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i'm addicted to all things girly; I truly enjoy socializing, reading & writing, scrapbooking & other arts & crafts, experimenting with hair and make up as I am obsessed with fashion/celeb magazines, YouTube beauty gurus, and lettings my creativity exhume me thru any means possible. im here to share my views, personal opinions, and situations i am going through along with a mix of latest news;; fashion, hair & make up ideas;; beauty tips & tricks;; vacations, creative ideas & DIY posts;; && just about people in today's society in general. i love to document every thing in my life to look back on it in the future. Self-Reflection is one of the best ways to progress in life!!

Sunday, August 10, 2014

favorite items thus far xx

[UPDATED]*

hello beauties!!

I am posting a quick review of a few products i am loving, and so happy to recommend to all my beauties! please continue reading and let me know if any of you have tried any of these products, and what your opinion on each is! i hope all of you are doing well. i have been so busy with day to day life I have not even had time to get on my blog nor comment back to any of my lovely readers! ill get to it soon, i promise! <3


 Aveeno Shampoo, Conditioner, Body Wash, && Moisturizing Lotion set xx
 

I've always been a fan of Aveeno products -- their wide range of products at that. I wanted to review them because I am just so thoroughly satisfied with them. I've been really happy with how it moisturizes, but I now have a whole new appreciation for the product as it seriously makes my skin feels smooth all day. Their shampoo and conditioner moisturize great as well. However I will stick to my Redken products as those treat more than just dry hair.

 4 out of 5 smooches xx

 Bio Oil [PurCellin Oil] xx


 

 I  bought this because of all the buzz about it. It is quite expensive for the little bottle-- but that just told me it must really work! lol I have a number of stretch marks all over my thighs and ass and nothing else worked in clearing them up. I used this for a couple of months and I definitely notice a difference in my scars. It works very very well for that. A+. I will continue to use it and let you know my progress after 6+ months. my only issue is because the stretch marks on my ass and thighs, I cant sit down nor wear any clothing until it dries which can be a huge inconveniance at times.

3 our of 5 smooches xx 



 The Body Shop Shower Cream xx

I am obsessed with the smell of this SO much! I seriously spend a minute just smelling it. I cannot get enough of this fragrance line. After using the shower cream I follow up with the body lotion and body mist to make it last longer. The shower cream leaves me soft and smelling great even after drying off. The only downside is that the suds don't last too long so I have to use more than I would like. In this case, the bottle should be a little bigger. Other than that, it is a great product.

4 out of 5 smooches xx

 Viva La Juicy Perfume xx


I am just in love with this fantastic scent! Personally, the scent does not fade quickly and it is perfect for day and night. It is a very feminie scent and I am totally in love with it. Also,the bottle is very cute and looks great placed on a vanity, shelf, wherever. I would recommend it to everyone looking for a new fresh, feminine, scent. 


5 out of 5 smooches xx


Garniers Caffiene Eye Roll xx



Garniers new Caffeine Eye Roll on with a touch of concealer. My under-eyes are definitely one of my key problem areas and I like the fact this product not only conceals dark circles, but works to reduce them. Ive heard a good way of reducing discoloration around the eye area is to tap the skin around your eyes gently with your finger tips to stimulate the circulation, and I expect the roller ball on this product works in the same way.

I`ve been using it for a couple of weeks now, and have yet to notice big difference. I do, however, love the concealer touch as it makes me look more "awake" and "fresh" in the mornings when I haven`t had much sleep the night prior.

3 out of 5 smooches.

My New Chi Ionic Chameleon Hair Dryer xx




I went to Ulta, and came across a variety of ones--I seriously had no idea where to even start. I knew I wanted the ionic ones though. CHI also uses what`s called FAR Infrared technology. What this pretty much does is dries the hair from inside out due to its ionic charge. The negative ions produced by the CHI hair dryer diffuse water molecules into microfine particles improving moisture, balance and shine, reducing frizz, and eliminating static electricity. Thus leaving my hair super duper silky smooth.

I didn`t even go to my straightener afterwards becuse it was sooo smooth. Overall, I am thoroughy impressed with it. I`ve read a lot of reviews and some say they blow out on you within months. I hope that isn`t the case for me as I spent $179.99 on it!!

5 out of 5 smooches xx


Ed Hardy Hearts && Daggers Perfume xx



I am OBSESSED with Ed HARDY`s Hearts && Daggers perfume. I bought the combo with the body lotion with it as pictured above, and use it every single day.

I am not a big fan of Ed Hardy`s trashy clothing, but their perfumes are to.die.for. I have bought two different kinds this one and the born wild one, and both are uniquely different but still smell soo amazing and yummy!

If you`re looking for a new scent to kick start summer that is tangy, yummy, and sweet -- this is definitely the perfume for you. I get sooo many compliments every single day. One guy even smelled me from the McDonald`s drive thru window, and wanted to know what I was wearing so he can buy it for his girl friend!! LOL

5 out of 5 smooches xx


thanks for reading baby dolls! 

Rica x0x



37 comments:

  1. I would like to try that Garnier roll on for under the eye... I have heard a couple of good things about it... :)

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    1. i really love it! thanks for commenting!

