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Jessica Vermillion

Dec 11, 2017 11:08AM ● Published by Caley Breese

Name: Jessica Vermillion
Age: 39
Location: Crofton
Favorite brands: Shiseido, Aveda, NARS
Desert island item: Sunscreen

PRODUCT REVIEWS

Organic Lip Balm in Rose by Moroccan Magic, $14/3-pack

For more information, visit https://www.moroccanmagicbeauty.com/collections/shop/products/rose-3-pack

What I liked most about the product was its: Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation; Other (explain in comments below).
Comments: An ORGANIC lip balm that can penetrate dry, chapped lips and delivery subtle shine.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: Finding a lip balm that can tackle the winter is no easy task. Finding an organic lip balm has been a challenge for me. Moroccan Magic Lip Balm penetrates with natural argan oil, and absorbs without a waxy feeling. Soft, subtle shine, intense moisture, and protection from an organic lip balm makes Moroccan Magic Lip Balm a lifesaver this winter.

I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change its: Aroma.
Comments: I don't enjoy scented products in my mouth.

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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FIRST LIGHT The Serum by Ceramiracle, $89

 For more information, visit https://www.ceramiracle.com/products/first-light-the-serum

What I liked most about the product was its: Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation; Other.
Comments: This decadent serum concentrate protects my skin, and intensely hydrates. It is designed to mimic the vernix coating found on a newborn, giving me baby soft skin and a smooth complexion.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: Baby soft skin achieved without the use of phthalates, parabens, sulphates, or petroleum derivatives.

I followed instructions for this product: I did my own version of the instructions.
Comments: This serum requires a bit longer to absorb into the skin, but worth the wait.

If I was making this product, I would change its: Consistency.
Comments: Being that it is a concentrated serum, it is very dense.

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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Neuro Care/Style Product Line by Paul Mitchell
, price varies

For more information, visit https://www.paulmitchell.com/search.php?search_query=neuro%20care§ion=product&page=1

What I liked most about the product was its: Aroma; Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation.
Comments: The Neuro Style Heat CTRL product line smells incredible! The packaging provides ease of use, and the texture of the PRIME Blowout Primer is light. The PROTECT Hairspray provides both heat protection and a silky, soft hold.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: I can't rave enough about how amazing all the products in the Neuro Style Heat CTRL line work. It provides an effective shield to protect your hair from styling heat, while infusing your hair with an incredible smell, and silky soft hold that locks in shine, while locking out humidity. It is everything you could ask!

I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change its: Nothing.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Enthusiastically. 
Comments: This is it! This is the styling line we have all been searching for.

I am _________ this product: Running right out to the store to buy.
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Anything else you would like to add? Neuro Style PRIME was my favorite product from the line. This hair primer envelops strands in a fantastic fragrance, shields from styling heat, and locks out moisture for healthy, silk, smooth hair for days.


STELLA Loose Powder Eye Shadow (in Royal Amethyst) by Hynt Beauty, $18

For more information, visit https://hyntbeauty.com/product/stella-loose-powder-eye-shadow/

What I liked most about the product was its: Texture, or product feel when applied; Color; Other (explain in comments below).
Comments: I love that Hynt Loose Eye Shadow is formulated with natural, plant-based ingredients such as Organic Green Tea Leaf Extract and Organic Gotu Kola Extract.

This product exceeded my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
Comments: Easy to apply, and can be layered to build intensity.

If I was making this product, I would change its: Nothing.
Comments: Affordable, mineral-based eye shadow.

I would recommend this product to a friend: Enthusiastically. 
Comments: I would recommend this eye shadow to a friend. They have so many colors and finished, and the blending combinations are endless!

I am _________ this product: Running right out to the store to buy.
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Anything else you would like to add? I really enjoy the soft texture of Hynt Beauty Loose Eye Shadow. It comes in a multitude of colors and finishes. Its rich pigment can create a soft look or be built and mixed to create endless combinations. Plus, it has natural and organic ingredients which I love.


Cucumber Breeze Soothing Sheet Mask by BioRepublic SkinCare, price varies

For more information, visit https://www.biorepublic.com/products/cucumber-sheet-mask

What I liked most about the product was its: Packaging; Consistency, or formulation; Other (explain in comments below).
Comments: I love how easy these sheet masks are to use. A soothing cucumber and vitamin E solution is already soaked into the mask, so you spread the sheet across your face and relax! Soothing, hydrating, and simple.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: Affordable, easy to use, and hydrating.

