Product Reviews by MoodyLucy

Moisturizers - L'Oreal Paris - Age Specialist 55+ Anti-Wrinkle Restoring Cream

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1 month ago

I think this is called wrinkle expert in some countries. I'm not over 55, but I've read soaring reviews of women my age using the day version of it with much success.

I bought it long ago before realizing just how badly I react to dimethicone. This feels and acts like plain silicone. It gave me breakouts, so I tried using it on my neck hoping the skin there isn't as …
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Fragrances - GIVENCHY - Dahlia Noir Eau de Parfum

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2 months ago

It took me very long to recognize this as a rose scent. I generally have difficulty picking up rose as rose in perfumes, but this one was more like a dusty powdery scent with discernible pepper. Pretty close to the old lipstick smell that some reviews mention.

It wasn't bad, and I don't mind powdery scents, it's just that this felt like an abandoned, cluttered, dusty and …
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Gels/ Soaps - LUSH - Honey I Washed the Kids Soap

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2 months ago

This isn't a soap I'm crazy about, but it objectively has great things going for it.

It is possibly the least drying of all lush soaps. Melts and applies easily, except for the honeycomb bit on the top. The honeycomb bit is very rough, to the point I can't run this soap along the skin because it scratches quite hard. The abrasive bit is the tiny chicken wire webbing …
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Fragrances - Thierry Mugler - Womanity Eau de Parfum

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2 months ago

Wow, I wish I'd tried this sooner!
Why didn't I? Errr, yeah, the hoo-ha reviews.

I don't know how people smell BV in this. I tried and tried to pick it up. Nope.

What I get is what the pyramid lists, no more, no less. Starts off as the inside of a delicious fig, so slightly sweet for the first few minutes. It's mixed with the salty scent of caviar (NOT …
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Liquid - essence - Stay All Day 16h Long-Lasting Foundation

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2 months ago

I've used many essence foundations and really liked most of them. This one doesn't work for me though.

The lightest shade was noticeably too dark (and I have a "pale person's tan" now) and very yellow/ orange.

I got several breakouts in the three days of using it, and I don't get them otherwise, nor am I using other new products or supplements …
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Polishes - essence - Shine Last & Go Gel Polish - Wild White Ways

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3 months ago

Revolting.

Let's not even go into the name, as I'm sure by now everyone and their uncle knows when essence say "gel polish", what they mean is just "polish".

Except when it's not even polish. This is the consistency of thick glue, or booger, and applies as such, with a mixture of streaks, bald spots, and globs, regardless of how much you have …
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Fragrances - Dior - Pure Poison

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3 months ago

I found it so-so. I really like the mandarin opening. It's just like the mandarins that still have a little patch of green on the peel, same smell.

The rest of it smells pretty much like others described it, cold and clean, in a detergent kind of way, which is something I like more than the average user, but even so found it unremarkable. I know this sounds so snide, but I raise a …
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Gels/ Soaps - LUSH - Outback Mate soap

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3 months ago

When I first bought it, It smelled strongly of incense and sandalwood, which husband and I love (it was meant for him btw). I was surprised as it does not contain those oils, but thought that the "perfume" ingredient must be in question. After a few washes, it turned to a nice and strong lemongrass scent, but I still pick up some incense and sandalwood. It's nice that it …Read more

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Fragrances - Yves Saint Laurent - Opium Eau de Toilette

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3 months ago

I'm surprised to discover that a loud, rich, late 70s perfume smells much better in summer.

I get mostly spicy orange, with just a hint of sandalwood, patchouli, and incense. In colder months, I thought it too loud, and felt like it didn't have a composition so much as s bunch of strong things thrown in. I could picturee YSL telling Amic and Sieuzac "Make me one with …
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Treatments - MAVALA - Cuticle Cream

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4 months ago

this is good enough that it would probably be great for most people, but for severe cuticle problems i found it a bit of a let down.

it is mostly lanolin, and a penetrating ingredient. the scent is strong and weird. i got used to it quickly, but it could bother people who are very sensitive to fragrances.

this autumn and winter i had really bad cuticles with hangnails …
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