Babe Scrub & Her Fitness Box

Friday, February 21, 2014

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A big congratulations to the Her Fashion Box team for the launch of Her Fitness Box! I'm very excited to share the Her Fitness Box news with you as well as a review of my favourite product from the launch goodies - the Babe Scrub body scrubs ;)

I think everybody knows what I mean when I say that being healthy can be expensive! Buying organic products and vital smoothie ingredients can cost you an arm and a leg but it really shouldn't! Which is why I love the idea of Her Fitness Box.

Her Fitness Box is Australia's first fitness subscription box to help women trial all the latest health products to look and feel great every month. For $39.95/month, sign up to Her Fitness Box today and you will receive a collectible tote bag, 4 x health and lifestyle deluxe samples and 2 x fitness accessories.

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Pictured above: Her Fitness Box tote bag, Rituelle hand cream, Norbu natural sweetener, Shop Magazine, 2 x Babe Scrub body scrubs, Green Smoothie Co. powder, Muesliforme Muesli, White Glo toothpaste, Cantiki Swimwear notebook, Bondi Sands self tanning foam and skipping rope. 

Lets get scrubbing shall we!
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The Green Tea Babe Scrub is meant to give you toned, smooth and tight skin. The healing scrub includes ingredients to fight and reduce wrinkles, acne, scars and redness for a more even skin tone and green tea has also been found to reduce the symptoms of skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczma which, as a victim to psoriasis myself, I was so excited to hear! I'm ready to get rid of my uneven skin tone from my horrible psoriasis!

As soon as I opened the Babe Scrub bag, the beautiful sugary green tea aroma made my mouth waterrrrr. Pure deliciousness. Before trying the scrub, I first had to test it on a small patch of my skin - my skin is extremely sensitive and I've had bad reactions to different scrubs in the past but luckily this one seemed to past the test.

The scrub is exfoliating from the sugars which help unblock and clear out the dirt in pores but it definitely doesn't feel too harsh on the skin. The best part about using the scrub is that your skin feels silky soft afterwards and the wonderful smell lingers on your skin. I give the Green Tea Babe Scrub a solid 9/10 - my only critique would be the packaging which gets a bit messy when you're trying to handle it in the bathroom.

The Himalayan Salt Babe Scrub was my second favourite item of the bunch. This is one for the girls that need to relax their muscles, stimulate blood circulation, lower blood pressure and sooth sore muscles. The first thing I noticed about the scrub is that it was much more exfoliating and removed traces of my dry skin immediately. Afterwards I felt completely clean but my skin was still nourished which is a great plus!

Opals by the sea

Saturday, February 15, 2014

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Grecian Top by ASOS, Skirt by Tobi // Photos by Tito-licious

I remember as a little girl, one of my favourite things to do was to go through my mum's jade and precious stones collection. I swore by my $3 mood ring that one day I would have a collection just as grand!

My most favourite stone back then was definitely the Australian Opal, there was just something about all the little spectrum of colours in one stone that made me feel like I had a tiny galaxy in the palm of my hands..but as I grew up and started mixing and matching accessories to outfits, it became more and more difficult to find opal pieces that were modern and keeping up with the trend so I slowly lost interest.

And then suddenly... I found these gorgeous pieces from Opals Australia! During my photo set featured in this weeks post, we were greeted by a pink sunset and it instantly reminded me of these gorgeous Opals Australia stud earrings, if only I was wearing them on my ears at the time!
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What I find most intriguing about Opals is its unequalled beauty. Red and black Opal stones are the most rare but the most common type of Opal is naturally white in colour and when viewed from different angles their iridescence can appear rainbow-esque. This means that your Opal can look like a completely different stone in different photos.

An added plus for Opal wearers born in October is that the Opal will bring you many positive vibes since it is your true birth stone. I may be a March baby, but the Opal will still be my stone of choice!

If you missed out on getting one of these opal beauties on Valentines Day, make sure you add them to your birthday wishlist! These stones will last you forever and are great heirloom pieces.

And seeing as its my birthday in just a few short months, which one should I treat myself to? 

Sandstone and Blues

Sunday, February 9, 2014

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Its not often that you see me sporting a frilled hem but there's just something so intriguing about nude mesh with lace that drew me towards this dress. The blue and beige almost reminded me of sandstone and blue beaches, so it was only natural to take the beautiful scenic drive on this amazing Sunday day for today's photo set.

To purchase this dress simply click the banner below or click here
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Dusk Contrast Shorts by Shilla

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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Have you ever found the most perfect pair of zip up summer shorts but you couldn't fit the right top to show them off? I was faced with this dilemma over the weekend and decided to take it to my own hands (literally). The wrap crop featured in this post with the gorgeous Dusk Contrast Shorts by Shilla is a makeshift top made out of an old black scarf :-O 

The gorgeous Dusk Contrast Shorts are currently available in white (pictured above) and black (on website). Undoubtedly these are one of my favourite picks from their New Arrivals!
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