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Skin and Hair products my Newest Trials and Reviews

Skin Care and Hair care and my thoughts!

 

 

 

Featured products today Day lotion, Anti-aging night cream, antioxidant gel which I have reviewed before but have found something new out I really wanted to share and Antioxidant  hair serum!

How did these products stand up???? keep reading to find out……..

First off is the day cream what I found very interesting was reading the ingredients first off!! As this product is manufactured in the U.S.A our labelling is a bit different. Something I learned just awhile back that SPF effectiveness is not always stated on label but the ingredients shows the additive that has the sun protection like in this. Zinc oxide benefits include healing epidermal wounds, burns, rashes, skin oiliness, infections and acne. Unlike many chemical sunscreens, zinc oxide protects against UVA and UVB light rays and is often used as a natural, non-toxic sunscreen to prevent burns, signs of photo-aging and irritation.

This cream is amazing every other day cream I have used that had any sun protection in it what so ever always broke down through out the day breaking down my make up and causing my makeup to look thick and oily by mid day. As well as it made my makeup transfer onto everything. This cream absorbs so quickly and feels like it has moisture protection in it as well. I was so surprised how well it handled during the day and it has natural extracts to help combat aging , dryness and oily skin! I am so happy with this product. I will definitely be purchasing this again. i highly recommend this product for those with dry skin issues and oily skin it really helps with everything!!

It can be purchased at www.modere.ca or www.modere.com we also sell internationally so if interested contact me and i can direct you! remember to use code 1088290 at checkout this is my personal referral code and it will get you $10 off

 

 

 

The next product up is The night cream…….

You already know how hard it can be to balance combination skin.Its why they designed their  night-time moisturizer for this very reason. It performs the delicate operation of providing crucial overnight hydration. Pure sunflower and chestnut seed extracts enhance skin without upsetting your complexion.

its amazing this cream they must have put a lot of time and research into it because I wake up to pretty amazing skin!!! The products are all cruelty free so I mean thats something to celebrate!! I do use other products along side this cream at night a few serums but tis is become apart of my night time routine!

 

Last up is the Hair serum

I have bleached very parched hair, I had blue in it recently and I was trying to remove the colour with a process using crushed vitamin C and Head and shoulders. Its very very rough on the hair and after the process even after conditioner it was very difficult to comb.

I have never invested much money in hair products before. i do all my own trimming and colouring and care at home. But I had this hair serum sitting there and I decided hey I can’t comb my hair and it has gotten so long and would have been sad to just rip it all out from frustration of not being able to manage the tangling. I only use a couple pumps and finger combed it through my hair as best as possible . I use a hair pick comb when my hair is under this much stress to not further damage my hair. My hair did not go oily what so ever and I was able to comb my hair out quite easily and it was left soft. I love this product so much!!!! It is a holy grail hair product for sure and I would highly highly recommend it! It has super wow factor!!!If you have really hard to manage hair that is super parched this product is a must try and must have! same for this item please use code 1088290 for your $10 off your first order!

I wanted to go back to these two items!!! I always like to use products for a few days with my makeup application and see how it reacts

I use these every single day before I apply my makeup!!! I use the moisturizer first and follow with the serum. I use the serum as my primer before I apply my foundation. Both products absorb very quickly and help my makeup stay on all day. The serum fights oil for me so I do not get the mid day greasy shine. I cannot talk high enough about both these products and they are a must have. The are very very reasonably priced !

These are my current foundations I have been using the most during then testing.

Everyday they are apart of my every day skin prep for my makeup!!!

leave a comment below if you have any questions 🙂

 

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Cleanse, Revive, Exfoliate

 

Cleanse Revive Exfoliate

I recently was introduced to a clean living company called Modere. They are all about health and wellness and clean products.

I am always searching and testing new skin care products and personal care products . I am in the middle of the testing of quite a few of their skincare line but I have been using these three products for a couple weeks now! lets see how they stood up to my reviews!!!!

