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Lancome DreamTone

lancomeI was excited for the opportunity to try and review Lancome’s DreamTone product. Although, I don’t have a huge problem with dark spots, not using sunscreen for my first 25 years did leave me with a few.

While I don’t normally use Lancome products, DreamTone definitely provided the promised results making my skin look more even and glowing. The dark (and red) spots have definitely have faded, and I’m really happy with the results. If dark spots are an issue for you, I would highly recommend this product.

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About Lancôme DreamTone: DreamTone is the next generation in dark spot correction. This customized skin tone correcting serum is so powerful, 72% of women dare to bare their skin.* The new DreamTone is 3 barely-tinted serums formulated to visibly correct dark spots, color imperfections and give you a more even-looking skin tone. It comes in 3 serums customized for your skin tone: 1- Fair, 2 – Medium, 3 – Dark.

The results:

IMMEDIATELY:
• 74% saw glowing skin*

7 DAYS:
• 70% noticed a more even skin tone*

4 WEEKS:
• 69% saw the appearance of dark spots reduced*

8 WEEKS:
• 78% saw color imperfections reduced*

*All results based on global self-assessments of women of multiple ethnicities in an 8-week study. 72% reflects 8 weeks of use.

How to Use: For best results, apply the product twice per day, in the morning and evening under your moisturizer.

Purchase Information: Lancôme DreamTone retails for $98 for a 1.3 fl oz. bottle and is available for purchase at Lancôme.com and department stores nationwide.

Please note: SheSpeaks provided me with a free sample of DreamTone to review: The opinions are fully my own.

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Natural Stomach Relief–and a great GIVEAWAY!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…right? I don’t know about you, but I eat more during the holidays than any other time of the year. I’ve read a million guides on how not to overeat, and they are all helpful and inspiring. Here’s the truth: I LOVE food. I LOVE to eat. I don’t want to miss out on any of my favorites. Especially the ones that only show up during this festive season. I don’t wanna pass on the pumpkin pie. So, good intentions aside, I’m gonna eat too much.

Unfortunately, when you eat clean and healthy most of the time, rich food can be a shock to your system. And by shock to your system, I mean, your stomach is mad. It wants to hurt you. Have you guys ever experienced this?

Well, before you reach for the pink stuff or some pills which may put your digestive system into an indefinite coma, try Florax DS all-natural diarrhea relief. It is fast and effective with no side effects. It stops diarrhea without causing any other problems. I’m telling you: You will go from gurgling stomach to normal in no time.

I know it’s not pleasant to talk about, but making 5 trips to Aunt Mildred’s bathroom is even more unpleasant. Stick a couple tiny vials in your purse and rest easy knowing that if your stomach goes on the attack, you’re prepared to Shake It and Take It!floraxdrTell me: What is your favorite holiday indulgence?
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They Kinda Had Me At Texture Perfector

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imageI love L’Oreal Paris. I love their products, think it’s a great company, follow them on Twitter and Facebook, you know, all the stalkerish things we do to connect with our favorite brands. So imagine my delight when they sent me some samples of their Youth Code Texture Perfector and said, “Please try for five days and tell us what you think.” Well, I would love to!

At 40 and 3/4, I’m definitely aware of and concerned about lines and visible pores. So their call outs of “Texture Refined Pores Tightened and Lines Minimized” definitely intrigued me.

The samples themselves were very generous. Since a little goes a long way, I could use each one for about two days or 4 applications. The serum absorbs quickly and is very light leaving no oily or greasy feeling on your skin after application. I used it in addition to my regular face cream at night and applied before make-up during the day.

After using for a few days I did notice that my pores were less visible as were the fine lines between and around my eyes, so it definitely lives up to its description.

At $24.99 for 10 oz. it’s a great deal, and it’s on sale right now at one of my absolute favorite stores, Ulta. You’re welcome 🙂

What’s your favorite skin product?


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Box of Happies will Make YOU so Happy! Exclusive PROMO Code

Friends, I love, love, love subscription boxes. I’ve been a loyal Birchbox devotee practically since they shipped their first box. I read my lovely friend KW’s reviews over at Must Have Boxes as soon as she posts them and use her site as a gift guide. (Check out her awesome Box of Happies review!)

Since I love subscription boxes and seize every opportunity to buy/gift them, I was thrilled to review the Box of Happies which combines my love for subscription boxes and supporting small businesses and independent artists. I have posted a link to my vlog if you’d like to share my unboxing experience (NOTE: I’m working out vlogging kinks with my 13-year-old cameraman).

But if you are not that into vlogs, here’s what I got:

stickynotesSticky Notes with Mini Gel Pen from leasletters.etsy.com pairs an adorable little post-it pad with tiny gel pen. Perfect to stick in your purse or gym bag for quick notes.

recipe cardsPetersen Designs Recipe Cards are a beautiful way to share your favorite culinary creations with friends. earrings These delicate handmade earrings are delightfully feminine. Pair with a flowy dress and a loose bun for a boho chic look!

wpid-IMAG1962.jpgNo pictures I took really captured the beauty of the glass ring from  Nachatilo Art & Jewelry. Every angle exposes more colors.

wpid-IMAG1968.jpgThis peachy pearl and gold tone chain make this whimsical necklace from Mint Marbles very versatile. The tiny nautical charm will remind me to stay anchored!

Are you as in love with this box as I am? You’re in luck. When you subscribe or give Box of Happies as a gift, this exclusive promo code: 2FORYOU will save you $2.

What was your favorite item?