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Underestimated Stuff

Posted on Feb 27, 2013

4 people found the following review helpful

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This is indicated for joint pains but I got this as a general-purpose travel anti-toxin supplement. Great for traveller's stomach/ digestive ailments, mouth ulcers, kills intestinal parasites and boosts immune system. And great to use the powder to disinfect or stop bleeding on small cuts. Wonder why there aren't more brands making them in capsules. This one is good enough. Will buy this again when I run out.

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Good value and clean

Posted on Jan 21, 2014

2 people found the following review helpful

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Color is accurately represented by product pic shown, with a tad more pastel opaqueness. Pastel peach with orange overtone. Will give natural matte look on fair to medium skin tone with light/medium color lips. Darker tone skin/ lips will get a fluorescent peach "matte highlight" result. Texture is a good balance between smooth enough glide and not so moist that it fades quickly. Staying power is medium. Overall this liner is good value for its price and toxin/ dye-free cleanness. I'm happy with it and will buy again.

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Pleasant enough taste

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

1 person found the following review helpful

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Its important to me supplement tablets taste ok so I will take them more regularly. This brand is good, and price point is right, the additives are not weird nor nasty, and these also taste like the yummy yeast powder I bought for seasoning/ shake. I use them like a multi-vit with immune-boosting power, definitely take extra when travelling or during flu season. Underestimated stuff.

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Don't Change The Formula Please

Posted on Mar 16, 2014

1 person found the following review helpful

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Ideal grain size, good rinse-ability. Skin feels clean yet moisturized after. I use it to wash off thicker makeup. Feel gentle, smells pleasant enough, skin doesn't turn into oil rig soon after as with other brand of scrubs. Hope they won't change the natural and nutritious formula.

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Heavenly stuff

Posted on Feb 27, 2013

1 person found the following review helpful

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When I'm from the ghees tend to be sourced from India, and tend to have an extra spicy note for whatever reasons. Fine for cooking and baking but not on toasts. Purity Farms ghee, however, tastes so fresh and fragrant and pure and wholesome I will eat it straight like butter! I hope they keep up their standards. Will buy this again for sure.

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Improves my oily skin condition

Posted on Jan 05, 2014

1 person found the following review helpful

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3-NM is typical neutral-fair Japanese Korean Chinese tone, too fair for my tropical-medium-fair skin tone. I have tried so many brands of foundations and BB creams, from Shiseidos to Revlons to Silkgirls. None did calm down my combination zits-prone skin. Oil rig face soon after, exacerbated by urban air and tropical heat and humidity. I finally found in Larenim sufficient coverage and oil control. Still not 100% pore-diminishing fine-ness but good enough overall. My fringe no longer stick to my oily forehead an hour after. My nose remains shine-free for half a day. The natural scent is also very pleasant, and reassuring, as it reminds me that this powder will not destroy my skin. My skin has never been so calm and under-reactive. This shade is a tad lighter than expected for me, will look for 4-NM but it seems iHerb doesn't carry it. I still have a too-dark 4-WM so I overlay it to balance out the whiteness.

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Tasty Healthy

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

1 person found the following review helpful

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I've been buying this brand. Price is better than other palm sugar on iherb. Tastes authentic, with some coconuty overtone. Use it in my coffee, tea, baking, even cooking. Color is deep and rich. Bits of dark colored residue plant parts may float in my latte as one would expect of natural/organic/unrefined sugars so no big deal. Generally speaking the more brownness a "natural sugar" has, the more mineral content, and the less sweetening effect. So need to put 50% more volume than brown sugar to get same sweetness. Has other health benefits too, some South East Asians use this 'plant flower juice' as a cough syrup.

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Buildable layers, high sheen

Posted on Jan 08, 2014

1 person found the following review helpful

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I'm tropical Asian medium. More large glitter than its medium warm red pigment. Gives an overall sparkliness (not dewy glow) with big fluffy brush, which I use to balance out too-fair or too-matte foundation. Normal dense brush may produce a high sheen burnt copper red effect. If you're after a matte blush, or coutour, this could be too shiny.

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Good enouogh family cabinet basic

Posted on Jan 08, 2014

1 person found the following review helpful

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I'm an essential oil collector. This is not the top range nor best smelling pure wintergreen oil. But pure, good value and effective enough nonetheless. I use it diluted 3:1 with olive/coconut base oil to manage headache PMS muscle ache or rashes. Highly effective pain killer, better and safer than aspirin/salicylate, which is the synthetic wannabe clone of wintergreen. Do not use it neat on skin - will burn. Safer dilution is 4:1 onwards.

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Mid-Pale Violet

Posted on Jan 14, 2014

1 person found the following review helpful

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Shade is close enough to the pic, a tad colder/bluer, with slightly higher shine than pic so will look lighter with light application. Repeated strokes will produce deeper violet shade closer to pic presented. Quite spreadable. Larenim needs to improve their cheap and flimsy packaging - the plastic lid is tedious to twist open and close, esp when the powder will only add more friction to the lid twisting with every use. E.L.F does a better job at packaging their mineral range and they're cheaper.

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High quality

Posted on Feb 27, 2013

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This brand took care in their manufacturing process. Very high quality spirulina, has a mild toasty scent. Been opened almost 9 months - I keep it lid-tight in dark cupboard after opening - still has the same freshness. I mix it into orange juice or vanilla soy milk for better taste. Will buy it again.

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Love the texture

Posted on Feb 27, 2013

Purchased at iHerb

I have experimented with so many brands of clay powders, this is among the best. Spreads easily, mixes easily, if I leave it on for hours, it won't flake off when I move my facial muscles to talk lol. Will buy again.

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