St Ives Influenster Holiday Box

For someone who is not getting any younger, we need to understand certain needs of our skin especially of our face.  Our face is the first thing that people see of us and having those irritating pimples and acne problems is jut annoying.

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Living radiantly is what we want to achieve but dealing with different aging and stress problems is really hard to beat.  I have known St. Ives for years and their apricot scrub has been my favorite scrub especially on those break out days but learning about their other products is such a fresh start.  I’m so thankful that I get the chance to try their other products through the Influenster  Vox Box Program.  I have been receiving different awesome products from them for quite sometimes and the program helps many consumers especially bloggers to try different products to share to their family, friends and followers.

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The St. Ive’s Even & Bright Body wash is a combination of pink lemon and madarin orange with 100% natural exfoliants. The packaging design itself is already tempting and the smell can make a dully day brighter.  I always love micro beads on my skin care products and this one has it.  I’m a bit curious about the pink lemon since I haven’t seen that in real life, so i have to checked it out and found out that it’s good on brightening your skin.

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 I have mentioned earlier that I am a satisfied user of St. Ives apricot scrub especially during my break out days so this St. Ives Nourished and Smooth Oatmeal Scrub is something worth trying for me.  It also has the same microbeads on it and the smell of the oatmeal is very inviting.  Honestly, I have been using DIY oatmeal scrub using oatmeal and natural oil with some honey on it ( which I will share to you on another post next time).

oatmeal scrub from St. Ives

Oatmeals has really great benefits not just for our health but also to our skin that’s why it was used in many skin care and soap products.  This oatmeal scrub from St. Ives also promises to smoothen away dullness and leave your skin really smooth.

But this St. Ives Refresh and Revive Pear Nectar and Soy Body Lotion is definitely one of my new favorite this year, with it’s very light smell and creaminess, it will definitely delight your senses and helps your skin smooth and oooh so soft.  I always love the idea of natural products and as much as possible, I do hope that all my skin care products comes from organic or natural since we never know what those chemical contents can cause in our skin.

Disclaimer:  I received a complimentary products via the Influenster Program. All opinions are mine.  I am not compensated for this review. 

Spread the love with Reese Spreads

Disclosure:  I received a complimentary products from #influenster as part of their voxbox program.  I’m not compensated for this post and all delicious opinions are mine.

Definitely a chocolate lover and I must admit that it’s one of the reason why I’m getting bigger lately.  I just can’t help not to get a bite of my favorite chocolate and you know if you have too much calorie intake and you add a chocolate or twos to your daily diet and you will surely be getting an excess baggage on your tummy or thighs and even at your arms too. In short, you will get fatter in no time.

But who cares, as long as you are still healthy and far away from sickness, there’s no cause for worrying. So, enough for the very long introduction.

I just couldn’t contain myself not to make excuses since I am guilty of eating a peanut butter and chocolate this morning. Yes, i’m so happy that my favorite peanut butter and chocolates now comes in a one delicious and so yummy spreads.  The Reese Spreads is definitely a must try for every chocolate and peanut butter lovers.

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Ooh no, i’m not bragging because i’m happy nor making you jealous because i’m having the time of my life eating and enjoying this post. The once well loved peanut butter cup now comes in a spreads.  Now, wondering why they did not think about that before?

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But then, I don’t think i have to describe the feeling since many of you already knew about Reese but i’m just going to add that it was really a delicious treat and I’m now starting to think many ways i can do with it. But for now, i’ll savor a me time.

Victoria’s Secret Sport Bras Review : Best Sport’s Bra #VSSportBra

Disclaimer:  I am not compensated on this post.  This is a sponsored blog post. I have received Victoria’s Secret Sport collection for free or complimentary to try and review as part of Influenster’s program and as a part of the contest. In writing this post, i earned a contest entry on winning an awesome prize for being a #VSSportTester.  My opinion may differ from others.  All pictures are mine unless specified otherwise.  No part of this post may be taken or copied without a written advised from me. Links provided is for your convenience.

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Victoria’s Secret did it again.  With their VSX Sexy Sport collection, it’s a dream collection for every fitness enthusiast and yes each of their sports bras, performance pants and workout shorts are definitely worth having.

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If you love dainty and sweet things, just imagine yourself receiving this pretty pink box.  The surprise and excitement is definitely worthwhile especially if you are an avid fan of Victoria’s Secret.  Now, this is no secret anymore.

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The box includes a pretty pink sports bra and a performance pants that I can use during my fitness routine but since I’m not yet that confident to try and take a picture of myself wearing the bra, i let my niece try it on which makes me realize even more that I really needed to do double time to lose weight and be on my healthy shape again.

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I love the sexy back style of this sports bra and it fits comfortably on your back giving you more support than the usual sports bra that I have seen and have in the past.  Victoria’s Secret claim that their sports bra is the world’s best sports bra, so I have to understand their claim and see for myself it’s real worth.

The sports bra is light and breathable.  The name speaks for itself.  The New, Incredible by Victoria’s Secret  Sport Bra gives a maximum support and perfect for running, boxing and even high performance sports activities. Although, i think that it’s great to use during yoga too.

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It’s Body wick keeps you cool and dry even after a rigid sports training and the racer back design can give additional sexiness. I always find pink as very dainty and feminine, so I guess #Influester  really knows what i want. If you have a small front like me, this could be beneficial to you since it has additional padding to make you look more sexier but for some who was already blessed finds it as one of the disadvantages.

