Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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I love glassware. It’s a weird thing to say but I am always looking for a cool coffee mug for myself or a fun beer glass for my hubby. I had the opportunity to test and review the 16 oz. Serafino Double Wall Insulated Drinking Glasses from the Ozeri Artisan Series of award-winning handcrafted drink ware. 

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ABOUT SERAFINO GLASSES:

These glasses are made of durable, heat resistant, mouth-blown borosilicate glass of the finest quality. Borosilicate glass is stronger than common glass, shatter-resistant, and with the Serafino’s double-walled design, it offers the ultimate insulation to maintain drinks at their ideal temperature. The Serafino’s unique double wall design suspends drinks within an inner wall for an attention-grabbing optical effect, while the wraparound contour provides a natural aesthetic grip. Each glass is made to keep your hands cool even with your hottest drinks, and free of condensation with your chilled beverages. The patent-pending Serafino is great for coffee, cappuccinos, hot or iced teas, cocktails, frozen beverages and much more. Whether it is an occasion for a glass of wine, coffee, or some other beverage, borosilicate glass is completely resistant to acids, and your Ozeri glasses will never lose their original sheen. Each set contains 2 handmade glasses designed for lifetime use. The Serafino glasses are completely microwave and freezer safe, and ship in an elegantly printed and carefully packaged box with a 1 year warranty.

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MY REVIEW:

If you didn’t already realize it but I love different looking glasses. Yes, I have drink ware that matches for those special occasions but my every day drinking glasses definitely do not match. These will be part of my collection of fun glasses to use for both cold and hot beverages.

The set comes with 2 insulated drinking glasses and I tried the first glass last night with iced tea. I love ice in everything – it’s to the point that my husband makes fun of me because I always ask for extra ice if he’s getting me a drink. The iced tea stayed super cold while my hands did not. I hate having wet hands from condensation from a cup. Especially when we are outside having dinner during the summer months and it makes a mess and leaves glass rings on the table. First cup: perfect!

Ok, second glass. I tried this one today with my early morning coffee. It worked great with the large size of my coffee selection and kept my coffee warm inside the cup. The only downfall to the size of the cup was that it was a little difficult to place under our Keurig machine but it is something you can work around.

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Overall, I would highly recommend this set of insulated drinking glasses to my family and friends. I cannot wait to use them during the summertime for outdoor meals since they are shatter-resistant.

 

 

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Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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I am now more concerned about my skin than ever before. It may be because I am in my early 30s and kicking myself for not taking better care of my skin in my teens and 20s. When I was younger, I just wanted the best tan in the summer and rarely used moisturizers and/or skin care treatments. I am noticing more fine lines and sun spots as I get older and this makes me worry. I had the opportunity to test and review Valentia Even Glow Serum, which is an antioxidant treatment to brighten, protect and even skin tone, reducing the appearance of aging.

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ABOUT VALENTIA EVEN GLOW SERUM:

  • EVENS SKIN TONE: Vanquish dark spots and skin discoloration, replacing uneven and ill-textured skin with smooth, wrinkle-free skin that leaves you looking flawless and ageless.
  • INCREASES GLOW & RADIANCE: Revitalize your skin with essential fatty acids that leave skin smooth and visibly brighter. Smooth skin capable of reflecting light will give your skin a youthful glow and a brilliant shine for that well-rested and refreshed look.
  • ABSORBS RAPIDLY: Moisturizes skin due to the capacity of the hyaluronic acid to absorb water, thereby increasing fluid between cells, giving your skin a smoother and younger appearance. This intense water absorption means no more dry, peeling or cracked skin, even in extreme weather.
  • BOOSTS COLLAGEN PRODUCTION: The presence of Organic Rosehip Oil and a foundation of 20% Vitamin C increases collagen production so your skin retains the elasticity responsible for a youthful appearance and prevents skin sagging associated with aging. Enjoy smooth and supple skin that takes years off your appearance.
  • REDUCES WRINKLES & FINE LINES: Special ingredients such us Hyaluronic Acid and Organic Sea Buckthorn oil work to plump up the skin, reducing wrinkles leaving skin clearer and younger.

