Treat And Heal Your Skin Kindly

I never thought I would have so many breakouts as an adult, but it happens. As a single mom, I feel like my breakouts could be a result of stress and other factors. It’s just another reason to take better care of myself and focus on my health! When the seasons change, it is a great reminder to evaluate your skincare products too! Are you ready to treat and heal your skin kindly? We’ve got a few products to suggest! 

Treat And Heal Your Skin Kindly
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Like everyone else, I’m ready for a new year and a new start. I need to get back into a regular fitness routine. This year, I kept switching it up, it keeps me from getting bored. This year will be busy for me as I am starting a few new projects! I just like staying busy! 

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Is This Best of VOLITION Kit a Must Try?

VOLITION Best Of Kit Products

While I love being able to try new beauty products, I often hesitate when it comes to testing out new skincare products. Whether it’s a new or new-to-me brand, I’m wary about how my skin may react. When I find something that works, I remain loyal for a long time – or until something else comes along that works better. With that said, I couldn’t help but jump at the chance to test out some top products from the brand VOLITION

Front of Best of VOLITION Kit Box
Back of Best of VOLITION Kit
VOLITION Kit Products in the packaging

The Best of VOLITION Kit

The Best of VOLITION Kit is “nature’s gift for dewy, bright skin.” In the past, I ran like Forest Gump any time I saw the word dewy because my skin can get a little oily. Inside the kit are three full-size products:

  • Snow Mushroom Serum Water Serum for age-defying hydration
  • Celery Green Cream for pore minimizing moisture
  • Turmeric Brightening Polish for face and body

What’s helpful, the back of the box has information about the products, the ingredients, and how to use them. This comes helpful for people not familiar with the brand, products, or what’s in them. You should always be informed about the products you’re using.

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VOLITION Celery Green Cream
Opened container of VOLITION Celery Green Cream
VOLITION Snow Mushroom Water Serum
top cap of the Snow Mushroom Water Serum
Snow Mushroom Water Serum opened with the dropper

Best of VOLITION Kit Review

I enjoyed using these products. The packaging is excellent, and I would place it on my vanity. The products do have a scent, but since it’s not the synthetic fragrance that I’m allergic to, I didn’t have any issues. If you’re like me and sensitive to scents, you should be okay with these.

Both the serum and cream are a thinner consistency that absorbs into the skin beautifully. After several uses, I noticed a little shine to my skin, we’re in winter so it’s a little on the dry side. The polish is your typical skin polish, except it’s not rough on the skin. I’ve used it a few times and not once did my skin get irritated because the grains were too harsh. I may have finally found a face and body polish that’s gentle to use on my ultra-sensitive skin!

I haven’t been using these a long time, but I do like how my skin’s reacting to them. Please note that no matter what brand I use, my skin doesn’t react as quickly to skincare products as others. It usually takes more than a month before I notice a difference.

If you’re in the market for new skincare to try, I do recommend this kit. It’s a great way to try the top-selling products at a discounted price. This kit retails for $70 ($100 value), and you can pick it up online or in stores at your local SEPHORA. If you sign up for e-mails on the brand’s website, you can get 15 percent off your first order, making this an even better deal!

Unique Gift Ideas For Teens And Women

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Small, filler-type gifts are one of my favorite things about planning for birthdays and all the different holidays that we love to celebrate. Sometimes these small, inexpensive filler gifts will go into an overall gift basket. But, for Christmas they more often than not are destined for my kids’ Christmas stockings (unless they directly correlate with a larger gift).

For example, if I’m gifting a makeup organizer or beauty bag to one of my daughters, I might purchase bottles of nail polish/polish remover, nail files, eyeliner/mascara/eye shadow, makeup remover pads or other such items to put inside the organizer or bag before wrapping. However, if I’m not gifting a larger item like that, these smaller items will end up in their Christmas stockings along with the small treats or candies.

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Some things I buy for stockings every year — a candy cane, chocolate candies like Hershey Kisses, a chocolate santa or reindeer, Christmas-themed suckers, etc. But, I truly thrive on finding totally unique items to also stick in there that I’ve never given before.

Here, I will be sharing some of the fun, unique items that are going into my kids’ stockings this year. They would also work great in gift baskets, too.

I can’t wait to see how they react! The first two items listed are snack foods. Since the holidays are inevitably full of sweet and high-calorie treats, I decided to share two snacks that are not only delicious and full of flavor but also healthy treat options! But, trust me, your loved ones won’t even know it because they will be so bowled over by the flavors.

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Rudolph The Reindeer Poop Soap

I started volunteering in my son’s class a few weeks ago. I had no idea how much I would enjoy and appreciate helping out. This year, I am making an effort to be more involved. I already helped chaperone a field trip a few months ago and we had so much fun. I loved watching my son have so much fun running around! I plan on chaperoning any and all field trips I can! My son’s teacher and paraeducators are so appreciative of my help, which makes me feel good! Being in his class allows me to see and observe how and what they are teaching him. I recently made Rudolph The Reindeer Poop Soap and they turned out so cute! 

Rudolph The Reindeer Poop Soap

This year, I was looking for easy and affordable gift ideas for the holidays. I am so excited to share a fun recipe! The Rudolph The Reindeer Poop Soap is fun and makes a unique gift to give to friends, family, co-workers, teachers, and more! 

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Easy Skin Care Tips To Try At Any Age

If you feel as though your skin just isn’t as healthy as it could be then there are a few things that you can do to help yourself. Take a look below to find out more. No matter your lifestyle, take time for skin care. We gathered our favorite easy skin care tips to try at any age!

