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Charlene Marcum

Feb 23, 2017 03:23PM ● By Caley Breese
Name: Charlene Marcum
Age: 60
Location: Easton
Favorite brands: Lancôme and Tatcha
Desert island item: Mascara

PRODUCT REVIEWS

LashControl Lengthening and Conditioning Mascara, $18
For more information, visit http://www.lashcontrol.com/mascara-formulas/black-lengthening-mascara.php 

What I liked most about the product was its texture, or product feel when applied.
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This product met my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Aroma.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Somewhat. 
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I am _________ this product: Not willing to invest in.
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Anything else you would like to add? Like the song says, "Gotta Get a Gimmick".  The mascara is smooth, easily applied, does not flake, wears well and washes off without a problem.  The squeeze middle to control the amount that goes onto the brush is just not necessary. Pretty, but not needed.


Belli Healthy Glow Facial Hydrator, 
$32

For more information, visit http://www.belliskincare.com/belli-healthy-glow-facial-hydrator

What I liked most about the product was its texture, or product feel when applied.
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This product exceeded my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Aroma.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly. 
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? This product answers the question, "The product and price determine the effectiveness." With Belli Healthy Glow the product delivers the quality expected in a much higher cost hydrator for a very reasonable cost. Thumbs up, ladies!

Doucce Mineral Matte Lipstick in Purple Plum, $20

For more information, visit https://www.doucce.com/product/lips/mineral-matt-lip-stick/

What I liked most about the product was its packaging; texture, or product feel when applied; consistency, or formulation; color.
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This product exceeded my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: What instructions?
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If I was making this product, I would change: Aroma.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Enthusiastically. 
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I am _________ this product: Running right out to the store to buy.
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Anything else you would like to add? This is a wonderful product that stays on all day, looks like a million and is a reasonable cost. Win! Win!


My Daughter Fragrances in Bloom 23, 
$85

For more information, visit https://mydaughterfragrance.com/products/blossom-23

What I liked most about the product was its packaging; aroma.
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This product exceeded my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Nothing.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly. 
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? I LOVE fragrances! However, not all fragrances are created equal because of my hypersensitive nose. My Daughter’s Bloom 23 has a hint of roses, usually the kiss of death for my delicate airway. To my surprise and delight, Bloom 23 did not evoke the usual sneezing response.  It is a lovely, light fragrance that lasts a full day. Love it, mom!


Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil, $22

For more information, visit https://ogee.com/organic-moisturizing-lip-balm-with-jojoba-oil.html

What I liked most about the product was its texture, or product feel when applied.
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This product met my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Consistency.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly. 
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? Ogee sculpted lip oil is wonderfully smooth and nurturing to lips, especially dry ones. My only complaint is the consistency is too soft to hold the pencil point end, which promptly broke off the second time I applied the oil. Otherwise, it is full steam ahead for this product!


Smooth NRG, 
$44.99

For more information, visit http://www.smoothnrg.com/

What I liked most about the product was its aroma; (other).
Comments: Taste.

This product met my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Packaging.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly. 
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? The taste and nutrition are commendable. I am always interested in the three “N”: Natural, Nutritious and Needed. Smooth NRG meets these.


ColorProof PureRelease Instant Detangle,
$27

For more information, visit http://www.colorproof.com/hair-care-our-products/must-haves/purerelease-instant-detangle/

What I liked most about the product was its aroma.
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This product met my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Texture.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly. 
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? The fragrance is delightful and it worked well on detangling but not as well as I needed although I would use again and would recommend it.


Lano Everywhere Multi-Cream, $17 at nordstrom.com

For more information, visit http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/lanolips-all-over-everywhere-multi-cream/4570186?origin=category-persona...

What I liked most about the product was its aroma; texture, or product feel when applied.
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This product exceeded my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Nothing.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Enthusiastically. 
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I am _________ this product: Running right out to the store to buy.
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Anything else you would like to add? I was a little skeptical about this “all-over” cream, especially for my face. I was wrong. It works equally well on my dry feet and it does on my hands and face. Excellent product. I will be adding this one to my winter skin care regime.


Tan Towel Classic,
$29

For more information, visit http://www.tantowel.com/FBCL5.aspx

What I liked most about the product was its aroma; texture, or product feel when applied.
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This product exceeded my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Nothing.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Enthusiastically. 
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I am _________ this product: Running right out to the store to buy.
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Anything else you would like to add? If you are looking for the orange tan of the spray booth or other self-tanning products, you will not find it in Tan Towel. My skin was tan-not orange or copper but golden tan, just as if the sun had toasted me gently. It was easy to apply without streaks or strips. I did use two towels to get the depth I wanted. Excellent product.


Mirai Clinical Deodorizing Hair Brush Liner with Persimmon, $12

For more information, visit https://www.miraiclinical.com/product/deodorizing-hair-brush-liner-with-persimmon-patent-pending/

What I liked most about the product was its packaging.
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This product exceeded my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Texture.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Enthusiastically.  
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I am _________ this product: Running right out to the store to buy.
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Anything else you would like to add? When I viewed this package, my first thoughts where,” What?” Well I became a fan after the first use! Easily applied to a brush this product delivers! I have long hair and the sheets keep my brush clean and hair groomed. What more could one ask!


Mode 7 Soir Le Vernis Nail Lacquer in Velvet Cabaret, $9

For more information, visit http://www.modecosmetics.com/nails/7-soir-le-vernis-nail-lacquer/7-soir-le-vernis-nail-lacquer-velve...

What I liked most about the product was its consistency, or formulation; color.
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This product met my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Aroma.
Comments: A nice smelling nail polish—can you imagine?

I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly.  
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? The color is gorgeous! Two light coats give long lasting wear and depth of color for this beautiful polish. This color is a wardrobe enhancer! 


Dr. Bronner’s Organic Hand and Body Lotion in Peppermint, $9.99

 For more information, visit https://shop.drbronner.com/organic-lotions

What I liked most about the product was its consistency, or formulation; aroma; texture, or product feel when applied.
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This product met my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Packaging.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly.  
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? The smooth feel and light fragrance is perfect for summer’s dry skin. I was concerned that the peppermint aroma would conflict with perfume. It did not and remained soothing both in texture and fragrance!


Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Aqua Foundation Illuminator in White, $39

For more information, visit https://kohgendocosmetics.com/collections/foundation/products/maifanshi-aqua-foundation-illuminator?...

What I liked most about the product was its consistency, or formulation.
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This product met my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Aroma.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly.  
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? Your face has a pearl luminosity that is good day or night. Suggest mixing it with your foundation since the white is a little too light especially with the tanned faces of summer.


ECO. Modern Essentials: Youthful Skin Serum Duo, $32

For more information, visit http://ecomodernessentials.com/eco-youthful-skin-serum-duo/

What I liked most about the product was its consistency, or formulation; texture, or product feel when applied.
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This product met my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change: Color.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Enthusiastically.  
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Anything else you would like to add? This duo goes on smoothly and only a small amount is needed for an immediate effect. Very nice product, which I will be buying!