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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

REVIEW: Glory Eye Bright Gel by Yalmeh

Problem eye bags and dark circles? A good eye gel can do the trick. I was recently sent a sample of Yalmeh Glory Eye Bright Gel to review.

Product Description 

- Made With Primarily Plant Based Ingredients
- Pure Product, Made With No Fillers
- Free of Glutens And Vegan Friendly
- Proudly Made in U.S.A. in an FDA Registered Facility

What can you expect this product to offer you? Gently Calms, Soothes and Smooths Your Radiant and Glowing Eyes.

- Naturally Reduces Puffiness, Brightening Dark Circles, Tightening the Skin.
- Increases Softness, Firms and Plumps the Skin Around the Eyes.
- Dramatically and Naturally Reduces the Appearance of Dark Circles, Puffiness, Dryness and Sagging Around the Eyes.
- Gives a Cool and Refreshing Experience with a Soothing Feeling
- and Keeps Your Eyes Fresh Throughout the Day.
- Will Help Improve the Tone and Texture Around the Eyes and significantly Moisturizes the Eye Area.

My Opinion

First off, I like that the eye gel is packed in a convenient tube with a pointed tip. The amount of eye gel you get from it is easier to control. I have an eye gel that comes with a pump and I always end up wasting some of it because I get so much with one pump.

The gel has a nice texture and it's easy to apply. It absorbs quickly as well. I like the cooling effect that you feel as soon as you have applied the gel around your eyes because it relaxes tired eyes instantly.

I've been using it for a week and I am starting to notice some improvements already. The dark circles are a bit lighter and the puffiness has subsided. I will continue to use the eye gel and see if there will be improvements on my crow's feet.

Overall, I had a nice experience with the eye gel. It's very gentle on the skin and it is very effective at moisturizing the sensitive skin around the eyes and soothing tired eyes. If you are looking for a moisturizer to battle dark circles and eye bags, this is a good product to try.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Yalmeh Glory Eye Bright Gel through the Yalmeh website and on Amazon. The eye gel is fairly priced at $17.25.

Monday, December 29, 2014

REVIEW: Foldable Flats with Expandable Tote Bag

I'd like to thank Jen of Fancy Shoe land for making this post possible and for providing me with the samples of her foldable flats to facilitate this review.

Product Description

Say Good bye to walking home with bare feet and heels in hand. Our take anywhere Fancy Foldable Flats will get you home in Fancy Style!!

What can you do with your heels once you take them off? Easy, Fancy Foldable Flats come in a matching color pouch that expands into a carry bag, perfect to carry your precious heels home in.

Other brands have too much elastic that cause pinching and hurt your feet as much as Heels. Not Fancy Foldable Flats they have a soft edge to stop that tight feeling on your feet.

My Opinion

There are two colors available for these shoes and I chose the color silver. They come with a very nice pouch and they were neatly folded inside it. The materials used to make the shoes are very soft, but they look strong enough to last a long time. My feet felt very comfortable in them and it felt as if I was wearing my soft home slippers. I can wear them all day without having to worry about my feet getting sore from wearing uncomfortable shoes.

These flats are the perfect shoes to bring along every day to relax tired feet after wearing the killer heels at the office all day. They are perfect for shopping, too, especially when you have to walk around for hours looking for a particular product.

These shoes aren't just comfortable. They are very pretty, too, and would match most outfits. I love that they are lightweight and you can pack them really small, slip the pouch inside your purse and bring along everywhere you go. Kudos to Fancy Shoe Land for creating such wonderful shoes. I highly recommend these shoes.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Foldable Flats with Expandable Tote Bag through the Fancy Shoe Land website and on Amazon. A pair of these pretty ballet flats is fairly priced at $19.99 and the Hyaluronic Acid Serum at $15.50.

Disclosure: I received a sample/s of this product free of charge for the purpose of this review. All opinions expressed here are 100% my own and was in no way influenced by anyone or the brand.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

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Saturday, December 27, 2014

REVIEW: YALMEH Super Youth Eye Cream by Yalmeh Peerless Beauty

Too many things to do and too little sleep makes my eyes tired, dark and puffy. Especially during this season where I juggle shopping, wrapping gifts, food preparations and attending parties; an eye gel is a must. Today's discussion is about YALMEH Super Youth Eye Cream by Yalmeh Peerless Beauty.

