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If you have any questions about this giveaway please email Tina at branchpropromotions@gmail.com.
This Summer why not take them on a tour they will never forget?
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Farm-grown, hand picked, cultivated. When I think of these terms I usually associate them with vegetable, dairy and grains. Rarely do you ever hear of these terms used in skincare. Farmacy is defined by this by fusing cutting-edge technologies with hand-picked botanicals to create irritant-free, bioactive formulations for fresh radiant skin .Mark Veeder is the pioneer plantsman behind the discovery and patenting of Echinacea GreenEnvy™

About the product:Powered By Echinacea GreenEnvy™. A unique patent-protected variant of Echinacea Purpurea, GreenEnvy™ contains the highest known concentration of the phytochemical Cichoric Acid, a potent natural antioxidant which helps protect and firm the skin by inhibiting the enzymes that break down collagen. Cichoric Acid also normalizes the skin pigmentation process to promote a more evenly toned complexion. Ingredients include: Rosemary, Bergamot, Peppermint, Kiwi extract and rich in Vitamin C, Potassium, and Magnesium. Which protects the skin from damaging effects of pollution and help's improve the skin's barrier function.

My experience: What's not to love about a refreshing, all-natural mist that is free of parabens, artificial coloring and not tested on our furry friends? This is a virtual skin cocktail of nutrients and botanicals that is not only protecting the environment but protecting your skin from harm as well. I have not been able to stop spraying my face with this wonderful tonic. It's absolutely invigorating and smells divine. I spray this after cleansing and applying serums to lock in that moisture, I have used this as a makeup setter to keep my makeup looking dewy and fresh or just spraying it on my face on a hot day! Believe me I make up excuses just to use this wonderful product.

You can now find Farmacy products at Sephora
This spray retails for $44
5 star product!!


Disclaimer: This product was sent to me for review through BrandBacker
"Beauty comes from the inside"  Something we hear often when pertaining to the way we look and feel but nothing is more prominent on your face than aging and what it does to you over time.



In my time (45 years) I have had many skin issues that wore on me and it didn't take until I became a beauty enthusiast and  product reviewer to realize the variation of important ingredients that are suitable for my particular skin needs.

 In my early twenties I struggled with breakouts and freckles an  appearance of freckles is an indication of how much sun exposure you're getting, and it can be a warning sign that you need to protect your skin more. Uneven skin tone and discoloration  caused by sun damage, aging, hormones or acne are commonly treated for cosmetic reasons. With so many options available today in cosmetic procedures, lasers, peels, and other treatments, it can sometimes be difficult to know which to choose.

That is where all the experimenting with skin care came from and in particular.. serums.

Today I will be talking about two I have recently begun to use and it's effects thus far. *This information is based on a strict 7 day trial*


Sloane Inc White Plasma S6.5: This ultra-concentrated, quick-absorbing formula targets age, sun and dark spots with a dual-function approach: first, it immediately corrects discoloration and evens skin tone with vitamin C and tyrosinase inhibitors. Then it helps you retain your newfound radiance with skin illumination factors.   Oil free and containing Salicylic acid this clear serum quickly absorbs into the skin 
targeting sun and age spots. The active ingredient in this serum is called tranexamic acid used as a brightening agent to fight against hyperpigmentation.

Results: As I have mentioned I have only been using this serum for a period of 7 days but I have noticed some slight changes in my skin since trying the Sloane Inc White Plasma S 6.5. The amount is usually about one to 2 pumps applied day and night. This is a clear gel-like formula so it sinks into my skin nicely and without any stickiness. I currently have some visible fading of my freckles and sun damage on my forehead. My skin feels firmer and a bit brighter but not illuminating. Price point: $78 for 35.g 

Sloane Inc Complexion Corrector Clarity: This special serum is formulated to clear up blackheads, refine pores, reduce skin oiliness and acne and hydrate your skin from within. More of a tonic like substance than a serum, It combines hyaluronic acid with  salicylic acid to clear up acne & skin blemishes, healthy cell turnover, reducing pores and delivering anti-aging benefits over time. Price point: $78 for 35g.

