Red Apple Lipstick: Gluten-Free & Vegan Lipstick

Red Apple Lipstick: Gluten-Free & Vegan Lipstick

Red Apple Lipstick was gracious to sponsor my 2nd Annual Galentines Day Slumber Party. They sent an array of colors full of pinks, reds, and purples to my guest and me. I was fortunate to find the color “Audrey” (a soft pink) in my bag, a popular color from Red Apple Lipstick that is crafted with the highest quality ingredients to ensure long-lasting color and moisturized lips. I usually wear a lot with red, so I couldn’t wait to wear this pale pink with the outfit I picked out for brunch the next day with my girls. I wore a gold shimmer pencil skirt with an oversized black sweater and a black fedora hat, and this Audrey color added a timeless touch to my sophisticated look for the day. I applied a little bit on my lip, and Viola! My lips look and felt smooth and supple. Who knew a gluten-free and vegan lip line could make my lips look like this?

Side Note: the Rallye Balm is fantastic for everyday wear. It kept my lip soft and moisturized.

My Favorite Three Ingredients
Ricinus Communis (Castor Oil) – s a humectant that helps retain skin moisture by preventing water loss through the skin’s outer layer.
Olive (Olea Europea) Oil – provides relief from cracked and chapped lips, and natural SPF protection.
Prunus Amygdalus Dulas (Sweet Almond) Oil – has nourishing properties that lock in moisture to leave lips soft and plump

CLICK HERE TO FIND YOUR LIP COLOR ON RED APPLE LIPSTICK WEBSITES

2ND ANNUAL GALENTINES DAY SLUMBER PARTY

2ND ANNUAL GALENTINES DAY SLUMBER PARTY
Video Production by Lightning World LLC @earthtopanama

Last week, we celebrated our 2nd Annual Galentines Day Slumber Party. Last year was a huge success, and I decided to continue this tradition of incorporating Self Care and Fun into our Galentines festivities. We had fun and partook in a good girl talk while enjoying vegan beauty products that I discussed on my blog.    

Partnership:

This year I partnered with Style Me Shanny for the fantastic decor and Lightning World LLC for the timeless footage and production.

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Sponsors:

Thank you to Canviiy for providing their Itch-Calming Organic-Based Serum. Click Here to view their products.

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Thank you to Red Apple Lipstick for providing a sample of their lipstick, lip balm, and a $5 discount card. Click Here to view their products.

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Thank You to Mad Hippie for providing samples of their full advanced skincare line. Click Here to view their products.

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Canviiy’s Scalp Bliss

Canviiy’s Scalp Bliss

Many strive for long, thick, beautiful hair, but few are willing to maintain proper scalp health to achieve this goal. I was excited when Canviiy provided products for my Second Annual Galentine’s Day Slumber Party because I am guilty of neglecting my scalp and wonder why I am experiencing dry and itchy scalp. This week I added Canviiy’s Itch-Calming Organic-Based Serum and Sea Mineral & Organic Herb Infusion Restorative Growth Serum to my morning and night routine. See my review on each product below!

Itch-Calming Organic-Based Serum

Often, in between wash days, I experience an irritated and itchy scalp due to product buildup or just neglecting my scalp altogether. There wasn’t a product that worked, oils would clog the pores, and other brands had harmful ingredients that weren’t good for me. The Itch-Calming Organic-Based Serum was just right; it wasn’t too thick that it’ll clog my pore, and it had healthy ingredients. I use this lightweight serum before I put my hair in a pineapple each night before bed. I applied a pea-size amount of product on my scalp and began massaging for three minutes. Immediately, the cooling sensation cleansed my scalp of any impurities and toxins found in my pores.

Sea Mineral & Organic Herb Infusion Restorative Growth Serum

Proper scalp health contributes to long and healthy hair. I don’t believe my hair grew five inches after five days of trying the Sea Mineral and Organic Restorative Serum. Still, giving my scalp the proper tender love and care it needs by massaging it every morning with this serum helps strengthen the hair follicles and allows the serum’s nutrients to penetrate the scalp and promote long-term hair growth.

My Favorite four Ingredients found in both products:
Aloe Vera Leaf Extract- repairs dead skin cells on the scalp, promotes hair growth, prevents itching on the scalp, and reduces dandruff.
Witch Hazel- help treat scalp sensitivity and provide relief from symptoms such as itching and tenderness.
Peppermint oil – improve hair growth and prevent hair loss.
Manuka Honey- cleanses and protects the scalp.

Good News, For those located in the DMV area, Canviiy will be launching its Scalp Bliss line in CVS Oxon Hill, MD location. For those of you living anywhere else, Click Here to purchase your very own Canviiy Itch-Calming Organic-Based Serum and Sea Mineral & Organic Herb Infusion Restorative Growth Serum

THRIFT STORE FINDS: Casual Wear for Outdoor Dinning

There’s not much to do now and days due to restrictions. So when I want to meet up with friends, we find a restaurant with outdoor dining. January has been very mild, so I was able to feel comfortable under heated lamps in a casual Tahari ASL blazer paired with a white-collar blouse and an Old Navy high-waisted blue denim cut-off ankle jeans. I wore a red purse with this outfit to add a pop of color.

Blazer came from:
Thrifty’s Georgia Avenue
6101 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20011

Jeans came from:
2nd Avenue Value Stores
6307 Allentown Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748

Purse came from:
B-Thrifty
4917 Allentown Road
Camp Springs, MD 20746

Black Ankle Boots can be found on the PRETTY LITTLE THING website.

Earth Harbor’s Glow Juice

Earth Harbor’s Glow Juice

This past year my skin has experience breakouts due to stress, hormonal balance, and excess oil. I managed my stress and hormones by making minor lifestyle changes, but I struggled with breakouts caused by the overproduction of sebum in my skin, and Earth Harbor’s Glow Juice was the solution to my problem. This Glow Juice is made from exotic fruits and herbs found in Asia’s gardens to the Caribbean island. These unique ingredients helped removed any excess oil and dirt that contributed to my breakouts and improved my skin’s tone, texture, and clarity. I used a facial steamer with this product to get the full penetration of enzymes and nutrients into my skin. I tend to use Earth Harbor’s Glow Juice once a week for 10 minutes after cleansing my skin, and the results are breathtaking, to the point when a friend of mine told me that I was glowing. I would recommend this product for those who struggle with redness, dullness, acne, oily skin.

Glow Juice step- by- step process:

1.) Cleanse your face
2.) Apply Glow Juice to a cleanse face and let it sit for 10 mins
Fun Fact: I like using this mask with my facial steamer to allow the nutrients from the Glow Juice to penetrate my skin
3.) Wash off the mask and VoilĂ !

My Favorite Five Ingredients:
1.) White Willow (Salix Alba) Bark Extract – clarifies the complexion and protect skin from bacterial buildup.
2.) Pineapple (Ananas Sativus) Fruit Extract – contains organic acid and enzymes that gently exfoliate and cleanse the skin while providing deep hydration.
3.) Passionfruit (Passiflora Incarnata) Extract – soothes acne-prone skin, eradicates dryness, promotes healthy skin and refreshing goodness.
4.) Lychee (Litchi Chinesis) Fruit Extract – combat the microbes causing acne and reducing inflammation and acne scars.
5.) Guava (Psidium guarana) Fruit Extract – slow down the skin’s aging, and treat acne.

Click Here to purchase you own GLOW JUICE!