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REVIEW: L'ORÉAL

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Disclaimer: I received this product for free courtesy of BzzAgent. Picture is property of L'ORÉAL.

I always love being an influenster. It is one of the main reasons that I starting blogger. When BzzAgent offered me this special BzzKit, sponsored by L'ORÉAL, I was eager to begin reviewing. I have always been a fan of L'ORÉAL and cannot express enough how exciting it is to partner with a brand that I have so long admired. Without further ado, I am delighted to share with you today my review of L'ORÉAL's new LA Palette for lips in Pink 01. I also highly recommend checking out BzzAgent for those interesting in reviewing products.

STYLE: Nearly every lip palette looks the same. I walk up and down the rows of the store to see drab black rectangles with a small window that-if I'm lucky- shows an accurate display of what colors lie within. I feel as though I am at a funeral every time I go shopping for new lip products. How much more depressing could the makeup aisle …

REVIEW: INSPYR SOCKS

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Disclaimer: I received product for free in exchange for an honest review. Pictures are property of Inspyr Socks.

Inspyr Socks offers socks of many different styles and colors that inspire athletes. Inspyr Socks are cool, colorful socks with powerful, inspiring messages. I received the "Let's Go" sock in an ankle cut with the "Courage" sock in a crew cut. Both of these sock styles offer unique messages. After this review, be sure to check out the Inspyr Socks Shop and other blogs to learn more about Inspyr Socks. Bonus: they also offer free shipping!

STYLE: I am a crazy sock fan. Crazy meaning socks that aren't just plain black or white. I love colors, words, pictures, and any combination of the three. I am also an athlete; I play tennis quite often, so I understand the need to have socks specifically for athletes of any level. Inspyr Socks bring a lot to the table. I received two pairs with two different messages. One: "Let's Go" and two: &qu…

REVIEW: 1FACE

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Disclaimer: I received product in exchange for an honest review. Picture is property of 1Face.

1Face offers watches that donate some of the sales towards specific charities depending on the color. For example,  some of sales from my Classic Watch goes to cancer foundations. 1Face gives everyone a chance to help change the world. Have questions? Feel free to email to learn more about how 1Face works.

STYLE: I received the Classic Watch from 1Face. Generally speaking, this watch mocks the popular smartwatch design. This can help others fit in well with their school or work environments without spending nearly as much. Getting into specifics, this watch has a fairly large wristband which I did not like. Because I am fond of more feminine jewelry, I prefer to have a thinner wristband to accommodate my thin wrist. The thick band gives a manly aura to this watch which is not appealing to feminine consumers like myself. The watch face is also very large; had this watch been coupled with a t…

REVIEW: JENNIE-O

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Disclaimer: I received product courtesy of the Jennie-O Switch Circle for free. Pictures are property of Jennie-O.

From turkey burgers to turkey bacon, Jennie-O has a variety of tasty and nutritious options.

PACKAGING: Both the tenderloins and the ground turkey have very similar packaging. This is something that I, as a consumer, really appreciate. It helps bring about a sense of unity to both the products and the company as a whole. The main distinguishing factors between the two products is the strip of color at the bottom that indicates the leanness of a product. Blue is for "extra lean" while green is for "lean" which is the default for most Jennie-O products. Jennie-O can generally be recognized by the patterned light and dark green packaging. These colors remind me of a healthy summer day which is just what these products are-healthy.

LOOK: Obviously, these products do not look very appealing uncooked. As one can see by looking closer at the packaging, these…

REVIEW: HERBAL ESSENCES

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Disclaimer: I received product courtesy of BzzAgent in exchange for an honest review. Pictures are property of Walmart and Walgreens respectively.


BzzAgent allows for regular consumers to try and review amazing new products.

STYLE: I received the Herbal Essences, "Shine Collection". This collection features both shampoo and conditioner.Generally speaking, both had very similar packaging; the only differences are the colors of the bottles and the quirky slogans that each has. For now, I would like to shed light on the my favorite aspect of the contains-the %'s. As you can see, the shampoo says, "0% silicone" while the conditioner says, "100% irresistible". Apart, these two slogans don't make much sense, but, when the bottles are viewed together, it gives the collection a sense of unity. I have yet to see anything even remotely like this, and I feel as though few shampoos and conditioners can be as unique as this. Herbal Essences took a more traditi…

REVIEW MOLTON BROWN

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Disclaimer: I received product in exchange for an honest review. Picture is property of Molton Brown.

