Botanical Me

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I was recently sent a delightful package from the creators of a Natural Body care line named Botanical me. I was instantly attracted to the product because of their affiliation with Malaria No more– an organization that helps with Malaria prevention around the world. I love when companies not only produce great products but also give back to great causes that help the world be a better place. Read more about Jill and Carly, their story and cause here

Apricot Argan Beauty Oil

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A blend of Apricot Kernel oil, Argan oil, Avocado oil and Pequi oil seamlessly mix together with Jasmine absolute. Loaded with antioxidants, omega 3 fatty acids and vitamins, this Beauty Oil is not only sumptuous and effective, but smells exotically beautiful and feels amazing! This is a multi tasking, one stop product for those on a budget, those who prefer simplicity to their beauty regimen, or those looking to pack light! Skin is completely moisturized and totally smooth- not to mention the hair, nails and body! It is such a versatile product you can use it for pretty much any beauty need! As a Face oil, Body oil, Hair oil, Cuticle oil, Makeup remover ETC.

I used the Apricot Argan Beauty Oil is 3 ways!

  • On my face – It offered superior hydration and soothed my skin. I used it in the evening on its own and underneath a moisturizer as a serum. In both cases my skin felt instantly hydrated and healthy. I woke up with a comfortable, healthy glow! I used only 1-2 drops per application and the Beauty oil smoothed so effortlessly over my skin. Such an incredible value, for such a versatile and effective product.
  • On my body- Right after my shower 15-20 drops of this decadent oil would offer light weight, total body hydration. Skin was smoothed and had a little Victoria Secret model glow! Who wouldn’t want that?!
  • On my hair- After washing my hair, I would use 1 drop of the Beauty Oil on the tips of my strands to deeply nourish and hydrate. 1 drop is all you need as the oil is very concentrated! It gave my hair shine and softness without weighing it down! I also used a little bit on my lashes to help them soften and grow!
Ingredients: Prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, argania spinosa (virgin argan) oil, persea gratissima (avocado) oil, caryocar braziliensis (pequi) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (virgin apricot) kernel oil, citrus paradisi (grapefruit) oil, aniba rosaeodora (rosewood) oil, jasminum sambac (jasmine) absolute.
100% Pure Cape Lavender Essential Oil

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100% pure Cape Lavender Essential Oil is straight from the farms of South Africa, Lavender Essential oil has so many endless benefits for both physical and mental well being. Well known for its calming, anti anxiety and stress relieving action, did you know that lavender is also beneficial for skin irritations, burns and eczema when applied topically? This is because of its natural anti-inflammatory, anti bacterial properties!
You can use the Cape Lavender Essential oil in a multitude of ways including blending it in your favorite lotion or oil, in the bath, in a diffuser or directly on burns, bites or irritations!
I used the Cape Lavender Essential oil in my diffuser to help calm my senses after a long, hard day. I also used a few drops in my bath water- also to help with anxiety and stress. I found the Cape Lavender essential oil helped me unwind and relax. If you do have any skin bites or irritations, I highly recommend trying it on these irritations, as it is truly effective!
Madagascar Mint Lip Balm
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A lovely lip balm packed with raw, fair trade organic Shea butter grown by a women’s group in Togo West Africa! Super smooth, slightly cooling with a cool mint flavor!

I had this little gem in my purse for a few weeks, and used it when ever my lips were feeling uncomfortable- and I can say that it did protect them from getting chapped! I had soft lips that were smooth and healthy! It really smelled and felt beautiful!

Ingredients: Beeswax, jasminum sambac (jasmine flower) wax, tocopherol (vitamin E), butyrospermun parkii (fair trade organic & raw fair shea butter) fruit, mangifera indica (mango seed) butter, persea gratissima (avocado) oil, triticum vulgare (wheatgerm) oil, jojoba chinensis (jojoba) oil, callophyllum inophyllum (foraha) oil, aroma (flavor)*.

*Essential oils of spearmint, ylang ylang & lavender.

