Tuesday, September 30, 2014

***Tone It Up Tuesday***

Frisky Fall Arms & Abs Routine

Are you still following along with the Frisky Fall workout routines?  I have been trying to find the time to get it all in but I keep choosing to not make myself a priority!  Shame on me!  That's why I love to do the posts for Tone It Up Tuesday's, they re-motivate & inspire me!

So, check out the new Frisky Fall Arms & Abs Routine...


Let the inspiration begin!  Go check out all the other workout routines on Tone It Up!

**ChillaVino Wine Chiller Stick-Review**



How cool is this?  I have been wanting one of these Wine Chiller Sticks ever since I saw it on Amazon because I thought it was such a cool idea so imagine my excitement when ChillaVino sent me one to review for them!  Yeah, I was just a little excited to say the least!
I really love it when you get a product that you have had your eye on for awhile and it fulfills all the expectations you had for it & more, it really is the best feeling.  The Wine Chiller Stick by ChillaVino has exceeded all my expectations, I just think it's the coolest product ever.  It also comes in this stylish, decorative box that you can use to keep the Wine Chiller Stick in when you are not using it.  

The Wine Chiller Stick is composed of 3 pieces, the chilling rod maintains the wine chilled, the decanting pourer aerates the wine for a full flavor taste and a dripless pour to avoid any mess and the stopper is used to cork the wine.  It works great for white, red & rose wines since it provides the right balance to create the optimal temperature and it brings those to life with the perfect chill.


The Wine Chiller Stick by ChillaVino is really a great product and I have really been enjoying it.  Plus, it a great conversation piece, everyone wants to know what it is, where I got it and how much it costs!  I am sure you, my readers, would like to know the same thing so here is all of that info...

You can purchase the ChillaVino Wine Chiller Stick on Amazon.com for only $14.50!  I also think this would make a great gift idea and I already have plans to get a few for upcoming birthday's & of course Christmas!

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.

Monday, September 29, 2014

*** Must Have Monday*** Suki® Exfoliate Foaming Cleanser


This Suki® Exfoliate Foaming Cleanser is AMAZING!  I received it as a sample in my Birchbox subscription about 5 months ago and I loved it!  I wanted to purchase it right away but I made myself wait until I finished up a few other products first.  Why do I love it so much?  First of all, it's great for all skin types but more than that it's because it's a two-in-one cleanser & exfoliant AND it's all natural!  It's made with natural lemongrass and chamomile and synthetic-free cosmecutical actives to thoroughly clean skin.  Then is uses the alpha hydroxy acids in raw sugar to gently buff away dead layers and excess oils without stripping off your skin’s natural moisture.
To use all you do is wet your hands with warm water and scoop about a dime-sized amount of the cleanser out with your fingers, a little goes a long way.  Rub it between your hands to activate the foaming tendency before gently massaging your face in circular motions.  Rinse and pat dry and Voila!  Your skin will feel super clean, soft and smooth all at the same time.  It's magic!
So, it's my pick for my "Must Have Monday" pick and I am using my Birchbox points to purchase my first full size jar and I can't wait until it's delivered!
Have you tried the Suki Cleanser before?  If, so I would love to hear what you think about it so leave me a comment below...

Adovia Sulfur Soap 100% Natural-Review



So, it's like this.  I am 41 and I still get breakouts!  Thankfully, they are few & far between but because I also still have oily skin I find myself still needing to use products that help me out for those issues when I need it.  I am already an established fan of Adovia products and have reviewed a few their great products so I was happy to add another product to the list and try out their Adovia Sulfur Soap for Acne, Blackheads and Oily Skin as well.
I keep the Adovia Sulfur Soap for Acne, Blackheads and Oily Skin in my shower so it's there for me to use it when I feel like my skin needs that extra little something to heal a breakout or help with any excessive oiliness.  I even use it with my Clarisonic,  I just turn it on and run it over the bar of soap a few times, works perfect!  In the last few weeks it has helped cut down on the healing time of the few breakouts that I got and also helped dry up some of the excess oil that I was dealing with.  My daughter has been using it too and it has really helped her skin as well.  It looks like we will be adding the Adovia Sulfur Soap for Acne, Blackheads and Oily Skin to the "Must Have" list in our house!


