Hawaiian Tropic Review – Let’s Get are Best Tan, Not a Burn

Like many people who try to get a great tan, but only get sun burned first, (I am one of those people) what happens is that they forget to apply sun block lotion or they think it’s too nasty or that it does not really work well. I know there are people like my wife who have very pale skin and it does not take long to burn. Well, the other day I came across a brand of sunscreen called Hawaiian Tropic and I was quite impressed with all the different products they have to keep us from looking like a red lobster. So I will list below all the best products they have and let you judge for yourself if they are good for you.

Sport Sunscreen Protection


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For all of you sports people who spend a lot of time in the sun, Hawaiian Tropic literally has got you covered with two great products. The first is Island Sport Lotion Sunscreen. What are the benefits of this sunscreen lotion? Well, let me list them for you: it’s a breathable, ultra-light sunscreen that won’t clog pores. It also is made of a fast-absorbing, sweat-resistant formula that won’t run into your eyes. The Fresh tropical scent broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection including water-resistance will last for up to almost an hour and a half.

The second Hawaiian Tropic sport sunscreen protection product is Island Sport Clear Spray Sunscreen. Here is what this one has to offer: fast and even coverage that sprays at any angle. It is also breathable, and like Island Sport Lotion is ultra-light and won’t clog pores. Clear Spray is fast-absorbing, and also has a sweat-resistant formula that get in your eyes. This sunscreen has a Fresh tropical scent and broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection. It too, is water-resistant and will last for at least 80 minutes. Both Island Sport Lotion Sunscreen and Island Sport Clear Spray Sunscreen are recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation.

General Protection Sunscreen


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For people who just sun tan/bathe to look healthy or for what ever other reason, Hawaiian Tropic has seven general use products for you and I will give you a brief overview of them. To start is Antioxidant Plus Lotion. Here are some of the benefits: It is created from green tea extract to form an antioxidant protective layer on your skin. It aids in the prevention of skin damage and skin aging from the sun, and helps your skin feel refreshed and pampered, and never greasy.

Another product for general use is Silk Hydration Weightless Face Sunscreen. What does it have to offer for you? For one thing, it feels as if it’s barely there. Plus it offers 12-hour moisturization and it, like the other products mentioned, has a breathable formula that will not clog those pores.

Smear this one on – called Sheer Touch Ultra Radiance Lotion Sunscreen. Its features are that it has vitamins C & E, mango fruit extract and a Shea butter complex, broad-spectrum UVA and UVB sunscreen and is oil-free & non-greasy.

Here is the last general use product from Hawaiian Tropic I will review for you. It is called Tropical Lip Balm (got to take care of our lips, right!) It is made with Aloe Vera, Cocoa Butter and Vitamins A, C & E and may help reduce your chances of chapping, blistering and sunburn. In addition to all this, it has an inviting tropical flavor.

Tanning


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For you sun worshipers who want a great tan without the negative effects of the sun, here are some Hawaiian Tropic products you may want to check out. There six total for you to choose from and once again I will give you an overview of some of them. I will begin with one called Dark Tanning Lotion Sunscreen. It has the following benefits: a moisturizing formula, exotic botanicals and extracts, a classic coconut fragrance, and it contains Aloe Vera. Plus, it is water-resistant.

Next is Dark Tanning Oil. The features for this one are a blend of rich oils, coconut fragrance and exotic island botanicals. Here one to apply to your skin called Dry Oil Clear Spray Sunscreens. Its benefits are ultra-moisturizing formula that contains indulgent oils, botanicals, vitamins and Aloe Vera. It goes on clear and has an SPF12 and 30 to provide broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection.

The last one I will review is called Royal Tanning Clear Spray. It is made with exotic island botanicals and goes on clear for a luxurious, clean look. It also has a Classic Hawaiian coconut fragrance.

After SUN


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There are three great products for your skin after sun bathing to make your skin look its best. I will give you a description on all three products.

The first is Sheer Touch Ultra Radiance After Sun. Here is what is in it: Shea butter complex and mango fruit extract, a distinctive skin brightening effect – special pigments that reflect light beautifully, and it contains a tropical delight for your senses.

Next is Lime Coolada After Sun Moisturizer. This one contains cocoa butter, vitamins A & E, Aloe Vera and exotic moisturizers, and it replaces moisture that is lost from the effects of the sun, water and wind.

The last one I will mention is called Silk Hydration Weightless After Sun Lotion. This lotion has a twofold ribbon formula immersed with moisturizing lotion and aloe. It may help preserve your tan and nourish your skin. It has a scented coconut papaya fragrance, is non-sticky and non-greasy, and has an ultra-light texture.

Windup


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Hawaiian Tropic is here for your sun tanning and skin care needs so you do not wind-up looking like a lobster or some strange alien from a cheap science fiction movie. So the next time you plan to spend some time in the sun, and have run out of sun tanning lotion or skin moisturizer, look for Hawaiian Tropic and pick up some of the best great sun tanning lotions. My wife wishes she had done so before she spent close to two hours in the sun and now is watching her skin peel away.

Nature Valley Review – The Best Taste of Goodness

I do not know about you, but when I was younger I never met a sugary snack that was not my friend! How about you ? It was not until my waist line kept growing and the cavity in my mouth appeared, did I realize these sugary snacks were not so good for me. Like most things that you get hooked on, it took time to get rid of my cravings for junk food. Then I came across Nature Valley and I started eating it and found out it was best for me so I could enjoy it without all the guilt of sugary foods I’d been eating. So I’d like to share all the great healthy snack foods that Nature Valley has so you can see for yourself how good they are for you.

