Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum

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Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum, 1 Ounce

INGREDIENTS:

Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin*, Squalane*, Tocopheryl Acetate*, Ceteareth-20*, Palmitoyl Grapevine Shoot Extract*, Glyceryl Stearate Se*, Fragrance, Caprylyl Glycol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Potassium Sorbate, Xanthan Gum, Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Phytate*.

* Plant origin

DIRECTIONS:

Apply serum morning and evening to cleansed skin on face, neck, and décolleté. During the day, follow with Vinoperfect Radiance Moisturizer SPF 20For best results, top serum with the Vinoperfect Overnight Renewal Cream in the evening.

 

The Vinoperfect Radiance Serum from Caudalie of Paris is absolutely divine! I received the travel size version as an early birthday present (for my birthday in November), and I am thoroughly impressed! Initially, I didn’t think this small, unassuming serum would do much. However, after a recent onslaught of hyperpigmentation and moderate scarring after some hormonal acne, I was desperate to see if this Radiance Serum would work. I spot treated my “problem areas” by applying the serum (most days) morning AND night. I followed up with Causalie’s VinoSource Moisturizing Sorbet.

The serum has a a sheer, satiny, opaque, ivory color. The scent is lightly perfumey, yet refreshing and clean. The product’s moderate viscosity allows it to be applied easily via the bottle’s dropper lid top. Because the Radiance Serum is so lightweight, it was easily and quickly absorbed by my skin. It layered seamlessly under my makeup. It also played well with my other skincare products from other brands. I love how highly concentrated the Vinoperfect Radiance Serum is. The bottle is small, and the product is expensive (retails for $79 for 1 oz.), however you only need a a few drops to spot treat. Seriously! I only used 3-5 drops (in total) to spot treat my “problem areas.” So, a little definitely goes a looooong way!

After only ONE week, I noticed about a 25% reduction in the darkness of the hyperpigmentation on my face and neck. The results were so apparent that I decided to start applying the serum under my eyes as well to help treat my dark circles. After TWO weeks, the dark spots and scarring had lightened by 50% (both in terms of size and color)! I’m currently on the beginning of my third week, and I have noticed a 50% reduction in my dark circles under my eyes, the hyperpigmentation I experienced is half gone, and my face and neck is almost acne scar-free! This is no small feat for someone with ultra sensitive combination skin.

The best part is that research supports my amazing results. In a clinical study, after 45 days of twice-daily use, out of 60 women aged between 34 and 56 years old, 87% reported brighter and more even complexions. 82% reported decreased dark spots. After 90 days of twice-daily use out of 60 women aged between 34 and 56 years old, 65% saw an increase in complexion radiance while 52% noted an increase in even skin. No wonder it was mentioned in Total Beauty’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Award for Dark Spot Corrector!

My results have been so astounding that family members and friends have been asking me about my skincare routine. Even strangers have commented on how amazing my skin looks! So, the Vinoperfect Radiance Serum from Caudalie of Paris is a surefire win!

Caudalie Vinoperfect Radiance Serum Complexion Correcting (30ml)
Paula's Choice RESIST C15 Super Booster 15% Vitamin C with Vitamin E and Ferulic Acid for All Skin Types - 0.67 oz

This Radiance Serum is comparable to the Paula’s Choice Resist C15 Superbooster I used a couple of years ago (in terms of price and performance). I haven’t really experienced any major skin problems since then. However, when some hormonal acne scarred my skin and caused moderate dark spots, I started to stress! What differentiates this Radiance Serum from the C15 Superbooster is its ability to also lighten my under-eye dark circles. As amazing as the C15 Superbooster was, it was never able to do that! Moreover, the Radiance Serum contains viniferine, an ingredient from the grape vine sap that is clinically proven to be 62 times MORE effective than Vitamin C! I would probably give the Paula’s Choice Resist C15 Superbooster a 3.5 to 4 out of 5 stars. This Vinoperfect Radiance Serum? It gets a solid 5 out of 5 stars, hand’s down! Here’s why …

