Review: Gel Nail Polish Starter Kit

I wanted to share my best Amazon purchase in 2020. Prior to Covid-19 I use to get my nails done at a salon, I had araylic nails for a very long time. A reason being I don’t have strong nails, every time I tried to grow them out after a certain length they would just break. Time to time I would give my nails a break from the acrylic and I would just do shellac as regular nail polish never lasts on my nails. Well, prior to our first lockdown, I went and removed my acrylic’s and got shellac put on. I knew that I wouldn’t be able to get them done again, but wanted to be able to have pretty nails. After sometime I removed the shellac and had bare nails. I wanted tone able to do my nails at home with a gel/shellac polish, something that was fast and easy. I turned to Amazon and searched and checked out reviews for all Gel Nail Polish sets and I came across this one which was a great starter kit.

This set includes 6 Colors of Gel Polish plus a Top & Base Coat, 36Watt UV LED Lamp (18 LEDS lights), basic nail manicure tools to get you a at home manicure plus tools to help with creating nail designs. Can be used for your hands and feet. LED Lamp comes with a 30 and 60 seconds time buttons. Full instructions included to guide you to use it for the first time. It is truly simple, I only reviewed them for the first time I opened the package to be sure I am doing it right and it was clear and easy. I have not had to refer to them again. I have included the direct link to the one I went with here.

Let me tell you I love it so much and so happy with my purchase.This is something great to have on hand, even when normal life returns and we are able to go to nail salons again. It will continue to be very handy as a busy mom of four I don’t always have time to get to the salon, so in those occasions I have options at home. Now, I must say I got use to having short nails and kind of loving it. So I know I will get much use of this even when life is back to normal. I have saved so much money on doing my nails myself. I love that I can have pretty nails quick at home.

It works amazing and the nail polishes hold so well. I am so impressed with the quality that I have ordered many more different color polishes to add to my growing collection. My 14 year old daughter is also getting a lot of use from it. If your looking for that salon nail look at home I have recommend this product.

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Review: Revlon One Step Hair Dryer & Styler

I ordered the Revlon One Step Hair Dryer from Amazon and it’s changed my hair blow drying game.
I love it.

I went with the square head instead of the round and I am thinking of trying the round one out. I went with the square shape one as I never got the hang of a round brush when dry blowing my hair so I thought I may have a better chance with the square.
Do you have the round brush head? Do you recommend I get it? I can always use a second one as I am a mom of three girls and my oldest daughter (14 years old) loves mine already.

It’s large paddle design dries and smooths hair quickly, it also has multiple heat settings (cool, low, & high) with a 6ft tangle free swivel cord. I can get my hair dry and straight in 5 mins or less. My hair length is just below my shoulders (for reference). I always hated blow drying my hair with a regular blow dryer (long or short) as it would take so long and leave my hair puffy and frizzy. I love how my hair looks right after I am done, so smooth and striaght and lasts for days that way. It is definitely a hair tool that I love and so happy to have, it’s worth every dollar.

If you looking to up your blow drying game look no further, I highly recommend the Revlon One Step Hair Dryer. Even my 17 year old son loves to use it for it’s quick drying time. A great hair tool for everyone.

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Review: Ubitree

I have acne prone skin, so I am always looking for skin care products and gadgets to help with preventing it. I found this Ubitree from Amazon with great reviews and thought I would give it a try. I love creating self care days at home where I pamper my skin. At first I had my doubts, but after learning to use it correctly I am pretty impressed.

It comes with different heads, Large Circular, Small, and Oval. It also has 5 levels of intensity. The recommendations are to stream your face or use hot press cloth to open your pores. I do mine after a nice hot shower. It can exfoliate dead skin, remove blackheads, grease, and acne. As per the ad it claims, it can also reduce acne, shrink pores, tighten skin, & erase wrinkles. I do notice a big difference in my acne and pores. I use it mainly for those reasons, any added features are a bonus. I also have a daily face care routine, but I have always. Since I hit my 30’s I have taken face care more seriously and always stay on top of it. I have been using this for well over 6 months now. I have taken so long to review it on the blog because I wanted to give it a fair chance. Sometimes we need more time to test the certain products/items out to give it an honest review.

The different heads are for the following;
1.Large Circular Head- Can remove stubborn blackheads, acne, and grease.
2.Small Circle Head-Suitable for sensitive skin
3.Oval Hole Head-Make your skin more elastic and compact, perfect for your T-zone area.
The heads are all removable and can be washed and disaffected.

