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My constant beauty travel companion is adara! $12. It comes in Lavender, Jasmine, Peach, Green Tea, Rose and Unscented. It's my work-horse beauty product that is super multi-functional and effective. I'm ready to pack my bags again this weekend to head to NY in search of new brands for our customers. adara always goes in my carry on bag! The travel size is TSA approved so no worries about them tossing it in the trash during security check through. What do I use it for? Everything! I use it to wash my face (without water), remove my eye makeup, moisturize my face and body, repair my cuticles, heal my dry lips overnight, tame hair fly aways, to relax in a hot, fragrant oil bath at night and more! While I love choosing from an array of beauty products, carry-on travel these days can be challenging for the beauty-junkie. I can always rely on adara to keep my skin healthy, clear and glowing while I'm away. And it makes me feel great knowing that I'm putting on my skin 99.9% organic, fair trade coconut oil!
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Looking for the facial device that does it all? Targeting Acne, Redness & Wrinkles? ANSR is our answer at b-glowing! We love this tiny lightweight device. The results are dramatic. Use it for ten minutes while in bed at night watching TV or reading a book. That is when I do my ANSR ritual. It's super relaxing and seriously improves my skin. The Blue light is anti-bacterial and clears up acne. It'll also help prevent pimples from coming back. The red light smooths & firms the skin while filling lines and wrinkles. The bonus is that you don't need to have it plugged in while operating it. Ideal for travel too.
Check out these serious results. These are life changing results! Feel good about our face gives us the confidence to smile in the world and open ourselves up to people. It's priceless!
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Buy 2 Large adara oil & get a 3rd as your gift! $30 retail value! No code is needed. Just simply tell us what scent you would like in the comments section during check out. We are obsessed with the multiple powers of adara. I use it nightly on my face....a little goes a long way! It soaks up the redness in my face, shrinks pores, makes my face less shiny during the next day, softens fine lines and helps heal pimples! Honestly -- what more could you ask for from a product. The bonus is that it is natural, organic, fair trade, PEG free, Paraben free and more! I'll be addicted to the healing powers of this product for the rest of my life.
Are you afraid to put oil on your face? Don't be!!! European women have known the power of face oils for centuries. I literally slather this oil on my face, neck and chest at night. The gorgeous aromas lull me to sleep! I have very oil skin. Normally around 10:00 in the morning I have a shiny face. When I use adara the night before my face stays matte all day long. Why? Because my skin is getting the natural hydration it needs so my body doesn't over-produce oil during the next day.
Also, the natural anti-bacterial powers of coconut oil help heal and prevent pimples. The natural anti-inflammatory powers help get rid of redness...and of course the hydrating powers help firm skin! It's a work-horse!
Added benefits are that you can use it for conditioning hair treatments, to tame fly aways, as a massage oil, as a bath oil and of course a body oil.
Remember that untainted coconut oil will solidify in colder temperatures. Simply run under hot tap water to liquify. adara likes warmth like we do!
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We love it when our brands get featured in the beauty sections of fashion magazines, but it's even more of a treat when the morning shows decide to show showcase a few of the them.
That was the case this morning on the Today Show when the Tanda ZAP was featured in a segment called "Products That Actually Do The Trick."
The Tanda ZAP is known as one of the best zit zappers on the market because it wages war against your blemishes for 24 hours and its $49 price tag is to good to be true. Tanda light therapy works from the inside out to eliminate acne as well as helping to prevent future breakouts.
Light therapy is one of the latest spa treatments on the market but you can bring the professional treatment into your own home with this easy to use and safe device. Tanda ZAP's powerful blue light destroys acne causing bacteria on sight and it's gentle vibration and warming helps to open pores so bacteria has nowhere to hide.Read More »
Shop the entire Clarisonic collection of skincare products here!
If there's one product I've been super excited to get my hands on since I heard of it's inception it's the latest innovation from Clarisonic. These little hand held devices change lives. You may think I'm being dramatic but if you ask any one of our staff members they will all say the same thing. Whether you look in the mirror and see lines, redness, or pimples staring back at you, Clarisonic addresses any skin concern in just 60 seconds, once a day. If you're suffering from pimples, uneven and bumpy skin then the brands latest addition will have you saying you've witnessed a miracle. Introducing the Clarisonic Acne Mia2!
Going from normal skin to a problematic one has been my issue ever since going off birth control. It was a real shocker how quickly your skin's texture and tone can change from smooth to bumpy and I'm not the type to go down without a fight. My weapon - The Clarisonic Acne Mia2. Complete with a new acne cleansing brush head that will remove dirt, oil and impurities and safe enough to use up to twice daily and also including a powerful Daily Clarifying Cleanser with 2% salicylic acid, there is nowhere for acne to hide. Clarisonic devices utilize sonic technology and gentle vibration (brush head rotates 300 times per second) to gently and efficiently remove congestion while also simplifying the cleansing process.
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After going off the pill a couple months ago to try and get pregnant I thought my skin would remain having its occasional breakout, but normal skin tone. Boy, was I wrong. Initially when speaking to friends who'd gone through skin changes due to fluctuation of hormones I thought I was lucky and had somehow bypassed all the acne and oily skin that typically occurs when you go off the pill. Literally one day I was talking about how my skin had remained the same and the next it was like a war had broke out on my face with no hope of surrender. Washing my face became a nightmare, instead of the feeling of smooth skin, it was replaced with rough skin texture and a nagging need to want to start popping blackheads every night. Gross, I know.
