My Beauty Favorites ‚ÄĒ Week of September 12-18, 2016

Hi all!  Hope everyone is doing well!  And I hope your weather is better than mine!  It is hot and buggy in Kansas City.  I am so tired of it and ready for cooler weather.

This weeks my faves include skin care, bath products and hair care to help you look your best, if fall ever does get here!  LOL!  Leave a comment below and let me know what your favorite beauty items are for fall.

Josie Maran Whipped Mud Mask Argan Hydrating and Detoxifying Treatment ($48 USD) –This antioxidant-packed hydrating and detoxifying Whipped Mud Mask clarifies, refines, and firms while it nourishes and soothes. 100% Pure Argan Oil infuses skin with essential nutrients while Moroccan Moroccan rhassoul clay, formed from volcanic ashes of the Atlas mountains in Morocco, rejuvenates, detoxifies, and tones.

Josie Maran Surreal Skin Argan Finishing Balm ($36 USD) –The first ever anti-aging skincare finisher and makeup primer in one. This creamy, whipped, lightweight formula finishes both your skincare and makeup routine for a smooth, long-lasting, radiant glow.¬†Formulated with natural anti-aging powerhouse ingredients that instantly hydrate, plump, and smooth for ethereal, angelic skin.

What I think: The mask is a wonderful treatment to help skin feel and look better. I apply it, leave it on for 15 minutes and remove it with a damp towel.¬† My skin is firm, smooth and looks brighter.¬† The finishing balm is a smooth primer and it blurs lines and pores.¬† It’s so good!¬† And it an be used under makeup or by itself.

Available at http://www.josiemarancosmetics.com

Catwalk by TIGI Texturising products
Catwalk by TIGI Texturising products

Catwalk by TIGI Transforming Dry Shampoo ($21.50 USD) — Give second or third day hair some extra¬†‚Äėoomph‚Äô! This dry shampoo removes oils that weigh hair down instantly refreshing tresses for a super clean look without having to re-wash. When there‚Äôs just no time to shampoo, this is perfect for restyling and reviving hair.

Catwalk by TIGI Texturising Salt Spray ($21.50 USD) — Infused with sea salt, this spray is the ultimate product to create tousled texture, moveable body and beautifully windswept waves- essential for fall. This spray adds just the right amount of definition and has an effortless matte finish, whilst putting up a fight against humidity.

What I think: Keep hair fabulously styled this fall with these products.  Spraying a little bit of the dry shampoo on dry hair cleans it and gives lot of volume.  The sea salt spray gives great texture and movement to hair.  Both products smell amazing and really make hair look amazing!

Available at Ulta/Ulta.com, CatwalkbyTigi.com and salons nationwide

Art Naturals Body & Foot Wash
Art Naturals Body & Foot Wash
Art Naturals Body & Foot Wash ($18 USD) –A powerful, yet gentle blend of tea tree, jojoba, eucalyptus, peppermint and rosemary oil, this body wash helps to remove dirt, excess oils, fungus and bacteria leaving your skin clean and refreshed.
What I think: This invigorating body wash cleans so well!¬† I don’t have fungus, but I like that there is a natural wash that will help if I do. And the scent will sure wake you up in the morning!
Purchase at www.artnaturals.com

Soaptopia Cat-a-Tonic Natural Soap ($6.95 USD) –This brilliant Calico-colored soap was construed by Nan in Grand Rapids, Michigan, who devotes her¬†time to rescuing abandoned kitties. A truly inspired soap! This soap is all natural and handmade in small batches with lots of love and only the finest ingredients consisting of:¬†Italian Olive Oil, Wildcrafted Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Avocado Oil, Organic Hempseed Oil, Plant Infusions, Spruce, Lavender, Rosewood, & Rose Geranium Essential Oils,¬†Charcoal &¬†Litsea¬†&¬†LOVE.
Soaptopia Jabon de mi Corazon ($6.95 USD) –Lotsa Love in this Bar.¬† A Rose Swirl in a French Lavender Bar, now that is the Soap of My Heart! All natural and handmade in small batches with lots of love and only the finest ingredients consisting of:¬†Italian Olive Oil, Wildcrafted Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Avocado Oil, Organic Hempseed Oil, plant infusions, Lavender and¬†Rose¬†Essential Oils &¬†LOVE.
Soaptopia Creme Vanilla Natural Soap ($6.95 USD) — Warning: This product smells so yummy you¬†want eat it! But don’t. An elegant handmade soap with all natural shea butter and rich madagascar vanilla oil.The natural vanilla oxidizes and turns a beautiful rich brown color. As you use the soap, it reveals lighter colored soap beneath.¬† This is all natural and handmade in small batches with lots of love and only the finest ingredients consisting of:¬†Italian Olive Oil, wildcrafted Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Avocado Oil, Organic Hempseed Oil, plant infusions,¬†Madagascar Vanilla Oil¬†& LOVE.
What I think:¬† I love these fragrant, natural soaps!¬† First of all, they are so pretty! Plus there are so many wonderful varieties for lovers of all scents.¬† The Cat-a-Tonic is not available yet, but will be soon for fall.¬† It’s so cool looking and very fresh smelling.¬† Jabon de mi Corazon is soothing and the Creme Vanilla is sweet and sultry.¬† I’m loving all of them!¬†
Purchase at www.soaptopia.com

 

Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Bath and Body Products From Soaptopia, Yves Rocher, Aerin and Fresh

When you don’t know what to get the ladies in your life, try a bath and body set.¬† I know I love to receive these, since pampering myself is such a luxury.

