What’s in my summer tote? Marvis, Soap and Paper, Good Earth Beauty, and Eddie Funkhouser

What’s in my summer tote? Marvis, Soap and Paper, Good Earth Beauty, and Eddie Funkhouser

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This summer I have been on more mini-vacations than ever!  So I’ve become really, really good at throwing together a quick overnight bag or a one day travel tote bag, whether I’m off the beach or off for an 8 hour car ride to pick up my daughter from camp. Here are four (or five, depending on how you want to count them!) items that are always in my summer tote.

Marvis Aquatic Mint Toothpaste

I have been a big fan of Marvis Toothpaste for years and years and I love the travel size ($6) tube! Lately I’ve been digging the Aquatic Mint flavor and I also love Jasmine Mint, the tube I recently finished. There are lots of cool flavors available and let’s face it…the packaging is so awesome, anyone pillaging your tote for lip balm is going to be impressed with how hip you are!

Soap and Paper Green Tea Shea Hand Cream

Soap and Paper Jasmine Shea Hand Cream

Soap and Paper Shea Hand Cream

Any bag I pack always has hand cream in it and Soap and Paper has the best hand cream in a perfect travel size. The Petite Shea Hand Cream ($9, 1 oz.) is thick and rich, with an elegant shea-based formula that totally soothes dry skin. It’s velvety goodness. The Green Tea scent is natural and clean and the Jasmine scent is dreamy and intoxicating. I can’t decide which is my favorite so I just pack both.

Good Earth Beauty Citrus White Grapefruit Perfume

Good Earth Beauty Citrus White Grapefruit Perfume

I love to have a refreshing fragrance at my fingertips and Good Earth Beauty has a perfect option – the rollerball Citrus White Grapefruit Perfume ($21). This is a gorgeous scent – light, refreshing, fresh as a summer’s day. The scent is an intoxicating combination of citrusy white grapefruit, tangerine, sweet orange, and mimosa. There isn’t any alcohol or water in this perfume, it’s straight up essential oils, so you only need a tiny amount to smell spectacular all day long. Love this, and you need it in your tote ASAP. Oh, it’s also vegan, organic, cruelty free and gluten-free.

Eddie Funkhouser Quattro Variable Lash Mascara

A simple swipe of mascara can take me from looking sickly to looking fantastic in three seconds, particularly with Eddie Funkhouser Quattro Variable Lash Mascara ($13). One tube of mascara gives four different finishes, from natural to major drama.  I might do a quick swipe of #2 for a day look, and then later on add a coat of #4 for big, thick lashes.  What I love is this mascara never smudges or smears, regardless of the temperature or humidity.  It’s a perfect mascara to have in your summer tote!

I have a few more items in my summer tote, but these four (or five, since I can’t choose between the Jasmine and Green Tea Soap and Paper Hand Cream scents!) are constants. What are some of your must haves in your summer tote? – Lisa

PS – Speaking of the super talented Eddie Funkhouser, don’t forget to enter our giveaway for some of his lipsticks and lip glosses – enter HERE!

Have you tried CloSYS? Review and giveaway

CloSYS

CloSYS

No matter how beautiful your lipstick is and how gorgeous your smile you still aren’t complete if you have bad breath. You may make that first impression but will people want to be near you if your breath isn’t up to par? That’s where CloSYS comes in. At first it appears that this is a normal toothwhitening system but CloSYS goes beyond that.

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CloSYS Introductory Kit

CloSYS Introductory Kit

I’m sure you are used to mouthwash and other products that help with your breath but CloSYS is unique in comparison. First “the difference between CloSYS and other oral rinses is its ability to eliminate the volatile sulfur compounds (VSC) that cause bad breath. It also kills the harmful bacteria that create VSC and gum infection, without any alcohol or additives to cause burning or irritation. (I couldn’t have said it better myself!)

The Introductory Kit that I was sent (and that two people can win) contains the original unflavored sulfate-free floride toothpaste. In the kit there’s a gentle mint toothpaste, alcohol free oral health rinse, mini oral spray to take with, and a small mint flavor bottle to add the right amount of flavor to your taste.

CloSYS Introductory Kit components

CloSYS Introductory Kit components

All of their items are available full size as well as in travel size and introductory kits.

CloSYS Sulfate-Free Flouride Toothpaste

CloSYS Sulfate-Free Flouride Toothpaste

CloSYS toothpaste is available in both Flouride and Flouride-Free formulas. These have a very mild flavor and have a low-abrasion formula. They are both good for sensitive teeth. The main goal is eliminating bad breath for hours and that’s where they excel.