Instant Calm

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An aromatherapy roll-on splendidly crafted with African grown chamomile, lavender and rose geranium essential oils; designed to help ease mind and body.  Perfect on the bed side or in the purse for on the go anxiety relief! :) Roll on temples, wrists and neck- Inhale Deeply!

God knows I needed this! I have been extra uppity these days, and have need all help I can get. This little roll on was my go to for through out the day and before bed. Smells so good! It really did instantly help calm my spirit, a great, simple aroma blend.

Ingredients: Caprylic/capric triglyceride (coconut oil), fragrance (parfum)* *Blend of 100% pure, therapeutic essential oils including lavender, chamomile and geranium.
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Instant Energy

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An aromatherapy roll on with a BAM. Awaken your senses with Grapefruit, Eucalyptus, Mint and African Ginger! The Aroma equivalent of a double expresso, without the down side! Great to apply after your morning shower or during your afternoon lull to give you the energy to push through your day. A little roll on the neck, wrists and shoulders will be sure to give you some bounce.

Kept this bad boy with me to help pick me up after the Instant Calm relaxed me to the point of sleep! ;) Loved using it in the morning to help me feel refreshed and invigorated. It made me happy- there was a minty coolness that soothed while lifting my energy levels. Helped me focus mid day when my brain felt like mushy muffin.

Ingredients: Caprylic/capric triglyceride (coconut oil), fragrance (parfum)* *Our blend of 100% pure, therapeutic essential oils, including peppermint, eucalyptus, rosemary and ginger. No synthetic fragrances

Rested & Refreshed Aroma Mist

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A mini sized skin, hair, fabric and air freshener! Made with calming Cape Lavender Essential oil and refreshing Basil and Citrus Essential oils. A multipurpose, gorgeous smelling freshner that calms and refreshes the senses simultaneously. Can be used on clothes, hair, skin, linens, car ETC.

I used this sweet sized refresher as a hair, skin and clothes spray. I really adored the earthy, refreshing aroma and could not imagine using it on anything else. The Aroma lingered beautifully on me without being over powering. I even got the “you smell good, what is that?” compliments! I reluctantly allowed my pillow a small spritz- and dreamed in Aroma bliss all night long.

Ingredients: Purified water (aqua), essential oil aroma* (including Cape lavender, basil and orange essential oils), potassium sorbate (food grade preservative), grapefruit seed extract. *100% pure & therapeutic essential oils only

Thank you so kindly to Jill and Carly for introducing me to Botanical Me.

Have you tried any of the Botanical Me product? Interested in trying anything? Let me know!

Dr. Sponge~ Konjac Cleansing Sponge

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I had been seeing this little sponge circling the green beauty blogs for a while and I didn’t really ‘get it’. I thought it may be a typical cleansing sponge, so I was unsure about all the hype. With much confusion and a little curiosity, I was excited when the kind people at Dr. Sponge contacted me! That is when all the pieces started to come together… and I fell in love.

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What is Dr. Sponge?

Dr. Sponge is a sponge made up from the fibers of the Konjac plant- an exotic plant that is native to Eastern Asia. These plant fibers are rich in skin nutrients such as vitamins A, E, D, B1, B2, B6, B12, and C, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Fatty acids- ETC
Sounds like a magical beauty sponge to me!

What does it do?

Dr. Sponge was originally designed to cleanse babies delicate skin and is now used to cleanse, gently exfoliate and tone all skin types. It is especially amazing for those who have sensitive or intolerant skin and are looking for an effective exfoliation method!

How do you use it?

When you first get your Dr. Sponge it will be very hard- you have to run it under water until it expands to about twice it’s size! When it feels squishy and soft- its ready to use! Gently massage around face and body to softly exfoliate and cleanse the skin. It may be used with or without your cleanser. Make sure that after each use, you rinse and hang your sponge to dry by the handy dandy string attached! With proper care, Dr. Sponge can last up to 6months! What an incredible value.

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I was sent the Original Dr. Sponge (White Sponge) for Sensitive skin, Babies and Children and the Aloe Vera Facial Dr. Sponge (Green Sponge) for dry- very dry skin on the face.

