Back to School Guide 2022

With Tax-Free weekend coming up for Back to School, we have compiled a list of fabulous products to start the school year off! Below you will find interesting products from day-to-day to tech to fashion for your back-to-school needs!

Confetti Snacks Raffles Soul Party

Confetti Snacks are delicious thick crunchy veggie chips that bring all the colors and the vitamins of the rainbow to school (also available at Central Market).  These chips are baked to crisp perfection at a low temperature (NOT fried like other veggie chips) so they keep their nutrient content, and they come in fun flavors. Flavors like Teriyaki BBQ and Tandoori Curry will please young palates and give them an early liking for vegetables like red and green radishes, carrots, okra, purple sweet potatoes and even shiitake mushrooms.  Price is for one $5.00 and $32.00 for a 6-pack and is available here: Raffles Soul Party – Confetti (confettisnacks.com).

Freedom All-Natural Deodorant

With one swipe of Freedom All-Natural Deodorant, they can walk around stress- and stink-free for 24 hours, with armpits that smell like lavender, coconuts and lemons. Made with all-natural ingredients and absolutely zero chemicals or aluminum, it’s the healthiest deodorant you can find. Pricing starts at $5.00 and can be purchased here: https://freedomdeodorant.com/collections/deodorants.

A R Z É All-Natural + Organic Plant-Based Skincare + Holistic Wellness

Kick off the school year using A R Z É All-Natural + Organic Plant-Based Skincare + Holistic Wellness products starting at just $8.50. Before a test or a stress day try their C O O L O F F – Refreshing Focus & Cooling Blend for $18.00 or the C O O L O F F – Refreshing Body Spray for $14.50. For a fresh face or after a stressful day try B L U E R O S E – Nourishing + Restorative Face Mask $19.00. To shop ARZE All-Natural + Organic Plant-Based Skincare + Holistic Wellness please visit: https://arzeoils.com/.

Oxygenetix Acne Control Foundation

Oxygenetix’s line of acne control foundation and concealer is the perfect product to get your skin back to school ready. Oxygenetix has a line of acne control products including a foundation and hydro-matrix moisturizer that helps treat your breakouts while covering it up, giving you the confidence, you need to head into the new school year. Their acne control products have salicylic acid that is time released so it treats your skin the entire school day! If you’re not sure of your shade the Oxygenating Foundation 12 Shade Sampler Card is just $9.95 AND you GET $15.00 BACK on your next Oxygentix purchase here.

FGBG Multi-Vitamin, Lifestyle Hair, Skin & Nails and CBD Gummies

FGBG Lifestyle, a fun brand of yummy women’s vitamins and wellness supplements. The vitamins are designed for women on the go and come in small packets, great as a snack, too. FGBG Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies strengthen and maintain healthy hair, nail growth and glowing skin. FGBG Women’s Multi-Vitamin Gummies all-in-one multivitamin formula gives you a healthier that is a complete supplement gummy for women. Their CBD gummies help every day feel more relaxed and stress-free. The pricing starts at $30.00 for 1 month supply at https://fgbglifestyle.com/.

Edx Education Toys

Edx Education Toys are quality hands-on educational materials to develop learning through play, in the classroom and at home. This brand also offers an array of outdoor fun so the kids can keep cool. For all ages, indoor or outside play and education should go hand-in-hand. Some EDX Education toys include EDX Classroom Water Tool Set, Stepping Buckets, Math Cubes, Linking Cubes, Edx Transparent Counters, Step-a-Trail – 6 Piece Obstacle Course for Kids, Whizzy Dizzy and much more. Prices varies and are available onAmazon.

VUDECO Life

Nothing says “nostalgia” like a kid or teen birthday sleepover, complete with glow-in-the-dark blankets and glow-in-the-dark bedroom ceiling stars to get the party started. VUDECO Life is undoubtedly become your one-stop home decor shop for birthdays and Fall-time fun, featuring a plethora of items on their site.. Price is $23.00 and is available on Amazon and Walmart. The Dark Stars for Ceiling Glow in The Dark Moon and Glow Stars for Ceiling Over 1000 PCS Glow for $13.99.

Banana Loca

Meet Banana Loca, the tool to make the perfect after-school snack! The concept is simple – core and fill bananas while in their peel to make a fun snack. This new innovative kitchen gadget that straightens a banana, cores it while still in the peel, and allows you to fill it with a variety of tasty food pairings like yogurt, honey, jams and jellies, peanut butter, and Nutella. Retails for $28.99 on Amazon here.

Persik’s Pure Sky Cleaning Collection

Get the cleanest surfaces in your dorm room with Persik’s Pure Sky green, chemical-free cleaning collection. All Persik’s products are made from thousands of antibacterial ultra-microfibers that only require water to clean! Persik’s Pure Sky cleaning collection offers your dorm room or home the cleanest, most gentle cleaning products you will ever use. You did not know what your home was missing out on until you have tried one of the cleaning cloths, sponges, or glass cloths from Persik! They just launched a new product called the Eyeglass Cleaner Cloth, but you can also use it on your cell phone or camera! Price varies and can be purchased here: https://persik.com/.

Proscenic A8 SE Air Purifier for the Dorm or Classroom

With a high CADR (Clean Air Delivery Rate) of 200 m³/h, the A8 SE Air Purifier can circulate purified air in an indoor area up to 25 m² for five times per hour. Moreover, there are three fan speeds to be selected based on your needs. On the lowest, it can run as quiet as 28 dB to create a tranquil and peaceful atmosphere preferred when sleeping, studying, or even working at home. Retail for $59.00 and can be purchased here.

Mon Coeur

Mon Coeur is a brand that puts the planet first, making kinder clothing for earth loving kids. Find the freshest new fits for your kids that will not only last, but will allow them to feel comfy and cozy throughout the school day. Protecting our planet is essential for our future generations, which is why Mon Coeur has set out to help our planet and encourage change at a young age. Prices vary and can be purchased here: https://moncoeur.com/.

“Awkward Souls”

Inspired by Oscar Wild’s time honored quote, “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken,” the brand balances the importance of self expression, inclusion, and community through its product and stunning creative direction. Even the name “Awkward Souls” is a whimsical play on the physical product and the emotional intent. Prices vary and can be found here: https://awkwardsouls.com/

Merry People Rain Boots

Merry People — the Australia-based, female founded, unisex, sustainable gumboots brand that look cool enough to wear anywhere! Merry People’s quality vegan rain boots are 100% waterproof and made with natural rubber and lined with 4-millimeter neoprene, which adds warmth and comfort to the entire shoe. Unlike other rainboots, Merry People boots hug the foot a little more, and lines the footbed, giving the whole shoe a much more snug, comfortable fit that only neoprene can. Merry People is available on the website and prices varies.

ÉTICA Denim

ÉTICA, rooted in the ideals of fair labor, environmentally conscious manufacturing and social responsibility. Their stylish sustainable denim is available in in a variety of shades and styles – from straight cropped, wide leg, classic skinnies and more! ÉTICA is sold directly on their website and at major retailers such as Nordstrom & Neiman Marcus. Prices varies on their site here:

ATRAC USA 

Perfect for all students, ATRAC is almost like a snap bracelet but with magnets that you can “slap” or “wrap” around your purse/backpack strap without losing them. They also hang from your wrist or gym pants! ATRAC is designed to keep your keys and or cellphone right where they are supposed to be so you don’t have to spend minutes rummaging through your purse digging for your keys. The patent-pending strap is high quality vegan leather and made to look like a luxurious accessory for any activity in your life. Price: $27-$84.

Bombay Hair Three-in-one-Wands and Extentions

Bombay Hair’s greatest sellers are the Hair Waver, giving you those mermaid locks, and their five-in-one wands! The wands are interchangeable, meaning you save some serious drawer space! Made from various precious metals and equipped for long-lasting performance, this brand offers a variety of curling wands, curling irons, flat irons, and styling kits. In addition to hair tools, Bombay has a huge selection of hair extensions and there is no silicone used on the hair, so the extensions can be used easily with hot styling tools. Price: Varies and Available on Amazon.

NOMAD Technology Accessories

NOMAD recently created a Women of NOMAD portfolio that focuses on products that empower women to feel good in all they do.. work, travel and more.  They feature sleek mouse pads, chic keychains, slim Apple watch bands, and chargers and cases that all are designed to fit in nicely with all of a woman’s day to day interests and to do’s. Prices varies and available here: https://nomadgoods.com/.

Wacom

Wacom has simplified this brand-new world with their Intuos and One tablet/pen bundles. Students can draw, edit photos, collaborate, and make their wildest dreams a reality by putting pen to tablet. With Electro-Magnetic Resonance technology, Wacom’s battery free pen will feel like drawing with a pencil or paintbrush, more powerful and durable than anything you’ll find on the market. Prices vary depending on size of Tablet and can be purchased here.

TickTalk

TickTalk 4 is the advanced 4G/LTE children’s smartwatch phone for ages 5-12 that combines video and voice calling, in-app messaging, location tracking, and more to stay connected to your child without a cellphone. It does not have the distractions of the internet, games, or social media. Always know your child is safe with location tracking, Emergency SOS, 911 response & 20+ parental controls. With the TickTalk parent app, approve your child’s contacts, block unknown numbers to keep you in the driver’s seat of your child’s first (non) cell phone. TickTalk 4 includes a free SIM card for an affordable, pay-as-you-go, no-contract plan starting at $9.99 per month. Price is $189.00 and available on Amazon, Walmart.

Picture Keeper Connect 16GB

The simple and easy way to backup pictures, videos and contacts stored on your phone, tablet and computer. Picture Keeper Connect offers simple photo backup solutions for iPhone and Android phones and tablets, as well as PC and Mac computers. Buy 2, Get 1 Free for $239.99 here.

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Source: EDX Education, Vudeco, proscenic, Banana Loca, Confetti Snacks, Atrac, Persik Products, picturekeeper, NOMAD, ETICA, FGBG, Bombay Hair, Merry People, TickTalk, Awkward Souls, Oxygenetix, wacom


Amazon Prime Day 2022 Deals

Christmas in July is here with Amazon Prime Days beginning tomorrow, July 12, 2022. Starting tomorrow through July 13, 2022, below are some great deals to check out during Amazon Prime Days!

Plantifique

Plantifique harvests their natural and vegan ingredients at their peak and carefully dry them to preserve the potency of the nutrients. This top-rated foot masks internet sensation is just what you need to enjoy the glowing beauty you deserve. Amazon Prime Day Deal is about 20 percent off (could change in the next few weeks) Price is $17.99 – $25.99 on Amazon.

Coco & Eve

For Amazon Prime Day Coco & Eve will be offering 20% off on all products at their Amazon store here. Their must-have products include Sunny Honey Bali Bronzing Foam for $34.80 and their Like A Virgin Hair Masque for $39.90.

O’o Hawaii

O’o Hawaii, the cruelty-free skincare brand, includes a non-GMO, vegetarian, sustainable line that ensures that the natural resources of its ingredients are preserved and protected. The brand’s integrative skincare is made for anti-aging and protection against UV damage. Price: $24.00 – $475.00. Amazon Prime Day Deal is 25 percent off everything.

PureWine®

Whatever your preference, red or white, your drinking experience gets better with PureWine wine purifiers. See for yourself and grab their latest and greatest, The Phoenix® reusable wine purifier in white, an elegant accent to a bar cart or tabletop. Amazon Prime Day Deal is 30% off sale on all products. Price: Varies.

Pool Buoy

For Amazon Prime Day Pool Buoy will be offering 20% off on all products at their Amazon store here. Their Call Me Jackie Inflatable Pool is equipped with 2 rings in the wall, our inflatable swimming pool can accommodate 2-3 adults and provides a perfect height for kids to play safely in the water. Original Price: $119

Cariloha

Save 30% off everything available on Cariloha’s Amazon page including their best-selling Resort Bamboo Bed Sheets designed to give that 5-star hotel sleep while also being a sustainable product made from bamboo viscose. Price Varies.

Vertagear

Gaming chairs with unmatched comfort and design specifically made to fit everyone’s body shape and aesthetic. Save $50 off the PL1000 chair and up to $200 off the PL4500 Crystals from Swarovski chair on Vertagear’s Site.

1More Audio

1MORE has some great deals on earbuds during Amazon Prime Week! Below are some of their Prime Day Flash Sales July 12-13, 2022 and Prime Day Deals July 11-17, 2022.

Nooie Cameras

Save up to 30% on ALL Nooie products. Like and share Nooie Amazon Prime Day sale on Facebook to unlock more deals during the sales starting tomorrow.

XGIMI Projectors

All XGIMI Projectors on discount for Prime Days starting tomorrow. Below are the current deals for XGIMI Projectors.

