Product Reviews by RussianWannabe

Lotions/ Creams - Burt's Bees - Body Lotion with Milk & Honey

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I have super dry and cracked hands, and am always on the lookout for a new and better hand cream. I just tried it for the first time tonight (hands only) before hitting the hay. As the previous poster (bonapart) mentioned, it has a very strange smell to me. My overly honest 5 year old likes it and thinks it smells nice! Maybe it is just us but it's awful nonetheless. Moisturizers like a …Read more

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Scrubs - Freeman Beauty - Feeling Beautiful Charcoal & Black Sugar Facial Polishing Mask

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Summarized review:

• Pros- great exfoliating product!
Has a warming sensation
Smells good

• Cons- isn't exactly mask type consistency
Can scrub face too hard

Detailed review: Quick description of my skin: not very sensitive, normal/combination, rarely ever have breakouts/blemishes except for the …
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Fragrances - Coty - Jovan Island Gardenia

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So I bought this hoping it would smell like a creamy coconutty gardenia perfume as so many others have said, but I just could not smell the creaminess... A sort of monoï smelling perfume in my hopes. It smelled like an old woman; flowery, powdery, almost a little sour, not in a rancid way, just in a "red door" kind of way, at least to me. It really is a beautiful fragrance, just not …Read more

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Nails - OPI - Axxium Soak Off Gel Nail Lacquer

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Ok, to start off with, I am a Manicurist. I am writing this review so as to clarify some issues with this product, from a professionals side and a consumers side... I do NOT like this product, and probably won't ever like this product. The idea is awesome (who WOULDN'T want polish that lasted 2 weeks, or maybe longer?!?), the color …
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Lotions/ Creams - AHAVA - Body Lotion

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This review is for Dead Sea Essentials by Ahava body lotion in "Aloe Vera".

Quick Review:

Pros- smells fresh (not overpowering), fast absorbing, not greasy, softens skin

Cons- somewhat pricey, inconvenient bottle

Overall: I would love to give this product 5 stars BUT it is pretty pricey IMO, and the bottle is a little awkward to use …
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