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Misikko: Hana Professional 1″ Flat Iron

Moms want to look their best too! Styling your hair is an important part of looking your best, and having some high-quality tools to do it with is critical! Working with less-than-great tools can make hairstyling frustrating, difficult, and ineffective. Misikko carries a large variety of flat irons and other great hair care products!

Misikko carries only the best when it comes to hair care and hair styling! I had the opportunity to review an amazing hair straightener from Misikko; the Hana Professional 1″ Pink Flat Iron. Pink is one of my favorite colors, so as you can imagine, I was pretty excited about getting to review a pink hair straightener!

Prior to recieving my flat iron from Misikko, I was using an old beat up, rusted out, silver 2″ flat iron. The flat iron was bulky and ineffective. It would take several times of going over the same section of hair multiple times just to get it near-straight, and even then it was never completely straight like I wanted it to be. I couldn’t stand using it, so it was rare that I did! I love having straight hair, but for me, it wasn’t worth spending an entire hour fighting with my flat iron, just to get it straight!

I was more than excited when I got my Hana Professional Pink Flat Iron in the mail. The container was packed with care! They even included bath petals that dissolve in the water! These were a special little treat for me to enjoy!

Some of the features of the Hana flat iron include;

  • Advanced Tourmaline Ceramic Plates for Accelerated Ion Generation and Maximum Frizz-Free, Conditioning Shine
  • Ceramic is naturally hygienic, protects color & retards fading
  • Floating 1” Plates Auto-Adjust To Glide Over Any Hair Texture
  • Curved Plate Edges For Versatile Styling – Curl, Flip or Straighten!
  • Adjustable Temperature Dial – 5 Settings from 140-450° F for All Hair Types
  • Flash Heats in Seconds with Instant Compensation for Heat Loss
  • Ergonomic Handle Design with No-Slip Grip
  • Smooth Grooves Keep Hair Strands Separate and Snag-Free
  • Tangle-Free Salon Quality Cord Swivels 360°; Convenient Hanging Loop
  • Energy Efficient at 38 Watts
  • Independent On/Off Switch
  • Includes Luxe Heat Proof Storage Pouch, Heat Proof Silicone Mat, & Special Edition Tin Case
  • Two Year Warranty

I will admit, I was skeptical that the iron would work well, after all, it was only a one inch iron. All of the one inch irons I had tried previously were difficult to use due to their small size and lack of coverage, however, I was pleasantly surprised with the Hana flat iron! It worked amazing, and the coverage was great!

From start to end, it only took me five to ten minutes to straighten my hair! I was shocked! I have never been able to straighten, I mean completely straighten my hair in less than thirty minutes! This alone makes styling my hair incredibly easy, fast and simple! Now, with this short of a time commitment, I can straighten my hair much more often without having to wake up extremely early to do so!

The Hana flat iron was also incredibly effective! Most flat irons I’ve used, I’ve found myself having to go over the same sections of hair multiple times to get it to flatten. I didn’t have to do this at all with the Hana flat iron! The first time I went over it, it was all set and ready to go! I had never been able to get my hair straight that quick!

The Hana flat iron’s settings stood out to me! Instead of the standard “high,” “medium” and “low” heat settings, you can actually set the degree you want the iron heated to! It was amazing! Instead of having to guess how hot “high,” “medium,” and “low” are, I could just set the iron exactly how hot I wanted it!

Fulfills Purpose Well
Design & Visual Appeal
Ease of use
Affordability
Earth-Friendliness

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars

Fulfills Purpose Well

The Hana Professional Pink Flat Iron was amazing! I couldn’t believe how straight it made my hair and how quickly it did it! It didn’t leave my hair feeling like straw, and it was so simple to use! Nothing complicated, no weird hand motions, just simple, easy straightening!

Design & Visual Appeal

I love the color pink, so this hair iron was right up my alley! Of course, color doesn’t mean everything! The Hana flat iron was amazingly sleek, light weight, easy to use, with a no-slip grip! With a clutz like me, the no-slip grip is incredibly important; it prevents burns if you drop the iron!

Ease of Use

The Hana flat iron was incredibly easy and quick to use! Simply run the straightener over a two inch section f hair, and voila! Instant straightness!

Affordability

The price for a Hana flat iron may be out of some people’s budgets at $119.99, however, considering the value of the straightener, as well as how durable and effective they are, the price is well worth it!

Earth Friendliness

The Hana flat iron doesn’t focus greatly on being earth-friendly, however, due to the high ceramic content of their flat irons these irons are much more likely to last longer, and won’t rust like many flat irons that are just coated. Hana’s flat iron is durable, high quality and won’t need to be replaced nearly as often as many flat irons do, thus creating less waste in the landfills!

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EcoMom: SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins Review & $15 Gift Card Giveaway!