I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change its: Nothing.
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I would recommend this product to a friend: Enthusiastically. 
Comments: You'll love BioRepublic soothing fiber sheet masks. So easy to use and a fast way to receive intense hydration. Your skin will thank you.

I am _________ this product: Running right out to the store to buy.
Comments: I need to stock up!

Anything else you would like to add? I love how simple and effective these BioRepublic sheet masks are to use. In about 15-20 minutes I end up with intensely hydrated skin and a relaxed mind. Worth it!


Hydra Cleanse Facial Cleanser by Pharmagel, price varies

 For more information, visit https://www.pharmagel.net/collections/cleansers-toners/products/copy-of-30th-anniversary-bonus-hydra..

What I liked most about the product was its: Packaging; Consistency, or formulation; Other. 
Comments: I appreciate how gentle this cream-gel cleanser is on my sensitive, dry skin. I have to be careful with products that promise gentle cleansing, but Pharmagel lived up to its promise.

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 its: Aroma.
Comments: It is difficult to improve fragrance in a product for sensitive skin, but this product smells a lot like sunblock. Not awful, but nothing I want to smell like either.

I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly.
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I am _________ this product: Running right out to the store to buy.
Comments: I would absolutely buy this, and explore the entire skincare line.

Anything else you would like to add? Calming ingredients in this age defying, moisturizing cleanser help to gently clean my skin. Marine extracts benefit my skin while keeping it pH balanced and non-drying. I really enjoyed the non-foaming gel texture.


Hand Cream in White Tea & Fig by Scentbird, $12/1 oz; $16.50/1.7 oz

For more information, visit https://www.scentbird.com/hand-cream/scentbird-white-tea-fig-751

What I liked most about the product was its: Aroma; Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation.
Comments: The texture and fragrance of this light, moisturizing hand cream is incredible! I tried White Tea & Fig and this is my new favorite product. I am so pleased that this hand cream is free from parabens, sulfates, as well as cruelty-free.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: The scent is intoxicating! I can't get enough. It has the perfect amount of moisture which absorbs easily into my dry hands.

I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change its: 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.
Comments: I love this hand cream so much that I have already been to the Scent Bird website to find out about all the other products they make!

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Face Food Mineral Mist by Graydon Skincare, $38/100ml; $72/200ml

For more information, visit https://graydonskincare.com/collections/face/products/face-food-mineral-mist?variant=39733307204

What I liked most about the product was its: Texture, or product feel when applied.
Comments: I like to keep this face mist in my refrigerator. It feels refreshing, and cooling on a hot summer day.
 
This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: This facial mist is packed with beneficial minerals to boost collagen, kill germs, and fight inflammation. It’s easy to use, and hydrates on contact.
 
I followed instructions for this product: I did my own version of the instructions.
Comments: I like to keep this facial mist in the refrigerator so it provides a little extra cooling, especially after a day in the sun.
 
If I was making this product, I would change its: 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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Invincible Setting Powder SPF 45 in Translucent by Supergoop!, $30

For more information, visit https://supergoop.com/products/mineral-setting-powder

What I liked most about the product was its: Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied.
Comments: Clever, compact packaging makes applying this facial powder a breeze. I love being able to whip it out of my purse and apply on the go.

This product ___________ my expectations: Exceeded
Comments: This is the perfect finishing powder, or I can use alone to reduce shine. I really appreciate that it contains an SPF of 45.

I followed instructions for this product _________: Faithfully, or to the letter.
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If I was making this product, I would change its _________: Packaging.
Comments: I love how easy this brush is to apply; however, the cap often slips off in my purse. I would like to see a screw-on cap for a product like this.

I would recommend this product ___________ to a friend: Enthusiastically.
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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Repair & Reconstruct Deep Conditioning Hair Masque by BCL Naturals, $10.49 at Sally Beauty

For more information, visit https://www.sallybeauty.com/hair/hair-care/conditioner/deep-conditioner/repair-and-reconstruct-deep-...

What I liked most about the product was its: Aroma; Packaging.
Comments: This hair mask is easy to apply while in the shower or bath. The aroma is heavenly, and the results are immediate. Smooth, hydrated hair.

This product ___________ my expectations: Exceeded.
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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 its _________: Nothing.
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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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