Archives for category: botanicals

March picks;

phyto_marine_cleansing_lotion_6oz__04174__26841.1411070216.800.800I always like a gentle face wash for the morning, especially in the winter. I am loving Le Mieux Phyto Marine Cleansing Lotion. It is a Cream-based, marine-vegetable formulation. Features marine collagen and 7 exotic botanical oils including kukui nut and macadamia nut. It makes my skin feels soft and calm.

T2-wash_webAfter a workout or before bed I am Cleansing with Clear Clinic Laboratories T2 face wash. This clarifying cleanser is formulated with salicylic acid, sulfur and a blend of botanical ingredients, including tea tree oil and peppermint, designed to enhance complexion. It will unclog your pores and destroy bacteria.

Big-Look-Mascara--CapOnApplToSide-.17oz-72dpiI have fallen in love with Pur minerals Big Look MascaraIt is fortified with Argan oil. It never clumps, always lengthens, and reaches every lash. It is nourishing and glamorizing!

post-procedure-recovery-cream-15ml-1421389156I’ve discovered a future go to product. Senté Post-Procedure Recovery Cream. It “powers-up natural healing with enhanced growth factor binding and enablement, reduced redness and irritation, and a reduction in trans-epidermal water loss. Patients recover from in-office procedures more rapidly with greater overall outcome.”

LoveFest_DBL+Zip+Org_FrontI’m storing my products in this cute Soho Beauty Love Fest double zip organizer.

BORCI’m rocking Black Orchid Black Jewel Mid Rise Jegging. They make your butt look fiiiine.

disqI’m fitting in those jeans by working out with the Transformer with Disq at Crunch. “It is a mobile fitness device designed to add resistance to functional movements.” It’s like a Pilates reformer on crack.

Store_Image_Sweet_Potato_120114I’m snacking healthy on Hi I’m Skinny sweet potato sticks. They are non gmo, gluten free, vegan, and addicting.

yes pleaseI just finished Yes Please by Amy Poehler. I highly recommend it. Go for the audio book to hear people like Seth Meyers, and her parents read chapters.

These are my latest March finds, stay tuned for April

 

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KARORA-Karora-Skinwear-Collection-Group-Product-Image-2-2with Karora self tanner. This is the best Self Tanner I have ever used! My favorite is the Tinted Self Tan Mist. Not only do you get amazing color, but this tanner has skin conditioners & botanical extracts in it ,to leave you silky smooth. You get an instant glow, which helps with even application. It develops into a dark brazilian bronze, that fades naturally. Just spray it on the velvet soft mitt, and apply all over. I also love the Gradual Tan in Golden Girl. It has a light to medium sun kissed color. It allows buildable color, with major hydration. It is made with jojoba, coconut oil, rosemary leaf extract, vitamin E and essential oil of argan. So keep your skin bronzed with  Karora and show it off…

 

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Maya Water Facial Mists. These mists refresh and energize your skin. The water comes directly from the Skogshorn source in the Norwegian mountains, and is extremely rich in minerals. They contain organic antioxidants, and can be sprayed right over your makeup. These sprays come in four varieties; pure, acai, goji and white tea. The more you spray, the more moisture you replenish your skin with,- making wrinkles and fine lines appear reduced. So get with Maya water, and get wet….

 

tatchayour skin with Tatcha’s Indigo Skincare Collection. The collection consists of hand cream, body cream, and Soothing Renewal Treatment. “The stems, leaves and petals of the Indigo plant are steeped in water and fermented to make a concentrated botanical extract”. These products all soften and soothe the skin. So heal your skin with Tatcha and be cool in the blue….
 