Product Description

· Plant Derived Including All Natural Ingredients
· Free of Glutens and Fillers
· GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) Free . Cruelty Free, No Animal Testing
· Made in the United States . First Class Customer Service

My Opinion

The cream has a very mild, but lovely scent. It's easy to apply and you only need a small amount to cover the skin on both eyes. There is a soothing feeling right after application and I like that it makes my skin feel soft and smooth. It's very gentle on the skin (and eyes) and there is this feeling of tightness once it dries up. I guess it's a sign that it's working.

It's only been a few days, but already, the bright circles have brightened up a bit and the puffiness appears smaller. This is a good moisturizer and I will continue to use it because it soothes and relaxes my eyes.

Overall, I had a great experience with this product and I like how the skin around my eyes feel smooth and soft after using it. The mild scent is a plus and it doesn't mix with the scent of other products. If you are looking for a product to moisturize the skin around the eyes, remove eye bags, brighten dark circles and delay the signs of aging, this is a good one to try.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the YALMEH Super Youth Eye Cream through the Yalmeh website and on Amazon. It retails at $24.95; a fair price for a 30g jar.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Review: Best Peppermint Oil by Pure Body Naturals

I've always loved the Peppermint flavor, but I've never really tried using any product infused with peppermint oil. What I do know is it has a lot of health benefits and it works for irritable bowel syndrome, indigestion and heartburn. Today's review is about Best Peppermint Oil by Pure Body Naturals.

Product Description

Soothing and Energizing
Peppermint oil is recommended by doctors as it is a soothing remedy for many conditions. It can help:

• Help ease respiratory problems and congestion with aromatherapy.

  •   Help Relieve headaches and migraines 
  •   Help Reduce and battle symptoms of bronchitis and asthma 
  •   Help Reduces dandruff and lice in hair. 
  •   Calm the body and help with pain in joints

My Opinion

As soon as I opened the bottle, the whole house smelled like candy cane and the scent is amazing. Those with sweet tooth went out of their rooms to ask where the scent is coming. The kids thought I was whipping up something again in the oven just like last week when I made some chocolate candy cane cookies . They were disappointed when I told them it's the peppermint oil that they smell. It's definitely soothing and even though I don't have colds, I felt my nostrils clear up. I also read from the description that it helps keep pests and bugs away, so I placed a few drops around the house. We've got lots of ants here, especially that my twin granddaughters love to eat everywhere. And guess what, I haven't seen a single ant since I used the oil.

I'm sure I will continue to be amazed with this essential oil as it has numerous benefits. This is really something handy to have at home and I recommend this.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Best Peppermint Oil through the Pure Body Naturals website and on Amazon. It's fairly priced at $19.95.

REVIEW: Konjac Sponge - French Red Clay by Oleavine

Have you ever used a sponge when washing your face? A sponge cleans your face thoroughly and slough off dead skin cells. I'm glad to be given an opportunity to review Konjac Sponge - French Red Clay by Oleavine.

Product Description

-Free From Chemicals, Pollution and Irritants
-100% Biodegradable and Sustainable (You can even plant it in your flowerbed or compost when you want to retire it)
-Not Tested on Animals, and Vegan Friendly
-Has NO Added Dyes or Colorants

My Opinion

I like using a facial wash when washing my face. I was told by my friend who happens to be a dermatologist that I should stop using a facial scrub daily because it will only damage my skin, so I switched to using a sponge.

Like the other sponges that I've used, this one is hard as well. But as soon as I've soaked it in water for a few minutes. It became very soft and fluffy. I placed a drop of my facial cleanser and started washing my face in a circular motion, then rinsed my face as usual. I like that my skin feels very clean and soft after washing. That means the toner and the moisturizer that I use after washing my face will be absorbed well.

Right after I use it, I just rinse it well and leave to dry. It also comes with a string and suction cup, so you can hang it for easy drying.

Overall, I had a great experience with the sponge and I like how it leaves my skin feeling soft and very clean. I recommend this.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the 100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Infused with French Red Clay through the Oleavine website and on Amazon. It's fairly priced at $10.00.

