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Cargo Cosmetics 20th Anniversay Lip Gloss Quad

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Perfect for summer the Cargo Cosmetics Limited Edition Lip Gloss Quad is a great combo of beautiful earth tone glosses. The South Beach shades are packages in a cute tin and come with a retracable lip brush.

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The glosses are so creamy and pigmented and I love how great the colors look alone or together to create a custom look. The gloss is suprisingly long wearing and not sticky. I love that the shades last so long and leave my lips feeling hydrated, soft and smooth.

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Cargo Cosmetics 20th Anniversay Lip Gloss Quad $20
CARGO 20th Anniversary Lip Gloss Quad South Beach are four outstandingly beautiful and decadent lip glosses, packaged within an iconic CARGO tin.

Back by popular demand to celebrate the brands 20th year of success, 20th Anniversary Lip Gloss Quad South Beach is guaranteed to make the perfect addition to any beauty junkie’s cosmetic collection. This award-winning lip gloss quartet features an unbeatable formulation which gives sheer, long-lasting colour without any stickiness or greasy residue.

Formulated with Antioxidant rich ingredients such as Rosemary Extract and Vitamin E, 20th Anniversary Lip Gloss Quad South Beach not only imparts delicious colour but also nourishes and hydrates the lips and shields against damaging free radical aggressors whilst providing a sheer, high shine finish.

Craft a kissable effect for the lips with 20th Anniversary Lip Gloss Quad South Beach.

Tip: Try using two or more of the glosses in conjunction with each other to design an exquisitely dimensional effect.

Palette Contains:

Champagne – Luscious pale nude.
Rose Bronze – Pink-tinted brown.
Sheer Pink Shimmer – Pearlescent raspberry glitter.
Rose Nude Shimmer – Pink-toned nude glitter.

 

The Limited Edition Cargo Cosmetics 20th Anniversary Lip Gloss Quad is available for sale at www.cargocosmetics.com.

 

Disclosure: I was sent a complimentary sample for review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opions are my own.

Make Father’s Day Stress-Free with Ulta Beauty!

Unsure of what to get Dad for Father’s Day? Well, lucky for you, Ulta Beauty is taking the stress out of finding the right gift for dad! As the largest beauty retailer in the United States, Ulta Beauty has fabulous gift ideas for every man on your list!

Celebrate every special guy in your life by giving him any of these great sets available at Ulta Beauty:

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A great shaving kit to pamper the Dad in your life. The Art of Shaving Mid Size kit has everything he needs from pre-shave oil to shaving cream, brush and after-shave balm, He will love how great this kit works and you will love his soft smooth skin.

The Art of Shaving The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Unscented Mid-Size Kit, $60 (Ulta.com)
The Art of Shaving Unscented The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Kit offers the 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave in a smaller size, perfect for gifting and travel as it meets TSA guidelines. Along with the right shaving implement, you are ready to Prepare, Lather up!, Shave and Moisturize. The 4 Elements of The Perfect Shave provides optimal shaving results while helping against ingrown hairs, razor burn, and nicks & cuts.

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I love the Jack Black line its a favorite gift among my brothers, dad and my guy. And this great kit is the perfect size for travel or his gym bad and has all the basics he needs for daily use.

Jack Black PureScience Jet Set Traveler, $25 (Ulta.com)
Take Jack Black on-the-go with the newly updated Jet Set Traveler. Containing three skin essentials with PureScience technology, this set offers a skin care and shaving regimen, free from parabens, sulfates, colorants and synthetic fragrance. Pure Clean Daily Facial Cleanser, Supreme Cream Triple Cushion Shave Lather and Double-Duty Face Moisturizer SPF 20 – all you need, in generous travel sizes, to cleanse, shave, moisturize and protect your skin while you are away from home. Contains TSA approved sizes.The PureScience formula locks in nature’s best – using healing botanicals, vitamins and certified organic ingredients, and formulated without parabens, sulfates, synthetic fragrance or colorants. Cruelty-free, vegan and dermatologist tested.

