Cellulite Cream with Retinol and Caffeine Review


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Cellulite… nobody likes it but most of us are all too familiar with it. On our ever eternal quest for perfection, women (and men) all over the world have sought a solution for this pesky problem. Luckily, Bella Naturals, aka Naturalico, makes a Firming Cellulite Cream with Retinol and Caffeine.

First, here are some wonderful facts provided by the Amazon product page:

  • 6 Active Anti-Cellulite powerhouse ingredients work together to smooth those lumpy bumpy cottage cheese thighs and firm that jiggly butt.
  • Reduces the Appearance of Cellulite. Soothes the skin and helps it recover. MADE IN USA
  • We are one of the products on the market that have the most Retinol & Caffeine. Get Rid of Cellulite – Best Skincare Treatment Body Cream for Skin Firming and Cellulite Reduction – Soothes The Skin & Overall Appearance of Skin is more Improved, Toned & Restored
  • Overall appearance of skin is improved, toned & restored. Skin becomes smoother & firmer – Clinically Proven To Eliminate Cellulite – Give You The Results You’ve Been Looking For
  • Caffeine encourages the body to burn fatty tissue * Retinol enhances collagen production, encourages skin renewal and helps tighten and firm the skin. * L-Carnitine helps the body metabolize fat * Green Tea stimulates the release of stored fat * Glaucine which is Responsible For Decreasing Fat Deposits * Coenzyme-A breaks down fat and helps restore connective tissueActive Ingredient Glaucine and Caffeine which Contains Theophylline Helps Successfully Treat Cellulite and Decrease Cellulite Fat Deposits and Stretch Marks

Some highlights that are my absolute favorite: this product is made in America! Rare, and fabulous. Proven powerful ingredients including Retinol, Caffeine, Green Tea and more.

Here are the suggested directions, as well as some additional pointers for how to get rid of cellulite as provided by Bella Naturals in their courtesy email to me:

1. Use twice daily, and rub onto skin vigorously in an up and down motion (not a circular motion).
2.  Carry a water bottle with you everywhere, and fill it with filtered water and lemon juice, which will help ensure to keep you hydrated and flush your system.  Try out raw vegetable juicing at home.
3. Eat less processed foods
4. Restrict your salt intake and only use seasalt where possible.
5. Use a skin brush in the shower on the target areas.
6. Find a weekly exercise regime that works for you.
7.  Use a free email, task, or calendar program on your computer or phone, and use the virtual alarm reminder to remind you to apply the cream daily.

Also just a few were asking about the smell of the cream.  There is peppermint leaf extract and peppermint oil in the cream which has a “clean, fresh, minty” aroma although some also describe the smell as similar to menthol. Peppermint is often used to soothe irritated skin (provides a cooling sensation) and also to help reduce inflammation.

My experience: I followed the directions and rubbed my outer thighs with the cream in an up and down motion. Since I had tested a cellulite cream before, I thought I knew what to expect. I was surprised when the area that I applied the cream to started to tingle, mildly at first and then more intensely as time passed. In addition, the smell was VERY strong and was not very appealing. Compared to the cellulite cream that I had tried before, I would definitely describe this one as more intense. In terms of results, I’ve yet to notice any actual reduction in cellulite. While I absolutely agree with their suggestions on how to reduce cellulite with water, natural eating and exercise, I did not find this product to be effective.

If you’d like to give it a try, head on over to their Amazon page by clicking the link below.
[CELLULITE CREAM] with RETINOL & CAFFEINE – Get Rid of Cellulite ★ Best Skincare Treatment Body Cream for Skin Firming and Cellulite Reduction ★ Soothes The Skin & Overall Appearance of Skin is more Improved, Toned & Restored ★Clinically Proven To Eliminate Cellulite ★ Give You The Results You’ve Been Looking For ★ *** MADE IN USA By Naturalico(TM) ***

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The Bigger Better Nut Milk Bag Review


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Admittedly, making my own nut milk isn’t really my thing. I’m perfectly happy buying my little guy a gallon of dairy milk at the store. However, my mom is big into the whole organic and non-GMO movement, and has been talking about trying it for quite some time. So I was pleased to receive Ellie’s Best Bigger Better Nut Milk Bag for review, and happily handed it off for her to work her magic.

First, here are the directions and pointers as provided by Ellie’s Best:

  • THE #1 TOP SELLING BIG 12″X12″ NUT MILK BAG – SMARTLY DESIGNED IN RESPONSE TO CUSTOMER REQUESTS FOR A BIGGER BETTER QUALITY BAG WITH ROUNDED CORNERS TO ELIMINATE WASTE & MESS – THAT’S WHY ELLIES BEST PROFESSIONAL GRADE OUT PERFORMS THE SMALLER 10 INCH OVAL SHAPED BAGS HANDS DOWN – Designed with the best FOOD GRADE COMMERCIAL NYLON MESH – It’s the perfect shape & size with more surface area in the squeeze zone – Own the best made straining bag on Amazon – Avoid problems with inferior bags – Get Professional Quality and Design – Guaranteed or your $ back – Start making the most nutritious, creamy & silky smooth, nut milks & juices! – YOU WILL LOVE IT! Only Available On Amazon!
  • PREFERRED BY PRO CHEFS FOR ITS STRONG CONSTRUCTION AND TOUGHNESS – CRAFTED WITH CARE & QUALITY – IT’S THE PERFECT SIZE FOR STRAINING CREAMY SMOOTH MILKS & JUICES FASTER WITH NO MESSES – Ellie’s Best nut bag makes small 8oz or big 4 quart recipes with ease – Constructed to be the perfect shape for pouring and milking without spilling – Easier to squeeze for faster results Unlike other “top rated” bags that are smaller, narrow and prone to tearing – Ours is designed with more surface area for easier extraction than the egg shaped bags
  • SQUEEZE AS HARD AS YOU WANT IT’S RESTAURANT TESTED!! – ELLIE’S BEST IS THE LONGEST LASTING STRONGEST & MOST VERSATILE NUTBAG & FOOD STRAINER AVAILABLE – Fine strain Italian nylon mesh – Food grade certified – BPA Free – Super strong triple nylon seam construction – Easily holds up to daily use – You can squeeze it with both hands unlike the smaller bags being sold that barely fit in one hand – Triple Stitched – Reusable strainer & all-purpose nutmilk bag – The #1 rated homemade almond milk maker – Vitamix blender juicer – Yogurt strainer – Cold brew coffee maker – Draw string to hang for sprouting and quick drying!
  • USE IT INSTEAD OF CHEESECLOTH – Works Better Than Cheesecloth – Outlasts Cheese Cloth – Eco Friendly – It’s the perfect strainer for making mouthwatering juices, kefir, home made almond milk, coconut milk, ghee, vegetable or fruit juices, all smooth, creamy and delicious – Used as a single-serve cold brew coffee filter – iced tea maker – for beer home brewing – Indispensable for cheese makers – Uniquely Designed Almond Milk Bag & Multipurpose Kitchen Tool – Fine Mesh Strainer That Even Lets You Do Vitamix Juicing Without A Juicer – Loved by Vegans, Vegetarians, Organic & Paleo!
  • YOUR PRO QUALITY BAG COMES WITH A VALUABLE BONUS – A FREE RECIPE E-BOOK & HOW TO VIDEOS – OUR FAVORITE RECIPES E-BOOK INCLUDES UNIQUE AND YUMMY RECIPES! To get you started making perfect Almond Milks in different flavors like chocolate, strawberry and banana, we’ve included a great recipe book that will give you lots of important info and delicious recipes that are easy to make. Backed by our Unconditional – LOVE IT OR YOUR MONEY BACK GUARANTEE! To learn the best way to use your bag, go to the web address on the package label to get your free e-book and video. We 100% Guarantee You Will Love It! ORDER YOUR NUT MILK BAG NOW! And you may want to get an extra bag for juicing with your blender or as a gift for a friend. We love using this bag, and you will too!

Wooh, they are are nothing if not thorough, and good for them! I’ve also heard this nut milk bag has many other uses including straining juice, tea, cheese making, baby food making, and more. In addition, it is BPA free so you don’t have to worry about any unwanted chemicals seeping into your delicious home made milk and other foods.

Here’s what my mom had to say about her experience with the Bigger Better Nut Milk Bag:

  • It is great quality: because it is heavier weight and sturdier than cheesecloth, you can achieve a finer strain for whatever you are making.
  • The size is ideal for placing over bowls or pitchers, as many other brands are too small and create spills and messes.
  • Since this bag is so sturdy, you can squeeze as hard as you want without fear that the bag will break and allow chunks into your milk/juice.
  • They also provide a downloadable recipe book for those of you who are just starting out, which makes it super easy to create delicious recipes no matter what your previous experience is with nut milk bags.
  • In addition to being BPA free, it is also food grade so you can feel confident that you are making the best and healthiest for your family.
  • Machine washable, but hang to dry.

Overall, she was incredibly impressed with Ellie’s Best Bigger Better Nut Milk Bag and has re used it several times to make numerous things. And if the reviews on the Amazon page are any indication, this one is the best out there! To purchase, click the link below.
Pro Quality Nut Milk Bag – #1 Big 12″X12″ Commercial Grade, Reusable Almond Milk Bag & Multipurpose Kitchen Tool – Fine Mesh Strainer & Vitamix Juicer – Free Recipes & Videos

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

Magnetic Screen Door by iGotTech Review


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I forgot how bad the flies are in our area until July hit. We had been living near the beach for a few years, and were unpleasantly reminded of these pesky little suckers as soon as it started to get warm. I swear they just sit on the door and wait for you to open it just the tiniest bit before they zoom in and proceed to bother you for the next few days. Luckily, the folks at iGotTech have invented a great way to keep them out while still allowing you to go in and out.

