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Good-for-You Products with Luscious Scents: güd from Burt’s Bees

11 Apr

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güd from Burt’s Bees is a playful line that features irresistible fragrances and real ingredients. There are no parabens, phthalates, petrochemicals in this line of products. And, of course, there is no testing on animals.

The product line includes shampoo and conditioner, body wash, and body lotion in three different scents:

  • Orange Petalooza is bright, fun, and feminine and features the scent of blood orange and hyacinth flower:
    Top Notes: Blood Orange, Pomelo, Green Tea
    Mid Notes: Orange Flower, Rose, Hyacinth
    Dry Notes: Musk, Sandalwood
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  • Floral Cherrynova is flirtatious, romantic and sweet and features a zingy blend of cherry blossom and almond milk:
    Top Notes: Juicy Bing Cherries, Fresh Green
    Mid Notes: Rosewood, White Floral Bouquet
    Dry Notes; Warm Milk Acccord, Creamy Musk
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New Fruity Body Care Line: The Body Shop Raspberry Body Care Collection

9 Apr

The Body Shop Raspberry Body Care Collection

Slip into spring with a luscious new body care collection from The Body Shop. The deeply moisturizing Raspberry Body Care Collection contains berries picked early in the season to preserve their freshness.

There are six indulgent products in the Raspberry Body Care Collection.

Early-Harvest Raspberry Body Scrub
This exfoliating scrub, which is inspired by the texture of real raspberry jam, will leave skin feeling softer and smoother.

Early-Harvest Raspberry Body Butter
This rich and creamy body butter has a buttery texture that leaves skin smooth and moisturized.

Early-Harvest Raspberry Eau de Toilette
This light and wearable Eau de Toilette is refreshing scent you can spritz on your neck or pulse points.

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This Oil Helps to Prevent Sagging Skin

4 Apr

Olive Oil Prevents Sagging Skin

Preventing sagging skin may be as proactive as incorporating a certain type of oil into your daily diet.

Results of a French study involving both sexes identified a lower risk of severe photoaging (sun damage) with higher intakes of monounsaturated fatty acids from olive oil. Photoaging, including blotchy pigmentation, wrinkling, and skin sagging, is a response to sun exposure.

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Three Hot New Beauty Products for Spring

24 Mar

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Here are a couple of hot new beauty products you can find at Sephora to help take care of your hair, skin, and lips this spring.

Bumble and bumble Cityswept Finish

If you’re looking for a “street-style” look, this finishing spray can get you there. The lightweight spray lets you add texture, but you still get a glossy finish.

Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Clinical Concentrate Boosters

This trio of concentrated formulas has everything your skin needs for optimal health and beauty:

  • The Radiance booster transforms dull skin into brighter skin.
  • The Hydration booster infuses deep moisture for smoother-looking skin.
  • The Purifying booster clears and tightens pores for increased clarity.

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Baking Soda to the Rescue: Top Beauty Uses for Hair, Skin, and Teeth

13 Mar

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I thought I had heard about most of the uses for baking soda, but a recent episode of the Dr. Oz Show covered some new and creative ways to take advantage of this household staple.

Hair

DIY Dry Shampoo Powder

If you regularly use dry shampoo, the costs can add up. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to get clean hair on the fly.

Just sprinkle a small amount of baking soda on your roots and work into your hair. I leave it on for a while to absorb any oil before combing or brushing it through.

Hair Volumizer

Let’s face, we all use a lot of products on our hair from conditioner to mousse to hair spray. Over time, these products leave buildup which weighs your hair down.

To add volume to your hair, add a quarter size of baking soda to a handful of your shampoo. Baking soda helps to remove impurities in the hair, which leaves it lighter and bouncier with more volume.

Skin

Acne Healer

Some people find that the chemicals in some acne treatments are too harsh for the skin. For a gentle but effective approach, mix up a mask of baking soda and honey to help clear up any spots on your skin. Apply the mixture for around 15 minutes to your face, then rinse.
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