  • MoGo Pro drops from $499 to $399
  • Halo  drops from $749 to $599
  • Horizon drops from $999 to  $899
  • Horizon Pro drops from $1899  to  $1615
  • Elfin drops from  $649 to  $479
  • Aura drops from $2799 to $2379

Yeedi New Vac 2 Pro

The new Yeedi Vac 2 Pro Robot Vacuum features an oscillating mopping system and 3D obstacle avoidance – available at 19% OFF NOW until Amazon Prime Day July 13, 2022. Deal price: $360.49

LG Home, TV and Audio

Exceptional Prime Day deals on the LG Appliances, Audio, TV/Video and Computer products you need are in store! Check them out here for ALL LG Prime Deals.

Wemax Projectors

Wemax will have the Prime Day Sales till July 16th on the Official Amazon shop. It will be an extra 30% OFF for All  Wemax Products.

Happy Shopping!

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Source: Pool Buoy, PureWine, Coco & Eve, Plantifique, O’o Hawaii, Cariloha, Vertagear, 1More, Nooie, XGIMI Projectors, LG, Wemax, Yeedi


Backyard Gear & Fabulous Products to Celebrate 4th of July 2022

With 4th of July just around the corner, here are some great products to consider for your summer outdoor events and BBQ parties on the patio! Below are several different consumer products in different price ranges to complete your holiday weekend!

Popdarts

Popdarts are suction darts that stick to smooth surfaces such as countertops, windows, car windshields and glass doors. Put down the screens and reconnect with your friends and family with this dart game with a twist! The compact sets can be played wherever you go, indoors or outdoors. Price: $22+. 

RedToolbox

For fun DIY projects for the backyard, Kid’s toy brand Red Toolbox, licensees of the popular Stanley Jr., is a best-selling toy lines such as DIY kits, real tools and take-apart sets. Sets include, that are perfect for the backyard, are Bird Feeder Kit $24.99 and Hand Garden Toolset – 3 PC $19.99.

Backyard Candles  Outdoor Citronella and Lemongrass

Backyard Candles Outdoor Citronella and Lemongrass is great for the backyard! Burn this near food or yourself to help keep the bugs away! Their candles are made using up-cycled coconuts, natural soy/coconut wax, and clean-burning cotton wicks. Price: $30.00

Little Moroccan Things ® Horn Comb

The perfect tool for after the pool, lake or beach, Little Moroccan Things ® is a Brooklyn-based female-owned company founded that produces high-quality artisanal products with an emphasis on sustainability. Their website, https://www.littlemoroccanthings.com/category/horn-combs/ displays an array of choices varying from wide to fine-tooth combs perfect for any hair type, for both men and women. Price is $35.00.

FGBG Lifestyle Wellness and Tanning Gummies

FGBG Lifestyle, a fun brand of yummy women’s vitamins, wellness supplements, and tanning gummies that set the mood for a healthy, glowing spring and summer ahead. The vitamins are designed for women on the go and come in small packets, great as a snack, too. Plus, the CBD gummies help every day feel more relaxed and stress-free. Price: $35.00 for 1 month supply.

Bubble Universe BubbleLick Variety Pack

Bubble Universe is the company with premium BubbleLick flavors that are super fun, tasty, and the safest bubble solution ever made, so safe you can lick them! Bubble Universe uses USA made, food-grade, USP, FDA-approved ingredients that taste so good, with four flavors: Milk Chocolate Chip, Juicy Watermelon Splash, Glazed Cinnamon Roll, and Carnival Cotton Candy! Price: $34.99

Proud Grill’s Connect- It Magnetic BBQ Tool Set

Connect It Magnetic 2 Piece BBQ Tool Set has an elegant design and is made from high-quality stainless steel. The magnetic handles of the spatula and fork connect. The 2 pieces connect for 4 uses and then can be arranged for slim storage. Use individually as a spatula and fork or together for tongs and as a server. Connect It BBQ Tools can even hang from your stainless-steel BBQ, metal smoker, or ceramic grill side shelf. Price is $54.99.

Bia Skin Body Gloss/ Glo-Up Repair Serum SPF Bottom of Form Sun Kit

Nourish skin with BIA Skin Body Gloss. This luxurious and fast-absorbing formula is infused with nutrient-rich oils, concentrated antioxidants and just a hint of shimmery bronze for a soft, flawless looking finish. An ultra-hydrating total body serum packed with antioxidants and minerals. A subtle tint and hint of mica provide a blurring effect to hide imperfections and provide an illuminating effect.  Sun Kit with Brush is $102.00.

Pool Buoy Inflatable Pools

Make sure mom has the chicest backyard in the neighborhood with Pool Buoy – the inflatable pool that went to design school, here at your service to dispense splish, splash fun. Designed in Melbourne, Australia these inflatable and extra durable pools turn your backyard into a summer paradise. Free from nasties like 6P Phthalate, Lead & BPA. Just add water. Price $119+. Use Code “Forth” for 20% off till July 5, 2023.

Edx Education

Kids can have fun and keep busy during the BBQ with Edx Education’s sand and water play table! For all ages, outside play and education should go hand-in-hand. Outdoor play areas should draw children into exploring, experimenting, and building with many different types of items. Available on Amazon– $249.99

Jeep Wrangler Stroller Wagon

Delta Children’s Jeep Wrangler Stroller Wagon (exclusively available at Target) is perfect for beach days with the family! It sits up to two children and can easily haul all your gear to any activity – plus, the UV blocking canopy protects little ones from the sun while pull-down shades block additional light during naptime. Price is $271.99.

Shelter Logic SOJAG Outdoor Gazebos

With leading outdoor shelter brand SOJAG, their collection of gazebos includes a wide variety of hardtop and fabric options perfect for any occasion. Pricing: SOJAG Mykonos II Double Roof Hardtop Gazebo, $2,189.99, SOJAG Portland Wall-Mounted Hardtop Gazebo, $1,849.99, SOJAG Roma Soft Top Gazebo, $699.99 or SOJAG Phuket Soft Top Gazebo, $574.99.

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Source: BIA, Jeep, Target, Shelter Logic, Little Moroccan Things Store, Pool Buoy, Edx, Bubble Universe, FGBG, SOJAG


Products that Celebrate Pride Month 2022 & the LGBTQ+ Community

We are halfway through Pride Month and in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community we have compiled a list of pride-friendly products.

Tamalitoz

This brand carries a fiery, fierce candy inspired by the sweet taste of Mexico! It’s a ribbon-style candy, filled with a mild chili lime seasoning with a unique origin story. It all started in a tiny candy store in Mexico City. Husband & husband team, Jack and Dec, wanted to come up with a unique blend of flavors that represented both of them. With the tangy flavors of Mexico and traditional sweetness from Britain, Tamalitoz was born. All their flavors are naturally flavored and colored. Try all 10 sweet and tangy flavors! Find them in Michael’s across the country, as well as Walmart and online on Amazon. Price: $3.99 and available on Amazon

SteadyStrapsRainbow Phone Strap

How cute is this Rainbow Phone Strap? Choose how you hold onto your phone and say goodbye to sticky and unreliable adhesives. Secured by strong Velcro® Brand fasteners, it’s washable, long-lasting, and non-allergenic material. It straps through case’s camera & charging ports plus compatible with most smartphone cases. Price is $10.00.

Shop LC: Multi Color Faceted Glass Bead Set of 15 Friendship Bracelets – Pride Friendship Bracelet

The braided design of these fifteen friendship bracelets is fascinating. The multi-colored glass beads embrace the front look. The bracelets are made of colored threads to form the braided design. Make these skin-friendly bracelets your everyday essentials. These friendship bracelets are inspired by a braided design symbolizing togetherness. Price is $12.00. Shop LC also has more pride jewelry here.  

Friendlily Press

Pair your favorite celebratory drink with these Pride Beverage Mixing Sticks from Friendlily Press! Made of sturdy 1/8th inch acrylic, these fun Beverage Mixing Sticks work in hot or cold drinks. Friendlily has everything you need to soothe that craving for extra serotonin, the brand is sparking fun and joy in this crazy world through its imaginative and adorable designs. Wash and reuse again and again! No matter the occasion, their Drink Stirrer Sets are guaranteed to have your guests lay claim to their favorite stirrers for the whole night. Price is $15+

Nostalgia Coffee Roasters 

Nostalgia Coffee Roasters is a gay woman-owned specialty coffee roastery that recently launched its online shop to deliver epic coffee around the world. Grab a box of Nostalgia Coffee Roasters’ Glory Days Dark Roast (bag and brew boxes) and savor a unique brew that is 100% women-produced coffee from Mexico! Enjoy the pleasure of an epic cup of coffee wherever you go! The woman-owned brand is the first specialty roaster to create brew bags. Price is $25+ here.

Splish Splash Handmade Products: Pride Box

Celebrate your true authentic self all day everyday! This is the perfect pampering box to create a home self-care spa experience and a great way to spoil yourself, a loved one, friends, family, colleagues, or a thank you for someone you care for. Last year, Splish Splash donated Pride Soap to the Vancouver Pride Society for distribution to their amazing volunteers who supported 2021 Pride events throughout Vancouver. You can turn your bathtub into a soothing and awe-inspiring Hammam experience. Price $44+.

Tulip Color Crafts

Tulip Color Crafts offer premium products for us to create this timeless fashion trend for unique attire, art, and accessories. More than simply a ’70s vibe, tie-dye speaks to our need to feel carefree and get our hands busy crafting original patterns that are truly our own. Get bold, non-toxic color in every bottle with a simple one-step process. Just add water, shake, and apply for vibrant color that lasts wash after washing. Price: Varies

Hangover Hoodies Pride Capsule Collection

Show your love for the community with this Love Set! We’ve all dealt with a lot the past couple of years with the ongoing pandemic and changes to the workforce. Hangover Hoodies is a company that was built despite these difficult times, with the intention of reminding customers of their favorite memories. Connect to the good ol’ days with Hangover Hoodies. Each Hangover Hoodie was designed to bring you comfort during such isolating times. Tapping into the nostalgia of favorite memories, each product has the ultimate goal of being representative of customers’ favorite experiences. Price is $54+

Cincha

Just in time for Pride Month, innovative travel brand, Cincha, is happy to announce its latest design: Love is Love. The Cincha Travel Belt is designed with a nylon strap and vegan leather accents, an elastic fitter to reduce extra slack, and a quick-release metal buckle to secure your personal bag to your luggage! Plus you can add your monogram, with 18 colors to choose from. Click it, cinch it, and off you go. Giveback: The brand is dedicated to reuniting families and recognizes the persistent migrant crisis in our country by donating 100 airline miles per travel belt purchased to Miles4Migrants to help reconnect migrant families. Price is $60.00.

Macys: The Trevor Project

In support of the company’s mission to build a brighter future with bold representation, Macy’s will launch its round-up and donation campaign in stores and online at macys.com to benefit its longtime partner The Trevor Project. Additionally, Macy’s will recognize Pride with exclusive merchandise available at select stores, on macys.com and its app, bring joy to local community Pride parades in select markets nationwide, highlight LGBTQ-owned brands and host special events at select stores. Price varies.

Adore Me Pride Capsule Collection

Adore Me has come together to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community during June and beyond. In honor of Pride Month, they are donating part of the proceeds to The Ali Forney Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and empowering disadvantaged LGBTQIA+ youths in the country. For our first-ever limited-edition Pride collection, we’ve tapped into the creativity of award-winning design agency Yarza Twins and NYC-based content creator Mac Rose for a vibrant and fun collection of top-to-bottom looks. The Adore Me Pride capsule collection includes 6 prints and XS-4X sizes. Made of soft and comfy materials, from matching printed bralettes & panty sets to printed leggings and Pride socks, the collection is designed not only to fit every budget and body type. Price varies.

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Source: Tulip, SteadyStrap, Tamalitoz, Cincha, Splish Splash, Friendlily Press, Hangover Hoodie, Nostalgia Coffee Roasters, Macys, Adore Me


Father’s Day 2022 Annual Gift Guide

Father’s Day this year lands on June 19th which is just over a week away. Similar to years before, we have compiled a Father’s Day gift guide at different price ranges in various gift categories.

Wild Willies Premium Beard Products and Arsenal Mens Grooming Kit

Wild Willies is authentically a manly brand passionate about providing products that promote stronger, healthier, and better-looking hair and skin. The grooming kit is your one stop shop for all your men’s grooming needs that don’t involve your beard. It’s sleek design fit perfectly in any sized toiletry bag, the perfect gift for dad’s who love to travel. Arsenal Ultimate Grooming Set Includes: Straight Edge Nail Clippers, Multi-Purpose Scissor, Slanted Edge Clippers, Tweezers, and Nail File. Price: $14.95+ and available on Amazon.

Proud Grill – Q- Swiper Steam Clean 

For Fathers who like to grill, Proud Grill’s newest addition to their Q- Swiper collection is an effective steam clean grill cleaner that has a built-in scraper and reusable grill cleaning cloths ( 2 included). Just dip in water and swipe away. The reusable Grill Cleaning Cloths are dishwasher safe and reusable over 15 times. Built with 100% Kevlar for maximum durability. Trust Kevlar for a high quality, tough reusable grill cloth that works. Price: $20.00 and avail at Amazon.

