Author Archive: mdprimar

First Impressions: Coffee Burdock Root Twisting Cream

**This is an honest review of this item and record of my experiences with it. I have purchased all items with my own money, unless otherwise indicated. I have not been asked to do a review of these products, unless otherwise mentioned. -mdp** I was sent the Coffee Burdock Root Twisting Cream from Cheryl Kelly- …

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Product Review: Emily of Sweet Anthem Perfumes

Preface: Let me say that I have a love/hate relationship with Sweet Anthem- but not in the way that you may think.  Customer service has always been stellar.  I love the overall design of the packaging and the marketing techniques of Meredith Smith, the owner.  I love the scent descriptions on the website, they always …

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Juicing for a Day

This past Sunday, I decided to use our juicer.  MHS and I had purchased a bunch of citrus fruit (mainly oranges, a few grapefruit, and a lime) from the Commissary.  My hopes were to juice the citrus items and then freeze it for this winter so that we weren’t paying crazy prices for orange juice. …

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New for November: Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Skincare

3/20/2013- So I guess that I should have updated everyone on this like I said that I would!  I gave these products away the next month; I just couldn’t take it anymore.  The facial wash & scrub was like cleaning my face with lotion.  While I prefer creamier cleansers (think Origins’ Checks and Balances), I felt …

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Influenster Naturals VoxBox: First Impressions

Hello all!  I recently received my Influensters Naturals VoxBox.  For those of you that aren’t familiar with the program, Influenster asks that you register on their website and fill out surveys to get badges.  Those badges help you to obtain free products, a VoxBox, that you are to test out and talk about through various …

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Product Review: Tasti Kiss Essentials

**This is an honest review of these items and record of my experiences with them. I have purchased all items with my own money, unless otherwise indicated. I have not been asked to do a review of these products, unless otherwise mentioned. -mdp** Creamy Hair Cream [4 oz., $12] Ingredients: Coconut Oil, Distilled Water, Aloe …

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And I’m back!

For those of you that have stuck around this long, I’m back! And welcome to any new readers. I have a bunch of postings coming up, so hang in there, and let me know what you would like to see. Happy Friday to you all! -mdp

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Product Review: Fresh’s Soy Face Cleanser & Soy Face Cream

Let’s get to the important things first, shall we? I don’t have a full ingredients list because I received these as samples from Sephora.  But, here is what Sephora says about them: Soy Face Cleanser What it is: A silky foaming cleanser that instantly sweeps away impurities and makeup. What it is formulated to do: …

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Product Review (and small haul), Part II: Made by Mieka Olive Oil Soaps

Good morning all, In the last entry, I told you about the Honey & Oats bar from this line.  Today, I am back to tell you about the Shea Butter bar. This bar is pretty darned good!  So, let’s start with the basics…  Shea Butter soap ingredients: saponified extra virgin olive oil, purified water, saponified coconut …

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Product Review: Made by Mieka Olive Oil Soaps

First, I offer my apologies for being gone so long.  I have been wrapped up in a few other things, but have made a list of things that I want to share with you.  So expect more things coming soon! Last weekend, my fiancé and I traveled to Charlottesville, VA to go the City Market.  The …

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