Results: After a period of 7 days using the  Sloane Inc S 5.6 Complexion Corrector Clarity I have gotten used to the slightly offensive odor (reminds me of perm solution). The consistency is that of a toner than of a typical serum. It can be runny so do be aware of this when you apply. I used this one at night and on occasion where I saw blemish about to form and I can honestly say for the blemish control i found that it most certainly diminished the one forming on my right cheek. As far as line reduction I have noticed a slight change to the tiny ones between my 2 eyebrows but with continued use i will update the progress on that area. Overall I prefer this product as I can see faster results with blemish control and pore refining.




You can find these products on their website:The Sloane Shop Sloane clinics, For more information




*These products were provided to me by  Sloane Inc. for the purpose of review*

With over 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops,and participatory activities that explain science,technology, engineering, and math.


New York Hall of Science offers a hands-on approach that explains science, technology, engineering and math programming to children of all ages. 
Their permanent exhibit, Connected Worlds, is a fully immersive, digitally rendered, interactive display. Visitors explore the interdependence of six environments and interact with creatures, trees and plants within each atmosphere. Through gestures and movements, visitors learn the core principles of sustainability and see the impact of human decisions on the environment. Visit today for an immersive experience!




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http://www.tomoson.com/?code=TOP8f08e27bc8500a431fc95d59a5924cbb" rel="nofollow"> About this Product:  Valentia Eternal Youth Exfoliating Scrub made from Green and White teas infused with tropical butters and vitamins A, B, D, and E. Designed to soften the skin, remove dead skin cells, prevent future breakouts and keep the skin refreshed and hydrated.


My Experience:This is a refreshing scrub made with green and white tea and a slew of other soothing and hydrating ingredients to gently slough off the dead skin and recreate a fresher more youthful appearance. Valentia products is all I use now so I was very happy to be able to review a scrub as well from them, Packaged in it's usual white and gold which just looks like a luxury product, This scrub is pleasant smelling and gentle to use.
I prefer to use my finger when applying any scrub and I was very impressed with how mild it was as opposed to much grittier or heavier scrubs I have used in the past. The scrub has a gel-like consistency which I think is from the Aloe Vera and the jojoba beads are gentler than scrubs that would just about throw tree bark in there to scrub your face with and your left red and irritated.This does not do that whatsoever. It leaves my face feeling cool and refreshed and then of course i apply my Valentia serums after and I am fresh faced, looking young  and ready to go!! It is also said to prevent breakouts so I may pass this on to my teenage daughter to try.
Every Valentia product I have tried has been an organic luxury for my skin and I have not experienced  a better skincare line since discovering them.

Disclaimer: This sample was sent complimentary for reviewing purposes all opinions expressed are from my own experience.

Body scrubs come and go but few can really leave you with a lasting impression and claim themselves "Best" of all the rest.

About Asutra:  Living a clean yoga lifestyle both on and off the mat is important for a healthy mind, body and soul.  Inspired by the practice of yoga, meditation, and relaxation Asutra saw a need for all natural and organic products which are specifically designed for you before, during and after your practice.


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1. Natural and Organic Ingredients
2.Essential Oil Mixtures
3.Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly
4.Made in the USA
5.Safe for Body AND Mat

My Experience: At first glance I was impressed by the packaging and inclusion of a little spoon to scoop it out with (it's the little things) With that being said once you scoop out this 100% pure dead sea salt scrub infused with organic lemongrass, organic ylang ylang oil,sweet almond, jojoba, argan and aloe vera you can see it is finely ground and the smell is simply divine. I decided to try this on the driest and most flaky skin on my body, my legs. I took out a spoonful of the scrub and massaged this into my legs and felt such immediate hydration and moisturizing benefits I have never experienced with other scrubs before. I also used this to scrub my feet as well and I could not believe the softness after I rinsed off. The scent alone stimulates the senses making your shower an instant spa experience that uplifts your spirit and soul and cares for your skin like no other scrub. My skin was incredibly soft and I felt so relaxed and comfortable all day long. This is more than just the "best" organic exfoliating body scrub this is literally a magic potion of senses and spirit. 

