Unique New Beauty Products to Try

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I’m super excited about these new and unique beauty products I recently discovered! If you’re like me and love trying new, unique beauty products every month, then you’ll definitely want to try at least one of the beauty products on this list!

I’m super excited about these unique new beauty products I recently discovered! If you’re like me and love trying unique new beauty products every month, then you’ll definitely want to try at least one of these newly discovered beauty products on this list!

New beauty products pictured from left to right:

1. Ultra Soft Bamboo Charcoal Bristle Toothbrushes – These super soft toothbrushes are wonderful for sensitive gums and the bristles are embedded with natural charcoal to help whiten teeth. (Similar soft charcoal toothbrushes are also available from the Colgate brand.)

2. Natural Whitening Tooth & Gum Powder with Activated Charcoal – This tooth and gum powder is a wonderful natural alternative for your entire family to promote healthy, whiter teeth and gums without toxic ingredients. Not only does it taste better than you’d think, but you’ll notice whiter teeth in as little as one use!

3. Konjac Sponges – This natural facial sponge gently exfoliates skin while the activated charcoal helps to keep your face acne free by detoxing and balancing skin.

4. Activated Charcoal + Dead Sea Salt Organic Soap – This organic soap makes a wonderful face soap but is also suitable as a body soap! Activated charcoal detoxifies by helping to draw out any impurities while the dead sea salt nourishes skin with beneficial minerals. Tea tree essential oil and neem oil help kill bacteria and microbes to keep skin acne free. PLUS, the packaging is eco-friendly. The handmade 100% PCW paper label is embedded with seeds! Plant it and watch it grow.

5. I’m Real Face Masks – This set of eleven facial masks, each suited for a different purpose whether it’s moisturizing skin, tightening pores, or clearing up skin. They’re made with natural ingredients like tomato, aloe, pomegranate, makkoli, and tea tree known for their properties in skin care. Each mask comes as highly absorbable adherable sheet and is paraben free.

6. Hello Bunny Perfume Bar – This solid perfume comes in adorable bunny packaging and has a wonderful fruity floral fragrance! For tired, puffy eyes or eyes with fine lines or wrinkles you may also like the Pandas Dream So Cool Eye Stick that comes packaged in a panda shaped container and offers the cooling and soothing effect of intensive hydration and an eye serum in a stick.

7. Daiso Japan Natural Facial Cleansing Cream – This natural cleansing cream contains charcoal to help absorb dirt and pollution leaving behind clear, clean skin. You may also like Daiso Japan’s Natural Pack Charcoal Peel Off Mask. Formulated with the natural ingredients from oak trees, this mask removes oil and dirt to deeply clean and shrink pores.

8. Soothing Cat Baby Pet Magic Mask Sheets – This set of ten cute cat character mask sheets refresh, soften and soothe skin. You can also find these masks in pug, panda and seal characters.

If you love beauty surprises, you may also want to consider an awesome monthly subscription to ipsy. Created by Michelle Phan, ispy mails out a glam bag every month filled with five surprise beauty products based on your beauty profile.

If you love beauty surprises, you may also want to consider an awesome monthly subscription to ipsy. Created by Michelle Phan, ispy mails out a glam bag every month filled with five surprise beauty products based on your beauty profile.

If you prefer to receive beauty products at a discount but like to curate your own beauty products, then you may want to consider a monthly subscription to Julep.

Alternately, if you prefer to receive beauty products at a discount but like to curate your own beauty products, then you may want to consider a monthly subscription to Julep.

Julep allows you to completely customize your own beauty box each month and includes beauty favorites like nail polish, Korean skincare products, makeup, body care products and more! Right now you can sign up for Julep’s Valentine’s Day beauty box and receive 50% off your first month of Julep with promo code XOXOXO. Or sign up for three months of Julep instead and get your first box completely FREE. Sign up here.

For even more new beauty products and my other beauty favorites, be sure to follow my Bath & Beauty board on Pinterest here. You can also find and follow me on Blog Lovin’TumblrFacebook, TwitterG+ and Instagram.

