A New Beauty Regimen to Lighten and Detoxify Skin

If you seized the summer like we did, your skin would most likely need an extra dose of TLC now.  Slathering sunscreen all over our body may not have been enough to protect our skin from the scorching summer heat.  Lucky for us we were sent a package for a new beauty regimen that could give our skin that much needed care. My current skin condition though prohibits me from using new products so I had my dearest Mom try them out for me.  You may also want to try these new products that promise to lighten and detoxify skin.

Le Meilleur Micro Diamond Scrub

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Among the products sent to us for review, this is the one my mom likes the most.  Le Meilleur Micro Diamond Scrub is enriched with Cirabelle Beads which are spherical wax-based mechanical exfoliators that are proven safe for everyday use.  It also contains antioxidants Vitamin E, Vitamin C, and Retinol that protects the body from free radicals and increases collagen production.  Papaya Extract and Glycolic Acid complete the powerhouse of ingredients that help give skin that healthy glow.

This scrub has a nice faint scent that makes washing the face pleasant.  The beads are really fine and exfoliates the skin without feeling scratchy. Unlike other scrubs with glycolic acid, this one does not leave the skin dry.  Although she has yet to see how truly effective it is in giving skin that youthful glow, my mom likes this scrub a lot already.

Shizen Charcoal Soap

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Anti-aging, Moisturizing, Skin Protecting – just what women in our age group are looking for in a beauty product. All these Shizen Charcoal Soap boasts of.  Activated Charcoal draws out dirt and oil that block pores.  L-Glutathione fights free radicals and effectively whitens dark spots and blemishes.  Papaya Extract removes dead skin cells giving the skin a beautiful glow. Niacinamide not only helps whiten skin but also has anti-aging properties.  Virgin Coconut Oil keeps the skin moisturized and soothes skin problems.

Although there were no adverse reactions on my mom’s skin, this charcoal soap left her skin a little bit dry.  She’s used to ultra-moisturized soap though so this may be why she felt her skin was dry.  Despite of this, she still likes the soap and even asked where she could get another one.

Ravissante Whitening Body Lotion

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I asked my husband to try out the Ravissante Whitening Lotion. His skin is a lot darker than usual after our trips to the beach so he really needs a good lightening lotion that could help rejuvenate his skin.  The lotion is really thick when applied so it’s best used during bedtime.  The scent reminds me of a spa.  We’d have to wait a few weeks to see how effective it is in lightening the skin and improving its elasticity.

 

Aside from these three beauty products,  One Lightning Corporation also sent me a box of One Juice Green Tea Powdered Drink Mix which I’ll be featuring in another blogpost. These products are exclusively distributed by One Lightning Corporation.  For more information, you may reach them at (632) 226-4111.

FREE Jack ‘n Jill Mallow Puffs at the PUFF AND POST VENDO MACHINE

Who’s going to be in the Megamall area this weekend? Here’s something you should watch out for – the PUFF AND POST VENDO MACHINE!  Read on to know how you could get FREE JACK ‘n JILL MALLOW PUFFs.

Discover Delight with Jack ‘n Jill Mallow Puff’s Vendo Machine

Jack ‘n Jill Mallow Puff recently launched their new Puff and Post Vendo Machine which accepts social currency (i.e a Facebook post) in exchange for a box of Jack ‘n Jill Mallow Puff.

Here’s how it works: All you have to do is to take a picture of yourself using the machine’s built-in camera. With its variety of stickers, you can decorate your photo and finish off with a matching caption including the hashtag of #DiscoverDelight. Once you’ve uploaded your photo on Facebook or Instagram through the machine, it will instantly dispense a box of Jack ‘n Jill Mallow Puff. Each box contains two big pieces of Mallow Puff – delicious cake topped with a dome of fluffy marshmallow and coated with rich chocolate.

The vending machine will visit various malls in Metro Manila this March, loaded with Jack ‘n Jill Mallow Puff boxes for you to enjoy. You can catch it at SM Megamall on March 7 & 8; Robinson’s Galleria, Bonifacio High Street and Robinson’s Ermita within the month.

Get a box of Mallow Puff for free by trying out the Puff and Post vendo machine available in malls around the metro this March.

Get a box of Mallow Puff for free by trying out the Puff and Post vendo machine available in malls around the metro this March.

Three Strategies For People With Marital Struggles

At some point in their lives, most married couples will experience challenges in their romantic relationships. When this time comes, it’s important that you have systems and strategies in place that will help you and your partner continue operating as a successful unit. With that idea in mind, consider the following three strategies when you’re experiencing significant marital struggles:

1. Communicate

Communication is key at any point of a relationship, but it is especially important when you’re experiencing a problem. In order to devise a viable solution, your partner needs to understand exactly how you feel about the issue. If you mask your true feelings or simply don’t talk about the issue, you’ll just perpetuate the problem and further exacerbate the tension that is already present in the relationship. In recognizing this reality, be sure that you’re keeping the lines of communication open.

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Image by Archipoch / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

2. Consider Counseling

Yet another strategy you should try when experiencing a marital problem is counseling. In many cases, people do not have or develop the life skills necessary to make their marriage function successfully. And even if you have strong life skills that are relevant to the marriage realm, it’s often a good idea to get perspective and opinions from a third party who can offer you and your partner a more objective analysis of the relationship. For these reasons, seeking professional counseling services from an individual who is trained in helping people with troubled marriages is oftentimes the key to helping you and your partner move forward together.

