My #SelfCareSaturday |Beauty & Body Care Product Review @NailahsShea #NailahsShea

Weekends are for ….

  • Longer than normal showers
  • Hot Bubble Baths
  • DIY manis/pedis
  • Washing & Deep Conditioning hair 
  • Detoxifying Face Masks 

Pretty much I am all into pampering me and enjoying some type of Self Care routine on Saturdays and Sundays. Well today is no different, as I plan to use some sample beauty products I received courtesy  of Nailah’s Shea. *Disclaimer: Although, I received product for review, the opinons are my own

I first heard of this brand last week at the Triad Womens Blogger Network meetup (see recap video here) in Greensboro, where all attendees received the Nailah’s Shea samples in our swag bags ! Here is what we received: 

I am a fan of shea butter because of its many benefits and my family personally uses it to help with 

  • Dry Skin 
  • Eczema
  • Preventing stretch marks &wrinkles
  • Minimizing Scars
  • Sunblock
  • Natural Shaving Balm
  • Insect Bites
  • Cuticle Repair

I was excited to try something new from this all natural Shea butter-based beauty and body care product line.My first impression was how wonderful it smelled! This Zanzibar Spice fragrance is a nice mix of citrus and spicy. It was truly love at first sniff !

I immediately reached out to Founder & Ceo, Camilia Majette to express my gratitude in receiving this swag and how much of a natural high I was on just from the smell of her product. I felt as if I were transported to somewhere exotic!  To my surprise, she offered to send the 2 Oz jar and matching soap too. Who doesn’t like surprises? How Sweet! 

Notice the Unscented Oatmeal Shea Butter Soap bar? I immediately thought my husband and/or daughter would love this too ! I was touched when the owner mentioned she thought of my family 🙂 We care to use natural products on our body, so it pleased me to learn that Naiilah’s Shea is a fair trade product and also…….

I showered this morning using the Citrus Manjano Shea Butter Soap. Talk about your morning pick me up! This soap infused with orange and lemongrass therapeutic-grade organic essential oils had me feeling like that OutKast song “so Fresh and so Clean, Clean”. Check out the packaging and how the soap is handcrafted:

This soap also smelled oh so good ! I appreciated the balance of fragrances and how it’s not a strong and overpowering scent.I loved how moisturized it made my skin feel. Now time to lock in and seal that moisture by using some of this Jasmine Asmini Whipped Shea Butter

But first, will it past my sniff test….YES!

I’ve had some shea butter products that were just too thick and seemed to take forever to absorb into my skin.  Not this one. Its texture was nice and I was able to glide it right onto my skin. You can tell she uses quality ingredients to make her hand-whipped shea butters. It did not leave me feeling too oily and I learned from the website that some of the ingredients used were high in anti-aging properties. Since I will be turning 44 this year, that was good info to know!
Although this business is based out of Greensboro, products are available to purchase online www.nailahsshea.com.

SobeSavvy Tip: You don’t have to wait to buy your products online. Tomorrow only, you can visit Nailah’s Shea this Sunday at West Elm in Durham from 12-5p at the Streets at Southpoint Mall! 

So far I am enjoying this journey to naturally glowing healthy skin. I look forward to continue using the products as part of my self care routine and plan on getting me some exfoliating sugar scrub from Nailah’s Shea. Be sure to follow FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.

DO YOU HAVE A SELFCARE WEEKEND ROUTINE..DO YOU USE SHEA BUTTER PRODUCTS? Share below in the comments and thanks for reading ! 

#SobeSavvy Reviews @GreenGooHelps #Organic #Skincare #Beauty #HolidayGifts

​If you are wondering what to get for the person that has everything, I always offer this Savvy Tip: give a gift that is good for the person’s health and for the environment. You can never go wrong with an organic product promoting self care as a holiday gift! 



