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Top 5 Pacifica Products + GIVEAWAY!

Hello lovelies! I am back with a new blog post! I wanted to post this giveaway earlier than this but unfortunately due to the last week of University until summer session begins, I had finals and projects to complete :( But, I am really excited because with summer session being less classes I will be able to blog more! I chose to do a Pacifica Product Favorites post because I LOVE LOVE LOVE this company. They are cruelty free + vegan and literally have some of the best products plus they are SO affordable! You can find most of their products online, at Ulta or Target! I hope you enjoy these products + I have two giveaways at the end of this post! Thanks so much for reading!

1.Tuscan Blood Orange Body Butter
This was my first pacifica product, it is the product that made me fall in love. I love this body butter and the smell of it is amazing! I found the price to be pretty awesome. I have the mini body butter for only $4 and it lasts me forever! It isn't greasy on my skin which is a huge NO NO for me. It is made with shea butter, almond oil (which gently dislodges debris from deep within skin pores and follicles, and also may help prevent future acne because of its vitamin A content) and safflower oil (contains about 78% of linoleic acid, which is undoubtedly a secret weapon in fighting against acne problems.) If you do not enjoy this body butter fragrance, pacifica has a lovely line of different scents.

Mini $4 + Full Size $9 Ulta
Cruelty Free + Paraben Free

2.Coconut + Rose Infused Blush
This blush is a powder blush and the color I use is Wild Rose! One of my favorite blushes for sure! It has pink and peachy undertones which gives me just the right rosy cheeks! Pacifica has a few different color choices for this blush too! Plus it has coconut in it!

Wild Rose $12 Ulta
Cruelty Free/Sulfate free

3.Persian Rose Roll On Perfume
I was in San Diego, CA in January and purchased this product there. I needed a travel perfume and being a huge fan of Pacifica I thought why not grab one of their perfumes! I absolutely love this scent of floral and fruits! It's perfect for any occasion and great to have while traveling!

0.33oz $12 Ulta
Cruelty free

 4.Super Kale Shampoo
I came across this shampoo because I was looking for something different for my hair. I had struggled with it being so greasy even after I washed it! I finally went to Ulta and asked about their vegan/cruelty free shampoo products that had available and told them about my hair situation. I was recommended this shampoo. It really did the trick! It smells so good too! It gives my hair volume and keeps the oil away! This shampoo is great for all hair types.

8oz $10 Ulta
Cruelty free/sulfate free/paraben free

 5.Power of Love Natural Lipstick
I have gone through almost 3 tubes of this lipstick! I never ever before found a lipstick that I purchased over and over again! The color I use is Nude Red. I believe that this color is from their old collection but you can still find it at Target! It's so creamy and moisturizes my lips with it's Coconut oil, Shea butter and Vitamin E. This lipstick is highly pigmented! I don't even need chap-stick under this lipstick. It never peels either! When it does come off gradually, it leaves a natural color to your lips. Ah i just love it! I will be trying new colors soon.

Nudie Red 0.70 ounces $9 Target
Cruelty free
Medium Tones

Super Kale Jet Set Trio! 

I am so excited to be giving this travel set away to one of you lucky gals and guys! I am a traveler myself and I know how it feels when you don't have good hair products with you on your journey especially shampoo and conditioner ! This giveaway is 3 products in one ! You will receive the super kale shampoo and conditioner (2.0 oz) and a hairvana leave-on detangling conditioner (0.5 oz) All of these products are cruelty free + vegan! Good luck everyone ! This giveaway ends on June 8th. You can enter for this giveaway below :) For the official rules to all of my giveaways, please click here.

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... psssst .. interested in more giveaway products !? Head over to my twitter for another product giveaway. I am giving away the Tahitian Garden Wanderlust Set ! It includes the naked quench lip balm in the flavor coconut + cherry, a roll on perfume and body butter in the scent Tahitian Gardenia. All of these products are cruelty free + vegan! Visit my twitter account here.


