butter LONDON Launches Bridal Set at Monique Lhuillier Bridal

 

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butter LONDON introduced their new bridal set, Sweet Somethings, backstage at Monique Lhuillier’s bridal show. Launching April 15th on butterlondon.com the Sweet Something set pairs wedding classics with a modern edge and is the perfect accessory for the big day.

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Designer: Monique Lhuillier

Lead Manicurist: Katie Jane Hughes, butter LONDON Global Colour Ambassador

The Scoop: Monique Lhuillier’s collection was inspired by an ethereal daydream. Gowns took on a visionary fantasy through lace infused with delicate detailing, embroidery and intricate beading, all coming together to create a dreamy, alluring vision.

Bridal Fashion Show

 

Bridal Fashion Show

The Look: ​Katie applied butter LONDON Nail 999 Rescue System base coat followed by butter LONDON Nail Lacquer in Doily (part of the Sweet Somethings collection) covering the entire nail. Katie finished the look with butter LONDON’s Nail 999 Rescue System top coat. butter LONDON Backstage Basics Hydrating Balm and Signature Lotion were used to soften and hydrate the skin.

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Available beginning April 15, on butterlondon.com


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Balanced Guru Astringent Masque

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I have been hearing about Balanced Guru for a few months now so I jumped at the chance to review one of their face masques. I received the Astringent Masque to review, a masque designed to detoxifying oily/congested skin.

The first thing you notice with the balanced guru masques is that they come in powder form. It might seem odd at first but its actually quite cool. You just add the powder to a small bowl then activate it with water, toner, raw honey or yogurt. How great you can customize each treatment?

The masque smells amazing and the oatmeal and lemon elements are very soothing. I chose to mix mine with water and did a 50/50 mix and got the perfect consistency.  The masque tingled at first but not in a painful way it was very refreshing. I left it on for a little over 15 minutes. Once I rinse it off my skin feels so revitalized. I can’t wait to try this masque with other liquids to get a whole new experience.

And if your not sure which masque is the right one for you balance guru makes it easy offering small 1oz tubs of the products. Making it easy and affordable to try multiple items.

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Balanced Guru ASTRINGENT MASQUE $12.00- 44.00

ORGANIC CITRUS & KELP FACIAL MASQUE

Balance your:
Oily / Congested skin

Balancing Benefits:
Bring your oily skin back into balance with this astringent masque. Lemon Verbena, Lemongrass, and Lemon will help control oil production, while kelp and sea buckthorn will help detoxify your skin. The oatmeal base of this mask makes it soothing and gentle.

To learn more about balance guru or purchase products head to balancedguru.com.

 

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


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Lotus Moon Sugar Cane Fruit Mask

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Is there anything better than a good face mask? Take a hard day and finish it with a bubble bath, face mask and bottle err glass of wine and you are tripping the light fantastic.

I had the chance to check out a brand that is brand new to me. The Lotus Moon line is comprised of skin care with a huge range of organic products. I was sent the Sugar Cane Fruit Mask to sample and I love it so much I can’t wait to try more from this line.

The mask is thick and creamy almost like a lotion. It was really easy to apply and felt so good on my skin. I apply leave it on for 15 minutes or so then rinse. My skin after feels so soft and refreshed, the exfoliants  in this mask are really gentle and don’t aggravate my skin. Perfect for a Friday night mask it helps brighten my skin and clear out any congestion.

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(Sugar Cane Fruit Mask swatch)

Lotus Moon Sugar Cane Fruit Mask $22.95

  • Recommended for: Mature – Fine lines – Oily – Combination – Congested – Sensitive
  • pH: 4.0-4.5
  • Features: 88% organic, vegan, gluten-free

What is it?
Sugar Cane Fruit Mask is an effective, active and anti-aging treatment mask for instant radiance. A fruit acid mask that behaves like a peel but applies like mask. Lotus Moon’s newest formula combines fruit extracts from Bilberry, Lemon, Orange and Cranberry to penetrate, exfoliate and regenerate skin cells along with glycolic for added power to reduce the appearance of pore size and support healthy cell renewal..

What are the benefits?
√ Gentle exfoliation
√ Deep clean pores
√ Absorb toxins

How does it work?
Sugar Cane Fruit Mask is a creamy facial mask that could easily be called Fruit Matrix Power Mask. The powerful fruit extract combination are considered suitable for three main purposes: acne treatment, aging skin and hyper-pigmentation. Their water-solubility makes them easily able to penetrate into the skin thereby increasing their effectiveness.

  • Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract: Natural source of salicylic acid, non-irritating exfoliator, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory
  • Flower Acids (Hibiscus Sabdariff Flower Extract): AHA like activity due to citric acid and pyruvic acid content, in comparison to AHA has increased moisturizing effect, cell regeneration, and anti-wrinkle effect, non-irritant.
  • Glycolic Acid: Help reduce the appearance of pore size and support healthy cell renewal.
  • Fruit Mix: An extraction of five plant species that when combined provide five of the more commonly used AHAs, glycolic acid, lactic acid, citric acid, malic acid and tartaric acid
  • Montmorillonite (Pink) Clay: A natural clay to draw out impurities to tighten, smooth and tone skin

You can learn more about Lotus Moon products and purchase here www.smbessentials.com.

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


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PHILIP B Maui Wowie Beach Mist

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With naturally curly hair a good beach mist is a lazy hair days best friend. So pretty much everyday? First thing I noticed with the Maui Wowie Beach Mist was the great scent, the orchid scent is a beautiful addition to the standard beach fragrance.

I can use this on both wet or dry hair. When I apply the mist to my wet hair I don’t need anything else I just let it air dry and I have soft loose curls. If my hair is dry and in need of a little touch up a few more spritzes adds tons of volume and brings my curls back to life. A great product for the warmer months when you don’t want to  hassle with heat styling. And I love how it much volume it adds to dry hair, the perfect way to touch up your hair for a night out.

PHILIP B® ‘Maui Wowie Beach’ Hair Mist
Create an authentic Hawaiian hair experience with PHILIP B® Maui Wowie Beach Mist. The formula gives your hair the look and feel of random texture and body for a sultry just-off-the-beach-look.

Orchid, Tahitian gardenia, aloe vera and algae extracts work to strengthen your hair and enchant your senses. Kukui oil, coconut oil and sea salt ensure a healthy, voluptuous head of beach hair all year round! From Maui to Martinique, PHILIP B® Maui Wowie Beach Mist is the perfect solution for your styling wipe-outs, plus is an updo’s best friend!

How to use: Shake bottle well. Spray evenly on damp or dry hair. Air-dry or blow-dry with a diffuser. For fine hair create lift, volume and texture; for thick hair create body, texture, fullness and bounce.
Paraben- and phthalate-free.

You can learn more about the Philip B line and purchase online at Philipb.com.

 

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


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