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La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid for Face, Water Resistant with SPF 50

Advanced 100% Mineral sunscreen + antioxidant protection in revolutionary ultra-light texture. With Cell-Ox Shieldantioxidant technology. Non-whitening, fast absorbing, weightless texture, matte finish. For face Suitable for sensitive skin. Water resistant (40 minutes).

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Honest reviews

★★★★★

Almost perfect

I got this for my husband who needs to wear a high SPF sunscreen. We both prefer the mineral type but in high levels, it leaves a white “mask” effect. This does, too, but not to the degree other brands we’ve tried. It’s also not too greasy and absorbs well after a 10-15 minutes. At that point, if you blend it in some more, the white cast is almost invisible.

Sydney Salisbury, MD
★★★★★

Amazing product!

I have been using this sunscreen for a couple of years, and it is worth every penny. I find that it performs VERY well under makeup. I have very burn-prone skin, and many sunscreens aren’t as effective on me for whatever reason. I am concerned with protecting against damage, and I feel like this product has worked so much well than a moisturizer with sunscreen. LRP feels very nice going on, but you do have to wait about a minute before you apply any moisturizer, primer or foundation. It doesn’t get oily or cause the makeup to separate during the day like some oily sunscreens/primers can. I am shocked that the reviews here seem to be so split, because this really is a holy grail product for me.

Yvette Conneautville, PA
★★★★★

Sticky, whitish… expensive, dos not protect well

I g0t it in wallgreens for something around $30, becasue it says on the box NON-WHITENING, and light, well…it is quite light, lighter than other titanium dioxide SPFs, but it is WHITE, and I put it on int he car, and did not look in the mirror….. so was walking around white like a death….and the most upsetting thing – it does not SPF well….dark spots have appeared even after walking under the fall sunlight…:(

Lora Tazewell, TN
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theBalm Shadow/Blush

Nothing is more satisfying than being indulged, and this dusty-rose blush will ensure that you have all the boys attending to you. Its subtle shimmer catches the eye while plum undertones provide a glow that is oh-so-natural whether you are pool-side, beach-side or bed-side.

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★★★★★

LOVE IT!

I love the Balm! First product I’ve used from them and will be ordering again and again! I also have the Lumanizer and the bronzer…..amazing stuff!

Gladys Bath, PA
★★★★★

love it ….

It’s a beautiful Blush I was very excited when I opened it and saw the colorAnd when I added it’s gave my cheek naturally beautiful , healthy color And I have a medium-dark complexion

Greta New Castle, AL
★★★★★

It’s okay

I’m a woman of color and I love this. I mean after a few hours it tends to make my deface look dry and pale eh.

Margo Tumbling Shoals, AR
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La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Face Mineral Tinted Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid, Water Resistant with SPF 50, 1.7 FL. OZ.

Advanced 100% Mineral sunscreen + antioxidant protection in revolutionary ultra-light texture, slightly tinted for a healthy glow. With Cell-Ox Shieldantioxidant technology. Light tint, fast absorbing, weightless texture, matte finish. For face. Suitable for sensitive skin. Water resistant (40 minutes).

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★★★★★

Wish I had found this long ago!

I have had many skin cancer surgeries and always been on the lookout for a good sunscreen. This fits the bill and the slight tint is perfect for my skin! Love it!

Rachael Fox Island, WA
★★★★★

smells bad

I can not stand the smell of this. I can tell you who the spf works as that I have not been in the sun too much lately. It doesn’t cover very well. I wont purchase again.

Marisa Forrest, IL
★★★★★

the tint stains clothes

i like it but the tint stains. now I have to think what to wear with this sunscreen. it provides good protection. I used to use the anthelios without the tint but i noticed after a while my lips were very dry- i don’t yet know if the same will happen with this one. the tinted one works great as a base for make up or even replaces your make up which is GREAT for the summer. overall i recommend it but beware of the tint.update Oct 25 2013: I went through the entire bottle. I really liked it. it didn’t dry my skin like the original no-tint one had done. if you are ready to deal with the clothes being stained by it (I wear the sunscreen on my neck too) then this is a good product.

