I saw a couple of Aquafina lip balms in Dollar store. And I saw a hydrating version with jojoba oil and almond oil. It looked interesting to me and I even loved the packaging like the eos kinds. And without much thought I bought it. Read the full review to know more.
Quantity: 6.3 gms/ 0.22Oz
From: Dollar Store
Ingredients: Claims to have jojoba oil and almond oil.
My thoughts on the product:
I was excited when I bought this. I opened the the package to apply it on my lips. It smelt horrible, the kind of smell you know when your lip product goes bad. It smelt horrible. I swiped it on my lips and oh god it has a lot of mint. My lips felt cold and yucky the moment I applied it. I hated it. Needless to say, this product is a total bummer. I totally hated it. If you spot this in your local dollar store. Don’t bother to pick it up. You might wanna pick up the good old carmex against this one. I don’t have the receipt and needless to say, this is going in the bin.
Ratings: A very bad product
Will you repurchase? None, from this brand
Well, I decided to do a post on this coz this product needs a mention. I went to Walmart to buy a mouthwash and I stood for the longest time in Walmart’s oral care aisle. I couldn’t decide on a mouthwash. I walked into dollar tree and picked up their mouthwash to use it for the time being, until I was able to decide on one. The one I picked was Asuured Antiseptic mouth rinse in Blue Mint.
Quantity: 500ml/ 16.9 fl ounce
My Experience with the mouthwash:
I am a little picky about mouthwashes. I don’t like the ones that have a funny taste or is too strong on mint. I don’t like the ones which burn your mouth even after diluting them. This dollar store item did perform exceptionally, well beyond my expectations. I liked it very much. It didn’t do anything that I hate about the mouthwashes. I ended up using this to the last bit. I always poured about 1/5th of the cap with mouthwash and then diluted with water. Gargle for a good 45 seconds and no need to rinse. I was happy with the results (read: no bad breath). This mouthwash is supposed to have antibacterial properties. I must that I didn’t get any ulcer or nothing wrong happened while I was using this mouthwash.
- Very affordable
- No strong mint
- No funny taste
- No burning sensation in mouth
- Performed very well
Dislikes: Nothing at all..
Will I repurchase? I think I will repurchase it down the line coz I totally liked it. For now, I am trying another one.
I was finally able to get my hands on the Lorac Pro 2 Palette. This palette is really beautiful and extremely sleek (read very less product in there).
Brand: LORAC cosmetics
Cost: Retails for $42
Quantity: whole palette – 0.32oz/ 8.8gms
Where did I buy? This palette is one of the most talked about palettes in the beauty world but I was still not willing to splurge $42 on this palette. I know that I am a tad too late in buying this palette but I was waiting for a good deal on this palette. I finally ended up buying this from HSN.com. It also came with a LORAC PRO mascara and a sample behind the scenes eyeshadow primer. It took about 5 working days for the product to reach me. And it came packed nicely and everything in it was intact.
How much did I get this for? I paid only $22 to buy this *happydance*. Tip: Keep an eye for the discount coupons. You often tend to get for a bargain price.
Is it worth the hype and price? YES totally. Boy the eyeshadows are buttery smooth and very blendable. Even a novice can create a beautiful eye with this palette. Also its a complete palette that can be used to create a day and a night look. It contains 8 matte eyeshadows and 8 shimmery shadows. All in all I am very happy with my purchase. I can’t wait to use it.
Ratings: 4.9/5… -0.1 for the price