PROS

♥ Serum is suitable for ALL skin types (normal, oily, dry, combination, or sensitive)

♥ Formula is highly concentrated (only a few drops are necessary to see visible results)

♥ Formula is non photo-sensitizing and non-comedogenic

♥ Serum is formulated WITHOUT parabens, phthalates, and sulfates

♥ Serum is lightweight and penetrates skin almost immediately

♥ Serum works well under makeup and when layered under other skincare products

♥ Serum is moisturizing

♥ Reduces appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation

♥ Boosts radiance by brightening dull skin

♥ Promotes even skin

♥ Serum is oil-free

♥ Serum has a pleasant scent

♥ Serum has clinically proven results

 

CONS

 Serum is expensive (retails for $79 for 1 oz.)

 Bottle is seemingly small

 

Caudalie’s Vinoperfect Radiance Serum is definitely worth its price tag! The Radiance Serum has left my skin smooth, even, and radiant. I’m certain that with continued use, my face will be completely restored and free of all dark spots. Due to the serum’s ability to regulate melanin, it has proven to be an excellent addition to my skincare arsenal. Want to give it as a gift (to yourself or a friend)? Check out Caudalie’s Vinoperfect Holiday Set.

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The Ultimate Satin Bonnet!

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I discovered the Qhome Satin Headscarf while searching for comfortable, breathable head wraps for my mother who is a breast cancer survivor. When I saw that these satin bonnets have a bow feature, I was immediately smitten and purchased 8 of the 10 available colors! Because there are so many colors and patterns, there is a style for the ultra feminine, the stylish classic, and the bold bohemian alike!

Here are the 10 styles (see pic above): FIRST ROW (across from left to right) — (1) wine-colored solid bonnet, (2) rose pink floral bonnet, (3) black and red rose bonnet, and (4) beige floral bonnetSECOND ROW (across from left to right) — (5) sapphire blue solid bonnet, (6) leopard bonnet, (7) navy grid bonnet. THIRD ROW (across from left to right) — (8) black solid bonnet, (9) black amoeba bonnet, (10) black polka dot bonnet. The only two styles I didn’t get was the navy grid bonnet (it was sold out at the time of my order) and the black amoeba bonnet (because it was a little too Kitschy for my tastes … lab techs, it’s all yours)! 

I love that these bonnets can be tied in a myriad of different ways. If you have long hair or are prepping your tresses for a voluminous hair style (think roller sets), then you may want to tie your bonnet in the back. See images below for detailed pics.

 

These bonnets can also be knotted and tied in the front on top of your head or off to the side. It really just depend on your hair style and personal preference.

 

These sleep bonnets are so soft and comfortable. They are also very durable. I have owned mine for several months now and have washed them with ease. None of the bonnets degraded or came apart in the wash. They are also very well made. The quality of the workmanship at this low of a price point is pretty phenomenal. I have seen satin bonnets of similar quality sell for 4-5x this price! Granted this is not double-sided or reversible but, at this low price, I don’t much care! LOL. In fact, that’s why I purchased almost every color before they sell out! And, I think it would be wise for you to do the same. Stock up! These adorable satin bonnets would make great gifts for yourself or loved ones.

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Quick Tip #23: Get Some (Nail) Therapy!

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Kocostar Nail Therapy

Have broken, damaged nails? Are your nail beds splitting and peeling? Don’t fret! Everyone experiences periods of stress or sadness about their personal appearance from time to time. If you’re feeling more grief than normal, it may be time to get some therapy … nail therapy, that is!

My sister gifted me some therapeutic intervention a while ago, and I never seemed to have time to sit still and actually use this unique beauty tool! When I did, I was blown away by how well it worked (and felt shameful about not utilizing this treatment sooner)! After peeling off my gel manicure (don’t judge!), my nails were left weak and damaged. After only ONE 30-minute application of this nail therapy, my nails looked shinier and felt much less fragile. It soothed and moisturized my nail beds while providing much-needed nutrition and strength to my overall nails. And, my skin (e.g., the tips of my fingers) felt baby soft. And, the best part? The results are immediate and lasting!

