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Anyone with dry and sensitive skin knows that a good moisturizer is hard to find. It is because of this difficult task that I have moved towards using more natural ingredients and focusing on oils to help my skin get the nutrients it needs. Needless to say I was very excited about the Honey Touch body cream by Rituals as it has Indian Rose and Himalaya Honey. In addition to it being a rich and nourishing body cream it smells absolutely amazing. I don’t know if it’s because of my exhausting work week or the fact that after my showers I have been applying this cream, that makes me sleep better. It actually says on the Rituals website that this product “combines the ancient Ayurvedic ingredients Himalayan Honey, the perfect skin softener, and Indian Rose for its relaxing effect on body and mind.” So there it is, the explanation for my relaxing feeling when using this body cream, almost guaranteed to make you feel like you've taken a trip to the spa.

The other thing I will mention about this cream is that it wasn't as thick as I expected, which is a good thing. When I opened it up the white cream looks very thick, making me think that I would be spending a lot of time rubbing the cream into my skin, like SPF 75 sun tan lotion makes you do. However, I was pleasantly surprised that this body cream rubs into your skin quite nicely and makes it feel very moisturized right after. It’s almost the perfect combination: it moisturizes well, smells absolutely divine, and you don’t have to use that much of it!

Honey Touch body cream by Rituals certified fabulous body care lotion skincare hydration moiturize nourish

I also want to mention that on the website it states that “Ancient Ayurvedic science shows that massaging your body daily (with cream) strengthens the skin and harmonizes the mind. In addition it increases the blood circulation, which promotes an overall skin glow.”

To be perfectly honest, I don’t know a lot about “Ancient Ayurvedic science,” heck, I don’t even know if I could say that word out loud. But, from my personal experience, I will say that using this body cream for the past week after my nightly shower has immensely helped me to relax before bed. And as we all know, with our busy work lives and on-the-go attitudes it can be very difficult to shut your brain off once the lights go out. But perhaps the lesson here is to take the time to pamper yourself a little bit. Believe me, I’m a very tall woman and deciding to apply body cream to my 6’2 frame is no small feat; but after witnessing it’s affect on my sleep, I have to say I’m hooked. The Indian Rose smell is incredibly relaxing that I almost feel like my mini spa session is needed every night, and I don’t think that’s a bad thing. 

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To me, January is all about a new you as you make resolutions and unwind from the holiday craze. As holiday bills are being paid off that doesn't leave a whole lot left over to better myself and my well-bring. With that in mind I found 5 fabulous products that I am currently obsessing over that will surprisingly not break the bank and will leave you relaxed and beautified! New year, new you and a new start to saving while giving yourself an at-home mental holiday :)

No7 Beautiful Skin Purifying Mask 2 certified fabulous

1) Boots NO7: Beautiful Skin Purifying Mask is for people with oily skin or combination, like me. It's meant to open pores, draw out impurities and help balance your skin with tailored nutrition to reveal healthy, bright and beautiful skin. I mistakenly assumed this mask was like others I have tried before and didn't exactly rush home to try it when I received it. After a few days I found it in my bathroom and decided to try it out since I started to see signs of blemishes developing. I squeezed some of the product out and began to apply to my damp face and immediately felt an incredible warming sensation that really wowed me! As I massaged it around it easily moved over my face and maintained the delightful warm feeling that I loved. After it was applied all over my face I let it sit for a bit while I did some dishes. The mask never dried up or made my face feel tight at all! It dried flawlessly and I barely noticed I was wearing it, so comfortable! I washed it off and my skin was at a perfect moisture balance, not dried out like most masks made me feel, and not in any way greasy or oily. The next day when I woke up and looked in the mirror my first thought was "why does my skin look so good today?" then as I was thinking what I did different I remembered the mask! I LOVE this product! It is a beauty must in my opinion. I completely felt pampered and radiant like I just had a celebrity facial at a high end spa...but I did it at home, far below a spa price too. Impressive! us.boots.com

No7 Smooth   Improve Cellulite Treatment certified fabulous

2) Boots NO7: Smooth & Improve Cellulite Treatment was my next step in self improvement. Now that my face was in-check it was time to work on my body which just went through holiday overeating and gift spending stress and it was pretty obvious it took a toll on me considering my pants now felt tighter. Besides getting back to the gym to shape up this body for bikini season I also use my new found secret weapon provided by Boot NO7 :) This product paired with the awesome packaging made it fun and easy to apply as the 5 metal balls on the applicator massaged my thighs while dispensing cellulite treatment to areas needing more than a gym workout. The massaging applicator encourages the drainage of trapped fluid and is proven to reduce the appearance of cellulite. It cools, refreshes and hydrates all day long! Self-esteem is now in process of being restored the more I use this! Well, that along with diet and exercise of course. It's not a quick fix but it does work! Treatment results for firmer, visibly smoother and less dimpled looking skin in just 4 weeks! Who doesn't need a little "cheat" to help get toned?  us.boots.com

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Rituals Home and Body Cosmetics: Tatsu - Blue Dragon Foaming Shower Gel Sensation

When one thinks about rituals what comes to mind? Ancient sages and warriors reading from mystical tomes around a towering fire? The meticulous hammering and honing of a metal sword that has been folded and shaped over 300 times by a master blacksmith? Or perhaps is a man waking up at dawn to workout, shower, shave and head to the office? All of these are routines in their own right, but its how they are carried out that really makes them rituals. And it is the doing of these modern tasks that the Rituals Home and Body Cosmetics company has inspired to make a zen act with its Tatsu line for men.

Rituals Home and Body Cosmetics Tatsu - Blue Dragon Foaming Shower Gel Sensation men certified fabulous grooming

The Tatsu product that I have had the honor of sampling is the foaming shower gel. On first glance is looks and feels like a shaving gel. It starts as a clear aromatic gel at first, which quickly works into a thick and luxurious lather. With most body washes I have used, the foam or lather is very light and tend to wash away too quickly to do any real cleaning. In contrast, the Rituals shower gel clings to the body and envelops the dirt and grime. Then upon rinsing, the body is left smooth and lightly cologned, thanks to the combination of supple oils and bold cedarwood fragrance.

The fragrance of the gel was an added bonus. One that I did not expect. The scent of the lather is fresh and eye opening while showering, but then it stays with you all day long. I don’t mean in an overpowering, “good god man what are you wearing!? SEX PANTHER!?” kind of way. Rather in a subtle amount as if it were a cologne you used. I can see using this shower gel as both a body wash and as a cologne replacement in my morning routine. Cutting down on time getting ready so I can tackle my day that much sooner.

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