ATRAC USA Magnetic Strap + Slim Wallet

ATRAC USA soft vegan leather 3-pocket slim wallet. Perfect for sliding in your credit cards, cash or ID.  Fastens perfectly to the Mag Strap Mini, bracelet keychain or Mag Strap Wristlet | long strap. Can hold 1-6 cards. Attach a magnetic ATRAC strap, a snap bracelet but with magnets that you can “slap” or “wrap” around the slim wallet without losing it. Price: $30-84

Pantuss LLC Warming Aromatherapy Slippers

Stay comfy at home with Pantuss LLC Warming Aromatherapy Slippers! To reach ultimate desired comfort, you take out the insoles and heat them in the microwave. The dried lavender flowers and flax seeds create a calming, relaxing aroma and when you insert them back into your Pantuss slippers and slide your feet in, that is when you reach the pinnacle of relaxation. Pantuss’s owners, two sisters, designed their products to be a perfect combination of comfort, design, and aroma. Their aromatherapy slippers allow customers to relax at home in style and comfort. Price: ($25-$61) and available on Amazon.

TheraICE RX Headache Relief Cap

TheralCE RX, the maker of Hot & Cold compression relief products and the best-selling Headache Relief Cap is a game-changer. Migraines are the third most prevalent illness globally, with nearly one in four U.S. households including someone with headache or migraine.Compression and cold therapies constrict blood vessels and reduce inflammation, helping mute pain signals. It works on all types of headaches (common tension, sinus, cluster, and migraine). Heat therapy relaxes muscles, melting tension into pain-free relaxation and the pillowy, cloud-like fabric gently cushions pressure points. Price: $32.95 and avail here

SEAAV

SEAAV designs ethical and eco-friendly athleticwear. The brand proudly removes one pound of plastic from the ocean with each purchase! SEAAV was created by 23-year-old entrepreneur Mckenna Haz to provide function, sustainability, and fashion that can be worn all day long, from morning spin to afternoon drinks. SEAAV is made from recycled plastics, making this activewear stylish and sustainable. Price: $35.00+ here.

Nooie Products- Spend $49 & get 4 pack Smart Plug at $9.99

Give the gift of love to show appreciation to your father this Father’s Day with Nooie! Purchase any Nooie product ($49 and above) and get the 4 pack Nooie Smart Plug at $9.99 for you and your dad. Make life easier and safer for him and your family with Nooie. Check out the Father’s Day Nooie deal here. Promotion ends 6/30.

YBell Fitness

Is your dad looking for ways to save time and space in his home gym? Meet the YBell, the 4-in-1 fitness solution that combines a kettlebell, dumbbell, dual grip medicine ball, and push-up stand in just one piece of equipment. YBells are great for one-on-one training and group exercise, coated in non-slip, non-rust neoprene, and are ideal for training both indoors and out. Each YBell comes with free workout videos too. The YBells range from 2 – 44 lbs. Your dad will love saving time, money and space with one piece of equipment that does everything four pieces can. Prices: $59.99+

Truboy BBQ

Truboy BBQ brings an authentic Texas BBQ experience to Dad by delivering fully smoked and ready-to-heat Texas BBQ straight to your doorstep nationwide. Select from the finest cuts of USDA Prime grass-fed all-natural meats ethically sourced from local Texas farms. Available in both Original and Halal options, Truboy BBQ selections include brisket, beef and pork ribs, pulled pork, lamb shoulder, sausages, turkey, and more. There’s a sampler pack if you want to try a little bit of everything! Truboy BBQ is chilled, vacuum sealed, and delivered to you. Or freeze up to 6 months. Keto-friendly. Ships everywhere in the US and Canada( Free nationwide US shipping for orders $over 200.). Price: $59+ here: www.truboybbq.com.

Whirly Board

Whirly Board combines a spinning balance board with today’s lifestyles. Use it at home or while working (perfect with standing desks) and keep moving for better overall health. With 500+ positive reviews on Amazon, join the movement to put the fun back into exercise! Add a little fitness, agility, and fun with Whirly Board. It allows you to spin 360˚ and engage all your body’s core muscles. Price: Starting at $129.95 on Amazon.

Men’s High Water Shirt

Men’s High Water Shirt beverage pocket holds your beer, slimmer seltzer cans, or that fresh catch in a pinch. The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) cotton-modal terry cloth lining that is more absorbent than standard cotton alone. With the Zippered Dry Tech Pocket, your phone is securely stashed, you can stop surfing the web and start surfing IRL. Price at $145 here.

1MORE Audio

1MORE is offering plenty of ways for dads and grads to save big this year! With their newly released EVO earbuds, ComfoBuds Mini RED, and PistonBuds Pro, there is something for every listener to enjoy on any budget! Use code: SUPERDAD10 to save an additional 10% on all headphones! Price Varies on their landing page here.

SideTrak Solo Touch Pro HD 15.8”

Working out of your home or another remote location has become more efficient thanks to SideTrak. It’s a portable laptop monitor every workaholic or person on-the-go needs, perfect for improving productivity wherever you do your best work. The Solo Touch is a freestanding portable monitor with a cover that has a sleek design and detailed HD picture. Adding a second screen increases productivity by 20 to 30 percent, saving you more than eight hours each week. Price: $399.99 and can be purchased here.

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Source: SEAAV, Wild Willies, California Cowboy Apparel, TheraICE RX, Atrac, Q-Swiper Steam Clean, ybell fitness, Whirlyboard, Pantuss, 1MORE, Nooie, SideTrak


Summer and Outdoor Essentials Guide for 2022

With Memorial Day right around the corner, the first day of Summer, and the 4th of July coming up, we compiled a list of summertime essentials. The below include summer beauty products, fashion, picnic and outdoor gear in different price ranges.

Beauty

LipSips

Keep your lips wrinkle-free while you enjoy your drinks! Ever wonder how some people always have luscious, healthy, and young-looking lips?. Introducing LipSips, the reusable food-grade silicone device that prevents lip wrinkles. Attach it to any drinking straw and enjoy a better way to drink your favorite beverages. Price: 14.50

OSD Beauty

Polish away dull skin with their new vegan products! OSD Beauty body scrubs exfoliates dry, dull skin revealing your softest skin ever. The Coconut body scrub exfoliates your skin, promoting better metabolism, and cell regeneration. Coconut rich in antioxidants moisturizes dry skin and helps keep skin flexible. “OSD” stands for “Only Skin Deep” and is the core of what this beauty brand is all about. Price: $24.00

Bia Skin – Body Gloss Nourishing Oil

Nourish skin with BIA Skin Body Gloss. This luxurious and fast-absorbing formula is infused with nutrient-rich oils, concentrated antioxidants and just a hint of shimmery bronze for a soft, flawless looking finish. Designed to flawlessly blend Body Gloss into the skin. Featuring densely-packed, cruelty-free, synthetic bristles for a velvety touch and flawless application. Price: $19- $65

Sun Patch

Sun Patch is the only peel-and-stick UPF+ silicone sunblock on the market (UPF measures the amount of radiation that can penetrate fabric to reach your skin). Think of it as an accessory to your sunscreen. The patches feel like a second skin and have a California vibe that’s irresistible. They look like cool neon stickers in bright colors, with neutral options coming soon. Available on Amazon for Price: $26-$49.

Mirror FAN-bulous

the Mirror FAN-bulous is an illuminated compact mirror with a built-in fan. The highpowered LED light ring provides optimum lighting when using the standard or 2X magnifying mirror. From sun up to sundown, the Mirror Fan-bulous will keep you cool while fixing make-up, hair, etc. The soft nylon neck strap allows user to wear around neck for hands-free cooling relief. Use the LED light at night to illuminate dark walkways. Price: $38.00.

Spa Technologies – ECO DEFENSE DAILY MOISTURIZER SPF 25

With an antioxidant-rich formula and sun protection, this everyday lotion helps protect your skin against environmental damage and stressors. Lightweight and creamy with a mild fruit scent, it absorbs quickly, leaves no white residue, and provides the ideal base under makeup. Creating a home spa is a must to help ease our daily stresses and take care of our bodies. Spa Technologies makes it simple and soothing. The brand delivers essential items made of seaweed to revitalize the body, mind, and soul. The brand has inspired an industry trend and has been a trusted source for over 30 years. Price: $57.80 

Summer Fashion

Haute ShoreCasey Cellphone Bag

The perfect bag to take all your essentials to the barbeque! The Casey crossbody offers compact construction that accommodates a phone, lipstick and has credit card slots. With over 1,000 accessories, Haute Shore is committed to helping customers stay fashionable with ease. Perfect for your easy beach trip and festival looks, take a look at Haute Shore’s entire collection online here. Price: $47+

Bold Beach Swimwear

Bold Beach Swimwear swimsuits are stylish and designed to fit your body’s needs. Gone are the days where you try on a top and wish it was tighter on the straps. Or a bottom and wish it had more coverage. Every swimsuit is adjustable to give you your perfect and comfortable amount of support and coverage. Each item has an adjustable feature and ranges in sizes from XS to 4XL. Price: $95.00

MinkeeBlue

This brand has beautifully given the everyday tote and backpack a makeover with chic offerings that complement modern lifestyles. Shop totes, backpacks, and crossbodies with zippered compartments that separate your belongings. It’s the perfect solution for camping this Summer or for the everyday use. Price varies from ~$100.

California Cowboy Apparel

Men’s High Water Shirt Après-Surf shirts feature stripes, Hawaiian inspired custom designed floral prints, water-absorbent terry-cloth lining, plus special pockets for your phone and a frosty beverage. For ladies who lounge -their printed La Sirena robe is lined with super-soft terry and has a champagne bottle-sized back pocket. Price: $148+

Be Mystique

Bring sophisticated, yet trendy this summer with the luxe fashion from BeMystique. Working with the finest materials available, this Dubai-based brand prides itself in providing you with chic items that allow you to show off your individuality and stand out in any crowd. The bold patterns and light, airy fabrics are perfect for your summer vacations or even lounging at home. Price: $265.00 – $395.00

Picnic/ Outdoors Gear

Compostable plates, cups, and utensils from Repurpose

From compostable plates to cups, utensils, straws, and garbage bags, Repurpose’s products use upcycled materials such as eucalyptus, sugarcane pulp, and wood, making them a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics and paper. Price from $6.99.

SMiLE Soft Led Night Lanterns

Whether you’re camping out under the stars, hiding-out in a pillow fort, sleeping away at camp, visiting relatives, or the power is out the SMiLE LED Lantern is a cheerful light source. Perfect for to keep at home for emergencies or the car or camper. The camouflage lanterns have child-safe phosphorescent body (recharges in any light-glow-in the-dark) when LED mode is off. Comes packaged in a charming gift box. Price: $14.50

City Bonfires

Warm hearts and make memories during your picnic extravaganza with your loved ones enjoying a City Bonfires kit. It’s easy, fun, and yummy! Elevate any mood with these special editions of their mini bonfires, perfect for romantic evenings, family fun, and gift-giving. All safe and cozy for roasting marshmallows and keeping warm this February, made with love from Maryland. Price: $21.95 to $64.95

ATRAC USA Magnetic Strap

Attach a magnetic ATRAC strap to your purse or even on your pants to keep your key, phone, credit card, ID and chapstick close to you! ATRAC is almost like a snap bracelet but with magnets that you can “slap” or “wrap” around your purse/backpack strap without losing them. They stay in place! They also hang from your wrist or gym pants! You can even hang it from your bathing suit bottoms! Price: $27-84

Hitch

A water bottle with a removable coffee cup hidden inside  — both full-sized, insulated, stainless steel, and leak-proof. This cleverly designed object will keep you fully hydrated and caffeinated throughout the day. As a bonus, Hitch is climate-neutral certified and with each bottle purchased it funds the planting of one tree through its partner One Tree Planted. Price: $65

Bonfire Speakers

The Ambiance Maker-a Blue Tooth Light that flickers like a Bonfire-one push for a flicker or two for a full like fire glow! Whether it’s time to make a romantic outside dinner for two or have a real roaring bonfire for 10, the Bonfire Speaker-light will give you desired ambient lighting! Its IP65 Certified (International Protection: recognized standard for determining both water & dust resistance). Includes USB charging cable. Price: $84.00

Sport Pro Solar Oven

The GoSun Sport® can bake, roast, and steam a meal for two people in just 20 minutes. The included Kettle boils water for quick tea and coffee. It’s light and compact, so you can take it anywhere. Includes baking cups, extra cooking pan, boiling accessory, and carrying case. Price is $279.