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The Original Dr. Sponge was extremely gentle and perfect from head to toe. I used it on my face and body after using my soap cleanser (I preferred it on my body because it was larger). I noticed a wonderful result- the Keratosis Pilaris or ‘chicken bumps’ on the back of my arms and legs were smoothed within 1 week of using the sponge. After 2 weeks they were almost completely gone! I have literally been trying everything to smooth the area since they popped up 5 months ago- scrubs, lotions, mitts, brushes… nothing smoothed them so much as Dr. Sponge! I found it a little unbelievable, because of how gentle the sponge is, but it did do the trick!

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The Dr. Sponge Aloe Vera for face was a pleasure to use every day for a gentle, smooth, clean feel! It left my skin feeling invigorated and undoubtedly radiant . I noticed after only 3 uses that my skin was so smooth and hydrated. I did not feel that instant need to re-hydrate. In fact a few evenings I left my skin bare to breathe, and in the morning my skin was still soft and comfortable. Another awesome discovery? It helped with congestion in my cheek area! After a week of using the Dr. Sponge Aloe Vera– my skin texture was noticeably more refined.

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My final words? I can confidently say I prefer the Dr. Sponge Konjac sponges to any other facial cleansing brush or device that I have tried so far. I can also say that I never plan to be without a Konjac Sponge- ever again! It improved the overall look and health of my skin.

They come in many different types including Charcoal for oily/combo skin types, Lycopene for mature/dry skin types, Pearl Powder for dull/ uneven skin tones and more!

Visit www.drsponge.com to buy yours today!!!
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Nourish Organic~Deodorant

logo_168x128My struggle to find an effective, natural deodorant is one that most green beauty users will often have. Since going green with beauty, I have searched for a deodorant that works and also was enjoyable to use. I have literally found a total of 4 effective natural deodorants- so far! Nourish Organic Deodorant is one of them and DEFINITELY my favorite!

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The Nourish Organic Deodorant is truly awesome. A 100% organic USDA certified deodorant that works effectively to diminish body odors and absorb excess sweat! And it actually works. It leaves my under arms smooth, dry, yet incredibly moisturized and soothed. The scent that I have tried is the Vanilla Almond, a subtly nutty sweet scent that works well with my own natural chemistry to help me smell sweet- not sour! The Nourish Organic Deodorant comes in a variety of different scents to suit your preferences. Fresh Fig (I want to try), Lavender Mint (Also want!), Wild Berries and Unscented.

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Cornstarch and Plant enzymes protect against odor and wetness while Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Beeswax and Coconut oil soothe and smooth the delicate underarm skin. Perfect for sensitive skin- A balm type application stick makes it easy to apply, so there is no tugging!

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I HIGHLY recommend giving the Nourish Organic Deodorant a try- I have had continued success with this deodorant- even during workouts! I love it

–Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Organic Beeswax, Organic Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Organic Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Organic Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Organic Saccharomyces Ferment, Organic Fragrance*

*Pure Unscented does not contain any fragrance
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Do you want to try the Nourish Organic Deodorant in Vanilla Almond? GUESS WHAT!? Nourish Deodorant in Vanilla Almond will be part of my next giveaway! Look for details on the blog next week!!!

Eminence Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant

strawberrydermafoliantEverything I review on my site I enjoy very much, but some things that I try, I cannot live without! The Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant by Eminence Organic Skincare is one of those cannot live without products! It is a rice based powder for all skin types that gently exfoliates the skin to reveal a smooth, radiantly clear complexion.

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It is a dry powder that must be activated with water. You can mix it with your cleanser, mask or just with water alone! I personally use mine in all the above ways, and find them equally as effective! The Eminence Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant literally leaves my skin so soft and refined that my skin feels completely reborn after using it. It is so gentle that you can use it 7 days a week, although I do not recommend such frequent exfoliation (read my exfoliation article)!

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I live a busy life (as we all do) and sometimes find it hard to fit in all my skincare steps. So I often will mix my mask with the Dermafoliant and get a 2 in 1! Just add equal parts mask and Dermafoliant on damp hands and massage on damp face and leave on for 15-20 minutes! Rinse and notice visibly softer, refined skin.