You can purchase the Adovia Sulfur Soap and check out their other great products at AdoviaSpa.com.  You can also find it at Amazon.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.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Bifidus Best Advanced Probiotic Supplement by Alice Foods-Review



Probiotics seem to be all the buzz lately and everyone seems to be benefiting from them one way or another.  I have been taking this Advanced Probiotic from Alice Foods for a few weeks now and I love how it just makes me feel like I am doing myself a favor!  Plus, I have been able to fight off a really nasty cold that was going around (Love back to school season, or as I like to call it...back to flu season)!
Advanced Probiotics are helpful because they improve the function of your immune system, reduce populations of harmful microorganisms by competing for resources and provide numerous digestive support benefits as well.


The Advanced Probiotic formula is made with only the highest quality ingredients and was designed to promote digestive system wellness, support the body’s internal microbial balance for digestive tract health and improve overall immune system health.
Probiotics containing more than 5.06 billion CFU per serving are considered new generation, high dose products. They are more potent, more effective than the old generation of probiotics (containing less than 1 billion CFU per serving). Bifidus Best Advanced Probiotic formula also has acid-resistant strains and a new delivery technology which protects the strains in stomach acid – so the difference is noticed very quickly.

For more information on Bifidus Best Advanced Probiotic Supplement make sure you check out their website and you can also purchase Bifidus Best Advanced Probiotic Supplement on Amazon.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.

Dr. Song Vitamin C Serum Review + Giveaway



I LOVE Vitamin C Serum! Here is another fantastic Vitamin C Serum that I was sent to test out for Dr. Song that delivers great results. This Vitamin C Serum also has Hyaluronic Acid in it as well. The Vitamin C helps reduce fine lines, diminish wrinkles and refines the texture of your skin. Combine the Vitamin C with the Hyaluronic Acid that helps keeps skin plump and hydrated and young-looking and you have yourself a little miracle in a bottle!
Dr. Song Vitamin C Serum has helped smooth my fine lines and smooth the texture of my skin while keeping it hydrated all day.  The serum has a gel-like texture and once you apply it to your skin it melts in, absorbs really fast and leaves it feeling soft and hydrated.
Lucky for you Dr. Song is giving you the chance to get rid of your own fine lines & wrinkles by entering to win your own bottle of  Vitamin C Serum!  Dr. Song has generously offered to giveaway a FREE 1 oz. bottle of Vitamin C Serum available to U.S. residents only.  Use the entry from provided below...


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.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Organic Youthful Radiance Eye Cream by Foxbrim-Review



I love Organic skin care and Foxbrim knows how to do it right!  I received their Organic Youthful Radiance Eye Cream to test out a few weeks ago and I have been using everyday since.  This eye cream works on all those unwanted fine lines and wrinkles, reduces puffiness and also adds luminosity and all this seems to happen almost immediately.  I apply the eye cream in the morning and at night by placing small dots around my eye area and smooth out until thoroughly absorbed.  It's a super light formula that leaves skin feeling refreshed and moisturized.
The great thing about Foxbrim is that they always use premium natural ingredients and that makes all the difference, especially if you have sensitive skin.


You can read my blog post about Foxbrim's Anti-Aging Moisturizer here and visit foxbrim.com to get more information or purchase their Organic Youthful Radiance Eye Cream and all their other great products!  You can also purchase their products on Amazon.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.

Candid Organic Vitamin C Serum-Review



Candid graciously sent me their Organic Vitamin C Serum to test out for them and I have been using it now for about a month and so far I have had some great results!  I have tried several different brands of Vitamin C Serum and each one has been a little bit different in the other ingredients that they add to their Vitamin C Serum and in this case, Candid has added Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin E and Feluric Acid.  The combination of all those ingredients makes for a powerful serum!


I suffer from Melasma and it's a constant battle fighting off the dark spots that occur as a result so I am always looking for new & innovative products to help diminish the spots.  The Candid Organic Vitamin C Serum has worked great on my stubborn spots and they are now far less noticeable and I find that I am using less concealer to cover them up.  I am hoping for even better results with continued use!

