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L’Occitane’s Summer Scents

If you’re searching for a great new summer scent, look no further than the L’Occitane Provencal Eaux de Cologne Collection. Featuring four new scents, Ravissante, Universelle, Spontanée and Captivante the scents include floral, citrus and aromatic options. Women and men will enjoy these irresistible fragrances inspired by summer in Provence. The new scents come in ginormous 10 oz bottles. I love the antique look of the glass bottle, they look as beautiful as they smell.

I had the chance to review the Eau Captivante scent and it is so different from anything I have and I am hooked. The scent is warm and light the mixture of sparkling greens, wood and mint is intoxicating.   More »

SUMMER MUST HAVE! Clarisonic ‘Summer Essentials’ Kit!

Who’s getting excited for summer? Here’s a better question…… who’s getting their body ready for summer?? I will spare you the specifics, but let’s just say I need to get this body ready for sandals, skirts and swimsuits (okay – I may never be swimsuit ready, I’m bringing back full-body suits)! This brand new kit from Clarisonic has absolutely EVERYTHING you need to get yourself ready for summer, and then some!

The winter and spring months can take it’s toll on your body, that’s for sure. All those cold, winter months. All that dry skin, calloused feet, clogged pores. It’s time to tone that body – and get yourself ready! You’re not going to believe what comes with this kit, they’ve thought of everything AND the kitchen sink!

Start your summer with smooth, radiant, UV-free, sun-kissed skin. CLARISONIC®’s effective yet gentle sonic cleansing technology for face and body is the perfect primer for your favorite sunny day skin-care formulas. The exclusive set features all you need for skin that’s exceptionally clean and brilliantly sun-sational.


Riiviva Microderm Launching on ShopNBC – Plus Contest!

Riiviva Microderm, the first at-home microdermabrasion device designed with diamond-tip technology for face and body, is launching on ShopNBC on June 18th. Riiviva Microderm guarantees the optimum amount of exfoliation to treat a variety of skin conditions, including stretch marks, acne scarring and keratosis pilaris. Currently available for $299, ShopNBC customers can purchase the device for one day only at a reduced price as ShopNBC’s “Today’s Top Value” on June 18th starting at 12 a.m. EDT!

Riiviva Microderm Launches on ShopNBC
Riiviva Microderm, a leading manufacturer of specialized technologies for at-home use, today announces its worldwide television debut as the “Today’s Top Value” on multichannel electronic retailer ShopNBC Tuesday, June 18 at 12 a.m. EDT. The launch marks Riiviva Microderm’s first-ever partnership with a home shopping network retailer – a venture that promises to add to the innovative device’s rapidly growing fan base, which already includes Hollywood’s elite.

As a “Today’s Top Value” on ShopNBC, Riiviva Microderm will be available to consumers at an exclusive retail value for 24 hours (or while supplies last). ShopNBC reaches over 85 million homes across the country, and its programs also stream live at


About Riiviva Microderm
Riiviva is an American multinational corporation that designs and markets specialized technologies for at-home use. With a passion for clinically proven ideas that make a real difference, Riiviva delivers the same professional results, but in the convenience and comfort of your own home. By working at the intersection of biology and technology, Riiviva makes clinical-grade beauty treatments affordable to everyone.

A first-of-its-kind microdermabrasion device, Riiviva Microderm distinguishes itself from competitors through its use of advanced diamond tip technology to deliver beautiful, glowing skin. Backed by 25 years of research, Riiviva Microderm was created by a master esthetician and is endorsed by board-certified dermatologists and plastic surgeons.

An effective, simple and affordable solution for achieving professional diamond-based microdermabrasion results at home, Riiviva Microderm uses a premium quality, genuine diamond tip to polish skin, gently removing the outer layer and vacuuming loosened skin cells away into a unique filter canister. This resurfacing effect stimulates skin, promoting collagen production and thereby delivering radiant, smoother and softer skin.

Featuring three tips to offer different levels of abrasion as well as three distinct vacuum settings, Riiviva Microderm guarantees the optimum amount of exfoliation to treat a variety of skin conditions, including stretch marks, acne scarring and keratosis pilaris.

Riiviva Microderm retails for $299.00, but for one day only it will be available at an exclusive price as ShopNBC’s “Today’s Top Value” on June 18, 2013 starting at 12 a.m. EDT


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Silk’n Flash & Go Makes At Home Permanent Hair Removal Safe and Easy!

I was given an opportunity to try the Silk’n Flash and Go and I was excited to check out the results. I wax, and shave to keep my skin smooth and hair free. But waxing can get expensive so I was interested to see what kind of results I could get at home.

The Flash and Go is really easy to use even for people like me who hate to be bothered with directions. To start my first treatment I just had a shower shaved my legs and dried them. As the kit suggested I started with the lowest energy level since it was my first testing session. I just wait until the lights on the side blink then I push the pulse button. It felt warm on my skin but the sensation left after just a moment. Once I got going I tried to not overlap and work in a pattern across my leg. The best part is no pain! Even with my sensitive skin after my whole treatment there was zero irritation.

To get maximum results, you want to do the treatments every 2 weeks. I am on my 3 round of treatment and I can am starting to see results on my legs the hair seems thinner and to even be growing in a bit slower. The most dramatic improvement is on my arm pits. The hair is nearly gone and even better I can avoid razor burn.

Flash & Go is a really great tool it works on all areas of the body including the face. A lot of the at home machines I researched you could only do certain areas but the Flash & Go can handle your most sensitive areas including your bikini line, upper lip, under arms.. you name it the Flash & Go is ready to get rid of unwanted hair.  Now the sticker price might seem high at $299 but when I work out the numbers its a bargain. I spend that much on waxing in just a few months. With the Flash & Go I can do it in my home whenever it is most convenient for me. And with repeated treatments the hair will be gone! If you do laser hair removal the savings with the Flash & Go are even more significant.

The package includes the Flash & Go handheld device, an extra lamp cartridge, instructional DVD and informational starter’s guide that explains everything you need to know about the device.

Silk’n Flash&Go All-Over Hair Removal Handheld Device $299
Silk’n Flash&Go is an innovative light-based device for hair removal. The new high tech design of the Flash&Go applicator allows individuals to properly target and zone into any area that requires treatment. Silk’n Flash&Go provides you with hair removal previously only achievable in professional clinics.

  • Especially useful for treating sensitive areas (bikini line) or smaller, targeted areas (upper lip).
  • Plugs into the wall, eliminating the fear of a dying battery during treatment.
  • Updated protocol provides quicker results and increased efficacy.
  • Includes one device unit with narrow lamp cartridge, one bonus narrow lamp cartridge (total 2000 flashes) and instructional DVD.
  • Not available in Australia or New Zealand.

How it works:
The HPL (or Home Pulsed Light) technology kills the hair follicle and depletes hair growth resulting in permanent hair removal. Now because the light needs to detect the hair, it does not work on dark skin tones. It is best for those who have dark hair but fair skin (like myself).

Does Silk’n Flash&Go work?
Yes. In clinical trials held by physicians, Silk’n Flash&Go was proven to safely achieve excellent hair removal results. Silk’n Flash&Go has been cleared by the FDA for the removal of unwanted hair.  In addition, Flash&Go is not required by the FDA to be used with other products.