CloSYS Alcohol-Free Oral Health Rinse

CloSYS Alcohol-Free Oral Health Rinse

CloSYS Oral Health Rinse also comes in two formulas: CloSYS Alcohol-Free Oral Health Rinse and Floride Oral Health Rinse (Silver). The alcohol-free version basically has no taste to it which is why the Introductory Kit includes a very small vial of mint flavor for you to make it a little more peppy. But a little of the flavor goes a long way.

CloSYS Flavor Concentrate

CloSYS Flavor Concentrate

“CloSYS Original Unflavored Rinse with Flavor Control® and new pre-flavored Gentle Mint Rinse contain Cloralstan™, a powerful yet gentle patented ingredient that kills 99.9% of the bacteria that cause bad breath, dissolve unwanted compounds, and reduce harmful bacteria in your mouth for a noticeably cleaner and fresher mouth.”

CloSYS Fresh Breath Oral Spray

CloSYS Fresh Breath Oral Spray

CloSYS Fresh Breath Oral Spray is another product that helps with your breath. This is a portable spray to be used any time you need it. It’s sugar free as well as alcohol free and comes in a non-aerosol spray. It’s great to have with you all the time.

Ingredient list: water, N&A flavor, polysorbate 20, glycerin, stabilized chlorine dioxide, sodium saccharin, methyl paraben, sodium citrate, sodium benzoate.

What makes CloSYS so unique is their patented ingredient Cloralstan which kills the bacteria that creates bad breath. 99% of bacteria is destroyed and Clorastan helps prevents its regrowth. Using CloSYS will help with more than your breath though. It also helps with gum disease (gingivitis and peridondtitis)

It’s easy to get started with the Introductory/Trial Size kit which is TSA approved. Once you’ve tried it you’ll be able to determine your favorites and buy them in full size. Amazon, CVS, Walmart, and Walgreens carry CloSYS so do yourself a favor and learn about it for yourself.  —  Marcia

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: CloSYS is going to send 2 US subscribers this Introductory Kit to try for themselves. The giveaway is open through 5/12 at 11:59 pm EDT. Be sure you are an email subscriber and comment!

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How Tom’s of Maine and Meijer are helping my ice cream craving (giveaway alert)

toms of maine ice cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Even decades after I learned this little ditty I still believe in it. This is what’s currently on the adult shelf in my freezer. There’s a kid’s shelf too so that everyone gets their fair share. The main shopping for my house is at Meijer who helped sponsor this post and giveaway with a gift card to make me happy.

So what did I buy with my g.c.? Well we know it’s ice cream but in addition to that I need something to protect my sensitive teeth. The answer was right there in the health section – Tom’s of Maine.

Tom's of Maine at Meijer

Tom’s of Maine at Meijer

Out of all the great choices I decided to try their newest product RAPID RELIEF SENSITIVE TOOTHPASTE. It was calling my name although I came close to several others. But the word “sensitive” grabbed my eye as did “flouride-free” and “natural”.

Tom's of Maine Rapid Relief Sensitive Toothpaste

Tom’s of Maine Rapid Relief Sensitive Toothpaste

This toothpaste does double duty since it not only gets my teeth clean and whiter but it can be used as a product to help numb your gums if you have a problem. To do that just rub it on any sensitive teeth for 1 minute while massaging away the sensitivity. Then you can get back to your ice cream or cold drinks.

morning routine

morning routine

Going to the dental hygienist isn’t a dream come true for most of us but when you yelp when your teeth are being cleaned, that’s when they recommend a toothpaste for sensitive teeth. I’ve tried several kinds but what’s unusual about Tom’s Rapid Relief Toothpaste is the groundbreaking formula. It combines the “natural power of arginine* with calcium carbonate* to heal seal pathways to sensitive or exposed nerves“. By using it daily I find it’s better for long-lasting protection.

Tom's of Maine Rapid Relief Toothpaste

Tom’s of Maine Rapid Relief Toothpaste

This is a thick toothpaste so it adheres well to my brush without ending up in the sink the minute I turn on the power. It’s extremely fresh tasting with a minty flavor.

