Here are some of my favorite Winter Beauty Products!
These Winter Beauty Products help to kick the Winter Blues and get you ready for Spring and Summer! All of these are some of my favorite go-to products that I use year-round, but that I am especially thankful for during the Winter months!
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Winter Beauty Products
Freeze It Original Freeze
Now, if you would have asked me over 10 years ago to use Freeze It I would have told you “no way”. This was the hair spray that my dance teacher made us use for performances and we always thought it was awful! We would spray our hair back so tight so that we had a “crunchy ponytail” — dancers out there know what I’m talking about! After my dance experience I was a little hesitant of using this hair spray everyday. Well, after I got over my phobia of Freeze It, I tried it for “normal everyday use” because I was looking for something cheap that would hold. Well guess what… I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!!!
Yes, my once disgust for this hair spray has turned into total devotion (haha maybe that’s a little extreme), but I do love it! I now use this hair spray Every. Single. Day. and I have for probably about 5 years.
It holds my curly hair all day long, and it keeps frizz and static from building up. That is why I think this is one of my favorite Winter Beauty Products. It is the one hair spray that I have found that helps my hair from getting full of static in the dry air. It also works well when I straighten my hair, style it, or pull it back in a “not so tight” ponytail. Another thing I love about this Hair Spray is that I can brush my hair after a long day, go to sleep, and the next morning it has the best texture for styling! Love that the Freeze It adds texture without the “gunk”.
Tips: Now, I have tried several different kinds of Freeze It, but the Original Freeze is my favorite! The other options leave my hair oily and don’t hold as well for me. The only place I can find this hair spray in my area is at Walmart.
If you are looking for the perfect throat drops for Winter, you will want to grab a bag of Thieves Hard Lozenges from Young Living! These are A.M.A.Z.I.N.G! If i’m starting to feel the “Winter gunk” come on I can pop one of these in my mouth. It also helps to relieve discomfort and boost my immune system. These Thieves Drops are made with pure essential oil and are all natural. I love that you get a boost of Thieves every time you eat one of these either for Target Support or overall wellness!
Finally, now is the time when I start wanting to get into shape for Spring and Summer! Spring break is around the corner, warmer weather, swim suit season, and tank tops! The Holidays are over and and it’s time to get serious about toning up!
This 20 Minute Winsor Pilates Workout is my go-to morning workout video that I can do at home! It makes me feel long, lean, and ready to take on the day. I add some pushups and oblique crunches and I’m good to go for the day. Plus, the little bootie exercise in this workout really works!
I’m a dancer, so the stretching and flexibility aspect of pilates is why I love it so much! If you want long, lean muscles then check out this workout!
This DVD is hard to find because it’s older, but you can check out a great selection of Pilates Videos at Amazon! Plus, I think you can find the Winsor Pilates 20 Minute Full Body Workout on YouTube :)!
Here are my favorite Must Have Beauty Hacks for Spring!
Today on Periscope I’ll be talking about some of my favorite Must Have Beauty Hacks for Spring and Summer! I use all of these items almost everyday as part of my beauty and workout routine! As you are thinking about getting into shape and spring cleaning for 2016, check out some of my Friday Favorites! Plus, here are even more of my Friday Favorites from Periscope!
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First, I am loving this Makeup Blender Sponge! I love that it helps to blend your foundation and concealer as you put it on! I had never used one of these till Christmas when I got one in my stocking. Well, now that I use it, I don’t know if I can go back! Plus, right now you can get a 4-pack of Makeup Sponges at Amazon for only $2.89 + FREE Shipping!
Next, this Hot Tools Titanium Curling Iron is my go-to tool for curling my hair. I prefer the 1 1/4 in. barrel for curling my medium/long hair. I think this works better than the 1 1/2″ and the 1″. I like that it’s not too big, and that it’s also not too small. You can grab this Hot tools Curling Iron right now on Amazon for $37.44 + FREE Shipping! Receive Free Shipping with Amazon Prime, or Free Super Saver Shipping on orders of $35 or more! Since this is priced down from $114, you are getting a great deal!