You can find Asutra products on their website Asutra.com or on Amazon.

*This product was sent to me absolutely free from Asutra.com for the purpose of review all opinions expressed are of my own*

When will you know, your using the RIGHT mask?

When which was launched in Korea, in 2011 created a innovative face mask with superior adhesion and hydrating effect. They do this by using an all- natural bio-cellulose technology to create innovative masks and with superior adhesion and hydrating effects. The all- natural bio-cellulose sheet is made from coconuts which is used to treat burn patients. Despite it's lightweight the sheet can hold essence 100 times it's weight. That means 10 more times than fabric or paper mask sheets.This mask is also friendly to the environment by having the essence contact the face so thoroughly it creates less waste than leading masks normally do. Which means you are getting the full effects of the sheet and high amounts of hydration.

When has created a series of spa-like masks that contain ingredients that are natural and soothing for when your skin needs that extra care. It is also formulated without parabens, sulfates and phthalates.

My Experience:

I received the Glamour Base or (Makeup Base) which i was most 
excited for to help with smoother and more even based skin before
I apply my makeup. The following directions are very pivotal
in using these sheets and you must follow them to the letter!!

-Cleanse and dry the face.
-Open the pouch and unfold the three layers of sheets (film-mask sheet-paper). 
-Remove the paper and the film, and place the mask sheet on the face. Adjust and smooth out the mask sheet for good contact. 
-Remove and discard the mask after about 30 minutes.
-No need to rinse. 
-Massage remaining product into face and neck.
-Use immediately after opening. 


Results:

After the 30 minutes I simply peeled off the mask and used the remaining essence all over my face and neck for extra hydration. I have used sheet masks in the past that were so drenched with product that I felt like I was wearing jelly fish on my face but I can honestly say I did not get that with the When Makeup Base mask. It felt amazingly hydrating and softer than I could ever have imagined. Applying my makeup shortly afterwards I noticed right away that my foundation glided on smoother and stayed in place longer. My face remained fresh and dewy all day and I had no patches or uneven coverage. I recommend if you have a special event coming up to give this particular one a try. 
This is only one of the many varieties that WHEN offers and after trying this one out I am very eager to try the other 4. TravelMate, Snow Magic, 10Pm and Last Choice. These all retail for $7 which is absolutely a great deal and you will achieve spa like results with these if you use them often.(recommended 3 times a week) Below is a list of all retailers where you can purchase these amazing masks.





 *When masks are available at**

• Sephora
• Ulta Beauty
• Anthropologie (online only)
• Bartell Drugs
• Beautychoice.com (online only)
• Birchbox (online only)
• Rickys NYC
• Starboard Cruise Services


*These masks were provided to me through Brandbacker for absolutely free for the purpose of review*





Trophy Skin and Content Blvd.
High-Power Anti-Aging LED Treatment Reduces appearance of sun damage, fine lines, and age spots by improving skin laxity and promoting collagen production. Show your skin the light! Reduce the appearance of sun damage, fine lines, and age spots with state-of-the-art LED light therapy. RejuvaliteMD utilizes groundbreaking LED technology to safely and effectively stimulate skin healing and collagen production—reducing the appearance of wrinkles and dark spots while improving radiance, elasticity, and firmness. Unlike some devices that use only red light, RejuvaliteMD utilizes four UV-free wavelengths including red, yellow, amber, and infrared light to effectively treat multiple signs of aging. In as little as 5 minutes a day a few times per week, RejuvaliteMD gives your skin a lit-from-within glow. What is light therapy? Light therapy is a groundbreaking technology used by dermatologists to support the skin’s natural healing processes. Safe visible and infrared light wavelengths penetrate the skin, stimulating the production of natural enzymes that increase collagen production, reduce inflammation, and improve skin and texture. I was so excited to begin this treatment though I must say was also very skeptical! But what's 5 minutes a day when you can take YEARS of age off your face?? It's simple to use and you can do this at anytime of the day. Results vary and of course it is gradual over time but results DO happen!! I am very excited to be offering this giveaway on behalf of Content Blvd and Trophy Skin

