Hair and Me! Overall review!

Hey guys, welcome back to my blog!

I hope you’ve been liking my posts recently, I’ve been trying to post more often for you guys so let me know what you think.

Recently I was gifted an amazing pack by Hair and me , so I thought I would share what I thought of them, what I recommend and so on!

In my box of goodies, I was given;

– Blonde shampoo and conditioner

– peppermint Shampoo and Conditioner

-peppermint hair mask

– detangler brush

What was my favourite;

I think my favourite would have to be the blonde shampoo and conditioner, it doesn’t overtone my hair but it keeps it nice and bright and also leaves my hair feeling conditioned and supple.

I did love the peppermint shampoo for the change in seasons though, both my partner and I both get a dry flaky scalp in winter ❄️

I noticed a major difference in the amount of dandruff I had after a week of using it as well as the irritation my scalp gets as well. In conjunction with the mask as well my scalp and hair was feeling fresh and new!

I also found using the detangling brush instead of my usual hair brush my hair was easy to brush and was left less frizzy and required less styling. Which is always a plus!

Review;

Peppermint Shampoo and conditioner; 8/10

What I love; it leaves me feeling refreshed and improves my dry flaky scalp.

What I would change; the peppermint scent is really subtle, and I love peppermint so the only thing I would change is more minty fresh 😂

Blonde shampoo and conditioner; 9/10

What I love; it doesn’t overtone my hair and leaves it soft!

What I would change; absolutely nothing, it is perfect!

Peppermint mask; 8/10

What I love; it makes my hair soft fresh.

What I would change; again I would love it to be more minty.

Detangling brush; 9/10

What I love; absolutely everything.

What I would change; nothing. It’s perfect how it is!

Overall, I think the brand is amazing; the products are high quality and look amazing as well.

It is obvious a lot of time and effort was put into creating the products as well as packing them and sending them.

Has anyone tried Hair and me before?

What did you think? Do you have any products you recommend?

Also is there any products or brands you want me to review? Comment to let me know.

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Esmi Skincare; Review and Tips for using them!

Hey Guys,

Welcome back to my Blog, I have been trying to be more active with my Blog Posts, so I hope you guys are liking them. Let me know what you want to see more of. I am also hoping to start Youtube again so let me know if there is any videos you want to see.

Todays review is of the Esmi Skincare skin treats!

I tried out the Exfoliating Charcoal Serum, Brightening Serum and the Anti Redness serum as well. The charcoal one came with a buffing brush as well.

Reviews; 

Overall;

They work well under makeup, leave the skin feeling fresh and give instant visual results on the skin.

For the charcoal serum you have to use the buffing brush otherwise you will have a dark tint on the skin. I noticed my skin did purge a bit after the first week of using it. Then it settled down and my skin was left soft and clear. The anti redness serum is a minty serum and left my skin feeling cool and fresh under my makeup too. The brightening serum was fresh and worked great under my eyes to brighten my dark circles.

The Anti redness was probably my favourite serum, it gave the most visual results and left my skin feeling amazing.

My least favourite would be the charcoal, mainly because it really had to be buffed into the skin if you weren’t wearing makeup otherwise it kind of looked like muddy fake tan.

What I rate Them;

Charcoal; 9/10 

Brightening; 8/10

Anti Redness: 9/10

Here is their link if you want to check them out; they also have other skincare and makeup.

Esmi Skincare

Ingredients in Each Plus the cost of the serums;

Charcoal Serum; $65 Aud

Aqua, Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Cocoglycerides, Charcoal, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Capryl Glycol, Polyacrylate Crosspolymer-6, Hydroxyethylcellulose, 24K Gold Flakes

Brightening Serum: $65 AUD

Aqua, Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract, Uva Ursi Leaf Extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Metabusulfite, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Root Extract, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Sodium Oleate, Oligopeptide- 68, Disodium EDTA, Punica Granatum Pericarp Extract, Arctostayphlos Uva Ursi Leaf Extract, Mannitol, Cellulose, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Tocopheryl Acetate, Iron Oxide, Ubiquinone, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Capryl Glycol, Maltodextrin, BetaVulgaris Root Powder, Citric Acid, Beetroot Red.