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The Eminence Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant is loaded full of amazing skin nourishing ingredients! Read Below, I could not describe them better myself!

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When you mix the powder just with water, you can really smell the Strawberry Rhubarb and it is like rubbing pie powder on your face! YUM! I absolutely love it. You use such a small amount of the powder (about a quarter size) per use, so it lasts such along time!!! This Dermafoliant is a must!!! There is nothing like it.

*Please note

DO NOT KEEP IT IN THE SHOWER, THE POWDER MUST REMAIN DRY!

AVOID EYE AREA, THE FINE RICE POWDER WILL IRRITATE THE EYES IF IT GETS INSIDE!

Jurlique Purely White, Love Balm, Eye Makeup Remover and Purifying Mask

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Welcome to my collaboration post on many Jurlique products I have been testing out lately! If you are not familiar with Jurlique, you should be! They are an Australian Spa grade Skincare brand with bio dynamically grown ingredients! With scents and extracts that will remind you of a  walking through lush floral garden, Jurlique is a true skincare experience. Let’s begin…

Jurlique Purely White Moisturizers and Serum

The Jurlique Purely White Range of products are designed for people with concerns such as hyper pigmentation, dull complexion and premature aging. With key ingredients such as Vitamin C rich Kakadu Plum, Citrus Unshiu Peel Extract and Hyaluronic acid the skin is infused with antioxidant and complexion brightening ingredients! I used the Purely Bright Serum, Day and Night moisturizer, for 3 weeks and noticed some great results!

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The Purely White Radiance serum was a light weight serum gel that absorbed into the skin in seconds. It made my skin very soft without any residue.

The Purely White day and night moisturizer were incredibly lightweight and left my skin hydrated but matte to the touch! Although recommended for All skin types, I feel they are better suited for a normal/combination or oily skin. The smell is a classic Jurlique floral scent with a slight undertone of licorice. The combined ingredients left my skin smooth and bright. I do not have any serious pigmentation problems so I cannot say I noticed a decrease in pigmentation, but my overall radiance was noticeable and my redness was diffused.

Key Ingredients in the Purely White Products :

Hyaluronic Acid- Improves hydration and gives a plump appearance to the skin.

Kakadu Plum Extract– helps to reduce the appearance of pigmentation or any skin discolorations.

Citrus Unshiu Peel Extract– helps to inhibit melanin synthesis and fade existing pigmentation.

African Birch Extract– Antioxidant with skin firming qualities.

Vitamin C – Antioxidant known to help even skin tone.

Love Balm

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The Jurlique Love Balm is one of those simple yet can’t live without products. A multipurpose balm that works wonders on chapped elbows, lips, hands and cuticles, or anywhere that needs a little TLC. I use the Love Balm mostly for my cuticles and lips, and is something I always have on hand… literally!

Key Ingredients in the Jurlique Love Balm:

Olive Oil, Safflower Seed Oil and Beeswax– Moisture and smoothing of the skin

Vitamin E and Soybean Oil–  Hydration and Antioxidant Protection

Bisabolol– Soothe the skin and help reduce redness or irritation

Jurlique Eye Makeup Remover

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The Jurlique Eye Makeup remover is a lotion based remover that is so gentle and effective at removing makeup. I really adore this Makeup remover as it easily removes my makeup without any residue or irritation to my skin or eyes. The lotion texture allows me to either massage into my skin and eyes with my finger tips, or remove using a cotton round. Although it is marketed as an eye makeup remover, I find this product equally as effective for my face makeup, as well! It deeply nourishes and protects my skin and instead of pulling on my skin as I usually do with other makeup removers, the Jurlique eye makeup remover is so effortless it practically melts off the makeup.