When you get pregnant you need to be wary of what skincare ingredients you can safely put on your skin. Your normal routine of highly active ingredients might now be a no-no for the next nine months. Because my husband and I have decided to wait a few months until my hormones level out before we start trying I gave myself the green light and recently purchased some pimple fighting products from one of the leaders in skincare, Peter Thomas Roth. Whether you're experiencing your own battle with acne congestion due to going off the pill or problematic skin in general, here are a few tried and tested suggestions:
Whether you have hormonal skin or not, everybody and I mean everybody can see results when using a Clarisonic. I don't care what one you choose to invest in, the power of sonic cleansing speaks for itself in the thousands of lives it has changed. With special brush heads that work together with gentle vibration to remove blackheads, gently and effectively exfoliate the skin, as well as improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles; this is a cleansing device whose results speak for themselves. Washing your face with your hands will be thought of as the dark ages in no time at all.
Peter Thomas Roth's Beta Hydroxy Acid 2% Acne Wash sounds like it will be very drying and cause cracked lips and nose but that couldn't be further from the truth. Gentle yet very effective, this oil free acne wash gives a deep cleanse while 2% salicylic acid helps to loosen sebum, clear pores and prevent future breakouts.
I love a great peel but some can strip the skin to harshly which can then lead to other problems. Peter Thomas Roth's Gentle Correction Pads are a favorite of mine (and Allure magazine) as they won 'Best Peel' in their Best of Beauty awards. With a peach bellini scent, regular use of these exfoliating pads will reduce the appearance of fine lines, clear blackheads and refine pores. I like to them once a week!
A great night treatment is essential to keep all the good work going while you're getting your beauty sleep. Peter Thomas Roth's Acne Spot and Area Treatment is a maximum strength, yet non-drying topical treatment that works quickly on a single blemish or can be used on larger problematic areas to fight present and future breakouts. You could use it during the day but I don't really like to because it does have a sulfur like smell that can be noticed if you get to close to people.
I hope these pimple fighters work for you as well as they worked for me. Remember, if you're pregnant you should consult your physician prior to selecting new skincare products!Read More »
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Spring cleaning isn't just for homes anymore! As the weather changes for the better, put a fresh face forward with the Clarisonic Acne Mia2™ Sonic Skin Cleansing.
What makes this system different?
This acne regime from Clarisonic includes the same Mia 2 sonic technology we have raved about, but is paired with a specialized Acne Cleaning Brush Head and Daily Clarifying Cleanser.
Where previous Clarisonic systems may have been too harsh on a compromised complexion, the Acne Cleaning Brush Head is safe to use on acne-prone skin. The velvet-like bristles are extra-plush, and designed to provide deep, yet gentle, cleansing.
The Clarisonic Acne Mia2™ Sonic Skin Cleansing also includes a Acne Daily Clarifying Cleanser, packed with 2% salicylic acid and enriched with vitamins and botanicals to reduce redness and leave skin feeling soft.
We are so excited about this collection! While supplies last, we are offering an 8 oz. bottle of the Acne Daily Clarifying Cleanser (in addition to the 3.4 oz bottle that comes with your order) as a complimentary gift with purchase. Just use the code 8ACNECLEAN at checkout!
Already own a Clarisonic Mia 2? Purchase the Acne Cleanser and Brush Head Set to customize your device to treat misbehaving skin.
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Shop Clark's Botanicals here.
Hailed by celebrities and beauty mags alike, Clark's Botanicals has established itself as a plant-based skincare line, specializing in rebalancing the skin regardless of type. What's maybe even more fascinating than the results you'll see using their product, is the story of how the company came to be.
In the summer of 2002, founder Francesco Clark (pictured) suffered a crippling spinal cord injury in a swimming pool accident. Shortly after losing his ability to walk, Clark discovered he had also lost his ability to sweat, leading to clogged pores and chronic breakouts.
Enter Francesco's father, Dr. Harold Clark. Trained in both traditional Western medicine and homeopathy, Dr. Clark worked with his son to develop botanically-based formulas that effectively rebalanced his skin - clearing it up entirely. Word got around about their plant-based cure, and in 2005 (three years after Francesco's accident) Clark's Botanicals was launched.
More than 1,600 SELF Magazine readers tested 1,505 new beauty products launched this year, and the results are in! Check out the b-glowing.com brand products that won 2013 Healthy Beauty Awards!
Best All-Around Conditioner:
Fekkai Advanced PrX Reparatives Conditioner - Transform your hair into silky-soft locks with this lightweight, nourishing conditioner. We love this product because it not only removes product build-up, but also strengthens against breakage. Combine with Protein Rx Reparative Shampoo for best results.
Best Body Self-Tanner:
St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse - It seems St. Tropez products are constantly winning 'Best Of' awards. This lightweight, easy-to-apply self tanner was developed with advanced formulations and innovative technology to adapt to your individual skin tone. We love the long-lasting, streak-free color that delivers a natural-looking tan with just one application. Combine with the St. Tropez Tanning Mitt to keep hands stain-free.
Best Antiacne Cleanser:
Eau Thermale Avène Cleanance Gel Soapless Cleanser - This soap-free deep cleanser eliminates impurities without stripping the skin of its natural oils. Perfect for oily and blemish-prone skin, Cleanance is hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic. We love the PH balance this product provides! Follow with Cleanance Emulsion Lotion to regulate overproduction of oil throughout the day.
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