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Review: Laura Mercier Lip Treatment Kit

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The Lip Treatment Kit contains two products: Lip Polish (the scrub) and Lip Conditioner (the balm). I loved Face Polish so much I thought I needed this kit, too.

The Lip Polish contains tiny, tiny, gentle granules — so small and gentle that I don't notice any effect at all in just one use. Perhaps if I used it ... more >>

Review: Kinerase Cream

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A lot of times I find myself using various skincare products on faith. In the case of Kinerase, a sales associate said, "here, you have to try this," sent me home with a few samples, and in two weeks I noticed that the fine lines under my eyes had diminished. Needless to say, she totally turned me into a ... more >>

Review: Tweezerman Lash Comb

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Once I tried Tweezerman's Lash Comb, I couldn't imagine ever putting on mascara without it. The tool is basically a row of sewing needles, mounted in a plastic handle. That might sound scary, but it's the perfect tool for combing clumps out of mascara and separating lashes. If you've seen Charlie Wilson's War, Julia Roberts does the same thing ... more >>

Review: Laura Mercier Moisturizer SPF 15

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This facial moisturizer feels amazing and incredibly lightweight. My skin just drinks it in — it completely disappears. No residue, no greasiness (it's the only SPF moisturizer I've tried that meets this standard).

In my mind, this product is moisturizer, light SPF, and basic primer, all-in-one, so it's not the MOST moisturizing product out there. If you had really dry ... more >>

Review: CoverGirl Outlast Lipstain 400 Everbloom Kiss

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I love the idea of lipstains — low maintenance color, so I can put on balm or gloss (without looking) and still be "put together." But these lipstains didn't pass muster. I tried 400 Everbloom Kiss and 415 Teasing Blush; the two shades looked nearly identical (and rather bright) on my lips. Even brand new, the markers felt dry, so ... more >>

Review: eos Lip Balm Summer Fruit

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The EOS organic lip balm comes in an irresistibly adorable egg — and the cuteness of its packaging made it an impulse purchase for me. (If I remember correctly, they’re priced something like $3.99 or 2-for-$7). This is a vegan balm, and it feels like a vegan balm. It wears comfortably enough, but because it’s petrolatum-free, it’s not especially ... more >>