Josie Maran Cosmetics

Josie Maran Cosmetics

Josie Maran Cosmetics is a natural cosmetics product line and was founded by actress and model Josie Maran in 2007. The main ingredient featured in many of the line's products is Argan Oil, which is grown and harvested by women run co-ops in Morocco.* It is an independent cosmetics company headquarted in Los Angeles, CA. *Source: Wikipedia

https://www.josiemarancosmetics.com/
Overall rating
3.7
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61%
would repurchase
3.7
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Overall rating
61%
would repurchase

Recent Josie Maran Cosmetics Reviews

100% Pure Argan Oil
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a month ago

I honestly used to love this Argan Oil because it did a great job, but I believe the name made me continue to buy it more than whether or not it was the best oil out there. I eventually decided to try an oil I bought Trader Joe's and found it worked just as efficiently for a fraction of the price. If this doesn't put a dent in your pocket, I say go ahead and buy it, but, if you need to save and want another oil that works just as well, the Trader Joe's one will be a great substitute.

100% Pure Argan Oil
3.0
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a month ago

I honestly used to love this Argan Oil because it did a great job, but I believe the name made me continue to buy it more than whether or not it was the best oil out there. I eventually decided to try an oil I bought Trader Joe's and found it worked just as efficiently for a fraction of the price. If this doesn't put a dent in your pocket, I say go ahead and buy it, but, if you need to save and want another oil that works just as well, the Trader Joe's one will be a great substitute.


Argan Black Oil Mascara
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2 months ago

I brought it for the pretty packaging. But I could not get it to work for my very fine, long lashes. Very thick formula combined with sparse, wide apart bristles. Its almost impossible to get the mascara to stick onto my very fine lashes. I have to brush and brush for several minutes, and even then product barely sticks to my lashes, it just sticks to the brush and stays there. I manage to get a little onto the base and middle, but it just won't cover my lashes tips AT ALL. In the end it almost looks as if I've applied nothing at all, except on my lids where I get alot of smudges from trying to push the brush so many times through my lashes. Probably the least effective mascara I've tried.

Argan Black Oil Mascara
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2 months ago

I brought it for the pretty packaging. But I could not get it to work for my very fine, long lashes. Very thick formula combined with sparse, wide apart bristles. Its almost impossible to get the mascara to stick onto my very fine lashes. I have to brush and brush for several minutes, and even then product barely sticks to my lashes, it just sticks to the brush and stays there. I manage to get a little onto the base and middle, but it just won't cover my lashes tips AT ALL. In the end it almost looks as if I've applied nothing at all, except on my lids where I get alot of smudges from trying to push the brush so many times through my lashes. Probably the least effective mascara I've tried.

Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment

Ok, I love this stuff. 40 y/o, normal-to-dry skin, no acne or other issues. I’ve used oils to cleanse and moisturize my face for years. Bought this on a total whim. What I Like: The texture! It’s a pristine white, milky liquid that even just looks like something I want to put on my skin. Applied to dry skin and patted around it penetrates like a dream with no residue left behind. I’m well aware my skin isn’t drinking it, but that’s what it feels like. No scent, no fragrance and minimal ingredients. I’ve used this post-peel and zero sensitization or irritation issues. It’s far less greasy than oils, it doesn’t have the rubbery matte feeling of creams that are loaded with silicones; it leaves my skin soft and dewy. I really get pleasure from applying this and pleasure from the way it penetrates and makes my (sometimes) thirsty skin feel. It’s a moderate moisturizer, not too rich but not too light. What I Don’t Like: Obviously the price. It’s ridiculously overpriced for what it is. I also mostly don’t like layering it because I find it applies so much better on skin that is dry and free of water or other products, especially those that contain silicones (which my 2 serums do). So I’m limited to using it after cleansing during times when I’m not applying an active. Overall I love it despite its downfalls. If I couldn’t afford it or chose not to spend my money it, I wouldn’t miss it, probably. But I enjoy using it and would likely repurchase.

Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment
4.0
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3 months ago

Ok, I love this stuff. 40 y/o, normal-to-dry skin, no acne or other issues. I’ve used oils to cleanse and moisturize my face for years. Bought this on a total whim. What I Like: The texture! It’s a pristine white, milky liquid that even just looks like something I want to put on my skin. Applied to dry skin and patted around it penetrates like a dream with no residue left behind. I’m well aware my skin isn’t drinking it, but that’s what it feels like. No scent, no fragrance and minimal ingredients. I’ve used this post-peel and zero sensitization or irritation issues. It’s far less greasy than oils, it doesn’t have the rubbery matte feeling of creams that are loaded with silicones; it leaves my skin soft and dewy. I really get pleasure from applying this and pleasure from the way it penetrates and makes my (sometimes) thirsty skin feel. It’s a moderate moisturizer, not too rich but not too light. What I Don’t Like: Obviously the price. It’s ridiculously overpriced for what it is. I also mostly don’t like layering it because I find it applies so much better on skin that is dry and free of water or other products, especially those that contain silicones (which my 2 serums do). So I’m limited to using it after cleansing during times when I’m not applying an active. Overall I love it despite its downfalls. If I couldn’t afford it or chose not to spend my money it, I wouldn’t miss it, probably. But I enjoy using it and would likely repurchase.