Your Guide to Best Gifts To Look & Feel Good
Sparitual for the Eco-Conscious, Vegan & Mindful
What I like about SPARITUAL: 100% Vegan (no animal testing), Fair Trade Practice, green packaging, energy efficient operations, use Certified Organic sourced ingredients & positive messaging.
Products I like: Their nail polish, SPARITUAL GOLD, doesn't have toxic chemicals like formaldahyde, is 100% vegan, lasts long and quickly dries with a high-shine finish.The two step process is easy with color and topcoat after a dry manicure and the brush has 600 bristles to make application easier and more precise. The colors are sumptuous with fun names like Dreamsicle, Delight, Beloved and other inspiring monikers.
Treat yourself to INFINITELY LOVING SOAK TONIC with aromatic plant extracts like chamomile, hibiscus, and ginger for overworked hands, feet and body with a soothing soak in aromatic plant extracts. Primrose and kukui oil condition skin. Perfect before a manicure or pedicure. Retails for $30.
Solemate Foot Balm, (don't you just love the name?) is formulated with Fair Trade Certified organic shea butter to hydrate dry, flakey skin and is said to also help soothe sore joints. (Perfect for those that are on their feet all day, for travelers, for skiers, skater and just about everyone! Retails for $20.
Body scrubs are great fo_r removing flaking skin, improving circulation and hydrating and that's why I like the INSTINCTUAL SCRUB MASQUE. It's got avocado oil, shea butter and Indonesian ginger essential oil so your entire body will feel cleaner, more polished and look lustrous. Retails for $32.
Kimberly Parry: Certified Organic, Made in the USA
To receive a handwritten note from Kimberly really was a lovely touch and made trying her products all the more personal. I was interested in reviewing products specific to traveling well and self-care over the holidays. Here are some of my favorites:
Neroli & Fig Facial Mist: How I love the smell of Neroli - a relaxing and calming scent. Neroli is an anti-inflammatory with anti-bacterial properties. This 1.7 oz facial mist is TSA compliant and is especially beneficial to combat the bad air on planes and affects of winter weather. Also - if you're on a long haul - the scent alone will make you feel better. Retails for $48
Sage & Rosemary Cleansing Oil: is antibacterial, anti inflammatory, antiseptic and is a natural astringent that cleans clogged pores for balanced, hydrated skin. One of the main ingredients is jojoba oil, used by Native Americans for centuries, jojoba oil in treating skin infections of the skin making this product an effective way to treat for acne. Retails for $52
Herbal Liniment is a must-have when traveling, at work and for the medicine cabinet at home. Use it to cleanse minor scrapes, cuts and blisters and protect from infections. Also good for bug bits and poison oak/ivy rashes. Retails for $26
Ginger Mint Foot Scrub invigorates the skin and stimulates lymph fluids and exfoliates dry rough skin without using salt.Extremely healing for people who suffer from psoriasis and eczema and is good for everyone! Retails for $26 (Suggestion: Pair with the Ginger Mint Foot Balm to help perk up tired feet and legs.)
GREAT GIFT: Save Your Skin Holiday Kit FROM Pevonia
Product I like:
The Holiday SOS Kit delivers a slew of products in a well-packed white pouch including a full-size YouthRenew Tinted Cream SPF 30, 1 oz, Tension Relief Gel 1.7 oz, plus their best-selling Phyto-Gel Cleanser and Rejuvenating Dry Skin. Retails for $59 and makes a good gift.
Buy This: Power Repair Age-Defying Marine Collagen Cream
Rehydrates, plump fine lines and protect against UV damage.
Great for those with early signs of aging, especially fine lines and dry or dehydrated skin.
Note: Product is out of stock at the time of this writing.