it smells wonderful, but that's as far as the compliments go.
Lotions/ Creams -Burt's Bees - Beeswax & Banana Hand Creme
glossnmascaragal 7/17/2006 1:41:00 AM
This hand cream makes my hands really soft. I have these dry patches on the backs of my hands, and this has done nothing to relieve them. It's also extremely greasy and takes forever to absorb. Even though I like the scent, I probably won't be buying again.
These are so convenient, fast and worry free. I love the scent and the fact that it's a cleanser, toner, mask and scrub all in one! The first time I used them, I loved them. Then, when I woke up the next morning, a few of my pimples were gone! My face looks so clear, these will always be in my bathroom! (I thought these were called Olay Daily Facials?)
I absolutely love this scrub! It makes my face so smooth and soft and dewey. To those of you who think it's too harsh, mix less scrub with more water. This is waaaay better than St.Ives Apricot Scrub.
Treatments -Burt's Bees - Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream
glossnmascaragal 7/15/2006 8:20:00 PM
I have the most horrible, dry cuticles. 3 Days of using this cream every night that's a thing of the past. Smells good, too. Not too strong, just enough scent. Don't hesitate to get this, I can't say enough about it!
This is my HG lip balm. I'm a lip balm/gloss efficianado, and this is the best of the hundreds of balms I've tried. It's a little thick, but I always come back to my Burt's Bees. Oh, I use the tube by the way. It's better than the tin IMO.
Lip Gloss -Neutrogena - MoistureShine Lip Soother Cooling Hydragel SPF20
glossnmascaragal 7/13/2006 4:07:00 PM
Okay, so I'm pregnant, and for some reason, it's NOT agreeing with my lips. They've been hard and crusty and full of cracks. Just nasty. I tried Carol's Daughter lip butter for a while and it was useless, it didn't even relieve the cracks. Needless to say, I was desperate when I saw this stuff. After 3 applications in the same day, my lips are back to normal! The cracks are almost healed and my lips are smooth and soft. The smell is a mango-ey smell and the shine is fantastic. PLUS it has sunscreen! How many lipglosses out there actually heal your lips? Not many, I can damn sure tell you that! Get this stuff!
Moisturizers -Burt's Bees - Marshmallow Vanishing Creme
glossnmascaragal 7/9/2006 8:38:00 PM
I love this moisturizer. It makes my face look so healthy and dewey. The smell is fabulous, kinda smells like bananas and cream-or marshmellows :-) The jar is so pretty and the product lasts a long time. Wonderful.
Cleansers -Burt's Bees - Orange Essence Facial Cleanser
glossnmascaragal 7/9/2006 8:26:00 PM
This is the only BB product that I've tried and hated. Entirely too oily. It felt like I was putting orange scented vaseline on my face! It cleans okay, and I love the scent, but it's not for me. I'll stick with my lemon poppyseed cleanser.
I like how light and airy this liquid feels, it didn't clog my pores at all. But I'm afraid that's how far the compliments go. Didn't match or blend with my skin at all, and provided no coverage over my acne scars. Perfect for someone with flawless skin (but if you have flawless skin, why would you wear makeup?) Useless.
Powder -L'Oreal - True Match Super-Blendable Powder
glossnmascaragal 7/9/2006 8:01:00 PM
Doesn't look natural, made me look dull and ashy, and provided zero coverage for my acne scars. It also settled into the lines of my nose, and enhanced every single pore on my face. Overall, I wouldn't give this crap to my worst enemy.... I'm lying. Yes I would *evil grin*
The lipstick feels incredibly drying and heavy on my lips. And this stuff dries FAST, so you'd better hope you don't mess up. After a while, the lipstick flakes and peels, and makes your lips look horrible. Whatever doesn't peel, crack or flake off stays on your lips for-freakin-ever (which is bad, because who wants little dry patches of color scattered around their lips?)
Lotions/ Creams -Bath and Body Works - Winter Candy Apple All Items 2005
glossnmascaragal 7/9/2006 12:39:00 AM
Another gift from my MIL, but this is one I don't think I'll be wearing any time soon. It smells just like apples, which isn't a bad thing... I'd have to really be in the mood to wear it. The lotion smells too damn lotiony. It smells more like lotion scented apple than apple scented lotion! If you love apples, this is for you.
Skincare - Body -Bath and Body Works - Sweet Pea products
glossnmascaragal 7/9/2006 12:18:00 AM
I adore this scent. I'm not good at describing scents, but it's sweet and girly and pink. Does that make sense? It smells pink? I don't know, but that's how I would describe it. I wear it when I wanna feel girly and cutesy.
Skincare - Body -Bath and Body Works - Cherry Blossom
glossnmascaragal 7/9/2006 12:01:00 AM
My MIL gave this to me, and I'm glad she did! I would never look twice at body products with the word "blossom" anywhere in it because I abhore floral smells. Since it was a gift, I smelled it and loved it! You can smell the sweet cherry, and the florals aren't obvious, but they're there. I have the bubble bath, shower gel and lotion, and they're wonderful.