I really do love these products! I have used them before and I am happy to have them in my routine again. They all work beautifully (and are all really affordable), but if I had to recommend just one, my favorite is the Touch Up Creme. It really works on dry, frizzy hair! Just apply a bit and disperse with a comb or fingers. I then brush it through. My hair looks very shiny and healthy after applying this!
You can purchase these products at Walmart and other great mass market retailers!
What do you like to use for frizzies and fly-aways?
Hi all! I’m back with the second part of my 2019 favorites. This one will be mostly skincare, and maybe a hair care product or two!
Check out my first favorites post that’s all about my makeup faves and one big foundation fail here.
Now on to the skincare goodies:
I have been loving the products above — and more. I will probably have more than one favorite or some runners up in some areas. And as for cleansers, my favorites aren’t pictured because I used them up and haven’t repurchased yet. I have so much skincare that I have purchased, received in subscription boxes or PR that I really want to use up before I get more. Unless, of course, it’s a category that I have completely run out of.
This is my second full size Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask. And I will continue purchasing it. It hydrates my lip so well. I use it at night, and sometimes during the day, too! My favorite day lip balm is the Kopari Coconut Lip Glossy. It’s so moisturizing, which I need as my lips get very dry.
Laneige Water Sleeping Mask — This is my last step at night. It locks in all of my other products and my skin is insanely hydrated in the morning.
These are my fave serum’s and oils from 2019:
Farmacy Honeymoon Glow Serum — I use this a couple of times a week to resurface my skin. It contains a 14% AHA/BHA/gentle flower acids blend, Hyaluronic Acid, Salicylic Acid and a proprietary honey blend.
Hi all! The luxe hair tools brand FHI Heat has recently come out with their Rose Gold Collection. It’s so gorgeous. The collection is designed to deliver professional quality styles at an affordable price. Included in the collection are the Rose Gold Platform 1900 Pro Dryer, the Rose Gold Platform Titanium Iron 1”, the Rose Gold Mini Travel Dryer and the Rose Gold Mini Travel Iron 1”.
I was sent the FHI Heat® Rose Gold Platform Pro Dryer for my honest review:
Hi All! I hope you are having a great weekend! I’m back with another gift guide the focuses on a few items that you may not have thought about gifting — but that someone in your life may really love!
I was sent the following items for my honest review:
IQAir Atem 5 in 1 Personal Air Purifier
IQAir AirVisual Plus
I have severe pollen and dog allergies (and we have a Great Dane), so I was excited to try these. And they both work so well. Our air is so much cleaner and we can tell when the quality is low and we need to use the air purifier or to open a window.
IQAir Atem 5 in 1 Personal Air Purifier ($399 USD). It comes in white or black. It is perfect for a bedside, on a desk, in a nursery, in a car or in a hotel room. Atem 5 in 1 is the most versatile air purifier on the market, and it has won two awards including the TWICE VIP award and the GIA Innovation award. Atem is perfect for those concerned about poor air quality because air quality affects everything from mental health to beauty.
IQAir AirVisual Pro ($269 USD) is also a great gift for anyone who is concerned about the health and well-being of themselves and their families. The AirVisual Pro gives air quality readings and also actionable information about how to improve your air quality, whether it is a good idea to exercise outdoors, an air quality forecast, as well as temperature and humidity readings. AirVisual Pro is accompanied by the AirVisual App, the most popular air quality App in the world, which allows the monitoring of outdoor air quality as well as indoor air quality regardless of where the user is.
These have really helped my families air quality! They can be purchased at IQAir.com or Amazon.
NeoCell Super Collagen
NeoCell Joint Bursts
A great idea for those who are into healthy skin, hair and joints are NeoCell products:
NeoCell Super Collagen ($16.95 for 7 oz) — Nourish your skin from within, with Super Collagen Powder. Benefits: Healthy Skin, Hair, Nails & Joint support. Supports healthy collagen formation.
Ingredients: Collagen Type 1 & 3. Advanced manufacturing process called hydrolysis breaks down large collagen molecules into small peptides.
How to Use: Collagen Drink. Dissolve one scoop daily in 8 oz. glass of water, orange juice or your favorite beverage. For best results, drink on an empty stomach.
NeoCell Joint Bursts ($19.95 for 30 Chews) — Power up and boost your body on the go, with convenient Joint Bursts.
Benefits: Joint Health. Joint specific collagen that contains key components for joint cartilage support.
Ingredients: Collagen Type 2, Hyaluronic Acid, Turmeric. These three-powerhouse ingredients work together to provide joint support.
How to Use: Collagen Chews. Enjoy one chew daily for comprehensive joint support.
FACTORFIVE Eye/Lash Cream ($145 USD) — Putting on fake lashes can be a hassle at times and it’s something a lot of women will be doing for holiday parties and New Years in the next few months. Now you can put down the glue, tweezers and falsies because Stanford scientists have discovered how to stimulate thicker, longer lash growth. They’ve created FACTORFIVE, a patent-pending skincare lines that captures growth factors, polypeptide complexes and cytokines from adult stem cells harvested from fat tissues to create an eyelash cream that will generate a 15% increase in eyelash volume and a 23% increase in length in four weeks.
Growth factors help replenish a more youthful-looking eye area, where biotin and redensyl work together to quickly and safely enhance your lashes and brows. Plus, FACTORFIVE will NOT change the color of your eyes and is formulated to absorb quickly, leaving your eyes free of unnecessary irritation.
Available at factorfiveskin.com
Are you planning on gifting any of these items? What’s on your wish list this year?
Hi all! Here’s another amazing holiday beauty gift guide!