Gale Milligan College, TN
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Andalou Naturals Get Started Brightening Kit

Andalou Naturals embodies beauty in action. We infuse the best of nature and knowledge into mindful and effective products that are good for people and the planet. Our skin care, hair care and body care products are made thoughtfully and beautifully, blending advanced Fruit Stem Cell Science with natural and fair-trade ingredients, with a minimum 70% certified organic content, for visible and healthy results. The meaning of Andalou is ‘Path of Light’, and we believe it best reflects our intention to foster good things in the world and enrich the lives we touch, one responsible product at a time.

Key features

  • Skin care essentials for normal and combination skin
  • Kit includes: .8 oz Meyer lemon creamy cleanser, .5 oz Pumpkin honey glycolic mask, 1 oz Clementine plus C illuminating toner, .4 oz Probiotic plus C renewal cream, .4 oz Purple carrot plus C luminous night cream
  • Perfect for trial and travel
  • Brightening solutions target uneven tone, sun damage, dry cheeks and t-zone shine
  • Renews at the cellular level for visible brightening results

Honest reviews

★★★★★

Brightening indeed!

Hello!I have been using Qiora, a very expensive Japanese brand which has excellent results on my skin. I often got compliment for nice clear skin. However, I am trying to use natural products. I started with using Burtbees body oil for bath and after shower for moisturizing and that made me feel good. I come across Andalou Naturals when I met my friend for lunch whom I haven’t seen in a couple of months. We talked about skincare and we both used expensive products but hers didn’t quite work out and she has been switching from one expensive one to the next. When I saw her this time I noticed her skin was glowing, not from make-up but I can see healthiness oozing out of her face. So I asked her what she is using. She told me she went to Wholefood and got recommended for some natural skincare products and she told me it’s a fraction of what she’s been paying. I didn’t ask her the name of the product, I assume when I went online to that website I would see it. So, I saw the only facial product was Andalou Naturals. The first one I bought was a serum, later on I found out it is from the Age Defying line. Then I also found out it’s meant to use before moisturizer. At the time I was still using my expensive line but they are almost gone. When the last expensive drop of moisturizer is gone I found this Brightening Kit. I researched online some more and read some more review, confirmed that they really are using natural ingredients then I bought it. It has been almost 2 weeks and most of the product are almost finished. I have oily skin, I should probably bought the Clarifying Kit instead of this one but I like the way they use vitamin C and I read reviews of how nice it smells, like orange. Overall, I found the cleanser too mild for my oily skin, the mask is fine but it burns really for the first 30-40 seconds, not sure if I will get a full size but I see rave reviews on that one. The day lotion and night lotion are both with nice texture and glide on my skin with great absorption. Not greasy or anything at all. I use the fruit stem cell revitalize serum from the Age Defying Serum with this line and find it very sufficient. After the 1st week of use, no breakouts, no change of anything sign, my skin stays glowing and healthy looking. Then I bought the Clarifying and Age Defying kits as well. I am intending to try out all 3 sets then I’ll pick and choose the cleanser, serum, masks, moisturizer, and night cream accordingly.I am just very happy to stay beautiful with natural product such as Andalou Naturals. I recommend them highly to everyone I know! If you are wondering what would suit you then try out the kits. They are on sale elsewhere in other websites cheaper than here 😉

Pearl Arab, AL
★★★★★

highly recommend!

Would buy again. Nice esp the meyer lemon cleaner and mask. Highly recommend. This line is certified non gmo through the nongmoproject.com. highly recommend!

Josefina Unionville Center, OH
★★★★★

Great starter kit

I was looking for something to put on my face because I had gone too long with just wearing moisturizer with spf. I have sensitive skin that damages easily in the sun and was starting to notice some new freckles. When I saw this at Grocery Outlet, I knew that it was a steal because of how natural it is, no gluten, parabens, or petroleum ingredients. I bought it and started using it right away. I thought the bottles are too small to use long enough to see results but already I’m seeing some changes. Most other products like these tend to cost a fortune although, with consumer awareness spreading the demand for natural skincare products has increased. For sure, I’ll revisit this brand for my skincare needs, can’t wait to try some of their other stuff.

