The Optic White Voxbox from Influenster

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I have always been a fan of teeth whitening products because it’s so convenient and doesn’t cost as much as professional teeth whitening services. The Crest Whitening Line has always been my favorite in the past and I never thought I would try other brands.

I was very excited when I received Influenster’s “The Optic White Voxbox” because I really like trying out products that are relevant to my lifestyle and that I might end up purchasing in the future.

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The Verdict: I love how Colgate simplified the process of teeth whitening even more. You don’t have to envelop your teeth in strips and wait for however long the instructions tell you to. You just brush your teeth, use the whitening pen and you’re good to go! Most importantly, it works – you will notice a difference as far as how whiter your teeth got after using the pen.

However, I noticed that you have to religiously use the whitening pen to be able to maintain the level of whiteness that you want on your teeth. It is very affordable tho and I highly recommend that you try it out and see if it works for you!

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DISCLAIMER: These items were sent to me for free by Influenster for review and blogging purposes. I did not purchase any of these items. However, I was not monetarily compensated to share my views and opinions on all the items I received. I’m just a regular consumer and I appreciate  and provide honest feedback about products that regular people like me use on a daily basis or consider buying. My views and opinions are from a customer/end user’s standpoint.

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My website’s finally up and running!

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First off, I want to apologize to my readers for my prolonged absence in the blogging scene. I have been so busy with my eBay store, craft projects for my small busines and doctors’ appointments for an upcoming surgery – among other things. I must admit that it’s been pretty hard to incorporate blogging, given the things that I had to prioritize.  

Anyway, I just wanted to share something that I have been working on in between craft projects – my new website! I wasn’t quite sure if I’d be able to have it up and running anytime soon but I did it – thanks to GoDaddy’s user friendly platform!

It’s still obviously a work in progress (so is my blog that’s been unintentionally neglected for a bit) but I do hope you get to check it out: http://therecamethiswoman.com/

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As always, thank you for dropping by and taking the time to read my posts! I hope y’all are having a wonderful week!

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Product Review: “Moon Shimmer” – Handmade Hair and Body Spritz by School of Wash

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I used to have full blown Type 2 Diabetes and due to the fact that I changed my diet and  lifestyle, I won my battle with the said disease. However, the sensitivity of my skin that got magnified due to this health condition, never went away. This explains why I am very particular with the skin products that I use.

I was very excited when “School of Wash” contacted me about doing a product review for them. I headed to their website even before I accepted their offer and was very happy that all their products are paraben-free, talc-free, SLS-free, sulfate-free and sodium chloride-free! Also, their products contain organic ingredients and no dyes, so they are safe even for the most delicate skin!

The product that they sent me is called “Moon Shimmer”, which is a handmade hair and body spritz. It can be used as a body spray or a hair spritz that’s really great for helping calm frizzy hair. I live in Texas…so I was able to put the “hair spritz” part of the deal to the test. So far, I am very happy with the result I get every time I use “Moon Shimmer”!

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Their handmade hair and body spritz is very reasonably priced, considering the quality of the ingredients used. It retails from $10.95 to $24.95 (1 to 8 oz.).

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I love this particular spray because it smells really good without being overpowering and it never triggers my nasal/sinus allergies because of the quality of the ingredients used. It’s been a win-win situation for both my hair and body so far!

For those of you who have sensitive skin and love quality products that are safe for sensitive skin, please do check out School of Wash’s website (click me!) They have products for everyone: men, women, kids and even pets!

Wanna know what made me love School of Wash even more? Their company supports and donates bath products to a local non-profit dedicated to helping sexually abused women and children.

School of wash makes products that I really like and brings a little sunshine to those who are in dire need of it.  Can’t get better than that!

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Product Review: Starlooks’ January Starbox

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I am more than thrilled that I was given this opportunity to do another review for Starlooks – one of my favorite companies to do product reviews for! I received the January Starbox that originally retails for $63 and contains the following items:  photo IMG_3856_zpsa89282d3.jpg

I’ve always been vocal about how much I love their packaging!