Bars


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Nature Valley offers seven varieties of Bars. I will list some of them and the different flavors they have. The first type is the Crunchy Bar, which comes in twelve flavors. One that catches my interest is Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate. It’s made of whole grain oats with 2 grams of fiber and 4 grams of protein. Another is Pecan for those people that love this nut and it too is a good source of protein and fiber.

The next variety is Protein Bars. These come in eight flavors. One is called XL Salted Caramel Dark Chocolate stuffed with even more peanuts, almonds and whole grain oats with 15g of protein and 7 grams of fiber per serving. How about this one – Coconut Almond with 10g of protein and 5 grams of fiber. It contains roasted peanuts and almonds mixed with delicious coconut flakes and it’s gluten-free!

Next are Sweet & Salty Bars. There are eight flavors to pick from here. XL Pretzel, Peanut & Chocolate is one, which is loaded with a lot of stuff like salty pretzels, peanuts & pumpkin seeds mixed with semi-sweet chocolate chunks. Next is Roasted Mixed Nut, an assortment of roasted cashews, peanuts and almonds, immersed in a sweet, creamy nut butter coating (yum-yum!)

This one is different – Wafer Bars. There are two flavors. The first is Wafer Peanut Butter Bar it is made with light and crispy whole grain wafers, layers of peanut butter and topped with crunchy granola. Munch on this one, called Wafer Peanut Butter Chocolate created with crunchy and light whole grain wafers, layers of peanut butter, and topped with chocolate and crunchy granola.

Nature Valley Fruit & Nut Bars are one of my favorites. I just love fruit and nut together. There are four flavors of these bars. One is Dark Chocolate Cherry made with chewy dried cherries and cranberries that make the dark chocolate chunks taste even better. This bar also contains crunchy almonds and whole grain oats.

This one sounds yummy too. Trail Mix delicious peanuts and almonds on one side and sweet raisins and dried cranberries on the opposite side with 100% whole grain oats.

Layered Granola Nut Bars are another product and they come in three flavors. To start is Almond Butter Chocolate, consisting of whole grain oats, real almond butter and nuts, and rich chocolate combine to create a creamy, crunchy and tasty snack for everybody.

Then there is Salted Caramel with whole grain oats and nuts, and real peanut butter in three delicious layers of salted caramel for the whole family. This is just a sampling of what you will find in Nature Valley’s Bars category.

Snacks


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Everybody loves snacks, me included. Nature Valley has quite a selection of snacks – seven types in all. I will give you an overview and brief description of some of them. To start, there is Nature Valley Snack Mix with two flavors. One is Oats N’ Chocolate. Each morsel is a unique flavor blend and is mix filled with delicious flavors & textures including crunchy bar pieces, flavored peanuts, and drizzled pretzels.

Biscuit Sandwiches are next on the list with four flavors. How about this one – Cocoa Almond Butter which consists of cocoa almond butter in the middle of two crunchy whole grain oat biscuits.

This sounds good Soft-Baked Oatmeal Squares with four flavors. If you like chocolate covered bananas you might like this one called Banana Bread Dark Chocolate with healthy whole grain oats with real banana and rich dark chocolate.

Granola Bites (love the sound of this one already) have three flavors to sink your teeth into. Almond Butter Toasted Coconut Chocolate – creamy bites of almond butter with toasted coconut covered with chocolate and a sprinkle of whole grain oats.

For those peanut butter lovers, here is one for ya called Peanut Butter Chocolate – creamy peanut butter, chocolate coating and a sprinkle of whole grain oats.

Granola Cups come in three flavors for you to try. How about Almond Butter Double Chocolate granola cup filled with almond butter and topped with almonds, and dipped in a creamy chocolate coating.

Peanut butter anybody! This one is Peanut Butter Chocolate, well baked granola cups dipped in chocolate coating and a dab of smooth, creamy peanut butter filling, topped with peanuts.

For people that want to keep it simple Nature Valley offers Biscuits in three flavors. One is Blueberry with dried blueberries in this crunchy biscuits with wholesome whole grain oats. Another is Lemon Poppy Seed with lemon puree and real poppy seeds in this whole grain oat biscuit.

Granola


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Nature Valley has nine mouth-watering flavors of granola to munch on. I’ll name just a couple. One is Fruit & Nut Granola which are made with whole grain oats, raisins, almond pieces and cranberries, and more.

Cranberry Almond is next. It has whole grain oats and 10 grams of protein in it. It’s also good as a cereal with milk for even more good nutrition. Finally, there’s Cinnamon, which is great for any delicious topping on desserts, etc.

Gluten Free


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For those who are sensitive to gluten, Nature Valley is looking out for you. They have seven gluten free bar flavors to choose from. First is XL Mixed Nut, stuffed with peanuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and 100% whole grain oats with 15 grams of gluten-free protein per serving.

Another one is Honey Peanut Almond with roasted almonds, peanuts and pumpkin seeds, dipped in a creamy almond butter coating and 10 grams of protein power.

The last one I will mention is Coconut Almond which has almonds and peanuts with sweet coconut flakes.

There are also two Gluten Free Nut Bar flavors: Almond Crunch Roasted Nut Crunch and Peanut Crunch Roasted Crunch all with their healthy nutrition for you.

To Sum it Up


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If you’re looking to get off the junk food bandwagon and start eating healthier snack foods, Nature Valley wants to help you with their great selection of products to help you achieve your goals. So make the smart choice and buy some of their best products instead of reaching for that candy bar or donut.

