Sunday, April 1, 2018

Review: Sleeve Stars Premium Knee Sleeve Support

 I am always looking for knee braces that are effective and are comfortable to wear on a daily basis. I have a huge brace that has hinges and is extremely unwieldy that I received from my orthopedic doctor but it is not an every day use item. This is the latest in my long line of testing new braces.

I have had knee issues for the past 6 years due to having little cartilage under my right knee cap and it has caused pain and discomfort several times a week. Within the past year, I have become an avid gym goer, at least 4 days a week, usually 6 if I can manage it. I never thought I'd hear myself say that at the advanced age of 35 but here we are. With the addition of going to the gym, my knee has been giving me fits on a near daily basis, so having a brace that is supportive and comfortable is a must.

This brace is well made and has non-slip grips on the top/thigh area which work well. The compression is comfortable for a couple hours wear time. The only complaint that I have is that the size Large is still too small for my thigh. That is not the company's fault but my own part that I didn't check the sizing closer. I was a ballet dancer for years so my thighs are quite large and that means I have a hard time finding any brace that will fit but not constrict.  This one is the closest that I have found for a nice, comfortable fit. I would recommend this brace but definitely check the sizing!



Company info:
✅ THE SUPPORT & PROTECTION YOUR KNEES NEED - Your knees need all the support and care they can get. After all, they’re what supports you all day, every day! This knee support sleeve can help you recover faster from all kinds of injuries like Arthritis, Lcl, Pcl, Patella tracking, Tendinitis, Osteoarthritis, Chondromalacia, Jumper’s knee and Runner’s knee.
✅ EXTRA KNEE SUPPORT FOR SPORTS & WORKOUTS - By promoting improved blood circulation, these comfortable knee compression sleeves will offer your knees increased protection throughout physically demanding sports like running, football, tennis, basketball, weightlifting, crossfit, hiking and so much more. It can also reduce swelling, inflammation, and the feeling of fatigue, and help you improve your performance!
✅ PREMIUM QUALITY YOU CAN ACTUALLY TRUST - When it comes to your health and wellbeing, there is no room for compromise. That’s why we make a point of using nothing but the finest, most flexible and breathable elastic fabrics, as well as state-of-the-art production processes and strict quality control.
✅ GREAT FOR INJURY PREVENTION & REHABILITATION - By wearing these elastic knee sleeves daily, during sports, and at the gym, you can get all the additional support they need to prevent strains and injuries, or even get some much-deserved pain relief in case you are already injured and in a phase of rehabilitation.
✅ ERGONOMIC DESIGN FOR MAXIMIZED COMFORT - Forget about having to adjust your knee braces every few steps. These amazing knee compression sleeves and wraps are designed to stay in place throughout your day, do not slip, and do not chafe your joints. Plus, their increased elasticity allows you an increased range of motion compared to other, lesser braces, as well as more comfort and mobility!

This product was provided to me free/at a discount for evaluation and review. All opinions are my own.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Padded Compression Arm Sleeve

$11.99 w/Prime shipping

My son is already preparing for basketball season with this arm sleeve. #heplaysrough

We got a size Large in this sleeve for my 14 year old son and it fits great and true to the sizing chart. He plays a little rough so the padding will definitely help protect his arms when he's throwing those elbows. LOL

Company info:
Compression Elbow Pads Size Guide: Measure the largest circumference or girth of your upper arm or bicep, and refer to below tips or size chart(if your are at between size, please choose the larger one): 

M: 10.2" - 11.4" (26cm - 29cm) 
L: 11.4" - 13" (29cm - 33cm) 
XL: 13" - 14.6" (33cm - 37cm) 

Benefit of our basketball padded compression shooter sleeve: Increase blood flow, help reduce the elbow pains from over-use, and relief the sore muscles. The compression arm sleeve is ideal for men women rehabilitation of joint inflammation, tennis elbow, tendonitis, arthritis, Swelling, lymphedema edema, general elbow pain, tennis elbow, etc. Offer your arm and elbow compression support, the padding design of the compression elbow brace support will protect your arm elbow against hard impact, turf burns, minor scratches and abrasions. 

Great for basketball, football, volleyball, baseball, cycling, obstacle course races, hiking, fishing, running, athletic sports, etc. It is a super flexible athletic arm sleeve with pads, it will protect your elbow joint, upper arm and forearm from bumps, bruises and friction burns, in the meanwhile, allows your arm elbow full range of movement. 