Here’s what they have to say about the product on their Amazon product page:

1) MAGNETIC SCREEN DOOR NIRVANA.
If you’ve tried other flimsy magnetic screen doors before, you’ll notice the difference right away. #1 Best Screen has toughest, heavy mesh construction. Mosquitos and biting bugs stand no chance.

2) PUTTING THE MAGNETIC MAGIC BACK INTO MAGIC MESH SCREEN DOORS.
#1 Best Screen has the full 83″ height stacked with 26 powerful magnets – BURIED in the reinforced adjoining edges, so they’ll never break or fall off. NO GAPS along the entire vertical closure = No bugs.

3) THE “VELCRO MILE”.
The ENTIRE FRAME of iGotTech’s #1 Best Screen is lined with reinforced velcro. NO OTHER screen door offers this. With super-duty velcro around EVERY inch along the top and both sides, and additional support nails included, there’s NO chance of this screen falling down, and NO chance of bugs.

4) KILLER VIDEO TUTORIAL.
iGotTech’s Creative Department fails us not. See directions in package to view instruction tutorial, ensuring you get your #1 Best Screen quickly installed right the first time, to maximize bug-free bliss.

5) OUR FAMOUS “BUGS-NOT-INVITED” CONSTRUCTION GUARANTEE.
If our #1 Best Screen construction quality, or anything about our product is not up to par: WE WANT TO KNOW. Our Top Priority is your satisfaction, and stand behind our products 100%. That means if you don’t like it, you can return it for a FULL refund, no questions asked. Simple as that! You literally RISK NOTHING trying this Premium Product Today.

 

Here’s my experience- this product is amazing! First of all, installation is made super simple by the complementary instructional video that is available on YouTube. We simply attached it to the outside of the door frame that goes out to the back yard and is dangerously close to the kitchen. It opens and closes easily to pass through, and snaps right back shut after you are out of the way. Ever since we’ve installed this, our air conditioning bill has decreased since we’ve been able to leave the door open in the mornings and evenings to get a nice cool breeze. Basically I think that not only is the magnetic screen door an amazing idea, but it has been perfected by iGotTech.

To purchase this product, click the link below to be taken to the Amazon product page.
Magnetic Screen Door: Premium Quality, TOUGH CONSTRUCTION. Velcro SEWN Around ENTIRE Frame NO GAPS! Wont Fall Apart Like Magic Mesh Screen Doors As Seen On TV, Bug Off Magna ★Fits Door Openings up to 34″x82″ MAX★ “Bugs-Not-Invited” Guarantee!

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Dr Song Rosehip Oil Review


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Ah, Rosehip Oil… one of my FAVORITE skincare items. And while one of the suggested uses is in your hair for softer and shinier hair, I doubt they had my use in mind when they suggested it. Funny story (kinda)- I was in a wedding and had an updo done at a salon. When I got home after the wedding, showered and tried to brush my hair, I found MELTED PLASTIC stuck in the underside of my hair. The curling iron must have touched something plastic on her tray and melted onto it and then transferred to my hair. Needless to say I was less than pleased. So after doing a quick Google search for how to remove melted plastic from hair, one of the suggestions was to use oil as a lubricant to coax the plastic out. I grabbed my handy Dr Song Rosehip Oil, lubed up my hair, and was able to pick and slide 75% of the plastic out of my super long hair. A few strands had to be sacrificed, but I’m much happier that I was able to save most of them. So there you go… an unexpected use for Rosehip Oil. Moving on…

Here are a few facts from the Amazon product page:

  • 100% Pure rosehip oil
  • USDA Certified organic
  • Coldpressed and specially processed for cosmetic use
  • Bottled in glass and comes with a no hassle 365 day money back guarantee!! You don’t even have to return the bottle!

First impressions: Any time a product is organic, I consider it to be a bonus. I know it’s better for myself or my family but do not always have the luxury of paying the inflated organic price. So to find that this item is USDA Certified Organic, I was happy. The glass bottle is a very pretty blue, and makes the entire product seem like it is of the utmost quality. Unlike other rosehip oils that I have smelled, for whatever reason this one did not seem as strong. It is definitely still an earthy scent, but it did not offend my nostrils like many can.

First use: In addition to my wonderful experience with using it as a plastic remover from my hair, I also used it as recommended on my face. I applied some to my clean face before bed. I was happy that it seemed to absorb quickly, as I did not want to get it all over my pillow. And like I said, the smell is tolerable enough to be literally right under my nose without it bothering me.

Results: In the morning when I woke up, I felt a bit more greasy than usual, but I imagine that is to be expected when you are applying more oil to an already oily face. After washing my face using my usual routine, I noticed that I had less red spots on my cheeks and less dryness and tightness on my forehead above my eyebrows. And this was only after one use. After continued use, my face feels softer and more refreshed overall.

To purchase this product, click the link below to be taken to the Amazon product page.
Dr Song Rosehip Oil 4oz (4 oz)

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

 

Body Merry Eye Cream and Cellulite Cream Review


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A few things that every woman (or maybe everyone every) worries about: cellulite and puffy or tired looking eyes. Well, Body Merry has provided solutions for both of their problems with their Cellulite Defense Gel Cream and Age Defense Eye Cream.