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  2. I had try Garnier and love it always use it under makeup and by itself.
    http://tifi11.blogspot.com

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  3. I want to the concealer! I definitely need that! Thanks for sharing. :-)
    xo

    www.zanesaria.com

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  4. the hair dryer looks amazing!♥ lovely post!:) I follow you on google+ and bloglovin, you can follow my blog too if you'd like ;) kisses!

    www.Lorietta.cz


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    1. i definitely have girly! thank you !! && yes, i am OBSESSED with my hair dryer!!

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  5. I have already tried Garnier roll but I don't like

    do u want to follow each other?
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  6. That garnier roller is a good one ! love it ..:)

    another question: I see that you are following me on GFC, I'll be deleting that option soon. So if you want to keep following my blog, check out my FACEBOOK :).



    xoxo Faye from fayezlc.com

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    1. i definitely will look into it sweetie! thanks for letting me know! :)

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  7. ohh The caffeine eye roller seems really nice!! I didn't know they had one that had a touch of concealer in it! I want to try it now hehe. I have the regular green one and I agree that while it does not really help my undereye bags, the fresh feeling it gives my eyes is awesome and it helps wake me up!
    Your new hairdryer makes me so jealous!! Not only does it work well for you, it's also super pretty! I love how it is pick colored and wow, drying your hair from the inside? That's pretty cool and high-tech! It's crazy how far technology has come when it comes to beauty.
    Ohh I should take a look into that perfume! I've been using a scent from Victoria's secret right now, but I want to try and change it up. hehe, the story about McD's is pretty funny! I can't believe he could smell the scent through the drive thru window! (I'd think that the smell of fries would be too strong hehe)!


    http://www.mybrokeneggshells.com

    ~ To respond to the comment you wrote to me, I have to strongly agree and say that chinese food from a restaurant is very different from the food we eat at home hehe!

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  8. Fabulous choices!
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

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  9. that hair dryer looks awesome! have a great week! xo

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    1. it is beyond amazing. im soooo happy with it!

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  10. Very beautiful blog, dear:)
    If you want, we can follow each other. Kisses
    http://fashionsecrets-oksana.blogspot.com

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  11. Hi love!
    Thanks for the mascara suggestions!! I might try the one u suggested!!
    Sorry I haven't been around lately too! Been crazy stressed with work and school, hopefully it settles down soon!
    I've been looking to get a new hair dryer, the one I have isn't doing it for me, I want an ionic one that makes hair smooth like what you describe! Although my hair is naturally straight and I don't *need* it right away I guess I can take my time to do shopping!! And I also have under eye circles.... I need to try this thing!
    Thanks for the post! Hehe xox
    Andrea
    Www.phdfashionista.com

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  12. Hi love!
    Thanks for the mascara suggestions!! I might try the one u suggested!!
    Sorry I haven't been around lately too! Been crazy stressed with work and school, hopefully it settles down soon!
    I've been looking to get a new hair dryer, the one I have isn't doing it for me, I want an ionic one that makes hair smooth like what you describe! Although my hair is naturally straight and I don't *need* it right away I guess I can take my time to do shopping!! And I also have under eye circles.... I need to try this thing!
    Thanks for the post! Hehe xox
    Andrea
    Www.phdfashionista.com

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  13. Hi girl!! Thanks so much for the mascara suggestions! I might just try the one u said!!
    Sorry I haven't been around too, been so crazy stressed out with work and school! Hopefully things settle down soon!
    I really like the hair dryer you reviewed! I've been looking for a new one since the one i have isn't doing it for me anymore but my hair is naturally straight so I guess I don't *need* one right away, so I can do my shopping around!
    And I have a problem with under eye too, I need to try this!
    Thanks for this post! Hehe xoxo
    Andrea
    Www.phdfashionista.com

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  14. Great review! I love my Chionic because it dries the hair pretty fast, though.Would you like to follow each other on GFC? Please let me know on my blog so I can follow back. Thank you.
    xox
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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    1. i sure will girly! and yes, i highly, highly recoomend it. i have super long hair and it dries it in under 8 minutes!

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  15. Hey ;

    thanx a lot for wonderful review..i was little unsure about Garnier under eye gel but after this i am gonna use it once for sure.. follow you via GFC, care to add back

    http://glamforgood.blogspot.in/

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    1. good choice! thanks for your comment! would love to follow you back!

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  16. Hey Rica!!!
    I wanted to let you know I nominated your blog for Liebster Award (its a fellow bloggers award to get to know the bloggers better, if you wanted to do it! and then you tag other bloggers to do it too! check it out on my blog if you'd like details :) )
    hope you are doing well! x
    - Andrea
    www.phdfashionista.com

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    1. yay :) thank you chica. i just posted the blog with it-- ive been nominated quite a few times this past month so its about time i get to posting it! :)

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  17. Great review! Looks like really good products! Would you like to follow each other on GFC, Facebook or bloglovin to stay in touch? Let me know, thanks!

    xx,
    www.mellowyellowblog.com

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    1. i most definitely will and have!

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  18. we've been wanting to try out garnier's eye roll for some time, but we were skeptical about what it claimed to do, but we might have to check it out after reading this review!

    www.mkstyleramblings.blogspot.com.au

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    1. yes please do! i absolutely loooove it! there is a green one without the concelaer in it that i love just as much too!

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  19. I follow you back dear :3 keep in touch!
    J'aime les feuilles rouges

    xoxo Marta

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  20. You have great Ideas and a interesting blog, I really like it!
    what you think, wanna follow each other?
    Just let me know, I would be happy :-)

    Kiss from Swiss, Kira
    schuhRei.ch

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