100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Infused with French Green Clay {Product Review}

* I received a free sample of the Konjac Sponge Infused with French Green Clay in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

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The 100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Infused with French Green Clay is 100% NATURAL, ECO-FRIENDLY and BIODEGRADEABLE, and is a great beauty sponge to add to your beauty regime.

As I have aged, my skin hasn’t exactly improved.  I’m actually more prone to having bouts of acne and blackheads than I did as a teenager.  Not to mention some of the anti-aging products can make my pores feel clogged after a bit.  An exfoliation routine is super important for me, but many of the products with chemical exfoliators are too harsh for my super sensitive skin – so I often have a bit of a dilemma on my hands!

This beauty sponge contains Konjac fiber, which is is grown on the pristine volcanic plains of Jeju Island in South Korea, free from chemicals, pollution and irritants.

When you open the sponge and get it wet, it soaks the water right up and just about doubles in size – it starts out quite hard.  However, once it is wet it is very soft and glides over your skin.  It gently exfoliates, cleanses, and is naturally pH balanced.  This is the perfect exfoliator for me – it is soft but still exfoliates – and the price can’t be beat, unlike expensive electronic gadgets.  

My favorite feature of the Konjac sponge is its shape – the tear drop is PERFECT for getting into the blackhead ridden creases around my nose! And the other best part is that the sponge is:

-Free From Chemicals, Pollution and Irritants

-100% Biodegradable and Sustainable (You can even plant it in your flowerbed or compost when you want to retire it)

-Not Tested on Animals, and Vegan Friendly

-Has NO Added Dyes or Colorants

PERFECT!  I am always trying to add more natural products into my routine, and the 100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Infused with French Green Clay definitely fits the bill!

You can purchase the 100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Infused with French Green Clay  on Amazon for only $10!

BY Sparkling Mousse by Framesi {Product Review}

* Disclaimer: I received free BY Sparkling Mousse by Framesi in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.

I have super, super thick, heavy hair, so it’s tough for me to find hair products that don’t weigh down my hair or make it look greasy or sticky.  So I was excited to give BY Sparkling Mousse by Framesi a try.

One of the first thing that I look for in a hair care product (any beauty product for that matter), is a light, pleasant scent.  I don’t need to have something be odor free, but I hate chemically-smelling product.  BY Sparkling Mousse has a nice, pleasant smell that stayed in my hair throughout the day – this is a huge plus in this mousse’s favor.

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Obviously the second thing that I look for is performance – I don’t want anything that weights my hair down or makes it sticky – I’m constantly playing with my hair, so anything sticky is OUT.  BY Sparkling Mousse is alcohol free and foamed up right away – it was super light.  It worked well into my hair and didn’t leave any stickiness or goopiness like gel does.  I blew my hair dry as normal and I noticed that it was shinier and had more body than normal.   It helped hold the slight curl that I put into my hair with my round brush as well – so this product is definitely a winner for me!  Give it a try if your beauty routine has been lacking!
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Ageless Derma Anti-Aging Intensive Skin Brightener {Product Review}


* Disclaimer:  I reviewed a free sample of Ageless Derma Anti-Aging Intensive Skin Brightener in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not getting any younger, and neither is my skin!  So I’m always thrilled to try out new skin products, and I was SUPER excited to try out Ageless Derma Anti-Aging Intensive Skin Brightner!  Formulated with scientifically proven ingredients and developed by a team of researchers, physicians, scientists, and estheticians sharing over 30 years experience, Ageless Derma Anti-Aging Intensive Skin Brightener offers natural, safe ingredients with clinically proven results.

Combining six powerful ingredients producing dynamic results, Ageless Derma Anti-Aging Intensive Skin Brightener will lighten and even out your skin tone within weeks, leaving you with a healthy, youthful look.

Ageless Derma has a very unique delivery method – you just push on the white disk and the perfect amount of Ageless Derma is dispensed.  I have been using it at night – it is smooth and creamy (almost mousse-like), and it doesn’t leave any kind of greasy residue.  I also didn’t notice any increase in acne from using this product, which sometimes happens.  It absorbs really quickly and leaves my skin feeling super soft.  I also have super sensitive skin and this hasn’t irritated my skin at all.  After using this for a couple of weeks, I feel like my skin is definitely smoother and glowing!  I highly recommend Ageless Derma for those looking to even out their skin tone.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

 

 

HSI Professional Argan Oil {Product Review}

* Disclaimer: I received a free product sample of HSI Professional Argan Oil in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.