Today I have some cool gift sets for hair care and body care. There’s some wonderful travel kits, but each brand has larger sets as well. You can check out the websites listed for more sets for each brand.
Here are my suggestions for those who love trying new hair and bath products:
R+Co BIG TRIP Set ($45, Value: $64 USD) – This travel set includes your must-haves for a voluminous mane no matter the destination – DALLAS Biotin Thickening Shampoo and Conditioner Travel Size, OUTER SPACE Flexible Hairspray Travel Size and RODEO STAR Thickening Style Foam Travel Size.
Purchase at RandCo.com
SEEN Travel Kit ($29 USD) – A customizable trio of travel-sized favorites for great hair and skin on-the-go. SEEN is a dermatologist-designed, non-comedogenic hair line formulated to keep your skin and hair breakout-free Choose your combination of Skin-Caring Shampoo, Skin-Caring Conditioner and Skin-Caring Blow-Out Creme, packaged in a canvas travel pouch.
Available at HelloSEEN.com
Oribe Côte d’Azur Body Travel Set ($25; Value: $35) – Upgrade bath time on-the-go. Lather and luxuriate in Oribe Bodycare collection. Infused with Oribe’s signature Côte d’Azur scent of sun-drenched notes of Calabrian bergamot, white butterfly jasmine and sandalwood. Côte d’Azur Restorative Body Wash gently cleanses skin while adding silky softness. The Côte d’Azur Restorative Body Creme blend of sweet almond, meadowfoam & starflower oils and shea butter smooths, softens while delivering the deepest hydration.
Purchase at oribe.com and luxury stores such as Nordstrom and Beautylish.
Joanna Vargas The Ritual Kit ($47, Value: $52; available at JoannaVargas.com) – This kit includes two of Celebrity Facialist Joanna Vargas’ holy-grail and celebrity-loved products for a complete head-to-toe detox and exfoliation. Begin each morning with a Ritual Brush dry brush session then cleanse with the green tea Ritual Bar.
Available at shop.joannavargas.com
Have you started shopping yet? I’m getting ready to. I’m hoping I find some good deals this year!
Hi all! I hope you are having a great weekend! I have ear infections so I am staying home and resting this weekend.
I have recently been sent nourishing products from Cloud 10 CBD-Infused Hair Care for my honest review.
Cloud 10’s innovative CBD-Infused Hair Care line is rich in CBD thanks to Broad Spectrum Hemp Extract, also known as Broad Spectrum Hemp Oil, from organically grown hemp that provides nourishing Cannabinoids, Protein, Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids and essential nutrients that work in synergy to enhance hair and scalp health.
Plant-based PhytoKeratin Plus promotes the hair’s strength, body and elasticity and is made from hemp and rice through a patented extraction process. The powerful, first-of-its-kind combination of Organic CBD and PhytoKeratin Plus within the Cloud 10 line delivers nutrient-rich formulas that help to revitalize hair, soothe and tone the scalp, while providing better manageability, moisture and super shine.
Here are the products I received:
Cloud 10 CBD-Infused Shampoo ($27 for 8.4 oz) revitalizes hair by combining hydrolyzed proteins and plant extracts to provide volume, shine and softness, especially for chemically and physically damaged hair.
Cloud 10 CBD-Infused Conditioner ($27 for 8.4 oz) with the nourishing, protective and moisturizing properties of Shea Butter, Avocado Oil and Baobab to revitalize, fight frizz and detangle hair.
Cloud 10 CBD-Infused Leave-in Scalp Toner ($31 for 5 oz) strengthens hair, soothes and hydrates the scalp, and helps protect hair and skin from damaging free radicals.
Cloud 10 CBD-Infused All-in-One Hair Lotion ($30 for 5 oz) is a leave-in formula that protects hair from heat styling while helping to detangle, nourish, and reduce frizz, leaving hair feeling smooth, silky, revitalized, and more manageable.
Cloud 10 CBD-Infused Glossing Mist ($29 for 5 oz) is an ultra-hydrating, lightweight conditioning mist formulated to provide a gloss finish while leaving hair feeling soft and silky.
Each formula is delicately scented with a hint of jasmine, and all are sulfate free, paraben free, cruelty free, and safe for color-treated hair.
I have used all 5 products. First of all the scent is amazing! It’s a soft, exotic floral and it leaves a light fragrance in my hair. I feel that these products work so well with my color treated hair. They don’t fade my color at all.
The shampoo is light and cleansing, but doesn’t strip my hair. I do get lots of volume from it. The conditioner is very creamy — a little goes a long way. I love how hydrating it is.
My favorite product is the Leave-in Scalp Toner. When the air gets dryer in the fall and winter, my scalp gets itchy. This instantly soothes my itchy scalp. And the more times I’ve used it, the better my scalp feels. Amazing! Plus, I love how it protects hair and the skin on my scalp from free radicals.
After the scalp treatment, I use the Hair Lotion while my hair is still damp and concentrated towards the ends of my hair. I use the Glossing Spray when my hair is dry as a finishing spray. Both hydrate and tame my frizzies!
I am so happy I got to try these Cloud 10 CBD-Infused Hair Care products! I feel I’ve discovered a brand that is so good for my hair!
WHY: National Love Your Hair Day— a patented holiday created by It’s a 10 to encourage all people to love their unique hair and appreciate others’. Hairstylist and founder, Carolyn Aronson (CEO of It’s a 10 Haircare) says, “We believe beauty sees no color, race or creed. I’ve seen how hair affects self-confidence and also shows off our uniqueness, and my mission is to stop people from ‘hating’ the hair that makes them an individual beauty.”