Product Reviews by JHA0228

Gels/ Soaps - LUSH - Sleepy Shower Gel

5.0
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2 months ago

I fell in love with the scent of Lush's Sleepy hand and body lotion and I've been dying to try the shower gel ever since it launched. The lotion has the best lavender scent I know - soft and sweet, and not sharp and medicinal in the way some lavender scented products can be. I'm a midnight shower kind of person, so I was really looking forward to making my nightly showers even more …Read more

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Mascara - Blinc - Mascara Amplified

2.0
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2 months ago

I've started using tube mascara for two reasons: almost all regular mascaras smudge on me, and my eyes are easily irritated by mascaras. This mascara doesn't smudge and doesn't irritate my eyes, but it's still not that great. Especially for being the original/most hyped tube mascara. The formula is pretty dry, and my lashes look way shorter than they usually do. The volume is …Read more

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Treatments (Face) - Deciem - The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

4.0
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5 months ago

This has helped with bumps that I tend to get around the chin and jaw area. I've previously used Paula's Choice's 2 % BHA (both gel and liquid), and while that worked brilliantly in the beginning, the effect wore off a little over time. Nowadays I go back and forth between this and PC's BHA liquid.

I've also seen a slight improvement in the size of my pores. I …
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Fragrance - Dior - Dior Homme

5.0
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5 months ago

Not reviewing this for ON myself but sort of still for myself, if that makes sense? Dior Homme is my all time favourite men's perfume. One a night out someone walked past a friend and mine a couple of times smelling absolutely heavenly, and we finally pinpointed who it was and stopped him to ask what he was wearing.. He probably thought it was a pick up line but we were both only interested …Read more

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Hair Treatments - The Body Shop - Banana Truly Nourishing Hair Mask

4.0
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5 months ago

This is my go to cheap-ish deep treatment. The price point is probably more middle range, but compared to other silicone free + cruelty free treatments it's on the cheaper side. I make sure to always have a tub of this at home to use in between using my HG, more expensive treatment (pureology's strength cure superfood treatment)

I have curly, medium course and very dry hair …
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Hair Treatments - Pureology - Strength Cure Superfood Treatment

5.0
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5 months ago

I have curly, medium course and naturally very dry hair. I avoid silicones in my hair care routine, something that has improved my hair's health but also made it super hard to find good treatments that are silicone free + cruelty free (my other criteria).

The price of this treatment is seriously steep, especially since it comes in a small 6 oz / 150gram tub. On the other hand, a …
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Eye Shadow - Jordana Cosmetics - Made to Last Liquid Eyeshadow

5.0
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6 months ago

This is a brilliant, inexpensive and long-lasting eyeshadow. I have it in the shade "Not a wink pink", but I find that it looks more gold/bronze than pink. It's intensely shimmery, bordering on glittery but not the chunky kind. I've only used it with a primer underneath as I do any eyeshadow since I have ridiculously crease prone eye lids. With a primer it lasts me all day and …Read more

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Moisturizers - Unlisted Brand - BLITHE Crystal Iceplant Pressed Serum

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7 months ago

This wasn't what I thought it would be, but regardless I love how plump and hydrated my skin looks and feels when I use this! I thought it would be a balm-like, rich type of product from the name, but it's more like a (slightly thicker than usual) gel moisturizer.

I use it in the AM only, before my day cream and/or sunscreen. Moisture wise I could probably get away with using …
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Mascara - Unlisted Brand - Idun Minerals - Vatn mascara

4.0
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7 months ago

I love a big, dramatic lash, but 9/10 mascaras smudge horribly on me so I've resorted to using tubing mascaras for everyday use. This tubing mascara doesn't give fluttery, dramatic lashes, but it adds a fair amount of length at least. The brush is relatively thin and made of rubber bristles. It doesn't separate the lashes as well as the Blinc tubing mascara (which feels like the …Read more

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Lotions/ Creams - Rituals - Ayurveda Balancing Body Cream

4.0
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10 months ago

Got this in a gift pack with the body scrub and the shower oil. It's a fairly rich body cream, but even so it's not too sticky or too slow to sink into the skin. I use it as hand cream sometimes too, and though it's not as moisturizing as Rituals' other hand creams/balms, it definitely does the trick. The scent is very nice but pretty strong, so it's probably not for …Read more

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