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Peppermint Power: Avalon Organics Peppermint Bath & Body Products

We’re hearing about new amazing plants and herbs being used in beauty products almost every day. We’ve actually featured several, but we haven’t forgotten about the ones that have been keeping us beautiful for years. Peppermint has been providing beauty and health benefits for decades. Its antiseptic and antibacterial properties are great for cooling your skin and completely cleanses your hair. Because this amazing plant has so many benefits, we’re highlighting products made from it. Keep reading to get to know the wonderful Avalon Organics Peppermint bath and body products.

Avalon Organics Peppermint Products

We’re highlighting five Avalon Organics Peppermint products –  shampoo, conditioner, bath and shower gel, body lotion and hand soap. There are so many great benefits from products made with this hybrid mint and we swear you’ll love these:

Avalon Organics Strengthening Peppermint Shampoo & Conditioner, $9.99

For hair that is brittle or weak, this medley of peppermint oil, quinoa protein, calendula, babassu oil, aloe, and vitamin E is what your hair needs. They help to strengthen and repair elasticity, smooth split-ends, flyaways and help prevent future breakage. The result is hair that is stronger with renewed bounce and length! Get both haircare products at www.Vitacost.com or www.Walmart.com.

Avalon Organics Revitalizing Peppermint Hand & Body Lotion, $8.62

Revitalizing peppermint essential oil, aloe, vitamin E and nutrient-rich beta glucan work together to restore skin’s natural lipid balance. It’s long-lasting hydration benefits immediately revives and softens extra dry skin. Available at www.Vitacost.com or www.Amazon.com.

Avalon Organics Peppermint Products

Avalon Organics Revitalizing Peppermint Glycerin Hand Soap, $6.99 (not pictured)

You’ll love this hardworking blend of botanical cleansers, peppermint essential oil, orange peel and vitamin E. Known for their rejuvenating and moisturizing properties, these botanicals will purify and revitalize hands. Plus, this soap is gentle enough for frequent hand washing. Get it now at Target.

Avalon Organics Revitalizing Peppermint Bath & Shower Gel, $6.99 (not pictured)

This gentle plant-based formula unites peppermint oil, quinoa protein, aloe, and botanical cleansers to purify and revitalize extra dry skin. While the stimulating aroma of Peppermint energizes the mind and body. It’s perfect for winter and sunbathed skin. Get it now at Target.

Are you a fan of peppermint bath and body products? Are you ready to indulge your skin and hair in these Avalon Organics Peppermint bath and body products?

 

Winter Skin Issues? Give Your Winter Skin the Moisture it’s Craving

Did you know that January 8th was National Winter Skin Care Day? While the day of celebrating is long gone, we’re still in the middle of the harsh skin-drying season. Has the cold days of winter ever made your skin so dry, you can clearly and quite visibly write your name on it? That’s our test on how bad our winter skin is, and while we find it humorous, it means one thing “our lotion ain’t working!” Mother Nature can be an evil witch to our skin and she sure if “trying it” this season, but luckily while she may win some battles, she doesn’t have to win the winter skin war. We are here to share one of our favorite skin butters, oil, and lotions to help you tell Mother Nature, Jack Frost, or whoever is making this winter ridiculously harsh, to kick rocks. So let’s get to lathering up and give your winter skin the moisture it’s craving from Queen Helene and Live Clean.

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Queen Helene Cocoa Butter Hand & Body Lotion: This luxuriously rich, non-greasy lotion blends cocoa butter and pure lanolin to quench and relieve moisture-starved skin. Protects against the drying effects of sun and wind; helps diminish the appearance of wrinkles; and soothes the discomforts associated with stretched skin during and after pregnancy. Soothes and softens extremely dry skin. Available for $1.97 (32oz) at Walmart/.com, $3.99 (32oz) at SallyBeauty/.com, and $4.69 (32oz) at Rite Aid.

Queen Helene Cocoa Butter Creme: This luxuriously rich, non-greasy crème blends cocoa butter and lanolin to quench and relieve moisture-starved skin. Protects from dryness caused by over-exposure; helps diminish the appearance of wrinkles; and soothes discomforts of stretched skin during and after pregnancy. Available for $2.48 (4.8oz), and $4.47 (15 oz) at Walmart/.com, and $5.99 (15oz) at SallyBeauty/.com.

Queen Helene 100% Cocoa Butter Stick: This pure cocoa butter soothes and nourishes dry, chapped skin. Delivers on-the-spot nourishment for dry, irritated patches. Helps relieve the discomforts of stretched skin during and after pregnancy. Also works well to soothe and moisturize dry, chapped lips. Available for $1.24 at Walmart/.com.

Queen Helene Cocoa Butter Scrub: This soothing facial scrub for extremely dry skin helps draw out impurities and remove dead, dry skin cells, while natural Cocoa Butter helps replenish lost moisture. After use, skin is soft and smooth with a supple appearance. It gently exfoliates skin for nourished smoothness. Available for $4.29 at SallyBeauty/.com.

Queen Helene Coconut Oil 100%: Naturally rich in antioxidants that are highly beneficial for your hair, lips, nails, and skin. Apply just a small amount at a time and watch it melt at the first touch. Work it into your hair to control fly-aways and help prevent split ends. Use it as a natural balm for super-soft lips. Work it into your cuticles and nails to keep them looking healthy. On your skin, it leaves a pleasing scent and a silky feeling. This hair coconut oil, 10.75 fl oz is gentle enough to use every day. Available for $4.48 at Walmart/.com.

