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Beautiful Beginnings with LUSH

Beautiful Beginnings with LUSH

What was the first LUSH product you ever tried?  Did it pave way for a real romance or did it put you off the brand entirely?  What was the first product you purchased?  Did you love it? Hate it? Still own it?

my answer: Oddly enough, one of the first products I tried was a shower gel! Not all-time favorite but good. I’m a huge fan of Angels on Bare Skin, Coalface, and all of their fresh face masks. I’m not much of a bath person, so while I enjoy their bubble bars and bombs, I rarely use them.

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I haven’t been impressed by them overall, but I’m one of those people who would only see value if they were full-sized (and always that way) and products geared towards my interests (maybe a box that’s just for eyes, lips, cheeks, etc. or bright colors, anti-acne, glitter, etc.). I keep seeing boxes with skincare packets of $300/oz. products – but you get maybe one or two uses. You can’t exactly see if something works with only two uses. Other times, the products seem like shades that weren’t selling well or are just about to be discontinued (and sometimes, just really old stock). I get BarkBox (for dogs), but I probably wouldn’t do it again (not at full price – I got a deal on Fab.com that made it cheaper) – it’s too much of a grab bag, I guess, and I’d rather spend the monthly subscription fee on one good toy/treat.

— Christine

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Rant & Rave: 2-in-1 Lip and Cheek Products

This Week’s Topic: Lip and Cheek Products!

Your Mission: Tell us what you love, hate, or are otherwise indifferent to about 2-in-1 lip and cheek products. What drives you bananas? What makes them necessary?

my answer: The problem is that rarely is a multi-tasking product as good as the individuals products would be. So while it’s technically convenient, you might be sacrificing quality for both purposes!

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Most Overrated & Underrated Face Primer

Over & Under: Most Overrated & Underrated Face Primer

There are always products that receive endless raves, but they don’t always live up to our expectations or work out as well as they do for others.  Share your picks for most overrated and underrated FACE PRIMERS.  Don’t forget to share your whats and whys as to your choices!

  • Most Overrated: [answer]
  • Most Underrated: [answer]

My Picks

  • Most Overrated: Smashbox Photo Finish, but it kind of broke me out like you wouldn’t believe!
  • Most Underrated: Eve Pearl’s or Hourglass Mineral Veil – both top notch! Eve’s is really great if you have drier skin.

Sunday Link Love, Volume #106


Happy Sunday!

Yesterday was a lovely day, and I have high hopes that today will be just as nice, maybe even a little nicer 🙂 Hope your weekend has been fantastic!

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