BEING BY SANCTUARY SPA – Hibiscus & Coconut Water Shower Burst – Review!

I received this product free for testing purposes from Being By Sanctuary Spa , ShoppersDrugMart & Influenster Canada.  #gotitfree #SuperBeing #RadienceVoxBox

Retails for : $15 (CAD) – Available at Shoppers Drug Mart / Beauty Boutique

BEING BY SANCTUARY SPA –

I had never heard of this brand before, and I had never tried it until reciving this product however since I have learned a few facts!

First of all, they don’t test on animals (which is always my first question!). They also don’t use ingredients from suppliers that were tested on animals & state on all packaging they are against animal testing.

All they’re products are free of parabens

Not all of their products are vegan/vegetarian friendly however most are, they said you can find out by checking the ingredients list if you are unsure or you can message them on social media or email!.

They wanted to be inclusive as possible meaning their range of products is suitable for all skin types.

and is a UK based brand.

They’re packaging and brand is very bold, gorgeous and fun.

Hibiscus & Coconut Water Shower Burst –

So as I have mentioned before in other reviews recently, I love anything coconut scented and I was super pumped to get the Hibiscus & coconut water one in my box, and I sure wasn’t disappointed. I was so excited I immediately tried it and my first impression was how awesome the packaging was, very eye appealing, next was how incredible the scent was, third was how awesome the product itself lathers onto the skin and fourth immediate thought was how incredibly silky and soft the foam felt, like a gentle little cloud giving me a hug.

I have completely fallen in love with this product, it’s fun and so awesome however the price is a little wack in my opinion, I don’t want to spend $15 on something that will only last a few weeks at best if used regularly however I can understand it. I wish the price was better, but what can you do.. I think the product itself is definitely worth the higher price tag though and it is 200ML so you do get a good amount of product.

I was intrigued by the fact it was a shower burst, since I had never heard of that before, and I’m not sure still on what it’s supposed to do, if it’s a body wash or not.. I’ve just been using it as a last step before getting out after using my body wash and other shower products.

The logo again is awesome, the product is awesome, packaging is great and super sturdy, well made. It smells absolutely incredible and I really enjoy using it.

I rate it a solid 5/5.

my opinions are my own and completely unbiased. 

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LOVE BEAUTY & PLANET – COCONUT OIL & YLANG YLANG – HOPE AND REPAIR SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER – Review!

I received this product free for testing purposes from Chick Advisor & Love Beauty And Planet. #gotitfree #trylovebeautyplanet

Retails for : $8.97 (CAD) – Available at Walmart – Shampoo & Walmart – Conditioner

LOVE BEAUTY & PLANET –

I had never heard of this brand before, So I was pretty excited to test a new line of products from a brand I had never used before.

After receiving my package I read more one their website and on the packaging, and I’m impressed. They use recycled plastic for their packaging, they are cruelty free & Vegan.

“Love Beauty and Planet was started by a group of like-minded people who believe that looking good and doing good should go hand-in-hand. We are obsessed with fantastic beauty products, those that we would love to use ourselves too.”

Shampoo –

First of all, this shampoo smells amazing.. Like previously mentioned in the last two reviews for this collection, I was completely pumped to receive the Coconut & Ylang Ylang collection since my favourite scent is coconut. The shampoo was just as amazing. It lathers super well and even though my hair is super long, I didn’t have to use as much as I normally would (which is a lot lol). It also rinsed surprisingly fast compared to other shampoos. It is for damaged hair which was great since mine is pretty damaged from lack of being trimmed and frequently using a flat iron but I have noticed a massive difference since I started using it last week, my hair feels and looks healthier and more shiny and seems to have more volume. I’m definitely impressed and I’ve only used the same shampoo on a regular basis besides testing a few others (which I didn’t like since I hold my regular shampoo to a high level, I tend to not like others.) I don’t know if it would replace my normal brand constantly but I’d definitely purchase it and use it more often and switch between them.

Conditioner –

I’m super picky with my conditioners as a lot tend to weigh down my hair and feel greasy , and I like my hair to feel lighter after washing since it’s again pretty long. However I was pretty happy with how my hair felt after using this, it wasn’t very heavy on my hair which I’m impressed with and it felt nice and soft and helped my tangles. It really does seem to be helping repair as it seems more healthy. I like it, I’d use it again for sure and it smells absolutely incredible like the shampoo.

Rating them both a 5/5, the packaging is cute and a great quality. Well made, The product itself is great I’m loving it and haven’t had any issues.

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LOVE BEAUTY & PLANET – COCONUT OIL & YLANG YLANG HOPE AND REPAIR – 3 IN 1 BENEFIT OIL – Review!