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Image by Simon Howden / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

3. Contact A Divorce Lawyer

In some cases, divorce is inevitable. Thus while you may be interested in saving your marriage, it’s important to note that simply letting it go is the most advantageous course of action in some cases. When you’ve realized that your attempts to save your marriage are not working, it’s time to contact a divorce lawyer. These days, there are a plethora of firms that can help individuals grapple with important legal issues pertaining to property, child custody, money, and much more. Cordell & Cordell is a firm you should consider if you’ve realized that divorce is unavoidable. Go here to learn more about how divorce lawyers can assist you.

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Image by cuteimage / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Conclusion

If you’re currently experiencing a substantive challenge in your marriage, it’s important to note that there are many ways to resolve your problems. By implementing one or more of the marriage strategies discussed in the previous paragraphs, you will likely find the solution that helps you start leading the healthy, happy life you deserve!

THE 3-MINUTE MIRACLE FOR GREAT HAIR

The secret’s out and everyone’s talking about it! Do you want in on it?  Read on….

Dull and rough hair, split ends, pesky frizz, dry and damaged hair – you’d be lucky to have to deal with just one of those problems.  I’m one of those not-so-lucky ones who are laden with almost a handful of them.  These hair problems do not only… but also make daily grooming a chore.  Have you ever managed to put your makeup and to get your hair done in less than 15 minutes?  Seems impossible, right?!  Not totally impossible though with healthy skin and healthy hair.

The Secret Weapon to Beautiful Hair

Say goodbye to hair damage without having to go through expensive salon treatments.  The secret weapon against damage and the key to beautiful hair is within your reach.  Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner works wonders inside and out to make your hair stronger and shinier in just three minutes.

Cationic polymer is positively charged to neutralize damaged portions of hair, and forms a shield to protect hair from future damage.

Pantene’s new formula has an improved conditioning agent or cationic polymer that forms a protective layer around hair strands.  With less friction between hair strands, you get hair that’s tangle-free.  Saves you precious minutes of detangling before heading off for work!

Terminal Amino-Silicones help protect the hair’s inner structure or cortex to prevent future damage and moisture loss from styling.

If you already like Pantene’s regular conditioners, you’ll love this one even more.  It has 80% more key conditioning ingredients including the highest ever level of advanced Terminal Amino-Silicones (TAS). That’s how your hair is transformed from brittle and damaged to soft and beautiful with just a few uses of Pantene 3 Minute Miracle Conditioner.  TAS flattens and smoothens the outer layer on the hair surface consequently protecting the moisture balance of hair.  Now you can style your hair without worrying much about damaging it.  Better yet!  With soft beautiful hair, you won’t need to spend hours styling your tresses.

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My Own Pantene Miracle Experience

I’ve always loved Pantene conditioners so I may sound a bit biased here (ok, maybe a lot biased!).  The Pantene 3 Minute Miracle is great to have when you need to give your hair a boost but can only spare a few extra minutes in the shower.  Compared to the Pantene daily intensive conditioners I use, this one is a lot thicker in consistency.  Left for exactly 3 minutes, it coats my hair enough to make combing fuss-free and to give it that soft feel.  I love to leave it on for a few minutes longer though.  I can actually do away with combing and blow drying my hair after using this conditioner.  I’m a work-at-home-mom so I’m able to just towel dry my hair and leave it to air dry – yes, without combing it (perks of being a WAHM including working in our PJs). Once dry, I just run my fingers through my hair and it’s all set. 🙂

This is great to have around when you don’t have time to go to the salon and need a quick-fix.  You have to use it often though to achieve best results. To maintain my hair, I also use Pantene Daily Intensive Conditioner every day.

Experience the Pantene Miracle

Don’t just take my word for it. Experience the Pantene Miracle for yourself! All it takes is 3 minutes to have touchable, soft and beautiful hair.   You’ll believe in miracles on your first try.   I’m absolutely certain you’d agree that this is one beauty product you absolutely must-have.  Stock up while it’s at 50% off on www.zalora.com.ph the entire month of February.

It does take a miracle to get healthy, beautiful hair but, fortunately, that miracle is within reach with the Pantene 3-Minute Miracle Conditioner!

Fun Snack Time with Pretzel Crisps

Crunchy. Crispy. Cheesy. Savory. Just about everything you need for a delightful snack!  And a “humongous” box of such treats was delivered to our home yesterday just before snack time.

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Whoa! It’s Humongous!!! (kids’ reaction when they saw the box)

Jack ‘n Jill Pretzel Crisps puts a new spin on the all-time favorite pretzel by making it lighter and crispier.  It can get pretty confusing whether you’re eating pretzels or chips – either way, these Pretzel Crisps make snack time lotsa fun for my kids.  The little girl and I love the Cheese ‘n Garlic variant while the li’l boy (surprisingly) favors the Honey Mustard one.

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It’s Pretzel Crisps Cheese ‘n Garlic for this li’l girl. Best eaten with a glass of cold milk! 😉

Pretzel Crisps aren’t just for kids though.  It’s for everyone of any age who loves fun and adventure.  It’s a really great snack to share with friends! The savory flavors and delightful crunch of Jack ‘n Jill Pretzel Crisps bring fun and excitement to life’s adventures.  What’s more, a pack costs less than 20 pesos which means there’ll always be plenty of Pretzel Crisps to share with everyone.

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Add more fun and excitement to life’s adventures with the delightful crunch of Jack ‘n Jill Pretzel Crisps.

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