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Malibu Beach Beauty Tea

Malibu Beach Beauty Tea

malibu beach beauty tea

Summer is almost here and that means spending more time socializing with others.  I want my skin to look it’s absolute best.  Sometimes your skin needs a good detox.  Especially after a very harsh winter.  That’s why I was excited to try Newport Skinny Tea’s Malibu Beach Beauty Tea.

I was given a sample of the tea from Newport Skinny Tea to try for a couple of weeks. Malibu Beach Beauty Tea helps to stimulate the skin and detox your system.  It can balance hormones that cause break outs and stimulate the production of collagen with an herb called gotu kola.

Malibu Beauty Beach Tea

I drink two cups of Malibu Beach Beauty Tea a day.  I have notice that my skin is smoother and clearer.  The tea has a pleasant taste and I don’t add any sweetener to it.  I would drink a cup in the morning and one before bed.

Instructions: Steep 1 Tbsp of tea per 1 cup of boiling water for 3 minutes, adjust strength as needed.

Malibu Beach Beauty Tea

I can recommend Malibu Beach Beauty Tea and will continue to drink it.   It helps to keep my skin smooth and clear.  Also, because I’m going through peri-menopause, it helps to regulate my hormones.  I have noticed that my peri-menopause symptoms have disappeared.

You can find out more about Malibu Beach Beauty Tea from their website, Newport Skinny Tea.    

Disclaimer:  I received a free packet of Newport Skinny Tea’s Malibu Beach Beauty Tea to try and review.  I have received no monetary compensation for this review.  The opinions are my own and results may vary.

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Revive Dull Skin with Xtend-Life

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Products From Xtend-Life

 

I’m sure like me you’ve tried many skin care products to revive dull skin.  Some have worked and some have not.  I have a ton of skin care products on my dresser and in my bathroom cabinet.  So when I was asked to try Xtend-Life products I was excited, but wondered will these products end up cluttering up my bathroom cabinet with the rest of them.

I am going to be honest with you, I had never heard of Xtend-Life until recently.

While trying to write this blog post, I was overwhelmed by the amount of raw and natural ingredients in the products.  If I highlighted them all, this blog post would be pages long.  I am extremely impressed with the quality of these skin care products.  Let me tell you a little about them.

First, I want to tell you why Xtend-Life skin care products are different than others I have tried.

Xtend-Life spares no expense finding natural and raw ingredients for their products.  Their products are free of contaminants and they have an extensive supplement ingredients list on their website. Xtend-life truly believes that you can obtain beautiful skin from inside and out.

Xtendlife Skin Care Products
From Left to Right Xtend-Life Foaming Cleanser, Age Defying Exfoliating Scrub, Age Defying Sheer Day & Night Cream

I used the Foaming Facial Cleanser every morning and night for two weeks.  The cleanser wasn’t irritating at all.  The foam was smoothing and I looked forward to cleansing my skin every day.  It rinsed easily from my skin and didn’t leave a film.

Key Ingredients (from the website)

1. Manuka honey– This New Zealand honey is a natural moisturizer and antioxidant. Dense in nutrients, it nourishes your skin with vitamins, minerals and protein, helping to support collagen and elastin while helping to relieve skin irritations.

2. OxiFend® Kiwifruit Extract – This extract is packed with antioxidants, especially vitamin C, which helps support collagen, one of the most important proteins for youthful-looking skin. It also works to maintain the skin’s natural pH.

The Age Defying Sheer Day & Night Cream is fantastic.

I love that it’s one cream you can use for day and night.   The cream is light, doesn’t feel heavy or sticky.  It helps to relieve inflammation, boost collagen and elastin and also protect the skin from free radicals.  One of the key ingredients is Kanapa™ which was developed by the scientists at Xtend-Life to support healthy skin and reduce the  signs of skin aging.

The Age Defying Exfoliating Scrub isn’t like some I have used before.

I used it two times a week. The granules are very small, almost like sand.  After using it my skin looked and felt smoother.   My skin is also more even and has a glow.  The scrub contains apple exfoliating peel, grapeseed extract, kiwi fruit extract and Rhyolite Lava a mineral-rich volcano pumice that buffs  to revive dull skin without scarring.

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Ingredients list for the Age Defying Exfoliating Scrub

Zupafood for SKIN is a powder you put into a beverage and drink.

Zupafood for SKIN helps to increase hydration, reduce fine lines and wrinkles.  It also protects against harsh weather (which is something we are experiencing now in Toronto) and lift sagging skin.  The powder tastes ok.  It kind of reminds me of strawberries.  You have to make sure to put it in a blender or shaker.  Just stirring it doesn’t mix it very well.  I drank it once a day.

