Weekly Post Re-cap with A Brash Attitude

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This is going to be a new feature on the blog – a re-cap of the week’s blog posts.

Monday, August 22nd – A review of the Milani Moisture Lock Oil Infused Lip Treatment.

Milani Moisture Lock Oil Infused Lip Treatment

Wednesday, August 24th – A review of the Butterfly Beach SuperShock Cheek Highlighter from ColourPop.

ColourPop SuperShock Cheek - Butterfly Beach

Friday, August 26th – the a brash attitude gratitude giveaway!

abrashattitude gratitude giveaway

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day! ❤

MyLipAddiction.com Beauty Podcast #6 Reminder

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I don’t often post on a Thursday, but I have special reason this week as I wanted to remind you all to listen in to the MyLipAddiction.com beauty podcast tonight, and to join in on the Twitter party tonight at 7pm (eastern time).

Tonight’s guest is Robyn from lipstickonthelake.com – a fellow Canadian beauty blogger!

MyLipAddiction.com Beauty Podcast #6

In case you’ve missed the previous episodes, the guests were:

Episode #1 – guest Dal from littlebeautyloves.ca (Toronto blogger)

Episode #2 – guest Stashy from StashMatters.com (Toronto blogger)

Episode #3 – guest Kristy from Hippylip.com (Philadelphia blogger)

Episode #4 – solo podcast with Cat from MyLipAddiction.com

Episode #5 – I was the guest! (Montreal blogger)

You can find the podcasts on a variety of sources:

Itunes

Buzzsprout

Stitcher

Google Play

Thanks for reading (and listening in), have a beautiful day!❤

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MyLipAddiction.com Beauty Podcast #5

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I don’t often post on a Thursday, but I have special reason this week as I’m a guest on Cat’s TOTALLY AWESOME MyLipAddiction.com Beauty Podcast!

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So pull up a chair and listen in at 7pm (EST), and hop onto Twitter and chat during the podcast (I’m @abrashattitude1 if you want to follow along)!

MyLipAddiction.com Beauty Podcast

She’s already posted  four previous podcast episodes and has had some great guests:

Podcast #1 – guest Dal from littlebeautyloves.ca (Toronto blogger)

Podcast #2 – guest Stashy from StashMatters.com (Toronto blogger)

Podcast #3 – guest Kristy from Hippylip.com (Philadelphia blogger)

Podcast #4 – solo podcast with Cat from MyLipAddiction.com

You can find the podcasts on a variety of sources:

Itunes

Buzzsprout

Stitcher

Google Play

Thanks for reading (and listening in), have a beautiful day! ❤

 

Nuworld Botanicals – Beauty & Wellness – Anxiety Relief

Nuworld Botanicals Anxiety Relief Aromatherapy Personals

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Continuing with my week-long focus on Nuworld Botanicals, today I’m reviewing the Anxiety Relief Personal Aromatherapy products – the Whipped Borage Oil Hand and Foot Butter, the Multi-Nutritive 3-in-1 Oil and the Signature Roll-On.

Nuworld Botanicals Anxiety Relief Aromatherapy Personals

Starting with the Anxiety Relief Whipped Borage Oil Hand and Foot Butter. Here’s what it says on the website:

Anxiety Relief Whipped Borage Oil Hand & Foot Butter contains those essentials oils known to help reduce anxiety and promote inner calm including Lavender, Chamomile and Rosewood.

This spa-inspired massage butter treatment leaves skin instantly nourished, enriched and renewed. Borage oil, a rich natural source of Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA) is whipped into a creamy Shea butter, helping to restore the suppleness, elasticity and tone of tired, dry skin. Rich in Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, Borage oil penetrates deep, nourishing the epidermis giving it an extraordinary capacity of regeneration. Shea Butter, Coconut oil and Jojoba oil are excellent for skin health, helping to restore skin’s softness and smoothness.

To Use: Massage into skin, holding and pressing at acupressure points (hands, feet) to restore the flow of energy. Breathe in the transforming aroma for an overall sense of well-being and restoration. A truly renewing and therapeutic experience for mind and body. For added nourishment, apply over 3-in-1 Multi-Nutritive Oil.

