Five Beauty Products I’m Loving Right Now

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With the Spring Racing Carnival about to begin, and the festive season just around the corner I’ve found some fab new beauty products for a bit of extra fun and glamour.  These are five that I’m loving right now.

Q Silica Paw Paw Rescue Ointment $7.50

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Five Things I’m Loving Right Now

In celebration of my birthday week, I thought I’d share a few of my favourite things with you;

Sodashi Skincare

I recently made the switch to Sodashi skincare and my skin already looks clearer, calmer and smoother.  Sodashi is considered one of the purest skincare ranges in the world, with no artificial chemicals, fragrances or preservatives – and it’s made right here in Western Australia.  I figure if you’re going to invest in good quality beauty products, skincare is the best place to start.  It’s no wonder the world’s top spas are using this luxurious range.  Check out all Sodashi products, plus loads more natural and organic beauty products at Peachy Clean.

Lana Del Rey

This video clip is so incredible, Lana is all smouldering Hollywood film star with a voice like red velvet cupcakes, whisky and cigars. I can’t stop listening to Born To Die, it’s such a hypnotic song. Oh, and I want that floral head wreath.

Nars Rue Bonaparte Eyeliner

I read about this Nars Rue Bonaparte flesh coloured eyeliner on Paula Joyes Life Styled website and decided to check it out.  With a very energetic toddler and crazy busy hubby, I need as much help as I can get to look fresh and well rested, and this nude eyeliner worn on the inner rim of the eye seems to do the trick.

Dip Dying

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I’ve become obsessed with dip dying and am seriously considering doing it for a bit of fun.  A friend of mine just had her white-blonde hair dip dyed navy and it looks INSANE!

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine

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One of my dearest friends gave me this hydrating Chanel Rouge Coco Lip Shine in ‘Aventure’ as a birthday gift and I LOVE it.  It glides on like a moisturising balm, but gives a beautiful colour and shine.  It’s light and fresh and a perfect way to welcome Spring.

Spotify

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I am loving Spotify, it’s a great way to discover new music and create playlists and it’s all for free.  If you are music lover and haven’t gotten onto Spotify yet, then you have to check it out!

A xx

What are you loving in your life right now?

Meet Haley from Peachy Clean – Plus a Sodashi Giveaway!

**Giveaway is now closed, the winner was lucky number 5 – Alicia!  Thanks to everyone who entered, I can highly recommend getting some Peachy Clean goodness into your life** Amy xx

Haley is owner and creator of Peachy Clean Organic Beauty Boutique.  Today she’s sharing the story behind her passion for skincare, her all time favourite beauty products and there’s an amazing giveaway up for grabs!

Peachy Clean is such a great name for a skincare boutique, is there a story behind it?

I was lucky enough to have the most beautiful nana in the world, a bubble of pure joy and love, a kids best friend. She only ever wore hot pink, I’m talking full blown, head to toe magenta 7 days a week! I get called ‘Peachy’ which I like to think is a few shades of my hot pink-peachy keen nana.  It’s my roundabout homage to the most beautiful lady who ever lived (besides my also amazing mum).  She makes me think ‘Do what makes you happy!’

How did Peachy Clean come about?

When I first heard about all the illnesses and diseases associated with ingredients in my regular, everyday skin care I just couldn’t believe it! And the ingredients were scientifically known to irritate and dry my skin out. No wonder I couldn’t get my skin looking good, I was lathering on the problem.

In making the switch to using natural products, I found it so difficult to know what was natural and what wasn’t.  I soon found out that just because a product has ‘organic’ written on the packet or in the product name, it doesn’t mean anything. A product is legally allowed to be promoted as natural or organic even if it only has one organic ingredient. I was gob-smacked at how tricky it was and the lack of decent products available.  I am so passionate about Peachy Clean Organic Beauty Boutique and it’s so true, if you love what you do, you’ll never work another day in your life.

What do you look for when choosing Peachy Clean products?

I’m quite a fanatic about what truly qualifies as ‘natural’ and ‘organic’, there is so much false advertising out there so I’m strict about the ranges we sell at Peachy Clean. First of all I scour through the ingredients list to make sure there’s no hidden nasties anywhere in sight and then I personally sample everything! (Yes – that’s my favourite bit!).  I only stock products that I believe are amazing at doing what they say they do.

They should also magically arrive at your door with a little note and some lovely samples to make you smile so that you can then get on with your day 😉 No deciphering of tricky scientific lingo, no being duped by advertising or slogans, no driving to a natural store half hour away to buy a soap and no disappointments. Easy!

If you had to choose your top five products, what would they be?

Five? Are you kidding me? I just came back from travelling (packing light) with no less than 23 products in my beauty bag that I couldn’t bare to be without! Ha ha! I guess if I were Oprah and I had a giveaway show, these five products are ones I would want everyone in the world to have;

1) The Sodashi Brightening Marine Mineral Mask – this little baby is amazing! Quite honestly the best face mask I’ve used, it plumps, firms and evens out skin tone almost instantly. It’s worth every penny! (Oh, and you have a chance to win this amazing product! Details below.)
2) Weleda Creamy Body Wash in Sea Buckthorn – once you lather up in the shower with what feels like whipped cream you’ll never go back to using chemical laden bodywashes that dry your skin out! Luxury in a lather.
3) Sodashi Rejvenating Serum – If your skin needs a kick of moisture, this is it! Super nourishing and super hydrating, a good serum like this one can be the difference between good skin and amazing skin!
4) Vanessa Megan Essential Blend – I use this as a room spray daily! It’s a great way to make your home smell gorgeous and is an instant way to relax. When I walk into my gorgeous smelling home, it signals that the work day is over and it’s time to relax. That I’m home.
5) Savi Soothing Cream – This is a certified organic medicated cream, it’s basically a natural alternative to a steroid cream. Not only is it amazing on problem skin like acne, rosacea, eczema, psoraiasis but it’s also super handy to have on hand for bites, stings and itches. My boyfriend developed an itchy rash while travelling recently and this was a saviour!

And I’m sorry but I just can’t stop at 5!  These would be next on my list;

10) Weleda Wild Rose Body Oil

In celebration of all things Peachy Clean, one lucky reader will receive the sensational  Sodashi Brightening Marine Mineral Mask, valued at $110.

For your chance to win, all you have to do is leave a comment below and tell us in 25 words or less why you would love this gorgeous prize.

Competition closes Thursday 9th August and the winner will be announced on Friday 10th August.

Good luck peaches!!
A xxx