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She {hearts} Splendies

logoOne thing that I normally spend money on is high quality underwear. You wear them all day long so you want to be comfortable. I was sent three pairs of organic undies to try out. They were all silky smooth and really adorable! I was surprised the shipping was so quick. I was excited to open up the package and see which ones I received. All three pairs did fit me. My favorites were both of the polka dots ones. Very cute.

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What Are The Benefits of a Splendies Subscription?

Let us do the shopping for you while we give you a neat little surprise each month. Shopping for underwear can be a hassle with driving to the store, fighting lines, and dealing with salespeople, who has time for that? We’ll find the great deals on great underwear all while saving you time and money. Every Splendies subscription gives you the chance to change your size at anytime and cancel for whatever reason. What girl doesn’t like a surprise? Join Splendies today!

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Splendies underwear does run small. So if you are in between sizes at all they recommend you going up a size. They also have a plus version called, Volupties for sizes 1X-3X. I think it is so awesome that they have options for everyone.

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You can learn more about Splendies and how it works here!

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Use coupon code “HEART” to save $4 off your first month of Splendies, that’s 3 pairs for $8. Free shipping is also included in your subscription.

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She {hearts} Knocked Up Nails

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Many nail polishes contain tons of icky ingredients, so I’m always glad when I find a company that is free of those ingredients!

Knocked Up Nails offers 5-free maternity safe nail polish that you can feel good about using, pregnant or not!  Read more about the ingredients that they use and don’t use here.  Knocked Up Nails has a wide variety of polish colors that range from classic to trendy, all with fun names!

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I enjoyed trying Mom’s Night Out on my fingers and 18K Gold Crown(ing) on my toes!  Mom’s Night Out is bright red but with a slight shimmer/sparkle that is quite lovely.  18K Gold Crown(ing) is a metallic gold that reflects light and has a nice, cool undertone.  I applied two coats of each color and they held up well!  The photos show my nails after 2 days of regular wear (hands in water, etc.).  I was happy with the coverage and the great colors!

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Purchase your own stash of Knocked Up Nails polish here for just $10 a bottle.

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She {hearts} The Wet Brush

 

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There are three girls in our home, including myself, and we all have long thick hair. While I haven’t had much issue with hair brushing myself, my 8-year-old daughter has an extremely sensitive scalp. So much so that hair brushing was a hated chore and avoided when possible. When it was unavoidable, tears and gritted teeth were expected (sometimes on both sides). When I heard of The Wet Brush I thought she would be the perfect guinea pig to discover if there was really something THAT different about this brush.

When our brush arrived and we used it for the first time, we rejoiced to experience hair brushing without eyes closed tightly and grimaces. No tears or “ouches,” no shrinking away…and I was sold. I knew we would have one of these in our home forever. We’d been using it for about a month before I fully appreciated it for myself as well. It had been misplaced so I had to use a regular brush and I realized then that there is a difference, even for those of us with less sensitive scalps.

My daughter said it simply while she was brushing her own hair (which she can actually do now thanks to this brush), we had been talking about advertisements and how sometimes they exaggerate and she said “Mom, they [The Wet Brush] were really honest, weren’t they?” Yes, yes they were.

Brushing is better, hair is better, life is better.

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With so many colors, sizes, and styles (even combs) to choose from you can get your own Wet Brush directly from “The Wet Brush Store” also available in select salons and at Amazon.

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She {hearts} Kiss My Face Suncare

Summer is in full swing which means the sun will be beating down on us on a daily basis (hopefully) and we will all be outside enjoying it! But don’t forget to protect the skin of those kiddos (and do’t forget yourself there to Mom!)

Kiss My Face has an entire line suncare products for the whole family. The Kids Mineral Sunscreen with SPF 30 is a thick, full coverage lotion that is paraben and phthalate free, with no artificial fragrances. I love how safe it is for my kids bodies and it certainly does the job by protecting their fair skin. My only complaint is it is almost TOO thick, and after some time in the pool you can see the white lotion on their skin. But if it keeps them covered, then I’m okay with that.

A good alternative to the Mineral Sunscreen that Kiss My Face makes is a Sun Spray Lotion. It has all the same great qualities of the Mineral Sunscreen, it is just easier to apply on to the kids. I just spray it on my hands and rub it in. Since it is a bit thinner, I can get it on the kids faces without having to work too hard, which in turn makes my life a little bit easier, and what mama doesn’t want that?!

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She {hearts} Jenuinely Pure

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After switching my family over to natural foods (from our overly processed diet) several years ago, my next priority was our healthy and beauty products.  To be honest, it’s hard to walk into a “big box” store and find body and skin care items that are safe and natural for the whole family!  I discovered Jenuinely Pure, a great company that produces handmade, all-natural, and organic skin care items for everyone in my family!

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My daughters and I battle eczema, so we have to be very careful what we put on our skin.  Jenuinely Pure’s products are safe and affordable, with no “questionable” or GMO ingredients.  I was able to try out the Body Travel & Sample Set, which has a little bit of everything!  (It’s a great kit to buy if you’re new to Jenuinely Pure so you can learn what products you love the most!)  I can’t get over how awesome all of the products smell (all without artificial fragrances… just natural essential oils)!  The pink grapefruit bar soap is particularly invigorating, as is the lemon & grapefruit body wash.  The vanilla body cream smells like a dessert and leaves my skin feeling so soft (I think this might be my favorite item from the kit)!  The sugar & spice body scrub is also wonderful, fun to use, and leaves skin soft & smooth.  The coconut body oil is great for moisturizing your legs after a shave!

Jenuinely Pure also offers many other items as well, including natural face care products, natural products for your baby, and safe cleaners for your home.

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Purchase items from Jenuinely Pure’s Natural and Organic Product line here, starting at $2.95.

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She {hearts} Belli Skincare

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It’s been 4 years since I gave birth to my last baby, but that doesn’t mean the signs of pregnancy aren’t still lingering around. Don’t get my wrong, I wouldn’t have it any other way, but that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate fresh looking and feeling skin. Belli Skincare products are made for the pregnant Mama, and follows us through the ever changing skin care needs of a well-seasoned Mama as well. We all know, with life changing experiences like pregnancy and giving birth (and good ol’ aging in general) our bodies give us a variety of issues to deal with.

Mine have always been dark under eye circles. I have tried a number of different products to make them disappear but none really work (except hiding them under concealer, which I’m not a huge fan of). The Belli Eye Brightening Cream is a dream. It refreshes my tired eyes with a cooling touch and uses Vitamin K, which is proven to help reduce the appearance of dark circles. I noticeably saw a difference after about a week of use too.

I also got a chance to try the Body Firming Serum and the Healthy Glow Facial Hydrator. Both products smell great, go on smooth. The Facial Hydrator makes my face feel SO soft! I use the Body Firming Serum mostly on my belly and flabby underarms. I am hoping with more consistent use I may start to see a difference.

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She {hearts} Carmex Lotion

carmex-logoI know I’ve mentioned this before, but I have really dry hands, especially during the cooler months. This year has been especially bad, so I’m thankful I’ve had a great lotion from Carmex to keep my hands hydrated and soft!

I have used both the Carmex Healing Cream (with lanolin, among other ingredients) and the Carmex Hydrating Lotion (with aloe vera and Vitamin E).  Both of these lotions are thick but not greasy.  The Hydrating Lotion is especially great.  I like to put it on my hands before I go to bed so I wake up with softer, smoother hands!

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Carmex lotion and cream can be found at a drugstore near you.

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