Archive for January, 2008

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Lahens Viarr Lip Gloss Review

Submitted by The Beauty Brains Blog
Sarah Bellum Says:
I was lucky enough to sample a lip stick and lip gloss from Lahens Viarr and while I have to admit that I had never heard of this brand before, it may just be my new favorite combo.
Getting glossy
First I tried Viarr’s Brown Sugar [...]

Is Visine Good For Skin Spots?

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Leah sees spots: My grandmother always says to put a drop of Visine on spots. I’ve never done it, but was curious as to whether there is any truth in this. And would it damage the skin?
The Right Brain’s red-eyed reply:
Visine reduces red eye because its active ingredient, tetrahydrozoline hydrochloride, [...]

Advice for Aveeno: Oats May Be Awful For Baby Skin

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We’ve blogged before about the soothing power of oat extract and Aveeno has positioned an entire brand around oat protein, so it MUST be good for your skin, right? For adults yes, but maybe not for babies.
A recent article in the Dermatology Times (which is always on my nightstand [...]

Pretty Polly Love Legs Review

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From The Beauty Brains Forum Member: Anonymous Blonde
I think of make-up I rarely think of my legs, but on occasion when wearing a short dress I have wished for a product to make my legs look more attractive. Pretty Polly, a UK based legwear brand, has [...]

Most Expensive Cosmetic Quiz - Beauty Brains Poll Returns

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After a short hiatus, the popular Beauty Brains quiz is back. How much do you know about expensive cosmetics? Well, click on over to the Beauty Brains and give your answer to the quiz. The poll is located on the right column so scroll down [...]

Is Charged Waters Renewal Defense All Wet?

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Michelle’s M.A.C. question: I love M.A.C. cosmetics and there’s been a lot of hype about their Charged Waters Renewal Defense. I’ve read that it really helps tone down oiliness. I’m disappointed to say though that it’s main active ingredient, rhodochrosite, seems like a load of crock! I can’t find any [...]

Is Prell Perfect For Picky Scalps?

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Connie’s comedogenic question: My scalp is sensitive and easily clogged by shampoo ingredients so my dermatologist recommended Prell original rinse clean shampoo because it’s the only non-comedogenic gel shampoo on the market. But my hairdresser tells me that this shampoo is way too harsh to use every day because it’s [...]

Crystalift Microdermabrasion Kit Review

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From The Beauty Brains Forum Member: Anonymous Blonde
When I received the Crystalift Skin Resurfacing Kit with a month’s supply of uses, my first thoughts upon opening the box were how compact the machine is. It makes for quick and easy storage. Additionally, the user manual was [...]

Chic Clicks 1/25/08: The Best Of This Week’s Beauty Blogs

Submitted by The Beauty Brains
Girlawhirl’s spring 08 fashion trend collage helps her shop for the season!
SheFinds tracks down the top 5 newest classic pieces that belong in every wardrobe.
Smarter Fashion Blog takes a look at the Oscar Nomination’s for Best Costume Design. And some past winners.
StyleBakery.com went on the hunt for cheap, chic black sweaters.
The [...]

No More Mercury in Mascara in Minnesota

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Michele’s mystery: Recent articles in the news claim Mercury in mascaras eyeliners, and other beauty products cause neurological damage. What is the Beauty Brains take on this? Do you know which brands are the offenders?
Left Brain’s metallic remarks:
With all the chemical scares propagated by fear-mongering, [...]

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