If you’re anything like me, your child’s nutrition is of the utmost importance. However, it’s not always easy to make sure they’re getting enough of everything they need. From picky eaters, to simply being busy and eating take-out or fast food once or twice a week, it can be hard to know they’re getting everything they need in the amounts they need it in. Starting your child on a multivitamin (with the approval of their caregiver) may be a good way to give yourself peace of mind, and safeguard your child’s growing body. SmartyPants gummy vitamins are a great option if you’re looking to start your child on a healthy  multi-vitamin!

Ecomom is known only for providing the best products to moms, so it comes as no surprise that SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins are just as amazing as everything else I’ve had the privilege of trying from EcoMom. With as strong of a reputation as EcoMom has, I’ve come to expect only the very best from them, and rightfully so!

(My apologies for shakiness in the video! Cats, kids and daddies being silly! In addition, these vitamins are not vegan as I stated in the video, but the DHA is obtained from small, renewable fish sources other than tuna!)

We all worry about our children’s nutritional needs, and we’re all concerned about what they are (and aren’t) putting into their bodies. A multi-vitamin does more than just help your child grow and develop in a healthy way, it helps give parents peace of mind knowing that they’re giving their children the best nutritional advantages possible.

SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins combine;

  • Multi-Vitamins
  • Omega 3 Eco-Friendly Fish Oils
  • Vitamin D
  • Choline & 12 Other Key Nutrients

SmartPants Gummy Vitamins goes to great lengths to ensure the quality of their vitamins and follow all standards and guidelines set by the FDA, have their vitamins tested by an independent lab to ensure purity and are GMP-Certified. SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins contain no artificial colors or flavors and no high fuctose corn syrup. The DHA found in SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins is obtained from eco-friendly, renewable fish resources, unlike tuna!

Kids love these vitamins too! My kids get excited when I ask them if they want their gummies each morning! They come running into the kitchen with their hands outstretched, ready for the delicious cherry, lemon and orange flavored gummies! I can’t say I blame them! I’ve tried them myself and they’re delicious!

What’s even better about SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins is that they truly care about kids. For each bottle of vitamins purchased, SmartyPants makes a 1-to-1 nutrient grant with the help of Vitamin Angels to children in nutritional need. What’s better than giving your own child the gift of good nutrition, than giving another child in addition to your own the very same gift?

SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins are now available on EcoMom’s website! You can order them single, in a three pack, or even get a special, discounted monthly subscription with vitamins delivered directly to your door! You can’t get much better than that!

Ecomom also has tons of other great, healthy, organic and earth friendly products! If you purchase these products often, you might consider purchasing an EcoPass. There’s a lot of benefits behind being an EcoPass holder, such as;

  • Free shipping on every order, no matter the size!
  • 15% off of everything!
  • Advance looks and input on new and future products!
  • Exclusive offers and special promotions!
Fulfills Purpose Well
Design & Visual Appeal
Ease of use
Affordability
Earth-Friendliness

Overall Rating: 4.4 Stars

Fulfills Purpose Well
These vitamins not only contain organic cane sugar as their sweetener (and not much of it either; 80% less sugar than an 8 oz. glass of apple juice) but they contain vitamins and minerals your child needs to grow and develop healthy and strong. They taste delicious and it’s easy to get kids to take them, unlike many liquids and chalky chewable tablets!

Design & Visual Appeal
SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins come in an attractive, colorful packaging. The colors are a little bland looking, but you also have to keep in mind that they use no artificial flavors or coloring. The vitamins themselves are gum-drop shaped, and might be more interesting to kids if they were in a mixture of shapes, like fish, hearts, and stars.

Ease of Use
These vitamins are not only easy to use (aren’t most vitamins?) but they’re easy to get kids to take. The kids enjoy taking them, making vitamin administration a breeze for mom and dad!

Affordability
SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins do cost more than the typical vitamins you might find in the store, but are well worth the extra few dollars. Taking into account that SmartyPants donates 1-to-1 for each bottle purchased, this cost doesn’t seem nearly as much. If you purchase the vitamins in a three-pack, you can save even more money. If you get a subscription service, the savings go up even more!

Earth-Friendliness
Children need DHA for good brain and eye development, but DHA from sources such as tuna, is hard to renew and can be filled with unknown toxins. The DHA found in SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins is obtained from small, renewable fish sources!

Onto the Giveaway…

Want to win a $15 giftcard to use at Ecomom? Here’s your chance! This giveaway ends on December 10th, 2010.

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Go Green Pocket Diapers: Review & Giveaway!

I really am on a cloth diapering roll this week, aren’t I? What can I say? I’m a cloth diaper addict! I can’t get enough and they’re all just so darn cute! I don’t know when it will end… I had all my diapers able to fit on one shelf… and then I ended up clearing off the second shelf and they’re both full! Ahhh… But I found another great diaper to add to my collection from GoGreenPocketDiapers!