Molton Brown have been London's bath and beauty connoisseurs since 1973. They offer free shipping on ever order with no minimum! Shop their store to find beautiful gifts for him and her.

STYLE: I received Ylang-Ylang body wash from Molton Brown. The first thing that caught my eye was the lid. A seemingly overlooked detail, the lid is very important due to its unconscious influence. Normally, consumers do not look at the lid of their body wash, but it truly does have an impact in their purchase. Ignoring color for now, this lid has a sophisticated, chic look. I love the embossed "Molton Brown" lettering on the lid because it helps give it that worldly refined feel. Next I noticed the small, yet delicate, flower emblem. This flower represents the gentleness of this soap. I felt that most all of the rest of the bottle was pretty standard. Simple lettering, plain font, basi…

REVIEW: LAUREN B BEAUTY

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Disclaimer: I received product for free in exchange for an honest review. Picture is property of Lauren B. Beauty


Lauren B. Beauty offers luxury nail polish with colors inspired by the beauty of  LA. This nail polish is made in the USA, sans animal testing and harsh chemicals, and is vegan-friendly.

STYLE: The physical shape of the product is the first thing that stood out to me. It is surprisingly rectangular. Normally, nail polish bottles have that oval shape, but I actually loved this rectangular approach. This allowed for easy storage and a great grip. However, it was not the shape that caught my eye; it was the print on the front. The gold stamping stole my attention. The beautiful metallic floral print was spectacularly elegant. It offered insight to, not only the product, but how the company views their products. Clearly both the company and the product are elegant, sophisticated, and regal. Everything else on the bottle is standard save for the font of "Lauren B.". …

REVIEW: KNOCK KNOCK STUFF

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Disclaimer: I received product in exchange for an honest review. Pictures are property of Knock Knock Stuff.

Knock Knock Stuff offers clever gifts, books, office supplies, and stationary! Knock Knock Stuff brings humor, creativity, and smarts into everyday life. Usually, I review products based on five different aspects, but seeing as how each of these products is vastly different, I will break up the review into thirds-one for each novelty item.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT MOM FILL IN THE LOVE GIFT BOX: This product caught my eye as I was scrolling through the Knock Knock Stuff site. I think it was the style of the product that really entrapped me. I had been looking for a product like this for some time. I had seen these books all over social media, but had yet to see a store that actually sold them. I was pleasantly surprised to see that Knock Knock Stuff sold this book (and others like it) in their online store. I really loved the color pallet: magenta and gold. When I think "mom"…

REVIEW MADI PAIGE DESIGNS

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Disclaimer: I received product in exchange for an honest review. Pictures are property of Madi Paige Designs

Madi Paige Designs offer dresses with styles for any occasion. These can be worn with flats or heels.

STYLE: I received three dressed from Madi Page Designs: long-sleeved, v-neck, and ruffle. The long-sleeved dress offered a simple, yet chic design that is absolutely perfect for office wear. Specifically, the longer sleeves helped to make this dress absolutely perfect for fall and winter wear. The second dress is a summery v-neck. Dressing for work in the spring and summer is difficult. Finding cute, appropriate, and summer work wear is hard, especially for women. This dress offered a great solution. The final dress had the most design to it. This dress featured a ruffle front with two small buttons. The overall designs of these three dresses are fairly simplistic. These dresses have a professional, sophisticated vibe to them.

COLOR: Madi Paige Designs's dresses come in a …

REVIEW: IZZYBELL BOUTIQUE

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Disclaimer: I received product in exchange for an honest review. Pictures are property of Izzybell boutique


Izzybell Boutique offers jewelry that you can wear, smell, and enjoy-in other words: aromatherapy jewelry. Like their Facebook page for extra deals and coupons to be used on their website.

STYLE: I received two product from Izzybell Boutique: the oval necklace diffuser and the small rose gold necklace diffuser. I have never loved the design of two necklaces more than the designs of the two necklaces I received. Both had a very romantic design that I just adored. Both necklaces have the same basic design to them-a locket with a small soft ball put inside on which is poured the essential oil. From there, the two necklaces go their separate ways. The oval necklace has a stunning vintage design. I am a lover of modern with a dash of vintage. This necklace found the best of both worlds. This locket had the traditional chain that is seen with most necklaces. I am ever a traditionalis…

REVIEW: KISSAMINT

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Disclaimer: I received product for free in exchange for an honest review. Pictures are property of Kissamint.

