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Caroline Barazesh

Dec 11, 2017 11:10AM ● Published by Caley Breese

Name: Caroline Barazesh
Age: 58
Location: Gambrills
Favorite brands: Chanel, Tom Ford, Laura Mercier
Desert island item: Sunscreen

PRODUCT REVIEWS

'ME' Peptide-Infused Nail Color (in Right as Reign) by Dermelect, $14

For more information, visit http://dermelect.com/me-right-as-reign-dusty-blue/

What I liked most about the product was its: Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation.
Comments: This nail polish was easy to apply, and dried fast to an even coat and sparkling gloss. The color was beautiful and I received several compliments! As a plus, the product is formaldehyde- and toluene-free. The peptide infused strength made it last almost a week without chipping.

This product exceeded my expectations.
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I followed instructions for this product: I did my own version of the instructions.
Comments: I didn’t use a base coat. 

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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No Makeup Foundation Serum by Perricone MD, $60

For more information, visit https://www.perriconemd.com/no-makeup-skincare/face/no-makeup-foundation-serum-MP0060.html

What I liked most about the product was its: Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation; Color.
Comments: This serum is so light, yet gives that "finished" look. You only need a few drops to reduce shine and even out skin tone. It has SPF 30, which is a very welcoming feature.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: I was doubtful that 3 drops would be enough to provide coverage but it was! So quick and easy to apply and lasted all day.

I followed instructions for this product: Faithfully, or to the letter.
Comments: You just squeeze 3 drops into your hand and rub gently into your face.

If I was making this product, I would change its: Nothing.
Comments: I wasn't expecting this to be as good as it is. The packaging is interesting—it has a built in dropper to measure exactly the amount of serum you need.

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: Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation.
Comments: These products are un-perfumed and ideal for my hair type. They protect hair that is heat styled and didn't weigh my fine hair down. They left my hair shiny and easy to style.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: Shampoo left my hair clean and shiny with just one application.

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.
Comments: I haven't seen this product in stores.

I would recommend this product to a friend: Highly. 
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I am _________ this product: Considering buying.
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The Wizard: Multi-Benefit Hair Primer by Amika
, $24

For more information, visit https://loveamika.com/collections/style/products/copy-of-the-wizard-p-multi-benefit-primer-1

What I liked most about the product was its: Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation.
Comments: This hair primer has a pleasant smell and left my hair exactly as promised- shiny, soft and detangled. It is weightless and very easy to apply using the trigger too.

This product met my expectations.
Comments: It said it cut down on blow dry time, but I didn't notice any difference.

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: Highly. 
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I am _________ this product:  Considering buying.
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Résistance Ciment Thermique by Kérastase, $20.50/50 ml; $43/150 ml

For more information, visit https://www.kerastase-usa.com/ciment-thermique/CTH0000.html

What I liked most about the product was its: Aroma; Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation.
Comments: This product strengthens hair that is heat styled. It has a very pleasant aroma and light consistency that is easy to comb through your hair. It made my hair shiny, soft, and easy to style.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: I loved this blow dry care product. It really made a difference to my hair and I enjoyed using it.

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.
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Revitalite Brow Transformer Crayon by Dermelect (in Ash Blonde), $26

For more information, visit http://dermelect.com/revitalite-brow-transformer/

What I liked most about the product was its: Packaging; Consistency, or formulation; Color.
Comments: This eyebrow pencil is the best I have ever tried! The color blends perfectly with your own eyebrows, whatever their color. The pencil is triangular tipped and is very easy to use and achieve full natural looking eyebrows. On the other end is a brush to blend the color. The pencil is waterproof and long-lasting.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: This brow transformer does just that- quickly and easily makes your brows look fuller and neater and stays in place all day!

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'm never using anything else!

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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: Aroma; Packaging; Texture, or product feel when applied; Consistency, or formulation.
Comments: A delightful face mask made in Korea, that was as soothing as described, with a pleasant cucumber fragrance. It made my skin plumper and it felt so fresh and relaxing! I like that the mask is bio degradable and the ingredients are clearly printed on the package in large print so they are easy to read.

This product exceeded my expectations.
Comments: This face mask was a pleasure to use. I would definitely buy this.

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.
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