Review: Colgate® Optic White™ Toothbrush + Whitening Pen

[Originally published on Examiner.com 3/5/2014] Whitening teeth can often be expensive. Not to mention the hassle of using various whitening agents. Last month, Colgate® introduced a new breakthrough product to the Optic White line. The Colgate® Optic White™ Toothbrush + Whitening Pen offers convenience and time efficiency because it’s easy to use and affordable. The toothbrush includes a built-in whitening pen, so you can Brush.Whiten.Go. … [Read more...]

Review: L’Oréal Paris Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream (Deep)

I’d seen many commercials leading up to me being asked to review L’Oréal Paris Magic Skin Beautifier BB cream. I was a skeptic at first, but I am in love! I was sent the deep BB cream. I’m dark complexion (Kelly Rowland’s color) and it works great on my skin. When applied, it went on my skin so smoothly. My blemishes were concealed. How I used it: Initially, I used it as a primer, but it didn't blend well with my foundation, so lately I … [Read more...]

Review: Biokleen Laundry Liquid

I consider my skin to be problematic at times when exposed to certain soaps. My skin becomes itchy and often dry. It isn’t easy to find a laundry detergent that I can use without breaking out. Trust me; I’ve used just about every detergent on the market. The unfortunate thing is that, I usually end up using some type of laundry detergent used on children’s clothing. Recently, I was able to review a laundry detergent called, Biokleen. Love … [Read more...]

The Secret of controlling stress sweat

[Article originally from Examiner.com] Many have experienced the embarrassing moment of profusely sweating, and the unpleasant odor. Imagine giving a presentation, and suddenly discovering that your underarms are drenched in sweat. The body’s response is associated with stress sweat. The smelly truth is recognizing and understanding which sweat you are experiencing. There are three main factors; physical activity (which would include … [Read more...]

Review: NuboNau (Natural & Organic Skincare Boutique)

I am in love with a company called, NuboNau. It is a small, family owned natural and organic skincare boutique business. I have always had problematic skin, so finding a product that doesn’t cause break outs, irritation, and that is vegan friendly, isn’t always easy. I tend to use vegan products on my skin because I don’t like harsh perfumes or animal testing. The company website has several products that are organic and great for skin, hair, and … [Read more...]

Now accepting Holiday Guide inquires

The Christmas holiday is almost here! If you are a company and would like to have a product included and reviewed in our Holiday Guide, please contact Lodie. Don't celebrate Xmas??? Not a problem, we are also looking for products to celebrate other holidays. I've extended the deadline, so I will be reviewing products for the holiday guide up until January 5th. Accepting products in the following categories: Health - drinks, food, skin, … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Mia Mariu products

One reader has the opportunity to win Mia Mariu Hydrating Stick Gloss and one No. 30 Mia Kabuki Brush. Retail value $45.00. To learn more about Mia Mariu visit my review. a Rafflecopter giveaway How to enter As always, MUST be 18 years of age or older Must be a U.S. resident Must enter using Rafflecopter (this is done so that winners are selected randomly and fairly... think of it this way, you have a better chance of … [Read more...]

Review: Acure Body Lotion

I love Acure products because they’re so natural and feel great on hair and body. Recently, I was able to test Acure Lavender + Echinacea Stem Cell Calming body lotion. I wasn’t familiar with the lotion prior to testing. My skin: I have combination skin; however, since I moved back to Northern California, my skin has been excessively dry. I believe that most of it has to do with the hard water here. I feel as though I go through so … [Read more...]

Review: Mia Mariu

  I had the opportunity to test and review Mía Mariứ Hydrating Stick Gloss and Mía Kabuki Brush No. 30. If you’re not familiar, the health and beauty company is based in Dallas, Texas and offers many social selling opportunities for women through success of online and Independent Advisors.  Encanto stick gloss Mia Mariu Encanto For keeps: My lips feel really soft from using it.  I love that the gloss … [Read more...]

Review: Beautybox Five Monthly Subsciption Box

Monthly subscription boxes can be a valuable way to save money on products.  Considering that a 13 Fl Oz bottle of lotion can run you over $7.00 these days’, paying a monthly subscription seems ideal.  Beauty subscription boxes include products every month.  I was sent Beauty Box Five August subscription box.  The box includes 5 items that pertain to beauty.  There are different membership options and boxes are … [Read more...]

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