60 days money back guarantee for your confidence buy. 
Package include: 1 pc of Compression Elbow Sleeve with Pads

This product was provided to me free/at a discount for evaluation and review. All opinions are my own.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Review: HSI Glider Ceramic Flat Iron

Company Link $79.99

Free shipping over $25.
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I straighten my colored, fine hair on a daily basis so I am always interested in trying new brands. I had previously bought a curling iron from this company so I knew what to expect quality wise and I was not disappointed at all. This flat iron is just as good as the ones that I have bought at Sally's Beauty supply. It comes with a heat resistant glove, an argan oil sample and a sample size argan oil hair spray which are all nice additions that I wasn't expecting. I'd definitely buy from this company again.

Company info:
 The Glider hair flat iron straightener features high quality ceramic plates that use 8 HeatBalance® micro-sensors (4 on each plate) to regulate the temperature and evenly distribute heat so that fewer passes are needed through your precious hair. That’s the best way to get silky results that shine while protecting your hair from overheat exposure.
The ceramic plates heat up in seconds, retain heat better, and prevent 'hot spots' from occurring to provide even heat distribution. The ceramic also helps keep hair shiny and frizz-free.
The temperature is full adjustable between 140-450°F to give greater control and fit any hair type. The hair straightener's floating plates have curved edges that provide extra flexibility to curl, or straighten your hair.

  • Glider Ceramic Flat Iron
  • HSI Style Guide
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Free Bonus: Argan Oil Leave-In Treatment Sample

This product was provided to me free/at a discount for evaluation and review. All opinions are my own.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Review: iBeautyLabs Collagen Mask #iBeautyLabs #Antiaging #CollagenFaceMask #FaceMask

I am a lover of any type of face mask and this one is no exception. I am fairly oily right now with my combo skin so I didn't want this to help with moisture but the glow that my skin should have and didn't. I think this mask would need multiple uses before I could come to a definitive conclusion but I liked the plump look that my skin had after using it. It was easy to apply, leave on for about 30 minutes, remove and Voila! You're finished.

Company info:
  • IMPRESS WITH YOUR RADIANT, GLOWING SKIN: Every woman who respects herself trusts nothing less than highest quality cosmetic products. If you have been looking for the ultimate facial care mask, you have come to the right place! This crystal collagen mask is all you need to deeply hydrate and nourish your skin. The thick, steady, easy to use face mask will allow your complexion to absorb collagen and fight aging! If you want to stay young and impress, your quest stops here!
  • ERASE BLEMISHES AND LOOK REFRESHED AND REJUVENATED: This facial skin therapy crystal collagen mask can deeply moisturize your complexion and whiten your skin. What is more, it can help you reduce wrinkles and aging signs, treat acne, erase spots and blemishes, minimize pores and acquire a beautiful face. Are you ready to make some heads turn?
  • PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY CARE AT THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME: This pure collagen skin care facial mask can be used by beauty experts, professionals and women who like to take proper care of themselves. The high quality and the low cost give you the chance to indulge yourself to the professional beauty care at the comfort of your own home, eliminating the need to waste money on beauty salon visits once and for all!
  • THE PERFECT GIFT FOR EVERY WOMAN: No matter what your age or your skin type is, this facial treatment mask is ideal for you! Apart from making it yours, you can also offer it as a gift to a friend, a family member or a colleague. In addition, the pack of 5 allows you to organize a gathering and spend the afternoon with your closet friends, taking care of yourselves and relaxing. Nothing less than you deserve!
  • 100% RISK FREE PURCHASE: Keeping you satisfied and providing you with the friendliest customer service is our number one goal. This is why we stand 100% behind our products, offering you a 60 days money back guarantee and assuring you that making this crystal collagen facial mask yours is entirely risk free.

This product was provided to me free/at a discount for evaluation and review. All opinions are my own.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Review: 12 pk Premium Moisturizing 24k Gold Collagen Disposable Eye Care Pads
$12.95 on Amazon -12 sets
I'm 35 so I'm all about any kind of anti-aging products that can help with crepey-ness under the eyes and I love any kind of eye masks so I was super excited to test this one out. I have tried similar gold eye masks before and this gives a very similar result which is extreme hydration! The masks are a jelly texture with a serum so they do have a tendency to slip and slide when I was up and moving around BUT they did stay on my face which is nice. I have noticed that this serum doesnt play well with makeup which is why I apply before a shower, leave on for about 20 minutes and my undereye area looks great for the rest of the day.
This box includes 12 uses so this will last me at least 3 months since I only use them once a week. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is having dark circles or puffiness issues. I usually have horrible dark circles and with a little hydration, they are less noticeable.