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A great grooming kit this Remington set has a stand that holds the shaver and all the attachments. And it has attachments for everything from nose to body hair, so  he can keep himself groomed and handsome.

Remington Head to Toe Men’s Grooming Kit, $34.99 (Ulta.com)
Remington’s Lithium Power Series Head-To-Toe Men’s Grooming Kit puts all your grooming needs together into a single package. The self-sharpening, surgical steel blades are strong and long-lasting, delivering precision and comfort. The fully washable attachment set, including a vertical body hair trimming attachment, enables you to trim, detail, or shave any unwanted hair. Plus, the rechargeable, lithium battery provides 60 minutes of cordless runtime.

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A great face wash, don’t tell I might be using it too. A gentle glycolic cleanser it helps clear the skin while evening out your skins tone and texture. And with 2 bottles there can be one for both of you. =)

Anthony Glycolic Facial Cleanser Duo, $39 (Ulta.com)
Anthony Glycolic Cleanser Duo features 2 full size Glycolic Cleansers for a value price!Anthony Glycolic Facial Cleanser deep cleans without stripping the skin, exfoliating and controlling breakouts. Glycolic Acid at 4.9% removes surface impurities while calendula, chamomile, and aloe vera nourish and soothe.

 

You can pickup any of these great gifts at your local Ulta store or online and www.ulta.com.

 

 

Disclosure: I was sent complimentary samples for review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opionions are my own. 

Skip the tie this year and spoil Dad the gift of Kiehl’s!

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Your guy might not tell you but he wants great skincare products as well. But he needs something created for men and their unique skin and it doesn’t hurt if its a manly looking product that smells good too. Check out the new Kiehl’s 1-2-3 Solution to Men’s Aging Skin. Spoil your Dad or your man this Father’s day.

KIEHL’S 1-2-3 SOLUTION TO MEN’S AGING SKIN
To offer a more advanced and effective solution to men’s anti-aging concerns, Kiehl’s Age Defender collection is a regimen of three heavy-hitting formulations, providing a comprehensive solution to the signs of aging for men, by penetrates their thick and coarse skin surface to reveal a more youthful and resilient appearance. The collection includes:

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Kiehl’s Age Defender Moisturizer has a great lightweight feel and absorbs quickly leaving no residue or greasy feeling.  It works great for day and night to hyrdrate his skin and work to reduce lines and wrinkles. I really love the scent of this mositurizer, its fresh and masculine  and I love how great his face smells and feels when he is using it.

Kiehl’s Age Defender Moisturizer $40
Firming, lifting, anti-wrinkle treatment for men.

This dual-action anti-aging moisturizer is clinically demonstrated to visibly lift and firm skin, while minimizing the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Specifically formulated for men’s thicker, coarser skin, our revitalizing treatment gently exfoliates dead skin cells, which allows the formula to effectively penetrate skin’s surface layers and smooth out roughness.

Formulated with Linseed Extract and combined with Caffeine and Soy Protein, this “age defender” helps to significantly improve skin’s elasticity and firmness, while visibly strengthening skin for a more youthful, energized appearance

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This serum smells great and he will love the easy to use design and slick back packaging. I love that this serum works to improve the texture and feel of your skin upon application then keeps working to reduce the signs of aging.

Kiehl’s Age Defender Power Serum $50
Strengthening, visibly lifting, anti-wrinkle treatment for men.

This powerful treatment provides a first line of defense against the effects of aging skin. Formulated with Cypress Extract, our ultra-lightweight “age defender” easily absorbs and helps to visibly firm sagging skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles for a more youthful, resilient appearance.

– Boosts the efficacy of the moisturizer
– Highly concentrated ingredients target specific concerns
– Quick-absorbing formula delivers active ingredients deep into skin
– Benefits increase with prolonged use

 

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I love the Kiehl’s Age Defender Eye Repair so much I might be sneaking it into my medicine cabinet. The cream is thick and rich and feels like heaven when I apply it along my orbital bone and undereye. Its nice and thick and cooling as your apply it but absorbs easily without leaving residue. This is the perfect morning skincare product, the cream cools the eye area and reduces under eye puffiness and fine lines. I may have to keep this one just to see if it works as great at reducing fine lines. All in the name of science!

