DIY Face Mask kit?

Upon receiving this from my Mum for my birthday, I had no idea there was such a thing as a DIY Organic Face Mask. I am so in love and haven’t been that excited over a skin care product in a long time.

The brand is called Oleum Vera.

The packaging is simple but aesthetically pleasing. I love the natural but high quality look to it.

The product itself is also very high quality, and it’s all certified organic.

Also a big props to how eco friendly the company is, they provide all of their recipes online to reduce paper waste. I also thought it was interesting that while the packaging was properly sealed, they did not have any pull tabs or tear off seals, again reducing the amount of plastic waste.

My first mask I made out of Algae and White Clay. It detoxified and firmed (from the white clay) and had anti-aging qualities (from the algae), and softened my skin with Avocado oil. 😊

What comes in the kit:

• 2 White Kaolin Clay packs

• 1 Spitulina Algae pack

• 1 Bentonite Clay pack

• 1 Lavender bud pack

• 1 Rose petal pack

• 1 mini bottle of Avocado oil

•1 mixing container, mini silicon spatula, and removable dish.

It also came with a little letter explaining a bit about the company and where to find their recipes.

I had a look at the website and they have an extensive collection of mask kits, not just for your face, but for hair and body too! I think the concept is so creative and it lets you really specialize your skin care routine. You can even use other natural ingredients that you own and incorporate them into the ingredients they give you and create a whole new mask.

This is the website HERE! I am in no way associated with this brand or being paid to say anything I honestly just fell in love with these products and wanted to share my love for them!

Hope everyone has had a wonderful New Year and Holiday, and I’m happy to be back after my Christmas hiatus 😁

Thanks for stopping by, and if you have tried this kit too, please let me know in the comments! ❤️

~M

Bath Time Essentials (What’s in my Bath time bag?)

This may come across as an odd thing, but a bath is something I can look forward to all day. Even for a couple days I can lust after a good bubble bath.  I once even stated sarcastically, (but also not-so-sarcastically) that if there was an Olympic sport for bath taking, I could possibly be a champion.

Was that going a little far? Probably not.

With this glorious time, comes a slew of my favorites that accompany me on my pamper fest! Since my bath is separate from my bedroom washroom, I have to pack up what I call my Bath time bag. What is this mysterious Bath time bag you ask? Well my friend let me open your eyes!

With all joking aside it is merely a little bag filled with everything I need for a relaxing bath.

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Ta-da! behold my bag of goodies! Lets take a peek shall we?

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Starting from the top, I always take the opportunity to really treat my hair when I have a bath. I will usually do a coconut oil mask on my hair to start off the conditioning, and then end with my Aveeno conditioner, or Dove. Also since I have colored hair, I try to keep it vibrant and I use the Loreal color repair.

The second (more tedious) tools to have with me is shaving cream and razors. I like having smooth legs, but I tend to think shaving is a bit of a chore so I always play music to make it go faster. I have also been wanting to look into any Lush products that are shaving creams, or anything of the sort. I’ve come to be quite a recycling queen, and really despise throwing out aerosol cans. Unless there is a way to recycle them? Let me know in the comments! Also let me know of any good Lush products for shaving!

And with that I’m going to segway into my next favorites! I’m busting out my favorite Lush products to really mix up this pamper sesh. But really, who wouldn’t expect that from me.

I have my right hand man with me: my Honey I washed my hair shampoo bar. And my left hand lady: (me trying to be clever) my Fizzbanger bath bomb. Which as of right now is my favorite due to the delicious citrus and apple scent. Its like bathing in apple cider! (If that is somehow an appealing trait)

One important reminder which I’ve recently learned is the importance of drinking water after a hot bath or shower. I always thought, ‘I’ve been sitting in water for an hour, why on earth am I so thirsty? I guess your body sweats out a lot of water and can leave you hydrated. This is just a partial theory of mine, but also I had read in an article, that it is one of the most important times to drink water just as you do when you first wake up and before bed.

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Along with my over garnished glass of water, I have my beautiful clay jewelry holder my ever so lovely Aunty gifted to me. And I adore it so much, I just thought it would make the shot so much better!

I hope you enjoyed, And I certainly enjoyed writing this piece! let me know of any favorite Lush products you have, or any bath goodies you love. I am always looking to expand my horizons!

~M

Eco Indulgence!

Recently I felt the need to do a little snoop through the cosmetics isle at the local drug store in town. I had no particular item in mind I was looking for, though a stray thought wandered that I was recently in need of a new foundation brush.

Not much scavenging was needed as I came across these ecoTool brushes and instantly loved what I saw:

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They are some of the softest brushes, and so lovely to feel on my face.
The best thing is that they are 100% cruelty free and the bristles are made of synthetic materials. The cherry on top is the use of recycled aluminum for the ferrules, and the beautiful bamboo handles!

I bought the blush and powder brush, but the blusher brush does such an amazing job blending in concealer as well. It is a wonderful multi tool! They are stylish and Eco friendly so I couldn’t help but share my discovery. I’ve had so much fun with them creating new fall looks. They blend with no lines and make any foundation feel so light.

That’s my little excitement for the day! Thanks for your time!

~M