Product Reviews by smarlo

Eye Shadow - wet n wild - Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad - Walking on Eggshells

5.0
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3 days ago

I picked up the original trio at Dollar Tree, they also had "Silent Treatment". I tried it this morning and I really like it! The texture is buttery and easy to blend. As a teen of the 80's I don't mind a shimmer in the crease.

It's a good every day look and something I think I'll go to for quite a while!

I took one lippie off for the ever …
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Mascara - COVERGIRL - Lash Blast Amplify Primer

5.0
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fromsmarlo

23 days ago

I never tried a mascara primer before and now I never need to buy another one! This is it!

Makes my lashes long, thick, feathery and stay curled! No clumps, no flaking. If you use before colored mascara, it really pops the color!

Lasts about 3 months before it dries up, but that's how long they say you're supposed to keep mascara (wink, nudge)

Great …
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Blush - Unlisted Brand - MakeupAlley Website

1.0
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fromsmarlo

6 months ago

I don't really care for the update at all, the fonts are annoying and I don't like the way it scrolls up after every page. I don't understand what was wrong with the old way in the 1st place.

I could never figure out how to use the message boards, so I can't speak to them being different.

New is not always better.

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Mascara - Lancôme - Hypnose Drama Instant Full Body Volume Mascara

2.0
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fromsmarlo

9 months ago

I received this as a gift and all I can say is I'm glad I didn't pay for it!

The tube lacks a stopper so tons of product comes out on the brush. The brush itself is oddly bent in a way that I have trouble coordinating. The product itself is thick and gloopy. It gives me spider lashes. The only way I can save this is to glop some on and then use some Maybelline Define A …
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Hair Styling Tools - REVLON - One-Step Hair Dryer & Voluminizer

5.0
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fromsmarlo

10 months ago

I have 2c/3a hair that is pretty fine and thin. In the winter, my hair is a stringy straggly mess and won't really curl well and has no body. Regular blow driers make my hair look like a poofy downy chick.

I got this thing over the weekend and thanks to a blizzard and near zero temps, I had the time to play with it.

This thing is the best thing to ever happen to me …
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Shampoo - Renpure - Ren Rosemary Mint Cleansing Conditioner

3.0
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fromsmarlo

12 months ago

I used the Curl Defining Coconut version of this. I loved the smell of it and it made my hair look great. However, it made my hair fall out in handfuls every time I used it.

I really wish it worked for me because I'm really hooked on the scent!

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Mascara - L'Oreal Paris - Voluminous Original Mascara - Burgundy

4.0
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fromsmarlo

Sep/10/2018

I love colored mascaras. I snatched this up at Walgreens eagerly!


I've worn it twice so far and have been pleased. The color shows just fine, I do have light lashes to begin with though. It's not the best application, but it's good enough. Comes off easily with cold cream at the end of the day. Does not flake, smear or run for me.

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Bath Treatments - Avon - Skin So Soft Bath Oil

2.0
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fromsmarlo

Aug/21/2018

I used this off and on for years with no issues. A couple of weeks ago, I spent a week in the country. Every day, after my shower, I applied this oil liberally to my arms and legs because it's said to have insect repellent properties and flies love to bite me.

It worked in that respect. However, by the end of my week long vacation I had a red dot, itchy rash all over my shins …
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Conditioner - PANTENE - Ultimate 10 Conditioner

5.0
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fromsmarlo

Jan/30/2018

I got this for my kids, they love anything Pantene. I gave it a try the last two mornings and holy crap, this is magical!

I was going to cut my hair because I couldn't get it to behave anymore. It was just lank and frizzy. This stuff has made my hair sleek, shiny and bouncy!

I'm going to stock up!

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