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Maybelline Snapscara Review – mybest

Maybelline Snapscara is tubing mascara, meaning it comes off with water. Getting good tubing mascara is one of the best things you can do for your lashes (other than putting nothing on them at all, but we aren’t giving up our smokey eyes). Still, you can’t help but wonder whether the mascara will flake. If it’ll clump. If it’ll even volumize or elongate your lashes at all.

Our editing department purchased Maybelline’s Snapscara and sought to answer the above questions. This is what we learned during testing.

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FANCL Mild Cleansing Oil Review – mybest

Whenever we see the word “mild” affixed onto a cleanser, there’s a few questions that come to mind. Is it really mild? What are the ingredients? Does it have any cleansing power at all?

Our editing department purchased FANCL’s Mild Cleansing Oil and sought to answer the above questions. We also compared it to products from other brands, including DHC–more on that below.

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Top 10 Best Scalp Treatments for Hair Growth to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Scalp Treatments for Hair Growth to Buy Online 2019

We’ve scoured the internet and pored over reviews to figure out what makes a great scalp treatment for hair growth. While researching, we found that the key to hair growth is a healthy scalp. Therefore, treatments should reduce scalp inflammation, include ingredients focused on scalp health, and be free from any irritants like sulfates and parabens.

While much hair loss can be fixed by paying closer attention to scalp health, to regrow hair, treatments should include minoxidil in the right concentration for men or women. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve selected our favorite scalp treatments for hair growth available online.

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Top 10 Best Scalp Exfoliators to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Scalp Exfoliators to Buy Online 2019

We scoured the internet and pored over reviews to figure out what makes a great scalp exfoliator. In our research, we found that the best exfoliators fit seamlessly into your hair washing routine as either a treatment or exfoliating shampoo, use gentle physical or chemical exfoliants, and offer additional benefits like hydration and skin calming.

As with facial exfoliants, scalp exfoliators can either be made from gritty ingredients–like walnut shells, sugar crystals, and salt–or acids that cover the range of both AHAs and BHAs. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve put together a list of our favorite scalp exfoliators available online.

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Top 10 Best Conditioners for Hair Repair and Growth to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Conditioners for Hair Repair and Growth to Buy Online 2019

We searched the internet high and low and pored over countless reviews to figure out what makes a great hair repair and growth conditioner. While researching, we found that the best conditioners for growth contain nourishing, hydrating ingredients to strengthen strands and prevent breakage but don’t contain anything that can dry out your hair or irritate your scalp.

Of course, these products must also be optimized for your particular hair type, which can sometimes mean using a high-powered leave-in conditioner. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve come up with a list of some of the best hair repair and growth conditioners available online.

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Top 10 Best Shampoos for Hair Repair and Growth to Buy Online 2019

Top 10 Best Shampoos for Hair Repair and Growth to Buy Online 2019

We’ve scoured the internet and pored over reviews to find the best shampoos for hair repair and growth. During our research, we discovered that the best shampoos contain DHT-blocking ingredients to combat hair loss and nourishing ingredients to encourage healthy strands.

They’re free from irritants like sulfates and parabens and are also suitable for your hair type. Keeping these things in mind, we’ve come up with a list of our favorite growth and repair shampoos available online.

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Top 15 Best Japanese Cleansing Milks to Buy Online 2019 – Tried and True!

Top 15 Best Japanese Cleansing Milks to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best facial cleansing milk. We then chose the 15 most popular products and tested them for the following:

  1. Cleansing Power
  2. Hydration (that is, how hydrated your skin is after cleansing)
  3. Ingredients

We talked to a specialist who used to work in cosmetics R&D about options for sensitive and dry skin. We looked for products that worked on waterproof makeup. What we ended up with was a definitive list of and buying guide about the best Japanese cleansing milks available online and in drugstores.

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Top 16 Best Japanese Eye Makeup Removers to Buy Online 2019 – Tried and True!

Top 16 Best Japanese Eye Makeup Removers to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best eye makeup removers. We then chose the 16 most popular products and tested them for the following:

  1. Cleansing Power
  2. Hydration (that is, how hydrated your skin is after cleansing)
  3. Ingredients

We consulted a specialist who used to work in cosmetics R&D about options suitable for dry and sensitive skin. We also tested the products on waterproof mascara and made sure they worked on eyelash extensions. What we ended up with was a definitive list of and buying guide about the best Japanese eye makeup removers available online and in drugstores.

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Top 17 Best Japanese Makeup Remover Wipes to Buy Online 2019 – Tried and True!

Top 17 Best Japanese Makeup Remover Wipes to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best makeup remover wipes (commonly known in Japan as cleansing sheets). We then chose the 17 most popular products and tested them for the following:

  1. Cleansing Power
  2. Hydration (that is, how hydrated your skin is after cleansing)
  3. Ingredients

We looked at items you can buy in bulk and ones that were individually packaged. We looked at effective options and options suitable for sensitive skin. We then compiled our findings into a definitive list of the best Japanese makeup remover wipes to buy online and in drugstores.

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Top 21 Best Japanese Cleansing Waters (Makeup Removers) to Buy Online 2019 – Tried and True!

Top 21 Best Japanese Cleansing Waters (Makeup Removers) to Buy Online 2019 - Tried and True!

Our editors searched Japanese e-commerce sites (such as @cosme, Amazon, and Rakuten) for the best cleansing water (also known as micellar water). We then chose the 21 most popular products and tested them for the following:

  1.  Cleansing Power
  2. Hydration (that is, how hydrated your skin is after cleansing)
  3. Ingredients

We made sure to take into consideration skincare benefits–exfoliation and brightening, for instance–and also talked to a cosmetic R&D specialist about options for folks with sensitive skin. What we ended up with was a definitive list of and buying guide about the best Japanese cleansing waters available online (and in drugstores).

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