The different levels of suction are;
Level 1 Sensitive and dry skin
Level 2 & 3 Neutral skin
Level 4 & 5 Mixed skin type & oily skin.

It is so satisfying to see everything that the machine can get out, yes gross to see how much comes out, but good to know it’s out. Don’t let the suction sit in one spot to avoid bruising.Work it from the inner part of your face outwards. I would not say that this replaces face treatments done at the spa by a professional, but it is a good tool to have on hand for those in-between visits or if it is not in your budget (facials) to be doing as often as soon do, you can save some money by using this. It can be used with batteries or a usb cable. I use mine with the usb cable and it works great. I recommend this machine if your looking to up your skin care game. Please read all instructions it comes with to avoid bruising &/or using it wrong. I am not a professional and all opinions given are just from my experiences.

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Review:PlushCraft

How cute are these?

Have you heard about the Plushcrafts? Well let me tell you they are a great craft for the kids. There is a variety of different animals to choose from. I got the unicorn and the panda for my girls from Michaels. They even have animal pillow which will be my next purchase for the girls (great Christmas gift). I love crafts that aren’t just for the time being, these crafts the kids can continue to use/play with afterwards.

My girls enjoyed this very much. What parent doesn’t love a craft that keeps the kids entertained. Each box came with everything you need and instructions clear enough for my girls to read and be able to do it on their own (my girls are 8 and 10 years old). My girls continued to play with them once they were done making them. They keep them safe, each of them have them on their dresser in their rooms. I wouldn’t recommend just throwing them in the toy bin/box so the that fabric doesn’t get pulled and start coming off. They are looking forward to collecting more of these to do.

Have you tried them? Have you tried the pillow ones? Do you know of other crafts that are great for kids? Comment below and share with us.

These are also available on Amazon, Indigo, Toys R Us.

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Review: Absolutely Lush

I love finding amazing products and items that are affordable and work.

Today, I will be sharing my review on the Absolutely Lush Makeup Mirror purchased from Amazon.

Makeup Mirror with Light | Vanity/Touch Screen Dimming, Tri-Fold 1x 2X 3X Magnification Sections, Portable High Definition Clarity Cosmetic LED Light . Photo credit: Amazon seller.

I was need of a nice portable makeup vanity mirror with lights that I could use to apply my makeup, do my eye brows, etc. I love how it just doesn’t have a regular mirror, those side mirrors are magnify, 2x & 3x comes in handy when needing to see really up close, ex: do your eye brows, applying eyeliner, etc. It’s sleek shape does not take up much room. Also, so easy to take with you to another room if needed. You can use it with batteries (4 AAA) or use the USB cable and no need to use batteries. The dimmable lights makes it perfect for the light choice you need. The side mirrors fold close for a clean sleek look when not in use.

I would love to have those large vanity mirrors with lights, but not sure if I would love it in my vanity space. Also, they aren’t budget friendly. I am so happy I found this alternative. It is much smaller then those large vanity mirrors, but I think I prefer it as it is easy to move to another room and so easy to travel with. I also like how it comes with the USB cable so you don’t always have to rely on batteries. I would totally recommend this mirror if your in the market for one.

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Have you checked out my thoughts on the Dollar Tree window cleaner?

Review: Dollar Tree Window Cleaner

I love testing new all kinds of products out, I came across this Window Cleaner from Dollar Tree and decided to try it out. I must say I was pretty impressed with it. Its does a great job and leaves no streaks, no film left behind, and it also leaves a great shine. I love that it is Ammonia Free. I have tested it on glass surfaces, windows, and mirrors. I love it so much, that’s what I now always use for a few years now! There is a smell of vinegar to it, but to me it is not strong, you do smell the vinegar when spraying. It’s a great product that is not highly priced, I paid $1.25 plus tax and am amazed at how well it works and cleans. I always have an extra bottle just in case I run out. I have also used it on glass shower doors, works greats on removing hard water stains leaving a nice clear glass.

This product from Dollar Tree is amazing.

I gave up on Windex because it was always leaving streaks and a bit of a film, I hated that. Made everything look like it was not properly cleaned. Windex isn’t cheap either for something that doesn’t work great. I did use Windex for years prior to starting to use this Window Cleaner from Dollar Tree. I use to love it, but noticed year after year the product results were changing and never was the same.

Who else loves affordable cleaning products? Do you know of other affordable cleaning products either from Dollar Tree or another place? Comment below and let me know, I am always into trying new things.

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