My name is Alison and I'm a twenty-something from a dot-sized city in the northwestern corner of Pennsylvania. By day, I am a graphic designer for a commercial printing company, but by night I am the wife of an automotive technician, host of an imaginary cooking show in my kitchen, mother of three feline furchildren, and blogger at www.blossomingintentions.com.
This has become the only toothpaste I will buy! I love how it quickly brightens my teeth back up after drinking coffee and tea all day, and that I am constantly getting compliments on how white my teeth are even though using this is the only thing I do to whiten them. I have tried other whitening toothpastes in the past, and not only does this one do a better job of whitening my teeth, but it does it without causing any tooth sensitivity which was always a problem I developed with the other brands I tried.
It also does a fantastic job cleaning my teeth. I am not much of a flosser, but the hygenists at my dentist are always impressed with how clean my teeth are! I attribute it to the fact I use this toothpaste every day.
As someone with very thin and fine hair, I was really hesitant to try the Tresemme Rich Luxurious Moisture shampoo and conditioner, because some other brands of moisture rich shampoo and conditoner just weigh my hair down and give it a slimmy feel. However, I have been using these for a week now and love the way my hair looks, feels and smells! This is a great combo for thin fine hair in need of some moisture!
And my budget loves the price too! The bottles tend to be bigger than most competing brands AND cost less!
I'm not much of a girly girl and I typically hate painting my nails because I'm just awful at it, especially sitting and waiting for it to dry before doing something and smudging it. However, I could get used to painting my nails regularly with Sallie Hansen's Insta-Dri nail polishes! I tried the Slick Slate first and couldn't believe how smoothly it applied, how quickly it dried an that it only took one coat of polish to cover my nails. I absolutely love it!
I will say thought that I also purchased a light pink color and while it applies and dries great, it didn't look very good with just one coat. I was able to see my nail through it and had to apply two extra coats. I'm not sure if this is typical of the lighter shades of Sallie Hansen Insta-Dry nail polishes or if there was something wrong with this particular bottle.
While I love most flavors of La Croix, this one is my all time favorite! It's funny to think that it's also one of the last ones I tried because I've never been a big fan of anything coconut flavored; however, this has a very light, refreshing, and an almost sweet taste even though it does not contain any sweeteners.
As a slight addict of La Croix, I was rather disappointed with the flavor of the Berry flavor. While I know that all La Croix is naturally flavored, this particular one has a strong perfume-like taste. If you're looking for a light and refreshing flavor of sparkling water, I'd recommend trying one of the other La Croixs!
My husband and I have been members of the Dollar Shave Club for a few years now and our only regret is that we did not sign up sooner!
Because my husband was using a fancy, name brand razor with 5 blades to a cartridge and a trimmer on the back, I signed us up for the Executive razor with Dollar Shave Club. Not only do the Executive cartridges cost just a fraction of what we were paying for cartridges before, but everything about them is better! The Dollar Shave Club Executive razors have 6 blades, provide a cleaner and smoother shave, they don't clog up as easily, they don't irritate our skin, and they last much longer which resulted in to every other month delivery.
The Dollar Shave Club Executive is so great that I ditched my name brand razor as well, purchased a second Executive handle, and the hubby and I now just split a package of cartridges when they come in the mail!
I highly recommend giving the Dollar Shave Club a try, especially since there is no contract and you can discontinue membership at any time!
I recently received a free 1 ounce container of Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream in an Influenster VoxBox to test and review. To be honest, when I first opened the sample and took a dab from the container, I was a bit hesitant to apply the cream to my skin. The Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream is very thick and sort of has the consistency of shortening. However, once it’s applied to the skin, it absorbs quickly and isn’t the least bit greasy.
I have been using the Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream sample on my face, neck and hands for a week now, and have noticed a tremendous difference. Winter is never easy on my skin, but the cracking of my hands is healing, my face feels smoothr while my makeup applies more evenly, and all the areas I’ve been treating with Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream feel much healthier overall. And because it’s fragrance free, it doesn’t agitate my sensitive skin whatsoever. Even after applying the cream generously every night, about half the sample remains and I am excited to see my skin improve even more as I continue to use Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream.
If you’re feeling the itch of winter or just struggled with rough dry skin anytime, this is the lotion for you!
What isn't there to love about Pet Smart? Regardless of what pet product you may be looking for, Pet Smart tends to have the widest variety of options. Their sales associates are very knowledgable about the products on their shelves and pet care, and tend to be very passionate about animals. I especially love that Pet Smart supports local animal shelters by hosting pet adoptions in store (we adopted our newest feline family member at our local Pet Smart last year). The prices sometimes are a bit higher, but because I know my money goes towards saving animals, I'm willing to spend a little more here!
The dry air and bitter cold temperatures this winter have been chapping my face. I tried using a few difference lotions to help moisturize my face and prevent chapping, but either they didn't work or they made me break out! However, that's not the case at all with Pond's Dry Skin Cream. I've been using it for about one week and the chapping has ceased and my skin feels healthier than ever. In fact, I've received a few compliments about how my face has a healthy glow ever since I started using it. It does feel a bit heavy when first applied, but it dries quickly and is hardly noticeable once it's dried.