unhappy-gift

baby_wiiDid the nice people with good intentions in your life, completely miss the boat and got you “less than useful” gifts for Christmas?

It’s alright, we got you.

Christmas is all about giving to all of your loved ones. And when we say ALL, we mean it. Your loved ones, should include you. Yeah, you. Treating yourself is not narcissism. You deserve a little treat, especially when the people in your life don’t get it just right. Plus, the holidays can be so stressful.

After Christmas, if you are one of the lucky ones, you will be on break anyway. Why not spend some of that time away from the harsh winter?

With that said, our gift to you this year is to help you help yourself.

There is the ultimate list of affordable natural hair and skin care products because you deserve to be polished, brand spanking new for THE NEW YEAR.

 

Terressentials Mud Hair Wash

So this product has been circling around natural hair forums for a while now. Everyone wants to know if it is really as moisturizing as they as it is, or are lovers of this products ridiculous for washing their hair with bentonite clay. If you are one of those people who have questions, let us be your lab test dummies. THIS STUFF WILL MAKE YOUR HAIR SMELL LIKE A LAVENDER GARDEN, Can you tell that we are excited? If you also have a really fuzzy, knotted mane, it will untangle it and leave it soft. Can you honestly ask for anything better?

 

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$10.75 www.terressentials.com

Thayer Witch Hazel Toner

If you think skin toners with alcohol are suspect, you have come to the right place. They are suspect. Doesn’t Alcohol dry your skin out? This toner is amazing. It’s got no alcohol. Zero. Zip. Zilch. Nada. It does however have Witch Hazel, which is a wonderful plant that is fantastic for your skin, oh and get this, it clears acne. It’s a christmas miracle. Huge Plus, it is a 100 year old recipe and it will make your face smell like freaking roses.

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$7.50 Wholefoods Supermarket

Alaffia Authentic Black Soap with Peppermint

Black soap has been recommended by African grandmothers for centuries. This product is a modern twist on black soap. It’s liquid, easy to use, multi-purpose and it tingles. Use it for everything from shaving to body wash and it’s also a steal.

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$8.39 www.alaffia.com or Wholefoods.

Australia Organics Body Scrub

It exfoliates. It lathers. It smells great. And that’s all we have to say. Do we need to say more?

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$8.50 www.walgreens.com

Acure Dark Chocolate and Mint Argan Oil Lip Balm

So if you are not quite over that whole holiday chocolate consumption thing, but your tight jeans won’t let you have anymore? Use this. It’s smells like mint chocolate on your lips all day long.

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$3.49 acure.com or Your Local Wholefoods.

Giovanni Cool Mint Lemon Salt Scrub with Crushed Mint Leaves

This one is for people with super dry winter skin. It will take care of that problem. It also has a very zesty lemon and mint scent.

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$9.50 Wholefoods Supermarket