Love Your Pumpkin Lattes? Try Pumpkin In Your Beauty Products!

Pumpkin seems to be the prevailing flavor of the season — pumpkin pies, muffins, savory dishes and of course pumpkin spiced lattes!

If you love to eat pumpkin, you may want to try fabulous pumpkin beauty products.  Below are some of my current favorites

Philosophy Pumpkin Icing Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath
Philosophy Pumpkin Icing Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath

Philosophy Pumpkin Icing Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath ($18 for 16oz) — rich, warm and decadently delicious, pumpkin icing satisfies your sweet tooth and lifts your spirits. indulge this season with a multi-tasking formula that delivers a rich, foaming lather to gently cleanse and condition, leaving skin and hair feeling soft.

What I think: I love the sweet, pumpkin-y scent of this product!  I like to use it when I take a bath, because it gives thick, rich bubbles.  I have shampooed my hair with it, too, and it leave my hair very soft!

Available at http://www.philosophy.com

Desert Essence Pumpkin Spice Hand Repair Cream
Desert Essence Pumpkin Spice Hand Repair Cream

Desert Essence Pumpkin Spice Hand Repair Cream ($8.99 USD) — A high concentration of organic oils and extracts provide intense moisture to the skin and aid in the repair process. Organic Jojoba Oil, similar in structure to our skin’s oils, deeply penetrates the skin, leaving it soft and supple. Organic Pumpkin Seed Oil, with high levels of Vitamins A, C, E, and K, plus zinc, helps combat daily environmental stress on the hands. A proprietary blend of Organic Pumpkin Seed and Licorice Leaf Extracts helps to even skin tone and fade the appearance of age spots on the hands. Certified to NSF Organic Standard.

What I think: This muted orange colored hand cream is so moisturizing.  It has a spicy (not sweet), natural pumpkin fragrance.  I love that it is organic and all natural.  Perfect to help hands stay hydrated during the cold season.

Available at http://www.desertessence.com

Good Earth Beauty Spiced Pumpkin Brulee Perfume
Good Earth Beauty Spiced Pumpkin Brulee Perfume

Good Earth Beauty Spiced Pumpkin Brulee ($22 USD) — Starts off with top notes of sweet, creamy pumpkin cake batter, mixed with an underlying rich vanilla caramel, ending with hints of spice. ..35 oz roller bottle. Mod perfumes are highly concentrated (they contain no diluting agents like alcohol or water)  You only need to use a small amount – it should last throughout the day. Vegan, organic, cruely free and gluten free.

What I think: If you are looking for a sweet, pumpkin scent, try this natural perfume.

Purchase at http://www.goodearthbeauty.com

Bath and Body Works Marshmallow Pumpkin Latte Hand Soap
Bath and Body Works Marshmallow Pumpkin Latte Hand Soap

Bath and Body Works Marshmallow Pumpkin Latte Gentle Foaming Hand Soap ($6.50 USD) — The Gentle Foaming Hand Soap Delivers a cloud of luxurious foam that transforms into a rich, creamy lather to gently wash away dirt and germs, while soothing Aloe and nourishing Vitamin E leaves hands feeling soft, smooth and lightly scented with creamy pumpkin, toasted marshmallows and praline.

What I think: I love purchasing Bath and Body Works hand soaps once a season.  They have tons of great Fall (and Winter) scents, and that means many different pumpkin soaps!  I like this one because it is sweet and creamy — you can smell the pumpkin, coffee and even the marshmallow!  I keep this one in my bathroom! Don’t forget to check out their sales, I always try to get my soaps on the 5 for $18 sales, but they are usually 4 for $15, which is a great deal, too.

Available at http://www.bathandbodyworks.com

Do you like the scent of pumpkin?  If so, which products are you loving?  Leave a comment and let me know!

 

New Products For Perfect Summer Hair

Summer hair is, at the same time, easy and frustrating.  By easy, I mean that you can sport uncomplicated styles like beachy waves and cute braids.  It can also be frustrating to fight frizz and sun damage.