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Source: LipSips, OSB Beauty, Spice of Life, Repurpose, Bia Body, Minkee Blue, Sun Patch, Haute Shore, Atrac, Go Sun, City Bonfires, Hitch, California Cowboy Apparel, Bold Beach Swimwear, Be Mystique  


Memorial Day 2021 Must-Haves

Whether you’re gearing up for Memorial Day or a weekend getaway in the sun, this year we are finally able to go out and enjoy the summer! We have compiled some great brands from fashion to summertime must-haves to complete your fun in the day or weekend!

Repurpose‘s Compostable Tableware

Repurpose‘s compostable tableware which are perfect for gathering responsibly now that things are opening up. Their collections include Compostable plates, Compostable stemless cups, Compostable utensils, and Compostable garbage bags. Prices start at $4.95 and can be found here: https://repurpose.com/collections/compostables. They also offer the celebration collection with stemware and more here: https://repurpose.com/collections/celebration.

ECOFREAKS Sanitizers

Perfect for the family weekend outings, ECOFREAKS is a producer of quality sanitizers made in the USA that offer portable hand sanitizer solutions. ECOFREAKS products include includes: auto dispenser w/ koozie, sanitizer bottle w/ pump, sanitizer bottle w/ flip cap, keychain bottle, on-the-go sachets, hand sanitizer wipes and more. Their portable hand sanitizers start at around $3.00. To shop their products please visit: https://ecofreaksusa.com/collections/all-scents.

TP KIT – 10 Pack

These are great for camping, lake days, or the beach! The only TP Kit on the market with both tissues and wet wipes in a single package. Each resealable package contains five 2-ply tissues and two wet wipes. Tissues and wet wipes are made from a cotton blend fiber and 100% biodegradable. Retails for $10.00 and can be found here: https://www.tpkits.com/product/tp-kit-10-pk/.

MyBevi 18 OZ. Clearview Bottle

The MyBevi 18 OZ. Clearview Bottle is a traveler’s best friend this summer. Stay hydrated on the lake or beach with this double wall vacuum insulated premium stainless-steel bottle that endure all weather conditions and activities. It features a tapered body style fits into most car and truck cup holders plus thread on/off steel lid with carry handle for 100% spill free use. It retails for $18.00 and can be found here: https://mybevi.com/collections/hydration/products/mybevi%E2%84%A2-18-oz-clearview-bottle.

Attitude Baby and Kids Mineral Sunscreen

Discover safe and natural sun care products for kids featuring 100% mineral sunscreens for sensitive skin made from non-nano zinc oxide, a natural sunscreen stick for baby’s delicate face and a gentle after-sun sunscreen remover. Each retails for $24.95 and can be found here: https://attitudeliving.com/collections/sun-care/Baby-&-Kids.

Olita Sun Essentials and Coconut Vacation Pack

This bundle includes hydrating sunscreen lotion to mineral lip balm. Plus, get the Beach Be Gone® that is a dry rinse made for wicking away the sand and the AfterSun Body Serum, which restores essential nutrients. Retails for $49.00 and can be found here: https://olitashop.com/collections/bundles/products/beach-essentials. The Coconut Vacation Pack is also great and includes Cool Coconut AfterSun Body Serum, Organic Coco Bronze face stick with SPF30, Coconut flavored lip balm with SPF15, and Coconut Beach Be Gone® for $45.45 and can be found here: https://olitashop.com/collections/bundles/products/coconut-vacation-pack.

sugaringLA – To Go Personal Sugaring Kits

Before hitting the beach or lake, sugaringLA to-go personal sugaring kits are completely harm free and include everything you’ll need to remove unwanted body hair. The kit includes: 10oz of our signature organic sugaringLA sugar paste, 5 reusable biodegradable applicator sticks, 5 reusable all natural cotton strips. Retails for $39.99 and can be purchased here: https://store.sugaringla.com/products/home-sugaring-kits?variant=32175074738263.

Hypeach- Tropic Like It’s Hot Collection

Hypeach, a fashion brand making an impact within the fashion industry has a variety of swimsuits, dressesloungewearjumpsuits, and accessories.  Their Tropic Like It’s Hot Collection includes swimsuits, dresses, jumpers, rompers, accessories and much more starting around $40 and up. To shop this collection please visit: https://hypeach.com/collections/tropic-like-its-hot.

Curvy Beach

Curvy Beach, new Summer Collection ranges from sizes Small-4x, 0-26 and B-H cups, offers comfortable, functional and stylish bikinis that are all made in the USA. The collection bridges the gap between ‘missy’ and ‘plus’ sizes, giving the high fashion styles, fabrics and prints that are not often (or ever) seen in this size range. Curvy Beach began as a plus size line offering sizes 1x-3x but due to overwhelming demand is now a completely inclusive size range from sizes Small-4x. Pricing starts at $69.00 and collections can be found here: https://www.curvybeach.com/collections/shop-all.

Castaway Nantucket

Many of Castaway Nantucket styles are seasonal and the perfect attire for patriotic occasions like Memorial Day or the Fourth of July. From flag-embroidered pants to skirts with stitch lobsters they have several spring designed options for Men, Women and Kids plus they offer matching sets. Their collections start under $100 and can be found here: https://castawayclothing.com/collections/best-sellers.

Mystique Beach

Mystique Beach offers an array of casual and sophisticated pieces from kimonos to bags. Some of their new arrivals are the Havana pants – desert ($255), Boho Blue Navajo Kimono ($285), and Tribal Pink Kimono ($295). Their new arrivals collection can be found at: https://www.mystique-beach.com/99-new-arrivals. The entire collection of kimonos ($255-$315), lounge pants in XXS-XL ($255-$275), cropped tops in S-L ($275-$295) and other accessories are available at Mystique-Beach.com

GlocalMe TriForce WiFi Hotspot

When you’re out on the lake or beach w/ no service, Glocalme’s TriForce is a tough mobile WiFi hotspot providing you with the most reliable 4G LTE connection for any situation. No matter when or where, this highly versatile device is also a power bank with 3 output ports and a hard casing, becoming the most reliable companion to keep you connected, consistently. It retails for $139.99 (without the data plan) and can be found here: https://www.glocalme.com/US/m/mall/product_choose?deviceType=TriForce.

Remember to stay safe, hydrated and do not forget the sunscreen before heading out into the sun!

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Source: GlocalMe, EcoFreaks, Mystique Beach, Curvy Beach, Castaway Nantucket, Hypeach, SugaringLA, Olita, Attitude, TP Kits, Repurpose, My Bevi


Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021: Mind and Body Edition

With Mother’s Day less than 2 weeks away, there is still time to find the perfect gift. In our Mind and Body Edition for Mother’s Day, we included consumer and beauty products that will help Mom either jump-start her day, de-stress or relax not just for her special day but throughout the year!

Silk and Sonder Monthly Planners

Every month, Silk and Sonder hand-curatea the perfect blend of intention, reflection, and action and deliver it straight to your doorstep. Each planner is inspired by thought leaders, books, podcasts, bullet journal layouts, and positive psychology techniques to create a personalized, guided journaling and planning experience just for you. Choose between their monthly or yearly (save over $50!) subscriptions and cancel anytime. Monthly subscriptions are $19.95 here: https://www.silkandsonder.com/collections/all/products/monthly-subscription. For all subscriptions please visit: https://www.silkandsonder.com/collections/all.

Upful Blends

Upful Blends: Organic, wildcrafted and ethically grown tea blends and supplements formulated for the unique connection of mind, body, and spirit. Perfect to keep Mom’s body balanced, the 5-star rated Food for the Blood Blendhelps remove toxins from the entire body, reduces inflammation and strengthens the immune system. Prices start at $24, available at www.upfulblends.com.

Oats Overnight Party Pack Variety

Oats Overnight is the world’s first spoon-free, high-protein oatmeal. Prep each packet before bed, and voila breakfast is ready for mom when she wakes up. The Party Pack Variety available in flavors ranging from Birthday Cake and Mocha Dream to Blueberry Cobbler. Prices start at $29 and can be purchased here https://www.oatsovernight.com/products/party-pack or  Amazon

Specialty Coffee Sampler Box by Don Pablo Coffee 

Don Pablo Coffee is a world-class grower and roaster of specialty grade, small-batch roasted-to-order coffees sourced from the world’s best coffee-growing regions. Their Specialty Coffee Sampler Box features three of Don Pablo Coffee’s best-selling beans packaged in a gift box with custom-printed graphics and info on each specialty coffee inside. Box Includes: Don Pablo Signature Blend, a special combination of Colombian, Guatemalan, and Semi-Washed Brazilian beans, Subtle Earth Organic Coffee is organic certified, full body with a deep, rich chocolaty flavor and a clean finish, and Pablo’s Pride Honduran Dark Roast is a fine 100% Arabica, certified organic blend with a deep, rich, smooth milk chocolate with tones of honey, caramel, and cocoa. Retails for $29.99 and can be found here: https://donpablocoffee.com/product/specialty-coffee-gift-box/.

Coco & Eve

Coco & Eve Beauty Sleep Bundle offers two accessories that will not only assist in her getting her full 8 hours but she will also wake up with silkier, smoother hair and rejuvenated. Sleep Bundle includes Satin Eye Mask and Beauty Sleep Pillow Case for $32.20. Coco & Eve Hair Heroes Gift Set is a limited edition kit has everything mom needs for the ultimate good hair day. The bundle includes: Super Nourishing Hair Masque,Two Tiered Tangle Tame and Luxe Drawstring Bag. From Monday May 3rd thru Wednesday, May 12th Coco & Eve will be offering a free Like a Virgin Hair Masque Travel Tube and Beauty Sleep Pillow Case with code LUXE at https://us.cocoandeve.com *minimum purchase required

sugaringLA – To Go Personal Sugaring Kits

Perfect for the mom on the go, the sugaringLA to-go personal sugaring kits are completely harm free and include everything you’ll need to remove unwanted body hair. The brand is committed to the exclusive use of earth friendly ingredients that are antiseptic and plant based, while providing you antioxidants and amazingly anti-inflammatory results. The kit includes: 10oz of our signature organic sugaringLA sugar paste, 5 reusable biodegradable applicator sticks, 5 reusable all natural cotton strips. Retails for $39.99 and can be purchased here: https://store.sugaringla.com/products/home-sugaring-kits?variant=32175074738263.

Caire

Caire’s scientifically proven Hyaluronic Acid SERUM AND MASK DUO are formulated with the world’s tiniest Hyaluronic Acid molecules that travel deep beneath the skin’s surface to help women 40+ build back firmness and glow in their complexion. Special for Mother’s Day, Caire is offering their Mother’s Little Helpers Gift Set, which includes: 15 mL glass bottle of Therom Serum Boost, 12 mL glass jar of Triple Lift Molecule Mask, and 2 mini glass on-the-go vials of Therom Serum Boost. Regularly $60, on sale for $40 here https://www.cairebeauty.com/collections/skincare/products/limited-edition-mothers-little-helpers-set.

The Better Skin Co.

The Better Skin Co. has the perfect limited edition GIFT SET to pamper all the special ladies in your life. The Better Skin Co. Limited Edition Gift Set includes: Mirakle Cream, Klayzyme Exfoliating Enzyme Mask, and the Better Skin Co’s Signature Travel Bag. Plus, with every purchase, customers will receive ONE limited edition Vitamin A Radiance Serum or Botanical Collagen Serum ($60 value). The Better Skin Co. Mother’s Day Gift Set retails for $68 ($90 value) from April 26th to May 9th and can be found here: https://thebetterskinco.com/collections/sets-1/products/mothers-day-set.

Bali Body The Deluxe Glow Bundle

Give your mama a full body glow-up this Mother’s Day with this ultimate self-tanning bundle that gives mom all of the products that she needs to achieve a vacay tan at home. The Deluxe Glow has your entire self-tan routine covered from start to finish. Containing the original Dark Self Tan Mousse, Face Tan Water, Luxe Tanning Mitt, Self Tan Remover & Exfoliating Mitt, it’s the perfect treat. Retails for $89.95 and can be found here: https://us.balibodyco.com/products/the-deluxe-glow.

Seven Seven Cosmetics

Seven Seven Cosmetics is a clean skin-care label founded by former celebrity makeup artist, Emily Jimison – recently featured in Forbes. The brand’s product offering includes a luxurious bath series set, invigorating serums, stretch salve (for expectant and new Moms), and other enticing, clean skincare products. The Bath Series includes fragrance-free suds, silky bath oil, relaxing salts & luxurious soak powder for $100.00. Also, many other items falling under $40.00 USD and can be found here: https://www.sevensevencosmetics.com/collections/all.

Nora Ross Hair Care Products

Nora Ross has dedicated itself to the formulation of effective, high-performing hair care and supplements that bring together the best of science and nature. They discovered that garlic has proven benefits both internally and externally and developed a range of products that work to create healthier, fuller hair. Their Complete Hair Treatment Bundle (6 Products) For Normal to Dry Hair is the perfect Mother’s Day gift. This bundle contains the following: 2 Bottles of Garlic Shampoo for Normal to Dry Hair (32 oz.), 1 Bottle of All Hair Type Garlic Conditioner (32 oz.), 1 Healthy Hair Supplement (60 Capsules), 1 Anti Stress Supplement (60 Capsules), and 1 Super Shine (4 oz.). Retails for $106.95 and available at https://noraross.com/collections/special-products/products/complete-healthy-hair-supplements-and-shampoo-bundle.

