Earthwell Triple Strength Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement

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My family has been taking fish oil supplements for a long time. We have tried a LOT of brands and varieties. We have been using the Earthwell Triple Strength Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement. The Earthwell Triple Strength Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement is lemon flavored and does not have any fishy aftertaste. Continue reading

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LiveWIRE Beauty Professional Eyelash Curler

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I have a longstanding love/hate relationship with eyelash curlers.I’d love to have perfectly curled eyelashes but HATE to use eyelash curlers. I recently tried out the LiveWIRE Beauty Professional Eyelash Curler.  Continue reading

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Memebox Find Your Signature Scent box

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I am still a lover of Memebox!! After scary adventures with other subscription services, it is nice to have a reliable alternative! I have an interesting Memebox to show you today. I recently tried the Memebox Find Your Signature Scent box. Continue reading

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La Lune Naturals Konjac Sponge giveaway!!!

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Hi again! Hopefully you’ve had an opportunity to check out my La Lune Naturals Konjac Sponge review. Would you like to try them out yourself? Enter this La Lune Naturals Konjac Sponge giveaway!!!

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La Lune Naturals Konjac Cleansing Sponges review

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 Have you tried using konjac sponges yet? I have some sponges from La Lune Naturals to show you today. These little environmentally friendly sponges are pretty awesome. But, what are they?! Continue reading

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Naturalico Vitamin C Serum

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Vitamin C is an extremely beneficial skin care ingredient. It is a powerful multitasker that I use everyday! Today I have Naturalico Vitamin C Serum with Vitamin E and Vegan Hyaluronic Acid available from Bella Naturals. Continue reading

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Immortelle’ Organics Nourishing Eye Serum Review

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I am becoming a skin care junkie. Not that this is a bad thing…right?! I tried out a brand new product from Immortelle Organics, Nourishing Eye Serum.

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ZenWise Labs Hair Growth Vitamins plus DHT blocker

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“Beauty comes from within.” 

A lot of time, effort, and money is spent on beautifying our outward appearances. I thought I’d try to start working on beauty from the inside out. Every bit helps!!! I’ve started using Hair Growth Vitamins with DHT Blocker from ZenWise Labs.  I decided to try out this product to see how my healthy hair would be impacted. If I can prevent future hair loss by pampering my hair now, why not?

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Instanatural Hyaluronic Acid Serum

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Hyaluronic Acid is one of my very favorite skin care ingredients. It is a powerhouse moisturizer capable of holding up to 1000 times its weight in moisture. Hyaluronic Acid is so powerful that it is used by plastic surgeons and dermatologists! I recently tried a Hyaluronic Acid Serum from Instanatural.

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Instanatural is a Florida based company that manufactures a diverse range of skin care and cosmetic products.  I have been using a number of their products during the last few weeks. Reviews to come!!!

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The Instanatural Hyaluronic Acid Serum comes in a 2 fl oz. glass bottle with a dropper. The serum is not watery which is nice since I apply it to my forehead first and don’t want it running down my face. The Hyaluronic Acid serum also contains other skin loving ingredients: Vitamin C; Green Tea and other antioxidants. It is also a vegan item. Yay!!!

All of the Instanatural products are backed by a LIFETIME Satisfaction Money Back Guarantee too! The guarantee applies no matter where you purchased the Instanatural products from, which is a unique offer.

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Available through Amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00K2O3NV2 and from Instanatural too! http://instanatural.com/products/hyaluronic-acid-serum/

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Sexy Psycho, Morbidly Matching Mavens

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Andrea from Addicted to the Allure of Beauty and I did another Notoriously Morbid Morbidly Matching Mavens match up look. This time we used a red eyeshadow. I am a lover of red eyeshadow personally. I love all reds and burgundy shades. It seems that red and burgundy enhance brown eyes. Maybe I’m just delusional or seeing what I want to see? Whatever works for you…. -_^

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The shade from Notoriously Morbid we chose is called Sexy Psycho. Sexy Psycho is part of the Villans collection and its inspired by Harley Quinn. As of now, the shade is sadly not available. The shop is closed for the holidays and there is a shortage of carmine causing prices to skyrocket. Since there is carmine in this shade, it is NOT a vegan product. The shop will open back up after the beginning part of the 2015. I can’t wait!!!!!

I used several other Notoriously Morbid products.

Eyes: I Call it Mr. Pointy; Nothing is Trivial; Kompanion No.9 with Sexy Psycho

Face: Divination Blushes in Necromancy; Osteomancy; and Palmistry

Lips: Lipgloss for Leatherface with a tiny dab of Osteomancy

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How this looks IRL. I wear glasses unless I’m sleeping or taking makeup pics. I’m sure you can tell why I don’t wear them in photos!!! LOVE my new Firmoo.com glasses ( ˘ ³˘)❤

Notoriously Morbid is a cruelty-free company. They do offer a lot of Vegan items and the products are very clearly marked as being Vegan or Non-Vegan. I knew that carmine was an insect derived product. I recently learned that it actually takes about 70,000 female Dactylopius coccus insects to make ONE pound of cochineal. Cochineal contains carminic acid which is what carmine is. Carmine/carminic acid/cochineal is also known as Red number 4. FYI, carmine is used in cosmetics AND food products. Let that sink in. (sorry!)

Insects aside, this is a pretty eyeshadow!!! I apologize if this grosses you out or changes your ability to enjoy red cosmetics or food. I support cruelty-free products and companies as much as possible and hope to replace the few non-cruelty free items in my frequently used products soon! At the end of the day, it is a personal choice for everyone. I applaud companies like Notoriously Morbid for respecting their customers choices!

Ready to see some more Sexy Psycho? Head right over to Andrea’s post HERE 

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Get your shopping list ready for when Notoriously Morbid opens up!!!

What are your thoughts on carmine/cochineal?

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