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Peach Not Plastic Healthy Strength Conditioner Bar

PLASTIC-FREE STRENGTHENING HAIR CONDITIONER

~ What ~
This small 2.8-ounce bar is for conditioning and strengthening hair without having to use a plastic container. Since one bar contains 3 8.5 bottles of conditioner, it does not add waste to the environment. With the first five ingredients of behentrimonium methosulfate, cetearyl alcohol, cocos nucifera oil, helianthus annuus seed oil, and natural fragrance, it has a fruity honeydew citrus scent. It contains no SLES, ALES, parabens, or synthetic colorants. Instructions on the box recommend rubbing the wet bar and gliding it in the hair, especially the lengths and ends. After using the fingers to spread throughout, rinse thoroughly.

~ Why ~
With long hair that is not chemically treated or colored, I like to use plant and flower-based treatments. In using this, I found the almost-apple smell pleasant but not obnoxious so it could be used on men’s hair. The bar has monoi (gardenia) oil to improve hair strength and elasticity plus coconut and sunflower seed oils and shea butter, which detangles damaged and split-prone hair. The bar would be ideal for travel use, especially if camping, hiking, or being outdoors for days.

~ Why Not ~
Some may not like the fruity scent as it seems catered to women more than men, but it does not linger long afterward. Others with dry, dull hair may need a stronger moisturizer over time.

~ Wish ~
While the bar has a strong scent, it would be great if its scent could last in one’s hair for hours like when wearing perfume or cologne.

~ Want ~
If you are looking for a nice-smelling, plastic-free hair conditioner that keeps hair healthy while strengthening it, this is a perfect choice, especially if you want to use something eco-friendly.

Thanks to Peach Not Plastic for this complimentary sample that I am freely evaluating.

#PeachNotPlastic #Grove #HairConditionerBar #HealthyStrengthConditionerBar

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Venus Visage Eyelash Extension Glue

ULTRA HOLD / INSTANT DRY PROFESSIONAL EYELASH EXTENSION GLUE

~ What ~
This small 0.5-ounce black bottle contains glue for professionally applying eyelash extensions. It arrives with a screw-on lid, a pin-prick insert cap, and instructions. Containing Ethyl cyanoacrylate with a strong scent, it is made especially for professional beauticians, and it is not to be used on oneself.

~ Why ~
If you are a professional aesthetician who specializes in adding false eyelash extensions to your customers’ and clients’ eyes, this black adhesive works quickly and holds up to 7 weeks if applied correctly. I appreciate that it is strong and only a little of the glue is needed for an application.

~ Why Not ~
Those who are not professional experts in the beautician field should not be attempting it on their own as it is mentioned several times on the bottle, instructions, and packaging. It should not be used for DIY purposes or on strip or cluster eyelashes. Once opened, the contents of the bottle might dry out. It is black in color so may not match those who have brown lashes.

~ Wish ~
The writing on the bottle and back of the packaging is extremely hard to decipher as the font is too small to read.

~ Want ~
If you are a professional aesthetician who knows how to apply eyelash extensions properly and safely, you will find this product works, but if you are not one and attempt to use it on yourself, it may cause damage to your eyes.

Thanks to Venus Visage for this product that I am under no obligation to review.

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Molizumy Flower Hair Clips

6-PIECE LILY FLOWER HAIR CLIPS

~ What ~
Made of colorful plastic and metal, this pack includes 6 hair clips in a 5-star lily or hibiscus design. Measuring 3.15 by 3.15 by 1.77 inches each, they come in white, yellow, pink, purple, peach, and aqua. The claw clips have spring lobster clip backings. Instructions are not added, and they arrive individually wrapped in a cellophane bag, ready for using or gifting.

~ Why ~
Since our 3-year-old granddaughter loves dressing up with hair clips, this is a lovely set that she will enjoy. I appreciate all the different colors so she can pick and choose what she wants to wear each day. The flowers are larger than most claw clips.