Cloth diapering is AMAZING on the budget. It saves hundreds and even thousands of dollars per child. They really can save a ton of money! I know so many people who WANT to cloth diaper, but the upfront cost can be a kicker. To cloth diaper full time, you need a bare minimum of 20 per child, but perferably closer to 25 to 30. With most commercial and even work-at-home-mom-made cloth diapers ranging from $15-30 each, this can cost parents anywhere from $300-600 for their stash! This might not seem like a lot when you look at what you’ll spend in the long run using disposables, but as an upfront investment, it can be a huge chunk of change to drop at once!

(My apologies for the laughter in the video… we did several takes of the video but the cats kept getting into the shot!)

The woman behind GoGreenPocketDiapers started using cloth diapers when she had her third child, and bought all of the name brand diapers at $20 a pop! She knew there just had to be a way to make the cheaper and more affordable for families. That is why she started GoGreenPocketDiapers!

I absolutely love these diapers. The prints are cute and the PUL really stops the leaks from going through! The inserts are incredibly absorabant, and hold up really well overnight! I have been very impressed with them so far, especially for the price of $8.99! Not to mention, these diapers are available in so many different colors!

These diapers are not only effective and adorable, but they’re affordable too! They aren’t going to break your budget starting up a stash like many name brands will!

Fulfills Purpose Well
Design & Visual Appeal
Ease of use
Affordability
Earth-Friendliness

Overall Rating: 4.8 Stars

Fulfills Purpose Well
These diapers hold up great and prevent leaks wonderfully! I really like this diapers for night time, especially considering I don’t need to use a cover with it!

Design & Visual Appeal
These diapers are cute, attractive and very adjustable! I do think it would have been a little more secure of a fit had there been two rows of snaps on the tabs, but aside from that they are amazing!

Ease of Use
Pocket diapers have a bit of a learning curve for people who have never cloth diapered before, but they’re simple and easy to get the hang of! As far as pocket diapers go, they’re relatively simple!

Affordability
These diapers range from $8.99-$9.99 dependant on diaper selection and with $5 flat rate shipping, this is a great deal for anyone looking to start up a stash!

Earth-Friendliness
Although cloth diapers might not be as friendly to the earth as elimination communication (I’m not brave enough for that one!) they save so many resources on our dying planet! Not to mention, one cloth diaper can save literally tons of trees and other materials, and conserve the space taken up in our landfills! These diapers are GREAT!

Onto the Giveaway…

Would you like the opportunity to try out GoGreenPocketDiapers for yourself? Here’s your chance! This giveaway ends on Novemeber 7th, 2010.

Please leave a comment with your mandatory entry and any other entries that specify to leave a comment.

Mandatory Entry
Go through GoGreenPocketDiapers and find the diaper you like most and link us to it in a comment! We’d love to see the ones everyone else loves!

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***Notice: I did recieve a complimentary product in order to provide a fair and accurate review. The receipt of this product in no way affected the outcome of my review and my thoughts and opinions on this product are truly my own.
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Ecomom: Farmaesthetics Review & Gift Card Giveaway!

One of my favorite companies I’ve discovered since I’ve started writing reviews and blogging is Ecomom! I’ve paired up with them for two previous reviews and giveaways and we’re here again with a third!


As some of you know, I am currently pregnant with my third child (a girl!) and I have been experiencing some of the many joys of pregnancy (hence my hiatus for a while.) Ecomom was kind enough to send me over the Farmaesthetics New & Nursing Mothers Kit. It’s the perfect fit for me, considering that I’m pregnant and still nursing my son!

The Farmaesthetics New and Nursing Mothers Kit comes with;

  • Nourishing Herbal Cream
  • Nourishing Lavender Milk
  • Hand to Heel Softening Salve
  • Solar Salt Mineral Bath
  • Lemon Balm Remedy Oil
  • Deep Lavender Rub

I had fun testing and trying their items out! I think my favorite part of the kit was the Solar Salt Mineral Bath. I take baths a lot (they really help the backaches that come along with pregnancy) and popping a few of these salts into the bath really helped soften my skin and the calming essential oils in the salts really helped relax me and help me wind down for the evening! The salts are truly crystals, and vary in shape and size from one to another! Definitely not the typical uniformly sized and shaped bath salts you see at the store!

Want to get your own kit? You can find it along with many other great products at Ecomom’s website! Currently, the Farmaesthetics kit qualifies for free shipping, along with all other orders over $50! And just for my readers, I have a special coupon code for 15% off of your Ecomom purchase!

To recieve 15% off your order, use the coupon code: SBBL230

Ecomom has tons of great, healthy, organic and earth friendly products! If you purchase these products often, you might consider purchasing an EcoPass. There’s a lot of benefits behind being an EcoPass holder, such as;

  • Free shipping on every order, no matter the size!
  • 15% off of everything!
  • Advance looks and input on new and future products!
  • Exclusive offers and special promotions!

Back to the Farmaesthetics kit…

Fulfills Purpose Well
Design & Visual Appeal
Ease of use
Affordability
Earth-Friendliness

Overall Rating: 4.6 Stars

Fulfills Purpose Well
I loved this kit! It was so relaxing and felt so great to be pampered with products I knew were both natural and organic! I especially loved the solar mineral bath!