Ann Yachats, OR
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Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Moist Deep Conditioner, 8 oz

Here’s a deep conditioning treatment with 3X the moisturizing power. Transform dry hair into silky, shiny waves in 3 short minutes with a nourishing and intensely hydrating formula. With a touch of Australian aloe, jojoba and sea kelp. This deep conditioner is a consistent winner of top beauty product awards including the 2011 and 2012 Allure Best of Beauty Award and 2013 Glamour Glammy Award for “Best Conditioner.”

Key features

  • Deep conditioning treatment for damaged ‘do’s.
  • Ideal for dried out locks but great for all hair types.
  • Accented with a touch of Australian aloe, jojoba seed oil and sea kelp
  • Deep conditioning treatment transform dry hair into silky, shiny waves in 3 short minutes with a nourishing and intensely hydrating formula.
  • Winner of numerous beauty awards including Glamour Magazine’s ‘Glammies Readers Choice Award’ in 2013

Honest reviews

★★★★★

Works Awesome!

One of my favorite deep conditioners out there! I have been using this stuff for years. It really makes the condition of my hair feel much better.

Justina Rochester, MI
★★★★★

Heaven…in a bottle.

Im always so tempted to use this everyday because of what it does to my hair. This has been the best deep conditioner I’ve ever used, even better than the high end ones that claim to restore moisture and throw a bunch of terminology at you. Its simple, it smells great, and most importantly it works.

Josefina Swea City, IA
★★★★★

Review on aussie 3min miracle

This conditioner smells amazing!!!! I would buy it again just for the smell of it!!! I won’t order it again online because it would be about 4dollars cheaper minus the shipping just go to go Walmart and buy it there. For me this conditioner worked pretty well but it didn’t feel like it really helped my hair anymore than a normal non deep conditioner would. It didn’t make it soft or healthier but it did make it much easier to de tangle and unless your willing to pay major bucks, thats all you really can expect from a deep conditioner. I did like this one better then the garnier frutis one that is around the same price as this.

Genevieve Shishmaref, AK
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Mizani Butter Rich Deep Nourishing Hairdress for Unisex, 8 Ounce

Butter rich deep nourishing hairdress by Mizani for unisex 8 ounce hairdress. Butter rich deep nourishing hairdress was launched by the design house of Mizani. It is recommended for normal hair.

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  • 8 ounce hairdress
  • Butter rich deep nourishing hairdress was launched by the design house of Mizani
  • It is recommended for normal hair

Honest reviews

★★★★★

Silky Soft Hair

This stuff really works. My hair 3(b,c), is relaxed with Mizani Butter Blend Rhelaxer. I wear it short and wrapped. After washing with the Fructis Triple Nourishing Shampoo and conditoning with their 3 Minute Dryness Reversal Conditoner, I appy this hairdress. After my hair dries, it’s silky, soft and has a rich, healthy sheen. I wash my hair approximately 2 times per week.It’s not an oily, heavy, or greasy formulation. This is a very rich cream that absorbs right into the hair. You don’t have to work it in. No leftover white reside. Actually, the hairdress feels like whipped butter. It leaves the hair richly moisturized and very soft to touch. I find the scent pleasant. It’s mild, without a lot of fragrance….smells faintly of cocoa butter.You only need a very little to get the results. Good thing, too. Even though only a very little is needed for results, Mizani is expensive. The product I previously used is 3.00 for 6 oz, and easily available at my local beauty supply and Walgreens. At about 23.00 for 8 oz, it’s more costly than any hairdress I’ve ever used, but it’s very effective. My local stores don’t carry this, so I have to purchase online. Don’t be put off by the price, you’ll be so pleased. The results are worth it. With this, it’s no longer necessary to waste money purchasing hydration products, that don’t live up to their claims. This one does.I never scoop into the cream. I glide my finger over it’s surface a couple of times. The amount of product that attaches to my finger is all that’s needed. Longer hair? You will not need more than a dime size amount.**UPDATE: I gotta tell you, I found a product I really like for my hair. It’s great for relaxed wrapped styles. It’s called “Loreal Paris EverStrong Overnight Treatment”. It’s applied at night, on dry hair. I use it right before wrapping my hair for bed. In the morning, my hair is silky soft, and shiny. This product helps prevent shedding and leaves my ends very smooth. It also strengthens the hair. It’s not oily; no residue buildup or heavy feel.I must tell you, it’s aroma smells like a combination of sweet tobacco and coconut. Some reviewers are turned off by it, but I like the fragrance. It’s under 6 bucks. Amazon sells it.

