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Prosilk Professional Straightening System

I used my new 1″ Prosilk Gold flat iron today.  I have fine, wavy hair, and I don’t usually straighten it, but I decided to try it out to see how it looked.  This professional iron is nice because it has multiple heat settings.  It can heat up to 435 ...

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Nordea’s Soaperie

I was visiting a friend in the NYC area recently, and we decided to go to a Brooklyn craft fair. There was a ton of great stuff, but I got really excited when I saw a natural beauty product booth. The pretty lady making the goodies was named Nordea and ...

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Aromafloria Double Action Foot Scrub Review

Even though I’ve given many pedicures throughout my career, when it comes to taking care of my own feet, I prefer to do it myself. Sure, it’s not quite as relaxing as having someone else pamper me, but paying for something I can do myself just seems a little wasteful. ...

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A Wild Soap Bar

I love finding small businesses that sell GREAT products, and I could keep this secret all to myself, but luckily I don’t think they’re going to run out of soap anytime soon, so I’ll share with you!  The secret is a small family business from Texas called A Wild Soap ...

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Do Cosmetics Cause Cancer?

From a post on Mother Nature Network by Plentymag.com: The Environmental Working Group (EWG)  has tested 7,500 beauty products and found that 80 percent of them contained 146 chemicals linked to cancer. In this country, “12.2 million adults — One of every 13 women and one of every 23 men ...

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Sircuit Skin Immaculate Mist Review

    After loving the last Sircuit Skin product I tried, I thought I’d try another designed for acne-prone, oily skin, Sircuit Skin Immaculate Mist. It’s what they call a “moisturizing mist.” But to me, it felt much more like a toner (though not as drying). Yes, it feels good ...

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Eye Tea by Tracy Stern SALONTEA Review

My best girlfriend and I tried out Tracy Stern SALONTEA Eye Tea bags. Basically, these are large tea bags filled with organic chamomile, angelica root and witch hazel. They are designed to soothe tired eyes and reduce swelling. As my friend and I had recently over-imbibed in some, shall we ...

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Jane Iredale Dream Tint and Zap & Hide Concealer Review

I’ve just found a great way to shave some time off my morning routine. The perfect combination for my oily, acne-prone skin: Jane Iredale’s Dream Tint and Zap & Hide Concealer. Dream Tint is a tinted moisturizer, but it doesn’t feel like any tinted moisturizer I’ve used before. It smooths ...

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Product Review – Rose Monsoon Hydrating Mist by Miessence

I recently found this Australian company called Miessence that I’m pretty excited about.  They seem to be one of the few brands that is totally committed to healthy cosmetics – and ladies and gentleman, they do their homework! The Miesscence (prounounced “my essence”) products are either USDA Certified Organic or ...

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Product Review – REN Conditioning Eye Makeup Remover

I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve had the hardest time finding an eye makeup remover that I like. I’ve tried all the drugstore brands, Maybelline, Cover Girl, Loreal … but they either were too greasy or too drying. And none of them seemed to remove it as well ...

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