Product Reviews by Buffie

Mascara - innisfree - Skinny Microcara

3.0
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25 days ago

I have mixed feelings about this mascara. On one hand, I LOVE that it has a skinny tightline brush AND comes in BROWN. For us those of us with blonde eyelashes that is almost a Godsend, since it gets to the roots AND does not overpower our faces. It has a dry formula and is best for just adding a touch of color to the lashes, without length or volume. Often, this is all I desire, so I thought …Read more

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Sunscreen - EltaMD - UV Pure Broad-Spectrum SPF 47

5.0
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25 days ago

THE BEST SUNSCREEN, EVER. I love this sunscreen so much. I have been using the Elta MD "Clear," and have also tried the "Daily," and this is by far the best out of those. I decided to switch to the Pure b/c it has a very good rating on EWG, and is apparently more natural/healthier, especially for those of us who wear sunscreen on our face, daily. I have read that the latest …Read more

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Eyeliner - CLINIQUE - Water-Resistant Eyeliner

5.0
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4 months ago

You win, Clinique. After all my shopping binges on the fanciest brands, over the years, this is still the very best cake liner I’ve ever tried. The Muted Brown color looks so warm in the pan, yet it somehow goes on in the most flattering color, that almost appears to come from within (ie very natural). It stays on and is super easy to apply, too. Lastly, it doesn’t irritate my eyes. Some …Read more

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Lips - Glossier - Generation G Lipstick

5.0
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4 months ago

FINALLY the perfect lip stain & color! This review is for the color “Like.” I’m a light spring (lightest cool skin/eyes, warm hair), for reference. Since I started wearing makeup (much younger than most, since I’m translucent without it), I’ve been searching for the lip tint that I see in period films. You know, the one that’s supposed to look as if you’re not wearing any makeup. Lip tints …Read more

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Mascara - Mirenesse - Lash Whip Tightliner Mascara

4.0
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6 months ago

This mascara is pretty incredible, but I fear it may have been discontinued-? Not sure, but that’s pretty typical of my (apparently esoteric) favorite products.

Brush: just like IT Tightline= awesome!!!
Formula: similar to Kiss Me (tube mascara), but oddly THICK. Goes on like three coats, with one coat.
Color: SUPER BLACK (similar to Loreal’s Blackest Black)
Sensitivity: I’m …
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Mascara - Maybelline New York - Lash Discovery Mascara

2.0
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6 months ago

I’m sitting here with dramatic black mascara streaks under my eyes, akin to what you’d get if you dipped your face in water and batted your lashes repeatedly. I thought I’d review this mascara so I don’t forget and accidentally buy this again!

The good:
Great brush, thin/almost tightline (wish there were more thin “tightline” brushes on the market);
Buildable …
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Concealers - Colorescience - Total Eye 3-in-1 Renewal Concealer

5.0
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7 months ago

I FINALLY FOUND IT. I have been searching for an under eye concealer that won't crease or draw attention to my imperfections for YEARS. Not only did I find one, it also has SUNSCREEN IN IT! This product is like magic; it is that good. I put a bit on my finger to apply and then use my IT airbrush 103 to blend. It makes my skin look better, yet looks like I am not wearing concealer, which is …Read more

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Skincare - Face - Unlisted Brand - Tazorac

5.0
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11 months ago

If I had to name ONE product that I thought was most beneficial to my skin, this would be it (for acne and wrinkles/elasticity/aging/texture, etc.). If I use it under my eyes, I can see a dramatic improvement in the wrinkles/tightness, and it makes my skin look SO MUCH BETTER, in every way. Unfortunately, despite the miracle it works under my eyes, I am going to stop using it so close to my …Read more

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Mascara - CLINIQUE - Naturally Glossy Mascara

4.0
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11 months ago

I am tempted to deduct one lippie for lack of color selection. I would love to see it in grey or blue. Other than that, this is a great product. I have relied on this for years, as my "go to" natural mascara.

The wand is pretty easy to work with, although I would also love if they would carry a version with a super thin mascara wand. Of course, that really goes for ALL …
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Treatments (Face) - SkinMedica - TNS Recovery Complex

3.0
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11 months ago

I like this, but cannot use it on my chin or it breaks me out. I suspect it has something to do with triggering hormonal acne, so I skip my chin and use it everywhere else. I also don't think it is my imagination bc every single breakout has corresponded with me using this on my chin. Almost like I say, "well, I have not broken out in awhile, I guess I will try TNS..." and, bam, I …Read more

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