~ Why Not ~
Those who have short hair may not be able to use clips like this since they are large. Some may not like that they are the same floral pattern. They are a little awkward to use as they open side to side so have a flower design on each side of the claws. Their petals or prongs may break off if not handled carefully.

~ Wish ~
I wish the teeth were a little stronger as one broke off the first time I used it in my hair.

~ Want ~
If you are looking for an inexpensive collection of large flower clips for girls, teens, or women who like lilies, this is a good choice.

Thanks to Molizummy Store for this discounted product that I am under no obligation to review.

#RankBoosterReview #SponsoredbyElliott #MolizummyStore #LilyHairClaws #HibiscusHairClips #HawaiiFlowerHair

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Review: Bible Conversation Cards

Title: Bible Conversation Cards
Publisher: Ink & Willow
ISBN: 978-0-593-23527-0

“Help your kids go beyond simply memorizing Scripture,” the box lid states on Ink & Willow’s, Bible Conversation Cards Set.

~ What ~
This approximately 5.5 by 4 by 2.5-inch sturdy box contains 100 index color-coded cards with rounded corners that are divided into 5 sections of verses and questions that cover God, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Me, and Growth. With each section having 20 cards that are in 5 different colors, there are 5 dividers with tabs stating their themes. The concept of the cards is to stimulate conversations by asking questions and answering them and memorizing Bible verses. Using mainly the New International Version of the Holy Bible, the ESV, ICB, and NLT versions are also referenced. A part of the box has an ownership section to fill out.

~ Why ~
Making Scripture available to all ages is a great way to learn more about God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit in a family or group setting, and this box set does that. I love that each card features a Bible verse or two written out that is to be memorized and three discussion questions, in progressing levels of complexity. I appreciate the divider cards that include encouragement and written-out family prayers.

Here are examples from each section with the highlighted word and verse noted:
God ~ Grace: When have you gotten a really great gift for no reason? Hebrews 4:16
Jesus ~ Messiah: As the Messiah, what was Jesus chosen to do? Matthew 16:15-16
Holy Spirit ~ Life: How can you share the life of the Spirit with others this week? Job 33:4
Me ~ Love: How has God shown love to you today? John 15:9 ESV
Growth ~ Confess: How does knowing God always forgives you change how you view your sin? I John 1:9 NLT

~ Why Not ~
Those who do not have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ may not be interested in these cards’ questions or memorizing verses. The questions range from simplistic to complicated so may not work for all age groups. However, if there is a wide range of children playing it, one can tailor-make the questions to the appropriate age of the child.

~ Wish ~
It would be thoughtful to add instructions with tips on how to use the cards including the suggested ages of the children per the three questions on each card. Promoting memorization through competition and challenges could also be mentioned.

~ Want ~
This card set would make a nice gift for a family, group gathering, Bible study, or party to help memorize verses and discuss God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit and how much They mean to us.

Thanks to WaterBrook and Multnomah Book Launch Team for this complimentary product that I am freely reviewing.

#InkandWillow #InkandWillowGifts #BibleConversationCards #MemorizetheWord


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Review: Roven Peach Deep Cleaning Hand & Body Bar

SUSTAINABLE EXFOLIATING BATH SOAP

~ What ~
This ample 4-ounce hand and body bar is for deep cleansing and exfoliating the skin without using a plastic container. Containing enough soap that one would use with 66 bottled ounces of liquid cleanser, it has a light raspberry, peach, and coconut scent. In a pink color, its first five ingredients are sodium palmate, sodium cocoate/sodium palm kernelate, water, glycerin, and natural fragrance; it also contains shea butter, sea salt, and jojoba. It has no SLES, ALES, parabens, or synthetic colorants. Instructions on the box recommend lathering onto wet hands, body, or a loofah and massaging all over, then rinsing the skin.