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beauty products. I’m obsessed with all the masks I’ve tried from them. On my face I used the Miracle 48 gold mask. This mask comes packaged and ready to apply. You just peel it off and press it to your face. Relax for 15-30 minutes and then peel it off. Your skin will have an instant glow and plump. It’s suitable for all skin types, especially oily and acneic skin. It fights fine lines, wrinkles, aging, and helps add firmness. It is all natural and Paraben free. Made with “colloidal gold nano particles that give your skin a soft radiance as they optimize cell function and enhance the efficacy of all other active ingredients.”  Also – Algae, Aloe ,vitamins C and E. I also recommend their Miracle 24 Hand. It rejuvenates hands, while boosting moisture and aiding in firmness. It’s made with olive oil, advanced peptides,  rosemary, lavender, and aloe vera. The Miracle 24 Foot treatment softens rough, dehydrated, and callused feet. It uses a blend of active botanicals, Shea butter, ,olive oil , peptides, tea tree, ginger and thyme. So use Bioxidea and improve your skin all over, and let someone feel…..

 

yogi sclike a Yogi, and same goes for your skincare. Your skin is the body’s largest organ and “deserves the same healthy practices as the rest of your body and mind. Develop the practice of healthy, glowing skin with a Yogi Skin Care regimen, including botanical facial cleansers, toners, and moisturizers.” My favorites in the line are Exfoliate Mint Facial Polish. – it is gentle, with ingredients derived from sugar, apricot oils and natural extracts. I also enjoy the Hydrate Mango Face Cream – it uses hyaluronic acid, 5 different oils, mango, and shea butter. So get with Yogi skincare , and share the love….

 

il_570xN.319584082Cleanser by Green Visions Spa Therapy, because your special parts should be treated with special care. Green Visions is a small company specializing in luxurious, artisan, handmade organic and natural bath & body care products. These handcrafted products are made from estate grown botanicals, and high quality essential ingredients that are safe to use on most skin types. They  are paraben, dye, petroleum, phthalates, and sulfate free. “We create all of our products at our family’s 5 acre vineyard, located in the rolling hills of Vacaville, CA, just 30 minutes from the Napa Valley.” The Intimate cleanser leaves you refreshed and clean. It is infused with naturally deodorizing essential oils of organic lemon, peppermint , and neem. I also love Greenvisions Cabernet Shower Gel and their Handmade Wine Spa Essentials Whipped Body Cream. So get with Greenvisions and enjoy your vino in more ways than one…..
 

 

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that’s why I use Elma & Sana Argan Oil Peppermint Lip Balm. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know Argan Oil is all the rage in beauty products. Elma & Sana have a variety of fantastic Argan Oil products. The Lip Balm is definitely my favorite. It hydrates, soothes and protects. There are no preservatives, no parabans, no artificial anything. So protect your lips lip Elma & Sana and use them….
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eobut live Clean with EO Products. The company motto is Love Life, Live Clean. I am currently using their Rose and Chamomile body lotion and body wash. All of their products are designed to “enhance your beauty and well being”. The lotion absorbs quickly, and leaves your skin soft and calm. The Oat betaglucan promotes firmness and the rice proteins diminish fine lines. Vitamin E improves elasticity, while Mango seed butter, Olive wax, and jojoba oil contribute to overall softness and protection. The Organic calendula, chamomile, and white tea botanicals harmonize and nourish. The Shower Gel cleanses while soothing and nourishing your skin. It combine Marsh Mallow and lemon balm extract with coconut oil cleansing complex. There’s a whole lot more going on here, read about it and love life, live clean, get dirty…..

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Listen up, because for one day only – March 18th 2013It Cosmetics Hello Beautiful 5 Piece Anti-Aging Color Collection is on sale exclusively at QVC. You want this kit, here is why;

Celebration Foundation and Heavenly Luxe Buffing Airbrush Foundation Brush – The foundation is full coverage, hydrating, and made with tons of good for you ingredients. The brush is ultra luxe, with more than 80,000 hairs.

Tightline Full Lash Length Black Mascara PrimerMy fave in the kit – This is a game changing innovation. It allows you to coat the roots of your lashes.  You can achieve a tightlining effect on the lash line that adds major definition.

Hello Lashes 5 in 1 mascara– clinically proven to quadruple the volume of your lashes. Made with lash enhancing and conditioning ingredients.

Vitality Flush 4-in-1 lip and cheek Stain stick in Je Ne Sais Quoi– perfect for the look of a natural pretty flush on cheeks and lips.

So say hello it cosmetics, and good-bye to nights at home alone…