Cruelty Free Skin Care Routine

Hello Everyone! I have been asked about which skin care products I use (over on my instagram) and decided to share them! I use a total of 6 products. I do have other skin care products that I may switch into my routine but, these are my main go to products. Not all of these are vegan (alba is vegetarian) and I am not 100% sure about the Mario Badescu products. I have tried looking them up but, have not been able to find a definite answer. I do have products that I use which are all vegan + I also have makeup products that I use which are only vegan + cruelty free. One product I did leave out is an eye cream (very important) which is made from avocado oil. All of the products listed below have the price + place where you can purchase them if you'd like :) I am extremely against animal cruelty and refuse to use anything that harms our animals. I try my best to purchase products that are going to be best for my skin. I believe it's important to keep the inside and outside of your body healthy!

Tarte Maracuja Oil
This is one of my favorite oils for my skin! I apply this oil twice daily. Once in the morning before applying my makeup and once before bedtime after cleansing my face. I have seen such a difference in my skin since I began using this product. I was afraid at first to use any oils on my skin because I do have combination skin and I did not want to break out from adding oils to my skin. BUT that did not happen! You only need a very small amount and the bottle lasts a long time!

Maracuja oil is made from a passionflower plant. Most of the time the oils are extracted from the seeds of the passionflower. This oil does a lot for the skin. It is a Emollient - so it acts as a moisturizer. Maracuja oil also reduces inflammation in the skin as well as relives itching of the skin. Maracuja oil is an antioxidant - preventing our tissues from being damaged.

1.7 oz $48 Ulta
Vegan + Cruelty-Free
Dermatologist tested

Alba Hawaiian Clean Towelettes
Perfect product for removing makeup and cleansing my skin! I love these especially for traveling. Makes my life so much easier! Contains fruit enzymes and aloe. This product is not vegan however due to it containing beeswax. It is vegetarian, does not have any synthetic fragrances and no harsh sulfates.

30 count $6 Target
Cruelty Free + Paraben Free
pH balanced/hypoallergenic

Promise Organic Coconut Facial Scrub
(with walnut and sugar)
I have very sensitive skin and this product has worked great for me! I have used a number of different exfoliants for my skin and all of them have made my skin very red and caused burning. This facial scrub is extremely gentle yet gets the job done! Plus it smells amazing.The scrub is made from organic sugar and walnut shells. It is also aloe based and contains organic honey for that soothing feeling.

3 oz $10 Promise Organic
Vegan + Cruelty-Free
For Sensitive Skin
Dermatologist tested + pH balanced

 Jor'el Parker Fango Mud Mask
Recently when I went to look up this product so you would be able to find it, I realized that the company changed their name to "Harvey Prince." So the link below will be different than the name above :)

I use Jor'el Parker's (Harvey Prince) mud mask in the shower while I wash my hair and the rest of my body! It is a perfect way to multi-task while using a mask lol. After I use this product my skin feels SO soft ! I am running out but I am definitely going to be purchasing this again! The mask is made of sweet almond, avocado oil (which i love! It is high in a substance called sterolin which softens the skin and reduces age spots), green tea antioxidants and volcanic ash minerals(helps shrink large pores.)

7oz $27 Harvey Prince
Vegan + Cruelty-Free
Gluten Free

 Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
This product is my go to for sudden acne breakouts! It has been a life saver. I have placed this under my makeup during the day and the pimple is gone by night fall or i have placed it on my skin before bed and woke up the next morning pimple free. You only need a cut tip amount and the bottle will last you forever. Just make sure not to shake the bottle or mix up the ingredients. It contains salicylic acid (same ingredient found in aspirin) and calamine lotion

1.0 oz $17 Mario Badescu
Cruelty Free

 Mario Badescu Acne Serum
Since I had used the Mario Badescu spot treatment and loved it, i figured I would  try out another product from that line. I have struggled with acne scaring in the past (from popping and picking pimples that I should have never touched! I wish I listened to my mama!) Therefore I have tried product after product for a basic acne serum. Nothing did the trick. THIS product has. It's very gentle on my skin and I hardly notice it's even on. It's made from the same ingredient as the drying lotion (salicylic acid.) 
1.0 oz $20 Mario Badescu 
Cruelty  Free 

What cruelty free skin care products do you use? I love hearing about different products! Any recommendations. Please do tell! 

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