~ Why ~
One of the best features of this soap is that it is made in the United States. I love that it is designed to exfoliate the skin due to its Himalayan sea salt while moisturizing it with shea butter and palm oil, leaving my skin soft and pliable. The bar is perfectly shaped to hold in the hand without slipping.

~ Why Not ~
Some may not like the scent as it is fruity but it is light and does not linger long after washing. Others may prefer liquid bath soaps instead of bars.

~ Wish ~
Including a reusable holding container in the box would be thoughtful so it could be used for traveling.

~ Want ~
If you are looking for a sustainable bath soap that exfoliates while cleaning, this would be an ideal choice, especially if you want to use something eco-friendly.

Thanks to Peach Not Plastic for this complimentary sample that I am freely evaluating.

#PeachNotPlastic #RovenPeach #DeepCleansingHandandBodyBar #HimalyanMoisturizingBathSoap

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Zahler Junior C Chewables

ANTIOXIDANT & IMMUNE SYSTEM BOOSTER FOR KIDS

~ What ~
Containing 90 supplements, these round orange tablets provide protective antioxidants are geared for children over 4 years of age while improving their immune system. The bottle states the dietary supplement should be taken 1 chewable up to 4 times a day. The ingredients are 250 mg of Ascorbic Acid, Mannitol, Sorbitol, Natural Flavor, Vegetable Stearate, and Silicon Dioxide. The bottle is stamped Lot 2003551 and Exp 05/2023.

~ Why ~
With COVID hanging around, taking Vitamin C is a must given to children to keep them healthy. I like that this is targeted to young children and they are chewable. The best thing about this supplement is that it is made in America. The product is Kosher.

~ Why Not ~
Those that are skeptical of non-prescription natural supplements may avoid this product. Others may be concerned that some of the ingredients will negatively interact with prescription drugs, so contacting a physician or pharmacist is ideal. It has a tart taste that some children may not like.

~ Wish ~
It would be helpful to have a photo online of the capsules for size recognition.

~ Want ~
If you are looking for pure immune support that contains Vitamin C, this is a good choice for your child.

Thanks to Zahler for this product that I am under no obligation to review.

#Zahler #JuniorCChewableVitamin #AntioxidantImmuneSupportBooster #ChildrensHealth

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Review: Fashion Notes Travel Journal Notebook

KEEPING TRACK OF TRAVELS

~ What ~
Having a hardcover, this notebook contains 160 sheets of lined 100gsm white paper to write notes about one’s adventures. Measuring 8 by 5.7 inches, the A5 writing diary comes in 20 different patterns and includes an inner ribbon bookmark and an elastic closure band. It arrives protected in a cellophane bag, ready for giving or using.

~ Why ~
So many of my friends love to travel and keep journals so these make thoughtful gifts as they are small enough to tuck in a large purse yet not too big either. The lined pages are evenly spaced and offer plenty of room to write. Adding the band and ribbon makes it look elegant yet useful. The price is low and affordable.

~ Why Not ~
With only 80 pages included, there are 160 sheets (front and back) to use, which may limit some writers. Some may prefer a daily or weekly diary instead of blank ones with lined pages.

~ Wish ~
I wish there were complete matching sets of this product such as an address/phone book and calendar.

~ Want ~
If you are looking for a compact but nice travel journal to write down your next trip, this is a great choice for its reasonable price, especially because you can choose other options available.

Thanks to Fashion Notes for this discounted product that I am under no obligation to evaluate.

#JuicerReviews #Sponsoredbychenwanxian #Fashion Notes #LinedJournalNotebook #TravelJournal #WriteItDown

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Review: Peach Not Plastic Volumizing Shampoo Bar

PLASTIC-FREE SHAMPOO FOR FINE/FLAT HAIR

~ What ~
This small 3-ounce bar of solid shampoo is for flat or fine hair without having to use a plastic container. Able to reuse as many hair washings as in a 17-ounce bottle, the soap volumizes the hair, making it appear fuller. With a hibiscus scent, its first five ingredients are sodium cocoyl isethionate, sodium lauryl sulfoacetate, cocadimopropryl hydroxysultaine, behentrimonium methosulfate, and cetearyl alcohol. It contains no SLES, ALES, parabens, or synthetic colorants. Instructions on the box recommend rubbing the wet bar over the crown of the head, using the fingers to work it into a lather, and rinse thoroughly.