Nuworld Botanicals Anxiety Relief Aromatherapy Personals

This butter is so luxurious. I’ve been applying it to my hands and feet every night before I go to sleep. The aromatherapy blend is so beautiful, it instantly calms me and helps me prepare for sleep.

Active Ingredients: Aqua, Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), Beeswax, Borago (Borage) Officinalis Oil, Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Oil, Jojoba (Buxus Chinensis) Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Citrus bergamia (bergamot) oil, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil, Anethemis nobilis (chamomile) flower oil, Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil, Cananga odorata flower (ylang ylang) oil, Aniba roseodora (rosewood) wood oil, Vitamin E.

Up next is the Anxiety Relief Multi-Nutritive 3-in-1 Oil for body, bath and hair.

Anxiety Relief is a perfectly balanced synergy blend of pure and essential oils reputed as being some of the best for encouraging anxiety relief including Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Orange, Bergamot and Chamomile.

This innovative multi-tasker functions as an all over body moisturizer, luxurious hair and scalp treatment, nourishing bath oil and…instant sensory remedy! Naturally active aromatherapy essential oil blend combines with delicate skin nourishing seed oils to create ANXIETY RELIEF Multi-Nutritive Oil for Body, Bath and Hair.

Anxiety Relief multi-nutrient enriched oil blend of Pomegranate, Passionfruit and Sea Buckthorn seed oils help smooth, hydrate and protect skin and hair with anti-oxidant vitamins A, B, C + E and delivers an unsurpassed source of omegas-3, 6, + 9 for soft, luminous skin and hair. Rare omega-7 fatty acid helps boost collagen production and creates the perfect barrier to moisturize, rejuvenate, repair and protect.

Nuworld Botanicals Anxiety Relief Aromatherapy Personals

This oil is particularly lovely for an evening bath. I’ve also used it after getting out of the shower to moisturize my skin, and in my hair. It is a true multi-tasking product.

Active Ingredients: Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, Rosa canina (rosehip) fruit oil*, Limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, Punica granatum (pomegranate) seed oil, Passiflora edulis (passionfruit) seed oil, Prunus amygdalus (almond sweet) oil, Carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil, Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) oil, Citrus bergamia (bergamot) oil*, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil*, Anethemis nobilis (chamomile) flower oil*, Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil*, Cananga odorata flower (ylang ylang) oil*, Aniba roseodora (rosewood) wood oil*, Tocopherol (vitamin e)

And last but not least is the Anxiety Relief Signature Roll-On.

Helps Relieve Anxiety…Naturally! Anxiety Relief contains those oils known to help reduce anxiety and promote inner calm, including lavender, chamomille, rosewood, sweet orange and others. Studies show that orange oil contains Limonene, which can decrease your anxiety and improve your mood. Infused with superfruit anti-oxidants this nutrient-enriched oil blend nourishes skin with Vitamins A, B, C & E while stimulating the senses instantly. Natural UVA/UVB protection.

To Use: Massage onto pulse point areas on the skin– back of neck (or just below ears), inside wrists or temples. Breathe in the gentle aroma for an overall sense of well-being and restoration.

Nuworld Botanicals Anxiety Relief Aromatherapy Personals

I’ve been keeping this one next to my bed, as it helps me unwind and fall asleep.

Active Ingredients: Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, Limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, Citrus bergamia (bergamot) oil*, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil*, Anethemis nobilis (chamomile) flower oil*, Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil*, Cananga odorata flower (ylang ylang) oil*, Aniba roseodora (rosewood) wood oil, Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) oil, Tocopherol (natural vitamin e)

In case you’ve missed it, I’ve already reviewed the Stress Relief and Energy Boost Personal Aromatherapy products (here and here).  I’ll be back tomorrow with my final Nuworld Botanicals product review!

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day! ❤

Disclosure: Products sent for testing and review purposes from Nuworld Botanicals. My opinion is my own.

 

Nuworld Botanicals – Beauty & Wellness – Energy Boost

Nuworld Botanicals - Energy Boost

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Nuworld Botanicals

Continuing on with my reviews of some of the things that came in the wonderful package from Nuworld Botanicals, today I’m reviewing the Aromatherapy Personals products in the Energy Boost scent.