Cellulite Defense Gel Cream

Here are a few facts and pointers from the Amazon product page:

  • Optimum Caffeine + Retinol: Body Merry’s Cellulite Defense Gel-Cream has a high Caffeine content and the optimum level of Retinol (0.4%), as recommended by experts.
  • Natural + Organic: This cream also contains potent natural and organic ingredients. Three types of Seaweed (Algae Extract + Kelp + Dulse) combine to give it an antioxidant boost, which helps in firming and toning. Organic Cayenne provides a spicy twist and helps in circulation and reducing the storage of fat. This synergistic blend ensures that you are well on your way to reducing the appearance of unwanted bumps and lumps!
  • Lightweight + Refreshing: The lightweight consistency of the gel-cream is designed to glide over large areas so that a little goes a long way. It absorbs quickly into your skin, leaving no greasy residue. It is infused with a refreshing 100% Natural ‘mint – green tea – lime’ fragrance, that barely leaves a trace once completely absorbed.
  • Made in USA + Cruelty Free + No Harsh Chemicals: The cream is made in the USA in an FDA registered and GMP compliant facility. Body Merry’s products are not tested on animals. The cream is also free from harsh chemicals such as Parabens, Sulfates and Phthalates.
  • Manufacturer Guarantee: Body Merry’s products are backed with a 90 Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If you don’t like this cream, just contact us and get a full refund. Best of all, you don’t even need to return the jar.

First impressions: The smell is not offensive. Sometimes you never know with stuff like this, especially with such a sensitive nose. And the jar container is easy to screw and unscrew, and it is very easy to get the product out for application.

First use: I had NO IDEA what to expect. So I went into it blind. I applied to my outer thighs and waited. I was surprised when it started to tingle… probably courtesy of the menthol. It wasn’t an unpleasant feeling, but was just sort of odd at first. After a while, the feeling faded as did the slightly minty smell.

Results: Here’s where it gets tough. Since I am pregnant, my body is doing all sorts of odd things. In the week that I’ve used it, I have not noticed anything astounding in terms of reduced cellulite, but there are so many changing things going on in my body that I think it is unfair to make a conclusion at this point. The excellent news is that since the vast majority of the ingredients are organic or at least natural (and not tested on animals), I feel comfortable using it even now when I’m incredibly careful about what goes on or in my body.

Overall, it’s worth a shot. Especially considering their great money back guarantee, you really can’t go wrong. To purchase, click the link below to be taken to the Amazon product page.

 

Age Defense Eye Cream

First, a few words from Body Merry:

  • EASY ON YOUR EYES: This lightweight formula is a gentle and effective solution for all your eye woes including Dark Circles, Wrinkles and Puffiness. You can now let your eyes express everything but your age!
  • 70+ POWER PACKED INGREDIENTS: The only eye cream on the market that has over 70 power packed ingredients including: Vitamins C + E + B5, Peptide Complex, Amino Acid Emulsification, Hyaluronic Acid, Retinol, Antioxidants, MSM and many many more!
  • NATURAL & ORGANIC COMPONENTS: It has potent natural and organic ingredients such as Aloe, Rose Hip Oil, Jojoba Oil, Coconut Oil, Beeswax, Cranberry, Licorice, Sunflower Oil, Borage Oil, Flaxseed Oil, Evening Primrose Oil, Lavender, Calendula, Chamomile, Witch Hazel, Cocoa Butter, Cucumber, Green Tea – to name just a few! No harsh chemicals such as Parabens, Sulfates and Phthalates.
  • MADE IN USA + CRUELTY FREE: The cream is made in the USA in an FDA registered and GMP compliant facility. It is not tested on animals.
  • MANUFACTURER GUARANTEE: Body Merry’s products are backed with a 90 Day 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If you don’t like this cream, just contact us and get a full refund. Best of all, you don’t even need to return the bottle.

First impressions: Reading about this product makes me happy. Natural ingredients, packed with vitamins, not tested on animals, contains natural and organic ingredients and has a money back guarantee. Wow! Plus, as a courtesy of all of the wonderful ingredients, it smells great. And as usual, I pay close attention to the product packaging and delivery mechanism. This one lives up to my expectations as it is easy to use and makes application a breeze.

First use: Now is truly the ideal time for me to try to get rid of some funky under eye circles. I’m 5 months pregnant, am planning my son’s 2nd birthday party for this weekend, and was just notified that the owners are moving back into our home therefore we have 30 days to find a new house and move. The stress level is killing me, keeping me up late and waking me up early. Needless to say my eyeballs are tattling on me to the world. After washing and drying my face, I applied a small amount to my fingertips and rubbed it into the area below and outside of my eye. The directions state for it to not make contact with the actual eye (duhh), so I was careful not to smear any too close where it might run or be smudged into my eye.

