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Step 2: In a pot, bring purified water (I just used brita water) to a boil if you don't have a facial steamer. Add an organic herbal mix to your boiling water if you wish or you can just use the steam itself. I used Lilith's Apothecary Clarify - an organic herbal facial steam for normal to oily skin.
Step 3: Carefully bring the pot over to a table after it has stopped boiling and place it on a heat-proof surface. Wrap a towel around the circumference of the pot just to ensure you do not burn your skin and to have a soft surface to rest your face on.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
So i've been loving etsy like crazy and I thought I found the perfect lotion with the ideal ingredients. On the website the ingredients consist of aloe vera, essential oils, jojoba oil & other carrier oils, vegetable glycerin, emulsifying wax and stearic acid. I didn't list the exact oils because I really don't want to single this company out more than I already am. As you can see the ingredients are just heavenly. As natural as a face lotion can get.
SO when I received this today I was so excited and the packaging was SO CUTE! And then I saw it...Phenonip. In the ingredients on the listing in the shop it never included this. Phenonip is a preservative that is pretty much composed of a whole bunch of different parabens. I guess what i'm trying to say is that I feel really mislead and i'm upset that the ingredients were not accurate on the listing. Anyways, that is my little rant for today. Since I've already bought this i'm going to use it up and hopefully it does work out with my skin despite the phenonip. =)
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Today I woke up from the sound of the postman ringing my door bell and to my surprise it was my teeny tiny Haus Of Gloi order! I was so EXCITED and I opened it immediately. I expected the scrub to be melted due to the extreme hot weather we've been getting and indeed it was. It looked pretty gross to be honest; like melted butter and oil with ground coffee floating around =P. But following the instructions that are clearly outlined on the website in the product description, I popped it in the fridge for 10 minutes and it was just like new!
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Thursday, May 20, 2010
She also sent me a sample of her sugar scrub which I have not opened yet and also 3 more of her white cake & strawberry tarts BECAUSE I CANNOT SAY BETTER THINGS ABOUT THIS SCENT!! So I'm really happy with my order! As you can tell everything was very neatly packaged and ready for gift-giving if that is what you're looking for. I'm disappointed that I didn't like the Strawberry Shortcake but we all have preferences and maybe you would like this scent. So if you haven't checked her etsy shop out I really suggest you take a little look and try something out! =D
Friday, May 14, 2010
So I have been using this particular soap forrrr...well going on 5 months now and I am just totally 100% in love with this soap. I use on my face and before you think "omgosh bar soap on my face" well YES on my face and I just absolutely love it. If I had to choose a holy grail soap this would be it. Let me tell you why..
The lather- OMGOSH! When it comes to soaps the most important thing about it has to be the lather. This soap produces a creamy, milky, sudsy just really glorious lather. It is like i'm on cloud 9 when i'm...washing my face lol. You can use this on your body as well and the only reason I don't is because it doesn't really have a smell.
The smell- If I had to describe the smell it would be pleasent and a very light clean smell. It's not offensive at all and it's perfect for the face.
The way my face feels after- Incredible! This soap completely removes all my makeup at the end of the day and since using this soap my face has been so soft. The texture of my face has improved and of course my acne situation has come to an end. I have also been using their Clear and Smooth Acne treatment for a full 5 months and after going through about 5 months with pimples popping up out of nowhere I really was so relieved when I tryed this and it worked! I can do a review on that product at a later date if you guys want, just leave a comment.
Now this soap is not pretty I mean it doesn't have any cool swirled colours in it or any different shape to it it's basically a plain yellowish-cream colour rectangular bar of soap. Oh and it's HUGE! This bar must weigh at least 8 ounces and each bar is only 5 dollars.
So if you're looking for a really high quality bar of soap that really has nothing to it, basically a very plain jane soap then give this a try. If you're really looking for a soap that lathers and is wonderful to use on your face then I would really recommend this! Please keep in mind that I do have oily skin and for people with very dry skin this soap may not work for you as a facial cleanser.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
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Next..customer service. Impeccable is how I would describe Shantay & Stacy's customer service. If you have a question, they get back to you so fast and they will work with you if you need a custom listing or a custom tart. They also update you on shipping and if they're going to be out of the shop and when, just incase you have any questions. I have already placed another order with them because THESE THINGS SMELL AMAZING and I have noticed that they last forever.
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Now for the mountie massage bar. It's supposed to smell like creamed coconut, vanilla and jasmine. It doesn't..It's not a TERRIBLE smell but I really would not like to smell like it.. It smells similar to the Nutts massage bar except its more earthy and piney and not as sweet.
Is it just me? I mean did anyone try these two products and like them? I just feel so let down. I bought 2 of these gifts. So when I got the first one and didn't like it, I was hoping maybe it had just spoiled or it was just a bad batch or SOMETHING. But unfortunately, to my dismay the second gift smelled the same..
PS: If anyone actually loved this gift and wants it, just let me know!
Thursday, April 22, 2010
They look like cupcakes right?! Or those little tarts you buy in the bakery section at your local grocery store. Actually these are wax tarts from Country Home Scent. It's an etsy store that I came across last week and man, these little things are AMAZING.
First of all they are so adorable. Each one to it's own, they are decorated according to scent. For example, the Pumpkin pie one that I got has an orange bottom, a lighter top and is sprinkled with cinnamon. Like a real pumpkin pie! Secondly, they are highly highly highly scented.. I mean they didn't just fill up the a room in an hour, they filled up my entire 3-storey home. From my basement where I was burning the Cinnamon Buns tart, to my bedroom which is on the top floor; my entire house smelled like sticky yummy frosted cinnamon buns. The scent was dead on...Like I wanted to eat the air. So about the tarts, they are wax-blend tarts containing the highest amount of fragrance oil that could possibly be put in. Each tart weighs 1 0z..I believe.. and the tart that I was burning was in the warmer for about 4 hours and there still was quite a bit left so they do last for quite a long time. In her etsy store she has SO SO SO many different scents and you can also pick and choose with her "stock up sampler" and "choose a dozen" deals.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
This soap is just beautiful it is like a piece of art. Honey and brown sugar sandwiched in between a creamy off-white colour and a sweet pink strawberry-scented base. To me this smells like a delicious strawberry parfait. It has more of a strawberry yogurt smell than a stawberry shortcake. It's a very juicy strawberry smell, perfect for the summer. Also the honey-brown sugar middle would be perfect for exfoliating legs, arms and anything else we feel like showing off in the warmer months coming. If you like the smell of Strawberry Feels Forever massage bar from Lush, you'll definitely LOVE this soap. AND $5 FOR 5.5OZ?!? Stock up before they're all gone!
[ingredients: saponified vegetable oils of (olive, rice bran, coconut, organic palm and shea butter), essential oils, natural colour, natural vitamin E, natural vegetable colouring]
Lucious Mango/ Exotic Papaya Coconut Milk Soap
[ingredients: saponified vegetable oils of (olive, rice bran, coconut, organic palm and shea butter), essential oils, natural colour, natural vitamin E, natural vegetable colouring.]
Tropical orange shea butter bottom, with a shea butter-coconut milk top, sprinkled with exfoliating coconut flakes. This soap is a vacation in your shower. The smell is very true to name with scents of mango, papaya, passionfruit, coconut and satsuma. Definitely another keeper for the summer and if you just love it too much to use it, the vibrant orange bottom definitely gives you a reason to showcase it in your bathroom instead!