I received this product free for testing purposes from Chick Advisor & Love Beauty And Planet. #gotitfree #trylovebeautyplanet

Retails for : $8.97 (CAD) – Available at Walmart

LOVE BEAUTY & PLANET

I had never heard of this brand before, So I was pretty excited to test a new line of products from a brand I had never used before.

After receiving my package I read more one their website and on the packaging, and I’m impressed. They use recycled plastic for their packaging, they are cruelty free & Vegan.

“Love Beauty and Planet was started by a group of like-minded people who believe that looking good and doing good should go hand-in-hand. We are obsessed with fantastic beauty products, those that we would love to use ourselves too.”

 

COCONUT OIL & YLANG YLANG HOPE AND REPAIR – 3 IN 1 BENEFIT OIL

First of all, the directions on the packaging are mildly confusing, ”Spread 1-2 pumps of oil evenly through wet hair using your hands and (obviously) work it, avoid roots”. I assumed like Moroccan oil it was a leave in type of thing, you put it in wet hair after you shower and than continue with your normal routine (for me, blow drying and than straightening). However when I looked up the directions on their website it says

• Using your fingers, divide your hair into sections.
• Apply a coating of Hope & Repair Oil throughout each section. Make sure to put oil though every layer of your hair.
• Wash out in the shower with Hope & Repair Shampoo and Conditioner.

So I ended up re washing my hair after reading it’s a wash out oil, I feel the directions on the packaging weren’t clear on that and reading the other reviews on Chick Advisor it’s clear I wasn’t the only one who assumed it was meant to be after you finished washing your hair.

But the product it’s self I adore it, my hair felt very smooth after putting it in, I ended up using 3 pumps but my hair is fairly long and thick.. It was easy to apply evenly and I love the pump itself I find some pumps are to powerful or give to much product however this one was very gentle and a nice amount of product was given.

I again was super excited to receive the Coconut & Ylang Ylang Collection since coconut is my favourite scent, and these products smell incredible. My hair smells wonderful even after sleeping and hours later it still has a noticeable coconut scent.

The packaging is sturdy and well made (also made from 100% recycled plastic!) it’s also well designed, very cute and eye catching.

Looking at my dead ends today (I really need a trim) they look a lot healthier, my hair feels healthier and feels like it has more volume and it’s shiner and soft, after just one use so I’m excited to use it more.

I’d rate it a 4.5 simply because the directions on the packaging could be better, but I still love the product so far and will continue to use it and would recommend it to anyone who has dry or damaged hair and or loves using hair oils and loves coconut!.

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LOVE BEAUTY & PLANET – COCONUT & YLANG YLANG TROPICAL HYDRATION BODY WASH – Review

I received this product free for testing purposes from Chick Advisor & Love Beauty And Planet. #gotitfree #trylovebeautyplanet

Retails for : $8.97 (CAD) – Available at Walmart

 

LOVE BEAUTY & PLANET

I had never heard of this brand before, So I was pretty excited to test a new line of products from a brand I had never used before.

After receiving my package I read more one their website and on the packaging, and I’m impressed. They use recycled plastic for their packaging, they are cruelty free & Vegan.

“Love Beauty and Planet was started by a group of like-minded people who believe that looking good and doing good should go hand-in-hand. We are obsessed with fantastic beauty products, those that we would love to use ourselves too.”

COCONUT & YLANG YLANG TROPICAL HYDRATION BODY WASH

I was super excited about receiving the Coconut & Ylang Ylang collection since coconut is my favourite scent. I wasn’t at all disappointed, and quickly fell in love. I was so excited I used the body wash right away. First things I noticed was how silky the product itself is and how incredible the scent is, scent thing I noticed was how adorable the packaging is!. It’s very well made and sturdy.

Since it is winter time, my skin has been pretty dry and with this ‘Tropical Hydration’ my skin was left feeling soft and smelling awesome!. I’m actually impressed with how good my skin felt immediately after.

I really like this product and this new brand, I’d rate it a 5/5 I have zero issues with this product and I love knowing I can trust a brand.. Can’t wait to use it more!.

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NUDE BY NATURE – RADIANT LOOSE POWDER FOUNDATION – Review – Got It Free!

RADIANT LOOSE POWDER FOUNDATION

I got this product free for testing purposes from ChickAdvisor & Nude By Nature

#GotItFree #LoveNudeByNature

The brand just recently launched in Canada, and will be available in Shoppers drug mart stores!, I’m not sure of the exact price at this time I’ll have to look into it but on their website it retails for £25.00, so I’m assuming it’ll be around the same price in Canadian currency.

A little about the brand, Nude by Nature is a mineral makeup company, Completely cruelty free & PETA certified. Nude by Nature was created in 2008 in Sydney, Australia and all their products are made in Australia.