Lakeisha Enfield, NC
★★★★★

great for thick, curly hair!

I use this product to moisturize my thick, curly hair. I love that it can make my hair soft and smooth WITHOUT making it greasy or oily. Too many products leave a residue on the pillow or the chair or the couch or any surface your hair comes in contact with.I am biracial and have biracial ringlets, which I relax into a more relaxed and gentle curl pattern, and this product is AMAZING!

Leeann Islandia, NY
★★★★★

Thanks Mizani

I purchased this literally 1 day ago and I enjoy it. Yes this is for fine to medium hair, but my hair is coarse, and I love it that way because I know once I am complete my transition I can do a lot with my hair. Anyway I do have to use a lot more product than those with fine to medium hair. Because my hair soaks this stuff up, I know when to put enough and I know that an oil to seal it is useless. But this butter is great and thanks to MINA on Youtube from esalonspace I was introduced and I am a satisfied customer. For those of us who are transitioning and are not too sure to purchase, i’ts a good product, costly but good, and worth a try but if it’s not for you by all means give it away. That’s what I’ve done with all of my products that didn’t do well on my hair. HHJ.

Mari Akiachak, AK
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La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo Dual Action Acne Treatment Cream with Benzoyl Peroxide

Visibly reduces all types of acne blemishes and penetrates deep into pores to clear even stubborn blackheads and whiteheads. With Micronized Benzoyl Peroxide (5.5%) to fight acne deep in the skin. Micro-Exfoliating LHA provides precise cell by cell exfoliation to clear away dulling cellular debris and oil. Non-drying, oil-free, fast absorbing texture. Use as a treatment for moderate acne.

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★★★★★

Finally Something that Works 🙂

Purchased this and been using for a week already, this works great and my acne mild acne has slowly went away. I also use the facal gel cleaner by la roche so i will keep using both products. I put on at night and in the morning and works great for a base for my makeup. Non-stick and feels clean so i recommend this product to all that suffer from mild to bad acne. Love it, only down side was that i waited a good while (from Greece)(10+ business days) to recieve it but again i will make sure i know where its being shipped from next time. 🙂

Jasmin Western Springs, IL
★★★★★

Yuck.

I dont have sensitive skin yet, I used this product once (as the directions said) & my face got so dry that when I moved my face it quaked & started to bleed. I heard so many great things about this product that I couldnt wait to get my hands on it. So upset! Now I have a full tube and will never use it again. Hope it works better for you.

Lillie Howard Beach, NY
★★★★★

Not effective whatsoever

I have fairly sensitive skin but it’s not too extreme. I don’t have cystic acne but I get little bumps on my chin only that don’t really ever come to a head and get very irritated if picked at. This product burned so badly the first time I used it on my face that I had to wash it off, and I only used a thin layer. i tried it again after a few weeks and it barely burned at all so I used it for a few weeks, and it just did nothing for my skin. I also get "normal" zits on my neck for some odd reason and so I used this product on them. I swear it seemed like this stuff made them swell up and harden, it was disgusting!! I wish this had worked for me like it has for others!

