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Clean Skincare That’s Affordable and Travel-Friendly

My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini Kit

Finding skincare that’s both travel-friendly and inexpensive is quite the challenge. However, it’s a challenge I’m ready for. While I’m not traveling anytime soon, I am moving. I have to pack everything up and can only use certain products, so it’s the perfect time to test out some travel-size products from My ALCHEMY Skincare.

About My ALCHEMY Skincare

My ALCHEMY Skincare is a cruelty-free and clean skincare brand that wants you to stay as young as you feel using products with healthy aging ingredients. They learned firsthand “the impact of self-care and nutrition on our bodies, both inside and out.” Inspired by cancer, the mother-daughter team had one goal in mind – “to offer every [BODY] knowledge to empower healthy choices as we strive to help you live your best life toxic-free.” 

My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini still in packaging
My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini Kit in the included pouch
My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini Kit

Products Sent

I was sent and able to test the Travel Mini [$65] kit. Perfect for traveling or when you’re in the middle of a move, and you don’t have a ton of space or everything readily available.

What’s inside the kit:

  • Wildcrafted Cleanser
  • Rose Hydrosol Spritzer
  • Illuminate Face Serum
  • Towelettes
  • Vitamini

The website also shows you how to use each product, which I think comes in handy.

Each product is:

  • Wildcrafted and organic ingredients
  • Free: of toxins, sulfates, phthalates, parabens, petrochemicals, silicone, talc, artificial fragrance and colors, fillers, synthetic chemicals.
  • Cruelty-free, Leaping Bunny Certified
  • Vegan
  • Recyclable & reusable bottles
  • Made in the USA
My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini Face Cleanser
My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini Face Hydrosol
My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini Face Serum
My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini Towelette in packaging
My ALCHEMY Skin Care Travel Mini Towelette Case

Travel Mini Review

I recently decided to go solely cruelty-free and clean. I don’t believe in animal testing, there’s no need for it, and I will not use brands that still do this. This kit is nice. It truly is. I have crazy sensitive skin, so of course, I was a bit nervous to try everything. My skin reacted nicely. They don’t take up a lot of space on my bathroom skink, you don’t need to use a ton of products, and there are no horrible scents.

This kit is an excellent option if you’re looking to try a new brand, you want to go cruelty-free, or you are doing some traveling soon and want travel-friendly products. While I do like these products and didn’t have any issues, I’d recommend testing them out before you travel. It’s always best to know a product works for you before heading out on vacation.

Overall Thoughts

The price might seem high for a travel kit, but the quality is marvelous and well worth it. I’m always looking for great deals and ways to save money, but when it comes to skincare, I’ll spend the money if it’s amazing. And it is.

Travel-Friendly Mineral Makeup

Travel-Friendly Mineral Makeup

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I have been a fan of mineral makeup for years now. I first tried mineral makeup soon after my son was born. I was searching for natural products to use because I was interested in removing chemicals and unwanted ingredients from our household and my beauty products. Back then, mineral makeup came in jars and it usually got all over the place! Now, there are more options when it comes to natural makeup!

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Macaron Hairbrush That Is Too Deliciously-Stylish Not to Have!

main image for Milk + Sass Macaron Hairbrush
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When it comes to travel-friendly products, you want to stand out in a good way. You want your product to be useful without taking up too much space. But you also want it to be memorable. Have a found the hairbrush that checks off all of these boxes? I think so! Check out our review of the Milk + Sass Macaron Hairbrush ($12.99), which is a detangle brush and compact mirror. 

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3 Ways To Protect And Enhance Your Summer Look

Here in California, our sun is out! I am reminded that I need to pull out the sunscreen to protect our skin. I want to start walking again too. I like to take the time to apply sunscreen before spending time outside. 

3 Ways to Protect And Enhance Your Summer Look
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Are you ready for summer? Spring is almost here and we are already preparing for warmer weather! The sun may be out, we are still expecting rain here and there. We could certainly use the rain too! 

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Is This The Ultimate Beauty Organizer?

Cherry Blooms Beauty Organizer

Many people love buying and trying new beauty products, but storing and organizing beauty products can be a bit tricky. Does Cherry Blooms have the answer to your prayers with the ultimate beauty organizer? Let’s find out!