DESCRIPTION

The feather-light Radiant Loose Powder Foundation formula adapts naturally to skin tones, evens out complexion, covers redness and pigmentation, and conceals enlarged pores. The powder foundation is composed of active natural ingredients including the native Australian Kakadu Plum, known for its abundant Vitamin C content; Jojoba Esters to nourish the skin and Kaolin Clay for a radiant flawless complexion.

 

So first off the powder is fantastic, it’s super smooth, super light and gives good coverage however I personally don’t like just powder foundations, it doesn’t give enough coverage that I crave so I threw it on top of my regular liquid foundation instead of a translucent powder, and I was pleasantly surprised. There was no caking, the coverage was fantastic, it was super easy to blend and creasing was minimal even after a few hours of wear. It was very smoothing, considering I forgot to add a primer underneath (I know!, shame).

The colour however was slightly to dark for my skintone, but mixed with my regular powders it seemed to lighten it up a bit, and I wasn’t upset at all.. I assume it’ll work better in the warmer months for me given it’s winter right now and I’m extremely pale, also can’t wait to try it in the summer on it’s own when it’s to hot to wear liquid foundation when I still want some coverage!.

I’m also obsessed with the packaging, it’s seriously the cutest with the rose gold cover, the font used is adorable and the packaging itself is very well made, very sturdy. Even the box it comes in is well made and luxurious.

I’m very happy with it, and I’m super excited I got the opportunity to test out new products and from a brand I hadn’t heard of, let alone tried but it gave me the chance to fall in love with another brand.  I’m quiet excited to try other products in their line and I’d definitely recommend their loose powder foundation & perfecting primer!.

There is also a large amount of product in it with 10g – 0.35 oz

Rated 4.5/5 on Chick Advisor with 297 reviews – I rate it a 5/5, zero issues and I love it! Just need a lighter shade for myself in the colder months!.

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NUDE BY NATURE – PERFECTING PRIMER – REVIEW, Got it free!

PERFECTING PRIMER

I got this product free for testing purposes from ChickAdvisor & Nude By Nature

#GotItFree #LoveNudeByNature

The brand just recently launched in Canada, and will be available in Shoppers drug mart stores!, I’m not sure of the exact price at this time I’ll have to look into it but on their website it retails for £22.00, so I’m assuming it’ll be around the same price in Canadian currency.

A little about the brand, Nude by Nature is a mineral makeup company, Completely cruelty free & PETA certified. Nude by Nature was created in 2008 in Sydney, Australia and all their products are made in Australia.

First of all, the scent of this primer is AMAZING, it has sort of a green tea scent and I absolutely love it. The texture is very smooth and silky, it’s silicon free and personally I prefer silicon based primers for that filling, smoothing effect it has on my pores, but I found this to be filling which surprised me, it gave a nice even base to apply my foundation which I liked, It’s not matte but it isn’t dewy either. It feels very hydrating and very moisturizing and I’m surprised that it seems to have the lasting power that it does given how hydrating it is. I didn’t find it tacky and it dried down pretty quickly but was easy to apply.

The full size product is 30ml, I received the mini version which is 15ml, and to me the packaging seems good size, with a decent amount of product. The other face primer I recently reviewed the Maybelline Instant age rewind primer is 25ml, so the full size would be 5ml more product and I’ve been using the Maybelline for over a year so it would last quiet awhile, and a little does seem to go a long way.

The packaging is probably the cutest I’ve seen to date, it’s sort of an off white with rose gold details and I think it’s just adorable!. It also seems well made, sturdy and packaged well. I also like how easy it is to read compared to some other packaging from other brands, all the ingredients are listed on the back and easy to read.

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AIMEILI Soak Off UV LED Gel Nail Polish – Mental Mint – 033 – Review!

Mental Mint – 033

Retails for : $10 (CAD) – Available at Amazon

This is my favourite colour from the collection I ordered, It’s an absolutely beautiful mint colour. The colour on the website shows it as a more blue but in person it’s fairly minty. I think it’s just gorgeous and again the same formula, it’s awesome applies so easily, cures fast & coats beautifully.

It’s 10ML like the rest so again lots of product, I’d advise doing thin coats and building up with 2/3 layers so it cures properly, one super thick coat won’t cure underneath and can cause a burning/tinging sensation.

It’s wears good, but again I don’t properly prep my nails so mine come off easier but also don’t last near as long as they should.. You should get 12/14 day wear out of them. Shipping was fast and easy, and packaged well. Product packaging itself is super cute, I love the pink shade of the bottle I think it’s eye appealing and nice.

The price is also fantastic, it’s a great DIY gel manicure. Easy to use easy to apply and easy to remove.

Aimeili is a brand I trust and love, it’s well known and high quality and I would recommend to anyone.