Kathleen Lecompton, KS
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Mason Pearson Popular Mixture Hair Brush

Developed and patented more than 100 years ago, our Mason Pearson Hair Brush is the ultimate grooming tool. Only the finest, premium-grade boar bristle, which is gentle to the hair and scalp, is used. Brushing with a Mason Pearson Hair Brush is the best way to distribute the natural oils while exfoliating the scalp and stimulating circulation to the hair follicles. The patented pneumatic cushion conforms to the contours of the scalp, which optimizes brushing with minimal effort. All Mason Pearson Hair Brushes are hand made in England and carry a one year limited warranty against manufacturing defects. The animals are not harmed in the collection of the boar bristle. (Nylon cleaning brush is included.)

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★★★★★

The Best Brush You Can Buy

*****This is a review for a large Mason Pearson brush made of eight rings mixed boar bristle and nylon. The longer bristles are nylon and the shorter ones are boar bristle. It is a beautiful heirloom brush worth every penny of the incredibly high price.All of the larger Mason Pearson brushes, including this one, come with a cleaning brush, so that you can easily clean loose hairs out of your brush.There are two things you need to know when you’re ready to buy a Mason Pearson brush of any sort. One is the size: full-size (the largest size), handy (medium sized), or pocket (the smallest size). This is important not so much because of where the brush will be kept (say, in your handbag), but because of the bristle length of the various sizes. The smaller sizes have shorter bristles. The bristles have to be able to reach your scalp, and massage it and distribute the oils throughout your hair. If you want a small brush but you have thick or long hair, you’d do better with a larger size.The other consideration is the bristle type. Do you want a mixed bristle brush like this one that is part boar bristle and part nylon? What is most comfortable and performs the best with your hair. This mixed bristle brush will work well for you if your hair is fine to normal and not too long or too thick. Otherwise, you’ll need to go with the Detangler because the bristles are stiffer and can reach down through all of your hair to the scalp; the Detangler is the only Mason Pearson brush that can reach the scalp of extremely thick hair. Mason Pearson also makes an All Boar Bristle Brush for finer or shorter hair but I have never tried it.So, this mixed bristle brush is for normal, finer, and shorter hair. I bought it for myself but my husband uses it; although I have short hair it is very thick and straight and coarse and the brush bristles won’t reach all the way to my scalp, but slides over the top hairs. My husband loves it dearly though, and really enjoys using it himself, or as a special treat, allowing me to brush his hair. This makes the expense of a Mason Pearson brush well worth the money–it’s a luxury item and the purchase is an investment–but it’s worth it. If you’re the type of person who would rather enjoy an evening at home having your hair brushed by your spouse instead of going to dinner and a movie, then you can justify the cost. That’s how we did it :)For additional information on Mason Pearson visit their web site at masonpearson dot com.Highly recommended.*****

Leeann Brillion, WI
★★★★★

The look and feel

of this brush is beautiful. I have not used it yet, but it does feel very nice. I used it briefly but not enough to really say if what my experience has been with it. I have super curly hair and I wanted a great brush for the times when I do my hair straight (which by the way is a 3+ hr process) and want to maintain it to the best of my abilities. Reading all the great reviews made me invest in this brush. I hope to get some great results.

Dorothy Decatur, TN
★★★★★

BEST BRUSH EVER!!

I love this brush!! The perfect mixture of nylon and Boar Hair makes this brush easily glide through your hair creating a soft and shiny appearance. The nylon massages your scalp. It’s extremely well made and a beautiful brush to own.

Yolanda Crosby, TX
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Korres Lip Butter, Pomegranate, 0.21 Ounce

A rich buttery lip balm that melts on the lips and offers a shiny, tinted finish.