This intense, soothing treatment contains loads of botanicals and vitamins that protect and repair stressed nails while strengthening nails against splitting and peeling. If you are an excessive nail art lover, this nail therapy is a must for you! If you’re the busy, multitasking type who’s always short on time, don’t worry! You can treat your nails and still use your smart devices at the same time. For instance, while using the treatment, I was still able to check my emails on my iPhone with ease … For added protection during the week, I also used Sally Hansen’s Hard As Nails Hardener (in natural tint). Talk about a power-packed nail protection duo!

 

Ingredients:

Aqua/ Water/Eau, Glycerin, Paraffinumliquidum, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane, Polysorbate 60, Behenyl Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Betaine, ButyrospermumParkii (Shea Butter), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hydrolyzed Silk, Tocopheryl Acetate, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cera alba, Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, 1.2-Hexanediol, Propanediol, CaprylylGlycol, IlliciumVerum(Anise)Fruit Extract, Soluble Collagen, AscorbylTetraisopalmitate, Ceramide 3, Milk Protein Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Oil, Citrus AurantiumSinensis (Orange) Fiber, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Fruit, Citrus Grandis(Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Disodium EDTA

Directions for Use:

Peel open each pack and place a mask on each finger. Leave on for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Massage remaining liquid from mask into the fingernail area (e.g., onto finger tips and finger nails) after removing the mask from each finger. Use as needed.

Storage and Handling Measures:

Keep product out of reach of children. Store at room temperature. Keep product away from direct light. Use immediately after opening.

Precautions:

Stop using product and consult a dermatologist or physician if the following occurs: swelling, red (strawberry) marks, itchiness and burning effects due to indirect or direct exposure to light.

PROS

  • Vitamins C, E, and ceramide provide shine and elasticity to nails
  • Milk protein and collagen protect nail roots
  • Portulaca extract and shea butter nourish and moisturize cuticles
  • Aloe vera and silk soften skin
  • Includes 5 packages (Only $4 per treatment)
  • While you care your nail, you can use your smartphone, i-pad, etc.
  • Great stocking stuffers or additions to gift baskets for the beauty enthusiast

CONS

  • This may be a first … ABSOLUTELY NONE!

 

Want more at-home spa treatment? The same company also has a foot therapy wrap made to exfoliate and soothe stressed feet! Check it out!

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Silk Elements MegaSilk Olive Moisturizing Treatment

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 MegaSilk Olive Moisturizing Treatment

Ingredients

Water (Aqua, Eau), Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Esters, Glycerin, Amodimethicone, Stearalkonium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum), Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium PCA, Isopropyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetrimonium Chloride, Trideceth-12, Disodium EDTA, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Amyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Salicylate, Sodium Benzoate, Linalool, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Hydrolyzed Silk, Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate

Directions

Apply thoroughly to clean, damp hair, making sure ends are treated. Leave on 3-5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. Can be used twice a week to help maintain hair health.

 

The Silk Elements’ Megasilk Olive Moisturizing Treatment is a sulfate-free formula that claims to moisturize, strengthen, and nourish strands while leaving hair soft and full of shine. Although the instructions state that this only needs to be left on for 3-5 minutes, because I have multi-textured hair, I always deep condition my hair for at least 20 minutes. If I have time, I’ll leave it on for 30 minutes.

I love that this contains avocado oil, olive oil, and hydrolyzed silk. Because of the hydrolyzed silk, this treatment could also double as a light protein treatment. Yet, it is still safe for weekly or bi-weekly use. As a result, this makes it perfect for both relaxed and natural hair.

The treatment has the scent of a low- to mid-range perfume. I’m not a huge fan of heavily scented products, especially products that smell like it should be spritzed on my neck or wrists! Thankfully, this has a slight perfume scent that is light and fleeting. NOT my favorite product smell, but thankfully it does not linger and is not obnoxiously strong.