Easy Skin Care Tips To Try At Any Age

Give yourself some Protection from the Sun

One of the best things that you can do to protect yourself from the sun is to wear high-quality sunscreen. When you spend a lot of time in the sun, this can lead to wrinkles, age spots, and other skin related problems. You may even find that your risk of skin cancer increases as well, and this is the last thing that you want.

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3 Steps To Healthier Hair {In One Use}

I moved into my home almost a year ago. Since then, I’ve had to update appliances and other things around my home. One of them is my water heater. I started to notice my showers wouldn’t stay hot for very long. Soon after, I also realized I had hard water that did major damage to my hair and left my skin feeling and looking so dry and cracked. Since then, my water heater was updated and I had a water filtration system installed. Still, my hair suffers a bit. I am so excited to share a product line I’ve been using for only a few days. There are 3 steps to healthier hair in as quickly as one use! 

3 Steps To Healthier Hair {In One Use}
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I’ve been a fan of argan oil for years. I’ve even tried argan oil shampoo and conditioner in the past and loved it. 

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4 Easy Ways To Brighten Your Look

I have my favorite brands and products. However, every few months (usually every season), I am reminded to go through my beauty products and switch them out. Whether I need to use a different type of product for changes in weather or I want to try something new! We found 4 easy ways to brighten your look! Take the time to go through your beauty stash and make the necessary changes!

4 Easy Ways To Brighten Your Look
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I love trying new makeup. I am always going through my makeup to make sure I am no longer holding on to products I no longer use. This also helps make room for new products! 

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Personal Care For The Modern World

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I enjoy trying new beauty and personal care items and am excited to share a few new ones with you today. Candles are also something I love to sprinkle throughout my home, even in the bathroom. Switching up the scents I use for candles and other scent-effusing items helps add character to my rooms and keep them smelling great.

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Natural Organic Body And Home Care

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Cleaning is absolutely unavoidable … or enthusiastically desirable … depending upon the perspective you take when confronted with such a task. Recently I have switched out a few household cleaning items that are definitely making laundry and hand washing much more enjoyable.

Not only do Indigo Wild cleaning products bring me joy with a range of mood-boosting natural scents, they are also making me feel better that I’m using products that aren’t full of chemicals.

The ingredients in these products are better for my family and are also eco-friendly to the planet. They are cruelty-free vegan products that are manufactured with essential oils, plant-based and pure high-quality vegetarian ingredients, and certified organic food-grade oils. They are also free from detergents, triclosan, parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.

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Make the Switch to More Sustainable Beauty Products

Make the Switch to More Sustainable Beauty Products
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Plastic, it seems everywhere I look there it is. It’s in my kitchen, in my car, and especially in my bathroom. As useful as it may seem, it’s overwhelming bad for the planet. In fact, according to a 2018 National Geographic article, only 9% of the 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic produced is actually recycled. This means most of the products we use end up in landfills or the oceans. So, what can we do to reduce our carbon footprint and plastic usage? For starters, we can switch to more sustainable beauty products.

If you think about, most of the plastic we use can be found in the kitchen and the bathroom. According to Teen Vogue, in 2010 the beauty industry produced 65.62 billion plastic packaging units and 76.8 billion plastic packaging units in 2017. It’s hard to imagine that in less than a decade the beauty industry was responsible for increasing plastic packing by 10 billion units.  

Thankfully, more consumers and brands are becoming aware of this plastic problem and actually doing something about it. Whether it’s recyclable, reusable or compostable, many brands are starting to produce more sustainable beauty products. One such brand is Plaine Products, a personal care brand focused on producing non-toxic, vegan, cruelty-free, and sustainable products.

Plaine Sustainable Beauty Products
Plaine Products Packaging

After seeing firsthand the damage plastic was doing to the environment, sisters Lindsey and Alison Delaplaine knew they had to do something. They spent a year researching, creating, and testing out their new line of safe and non-toxic products, as well as developing their sustainable packaging.

Currently, Plaine Products offers hair and body care and face care products, available in both full and travel size. Not only do these sustainable beauty products come in reusable bottles, but they also are feature vegan, sulfate-free, cruelty-free, and biodegradable formulas.

Sustainable Beauty Products _ Body Wash and Lotion
How it Works

To start using Plaine Products, you first choose your scent and product type. Then, the brand will send your refillable bottles and pumps. When you start running low, you can order a refill or sign-up for their subscription service, so you never run out of your items. In fact, even their travel bottles are refillable and reusable.

When your bottles are empty, simply rinse them out and switch your pumps to the new bottles. Then, use the enclosed return label to send your empty bottles back to Plaine Products.

No more trips to the store to buy more plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion or face wash. No more ordering plastic bottles of bath and body products.

Plaine Products Face Wash

The brand was kind enough to send me their Rosemary, Mint & Vanilla body wash and lotion, as well as their face wash. I really like the fresh scent of the body wash and lotion. They don’t smell fake or full of chemicals. I also appreciate that their first ingredient is aloe vera, which is very soothing and hydrating. The face wash also has a nice citrus scent. It’s very light and refreshing, which is great for helping me wake up in the morning.  

Switching to more sustainable beauty products is getting easier and easier, especially thanks to brands like Plaine Products. Not only are they more conscientious of the packaging they use, but also of the formulations they create. We all want to look our best, but it shouldn’t come at the expense of the planet we call home.

Are you ready to make the switch to more sustainable beauty products?