SoCozy’s NEW Sensitive Hair Care Products for Kids

Look what we found at Target a few weeks ago!!! Let me tell you why I was so excited about these products. -)

SoCozy Hair Products

My daughter’s hair has always been on the dry side. As she was growing up, and her hair was getting longer, we learned that it needed some extra conditioning. And so we are always on the lookout for the hair products that are specifically made for dry hair and sensitive scalp. That’s why I was so excited to see SoCozy brand, the salon-quality hair care products developed for kids, at Target. Their new HUSH collection by SoCozy is designed to treat dry hair for children with sensitive skin. It includes HUSH Sensitive Scalp Serum, Sensitive Foam, Sensitive 2in1, and Sensitive Detangler.

Here is what my daughter’s hair looks like very morning after she brushes it. Obviously, it needs some conditioning. So, let’d start testing the HUSH collection, and see if it does what it promises.

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First, we used the Sensitive Scalp Serum. It’s a non-greasy, leave-in formula that helps calm an irritated scalp, while reducing dry flakes.

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The best way to use it is to part her hair in small sections, apply directly to scalp and massage gently.

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Then I sprayed it with the detangler. I am very impressed how well conditioned, smooth and soft her hair was. It was very easy to brush through.

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I could definitely see the benefits of using it every morning. It will get the tangles out with no problem. See the result below.

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Next, we washed her hair with the shampoo+conditioner.

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The brush on the tube was a nice feature for applying shampoo on her hair.

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The product foamed very nicely as we worked it through her hair.

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However, when my daughter rinsed it out, it didn’t just feel dry…it looked dry. As you see on the photo, her hair still needed some conditioning.

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To be fair, I have to mention again that my daughter’s scalp and her hair always needed extra conditioning. For whatever reason, the product made little difference for her hair.

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To fix the problem, we immediately sprayed the detangler on it, and again it worked its magic. Her hair became soft and easy to brush.

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To make her hair looking fuller and to add more volume, I used Sensitive Styling Foam.

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I let it dry naturally, and really loved the end result. Judge for yourself!

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To summarize my review, I will definitely be buying SoCozy detangler, foam, and scalp serum in the future. All these products work very well with dry hair. Each one of them contributed to my daughter’s hair looking softer, shinier, and healthier. I strongly recommend all three of these products.

However, I can’t say the same about the shampoo+conditioner, as it didn’t work for my daughter’s hair. It may work well with your kid’s hair, but that’s just my experience. And, keep in mind, her hair is really dry.

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If you like the result, get ready to participate in a GIVEAWAY very soon!!! The WINNER will be getting all 4 hair products from HUSH Collection! Watch out for my next post! -) 

(Sponsored post, but the opinion is mine and honest)

Dressy Casual StreetStyle

If you follow my posts, you know by now that I like playing with different styles…mixing and matching dressy and comfortable, expensive and cheap…it’s my fun and creative way to dress up that somehow when all put together makes it looks stylish and complete. It’s like a game!

Today I am layering a black dressy top and a military jacket with a tan pencil skirt. Heels, clutch, and curls add a feminine touch.

Dressy Casual StreetStyle

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Sharing with you a similar outfit layout:

Dressy Casual Streetstyle

 


Print blouse
rotita.com

Winser London beige skirt
$110 – johnlewis.com

Rupert Sanderson leather pumps
$215 – fashionette.co.uk

River Island beige handbag
$18 – riverisland.com

Office Look

I stay home most of the time, as I home-school my kids, and am very happy to do so! -) However, somehow my closet includes many office-style outfits. Pencil skirts are one of my favorite garments, and it’s one of the main pieces that creates a perfect office-style look.1 (2).fMjpgIMG_6859f

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My Office Look Layout

Office Look

 


Helen McAlinden brown pencil skirt
$95 – houseoffraser.co.uk

Pointy toe shoes
rosegal.com

Furla top handle handbag
$430 – fashionette.co.uk

Wood Watch by Jord

Today I am excited to share with you my honest opinion about the Frankie Dark Sandalwood & Emerald Jord Watch!

Jord is a unique wood watch brand run by artists, designers, marketers, and minders. They are focused on creating timepieces that are modeled after a modern lifestyle. I love how this watch perfectly combines a blended earth inspiration and an elegant design in one!Frankie Dark Sandalwood & Emerald

Before I talk about the watch, I want to say that the wooden box the watch came in is absolutely stunning. The attention to details is impressive: JORD name and logo engraved on the box, magnetic top, and a little drawer in the front. This multi-functional wooden box is something special. However, you can make it even more special!

Here is how: “Engrave your cedar watch box with anything you want! Write a special note to the recipient, upload your logo/monogram, or provide a handwritten message to be engraved directly on the side of the box!”

Isn’t that thoughtful?!

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The watch is beautiful. The vibrant emerald green face and the sandalwood hue create a refined and organic palette that is very pleasing to the eye. I can see me wearing many looks with earth tones, brown, green, gray colors, and even leopard print that would be complemented by the watch.

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Some other features worth mentioning are sapphire crystal glass and a deployment buckle with push buttons. It’s easy to clasp around your wrist, and it feels secure. The watch is super light, smooth, and feels very comfortable when wearing. The natural dark sandalwood is hand finished and pretreated with tung oils, and it looks and feels amazing.

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Jord cares for its customers, and has a little something extra available with this watch! A personalized message can be engraved on the backplate of the watch. Doesn’t that sounds like a great gift idea?!

Definitely recommending the watch to everyone as a gift for yourself or a gift for someone you love! ( Click here to view men’s shop or women’s shop)

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In conclusion, I really appreciate how skillfully Jord combined uniqness and down to earth, simplicity and sophistication in one beautiful timepiece.

