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My picks for great lips! Best lip scrubs & lip prep products for mature lips

I notice that as I age, there are ‘changes’ in my skin.  Gravity starts to take its tool, my skin is thinner in some places than others and my lips….oh my lips.  My top lip is noticeably disappearing (sadness) and my lips are DRY DRY DRY.  I love a matte lipstick but there is no way that I could wear one without getting my lips ready.  Please see below for my product picks to prep your lips for lipstick.  One of these products is actually a 2 in 1-I call it ‘the best of both worlds.’

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A beautiful mess-getting dirty to get clean, with Jealous body scrub!

Body scrubs have been a ‘thing’ with me for a minute now…..

But I won’t use just ANY scrub.  I’m actually not a fan of what I would call a “straight” scrub.  What I mean by ‘straight’ is a scrub that just strips and doesn’t hydrate.  Those are great at times and have their own place.  Just not in my shower.

My favorite scrubs are the ones that offer an exfoliation AND some hydration.  I haven’t found a whole lot of those types-I can count on one hand the brands I’ve come across.  Jealous body scrub is in this category and I’m sure you already know this review is positively GLOWING!

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Jealous body scrub is a COFFEE scrub-here’s the details, directly from their website:

 All Natural Coffee Scrub with Premium Robusta Coffee, Organic Cold Pressed Coconut Oil, Raw Brown Sugar, Sea Salt, Vitamin E and Minerals.
Tough enough to improve your skin’s imperfections yet leaving your skin feeling sexy & smooth after every use.

  • coffee grounds stimulate blood flow which help reduce the appearance of cellulite, eczema, stretch marks, age spots, varicose veins, psoriasis & acne
  • brown sugar & sea salt exfoliate and rejuvenate your skin
  • cold pressed organic coconut oil hydrates & moisturizes your skin
  •  vitamin E & minerals protect and repair your skin

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My thoughts:

  • A+ for packaging and marketing-the marketer in me screams for joy and does cartwheels over the eco-friendly, resealable packaging that is efficient in both design and with the amount of verbiage on it.
  • If you love coffee, you will LOVE the scent of this scrub because that’s exactly what it is!  It is actual grounds in look and fragrance and texture.
  • The scrub DOES what it says it is going to do-stimulate, rejuvenute, and hydrate.  Just keep in mind, this is going to be on you for 5-10 minutes.  My suggestion/tip/trick?  Do the jealous when you masque your hair (and if you’re not masque-ing your hair, why the hell aren’t you? DO IT!!! It’s good for your hair!).
  • The other tip/trick/suggestion I will offer up is to use the jealous when your tub/shower is in need of a thorough clean.  Because this is a coffee ground product, be prepared. It gets EVERYWHERE and I mean everywhere. However, let’s be optimistic-you will have a hydrated body AND a sparkling clean shower after you get through!
  • The social media team (or individual) at jealous also is quite clever -see some of their work here.  This motivates me to want to be healthier after seeing all these bikini-clad model types prancing around in the sun!

jealous body scrub is a winner to  me-I suggest you try it too!

 

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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- Mary Kay satin hands pampering set in Vanilla Sugar!

This is one of Mary Kay’s most popular items!  I was super excited to see that this set is available in vanilla sugar fragrance.  The packaging is adorable as well and can be re-used!

Here’s how you use satin hands!

Step 1:  Satin Hands Hand Softener- Massage a small amount of cream into clean hands and between fingers.  For added hydration, dampen skin with water prior to applying.

Step 2:  Satin hands Satin Smoothie Hand Scrub-Dispense 1-2 pumps of scrub, massaging into hands and between fingers.  Rinse well and pat dry.

Step 3:  Satin Hands Hand Cream-Massage cream into hands and between fingers.  This nongreasy hand cream leaves hand soft and silky.

(Satin hands cream moisturizes for 24 hours.  It even lasts through several hand washings).

 

This set is Limited edition and retails for $51.00 CAD.  Who in your life needs some pampering?

Contact your independent beauty consultant today and grab this while it’s still around!

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