Design & Visual Appeal
The packaging was a little simple, but it worked great and looked professionally made. At least with the simple packaging, I know that excessive inks and dyes weren’t used!

Ease of Use
These products are all relatively simple to use and if you get confused, there’s a very detailed booklet included with the kit to help you figure it out!

Affordability
This kit is a little pricier than some at $57 but it’s well worth the cash! The products are simply amazing, and they last a long time, and through many uses!

Earth-Friendliness
These products are made with natural and organic ingredients! Definitely a plus on the earth-friendliness factor!

Onto the Giveaway…

Want to win a $15 giftcard to use at Ecomom? Here’s your chance! This giveaway ends on November 6th, 2010.

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May Out of the Box Sampler Review

I love getting handcrafted items. Things like etsy are right up my alley, after all, it’s always nice to have something that someone put their own diligent and creative efforts into, rather than some mass produced factory product, right? But so often, I don’t know what to get! I see so many amazing things made by so many different people and I can’t help but wonder, “How to choose?!” With Out of the Box Sampler, you really can sample a large variety of things, all at once!

I was lucky enough to review the May sampler (lucky month! My son’s birthday month!) There were all sorts of amazing things from all sorts of amazing vendors! From cards, to tarts, to edible yummies, to soaps, to lip balm, to jewelry and more! The following is a list of businesses that contributed to the May box.

Pepper Bay Natural Soaps

Pepper Bay Natural Soaps is an amazing company, carrying all sorts of natural soaps! They smell great and are beautifully made! They have other items too, like lotions and body frosting (I’m dying to try it!) And did I mention they have a “Bug Off” soap that is DEET free and repels insects? Awesome!

Forever Fun

Forever Fun has some awesome nostalgic stuff like earrings, bookmarks, keychains and more! Very unique, fun and eclectic!

Gypsy Wind Baubles

Gypsy Wind Baubles carries all sorts of beaded jewelry and specialty items, my favorite being the little girls beaded socks! They’re simply adorable!

Cacao Bakery

I should know better than to look at their shop page while I’m pregnant and craving sweets! They’ve got all sorts of amazing chocolates! Truffles, muffins and brownies! Ooh la la! They also sponsored the May Out of the Box Sampler!

Intrigue Bath

Intrigue Bath carries handmade cold process soaps that are not only cute and smell amazing, but they’ll leave your skin feeling great! And check out the cute Mickey Mouse shaped soaps!

Ondine’s Garden

Ondine’s Garden carries a nice variety of soaps, body butter, candles, chapstick and even jewelry! I’d love to try the chocolate espresso soap!

Blue Heart Cards

Blue Heart Cards makes some of the most amazingly beautiful cards I have ever seen! They are unique, and handmade, but just as affordable as the cards you buy in the greeting card section!

TJ’s Threads

TJ’s threads specializes in special “dream pillows” filled with beautiful smelling herbs to help fend off bad dreams!

Rocky Corner Soapworks

Rocky Corner Soapworks is based out of New Hampshire and specializes in cold process soaps, and natural chap sticks! All products are vegan, and the only animal products used are beeswax and lanolin! So they’re great for everyone!

Kruger’s Creations

Kruger’s Creations carries some of the most unique soaps I have ever seen! Denture soaps for grandpa, dog poop soaps for the mischievious nine year old boy in my family, and watermelon soap for the preggo here obsessed with watermelon! They have it all!

The Butta Shop

Specializing in shea butter and exotic oils, the Butta Shop carries soaps, body oils, perfumes, and lotion bars. They smell amazing and will leave you feel soft, smooth and clean!

A Penny 4 U

Looking for some amazing cards, gift boxes, bags and tags? A Penny 4 U has it all, and it’s all unique, handmade, and festive! Great for EVERY occasion!

Sweet Suite

Sweet suite carries banners, party favors, boxes and more! But they won’t be back until after labor day!

Susie’s Tea

I love tea, and I love trying different types and brands! Susie’s Tea carries a ton of different herbal teas and prepared in a certified kitchen!

PidgApeg

Handmade jewelry is always the best! PidgAPeg has some of the most gorgeous handmade jewelry I have ever seen!

Pure Expressions

Pure Expressions specializes in hand-stamped card sets! They’re great for special occasions and can be custom ordered as well!

Candle And Soap Creations

Candle and Soap Creations specializes in just that; candles and soaps! With many beautiful products and great prices, it’s not hard to enjoy these!

Cool Therapies

Cool Therapies carries body scrubs, soaks and other great products, even gift baskets for that special someone!

Gift Cards by Nlo

Gift Cards by Nlo aren’t just a gift card, they’re the gift too! Cards, tags, and gift card holders galore!

Scentspirational Scents

Specializing in soy candles, wax melts and incense, and having a large variety of scents to choose from, there’s bound to be a scent to please your nose!

