Product Reviews by Seattlemama

Sunscreen - Dear Klairs - Soft Airy UV Essence SPF 50 PA ++++

5.0
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14 days ago

What a gorgeous, lovely product! I have tried approx 1200 sunscreens and this is one of the top 5 for sure. Background on me: my skin is very dry + flaky, sensitive/rosacean, acne-prone, product-reactive, and extremely sun-sensitive. I have been testing this for the past 4 months and it has become my daily ss for when I'm inside/at the office all day. (My other favorites are all-physical - …Read more

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Deodorants - Dove - Advanced Care Caring Coconut Anti-Perspirant Deodorant

4.0
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14 days ago

Due to the insane hot flashes I have been experiencing for the past six months, I have been on an antiperspirant search for The One and I have finally found my hg with this product. It's not perfect but it's the closest I've found and it leaves all the others I've tried in the dust. So what's so great about it, and how could it be even better?

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Liquid - Charlotte Tilbury - Magic Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF15

4.0
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2 months ago

I have aging, bone-dry, flaky, rosacean, flaky, acne-prone skin and I am on a neverending quest for a natural-looking foundation that evens out my blotchy skin without causing pots or a rosacea flare. I have this in shade Fair 3 and it is bang-on perfect for my pale, neutral, N10-15 skin. This offers medium coverage (I don't find it to be buildable as it cakes + highlights lines and flakes …Read more

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Skincare - Face - Drunk Elephant - Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil

1.0
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4 months ago

Overpriced dud, returned it after two weeks because it sat on the surface of my skin and never absorbed. I like the fact that this contains no fragrance, and it did not cause any issues for my sensitive, rosacean, acne-prone, dry/flaky aging skin. In general facial oils don't work well for me - historically they haven't ever helped with my dryness or flakes. I was willing to try this …Read more

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Moisturizers - Allies of Skin - Molecular Multi-Nutrient Day Cream

3.0
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4 months ago

Well for starters, this is not a cream so don't make your purchasing decision by the (misleading) name. It's a serum of several actives (antioxidants, niacinamide, probiotics) in a moisturizing (hyaluronic acid) base, but it doesn't offer nearly enough moisture for my superdry aging skin, particularly during these bone-dry winter months. I have heard great things about Allies of …Read more

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Moisturizers - Drunk Elephant - Protini Polypeptide Cream

2.0
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6 months ago

*UPDATE*
Sadly I had to return this as it broke me out with minor spots every time I used it. Despite the fact that it provided the right level of moisture for my finicky skin and even cured my winter flakes, I just couldn't get past the breakouts. This brand is hit or miss with me - I love the C-Firma Day Serum but the (completely overpriced) Virgin Marula Oil did nothing for me at …
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Foundations - SHISEIDO - Synchro Skin Glow Cushion Compact

4.0
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6 months ago

I wanted to try this when I found out it's the HG foundation of the stunningly beautiful Korean YouTuber who calls herself Pony. Her skin is completely flawless without looking like plastic. This was not easy to get my hands on - I had it shipped from Asia and it took several weeks to arrive. So was it worth the wait? Hmmm. I have been using it for a month + here's the scoop:
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Liquid - Koh Gen Do - Maifanshi Moisture Foundation

5.0
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8 months ago

This is currently my everyday go-to foundation. Background on me: I have pale, dry, acne-prone, supersensitive rosacean skin that gets flaky in the Winter. I tried this foundation after hearing that a celebrity (can't remember which one) is loyal to it because it doesn't irritate her dry, sensitive skin. I also have had great luck with another KGD product, the All-in-One moisture Spa …Read more

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Cleansers - Pond's - Deep Cleanser Cold Cream

1.0
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8 months ago

This product is so completely overloaded with stinky cheap perfume that I couldn’t even bring myself to test it out as a facial cleanser. I have very sensitive, rosacean dry skin and I practically started having a flare from the smell alone. Disgusting- what are they thinking?! Really unfortunate as it’s proven challenging to find rich, creamy cleansers for really dry skin that remove makeup but …Read more

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Lipstick - ColourPop - Ultra Satin Lip Liquid Lipstick

2.0
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10 months ago

I had high hopes for this because in general I adore ColourPop - the quality of their products at a great price points almost never fails to keep me coming back to try more. Sadly this one is a total fail for me. I don't understand the purpose of this product line - CP has a separate matte liquid lipstick line that I intentionally avoid because all matte lipcolor makes me look dead. Sadly …Read more

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