Monday, June 29, 2009

Pangea Organics Facial Scrub Egyptian Geranium With Adzuki Bean and Cranberry


I've got nothing but love for this company, I swear. So this is really great because the granules are fine enough that they don't scratch my skin. The smell is light aromatherapy. Now to the packaging. They are beyond environmentally friendly with the packaging made of paper that you can plant and poof, wildflowers grow. I planted the packaging yesterday in my garden. We'll see what happens.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Sebastian Trilliant


Trilliant is brilliant!
Keeps hair from frizzing out--a BIG deal in Michigan summers--and adds shine and dimension.
There's mica in it!
I love it & recommend it highly.
Just mist a little into your hands & work through your (damp) hair.
If you are a pro-sprayer, you could spritz directly onto your hair, but I am not that advanced.
Light, beachy scent.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Skyn Iceland Giveaway!

The first 25 people who sign up for the mailing list, Club ICELAND, get a free packet of 30 cloths. Click the Club ICELAND link on the right side of the blog, fill in your information, and make sure you enter "I want to cleanse on-the-go!" in the comments section.

Good luck!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Paul Mitchell Express Ion Curl 1.0


How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
1. Nice thick cord. Not flimsy at all.
2. Heats up in seconds. Literally seconds.
3. Love the barrel size
4. Adjustable heat setting by temperature. Not just a low, medium, high.
I'm in love.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Pangea Organics Malagasy Ylang Ylang and Linden Flower Body Wash


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This silky body wash left my skin smooth. It's aromatherapy in the shower at its best. The scent is strong and cedar-like. I smelled a bit of black licorice too. Very relaxing.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Pureology-Serious Colour Care, AntiFade Complex (2)

Dandruff Scalp Cure Shampoo:

I've been dealing with some itchy scalp, occassional dandruff for about a year now. And I have medium-dark brown hair that gets very light (which I hate!) in the sun. So I was super excited to try this line from Pureology. While my scalp wasn't helped much, my hair has so far maintained it's color, and that makes me happy! I didn't realize when I began testing this product that the entire line is vegan and organic - now I'm super happy (having just returned to a vegetarian lifestyle). The scent on this product is pleasant - not at all perfumey. The lather is beyond amazing! It's very thick out of the bottle, which tells me that you are wasting very little money on H2O when you buy this product - always good. If I were to change anything, it would be the bottle design. The body is sort of elliptical with a very long neck, and squeezing out product becomes a little difficult when you get mid-way through the contents. But this was easily remedied by removing the cap.

Dandruff Scalp Cure Hair Conditioner:

Just the right amount of conditioning without making hair too soft to style.

Summary:
Out of 3 stars, this would be a 2. It's a great line, I love the scent and consistency, I just wish it did a better job on the dry & itchy scalp.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Bobbi Brown SALE!

June 9th- 11th Bobbi Brownwill be having a special online Summer Shopping Event- take 25% off your favorite Bobbi Brown products! In addition, proceeds from each purchase will support Bobbi Brown Cosmetics’ $10,000 donation to Dress for Success- an organization that provides women with the tools and confidence they need to succeed. They will also be offering free standard shipping on any order over $60.

Hey Curly! Work those spirals & win!


Go to Ouidad, enter the ‘If these Curls could Talk’ contest and they could win a trip to NYC and a makeover with Ouidad herself!

Monday, June 1, 2009

Ultra Lengthening Fruit Pigmented Mascara in Black Berry

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This huge tube of 100% natural mascara in an uncommon color is super flattering. It's so dark that it's almost black but there's that hint of color (almost plum). It thickens, separates and lengthens. I'm usually a waterproof girl because regular mascara tends to disappear and my eyelashes fall after curling them but this non-waterproof mascara stood the test of time, staying on my lashes all day and night. Bravo!