Lovely Lady Products Review and Giveaway!

Lovely Lady Products Review and Giveaway!

After getting over a horrible sinus infection along with double ear infections, I am finally on the mend! Now I can do this amazing giveaway for all of you that I’ve been meaning to do since January. Does time get away from everyone? It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating New Years Eve and now spring is knocking on our door! Although, I admit I will welcome the warmer weather with open arms.

Alright… Let’s get down to business!

I first met Cheryl with Lovely Lady Products at the International Celiac Disease Symposium. Her story was inspiring and I seriously couldn’t stop staring at her face – her skin is flawless! Turns out after years of having problems (just like the rest of us) she found out she has celiac disease and went out on a mission to create natural products to help everyone.

Prior to meeting Cheryl, my esthetician suggested using Argan Oil on my face instead of chemically filled products so for about a year, that’s what I’ve been doing. My skin feels so good! Turns out Lovely Lady Products knows a thing or 2 about Argan Oil and uses it in many of their products. After getting  bunch of testers, I was hooked and have been using Lovely Lady Products since the fall.

So, what products do I use? I’ll admit, I’ve never been a huge beauty product consumer and typically use an entire bottle of something I like before moving on to the next. I absolutely love the Facial Nutrient and Night Serum Oil.

Few tips – Our skin needs oil! That’s what prevents wrinkles and fine lines. It’s imperative that we keep moisture and elasticity in our skin to look fresh and young forever. You only need a small amount of these products. Don’t take a huge amount of the oil and put it on your face. You want just a little bit – enough for it to melt into your skin and not feel greasy. If your face feels greasy, you are using too much.

Everlasting-Argan Immortelle Facial Nutrient
(Embrace the power to never fade)

Creams and lotions may be inefficient at preventing dry, tired, itchy and sun damaged skin.  Over time, your skin needs more hydration and natural nutrients which help to slow and prevent the effects of aging.  This fast absorbing nutrient salve deeply penetrates and moisturizes the skin.  One of the key ingredients is helichrysum essential oil.  There’s a reason this oil is called “Everlasting” and “Immortelle”.  This flower will not wilt or wither after it has been picked.  This formula is complete with properties from the immortelle plant, so just imagine how effective these properties can be.

Everlasting-Argan Night Serum Oil
(Help your skin find its eternal fountain of youth)

Our Pure Organic Argan Oil will help your skin find its eternal fountain of youth. This easy to absorb oil will help to minimize lines and wrinkles, bringing moisture to your skin as it nourishes and protects from the environment.  We suggest using our Serum oil prior to going to bed, which will assist with your skin’s own ability to regenerate itself.  Cell regeneration is a natural process where fresh, new skin cells replace old, dead skin. This happens quicker at night compared to daytime. Vitamins and other healing/anti-aging plant properties lose potency after exposure to sunlight, which render them less effective.  Due to there being no sunlight exposure at night, vitamins and other skin healing properties stay active longer and can provide more anti-aging benefits for your skin (by supporting the skin’s hydro-lipid layer).   This oil is a truly natural solution for youthful, healthy and beautiful looking skin.

So, What am I giving away?

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All of the Lovely Lady Products!

Lovely Lady Products generously donated a TON of products for me to giveaway so you really need to enter this one!

Here are the products and their descriptions included in the giveaway.

Another tip – If you are allergic to nuts, please look at the ingredients, I know some of them contain almond oil

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Everlasting-Argan Facial Cleaning Bar

Everlasting-Argan Facial Cleansing Bar
(Help your skin find its eternal fountain of youth)

A luxurious, deep-cleansing soap for all skin types that doesn’t leave your skin feeling dry after rinsing away impurities. It’s light and invigorating, leaving your face hydrated and smooth. The powerful and everlasting properties of neroli essential oil, argan oil and calendula work to nourish, stimulate and rejuvenate. Excellent for all skin types, including aging, dry, problem and sensitive skin.

Everlasting Skin Toner
Everlasting Skin Toner

Everlasting Facial Toner
(Embrace the power to never fade)

After cleansing your face with our Everlasting Facial Bar, be sure to use our everlasting toner.  It will restore the skin’s natural balance while toning and refining your pores.  Enjoy the perks of this nondrying helichrysum-infused toner and the added benefit of properties that rescue dull skin and will soon have your skin glowing again. How Lovely!

