Saturday, August 24, 2013

St. Ives

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I feel fortunate to be able to sample these products from St. Ives. The Fresh Skin Apricot Scrub is definitely an award winning scrub. It is a scrub that deep cleans and leaves my skin smooth and glowing. I have been a fan of Apricot scrub since I tried using it years ago, I just can't remember what brand it was. It was my aunt on my mother's side that introduced me to that product. St Ives Fresh Skin Apricot Scrub is 100% natural exfoliants, sulfate free and paraben free. I use a damp cloth when massaging it over my face. My face feels thoroughly cleaned after using it that way. Then I rinse with lukewarm water. I have been using this scrub twice a week and that is enough to keep my skin feeling fresh and smooth.

The Timeless Skin Collagen Elastin Moisturizer hydrates and moisturizes my skin. I can tell that my face gets visibly softer and smoother using this product. They claim that it reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. I am only in my early thirties so I can't say that it really does that for me. I like the scent, it is not overpowering and doesn't cause me any allergic reactions.

If you are having a dry skin problem, you might check out the Intensive Healing Body Lotion. During the warm summer moths, I don't have dry skin problems but I do have them during the long cold dry winters here. I don't have the need for it now but I am looking forward to using it when I have my annual, seasonal problems. It is a 100% natural moisturizer and also contains an exclusive blend of natural healing ingredients known to restore dry skin with the skin-nourishing moisturization of Olive Leaf Extract.

Disclaimer: The above reviewed product(s) was a free sample and I have received no other compensation for this review. I am under no obligation to give either a positive or negative review and the opinions are strictly those of myself and my husband. You may noticed that the majority of reviews are quite positive. In our opinion that is because those manufacturers with the best products are much more likely to give out free samples in order to promote their products.

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