Sunday Beauty Zen 10.4.2015

Starting off October’s Beauty Zen with some products that have lovely, relaxing and invigorating scents. If you want more information on a specific product, comment below and I will do my best to answer your question!  I most likely would have written about them (or will) here at my blog and if so, I will add those links at the end of the blog post.

Take photos of your “Beauty Zen” and post on your social media sites ~ use hashtag #unboxingbeautyzen so we can all see the Zenful products you love!

My Sunday Beauty Zen for 10.4.2015

Lots of hair products in this Sunday🙂   And if you have never ordered anything from Haus of Gloi, you should ~ they sell out of scents, but Elevenses is one that is part of their permanent collection.  

  • Macadamia Professional™ Weightless Moisture Leave-In Conditioning Mist Birchbox   Smells like Macadamia Sugar Cookies
  • Haus of Gloi Perfume Oils ~ one of my favorite Indie perfume brands
    • Insalata Nocturna Perfume Oil  Haus of Gloi    Italian lemon, rubbed tomato leaf, olive leaf, black fig syrup and basil.  This is a favorite ~ so earthy , like I am in the middle of a vegetable patch!
    • Elevenses Perfume Oil  Haus of Gloi     Not quite breakfast and not quite lunch, it’s the little sip and nibble in between… Fluffy little orange cakes, sugar coated toasty almonds and a wee steaming cup of black tea.  Any reference to Hobbits makes me happy!
    • Honeybelles Perfume Oil   Haus of Gloi   A blooming orange orchard, orange blossom honey, soft white tea and creamy white amber.
  • Innisfree Soybean Energy Essence (Light)  Innisfree ~ KoreaDepart ~ Amazon
  • Balanced Guru ~ who would have thought that I would be so into hair oils and scalp products? 
    • StyleMe Hair Oil    Balanced Guru  All of the Balanced Guru products in this blog post smell herbal-y & zingy fresh
    • Scalp Detox    Balanced Guru   ~ Amazon
    • Balanced Scalp  Amazon Balanced Guru  What can be more Zen than more Balanced Guru products!  Love them :) 


Unboxing Beauty Product Info



As I came back from vacation, I had a LOT of hauls stacked up! 

From Moon Valley Organics

The back of the hoodie says “Moon Made”😀

Back from vacation and I have so many items to unpack from my held mail! This is my #haul from @moonvalleyorganics which I really love their mission statement and eco-friendly ingredients & products! I was introduced to them in last month's @herbalblissco box. I purchased a great, heavy duty sweatshirt hoodie with the absolutely adorable moon valley logo (and it is in BROWN ~ do you know how hard it is to find brown shirts??). They also have a tee shirt, which I think I will have to get now… Orange Spice foaming hand cleaner (yummy….), blackberry and raspberry honey ~ made on their farm and a skin essentials bag ~ includes the famous moon valley body lotion bar in vanilla lemon, lip balm and a mint & sea mineral cleansing bar (with a cute moon face on it!) Check out their site It is addictive! #organic #honey #ecofriendly #artisan #moonvalleyorganic #instablog #femaleblogger #usamade #soap #lotion #skincare #beauty

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Fall Style (from JJill & QVC),


Beautibi Mini Haul

I’ve been wanting to try that sleep pack since I saw the teaser for it.

My small but really cool haul from @beautibi I was so happy to see the #lherboflore lemon balm hydrating sleep mask for sale at #beautibi, so I purchased it. This mask has lemon balm, which is an herb that will help brighten and even out your skin tone. It is a very watery gel-like cream that is so easy to apply to my skin and absorbs quickly. I am pretty excited to try this out! I also purchased a soy mask from L'Herboflore, as I love SOY products and received a ton of freebies! Samples and confetti plus the mini-facial sheet masks that are SO cute! This is a limited offer and I received 5 of them, ranging from Maskingdom and L'Herboflore. As one of them is rose, you know what that means! It will be put in a future giveaway🙂 Great stuff from ~ as usual! L'Herboflore Lemon Balm Ingredients: Aqua (water), Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Polymethylsilsequioxane, Aqua (Wate), Dimethicone, Isohexadecane, PEG-40 Stearate, Steareth-2, Steareth-21, Cetearyl Methicone., Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Sulfite, Isoceteth-20, PEG-400, Sodium Polyacrylolyldimethyl Taurate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Trideceth-10, Aqua (water), Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan), Propylene Glycol, Phenoxytheanol, Chlorphenesin, Citric Acid, Sodium Dehydroacetate., Butylene Glycol, Squalane, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Flower/Leaf/Steem, Water, Propylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, 1, 2-Hexanediol., PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Triethanolamine, Phenoxyethanol, Mannitol, Sodium Citrate, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-15, Carbomer, Trehalose, Propylene Glycol, Allantoin, Parfum (Fragrance), Methylisothiazolinone, Hyaluronic Acid, Aqua (water), Polyquaternium-51, Phenoxyethanol, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, CI 18965, CI 45430 cosDNA link #rasianbeauty #taiwanbeauty #asianskincare #taiwanskincare #instablog #haul #masks #facialmask #rasianskincare