Results: This stuff really works. My puffiness disappeared within a few minutes. I was able to apply make up as usual over the top of it, and it did not effect the make up at all. The scent and ingredients are gentle enough that my eyes did not water or burn and were not at all irritated by it. This stuff is truly amazing!

To purchase this miracle eye cream, click the link below to be taken to the Amazon product page.

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

California Kitchenware Silicone Cupcake Molds Review


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Just a heads up… this one is going to be SUPER short, as I just found out that we have to move. Boo!! So I’ll need to budget my time very closely to be able to review the products being sent to me, throw my son’s birthday party, and then pack up the house and move.

Back on task… I’ve been lucky enough to test out these wonderful silicone cupcake molds from California Kitchenware. They were convenient to order from Amazon, and they arrived looking exactly as promised.

I had a hankering for blueberry muffins not too long ago, and decided it was the perfect occasion to try these out. The instructions state that these can be used with or without muffin tins, so they are perfect for anyone who either doesn’t have any muffin tins, or someone who doesn’t have enough for a large batch. I used them with a tin, popped them into the indents, poured the batter in and put them into the oven. No need to grease, and no digging through cabinets to find those paper cups that you swear you have but can’t find.

Once the muffins were cooked, I pulled them out, let them cool and picked one to eat. Ok, ok, I picked several to eat. The muffin came out of the silicone mold with no problems, and it came out all in one piece. And clean up was a breeze. They claim to be top rack dishwasher safe, but I found it to be easiest to just wash and wipe them clean while I was already washing the muffin tin (and the other dishes that needed attention).

Overall, this is a wonderful time saving idea that is also very green.

To check out my Amazon review, click here: http://www.amazon.com/review/R2QSMJNVYQV1CV/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm

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

Review of InstaNatural Argan Oil Hair Mask and Hyaluronic Acid


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Once again, the fabulous people at InstaNaural have provided me with two wonderful products to try. First, the Argan Oil Hair Mask. Also, they Hyaluronic Serum. Both boast loads of natural and organic ingredients as well as a number of benefits. Here’s my experience with each:

Argan Oil Hair Mask

Everyone has funky hair days. Mine is always at it’s worst right after I get it done. The dyes, bleaches, etc are so harsh that my hair is left feeling straw like. This Argan Oil Hair Mask has been the perfect solution.  With ingredients like Argan Oil, Coconut Oil, Shea Butter and Avocado oil, you really can’t go wrong with this hair mask. What’s even better is that InstaNatural offers a money back guarantee! Here are a few facts and tips provided by InstaNatural:

  • PREMIUM INGREDIENTS: Our Argan Oil Hair Mask contains a superior collection of high-quality natural and organic ingredients – such as Argan Oil, Amino Acid Complex, Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Vitamin B5, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil and more – that work together to moisturize and nurture hair.
  • REPAIRS DAMAGED HAIR: This deep conditioning treatment permeates the follicles to deliver ultimate nourishment and hydration. Limp and lifeless hair can be transformed in as little as 15 minutes.
  • GET SOFT & SHINY STRANDS: Our complex formula is designed to restore health to damaged strands to enhance texture and shine. The result? Softer, shinier, more manageable hair.
  • STRENGTHENS & PROTECTS HAIR: This nourishing blend of ingredients creates stronger hair that protects it from excessive heat and styling. Obtain healthy, youthful hair, even with blow drying, straightening and curling.
  • MANUFACTURER GUARANTEE: InstaNatural backs their products with a Lifetime Money Back Guarantee, no matter where you buy our product. If you’re not satisfied, simply contact us and get a full refund.

First impressions: The jar that it comes in is convenient to use, with a screw off top that is easy to tip your fingers into while in the shower. Also, it smells FANTASTIC. The mix of natural ingredients and fragrant oils really make you want to smother it all over your head (haha).

First use: I got this Argan Oil Hair Mask literally the day after I had gotten my hair done. As usual, it felt dry, funky and not like itself. It is recommended to keep it on for 15 minutes for full deep conditioning, but I don’t think I made it quite that long. I washed my hair first, then generously applied the Argan Oil Hair Mask from tips to roots. If you’d like, you can wrap your head in tin foil or saran wrap, but I opted not to. I twisted it up into a little bun on top of my head, and proceeded through the rest of my showering tasks. At the very end, I rinsed out the mask. It rinsed easily and did not leave my hair feeling heavy.

Results: Well first of all, my hair smelled unbelievably good. Seriously amazing. It was silky smooth and easy to brush, and when I blow dried it it felt soft and hydrated. It DEFINITELY took care of my post-dying hair funk!

To purchase this product, click the picture below to be taken to the Amazon product page.

Hyaluronic Acid Serum

InstaNatural’s Hyaluronic Acid Serum boasts a number of benefits, incuding anti-aging properties, moisturizing, brightening and providing an overall vibrant and more youthful looking face. Since there is no age limit to looking fabulous, I gave it a shot.

