Exfolimate – Review

Summer is right around the corner (wishful thinking), but I still need to help get my skin prepped and ready for the summer glow and to wear shorts.  When I was approached to do a review for this I was a little apprehensive, because I was always thought to believe that body scrubs were the answer.

Exfolimate helps clear the pores and smooth the skin’s surface for a more consistent, even sunless tanning application. Thoroughly moisten the skin in the shower or bath and simply use Exfolimate to help remove sunless tanning products or prepare for more consistent applications.
The application of sunless tans can block the pores, and new applications cannot be made until those blockages are cleared. Exfolimate achieves this without harsh treatments. One of the greatest problems in the tanning industry is removing a sunless tan as it fades. Now it can be removed quickly and easily in the shower or bath, by first soaking the skin, and using Exfolimate to remove the tanning products on the skin’s surface. For stubborn tans use your favorite cleanser or baby oil. It’s amazing.

Say G’day to ultra smooth skin and goodbye to dull, flakey skin. Introducing Exfolimate ™ – the ultimate tool to give you younger, fresher looking and feeling skin.

Designed in Australia – Exfolimate is your handy mate to instant exfoliation and pore clarification without the fuss of scrubs and loofahs that only rub the surface of your skin without actually removing the problem.
The secret is Exfolimate’s innovative micro-groove technology etched into the smooth metal edge. The micro-grooves gently lift and remove lingering skin cells and debris to unveil younger, fresher skin.

Exfolimate is made to gently exfoliate the face and body and is precision designed for daily exfoliation and naturally skin clearing results.
Exfolimate transforms the surface of your skin.

Exfolimate is a new breakthrough in Skincare technology. Using patented
Smooth edge micro groove technology, exfolimate gently releases dirt
And oil embedded beneath your skin’s surface. This radical deep-cleanse
Dramatically improves tone and texture, while reducing pore size, oily
Patches, dry areas and visible signs of ageing.
Use for a minute daily for fast rejuvenation or as part of your full beauty
Regime to transform your complexion. In addition to deeper cleansing,
Exfolimate offers users enhanced exfoliation and superior moisturisation by
Improving the absorption of Skincare products. It’s safe for all skin types
And leaves skin feeling softer and noticeably brighter and refreshed.
Each Exfolimate box set comes in a two-piece Face and Body combination. The smaller tool easy exfoliates the face and neck, reaching those small crevices around the nose (and even behind the ears!) While the larger body tool quickly exfoliates your arms, legs, chest and back for spray-tan prep or removal.
• Provides deeper cleansing, enhanced exfoliation and superior moisturisation
• Cleanses, refreshes and revives skin
• Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
• Leaves skin feeling softer and looking brighter
• Improves skin tone and texture
• Reduces dry spots and oily patches
• Increases the absorption of skin care products
• Safe for all skin types

In all I was pleasantly surprised, that this did an AWESOME job if not better job exfoliating my skin than standard body scrubs. Less mess, which is a huge factor and also the fact that you wont create a slippery tub (slipping hazard).  I definitely recommend anyone looking to try something new, worth it.

 

Happy Pampering!

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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.

Skincando Product Review: Bring Your Skin Back To Life Naturally

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love skin care products, so when I was approached by Skincando to do a review – I couldn’t wait!

Skincando was started back in 1998 by Sara Damelio, a college student, who found herself in a skin predicament. She had battled acne ever since high school. After working at a top luxury skin care boutique in Washington, she noticed that her skin problems were not getting better and made them even worse. Sara discovered that many common substances and preservatives used in commercial skin care products are toxic and contain petroleum byproducts and parabens. She deciding to devote herself to learning about natural beauty, she became a licensed esthetician and after several years, an organic beauty specialist. After experimenting with formulas at home, she had created a winning batch & Combat-Ready Balm was born. A cream that alleviating skin for purposes beyond simply moisturizing—eczema, sunburn, insect bites, diaper rash and blisters proved to be no match for the cream.

Skincando’s eco-beauty products are the result of 10 years of research focused on healing the skin naturally. Skincando is an earth-friendly company, using non-toxic cleaning agents in our production process, we recycle and use recycled and biodegradable materials. Their belief that it is just as important to protect the environment as it is to protect ourselves. Products are handcrafted in micro-batches from the highest quality natural + organic ingredients and are free from harmful synthetics such as parabens, petrochemicals, fragrances or dyes; plus their products are concentrated and last at least two times longer than commercial products. 

Skincando offers three lines of products: Combat-Ready, Skincando Luxe & Skincando Kids.

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Skincando Luxe ( Miracle Cream & Brew Lip Balm)

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Combat-Ready ( Balm for Kids, Lip Balm & Soap Bar)

As you can see from the above pictures I had the privilege to sample these products, and might I say that are simply amazing! From the ingredients to the packaging – these products were a hit!