Immortale Facial Mask
Immortale Facial Mask

Everlasting-Argan Immortelle Facial Mask
(Help your skin find its eternal fountain of youth)

Our mask will purify your skin and is great for both combination and oily skin. We are certain that you will be extremely pleased with the effectiveness of our mask. It goes on with a very light and creamy texture, but then gently dries, helping to soaks up oil and dirt from your skin.  This product should be used once or twice a week after cleansing your face with our facial cleansing bar and toner.

Everlasting Body Butter
Everlasting Body Butter

Everlasting-Argan Helichrysum Body Butter
(Help your skin find its eternal fountain of youth)

You’ll love this exquisitely whipped shea nut butter that absorbs quickly and completely into your skin without a greasy texture. Intensely rich, it will penetrate deep into the skin’s tissue, leaving your body exceptionally hydrated and silky soft.

Moisturizing Bath Bar
Moisturizing Bath Bar

Lovely Lady Moisturizing Bath Bars

(Indulge in your bathing experience)Our cold-pressed moisturizing bath soaps have an invigorating, fresh smell that leaves your skin lightly scented.  It conditions the skin while gently cleansing and leaves no soapy residue.  We’ve specially formulated our soap bars with nutrient-rich oils and essentials that are sure to have your body feeling hydrated, rejuvenated and clean. They are perfect for all skin types including aging, dry and sensitive skin.

At this point, you are probably asking yourself… How do I enter?

Just follow the Rafflecopter prompts and you are entered to win. More points = better chance of winning!

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I’m also throwing in some rubber celiac awareness bracelets and a Large Happy, Healthy, Living Gluten-Free T-shirt!

Good Luck!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pretty Little Celiac Beauty – ACURE Organics Review

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It’s official! I’m completely addicted to ACURE Organics products. I just keep telling myself I only need one product at a time.

After I read an article in July about products containing gluten, I’ve been more conscious about what I’m putting in and ON my body. I stumbled upon this shampoo and conditioner at Earth Fare and decided to give it a try. I am a self admitted shampoo snob so spending $10/bottle wasn’t much for me but I realize it can be a little steep. Totally Worth It!

My hair feels just as good as it did using $20/bottle Pureology shampoo and conditioner. I know it’s gluten free and I trust it’s not making me sick. Score!

Here is what their website says about the shampoo and conditioner:

For Normal to Dry/Damaged/Curly Hair

Provides lasting moisture to even the most dry and damaged hair leaving it soft, manageable and ready to rock. Organic Argan Oil + Argan Stem Cells, CoQ10, and Organic Sea Buckthorn Oil–high in Omega 7, make up our patent-pending Triple Moisture System. Pumpkin Seed Oil –high in Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, adds shine. Hair repair with serious flair. Safe for color treated hair.
12 oz.
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Fair Trade Products

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No crazy ingredients!
No crazy ingredients!

Next Up! I found a coupon at Earth Fare for their lotions – so I figured – why not?

Another favorite of mine! The ACURE lavender & echinacea stem cell calming body lotion!

Non-greasy. Great smelling. Soaks in the skin perfectly and it’s gluten free. You can’t beat it!

ACURE Body Lotion
ACURE Body Lotion

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I don’t know about you- but when I have gluten or aren’t eating properly,  my skin gets SO dry. Especially from the Hashimoto’s Hypothyroid problems, sometimes I feel like a snake shedding my skin. For those of you suffering from Celiac Dermatitis, this might be a great product line for you to help calm your skin.

Here is what ACURE says about this product on their website:

It’s been a long day. Luckily this calming lotion is here to help you decompress. Super moisturization plus the calming effects of lavender and lotus flower you say? If we hadn’t made it, we’d be thanking the people that did. With nourishing Omega 3 fatty acids from organic pumpkin seed and argan oil!

7 oz

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ACURE Day Cream

My new addiction. I usually use Neutrogena face lotion with SPF 15 on a daily basis but it really can make my skin feel oily. I typically suffer from dry skin, so it is odd going to something that makes my face oily. The ACURE day cream goes on so smooth, non greasy and makes my face feel like a baby’s bottom. I love it.

The only thing I wish with this product is that it had sunscreen to protect my face from the UV rays of the sun. Because my skin is so fair and freckled, I really try to make sure I’m wearing sunscreen to protect it, especially as I’m getting older.

ACURE’s website says this about the day cream:

Face the day with Gotu Kola Stem Cells, shown to firm and help your skin fight environmental damage and free radicals, and 1% Chlorella Growth Factor, shown to support collagen and elastin fibers. This powerhouse combo helps fight off the signs of aging with a one-two punch. Easily Absorbed Moisture + Cell Renewal = Great Day!