Here are the directions as well as some facts and tips as provided by InstaNatural:

  • Cleanse and tone your skin prior to application.
  • Apply a small amount of the serum on face, neck and decollete.
  • Let the serum dry completely.
  • Top the serum with a moisturizer (you can use your regular moisturizing cream or oil).
  • Our serum can be used daily and under makeup.
  • The product is meant for external use only.
  • Discontinue use if redness or irritation occurs and consult your doctor.
  • Avoid direct contact with eyes and keep out of reach of children.
  • ENRICHED FORMULA – Our Vegan Hyaluronic Acid Serum is packed with a professional formula of anti-aging ingredients – such as Vitamin C, Green Tea, Jojoba Oil, and other antioxidants – that rejuvenate your skin to give you healthy, more youthful appearance.
  • PURE, NATURAL & ORGANIC – Your skin will love this serum, which is made with a blend of natural and organic ingredients. There are NO parabens, fragrances, additives or alcohol. Your skin will be nourished with gentle ingredients, not harsh chemicals. Each bottle is made in the USA in our advanced FDA Registered Facility.
  • INSTANT GLOW & HYDRATION – Our Hyaluronic Acid Serum delivers immediate moisture and nourishment to the skin, creating a more youthful and vibrant look with a softer feel. You will be left with a radiant and glowing complexion.
  • ANTI-AGING BENEFITS – Our serum can also help tackle tougher skin issues due to aging. It plumps up the skin to fill in fine lines and wrinkles, reduces the appearance of dark circles, decreases puffiness under the eyes, and so much more! Achieve the even, flawless skin tone you have always wanted.
  • MANUFACTURER GUARANTEE: InstaNatural backs their products with a Lifetime Satisfaction Money Back Guarantee, no matter where you buy our product. If you’re not satisfied, simply contact us and get a full refund.

First impressions: The dark blue glass bottle is pretty, but it also helps keep the sunlight from effecting the natural ingredients. And I love that they use glass for this since plastics have been know to seep into the products. Also, the pipette dropper makes for easy application and storage. And once again, as I’m finding with all of InstaNatural’s products, it smells delicious.

First use: As the directions suggest, I cleansed my face first. I dropped a few drops onto my fingertips and spread evenly over my face and neck. I waited a bit for it to dry and soak in, then I applied my usual moisturizer.

Results: After use, my skin felt bright and hydrated. As usual, while I can’t speak for it’s anti-aging properties, I can speak for it’s ability to hydrate and brighten.

To purchase this product, click the picture below to be taken to the Amazon product page.

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

Complete Anti-Aging Moisturizer by Foxbrim Review


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Nobody likes wrinkles. Wrinkles are for your grandma who’s in her eighties… not for you, right? Well at least that’s how I feel. I’ve always heard that it’s never too early to use anti-wrinkle or anti-aging products so I figured why not? And everyone needs a moisturizer, so this is the perfect place for me to start.

Foxbrim’s Complete Anti Aging Moisturizer with Retinol boasts a number of benefits, including anti aging and anti wrinkle effects, and does not cause dryness, flaking or irritation. What’s even better is they offer a money back guarantee! Here are some facts and pointers from the Amazon product page:

  • FINALLY! GET THE RESULTS YOU WANT: Foxbrim provides you a Complete 1% Retinol Moisturizer as the most effective anti-aging and anti-wrinkle cream available. Get the FULL benefits of Retinol in a scientifically proven formula ★ The Complete Anti-Aging Moisturizer ★
  • YES! EVEN FOR SENSITIVE SKIN: 1% PURE Retinol ensures you get all benefits of Retinol without worry. Most other Retinol products cause you to worry about dryness, flaking and irritation. Foxbrim’s advanced delivery formulation couples Retinol with soothing natural antioxidants for the ultimate skin repair moisturizer.
  • 100% PURE VITAMIN A: Retinols regenerative benefits help strengthen your skin’s elasticity and boost collagen production. Unclog pores and reduce overall pore size. Clear acne and reduce redness. Lighten discoloration brought on by sun and environmental damage.
  • IT’S TRUE. ★WE ALL WANT IT★… YOUTHFUL glowing skin – Even RADIANT skin – BEAUTIFULLY blemish-free complexion – HEALTHY and balanced skin
  • FOXBRIM PROUDLY PROVIDES YOU A ★RISK FREE★ MONEY BACK GUARANTEE You order without worry! Try Foxbrim’s Complete Anti-Aging Moisturizer. If you’re unsatisfied in any way with your results we will provide you a full refund (covering every single penny!). You truly have nothing to lose and everything to gain!

First impressions: I love anything that makes my life easier, which includes the handy pump on the top of the bottle. It also has a cap, which helps to keep the product from drying out. Something else that may seem trivial to others is that the base of the bottle is wider than the rest, making it harder to knock over. It sounds silly, but it’s things like those which make the difference to me. Anything that provides ease and convenience makes my day happier.