I’ve got my eye on more ice cream flavors at Meijer and I know my mouth won’t object. They carry Blue Bunny ice cream which I haven’t tried yet since the Michigan brand, Hudsonville, has been keeping me busy. I’ve still got some money left on the g.c. they sent so what should I buy?  — Marcia

*arginine bicarbonate is used for sensitivity relief (occlusive agent) *calcium carbonate is a mild abrasive needed for cleansing

Meijer is located in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky but the gift card could also be used online. Their prices are great and, like I said, I do most of my grocery shopping there. My little ones love going to Meijer to buy what they call surprises. If you’ve been to Meijer you know it carries everything under the sun and even has a horsey ride for 1 cent! The two year old is addicted to Sandy the horse.

Giveaway prize

Giveaway prize

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: Meijer has sent a $50 gift card for one US Beauty Info Zone subscriber to purchase their favorite toothpaste and cold treats (or anything your sensitive mouth desires). This prize will make someone’s summer a lot better. This is open through July 25th at 11:59 p.m. If comments close just email me at [email protected] and label it Tom’s of Maine so you can leave your comment there and continue on.

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Five essential tips for transitioning into fall – with a little help from Meijer

Everything you need to transition into fall from Meijer!

Everything you need to transition into fall from Meijer!

I guess it is officially fall…I saw my first Christmas display at the store today!! I also saw my first red and orange leaves on the trees in my yard. I’m breaking out my heavy jeans, sweaters, and jackets – so much fun to rediscover a whole new season’s wardrobe. Meijer sent me a fabulous box of goodies with everything needed to also change my skin care and cosmetics wardrobe and it reminded me of the five essential tips for transitioning into fall.

Rethink your skin care

Rethink your skin care

1.  Rethink your skin care.  With the weather turning cooler, the air inside gets drier which changes your skin care needs.

Simple Cleansing Micellar Water

Simple Cleansing Micellar Water

A terrific option for makeup removal and toner is Simple Cleansing Micellar Water ($6.29). It’s all the rage right now and for good reason. This is gentle and easy to use, and most importantly it doesn’t dry out skin. In fact, the micellar water boosts skin hydration 90%. The price is right too, making it a no-brainer for fall.

Switch your hair products

Switch your hair products

2.  Switch your hair products to compensate for dry indoor air.  Just like skin, hair changes with the seasons, and fall brings dry, frizzy, static-filled hair. Go for moisturizing hair products, like Pantene Expert Collection Dry Defy Shampoo and Conditioner ($8.39). This ultra-moisturizing duo tackles even the most parched hair, taking care of frizz, split ends, and static.

Try going natural for toothpaste and deodorant

Try going natural for toothpaste and deodorant

3.  Try going natural for toothpaste and deodorant. My daughters have completely switched to Tom’s of Maine products and swear by the AntiPlaque and Whitening Toothpaste ($4.49) and Natural Deodorant ($4.49). The toothpaste is flouride-free and fights both cavities and plaque, and the deodorant is aluminum-free with 24 hour odor protection that really works. Not only do these natural products truly perform, Tom’s of Maine walks the talk as a planet friendly line that is truly natural, sustainable, and responsible.

Update and invest in new fall colors

Update and invest in new fall colors

4.  Update old products and invest in some fun fall colors.  It’s a great time to invest in some new makeup brushes, and definitely time to throw out your old mascara, lip gloss, and foundation and get some fresh new shades.

Fun fall shades and products to update

Fun fall shades and products to update

I am so happy to see that the Real Techniques Travel Essentials Makeup Brush Collection ($12.59) is available at Meijer. Marcia first introduced me to these brushes several years ago and they are absolutely fantastic. This set comes with a cool travel case and it includes my favorite brush of all time – the Domed Shadow Brush.

Mascara needs to be replaced every 2 months or so, and there are great sales at Meijer for the fall season so take advantage! Two picks for long and lush lashes include Covergirl The Super Sizer ($6.99) and Maybelline Volum’ Express the Colossal Chaotic Lash ($6.99). Why not go big this fall?  The Super Sizer makes lashes as long as they can get.  Don’t give up on the Colossal Chaotic Lash…once I figured out how to use the brush both vertically and horizontally my lashes went from ok to incredible.

Lippies need to be updated too…throw out those gross old lip glosses and sticky lipsticks and try something a little different. I can’t stop raving about the Covergirl Outlast Lipstick in Into the Fuchsia  This is a bright, bold shade with a hint of shimmer and the opaque coverage really lasts. It’s a cross between a lipstick and a gel-based balm and it feels divine on the lips.

