The Cool Fix

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Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner. That means it’s time to slap on those bikini’s (a scary thought for me this year) and get to work pruning unwanted hair. This has been quite an issue for me ever since I got pregnant. My skin has been extra sensitive and it hasn’t really gone back to its usual self yet now 5 months postpartum. That’s why I was excited to try out Shaveworks’ The Cool Fix, which treats those pesky reactions your skin can get when shaving or waxing. I used this product for a week, and I was so happy with the results!

This targeted all-in-one gel lotion fights ingrown hairs, razor burn irritation, redness and everyday common hair removal woes from head to toe. Featuring a clinical level of a potent moisturizer, Mediacalm Complex, that instantly soothes the skin and reduces redness on contact – so gentle, it can be applied immediately after hair removal without the effect of burning or stinging. An effective combo of active ingredients including Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid and Phytic Acid, exfoliates dead skin cells on the surface, kills existing bacteria under the skin and simultaneously dissolves the dead skin so any hairs trapped underneath can be freed. The perfect solution for a tough fight against irritation and ingrown hairs. As if all of that wasn’t wonderful enough, a portion of the proceeds of the sale of this product is donated to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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I used this product daily, both in the morning and evening, for a week and have really noticed a difference in my bikini zone. The red bumps have lessened and so has the itchiness. I’m pretty sure it’s going to be a staple in my new summer beauty regime! I have to add that I attempted to use this on my legs after shaving one evening, and I had a major Home Alone moment. Ouch, did it sting!!! I haven’t used it on my legs since, and have just stuck to my main problem area, which is the bikini zone.

Want to try it out for yourself now that bikini season is upon us?
Check it out at The Miami Beach Ulta (or an Ulta near you) – it retails for $26.

 

 

Disclosure; I was given a sample of this product for free in exchange for this review, however, all opinions are my own.

January Favorites

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I Did a Thing: Manic Panic Tutorial

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Being a new mama, I don’t have the time I used to. Perfect example is my salon adventures. Before I used to spend 4-6 hours at the salon every other month or so re-touching my ombre in whatever fashion color my little heart desired. I cannot afford to do that anymore (both in regards to time and finances), so I decided to be a little brave and do a thing. Namely, try to do my own ombre.

I got this idea from all my hours of watching  YouTube lately (mainly from this video), and it looked pretty doable so I decided to give it a shot. Before I go into what I did, I must stress from the bottom of my little heart that I advise you go to a salon to get your ombre initially done. This was quick and dirty for me because my hair was already bleached by my amazing stylist. Please don’t try to bleach your hair into an ombre style on your own. I’ve seen some pretty scary results.

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