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Flosstime: The World’s First Automated Floss Dispenser

Our morning routine is never a smooth one. We sometimes oversleep, experience minor disasters trying to get out the door, receive alerts for commute issues, and many other challenges that prevent us from leaving our homes on time. As you can imagine this has made us cut some of our morning routines, like flossing, short. We’ve developed bad flossing habits, mainly because we’re trying to rush out to our day and don’t have time to look for where we last left our floss. Luckily there is a gadget to help us develop better flossing habits.  At our most recent visit to Pepcom, we were introduced to Flosstime, a smart floss dispenser elegantly designed to help you build daily flossing habits. We know we’re supposed to floss, but most of us forget and the Flosstime Automated Floss Dispenser helps to remind us to floss.

The device easily mounts to your bathroom mirror or wall with durable and removable micro-suction tape or an adhesive strip. With the push of a button, the Flosstime Automated Floss Dispenser doles out the perfect amount of floss and cuts it. When you floss, the Flosstime device rewards you with a fun smile for a job well-done and frowns at you if you haven’t flossed your teeth.

Each device comes preloaded with 50 meters (54.7 yds) of Premium Comfort Floss in a replaceable floss cartridge, and has a dual-user mode so that you can shame your partner into flossing as well! In dual user mode, the frown is split into two and each half is a separate reminder for each person. If one person doesn’t floss, the other will know.

To make flossing fun for kids and teens, Flosstime also comes with cute animal snap-ons in three adorable characters: Mr. Siriby (Crab), Mr. Croakersby (Frog), and Mr. Goldy (Fish). If not used every day, the animal’s eyes glow warning lights to remind kids to floss!

The Flosstime Automated Floss Dispenser retails for $39.99, the Flosstime Replacement Floss Cartridge for $7.99, and the Animal Snap-Ons for $6.99. Get them all now on www.flosstime.com.

Always Bet on Black – Charcoal Beauty Products

If you haven’t noticed, black-hued beauty products are having their moment to shine. Whether the product contains activated charcoal or palm ash, black-hued beauty products are turning up everywhere to shine a spotlight on the most beautiful you. Today we’re highlighting four charcoal beauty products we’re currently using, three of which contain the very on-trend, activated charcoal, and one which contains palm ash and other secret ingredients that have been passed down for generations. Let’s get to know the wonderful charcoal beauty products we’re currently enjoying.

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Curaprox Black Is White Whitening Toothpaste

Our addiction to tea (hot and iced) knows no bounds, so of course, we regularly do battle with teeth stains. We started using this Swiss-made, black toothpaste two days ago and we’re already excited. Thanks to its main ingredient activated carbon (as activated charcoal is often referred to), the Black Is White whitening toothpaste removes discoloration without bleaching agents or eroding your teeth enamel. It boasts enzymes that protect against tooth decay and supports the salivary functions. It also has a cooling, fresh lemony flavor that keeps you smiling all day. We’ll be sharing more on Curaprox Black Is White Whitening Toothpaste on our before/after story, but in the meantime, grab yourself a tube (which comes with a color-coordinated toothbrush) for $29.99 on shop.curaprox.us.com.

Boscia Black Pore Perfecting Collection

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Although our love affair with the Boscia Black Pore Perfecting Collection started with the Luminizing Black Mask, we quickly traded in our Green Tea Blotting Sheets for the Black Charcoal Blotting Linens, and upgraded our skincare to include the Charcoal Pore-Minimizing Hydrogel Mask, and hopefully soon, the Charcoal Pore Pudding. Thanks to the activated bamboo charcoal, your skin will bask in the glory of purifying and detoxifying benefits, absorbs of toxins and impurities leaving your skin healthier, clearer, refined and stronger, clarified pores, all without irritation. The Boscia charcoal products range in price from $8.00 – $38.00. Visit Boscia.com or Sephora to purchase.