Seaside Soap and Candle

Seaside soap and candle has some of the most elegant looking candles I’ve seen! And some amazing candle holders, like the “sail” holder! They also have soaps, chapsticks and tea lights!

Black Rose Bath

Black rose bath carries bath salts, soaps, oils, candles and scrubs! They even have goat’s milk soaps!

Strawberry Fields Candles

Strawberry Fields Candles carries more than just candles! They carry room sprays, soy melts, candle warmers, potpourri and more!

Clean Queen Soap Co.

Clean Queen Soap Co. offers body butter, lip gloss, sugar scrubs, soaps, salves and even bubble baths! And might I mention that their business card is super cute?

Cat Tail Candles

Cat Tail Candles has some amazingly beautiful candles (I have a green one!) They are each handmade and cut, so no two are identical!

Country Keepsakes

Country keepsakes has some very unique candles, shapes look candies and desserts! How neat is that?!

Eskimo Kissez

Eskimo Kissez carries unique lip balms, perfumes, oils, body butters and jewelry! Definitely a must-see!

My Sweet Serendipity

My sweet serendipity carries all sorts of yummy confections, like home made graham crackers, 7-up cake, scones and more! YUM!

Jewels By Jazzy

Jewels by jazzy specializes in hand made jewelry and wine charms! Charming, cute and creative! Definitely a great find!

Delicious Scents of Soy

Delicious Scents of Soy carries almost every scent you can think of in their amazing soy tarts! And soon, they’ll be carrying soy body butters!

Crows Nest Primitive Shoppe

Crows Nest Primitive Shoppe carries some amazing soaps, bath salts, perfumes, skin care products and more!

Good for You Body Desserts

Good for You Body Desserts carries a unique line of products, such as fairy dust face mask, Chocolate Face Mask, Peppermint Pumice, and even more!

Shearwater Falls

Shearwater Falls specializes in natural products that are good for you and good for the planet too. From soaps, shower gels, scrubs, moisturizers, hair care and more, it’s all here! Even pet care!

Toffee by Tiffani

Tiffani has my compliments on her amazing toffee! My toffee never turns out great, but hers is simply divine!

Fireshells

Fireshells carries chap sticks, bath bombs, candles, lotions and even sugar scrubs!

Rhoda Rose

This is another one of those shops I shouldn’t be browsing while I’m pregnant and craving sweets! Rhoda Rose has some awesome hand-dipped chocolate treats! Delicious too, might I add!

The Ugly Duckling Designs

The Ugly Duckling Designs specializes in handmade candles, primitives, tarts and more! They smell amazing and have a great burn time!

As you can tell from the list of contributing businesses, the out of the box sampler has quite a variety of products and is well worth the subscription cost! It’s a great treat for yourself, or even gift a box to someone else!

The July boxes go on sale starting July 6th, so head on over to Out of the Box Sampler and check it out before they’re all snatched up! They go quick!!!

**Note: I was not compensated for this post. I did recieve an Out of the Box Sampler in order to provide a fair, accurate and honest review, but my opinions were not influenced in any way.
Please note, due to the large variety of products provided by multiple vendors I opted not to use my star rating system for this particular review.

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Roadkill T-Shirts: Review & Giveaway!

**Note: If you are easily offended, you may want to skip this review and giveaway as some of the shirts may be offensive.

So, if you’re anything like me… You love funny, witty, ironic and sometimes offensive t-shirts. If you know me in real life, you know that my sense of humor is a little stange and I can be a bit blunt at times… So why not say what I’m thinking with a t-shirt?

Witty t-shirts are always fun and sure to spark a laugh… A conversation… Or funny looks from people! It’s always fun!

My sister Rebekah did the video review! It was her very first review, so she was a bit nervous! So leave her some comments on the video and let her know how great a job she did!

So, I’m always on the lookout for witty shirts… Especially if they convey a message about something I feel strongly about… i.e. politics. However, it’s hard to find a place with truly unique shirts. Roadkill T-Shirts are as unique as they get! For example, check these political tees ones out!

Roadkill Tshirts Review
Roadkill Tshirts Review
Roadkill Tshirts Review

Not really big into politics? Well that’s okay! They’ve got some shirts for you too! Like, drinking shirts, and funny and offensive shirts!

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Roadkill Tshirt Review
Roadkill Tshirt Review

What about the ladies? There’s shirts for you too! Even some funny pregnancy shirts in the women’s section!

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Roadkill Tshirts Review
Roadkill Tshirts Review

As you can see, these shirts I’ve shown on here are just a small sampling! There’s so much more available on their site. I kept the ones on here a bit more tame, for the sake of not offending people who just stumbled upon the post, but if you’re like me and love funny shirts, the crazier the better… then you’ll LOVE their selection! Also, currently, they have a buy 3 get 3 free special going on! That’s six shirts for the price of three! They even carry American Apparel shirts too! Talk about having everything in one place!

