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REVIEW: Benefit’s “They’re Real!” Mascara is another winner!

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I think that mascara is one of those things that’s REALLY hard to get right. I have found that so many expensive mascara’s are just as good as drugstore mascara’s. I’ve found that the REALLY expensive mascara’s can still be terrible, when the cheaper options are sometimes better!

When I went to Ulta this weekend, I bought the liner (below) and this mascara. I also bought Urban Decay’s original NUDE palette, but I’ll get to that later. This mascara is UNFREAKINGBELIEVABLE. To me, it’s on the higher end, price wise, but it might just be totally worth it.

It goes on SO smoothly, and my eyelashes looks fanfreakingtastic. I will DEF be buying this again!

Benefit’s ‘They’re Real!’ mascara is a jet-black mascara that lengthens, curls, volumizes, lifts, and separates lashes for a spectacular “out-to-here” look.

What it does:
This breakthrough bestseller reveals lashes you never knew you had! The specially designed brush features staggered bristles that grab close to the root, boosting length and volume beyond belief. The custom-domed tip uses precision bristles to lift, define, and curl even your tiniest lashes. With a glossy, jet-black, long-wearing formula, you’ll flaunt luxurious, silky lashes that won’t smudge, clump, or dry out. True story!

What else you need to know:
Go horizontal! The staggered bristles grab close to the root, boosting length and volume. Then go vertical! The custom-domed tip with precision bristles lift, define, and curl even your tiniest lashes.

Research results:
In a consumer panel survey, the following results were reported:
- 94% saw dramatic length and volume
- 90% saw base-to-tip curl
- 94% saw visible lift
-100% saw long-wearing results

$23 – buy it at Ulta!

REVIEW: Benefit’s “They’re Real Push Up Liner” is magical.

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I bought this liner over the weekend – and I’m absolutely DYING over how amazing it is!

Eyeliner is a tricky thing to get right. Especially gel liner. It goes wonky so easily. The lash-hugging pen makes perfectly precise liner easier than you can dream!

You don’t have to worry about slipping – or messing up! This pen makes gel liner look effortless! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!

It’s the first ever lash-hugging gel liner in a pen! This matte black gel formula won’t smudge, budge or dry out, and the innovative soft AccuFlex Tip hugs your lashline from corner to corner. The closer the line, the bigger the eye!

91% said it was longwearing*
81% said it was waterproof*
88% said it hugged the lashline* 84% said eyes looked visibly larger*
*Results observed in a consumer panel survey on 32 women after 2 weeks

(0.846 oz.)

$24 at Ulta (Free gift with purchase!)

New Contest! Celebrate the Launch of Dove #OneShowerChallenge

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A few weeks ago, Dove premiered the #OneShowerChallenge at the Emmys, inviting millions of women across the country to try its new, breakthrough body wash formula for softer, smoother skin after just one shower. Since then, women nationwide have been joining the One Shower Challenge movement to see the Dove difference for themselves.

I have always loved Dove body washes, I love how clean and smooth they leave my skin. And nothing beats how soft and hydrated they leave my skin.  I was interested to see how they could improve on a formula I already thought was pretty perfect.

Well I can say the body wash has made a difference in just one day for me. Lately my skin has been a bit dry and even after lotion it seems to be lacking moisture. After just the first days use my skin especially on my legs is smooth and hydrated. Instead of needing to glob on lotion post shower my skin already felt smooth and hydrated. I love how great the Dove body wash smells and the thick, luxurious lather it creates. A soothing and refreshing way to unwind after a long day.

Dove Body Washes are setting a new standard in care. With almost 25% more Glycinate, an ultra-mild cleanser primarily found in premium face products, NEW Dove Body Washes have become even milder and offer 10x more skin natural nourishment than other leading body washes. While mild cleansers have historically lacked the ability to produce great lather, the new formula has broken the body wash paradigm, allowing women to enjoy the rich lather they love and the mildness their skin needs.