Shea Moisture African Black Soap

Shea Moisture African Black Soap

African Black Soap has always been known as a miracle soap and an honored beauty secret that heals the skin, removing dark spots, eczema, razor bumps, and blemishes. Anyone with skin issues should have this West Africa-originating soap. Different tribes had their own secret recipes which boasted locally harvested plants, tree barks which were then burned to create an ash that was then mixed with oils. This updated version from Shea Moisture combines organic Shea Butter, Oats, and Aloe to cleanse, moisturize, calm and clear blemishes and troubled skin and absorb excess oil. You are left with skin that soft, refreshed, and incredibly clean. Grab this miracle black soap for $4.99 on sheamoisture.com.

Lush Dark Angels Cleanser

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Never a dull skin moment with the Lush Cosmetics Dark Angels Cleanser. This velvety black cleansing mask boasts black sugar and charcoal that gently exfoliates and absorbs excess oils to leave dull, oily or acne-prone skin feeling fresh and matte. It soothes the skin to calm down redness and irritation and helps prevent breakouts while it’s vitamin-rich cold-pressed organic avocado oil nourishes skin to leave it soft and lightly hydrated. A little of this goes a long way to smooth, bright skin.

Have you tried any charcoal-based beauty products? What are your favorite ones charcoal beauty products?

 

Waterpik Welcomes Revolutionary New Oral Healthcare Products

This year we’ve made it a priority to make sure we have healthy teeth and gums (even with our addiction to teeth-staining tea, and cavity-inducing sweets); we’re not trying to give dentists all our money.  For this reason, we’ve upped our dental arsenal with two new amazing products from Waterpik – the Waterpik Complete Care 5.0 System, and the Waterpik Cordless Freedom Water Flosser, and fan favorite, the Aquarius Professional Designer Series Water Flosser.

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These two oral heath products that will make brushing and flossing a breeze. The Waterpik Complete Care 5.0 System, an amazing counter space and power outlet saving device, combines Water Flosser and Sonic Toothbrush technologies to allow you to brush and floss your teeth with one device.

Waterpik Complete Care 5.0 System

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We all know that brushing alone is not enough, and the Complete Care 5.0 not only boasts 3 Sonic Modes (clean mode, whiten mode, and massage mode), it also features an advanced brush head design with built-in tongue scraper, 2 triple sonic brush heads, is clinically proven to remove up to 99.9% of plaque, is 50% more effective in improving gum health vs. string floss, s up to 3X as effective for removing plaque around braces vs. string floss using the orthodontic tip, boasts an advanced pressure control system with 10 settings, 5 water Flossing tips, and you can use your favorite mouthwash instead of water.

Waterpik Cordless Freedom Water Flosser

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Enjoy cordless water flossing anytime you want with the Cordless Freedom Water Flosser. This travel-friendly, cordless water flosser, which runs on 3 AA batteries and features dual water pressure control that allows you to personalize the intensity of your water pressure. Like the Complete Care 5.0, this portable water flosser features 3 water flossing tips, removes up To 99.9% of plaque, is  50% more effective for improving gum health vs. string floss, and is up to 3X as effective for removing plaque around braces vs. string floss using the orthodontic tip. Other notable features on this waterproof device include the ability to use it in the shower, a travel water plug to prevent leakage during transport, and no charging required.

Waterpik Aquarius Professional Designer Series Water Flosser

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For those of you who love a hint of color, you’ll love Waterpik’s Aquarius Designer Series. The Aquarius Designer Series boasts most of the features previously mentioned and includes on/off water control on the handle, an LED information panel, 7 water flosser tips, an all-new tip storage case, pulse-modulation technology,  maximum plaque removal, enhanced gum stimulation, and  is more effective than traditional dental floss and Sonicare Air Floss for reducing plaque, gingivitis, and gum disease.

Could your teeth and gum use a little more love and relief from the damaging effects of dental floss, or metal and plastic dental picks? If your answer is yes, any of these wonderful oral health products from Waterpik will answer your prayers.