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DIRECTIONS FOR OPTIMAL RESULTS

Because Even Glow Serum is made of natural ingredients, though unlike, it may start to separate as we refuse to use chemicals to bind together our ingredients. In order to see optimal results, turn over the bottle and lightly shake for 1-2 seconds. Apply a small amount of the serum to your clean (and dry) face and neck daily. Allow the serum to dry before applying moisturizer and makeup. Some customers choose to use their Even Glow Serum in the morning, evening, or both. We recommend that you experiment with what is ideal for your individual lifestyle.

With continued use of the Even Glow Serum you will see better results, from the softening of your skin,
fading of fine lines and wrinkles and the evening of your skin tone. Our Vitamin C Antioxidant Treatment
takes a bit of time to remove toxins and refresh your skin so don’t be discouraged if you don’t see immediate results (although do not be surprised if your skin feels smoother within the first couple of days).

KEY INGREDIENTS:

Vitamin C: With a 20% concentration does more than boost the body’s immune system; it also provides many benefits to keep the skin tight, smooth and looking ageless. Vitamin C has been scientifically proven to reduces the effects of sun exposure on the skin, including sunburn, sun spots, redness and wrinkles.

In addition to helping reduce the signs of aging, Vitamin C is essential for everyday maintenance to strengthen and smooth out the skin, as well as neutralizing free radicals before they can damage the skin. 

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MY REVIEW:

It was great working with Valentia as they have a top-notch product. The Even Glow Serum is made of 98% natural ingredients including their skin super oils that lead to a powerful healing antioxidant treatment. Each ingredient was chosen to support and enhance the serum’s efficacy on skin leading to visible faster results. The directions say to try the serum in the morning and night. I washed my face last night before bed and applied the serum to my face. You do not need much of the vitamin C serum since a little goes a long way. The serum has a clean fragrance to it and absorbs quickly into the skin. It does not leave a residue or greasy feel as I have seen with other skin care products. My face felt fresh and clean. I then applied the serum to my face this morning and I am excited to add this product to my skin care regimen.

I have tried other moisturizers or anti-aging treatments and I feel this is the one I would recommend to my family and friends. I have sensitive skin and trying new products leads to irritation or breakouts. After a harsh cold winter, this serum will help even my skin tone, stop breakouts, get rid of dry skin, as well as make my skin look fresh and young. My skin has a nice glow to it with only using it a few times.

Thank you to Valentia for allowing me to review your product. It was great working with you from start to finish. You can find their products on Amazon (click here) and Valentia has a great sale on the Even Glow Serum. Plus FREE shipping!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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I had the opportunity to try Red Leaf Tea’s White Matcha Tea and to be honest, I have never heard of white matcha as I have only tried green tea matcha. But I do have to say that it is quite good as I do love trying different types and flavors of tea. Well, Red Leaf Tea, put a spin on things to create white matcha.

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For people who like Matcha Tea in its original form as a Green Tea, you know how flavorful and pure it is. We want to give that to all tea lovers. Whether you like Green Tea, Black Tea, White Tea or any other kind of tea, we want you to experience the Matcha in different flavors.
What does stone grinding do for tea leaves? It is quite simple. This is special process that does not take away from the flavor or take away any of the health benefits of original tea leaves. Basically with the stone grinding process, you are getting the highest quality tea in its purest form outside of just having straight from the tea tree. It is simple and straightforward, leaving tea leaves with tons of flavor and amazing healthful qualities.

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White Tea has some wonderful qualities to help maintain good health. In essence, White Matcha contains those same qualities with a purer taste. The health benefits of White Matcha include:

  • High antioxidant count to kill free radicals in the blood stream
  • Reduces the risk of certain types of cancer
  • Decreases fine lines and wrinkles in the skin
  • Helps maintain a beautiful complexion
  • Has only one percent (1%) caffeine content of coffee

 

For this review, I tried the white tea matcha in one of the recipes from their website called Cold Matcha Latte.

