Balancing Toner / Renewal Cream / Vitality Facial Serum / Moisture Plus Lotion - Broad Spectrum SPF 15
The BEST skincare line to perfect skin tone and clarity! I absolutely LOVE this collection ever since researching Vitamin C skincare and I am very addicted. Vitamin C for brightening, renewing and perfecting. This is my primary night products and I even use the Moisture Plus lotion to apply in the morning before makeup. I will never go without Vitamin C on my face because of the results it has given me. #VitaminCaddict
DEEP PORE CHARCOAL CLEANSER / SELF HEATING ONE MINUTE MASK / BLEMISH FIGHTING ASTRINGENT
I have been using and loving BIORÉ since I was a teenager, amazed at the gunk that came off on their pore strips :) This brand is the real deal and they have the products to prove it! I love using the Charcoal Cleanser after I wipe my makeup off with a makeup removing cloth. I apply the gel to my face then use my Clarisonic to deep scrub my face and draw out the imperfections. Chaorcoal is an amazing ingredient and I believe in it's amazing abilities to pull out deep grim in my skin. The Self Heating mask is incredible, feels amazing and is the ideal weekly treatment to keep my skin balance in check! Especially beneficial after flying to release your skin from the nasty multiple enviromental toxins you subjected yourself to.
The Blemish Fighting Astringent is my only product I use in the morning when I wake up to clean the oily surface the night has created and prep my face for lotion and makeup. It's refreshing, cooling and wakes me up!
Nad's Hair Removal
Nad’s Hair Removal Nose Wax for Men & Women / Nad's Hair Removal Body Wax Strips for Normal Skin
You might of saw the YouTube video of me and Sara trying the Nad's Nose Wax kit for the first time, if not CLICK HERE. I happen to love this product because, yes let's admit it, women have nose hair too! The easiest and fastest way I like to get rid of it is the Nad's Nose Wax kit because it is simple to use and it gets rid of the hair immediately. It stings for a second, but don't be afraid, as intimidating as it seems it really isn't that bad and it works great!!!
The idea of waxing did frighten me and especially going to a salon to get waxing done, so I was thrilled to try the Nad's Wax Strips at home! The instructions and use was easy and not as painful as I thought. When I think of waxing I have flashbacks of my mother's using hot wax on her legs and screaming bloody murder when she had to rip it off...kind of traumatized my desire to wax. I always have trouble shaving the back of my thigh perfectly, so I just used the wax strips and I instantly had hairless thighs...waxing has come a long way since my mom tried it! Yay for technology..and Nad's!
Boots Botanics Organic Rosewater Toning Spritz / Boots Botanics Shine Away Ionic Clay Mask
I really enjoyed using a spritz toner to freshen up my face. I love using this when I don't wear makeup and need a mid-day cleaning booster! Cooling, refreshing and cleansing without drying out my skin. Plus I can't resist the scent of rose!!!!
The Ionic Clay Mask is a mineral-rich oceanic clay mask containing a negative electrical charge which acts like a magnet, helping to draw deep-rooted impurities out of the skin without drying. With that definition who wouldn't want to try this product out?! This is a great summer mask because of the extra sweaty, oily skin I get with the ever changing temperatures...plus living in a 2nd floor apartment really traps in the heat! One days I know I was pouring out sweat I love to relax and apply this mask to detox my skin while I cool down from the day.
Angelica Lemon Ultra Foaming Cleanser / Divine Eyes / Fleur d'Or & Acacia Perfumed Candle / Almond Shower Oil / Verbena Eau de Toilette
One of my FAVORITE brands! I have loved every single product I have tried from this brand and I think it is worth the splurge! Quality that works! The foam cleanser is luxurious and contants angelica extract which is well known for it's effectiveness on skin hydration and vitality with organic lemon essential oil for its notable astringent action. It stays in my shower so I can use it every time I'm getting clean :) While in there I adore the Almond Shower oil to wash with because it supplies immediate and long lasting hydration. This shower oil transforms, when in contact with water, into a delicate foam that gently cleanses the body and the scent is incredible! It is my favorite in-shower cleanser + hydrator! I can't express my love enough for this!
The Divine eye cream is a fresh, creamy eye gel that helps smooth fine lines and firms the fragile eye area by harnessing the unique anti-aging properties of the everlasting immortelle flower and a new botanitcal booster of 7 plant-derived active ingredients. It applies flawlessly and leaves my eyes youthful and bright! The Verbena perfume gives a fresh, easy-going scent that is the definition of me in the summer...the feelings I get when I smell the aroma is a very positive and happy feeling. Of course the candle smells just as scented and alluring as it fills my home with a fresh, floral aroma that everyone I have over comments.
Brilliant and flawless products from a top brand.
