Handmade Cartel Deluxe Subscription Box – September 2015

  Jasmine Shea Bar (2.5 oz) Handmade Cartel’s Jasmine Shea Bar is a soft and creamy soap with a highly perfumed fragrance.  The purple colour is quite pretty, and a great compliment to the scent.  While the pink dye that is released when using this soap can be somewhat off-putting,…

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Handmade Cartel Deluxe Subscription Box – August 2015

  Organic Shoreline Scrub Bar (2.5 oz) Mmmmm.  The scent of Handmade Cartel’s Organic Shoreline Scrub Bar is just ah-mazing!  This is easily one of my favourite Handmade Cartel soaps.  I understand the green colour, but don’t be misled – it doesn’t really match the scent.  The ingredients include mint,…

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Mullein & Sparrow Facial Detox Set

A while ago Ipsy had a great deal on Mullein & Sparrow‘s Facial Detox Set.  I gladly took advantage of it, and recently made time to try out the products.  While one product did not survive the wait, all of the products are worth trying if you want a convenient kit…

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The WEN by Chaz Dean Controversy and How to Reduce the Risks of Trying New Products

You have probably seen some of the recent media attention surrounding litigation against WEN by Chaz Dean.  If not click here and here.  There have apparently been several lawsuits over the years, including a class action alleging that WEN products caused the plaintiffs to suffer hair loss.  Hundreds of users…

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CurlMix Subscription Box – November 2015

Francheska Medina of HeyFranHey is easy to admire.  She took charge of her own health, solved a seemingly unsolvable chronic illness, stuck with her healthy lifestyle, and built that healthy lifestyle into a growing empire one bit of friendly and useful advice at a time.  Living with a chronic illness…

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