Fruits & Passion – The Best All Natural Products

Are you are someone like me, who is looking for body care and home care products that are actually good for your body AND for the environment? Products that gives you a peace of mind when you use them? Well, I have good news for both of us. There is a company called Fruits & Passion that provides just the kind of the best products I am talking about. They have two product lines – one for the kitchen and the other for the washroom (bathroom.) Let’s see what they have to offer.

Cucina – for the kitchen


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I will list most of the Cucina products and give a brief overview so you at least know what they are and what to use them for. To begin with, I will tell you about Fruits & Passion Cucina Hand Soap. This is one that everybody needs, especially me. It is made with cold pressed olive oil and other olive derivatives with purifying and hydrating properties. This soap’s biodegradable formula gently cleans hands without drying them and leaves them delicately perfumed.

Next is, Fruit & Passion All Purpose Cleaner. This cleaner has glucose in it obtained from corn and fatty alcohols from coconut and palm kernel oils, which makes it a potent and secure cleaner for the environment.

Next is their Perfumed Candles made with plant-based wax. They come in three fragrances which are Coriander & Olive Tree, Sea Salt & Amalfi Lemon and Lime Zest & Cypress. Give your home some wonderful scents for any occasion that suits you.

For those who have dried out hands, try some Cucina Hand Cream, enhanced with cold-pressed olive oil known for keeping the skin’s elasticity, suppleness, and hydration. Its non-oily texture absorbs fast, leaving the skin hydrated and lusciously perfumed.

How about some Foaming Hand Soap? This environmentally friendly hand soap makes a thick foam that easily cleans your hands. It has a delicate scent and is made with olive oil and other softening and moisturizing plant extracts.

Hand Butter anyone? This is another product that Fruit & Passions carries. It is great in the kitchen or any room where you might do a lot of hand washing. It is enhanced with first cold press olive oil, which as I mentioned above, is known to help maintain the skin’s elasticity, softness and hydration.

Hey, this sound like something interesting – a product called Kitchen Mist. It is used to freshen up the kitchen after cooking. It comes in three fragrances. They are Sea Salt & Amaifi Lemon, Lime Zest & Cypress and Coriander & Olive Tree. Kitchen Mist can also be used in the dining room or other areas in your home that could use a little freshening up.

The dynamic Hand Duo is next. It includes Fruit & Passion hand soap with Olive Oil and Regenerating Hand Cream. It comes in a metal holder. The hand soap keeps your hands clean without drying them out and the hand cream is enriched with cold-pressed olive oil, once again, to help maintain the skin’s elasticity,

Finally, we have to do those dishes more often than we probably care to. Well, Fruits & Passion has you covered, so to speak, with their unique Dish Detergent. It is biodegradable, concentrated dish detergent with a powerful degreaser and a cleansing base that leaves you with great-feeling hands.

Alo – for the washroom


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Alo is the brand name for Fruit & Passion washroom products. There are several items in this category. Once again, I will try to give a brief overview of most of them. The first is Shower Gel. Would you like to know what is in it? I’m here to tell you. To start, it is biodegradable and has a cleansing formula. It is enriched with vitamins E and B5, known for their hydrating and antioxidant properties. It comes in eight fragrances for you to enjoy and one is Orange Cantaloup (nice scent.)

For those who prefer a bath, Fruit & Passion makes a Foaming Bath that is also enriched with vitamins E and B5. Did I mention that these ingredients are chosen for their moisturizing and antioxidant properties? This bath foam has a lush lather and is biodegradable. It comes in four fragrances. I’ll let you check them out for yourself.

Body Scrub Bar is next. It contains olive and jojoba oils. This body scrub bar will safely exfoliate your skin with the best of natural ingredients. It is available in three nice fragrances: Ocean Flower, Pear Peony and Grapefruit Guava.

Scrub Body Cleanser is a cross between shower gel and a scrub. It gently exfoliates your skin, leaving it clean, soft and delicately perfumed. The fragrances are Lemon Eucalyptus and Black Rose.

How about some Body Cream to rub on after your shower or bath? Fruit & Passion’s Body Cream has prickly pear oil and Shea butter. It will add the perfect touch of hydration to your skin, while leaving it smooth and sleek. There are four fragrance to choose from.

Maybe you prefer body lotion after your bath or shower. Again, Fruit & Passion provides! Their Body Lotion comes in four fragrances and is supplemented with vitamins E, B5 and sweet almond oil. It will keep your skin feeling real soft and supple all day long.

You may want to try some Fruit & Passion Eau Fraiche. It is a freshener for your body and hair and will instantly freshen and add a delicate scent to both. The fragrances are Grapefruit Guava, Ocean Flower, Orange Cantaloup and Pear Peony.

Let’s get misty with Fruit & Passion Body Mist. You can get refreshed and delicately scented with this body mist. It has a lightly moisturizing effect and a very nice fragrance. It provides refreshing beauty touch-ups throughout the day. The fragrance are Passion Flower, Citrus Coconut, Blooming Mimosa and Mango Starfruit.

Fruit & Passion offers an Alo Hand Cream as well. It hydrates your hands and softens them too and is made with coconut oil. Its luscious formula keeps skin from drying out. It is delicately scented.

Light up your home with a Fruit & Passion Candle. Their candles are handmade of plant-based wax. They come in an attractive glass vase which matches any decor and is recyclable and reusable.

The End


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Fruits & Passion has a passion to keep your body and your home looking, smelling and feeling good with their best wonderful line-up of all natural and environmentally friendly products. So if you are looking to be healthy and clean and also care about the effects of the products you use on the environment, please go and pick up some of these fantastic products today.