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It was pretty easy to make and the instructions are very easy to follow. See below so you can try it yourself!

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Overall, the taste was very good and the tea was subtle. Its flavor is quite mild with a vague natural sweetness. It is lightly malty and does not have a grassy taste like some teas do. White Tea is delicate with a slight perfume-like taste. White Matcha is a great tea and Red Lead Tea’s White Matcha is of the best quality and is one of the most competitively priced.

 

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Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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I received Adovia Dead Sea Mud facial mask yesterday as part of a product review and I could not wait to try it. If you are looking for a regular facial mask treatment for acne breakouts or an emergency treatment for problem areas, try this mud mask!

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When I first opened the box, the packaging was nice and looked like something I would find at a high end health and skin care store. My daughter was still at school for the afternoon so no time like now to try the mud mask since times goes so quickly once she is home. The instructions are very clear as it states to apply a thin layer to clean, dry skin and wait 15-20 minutes or until it dries. It was easy to apply and dried within about 15 minutes. You can remove it with warm water and a soft wash cloth. The mud facial mask was gentle on my skin and felt smoother afterwards. They recommend using once a week and it contains over 30 treatments. Wow. I highly recommend to anyone looking for a skin care treatment that feels like going to the spa!

Here’s my funny mud mask facial pic from yesterday afternoon…

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ABOUT ADOVIA DEAD SEA MUD MASK {FROM THE COMPANY}

This mud Mask is made from a formula comprised of mud extracted from the Dead Sea, Vitamin C and Aloe Vera, the mask works to extract oil and other debris from the skin – leaving behind glowing, healthy skin. As the mask dries, it gently pulls out toxins and impurities that can contribute to clog pores that can make the skin appear aged.

  • The Mask is a great solution for treating and preventing acne.
  • The Facial mask can work as an emergency spot-treatment for acne, pimples and blemishes.
  • The product leaves the skin with a noticeable healthy glow.
  • Dead Sea mud infuses the skin with minerals while firming and improving skin elasticity.
  • The Adovia Mud Mask is a “MUST-HAVE” product for anyone who suffers from oily or acne-prone skin.

 

WHY ADOVIA DEAD SEA MUD MASK?

  • This mask is a natural and effective facial skin treatment formulated with Dead Sea Mud, Bee’s wax and a host of other naturally moisturizing ingredients such as Jojoba, Evening Primrose and Olive oils.
  • This mask is a natural and effective facial skin treatment formulated with Dead Sea Mud, Bee’s wax and a host of other naturally moisturizing ingredients such as Jojoba, Evening Primrose and Olive oils.
  • In addition to a variety oils, the product also contains skin-soothing Aloe Vera extract and Chamomile – a natural anti-inflammatory agent.
  • The product is also stocked full of skin-friendly nutrients such as vitamins A and C, which leave the skin refreshed and renewed.
  • Made for people of all skin types: normal, dry, oily and acne-prone, this product helps to repair and revitalize the skin and tighten the pores.
  • As the mask dries, it gently removes toxins and impurities and firms the skin – improving overall elasticity, tone and clarity.

 

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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I had the opportunity to review and test Matcha Green Tea Powder by Kiss Me Organics, which provides all day energy, boosts metabolism, increases focus, improves skin health and contains 137 times the antioxidants of brewed green tea. Before trying this product, I have never heard of matcha. Organic matcha is the ancient secret to beauty, health and longevity.

I received the convenient pack of green tea powder along with the free online recipe book using organic matcha in various recipes including beverages, everyday breakfast meals and also (my favorite) desserts.

I first tried the green tea powder in a beverage called Matcha Orange Cocktail, since I had all the ingredients to make this yummy drink. It was very easy to make and tasted good too. I think what helps is the sweetness from the orange juice and little bit of sugar. Here’s the recipe if you would like to try it too!

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BENEFITS OF ORGANIC MATCHA?