Try Candid Organic Vitamin C Serum to see the great benefits for yourself!  You can purchase Candid Organic Vitamin C Serum from their website or at Amazon.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.

InstaNatural Facial Oil Cleanser-Review



I've been a fan of facial cleansing oil for awhile now but unfortunately I haven't had the opportunity to try out very many brands yet.  InstaNatural was nice enough to send me their 
Facial Oil Cleanser to test out and so far I am really loving it.  The InstaNatural Facial Oil Cleanser is the perfect blend of ingredients that melt away dirt, impurities and makeup without stripping skin of its natural oils or disturbing the natural pH balance.  The energizing blend of oils gently cleans out my pores and removes dead skin cells, leaving my skin smooth, nourished and really soft.
The InstaNatural Facial Oil Cleanser also makes a great makeup remover and you can even use it to take off mascara!  When I feel like my skin needs an extra scrubbing I simply mix some of my exfoliant in with the InstaNatural Facial Oil Cleanser, massage into my skin and rinse off with a warm muslin cloth.

InstaNatural has a lot of other great skin care products that you can check out here.  You can also purchase their products on Amazon.com.  
Plus, stay tuned for my reviews of their Organic Rosehip Seed Oil & Emu Oil!

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.

Friday, September 26, 2014

**Beauty Box 5 Subscription Box** Coupon Code


I just placed my order for my very first Beauty Box 5 subscription box!  I'm really excited to see what I get and how it compares to the subscription boxes that I subscribe to.  
Right now Beauty Box 5 is having a special for new subscribers and if you sign up using the coupon code FREEBOX1 you will get the previous month's box FREE!  I think that's a pretty good deal and I just couldn't pass it up.  You can get a monthly subscription for just $12.00 a month, $30.00 each quarter or $99.00 for the whole year.
Are you going to be taking advantage of this great deal and sign up?  Let me know if you are or if you are already a subscriber what are your thoughts on the Beauty Box 5?

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sonora Nutrition Phytoceramides-Review



I have really been into Phytoceramides lately and testing out several different brands and having great results along the way!  Sonora Nutrition sent me their Phytoceramides to test out and I have been taking them for a few weeks now and as I have said before I once was a Phytoceramides virgin but now I cannot live without the stuff!
So what's the low down on Phytoceramides you ask?  Well, Phytoceramides work on a cellular level to replenish the skin's natural ceramides that deplete as we age.  Phytoceramides also restore the skin's protective barrier, locking moisture in and hydrating skin from the inside out.  Amazing, right?  Plus, the longer you take them the more benefits you will reap!  In as little as 4 weeks, you'll enjoy smoother, softer skin.  After 12 weeks, you'll notice plumper, tighter skin with less fine lines and wrinkles.  Phytoceramides can also help fade stubborn crows feet even when every eye cream you've tried didn't work and also help soften laugh lines, frown lines, and forehead creases and even plump out sagging skin on cheeks and neck.
As if that isn't enough if you have any skin issues like eczema, atopic dermatitis, and psoriasis Phytoceramides will help by binding skin cells together so they hold more moisture in.

Want to know where you can get some Sonora Nutrition Phytoceramides for yourself?  Go to Amazon.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.

**Deals & Steals Valid 09/25/14**

Deals & Steals

It's that time of the week!  Deals & Steals has some great items this week to kick off fall.  I picked out my two favorites but I really like everything this week!


I love these totes from Thursday Friday and I can vouch for the quality of their products since I already own a small & large clutch.  These totes are suitable for everyday or great for travel, this spacious tote combines a sleek design with a refined silhouette.  The 100% cotton canvas totes are accented with gold toe edges and sturdy double handles with a 9” drop – perfect for wearing over the shoulder.  For added security of your belongings, there’s a snap closure. A variety of colors available. Shipping is $6.99.  No Promo Code needed.


I think these shirts from Kings of Cole are really cute and perfect for fall.  Plus, the likes of Jennifer Lopez and Khloe Kardashian have been seen wearing them!  The long sleeve thermal shirt is great to take you into the change of seasons.  Adorned with a leather elbow patch, choose from skulls, stars, or hearts. Select from pink, white, or black in sizes S-XL. Shipping is $6.95.   Use Promo Code GMA.