 

 

 

Tropic Sport Review – Best Sun Screen Protection

If you’re like me and live in the great white north and are stuck in the house all winter, I’ll bet you can’t wait until spring to get out and suck up some rays from the sun – until you turn into a red lobster and then wish you would have put on some UV block or something to help your skin. Just recently, I came across a great company called Tropic Sport, which specializes in the best skin care protection. They have all natural products that are Eco friendly too. So here is what they have and you can see for yourself if these products would be beneficial for you.

Sunscreens


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The first Tropic Sport product I’d like to tell you about is Sunscreen SPF 30. It contains the following ingredients: essential oils and vitamins to create a moisturizing lotion. This sunscreen passes the U.S. FDA 80-minute water resistance tests.

Next is Sunscreen SPF 50. What does this one have in it? Let me tell you. It has Non-Nano 6.2% Titanium dioxide and 16.5% Zinc oxide and it goes on easy without being thick and goopy. (Because nobody wants to feel thick and goopy, especially on a hot day.)

Smear some of this one on you – it’s called Lip Balm SPF 15 – Coconut. The ingredients here are also tropical essential oils and vitamins to create a moisturizing lotion. You want to make sure your lips are protected too, right?

This next sunscreen is especially for your face. It is called Facestick SPF 30 (appropriately enough.) It should be applied on your face, nose and ears. Then just gently rub it in. It’s great for your face, but can also be used on the rest of your body.

In addition to these individual items, Tropic Sport has a great line up of bundles you can purchase. I will list them for you. The first is Sunscreen SPF 30. You can purchase three 6.5 oz bottles to stick in your car, different rooms of your house or anywhere you would find convenient to grab them.

The next bundle package is called Deluxe 32 oz Sunscreen Bundle. It contains three travel-size (1.5 oz each) bottles of sunscreen SPF 30 and one large (32 oz) bottle of sunscreen SPF 30.

If you like spending a lot of time in the water or sun, I think the Jamie O’Brien’s Favorites Bundle may be just right for you. It contains 16.5 oz bottle of sunscreen SPF 30, 1 6.2 oz bottle of body wash, 1 6.5 oz bottle of Cooling Gel and 1 SPF 15 Lip Balm.

This one I found to be interesting because it contains something that most sunscreens do not. I will tell you in the description. It is called Protection Kit and it has the following products: one 6.5 oz bottle of Sunscreen SPF 30, one 1.5 oz bottle of sunscreen SPF 30 and a Cancer Detection Kit (Isn’t that something? I’ve never heard of that in a sunscreen kit before.)

There are a couple more sunscreen products but I will let you check those out for yourself. You get the idea – Tropic Sport has a very generous variety to pick from.

Skincare


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Just to cover all the bases, as they say in baseball, Tropic Sport has a wonderful line-up of Cleansers and Moisturizers too. Let’s start with Cleansers and see what they offer. To start, they have a Facial Cleanser that helps you to revitalize your skin and of course, they use all natural ingredients which gently and effectively remove sunscreen, chlorine, salt and sand, as well as facial moisturizer for ultimate moisture replenishment. This product comes in different volumes so you can choose the size that suits you best.

Here is a skincare product that might help a lot of people. It is called Facial Scrub and it gently removes old dead skin and renews skin with a blend of coconut oil and natural rice and aloe extracts. (My Mrs says she bets it smells good! She’s a big fan of coconut.)

How about some Body Wash products? Tropic Sport carries two sizes of these: 3.0 and 6.5 oz bottles. There body wash has a cleansing combination of aloe, natural oils, and extracts (and just like the face wash, it is easy on your skin.) The body wash items are also available in bundle kits and a travel trio pack so take a look and choose the one that fits your needs.

The last category in skincare is Moisturizers. Let’s see what Tropic Sport has to offer us in this section. They have a Body Lotion that comes in 3.0 and 6.5 oz bottles. The ingredients are Tucuma Butter, Aloe and Vitamin E. All of these combine to moisturize and replenish your skin from toe to head. (I have to be different.) And not only does the body wash help your skin to look and feel healthy, it also has a fresh tropical scent for you to enjoy, to boot!

Next we have the Tropic Sport Facial Moisturizers. These are made up of essential tropical oils, Aloe and Vitamin E. These moisturizers will hydrate your facial skin naturally. They come in 1.5 and 3.0 oz containers.

Cooling Gel is the next item on the list. This gel is used to relieve you from sunburn if you happen to stay out soaking up those rays a little (or a lot) too long. Tropic Sport’s Cooling Gel has Aloe and Tea Tree Oil to provide soothing relief to your over-done skin. This one comes only in one size, which is a 6.5 oz bottle. The products in this category also are available in Bundles and even a Travel Pack Trio.

To Close


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So the next time you are enjoying a day in the sun, reach for some Tropic Sport protection products before you burn to a crisp. Or – you COULD move farther north where there is cold winter-weather all year long that makes you want to stay indoors. I know what my choice is. I’m heading over to Tropic Sport the best.

 

100% PURE -The Best of What Nature Intended

Who does not want to use all natural products these days? Are you tired of artificial this and artificial that or synthetic this and synthetic that. What a drag it is when go shopping and mainly all you find is products is fake stuff. I was searching along, trying to find all natural products and stumbled on this company called 100% Pure. Their mission is to bring you the best, purest, healthiest products. Wow, that’s great! Although their products are mainly for ladies, we guys may find some things we can use too. So let’s explore the products they have from nature.

Natural Face Makeup


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I will break up this category into subcategories because there are so many products to choose from. Also, I will give you an overview of some products in each subcategory.

