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Old 07-18-2008, 11:43 AM   #1
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Products that really do work

I've always been one to keep a good secret to myself, especially if I find a product I love. Mainly this is because I fear word will get out and sales will go up and thus the price of the item. Well after one of my true finds was discontinued due to lack of sales I realized I and probably many others contributed to this by not sharing our find with others. Well after that episode I vowed if I found another product that I have found is amazing I will share it with others. I hope this thread will lead to others sharing what products they use faithfully and love.....even those they've been reluctant to share.

My latest find is a skin care product.

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Intensive (SPF 20) Deep Wrinkle Moisturizing Treatment.

I just started using this product 6 days ago. Granted the smell isn't very pleasent but it disappears quickly. Fine lines are filling in, my skin texture is improving. But what really really has me excited is that I've had an area near my nose that is what I guess you would call a crater. Its a scar that is several layers deep. Its where I'd popped out this really hard white thing like 7 years ago.....gross I know . Anyway, no other skin care products I'd used prior had any effect on this. Well let me tell you after just 6 days of use this area is filling in with new skin cells and I only barely feel it when I run my finger over the area. I can only imagine what my skin will be like in a month.

I believe the tube cost me $17.99 at CVS, maybe a few cents off. But you only use a small amount. I only use this product once a day under my make-up and neck area,so if I had to guess I'd say it will last at least 30 days.

Please let me know you thoughts if you try the product. And please let Neutrogena know you love it too!

I'll update you all in a month to let you know what other benefits I've had from the product.

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Old 07-18-2008, 01:25 PM   #2
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Wow, that sounds great, Sizzlin'! Thanks for sharing your endorsement!

I'll try it now, too!

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Old 07-18-2008, 02:25 PM   #3
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it works---I promise!!!
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Old 07-19-2008, 01:02 PM   #4
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it works---I promise!!!

I hope everyone else will share their lil secrets of the products they absolutely love because they do what they claim to do.

I know personally I'm tierd of buying products that claim they do this or that and ultimately they end up being a waste of money because they just don't live up to the hype.

While I'm at it was anyone else a fan of the Oil of Olay 7X Multivitamin Packets? They took these off the market several months ago and I haven't found anything comparible without purchasing all the tablets seperately and that is very costly. If so, what have you found to replace them? This was one of the products I kick myself for not sharing with others because they were amazing.

Finally another product that I love is the Jergans Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer Firming Lotion. This is a tanning/moisturizing/firming lotion all in one. I use the fair color. A friend of mine turned me onto this and I love it. People are always asking me "have you been tanning". I don't use this everyday but when I need that extra glow I start using it faithfully for 5 days straight then apply it every other day. Sometimes I get lazy and then stop using it and the tan will disappear but I just start my regimen all over and the tan gradually starts forming. I also find a noticeable firmness in my skin when I use it. I'm not a big fan of the scent so I usually apply this early in the morning and then wait for a minimum of 3 hours then shower or apply it in the evening about 4 hours before I go to bed and let it work in then shower when I get up.
NOTE: I'm very careful to exfoliate only when I start at the beginning of my tanning regimen and then I work the product in really well and only use very minimal on my elbows, knees, ankles and feet. Also, its best if you allow it to soak in for 3 hours before bathing or showering. And by all means don't exfoliate after you start applying because you'll just remove the effects. I will warn you however, like most of the self tanning items out there it will rub off on your clothing so be careful....thats the price you pay for a fake tan but its safer than the alternative. I have a spare bra/panty/shorts/t-shirt that I reserve for after I apply this so it doesn't stain my good clothing.
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Old 07-19-2008, 04:39 PM   #5
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a product i really really like is either mr clean or 409 earser sponges. they will remove dirt, on almost anything. i use more in kitchen. works so well you can keep cupboard door clean in about 10 min. works on walls ,

i have white counter tops. sometimes a soapy reg. sponge will not remove a stain, mustard, coffee, etc. the earser sponge will have it clean and shiny in no time. fridge, store , stove vent hood, u name it and it will clean it. there are a few that are labeled with store name. they work just as well and are a bit cheaper. they seem really high priced , unless you figure your time is worth something and how well they work. no rinising even on fridge.

