Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Review

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

When I say “Dyson” you picture a high-end vacuum cleaner, right? Of course you do! I recently added their amazing cordless vacuum to my collection and I’ve never thought I could love a Dyson more than I love that vacuum.  Then I got my hands on their hair dryer…

Yes, Dyson, the brand many of us turn to for clean floors, makes a hair dryer, and it’s amazing. 

What makes the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer so special?

The Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is without a doubt the most high-tech piece of beauty technology I have ever used.  The professionals at Dyson worked long and hard to produce this well thought-out and designed product. Equipped with a Dyson v9 motor, the supersonic hair dryer gets hair dried quickly and with minimal damage to your precious strands.  The features of the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer are as follows:

  • Air Multiplier Technology: Air is amplified 3 times, producing a high-pressure, high-velocity jet of air (Think about the Dyson hand dryers in some public bathrooms.  Those things are powerful).
  • Pulse-width modulation enables precise control of the heating element.
  • Annular element construction: Annular double-stack heating element allows a compact barrel without compromising heat generation.
  • Glass Bead Thermistor: Thermal sensor measures exit flow temperature 20 times per second and transmits data to the machine’s microprocessor.
  • Intelligence: To help prevent extreme heat damage a microprocessor in the head intelligently controls the heating element using data from a thermistic bead.
  • 4 heat settings and 3-speed settings
  • Power: The Dyson digital motor v9’s 13 impeller blades spin at up to 110,000 rpm.  It’s fast, light, and small.
  • Vibration reduction mount: a rubber isolation mount prevents the motor from vibrating against the inside of the handle, reducing the transfer of noise between the motor and the case. 
  • Removable filter cage: easy cleaning!
  • Engineered for balance: the Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is the only manufactured hair dryer with the motor in the handle instead of the head. 
  • Negative ions help reduce static in the hair.
  • LED indicators
  • Stainless steel magnetic interface: The only hair dryer with magnetic attachments for easy fitting and rotation.

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2017 Erin Condren Life Planner & Accessories

The 2017 Erin Condren Life Planner Walkthrough and Review

The countdown is almost over and planner addicts everywhere are on the edge of their seats waiting for this moment.  The launch of the Erin Condren 2017 Life Planner is tomorrow!  I’m here to tell you a but about hat you can expect from the updates to the planner and some of the new accessories. 

As you probably know, one of the many joys of getting an ECLP is that you have options to choose from like what cover you want, how you want it personalized, and even what layout you want the insides to have.  This year, there are more ways to customize your ECLP than ever.  Read more

Popsugar Must Have MINI Box | April 2016

Popsugar Must Have Mini TitleI’m sure many of you have heard of the Popsugar Must Have Box.  It’s a subscription box that contains around 5 full size products from various genres (beauty, fitness, home, food, lifestyle) shipped to your door for $39.95 a month.  Over time I’ve fallen in love with this box, despite its higher price tag.  With the Must Have box I really feel like I’m getting a nice gift, rather than a bunch of little samples, and since most of the items are a surprise, it brings me great joy to open it. 

If the price tag for the regular Must Have box is a turn off, you’re going to love this.  This month Popsugar released a new subscription: the Popsugar Must Have MINI Box! This is the same idea as the regular box, but in a smaller package.  Rather than containing 5 items, the mini box only contains 2 full size products and costs $18.95 each month (plus tax).  While I only have one box so far, I can tell you that I got more than my money’s worth in the April Mini box and the products chosen are just as lovely as in the normal box.  

*Note: The 2 products you get in the Must Have Mini box are completely different from the products in the regular box, so if you’re thinking of subscribing to both, know that you won’t get duplicates* Read more

Jus By Julie 1 Day Cleanse

A review of the Jus by Julie 1 day cleanse

I am all about trying different healthy living products and letting you know how they make me feel. Recently I was given the opportunity to try out a 1 day juice cleanse by Jus by Julie.  This cleanse consisted of 6 juices to be consumed throughout the day.  The juices arrived right on time (when you order, you schedule the day you want your cleanse to arrive and they ship accordingly), well packaged in cold shipping materials, and ready for use the day after arrival. Each juice in the cleanse has a label on it so you know what order to consume your juice. Here’s a look at the different juices and my review of the process.

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New TakeNote Journals |Erin Condren Sneak Peek

New from Erin Condren: TakeNote Journals! Bound and beautiful.

I am so thrilled to have the chance to tell you about the latest and greatest from one of my favorite brands, Erin Condren.  You all know that I am in love with my Life Planner, but my love for the brand goes even deeper than that.  I love using EC products all over my office for many different things, and that includes notebooks, so I was elated when I found out the notebooks were getting a facelift as well as a new family member. 