Discover the Moroccan ‘liquid gold’, the product your hair needs for constant nourishment and incredible shine! The essential nutrients contained in this magic-in-a-bottle product are meant to give your hair a very healthy look, lots of shine and velvet smoothness. This is a leave-in treatment conditioner which feels really light on your hair, without building up residue or being greasy.

HSI Professional recommends the use of Argan Oil as an extra thermal protection before styling your hair with tools such as the flat iron, the hair dryer or the curling iron. It is suitable for all hair types, and you will just be sorry you have not discovered it before! It tames the frizz, it gives a lovely scent to your hair and it makes it soft and shiny. It really seems like your hair is in for a fabulous treat!

I use HSI Professional Argan Oil after I shower – I put about a dime size blog on my hands, and then rub my hands vigorously together, and work the oil into the ends of my hair first, and then up towards the root.  I find that any more than this and it is too greasy for my hair (but I don’t have super dry hair either).  This makes my hair super shiny, and it dramatically decreases drying time – I would say by half!

HSI Professional Argan Oil has been generous enough to give Mama Games readers a discount if you would like to try this amazing product yourself!   Use coupon code TBargan4 for a whopping 60 PERCENT off the 4 oz bottle!  If you prefer a smaller bottle, use TBargan2 to get 50 PERCENT off the 2 oz bottle!  If you haven’t tried argan oil before, this is a great opportunity to try an awesome product at a serious discount!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

UNi 100% Organic Pure Moroccan Argan Oil {Product Review}

* Disclaimer: I received a free sample of Uni Argan Oil in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

 

Have you tried Argan oil yet?  If you haven’t you definitely need to try adding it to your beauty regimen, and I highly recommend trying UNi 100%  Organic Moroccan Argan Oil.

Argan oil is a light scented oil that is AMAZINGLY good for your hair and skin. It helps protect, hydrate, and restore luster and elasticity to your hair.  It is also amazing for your skin – this is great for dry winter skin, but it’s non-greasy if you use the correct amount, so it’s great any time of the year.

UNi Argan Oil s 100% pure organic made from Moroccan Argan Trees. This naturally light scented oil helps protect, hydrate, and restore elasticity to all hair types. Large concentration of fatty acids and antioxidants help restore the appearance of dull skin, hair, body, scalp and hands. It also reduces frizz in your hair and is good for your cuticles and nails.  

I used UNi Argan Oil on both my skin and hair.  It makes your skin so, so soft, and it doesn’t bother my sensitive skin at all.  For my hair, I use it after my shower before I dry my hair.  I put three or four drops into my hand and rub them together.  Starting at the ends, I work the oil into my hair, and comb through and then dry.  Not only did it help my hair look awesome, it cut down drying time as well!

You can by UNi Argan Oil on Amazon!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Bo-Po Brush On Peel Off Nail Polish Review {Product Review}


* Disclaimer:  I received a free sample of Bo-Po Nail Polish in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

 

My girls LOVE painting their nails, and I love letting them…however, there is a lot about painting their nails that I DON’T like.  First of all, they are extremely hard on their nails after they are polished.  After about a day, they are usually chipped, cracked, peeling, etc, because they are kids, and like all kids, they love to play outside and get grubby!  Once that happens, I hate to have them running around with chipped polish- gross!  And I also hate using toxic chemicals to remove this polish.

Works Toys has created a great solution to this problem!

 

Bo-Po (Brush On Peel Off) nail polish is exactly what it says – you brush it on, and peel it off – NO messy smelly nail polish remover to get this polish off.  I tried this out with my youngest daughter.  I loved that it only took one coat of polish to look cute, because she isn’t super patient!  Also good for the younger set is that this polish dries fairly quickly, so there is no boredom waiting for it to dry or the chances of getting not-quite-dry polish all over the place.  And even if you do, it just peels right off of the surface!