Kiehl’s Age Defender Eye Repair $30

Lifting, anti-wrinkle, dark circle reducing eye cream for men.

This “age defender” helps to visibly correct aging skin around the eye to firm sagging, reduce the appearance of dark circles and visibly resurface crow’s feet for a smoother, more youthful appearance. Our multi-action formula with Rye Seed Extract helps visibly strengthen skin for a recharged “eye-power” boost!

– Instantly brightens and helps reduce the appearance of dark circles with mineral optical diffusers
– Smoothes and firms men’s more pronounced lines to reduce the appearance of crows feet
– Formulated with Rye Seed Extract to help improve firmness and smoothness of skin so sagging bags appear diminished and the eye area looks lifted

 

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Skip the tie and get the Dad in your life an amazing shaving lotion. The new Kiehl’s Close Shavers Squadron looks like a lotion but becomes a clear gel as he works it into his skin. It creates the perfect protection for a smooth, knick free shave. The  Kukui Nut and Eucalyptus Oil don’t only smell amazing they will leave his skin refreshed and preotected from razo burn.

Kiehl’s Close Shavers Squadron™ Smooth Glider Precision Shave Lotion $16
Precision shave lotion for all skin types.

Formula achieves pre and post shave benefits; protective and hydrating lotion formula melts on contact with skin for a high precision shave and shielding skin from razor burn.

Kukui Nut and Eucalyptus Essential Oil blend protects and refreshes skin.

This no-lather lotion is clear, making it perfect for beard up-keep and touch-ups.

 

 

All these products are avaialble at your nearest Kiehl’s shop or online at www.kiehls.com.

 

Disclosure: I was sent a complimentary sample to review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opinions are my own.


Dry Lip Relief – Portland Bee Balm

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I happened upon this amazing lip balm while shopping one night at my local Thriftway. I was in line to pay and got sucked in by a display on the counter and the cool packaging. Lucky for me my impulse purchase turned out to be more than just a pretty face. The Portland Bee Balm is my new favorite. It feels great going on and my lips feel smoother and more hydrated than they have ain a long time. And I love that it doesn’t wear off in an hour leaving my lips feeling worse. Each application actually helps heal the dryness and leave me with soft, smooth lips. I am such a fan I have been passing around tubes getting all my family and friends hooked as well.

Portland Bee Balm $2.99
Our all natural ingredients will make your lips sing: local Pacific NW beeswax, organic cold pressed extra virgin coconut oil, organic California extra virgin olive oil.

About Bee Balm:
We (Brad and Anika) live in lovely SE Portland and have kept bees at various residences throughout the area, including now in our backyard. Beekeeping for years as a hobby, it was Brad’s love of honey bees that was the genesis for Portland Bee Balm. True to the DIY spirit they were brought up in, Brad and Anika set out to create a high quality product that reflected the social and environmental values they hold true. It was this same spirit that allowed Brad to express his love of woodworking in the display cases he builds for our product.
We believe that the world needs more beekeepers. Beekeeping creates a powerful link between the keeper and their natural environment. Once you start keeping bees you will become keenly aware of the first blooms of spring, the last of fall, and every change in between. Guided by these beliefs and this insight, we make Portland Bee Balm with wax from northwest Oregon hives and just a few other carefully sourced organic and local ingredients, displayed in lovingly handcrafted cases.

As responsible citizens, we believe it is our duty to minimize our negative impact and maximize the positive effect we can have on the environment and people. From the ingredients we source, to the packaging we use, to our interactions with our customers, we strive to be a business that supports the health and well-being of the environment, our community, and, of course, bees and their keepers.

I pickup mine at my local Whole Foods and Thriftway but they are also available for purchase online at www.portlandbeebalm.com.