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KÁT RUDU Hydra Cell Bright Citrus Moisturizer

Kat Rudu Hydra Cell Bright Citrus Moisturizer

Kat Rudu Hydra Cell Bright Citrus Moisturizer Ever since I discovered Kat Rudu last year, I’ve been head over heels in love with her outstanding line of skincare products. My latest love- Rudu’s Hydra Cell Bright Citrus Moisturizer. Its silky texture dissipates quickly on the
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ZenSense- The Best Non-Toxic Home Scenter using Cloud Mist technology; the best non-toxic gift.


ZenSense- The Best Non-Toxic Home Scenter Ever since I was six years old walking the halls of the Mandarin Orchard Hotel in Singapore, I’ve been increasingly obsessed with scents. There was a particular scent the Mandarin used in their hallways, a softly lingering entity I
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Hanacure- The Magical Korean Face Mask that de-ages 10 years, erasing wrinkles, fine lines and sun spots while tightening and smoothing.


HanaCure- Believe the Hype About This Magical Mask If you’re on Instagram or Facebook and you follow any female celebrity or skincare brand, then you are very likely to have heard of the HanaCure craze. Actress Drew Barrymore did a home video of when she
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May Lindstrom The Problem Solver- a warming correcting masque that clears acne, blackheads and cleans out pores. A charcoal mask for perfect skin.

May Lindstrom The Problem Solver

May Lindstrom The Problem Solver- Warming Correcting Masque (Charcoal Mask for Perfect Skin) A few months ago I had my first experience with May Lindstrom skincare, testing an exfoliating product called The Clean Dirt. It was love at first application so I was excited to
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Tula Neck Cream- Best Neck Cream Under $100, Tula's probiotic skincare is revolutionizing the way we look at skincare.

Tula Neck Cream

Tula Neck Cream- The Best Neck Cream Under $100 As a child I would watch my Mother with fascination as she stood in front of the bathroom mirror, slathering one magical potion after another onto her face and neck. As little girls often do, during
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Hullo Buckwheat Pillows- the best pillow for side sleepers made from buckwheat husks.

Hullo Buckwheat Pillows- The Best Pillow for Side Sleepers

Hullo Buckwheat Pillows- The Best Pillow for Side Sleepers Even when I’m exhausted, I’m not one of those lucky folks who can sleep on anything, anywhere. I’m a light sleeper, always have been and am unfortunately, very picky when it comes to pillows and bedding.
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The MUST HAVE Candles for Pet Parents- One Fur All Candles is made from dye-free soy and essential oils. They completely neutralize the most stubborn pet odors and creates a lovely scent in your home.

One Fur All Candles

One Fur All Candles Candle lovers typically think of stocking up on these age-old light bearers from late fall through winter with a predictable surge around Valentine’s. It may seem out of place and out of season to consider purchasing and lighting candles during the
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Osmia Detox Exfoliating Mask- one of the best masks for oily combination skin with ingredients such as clay, cacao, honey and charcoal.

Osmia Detox Exfoliating Mask

Osmia Detox Exfoliating Mask- One of the best masks for oily combination skin. If you haven’t heard of skincare brand Osmia, it’s probably because it’s a fairly new brand (started in 2010, this is considered a child in skincare company years). Over the last year as
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PCA Skin Vitamin C Quench Serum- a must have for morning skincare routines to help protect against annoying and potentially dangerous sun spots.

PCA Skin Vitamin C Quench Antioxidant Serum

PCA Skin Vitamin C Quench Antioxidant Serum In California we’re right in the middle of an odd spring season where the weather fluctuates from very warm one week to twenty five degrees cooler the next. I never know what to expect these days but one
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Best Moisturizers for All Ages- Shiseido Bio Performance Lift Dynamic Cream

Best Moisturizers- Shiseido Bio-Performance Lift Dynamic Cream

Best Moisturizers- Shiseido Bio-Performance Lift Dynamic Cream One of the many hats I wear in my businesses is product reviewer and with this fun but oft jeopardous job, I get to enjoy those moments of discovering a product that is a game changer. Shiseido’s Bio-Performance
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GM Collin Derm Renewal Cream 10% AHA- best exfoliating cream.

