It’s National Cocoa Day today, December 13, and time to celebrate the yummy cold weather treatâ€™s beauty benefits as well as soul warming flavor. Derived from the cocoa bean, cocoa butter is rich in antioxidants and moisturizing benefits, and has been used for years to prevent stretch marks.
While the verdict is still out on its effectiveness in fighting stretch marks, cocoa butter is supremely moisturizing and soothing, especially on winter chapped lips and skin. Here are a few new and classic cocoa products to help keep your skin soft and hydrated.
Palmerâ€™s Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil for the Face (ARV $12.99): The granddaddy of all cocoa butter lines, Palmer
Calling all beauty bargain shoppers. For this weekâ€™s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY we have 3 Gift Certificates valued at $50 each to StocknGo.com. StocknGo.com is an online retailer offering brand name beauty, health, and household products at the lowest possible prices. It even includes some of your favorite discontinued items.
Â A quick look at the site reveals brands like Olay, Clarins, Alba, Origins, Neutrogena, Philosophy, Almay and many more.
This valueâ€“oriented site provides consumers with a customized account that allows you to stock up on daily, weekly or
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Fake tans have come a long way since the 1970s creams that leftÂ skin streaked, orange and unhealthy looking – like you overdosed on Vitamin A or ate a bowl of carrots. Does anyone remember QT? As if the funky smell wasn’t bad enough, it was next to impossible to get the greasy lotion on without lines, streaks, and nasty stripes.
There are so many great options in terms of products, shades, applications, that women can get a gorgeous bronzed look with ease. For diehard fake tan fans, spas and salons offer the option of mist-on tanning or spray tans. It is the lazy girl’s way to get a gorgeous, streak-free tan.Â Technicians will assist you in a booth that sprays a very fine mist
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The recession may be over officially, but Iâ€™m still watching my pennies, big time. Thatâ€™s why itâ€™s so good to know that beauty has my back with budget buys for flawless skin, bombshell hair and stylish accessories â€“ perfect for summer.
Vichy Thermal Spa Water is a perfect all over instant refresher for hot summer days. In fact, the mineral-rich water has been recognized by the French Academy of Medicine for its soothing and fortifying properties. Plus, the travel-size version costs only $7.50!Â
Avalon Organics Lemon