ALL DAY ENERGY WITH INCREASED FOCUS
Matcha provides 4 to 6 hours of mild steady energy as it acts as both a stimulant and a relaxant. This is ideal for focusing on whatever the day throws your way.

METABOLISM BOOST
Consuming matcha green tea can increase thermogenesis (the body’s own rate of burning calories) from a normal 8%-10% of daily energy expenditure, to between 35% and 43% of daily energy expediture.

IMPROVED SKIN HEALTH
​Scientists have discovered that Matcha Green Tea helps protect the skin from harmful UVrays, while improving blood flow and oxygen levels lifting the overall quality of the skin.

137x THE ANTIOXIDANTS OF BREWED GREEN TEA
Antioxidants are essential as you age to boost your body’s natural defenses against oxidation. Researchers have found that a high level of dietary antioxidants can prevent many age-related diseases.

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FAVORITE RECIPES:

With every purchase of Organic Matcha – Green Tea Powder, Kiss Me Organics will send you a FREE ebook with 50 recipes to try. You can try in almost anything but I am excited to make cupcakes this weekend using the green tea powder. They even include recipes for frosting, brownies, cheesecake, truffles and even mousse. The green colored cupcakes would be perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or even a summertime play on watermelon cupcakes where you use light pink frosting and mini chocolate chips!

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So if you cannot wait to try Kiss Me Organics Orgnaic Match – Green Tea Powder, then you do not have to wait any longer. You can purchase it on their Amazon store by clicking here! Kiss Me Organics has the green tea powder on sale now plus FREE shipping on any orders over $35.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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I remember trying a colon cleanse years ago with my hubby (boyfriend at the time) and I feared leaving the house since it was pretty harsh on your body. We did the cleanse for 2 weeks and did it to help jump start our exercise, dieting and weight loss program. I was a little weary about trying another colon cleanse after my first experience but I was impressed with Pure Body Naturals’ Colon Detox Cleanse.

I received this product as part of a product review and very happy with the colon cleanse. It is comforting to see an ingredient label with all-natural ingredients that are non-irritating that work for both men and women. I took one capsule with a glass of water when needed for the last week, not for weight-loss properties, but to detoxify my body. I did see a difference with how I felt as well as weight loss. It is gentle on your stomach and I would highly recommend this product to others looking for a detox system or having healthy weight loss.

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ABOUT THE COLON CLEANSE DETOX FORMULA:

A Pure all natural proprietary Colon Cleanse Detox formula for fast effective results

Fennel Seed
Cascara Sagrada
Ginger
Goldenseal
Pumpkin Seed
Buckthome Root
Licorice Root
Ruhbarb
Citrus Pectin
Acidophilus
Acai
Cape Aloe
Bentonite Clay
Aloe Vera
Cayenne Pepper
Senna
Oat Bran
Prune Juice
Flax Seed Oil

This product is a purifying and rigorous cleanse that removes waste matter from the digestive tract that may have accumulated over a period of several years.
– The detoxifying process leaves you feeling healthy and fresh.
– When you rid the body of waste matter, it is very common to experience an immediate drop in both weight and waist size!
– This particular cleanse is extremely effective and should therefore not be taken on a daily basis for more than a week.
– As always, we do recommend that you consult your health practitioner before taking any nutritional supplement.

Why Is Pure Body Naturals Colon Cleanse Detox Different?

– Pure Body Naturals stakes its reputation on creating world-class health supplement products with the highest grade premium ingredients.
– Natural and Safe Ingredients.
– This capsule contains ZERO fillers, ZERO Binders or Artificial Ingredients.

Please note: This product is not intended for pregnant or nursing mothers or children under the age of 18. Do not use this product if you have abdominal pain, diarrhea or loose stools. This product is formulated to be taken on a occasional basis to help cleanse the colon and promote regularity. This is a extract from the cautionary notes on the bottle, please read it fully upon receipt.

If you would like to purchase Pure Body Naturals’ Colon Cleanse Detox, click here. It is on sale at Amazon plus free shipping for your order of $35 or more.

 
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.