Archive: Body

Loving Shea Moisture’s New Body Butter!

Dry, rough skin has finally met its match. SheaMoisture’s luxurious, new, certified organic Body Butters will help uncover the skin Mother Nature meant for us to flaunt.

At the heart of these formulas is shea butter, a healing and moisturizing ingredient whose benefits SheaMoisture has been harnessing for decades. Chockfull of only all-natural ingredients, you’ll want to slather these decadent butters on from head to toe.

I’ve tried this body butter, and I’m absolutely LOVING it. Out of the three flavors below, I’m using the Olive & Green Tea Body Butter. It is so amazing. It feels so great on my skin, I’m finding myself craving it! It is absolutely heavenly. (I am dying to try the other two flavors!)

Choose from three savory flavors:

  • Lavender & Wild Orchid: Healing, hydrating and calming, this delicate butter contains soothing lavender as well as wild orchid extract to repair damaged skin and prevent moisture loss.
  • Olive & Green Tea: Anti-aging and ultra moisturizing, this savory butter contains hydrating olive butter and avocado as well as antioxidant-rich green tea extract.
  • Coconut & Hibiscus: Firming and toning, this delicious butter features coconut oil to nourish and helps firm skin, hibiscus flower to treat dry, rough skin and help improve skin tone, and vitamin E to protect skin cells from free radical damage.

LIMITED EDITION: Lip Balm Trio from SheaMoisture!

Each SheaMoisture Body Butter absorbs quickly with no greasy residue, and does not contain parabens, sulfates, phthalates, mineral oil, gluten, synthetic fragrance or artificial color.

The Body Butters have a suggested retail price of $9.99 each and is available at Walgreens locations nationwide.

I’m in love with Burt’s Bees Ultimate Care Hand Cream and Body Lotion!

We ALL love Burt’s Bees, don’t we?? Here are two new products that are as amazing as all the rest of them! Burt’s Bees Ultimate Care line is wonderful. It incluldes EVERYTHING you love from Burt’s Bees other products – in two new items!! Love them!

Burt’s Bees Ultimate Care Body Lotion: Dry skin says “so long” thanks to this quick-absorbing body lotion. It combines nourishing Baobab Oil, nutrient-rich Pumpkin Seed Oil and the lovely scent of Green Tea Extract. The result? A rich lotion that naturally smoothes your skin no matter how dry. Leaving it soft and lovingly moisturized. How’s that for ultimate skincare?

• Clinically proven to provide all-day moisturization for extremely dry skin
• Comforts skin with help from Baobab Oil, Pumpkin Seed Oil and Green Tea Extract
• Contains no added fragrance
• Non-greasy formula that absorbs quickly
• Dermatologist Tested and Hypoallergenic


Burt’s Bees Ultimate Care Hand Cream: Defy dry hands with this exceptional hand cream that features Baobab Oil to help moisturize, Watermelon Seed Oil to nourish and natural Fruit Acid Complex to gently exfoliate. So the only thing you’re left with are amazingly soft, absolutely smooth hands.

• Clinically proven to provide all-day moisturization for extremely dry skin
• Comforts skin with help from Baobab Oil, Pumpkin Seed Oil and Green Tea Extract
• Contains no added fragrance
• Non-greasy formula that absorbs quickly
• Dermatologist Tested and Hypoallergenic


Jennifer Lawrence’s $4.50 beauty secret!

Jennifer Lawrence is one busy girl! She’s got her calender full of awards ceremonies, thanks to her amazing performance in ‘Silver Linings Playbook.’ She’s taken home nearly every Best Actress award so far – only ceremony left is the Oscars, you know… no big deal.

So how does Jennifer keep her figure so slim during all of her public appearances? She’s resorted to an old fashioned trick – Epsom Salts!

Epsom Salts, or magnesium sulphate, is a traditional remedy for constipation that , when added to bath water, is said to helps reduce bloating by drawing water out of the stomach and into the gut.

The actress first began using the time-honoured remedy after a recommendation from her friend and personal trainer, Dalton Wong.

Wong said: ‘Epsom Salts help to get rid of any bloating in the body before slipping into a red carpet dress.

‘It’s a great trick that anyone can use if they’re working up to wearing a particularly clingy dress.’

And Jennifer is not the only celeb Epsom Salts fan.

Gwyneth Paltrow recently revealed that an Epsom Salts bath is her favorite way to ensure she looks radiant.

Luckily for Jennifer and Gwyneth, Epsom Salts, unlike the majority of supplements, don’t involve pill popping or having to force something nasty down your throat.

According to Epsom Salts brand, Care, all you have to do to make the most of their £2.89 salts is add them to your bath and relax for 15 minutes before taking a quick shower to wash it all off.

What’s more, says GP Dr Sarah Jarvis, the salts can also help remove toxins from the muscles, relax and reduce muscle soreness due to the effect on the body’s serotonin levels.

From the sounds of it, I need like 5 Epsom Salts baths a day! It sounds amazing! I remember my mom doing it when I was younger, and now I know why! Time to hit up the grocery store!

I love it when I read articles like these, when celebrities – who have access to absolutely anything they want – still use cheap, tried and true affordable products!


Bare Foot Repair for those aching feet this winter!

It’s easy to neglect your feet when they are covered by tights, booties, and duck-boots. But with cold, wet weather wreaking havoc on your toes, this is the most important time to REPAIR! your routine.

I swear I lather my body up head to toe all winter long. This cold can be BRUTAL on the skin! My feet are also dry, so I was excited to receive these three products in the mail the other day. They offer relief for those poor feet of yours!

Restore moisture with the intensive Bare Foot Repair! for Cracked Heels Foot Balm (SRP: $6.99). Packed with the advanced healing properties of Peppermint and Rosemary Leaf Oils, this balm delivers instant relief to severely dry, cracked heels as the delicious scent of fresh Avocado-Cucumber makes you feel like you’ve stepped into your own at-home spa.

Soften calluses that form from new shoes and high heels without harsh abrasives. Bare Foot Repair! Callus Softening Foot Lotion  (SRP: $6.99) hydrates toes using essential natural oils as Paraffin works deep into dry skin for a buttery soft feeling from heel to toe.

Relieve pain and kick your feet up after a long day (or night) with a deeply-penetrating foot cream. Bare Foot Repair! for Pain Relief (SRP: $6.99) relies on three pain relief ingredients – Urea, Karanja Oil, and Neem Oil – to neutralize muscle pain and soothe away aches almost instantly.

You can find these products at a drugstore near you!

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