Product Reviews by megsmcc

Moisturizers - LUSH - Gorgeous Facial Moisturizer

5.0
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11 months ago

I have a long, long history with Lush. I worked there in college, then managed a store after college, then moved all over the country and world for a while, and stuck with my Lush habit because, well, it's high-quality and you can find it pretty much everywhere you roam. I've tried literally every product a billion times (and I used to get such a sweet employee discount that that …Read more

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Styling Products - Living Proof - Full Thickening Mousse

5.0
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Aug/17/2016

I loooooove this mousse. I've been using it daily for about a week. The only thing I don't like about it is the dispenser. An upright aerosol, whyyyy? I have a feeling I'm going to be desperately trying to get out like the last 1/4 of the can, when I get there.

But other than that, this stuff straight up gives me Kate Middleton hair. I've been trying to achieve …
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Hair - Living Proof - PHD Fresh Cut Split End Mender

5.0
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Aug/17/2016

I bought this based on the recommendation of an xoVain writer, and I'm so happy that I did! This is so good. When I get out of the shower, I comb my hair and then squeeze out a dot of the Split End Mender. I rub it into the ends only. Then I follow with my thermal protector cream and mousse, blow dry my hair with a big round brush, and end with another dot of this stuff on the now-dry ends …Read more

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Dry Shampoo - Drybar - Drybar: Detox Dry Shampoo

5.0
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Apr/29/2016

The "would repurchase" is a tough one because it's so expensive. It's good enough that I would love to use it forever, let's put it that way.

I just felt the need to leave a review because I'm going to be the only person so far who LOVES the smell. It's a sophisticated, warm, woodsy, amber-patchouli smell. If the product didn't cost an arm and a …
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Concealers - Tarte Cosmetics - Maracuja Creaseless Concealer [DISCONTINUED]

5.0
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Feb/17/2016

My search for my favorite undereye concealer is over. I totally, totally get why this is such a love/hate product, but I'm firmly in the LOVE camp. Yes, it's extremely thick and sticky-feeling, and yes, it doesn't behave the way you're used to concealers behaving. That's what makes it so great, though.

To get the best use out of this concealer, you kind of have …
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Primer/ Corrector - BECCA - Backlight Priming Filter

5.0
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Feb/17/2016

HG primer! This stuff slides on easily before getting just slightly tacky for makeup application, and imparts an amazing soft glow/shimmer. If you have big pores like me, you definitely need to apply something on top of this (I've seen other reviews saying you can wear it by itself, and if you have perfect skin that's probably beautiful, but if you have large pores or imperfections I …Read more

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BB Cream - Garnier - BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector - Light/Medium

5.0
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Feb/17/2016

I had been interested in Stila's Aqua Glow serum foundation, and had been rationing a small sample I got from Sephora. It was good, but I wasn't convinced it was good enough to warrant the $45 price tag. Then I was digging around in my makeup drawer and came across this tube of BB cream I'd picked up out of desperation on a trip a few months ago. I realized it was pretty much the …Read more

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Liquid - BECCA - Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation

3.0
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Feb/02/2016

Man, I SOOOOO wanted to make this work for my skin. I wrestled with the decision to return it for a couple days, and eventually just had to let it go. But, really, I loved it. I truly loved it.

PROS:
1. It's probably the most beautiful foundation formula I've encountered. It's silky, yet hydrating, yet sheer, yet buildable, yet blendable, and it has no scent …
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Pressed Powders - Hourglass Cosmetics - Ambient Lighting Powder - Dim Light

3.0
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Jan/29/2016

I don't... get it? This is one of those super-hyped products I've always wanted to try, so when I saw the cheaper travel size at Sephora, I picked it up on a whim. I read about people putting it all over as setting powder, so that's exactly what I did. Guys, this is bronzer. This is straight up bronzer. I looked weirdly tan-orange all day and couldn't wait to wash it off. And …Read more

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Lips - NYX Professional Makeup - Soft Matte Lip Cream (All)

2.0
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Jan/29/2016

Haaaaaate. I think it might just be that I hate the matte liquid lipstick trend, though, because the main reason I hate it is how unbearably dry your lips feel after applying, and that seems like it's common to most of these formulas. So, that's why this gets a 2 instead of a 1--the concept just might not be my bag, and that's not the product's fault.

I could …
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