The first subcategory is Face Makeup. There are five items available. The first one is Primers. This product gives you long-lasting cosmetic application. There are two types of Primers to choose from: Luminous Primer and Mattifying Primer.

Next is Foundation. There are eleven types offered by 100% Pure. Foundation is makeup applied to the face to create an even, uniform color to the complexion, and cover flaws .

Some of the foundations 100% Pure has are: Water Foundation, Bamboo Blur Powder, Tinted Moisturizer, 2nd Skin Foundation and many more.

How about Concealer – there are five of them to use on your face. Concealers are a type of cosmetic used to mask dark circles, age spots, large pores, and other small blemishes visible on the skin.

Some of the concealers are: 2nd Skin Concealer, Correct and Perfect Trio, 2nd Skin Corrector, Cruelty Free Small Stippling Brush F10, and Long Last Concealer with Super Fruits (a nice bunch of concealers.)

Bronzer & Highlighters are next in the makeup line up. Bronzer is used to darken areas of the skin without masking it and Highlighters are used to draw the eye to the thinnest part of the nose, lips, cheek.

There are seventeen of these! Cocoa Pigmented Bronzer and All Over Glow are a couple. Go check them out for yourself and see which one is a good match for you.

The last subcategory under face makeup is Cheeks/Blush. Blush is used to add a flush of color to the cheeks. This one also has seventeen products to choose from.

Some of the names of are: Blush, Luminizer, Pretty Naked Palette, Gemmed Luminizer and many more to bring out those cheeks and make your face glow.

Natural Eye Makeup


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100% Pure wants to make your eyes go from just good to fantastic with their fabulous all natural products. Let’s start with Eyeshadow. They have nine different color products to pick from and three brushes to apply the eyeshadow to make you look just wonderful.

Eyeliners is next with nine products which are used to define the eyes and make them more attractive.

Mascara is another eye makeup to bring out the natural beauty of your eyes with three great products and a rainbow of colors to apply to your eyes.

Lips


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100% Pure also has a lot of great products make you ladies’ lips look more fantastic. We’ll start with lipsticks. 100% Pure has five different types along with one lip liner. One of the lipsticks is called Cocoa Butter Matte Lipstick, which has long-lasting color from real fruit, and a healthy blend of cocoa and Shea butters to moisturize and soften lips.

Liquid Lipsticks is next with one product, but with multiple colors to choice from.

How about some Lip Gloss to gloss up your lips for that special occasion. 100% Pure offers one product here, again with multiple colors to choose from.

Tints & Lip Balms are next. There is a nice selection of nine products. One is called Organic Mint Lip Balm. It is subduing lip balm made with eucalyptus oils and stimulating peppermint. It has sunflower and coconut oils to moisturize and soften, plus reparative vitamin E.

Natural Hair Products


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Here is an area that is not exclusively for women. We men use these products too. Let’s start with shampoo. There are twelve really nice shampoos available. I will give a quick overview on some of them. One is called Yuzu & Pomelo Glossing Shampoo. It gently washes away all that excess hair oil, leaving you with nice shiny hair.

Put this one on your wet head and see what it gives you – it’s called Honey & Virgin Coconut Shampoo. It deep cleans and moisturizes with abundant coconut foam. It’s refreshing and nourishes for stronger, healthier-looking hair.

After shampooing you’ve got to have some Conditioner to finish it off. 100% Pure offers fourteen conditioners. Here is a short description of some. Kelp & Mint Volumizing Conditioner is a minty conditioner that is nourishing and makes your scalp feel great.

Repair Conditioner is for repairing hair that has been damaged from too much hair drying. This conditioner contains rich moisturizing oils and vitamins for smooth, hydrated locks. Check out the rest of the products for yourself and see what you like.

Bath & Body

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After the hair is washed and conditioned, we can concentrate on the body, which brings me to 100% Pure’s Body Washes. There are eighteen products from gels to soaps to pick from. One is called Blood Orange Shower Gel

(interesting name!) and is made with mineral-rich red algae, soothing aloe and coconut oil to get all that dirt off of you!

Vanilla Bean Shower Gel is another fine body wash that rehydrates thirsty skin with coconut oil, soothing aloe, and mineral-rich red algae.

Let’s look at the bar soap now. The first is Mango Butter Soap. It has triple milled vegetable soap made with Shea butter, olive oil, and coconut oil to gently wash while moisturizing, for soft, supple skin.

Another is Peach Butter Soap made with Shea butter, olive oil, and coconut oil for clean skin and it moisturizes too.

Body Butters & Creams


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After the shower, you need some body cream to top it off right? There are eighteen of these products to delight you. One of the body butters is called Coconut Whipped Body Butter (makes me hungry) with creamy cocoa, Shea, and avocado butters, with added hydration from aloe and rose hydrosol.

Put this one on your body, called Eucalyptus Whipped Body Butter. It has pretty much the same ingredient as the one above and deeply moisturizes and softens your skin.

Let change gears and see what body creams have to offer us. First is Pink Grapefruit Nourishing Body Cream – a creamy body lotion enriched with potent anti-aging vitamins, energizing green coffee, and brightening vitamin C for soft, youthfully supple skin.

Then there’s one called French Lavender Nourishing Body Cream with pretty much the same make up, but this one has a lavender scent.

To Conclude

100% Pure sure knows their stuff and they carry all-natural products to help you and me look great naturally. So if you’re tired of all those artificial and synthetic junky products out there, go pick up some of these fabulous all-natural best products now!