Key Ingredients in the Jurlique Eye Makeup Remover:

Jojoba Oil:  Protects and Hydrates skin

Sunflower Seed Oil: Deeply hydrating and smoothing

Dandelion and Calendula Extracts: Soothe irritation and protect fragile skin

Jurlique Purifying Mask

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The Jurlique Purifying mask is an awesome mask that helps to tighten pores, control oil and lift away impurities. This Clay based mask is great for those breakout prone times or when the skin is feeling congested. I noticed instantly a more refined and purified complexion, with even just one use of the mask! My pores were tighter and my skin felt clean!!! I used the mask 6 times and noticed that it really helped keep my complexion clear of blemishes. This mask also has a manual exfoliation property so it can act as your weekly exfoliant and mask, bonus!

Key Ingredients in the Purifying Mask:

Kaolin Clay: Purifies complexion and absorbs excess oil

Almond, Oats and Oat Bran: Gentle manual exfoliation

Vitamin E and C: Antioxidant skin brighteners

Chamomile Extract and Allantoin: Soothing, anti inflammatory as well as hydrating

For a full ingredient list of the above products and more, please visit jurlique.com

Bailey Blush May Giveaway! *GIVEAWAY CLOSED*

GIVEAWAY CLOSED! CONGRATULATIONS MINARA!!!

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To all my lovely followers,

I started baileyblush.com because I wanted to share my passion, experiences and expertise in Natural Beauty. My followers have been so amazing and supportive and although I wanted to wait until I did get a greater following to do my first giveaway, I thought, there is no time like the present!

In this Giveaway you will receive:

  • Lagona Herbal Hair Color
  • Weleda Sea Buckthorn Hand Cream
  • Weleda Sea Buckthorn Mini Body Oil
  • Sante Sensitive Skin Day Cream
  • Jurlique Sample Pack

Here is how the giveaway works~

  1. You must- Subscribe to my blog, on the main page, right hand side, follow blog by email
  2. Leave a comment on this post with your name, email (same email you follow the blog) and why you like reading baileyblush.com
  3. If you have instagram or twitter, follow me there -@baileyblush, and repost/retweet the giveaway pic for extra chance! (please tag me)

A winner will be chosen randomly on Friday May 31st 2013

Weleda Skin Food & Aroma Crystal Gardeners Dream Cream – Current Body Favorites

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One of my biggest beauty shames as a specialist is my repeated neglect for the skin on my body. Although I know it is equally as important as my face, I have never formed the habit of doing it daily. Only in the last 5 years when I saw a segment from the Oprah show, best beauty secrets, or something to that effect, did it really click that I need to take care of the skin on my body. A woman of 70 years old looked literally 30 yrs younger, skin smooth and shining, all over her body. Her Secret? Apply moisturizer all over, everyday. Ever since then I’ve been desperately trying to form some sort of routine, and have never quite got it going. My reasons are a plenty, but mostly, I do not have the patience or time- and I do not like the feeling of it on my body. This year, moisturizing my body did not become a routine I desired to create to keep smooth and firm, it was a necessity to keep my skin from itching and burning!

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I was of course hesitant when it comes to my current body favorites, because they are both heavier creams; but I was shocked at how my skin soaked them both up, and very happy at the comfort they gave me!

Weleda Skin Food

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Skin food is an amazing body cream for extremely dry, cracked skin. It has a very rich, almost waxy texture and a little goes A LONG way! It works phenomenal for stubborn dryness and cracked hands and heels. Despite its rich balm texture, when applied correctly, it absorbs so beautifully! Ingredients such as Sunflower Seed oil, Sweet Almond and Beeswax deeply hydrate and protect the skin; while Pansy, Calendula flower and Rosemary leaf gently soothe and have anti bacterial/ anti inflammatory properties to calm red irritated skin. When my skin was snowing skin bits, this cream was such a life saver! After the shower while my skin was still damp, I applied the Weleda Skin Food all over my body, sparingly, and was immediately hydrated! My skin felt slightly dewy but not uncomfortably oily like with many other creams. It actually repaired my dryness and I did not need to reapply for several days after (even though I should have!)

Another way to use this cream is as a hand and foot mask! Apply a thick layer over hands and feet, put on socks and gloves, go to sleep and wake up with repaired skin! Please note, this not recommended for facial skin!