The only con that I have deals with the packaging. It is extremely hard to get the package open without quite a bit of force and I have dropped several of the eye masks on the floor because when I was taking the backing off the wrapper, they decided to take a flying leap off the other piece of the wrapper. I'm going to include a picture of the packaging that the company provided.

Company info:
Let your eyes glow once more - Make the skin around your eyes glow and more radiant, thanks to our 24k gold eye masks that will moisturize and revive your skin as well as hydrate and plump your delicate eye area. 
  • Reduce Puffiness Instantly - As soon as you put your Eye Delight mask on you will see a significant difference; your eye puffiness will subside noticeably! And overtime they will also help with fine lines, wrinkles and dark circles! 
  • Restore Firmness and Tightens Around Your Eyes - The combination of hyaluronic acid, collagen and gold is golden for your eyes. These 3 ingredients together are extremely powerful and effective in hydrating the delicate skin around your eyes and leaving you with glowing skin. 
  • Easy to use and Stay in Place! - Apart from being incredibly simple to use, our Eye Delight Pads are unlike many similar products, ergonomically designed so that they can stay firm in place when you put them on - no slipping off whatsoever! 
  • 100% Risk Free Purchase - We at Eye Delight, are extremely confident that you will love your eye mask. So in the highly unlikely even that you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, simply contact us directly and we will do what ever it takes to ensure that you have had an amazing experience.

This product was provided to me free/at a discount for evaluation and review. All opinions are my own.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Review: Youcopia SpiceSteps 4-Tier Cabinet Spice Rack Organizer plus GIVEAWAY

My cabinet measures 11.5in deep, 15in high, and 14in wide for size reference. 
  • Holds 23 bottles of varying sizes - I did have some larger bottles of spices so if you have smaller bottles, you could easily fit more than I did. I had room left over in my small cabinet that I could fit the largest bottles on the side. (Pictures below) The company states that it fits 24 bottles. The company also offers smaller versions of this rack if your cabinets are smaller than  mine.
  • Labels - The rack comes with labels to put on the bottle lids so that you can see what the spices are if you don't know what the bottle looks like by sight. One sheet has been printed with common spices and a blank sheet so that it can be personalized. I didn't use them but it was definitely a nice touch to include.
  • Very easy to set up/sturdy - This rack has a kick stand on the back of it that just snaps out so that the rack is sturdy. I have tried other spice racks in the past that I was afraid to open the cabinet because I didn't want to see if it had broken or not.
  • Easy to clean - While I was organizing my spices onto the rack, I did have a mishap with a bottle that didn't have a very sturdy lid. All I had to do was take the bottles off that I had already organized (that was more irritating than anything) and run the rack under water in the sink, dry it and we were back in business.
Conclusion: Love it! The price is good, the item is sturdy and actually useful. This rack has gotten me all kinds of fired up about organizing my other cabinets and pantry. I will be spending the next 5 years doing that project, especially with two teenagers in the house!  I would definitely recommend this product if you need cabinet organziation.

Pre-printed labels of common spices

Labels, company info and product brochure from Youcopia!


    ......and Finished!


    Company info:
    SpiceSteps is the easiest, most affordable way to organize 24 grocery spices in the kitchen cabinet. Maximize storage space with four tiers instead of the standard three. SpiceSteps includes 96 labels for the tops of spice bottles to find and reach spices in a snap. Organize alphabetically or by frequency of use for convenient cooking. Works great for cans, jars and baby food, too. Fits standard kitchen cabinets; no mounting or installation required.

    • Organize 24 spice bottles in a standard kitchen cabinet - Spices and Bottles Not Included
    • 4 tiers maximize storage space, reduce clutter and help you stay organized
    • Includes 96 stickers to label the top of bottles; see all of your spices at a glance
    • Made from durable ABS plastic; Wipe clean with a damp cloth; Imported; White
    • No mounting or installation required; 
    • Measures 10-3/4-inches deep by 11-3/8-inches wide by 3-3/4-inches high

    This product was provided to me free/at a discount for evaluation and review. All opinions are my own.