Saturday, 31 January 2015

The Body Shop.. Hemp Range!!

I'm loving this Hemp range from The Body Shop, it's so intensive and really does what is says it will do.

This cold weather can leave your skin feeling and looking so dry and in need of some deep moisturising treatments and these Hemp Products are fantastic. 

I've been using the following products:

Hemp Intensive Hand Butter..

This heavy-duty hydrating treatment instantly restores moisture to hard-working hands and lasts for up to 24 hours. It is dermatologically tested for very dry skin and contains hemp seed oil.

  • For very dry skin

  • Buttery texture

  • Up to 24-hour hydration

  • Dermatologically tested

Hemp Face Protector..

This intense facial moisturiser soothes and rehydrates very dry skin, and protects skin exposed to the elements.

  • Intensively hydrates

  • Brings instant relief to very dry patches

  • Designed to protect skin in extreme weather conditions

  • Dermatologically tested

Hemp Hand Oil..

Hemp Hand Oil helps soften and protect hands. It is dermatologically tested for very dry skin and contains Community Trade hemp seed oil.

Prices range from €14.95 to €16.95

I love these products, check out what else is available in The Hemp Range at your local Body Shop Store or online

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Teavivre.. Tea for life!!

I'm such a tea lover, so I wanted to incorporate some healthy green teas into my daily routine and teavivre have a fantastic range to choose from. 

I've been trying out the following teas:

Peach Jasmine Dragon Pearl Green Tea

  • has fruity flavor of peach, tastes sweet, with slight jasmine fragrance showing up after the peach flavor disappeared.
  • scented with natural extractive from peaches under dry condition after the tea is shaped into pearl.
  • Minimal caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

Premium Jasmine Dragon Pearls Green Tea

  • Pure bud and new leaf, with obvious silver tips, hand rolled into a pearl shape
  • Pale yellow mint colour when brewed
  • A bold sweet tea, with a subtle jasmine aroma
  • Minimal caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

Organic Superfine Dragon Well Long Jing Green Tea

  • One bud with one or two leaves
  • presents a yellowish green color, tastes sweet and brisk; aroma lasts long in the middle and back part of the tongue.
  • Fresh aroma with chestnut flavor
  • Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

Organic Hangzhou Tian Mu Qing Ding Green Tea

  • deep green color with mass of pekoe on surface
  • Clean and fragrant, high aroma
  • Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee

Organic White Peony (bai mudan) Tea

  • Pale orange-yellow color when brewed
  • A delicate, slightly flowery, sweet, lingering taste
  • Low caffeine (less than 10% of a cup of coffee)

Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have powerful effects on the body.
This includes improved brain function, fat loss, a lower risk of cancer and many other incredible benefits.

Here are 10 health benefits of green tea that have been confirmed in human research studies.

1. Green Tea Contains Various Bioactive Compounds That Can Improve Health

2. Compounds in Green Tea Can Improve Brain Function and Make You Smarter

3. Green Tea Increases Fat Burning and Improves Physical Performance

4. Antioxidants in Green Tea May Lower Your Risk of Various Types of Cancer

5. Green Tea May Protect Your Brain in Old Age, Lowering Your Risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

6. Green Tea Can Kill Bacteria, Which Improves Dental Health and Lowers Your Risk of Infection

7. Green Tea May Lower Your Risk of Type II Diabetes

8. Green Tea May Reduce Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

9. Green Tea Can Help You Lose Weight and Lower Your Risk of Becoming Obese

10. Green Tea May Help You Live Longer

Check out their website to see the amazing range of teas available.

Prices and quantities vary.

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Nutri Bullet.. A Healthy New You!!

What you get...


The Power Base is the heart of the NutriBullet. Simply plug in the NutriBullet, place the Tall Cup onto the powerful 600 WATT, High-Torque Power Base and press. No buttons to press, no complicated manuals to read. It doesn't get any easier!

The unique design of the all-new Extractor Blade, when combined with the Magic Bullet exclusive Cyclonic Action, generates the power to break through tough seeds, thick stems and tough skin to access the hidden nutrition inside. The blade is made of stainless steel and never needs sharpening.

The Flat Blade is ideal for milling grains, grinding fresh herbs and chopping nuts. The blade is made of stainless steel and never needs sharpening.

The extra large Tall Cup is the main cup used for emulsifying and creating the healthy and nutritious life boosting NutriBlasts to add years to your life!

This self-blending Short Cup is perfect for making single serving NutriBlasts. Make and drink right in the same cup! It even comes with a handled Comfort Lip Ring to make drinks easier to hold.

Just like the standard Short Cup, with this Handled Short Cup, you can make and enjoy healthy drinks right in the same cup! It comes with a Comfort Lip Ring to make drinks easier to enjoy.

No plastic wrap or storage containers are needed to keep your drinks fresh. Your NutriBullet comes with two Stay-Fresh, Re-sealable Lids that fit right on to the Short and Tall Cups. Great for taking your NutriBlasts on the go!

The user guide and recipe book is full of delicious and nutritious life boosting recipes that will rejuvenate your body and make you feel better. Plus, it also includes the NutriBullet 6-Week Transformation Plan that will have you feeling YEARS younger in just weeks.

The "magic" behind the NutriBullet System starts with your handy in-store companion, the "Pocket Nutritionist" which teaches:
  • Which foods should be organic
  • How to choose a well rounded weekly menu
  • How to select the freshest produce
  • Exactly how much produce to buy
  • The health benefits associated with the foods you choose
  • And more!



Or choose your own favourite fruit and vegetables and create your own signature smoothies and juices. 

It's costs €120 from big brand retailers including Brown Thomas, Harvey Norman and more.. 

It's such a great investment and its a great way to get raw fruits, vegetables and seeds into children as they can taste really great. 

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

The Handmade Soap Company!!

I adore these products from The Handmade Soap Company they're absolutely amazing. 

They have a fantastic range available. Take a look at their website 

Love this travel pack, perfect to pop into your bag for a break away or even a gym visit and are the ideal size to bring onboard the plane. They're 50ml bottles and are everything you need, shampoo, conditioner, soap, shower gel and body lotion. They all smell amazing.
This costs €15.00

This grapefruit and may chang hand wash and hand lotion are really lovely, they smell amazing. The lotion drys in quite quickly so is perfect to leave by the sink for frequent use throughout the day. 
The Handwash costs € 12.95 for 300mls and the hand lotion costs €14.95 for 300mls. 

The have a fantastic range of hand creams, they cost €11.95 for 50mls. They leave you hands feeling so soft and nourished. 

The grapefruit range smells so amazing, they have a lavender range, a lemongrass range and a shaving range. They have products from lotions and shampoos to candles and many more. The gift boxes are really great too. 

All their products are made using only the finest natural ingredients from plant and mineral extracts and are free from all those horrible nasties like SLS, Parabens & Petrochemicals. 

They never ever test on animals and they can guarantee that none of their products will go near any animals.

All their products are 100% natural and made in Ireland. 
Check out their website to see the gorgeous products available and find your local stockists, I've seen great displays in House of Fraser in Dundrum and Avoca in Dublin 2. There stocked nationwide so there's sure to be somewhere near you to get these great stocking fillers