Queen Helene Avocado & Grapefruit Masque: This unique, gel-clay masque for normal to dry skin gently lifts away impurities and nurtures the skin with winter skin smoothing Avocado and antioxidant Grapefruit extract. After use, skin is refreshed and energized with a healthy radiance. It rejuvenates and revitalizes your winter skin to reveal touchably soft, baby skin. Available for $5.49 at SallyBeauty/.com.

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Fresh Water Hydrating Body Lotion: Live Clean® Fresh Water Hydrating Body Lotion is formulated with Hyaluronate, nature’s most powerful moisturizing agent with a fresh and clean signature scent. Available at Amazon.co and Harmon for $5.99.

Argan Oil Replenishing Body Lotion: Live Clean® Argan Oil Replenishing Body Lotion features Argan oil to protect the skin’s moisture barrier in an exotic nectar scent. Available at Rite Aid, Kroger, Amazon.com, Harmons, Safeway/Albert, and Meijer for $5.99.

Coconut Milk Moisturizing Body Lotion: Live Clean® Coconut Milk Moisturizing Body Lotion features luscious coconut milk from the tropics that will restore hydration to your skin with a modern and clean coconut milk scent. Available at Rite Aid, Kroger, Amazon.com, Harmons, Safeway/Albert and Meijer for $5.99.

Bali Oil Nourishing Body Lotion: Features rich Coconut Oil to moisturize and hydrate extra dry skin leaving it smooth and resilient. Delicate island scent. Available at Amazon.com, Harmon and Safeway/Albert for $5.99.

All Live Clean products are free of Parabens, Sulfates, Petroleum, Phthalate, and Phosphates.

Could these skincare products from Queen Helene and Live Clean help resolve your winter skin issues?

Burt’s Bees Introduces New 24-Hour Moisturizing Body Lotions

There are several brands that I grew up with, used and still use today – Burt’s Bees is one of those brands. If you’ve ever been in New York during winter then you’re very familiar with winter dry skin. it’s more than just dry, it gets painful. That’s why I fall back to Burt’s Bees for ultra moisturization. Everyone knows what the Burt’s Bees Lip Balm does for your lips and what the body lotions do for your skin – its a miracle worker. So when I was told they were coming out with new and improved body lotions, I know I had to bring this gift to my skin.  

“Burt’s Bees developed NEW & IMPROVED formulas to their Naturally Nourishing and Soothingly Sensitive body lotions. The new lotions have been reformulated to be 99% natural and are clinically proven to moisturize for up to 24 hours. Dermatologist tested, Absorbs quickly and Non-greasy”. Each product also has its own extra specific benefits

Naturally Nourishing Milk & Honey Body Lotion (and my favorite) is formulated with botanical moisturizers including Coconut, Grape Seed Oil and Sunflower Oil, as well as Vitamin E, a natural antioxidant. It also contains 100% natural fragrance including notes of Honey, Vanilla, Lemon and Mint and comes in two sizes – 2.5 oz and 6 oz. 



Fragrance Free Shea Butter & Vitamin E is formulated with nourishing Shea Butter and Vitamin E, skin-soothing extracts including Chamomile, Aloe, Calendula, St. John’s Wort, Rosemary and Linden Flower. It contains no added fragrance, is hypoallergenic and safe for sensitive skin. The Fragrance Free Shea Butter & Vitamin E Body Lotion is available in a 6 oz tube.

and Soothingly Sensitive Aloe & Buttermilk, like the Fragrance Free Shea Butter & Vitamin E, is also formulated with skin-soothing extracts Chamomile, Aloe, Calendula, St. John’s Wort, Rosemary and Linden Flower but is for sensitive skin and contains Skin-softening Buttermilk and 100% natural fragrance with notes of Coconut Milk, Violet, Vanilla and Citrus.

As always, Burt’s Bees® products are free of petrochemicals and synthetic ingredients such as Phthalates, Parabens and Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and are never tested on animals. All three new Burt’s Bees® Body Lotions are available now at select natural, grocery, drug, and mass retailers, as well as www.burtsbees.com.

Besides getting to test out the Burt’s Bees body Lotions, we were treated to some lovely hand massages to get first hand experience of the new formulations and an informative presentation from Gabrielle Prohn, PR Specialist and Brian Berklich, Brand Manager from Burt’s Bees.

Introducing Thymes Agave Nectar

Thymes, maker of some of the most amazingly scented products. In fact, I have several body washes, lotions and colognes from some of my favorite scents from their fragrance-based collections such as Red Cherie, Azur, and Moonflower. This fall, they have added a new favorite which captures more than just the essence of the desert – Agave Nectar.

The Thymes Agave Nectar products, which include Body Lotion, Body Wash, Foaming Bath, Cologne, Hand Creme, Bar Soap, etc,  contains the nourishing and rich hydrating  nectar from the Agave Cactus, Jojoba, Aloe Vera to soothe and heal the skin, a blend of Ruby Red Grapefruit, tangy Guava and lemon blossom to enliven the skin.

 
As with all Thymes products, Agave Nectar is paraben-free and free of other harmful ingredients such as SLES, SLS, propylene glycol, mineral oil, petrolatum and animal-derived ingredients. See below for find out more on Agave Nectar.

While the nourishing and moisturizing factors of Agave Nectar got my attention, it was the scent that captured my soul; while the ingredients are mostly from the desert, I got a tropical bouquet once I breathed the fragrance in which obviously comes from the addition of the guava, lemon and grapefruit. This tropical aroma gives an especially refreshing and awakening feel to your skin with every use.