Below are some of my current faves for healthy and gorgeous hair:

Dessert Essence Island Mango Shampoo & Conditioner ($9, 8 fl. oz. each) — Infused with a blend of mango seed butter, organic shea butter and organic coconut oil, this shampoo cleanses with rich lather for soft, healthy hair. Use the delightfully scented Island Mango Conditioner tolock-in moisturize for smooth, silky, deeply moisturized strands.

Italian Lemon Shampoo & Conditioner, ($9, 8 fl. oz. each) — Formulated with energizing lemon oil, rich in anti-oxidant vitamin C, this deep cleaning shampoo removes product and oil build up without stripping hair of natural moisture. Follow using the lightweight Italian Lemon Conditioner to replenish hairs natural moisture while adding shine for soft andmanageable hair.

What I think:  These both have such wonderful summer scents! The Island Mango is my favorite. I leaves my hair so soft.  The Italian Lemon is great once or twice a week because it really cleans the product out of my hair and makes my hair so shiny!  I suggest trying both!

Available on http://www.desertessence.com and at select Whole Foods nationwide.

Topganic Shampoo with Obliphica Oil ($9 USD 13.53 fl. oz.) — Luxurious shampoo, enriched with Obliphica oil, Vitamin E, Natural essences and Dead Sea Minerals. Our shampoo gently cleanses your hair while maintaining its natural moisture level. Nourishes the hair roots. Leaves your hair soft, healthy and shiny. Wonderfully fragranced.

Topganic Conditioner with Obliphica Oil ($9 USD 13.53 fl. oz.) — Luxurious conditioner, enriched with Obliphica oil, Vitamin E, Natural essences and Dead Sea Minerals. After cleansing your hair with Topganic shampoo, our conditioner helps maintain a healthy moisture balance for beautiful, silky strands. Provides your hair with a soft touch, healthy look and a beautiful shine. Wonderfully fragranced.

What I think:  These all natural products are so good for the hair!  It cleans hair without stripping it and leave it soft and shiny!  The scent is soft and really pretty.  This is perfect for those who are using only natural products.

Available at http://www.topganic.com

Unwash’s Hydrating Masque
Unwash’s Hydrating Masque

Unwash’s Hydrating Masque ($34 USD) — you can replenish lost hydration and leave the hair as smooth and as soft as if you had just left the salon. This moisturizing masque cleans without stripping natural oils, leaving nothing but shiny, healthy hair.

What I think: This fantastically-scented mask transforms dry, summer hair.  After leaving on for about 5-10 minutes, my hair is so soft!  And, it looks so healthy.

Available at http://www.unwash.com

Sun Bum Beach Formula
Sun Bum Beach Formula

Sun Bum Beach Formula Shine On  ($19.99 USD)- Make sure to keep hair shiny, glossy and tamed with Sun Bum Beach Formula! The Beach Formula Shine On is an AMAZING lightweight oil treatment protects your hair from the elements while naturally hydrating, restoring, and strengthening it!

It’s color safe and blended with pure Coconut Oil, Argan Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil and Banana Leaf to ensure your hair is the silkiest EVER.

What I think: I love this oil!  Just one pump works for my medium length hair.  I apply it to damp hair and my hair dries soft and smooth!  It is not oily at all — so light! — and it does wonders for my summer hair!

Purchase at Ulta stores and http://www.ulta.com

Scunci No Slip Silicone Headwraps (approx. $5.99 USD) — No-Slip Silicone Headwraps are the ultimate ‘fashion meets function’ must-have.

Scunci Braided 3X Stronger Elastics (approx. $3.99 USD) — Braided elastics in black, strong and hold hair without pulling or breaking.

What I think: These are both perfect for working out in the summer.  They also come in handy on very hot days that I don’t want to wear my hair down!

Purchase at Walmart and drugstores.

What hair products are you loving this summer?  Leave a comment and let me know!