Ingredients

Water (Aqua), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Lanolin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Alcohol, Beeswax (Cera Flava), Glyceryl Linoleate, Hydrolyzed Beeswax, Fragrance (Parfum)*, Viola Tricolor (Pansy) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Matricaria (Chamomile) Flower Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Cholesterol, Limonene*, Linalool*, Geraniol*, Citral*, Coumarin*.
* from natural essential oils

Aroma Crystal Gardeners Dream Cream

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Gardeners Dream Cream is a phenomenal cream for dry, irritated, itchy skin. It is a rich cream texture, yet it spreads so far! This cream was literally my life saver when my skin was burning, itchy, dry and red. The Aroma Crystal Gardeners Dream Cream is amazing for soothing eczema, psoriasis and other unpleasant skin conditions or rashes! Sunflower Seed oil, Grape Seed oil and Bees wax provide a phenomenal base for ultimate moisture; while Lavender, Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Arnica soothe skin inflammation, are antibacterial, promote circulation and aide in skin regeneration!

I applied the cream right out of the shower while my skin was still damp, and was surprised at how quickly it absorbed! It immediately soothed my itchy, burning skin with a fresh cool tingle. The tingle lingered for some time after but eventually I felt a subtle warming sensation, all from the above ingredients which aid in circulation! I enjoy the feeling so much and find it extremely soothing. My skin remained hydrated and comforted for several days after use, and it is a definite staple in my body care regime!

This cream has so many other uses and benefits, but one that I find particularly amazing for me, is the use to help soothe my tired achy feet. The tingling effect provides a mini foot massage and calms any swelling, as well as hydrating!

Ingredients

 Aqua (Deionized water), Butrospermum Parkii (Shea butter), Helianthus Annuus (sunflower) seed oil, Cetearyl alcohol**, Vitis vinifera (Grape) seed oil, Caprylic/Capric triglyceride**, Cera alba (Beeswax), Arnica montana (Arnica) extract, Lavendula Angustifolia (Lavender) oil, Isostearic acid**, Tocopheryl acetate (Vitamin E), Citrus grandis (Grapefruit) seed extract, Papaver somniferum (Poppy) seed oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) oil, Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf oil, Eucalyptus globulus (Eucalyptus) oil, Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Cinnamon) leaf oil, Retinyl palmitate (Vitamin A), Michelia champaca flower (Chamaca) oil, Origanum vulgare (Wild margoram) extract, Thymus vulgaris (Thyme) extract, Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Cinnamon) extract, Hydrastis canadensis (Golden seal) root extract.
**coconut derived

Please note that the above creams are really designed for very dry skin! If you are looking for some lighter weight alternatives, keep your eyes peeled for some upcoming posts!

Weleda Almond Soothing Facial Oil

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I would not characterize my skin as ‘sensitive’ but I would characterize it as delicate. This past winter, as I have mentioned in previous posts, has been hard on my skin. It was a combination of weather, hard water and stress. My skin was having bouts of tightness, dryness, burning and redness after cleansing, which is not typical for my skin. A few of my sensitive skin clients swore by the Weleda Almond Soothing Facial Oil for immediate calming and soothing, so when I was given the opportunity to try it, I definitely took it.

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With only 3 ingredients this facial oil is truly ideal for calming and smoothing sensitive or fragile skin. It was literally instant relief to my burning skin. The texture of the oil is light and not too thick, and actually absorbed very quickly while still leaving a veil of moisture on my skin. Although it is fragrance free, the natural scent of the oil is a very subtly sweet, which I really love.
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Sweet Almond oil rich in essential fatty acids replenishes skins moisture while smoothing and calming irratation.
Plum Kernel oil works alongside the Sweet Almond oil to soothe and balance the skin. Rich in antioxidants and Vitamin A and E.
Blackthorn flower extract contains antioxidant Vitamin C and skin toning tannins (astringent)

I used the oil in the evening for one week and my skin was soothed and hydrated and I was able to resume my regular skincare regime. After a few nights without it, I missed it terribly! I am now using it once or twice a week in replace of my night cream. For any skin that is truly intolerant this is such a wonderful staple to have in your daily regimen. This is also amazing for when your skin needs calming and balancing, or after a facial treatments such as microdermabrasion. A bonus? This product is also a great for smoothing fine lines and wrinkles!