Next, if you are looking for a great Eye Shadow Primer, check out the Urban Decay Primer Potion in Eden. After trying many different eye primers, this is one of my favorites. I love that it goes on easily, you don’t have to use very much, and it doesn’t crease during the day! Grab this now at Sephora!!
If you are looking to get in shape for swimsuit season, this is one of my favorite workout techniques! Exercise Stability Balls! If you don’t have one of these yet, you need to get one. Studies prove that this is the best way to target your core with ab workouts! I will share more about this in my Periscope! This one is only $12.90, down from $25 at Amazon! Receive Free Shipping with Amazon Prime, or Free Super Saver Shipping on orders of $35 or more!
Finally, I was shopping at Target last weekend and found this adorable Weekender Bag! I love the crochet accent for the pocket too! I seem to always be on-the-go and packing a bag to take with me for the day. I love that this is a mid-size tote that can carry shoes, makeup, and all of my other must-haves I’ll need daily or a quick overnight trip!
Here are my 4 Must Haves for 2016! About to be LIVE on Periscope talking about some of my favorite items that I use EVERY. DAY.
First of all, this is one of my FAVORITE Hair Products that I use in my hair every day. I love the way it gives my hair texture without making it oily. Big Sexy Hair Powder Play is a great option if you are looking for an easy way to texturize your hair if it happens to be thin or really clean. It adds a little ‘dirty’ to your hair that makes it easier to style!
This Big Sexy Hair Powder Play is actually cheaper on Amazon than I have ever found it in a beauty store!
Next, Lemon Oil for my laundry! Whites come out even whiter when you add a couple of drops to your laundry load. I got this tip from a friend, and I was so excited when it worked for me too! I also use Thieves Laundry Detergent from Young Living and the combination of the two keeps me from having to use any fabric softener!
This Lemon Oil is from Young Living, and it’s awesome because I can also drink this in my water. I love the way Lemon Oil drinks, and because I love the way it taste, it makes me drink even more water! Click here for more information on the Essential Oils I use and Why I Use Essential Oils!
Now, I am a HUGE fan of Freezer Cooking. Since I am single and only cooking for one person, it’s hard for me to make a full meal for just myself. This Food Saver is a great option because I can save time and money by sealing my food in freezer bags. This helps my food stay in the freezer longer without going bag. I freeze everything from cereal to bread, chicken, soups, and my favorite meals! I can just heat up the pouches when I’m ready to eat and it helps me from cooking every single day!
If you’ve never tried freezer cooking, or don’t have a way to freeze your food, this Food Saver could be a good option for you!
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Here are some of my favorite On-The Go Accessories that I talked about today on Periscope! Be sure to follow me next Friday for more of my Friday Favorites! Follow me on Periscope @Lemon_Peony!
One of my new years goals this year is to drink more water!! I have found that I end up drinking more water when it has some kind of flavoring in it. Since I am trying to stay away from sugar and aspartame, I have found that I really love drinking Essential Oils in my water!
Now, to put Essential Oils in your water bottle, you better have a Glass Water Bottle or Stainless Steel. You do not want to put Essential Oils, especially citrus oils, in plastic water bottles. That is why one of my favorite things right now is my glass water bottles. My sister got these for my from my birthday, and you can get them at Here at Amazon!
My favorite essential oils to drink in my water are Lemon, Lime, and Grapefruit!
Another item that I am absolutely LOVING right now is this My Charge portable charger! My brother and sister-in-law got this for me for Christmas and it is awesome! It has a wall charger built in so that you can charge it anywhere you are without an adapter, and it also has a built in charging cord that is the lightning cord size. Perfect for my iPhone! I love that I don’t have to carry around any extra cables now that I have this all-in-one charger!
Check out the My Charge here!
Finally, Kendra Scott Jewelry is my new/old obsession! I love the classy jewelry that is perfect for everyday style! I like to wear the same jewelry over and over again, so I’m okay making a little investment in the pieces I wear! This Necklace with the tassels is my favorite!
Here is the Kendra Scott Rayne Penant Necklace!
Be sure to follow me on Periscope @lemon_peony.com every Friday and throughout the week! Let me know if you have any questions and what some of your favorite items are right now that you are loving!