Empties October 2019

Empties Oct 2019 - Buck Naked Soap Company, Native Deodorant, The Seaweed Bath Co., Moon Rivers Naturals

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Another month of empties that I managed to finish up from my stash. I’ll link to the original reviews and let you know if I would re-purchase or not (immediately or eventually).

Bath + Bodycare:

Empties Oct 2019 - Buck Naked Soap Company, Native Deodorant, The Seaweed Bath Co., Moon Rivers Naturals

Buck Naked Soap Company Geranium + Purple Clay Sugar Scrub – This was gifted to me, and I loved it so much. I plan on getting myself a replacement the next time I do a haul from well.ca. Review is here.

Native Deodorant Vanilla & Rose – I’ve been using Native for over a year now, and it works well for my body chemistry. I have a few in various scents in my stash, so no need to repurchase just yet. Reviews are here and the sensitive formula here.

The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream – This was from a recent Petit Vour box. I really liked this body cram a lot, and would love to have a full size. I have some other body lotions and creams to use up, so for now it is a wishlist item. Review is here.

Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand + Body Soap – This was also from a recent Petit Vour box. I loved this shower gel, it smelled so good. I have other soaps / shower gels to use up, so I won’t be buying a full size right now, but probably would eventually. Review is here.

Skincare + Makeup:

Empties Oct 2019 - Ursa Major, Covergirl, Lily Lolo, Goldfaden MD, Cosmessential

Ursa Major Bright & Easy Flash Mask – This was a Petit Vour box sample. I really loved this mask. It worked so well on my sensitive skin and made it look so bright! A definite wishlist item as I have more skincare to use up. Review is here.

Covergirl The Super Sizer Waterproof Mascara – This mascara was good, but not a holy grail for me, so I won’t repurchase this particular one, but will likely buy a different one from Covergirl to try. Review is here.

Lily Lolo Makeup Mist – This was a nice setting spray that came in my Petit Vour subscription, I used it more as a facial mist than as a makeup setting spray. I’m currently testing out another makeup setting spray and a few toner mists so no need to replace. Review is here.

Goldfaden MD Needle-less Line Smoothing Concentrate – Another Petit Vour sample that I loved! I’m still using up a few serums, but would love to eventually get a full size of this one! Review is here.

Cosmessential Essential C Serum – This was a PR sample. My skin loved this Vitamin C based serum, so onto the wishlist it goes as I have several serums that I need to finish up. Review is here.

Did you finish up much this month?

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Disclosure: This collection of empties contains products purchased by me, and PR samples (all identified above).

Seaweed Bath Co. Awaken Firming Detox Body Cream Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Seaweed Bath Co. Awaken Firming Detox Body Cream that came in my September Petit Vour box. [info in italics taken from the Petit Vour website]

Seaweed Bath Co 1

The Firming Detox Cream deeply moisturizes and detoxifies for smoother, firmer-looking skin. Organic, sustainably-harvested bladderwrack seaweed with 65+ vitamins and minerals naturally detoxifies and promotes skin elasticity. Antioxidant-rich green coffee bean extract helps to detoxify and protect the skin against damaging free radicals. Detoxifying green tea extract, rich in potent antioxidants, protects and moisturizes. Hyaluronic acid locks in moisture while strengthening the skin’s natural barrier. Best to minimize the appearance of cellulite and improve skin appearance. 

The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream

Seaweed is such a great bodycare ingredient. This is a really great body cream, very hydrating and quick absorbing and not heavy or greasy feeling. The scent is mild, sweetly orange mixed with something else that I can’t quite identify.

The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream

Ingredients 100% Cruelty-Free and Vegan | Aqua (Water) with Fucus Vesiculosus (Bladderwrack Seaweed) Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Unrefined Shea) Butter, Coffea Arabica (Green Coffee Bean) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Caffeine, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oil, Ethylhexylglycerin, Allantoin, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Polysorbate-80, Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui) Oil, Phenethyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Carbomer, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract.

The Seaweed Bath Co. Firming Detox Cream

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Disclosure: This came in my Petit Vour subscription box that I pay for.

Petit Vour Unboxing & First Impressions September 2019

Hello, hello! My September Petit Vour box finally arrived on  September 24th. I often show my Petit Vour box on my InstaGram, but here on the blog you will get the unboxing AND first impressions. Full reviews to follow once I’ve had a chance to test things out. [info in italics is taken from the Petit Vour website]

Petit Vour September 2019

 

Petit Vour is a cruelty-free and vegan monthly subscription box with four (occasionally five) products. The subscription is $18 USD a month in the US, $23 USD for Canada, and $25 USD for the rest of the world. With the exchange rate @1.3682  my box cost me $31.47 CAD this month.

Petit Vour September 2019

Let’s take a closer look at what was in this month’s Petit Vour box:

Petit Vour September 2019

Jane Iredale LipDrink Lip Balm SPF 15 (0.14 oz / 4 g – $17 USD)

Quench your lips with hydrating protection that will leave lips feeling moisturized, protected and refreshingly scented. Mouthwatering moisture in a lip-saving, lemon flavor balm. Broad spectrum SPF 15 sunscreen. A variety of waxes and oils combine to provide an antioxidant-rich protective shield.

Petit Vour September 2019

As a lip balm addict, I am always happy to see a lip balm, especially one with SPF added!

The Seaweed Bath Co Awaken Firming Detox Body Cream (sample size 1.5 oz – $4 USD, full size 6 oz – $15 USD)

The Firming Detox Cream deeply moisturizes and detoxifies for smoother, firmer-looking skin. Organic, sustainably-harvested bladderwrack seaweed with 65+ vitamins and minerals naturally detoxifies and promotes skin elasticity. Antioxidant-rich green coffee bean extract helps to detoxify and protect the skin against damaging free radicals. Detoxifying green tea extract, rich in potent antioxidants, protects and moisturizes. Hyaluronic acid locks in moisture while strengthening the skin’s natural barrier. Best to minimize the appearance of cellulite and improve skin appearance. 

Petit Vour September 2019

This sounds great! I can’t wait to try it out! Seaweed is such a great skin / body care ingredient.

Moon Rivers Naturals Peppermint Lava Salt Hand + Body Soap (sample size $5 USD, full size 8 oz – $18)

For those deathly afraid of a used bar of soap, Moon Rivers Naturals uses the classic oil combination in their bar soaps liquified. They are enhanced with black lava salt and a pinch of activated charcoal for a light detox, and peppermint essential oil to calm your soul and leave your skin with a nice tingle. This soap is great for face and hands too!  

Petit Vour September 2019

This sounds nice! I love peppermint in body wash / soap – it is so energizing in the mornings.

Lauren B. Beauty Nail Growth Serum (full size 0.08 oz – $75 USD)

Salvation for fragile, brittle nails that refuse to grow. This sheer blend of amino acids, antioxidants, Vitamins E and C, peptides and biotin sinks in instantly to boost natural nail growth and strength. 

Petit Vour September 2019

Wow, a full size nail growth serum! My nails could use some strengthening, so this will be well used.

Petit Vour September 2019

The September box is worth $101 USD and with the exchange rate that I paid at $1.3682, that works out to be $138.19 CAD – I think that this is the highest valued box since I first subscribed around 2 years ago!

Reviews to follow once I’ve had a chance to try everything out!

What do you think of this month’s box?

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Disclosure: I pay for my Petit Vour subscription.