Top Ten Cool Office Accessories

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Looking for a way to make take the doldrums out of your office and insert a little fun? Then check out my latest cool office accessory finds. Which is your favorite?
Birds on a Wire Photo Display and Other Cool Office Accessories
Literal Thumb Tacks and Other Cool Office Accessories
Cool Home Office Accessories
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Bartinki $50 Merchandise Certificate Giveaway – Handmade, Eco-Friendly Fashion Accessories and Clothing

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Are you a fan of unique, handmade fashion clothing and accessories? Then you’re going to love Bartinki! Martina Marekova, the designer behind Bartinki, creates an exciting line of eco-friendly, non-conventional handmade clothing, jewelry and accessories with European edge and style.
Handmade Eco-friendly clothing, fashion accessories and jewelry from Bartiniki
She re-fashions vintage clothing and deadstock (new waste) to create new articles of clothing using at least one eco-friendly component in each piece. In addition, Martina purchases many of her supplies locally, especially her fabrics, from small businesses.

Unique Eco-friendly Handmade Fashion Clothing, Accessories and Jewelry from Bartinki

Originally from Slovakia, the heart of Europe, Martina currently lives in the Netherlands with her husband. She is a devoted wife, friend and eco-conscious of the world around her. She also believes in supporting small businesses through KIVA microlending, which offers people a chance to do more through no-interest loans rather than through charity. Martina opened her shop, Bartinki, in March of 2011. (Learn more about Martina and her shop.)

Now through February 4th, 2013 you can enter to win a $50 merchandise certificate good toward any of the products available at Bartinki! This contest is open worldwide – simply enter via Rafflecopter below. If you’re already madly in love with Bartinki, you can receive 5% off your purchase. Simply visit Bartinki for details. You can also find Bartinki on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr, Blogger and Pinterest.

This giveaway has ended.

Quirky Cool Valentine’s Day Cards for Everyone Awesome in Your Life

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Quirky, Unique, Fun Handmade Valentine's Day Cards for Single Folks and People In Love by Julie Ann Art
I’ve been a fan of the handmade cards created by Julie of Julie Ann Art for some time. And this year’s Valentine’s Day card line is no exception. Julie creates unique and quirky themed cards for every personality. And you can gift a card to anyone you love this year, even if that person is single. Enter the “Happy Singles Awareness Day” card. “Have fun watching The Notebook with your dog.”

 

Quirky, Unique, Fun Handmade Valentine's Day Cards for Single Folks and People In Love by Julie Ann Art
Or praise one of your favorite people with a card that says it like it is – “I’m so glad you’re as weird as me.” Or “You are my person.”

 

Quirky, Unique, Fun Handmade Valentine's Day Cards for Single Folks and People In Love by Julie Ann Art
Still not doing it for you? Then go for a card that explicitly spells it out – “Get Naked,” “You’re my favorite thing to do,” or the anti-Fifty Shades of Grey Valentine’s Day card “Our sex is better.” These are definitely cards you can have fun with!
Quirky, Unique, Fun Handmade Valentine's Day Cards for Single Folks and People In Love by Julie Ann Art
So whether you have single friends or a fabulous boyfriend or just love your dog in a way that no guy could ever compete, Julie Ann Art has the perfect quirky, funny, serious, or just plain silly Valentine’s Day card – or Singles Awareness Day card – just for you! And my pup, Jasper, definitely approves of some doggie-mommy time.
You can find the complete line of handmade Valentine’s Day cards created by Julie in her etsy shop. And you can discover her love story on her blog – just in case you were wondering where she gets her inspiration from. Use coupon code: SOAPDELI10 now through February 14th, 2013 and receive 10% off your purchase from Julie Ann Art.
So how will you be celebrating Valentine’s Day this year? Starry eyed and madly in love or rocking it singles style?
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DIY Homemade Gift Ideas for Men

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Looking for homemade gift ideas for guys? I have found that crafting something nifty for the man in your life can be especially difficult. So following are a few diy gift ideas for men that make the task a wee bit easier! Plus they’re perfect for any occasion whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas or a birthday!
Star Wars Inspired Gift Ideas - DIY Homemade Gifts for Guys and Geeks

 1. DIY Interchangeable Star Wars Clock via Instructables | 2.  DIY Homemade Cuddly Chewbacca Star Wars Softie Pattern via draw! pilgrim

DIY Gifts for Guys - Homemade Gift Ideas for Men for Any Occasion

1. Handmade Fleece Lined Throw via In Honor of Design | 2. Homemade Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream via Food for My Family | 3. DIY Chalkboard Globe via Design Sponge

Unique diy gifts for guys - Cool handmade gift ideas for men

 1. DIY Black and Tan Brownies via Floridian Weddings | 2. DIY Jack Daniels Soap Dispenser via Curly Birds

For even more handmade gift ideas for guys that you can craft yourself, check out the article, DIY Gift Ideas for Dudes That Aren’t Duds.
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