Every time I used this Moisturizing Treatment, my hair was left soft and hydrated. Although it is not watery or liquidity, the product isn’t as thick as other hair masques or hair cholesterols I’ve used previously. In addition, this product did not make it easier or worse for me to detangle my hair. Overall, I think this is a decent deep conditioner for the product size and price (when on sale). While this treatment is not my all-time favorite deep conditoner, it gets the job done.

PROS

    • Sulfate-free (Behentrimonium Methosulfate IS NOT a sulfate; it is a compound naturally derived from rapeseed oil used to thicken, condition and detangle hair)
    • Paraben-free
    • Contains avocado oil, olive oil, and hydrolyzed silk
    • Great for dry hair
    • Perfect for both relaxed and natural hair
    • Gentle enough to use 2x a week!
    • Decent results for the quantity and price

CONS

    • Contains a silicone called amodimethicone (fifth ingredient)
    • Contains isopropyl alcohol (thirteenth ingredient)
    • Not a huge fan of the scent (but it is not overly obnoxious)
    • Not as thick and creamy as some other hair masques or hair cholesterols I’ve used
    • Provided average results
    • Expensive (when not on sale)
    • Open jar

As a side note, I have read that several people (of hair types varying from wavy to kinky) have used this as a leave-in with stellar results. Others have used it as a pre-poo or co-wash. I have yet to try this Moisturizing Treatment in any of these ways. However, I think it is moisturizing enough to work as a pre-poo or co-wash, so I think I might experiment with alternative usage methods.

UPDATE

I finally decided to try Silk Elements’ Megasilk Olive Moisturizing Treatment as a leave-in, and my hair loved it! Who knew? The Moisturizing Treatment left my hair silky, soft, and well hydrated ALL day. It provided me with a super moisturized top bun, and it also gave me one of the best wash ‘n gos I have ever had. My curls were elongated and extremely defined. Thanks for the suggestion ladies!

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iON Keratin Smoothing Masque

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Ingredients

Water, Dimethicone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Chloride, Vegetable Oil, Cetyl Esters, Sorbitol, Glycol Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Fragrance, Isopropyl Alcohol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Ceteareth-20, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Dmdm Hydantoin, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Dimethiconol, Disodium Edta, Peg-4 Laurate, Citric Acid, Biotin, Panthenol, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Pyridoxine Hcl, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool

Directions

After shampoo, massage ion Keratin Smoothing Masque into wet hair. Leave in 1-2 minutes. Rinse. For excessively dry or damaged hair, leave in 3-5 minutes. Use in place of daily conditioner 1-2 times per week, or as often as needed.

The ion Keratin Smoothing Masque is a sulfate-free formula that claims to replenish the protein, strength, and lost moisture of your strands all while creating more manageable hair. The Keratin Smoothing Masque also promises to eliminate frizz, restore elasticity, and repair damaged follicles. In addition, it can help prep the hair for smoother, faster blow-drys. Although it can also be used to improve and prolong the results of any Keratin Smoothing Treatment, it is a rich, nourishing hair masque that is safe for use on natural or chemically-treated (e.g., color-treated or relaxed) hair.

I love how thick and creamy this Smoothing Masque is. It is super easy to apply (thanks to the convenient pump top applicator). It has a unique perfumey scent that I am neither fond of nor detest. However, the smell does not linger in the hair. Although the directions state to leave the masque in your hair for up to 5 minutes, I use this product as a light protein treatment (due to the hydrolyzed keratin). As a result, I don a processing cap and then sit under my hooded stand dryer for 20-30 minutes. After rinsing the Smoothing Masque out, my hair is left feeling soft and strong all at the same time. No crunchy or hard tresses here! So, if you are not a fan of hard/harsher protein treatments like ApHogee Two-Step Protein Treatment or Keracare Super Reconstructor (see my review HERE), this may be the hair masque for you!