Bowflex Review – The Best Gym In Your Home

I do not know about you, but I try to keep in shape and not turn into a couch potato or something else that is stationary. There is a company that wants to help you to keep in shape (and not turn into a couch potato) called Bowflex. Bowflex brings the best gym into the comfort of your home with a wide range of exercise equipment so you can stay in shape today, tomorrow and in the future. So let us go down exercise lane and see what they have to offer in exercise equipment.

Max Trainer


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If you’re looking for an exercise machine and whether you’re a beginner or someone who has been at it for years, this might be the machine for you. It gives you a full body workout and you can personalizes your workout experience. The features it comes with are dynamic coaching, trainer-led videos, fitness tracking, rewards, and more. Also, it comes in four different models for you to choose from.

Home Gyms


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I like the description of this exercise equipment. It is based on resistance technology that doesn’t rely on gravity, unlike using weights which is gravity-based. The benefits of Home Gyms are: they help reduce your blood pressure, help increase your metabolism, reduce back pain, increase your energy level, reduce body fat, and basically leave you with stronger muscles and a leaner body, less joint pain, improved HDL (that is the good cholesterol), better bone density, and faster speed of digestion (WOW!)

Tread Climber


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For those of you who like doing your exercising and walking indoors (like my wife and sister,) Bowflex has the tread climber for you. You ask me why a tread climber? Here is why: it will help you burn up to two and a half times the calories of a treadmill at the same speed, it offers an intense cardio walking workout that’s effortless on your joints, and is adaptable for every fitness level and customizable workout program.

Treadmills


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If tread climber is not your style, how about a treadmill. It is basically just walking or running. Bowflex has two models to choose from: the BXT116 or BXT216. Both have their unique features for you to choose from.

Lateral X


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Here is an exercise machine that mimics the everyday movement of your body. The Lateral X is a full body workout and it does the following: it glides from side to side as you push, pull, stand and squat, activating muscle and burning calories in every workout. It is great for beginners, as well as people who are advanced in physical fitness and is a low-impact cardio machine.

Selecttech


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For those who like to pump iron, there are Selecttech dumbbells that are adjustable and in a compact design. You have three types to choose from. They are: Selecttech 1090, 552 and 560 (maybe I should replace my 30 year-old dumbbells.)

HVT


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Here is a workout exercise machine that works the entire body in twenty minutes, making you feel great. It comes in two different models. One is HVT and the other is HVT+. Both have their unique features that strengthen muscles and cardio in a fast and effective workout.

Ellipticals


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Ellipticals are another great type of exercise machines to work out the cardio and burn lots of calories. It comes in two different models; the BXE116 and BXE 216. Both have weighted flywheel for easy start up and smooth, consistent workouts. Also, both have 25 resistance levels, along with there unique features, such as free entertainment screens and connectivity options, that make them great.

Accessories


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Now we have to have our accessories to go with our exercise workout machines for that added touch in our lives. Bowflex has a great line up for you. There are seventy-seven in all. I will give you a description of some of them. The first is Bowflex Ankle Weights, which are great for walking, jogging or running and help burn more calories and build stronger muscles too.

Then there is Bowflex Mechanical Analog Scale. You’re doing a weekly weigh-in can be a great motivation for staying on track to reaching your fitness goals. The scale is accurate up to 300 lbs and is easy to read.

Got to have one of these: Nautilus Club Workout Mat that carries your body and reduces pressure points. Also, it is anti-microbial, latex-free, water resistant, trouble-free to clean, and has non-slip ribbing on both sides.

How about a Jump Rope to finish out your workout? Or just before you start? It is a sturdy, balanced-speed rope that adjusts in length to fit your height and exercise routine.

To make push-ups easier, try Bowflex Push Up Handles, which give you support for the most intense exercises. It has cushion grips which help relieve hand and wrist strain while you workout.

If you’re someone who likes to keep a tap on your heart rate, try this Bowflex Heart Rate Armband. It continuously monitors real-time heart rate data as you workout.

What about this one – Nautilus Complete Yoga and Pilates Workout. An instructor shows you how to tone and toughen your body and expand your flexibility. This program includes two DVDs with 5 workouts, a yoga mat and block, two Pilates weight balls, a flat band, and an anti-burst ball and foot pump.

After that workout, you may need something for those neck muscles to help relax them or if an injury occurs. Then try this Elasto-gel hot-cold Neck Wrap before your injury gets worst.

Here is an oldie but a goodie – a Nautilus 10 lb. Medicine Ball for toning. It’s fabulous for upper body and abdominal workouts. These have been around for thousands of years and they must be good to still be used today.

Well that’s a peek at what Bowflex has to offer in the accessories section for you. Check it out for yourself if you want more information.

 

The End

Bowflex really wants you to exercise and stay fit as long as you can with all their great exercise machines and accessories, so you do not turn into a lump on a couch or a couch potato. Please head out and pick up one of these best exercise machines for yourself.

Juice Beauty Review – The Best Organic, Ladies

I live in a household of two girls: my wife and my daughter, each with extremes on makeup and skincare. The wife wears none to very little makeup, but skincare is more of a passion for her with her daily routines. But the daughter changes like the weather on makeup and skincare. This brings me to Juice Beauty, with their best organic skincare and makeup and all their best products for us to look through. There are two main categories: Makeup and Skincare, which are broken down into subcategories into which I will describe what they have to offer. Let’s begin with skincare and finish up with makeup products.