Fulfills Purpose Well
Design & Visual Appeal
Ease of use
Affordability
Earth-Friendliness

Fulfills Purpose Well:
The shirts got a cute fit and conveys a witty message! Gotta love it!

Design & Visual Appeal:
The shirt fits super cute and is flattering. It’s also made out of heavy duty cotton making it work and last well.

Ease of Use:
It’s a shirt. Easy to put on, comfortable to wear!

Affordability:
These shirts are very affordable. They run about the same as a typical shirt, but right now if you buy 3, you get 3 free, making it pretty much half off! Great deal!

Earth Friendliness:
These shirts are made with 100% cotton, and are heavy duty making them last longer, but the company has taken no clearly visible steps to make it’s business more eco-friendly.

Onto the Giveaway…

Would you like to win a shirt? You can! One lucky winner will get a random shirt in their size and gender. This contest is open to residents of the United States & Canada and ends at 11:59pm on July 12th, 2010.

**Please Note: You do NOT need to leave multiple comments for your entries for a single task. For example, if a task is worth three entries, you do NOT need to leave three comments. Just one comment, letting me know you’ve completed a specific task. Also, unless it is noted to leave a comment in the list of possible entries next to a specific action, please use the form. Mandatory entries should be submitted as a comment.

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Regen de Peau Skin Care System Review/Giveaway Update

I’ve always struggled with my skin because i work in a Deli and the grease is awful and gross. So it was really hard for me to keep my skin hydrated and clean with the different skin cleansers out there. I didn’t have time to use several products in the morning and I didn’t want to keep applying lotions during the day at work. my bathroom was full of skin care products and treatments and now it only has one.. When I tried Regen de Peau I felt clean and hydrated I didn’t have to keep putting on lotions all day either.

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My sister kept asking me to try this stuff and I really didn’t think it would be any different than any other product but when I tried it, it was phenomenal. I love the feel. There is no hard smell and you get the tingling sensation. The bottles may be small but you only need a little bit. It can go a long way. I have enjoyed it and I hope you will all go out and try it yourselves to see the results.

Another thing I like a lot about Regen de Peau is that the cream is time released over eight hours and it doesn’t build up on your  face making it feel gross and funky like so many other facial creams do. It actually helps skin cell renewal and makes it so much softer.  I mean, who doesn’t like having soft skin?

I feel that I can go on and on about Regen de Peau and tell you all how great it is but I would prefer that you would go out and try it yourself and see how you like it. After all, there is no way I can accurately describe how great it is in words. So like I said, go try it and you will be impressed just like I was!!!

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RéGéN De Peau II: Review & Giveaway!

Skin care is part of our every day lives, and if it isn’t, it should be! What we do to our skin now, will play a huge role in how our skin is later in life. If we make sure to take good great care of our skin now, it will be in better condition later on down the road. Now, to take good care of your skin, you need to use the right products. And this is where RéGéN De Peau II steps in!

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If you’re a mom, your skin has probably suffered in a variety of ways. If you’re like the majority of us, your kids gave you these lovely little presents called stretch marks. Or if you’re like 30% of American women, you might even have a cesarean scar. Or perhaps you’re breastfeeding and your hormones are just going wonky and you’re breaking out. Or maybe as you’re aging, you’re beginning to notice wrinkles and lines in places that there were none previously. Whatever your situation, RéGéN De Peau II is great for everyone. RéGéN De Peau II works great for women who;

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Burns
  • Fungus
  • Wrinkles
  • Scarring
  • Psoriasis
  • Dry Skin
  • Cuts
  • Windburn
  • Poison Ivy
  • Rashes
  • Incisions
  • Jellyfish Sting
  • Sunburns
  • Exfoliation
  • Itching
  • Spiderbits
  • AND MORE!

As you can see, RéGéN De Peau II covers a broad variety of skin issues, even more than just what’s listed here.

Now, I know what you’re thinking. “Okay… So it helps with a lot of things… But so do a lot of other creams and lotions. What’s so special about RéGéN De Peau II?”

RéGéN De Peau II has been clinically shown to regenerate skin cells 400% faster than normal! That’s four times as fast! This means your skin can repair, renew and look better than ever four times faster!

There’s more! RéGéN De Peau II will save you time and money! How often do you go to the beauty counter finding yourself needing to buy a different product for different parts of your face, and different problems? Are you sick of buying fresheners, exfoliaters, masks, toners, hydrators, dark circle creams, recovery treatments, firming creams, lifting creams, radiance boosters,  renewal complexes, anti-aging lotions, facial emollients, puffiness gens, finishing creams, anti-gravity creams and more? With RéGéN De Peau II you can have it all in one cream that will cost you only  a fraction of what you would pay for all of those other products!

So, what do the clinical trials say about RéGéN De Peau II?