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Kosmatology Haul

I really wanted to try their new Lemongrass facial line, as it is for oily/acne prone skin plus I cannot resist forest scented things with their Spruce’d Up line

Yeah, I am STILL unpacking all of my mail!! haha Almost done, however (for now!) @kosmatology haul ~ doesn't this look like a subscription beauty box, the way it is packaged? I love the greens! I purchased their skincare line designed for oily/blemish-prone/rosacea skin types ~ Lemongrass Skin Wash Cleanser and Facial Oil ~ contains lemongrass, rosemary, lavender. The cleanser is all oils (coconut, olive, castor plus essential oils) with the exception of one ingredient (potassium hydroxide) and the facial oil is made from a variety of lightweight oils, including hemp and grapeseed, plus chamomile & calendula. These smell wonderful ~ lemongrass with notes of rosemary and lavender! They also make an anti-aging line too, in case you need a more richer skin care line. I will be reviewing the lemongrass line on my blog within a few weeks. I also purchased their Spruce'd Up body wash & both lotion bar, and don't worry, you won't smell like pinesol! This is lightly scented and it smells like a lovely cool forest breeze…. Check out #kosmatology ~ they make some amazing products and I love their peppermint foot products (need to purchase that scrub again!) and their hand santiziers are also great ~ they have some wonderful scents and I love that they are so eco-friendy. Thanks to @kloverbox for introducing me to them! They have promo codes ~ I used LEAPINGBUNNY to get 20% off, but check out their IG account, where they continue to update their promo codes in case that doesn't work anymore #ecofriendly #organic #noanimaltesting #natural #instablog #femalebblogger #skincare

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I plan to write a detailed review on the Kosmatology Lemongrass cleanser, facial oil and L’Herboflore Lemon Balm hydrating mask in the next couple of weeks.   Look for that review🙂


Beautius Lovemore Masks Haul

This is my latest online Asian Beauty shop that I started purchasing from.  They carry all sorts of cool brands, popular and some hard to find…like Lovemore!!  I purchased a ton of Lovemore masks and look at the freebies I received from Tracey at Beautius.  I know a lot of my readers love Lovemore masks, so if you are interested in joining and registering at, please use my referral link$beautius/r/ and you will get 100 reward points credited to your account.  Each 100 points is worth $1.00 in their shop and every purchase will continue to add and grow to your reward points bucket.  Extra fast shipping too ~ I received my haul in 7 days ~ and that included the weekend!

My #lovemore haul from @lovebeautius #beautius I read on #reddit that was carrying lovermore masks and went over to investigate. They had ones that I wanted to restock ~ Yurong Scattered, Loofah and Aloe Vera, Wild Yam, Pearl Barley and Milk and Wine Yeast! So excited. What you see on the left is what I purchased. On the right, are the freebies that Tracey gave me ~ a whitening mask, a heated eye mask (I love these!!), samples, bean powder for drinks and a lovemore eye mask – I didn't even know lovemore made eyemasks! How cool! I am really excited about this new shop located in Hong Kong ~ it took only 7 days (and that included the weekend!!) to get this parcel to me! Extra fast international shipping🙂 If you are interested in purchasing from, please use my referral link –>>$beautius/r/ <<—- to register and join, and you will get an automatic 100 reward points (each 100 points is worth $1.00 to spend at the shop) You will also get a sign up bonus reward points and for every purchase you make, you will get more reward points! Check them out ~ I know we have a lot of Lovemore fans out there, but they also carry #Ryeo, #Skinfood, #MBD, #MyScheming, #anniesway, #tonymoly, #etudehouse and more!! #kbeauty #asianbeauty #rasianbeauty #rasianskincare #asianskincare #koreanskincare #instablog #femalebblogger #hauls #masks #maskaddict

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Have you tried any of my Zen-Featured products?  What do you think of them ~ please let me know in the comments below🙂

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