The other thing I love is that the nail polish itself isn’t super smelly, and the colors are bright and vibrant, and with 10 colors, there is sure to be one that appeals to your kiddos.

Bo-Po Peel Off Nail Polish is sold on Amazon, Nordstrom, Burlington Coat Factory, Bed Bath & Beyond, Learnign Express Toy Store, Bealls Florida Department Stores and The Johnson Smith Company!

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I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

InstaNatural Argan Oil for Hair Treatment & Elixer Serum {Product Review}


* Disclaimer:  I received a free sample of InstaNatural Argan Oil for Hair Treatment & Elixir Serum in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

Do you have dry or damaged hair?  My hair is usually in pretty good condition, but it does tend to get dried and frizzy in the winter, or because of heat styling like drying and flat ironing.  I recently had the opportunity to review Instanatural Argan Oil for Hair Treatment.

This is not pure Argan oil, so if you have tried that and found it too greasy, this may be an option for you.  This Organic oil treatment contains a rich blend of Argan Oil, Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Jojoba oil, Shea Butter, Sunflower Oil, & Grapeseed Oil.  It can help to reduce damage and dryness on hair and scalp, removes frizz, and adds instant shine and softness.

You can use this as a leave in conditioner, overnight hair treatment, or heat protectant.  I love to use this product after I shower – I put about a dime size dollop into the palm of my hand, rub my hands together and work throughout my hair before I blow dry.  I found a couple of things – first of all, it shortens the time my hair takes to dry by about half.  It also seriously reduces the frizz my hair tends to get when i blow dry it.  It does all this without leaving your hair greasy or heavy.  It makes my hair super shiny and soft, and I can barely help running my fingers through it.  Try it, you won’t be disappointed.

Instanatural Argan Oil Hair Treatment is available on Amazon!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Adovia Mineral Eye Gel {Product Review}


* Disclaimer: I received Adovia Eye Cream for free in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.

 

 

If you’ve paid attention at all, you’ve noticed that I’ve fallen in love with with Adovia’s line of skin and body care line with Dead Sea Minerals.  I recently had a chance to review Adovia’s Eye Cream, which is used for reducing eye puffiness, dark circles, wrinkles, and fine lines.  I don’t really have  fine lines or wrinkles quite yet around my eyes, but I do have dark circles and tend to be somewhat puffy after a poor night’s sleep.

Adovia Mineral Eye Gel makes big promises, claiming that your eyes will look 10 years younger or your money back!  Adovia’s Mineral Eye gel contains Vitamin C, which delivers antioxidants deep into skin cells, as well as dead sea salt, which contains dead sea minerals that are great for your skin

 

First of all, a little of Adovia’s Mineral Eye gel goes a LONG way, which helps to offset some of the cost.  As with all Adovia products, the Mineral Eye Gel is package nicely and is really a beautiful product that you wouldn’t mind sitting out on your sink.  This eye gel is a little pricier than others I have used, but it shows almost immediate results.  Puffiness is reduced and my dark circles looked lighter after just a few uses.  The gel soaks in fairly quickly, unless you use too much.  It is creamy, not greasy. The gel also didn’t bother my extremely sensitive skin, which many eye creams do, but for some reason it did make my eye itself burn a little while it was soaking in.  It didn’t last long and wasn’t horrible, but definitely different.

This is definitely another winner in the Adovia skin care line!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Pure & Essential Mud Mask {Product Review}

* Disclaimer:  I received Pure Dead Sea Mud Mask for free in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

 

I recently had the chance to review Pure & Essential Minerals Dead Sea Mud Mask.  Dead Sea Mud contains more than 21 skin-reviving minerals including magnesium, calcium, sulfur, bromide, iodine, sodium, zinc and potassium. These essential minerals are present in our bodies, but are lost as we get older. These minerals are known to treat, detoxify, and cleanse our skin, to keep it looking young and refreshed.

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THE BENEFITS OF THIS MUD MASK ARE COUNTLESS! Anti-aging properties tighten pores promoting young, healthy natural skin. Rich Dead Sea minerals clean, heal, soften and revitalize your skin for an all-day glow. Organic essential oils moisturize and hydrate your skin, helping to reduce wrinkles.