  • Increase skin hydration 100%
  • Dramatically reduce deep lines and wrinkles 80%
  • Increase firmness 55%
  • Reduce skin discoloration 55%
  • Increase tone and tightening 77%
  • Reduce skin crepeiness 60%
  • Reduce under-eye circles 63%
  • Reduce skin roughness 100%
  • Increase nourishing effects 72%
  • Restores youthful softness and pliability 99%

Wow! With those kind of benefits, what have you got to lose?

ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!

RéGéN De Peau II has a full refund, money-back guarantee! If you don’t have the best skin of your life, they will give you a full refund! Whether you suffer from any of the skin problems listed above, or are undergoing laser treatments, chemical peels or microdermabrasion, the guarantee is the same! If you don’t have the best skin of your life, they will give you a full refund! There really is absolutely nothing to lose!

Now, onto my experiences with the products!

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I had the honor of trying out RéGéN De Peau II, RéGéN De Peau II Flash Foaming Lotion, and RéGéN De Peau II AC: After Care.

Now, you don’t have to, but you can prep your skin for the RéGéN De Peau II cream by first washing your face with the Flash Foaming Lotion. Now, it’s much better to use the flash foaming lotion with your RéGéN De Peau II cream because the flash foaming lotion is specially formulated to compliment and work with the RéGéN De Peau II cream!

Simply wet your face and hands with warm water, later a dime size amount of the lotion between your hands, and apply to the face and neck in a circular motion. Simple as that! Feels great, clean and refreshing! It will remove makeup easily, even waterproof makeups, and it’s made with natural and herbal ingredients, so it works even on the most sensitive of skin! There’s no harsh chemicals here! And even better, it creates a moisture barrier on the skin and it’s so concentrated, that a single tube will last you months!

So, once your face is clean and prepped for the cream, make sure your face is dry, and use the plastic scoop to get a small amount of the RéGéN De Peau II cream out of the jar. Then, either tap it between your fingers prior to application, or tap it directly onto your face. I found it easier to tap it onto my face.

This is one are that RéGéN De Peau II is unique from every other skin care product! You have to tap it to release the active ingredients! The tapping motion is incredibly important! When you tap the cream, it breaks open tiny capsules within the cream to begin 8 hours of skin protection and hydration! I simple tapped a tiny bit onto my face at time, spreading it around as I tapped!

I loved how it felt. It was really cool and tingly, just like it described. A “spa-like affect.” It felt nice, and when I touched my skin immediately after applying it, it almost felt like I was touching that spot with an ice cube! Felt really refreshing and invigorating! The cream lasted almost all day, and I could tell an immediate difference in how well my skin was hydrated, as well as the firmness. My skin actually felt beautiful. There’s a huge difference between looking beautiful and feeling beautiful, and this cream made my skin look and feel beautiful at the same time! Now that’s something I rarely find in a skin care product!

Now, onto my favorite product!

RéGéN De Peau II AC: AfterCare is meant for things like burns, wounds, surgery sites, scars, stretch marks, etc. It’s applied in a similar fashion as the RéGéN De Peau II cream. You need to either tap it between your fingers, or tap it directly onto the application site.

RéGéN De Peau II AC: AfterCare felt really similar to the RéGéN De Peau II cream, except the AfterCare cream had a much more intense cooling affect that the RéGéN De Peau II cream. I was really impressed. I have been using it for a few days now, and I can already tell a difference in how my appendectomy scar is feeling and looking! Now, I did decide to start using it on my cesarean scar, but due to the nature of the location that scar is in, I didn’t include it in my video! I don’t want to get yanked off of youtube for indecent exposure! But, lucky for demonstrative purposes, I have a scar from my appendectomy that’s in an appropriate location!

Fulfills Purpose Well
Design & Visual Appeal
Ease of use
Affordability
Earth-Friendliness

Overall Rating: 4.2 Stars

A breakdown of my rating…

Fulfills Purpose Well:
RéGéN De Peau II does exactly what it claims to do. There is no gimmick, and it isn’t just hype. It really and truly is a one-step skin solution for a huge variety of skin afflictions that women suffer from. It left my skin feeling hydrated, firm, and beautiful. No greasy or oily residue, and I didn’t break out from it!

Design & Visual Appeal:
I love the design of the RéGéN De Peau II cream’s jar. Maybe it’s because I’m a sucker for the color purple, or I like that it looks like a prism. Either way, the containers, as well as the product were very pleasing.

Ease of Use:
The flash foaming lotion and both of the creams were relatively simple to use. The only thing I think they should have added to the directions, is to apply the cream to a dry face, as I was a little confused on that. However, I figured it out, and felt amazing afterward!

Affordability:
Now, the cream by itself runs for $89.95, while the flash foaming lotion runs for $19.95 and the intro set is $178. In normal circumstances, I wouldn’t pay this much for a single cream, but I got to thinking about it, and if you were to add up the cost of all of the other products you end up using for skincare, toners, firmers, exfoliators, lifters, makeup removers, etc. the cost of all of those products combined ends up a great deal more than the RéGéN De Peau II set does. And because of how concentrated the RéGéN De Peau II system is, it lasts a great deal longer than most of the products you would typically buy. The initial price is higher than most, so I gave three stars, however, it will pay off in the end by saving you money (not to mention time) spent on other products, and it will last for quite a bit of time due to its concentrated formula!