Hydra Bloom Rose Love and Lavender Relax Collection

Based in California, floral-infused beauty and skincare brand Hydra Bloom offers a selection of cruelty free, paraben, sulphate, phosphate, & phthalate free products made with essential oils. Hydra Bloom’s organic Rose & Lavender oils, bath salts & face mists are infused with mood boosting Australian flower essences. The Rose Love and Lavender Relax Collection consists of Rose Love Bath and Body Oil, Rose Love Essential Oil Roll-on scent, Rose Petal Organic bath bomb, Lavender Relax Bath and Body Oil, Lavender Relax Essential Oil Roll-on scent, and Lavender Organic bath bomb. Retails for $145.00 and can be found here: https://lucybsbeauty.com/collections/hydra-bloom/products/rose-lavender-fall-collection.

As a reminder, Mother’s Day is May 9, 2021 so you still have time to get those gift orders in especially if you will not be able to visit her this year.

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Source: Silk and Sonder Monthly Planners, Upful Blends, Oats Overnight, Coco & Eve, sugaringLA, Caire, The Better Skin Co., Bali Body, Seven Seven Cosmetics, Nora Ross, Hydra Bloom, Don Pablo Coffee


Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021: Tech Edition

In the past year, Mother’s have been working from home, teaching their children remotely and starting new podcasts daily. Moms have had to make changes to their daily routine and embrace new technologies to manage their families throughout the pandemic. Understanding the sacrifices many mothers have made from managing their workload to their children’s school load, in this gift guide we compiled tech products that can helpful and easy to adapt for busy moms.   

Urban Armor Gear’s [U] by UAG Collection

Urban Armor Gear’s newly launched [U] by UAG is a collection of stylish and sophisticated accessories designed to celebrate female strength and to keep your tech protected. From the gym to the office to wherever, [U] is designed with mobility in mind, these cases are featherlight and impact-resistant. Cases designs are made for iPhones, iPad, Air Pods, Apple Watch, and Samsung Galaxy. Prices are between $29.95 – $59.95 and can be found here: https://www.urbanarmorgear.com/collections/u-by-uag-products. From Friday, April 23rd thru Friday, April 30th  UAG will be offering 33% off all purchases with code MOM33 at https://www.urbanarmorgear.com.

The SPINTRAY

Working out on your Peloton just became multi-functional thanks to the add-on accessories by Top Form Design. The brand’s made in the USA accessories like The Adjuster, to eliminate sore neck, shoulder pain, and pool noodles on the handlebars, the The TFD Cell Mount which allows you to easily mount your cell phone or baby monitor to optimize your workout while staying alert. The SPINTRAY is their flagship best-seller. Fits on handlebars and supports a laptop, phone, tablet, book, or anything else you may want to multitask with while taking that casual scenic ride.  It retails for $53.99 and can be found here: https://topformdesign.com/product/the-spintray/.

Pixel Eyewear Blue Light Glasses 

Pixel Eyewear offers stylish blue light protection. Pixel Eyewear has a large selection of unisex styles to choose from including amber glasses for nightshift workers and gamers, reading glasses, and blue light glasses for both kids and adults. Pixel Eyewear provides breakthrough lens technology that filters 50 percent of blue light and up to 95 percent at the strongest wavelengths, without the yellow tint. Lenses also contain nanotechnology that reduce smudges and repel water and dust. For comfort, each lens has an anti-reflective coating, eliminating computer glare and reducing the stress on your eyes. They start at $75.00 and can be found here: https://www.pixeleyewear.com/collections/computer-glasses.

Moman EM1 USB-Condenser-Microphone-Recording-Mic and Moman RF30 Microphone Reflection Filter

For the mom who is doing podcasts or recording, the Moman EM1 USB microphone supports Windows PC/laptop, works with a Mac without an adapter and features long anti-interference cables to ensure lossless audio output. Easy for your Mom to set up with the plug-and-play design, Moman EM1 is free of complicated settings and simple to operate on different devices. When combined with the RF30 Microphone Reflection Filter, the EM1 microphone provides a relatively clear mobile recording studio. The bundle retails for $79.99 and can be purchased here.

RAYCON

RAYCON is offering 20% off all products from April 15th to April 30th in honor of Mother’s Day. The noise cancelling features in the Work earbuds and Everyday Headphones are perfect for working moms in busy households. You can choose from the Everyday Earbuds for $74.99, the Performer Earbuds for $109.99, the Work Earbuds for $149.99 or the Everyday Headphones for $99.99. To view all Mother’s Day specials please visit https://rayconglobal.com/collections/special and use code THXMOM.

FR500 Foot Rocker

Designed to be the perfect accessory to any work-from-home environment, the award-winning FR500 Foot Rocker enhances the experience of the ergonomic workstation. Offering ergonomic relief from prolonged, static sitting the FR500 Foot Rocker encourages gentle rocking of the feet, engaging lower leg muscles to increase healthy circulation. Models start at $99 and can be found here: https://www.humanscale.com/products/product.cfm?group=FR500.

NeatCharge

A new invisible wireless charger, NeatCharge can be used in conventional office settings, home workspaces, living areas, and even kitchen countertops. While conventional wireless chargers are required to be placed on top of the desk or between the furniture, therefore, permanently affecting the work surface, NeatCharge seamlessly mounts underneath the desk or any tabletop. This game-changing design enhances connectivity for any surface. Models start at $149 and can be found here: https://www.humanscale.com/products/product.cfm?group=neatcharge.

PhotoSpring Digital Photo Frame

PhotoSpring WiFi digital photo frames are battery-powered and easy to pick up for your Mom to take anywhere. The PhotoSpring 10in WiFi Digital Picture Frame has a white/removable black frame, a touchscreen and 16GB internal memory. Designed for non-techies, setup is 3 simple steps, (1) Connect WiFi, (2) Answer a few simple questions, (3) Start sending your photos and videos by email, App, or web browser. It retails for $139.00 and can be purchased here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08S998HFK. There is also a premiuim version for $169.00 located here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08S93RXWX?th=1.

Flex 5000

The Flex 5000 transmitter/receiver set brings Sennheiser audio expertise and digital wireless technology to those wishing to improve their TV viewing with a personalized listening experience. Perfect for when Mom wants to take a break and watch a movie or TV, it features three different hearing profiles to enhance TV, movies or music, to choose from. Plus a unique Speech Intelligibility feature that reduces TV background noise for added clarity. Comes with Sennheiser’s MX 475 earphones, but can be used with their favorite wired headphones. It retails for $169.99 and can be found here: https://en-us.sennheiser.com/wireless-tv-earphone-headphone-stereo-flex-5000

Movo WebMic HD Pro: All-in-One HD Webcam, Mic and LED Light (PRE-ORDER- Ships June 2021)

Movo Podcast accessories are perfect for the mommy Vlogger. Achieve professional-quality audio, video, and lighting with the Movo WebMic HD Pro, the all-in-one HD web camera, condenser microphone, and LED lighting solution. Even though, Mom won’t get this on Mother’s Day, this is a great new addition for only $169.99. Movo also has great podcast accessories starting at just $19.99. To pre-order the Movo WebMic HD Pro please visit: https://www.movophoto.com/collections/vlogging-youtube-equipment/products/webmic-all-in-one-webcam-microphone-light. To shop all Podcast accessories please visit: https://www.movophoto.com/collections/podcast-equipment.

Movo Smartphone Podcasting Bundle for iOS or Android

If you’re the mom your buying for needs a bigger bundle for podcasting that connects with either Android or iOS this bundle is ideal. The Movo Smartphone Podcasting Bundle is a great deal with 2 Podcast Microphones, 2 Desktop Mic Stands, 2 Pop Filters, and 2-Channel XLR Interface with Lightning Output Compatible with iPhone, iPad for only $259.95 here and the android version for the same price here.

Don’t forget Mother’s Day is May 9th and there is still time to order the perfect gift!

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Source: Source: Urban Armor Gear’s, Top Form Design, Pixel Eyewear, Moman, Raycon, Human Scale, PhotoSpring, Sennheiser, Movo


Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021: Fashion Edition

We all thought by Mother’s Day 2021 we would be out free from quarantining and the pandemic would be over but a year later we still are staying and working from home. For our Mother’s Day Fashion Edition, we included products that can be lounged in or taken out for a family picnic in the park. We also included a few personalized gifts to show mom you care from afar.   

Hypeach

Hypeach, a fashion brand making an impact within the fashion industry has a variety of dresses, loungewear, jumpsuits, and accessories that are fun, cozy, and fitting for a plethora of occasions that any mom would enjoy. Their Cute & Cozy Collection features loungewear, romper, jumpers, sweaters, pullovers and more that are perfect and affordable for Mother’s Day. The collection starts around $30.00 and can be found here: https://hypeach.com/collections/cute-and-cozy.

CJW

CJW is offering free embroidered monogramming on their luxury hand-illustrated pajams and loungewear in the lead up to Mother’s Day.  The brand recently launched their Mom + Mini collection of adorable pajama sets, and is continuing to celebrate the release by offering free custom monograms to anyone who purchases any adult set plus any kids set. The monogramming will also be available on all applicable CJW products for $30 USD. To shop their Mother’s Day gift guide please visit: https://shopcjw.com/pages/gift-guide.

Soieli Hair Accessories

Soieli believes in using 100% silk adorned with hand-painted designs to bring light into their customers’ lives. Rooted in the principles of craftsmanship & quality, each Soieli product is hand-painted. This means no two pieces are exactly the same, guaranteeing a unique wearable art piece to elevate your hair style. Their hair slips start at $28.00 with their headbands at $62.00. The collection can be found here: https://soieli.com/collections/all.

Solo New York: Re:cycled Collection

Re:cycled Collection brings sleek design to bags made from recycled materials, making sustainable bags accessible to the masses. Each bag features a light and durable heather grey material made from ocean-bound recycled PET bottles, with recycled, biodegradable hangtags and stuffing. The Re:vive Mini Backpack by Solo New York is perfect for Mom’s on the go for only $24.99. To shop the full Re:cycled Collection please visit: https://solo-ny.com/collections/re-cycled.

Papinelle

Papinelle is a sleepwear and lifestyle brand designed for women who value the ritual of relaxation. Each piece is designed to create beautiful sleepwear, ethically-made from the softest natural fabrics. Papinelle Sleepwear is renowned for its French-inspired prints using pure silks and organic cottons, soft hues and feminine cuts. They have a great Mother’s Day Gift Guide with different sleepware and lifestyle presents at very affordable prices located here: https://papinelle.us/collections/mothers-day-gift-guide.

Origami Tote

The Helinox Origami Tote is a versatile carryall that quickly and conveniently transforms into a spacious mat. The tote itself will carry up to four of your Helinox furniture pieces and the supplies for a day out ‘n about. The mat is spacious and large enough for the whole team while finding its calling in the mountains, laid out on the beach, and even in the park for some much-needed yoga. When it’s time to pack things up, the mat quickly reverts back to a tote with an intuitive snap system. It retails for $99.95 and can be found here: https://helinox.com/products/origami-tote?variant=37667679994030

Castaway Matching Family Collections

Castaway offers a great selection of matching family styles for the whole family.  Men’s madras pants, ladies embroidered skirts, girls shift dresses and boys embroidered shorts. To shop their family matching collection click here. They also have a unique gift section with gifts like Murray’s Toggery Shop Nantucket Red Ladies Tretorn Shoe, Portable Bluetooth Speaker Pink Metal, Equestrian Bit Appetizer Board, Garment Bag Personalized With Monogram and many more unique gifts here: https://castawayclothing.com/collections/gifts.

adidas OR0002 + Original Eyewear Collection

The adidas OR0002 round-frame glasses feature a double bridge for some extra style, are ultralight and flexible, and above all else, offer an Original look. They retail for MSRP: $170 and can be found here: https://www.adidas.com/us/originals-sunglasses-or0002/EW3343.html. Also, adidas has several other Original frame styles from casual to athletic to choose from starting at $100 and can be found here: https://www.adidas.com/us/women-eyewear.

Modern Picnic

Modern Picnic has limited edition lunchers and snackers with flowers hand drawn on each exclusively on their website ModernPicnic.com.  The Flower Collection launched specially for Mother’s Day are done in partnership with B Floral! Customers will receive cute yellow flower bouquet with their purchase. This limited edition capsule collection will be available through Mother’s Day and comes in array of styles. The Mini Luncher retails for $180, Large Luncher for $200, and Snackers for $120. Shop Modern Picnic’s Limited Edition Flower Collection at: https://modernpicnic.com/pages/the-flower-shop.