GM Collin Derm Renewal Cream 10% AHA

GM Collin Derm Renewal Cream 10% AHA Those of you who are faithful readers of my site (thank you!) probably noticed that over the past year I’ve been on a strong GM Collin kick. I began taking notice of this dermatologist recognized skincare brand after
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Zojirushi Water Boiler & Warmer- best kitchen gadgets.

Zojirushi Water Boiler & Warmer

Zojirushi Water Boiler & Warmer There’s a funny cliché that a household can only be considered an Asian household if there at least these 3 specific items- a rice cooker, a wok and an electric water boiler. Those of you familiar with my brand may
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GM Collin Native Collagen Gel- Collagen boosting serum.

GM Collin Native Gollagen Gel

GM Collin Native Collagen Gel Anyone who is adamant about great skincare is usually also obsessed with how to get our bodies to regenerate “good skin,” that is, the firm, wrinkle-free skin we have when young. Collagen, being the main structural protein and most abundant
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Soothe On Demand Massage

Soothe On Demand Massage

Soothe On Demand Massage Thanks to parents who were world travelers even before I was born, by the time I was 12 years old, I was well acquainted with hotels and spas. One of the best aspects of all the traveling was getting to indulge
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Shiseido Rouge Rouge Lipstick - Shiseido donates $5 for every tube of $28 lipstick sold in October.

Shiseido Rouge Rouge Lipstick

Shiseido Rouge Rouge Lipsticks With the now many skincare and make-up product reviews I’ve been privileged to work on over the last few years, it surprises even me that this is my first one naming a lipstick to AsianFusion’s list of Best Products in the
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PurErb Purity Renewing Facial Oil

PurErb Purity Renewing Facial Oil

PurErb Purity Renewing Facial Oil If you’re passionate about skincare, by now you’ve heard all the rage about facial oils. For those of you with oily or combination skin like me, you may have shied away from using such oils in the belief that you
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Shiseido Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector SPF 43

Shiseido Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector SPF 43

Shiseido Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector SPF 43 – Tinted Sunscreen As a serious skincare aficionado, I learned the hard way that sunscreen is by far the #1 most important skincare product we need to use anytime we leave the house. I have been extremely
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Cuisinart Waffle Maker- the best waffle maker that's also multifunctional and doubles as a panini press.

Cuisinart Belgian Waffle Maker

Cuisinart Waffle Maker Apparently waffles are the not-so-secret brunch love of many of my friends and family, so much so that I decided to finally start making them at home. In paying close attention to the quality and taste of waffles in restaurants, I found
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Dr Gross- Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Overnight Serum

Dr. Gross Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Serum

Dr. Gross Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Serum- Anti- Wrinkle Serums It’s no secret that since I discovered Dr. Gross’ skincare line a few years ago, I’ve been obsessed with several of his products. The latest one I’ve added to my nightly routine is the
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Beauty Reviews- Shiseido White Lucent MultiBright Night Cream

Shiseido White Lucent MultiBright Night Cream

Shiseido White Lucent MultiBright Night Cream I remember my Mother introducing me to Shiseido when I was a teenager and as most teenagers are, I was annoyed at her incessant nagging over keeping a good skincare regimen. Of course, years later now, I’m eternally grateful
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Aromatherapy Skincare- PurErb Bulgarian Rose Toner

PurErb Bulgarian Rose Toner- Aromatherapy Skincare

PurErb Soothing Bulgarian Rose Toner- Aromatherapy Skincare Wherever you live in the world, you’re dealing with a particular set of seasons and weather patterns that definitively effect your skin’s health. For me,  I straddle the tropics of Southeast Asia with the more temperate weather of
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Aurelia Refine & Polish Miracle Balm- Probiotic Skincare for dealing with inflammation.