PROS

  • Improves and prolongs results of any smoothing treatment
  • Replenishes keratin and lost moisture
  • Contains NO formaldehyde
  • Eliminates frizz
  • Strengthens
  • Gentle enough to use 1-2x per week
  • Sulfate-free
  • Safe for any hair type
  • Thick and creamy
  • Pump applicator top

CONS

  • Contains dimethicone (second ingredient)
  • Odd perfumey scent (not horrible but not my favorite either)

Overall, the ion Keratin Smoothing Masque is great as a light protein treatment. I usually rotate this with my deep conditioner (e.g., either my [i.] ion Summer Deep Conditioning Treatment or my ApHogee Intensive Two Minute Keratin Reconstructor). After almost two months of using the ion Keratin Smoothing Masque, the protein:moisture levels of my hair have been a lot easier to balance.

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Quick Tip #22: Make Your DIY Products Look Professional!

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Are you a natural hair mixtress? Do you have a penchant for making your own hair spritz, curl cream, or leave-in conditioner? Welcome to Team DIY! If you’re anything like me, repurposing old jars for a DIY product your hair actually likes makes your heart smile. However, having to subject your new DIY to worn containers with labels that won’t budge or are well-past their likability simply won’t do. That’s why I recently organized all of my hair and beauty products so that they would be streamlined and look great in my bedroom or bathroom. Truth be told, these labels and containers make my DIY products worthy to sit on the glass shelf of a boutique spa or luxurious hotel en suite. Want the same luxe look? Keep reading!

 

All you need is a re-purposed container that has been cleaned, sanitized, and has all the labels removed. If you want all of your containers to be uniform, you can also buy new containers. That’s what I opted to do since I had literally dozens of mismatched jars in different colors and sizes from the dozens of commercial product purchase fails I’ve endured over the years. I donated or recycled the jars I no longer needed, and I kept several bonus jars that didn’t match for gifting purposes.

These are the five types of containers I purchased: (1) 16 oz. spice jars for my Ayurvedic powders, (2) 32 oz. spice jars to house my larger hair supplies like my bentonite clay and hibiscus flowers, (3) 16 oz. cosmetic jars for my gel, curl cream, bath scrub, etc.,  (4) 16 oz. glass pump bottles for my DIY conditioners, lotions, and other products that might require a larger dispenser, and (5) 16 oz. glass spray bottles to house water, my hair spritz, and other water-based leave-ins.

 

(1) 16 oz. Spice Jars

The 16 oz. spice jars come in a set of six containers. I purchased two sets to house my various Ayurvedic herbs from amla powder to slippery elm powder. I designed labels in Photoshop and printed them on white vinyl product wrap for 16 oz. bottles for a more professional presentation. If you want smaller containers, they also have these available in various other sizes.

(2) 32 oz. Spice Jars

The 32 oz. spice jars come in a set of six containers. I purchased a single set to store my hair supplies that I tend to order in bulk (e.g., bentonite clay) or resources that take up more volume (i.e., hibiscus flowers or calendula petals. I designed labels in Photoshop (to match the product labels I created for the 16 oz. spice jars). Again, these are available in smaller sizes.

(3) 16 oz. Cosmetic Jars

The 16 oz. cosmetic jars come in a set of six. I purchased one set, but I am thinking of purchasing a second. Right now, I am using these containers to store a variety of my hair and skincare DIYs from curl cream to exfoliating sugar scrubs. I designed coordinating labels in Photoshop with a similar aesthetic as the ones I designed for my 16 oz. and 32 oz. spice jars. I love these. They are the perfect size for most of my hair and body DIY needs. I opted for plastic here instead of glass containers because these products are usually used when I am in the bathroom and are prone to breakage (i.e., dropping while being used).

(4) 16 oz. Glass Pump Bottles

The 16 oz. glass pump bottles are perfect for my DIY conditioners. I purchased clear glass pump bottles with stainless steel pump tops, but these are also available in amber, cobalt bluegreenblack, or in a variety pack. So, you can really customize these to suit your needs and personal tastes. I designed labels in Photoshop and printed them on white vinyl for durability.  You can also get these in a smaller 8 oz. size in amber, blackclear, or cobalt. They also come in plastic. However, I opted for glass whenever I could to minimize the amount of plastic I use. I tried to balance being eco-conscious against practicality (i.e., the likelihood of breakage).

