PRODUCTS TO CHECK OUT
One of the roles of a Style Coach TM is to search out great products and advise everyone how well they work. I post the best ones as soon as I discover them so check back often and try them for yourself!
AVEDA has an amazing line of great haircare products but this is one of my all time favorites because of it's scent. Aveda Shampure Nurturing Shampoo has that amazingly calming spa fragrance underlying most of their products that I can't even describe. You'll just have to experience it yourself! Great for an everyday shampoo as it's gentle on your hair. $24.00 at Aveda salons everywhere.
SeneGence has done it again with this really great Heel and Elbow Softening Cream. If you are on your feet all day, are a runner, or suffer with dry, cracked feet and calluses over the winter this product is definitely for you. I used to purchase a medicated foot salve from Germany you could only find in spas but my feet smelled like a medicine cabinet for hours, which I didn't relish. I wanted something less pungent that worked just as well and I have definitely found it now. Wow! This cream is fantastic! It's rich, buttery texture feels amazing and it's light scent is barely detectable. The first time I applied it my heels softened overnight and the cracks were gone. I absolutely love it and won't use anything else now. $50 but well worth it! Buy it from a SeneGence Distributor near you or contact me at to order it and have it drop-shipped directly to your home.
SEPHORA is a great place to buy makeup and skincare because of the plethora of brands they offer. They also offer their own brand of makeup and remover and yes, this wonderful Triple Action Cleansing Water (Micellar Water) with Calendula Extract for Face and Eyes. Micellar water has become popular in recent years for it's quick and thorough makeup removal properties. Sometimes you just don't feel like going through the tedious process of cleansing, toning and moisturizing, like when you stumble home from a night out on the town or an overnight shift at the hospital so this product is just what the doctor ordered. This light but effective cleanser is purifying and soothing so is safe for sensitive skin. One swipe with a cotton pad and you're off to bed!
Essante Organics is an amazing US based company that prides itself in providing outstanding USDA Certified Organic health products predominantly from local farms. This particular product is outstanding for it's antioxidant content which is critical for protecting the body from free radicals (carcinogenic, cancer-causing agents). Antioxidants are also great for the skin. An added benefit to this product is it's function in telomere DNA health which protects the brain from memory loss, dementia and alzheimers. It is a real winner in my eyes, especially as I grow older. Just one small scoop a day added to a glass of liquid or sprinkled on fruit or cereal can improve your health immensely. Large jar contains a one month supply for $61 US. Order it at
If you love the aroma and ambiance of a tropical climate you will love the overwhelming scent of coconut in this Coco Cabana Cream by Sol de Janeiro. It is described as a "Plush Moisture Body Blend" and I can understand why. This ultra-luxurious hydrating body cream knocks you off your feet as soon as you open the lid and feels like silk being spread across your skin. I've never smelled anything so excruciatingly edible! Get it at Sephora from $27-$59.
Now that I've got you addicted to the amazing Aveda spa scents I'd like to introduce you to this little gem. If your hair is anything like mine it doesn't hold a curl or style no matter how much hairspray you apply. Enter Aveda Pure Abundance Style-Prep. As it states, it infuses hair with all-day weightless volume to maintain your hair the way you styled it that morning. Just spray it on your hair wet or dry, blow-dry or style it and spray your regular hairspray over it. It adds a longevity factor to your style until you decide to change it. Just $27 at any Aveda salon.