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Product Review: Loreal Magic Smooth Souffle Makeup

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  Hello gentle readers. Today I have something a little different for you. A review of Loreal Magic Smooth Souffle Makeup. I recently had to bid a sad and reluctant goodbye to my beloved mineral foundation. I have used mineral foundation exclusively for almost eleven years but recently it has stopped working and playing well with my skin. It was settling into my fine lines and wrinkles and cracking and just no longer a good fit for me. I tried to rescue my minerals by ramping up the moisturiser, using oil and other tricks but it just wasn't working. Oh! The humanity! What to do? What to do? Why, find a new foundation, of course. Not exactly an easy task. Not if you are an exceedingly picky middle aged broad woman of a "certain age" with specific coverage requirements, is spoiled by beautiful mineral makeup and has no desire to feel her foundation on her face, a nasty little allergy to any and all chemical sunblocks and a tight beauty budget. Makes shopping the

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Hello gentle readers. Yesterday a little gem landed in my mailbox. A little gem by the name of OPI DS Signature. This is my very first DS polish and now I am wondering why I waited so long to try this particular line. This. Polish. Is. Stunning. With a capital S. This polish indoors looks like a pretty, ladylike rose pink with a soft shimmer. When direct light hits it, the rainbow linear holo begins to light up along the length of the nail. Then sun hits it and it explodes. The holo in this polish is incredible. Beautiful. Stunning. Amazing. It dances and shimmers and flies off the surface of the nail and socks you in the eyes, leaving you utterly dazzled. The formula is perfect. Not too thin, not too thick. It flows off the Pro Wide brush onto the nail in smooth, even strokes. It nearly applies it's self. Application is easy. No streaking or dragging. No bald spots, no bubbles. You can go over prior strokes without mucking it up. But you won't need to, much. This polish