Ivy City Co. Mother’s Day Capsule

Ivy City Co. and Dancing with The Stars, and new mom Lindsay Arnold collaborate on Mother’s Day Capsule available starting April 29th. Mother’s Day capsule collection includes three styles all in adult, mini and baby sizes for mom and her mini muse. Each dress, sewn with natural cotton or linen fabrics in muted spring colors. The collection ranges from adult dresses starting at $105 and baby and kids’ styles starting $38. To shop please visit https://ivycityco.com/.

RedThread

With RedThread, through the use of advanced 3D technology women can now get their bodies scanned and measured electronically to custom fit clothing specifically for them so they never have to try on clothes or settle for a poor fit again. Moms can revel in this easy process which takes exact measurements from just two photos and pants, jackets or t-shirts they desire is shipped in one week. Starting at $58, moms can now have the great-fitting, go-with-everything pants, matching form-fitting t-shirt and designer jacket that comes with a lifetime fit guarantee. To get started with your Mother’s Day customized gift please visit: https://redthreadcollection.com/collections.

R0AM Cloud Sandals

These sandals provide the indoor comfort of a slipper with memory foam and custom molded footbeds AND have a durable recycled outdoor tread for the mama on the go! Retails for $130 and can be found here: https://www.roamwears.com/collections/clouds. From Saturday, May 8th thru Sunday, May 9th R0AM will be offering the below discounts on all purchases made at https://www.roamwears.com. Offerings include: buy 1 pair – get free shipping, buy 2 pair get second 20 % off, buy 3 pair get third pair 30% off, buy 4 pair get 4th pair 40% off, and buy 5 pair get 5th 50% off.

Deckers X Lab

Deckers X Lab are sustainable shoes that offer comfortable support indoors and outdoors with women’s designs in slippers, sandals, sneakers, boots, orthopedic shoes, and water repellent shoes. They have a great Mother’s Day gift guide, and all selections were made in a factory that supports women in their supply chain with the help of HERproject, a collaborative initiative that creates partnerships with brands to empower and educate women in the workplace. To shop their Mother’s Day guide please visit: https://deckersxlab.com/blogs/news/deckers-lab-mother-s-day-gift-guide-2021

Rebecca Minkoff

Rebecca Minkoff’s collection of designer handbags for women features crossbody bags, work totes, convertible backpacks and more that are perfect for the rocker/ trendy mom. Rebecca Minkoff also offers a variety of accessories, footwear and apparel as well. Their handbags start at just under $100 and can be found here: https://www.rebeccaminkoff.com/collections/handbags. Get 30% off for Mother’s Day with the code: TREATMOM.

Allurez

Get Mom something she will forever cherish at Allurez, the leading online fine jewelry destination. They have a great Mother’s Day gift guide with the jewlery under $500 option. Also the retailer is offering $75 off $750 or more for Mother’s Day with the code MD21. Order custom pieces by April 25th to get in time for her special day! To shop their Mother’s Day gift guide please visit: https://www.allurez.com/mothers-day-gift-guide.

Zoe Lev Jewelry

Let your Mama wear her name around her neck with these adorable 14K necklaces from Zoe Lev Jewelry. The MAMA collection includes: Zoe Lev Jewelry 14k Spaced MAMA Necklace, 16” – $460, Zoe Lev Jewelry 14K Yellow Gold Mama Pendant Necklace, 18” – $470, Zoe Lev Jewelry 14K Yellow Gold MAMA Charm Necklace, 18″ – $485. You can also choose from their personalized necklaces and pendants here: https://www.zoelev.com/personalized/.

If you cant find what your looking for above, Shop LC also has a great Mother’s Day Gift guide with everything from jewelry to fragrances here.

We hope this helps you with your Mother’s Day 2021 shopping needs. We hope you have a great and safe Mother’s Day!

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Source: Zoe Lev Jewelry, Solo New York, Rebecca Minkoff, Allurez, Hypeach, Deckers X Lab, ROAM, RedThread, Shop LC, Modern Picnic, Ivy City Co., adidas, Castaway, Origami Tote, Papinelle, Soieli, CJW, BFFS & BABES


GLAAD Pride Guide 2020 for Virtual Events

For fifty years, the month of June has celebrated LGBTQ+ Pride traditions but due to the pandemic and the appalling murder of George Floyd that has led to nationwide protest, we have to re-think how we can ALL come together. To bring us all together safely for Pride Month, GLAAD created the Pride Guide, a platform to help LGBTQ+ people and allies navigate the hundreds of digital Pride celebrations and online events during the month of June. In acknowledgment of the inhumane murder of George Floyd, GLAAD is reprioritizing Pride Month events to support the Black community.

Per GLAAD’s recent post,

“GLAAD stands with the loved ones of George Floyd, the Black community, our staff and supporters, and the protesters who continue to fight for justice and equality across this country. It is all of our responsibility to speak out publicly against racism, systemic injustice, and police brutality, and to elevate voices and amplify stories of people of color, especially within the LGBTQ community. For this reason, we are doing our best to reprioritize events and actions to support the Black community and the fight to combat racism, discrimination, injustice, and police brutality in this year’s Pride Guide. There can be no Pride if it is not intersectional.”

The guide has several virtual event options across cities nationwide to choose from throughout the month of June and more may be added throughout the month. The guide lets you filter by state, event type and event category throughout June and July 2020.

To access the Pride Guide please visit: https://www.glaad.org/prideguide. Please note this guide is in no way comprehensive. If you have any suggested events or gatherings to add to GLADD’s Pride Guide, especially ones focused on supporting LGBTQ people of color, please fill out this form and they will do their best to promote them.

During this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial injustices happening nationwide we must stand together and come together peacefully but also safely! To learn more about GLAAD and Pride Month please visit: https://www.glaad.org/tags/lgbt-pride-month.

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Source: GLAAD


Valentine's Day 2020 Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is just a week away and if you haven’t found that perfect gift for your loved one, we curated a list of gift ideas. The below Valentine’s gift ideas are for either women or men and range in price.

Game Day Clear Collection

Sciano’s clear handbags, called the Game Day Clear Collection (www.scoregamedaybag.com), are her solution. These sporty purses of passion and fashion meet stadium security requirements for NBA, NFL, NCAA, and high school stadiums plus they are available in all major and college team colors. Key features of the Game Day Clear Collection handbags are:

  • Machine-stitched seams — not heat-sealed — for strength and durability.
  • A sturdy, 45-inch cross-body chain and D-Rings on either side for dangles and keys.
  • The bags are garnished with rhinestones and featuring Sciano’s signature style that blends polka dots with team colors. 
  • A matching, slim interior-privacy pouch for sunglasses and credit cards, along with the convenience of a clear event-ticket pocket for quick scanning at the event.
  • Quality metal hardware on every bag, which is built to last by being crafted with the thickest polyurethane.

For Valentines Day they have a great collection of pink purses starting at $49.99 here: https://www.scoregamedaybag.com/collections/pink.

One In A Million Initial Pendant Necklace By KATE SPADE NEW YORK

Choose the initial that means the most to you for a shiny, gold-plated pendant suspended from a delicate rolo chain. While the initialed front salutes your sense of identity, the pendant’s reverse is engraved with ‘one in a million.’

  • 17″ length; 3″ extender; 1/2″ pendant diameter
  • Lobster clasp closure
  • 12k-gold plate
  • Imported
  • Shop all kate spade.
  • Item #988230

Available at Nordstrom’s for $58.00 here.

Pharaoun Cocktail Rings

Pharaoun Cocktail Rings are the perfect way to honor oneself this Valentine’s Day with a gift of love, beauty and glamor. With the release of Pharaoun’s stackable cocktail ring collection, you can now make this Valentine’s Day special by creating your own unique combination of rings that represent your independence and strength.

The sterling silver Super Power Ring goes for $195.00 and can be found here https://pharaoun.com/pages/silver-cocktail-rings.

Brooklyn Cloth Joggers

#bkfam has the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts ideas for guys, like their joggers.

  • Super comfortable and versatile, in both twill and knit fabrics.
  • The fit is amazing-not too tight or too lose, True Fit.
  • You can dress up or down, which means it has more than one purpose.

Currently, you can get 2 joggers for $60 and can be found here: https://www.brooklyncloth.com/collections/the-jogger. Also go to their Valentine’s Shop to get free shipping on V-Day Collection use code: vday2020.

Lovestruck Gift Card for Men by Mancrates

His Mission is to destroy the brick to extract the code and redeem a digital gift card. His Choices* include:

  • Bass Pro Shop
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Amazon (available in $50 and $100 only)
  • Home Depot (available for use in USA and Canada)
  • Columbia Sportswear (available in $50 and $100 only)
  • Gamestop (available in $50 only)
  • Nike
  • Morton’s Steakhouse (available in $50 and $100 only)

It runs for $79.99 and can be purchased here. With the code CUPID15 for orders over $99.00 you will get 15% off! *Full retailer redemption subject to change due to availability.

Lyric Merch Apparel

Lyric licensing company LyricFind is sharing the love for Valentine’s Day 2020 with a special line of LyricMerch devoted to songs about sweets and candy for women and men. LyricFind’s “Sweet Lyrics” LyricMerch features hoodies, t-shirts, mugs, and phone cases with lyric designs from popular songs like:

  • “Rockstar” – Post Malone, 21 Savage
  • “Pink Matter” – André 3000, Frank Ocean
  • “Candy Bling” – Mariah Carey
  • “Drugs & Candy” – All Time Low
  • “Banana” – Anitta, Becky G

The “Sweet Lyrics” LyricMerch is available here on the LyricMerch site.

Pedipocket Blanket

PediPocket makes for an amazing gift for yourself and your loved ones any time of the year! PediPocket Highlights:

  • Measures almost 6ft long
  • Made from plush, velvety fleece
  • Lightweight design is perfect for use year-round
  • Use at home, traveling, camping, sporting events and more!
  • Machine washable and dryer friendly for easy care
  • Available in 3 sizes and 21 colors to match any style or décor

PediPocket can be purchased online at www.pedipocketblanket.com as well as on Amazon for $59.99. Valentine 😍 Savings: Buy 1 Pedipocket and get 1 Lipstick Or Moxie Magenta Pedipocket free, no codes needed (cannot be combined with other offers).

Movo PR-2-PM Smartphone Video Kit

The PR-2-PM Smartphone Video Kit is compact and lightweight, making it ideal for any on-the-go creator whether it’s for youtube, blog or for capturing your travels. It comes with the below:

  • Smartphone grip with wrist strap
  • VXR10 Mini Shotgun Microphone
  • 1-Year Warranty

It the Movo PR-2 PM retails for $54.95 and can be found here.

Picture Keeper Valentine’s Day Bundle w/ 32GB Connect + FREE Red Travel Case

Picture Keeper Connect offers simple photo backup solutions for all devices. Simply plug Picture Keeper Connect into your device’s charging port to:

  • Transfer files from old devices to new ones.
  • Move files between wireless devices and computers.
  • Store memories directly on Picture Keeper Connect.

The bundle retails for $99.99 with free shipping and can be found here: https://picturekeeper.com/products/valentines-day-bundle-32gb-connect-free-red-travel-case. Bear not included.

1More Stylish True Wireless In-Ear Headphones in Pink

1More’s headphones are a great buy and these in Pink with the case make this a great Valentine’s Day gift. Below are the features:

  • 6.5H Battery Life + Fast Charge- An optimized battery provides 6.5 hours of continuous play/talk time on a single charge (24 hours total with case).
  • True Wireless + Bluetooth® 5- Enjoy a truly wireless design featuring a Bluetooth® 5 chip with Qualcomm aptX Audio Technology and AAC hi-res transmission
  • Titanium Composite Dynamic Driver- The 7 mm dynamic driver reproduces crystal clear sound in an ultra-compact design for enhanced efficiency.
  • Multiple Pairing Modes- Utilize standard Bluetooth® pairing with both earpieces
  • ENC MICROPHONE TECHNOLOGY- DSP (Digital Signal Processing) technology for environmental noise cancellation provides crystal clear communication
  • VOLUME CONTROL- A new firmware update adds volume control to the buttons on each earbud.
  • Also comes in Black, Mint Green and Gold

They retail for $99.00 and can be found here: https://usa.1more.com/collections/headphones/products/1more-stylish-true-wireless-in-ear-headphones?variant=14595442409516.

We hope you all have a fantastic and romantic Valentine’s Day. Keep checking back on Hi-Tech Chic as I will be receiving some of the products to do a review of.

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Source: 1More, Picture Keeper, Mancrates, Lyric Merch, Pedipocket, Brooklyn Cloth, Score Game Day Bag, Kate Spade, Pharaoun, MOVO


2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Pooch Edition

As a dog owner and since my dog is the Hi-Tech Chic mascot, we decided to do a short pooch edition holiday gift guide! Below you will find toys and gifts from various price points that make great gifts for your dog or the dog lover in your life!  