 

 

First I want to talk about the cleanser. I wear a lot of makeup!! I wear a lot of long wearing waterproof makeup! I find that at the end of the day when I am ready to wash my face my typical procedure as I call it takes me quite a few steps for removal. I use usually a makeup wipe to get started, then a eye makeup remover of my choice(I own quite a few) My makeup then I use a face wash or oil cleanser . They are like considered melting balms and they can work quite well depending on how much and what type of makeup you use. My face usually takes three washes to get everything off. I follow up with my toner of the day depending on my skin care needs. Well I have come up with something I call the “Toner Test”, many toners available seem to have a impurity remover quality to them to remove anything left over and prep your face for your creams and serums. Well up till now it has been quite difficult to find a cleanser that passes that test. I use a cotton round and use that to apply my toner. 9x out of 10 the amount of stuff that is taken off and left on the cotton round is astonishing!!! I suffer from break outs and skin issues already to begin with. Having all this left over gunk on my face is just making it worse plus having all that on my face is not allowing my other skin treatments to work properly. Well this product passed the test. I was shocked !!! It is totally clear looks kind of like a gel and no scent! I washed my face this time no wipes no pre steps at all!! I really wanted to see what this stuff could do!! I washed my face and followed with my toner and the wipe was practically white!!!!! Seriously???? wow!!!  so impressed!!!

retail Value is $15.99 which is very reasonable and for me considering it saves me from buying all those pre prep products.

  • Gently yet effectively cleanses skin of dirt and oil.
  • Formulated with rich plant essences to retain skin’s moisture.
  • Reveals a fresh, clean complexion without irritating skin.

Not all cleansers are created equal. Modere Cleanser for Combination Skin not only effectively and gently washes away contaminants and removes excess oil – it cleans without stripping your skin of essential moisture or irritating it with harsh chemicals, thanks to our unique concoction of naturally rich plant essences. It’s great for sensitive skin too.

I highly recommend this product!!!

 

Next up is the Antioxidant Gel

I have been using this product twice a day for almost two weeks now.

A custom vitamin smoothie featuring vitamins A, C, and E, designed to protect, and brighten your visage.

My thoughts???

First off it smells great!!! It has a very unique citrus scent but it is uplifting ! I especially love it in the morning helps wake me up and brighten my morning. I gotta say though it has one very unique thing about it that I was very shocked about. First off it goes on so smooth and makes your skin so smooth after applying but it was the texture of the product that had me curious. It reminded me of primer! My face primer I use before I apply my makeup. So I decided hey I will try this without primer and see how it holds up! It is amazing!!! I don’t get greasy throughout the day, my makeup stays in tact and my skin holds in its moisture better as well. It has helped me skin tone and over all health of my skin. This is now a permanent addition to my daily skincare prep routine. I love this product so much !!! I highly highly recommend it! It to me is a multi purpose product and I need more of those !

retail price is $33.99 which is great for an all in one product for me!

 

Last but not least is the Exfoliate

  • Sweeps away dead skin cells and surface impurities without primitive scrubbing or harsh enzymatic chemicals.
  • Massages and polishes skin surface with jojoba beads, olive oil and amino acids, leaving it smooth and luminous.
  • Cleans deep and hidden dirt from the pores with mild, amphoteric surfactants that don’t disrupt individual moisture levels.
  • Conditions, refines, and refreshes the skin while tightening pores, reorienting the complexion as a neutral, healthy looking moisture receptor.
  • Dermatologist tested.

Modere Exfoliant gently sweeps away dead skin cells and surface impurities, leaving skin smooth and luminous. Featuring a unique blend of natural bamboo, jojoba beads, and prickly pear, this natural, new generation clarifier conditions, tones, and tightens pores, reorienting the complexion and rejuvenating skin, leaving it in a receptive, balanced state.

