RAPHA: HARMONIZING OIL CLEANSER

I wont lie. I have always been a foaming cleanser type of girl so when I switched to the H is for Love line, I was a little hesitant of the RAPHA Cleanser. I had heard of oil cleansers..and thought about them once in a while.. but with my tricky skin and frequent breakouts I was nervous about putting more oil onto my skin. But..after much thought, and going back and forth.. I did it. I rubbed that oil all over my face, thinking, how in the hell is this even doing anything?.. And even kind of side-eyeing my shelf in the process to see what I was going to use afterwards to actually clean my face. Well, awkward for me.. because I was totally wrong!

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You. Guys. This stuff is amazing. Like.. and not just a little bit amazing.. how do I describe it in a way you will understand?.. This stuff is.. the bee’s knees.. the creme of the crop.. THE BEST FUCKING CLEANSER I HAVE EVER USED! My skin feels so clean, hydrated, and like it is ready for anything.

The true test came after a night out, where I.. *yes I barely can believe it myself* wore a full face of makeup *you know the three coats of mascara, night of dancing, sweating, and consuming endless drinks.. drill*.. At that point I was thinking alright it’s been great, but there is no way this oil is going to dissolve through this mess.. WRONG AGAIN BRITTANY! Not only did it completely dissolve away, but my eye makeup came off so easily with a swipe of a warm cloth! I have never found something to remove my eye makeup with such a gentle touch. Cue: It’s a whooooole neeeewww woooorrrrllllld!

This cleanser screams good vibes. Considering the bottle is jam packed with olive, hemp seed, and pumpkin seed oils, along with chamomile and essential oils, you just can’t go wrong. Rapha has totally changed my outlook on cleansers. It’s like you can feel the impurities just melting away!

Not only can I find peace in knowing that this cleanser is great for my skin, but the team behind these products are even more amazing. I do not know them personally, I know nothing about their personal lives, or their childhood, or what they even did last week – and in fact – maybe I am wrong and they are all awful people. I. AM. JUST. KIDDING! In the short time I have been in touch with Bee (how funny that she is also B (with ees’), and her team, they have been nothing but exceptional. They are so knowledgeable, friendly, passionate, and always go above and beyond. Plus, their Insta page is sort of to die for, and they are all mega bombshells.

STRAIGHT FROM THE H IS FOR LOVE WEBSITE, SO I DONT MESS IT UP! –

A combination of oils and essential oils which, when blended in perfect measure, prepare you for waking and for slumbering. RAPHA’s foundation infuses nutrient-rich oils with herbs complimented by antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and highly soothing essential oils, giving skin a pathway to health and framework for vitality.

Also guys, with all of the shit that people try to sell you, that are being intertwined with our social media, and every single thing you click on bringing up more and more ads online these days to make money I feel like I need to tell you this: I am in no way being paid for writing about this product. I do not make any type of commission off of telling you about it, or trying to “sell” you on it. If you buy it, that’s great, but it does not benefit to me at all, except in my KARMA bank, which is a REAL THING PEOPLE! I really do enjoy this cleanser so much, and wanted to share the love! It makes me so happy to share wonderful products that I find with you and this line just might be the best yet!

*No H is for Love product was harmed in the making of these photos*

GO SHOPPING!: https://www.hforlove.com
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– and don’t forget to tell them that I sent you!

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#ROSEWATERTONER

Anytime I can make my skin care products at home, I do. I am all for knowing exactly what is going on my skin, and I find my skin loves it so yay! I am currently working on a batch of my Rose Water Toner! This stuff is AMAZING! Stay tuned for the recipe, so you can make your own! 

TEAMASKMADNESS – ORGANIC THE GLOW – PART2

There are so many reasons that this tea is great for your skin, so I will try to not to take too much time giving you the low down! Let me tell you a secret or two about the 6 main ingredients in this heavenly mix..

Let’s get to the good stuff..