Friday, December 19, 2014

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Review: Best Organic Argan Oil by Pure Body Naturals

I'd like to thank Pure Body Naturals for making this conversation possible and providing me with the samples to facilitate this review.

Product Description

The Essential Product for Keeping Your Body Radiant by Restoring Hair, Skin, Nails with Our Pure Argan Oil.

Pure Body Naturals Pure Argan Oil Will Give You:

• Revitalised, Repaired and Radiant Hair

  • Moisturized Hydrated Beautiful Skin 
  • Strong and Healthy Nails
  • Treating dry and unhydrated skin, eczema
  • Reduce Symptoms of Aging like Wrinkles and Puffiness
  • An all-round Healthy Beautiful Attractive Glow

My Thoughts

I really like using Argan Oil because it tames my frizzy hair and it leaves my hair and skin feeling soft. I'm used to its earthy scent, but I like this one better because it has no scent. I used it right after taking a shower and as expected, my hair is in place and my skin feels silky smooth. I also like the fact that nothing was added to make this oil. It's the pure Argan Oil and it's organic.

I also read in one of the reviews that the oil is great for eczema, too, so I did try it on my rough spot. I was surprised that the skin softened after a few days and it's starting to get better. I used to buy an expensive cream for this, but from now on, I will only be using Argan Oil.

Overall, I had a great experience with this oil. Not only does it moisturize skin, hair and nails, it works for eczema, too! I highly recommend this.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Best Organic Argan Oil through Pure Body Naturals website and on Amazon. It retails at $14.95.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Review: Retinol Serum with Vitamin C and Plant Acids by Instanatural

Retinol is touted for its ability to keep the skin young looking. No wonder a lot of women are going crazy over products that contain the potent ingredient, retinol. Today's discussion is about the Retinol Serum with Vitamin C and Plant Acids by InstaNatural.

Product Description

Our Age-Defying Retinol Serum contains a proprietary blend of antioxidants and nutrients that nourishes your skin while helping it to look younger and healthier. The serum contains Retinol (Vitamin A), which is an antioxidant that protects against free-radical damage that causes your skin to look and feel older. It is highly effective in reversing the appearance of sun damage and signs of aging, such as wrinkles, fine lines, hyperpigmentation and rough texture. Vitamin C works synergistically to aid in this process of repairing and restoring damaged skin, while also stimulating new healthy skin to appear. Meanwhile, Hyaluronic Acid traps moisture in the skin to prevent further loss so you can enjoy a younger looking appearance with firmer, plumper skin.

Key Ingredients:
+ 2.5% Retinol
+ 20% Vitamin C
+ 10% Hyaluronic Acid
+ Plant & Fruit Acids

My Thoughts

The serum has a nice consistency and it's easy to apply. It smells like lemon and it dries up pretty easily. It leaves the skin feeling smooth and soft without looking oily. It's only been a few days, but I've already noticed a slight improvement on my pores and sunspots. They are a bit smaller and the sunspots are brighter. It's still too early to say about my crow's feet, but with continued used, I'm sure I won't be disappointed. I'm not new to InstaNatural and so far, I love the results I am getting from their products.

Overall, I had a wonderful experience with the serum. It's gentle on the skin and it works effectively in combating the signs of aging. I recommend this.

Where to buy?

Retinol Serum with Vitamin C and Plant Acids can be purchased through the InstaNatural website and on Amazon.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Review: Vitamin D-3 Liquid Drops

I'm sure you've already heard that Vitamin D helps lift your spirits, but did you know that just 15 minutes a day of sunshine or supplementing with Vitamin D is already enough to beat the blues? Today's discussion is about the Vitamin D-3 Liquid Drops by Dalvia Wellness Labs.

Product Description

"Discover How Vitamin D Liquid May Boost Your Well Being and Mood, Have a Healthier Bones, Reduce Your Risk of (Osteoporosis and Arthritis)"

Vitamin D3 is required for the control and regulation of the minerals calcium and phosphorus found in your body. Vitamin D also plays an essential role in maintaining good bone structure. Vitamin D Liquid Drops by Dalvia Wellness Labs is an easy, reliable way for most people to get vitamin D; especially when you are living in a cold climate or you have a job where you don't get much exposure to the sun. Easy-to-take drops helps you to get the proper dose of vitamin D in your body.

