Product Reviews by clarabeau

Cleansers - Pond's - Cold Cream Makeup Remover Deep Cleanser

5.0
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Jun/07/2015

EDIT12.24.16: I keep going back to this. There's nothing like it! Nothing else takes off my makeup so well and sucks all the gunk out of my pores. I don't even follow up with a rinse-off cleanser anymore. I also started using the Ponds Rejuveness cream and have been ignoring a lot of my other more expensive skincare products because the lactic acid is doing wonders keeping my skin clear …Read more

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Cleansers - REN Clean Skincare - No. 1 Purity Cleansing Balm

3.0
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Jan/06/2015

This is my first cleanser belonging to the "cleanse-and-polish" category of cleansers. Recently I started reading Caroline Hirons' blog and she talks a lot about balm-type, muslin cloth cleansers and I was curious to try something similar. I used to only use milky or foamy cleansers, and some worked and some didn't, but it occurred to me that since my face is often so dry …Read more

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Highlighters - BECCA - Gypsy Pressed Shimmer Powder

5.0
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Nov/29/2014

Possibly one of my favorite blushes of all time. It's beautiful. A soft, gentle pink, with lavender undertones, but with golden shimmer on top. This is the perfect, loveliest blush for skin that's fair but also yellow-toned. It blends perfectly with my skin tone but also doesn't oxidize with my warm undertone, and remains a blue-pink, despite the soft gold shimmer playing nicely …Read more

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Cleansers - Nude Skincare - Perfect Cleanse Omega Cleansing Jelly

4.0
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Nov/29/2014

I really love this cleanser. I have acne-prone, sensitive, very dry skin, and this cleanser does the job for me. It gets of all my (sometimes heavy) makeup off and never leaves my face feeling stripped OR like there's a film left that might break me out. I squeeze out a glob of it and gently massage it into my bumpy skin, and let it sit for a moment or two to break down any impurities, and …Read more

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BB Cream - Skin79 - Super Plus Beblesh Balm Triple Functions UV Interception SPF50+ PA+++ (Vital Orange)

5.0
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Feb/08/2014

This is my favorite BB cream of all time. As much as I love Missha's Real Signature BB cream in #13, this is so much better. While the Missha cream is pale enough for me, it appears a little chalky and dry on my skin sometimes, especially in winter. This BB cream just dries nice and glowy and smooth on my skin. And it gets better throughout the day.

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Concealers - NARS Cosmetics - Radiant Creamy Concealer

4.0
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Jan/09/2014

I use this in the shade Chantilly, and it is a very good match for my NC10 skin (although it is a bit too light in the summertime.) This concealer is SO PIGMENTED. I really need to only touch the applicator a tiny bit to any blemish and then pat it with my finger and any pimple or mark is completely covered. (Now that I think about it, that is probably not super hygienic… oh well, just one of …Read more

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Blush - Dior - Rosy Glow Awakening Blush

5.0
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Jan/09/2014

I'd been lemming this blush for a long time when a friend of mine finally convinced me to try it. She and I have a similar skin-tones and I saw how good it looked on her cheeks so I finally relented and bought it. And it really is stunning, I'm happy with my purchase.

It looks neon pink in the pan, but don't let the brightness intimidate you. I was still worried this …
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Lipstick - REVLON - Colorburst Lip Butter - Wild Watermelon

5.0
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Jan/07/2014

This lipstick is so brightening and flattering on my NC10 skin. You know how when you feel tired, it's the end of the day, and your face needs a pick-me-up, there are usually only a couple of lippies that you can apply and instantly look better? This is one of them for me, an HG. It's kind of a corally-pinkish red on me, and just lights up my complexion. It is bright, yet soft.

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Fragrances - Lancôme - La Vie Est Belle Eau de Parfum

5.0
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Jan/07/2014

I find this perfume highly enjoyable. It is probably not the most sophisticated formula (it won't have the complexity that a Guerlain would, for example) but oh my god, it just smells GOOD. Is it sugary? YES. Is it kind of generic? Yes, it is. There is a hint of woodsiness (or the patchouli, maybe) that tempers the sweetness to keep it from being totally saccharine. Although… it is pretty …Read more

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Lipstick - MAC Cosmetics - Hot Tahiti Lipstick

5.0
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Jan/07/2014

Beautiful rose-red lipstick, perfect for when I want to have red lips without too much trouble. The formula is slightly sheer and very soft on my lips, and I don't find it drying at all. It also have a slightly vanilla-y smell, which I've grown to like.

I have brown hair, dark eyes with brown and green in them, and very fair skin, about an NC10 at the moment, with slightly …
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