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Watch Gift Ideas

DermaE Skincare Products Review!

Unlike my previous posts, this one will be different:

  • it’s my first time reviewing a skincare product,
  • I have never posted a photo of me that was make-up free. -)

So, get ready to read this different and exciting post!

I love wearing makeup. It provides me with confidence that even if I have some blemishes and wrinkles on my face, my foundation does a great job hiding them. Sounds good, but that’s not always the case. So I thought instead of hiding the problem, let’s solve it. That’s why I decided to give DermaE skincare products a try.

( It’s a sponsored post, but the opinion is mine and very honest. )

DermaE mask

Why DermaE? The answer is simple! They have high ethical standards and never compromise on skin care health and safety. Their products are eco-friendly, natural and organic. They care about your skin as much as they care about our environment.

100% vegan, cruelty-free formulas do not
contain parabens, sodium lauryl sulfates,
petrolatum, mineral oil, artificial colors, gluten,
soy or GMOs. Now that’s honest-to-goodness
skin care.

In addition to that, the company supports green business, and participates in recycling programs. I wish more companies would have the same mindset as DermaE!

First I tried their Purifying 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask.

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When applied, it has an interesting dark cobalt-blue color, which lightens as it dries. My face felt cool, minty, and my skin began to feel tight.

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My kids never seen me in a mask before, and so they kept taking videos and photos of me looking like a blueman. -) I tried not to laugh, to keep the mask from cracking.

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In 5 min, it was all dry. I moistened my fingertips, and massage gently around my nose, chin and forehead. Rinsed thoroughly with a damp cloth. The results were great! My face looked lighter, and my skin felt very soft. The mask was a success!

The second product I tried was Purifying Daily Detox Scrub.

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I applied this product on my wet face and gently scrubbed it in a circular motion.

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Let it sit for 1 min and rinse thoroughly with water. My skin felt fresh and very clean.

I definitely recommend both of these products. They do their job well!

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DermaE is a much needed gift for yourself! Your skin will have a healthier, softer and smoother appearance.

Give it to yourself, you deserve it!

Black and White Never Gets Old!

Black and white color combination is one of my favorite in an outfit. To keep it from being boring or too busy, I like to add a touch of silver or gold accessories.

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Sharing with you some of my favorite black and white sweaters.

 

Black and White Never Gets Old!

Études graphic top
$185 – ssense.com

Wildfox graphic top
dollskill.com

My Ideal Valentine’s Day Outfit!

So, we got a gift idea for Valentine’s Day in my previous post, and today is time to get an idea of what to wear that day to look and feel absolutely fabulous. I put together my ideal outfit to go to a fancy restaurant for dinner with my husband.

Tan color is my favorite at the moment, as it’s simple and eye-catching at the same time. A burgundy color clutch and shoes were added to the look to spice it up and bring it to life. -)

Smokey eyes, heavy mascara, and maybe even fake eyelashes (don’t do it usually, but that day is special) is a must-have for my makeup, especially if it’s evening.

My Ideal Valentine's Day Outfit!

 


AERIN sling back pumps
modaoperandi.com

Fold over purse
$315 – trouva.com

Guerlain palette eyeshadow
bloomingdales.com

False eyelash
$7.54 – prettylittlething.com

 

The outfit looks great, but to make it perfect, I’d like to add a simple and absolutely beautiful gold necklace. There is a great store AUrate New York with an amazing selection of contemporary yet timeless real gold jewelry made right in New York City. I absolutely love the style of every piece they offer, and I’d love to add one to my ideal look. Below are the two that I really like. Any one of their gold necklaces would go perfectly with my Valentine’s Day outfit.

Wear it, own it!

Geometric Bar PendantGold Bar NecklaceGold Bar Necklace

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea!

As you know, I mainly post my favorite styles and outfit combinations to express the “creative side of me.” However, I wanted to change pace a little bit and focus on my husband this time around! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I was trying to think of some different gifts that would be perfect for him. His wardrobe needs a little help and that’s when I came across Tommy John

They’ve really gone all out in terms of putting the guy first and that’s just what I’m looking to do this Valentine’s Day. I love how they’ve put a lot of care into the fit and fabrics they use. I was reading some of the reviews and it sounds like guys feel the same. I definitely think my husband will appreciate the thought, and I’m positive he’ll enjoy the added comfort too. No more bunching or riding up that’s for sure!

I’m currently considering their underwear and undershirts. I really think hell enjoy them!

What gift ideas are all of you thinking of for this Valentine’s Day?

Cool Cotton High V-NeckSecond Skin Crew Neck Second Skin Titanium Boxer Brief Second Skin Titanium Trunk

Love their new ad. Watch it! -)

The Prettiest Dress to Wear for Holidays

So, this was my first time renting a dress for a party, and definitely not the last one! -)

It was my husband’s idea! Based on our previous experience, I buy a beautiful evening dress for a party, and wear in once or twice, well, three times the most…and then it just takes space in my closet. On one hand, I don’t want to get rid of it because it’s still new, on the other hand, I don’t want to wear it, as everyone saw me in it. I am funny like that! -)

I got this beautiful dress at Rent the Runway. Their customer service, fast shipping, and the dress itself, all of it was just wonderful! That beautiful evening, I wore an amazing Karma Drama gown for $1,595 dress to the party, and paid only $85 for 4 days! What a bargain!

As the holidays come, I definitely would recommend this place to you.

If you follow me on Instagram (@olyacreative), I bet you were one of the first ones who got to see me in that dress that same evening. -)

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