1) Bone Health - Vitamin D3 can promote healthy bones, largely by assisting the absorption of calcium. If you have a vitamin D3 deficiency, particularly in your older years, it can lead to osteoporosis or osteomalacia [bone softening].

2) The Cold Depressing Months - During winter months, Dalvia Vitamin D3 can assist with lifting your mood which is associated with not getting enough sun. The Vitamin D research does seem to show a link between low levels of vitamin D in the blood and symptoms of depression.

3) Love It! Or Your Money Back - We stand behind all our wellness products, so if you don't like our Vitamin D Liquid for any reason, let us know and we'll give you your money back...AND you can keep the product or give it to someone else.


Shake well. Take one (1) drop, one to four times daily or as recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Best when taken with a fat-containing meal.

My Thoughts

This is the first time that I am trying a Vitamin D supplement in drops. I'm used to the big pills and I found it convenient because I didn't have to deal with the unpleasant taste most liquid meds have. I was a bit hesitant to try the drops for the first time because I was worried about the taste, but when I took a sniff and found out that it has no scent, I gave it a try. To my surprise, it has no taste. Well, if it's tasteless, then it's definitely more convenient than the big pills. You can even mix it with your drink if you don't feel like taking it directly.

What's great about the drops is, it contains no preservatives and it's totally gluten-free, so you can rest assure that it's safe. And because it's in liquid form, it's absorbed pretty quickly, so your body is getting the benefits sooner.

Overall, I like the liquid drops because it's very convenient and it's tasteless. Many of us suffer from mood disorders and Vitamin D definitely helps boost the mood. If you don't have the time to spend a few minutes outside for a dose of mood-boosting sunshine, the liquid drops are a good alternative.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Vitamin D-3 Liquid Drops through the Dalvia Wellness Labs and on Amazon. It's fairly priced at $18.97.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Get More From Your Mascara

Dried out mascara? Don't throw it out just yet. You'll still get more from it with this little trick. Twist the tube completely closed and soak it in a mug full of hot tap water for an hour, changing out the water once or twice. The heat will gently melt the dry mascara inside the tube and turn it back into a liquid, so you'll get a few more uses out of it.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Review: Dead Sea Mud Mask by Instanatural

If you're like me who likes to detoxify and exfoliate once in a while, you know a good facial mask can do just that. That's what today's review is all about, the Dead Sea Mud Mask from InstaNatural.

Product Description

Dead Sea Mud Mask is an all-natural detoxifier and purifier that comes from the renowned and sacred Dead Sea. More than a million visitors each year flock to this extraordinary body of water in the Mediterranean, which contains many minerals beneficial to the skin, such as magnesium, sodium, bromine, potassium and calcium.

Once applied, this mud mask treatment starts working to absorb excess oil, dirt and toxins from the skin. It is great to expunge acne, pimples and blackheads. It also helps to restore an even skin tone for a smoother complexion. When used as a body treatment, the mud mask can soothe and relieve muscles aches and pains.

Whether used on the face or the body, our Dead Sea Mud Mask is a superb in-home spa treatment that will reveal more vibrant, refined, healthier skin.

My Opinion

The mud mask has no scent which was a surprise because some masks literally smell like mud. I have tried other mud masks in the past and compared to those, this mask has a very fine texture. Too fine that the consistency is almost gel-like. It is easy to apply and it dries up fast, too.

As soon as I've washed it off, I can feel that my skin is very smooth and soft. It's well moisturized and days after I've used the mud mask my skin is still plump and supple. I've used it a few times over the last two weeks and I noticed that my face is not as oily and it's clearer now. My skin feels healthy and well hydrated.

I love this mud mask and what it does on my face. If you want to have clearer skin, slough off dead skin cells and moisturize skin, you should try this mud mask. It's non irritating and it will make your skin healthier.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Dead Sea Mud Mask through the InstaNatural website and on Amazon. It retails at $25.95; a fair prize compared to other brands.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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