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I used the oil on slightly damp, freshly cleansed skin in the evening only, and would not recommend it during the day unless you are slummin’ around the house, as it does leave a shinier finish than lotion and would not sit well under makeup. It can be used everywhere on the face including eyelids and neck/decollete. Another bonus? It can be used as an eye makeup remover!!!

Suki Eye Repair Balm

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After the skin on my face and body had shribbled up from the bitter dry and cold weather, soon enough did my delicate eye area. It became so tight and itchy, and the occasional eczema I get on my neck and corner of my eyes came back.
I was using a few different eye creams and remedies that soothed while on the eyes, but when I washed them away I found the eczema and dryness still there.

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Thank heavens I had just been given the Suki eye repair balm.

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This eye balm is a melt in your fingers dream treatment for the eyes. It’s starts as a balm but when warmed in between the fingers turns into a smooth oil. The ingredients in the eye balm are extra rich and soothing to nourish and smooth the skin. The base of Beeswax, jojoba, and coconut oil ensure maximum hydration and soothing. Carrot rich in Vitamin A provides smoothing antioxidant protection and evening primrose rich in omega oil and fatty acids nourishes skin.

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I have tried other oils and balms for the eyes and never found them to be sufficient hydration, this balm was great hydration without being heavy or irritating. After one use of the Suki eye repair balm, my eczema and dryness were significantly diminished and soothed. Over one week the eczema was gone, dryness non existent and my fine lines were softened.

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I would recommend this eye balm to anyone experiencing the above concerns (eczema, dryness, aging concerns) or anyone with intolerant or sensitive eyes.

Use in the evening time preferably and during the day if you are not wearing makeup.

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Éminence Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaloronic Serum

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Let me begin this post by saying this… If Eminence were a land, I would live there; If Eminence were a man, we would be in love; If Eminence were a food, it would be scrump-diddly-umptious, and I could keep going. To keep it simple, I am obsessed with Eminence Organic Skincare. I have recently fallen in love with the line after using several products myself and seeing, feeling, smelling beautiful results!

One of my top favorite products in the line is the Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaloronic Serum. First of all the name was enough for me! Strawberry? Yes Please! Rhubarb? You bet! Vegan friendly Hyaloronic Acid? HAND IT OVERRR!!!!
emienencestrawbThis serum is designed for all skin types but especially dehydrated and depleted. It smells like decadent, delicious dessert and it worked wonders for the overall health of my skin. The serum is an entire experience, it smells beautiful, feels beautiful and truly repaired my skin to make it equally as beautiful. I noticed instant hydration, fine lines were diminished, my skin was baby soft with overall radiance and smoothness. I am thoroughly impressed and obsessed with the results this serum gave me.
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The key ingredients making this product amazing?

*Vegan Hyaloronic Acid from the marshmallow plant, giving ultimate hydration and replenishment to the skin for an overall youthful glow and smoothness.

*Strawberry which is an astringent, helps to tighten the pores and brighten. It also contains salicylic acid, so great to control breakouts and keep the skin clear!

*Honey for calming, moisturizing and soothing

*Rhubarb rich in vitamin c for brightening and radiance

*And Eminence Biocomplex, found in many of their products. It is a concoction of many different age defying ingredients including antioxidants, vitamins, Coenzyme Q10, and Alpha Lipoic Acid.

Another great point about using any Eminence Organic Skincare products is how little you need! I only use 3/4 to a pea size of serum each use!  It glides so easily and covers every inch of my facial skin and even a bit down the neck. Great value!
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It comes in a elegant 30ml Glass bottle with a dropper.
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This serum is one of my absolute staple products. I love it. It can work for any age, skin type or concern, its that multipurpose. Plus your face will smell good enough to eat!!!