Nuworld Botanicals - Energy Boost

First up is the Multi-Nutritive 3-in-1 Oil for body, bath and hair. Here’s what it says on the website:

Energy Boost is a perfectly balanced synergy blend of pure and essential oils reputed as being some of the best for encouraging uplift and revitalization including peppermint, rosemary and lemon.

This innovative multi-tasker functions as an all over body moisturizer, luxurious hair and scalp treatment, nourishing bath oil and instant sensory remedy! Naturally active aromatherapy essential oil blend combines with delicate skin nourishing seed oils to create ENERGY BOOST Multi-Nutritive Oil for Body, Bath and Hair.

Energy Boosts multi-nutrient enriched oil blend of Pomegranate, Passionfruit and Sea Buckthorn seed oils help smooth, hydrate and protect skin and hair with anti-oxidant vitamins A, B, C + E and delivers an unsurpassed source of omegas-3, 6, + 9 for soft, luminous skin and hair. Rare omega-7 fatty acid helps boost collagen production and creates the perfect barrier to moisturize, rejuvenate, repair and protect.

Nuworld Botanicals - Energy Boost

I’ve been using this oil in the bath, and even running a couple of drops through my hair. Not only does it smell amazing and uplifting, it is super moisturizing and tames frizz!

Active Ingredients: Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, Rosa canina (rosehip) fruit oil*, Limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, Punica granatum (pomegranate) seed oil*, Passiflora edulis (passionfruit) seed oil, Prunus amygdalus (almond sweet) oil*, Carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil, Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) oil, Mentha arvensis (peppermint) leaf oil*, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf oil*, Citrus medica limonum (lemon) peel oil*, Eucalyptus globules (eucalyptus) oil*, Tocopherol (vitamin e)

Up next is the Energy Boost Signature Roll-On, which I great for throwing into my purse, for when I need a little energy boost on-the-go!

Helps Fight Fatigue and Boost Energy…Naturally! The oils in the Energy Boost blend contains oils that are revitalizing and uplifting, helping you to feel more alert. Includes organic Peppermint, Rosemary, Lemon and other revitalizing essential oils. Infused with superfruit anti-oxidants this nutrient-enriched oil blend nourishes skin with Vitamins A, B, C & E while stimulating the senses instantly. Natural UVA/UVB protection.

To Use: Massage onto pulse point areas of the skin– back of neck (or just below ears), inside wrists or temples.

Nuworld Botanicals - Energy Boost

This one is great for early morning starts, or mid-afternoon, when my energy starts to lag. The peppermint, rosemary and lemon scent really works!

Active Ingredients: Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil*, Limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, Mentha arvensis (peppermint) leaf oil*, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf oil* , Citrus medica limonum (lemon) peel oil*, Eucalyptus globules oil* , Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) oil, Tocopherol (natural vitamin e)

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day! ❤

In case you missed it, I’ve already reviewed the Stress Relief Marine Mineral Bath Soak and Signature Roll-On here.

Disclosure: Products given to me for testing and review purposes from Nuworld Botanicals. My opinion is my own.

 

Nuworld Botanicals -Beauty & Wellness – Stress Relief

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I’m super excited about this week’s reviews because I’m devoting my usual Monday, Wednesday, and Friday posts (and a bonus post on Thursday) to Nuworld Botanicals, a total beauty and wellness brand that is based in Ontario, Canada. They sent me a gorgeous package of goodies to test and review.

Nuworld Botanicals

Wellness, quality, beauty and education is what Nuworld Botanicals is all about. We pride ourselves on producing effective products from fresh botanical ingredients.  All of our ingredients are chosen for their skin-friendly compatibility, carefully crafted into highly effective formulas to give you more healthy looking skin plus an overall sense of well-being.  Made in small batches to guarantee freshness.

Wellness and beauty? Two of my passions! I was super excited to try out this brand.

Nuworld Botanicals - Stress Relief

Today I’m reviewing the Stress Relief personal aromatherapy products – the Marine Mineral Bath Soak, and the Signature Roll-On.