Aurelia Refine & Polish Miracle Balm- Probiotic Skincare

Aurelia Refine & Polish Miracle Balm- Probiotic Skincare The term “probiotic” has been the it word in health and wellness for at least the last five years, with physicians, magazines and celebrities touting the benefits of adding probiotics to our regular diet. From yogurts to supplements
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Best Anti Aging Creams- GM Collin Retinol Advanced+Matrixyl + Q10

G.M. Collin Retinol Advanced Night Cream- Best Anti Aging Creams

G.M. Collin Retinol Advanced + Matrixyl + Q10- Best Anti Aging Creams If you’ve never heard of the skincare brand GM Collin, you’re definitely not alone. GM Collin is one of those deeply loved brands used by aestheticians around the world but rarely receives its
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Best Beauty Oils- Tatcha Camellia Beauty Oil

Tatcha Camellia Beauty Oil- Best Beauty Oils

Best Beauty Oils- Tatcha Camellia Beauty Oil It is no secret that I’ve been a staunch supporter of Tatcha Skincare since its inception in 2009. As a baby on the skincare scene, Tatcha’s products accomplish a remarkable thing- they feel like they’re steeped in the
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PurErb Serenity Calming Moisturizer- combining aromatherapy and herbology into comprehensive skincare.

PurErb Serenity Calming Moisturizer

PurErb Serenity Calming Moisturizer – Aromatherapy Skincare In my teenage years, there were moments I seriously contemplated becoming a surgeon of some kind. I’ve always been fascinated by physiology and the intersection of Western and Eastern medicine. I didn’t think I could go through losing
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The best coat ever- Scott E Vest Trench Coat has a whopping 18 pockets, remains sleek and sophisticated while housing all your belongings and is water and stain proof.

ScottEVest- The Best Coat Ever

ScottEVest Women’s Trench Coat- The Best Coat Ever Once on the ever popular television show Shark Tank, the founder of ScottEVest, a real man named Scott, gave up his career as an attorney to pursue his passion for creating fashion that allows us to be
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Best Serums- Shiseido Bio Performance Lift Dynamic Serum

Shiseido Bio Performance Lift Serum- Best Serum 2016

Best Serum 2016- Shiseido Bio-Performance Lift Dynamic Serum As a skincare-obsessed woman, I have encountered countless products throughout my life, especially during my time as a features-writer for AsianFusionGirl. There are quite a few products out there that are great at what they do and
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Farm House Fresh Pudding A Peel - a great at home Glycolic peel.

Farm House Fresh Pudding Apeel

Farm House Fresh Pudding Apeel- At Home Glycolic Peel I’ve been a longtime fan of skincare company Farm House Fresh and am always excited to share with you the newest products from them, including “Pudding Apeel,” an at home glycolic peel mask that aims to
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Vital Proteins Collagen Supplement- the best Collagen Supplement Powder.

Vital Proteins Collagen Supplement

Vital Proteins Collagen Supplement In this day and age, you’ve most likely read  or heard about the importance of collagen in regards to both maintaining a youthful appearance and for many of our body functions to continue the way they’re supposed to into old age.
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Peach and Lily- the best Korean Skincare website.

Peach and Lily- The Best Korean Skincare Website

Peach and Lily- The Best Korean Skincare Website If you’re a fan of good skin and good skincare, you’ll have heard by now the Korean skincare regimen that is sweeping the world, including America. As a predominantly Asian woman, I’ve been fortunate to have been
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Best Body Scrub 2016- Svelta Sugar Coffee Scrub

Svelta Coffee Raw Sugar Body Scrub- Best Body Scrub 2016

  Svelta Coffee Raw Sugar Body Scrub- Best Body Scrub 2016 Through the years, I’ve been an ardent fan of a few body salt scrubs with good reason- they’re fantastic for our skin. Whenever possible (and nowadays, it almost always is possible), I love going
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Shiseido Full Lash Serum and Mascara- Get longer, fuller lashes without the harmful side effects

Shiseido Lash Serum & Mascara- long lashes with no side effects

Shiseido Lash Serum & Mascara- long lashes with no side effects Every woman who is passionate about or has a barebones interest in make-up knows that the right mascara can often stand alone and/or greatly enhances your overall appearance. Nothing perks up a face like
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Winter Skincare- Suki Purifying Cleanser and Clarifying Toner