About the Ultimate Beauty Organizer

This 2-piece beauty organizer ($69.99) is a sleek travel-friendly case that includes one toiletry bag and a small bag organizer that features 16 compartments that can hold more than 80 products while keeping your beauty products safe, secure, and organized while traveling. This product was exclusively made by Cherry Blooms Founder Jellaine Dee in Australia. You have four color options available: Quilted Matte Leather, Quilted Shiny Leather, Black & Gold, and Chevron. While the Black & Gold was gorgeous – and will be a favorite – I chose the Quilted Shiny Leather to test out and review.

Is this the Ultimate Beauty Organizer?

Front of the beauty organizer
The back of the beauty organizer
Inside the Cherry Blooms ultimate beauty organizer
Inside the beauty organizer attachment

Beauty Organizer Review

If this was the story of Goldilocks and the three bears, the beauty organizer was just right. It’s not too large that you’re wasting space or too small where you have to carry around two organizers – it’s a perfect size. Not to mention, it’s a quality product that was made to last. I’ve had multiple makeup bags that barely lasted six months before it started falling apart. I haven’t tried washing this, not sure if it’s machine washable, but it’s easy to wipe down with a kleenex.

I recently moved and haven’t had a chance to get a proper organization unit for my makeup and skincare products, and this has been working great! It doesn’t hold everything I have, but it’s enough to put my day-to-day products in. 

I can understand that some shoppers may feel $70 is a lot for a beauty organizer/makeup case, but the quality is amazing. It includes a mini organize that you can take in and out when you’re traveling, which is so convenient. If you’re able, I highly recommend this beauty organizer if you’re looking for a nice size toiletry bag that can handle all of your travels. Is it the “ultimate” organizer, no, but it’s so good that I haven’t even started looking at how I want to store and organize my makeup products.

Hemp Oil Vs CBD Oil

Hemp Oil vs CBD Oil… what is the difference?

There is a lot of people out there that have no idea there is a big difference. Like myself! The past couple years the “green rush” of cannabis products have been flooding the market.  A question I hear a lot is…Can you get high from the CBD or Hemp Oil?

No- you can’t get high from hemp or CBD hemp oil or CBD products.

There are two different cannabis plants one is non-psychoactive hemp and the other is psychoactive marijuana. I want to share with you what I’ve been using on myself and my family. 

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We Made Small Upgrades With Two Items We Use Almost Everyday

My son and I use to have to move every few years. Our most recent move was in December of 2018 and I’m confident it will be our last move for many years!  Each time we have had to move, I find myself making small upgrades with everyday items!

Small Upgrades With Everyday Items
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Every time we moved, I took the opportunity to downsize, declutter, and organize our things.  It is the perfect time to go through our things and determine what is worth packing up to take with us or just start over. I realize that not everyone likes to upgrade or downsize their items. With all of our previous moves, it just helps us overall ready for a new start. This time around, I was looking to upgrade my non-stick pan.

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Natural Care For The Family

As a single mom, I am always on a budget. However, when it comes to beauty, I like to be picky with what I use!  A few months ago, I had to purchase a list of basic beauty essentials to send to school for my son, such as a comb/brush, toothbrush, toothpaste, lotion, deodorant, etc.  They were going to work with the students on how to use these items, basic needs, and how to care for themselves! At the time, I needed to buy the items quickly, so I didn’t choose natural items!  After buying everything on the list, I realized, I should choose natural beauty for the family!

As a single mom, I am always on a budget. However, when it comes to beauty, I like to be picky with what I use! A few months ago, I had to purchase a list of basic beauty essentials to send to school for my son, such as a comb/brush, toothbrush, toothpaste, lotion, deodorant, etc. They were going to work with the students on how to use these items, basic needs, and how to care for themselves! At the time, I needed to buy the items quickly, so I didn’t choose natural items! After buying everything on the list, I realized, I should choose natural beauty for the family!
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As time went on, I’ve been slowly switching my son’s basic care items to natural products. We are now using natural toothpaste.

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Unexpected Natural Beauty To Try

I didn’t start looking into natural beauty products until after I had my son. I was a stay at home mom for the first time. I had a lot of time to discover and read more on beauty products. I found a new home business that sold mineral makeup! After that, I knew I had to try more natural products! I am so excited to introduce you to a few unexpected natural beauty to try!

Unexpected Natural Beauty To Try

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Add Light Botanical Scent To Your Life

Add Light Botanical Scent To Your Life

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Mirum, but opinions expressed are my own.

Now that I’m a single mom, I am enjoying life! Yes, my life has changed and parenting is a bit harder and stressful but I am looking at the positive side of things. I love trying new products, especially with fun scents. I am also in search of travel-friendly and compact beauty products I can take with me when I am out and about!

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