This product was very different for me as I am used to using exfoliating products that have more micro beads and feels a bit more abrasive as in like it will remove more dead skin. But what I have found more recently and becoming more popular are ingredients that exfoliate without being abrasive to the skin. People with skin issues like rosacea , hyper pigmentation, skin sensitivities and for leaving redness on your face are highly affected and bottom line sanding , polishing your face over time is really not good for it. It can cause damage to the skins very fragile layers.  I usually use this when I have a bath. It leaves my skin feeling very nice. No strong scent to this product either if really any at all! I have used it a few times along with my pumice stone on my feet as well. It keeps my face feeling soft and refreshed ! I like knowing the face that the less dead skin cells on my face the better all my skincare works as well. I want to test this product for a few more days adding in a few more of the companies skin care line including the day and night moisturizers.

retail value is $17.99

Well there you have it!!! I am most excited about the Cleanser and Antioxidant Gel… they are my favs so far!!!

You can also get the Cleanser and Exfoliate in a skin care pack for $29.99

 

Please visit www.Modere.ca/1088290 for more info and to view the full line of Beauty , household and health items

My personal savings code is 1088290

Modere is sold world wide and the savings code works at any of the websites

www.modere.ca –– is our Canadian website. You will find most products available to purchase online here. Remember to enter referral code 1088290 to redeem your $10 off!
www.modereglobalshop.com — this is our site for products that are available to be imported into Canada from the US, *items on this site are in US funds. Use the same code 1088290 for $10 off your first purchase.
Shipping is free over $99! Happy Shopping!!!
We also have our international markets – where our codes work as well!
REFERRAL CODE: 1088290
Once you make your first purchase – as a thank you for being our customer, will receive your OWN referral code. Share this with others so they can receive $10 off. When someone places their first Modere order online using your unique customer referral code — YOU earn credits towards your future purchases!
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What about probiotics

The world of probiotics


There has been much discussion on probiotics and what benefits they can provide for our health. I was approached with questions the other day about probiotics and what my thoughts were on them. Another question was asked about probiotics and people with dairy sensitivities example what options were even available to them.
I know this I thought, and realized others had heard about them but did not know what direction to go even where to start. I decided to write and explain the differences and options available to take some of the stress out of deciding whats best for you. First off is why are you taking them? It helps direct which method is best for you. Part I need to explain is the misconception of when you are to take them to benefit your body most. Do not take probiotics on an empty stomach. Probiotics are made to work and help you digest so they are to be taken with food. Depending on your needs you may need to take them with every meal. You can decide as you start what works best for you. Probiotics are helpful bacterial “bugs” that live and work within your intestines. So many times the level of helpful bacteria is reduced in the gut due to taking antibiotics, which destroy them or stress can be a factor that affects them as well. Viruses that wreak havoc on the bowels can also be a large contributor to the destruction to this very important bacteria. The disruption in this bacteria can cause a mess in the human body. Our gut health is largest contributor to our overall health.

Did you know if you have a dairy or lactose intolerance there are probiotics available to you? Natures bounty offers a dairy free alternative https://www.naturesbounty.com/our-products/specialty/diet-supplements/probiotic-gummies-60-gummies/
The best ways are homemade but there are so many store bought options as well.

Fermented Foods Help You:

1.  Improve the Health of Your Digestive System

2.  Strengthen Your Immune System

3.  Detoxify Your Body from Dangerous Chemicals

4.  Maximize Nutrient Absorption

5.  Reduce Inflammation Throughout Your Body

 

 