Make sure you check out Deals & Steals for all the other items and remember the offers are only good for today and while supplies last!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

**Framesi by Be Yourself Hydro-Gel Light - Review + Giveaway**



I am really fortunate in that I have a best friend that owns a hair salon so I get to test out a lot of salon quality hair products (jealous much?, lol) and what I have discovered is that some are really worth paying the extra money and some just aren't.
If you already follow my blog then you know I love to test out products so I was exited when Framesi offered to send me their Hydro-Gel Light to test out because I was really interested to see how it compared to all the other salon products I have tried.
Let me tell you, the Framesi by Be Yourself Hydro-Gel Light does not disappoint!  I really loved the gel.  Like I said, I have tried A LOT of salon quality products and this gel blew them all out of the water!  Not only is it super light weight it is an alcohol-free, color safe styling and sculpting gel with pearl protein that enhances texture and manageability, locking in volume, shine and bounce.  It really does all of those things and it doesn't feel like you have a bunch of product in your hair which I love because I can't stand crunchy hair!  Another bonus it that a little goes a long way which means more bang for your buck.
Now I find myself in a predicament because I want to try the entire line!  It looks like I will be having a conversation with my best friend about getting the Framesi line in her salon!


The great news for all of my readers is that Framesi is sponsoring a giveaway so you get the chance to try this awesome Framesi by Be Yourself Hydro-Gel Light for yourself!  The giveaway starts 09/24/14 @ 11am PST and ends 09/28/13 @ 11pm PST for U.S. residents only.  Enter to win 1 FREE bottle of the Framesi by Be Yourself Hydro-Gel Light by using the contest widget below...


You can also purchase Framesi by Be Yourself Hydro-Gel Light via beautycarechoices.com or Amazon.com.  You can also check out other Framesi products at the Framesi website.

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.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

LeafSource Review + Giveaway Review + Giveaway



*LeafSource-Greens Superfood Concentrate


If you follow my blog then you already know that I love a good supplement.  I'll admit it...I guess I'm a little bit of a supplement junkie.  However, I pride myself on only taking supplements that do not contain binders or fillers and that only contain 100% natural ingredients.  
LeafSource-Greens Superfood Concentrate is one of those supplements so I was really happy when LeafSource offered to send me a bottle to test out for them.
Unfortunately, I have a really bad neck & back so I am all for something natural that helps with inflammation and joint pain relief and since I have been taking LeafSource-Greens Superfood Concentrate I have definitely noticed that I have not had to take as much ibuprofen during the week (which I hate to take & I try not to take).


I think it's just an added bonus that LeafSource-Greens Superfood Concentrate also helps improve energy and restores and supports Healthy Skin, Hair, Bones and Nails!
Sounds pretty amazing right?  Well, LeafSource has generously offered to sponsor a giveaway of 1 FREE bottle to one of my lucky readers!!  You can enter the giveaway from 09/23/14 @ 9pm PST through 09/30/14 @ 9pm PST, open to U.S. Residents only.  To enter simply use the entry form widget below...




You can also order a bottle of LeafSource-Greens Superfood Concentrate on Amazon.com.  Also, visit the LeafSource.com for more information!

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.

Ebook - Vegetarian Weight Loss


*Ebook - Vegetarian Weight Loss

I was sent this Vegetarian Weight Loss to review for my blog and I have made quite a few of the recipes already.  I love how simple the recipes are and they are really easy to follow and most of the recipes are made with ingredients that you would usually have on hand.  However, I also really like the fact that the author, Jonathan Vine goes into to detail about the benefits of being a Vegetarian and what foods to eat and what foods to avoid.  I have wanted to make the switch to becoming a Vegetarian for a long time now and each time I do a review of one of Jonathan Vine's ebooks I get one step closer!
Our household favorites from the Vegetarian Weight Loss ebook are the Coconut Chia Pudding & the Avocado & White Bean Wrap, there are actually a few more but I figured I would stay with our top two.  I haven't followed the Vegetarian diet enough to decide if I really lost any weight from it but I think it's safe to say loosing a couple pounds would be really easy to do with the all the great recipes in this cook book.  Also, there is a great variety of recipes so you don't feel like you are missing out on anything.
If you are looking for a really easy to follow and informative Vegetarian cook book then the Ebook - Vegetarian Weight Loss cook book is a great option.  I think being able to loose a few pounds is just an added bonus!
Plus, it's only $3.31 on Amazon.com!  Does it get much better than that?