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The January Starbox includes a Fancy Diamondline Eye Liner, Brown Eye Liner, “Cuty Peach” Blush Compact, 858 Dome Brush and a beautiful beaded bracelet by Abby Rose Designs.

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The “Fancy” Diamondline Eye Liner is an ultra smooth, creamy, water-proof eye liner that has a gorgeous green sparkly tint. It is light and can be mixed or paired with other liner colors. It can also be used as an amazing shadow base by coloring the entire eye lid. (Starlooks Retail Price is $8)

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This “Brown” Eye Liner is a smooth, creamy, color saturated and smudge-proof eye liner with a gorgeous chocolate brown tint. Like the “Fancy” Diamondline Eye Liner, it can also be used as an amazing shadow base for the entire lid. (Starlooks Retail Price is $8)

 photo IMG_3860_zps0d38e597.jpgThe “Cuty Peach” Blush Compact is a gorgeous, pure, peach toned blush that is super color saturated! A little goes a long way with this product! It’s perfect for the spring and with a tiny amount of gold pearlescence, this blush can also provide a bit of highlight to your cheek bones. (Starlooks Retail Price is $12)

 photo IMG_3865_zps40ccad94.jpgThe 858 Dome Brush is made from 100% pure, cruelty-free pony hair and is super soft to the touch. It’s the perfect tool for blending eye shadow and eye liner smoothly, for that smokey effect. You can use it in the corner of the eyes, eye lid or under the lash line. It’s also great for packing on pigments or loose shadows. (Starlooks Retail Price is $15)

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If you love cosmetics as much as I do and you’re always eager to try out new looks, then Starlooks is worth checking out. For only $15 a month, you can be a Starbox member and get 3 to 4 full sized cosmetic products. For more information about Starlooks’ products, please visit their website (click here!)

Lastly, please don’t forget to follow Starlooks on Twitter and Facebook – so you can be updated and get first dibs on their latest deals!

DISCLAIMER: These items were sent to me by Starlooks for review and blogging purposes. I did not purchase any of these items. However, I was not monetarily compensated to share my views and opinions on all the items I received. I’m just a regular consumer and I appreciate honest feedback about products that regular people like me use on a daily basis or consider buying. My views and opinions are from a customer/end user’s standpoint.

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Product Review: Ateevia Botanica Pain Relief Cream

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I regularly go to the gym with my husband, as we arehealthy and active lifestyle aficionados. However, some of the trade offs of working out on a regular basis are body aches and occasional muscle pain. Needless to say, I never run low on liniments, creams and muscle pain gels in my medicine cabinet.

I was very excited to have been given this chance to do a product review on Ateevia Botanica – an extraordinary, natural formula that is one of the most therapeutic topical anti-inflammatories existing today.

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Ateevia Botanica is effective in providing relief from some of the most common pain conditions in joints, muscles and tissues:

  • Arthritis/Arthritic Joints
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendinitis/Tennis Elbow
  • Plantar Fascitis
  • Bursitis
  • Sports Strains and Bruises
  • Myalgia/Lower Back Pain

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What I love about this product is the fact that it’s plant-based, all natural and has phytonutrient-rich, inflammation-minimizing extracts. It also doesn’t leave a burning sensation on my skin, which I like. It provides relief minus the uncomfortable burning sensation that oftentimes irritates my sensitive skin. Lastly, this product is not tested on animals – a very important factor for me.

For more information about Ateevia Botanica, you can go to their website (click here). It’s definitely worth checking out, as it has been a great help to me and my husband’s aches and pains!

Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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Dress Up Minako!

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“Dress Up Minako” is a wholesome game that girls will definitely have fun playing on a tablet, smart phone, iPod Touch, etc. If your little one or even you, are fond of virtual dress up games…then this surely is worth checking out through your App Stores. The free version allows you to access a few set of outfits and backgrounds that you can mix and match. If you want full access to Minako’s entire wardrobe, you can purchase the full version for $1.99.

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I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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