Women can now feel the difference both during and after cleansing as NEW Dove Body Washes provide softer, smoother skin after just one shower.* The Dove Purely Pampering and Dove go fresh® collections are also now available in the new formula, so that all women can enjoy its beauty benefits no matter their fragrance preference.

NEW Dove Deep Moisture Nourishing Body Wash with NutriumMoisture® $4.49-$6.99

  • Mild body wash formula has even more of the brand’s gentlest cleansers, Glycinate and DEFI,combined with NutriumMoisture technology
  • Improved lather rinses cleanly and quickly
  • Provides softer, smoother skin after one shower*
  • Has 10x more skin natural nourishment than other leading body washes

NEW Dove Gentle Exfoliating Nourishing Body Wash with NutriumMoisture® $6.99

  • Mild body wash formula has even more of the brand’s gentlest cleansers, Glycinate and DEFI, combined with
  • NutriumMoisture technology
  • Contains exfoliating beads and smoothes away dull, dry skin
  • Improved lather rinses cleanly and quickly
  • Provides softer, smoother skin after one shower*
  • Has 10x more skin natural nourishment than other leading body washes

NEW Dove Sensitive Skin Nourishing Body Wash with NutriumMoisture® $4.49-$6.99

  • Mild body wash formula has even more of the brand’s gentlest cleansers, Glycinate and DEFI, combined with
  • NutriumMoisture technology
  • Hypo-allergenic
  • Improved lather rinses cleanly and quickly
  • Provides softer, smoother skin after one shower*
  • Has 10x more skin natural nourishment than other leading body washes

Necklace

Dove wants to help celebrate the launch of the #OneShowerChallenge by giving one lucky MakeHerUp reader some of their new body wash and a beautiful One Shower Challenge inspired necklace to show off your softer, smoother skin. Good luck, enter below on the Rafflecopter widget.

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The New Dove washes are now available in the new formula. You can purchase at your local drugstore or mass retailer or learn more about Dove and find coupons available at www.Dove.us.

 

Disclosure: I received a complimentary sample of the body wash for review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opinions are my own.


Review: bareMinerals 5-in-1 BB Cream Eyeshadow

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My first question is how did I live without bareMinerals 5-in-1 BB Cream Eyeshadow? I was introduced to this newest wonder in makeup from my Ipsy subscription.  This creamy eyeshadow works as an SPF, primer, line reducer and long wearing shadow.

I love that I can apply this first thing in the morning and it still looks perfect at the end of my day. No matter what I am up to this little creamy shadow stays put. The formula is so creamy it feels great on my skin and it dries and sets quickly.

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My sample shade was divine wine and I love it! Its a great neutral for Fall and I love how it adds a little drama to my eyes without looking too dark. Swatch above is Divine Wine. I can’t wait to get more shades of the 5-in-1, I love any product that saves me time in the morning.

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5-in-1 BB Advanced Performance Cream Eyeshadow Broad Spectrum SPF 15 $18
Meet the next generation in eyeshadow: creamy, long-wearing color meets exceptional skincare benefits and Broad Spectrum SPF protection. Chock-full of skin-loving ingredients, this breakthrough product delivers 5 benefits in one luxurious formula.

Suggested Usage Instructions
Smooth on with paddle applicator and blend with fingertips or your preferred brush. Repeat for added intensity. Wear alone or under your favorite eyecolors for multidimensional effects.

  • 12-hour long-wearing color
  • Supercharged primer
  • Powerful brightening benefits
  • Smoothes the appearance of fine lines
  • Protects with Broad Spectrum SPF 15
  • Real Results:

100% OF WOMEN AGREED THEIR EYELIDS LOOKED BRIGHTER INSTANTLY & OVER TIME.*
100% OF WOMEN SAID THEIR EYES APPEARED MORE YOUTHFUL UPON APPLICATION.*
*Based on an independent consumer study

Size: 3 ml/0.10 fl oz.

You can learn more about this product or purchase in bareMinerals boutiques or online at www.bareescentuals.com.