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.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Pink Eyelash Curler from ForteBellezza Review + Giveaway



How cute is this eyelash curler?  I was lucky enough to be chosen by ForteBellezza to test out their  Pink Eyelash Curler and give an honest review.
I am now officially a huge ForteBellezza Pink Eyelash Curler fan!  The Pink Eyelash Curler has since replaced my Revlon Eyelash Curler.  The ForteBellezza curler is far better than my old Revlon curler.  It fits perfectly in my hand so it's more comfortable to use but more importantly the Pink Eyelash Curler is specially designed to always grab every lash so it creates a perfect curl.  Plus, it's Pink!  Love it!!


Do you want perfectly curled lashes too?  ForteBellezza has generously offered to sponsor a giveaway and give one FREE Pink Eyelash Curler to one lucky winner!  Contest runs from 09/22/14 12pm PST through 09/30/14 12pm PST.  Winner will be selected at random, open to U.S. residents only.



You can also purchase your own Pink Eyelash Curler from ForteBellezza on Amazon.com and head over to this page to get a 30% coupon!

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.

Skin QR Organics, NuElle Triple Action Anti Cellulite Concentrate-Review



I was so excited to try the NuElle Triple Action Anti Cellulite Concentrate that Skin QR Organics sent me to test out for them, mostly because I was a bit skeptical that it would actually work!  
I have now been using the NuElle Triple Action Anti Cellulite Concentrate for a few weeks now and while my Cellulite isn't gone I will say that the appearance of it looks a lot smoother (yay for me!).  
I think we all know that a cream cannot get rid of Cellulite but the NuElle Triple Action Anti Cellulite Concentrate can firm the surface of the skin, detoxify on the inside, reduce water retention and fat cell clusters.  It can also improve circulation which also improves the overall appearance of the skin.

The NuElle Triple Action Anti Cellulite Concentrate is now a must have for those days when you want to wear your favorite shorts to show off those legs or even when you need a little confidence boost when you plan on laying out in your bathing suit to get a little sun.

  Who doesn't to want to make their Cellulite less noticeable and have smoother skin?  Skin QR Organics also offers this Phat QR Solutions Anti Cellulite Collection to help really work on the appearance of your Cellulite!


 Get more information & purchase NuElle Triple Action Anti Cellulite Concentrate and the other products by Skin QR Organics on their website.  You can also purchase your own NuElle Triple Action Anti Cellulite Concentrate by Skin QR Organics on Amazon.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.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

True Sol Colon Detox-Review



Sometimes you just need a good detox am I right?  True Sol sent me their Pure Premium Colon Detox to test out for them and it was perfect timing since I have been feeling like I was due for a detox after being out of town, not eating my normal foods and perhaps a few too many cocktails! 
 Pure Premium Colon Detox worked really well, it was gentle but effective and left me feeling more refreshed & a little lighter!

True Sol Pure Premium Colon Detox is a purifying and rigorous cleanse that removes waste matter from the digestive tract that may have accumulated over a period of several years.  This particular cleanse is extremely effective and should therefore not be taken on a daily basis for more than a week.

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.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Sano Naturals Phytoceramides 350 mg Skin Supplement-Review




I think it's official that Phytoceramides are my new BFF!  I had not really heard of Phytoceramides up until a few months ago and now I can't get enough of them so when Sano Naturals sent me a bottle of theirs to test out for them I was SO happy!  
I have been taking Sano Naturals Phytoceramides for a few weeks now and my skin really does seem more supple.  I am hoping for continued results because with regular use Phytoceramides I should expect to see that my skin will be more hydrated, with fewer wrinkles and fine lines.  Sano Naturals Phytoceramides is also a powerful nutritional supplement for people who suffer from excessively dry skin, itchy skin, or certain forms of eczema.


You know you want to get in on the more supple skin and fewer wrinkles & fine lines!  So, you can order your own bottle at Amazon.com and SanoNaturals.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.