And how perfect is that Revlon Colorstay 16 Hour Eyeshadow Palette in Surreal ($6.59)? Interestingly, this was part of the Summer 2015 Collection, but I think the gold and green shades are truly perfect for fall.

New season, new scents!

New season, new scents!

5.  Switch to new scents for the new season.  It’s time to say goodbye to soft summer scents and go a bit bolder. For women, I love Versace Bright Crystal ($73). The top notes are pomegranate, Yuzu and frosted accord. Mid-notes include peony and magnolia, and base notes include amber extracted from plants, musk and red woods. I think of this as a ‘frozen flower’ scent…great for transitioning into colder months!

For the man in your life, I am totally gaga for Hugo Man by Hugo Boss ($19.99). The top note is green apple, with aromatic notes and a base of fir balsam. Makes me picture a buff guy in flannel, riding a horse, stopping to pick me an apple as we ride through an orchard…ah, you get the idea. It’s fabulous and you want your guy to smell like this.

If you need an excuse to go shopping, you’ve got two here – you need new things for the new season and Meijer has great sales going on right now. So what are you waiting for? Let’s get ready for fall!  – Lisa

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Stop being so sensitive! Enter our Crest Sensi-Stop giveaway for a prize pack AND a $75 Walgreens gift card

I am the first to admit I am very, very sensitive.  Not like I easily take offense…I’m actually rather laid back and it takes a lot of static to get a reaction out of me.  But my teeth…that is another story.  One bite into ice cream, or an ice cube, or even hot coffee hitting my teeth the wrong way and I start screaming.  P&G sent the BIZ a great selection of products that give my teeth relief, and even better – they are sponsoring a giveaway for the same products, plus a $75 gift card to Walgreens so you can shop for even more Crest products.

Win all this and a $75 Walgreens Gift Card too1

Win all this and a $75 Walgreens Gift Card too!

Crest is celebrating the launch of their new oral care line, Sensi-Stop, that is now available at Walgreens. In addition to the $75 gift card, this fabulous Crest Sensi-Stop Prize Pack includes:

  • Crest Sensi-Stop Strips™
  • Crest Sensi-Care Rinse
  • Crest Sensi-Repair Toothpaste (sample size)
  • Oral-B Sensi-Soft Toothbrush

Check out the videos explaining this new line HERE.  The Sensi-Stop Strips are pretty terrific at relieving sensitivity in my teeth.  In ten minutes, sensitive areas are directly treated and feel so much better…and I love immediate gratification.  Here is more info from Crest:

Crest Sensi-Stop Strips

Crest Sensi-Stop Strips

Crest Sensi-Stop Strips

Crest Sensi-Stop Strips

Crest® Sensi-Stop™ Strips

  • What it is: Crest® Sensi-Stop™ Strips are thin, flexible strips that contain an active ingredient used by dental professionals.
  • How it Works: Unlike toothpaste, Crest® Sensi-Stop™ Strips are applied directly to sensitive areas, providing targeted delivery of the key ingredient that allows for longer contact time on the surface of the tooth. Within minutes, strips build a lasting barrier that helps stop sensitivity pain by blocking tubules, relieving symptoms of dental sensitivity for up to 30 days (*With the use of similar oxalate products, some patients reported sensitivity relief for periods of up to one month, while others reported relief for shorter periods).

In addition to the strips, there are other Crest products that work on relieving that sensitivity throughout the day.

Crest Sensi-Soft Toothbrush

Crest Sensi-Soft Toothbrush

Crest Sensi-Repair & Prevent Toothpaste

Crest Sensi-Repair & Prevent Toothpaste

Using the right toothbrush and toothpaste makes a huge difference in tooth sensitivity.  The Sensi-Soft Toothbrush has polished-end bristles that are soft so they don’t irritate teeth and gums, yet they still gives an effective cleaning.  The Sensi-Repair & Prevent Toothpaste is a minty fresh gel/paste that works on sensitive areas to give immediate relief as well as preventing future issues.  It also has fluoride to prevent cavities and fights gingivitis.

Crest Sensi-Care AntiCavity Flouride Rinse

Crest Sensi-Care AntiCavity Fluoride Rinse

The Crest Sensi-Care AntiCavity Fluoride Rinse has a very mild minty flavor without that alcohol burn that hurts like other mouthwashes I’ve tried.  It strengthens tooth enamel, prevents cavities, cleans teeth and freshens breath.  If mouthwash has proven difficult for you in the past, give this one a try – I’ll bet the farm it will work for you.

