Drugstore Buy of the Week - Tom's of Maine Creamy Coconut Natural Body Wash

Tom's of Maine Creamy Coconut Natural Body Wash 
Looking for a fragrant, fresh new body wash for summer that is also good to your skin and the environment?  Try the new Tom's of Maine Creamy Coconut Natural Body Wash  Note: This is a low sudsing formula, so you won't get lots of thick lather while cleansing.

Tom's of Maine Creamy Coconut Natural Body Wash cleanses gently while also hydrating it.. And it's made with naturally-derived sunflower oil, vitamin E, and fair trade virgin coconut oil.

As far as the Creamy Coconut fragrance, which is derived from natural sources, I think it's a fresh, yet authentic take on it that I loved.  It's not overly sweet, but it does remind me of beachy sunscreen oils and lotions or pina colada's.  The Creamy Coconut lingered on my skin for at least an hour after rinsing off, so it's also nice for those sweltering hot days when you don't want to layer on your usual perfume or even scented body lotion.

My skin felt soft and smooth, without being tight or dry.  I needed a bit of lotion of areas like my feet and knees, but otherwise, I was impressed with the hydration it gave my skin, and I would describe my skin as being on the dry side.
So go ahead and stock up on  Tom's of Maine Creamy Coconut Natural Body Wash for a fresh burst of tropics every day this summer - or any time of year. - RLB

Tom's of Maine Creamy Coconut Natural Body Wash is dye-free, paraben-free, sodium lauryl sulfate-free, Sulfate-free, phthalate-free, formaldehyde donor-free, formaldehyde-free, 

Purchase Here: Tom's of Maine Creamy Coconut Natural Body Wash

Hair Care Find - ColorWow Dream Coat Anti-Humidity Hair Treatment

COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray
A few weeks ago I shared on our Instagram how I'd heard about a hair product several times this year which promised to tackle frizz, condition hair, protect hair from heat and give it unbelievable shine.

The product is COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray and yes, it does deserve the hype.  COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray was designed for color treated hair, but it also works for relaxed and curly hair that is blown dry. Note:  The heat from the hair dryer is what activates the COLOR WOW Dream Coat anti-humidity formula, so you must blow dry hair in order to see the results.

The concept behind COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray is that the key to 
fighting frizz is about controlling moisture levels and locking the hair cuticle down as tight and smooth as possible. Unlike typical serum or oil-based humidity-fighting formulas that lay down a heavy coat on hair’s surface,  Dream Coat uses a heat-activated polymer technology that is weightless.  COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray scatters teeny droplets randomly on hair’s surface. When heated by a blow-dryer these droplets connect and crosslink, forming an invisible matrix that compresses makes each strand sleek, silky, supple and sheathes every strand in a light, invisible coating that repels moisture.

I used COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray after shampooing and conditioning my hair (and I also tried it on my little one's naturally curly,long thick hair).  I followed the directions, not adding any leave in conditioner or detangler, and then dividing hair in sections.  Then I let the hair dry a bit, since it's to be used on damp, not dripping wet hair, and spayed the COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray on each section.  Next I blow dried each section.

After finishing all the sections I could not believe how smooth and shiny my hair felt, without any sticky or gummy residue.  You can use a shine serum afterwards, but the result was so shiny afterwards, I didn't even need it.

So the true test came just 24 hours later on a day which was over 95 degrees and very humid.  I woke up to a smooth, frizz free blow out and by mid morning, after going outside multiple times, it stayed that way.  The COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray claims to work though 2 shampoos, and I found for the most part that was the case.  With my little one's hair we got better results using it every other shampoo for her to really maintain a smooth, frizz free finish.

COLOR WOW Dream Coat Supernatural Spray is the product you've been "dreaming" about for summer  or tropical vacation blow outs to truly stay smooth and frizz free. - RLB

Beauty Find - BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Body Oil

BECCA BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Body Oil is part of a second collaboration between Chrissy Teigen and one of my favorite beauty brands, BECCA It's perfect for a touch of glow (and fragrance) for summer - or anytime you're showing some skin.

BECCA BECCA x Chrissy Teigen
Glow Body Oil 

Celebrity model Chrissy Teigen  was inspired to create a body product that captured the essence of summer (or vacation) in a bottle.  The fragrance is lush and very prominent,. but it's the perfect way to add an warm  floral with bergamot and warm spicy sandalwood to your body care for the day or evening. 

The BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Body Oil is a lightweight, non sticky formula, and the type of shimmer within it gives skin a soft, sun kissed glow (soft, small glitter particles).  The golden bronzy tone works with all skin shades, especially when you have a natural tan.

BECCA BECCA x Chrissy Teigen
Glow Body Oil 

If you're looking for a product to enhance the look of the skin with a "lit from within luminosity" with a touch of glittery finish,  BECCA BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Body Oil is perfect.  It's not super glowy or shiny, although it is buildable and I loved using it on my shoulders, collarbone and decolletage. 

The BECCA BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Body Oil formula dries down within seconds and it didn't feel sticky even though it is an oil ( but I did have to wash my hands well after applying it).  I also knew this was a scented body product, so for me it was the perfect way to layer a scent during the hot summer months.  

I liked using BECCA BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Body Oil during the day for outdoor events and get togethers, and then adding a few more layers for night time looks.  Add a little perfumed glow to your summer with BECCA BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Body Oil. - RLB

Purchase Here: BECCA BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Glow Body Oil 3.5 oz/ 100 mL