Argan Hot Oil Self-Heating Hair Treatment
WOW...that's my first impression after using just ONE of these oil treatments! I once again underestimated a product and when I finally get around to trying it I am blown away and left wondering why I haven't been using it sooner.
Made Vitamin-E-rich with 100% Pure Argan Oil, one little tube packs in a ton of hair repair and strengthening powers!! It was a truly delightful and relaxing shower experience to apply to my hair and feel the immediate warming. After leaving it on for a few minutes I rinsed it and and my hair was already noticeably different. I could brush through it easily and it my color looked intensely shine and healthy. In fact, the next day when I went to work everyone was commenting on my hair and asking what I did! I have been trying to get my hair back to it's old self again after I tortured it in an over-bleaching situation last summer....I have found the secret!
CloSYS oral health care
CloSYS Anticavity Fluoride Toothpaste / CloSYS Alcohol-Free Oral Rinse / CloSYS Fresh Breath Oral Spray / Tongue Cleaner / Toothbrush
The great thing about this brand? Their products do Not contain sulfates, triclosan or gluten. Another unique feature, the CloSYS Toothpastes are one of a few that DOES NOT contain the foaming agent, sodium lauryl sulfate(SLS) which is commonly used, but has been linked to canker sores. Plus, CloSYS Antiseptic Oral Rinse is ALCOHOL Free so there is no burning or drying. This is an oral care company that actually cares about your overall health and not just if you have white teeth no matter what risky ingredients are used to make that happen.
I found the collection to be very non-abrasive and had minimal taste. If you are a person that needs a strong burst of mint flavor in your oral products they also include a Flavor Control dropper to add in more mint...clever huh? So take your time and take care of you mouth...tongue included (if you use the scrapper! hah)
Summer is finally here!!! For people who are from up north I’m sure you can understand my enthusiasm that summer has sprung. Now is the time to get yourself and your home ready for summer.
I was looking at my teeth the other day and realized it was time to get these puppies whiter with summer HERE I look a lot better with my tan and white teeth. I was happy to find a few new products to help me do that without adding any extra time to my daily routine. I started off with the Colgate Total Advanced Whitening Toothpaste. This tube is nice and has the new stand-up-cap so it does not take up to much space, if you have a tiny countertop in your bathroom like mine you will appreciate it. This toothpaste will keep your breath fresh, help get rid of stains and by prevention of future stains it will help you achieve a bright radiant smile. It also helps prevent plaque, gingivitis, tartar build –up and cavities…..sounds great to me! I try to avoid the dentist unless for a checkup.
But it’s not all about whitening we all should keep our mouths clean and healthy so I was pleased to be able to try the Colgate Total Advanced with the Colgate 360 Total Floss Tip Bristles Toothbrush. I always like to have a good strong toothbrush and was happy that after weeks of using this one it still felt as new as it did the first day. The great thing about this toothbrush is it can reach 4x deeper and get between teeth along the gum line. When using this Colgate 360 Floss Tip Bristles Toothbrush it is amazing what a complete clean feel my teeth and mouth had.
To top off the fresh clean mouth feel I use the Colgate Total Advanced Pro-Shield Mouthwash. This also helps protect against germs even after eating and drinking for 12 hours, it also helps kill 99% or germs and helps prevent gingivitis and it does all of that without the burn of alcohol.
Hot Topic Gone Viral: Oil Pulling for Teeth Whitening?
Even though an ancient health remedy, Oil pulling has returned, transforming into a beauty & wellness topic that has gone viral today.
What is it? How does it affect your smile? Will it whiten teeth? Below, please find expert commentary from leading cosmetic dentist Dr. Jessica Emery, DMD, owner of Sugar Fix Dental Loft Chicago. www.sugarfixdental.com
There is nothing more splendid and virtuous then unrefined coconut oil. It is a hot topic now coming back from the ancient days of tradition. 'Oil pulling' is a technique used to clean your teeth and mouth. You place a spoonful of coconut oil in your mouth and swish with it for up to 20 minutes. When finished make sure you spit into a trash can and not the sink as it can clog the pipes.
People swear by it, that it can fill cavities, relieve toothaches, whiten teeth, freshen breath, absorb harmful bacteria and even say it cures the common cold. From a dentist's perspective, tooth decay is caused by bacteria and studies suggest that coconut oil treated with enzymes (which is like the process that occurs when you have oil in your mouth), the enzymes in your saliva break down. It seems to inhibit the growth of certain bacteria. So a good thing. Patients that have oil pulled have said that they 'love how their mouth feels after swishing and that it lasts all day". They also say that tooth pain is not gone but better. Makes sense to me as we use Vitamin E oil to sooth the gums and clove oil to sooth tooth aches. They work. I have not tried oil pulling personally but think I may jump on the bandwagon to see for myself. No solid proof that it works but it certainly makes people feel better. Your cheeks may get tired but I say 'swish away'....
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