Suki Foaming Cleanser & Clarifying Toner Duo

  Suki Foaming Cleanser & Clarifying Toner Duo As many of you know, I’m pretty OCD when it comes to skincare; my motto is ‘prevention and protection wins over plastic surgery.’ The basis of good skincare begins with cleansing and toning, two steps which aren’t
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Delsey Honore Carry On Luggage- The Best in Travel

Delsey Honore+ Carry-On Luggage

Delsey Honore+ Carry-On Luggage It is no secret that I’m a super fan of the Delsey luggage brand. I’ve been using Delsey nearly exclusively for years now and with excellent reason. The latest of the Delsey line to make it into my travel collection is
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Samsung Note 5 with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - best smartphone on the market.

Samsung Note 5 with Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Samsung Note 5 with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 I remember my first cell phone from years ago; since then I’ve had probably close to 20 phones of all makes and models. It is with no lack of search and trial that I have finally settled
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Ling SparkLING Makeover Mask

SparkLING Makeover Mask

Ling Skincare’s SparkLING Makeover Mask If you’re reading this feature, you’re likely a skincare aficionado who thinks of skincare as something far more important than just aesthetics and as steps that are part of a general healthy routine. You’re likely also familiar with many of
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The 2 Best Sunscreens You'll Ever Need- Dr. Gross and Tatcha

The 2 Best Sunscreens You’ll Ever Need

The 2 Best Sunscreens You’ll Ever Need I hate to admit but I didn’t start using sunscreen seriously until I reached my 30th birthday or so. I can hear some of you yelling at me for such a huge skincare gaffe and I can hear
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Delsey’s New StarckTrip Collection

Delsey’s New StarckTrip Collection- Best Travel Bags As a globetrotting business woman, I am as obsessed with ergonomically correctly designed luggage as I am with skincare (which many of you already know). I’ve been a long time fan of Delsey Luggage (check out my review
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Timothy Adams Chocolates

Timothy Adams Chocolates- Best Chocolates in SF Bay Area I know some of you may faint when I say this but there was a time long ago when I was not into chocolate. In general, I don’t have much of a sweet tooth and only
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Citrus Zinger

Citrus Zinger- Reusable Water Bottles Drinking a day’s worth of water has rarely been an issue for me though it has for my father and many of my male friends. Even some of my female friends find it a chore to drink the 2 liters
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Love Nature Candles

Love Nature Candles NYC- Non-toxic Candles Since my college years, I’ve been a fan of candles. Between being enveloped by candles burning at Buddhist temples all over Asia and aromatherapy candles at spas, candles carry special memories for me. There’s something about the rustic feel
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Le Mieux 4-in-1 Ultrasonic Skin Perfecter

Le Mieux 4 In 1 Skin Perfecter It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with my skincare regimen. I would rather be compulsive about taking care of my skin with the appropriate products (in addition to an overall healthy lifestyle of course) than having to deal
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Farm House Fresh Green Tea Milk Cleanser

Farm House Fresh Green Tea Milk Cleanser Is there such a thing as being too young to start a good skincare regimen? The general consensus among our colleagues at AsianFusionGirl and among our family and friends is that once you hit puberty, that’s the right
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Caviaroli- Elevate Home Cooking Ever since the Godfather of molecular gastronomy (Ferran Adria) changed the culinary world years ago, I’ve been a fan of this sector of gourmet cuisine in certain doses. The genius and technical skills it takes to create masterpieces of molecular gastronomy
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Govino Shatterproof Wine Glasses

Govino Shatterproof Wine Glasses I adore hosting intimate dinner gatherings and larger parties; with playing hostess comes the inevitable task of dealing with broken wine glasses. I don’t recall the last party or gathering I’ve had when somebody didn’t spill a glass or knock it
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Eminence Green Tea & Guava Serum- one of the best serums for healthy, glowing skin. Combat fine lines and dark spots.