Make sure you follow all of the requirements for this giveaway and GOOD LUCK!!! RejuvaliteMD Anti-Aging Red Light Therapy



Valentia Clear Lift Revitalizing Lotion:


About Them
Just like their namesake Valentia The Goddess of Healing, Valentia relies on all natural ingredients and organic cosmetic ingredients that will repair and protect the skin. With several key ingredients such as:
Gotu Kola: It is known to prevent infection and inhibit scar formation. It is also useful in repairing skin and connective tissues and smoothing out cellulite.
Lactic Acid: (AHA) increases skin cell turnover revealing healthier, glowing skin.
Licorice:Lightens unwanted pigmentation and corrects skin discoloration
Argan Oil: Rich in vitamin-E improves elasticity.
Seaweed: Increases skin oxygen to help detoxify and boost antioxidant defense.



My Experience:

When trying this out for the first time I was reminded of the first serum that I had experienced with
Valentia Even Glow Vitamin C Serum. Which was the first time I had ever tried anything from them and I not only was impressed at the quality and the ingredients but I was forever changed in my skin care routine after using it for a period of time. The main thing is the product produces results that my skin that went from dull and lifeless to tighter, brighter and clearer than it has ever been in 15 years.

This serum reminds me so much of the Vitamin C Serum but better!
It has this silky consistency, bares a light peach color and sinks into your skin instantly.
I usually wash my face and use a hyaluronic serum before I apply this one. When that dries I apply the Clear Lift Revitalizing Serum which feels cooling and soothing to my skin and apply my moisturizer and I am ready to go. I notice that my makeup application is smoother and looks even and I don't experience any dry patches or greasiness. The smell is of fresh sweet oranges and is so pleasant to the senses.  The end result is clearer, fresher and more brighter looking skin feeling soft and youthful and at 45 I can use all the help in there I can get.

Of course end results may be different for your specific skin type so always consult a dermatologist before you try any new skin care as some ingredients may exacerbate your specific areas of need.

All in all I am in love with this serum and with the Valentia brand.









*I was administered this product for free through BrandBacker, I was not compensated for my opinions.


 When I first discovered AmiClubWear I was impressed with how they seem to have a pulse on what is trendy and hot but without the boutique prices. Several of the items you see here are featured on their website for well under $20 and they have awesome deals you can take advantage of.

Amiclubwear is an incorporated women's clothing shop based out of one of the nations hottest fashion capitals in Southern California. Specializing in fun, sexy and very trendy styles you can be sure to find what you need for anything from casual to date night to a night out with the girls. I was a it intimidated at first being a bit older but I managed to find some great pieces and was very happy with the wear and ability to put together a perfect outfit without breaking the bank!!

The website is addictive and department store quality like this Pink White Knitted Floral Top knitted  with lace sleeves, mesh material is cool for Spring. Looks great with jeans or leggings. 

My favorite piece out of the 4 is this Black Floral Short Sleeve Crochet Cut Dress. Great Springtime piece, snug in the right places with a crochet cut out at the waist. Paired it with the Mint Zipper Closure Leather Faux Bag for a perfect afternoon date.


Finally the Black Knitted Short Sleeve Top is fitted at the top, loose at the bottom, You can dress it up with your favorite dangling necklace. 

All in all you will find that you will want to visit this website again and again. 
They have a wide variety in apparel, jewelry, lingerie, shoes and so much more.




*FTC: The following items pictured were sent to me for free for review. I was not compensated outside of the free apparel*
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