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Old 07-19-2008, 04:57 PM   #6
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i love greased lightening & lysol disinfectant toilet cleaner. greased lightening & a veggie brush clean a carpet beautifully, & lysol toilet cleaner smells great & removes stains so well.

i sound like a dagnabbin advertisement. i just love cleaners.they smell so, um...... clean.
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Old 07-19-2008, 05:07 PM   #7
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you have white counters? so do I.......a few squirts of clorox cleanup will do the job in 10 secs......plus disinfect the entire area...........spray it in my sink, my dish drainer, on the toilet, toilet seats..........you want your cat white or dog white and disinfected???........ok I go too far..............but I'm serious on the other stuff.... it's the best stuff around for whitening and disinfecting.........of course can I get it here in KZ?????????? Nyet!!!!!!! So I bump along.......IF I can find bleach..........anywho......the joys of living overseas.....don't hear of too many intestinal outbreaks here so it can't be too bad............
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:00 AM   #8
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I've always been one to keep a good secret to myself, especially if I find a product I love. Mainly this is because I fear word will get out and sales will go up and thus the price of the item. Well after one of my true finds was discontinued due to lack of sales I realized I and probably many others contributed to this by not sharing our find with others. Well after that episode I vowed if I found another product that I have found is amazing I will share it with others. I hope this thread will lead to others sharing what products they use faithfully and love.....even those they've been reluctant to share.

My latest find is a skin care product.

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Intensive (SPF 20) Deep Wrinkle Moisturizing Treatment.

I just started using this product 6 days ago. Granted the smell isn't very pleasent but it disappears quickly. Fine lines are filling in, my skin texture is improving. But what really really has me excited is that I've had an area near my nose that is what I guess you would call a crater. Its a scar that is several layers deep. Its where I'd popped out this really hard white thing like 7 years ago.....gross I know . Anyway, no other skin care products I'd used prior had any effect on this. Well let me tell you after just 6 days of use this area is filling in with new skin cells and I only barely feel it when I run my finger over the area. I can only imagine what my skin will be like in a month.

I believe the tube cost me $17.99 at CVS, maybe a few cents off. But you only use a small amount. I only use this product once a day under my make-up and neck area,so if I had to guess I'd say it will last at least 30 days.

Please let me know you thoughts if you try the product. And please let Neutrogena know you love it too!

I'll update you all in a month to let you know what other benefits I've had from the product.
You're so persuasive! After reading your review, I went out and bought the one for day and one for night. Have you ever checked out Makeup Alley? You should put your review there, too. It's a fun site if you like beauty products (I'm such a make-up hag).
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:27 PM   #9
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You're so persuasive! After reading your review, I went out and bought the one for day and one for night. Have you ever checked out Makeup Alley? You should put your review there, too. It's a fun site if you like beauty products (I'm such a make-up hag).
No I've never heard of that website before. I'll check it out. I just saw where Neutrogena has a few more new products out and I'm going to look into the lift and firming eye cream. Right now I only use the one product but I'm going to look into the eye cream and a night time product also.

Please let me know how the products you bought work for you.

Thanks for sharing everyone!
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Old 07-20-2008, 12:36 PM   #10
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Okay here is another one.......... Venus Embrace Razor for Women........I love this thing. It has 5 blades and moisturing pads. My legs are soooo smooth and no nicks. Granted its a little on the pricey side between 9 and 10 dollars. The razor that comes with 2 blades and a holder that suction cups on the shower wall. Its the best shaving experience I've ever had. I can't stand the cheap razors cause I always nick myself so badly.
I was using the men's Gillette Mack something. This razor did shave well but it didn't give me the silky smooth feel this womans one does. Someone on one of the daytime shows talked about how much she loved this particular Venus razor so I thought I'd give it a try and I'm now a devoted fan.
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