Traditional Fermented Foods
Sauerkraut is made by fermenting cabbage often times in vinegar. Raw cabbage naturally has probiotics and enzymes that are exponentially multiplied during the fermentation period. Fresh (not canned) sauerkraut is a fantastic source of living enzymes and active lactobacillus and pediococcus strains of probiotics.
Kimchii is most commonly made with Chinese cabbages. There are many other variations of kimchii using cucumbers, eggplants, leeks, radishes, & other seasonal veggies. Often times these are prepared with a combination of fermented veggies that give it unique antioxidants, live enzymes and the special organism lactobacillus kimchii among others
Fermented soy comes in three major forms: miso, tempeh & natto. Miso and tempeh often incorporate brown rice and barley fermentation with two unique probiotic yeast species. These yeasts enhance the bioavailability of the amino acids and produce high amounts of B vitamins. The bacillus subtilis bacterium is used to produce natto which is rich in proteolytic enzymes and vitamin K2
Raw, Fermented Dairy:
Almost every region had their own fermented raw dairy products. The Bulgarians at yogurt, the Indians ate Lassi, the Africans had Amasi, and the Eastern Russia/Slovakia areas had kefir to name a few. Each of these dairy products were fermented with lactic acid based bacteria such as Lactobacillus, Lactococcus and Leuconostoc among others.
These raw, fermented dairy products share many of the same bacterial strains. In particular, the lactic acid based lactobacillus family of bulgaricus, kefir, parakefir, brevis, casei, etc. It also provides a variety of healthy yeast saccharomyces species. These include saccharomyces unisporus, turicensis, cerevisiae, & exiguous .
Finally, these dairy products contain one of the most potent probiotic strains, bacillus coagulans. This combination of probiotic organisms’ work in synergy to repair and protect the gut and destroy even the harshest of opportunistic organisms such as the Candida yeast species.

Top 10 Best Fermented Foods to Heal Your Gut
Every Culture Has Fermented Foods:
Every culture around the world had their own unique fermented foods. The Europeans used cabbage, beets and cucumbers to make foods like sauerkraut, kvass and pickles. The Koreans made a spiced fermented cabbage they called kimchi.
The Asians fermented soy to form products such as tempeh, miso and natto. They also created a fermented drink called Kombucha. Many different cultures also made their own fermented sourdough style breads.

 

Raw, Fermented Dairy:
Almost every region had their own fermented raw dairy products. The Bulgarians at yogurt, the Indians ate Lassi, the Africans had Amasi, and the Eastern Russia/Slovakia areas had kefir to name a few. Each of these dairy products were fermented with lactic acid based bacteria such as Lactobacillus, Lactococcus and Leuconostoc among others.
These raw, fermented dairy products share many of the same bacterial strains. In particular, the lactic acid based lactobacillus family of bulgaricus, kefir, parakefir, brevis, casei, etc. It also provides a variety of healthy yeast saccharomyces species. These include saccharomyces unisporus, turicensis, cerevisiae, & exiguous .
Finally, these dairy products contain one of the most potent probiotic strains, bacillus coagulans. This combination of probiotic organisms’ work in synergy to repair and protect the gut and destroy even the harshest of opportunistic organisms such as the Candida yeast species.

Best Fermented Foods to Consume:
This list is no particular order, these are all beneficial to the microbiome when they are properly prepared and consumed in their optimal state. If any of these smell rotten or have visable mold, than discard the areas that stink or have the mold.
Begin by consuming 1-2 tablespoons daily and you can gradually increase, adding 1 tablespoon more each week. Overtime you may be able to consume 1 cup of fermented foods at a time, but don’t begin your plan like this or you may experience serious diarrhea!
Here is the List:
1. Sauerkraut:
2. Kimchii
3. Fermented Ginger
4. Grass-Fed Yogurt, Kefir or Amasai
5. Grass-fed Cheese
6. Beet Kvass
7. Natural Pickles
8. Fermented Assorted Veggies
9. Coconut Milk Yogurt & Kefir
10. Fermented Soy – Natto & Tempeh

We just LAUNCHED new products as well new PROBIOTICS and DIGESTIVE ENZYMES at a very reasonable price ! will add my links if you are interested in having a look, don’t forget code 1088290 to save save save!!



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I am not a doctor these are my own views and research please always consult your doctor first.