Stem Cellular Anti-Wrinkle


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I will give you a brief overview of some of Juice Beauty’s products to get rid of those wrinkles. Starting with Booster Serum, an ultra-light gel serum which shrinks the appearance of wrinkles. Power packed with an ideal dose of Juice Beauty’s proprietary blend of fruit stem cells infused into a Vitamin C, resveratrol-rich grapeseed formula to help improve and increase skin tone and texture. Next is, Instant Eye Lift Algae Mask, full of antioxidants and nutrients from algae, resulting in the reduced appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and puffiness, leaving your eyes brightened and refreshed.

Here is one that sounds interesting – Exfoliating Peel Spray immediately exfoliates to reveal smoother, younger-looking skin after just one use. Made with a unique, gentle, plant-derived exfoliant that resurfaces skin within seconds, on contact, to visibly loosen and lift away old skin cells. This product aids to reveal a visibly smoother, softer and rejuvenated complexion. With Exfoliating Peel Spray, skin appears plumped, decreasing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This spray Improves skin for absorption of serum for maximum anti-wrinkle effectiveness.

Finally, their is the 2-in-1 Cleanser, which gently removes makeup with its deep cleaning formula. It also helps tone, leaving skin hydrated and feeling soft. 2-in-1 Cleanser helps reveal revitalized, fresh looking skin to prepare skin for serum and moisturizer application. A balance blend of fruit stem cells and Vitamin C are infused into organic, resveratrol-rich grapeseed.

Signal Peptides


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In this skincare section their are two products I will describe for you. First is Firdming Serum. This product has a balance- blend of sunflower-derived plant lipids combined with rice peptides and pterostilbene-rich wild blueberry extract to increase skin hydration, help renew skin surface and protect from external aggressors with a supple moisture barrier.

The second Signal Peptide is Firming Eye Balm with a blend of sunflower-derived lipids combined with rice peptides and pterostilbene-rich wild blueberry extract to increase skin hydration. It helps to restart skin and protect from external aggressors with lavish moisturizing action.

Blemish Clearing


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How many people suffer from face blemishes and try different products to see if they will help, then get little or no results. Juice Beauty may have the products for the job. I will give you an overview of some of their products. Let’s start with Blemish Clearing Serum. The description says you can shrink breakouts, unclog pores, and even out skin tone with this powerful serum packed with willow bark, salicylic acid and organic fruit acids; while CoQ10, Vitamin C and organic aloe reopen the skin for a healthy, clear complexion. Blemish Clearing Serum clears while it also hydrates.

This next one is called Blemish Clearing Toner Pads. What it does is cleans deep large pores to reduce blemishes. The cooling formula promotes even skin tone while soothing your skin. Then it helps control oil without emptying skin of its natural moisture quantity. Each pad is pre-soaked with salicylic acid from willow bark, cucumber extract and soothing organic aloe juice.

For people who need something to help with dead skin removal, their is Exfoliating Cleanser that cleans and exfoliates away dead skin so you have soft skin that is brighter and younger looking. It is made of a blend of certified organic refining pineapple enzymes and soothing aloe vera juices infused with dissolving jojoba beads to gently exfoliate and cleanse.

Finally their is Blemish Clearing Powder that has concealing powder which soothes, calms and helps clear with bamboo, minerals and certified organic fruit extracts leaving your blemishes concealed.

CC Creams


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There are two items in this product section. The first is Stem Cellular CC Cream. This balance CC cream (color correcting) delivers the ultimate in age-defying, skin improving results.

Here is one for you suntan worshipers, called SPF 30 Tinted Mineral Moisturizer that contains a blend of zinc broad spectrum SPF 30 mineral coverage, and powerful antioxidant rich apple, grape and aloe botanical juices. It also may help premature signs of aging caused by everyday sun exposure. This product is great for all skin types.

Complexion


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Now I am focusing on makeup products to finish up on this review. Starting with complexion products, the first is Phyto-Pigments Flawless Serum Foundation. Its hydrating coconut alkanes and antioxidant-rich technology provides comfort, as well as leaving skin looking bright. This serum provides a noticeably smoother complexion for a more youthful looking appearance.

Next is Phyto-Pigments Perfecting Concealer, which conceals discolorations, dark under-eye circles and other skin imperfections. It also lessens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for a smoother, youthful looking complexion.

The last product for complexion is called Phyto-Pigments Illuminating Primer which brightens skin, evens out the appearance of lines & wrinkles and blur defects for an unbroken complexion and natural beauty.

Cheeks


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Juice Beauty has five products for cheeks. Starting with Phyto-Pigments Sculpting Foundation Brush, a wedge-shaped foundation brush creates an excellent smooth, spotless and skin-perfected finish.

How about this one: Phyto-Pigment Last Looks Cream Blush. It is a natural looking blush that flatters any skin tone. Made with Juice Beauty’s exclusive Moisture Blend – a blend of grapeseed oil & phospholipids and a blend of rose and purple carrot for great color.

Lips


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For though ladies that like to have fabulous looking lips, Juice Beauty has five products for you to choose from. Try this one out ladies, called Phyto-Pigments Satin Lip Cream. It restores lips and reduces the appearance of fine lines, leaving lips feeling very soft with a semi-lustrous finish. It is made of rose, moringa and eclipta daisy.

Next is Phyto-Pigment Sheer Lip Gloss. It adds a high-shine glow to lips with just one stroke. And it is made of those wonderful ingredients that Juice Beauty is proud and known for that is all natural. That’s it for now. I will let you look at all the makeups they have and judge for yourself on what you like.

To Conclude

I am going to have my wife and daughter go to Juice Beauty and see all the wonderful organic skincare and makeup and who knows – this might make them believers in their best products. You should go too and check it out. Stock up on some of these all-natural products and let your beauty shine!

