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5 Overhyped (and overpriced?) Products #MarchMadness

Usual disclaimer for these sort of posts: these opinions - like in all posts - are my own. If these products work for you, congrats. Dis is just my two cents.

Evolution of Smooth Sphere Lip Balm

I mentioned this as a possible "meh" product for 2013 but I can tell you for certain now that these ain't all that YouTube hype dem up to be. I say that having a) bought several and, b) tried three different kinds. Locally you can find these for between $12 to $18. It ain't worth it bruh. The best use I have found for these was assisting to remove the remnants of difficult matte liquid lipsticks. Buy a Chapstick, buy A+D Original Ointment; not dese.


M.A.C Dazzleglass

Don't get me wrong these are gorgeous. I have the cult classics 'Funtabulous' and 'Moth to Flame'. I got 'Boys Go Crazy' in a limited edition set and that's straight multi-dimensional glitter porn. I've also tried the very popular 'Rags to Riches'. This is one M.A.C item that is grossly overpriced. For 0.06 US oz. we pay $20USD - don't have the local price to hand now. Maybelline glosses contain .17 fl. oz. Revlon glosses contain 0.13 fl. oz. Milani glosses contain 0.21 oz. You can find sparkly colours from any of those brands for a fraction of the M.A.C price.


I got these from Bio Beauty. The full size polish is $25 and the full size top coat is $26. They're also minis available in their basket by the cashier. For full details click the link and read the post but the cliffsnotes version is they ain't worth it.

As seen in Bio Beauty, Coconut Walk, Hastings


This is clearly a case of the company putting more money into marketing the product than the actual product. You can find way better things to do with your $69USD. Trust.


Moroccanoil Hair Products

Yes yes I said it. I have tried their Moisture Repair Shampoo and Conditioner, Intense Hydrating Mask, Restorative Hair Mask, Intense Curl Cream and the infamous Original Oil Treatment. These things cost quite a pretty penny and I've found they perform better - still not mind blowing - on my extensions and not the hair actually growing outta my head. The masks are the best of the lot and you have to add coconut oil to see any sortta real results on yuh real hair. Stupse.

Moroccanoil Hair Products Trial Size - www.modenmakeup.com

Don't put no murkers on me! 

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