There is a terrific promotion going on at Walgreens on Saturday, September 27th.  Your local Walgreens is having a ‘Saturdate’ so you can pick up a box of Crest Sensi-Stop Strips™ for $17.99! There will be additional coupons and deals throughout the event plus samples of Crest Sensi-Repair Toothpaste.  Stop by so you can get some relief from sensitive teeth!

Win all of this, plus a $75 Walgreens gift card too!

Win all of this, plus a $75
Walgreens gift card too!

Now is your chance to  win all of these Crest Sensi-Stop products, plus a $75 Walgreens gift card.  Just think of all the goodies you can buy!  Enter our GIVEAWAY (US or Canada only) and you might be the lucky winner.  This awesome giveaway runs through October 6th at 11:59 p.m. (If comments aren’t open please comment on ourFacebook page or email me at [email protected]).  Good luck!! — Lisa

*product reviewed and giveaway prize courtesy of P&G

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The hottest beauty accessory this summer is a gorgeous smile with CloSYS

When you think of the hottest beauty accessory for the summer, you might think ‘colorful statement necklace’ or ‘turquoise drop earrings’. But the best accessory for any season is a gorgeous and healthy smile.

big smile

CloSYS, a line of oral health products including toothpaste, mouthwash and breath spray, sent us some products to try for the ultimate oral health. The breath spray is definitely a summer bag on-the-go essential. Plus, CloSYS offers a travel-size kit that is a must-have for the upcoming travel season.

In a nutshell, here is what makes CloSYS different:  the oral hygiene products contain stabilized chlorine dioxide, which stops plaque from forming and kills harmful bacteria (the nasty stuff that causes bad breath, inflammation, and gum disease). While it kills off the harmful stuff, it doesn’t kill the good bacteria that helps with digestion and mouth health.

The CloSYS Flouride Month Kit

The CloSYS Flouride Month Kit

The One Month Fluoride (or Flouride-free) Kit ($24.99) comes with:

  • One 32oz. Oral Rinse
  • One 3.4oz. Fluoride or Flouride-free Toothpaste
  • One Oral Breath Spray Cylinder
  • One Tongue Cleaner
  • One Toothbrush
  • In a Clear Plastic Drawstring Carry

It’s a great travel kit that has everything you need for a great smile and fresh breath. All of the products are alcohol-free, sulfate-free, naturally whiten and are pH balanced which helps protect mouths from being too acidic.

Closys toothpastes

CloSYS toothpastes

CloSYS has two kinds of toothpastes – Flouride and Flouride-free. There are no sulfates in these toothpastes, which can cause irritation. They have a very low amount of abrasiveness, so those with sensitive teeth or a tendency towards canker sores can use them with ease. CloSYS Fluoride Toothpaste is almost three times better at preventing cavities while using less fluoride than other leading brands. Plus, it fights plaque and neutralizes all the yucky things that cause bad breath.

I have a tendency to get canker sores from different foods (jalapenos are my enemy!) so when I have a flare-up I really like the Flouride-free toothpaste. My canker sores are typically gone within a day or two because this is such a gentle toothpaste that doesn’t further irritate my mouth.

CloSYS toothbrush

CloSYS toothbrush

Closys tongue cleaner

CloSYS tongue cleaner

another view of the tongue cleaner

another view of the tongue cleaner

The One Month Kit comes with a great soft-head toothbrush that has gum massagers and tongue cleaners on the handle. It also has a separate Tongue Cleaner (you can get a pack of 12 tongue cleaners for $19.99). Cleaning the tongue is absolutely essential for the best oral hygiene and this is a great tool with a ridge that quickly removes the bad stuff – also known as volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) – that cause bad breath.

Closys Mouth Wash

CloSYS Dental Rinse

Closys Flavor Concentrate

CloSYS Flavor Concentrate

Also included in the One Month Kit is the CloSYS Dental Rinse. I admit, I am not good about using mouthwash because I just can’t take the stinging and the intense flavoring. But the CloSYS Dental Rinse is a different story. It has Cloralstan™, a patented ingredient that kills 99.9% of harmful bacteria in 10 seconds, which is amazing. What sells me on this mouthwash, though, is that it’s alcohol-free and I can determine the amount of flavoring it has. With no alcohol, I get clean breath without that burning sensation. Plus, it comes unflavored with a separate bottle of Flavor Concentrate. I put in as many drops as I want for the flavor level that is pleasing to me.