~ Why ~
One of the best features of this soap is that it is made in the United States. It is ideal for someone who has hair that gets drab and lackluster, especially because it fluffs it up and makes it look fuller. Its lovely scent is divine. The soap bar lathers with plenty of soft bubbles. The bar would be perfect for travel use, especially if camping, hiking, or being in the outdoors for days.

~ Why Not ~
Some may not like the scent as it is floral and potent, but it does not linger long after washing. I prefer more moisturizing shampoos on my hair so the hair ends do not dry out.

~ Wish ~
Including a reusable holding container in the box would be thoughtful.

~ Want ~
If you are looking for a plastic-free shampoo designed to maintain flat, fine hair, this may be helpful, especially if you want to use something eco-friendly.

Thanks to Peach Not Plastic for this complimentary sample that I am freely evaluating.

#PeachNotPlastic #ShampooSoapBar #BarofSoapShampoo #VolumizingShampooBar #ShampooBarforFineFlatHair

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Review: F-color Waterproof Phone Pouches

 2 WATER-TIGHT SMARTPHONE HOLDERS

~ What ~
Able to hold any smartphone or cellphone up to 6.7-inches, this set of 2 holders protects its contents from water, sand, and harsh elements. Being transparent, it is made of a clear, strong PVC that can hold iPhones and Androids as well as cash, identification, and more. The 2 pieces come in black and white, each with matching lanyards and in a gift box.

~ Why ~
Since we travel often and love the water, it is important to protect our smartphones. I appreciate how easy these are to open, slide in the phone, and seal the top bar to avoid any leakage. The pliable plastic screen can be viewed easily.

~ Why Not ~
Some may think these will not work, but they can be used even in 100 feet of water. Others may not like that a touch screen cannot be easily accessed, but using buttons seems to work fine.

~ Wish ~
I wish more color options like vivid blue or hot pink were available.

~ Want ~
If you want to protect your phone from the elements the next time you are canoeing, kayaking, boating, skiing, or biking, these are ideal to have on hand.

Thanks to F-color for this discounted product that I am under no obligation to evaluate.

#JuicerReview #SponsoredbyYunGong #F-color #WaterproofPhonePouchSet #KeepCellphoneDry

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Review: Medagel BugBite Relief Patch

STOP BUG BITE ITCHING

~ What ~
This 18-piece set offers itch and pain relief from skin bites by mosquitos, midges, sandflies, spiders, ticks, and more. With no mess of sprays or lotions, the round gel discs measure over an inch in diameter and can be peeled and applied directly to the skin. Each patch contains arnica flower and lidocaine. The resealable packet received has Lot # 06224 printed on it.

~ Why ~
When I get a mosquito bite, I usually get a reaction almost every time where the bite swells and itches. I appreciate that these fairly large patches are easy to apply to the bite and stay on. Being somewhat transparent, they allow viewing of the skin too. I like that there are 18 in the recloseable bag so they should last at least a year or two.

~ Why Not ~
Those who are allergic to lidocaine or arnica should avoid this product. Others may prefer sprays or lotions, but they can be messy.

~ Wish ~
It would be nice if several different sizes of patches were included in the box, but their current size is ample for my use.

~ Want ~
If you want to stop the itch of a bug bite and need a skin calming patch that reduces pain and irritation, these are the perfect answer and are easy to use.

Thanks to Medagel for this product that I am under no obligation to review.

#Medagel #BugBitReliefPatch #BugItchPatches #StopItching

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