I received two products from Kissamint-Miss Independamint and Spearmint Ur Ex. Kissamint delivers a luxurious lip balm and a squeezable breath freshener together thus creating the ultimate secret weapon. This weapon empowers women everywhere to be fearless, fresh, and flirty. Are you ready for the next level of lip balm? The greatest things often come in small packages, and Kissamint is no exception. On one end, a luxe lip balm; on the other, a mint drop freshener. Kissamint comes in two collections: Miss Independamint and Spearamint Ur Ex. Miss Independamint is a clear lip balm with a peppermint candy cane drop while the Spearmint Ur Ex is a red lip balm with a spearmint vanilla drop. Kissamint is made sans BHT, gluten, sulfate, petrolatum, phthalate, and cruelty. To learn more e-mail Kissmint or find them on social media using @Kissamint. Are you ready? You can buy your own…

REVIEW: TEEPUBLIC

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Disclaimer: I received this product for free in exchange for an honest review. Picture is property of TeePublic.

I received this sweatshirt from TeePublic. TeePublic is made by tee people for tee people. Each tee is custom printed specifically for the customer. TeePublic can be reached through e-mail. NOTE: For your first time washing a TeePpublic tee, turn the garment inside out, use cold water only, use laundry detergent without bleach, and dry in dryer under normal settings.

STYLE: As some may already have noticed, this shirt is based off of the popular cartoon, "Gravity Falls". This particular sweatshirt is designed to look like one of the main characters in the show, Mabel. Because of this, I will be basing most of the style and color critiques off of this. At a glance, this shirt has a very fun, relaxing vibe to it. Delving deeper, the overall design is fairly simplistic. The sweatshirt has a graphic print of a shooting star. I happily noted that this star was in the …

REVIEW: TEXTUAL TEES

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Disclaimer: I received product for free in exchange for an honest review. Pictures are property of Contractor Critiques.
I received three shirts from Textual Tees: You've Cat to be Kitten me right Meow, I'm silently correcting your grammar, and Central City Running Club. With each order purchased, one earns a 10% off code to be used during their next order at Textual Tees. All tees on their website start at $6, or buy 10 tees for just $50. Check out their Facebook and Twitter for tee shirt contests and free shirt giveaways!
STYLE: The firs shirt I would like to discuss is the Cat shirt. At a glance, this shirt is super punny. I loved the novelty that the shirt offered. Fashion is fun, but every once in a while, I like to just chill out with a classic novelty shirt. Cat puns have been around for a while, and this is not the first cat pun shirt I have reviewed, but it is the first with this slogan. Specifically, I really liked the cat silhouette. Rather than have a picture of a…

REVIEW: LEE

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Disclaimer: I received product for free in exchange for an honest review. Pictures are property of Lee.

Lee offers a variety of designer jeans, shorts, shirts, and more. Read my review to discover why I love Lee!

STYLE: I received two pairs of jeans- the "Ava" Skinny Jean and the "Andi" Boyfriend Jean. Personally, skinny jeans are more my style, but that does not mean I cannot appreciate a good boyfriend cut. From the beginning, I was in love with the Ava Dream jean. At a glance, the Ava Dream Jean is trendy, stylish, and modern. Working with every style, this pair offers features that I absolutely loved. Going deeper into detail, these pants had functional front pockets! Male readers may blow this off, but, in all reality, functional pockets are hard to come by. Countless times have I scoured through a department store hunting for jeans with working front pockets only to come up empty handed. Lee offers fully functional jeans. Of course the front pockets are styl…

REVIEW: OZERI

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Disclaimer: I received product in exchange for an honest review. Picture is property of Ozeri.

Ozeri is a specialty manufacturer of digital lifestyle products for the modern home.

LOOK: I received three pans from Ozeri. Each pan has a sleek, modern look that I really enjoyed. The pans are a nice pale green color that really looks good in any kitchen. For those that do not know, I recommend using red or green cookware. These colors can really turn a house into a home. Normally, I use red pots and pans. While this is a great color for fall and winter, the color can appear to be too warm for those hot spring and summer days. These green pans from Ozeri are absolutely perfect for spring and summer cooking. They keep your kitchen looking and feeling cool. Moving on to more specific details. Each pan had a nice rubber grip handle. This handle also featured a small hole for those who prefer to hang their pans. Personally, I stack my pans. This great grip was perfect because it never got hot…