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★★★★★

This stuff is great

I purchased this to replace my Benefit Lip tint b/c I was sick of how that one tasted like vaseline. This one has a very light fruity flavor and the color is very rich but natural and you can apply it as heavy or light as you like. I use it heavy with a lip liner for a dramatic night look–the pigment is very rich, but you can also apply it lightly with just a swipe during the day for light color or just as a conditioning balm for dry lips. You can just apply with your finger, no brush or anything needed. It is very moisturizing. I am a person who does not like regular lipstick b/c it usually tastes weird and sometimes oddly dries out your lips and I always wonder what chemicals I am putting directly on my MOUTH. Also I don’t like lip gloss b/c it is way too sticky. This is one of the only lip products I find myself actually willing to use on a regular basis. It’s natural, easy to use, versitile, tastes good and looks good. As a point of reference, I usually trade this off with my Burt’s Bees Lip shimmer in Raisin. This one is a little more pinky-magenta in color.

Johnnie Harford, NY
★★★★★

Just something extra I didn’t need

I really don’t remember why I ordered this and was surprised when it arrived in the package. At this moment, I have no idea where it is. I have no complaint about it, just wonder why I ordered it.

Casey Butler, IN
★★★★★

Im a bit disappointed!

When I opened this product, I saw Chinese writing and I immediately thought this product is a Chinese knock off although it has Korres on it and his logo, I won’t know until I go to Sephora and buy another Wild Rose and see the difference. I bought one from HSN and it looked different. If this is a the real product I give it 5 stars for being a gorgeous lip gloss that temporarily softens your lips and it makes your lips look wonderful because the color is deep and you can lighten it by using less-However I rated it 3 stars because I bought it to repair my lips because I know Korres products-used his lotions and lip glaze and they are the best I’ve used so I assumed this lip butter would repair my dry, rough lips, but it just covers the dryness and once the product wears off my lips are still rough and dry. I usually use a sugar lip scrub and then condition with lip cream or balm but that is annoying to have to do every week, so I thought this lip butter would solve that problem-I guess not, but my lips looks great wearing this lip butter. This butter only sits on top of the dry skin on my lips, but if your lips are smooth this would be a lovely lip gloss to die for in Wild Rose and Pomegranate-wow wee. The others with little to no color would feel soft and look shiny too, but not as good as Wild Rose and Pomegranate.

Nell Durham, KS
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theBalm – Meet Matt

Meet Matt(e) Nude Eyeshadow Palette includes nine large hues unveiling their true colors. Unlike some matte shadows, these have velvety smooth textures that blend together beautifully and don’t chalk up. Great for everyday use or a night out. Larger sized eyeshadow pans ensure for a long-lasting product. Colors can be used as liners and as all-over shadows. Features a mirror inside the lid for easy application at home or on the go.

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★★★★★

Great matte palette!

I’ve read some reviews for TheBalm products here on Amazon (including this one) where the reviewer thought the item was a fake. I did some research on this palette and I definitely think it’s the real thing. It’s a really awesome palette. The shades are all very pretty, very pigmented, and will work well with many other shades in my huge collection. There’s not a color in here that isn’t wearable. Every shadow is super buttery and soft, and blends like a dream. I really can’t say enough good things about these lovely shadows! They are super soft, and a bit powdery, so I could caution people to be careful; you don’t need a lot (very pigmented!) and you should be careful with your brushes not to kick up too much powder. I did not notice any fall out. I wished the seller had sent the item in something more sturdy than a padded envelope, but the palette survived ok. If you’re looking for some great matte shades, look no further!

Loraine Walkertown, NC
★★★★★

Arrived completely broken.

I have purchased other palettes on Amazon, they were also from The Balm, and they came in perfect shape. This palette was just horrible. I opened it today and it was all dirty and shattered with broken glass. I am very disappointed to have received it in this shape, I probably can’t even use it. This is my first negative experience with the company and is making me question future purchases.

Eddie Cosmos, MN
★★★★★

Love this palette!

I used this for the first time this morning and WOW! I love it! The colors truly are MATTE. No hint of sparkle whatsoever which is EXACTLY what I was looking for! LOVE LOVE LOVE! Also, the colors are really pigmented!

Penelope Capon Springs, WV
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