First use: Since I’ve been pregnant, as many of you can attest to, my nose has become insanely sensitive. Because of that I’ve become more concerned with how my products smell. I seem to pick up everything, good and bad. This product smells great, so I have no problems putting it on my face where my nose is forced to sniff it regularly. The product has a nice consistency- it doesn’t seem watery, but it’s not too thick too. Application is a breeze, just pump a bit on your finger tips and apply to your face and neck.

Results: As I’ve said before, I’ve yet to notice any wrinkles on my face so it’s difficult for me to say how effective it is at wrinkle reduction. I can only hope that it lives up to its claims of wrinkle prevention! However, in terms of moisturizer, I’m really happy with it. My skin has not had any negative reactions to it, and after use my face feels hydrated and silky.

Overall, I’d recommend this product to anyone looking for some help with aging or wrinkles. Or even if you’re just looking for a high quality moisturizer to use for every day.

To purchase this product, click the picture to be taken to the product’s Amazon page.

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

OrBlue Propresser Garlic Press Review


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Today I’m switching gears a bit from the usual beauty products, on to a fabulous kitchen gadget. I love cooking with garlic and can always taste the difference if I leave it out (or forget it). But I’m really not a fan of cutting it, especially mincing it. It’s sticky, leaves my hands stinking like garlic, and I can never seem to get the pieces cut small enough. Because of this, I’ve been buying pre-cut garlic in a jar, but I can taste the difference! There’s just nothing better than FRESH garlic. So I’ve found the solution: the OrBlue Propresser Garlic Press.

There are many benefits to having a garlic press in your kitchen gadget repertoire, especially one that is as well made as this one. Here are some facts and pointers provided by the folks at OrBlue:

1. ENJOY AN UNPRECEDENTED 200% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE – I am so confident you’re going to love your Propresser Garlic Press I’m offering it with a ridiculous double guarantee. If you have ANY problems with your Propresser Garlic Press FOR THE LIFETIME OF THE PRODUCT simply let me know and I will refund every penny of your purchase AND send you a brand new unit free of charge.

2. QUALITY YOU CAN COUNT ON – Unlike many of the garlic pressers on the market that are made from cheap zinc alloy, your Propresser Garlic Press is fashioned from 100% stainless steel. It won’t rust, won’t weaken at the joint, and won’t break. We’ve meticulously designed the Propresser Garlic Press to serve you for years and decades to come.

3. DESIGNED WITH EASE OF USE IN MIND – Hold the Propresser Garlic Press in your hand. Note the thickness of the handles and how comfortably your fingers wrap around them. With a clove of garlic nestled in the basket the handles are the ideal distance apart to maximize leverage. Gently squeeze the handles together. You’ll be delighted at how easily, how effortlessly your Propresser Garlic Press produces perfectly minced garlic.

4. CLEANUP IS A BREEZE – Now you can enjoy the flavor and health benefits of garlic instantly without the hassle of messy cleanup. Simply flip up the Propresser Garlic Press’s basket, rinse it under your faucet, and you’re done!

5. A BEAUTIFUL ADDITION TO YOUR KITCHEN – When you first remove the Propresser Garlic Press from its box marvel at the way light dances over the stainless steel handles and glides over the curves of its ergonomic design. This is no mere utensil – this is a handsome complement to your kitchen’s décor.

When Quality and Convenience Count, Nothing But Propresser Will Do!

Here are 5 Reasons You’re Going to LOVE Your Propresser Garlic Press
1. It easily minces garlic in one press! (No more sore palms or aching fingers like you get with other garlic presses)
2. Large capacity basket! (Press good sized cloves … even if you leave the peels on)
3. No more stinky “garlic hands”! (Easy to use and even easier to clean so you won’t have to worry about smelling like garlic cloves all day)
4. Heavy duty, quality construction! (BUT it weighs in at a svelte 9.3 oz so ANYONE can use it effortlessly)
5. Backed by an INSANE Double Guarantee! (Order yours now because you literally RISK NOTHING!)
Order your own Propresser Garlic Press today. Use it in your kitchen to effortlessly press garlic and add loads of flavor to your favorite dishes.
Once you’ve seen for yourself how handsome is the Propresser Garlic Press, how easy it is to use, how quickly you can clean it, we’re confident you’ll have LOADS MORE than 5 reasons to love it!

First impressions: This thing is STURDY! Of course they offer a guarantee on something as well made as this garlic press, because you’re not going to need it! It is substantial, well made and fits well in my hand. Mine looks a bit different than the one in the pictures on the Amazon listing. It has green silicone handles that make it that much more comfy in my hand. I fiddled with it a bit and discovered that the piece with the holes in it where the garlic comes out will actually swivel out for easy cleaning. What a genius idea!

First use: I had already purchased the things I needed to make my famous rustic potato sausage soup with kale. It calls for 2-3 minced garlic cloves, which is usually a giant pain in the booty for me because I HATE cutting garlic. When the time came to put the garlic into the soup, I just popped a few cloves off the garlic head, smooshed them with my knife so the peel could be removed and popped them into what I call the “squeeze chamber”. I held the press over the pot and squeezed, and little pieces of garlic came out of the holes. I just used my knife to scrape them off into the pot and I was done! I opened the “squeeze chamber” to check out what was left behind and was very impressed by how little remained. Clean up was a breeze with the piece that swivels out. It’s top rack dishwasher safe, but I found hand washing to be ideal because it was so incredibly easy.