Green Goo ‘s organic skincare line, owned by women & family operated, provides pure, natural and healing ingredients to nourish skin. Green Goo believes in using only the highest-quality, natural, beneficial ingredients the earth has to offer… food for your skin! These products are being used with the Mandela Foundation for their portable hospitals, with World Vision for their Somalia team helping with wound care and even John Hopkins. Your purchase and gift will contribute to offering clean products around the globe ! These natural products come in a variety of travel packs that are perfect for anyone on your wish list. Here are a few that would be good for the Travelista, Outdoor Enthusiast, Fitness Buff , New Mom or Anyone in your life !

 Skincare Travel Pack

Traveling can wreak havoc on your skin. Keep your face clear and radiant with this travel pack.

  • Lip Balm – Comes with Citrus Zest and Sweet Honey 100% all natural lip balm to nourish, protect and hydrate cracked lips.
  • Face Wash –Cleanses and nourishes skin while preventing blackheads and pimples.
  • Skin Repair –Naturally treats puffy eyes, dark circles, minor burns, scars and wrinkles.
  • Solar Good –With 30 SPF sunblock and 40 minute water resistant, you’ll stay moisturized and protected.

 First Aid Travel Pack

It’s better to be safe than sorry. Stay prepared while traveling with this handy kit.

  • First Aid –Portable First Aid offering symptom relief replacing more than 20 of your traditional first aid products including cuts, scrapes, sunburns, bug bites, even poison ivy and cold sores!
  • Dry Skin – Soothes extremely dry skin such eczema, psoriasis and hot, itchy flaky rashes and makes for a great heat to toe moisturizer.
  • Skin Repair –Treats sunspots, wrinkles, and scars with aloe Vera and vitamin E and a nightly anti-aging facial moisturizer.
  • Pain Relief –Helps with bruises, inflammation, sore muscles, joint pain and sprains.

 






Outdoor Travel Pack

Perfect to bring to all outdoor activities: backpacking, biking, climbing, camping, skiing, rafting, and gardening and more.

  • First Aid –For dry cracked hands and feet, insect bites, poison ivy and cuts.
  • Pain Relief –Helps with bruises, inflammation, sore muscles, joint pain and sprains.
  • Lip Balm –100% all natural lip balm that nourishes, protects and hydrates cracked lips.
  • Bugs Be Gone –An outdoor bug spray repellant that keeps mosquitoes, gnats, flies, fleas and ticks away.

 

Deodorant Travel Pack

Stay confident through all of your traveling adventures.

  • Available in 4 different scents Lemongrass & Sage, Rose & Geranium, Lavender &Thyme, and Unscented.
  • Infused with calendula flowers.
  • Provides maximum odor protection.
  • Anti-fungal, anti-yeast and anti-microbial.
  • Aluminum-free.
  • Arrow root used as antiperspirant. 
  • Pure essential oils for aromatherapy. 

 

Mama & Baby Travel Set

Moms everywhere love this travel set. It has everything they need and can be easily thrown in their purse or diaper bag.

  • Belly Balm -Great for stretch marks, dry skin, itchy skin.
  • Baby Balm -Treats baby acne, soothes diaper rash and  gently moisturizes from head to toe.
  • Nursing Cream -For breastfeeding moms who need to soothe their sore and tender nipples.
  • Sitz Bath Tea Bag -Relax with a delicious cup of tea, it’s an ideal treat for postpartum care.

Any of these products in the travel sets can be purchased individually at www.greengoohelps.com and make great stocking stuffer gifts! 

I enjoy using the Lavender & Thyme Deodorant. It has a fresh scent, fits perfectly in my yoga bag and gives natural odor protection anytime , anywhere! For all of you who plan to be in the gym as your New Year’s resolution, this high performance 100% percent all natural deodorant will have you fresh & dry all day!

Lastly, I must tell you how much I love their lip balm and suggest you buy some now to get those lips ready for those kisses underneath the misletoe! I don’t want cracked, dry lips EVER especially during the cold months. I tried the Southern Butter Do It Naturally! Lip Balm and my lips feel so nourished and moisturized from all the natural ingredients in it such as: coconut oil, olive oil, shea butter. It has a slight vanilla and cinnamon smell which are known to be aphrodisiac scents.Needless to say, my husband loved it too! Like the label says, it’s intoxicating !

What kind of organic beauty products do you plan to buy for yourself or others this holiday ?