Zupafood for Skin
Zupafood for Skin!

I am very happy to have tried these products from Xtend-Life.  I am very impressed with the quality and the effort they take to acquire the best ingredients.   My skin has been revived with Xtend-Life!

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My Skin Has Been Revived!

My skin hasn’t looked this good in a long time! I’m very camera-shy usually, but I had to show you the results! I just took a quick picture with natural lighting and no makeup, only lipstick.

Have you tried any of Xtend-Life’s products?! Let me know in the comments section below!

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Disclaimer: I received free skin care products from Xtend-Life in exchange for an honest review.  I have not received any monetary compensation for my review.  The opinions are my own and results may vary.

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BeautyFitHealth.com Update

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BeautyFitHealth.com Update
Toronto Sunrise!

Hello, I wanted to just give you a quick update.  I’ve been so busy with my online classes, blogs and being a stay-at-home mom, I’ve been neglecting to update.  Sorry.

I am so happy the groundhog didn’t see his shadow.  Although this hasn’t been a bad winter (knocks on wood), I’m ready for spring and spending more time outdoors.

I have started working out again.  I’ve been doing the Fitnessblender.com FB Booty workout plan.  I do that workout before lunch and I do the BodyRock Intermediate Bootcamp Workout after dinner.  I’m so sedentary lately, that working out twice a day makes me feel better.  It usually adds up to about 45 minutes of working out a day.

Before and during my workouts I drink Venice Beach Fat Burning Fitness Tea.  It gives me energy and also detoxes my body.  It has a pleasant taste too.

ICYMI:  I have a few giveaways happening on the blog.  Be sure to enter because they end in a couple of weeks.

Gym Bag Essentials Giveaway  Ends 2/16

Eating Healthy In The New Year Giveaway Ends 2/18

Red Apple Lipstick $50 Gift Card Giveaway  Ends 2/14

Also, I received some skin care products from xtendlife.  I will be reviewing the products in a few weeks, but until then check out their website.  One of the products I’m most excited to try is the Zupafood for SKIN! It’s a powder that you mix in water.  It contains collagen, grape seed extract, vitamin C and other great ingredients. The Zupafood for SKIN helps to improve firmness and elasticity to the skin.  They have lots of great products for skin care, weight management, fitness and health.  Most of their products contain natural and raw ingredients.

Products from Xtendlife beautyfithealth.com
Products From Xtendlife

 

I cannot believe it’s already February!  I would like to hear from you.  How was your January?! Did you stick to your goals?  What are you looking forward to this year?! Let’s start a conversation in the comments area below!

 

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Subtle Green Vienne Regenerative and Restorative Lotion Review

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For the past few weeks I have been using Subtle Green’s Vienne Regenerative and Restorative Lotion.  I was immediately impressed with it at the beginning.  The scent is heavenly, it’s very lightweight and absorbs easily into the skin.

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I’ve noticed that skin is smoother, my skin tone is more even and my acne that I have been struggling with has almost disappeared.  Subtle Green’s Vienne Regenerative and Restorative Lotion increases circulation and helps to even out skin tone.

 

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The ingredients are all natural.  Notice the first ingredient is aqua or water. My bottle has an expiry date of December 2015.  The dark colored glass bottle helps to preserve the lotion and limit its exposure to light.

I am very impressed with this product and highly recommend it to everyone!  To find out more about Subtle Green’s Vienne Regenerative and Restorative Lotion go to their website SubtleGreen.com.

Disclaimer:  I received a free bottle of Subtle Green’s Vienne Regenerative and Restorative Lotion.  I am under no obligation to provide a positive review and the views are my own.  I received no monetary compensation for this review.

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Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil Review

Peri-menopause has wreaked havoc on my skin and  I’ve been suffering with acne for the past year.  I’ve tried many skin care products to get rid of the acne. I’ve had some success, but it has left some scars.

While in the store looking at the dozens of products available I saw Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil. What grabbed my attention is that it contains some  of my essential oils including coconut, rosehip,  It also includes the following oils sesame, sweet almond, macadamia nut, apricot, grapeseed, argan, camelina, sunflower  and Vitamins C and E and Retinol.

I used it in the evenings after washing my face. Even though it contains many oils it’s not greasy and blends in easily. The rosehip scent is heavenly. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil was created to approve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Also to reduce acne scars and even out skin tone.

So how did it do?! Below are my before and after pictures. I’ve been using it for about two weeks. Some of the dark spots have disappeared.  The oil does keep my very dry skin moisturized and it hasn’t caused any breakouts. I have less breakouts after using it for two weeks.

Before
After

I recommend this product.  I will continue to use it. You can visit Palmer’s website to find out more about this and other products. You can also purchase Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil at Amazon. 

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