Anti Redness Serum; $65 AUD

Aqua, Glycerin, Glycosaminoglycans, Niacinamide, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Propanediol, Linoleic Acid, Oleic Acid, Caffeine, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Oil, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Cymbopogon Martini Oil, Sorbitan Oleate, Polysorbate 80, Polyacrylate Crosspolymere – 6, Panthanol, Tasmannia Lanceolata Fruit/Leaf Extract, Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Extract, Brassica Oleracea Italica (Broccoli), Sprout Extract, Polygonum Fagopyrum Seed Extract, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa), Extract, Brassica Oleracea Acephala Leaf Extract, Brassica Oleracea Capitata, (Cabbage) Leaf Extract, Mentha Arvensis, Chlorophyll (CI7581)

Sculpsure; Review, results and where to get it done!

Hey Guys,

Welcome back to my blog, over the last few months Ive been trialling the Sculpsure sessions at The Gold Coast Medical Precinct in Varsity Lakes. They have been amazing and so helpful sharing all the science behind sculpsure for me.

Here is a little video as well incase you want to know more.

Sculpsure Video

To start off I wanted to share a bit of info about Sculpsure; who its for, how it works and so on!

How It Works and the side effects;

The sessions take 25 minutes per area, there isn’t really any side effects; the main one is after the session for a week your fat is a bit tender and has to be massage regularly.

Info on it;

Minimal absorption in dermis leaves skin’s surface unharmed

Contact Cooling™ enhances patient comfort

Feathering of heat spread provides natural-looking results

Up to 24% fat reduction in multisite trials of over 100 patients

Mild and transient side effects

HOW LONG BEFORE I CAN RESUME NORMAL ACTIVITIES?

There is no downtime with SculpSure, so you can be treated during your lunch hour and return to work afterwards.

WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?

Most patients start to see results within 6 weeks, with optimal results usually seen at 12 weeks. I could see mine before 6 weeks and could see it even more after my second session.

HOW LONG WILL THE RESULTS LAST?

Fat cells are permanently destroyed during the treatment. The destroyed fat is then processed by the lymphatic system and naturally eliminated from the body. Once the fat leaves the body, it is gone forever!

My Results and Experience;

I was really impressed with my results, I went in not really expecting any results but definitely saw results. The treatment itself takes 25 minutes and is quite uncomfortable, not unbearable but definitely uncomfortable. It goes through hot and cold sensations and at its worst on my stomach it almost felt like bad period pains. Each session and area felt slightly different and was more bearable if i just distracted myself with my phone and didn’t think about the pain. I found talking made the pain worse because I wasn’t fully distracted. Here is my results. On the top left is before my first treatment, bottom left is before the second and the one on the right is before my third treatment.

Costs, Review, others results and similar treatments and costs;

So for each session it costs an average of $700 per session and they recommend 2 or more sessions for the best results.

Websites to check out;

Their Facebook Page

Their Website Page

Other Peoples Results

Blackbough Swim; haul, unboxing and try on!

Hey Guys,

Welcome back to my Blog! Todays Blog Post is a haul and try on of some of the Blackbough Swim Collections.

I got 3 pairs and a one piece from their site:

  • Daisy Daze – Tallulah Top and Maui Bottoms
  • Candy Cane- Kylie One Piece
  • Red – Stassy Top and Stassy Cheeky Bottoms
  • NY Noir – Willow Top and Stassy Bottoms

The collection is really well priced; Each piece is around $40US, Some being $45, then the one pieces are $85US. The pieces are comfortable and supportive, and they are also flattering.

Here is a little try on of each pair;

Here is the NY Noir willow top and stassy bottoms.

I love the shape of the bottoms and the top, they are comfortable and flattering. These bottoms are probably my favourite overall in both colours I got them in. I think they are more flattering to my body shape and don’t make me look chunky.

Next up is the one piece. It is so comfortable and well made, the pattern isn’t very flattering on my body shape but I still love it. I think next time I will go for a plain one piece though.