Results: In other uses I’ve discovered that if you are in a time crunch, or just REALLY don’t want to touch the garlic, you can put an entire clove inside, peel and all, and it will still press the garlic for you. In the 3 weeks or so that I’ve had it, I’ve used it every single time that I’ve needed garlic. No more garlic powder, no more jars of pre cut garlic… just fresh garlic from here on out!

To purchase the Orblue Propresser Garlic Press, click this link to be taken to the Amazon product page: http://www.amazon.com/70-OFF-TODAY-Propresser-Stainless/dp/B00HHLNRVE

-OR- visit their website at www.orblue.com

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

Day by Day Beauty Vitamin C Serum Review


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In my eternal quest for fabulous skin, I’ve started to use Day by Day Beauty’s Vitamin C Serum. With ingredients like Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Hyaluronic Acid, it is known for reducing wrinkles, helping to clear acne, fading sun spots, shrinking pores, and calming inflammation. With benefits like that, what’s not to love?!

Here are a few tips and tricks provided on the Amazon product page:

  • 1. VITAMIN C SERUM: Order it Now! Just a single 1 fluid ounce bottle of Day By Day Vitamin C Serum reduces fine lines and wrinkles … fades sun spots … reverses signs of aging … shrinks pores, helps with acne, and calms inflammation … neutralizes free radicals – and so much more! Continue reading to discover how you can beautify your skin at NO RISK!
  • 2. ANTI AGING SERUM: Want to see how it WORKS? Day By Day Vitamin C Serum’s proprietary blend of organic vitamin C, E and hyaluronic acid turns back the hands of time and makes embarrassing wrinkles, sun spots and uneven skin tone a thing of your distant past. MANY of our satisfied clients report their skin looks Better, Younger-Looking, and that these results may happen even within the First Few Days! It worked for others and it will work for you too!
  • 3. BEST VITAMIN C SERUM FOR YOUR FACE: Buy 2 or More. You’re going to LOVE the way your face looks and feels once you begin using this product. Simply uncap your glass bottle of Day By Day Beauty’s Vitamin C Serum and squeeze a single application into the palm of your hand. The serum is clear, non-fragrant and easy to apply. Gently massage it into your face for smoother skin texture, wrinkle reduction and tighter, brighter skin in as little as 2 weeks!
  • 4. ANTI WRINKLE SERUM? You Ready to Reduce Wrinkles, Lines & Crows Feet? Of Course! Day By Day Beauty’s Vitamin C Serum is loaded with nourishing aloe, vitamin C and E, vegan hyaluronic acid and jojoba oil. With each application, these Miracles of Nature heal and deeply hydrate your skin cells, leaving your face visibly healthier and more beautiful.
  • 5. BEYOND SKIN CARE: As a family-run business we appreciate you choosing us over a giant conglomerate. And to honor your trust in us we back your purchase with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Purchase your own bottle of Day By Day Beauty’s Vitamin C Serum. Try it for yourself. In the unlikely event that it does not exceed your highest expectations simply let us know and we’ll issue you a prompt and courteous refund of your full purchase price. ★ RESULTS OR YOUR MONEY BACK. Our Commitment is to your Complete Satisfaction. ★

First impressions: It sounds silly, but the blue glass bottle is really pretty! Also, when you remove the reusable cap, the squeeze top makes it very easy to control the amount of product you are using. As I said, the cap is reusable so once you are done you can put it back on to prevent spills and for easy storage. Another plus: it smells fantastic.

First use: I followed the directions and pumped a small amount onto my fingertips after I had cleansed my face. Using my fingers, I massaged it into my face. The directions suggest waiting a few minutes before continuing with your beauty routine so that it can fully sink in, so I moved on and brushed my hair, etc. I can see how easily using this Vitamin C Serum can fit into my morning routine. After a few minutes it had fully absorbed into my skin, so I went ahead and applied my usual moisturizer and make up.

Results: I’m really impressed by how my skin feels after I use it. As I said, because it smells fantastic, it makes application that much more pleasant. And after it has absorbed into my skin, it feels refreshing and bright. As far as long term results and benefits that Vitamin C Serum provides, it is hard to say. Since I’ve yet to hit 30, I don’t have wrinkles, sunspots or signs of aging. And the acne I have is due to the hormones of pregnancy, which at this point I’m convinced I’m just going to have to deal with for the next few months. However, my skin absolutely feels brighter and refreshed.

Overall, this product is definitely worth trying out. The ingredients and wide ranging benefits are not age specific, so it is great to try at any age. To purchase this product, click the link to be taken to their Amazon product page: http://www.amazon.com/Best-Vitamin-Serum-Beautifies-Face/dp/B00GCQMSVA Or to visit their website, click here: http://daybydaybeauty.com

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