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Faves In Five | May 2016

This is technically April and May's favourites combined.

NARS Monoi Body Glow II

The only thing that could improve this is a spray nozzle dispenser. This smells amazing and leaves a gorgeous sheen on the skin. It's a "dry" oil so you don't have to worry about looking or feeling greasy. Just beautiful.

NARS Monoi Body Glow II - www.modenmakeup.com
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Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Moisturizing Leave-in Conditioner

My Wife put me on. This is amazing for detangling extensions - tried and proven in New York -, moisturizing the scalp and generally smelling amazing. I already have a back-up.

Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Moisturizing Leave-in Conditioner - www.modenmakeup.com
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First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lotion

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lotion - www.modenmakeup.com
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Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss '420 Reckless Bloom'

Lipgloss is making a comeback. The sparkle in this gloss gives impeccable dimension to the lips. The formula isn't sticky or gritty but it does remain on the lips for a while. It has a pleasant scent, decent pigmentation and a practical plush applicator. The price is hot at $76BDS DP each; other than that it's As all around.

Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Gloss '420 Reckless Bloom' - www.modenmakeup.com

Sunday Riley Power Couple Duo: Total Transformation Kit

There's definitely going to be a separate review on this. Just know for now that I think it's worth the money ($78USD from Sephora).

Sunday Riley Power Couple Duo: Total Transformation Kit - www.modenmakeup.com
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