Next is one of their newer styles; the daisy daze set. This one is probably my favourite. I wish I got the cheekier bottoms in this set though. I am definitely going to be investing in more of their bikinis because they are amazing quality. Here is the back of this bikini.

Lucky last is the Red bikini.

I love the shape of this bikini as well, it took a little while getting used to the low front bottoms but now I love them!

This is the back;

I am so in love with all the bikinis I was sent, there’s nothing worse then buying a bikini that is uncomfortable and unflattering.

Which is your favourite of my haul? I love the Daisy Daze!

They gave me a code to share with you guys

So you can use the code THATBLOGGERJADE to get 10% off on their site!

Blackbough swim

If you end up getting any tag me in any of your pictures, I would love to see what styles you get!

Stay tuned for more blog posts! I am trying to do them more often. What kind of posts do you love reading?

The Secret to Flawless Skin?

Hi everyone,

Welcome back! I have a few exciting Blog posts on the way so make sure to keep tuned!

Also if you aren’t already be sure to follow my Instagram to check out my latest posts, plus you don’t want to miss the giveaways I have coming!

@thatbloggerjade

Tonight’s blog is about the new Mecca Maxima Banana Bake products that I was lucky enough to be sent to try. So I thought I would share my honest thoughts and review.

For $50AUD The products in the set include;

– Banana bake loose powder

– banana bake setting spray

– bake and set brush

Also available is the Banana bake pressed powder which is $24AUD.

I have tried and used each product available in the Banana bake range and here is what I think of them;

Banana bake loose powder

The banana bake loose powder is a lightweight slightly glowy setting powder, a little goes a long way and it leaves the under eyes area looking smooth and bright.

What I love about it;

It has a glowy finish to make them complexion look fresh.

What I don’t like about it;

I feel like it lowers my concealer coverage under the eyes slightly.

I rate it;

8/10

Banana bake setting spray

The banana bake setting spray is a great way to keep your makeup in place!

What I like about it;

I never get oily when I use it!

What I don’t like about it;

Its main ingredient is alcohol so not so great for any dry skin babes!

I rate it;

5/10

Bake and Set Brush

The bake and set brush is a two sided brush designed to pick up the perfect amount of powder.

What I love about it;

The bristles are soft and it’s so cheap to buy.

What I don’t like;

I wish the fluffy side of the brush was bigger.

I rate it;

8/10

Banana bake pressed powder

The banana bake pressed powder is similar to the loose in the way that it has a glowy finish. I find the powder to be softer and higher in pigment.

What I like about it;

It leaves the skin looking flawless.

What I don’t like about it;

Honestly nothing, the pressed powder doesn’t have the fault that I found in the loose. It doesn’t lower the coverage it actually makes it more full coverage.

I rate it;

10/10

Overall;

The products are beautiful, high quality and so cheap!

Are they worth the buy;

100%, especially either of the powders.

Below I included a picture of me using the powders lightly.

Has anyone had a chance to try the powders?

What did you think of them? Or do you have any other powders you recommend?

Thanks so much for reading. If you liked this post, be sure to follow me to see more!

Christmas Gift Guide for Everyone! Make Christmas Shopping a Little Bit Easier!

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Welcome to my 2017 Christmas Gift guide, this year has gone so fast it is crazy!  I have included a bunch of categories in the guide to help with all your Christmas shopping because I know how much of a stress it can be! I will be including all prices and links to get the products as well, just  to make things even easier!

First up we have Furless Brush sets;

There is one for every price range:

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  • Pop Up Pack Volume 8 $299

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  • Professional Brush Set $169.95

Brush Set

Furless also have gorgeous pigments which are $18 as well as nail polishes for $6 which are a perfect stocking stuffer! Anything from furless is perfect for the Makeup addicted, Makeup artist or someone wanting to take their makeup skills to the next level.