There are so many different price ranges and types of bath products to give.  Below is a natural bath set, affordable bath and body products, luxe bath and candles and sugar scrubs that will leave her feeling soft:

Soaptopia Soap Day
Soaptopia Spa Day

Soaptopia Spa Day ($50.50 USD) — More relaxing than a day at the beach. What’s better than a gift certificate for a free massage? All the goodies for all-over relaxation!

Spa Day Set Includes:

(1) 6-7 ounce bar of Artisan Soap
(1) Massage Candle
(1) 16-ounce bag of Salt Soak Bath Salts
(1) Alotta Bubbles Bubble Bath

Choose from one of our¬†flavor families — ¬†Orange, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Rozilla (Rose Geranium &¬†Vanilla), Rose, Grapefruit, Lime & Coconut,¬†Hippeee (Patchoulli &¬†Cedar), Black Spruce & Lavender, and Vanilla.

These are wonderful handmade, natural bath products and smell so fresh! I love the Alotta Bubble Bath, you do get a lot of bubbles!  And the massage candle is a neat idea, once it melts down you can use it as a massage oil.  This is the perfect gift for the lady who loves natural products.

Available at http://www.soaptopia.com

Candied Orange & Almond Holiday Collection
Candied Orange & Almond Holiday Collection

Candied Orange & Almond Holiday Collection ($20 USD) — Treat yourself or offer this pampering Candied Orange & Almond Holiday Collection that comes with a cute FREE cosmetic case. Delicious scented formulas will instantly lift holiday spirits!

This Collection includes:
– Candied Orange & Almond Liquid Hand Soap, 200 ml / 6.7 fl.oz. Pump-bottle
– Candied Orange & Almond Nourishing Lip Balm, 0.17 oz. / 4,8 g Stick
– Candied Orange & Almond Perfumed Body Lotion, 6.7 fl. oz./200 ml bottle
– Candied Orange & Almond Hand Cream, 2.5 fl. oz./75 ml tube
– Candied Orange & Almond Shower & Bath Gel, 6.7 fl. oz./200 ml bottle
– Candied Orange & Almond Exfoliating Bubble for Bath, 8.4 fl. oz. / 250 ml Bottle
– FREE Cosmetic case

I love this scent and this collection is such a great deal! You get so much for the price.  This would be an amazing teacher gift.  Yves Rocher also has other festive scents, my other favorite is Candied Orange and Cinnamon.

Purchase at http://www.yvesrocherusa.com

AERIN Rose de Grasse Collection
AERIN Rose de Grasse Collection

AERIN Rose de Grasse Collection — The collection includes AERIN‚Äôs creamy Rose de Grasse Body Wash to softly cleanse skin and AERIN‚Äôs rich Rose de Grasse Body Cream that drenches skin in moisture ‚Äď both lightly scent the body with a delicate hint of the AERIN Rose de Grasse scent. The collection further celebrates the rose with the premier fragrance, Rose de Grasse captured in a luxurious candle. Appealing to all the senses, AERIN‚Äôs Rose de Grasse Candle transforms any room into a garden of roses.

Pricing:

  • Rose de Grasse Body Cream, $80
  • Rose de Grasse Body Wash, $60
  • Rose de Grasse Candle, $65

I haven’t tried this scent or collection yet, but I think it sounds amazing.¬† If you love rose scents, try these.¬† They might be perfect for your mother or mother-in-law.

Availability: AERIN.com and EsteeLauder.com

Fresh Sugar Indulgence
Fresh Sugar Indulgence

Fresh Sugar Indulgence ($54, a $75 value) — Experience the sweet sensation of head-to-toe nourishment with these bestselling formulas from the iconic Sugar Collection. Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15 is a nourishing blend that moisturizes, protects, and smooths the lips. Sugar Face Polish is a gentle exfoliating mask made with real brown sugar that instantly softens and smooths all skin types for a more radiant complexion. Brown Sugar Body Polish is the original, natural sugar exfoliant that combines real brown sugar crystals with precious oils for soft, radiant skin.

This set contains:
– 1 oz Sugar Face Polish
– 7 oz Brown Sugar Body Polish
– 0.15 oz Sugar Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15 in Untinted

Any lady would love this luxurious gift!  These scrubs leave skin so soft and smell delicious.  Plus, the lip treatment leaves lip moisturized and help keep them from chapping in the cold air.

Available at Sephora and other fine beauty stores

Let me know what bath products you are giving this holiday season!