My husband even helped out on this review, and tried the Combat-Ready Soap Bar and Lip Balm. He is very particular himself and liked both products – he noted that the lip balm wasnt “greasy” or left a filmy reside as some chapsticks/lip balms do and with the brutal winter we’ve had, it provided perfect moisture and relief from the elements.

As for the Combat-Ready Balm for Babies and Kids – this is an All in One item. Worked great on my son’s chapped skin for the harsh winter air, and healed it fast. I even used it on area of irritation/diaper rash and it cleared it up almost immediately. I cant wait to order the full size and use it for the other uses during the summer/spring months (scratches & bug bites).

Now saving the best for last was the Luxe line. First of all the Brew Lip Balm is my new favorite Lip Balm out of EVERYTHING I use. I have never used such a luxury lip balm product like this, that had Myrrh Essential Oil in it before. Royalty has been using Myrrh E.O. for centuries and I can clearly see why, and now I feel like part of the crowd!! The Miracle Cream is another product to rave about, it’s an intensive natural treatment moisturizer. It not only hydrates the skin, but also diminishes the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and uneven skin tone. Ingredients include: vitamins a + e, organic rose geranium oil and essential fatty acids in this cold pressed cream.  Plus they offer a vegan version of this for those who are interested.

In all I was HIGHLY pleased with this company, and the products they offer – and can understandably see why they have been featured in Martha Stewart, O Magazine, Allure, EllE Hot List, and The Today Show – to name a few.

Stop on over to Skincando, and check out the products you will be happy you did!!

Happy Pampering!!

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Sibu Beauty – Balancing Facial Cleanser Review

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Skin Care – what else can I say about it. For me when I was younger, and for most I didn’t honestly think about it to an excess much. Just whatever face wash was available on the store shelves, or my dermatologist suggested. Most of these products if not all would strip my face, making it irritated and worse than what I thought the product intended to do.

Now, that I have become more aware of health concerns including the skin (which is one of the bodies largest organs), I have taken upon myself to research more carefully. As I am getting older, I am also taking more of a look at the aging concern on skin and with all that’s on the commercials today with looking 10 years younger you can become overwhelmed with possibilities – believe me. So I was very excited to be offered the chance to try out Sibu Beauty Balancing Facial Cleanser.

Sibu Beauty, premium skin care products are made from the Himalayan sea buckthorn berry. Known as the “beauty berry” across Europe and Asia, sea buckthorn contains over 190 bio active compounds that restore, revitalize, and protect youthful beauty – from the inside-out AND outside-in. These hardy berries help nourish skin, hair, and nails with powerful antioxidants and essential fatty acids, including the rare Omega 7  (in addition to the more common Omega’s 3, 6, and 9) all four of these are critical in providing cellular support for healthy skin, hair and nails, and also aids digestion and may help you maintain a healthier weight. Sibu Beauty features luxurious natural skin cleansers, moisturizers, and other topical treatments as well as dietary supplements that beautify and protect from the inside-out.

Sibu Sea Buckthorn Berries Are:

  • All Natural
  • Wild-crafted
  • Easily Sustainable
  • Fair Trade
  • Full of Omegas 3, 6, 7 & 9
  • Natural Source of Vitamins A, B, C & E
  • Gluten-free
  • Powerful Antioxidant/190 bio active nutrients
  • Cruelty free & Vegan
  • GMO-Free

 

As I mentioned briefly above, I had the pleasure of trying out the Balancing Facial Cleanser. I was blown away by the facial cleaner. It was gentle enough on the skin helping remove excess oil and impurities yet it had tiny micro partials for a gentle exfoliation – safe to be used daily. It offered a citrus scent which is very invigorating in the morning hours, and removed makeup with ease. It has a non-foaming gel so for those that are used to foam (sulfates) which can be in skin care & hair care, it does takes getting used to for those who haven’t tried it.

Sodium lauryl sulfate, is most commonly used in shampoos, and general cleansers. It is the chemical that causes foam when you are washing your hair or face and is basically a detergent. The chemical is known to have an effect on cell membranes therefore causing breaking down proteins.

I myself researched the EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetic Database further to see the level of toxicity of this product. This product scored a 1, being considered a low hazard.  Which is great considering if you enter brands that many use currently you’re in the 2 or 3 level which is hazardous to ones health.

In all I was very happy with the balancing facial cleanser – and would love to try other products from their line including that purifying mask. The price point is great to, $17.95 for the facial cleanser – you don’t have to break the bank to get a good for you face wash.

I recommend checking out the products yourself.

You can check out Sibu Beauty on Facebook, follow on Twitter and Pinterest.

Happy Washing!!

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