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ORGANIC – THE GLOW – DAVID’S TEA

Cinnamon: Besides the fact that cinnamon just tastes soooo good! ESPECIALLY on toast! (c’mon who’s with me!?)..it actually does wonderful things for your skin! It’s great to use cinnamon for acne and eczema treatments. It can help to improve your complexion and skin tone. It also helps to “reduce the signs of aging” (yes, it’s in quotes because I mean really, I cant say that it is going to take off 10 years or anything!) What I DO mean by this is that cinnamon plumps your skin, which in turn, MAY reduce signs of agings by plumping some of your fine lines.

Rose Hips: These babies are jam packed with antioxidants! They contain a high amount of vitamin A, which is you don’t already know is one of the best vitamins for your skin. Another vitamin that is great for your skin, well….besides like all of them, is vitamin C! And, you’re in luck! because rose hips are so high in vitamin C that they contain 50% more than you’d find in an orange!

Nettle Leaf: A great treatment for acne prone skin. May also help with the appearance of blemishes and scars! Nettle leaf also contains astringent properties that may help with eczema.

Rooibos: Packed with zinc, vitamin D, rooibos neutralizes the free radicals, and promotes “healthy skin” producing cells! And tastes absolutely delicious in my cup.

Rose Petals: LOVE rose petals on my skin, in my bath, in my tea, on my face, love them! They have so many benefits including, soothe irritated skin and able to reduce redness. They can help with tired/puffy eyes and ridding of dark circles! Another awesome thing about these little gems is that there are natural oils in rose that helps your skin maintain moisture!

Marigold: Anti-septic, anti-inflammatory, & anti-bacterial properties that are present in marigold make it a great treatment for your skin! I know it sounds like a lot of Anti-‘s, but trust me, when it comes to marigold for your skin, you should definitely be PRO!

*Note: It is always best to do a test patch on your skin before using any type of new product or treatment to ensure you don’t have any reactions! You don’t want to find out the hard way once you have plastered your face with something new!

You can check out this tea on the David’s Tea website.. here

TEA MASK MADNESS – DAY 1 – ORGANIC THE GLOW – PART 1

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Okay, let’s be honest.. It’s Monday of the long weekend so this is going to be brief! I promise I will be back tomorrow to fill you in on all of the juicy bits about this tea though, so make sure you catch part 2 of this one!

My first go-to tea facial, and probably the one that I do the most is using “The Glow”, from David’s Tea (check it out HERE). Not only is this one of my favorite go-to skin products, it’s one of my favorite go-to’s for drinking! It tastes SO good! Anyway, back to what you came here for.. It’s great at the end of a long day, or when you find your skin is feeling “sluggish.” It’s so refreshing on your skin! The second it touches your skin, you can just feel all the good things happening!

I will chat with you tomorrow about other brands of tea that will give you similar results, and why this mask makes your skin feel so good because there are a TON of reasons why, but for now..

I brew a VERY strong batch of “The Glow” tea, then once it is suuuper dark, not just a few minutes brew.. but like a “EW! I would never drink that!” kinda dark! I cut strips of paper towel and dip them into the tea.. this will help them stick to your face.. then I put the strips all over my face (one across my forehead/eyes, one down each side & cheek, one across lip/chin, and one on neck), then LAY DOWN! If you try to wear this while you do something else, or be upright in general… your paper towels may start to fall off! It’s a very good excuse to just put them on and take a well deserved break! Lay back, breathe, and just enjoy a good relax!

Secret: I have also been known to double dip those strips, and redo this mask a couple times in a row for an extra boost!

You can store this mask in your fridge for a couple of days, and that way you can do this mask a couple times a week and the next time it’s all ready to go! After it’s been in the fridge and gets nice and cold, it feels amazing on tired/sore eyes!

Another secret: When I run out of face toner, When I want my skin to look and feel amazing, I use this! I know it might sound crazy, but it really does make your skin feel SO good! People pay big bucks for a rosehip toner!