Pooch Selfie: The Original Dog Selfie Accessory

Pooch Selfie comes with a removable Squeaking Pooch Selfie ball and one smartphone attachment to captivate your dog’s attention to your smartphone for the perfect picture. It works with both front and rear-facing cameras without having to remove the device from your phone. The Pooch Selfie is designed for the iPhone and Galaxy smartphone models and works universally with most smartphone cases.

Right now on their site if you buy two you get one free for $9.99, perfect for stocking stuffers. It can be purchased here: https://poochselfie.com/.

Teddy the Dog:

Cute for pet owners that love “Teddy the Dog”, the collection uses the finest garment-dyed, ring-spun blended cotton, and logos them with different sayings. The Teddy the Dog collection not only features apparel for people but also pups! But that’s not all—Teddy’s dog house is always stocked with bark-out-loud (#BOL) gifts and accessories, including drinkware, coasters, totes, blankets/towels, magnets, stuff to strut your mutt, and much more.

The sorted collection starts at $16.00 through $58.00 and can be found here:  https://teddythedog.com/collections/home-pet.

Petmate Pre-Packed Goodie Boxes

Each box has a variety of items to keep your pet happy and engaged. This mystery box includes ten items. Choose from the small dog, medium dog, or large dog assortment for a box full of surprises for your pup to love. Goodie boxes may include collars, leashes, toys, bowls, waste management and more all in one simple box! The Goodie box retails for $24.00 and can be purchased here: https://www.petmate.com/petmate-goodie-box-dog/product/29126.

They also have cute holiday-themed dog chew toys for just $9.99 at https://www.petmate.com/searchresults?Ntt=holiday&Nty=1&No=0&Nrpp=12&Rdm=924&searchType=simple&type=search.

Brklz

Cute yet functional, brklzTM has four different collections of charms to help you create your dog’s one-of-a-kind collar. Each brklz charm’s clip is specifically engineered to make it easy to attach to the collar and stay securely, and to switch easily between collars and harnesses. For those who love their pup’s style to match their own, brklz offers a trendy initial necklace and brklz set.  It contains a gold-filled necklace with your initial and a letter brkl for your fur baby. In addition to your dog’s jewelry, look to brklzTM for hue-popping collars and leashes to show off that bling! Both are made of all-weather, stain-resistant and easy-to-clean BioThane® flexible straps.

The charms start at $35.00 and can be found at https://brklz.com or Amazon. The gold-filled necklace with the owners initial + a letter brkl for the pup for $95.00 can be found here: https://brklz.com/collections/sets/products/t-winning-set.

Shed Defender

The Shed Defender®,the world’s first onesie for dogs, helps contain loose dog hair safely and effectively. It is intended to be worn in the house, car or anywhere you don’t want dog hair, dirt, dander and allergens. Made from premium eco-friendly fabric, it’s lightweight and breathable to ensure the dog stays safe, cool and comfortable. The Shed Defender® also does more: the snug fit works as an anxiety reducer by applying a gentle pressure, making dogs feel more calm, confident and secure. You can use the Shed Defender® instead of the cone of shame to cover wounds, surgical sites and hotspots and it helps with allergies and skin conditions. 

They come in a variety of colors and they retail for $39.99+ at https://sheddefender.com/ and on Amazon.

Kotes by Kobe

Donated from kind doggies from around the world, parka-style Puffer Kotes contain fur from short-haired breeds. Also donated, long fur gets blended with other natural fibers and spun into yarn to make scarves and knit Kotes. Kobe has also created the “Kompanion” collection, featuring matching outfits for pups and their owners.  Kobe wants to promote kindness and generosity through all aspects of his business, from encouraging fur donations to make more Kotes, to giving back such as donating a percentage of Kotes by Kobe profits to rescue organizations, building awareness of dogs that need rehoming and supporting other causes that benefit the less fortunate.

Kotes by Kobe starts at $44.99+  on www.kotesbykobe.com.au

GoBone Smart Dog Bone

Designed to be played with all day long, the GoBone is a durable, smart dog toy for your four-legged friend to play with while you’re busy. GoBone is chewable, treatable, and it features intelligent software to personalize play for your dog. With app connectivity to turn it into a game device for your dog, the GoBone changes to puppy playtime in no time. It’ll be the perfect tech gift for the dog lover in your life.

It retails for $129.00 and can be purchased here: https://mygobone.com/.

We hope our Pooch Edition Holiday Gift Guide helps you find some great gift ideas for your furry friend or their owners during the holiday season! Keep checking back on Hi-Tech Chic throughout December for more gift ideas and new product releases for the new year!

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Source: GoBone, Kotes By Kobe, Petmate, Shed Defender, Brklz, Teddy the Dog, Pooch Selfie


2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Tech Edition

On this year’s Holiday Tech Edition Gift Guide we tried to include a variety of tech products for different ages and prices range under $500. We also wanted to include some products that aren’t the normal gift you would find on other gift guides. We hope you enjoy the below gift guide picks!

HELM True Wireless 5.0 Headphones (FEATURED)

The HELM True Wireless 5.0 Headphones features QUALCOMM® APTX™ & AAC Audio Technology with TRUE sound quality, featuring proprietary high-powered rare polymer and alloy enhanced driver. Below are the key features.

  • Pure HiFi Sound, Low Latency (no lag) for Music & Movies
  • Industry Acclaimed Sound Quality & Heavy-Hitting Bass You Can Feel
  • Pick Up & Play with Auto-Pairing & Auto Charging
  • 6-8 Hours Play Time +30 Extra Hrs with the Portable Charging Case.
  • Secure Comfort-Fit with Incredible Noise Isolation for Every Activity – Perfect for Traveling, Working Out & On the Go
  • Rain, Sweat, & Mud Approved with IPX4 Water Resistance.
  • Industry Leading Range of up to 60ft.
  • Smart Buttons & Dual Mics for Stereo Phone Calls & Voice Assistant

We recently received these to review and have been testing these for weeks. They are one of the best pair of TRUE WIRELESS headphones for the price point out there! It retails for $129.99 and can be purchased here: https://helmaudio.com/products/helm-true-wireless-5-0-headphones.

InMotion Hovershoes X1

Hovershoes X1 are the original and the best self-balancing skates; it takes the concept of a hoverboard and splits it into two independent machines: one for each foot. Key features include:

  • Smart lamps; as decorative as useful, those smart lamps show the condition of x1.
  • Portability; with only 6lbs per unit, a compact design and portables belts built-in you are free to take your hovershoes with you where ever you go.
  • Stability; the advanced self-balance system inside will keep you safe and upright.
  • Freedom; the shorter distance between the dedal and the ground makes the hovershoes easy to ride. It is easy to turn around and do some fancy moves.
  • Safety;  hovershoes x1 feature an anti-spin function, a solid full metal body and several protections again low-battery, short circuit, over-voltage, over temperature and over current.

It retails for $579.00 with a holiday discount of 50% Off With Coupon Code: IMHOLIDAY50 and can be purchased here: https://www.myinmotion.com/products/inmotion-hovershoes-x1.

Cleer’s Flow II Wireless Headphones

The new Cleer’s Flow II Wireless Headphones are best-in-class noise-canceling over-ear headphones with up to 20 hours playback and the perfect gift for the traveler in your life. Below are the specifications. 

  • The 20 hours of playback time gets you all the way through the 19-hour flight from Singapore to Newark (the world’s longest nonstop commercial flight) 
  • Headphone’s Swivel, folding design and plush cushioning allow for ultimate comfort and easy storage 
  • Built-in Google Assistant Voice Interface
  • Built-in microphone for Bluetooth functionality  
  • Innovative, Ironless audio driver technology delivers bold and articulate playback via high-excursion with optimized control and exceptionally low distortion
  • Powerful Best-in-class hybrid noise canceling
  • Hi-Res Audio certified with supplied 3.5mm cable

The foldable for ultimate portability Flow II is available in Light Metallic and Gunmetal and retails for $279.00. To purchase the Flow II headphones please visit: https://cleeraudio.com/product/flow-ll-bluetooth-noise-canceling-headphone-with-google-assistant/.

SmartCine Wireless Complete Universal Smartphone Video Kit:

The SmartCine Wireless is a premium all-in-one video equipment kit designed specifically to work with smartphones, providing a high-quality video and wireless audio capture solution. Features include:

  • All-in-one Smartphone Video Kit – Features a universal phone rig, wireless lavalier microphone system with built-in receiver and bodypack transmitter, led light, wide-angle, fisheye, & telephoto lenses, and more
  • Smartphone Rig: Adjustable grip to fit smartphones between 2.2″ – 3.8″, an adjustable viewfinder to align the lens mount to any smartphone, comfortable grip handle and wrist strap, tripod mountable
  • Wireless Lavalier Microphone System: Built-in receiver and remote bodypack transmitter with lavalier mic – delivers crystal-clear audio directly to your phone; Powered by the internal SmartCine rechargeable battery
  • LED Light: 36 brilliant white LED’s deliver 46 lumens of light perfect for vlogging; Three output levels, powered by the internal SmartCine rechargable battery
  • 1-Year Warranty

It retails for $199.95 and to purchase the SmartCine Wireless, please visit: https://www.movophoto.com/products/smartcine-wireless-all-in-one-smartphone-video-kit.

HORI Real Arcade Pro N Hayabusa Arcade Fight Stick

The Real Arcade Pro is perfect for the arcade lover looking for that experience at home with its paddle compatible with PlayStation and PC. Below are the key features:

  • Compatible with PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PC
  • Features metallic Gold Accents
  • Includes turbo functions, touch panel, button assignment and more
  • HORI original HAYABUSA stick and Buttons
  • Officially Licensed by SIEA

It retails for $126.97 and can be purchased here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073C5PWS2?linkCode=xm2&tag=esquire_auto-append-20&ascsubtag=[artid|10054.g.14381053[src|arb_ga_d_bmm[ch|[lt|sale.

Activ5 Fitness

The Activ5 merges the lifestyle needs of techies who want to be in their best shape, and the device pairs up easily with other tech platforms – the tracker includes a convenient app that coaches you through over 100 workouts and games that make exercising fun. Key features include:

  • A TINY GYM IN YOUR POCKET: The Activ5 is the connected, Bluetooth-enabled isometric strength training device you can fit in your pocket and take with you anywhere.
  • 100+ CUSTOMIZED EXERCISES: Use the included Activ5 Trainer App to strengthen every muscle group, including arms, legs, and upper and lower body muscles including isometric exercises.
  • Use Activ5 to measure and track all your workout data and quantify your progress towards your goals.
  • 1+ YEAR BATTERY LIFE: No need to charge yet another device! The Activ5 comes with a replaceable AAA battery that provides over 1 year of usage.

The Activ5 Fitness Package costs $129.99 and can be purchased on Activ5’s website here: https://activbody.com/fitness-activ5/ or on apple.com.

Robo Wunderkind 

Robo Wunderkind is a coding robot that is great for kids of all ages as it grows in complexity with the child so it has longevity. It doesn’t have language barriers which means if one child speaks English and the other Spanish, they can both still play together. The ready-to-use educational solution features include:

  • Robotics kits: Ideal for learning: versatile function-based color-coded blocks
  • 3 intuitive apps: for Kindergarten, Primary and Middle School
  • Curriculum: 70+ hours of cross-disciplinary teaching materials that cover 1+ year of lessons

The Starter Kit is $149, Education Kit is $199, and the Advanced Kit $129. It can be shipped in 3 to 4 business days and can be purchased here: https://robowunderkind.com/.

Celestron ExploraScope 80AZ Telescope

The Celestron ExploraScope 80AZ Telescope is the ultimate Student and Explorer Gift, From Pro to The Enthusiast with Starry Night Astronomy software download. Below are the key features:

  • 80mm manual refractor telescope with fully coated glass optics and a lightweight frame.
  • Observe in no time with a quick and easy, no-tool setup.
  • Accessories include: (20mm and 4mm), 3x Barlow lens, 90° erect image, and a finderscope
  • Slow-motion rod control for smooth and accurate pointing.
  • An adjustable height tripod includes an accessory tray.

It is on sale for $119.00 and available here: https://www.amazon.com/Celestron-ExploraScope-22102-Refractor-Telescope/dp/B00VTSIT2S/ref=sr_1_3?crid=AX5XM7JY9R6&keywords=celestron+explorascope+80az&qid=1576087467&sprefix=celestron+explora%2Caps%2C233&sr=8-3.

Pixel Eyewear Blue Light Filter Glasses

Pixel Eyewear Glasses filter more blue light, designed for heavy-users, gamers, or those in front of a digital screen for more than 10 hours.

  • Pixel lenses utilize a superior blue light filtering technology baked directly into the lens material instead of using a low-quality coating that has a distracting blue reflection.
  • Pixel’s virtually clear lenses do not distort color perception or acuity. 
  • Pixel lenses filter over 50% of all, and nearly 90% of the most impactful range of Blue Light.  
  • Lenses have a premium anti-glare coating that eliminates 99% of glare, offer 100% UV protection, and are smudge- and scratch-resistant.
  • Pixel glasses are made with premium materials including stainless steel barrel-hinges and Italian acetate.