(5) 16 oz. Glass Spray Bottles

The 16 oz. glass spray bottles are the optimum size for my storing water, my hair spritz, and other water-based leave-ins. If you want to create smaller hair spritzes, you can opt to buy these in the smaller 8 oz. size in amber or cobalt blue. If you prefer, you can order the plastic version of these as well in 8 oz. or 16 oz.  I, once again, designed labels in Photoshop and printed them on white vinyl for durability. You can also get these in a smaller 8 oz. size in amber, blackclear, or cobalt. I purchased two sets of the 16 oz. spray bottles in clear, amber, and cobalt blue so that I can see (by color and label) whether I am reaching for my water spray bottle or my bottle that contains my glycerin hair spritz.

To further organize my new jar collection, I purchased two sets of an adjustable black wire shelf organizer to expand my storage capacity as well as two Mainstays 3-Shelf Bookcases in rustic oak to complete the look.

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Measurable Difference Hydrating Body Oils

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I recently discovered hydrating body oils by Measurable Difference. I kept seeing them when I was out and about and finally decided to take the plunge! I purchased the Amaranth and Lavender versions. However, they also have other variations like Honeysuckle, Rosehip, and Jasmine. I have used both the Amaranth and Lavender oils several times, and I absolutely adore them. They are both non-greasy and easily absorbed into my skin.

I like to use the Amaranth Hydrating Oil when I have mild to moderate muscle aches. For instance, if I have had an especially intense workout, I will rub some on my sore areas (e.g., my calves and my quads). Or, if I’m experiencing any body pains (i.e., if I overdo it while gardening or doing any other labor-intensive task), I will slather some all over my body after I get out of the shower and towel off. Each time, the pain I had dissipated by at least 50% within about 60 seconds. No lie! I was impressed to say the least. I immediately told my mother about it, and she let me put rub some on her arthritis-stricken hands. She, too, experienced lessened pain! She liked it so much that she bought some for herself. Ha, ha. A wise choice … My sister wanted in and asked if she could try some on her feet. Being the kind sister that I am (wink, wink), I obliged. She said the Amaranth Oil instantly hydrated and soothed her dry, aching feet.

I like to use the Lavender Hydrating Oil when I want to relax or calm my inflamed skin. For instance, when I take an evening bath, I’ll add some Lavender Oil to my bath water (along with some epsom salts). It makes for a great start to a good night’s sleep. I have also used some on my face and on my cuticles. Indeed, it left my sensitive, combination facial skin hydrated. My nails also loved the oil because it is so light and is quickly absorbed by my skin. The scent is lovely, but the power of lavender to calm and relax tired minds and bodies is unspeakable.

Apart from the fact these oils work (and work well), I love the beautiful, clear glass bottle that these oils come in just as much. It allows you to see the actual flora that’s used to create the oil (e.g., the amaranth oil contains amaranth buds and the lavender oil has lavender stems inside). It’s nice enough to put on display in your bathroom or on your vanity. But, it’s not just for spectacular aesthetics, it’s also practical, too. It prevents the scent from fading and continues to infuse the oil with the beneficial properties of the plant within.

The bottle is also quite large (4 oz). And, I am smitten with the fact that it has a dropper top instead of a simple cap lid or twist applicator top. It makes application easy and elegant! I feel like Cleopatra every time I squeeze the bottle top and drip it onto my skin. (Hey, what can I say? I have an active imagination!)

I can’t say enough good things about these hydrating body oils. They are so easy to use. All you have to do is just gently pat them onto damp skin and wait for the beautiful scent and power to soothe and calm to unfold. These hydrating body oils are so amazing that I decided to make them part of my staple skincare regimen.  I can’t wait to try some of the other body oil incarnations by Measurable Difference. Have you used body oils before? If not, I think it’s time to give them a try.

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