Month: August 2014

Unexpected Buys!!!

P1000803I walked through the store with an intention to purchase something else, however I came out with purchases I hadn’t even thought about! Anyway lets jump right into my first impressions….

Rodial Dragon’s Blood Cleansing Water – I don’t know why they call it Dragon’s Blood because it has Rose scent to it. Amazing at its job, love the scent, appreciate the pump on bottle.

Rodial Glamtox Cleansing Balm – This is a repeat purchase for me, so its implied I love this balm. I really appreciate the fact it has a pump bottle unlike Emma Hardie balm. Having said that, I don’t know when the product is coming to an end thanks to the silver opaque bottle. Just saying Mrs Rodial….

Rodial Glamtox Serum – Now I don’t fully grasp why its called Serum when its actually oil. Similar dilemma I had with The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil, but the product itself is amazing.

Indeed Labs Hydraluron Moisture Jelly – Don’t know whats difference between Hydraluron in a pumping jar and tube, nevertheless love the product.

Ren Invisible Pores Detox Mask – Its rather obvious by now, that I’m masks obsessed person. Therefore, this purchase was no brainer and I jumped the gun. Beautiful lavender scent…LOVE.

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Empties for 2014

EmptiesWe see bloggers and YouTube crew posting empties videos and posts each month or so however I’m going for mammoth empties list!

I have been religiously saving all my empties from start of 2014. I will post ALL EMPTIES FOR 2014 at end of year. Of course I will keep reviewing and updating you with my thoughts on products as I finish, but empties will come around only once a year for me.

Stay tuned for that post and let the countdown begin for end of year whilst I still keep slogging at emptying bottles and tubes of goodness!

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Face Oils Edition – Badger Organics Antioxidant Damascus Rose Oil

Badger OrganicsOn my quest to find organic face oil on Vitacost website, I came across Badger Organics range. Regrettably I had never heard of Badger Organics (to learn more about their principles, mission, etc – click here http://www.badgerbalm.com/s-12-about-us.aspx) before. To me, there is something incredibly refreshing to see a company that believes in purity and effectiveness of their ingredients, and believe money is their fuel not ultimate goal wins me over instantly. Bigger companies have shareholders to answer to but smaller private companies work for their customers! Kudos!!!

Simply based on their ingredient listing and company principles, I bought the Antioxidant Damascus Rose Oil. I have a weakness for anything rose based or naturally scented. The product claims to be highly absorbent – I agree, antioxidant rich, with rejuvenating base oils – amazing oils that don’t clog my pores and break me out, double yay for me.

P1000743At a tender age of 29 (obvs with sarcasm) I don’t have wrinkles issue but I love how my skin looks next morning. My skin is combination, dehydrated and occasionally breakout prone and much to my delight I had no issue with this oil. Sometimes I mix this face oil with my Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil. The results next morning are nothing short of fabulous, well rested, glowy!!

I cannot wait to try more products from Badger Organics and share the love with all my lovelies.

USDA Certified Organic Face Oil – Face Oil Ingredients: *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, *Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Oil, *Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Oil, Essential Oils of *Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender), *Rosa Damascena (Rose Otto), and *Anthemis Nobilis (Roman Chamomile), and CO2 Extracts of *Rosa Canina (Rosehip), *Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn), and *Calendula Officinalis (Calendula). *= Certified Organic

Badger Organics Antioxidant Damascus Rose Oil – $13.99

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Face Oils Edition – The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil

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I often wonder if this product hadn’t entered my life what would my skin be like. At first when I read about Serum-in-oil I was thinking what the heck? Like seriously what the hell is serum in oil, is it new marketing gimmick or is it really something? Little did I know when I bought it, it sure is something.

The Body Shop claims it has highest concentration in wheatgerm oil, non-greasy and fast absorbing. I would have to agree. I use it as a part of my night time skincare regime, on cleansed and toned skin. I squirt a drop on my forehead, each cheek and chin straight from pipette. The oil…serum (whatever) soaks in my skin immediately without leaving any greasy residue. The only time I’ve had a greasy residue is when I got tad carried away and applied more than needed. In the morning my skin looks plump, fresh, calm and well rested. Occasionally when I breakout near my jaw or chin, I apply this product over my breakout and it instantly calms and nourishes my angry spots and its well on its way to recovery.

P1000651Having witnessed the benefits of this product, I have used it on other parts of my body too. Such as when I may have a rash or excessive dryness on back of my hand or experiencing dry feet. It doesn’t bother me using so liberally everywhere because a little goes long way and it’s pretty cheap/reasonably priced.

So to conclude, I would definitely recommend this product to anyone with any type of skin issues. It is surely a wonderful addition to face oils family. Plus I may have figured out why it’s called Serum-in-oil. Possibly because its texture is oily but after effect is like serum….makes sense :s

The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil – $26 (keep an eye out for 40% on website – $15.60, bargain!)

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