They have a variety of blue light filter glasses in different prices (some currently on sale) starting at $70.00. For more information, please visit www.pixeleyewear.com.

Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 for Nintendo Switch

Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 launched in November for the Nintendo Switch. Game features and new additions include:

  • More than 30 events to play the game has brand-new events including the classic 2D competition, motion and button controls, and local and online play. New events include:
    • SPORT CLIMBING: Climb as high as you can within the time limit. Look before you leap!
    • KARATE – KUMITE: Land hits on your opponent to earn points. The first to 10 points wins! Hajime!
    • SURFING – SHORTBOARD: Ride the waves and pull off as many tricks as you can within the time limit!
    • SKATEBOARDING – PARK: Aim for a high score by performing as many tricks as you can before time runs out!
  • Players use a variety of play styles including immersive motion controls where you can use the Joy-Con to imitate actions like throwing a javelin or taking aim with a bow.
  • Grab up to three of your fellow athletes on the same sofa and battle for a gold medal in local multiplayer, or connect up and compete against three others players with local wireless play.
  • Head online and go for that Olympic record against up to seven other competitors in a variety of different events.

Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 retails for $59.99 and can be purchased here: https://www.olympicvideogames.com/marioandsonic/us/#purchase.

ChargeHub Powerstation 360 Surge Protector Power Strip:

The ChargeHub Powerstation 360 is the ultimate charging solution for loved ones that work from home or for Holiday decorating! Features include:

  • Charge up to (10) USB devices simultaneously, including:
    • (4) USB’s
    • (6) AC Outlets
  • Provides up to 4000 Joules of Surge Protection with Lifetime Connected Equipment Warranty!

We also received this to review and it works great with multiple outlets fully occupied. It retails for $59.99 and to shop please visit: https://limitlessinnovations.com/product/powerstation-360/.

Anker PowerCore 26800 Portable Charger

Anker PowerCore is a 26800mAh External Battery with Dual Input Port and Double-Speed Recharging, 3 USB Ports for iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Android and Other Smart Devices. Key features include:

  • Colossal Capacity: 26800mAh of power charges most phones over 6 times, tablets at least 2 times and any other USB device multiple times.
  • High-Speed Charging: 3 USB output ports equipped with Anker’s PowerIQ and Voltage Boost technology ensure high-speed charging for three devices—simultaneously (Not compatible with Qualcomm Quick Charge).
  • Recharge 2X Faster: Dual Micro USB (20W) input offers recharge speeds up to twice as fast as standard portable chargers—a full recharge takes just over 6 hours while using both input ports (wall charger not included).

It retails for $59.99 and can be purchased here: https://www.amazon.com/Anker-PowerCore-Portable-Double-Speed-Recharging/dp/B01JIWQPMW/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ll1&tag=travelgifts_ankerpower-20&linkId=02350df4efecc499101645650d08a8e8&language=en_US.

Blend Jet

For the smoothie lover or bartender on the go, the BlendJet portable and USB rechargeable blender is a perfect gift. Below are it’s features:

  • BlendJet One’s powerful 5V electrical motor spins its 6-point stainless steel blades at a blazingly fast 22,000 RPM.
  • The 2000mAh rechargeable battery makes 8-12 cups per charge. You can recharge via any USB port for 1-3 hours between uses.
  • BlendJet’s compact and portable design is made from BPA free food-safe materials. It fits in most standard size cup holders. The built-in strainer can filter out the excess pulp.
  • Built-in safety features prevent the motor from overheating and the blades from spinning when the jar isn’t connected to the base.

The Blend Jet is $39.95 & they have a 10% of holiday discount. To shop please visit: https://blendjet.com/products/blendjet-one?variant=7922727452738&currency=USD&gclid=CjwKCAiAxMLvBRBNEiwAKhr-nDZmlFArcfwmJz60hG7-iKLkMjQoUBCNHwoJjKpZ1i2hKnYnwySZcxoC5NsQAvD_BwE.

JOBY GorillaPod 3K Stand Kit

JOBY is an ultraportable compactable tripod 3K (6.6 lbs) stand and ballhead for compact mirrorless cameras or devices that holds up to 3K. Below are the specs:

  • Wrappable legs allow you to secure professional camera equipment to virtually any surface
  • Strong: Holds devices weighing up to 3 kg (6.6 lbs)
  • Stable: Rubberized ring and foot grips provide enhanced stability in difficult terrain
  • Durable: Japanese medical-grade ABS plastic and German TPE for firm, secure joints

It retails for $39.95 and can be purchased here: https://joby.com/us-en/gorillapod-3k-jb01507-config/.

Switchbot

Ideal for the person in your life who loves DIY projects, the SwitchBot “Bot” lets you retrofit all existing appliances or light switches in your home which an AI switch you can operate via the app.

  • Works with just about any rocker switch and button of any appliance. Smart button pusher for your smart home.
  • ​Easy to set up with a 5-second installation. Tape it right next to a rocker switch or button with a 3M sticker. No swapping, no tools are required.
  • ​ Use the SwitchBot App to schedule built-in timers, run without phone or Hub. Turn lights or home appliances on/off automatically even when you’re away.
  • ​ You can use the Bots for your lights, fans, coffee makers, garage door, and more. With the add-on, a rocker switch could be flipped at both directions, push or pull for ON/OFF by 1 SwitchBot!

The SwitchBot Bot retails for $29.99 and can be purchased here: https://www.switch-bot.com/bot.

QIAYA Selfie Light Ring

The QIAYA Selfie Light Ring is an LED circle light that clips on to your phone or other devices like your PC or even to your make-up mirror which makes this perfect for the selfie lover in your life! Below are the specifications.

  • Rechargeable with USB Cord. This ring light includes a built-in rechargeable battery so you do not need extra batteries.
  • Brightness Adjustable. Three-level light settings for various uses — make-up, selfie photos, dark scenery vlogging, etc.
  • Compact and Light Weight. Pocket-sized and extremely compact, it will not take much space in your bag.
  • Fantastic for Night Time or Dark Rooms. It helps enhance and brighten up your face for that perfect selfie.

Retails for $12.99 and can be purchased here: https://www.amazon.com/QIAYA-Selfie-Photography-Lighting-Rechargeable/dp/B01HXTHPXU/ref=sr_1_7?keywords=selfie&qid=1576094896&sr=8-7.

We hope this gives you a great start on your holiday shopping for the tech lover in your life. Please keep checking back on Hi-Tech Chic for more holiday posts throughout December 2019!

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Source: HELM Audio, Switchbot, HORI, Blend Jet, JOBY, CLEER Audio, ANKER, Nintendo, SEGA, Limitless Innovations, Celestron, Robo Wunderkind, Pixel Eyewear, Activ5, Movo Photo, inMotion, QIAYA


2019 Holiday Gift Guide: Beauty Edition

It’s Holiday Gift Guide time again and we will be posting several editions of guides throughout the holiday season. This edition contains beauty and wellness products that are great for stocking stuffers and also gift sets that are reasonably priced. We also tried to include as many natural or eco-friendly products as possible and included which different products are such in the descriptions below.

nyl Skincare

nyl® skincare products are free of man-made chemicals, toxins, parabens, animal products and petroleum products. Everything they make is vegan (they don’t use beeswax), never tested on animals, gluten-free, and contains organic ingredients. They have stocking stuffers like sample size polish and lotion for $15.00 and gift sets starting at $46.00 can be found here: https://www.nylskincare.com/collections/stocking-stuffers-and-gift-ideas.

Ever Smile:

Ever Smile has several different whitening solutions especially for those on the go and for those who have braces or aligners. Their cleaning whitening sprays or whitening breathe spray are great stocking stuffers for only $14.99. To shop all their products please visit: https://eversmilewhite.com/collections/featured.

Garner’s Garden:

With a variety of safe, natural products from Garner’s Garden, everyone can live the naturally healthy lifestyle they deserve. Their body butter is an official product in the Fall 2019 BE KIND. by ellen subscription box and only $14.99. They also have a variety of body products from Garner’s Garden like their handcrafted, cold-pressed soaps that come in a variety of scents,  their talcum-free formula body powder, their Natural Deodorant that comes in three varieties of protection: Baking Soda Free, Regular Strength and Extra Strength, and more. Price Varies, sold at https://garnersgarden.com/.

Knot Genie Detangling Brush:

With the Knot Genie Detangling Brush, even the curliest, most knotted up hair practically slips through the unique bristle configuration that is gently and painlessly. It virtually stops breakage and split ends! The Knot Genie Detangling Brush is a great gift for moms and those with difficult hair. The Knot Genie Detangling Brush is $19.99 and can be purchased on Amazon.

ALLEYOOP:

ALLEYOOP’s multi-functional products are uniquely designed to keep up with your fast-paced lifestyle. From doing your eyeliner in a Lyft to freshening up on the go like their 4-in-1 makeup pen for $25.00 and they have gift sets starting at $68.00. To shop their products please visit: https://meetalleyoop.com/collections/all.

Sunshine & Glitter:

Sunshine & Glitter has an entire Reef Safe Biodegradable Glitter sunscreen line and also has gift sets starting at $28.00 like the Rock Star Gift Set | Awesome Sauce 9oz & Pink Hair Slay. Sunshine & Glitter have something for everyone this season including the already viral Mermaid SeaStar Sparkle set with mermaid iridescent turquoise glitter that’s eco-friendly and biodegradable. To shop their gift sets please visit: https://www.sunshineglitter.com/collections/gifts.

Iris & Romeo:

Iris & Romeo creates beautiful products from natural ingredients and from exclusive rose wax is blended using nutritious oils and moisturizing butters including Bulgarian rosa damascena, rosa centifolia, shea butter, rose hip oil, and camellia oil. Their Power Peptide Lip Balm 3-In-1 Treatment + Color + Balm for $26 is a great stocking stuffer. The 3-in-1 rich, buttery balm is also a plumping and hydrating treatment with buildable color. Made with clinical levels of collagen-boosting biomimetic triple-peptides that increase lip volume and firmness, while deeply hydrating. Please visit https://www.irisandromeo.com/products/power-peptide-lip-balm, to shop for this product.

Bentokō:

Although packing cubes aren’t new to the market, bentokō looked for ways to improve upon the design and quality of these must-have travel companions while still keeping them at an affordable price point. The bentokō packing cubes are aesthetically pleasing and available in fun colors such as Magenta, Cobalt blue, Parakeet green and Pineapple yellow. The 6-piece Travel Packing Cube Sets start at $29.99 and can be found here: https://bentokotravel.com/.

cest beau1872 beauty/skincare:

Everything contains antioxidants, has uv protection, is paraben/cruelty free, and infused with vitamins and minerals. These items are also portable and travel friendly- making them perfect for college students and families who might be flying back home for the holidays. They have great skincare gift sets starting at $50.00 that include 2 cest beau1872 products. To shop their skincare gift sets please visit: https://cestbeau1872.com/collections/skincare.

Sleep & Glow Pillow:

Sleep & Glow is an innovative anti-aging pillow that’s new to the U.S. The Sleep & Glow pillow is the first of its kind developed by cosmetologists and orthopedists in Europe to fight those nighttime wrinkles. Perfect for your loved ones wanting to wake up less puffy and more youthful, the pillow starts at $159.00 at https://www.sleepandglow.com. Buy 2 pillows and get 20% off* and the extra pillowcase for free (promo code tencel_for_free).

We hope this edition of our Holiday Gift Guide gives you all some great ideas for beauty and wellness gifts this holiday season! Stay Tuned for more Holiday Gift Guides to be published throughout the holiday season!

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Source: nyl Skincare, Sleep and Glow, Cest beau 1872, bentoko, Iris & Romeo, Sunshine & Glitter, AlleyOOP, Garner’s Garden, Knot Genie, Ever Smile


New York Fashion Week: The Shows Guide

This year’s New York Fashion Week (NYFW) will begin on Friday, September 6th and ends on Saturday, September 14 throughout Manhattan. There are several different sites to find the shows, events and live streams of the most fashionable week of the year! We have compiled a list of sites that can point you in the right direction for the shows, open-to-the-public tickets and NYFW events.  

Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA)

The official New York Fashion Week calendar provided by CFDA with the MAJOR designers is located here to download and also below: https://cfda.com/fashion-calendar/official-nyfw-schedule.

Fashion Week Online (FWO)

FWO is a great source to find open-to-the public shows and they also have live stream of the shows as well located here: https://fashionweekonline.com/live2.
FWO calendar of open-to-the public  NYFW shows including where you can buy tickets can be found here: https://fashionweekonline.com/new-york/tickets.
Another way to buy tickets to NYFW or Miami Swim Week is to become a VIP member o