On the other hand, the Knockout Capri  is a total knockout for me.  I love it’s texture and yes, it since it’s stretch, it actually creates a second-skin fit for the sexiest butt ever that you would wanted. The VS Knockout capri is the perfect length for spinning and Pilates which makes me think that I have to bring out my pilates materials again.  My only thoughts on this is since it’s stretch your front can be highlighted.

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So, would I recommend them?  Definitely yes.  This sports apparel is something worth checking out. Although, it can be a little bit pricey on the side but if your looking for high performance fitness apparel,  this is definitely the time to check it out.

Although it was a sad thought, I think this is a start of a new beginning for me.  I’m getting over my old sports bra and taking my new VS Sports to the new heights. It’s time for me to say that i’m having a #SportBraBreakup  and no, i’m not crying over the idea of this break -up instead I’m all overly happy of learning another new product from my favorite brand and you know who.

So, when someone would ask me, “RIA, what’s your secret?  It’s no longer a secret since it’s already out on the open.  Victoria’s Secret is indeed the one for me.

Want to get free apparel and products.  Join #Influenster today and enjoy lots of freebies and perks. #VSSportTester

Great Mornings with #HelloKeurig 2.0

Disclosure:  I am not compensated for this post. Though, I received a free product from #Influenster as part of their #influenster voxbox program for me to try and review. All opinions are mine and may differ from other’s opinion. 

What would be your first reaction when a big box such as this will be dropped in your doorstep by a smiling courier man?

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I guess, possible answers could be,

A.  you will be jumping out of joy.

B.  speechless and mouth wide open

C. you’ll get teary eyed and thankful

So, what’s your answer? Well, if your a coffee addict like me, you will definitely be having atleast two or all of the possible answers above.  You could imagine my happiness when I first learned that i was included among the 1,000 lucky #influenster who can get the chance to receive their latest influenster voxbox featuring Keurig latest brewing system.

So, let’s check out this new,

Keurig® 2.0 K550 Brewing System

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Say Hello to this new Keurig 2.0 K550. Here’s an overview of the product.

The first Keurig system that features revolutionary Keurig 2.0 Brewing Technology™ which is designed to read the lid of each K-Cup™ or K-Carafe™ pack to brew the perfect beverage every time. The K550 brewer allows you to brew a 4-cup carafe with the same ease and convenience of brewing a single-serve. The K550 brewer allows you to brew a 4-cup carafe with the same ease and convenience of brewing a single-serve cup — all at the touch of a button.  (keurig.com)

Features:

  • 10 Brew Sizes: from 4 oz. to 30 oz.
  • 80 oz. Water Reservoir with Easy-fill Flip-top Reservoir Lid
  • 2.8” Color Touch Display
  • Brewer Maintenance Alerts
  • Strength Control
  • Illuminated Water Reservoir
  • Customizable User Interface Wallpaper
  • Hot Water On-Demand Function
  • Programmable Controls: Auto On/Off; Auto Brew K-Carafe™; Customizable Clock; Favorite Settings; and Night Light with Customizable Color
  • Includes 4-cup starter carafe, 4 K-Carafe™ packs, 6 K-Cup® packs, & 2.0 Water Filter Starter Kit with one filter

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This new brewer gives you two option.  Enjoy a single serve cup of coffee for yourself or brew 4 cups of coffee at the same time to share with your family or friends.  What’s great with this new Keurig is you can have an option if you want to brew cocoa or special beverage like lattes and mocha and if you feel like drinking a hot tea, you can just get a hot water since it offers hot water on demand.

The one touch features gives a simple yet wonderful experience for all coffee lovers and definitely a great chance to try different flavor of K-Cup pack and K-Carafe pack.

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Since the box comes with a K-cup samplers, you can enjoy coffee time right away.  My only thoughts is that , i do hope they can come out with additional flavors for the K-carafe.

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But nonetheless, the overall experience is definitely worthwhile.  I’m looking forward everyday to say #HelloKeurig.

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T.L.C. VoxBox – What every MOM would love

Who doesn’t love free stuff?  I guess everybody here would really want to have new things for free.  Yes, beside being a certified contest addict, I love getting free stuff and I’m so happy to be a part of Influenster who sends free new products as part of their bloggers program.

Although, i’m a newbie in influenster, I’m very happy that it was introduced to me by fellow blogger friend and yes I’m already reaping the benefits and this would be my second #VoxBox from them and hoping for many to come.

This month, I received this TLC VoxBox especially boxed for moms like me.

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TLC box includes :

Shell Fuel Rewards Network :  With their reward program, you never pay full price again because every time you fill your tank, you get rewards or equivalent points and get to accumulate them for a free oil.  That’s totally awesome.

Breyers Gelato Indulgences :  This is for all sweet tooth out there and I guess, the whole family would love to have a delicious ice cream especially during sunday night movie time.

Puffs to Go –  I’m definitely a fan of tissue and i always have them in my bag.  This one is a great addition to my new favorites. Definitely handy.

Neosporin Neo to Go : Being a mom means your always ready for anything and everything.  this Neosporin Neo to Go is your ultimate solution for first aid relief in case a minor accidents happen while your out.

Ivory Bar Soap : Original Bar,  i love it’s cover and yes I have been a loyal user of ivory, it’s gentle to kids skin and for mommy too.

Avon Anew Reversalist Express Wrinkle Smoother :  Aging skin, this one is indeed a nice solution to hide  those wrinkles coming from different stress in our life. Indeed Avon made it possible again this time.

This box was definitely wrapped with tender loving care for moms like me.  What do you think of this TLC VoxBox from inluenster?  Leave your comments below and i will definitely appreciate them.