Nuworld Botanicals - Multi-Mineral Bath Soak

Starting with the Marine Mineral Bath Soak / Multi-Mineral Bath Soak:

Stress Relief Mineral Bath Soak is unique synergy blend of pure essential oils known to be useful in reducing stress and its side effects including certified organic Sweet Orange, Bergamot and Grapefruit. Ideal for brightening moods.

A luxurious spa-inspired bath treatment formulated with 100 percent pure and organic essential oils, premium dead sea salts and hand-minded Pink Himalayan rock salts. Rich in over 80 minerals and trace elements, including magnesium, potassium, copper and iron, this salt blend will rejuvenate the body, stimulate circulation and soothe tired or sore muscles. Acts as a powerful detoxifier that draws out toxins and impurities. Softens and cleanses the skin; skin feels smooth and supple.

The Stress Relief Marine Mineral Bath Soak is so soothing and relaxing. I love using bath salts because they really do work on relaxing and detoxing the body, while the aromatherapy helps calm the mind and relieve stress.

Active Ingredients: Dead Sea Salt, Pink Himalyan Rock Salt, Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) peel oil*, Citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit oil*, Citrus grandis (grapefruit) peel oil*, Cananga odorata (ylang ylang) flower oil*, Pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil*

Nuworld Botanicals - Stress Relief

The Stress Relief Signature Roll-On is great, I can keep it in my purse for when I need a little de-stressing action on the go.

Stress Relief features a unique synergy blend of pure essential oils known to be useful in reducing stress and its side effects including certified organic orange sweet, bergamot, grapefruit and others. Ideal for brightening moods. Infused with superfruit anti-oxidants this nutrient-enriched oil blend nourishes skin with Vitamins A, B, C & E while stimulating the senses instantly. Natural UVA/UVB protection. To Use: Massage onto pulse point areas on the skin– back of neck (or just below ears), inside wrists or temples. Breathe in the gentle aroma for an overall sense of well-being and restoration.

I’m in love with both of these products. The blend of orange, bergamot, grapefruit, ylang ylang and patchouli is so soothing.

Active Ingredients: Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil* , Limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil , Citrus aurantiumdulcis (orange) peel oil*, Citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) fruit oil*, Citrus grandis (grapefruit) peel oil*, Cananga odorata (ylang ylang) flower oil*, Pogostemon cablin (patchouli) oil, Hippophae rhamnoides (seabuckthorn) oil, Tocopherol (natural vitamin e).

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day! ❤

Disclosure: These products were sent to me for testing and review purposes from Nuworld Botanicals, but my opinion os my own.

Too Faced Cocoa Powder Foundation

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WordPress was being finicky this morning (and at lunchtime), so I’m posting later than usual. But better late than never! Let’s go!

I wanted to try a new powder foundation as my Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Pressed Finishing Powder was very nearly finished. After being tempted by a few different brands, I decided to test out the Cocoa Powder Foundation from Too Faced Cosmetics.

Here’s what it says on the website:

Indulge in our Cocoa Powder Foundation that glides on seamlessly, blending into skin for a weightless, plush-matte, rose petal finish. Infused with our Exclusive Cocoa Complex, this antioxidant-rich, oil-absorbing, non-drying powder defends against free radicals, while minimizing the appearance of fine lines and pores. More than a powder foundation, it hides imperfections while improving the appearance and feel of skin for total complexion perfection. Its decadent chocolate scent smells as good as it feels.

 My Thoughts: 

First off, the packaging is gorgeous, from the outer box to the inner compact.

Cocoa Powder Foundation is available in 8 shades, ranging from fair to deep tan – I’m in the fair to light range, so the lightest end of the shade range works for me, but I don’t feel that there is much selection for darker skin tones – hopefully they will expand their shade range.

The powder is very finely milled, so it goes on super smooth and glides onto my skin. Applied with a makeup brush, I can get anywhere from a light and sheer coverage that is buildable to a medium coverage. But with the sponge applicator, the coverage is medium, buildable to full. I don’t find it to be drying at all, like most powder foundations. It helps keep my face feeling hydrated but not at all greasy, and the finish is luminous yet matte. I love it. I can’t wait to try more from Too Faced Cosmetics!

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day! ❤

Disclosure: I purchased this!