Next we have;

Hair & Me Products, they have a great range of products including some of my favourites:

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  • Hair rejuvenation treatments in various scents for $16-18 each

Treatment

  • Bamboo Hair Towel for $20

Towel

  • Or Even Full Sets starting from $52

Sets

 

Some Nice Fragrances include;

  • Joop Wow for Men which is $80

Joop WOW

  • Calvin Klein Deep Euphoria is a great fragrance for all ages and is $80 as well

Deep Euphoria

  • For the Lover of Luxe Scents the new Tory Burch Perfume Bel Azur is like Summer in a bottle and is $195

Tory Burch

 

For Both Men and Women there is options like:

  • Roc Wear Sunglasses $50 each and come in all sorts of styles

Roc Sunnies

 

Some Easy gifts for any type of girl include;

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  • Philosophy Bath and body care starting from $30

COCOnut

  • Sets from Make Haircare including The Blonde Set starting from $20

Make Haircare

  • Roc Eyewear Sunnies again are a perfect gift idea, my favourite style for $50 is these;

Roc eyewear

  • Remington Radience Straightener kit is $59.95 and a great gift for any girl that will get lots of use.

Straightener

  • Jamberry Nails start at $18 and come in so many styles and kits perfect for anyone.

Jamberry

 

Some extra Ideas For Men Include;

  • Korres set for men which is $18

Korres

  • Mario Badescu Set for Men for $44

Mario B

  • Remington Titanium Comfort Pro for $79.95

Remington

 

Stocking Stuffers and Extra Gifts:

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Mrs Darcy Products including;

  • Candles starting from $29.95
  • Clutches Starting from $49.95
  • Then Hand creams for $28.95

Gifts

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For Stocking Stuffers things like the following are a great Idea;

  • Products from Manicare Including Lahses, Brushes, tweezers and other beauty and nail products starting from as cheap as $3.50

Manicare

  • Tan from Le Tans all bases tan  for $17

Le Tan

  • Lady Jane Tangle Pro In Full Size or Mini starting at $14

Tangle Pro

  • Essence Beauty Products starting at $2

Essence

  • Molton Brown Gift Sets and Christmas Crackers are perfect Stocking stuffers

Molton Brown

  • For the Luxe Makeup and Skincare  Lover the following kits from Charlotte Tilbury are the perfect add starting at $60 the Mini Lipstick Charm Trio

Lipstick

and the Goddess Skin Kit for $75

SKin Kit

I hope you enjoyed my Guide and I hope it helps make this Holiday time a little less stressful because I know how stressful Christmas Shopping can be!

Make sure to like and leave me a comment to let me know how your Christmas shopping went!

My Latest Overseas Haul! How Much Money Did I Save?

Hey Guys, welcome back to my page. If you have been following me for a while you would know I love using shipping services to save money on products, people like me in Australia pay a fortune for; as well as products they don’t sell in Australia.

For this Haul I used the site The Luxe Link, which I will link at the bottom of the page.

The Luxe Link is a service, and not a reseller of luxury goods. They are a shopping concierge based in New York City, that provides access to America’s online and traditional retailers. I used the service to access Nordstorm and their amazing deals and limited edition products.

In my haul I got;

  • Hourglass ambient lighting palette 3 $80US
  • Mac Prep and Prime Fixing Spray $25US
  • Mac Look in a Box Early to Red $36.50
  • Mac Viva Glam 1 and 3 $17.50US Each

Total:

$176.50US = $229.70 AUD

Worth in Australia:

  • Hourglass ambient lighting palette 3 (Currently Unavailable in Australia so US transferred to AUD) $104.15AUD
  • Mac Prep and Prime Fixing Spray $36AUD
  • Mac Look in a Box Early to Red $99AUD
  • Mac Viva Glam 1 and 3 $36AUD Each

Total: $311.15AUD

Meaning when you order with them you are saving $81.45AUD on the products you buy!

I don’t know about you but that makes Service fees so worth it for shipping services and makes me want to buy more from America, it also makes me want to move to America!

Has anyone used shipping services before? Did you get any amazing deals?

Also I have been given a code for if you guys want to make an order with them yourself, i don’t make any money off it.

https://www.theluxelink.com
https://www.theluxelink.com/request/
The code is “JADE” and you will get $50US off your sale over $200US. The code will be valid till December 31st.

If you make an order let me know what you get!