Product Reviews by blondebohemian

Body Scrubs - LUSH - Sugar Scrub

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Oct/04/2013

Yikes.

As a reference point, I self-tan/get airbrush tans a lot. Therefore, exfoliating is key in making my fake tan look beautiful and natural. I struggle in finding an exfoliant that actually does its job in getting rid of patchy self tan spots.

This is a heavy duty exfoliant. It comes as a solid bar, making it tricky to figure out how to properly use it. I've tried …
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Masks - LUSH - Brazened Honey Fresh Face Mask

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Oct/04/2013

I have used the Lush face masks off and on throughout the year - mostly they feel good on my skin, are fun to use, but have minimal effects on my skin. Except this one!

If you don't already know - these are fresh masks, meaning they need to be stored in the fridge and expire rather quick (~2 weeks). The price point is great though, so cheap and you get something with quality …
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Eye Shadow - Giorgio Armani - eyes to kill

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Sep/29/2013

I'm a big fan of these cream to powder eyeshadows. I LOVE that they come in the coolest colors and I can use just one eyeshadow (well and a highlight color) and get a finished, dramatic eye look.

I have this in #5 - a tarnished antique looking gold. It's absolutely beautiful - complex and dramatic without being over the top. The kind of color that you can wear night and …
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Loose Powders - Laura Mercier - Secret Brightening Powder

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Sep/29/2013

Normally I stay away from loose powders because I am not a fan of cakey, matte skin. But having moved recently to a hot and humid climate I needed to add one to keep my foundation from sliding off.

Reference point: MAC NC 30-35, NARS Barcelona, Armani #7, tan and normal (occasionally slightly dry) skin. - I use the #2 powder.

I use this after my primer, foundation and …
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Body Scrubs - The Body Shop - Coconut Body Scrub

5.0
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Sep/26/2013

Whoa, The Body Shop is kind of a hidden gem of products!

I self tan and I get airbrush spray tans a lot. Using a body exfoliant religiously is how I keep my fake tan looking naturally, makes application easy and flawless, and removed the dreaded lizard skin and blotchy fading. I have tried so many body exfoliants and they are either too rough and visibly scratch my skin or they are …
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Concealers - Yves Saint Laurent - Anti-Cernes Multi Action Concealer #1

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Sep/26/2013

I wish I could give this 3.5 stars. My dream HG concealer (which I have yet to find) would offer the perfect high coverage, creamy texture, natural look for my under eye area. Most high coverage concealers, like Cle de Peau look too dry and cakey.

Packaging: beautiful YSL gold twist up tube. I adore YSL packaging because it looks so glamorous but with this one I find that it attracts …
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Styling Products - Bumble and bumble - Surf Spray

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Sep/25/2013

I'm on the fence with this product. It does work for the look I'm trying to get, but it requires a lot of pampering.

My hair is slightly damaged, leaning on dry, bleached to platinum blonde, and naturally straight with a slight wave. However, I can easily curl my hair and it will hold a curl/wave very well. Also, while my individual strands of hair are thin, I have a lot of …
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Treatments (Face) - REN Clean Skincare - Rose Synergy O12 Restoring Facial Serum

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Sep/25/2013

This the only skin care product I have ever used that I could never imagine living without. It's truly a miracle worker for me - and I don't believe in miracles when it comes to skincare.

My skin is normal, sometimes leaning to dry, not breakout prone. I'm looking for skincare that will give me that glowing, dewy look and the Ren oil gave me all of that and more! The …
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Lip Treatments - Dior - Creme de Rose Smoothing Plumping Lip Balm [DISCONTINUED]

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Sep/24/2013

I used this a few years ago, ran out, and forgot about it. Then I stumbled at the Dior counter and remembered my love for it a few months ago.

My lips are full naturally so I'm not really hunting for a lip plumper. However, I wear a lot of nude lipsticks and that requires my lips to look flawless. Even with regular exfoliation and applying loads of other lip balms (Burt's …
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Eye Makeup Remover - CHANEL - Gentle Bi-Phase Eye Makeup Remover

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Sep/23/2013

I wasn't really in need of Chanel eye make up remover but I was buying make up in the Chanel cosmetics store, realized I was completely out of eye make up remover and was too lazy to go anywhere else. Hence why I own this.

And it's GREAT.

I love a smokey eye. I wear cream shadows and powder shadows and eye primer, dark gel and pencil waterproof liners, mascara.. …
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