I was lucky enough to get my hands on one of the new, coming soon, TakeNote Journals. One look at this beauty and I was instantly smitten.  Lets discuss what the new and exciting notebooks and journals have in store for us.   Read more

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Palette- Holiday 2015

Ambient Lighting Edit Palette for Holiday 2015.  Is it worth the $80?

Holiday time is one of my favorite times of the year in the beauty industry.  Many of my favorite companies come out with amazing palettes and gift sets showcasing customer favorites (or entirely new product) just in time for my birthday (in November) and Christmas.  Usually I find this to be a cost effective way for me to try products I’ve been having a hard time justifying adding to my collection for one reason or another.

Last year, I decided a little too late that I wanted the Hourglass holiday release of the Ambient Blush palette. Well, I missed it, and since it was limited edition, I’ve got nothing.  This year I swore I would be on the ball and order the Hourglass holiday release as soon as I could, because I certainly didn’t want to miss the bus two years in a row.  So, as soon as I was able, I placed the order.

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SLIMQUICK Pure Extra Strength Drink Mix Review

SlimQuick

Before I even start this review, I’m just going to put this out there:

DISCLAIMER: I do not support any sort of “quick fix” diet and weight loss system.  Healthy living and weight loss/maintenance is a lifestyle, not a several week diet.  There is no substitute for eating right and exercising/moving to keep the body healthy.  That being said, I do believe that certain products out there can help aid your weight loss journey by assisting the body as you put forth the effort to watch your diet and activity.

Okay, now that my disclaimer is out of the way, we can get to why I’m here today.  I was given the chance to try out the Slimquick Pure extra strength drink mix, which is a newer addition to the Slimquick family.  If you want the bottom line, I enjoyed this product so much that I reached out to the company saying I wanted to work with them even more, so I am now on their 13 week challenge, which is great, because as you all know, I have some weight that I need to get rid of.  I am so excited to get to try all of their products that are designed just for women.  You’ll get more on the entire Slimquick line later.  For now, lets talk about the drink mix that got me hooked in the first place. Read more

Birchbox Breakdown- July 2015

BrichboxJuly2015I know my Birchbox posts have been on a hiatus ofr quite some time, but I feel compelled to bring them back.  This time around, I’ve decided that rather than just describing the products inside my box, I will try them out first and give a little first impressions type of review along with the breakdown of the box. Not only will this allow me to give better insight into what’s in my box, but it will also force me to use the products rather than just have them sit there and accumulate.  Imagine that..

So, without further adieu, here’s my July Birchbox. Read more

Exuviance Intensive Eye Treatment Pads Review

Exuviance 2

Exuviance is a brand name recognized around the world, and they’re known best for their anti aging products (although they have solutions for many other skin problems as well).  When I found out I got the chance to try one of their awesome under eye treatments, I couldn’t wait.  As many of you know, I struggle with my under eye area even though I’m not even 30.  I have pretty severe dark circles and sometimes puffiness, even if I get a decent amount of sleep.  Throw in a night or two of bad sleep and my eyes are even a bigger mess.  Needless to say, I enjoy trying any and all under eye treatments.

The Exuviance® Intensive Eye Treatment Pads focus more on fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes more so than the dark circle issue, but the first signs of aging typically happen around the eyes.  Being close to 30, it is definitely not a bad idea for me to hop on the anti-aging bandwagon.  With skin being constantly exposed to sunlight and free radicals, the skin around the eyes weakens, resulting in crows feet.  Dehydration (which is common.  Drink more water!) can add to the look of those fine lines.  These pads contain ingredients that combat all of these issues.

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2016 Erin Condren Life Planner Review

ECLP2016 Title

It’s that time already: time for planner companies to start releasing their 2016(!!) planners so those of us that are planner addicts can get our fix.  The big release that everyone has heard all about is of course, the 2016 Erin Condren Life Planner.  As if the ECLP couldn’t get any better, they made some changes to the 2016 edition that I think make it even easier to customize for your specific needs.  Let’s stop wasting time and dive right in.

Here’s a quick run down of what you’ll find inside the 2016 ECLP:

  • Personalized covers
  • Tabbed months
  • Monthly and weekly spreads
  • Year at a glance section
  • Notes Section
  • 4 sheets of stickers
  • Double sided Keep it Together folder
  • Perpetual Calendar
  • Zipper pouch
  • Snap-in bookmark

Now, let’s break it down.

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