Eminence Green Tea & Guava Serum

Eminence Green Tea & Guava Serum- Best Serums While most serums are intended to be used only at night, after toner and prior to moisturizing, one of my all time favorite serums- the Green Tea and Guava Fortifying Serum from Eminence- is perfect for morning/daytime
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Cuisinart Combo Steam & Convection Oven

Cuisinart Combo Steam & Convection Oven If you’re short on kitchen space or don’t have an awesome oven, the Cuisinart Combo Steam & Convection Oven is one of the most nifty, multi-purpose and powerful kitchen appliances that you can get your food loving hands on. With a sleek design
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TCHO’s New Chocolate Bars

Tcho Chocolate Bars As an addendum to my original review of Tcho Chocolates naming this environmentally friendly company’s products to my list of Best Products Around the World, I strongly encourage each of you to try out Tcho’s new concoctions- 3 luscious, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate bars each featuring a unique infusion
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Ren Moroccan Rose Body Wash- one of the best body washes.

Ren Moroccan Rose Body Wash

Ren Moroccan Rose Body Wash If you’ve ever wanted to know what it felt like to be Empress of China or Queen of Egypt, a viable cost effective method is to use Ren’s Moroccan Rose Body Wash. No matter what else may be going on
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Le Creuset- best cookware for avid home cooks that will last through generations.

Le Creuset

Le Creuset Since childhood days, I watched my mother cook and I watched top chefs such as Julia and Jacque on television- all of them passionately concocting some delectable dish in easily recognizable cookware. It would be years later before I realized why the greatest
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By far the best Coconut Water available other than hacking a fresh coconut- Harmless Harvest.

Harmless Harvest

Harmless Harvest- The Best Coconut Water in America Most people who know me know I’m obsessed with coconut water and no, my obsession didn’t arise with the recent popular trend in America. I am after all, from Asia and since childhood have been drinking coconut
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One Coconut Water

One Coconut Water Modern society has split into two major groups- one that is devoted to a health conscious way of living and one that is, well, not so much. In this gross divide, there are a lot of false pieces of information that gets
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Tcho Chocolate

Tcho Chocolate- Best Chocolate in America What makes exceptionally exquisite chocolate? Well, that’s a matter of opinion of course but for any serious chocolate connoisseur, it all starts with the best cacao beans in the world. Let me start by mentioning the blasphemous fact that
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Mondavi Muscato D’Oro

Muscato D’Oro- Best Dessert Wines The passion for wine is a very subjective matter- what one considers a fine wine may be foul liquid to another. At Asian Fusion, we have taken great care to rarely mention alcoholic beverages in our reviews throughout the site
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Spice Lab Salts- Gourmet Salts & Spices

Spice Lab Salts- Gourmet Salts & Spices Whether you’re a seasoned home cook verging on brilliant Master Chef status or a once-in-a-while experimental home cook, the easiest and fastest way to elevate any at-home meal is by incorporating gourmet salts. We all know that food is nothing without the
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Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III Review This smartphone was a hands down winner with me the moment I got my hands on it. Watch the video above to see why I fell in love with it. Specs are below. Basic Features: 4.8” HD screen (1280 x
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Cowgirl Creamery

Cowgirl Creamery- One of the best cheese in America Cheese- that diabolical dairy decadence that drives us serious foodies to have food porn dreams about. It’s a snack; it’s a beginning to a meal; it’s an end to a meal; it’s in a class all
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Spindrift- Healthiest Soda Alternative

Spindrift- Healthiest Soda Alternative What do we need to get through hot, muggy summer days? An icy cold drink. What do we not need? Drinks loaded with excess sugar and calories for no reason. Enter Spindrift- the answer to our thirsty prayers. I was lucky
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Toshiba Satellite Series Laptops- Qosmio Review

Toshiba Satellite Series Laptops- Qosmio Review Starting At: $999.99 As Tested: $1849.99 Toshiba builds exceptional electronics. Their Satellite Series laptops are among the most popular PCs on the market but when you think of Toshiba you don’t think of sheer computing power. Well, think again.
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