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Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub Review

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Oh Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub I want to love you but you’re just not suitable for my dry, flaky skin. I need you to be tough but you’re terribly gentle…!

I’m always so tempted by Aveeno’s brightening marketing strategy. Slap “brightening” on any skincare and I’m on top of it! Sadly, Aveeno’s Brightening Collection just isn’t something that’s ever really captured me.

Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub sounds terribly tempting but for dry skin users it’s not the one that you want.

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow Review & Swatches

Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow

The introduction of Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow Pencils had me quite excited. I really navigate towards cream shadows nowadays so I was hyped over these particularly because I had such great success with the Make Up For Ever Aqua Creams.

With the promise of a smudge-proof formula in a long-lasting eye shadow pencil plus some rather great shades of peach (I’m all about peaches) I was well on my way to loving on these.

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E.L.F. Studio High Definition Undereye Setting Powder Review & Swatches

E.L.F. Studio High Definition Undereye Setting Powder

E.L.F. when you do things right you do things right and your new Studio High Definition Undereye Setting Powder is all kinds of right.

At some point in my makeup life I avoided powder under my eyes in a major way. It was aging me terribly and just wasn’t a good idea all around. I discovered Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder and proceeded to hate all over it. At the time I was just starting to have issues with dryness under my eyes and was really struggling with how to treat the issue. Needless to say after I started moisturizing my eyes properly I enjoyed Laura’s powder and later discovered even nicer products for settling my concealer like Skin Food’s Salmon Powder and Benefit Powderflage.

Needless to say when E.L.F. Studio High Definition Undereye Setting Powder launched I was curious. Three dollar setting powder? Mmmm…!

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Tarte Maracuja 6 Piece Color Collection QVC TSV Today’s Special Value for July 2012 Swatches Upcoming

Tarte Maracuja 6 Piece Color Collection QVC TSV Todays Special Value for July 2012

Just a note, I’ll have swatches and photos up for the new Tarte Maracuja 6 Piece Color Collection QVC TSV Today’s Special Value debuting in July upcoming starting the week of July 2nd. That includes ALL the foundation shades so you can decide which color is best for you!

Hope this helps!

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Shiseido Urban Environment UV Protection Cream Plus SPF 50 Review & Swatches

Shiseido Urban Environment UV Protection Cream Plus SPF 50

Shiseido Urban Environment UV Protection Cream Plus SPF 50 was released in Japan this Spring and recently we got got the launch of Shiseido Urban Environment Oil–Free UV Protector SPF 42 PA+++ here in the US.

Interesting that the formulas appear quite similar but offer different levels of protection.

I got mine from Japan however, I swatched the version we have available here in the states and I’ll say both have great formulas that seem pretty much identical outside the fact we have an SPF 42 and Japan offers the SPF 50 option. The version here in the US is more of a milky liquid or what I refer to as a traditional SPF formula versus the creamier version of the Japanese release.

Let’s take a look!

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