Earth Friendliness:
RéGéN De Peau II is made with natural ingredients, and for this, I gave them three stars, as using natural ingredients protects not only our bodies, but our water system that the lotions are rinsed off into, as well as our environment that they are exposed and worn in.

Onto the giveaway!

RéGéN De Peau II is offering one lucky winner their very own Regen De Peau II with a Regen De Peau II Flash Foaming Cleanser! This is a $ 109.90 value!  This giveaway is open to readers in the United States and Canada! This giveaway ends at 11:59pm Alaska time (-09:00) on May 23rd, 2010!

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Uncommonly Cute Baby/Toddler Shirts: Review & Giveaway!

So, who loves to dress their baby or toddler in super cute, witty t-shirts? It’s always fun when you find the perfect one that suits your kiddos personality and letting them wear it proudly! Or maybe you just like getting a laugh out of family and friends. Regardless, it’s always fun to dress them up! Especially when what you’re dressing them in is sure to bring a smile to someone’s face! And that is were UncommonlyCute comes in!

UncommonlyCute Review

UncommonlyCute has come up with some incredibly witty designs for the shirts and have a wide selection available! Shirts for girls, boys, newborns, twins, and even personalized shoes!

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I received two shirts, one for each of my children to have fun and try out! Now, I will tell you, the videos kind of silly. Mostly because it’s near impossible to get toddlers and babies to cooperate when you’re trying to make a video! Danny will be wearing the shirt on his birthday though, so we’ll get an updated action-shot video too!

The shirt fit my daughter incredibly well, which was impressive. Usually shirts tend to fit her kind of awkwardly because of how tiny she is, but it fit her absolutely perfect! It hugged her in the perfect way and she just looked so stinking cute in it! She was really proud of it when we put it on her. She immediately ran away from the camera, and into Daddy’s room to go show him. Hence our difficulty keeping her in front of the camera! Danny was easier. Maybe they should come up with another shirt “It’s not a sugar high. I’m like this natually.” Ha ha ha! Danny was way easier to film. Much more mellow. He just sat on Mommy’s lap and was content. Well, until he lost his balance when I picked up Maddi!

But back to the shirts! They fit the kids pretty well. Danny’s was a tiny bit loose but thats because I asked for the bigger size, since he’s been busting out of the size he typically wears. And like I said, Maddi’s fit perfectly.

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I know! He looks silly in this photo! It’s like no matter how hard I try to take pictures of him, he ends up looking groggy. I think it’s the flash… But if I don’t use the flash it gets super blurry!

Maddi had the “Drama Queen” shirt;

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And Danny got one that said “King of the Little People”

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They washed perfectly fine! I’ve washed them maybe two or three times so far, and they still look like they’re brand new! The screen printing isn’t cracking or fading. It still looks great and the colors of the shirts themselves still look just as vivid as they did to start with.

And did I mention how soft they are? They aren’t stiff or rough or anything. It almost feels like it could be combed cotton!

So why not head on over to UncommonlyCute and place an order for your favorite witty shirt for your little one! You can even use a special coupon code, just for my readers, to recieve 10% off!

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Definitely get on over there and check it out! Let me know if you make a purchase too, because you’ll qualify for additional entries into the giveaway!

Fulfills Purpose Well
Design & Visual Appeal
Ease of use
Affordability
Earth-Friendliness

Overall Rating: 4.0 Stars

A breakdown of my rating…

Fulfills Purpose Well:
It’s a comfortable shirt! I saw no uncomfortable fidgeting from either kiddo like I’ve seen in shirts that they find to be uncomfortable! And I definitely got some smiles from family and friends when they saw them! Five stars, all the way!

Design & Visual Appeal:
I loved the design, and it makes sense, because the design is their main selling point! They’ve got really cute ones, and they definitely deserve some recognition there!

Ease of Use:
Unless YOU are the toddler trying to put on the shirt, they’re pretty simple to use. 😉

Affordability:
I only gave a three on this one because they do cost a little bit more than I would generally expect to pay, but they aren’t unreasonable, especially now that I’ve seen the quality of the material!

Earth Friendliness:
They would have scored higher if they offered organic shirts (even if they cost a little more) but they did have some green-inspired shirts, such as “(tree) Hugger” and a couple others. The shirts are also excellent quality so I could easily see them being passed down as very adored hand-me-downs to several children, cutting out a lot of waste that would have been used to purchase new ones!

Onto the giveaway!

Yes, my cute-baby and adorable-toddler loving friends! Uncommonlycute is giving one lucky reader, a shirt or onesie of their choice, including free shipping! A $32 value! This giveaway is open to readers in the US and Canada! It ends at 11:59pm Alaska time (-09:00) on May 16th, 2010.

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