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The Body Shop all in one BB cream. It’s ‘almost’ everything I ever wanted!

*I was sent these products for review-my thoughts are my own! Please be wary when reading blogger reviews-it is NOT a requirement to disclose whether one has received a product for review or not in Canada, but it IS good manners and ethics 🙂 *

Catch your interest?  I won’t make this post long and fluffy.  Basically, I adore this BB cream for more than one reason.

 

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Details:

All-In-One BB cream transforms from a white cream to suit your skin tone. Pigment-filled capsules burst when applied to the skin, releasing the colour inside. Just blend for a perfect match and an even, undetectable finish. It’s make-up and skincare in one.

  • Adapts to your skin tone
  • Light to medium coverage
  • Even finish
  • 24-hour hydration
  • Non-clogging

It also smells terrific-I get honey when I sniff it.

So yeah, I do like it-it’s a good match for me (even now when I have ‘summer color’).  Here’s how it blends out:

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Okay so overall do I recommend this product? Sure….but here’s what it’s lacking:

-SPF!  WHY BODY SHOP WHY? I need the SPF!!!!  Great coverage, more ‘natural’ then the average drugstore or prestige brand BB, but no SPF!!! WAH.

Eh, it’s not the end of the world-I use this AFTER applying sunscreen to my face.  I suppose adding the SPF would make the product less ‘natural.’  I still wish it was in there though.  It would be ‘HG’ worthy (Holy grail).

 

 

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*This post describes product samples sent for review.  Opinions are my own and I am not compensated for writing this post*

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again….I won’t lie to you and tell you my skin always behaves because it does NOT.  Especially when I choose to indulge in treats or go through the hormonal days of being a woman.  There are many many ways to treat skin that ‘acts out’ and I’ve talked about several of them.  However, what if you want to treat your skin a little bit more naturally?

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Gift idea for the beauty in your life-Aveda hand relief gift set!

Tis the season…..for extremely dry hands!

Why not treat that special someone in your life to the gift of soft hands with this set from Aveda?

It contains 3 1.4fl oz (travel size) hand moisturizers in different fragrances:

1 tube of rosemary mint

1 tube of vanilla, ginger and cassia

1 tube of vitamin formula for stressed skin

Keep in mind, these would be great for travel-they are within standard size for carry on and perfect for any purse or pocket!

This set retails for under $30.00 CAD! 

Find Aveda:

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SITAMAA day spa in Yorkville-that’s where I get the majority of my Aveda products!

 

Going green gets better with Ella’s Botanicals!

Even though ingredients aren’t necessarily a ‘make it or break it’ item for me, I thought it would be important to post about a Canadian line of products that pays EXTRA attention to ingredients!  Ella’s Botanicals is a Toronto-based all natural body care brand known for handmade clean and green products.  They have recently made *key* modifications to their lotion formulas, making themselves even ‘greener’!

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Born to Style!

I have long admired hair stylists-it’s a combination of function and creativity.  I don’t know how they do it-such vision they must have!

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Holistic Vanity Launch Event!

I have raved about Pure and Simple several times-so when I received an invitation to a launch event for the new line of skin products for rosacea, I jumped at the chance to attend!  It was held at the Bata Shoe Museum-absolutely perfect!

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