Closys Breath Spray

CloSYS Breath Spray

The final product in the One Month Kit is the CloSYS Breath Spray. I have this in my purse at all times now. I talk to people all day long and we all know how tortuous it is to have a conversation with someone who has stale breath…or worse, Dorito breath. I definitely don’t want anyone to remember an interaction with me as something painful to live through.

This spray is pleasantly minty and it takes care of any breath issue in an instant. Plus, it’s sugar-free!

I have really enjoyed my CloSYS products and I highly recommend them, especially if you have sensitive teeth or are prone to canker sores. You can easily find this brand online at CloSYS.com or in drugstores like CVS, Walgreens, and Walmart for the best summer accessory there is. – Lisa

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Ingredients

CloSYS Sulfate-Free Fluoride Toothpaste sodium fluoride, water, hydrated silica, sorbitol, stabilized chlorine dioxide, cellulose gum, dibasic sodium phosphate, titanium dioxide, flavor, sodium phosphate, sucralose.

CloSYS Fluoride-Free Toothpaste water, hydrated silica, sorbitol, stabilized chlorine dioxide, cellulose gum, trisodium phosphate, titanium dioxide, flavor, sodium saccharin.

CloSYS Oral Health Rinse water, stabilized chlorine dioxide, trisodium phosphate, citric acid. Flavor dropper ingredient list: natural mineral oil and natural peppermint oil.

CloSYS Fresh Breath Oral Spray water, N&A flavor, polysorbate 20, glycerin, stabilized chlorine dioxide, sodium saccharin, methyl paraben, sodium citrate, sodium benzoate.

Beauty bonanza time with Meijer Beauty Perks

meijer logoLucky me, I have a Meijer just a few miles down the road from where I live. Talk about perfect one stop shopping – groceries, pharmacy, clothes, homegoods, and beauty supplies? It’s like a shopping paradise, especially with my mPerks. I have been to Meijer three times in the last week because right now it’s Meijer Beauty Perks time (April 20 – May 17). I don’t even have to cut coupons, they are digital so all I need is my smart phone and I can digitally ‘clip’ them right there. Or I can do it ahead of time and just give my mPerks number at the checkout. Here are some coupons that I found for a few ‘must haves’ at Meijer:

I found $4 off two Essie Nail Polishes – my picks?  She’s Pampered and Jazzy Jubilant.

Essie She's Pampered

Essie She’s Pampered

Essie She's Pampered

Essie She’s Pampered

Essie Jazzy Jubilant

Essie Jazzy Jubilant

Essie Jazzy Jubilant

Essie Jazzy Jubilant

Essie Jazzy Jubilant

Essie Jazzy Jubilant

I found buy one, get one 50% off Maybelline mascara.  My pick?  Volum’Express The Falsies Big Eyes Mascara.

Maybelline Volum'Express The Falsies Big Eyes

Maybelline Volum’Express The Falsies Big Eyes

two brushes, one for lower lashes and one for upper lashes

two brushes, one for lower lashes and one for upper lashes

I found buy one, get one free for Garnier Skin Care. My picks? Nourishing Cleansing Oil and Blackhead Eliminating Scrub.

Garnier Blackhead Eliminating Scrub and Nourishing Cleansing Oil

Garnier Blackhead Eliminating Scrub and Nourishing Cleansing Oil

I found $3 off one Colgate Optic White Toothbrush + Built In Whitening Pen, and $1.50 off Colgate Optic White Toothpaste and Mouth Wash.

Colgate Optic White products

Colgate Optic White products

New coupons are added all the time, and many of them are good through the end of June once you clip them. If you live in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio or Kentucky, sign up at the mPerks website and get some big savings during Meijer Beauty Perks!  – Lisa

Now for some good news if you live in Meijer states or not – we have a giveaway for products that are typical of the great buys from  Meijer. This is a US only giveaway that’s open through 5/19 @11:59 p.m. EST. Here’s the list:

— Essie nail polishes in both For the twill of it AND Sparkle on Top

— Maybelline Show Off nail polish in Gilded Rose

— Mascaras: Maybelline Volum’ Express in Pumped Up Colossal AND L’Oreal Voluminous Million Lashes

— Maybelline Dream Wonder Powder in Classic Ivory

— L’Oreal Color Sensations Lipstick in Blushing Beige

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