I tried out the Pure Dead Sea Mud Mask and loved it!  It tingles at first when you put it on and it is nice and cool.  This would feel amazing on a hot day if you put this in the fridge!  It takes longer than some masks to dry – a good 15-20 minutes for me (but I did put it on pretty thick).  It rinses off very easily once it dries, and the effects are wonderful.  It left my skin soft and supple for days after I used the mark.  My pores definitely felt tighter, and my skin was very very moisturized. My skin definitely glowed!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Fresh Faced Makeup – 100% Natural Mineral Makeup {Product Review & Giveaway}

* I received a sample of foundation from FreshFaced by Erica in exchange for this review.  All opinions are my own.

 

 

When I was younger, I was lucky to have pretty decent skin.  However, as I have aged (to the ripe old age of 34), I find that my skin is more sensitive and acne-prone than ever!  Which means that any prolonged exposure to dirt, grime, heavy makeup, etc. is a recipe for acne disaster!  I absolutely can’t use any kind of heavy liquid foundation, but I still need a great product to help cover up blemishes, but that won’t harm my touchy, sensitive skin.  That’s why I was THRILLED to be able to review foundation from Fresh Faced by Erica!

What Makes Fresh Faced Different

There are TONS of makeup products on the market, and I’m sure that you’ve seen or tried mineral foundation before.  What makes Fresh Faced so special is that it is 100% all natural mineral makeup!  There are absolutely NO chemicals, no dyes, no perfumes, no talc, and it is even vegan friendly.

Fresh Faced Skin Care was created Erica Suppa, a research scientist, esthetician, and licensed skin care therapist.  As a skin care therapist, she grew tired of seeing her clients have skin issues because of their makeup, so she created her own brand of cosmetics with the fewest natural ingredients possible that would both look natural, last all day, and wouldn’t settle into fine lines.

Let me tell you – she succeeded!  We officially LOVE Fresh Faced mineral foundation in my home now!

First of all, it came packaged beautifully…

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It’s packaging is very similar to other mineral makeup that I have tried – the lid stays nice and tight.  I carried it around in my purse for several days and there was absolutely no spilling or leaking, so it is officially travel safe!

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Fresh Faced by Erica mineral foundation is extremely easy to use.  I just tap a little bit of the mineral foundation into the lid and swirl whatever brush I need to apply (concealer brush, powder brush, etc.) around into the lid until it “picks up” the foundation.  I then buff around my face until I get the coverage I need that day.

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Fresh Faced by Erica Mineral Foundation WORKS GREAT!  I get all day coverage, and the minerals don’t settle into the little fine lines around my eyes.  Plus, it doesn’t irritate my sensitive skin at all!

In addition to myself, there is one other makeup user in my home – my 13 year old daughter.  As a teenager, she is plagued by the occasional acne breakout as well.  However, I feel very, very uncomfortable letting her use most makeups, as I try to provide as many all natural and organic products in my home as possible.  So I was thrilled that Fresh Faced by Erica’s foundation was chemical free, so my daughter could use it as well!  Chemical free foundation is definitely a product I can sign on for my daughter to use!  Health issues aside, most foundations look WAY too heavy on her young, fresh skin, and sometimes can make acne look even worse by trying to cover it up.  So I was super excited to try Fresh Faced foundation on her as well.  Her she is with a freshly washed face.  As you can see, she has a little acne breakout going on.

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I felt comfortable using Fresh Faced foundation with her, as it is all natural with no chemicals.  It’s also good for pregnant women, for the same reason.  Her she is after a light dusting of Fresh Faced across her face and a little bit on a concealer brush around her nose.

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As you can see, Fresh Faced by Erica’s foundation gave her a nice smooth appearance to her skin without looking heavy or like she is wearing a bunch of makeup.  This is a definite WIN for us – she loved it and so do I!

Buy Fresh Faced by Erica Mineral Foundation

You can buy Fresh Faced by Erica Mineral Foundation for only $42 on her website.  This is comparable or less expensive than other mineral foundations I have used, and I think it works better!

Win!

One lucky Mama Games reader is going to WIN their own full-sized foundation, along with a Powder Brush.  This very generous prize sponsored by Fresh Faced by Erica is worth $72!

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