Colgate Review – Pamper Your Mouth with the Best

I have used Colgate products over the years, not knowing all the great benefits they provide besides giving you sparkling clean teeth and great looking gums. Without further ado, let’s look at the best rainbow of toothpaste products and their unique qualities to help your mouth and teeth.

Whitening


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There are thirty-two products that help you get those teeth of yours looking pearly white. I will give you a brief description of some of them. The first is Whitening Toothpaste with Coconut Oil. The description says this product polishes away tea, coffee and wine stains to whiten your teeth. It has micropolishers to remove surface stains. It has coconut oil for a moisture-rich mouth feel. and is okay for everyday use with a fluoride formula for healthy enamel.

Next is Toothpaste with Charcoal. This paste also remove surface impurities and stains for whiter looking teeth. It too has micropolishers for a dazzling smile. Toothpaste with charcoal also has a cooling mint flavor which leaves your mouth feeling clean and fresh. The last product in this category is Whitening Gel. This gel can remove stains from your teeth to bring out the white and it has other benefits as well. It fights bacteria not just on your teeth, but also on your cheeks, tongue and gums. Whitening Gel has excellent protection against gingivitis, stains, plaque, tartar and cavities. It also provides additional new benefits – anti-sensitivity, enhanced enamel strength, instant neutralization of odors associated with bad breath and new better flavors that leave your mouth feeling clean and fresh.

Sensitive


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My wife would like this section because she sometimes complains that when she drinks something hot or very cold her teeth let her know about it. Colgate give you thirteen products to help with sensitive teeth. One is Deep Clean that has anti-sensitivity along all the other features that go with Colgate toothpaste. How about this one called Daily Repair. It also has anti-sensitivity plus repairs early gum and teeth damage and strengthens teeth by remineralizing weakened enamel.

Another one is called Sensitive Lasting Fresh, which is clinically proven to relieve sensitivity and provides 24/7 sensitivity protection when you brush your teeth twice a day. One last thing on this is builds protection against future sensitivity. Put this one in your mouth: it is called Sensitive Prevent & Repair. It also offers clinically proven sensitivity relief. It aids to repairs and strengthen weakened tooth enamel and has a mild mint flavor. There are some more sensitive toothpastes, but for now I just wanted to give you some to think about.

Remineralization


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  • Here is something I did not give much thought about. There are four remineralization products offered by Colgate. Here is an overview of them. The first is called Multi-Protection toothpaste that reinforces enamel 4x better and helps to build stronger, healthy enamel. It also restores natural calcium and polishes enamel. Then there is Sensitivity Relief toothpaste, which aids in restoring natural calcium to nourish your tooth enamel. It also helps increase protection against tooth sensitivity, gently polishes teeth, repels germs and fights cavities.
  • Next is Whitening toothpaste. What this one does is not only whiten your teeth, it also restores natural calcium, helps protect teeth from enamel erosion and builds tougher and healthier enamel. Finally, there is Sensitive Prevent & Repair. It repairs and strengthen weakened tooth enamel and also helps with sensitive teeth.

Kids Toothpaste


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Colgate has a nice selection of products for your youngsters – eight in all. Here are some of them starting with one called My First. It has no sodium lauryl sulfate, preservatives, artificial colors or fluoride. It comes in a mild fruit flavor and gently cleans teeth. The next is Kids 2 in 1 Strawberry Smash it is mouthwash and toothpaste in one tube with a great strawberry flavor. Of course, it also fights bad breath and cavities (I feel like eating this one rather than brushing my teeth with it.)

Watermelon Burst (Mmm) is the next kids’ product. It’s features are that it defends teeth against bad breath and cavities too (wish they had this when I was a boy. I might not have given my mother such a hard time when she made me brush my teeth.) Another tasty toothpaste by Colgate is called Mild Bubble Fruit and it has trolls pictures on it. Mild Bubble Fruit toothpaste fights cavity and provides enamel protection that strengthens and protects developing teeth. This one is designed for children 2 years old and up. Well this is a few of them. I’ll let you check out the rest for yourself.

Baking Soda Toothpaste


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A grand total of three products are available here. Baking Soda and Peroxide Whitening Bubbles Toothpaste gives you clean and refreshing breath, fights cavities and removes stains. Put this one in your mouth, called Ultrabrite. It too cleans teeth, remove stains, fights cavities and gives you great breath. The last one is called Sparkling White Toothpaste. It also fights cavities, remove stains to give you white teeth and helps fight future stain build-up. (For me, I like my stained teeth. They give me character.) 🙂

Fluoride Toothpaste


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Wow, there are thirty-eight types of fluoride toothpaste. I will give a brief description of some of them. The first is Fresh + Whitening. It helps with fighting the bacteria that causes bad breath on your teeth, but also on your tongue, cheeks and gums. It also fights tartar, gingivitis, stains and cavities so you will have a healthy mouth.

Next is Fresh Mint Stripe. It helps avert plaque, gingivitis, cavities, staining and enamel trouble. It pro-actively fights bacteria not just on your teeth, but also on your tongue, cheeks and gums. How about this one: Optic White High Impact White. It has the whitening ingredient hydrogen peroxide and encompasses 2x the whitening ingredient. It’s enamel-safe whitening that’s good for daily use with a fluoride formula to protect against cavities. This is a sampling of what Colgate offers in fluoride toothpaste.

The End

Colgate sure does know a lot about our teeth, gums, tartar, bad breath and so on, and also all the different ways to keep our mouth happy and healthy. So the next time you run out of toothpaste go pick up a tube of Colgate. You won’t regret doing it. I surely did not.Get the best right now!