The Kindle Paperwhite is every nighttime reader's dream! I received this as a gift to replace my old Kindle Keyboard. It has all of the functions I was used to from my original Kindle, but the backlighting (with automatic adjustment!) is a SERIOUS game changer! I have always enjoyed reading before bed and I love that I can do it now without straining my eyes with the brightness of a lamp. The Kindle offers an electronic reading experience without the same glare and brightness of an iPad or other devices. It connects to wifi effortlessly and has a large capacity, well beyond the number of books I would ever want to keep on it at one time!
I purchased this Kindle case after seeing many positive reviews for it online. I wanted a case that would protect my Kindle without being excessively bulky. After using this case for a few days, the trim around the case started detaching. I contacted the company and they sent me a replacement free of charge! I love the magnetic cover and how the case actually makes it easier to hold the kindle while reading.
A must-have for your nightly skin care routine! The Countermatch line from Beautycounter is a game changer and perfect for all skin types. The sleeping cream moisturizes well and leaves your skin feeling great when you wake up the next morning without the greasiness or oily feeling left by other creams. This product adjusts to your skin's needs to ensure that your skin is left soft and moisturized. The creamy texture is just the right consistency and I love that the jar includes a dispenser that gives you the perfect amount.
By far the best charcoal mask I have tried! Perfect for a full-face mask or for spot treatment. It leaves my skin feeling refreshed and comes off easily compared to other masks I have tried. It does a great job of cleaning my face and pores but doesn't leave my skin feeling dried out. The smell is perfectly light and helps me relax whenever I use it. This mask is more pricey than most, but it has fewer chemicals and is safer for your body so it's worth it to me!
At long last, a tinted moisturizer with SPF coverage that I love! This stuff is awesome. It is perfect for someone that wants some light coverage and color without full-blown foundation. It goes on very smoothly and is a breeze to take off at the end of the day. The lightness allows me to use the same shade year-round even when I get a little tan during the summer. I love that I can use this product knowing that it is safer than most other tinted moisturizers on the market.
Pros: pleasant smell, light moisturizing, good for sensitive skin Cons: didn’t react well with moisturizer, concerned about it getting in eyes
I had never before used a facial spray, so the idea of spraying something on my face practically terrified me. I was pleasantly surprised when it came out of the bottle and evenly misted my face. The smell is light and soothing, with a refreshing feel coming from the light spray. It did make me nervous, spraying it on my eyes (even though they were closed). On a later occasion, I tried spraying it on my hand and rubbing it in....but it didn’t have the same effect. Overall, the spray was refreshing and had a cooling effect on my face. The smell was nice and it didn’t cause any issues with my sensitive skin. It did cause some stickiness once I applied my typical moisturizer (what the instructions said to do....) which is why I knocked a star off. I anticipate using this a lot more in winter when my skin is typically dull and very dry.
I received this sample from Influenster in exchange for my honest review.
The concept of this mask stick is great! It promises the same results of a typical mask without the mess. The smell is wonderful and once I got the safety cap off, I was able to apply relatively easily. I did become frustrated with how difficult it was to apply to parts of my “T-Zone” such as my nose (pictured). I ended up using my fingers to apply mask in the areas that it couldn’t reach because of its large size. I left the mask on for ten minutes as instructed. With most masks, I shower to rinse them off to avoid making a mess. I used a gentle cleanser in the shower to make sure I got all the mask off—or so I thought. When I got out of the shower, I noticed that parts of my face had a grey/black hue. I grabbed a makeup remover wipe to see if that would help get the stain off. I was happy that it did, but I was disappointed that the mask didn’t come off with water (as the package states) or the cleanser in the shower. I really wanted to love this product but the frustration of getting it off made me not want to use it again. My face felt refreshed after using it, but that was quickly forgotten once I had to use the makeup wipe to scrub the stain off.
Pros: great for traveling, less messy than typical masks, great smell, not as thick as other masks Cons: hard to reach all of T-zone, stained face (see photo of makeup wipe)
I received this conditioner from Influenster to test out and review. I was more impressed by the conditioner than the shampoo. It really helped make my hair feel softer, and the scent was a bit more pleasant and not quite as strong to me. Probably still won't purchase once I finish the bottle I received for testing.
I received this shampoo recently from Influenster to try out. While it seemed to clean my hair and helped slightly with frizz, I looked into the ingredients and as not all that pleased. The smell is also super super strong and more of a manly scent, not something I am a fan of on my hair.