Secret ” Green” Santa 2015 Sign Up Information !!!

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Secret GREEN Santa 2015

It’s the Official Secret Green Santa Sign Up for 2015. And its official the send year running this great beauty swap for you all !!! So exciting !!

Secret  Green Santa Rules:

Signups for Secret Green Santa will begin   September 1st &  end Oct  30 2015 . You have a Two Month window opening to sign up.

•  Signing up by PRIVATE E-Mail me @ Reyes215@aol.com  your personal information (Name, E-mail and State) no later then Oct  30 2015. Your Secret Santa will be assigned to you on that First week of November !!!

. • If you have any Allergies or Avoid specific Ingredients please make sure to let me  know so I can inform your Secret Santa. • Important to also  Include in the E-Mail  YOUR SKIN TYPE ! So your Santa can give you products that fit your skin ! Specially skin care products from brands that are in your wish list .

WISH LIST: You can make a wish list of FIVE Brands that you been wanting to try. Please e-mail me this list by OCT 30th. This will be e-mail to your Secrete Green Santa. ( Just keep in mind that this is to help Santa) • Gifts must be sent out between December 1, 2014 and December 16, 2014. This gives members approximately a two month window to shop or place an order. • Shipping priority is not mandatory but for most it may be the best option since it includes a tracking #. If you use Paypal to ship there are 1st class options that may be less expensive and will typically include free tracking. • A tracking # is not mandatory when mailing within the US to another US address however it is highly recommended for your own records .A tracking # will have to be provided to your gift recipient so they can tack their package.

Total gift value should be approximately $35,  not including shipping of package.

Item(s) must be NEW and Never used, Swatched or opened.

Products Selection: Please keep product selection to Beauty & Body care products & green lifestyle items .  Food products can be put only if your Santa wishes to get a specific item of food or treat. ( Many people have allergies to food so we want to keep everyone safe & happy ).

Open to US Residents & International Countries • Once you sign up please do not back out as it will cause problems with the assignment list. Only sign up if you really will take part and follow the rules.   20140819-173956-63596936.jpg

Additional General rules:

Green products Only:

The products should only be green products that contain no chemicals such as Parabens, silicone, SLS, SLES, Mineral oils, Petroleum, Phthalates, BHA, BHT,& etc. To find a list of Toxin ingredients to avoid please go here for references : greenbeautyteam.com/toxic-ingredients-glossary/

Choosing your Santa:

I will be selecting each person form my Mason Jar’s which will be labeled , East, West, Central, South coast area . Each person name will be put in a fold paper and open only when time to pick pairs. • Sending information to your Santa: Once people are pair Each Person will get a personal e-mail By Me to let you know your Santa along with the person WISHLIST of brands  & Avoid of ingredients that your Santa may Have. The only information that I will share with your Santa is your e-mail address so they can be able to contact you to send you your gift and Tracking #.

SIGN UP

To sign up email me at Reyes215@aol.com

Also don’t forget to send your wish List & Allergies of ingredients to me to pass they over to your Santa by Oct 30.

For addition comments or questions just Comment below or Email me @ Reyes215@aol.com   🙂

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Secret Green Santa Swap Gifts 2014

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Happy Warm Holidays Everyone !

In this post I presents to you my Secret Green Santa Gift .

Introduction:

Back in Late summer in August I started the Secret Green Santa 2014 for the green community. Pretty much its a gift swap among green bloggers & You-tubers. This was actually my first time organizing it but glad to say that it was full of fun ! Me &  Five other green beauties team up to swap gifts. The gifts where to be a up to $35 value  .

If you want to see & read what other got or Photos follow the #secertgreensanta  Via Twitter! To see what are Santa got us 🙂

Note: Come back as I will update this page to links to the other Secret Green Santa box”s as soon as they get posted !!!

To My Santa Box

My Secret  Green Santa  was Linda Aka @lindaouk.

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Note: Just to mention those that join the gift swap got to give a Five brand list to their Santa that they wanted to get .

In it was a lovely cute Leave note card (seen in Top Right) .

The first thing I notice when opening the box: Soaps!!

In my list I mention SOAPS & Linda got me just that 🙂 , a mix of soap scents form my favorite brands . The soaps where Osmia Organics : Lavender Pine & Ylang Springs. Meow meow tweet Fennel orange . I love the scents of each one , which makes sense now why the box smell so good! Even the the mail man was like ” what a lovely smell box you got” LOL.

More Goodies …..

In it I also found a Acure Organic face sample of Sensitive Facial Cream , In which I am excited to try as I have yet to try any of this brands skin care  :). ( Seen in top Left)

Next up is a Blush Sample of Alima Pure in Melon. Another brand that I have yet to try so I super excited since I been stocking this brand for a while :). (Seen in Top Left)

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More Goodies …..these are Big !

Next up, I found in this green box where Two products by Caru Skincare Co.  I got the Jojoba Facial oil , which I love due to its many form of use . This couldn’t come in better time as I just finish my travel sample size :).  It came pair up with Cucumber + Lime Facial Toner . Another products that I need as I just finish my current Toner. So excited to have these in my life as both where needed !

Next and Last Item is another Acure Organic product  . This time its the Lip Lush in DAAANG! Super excited to get this color  as its a great fall & winter lip color .

Santa LINDA Thank you  So Much!!

Thank you so much Linda for the beautiful and exciting gifts . I love every think so much that I don’t know what I will use first ,LOL . I also want to thank you for supporting a local business at my home Town in PA  ; PemberleyJones.com online green store . That made  this  gift even more special to me to know that a Green & local business was supported !!!

Thanks to PJ for helping out Linda picking out the goodies , a PA love to another PA girl  !!

 

Thank you everyone that took part in Secert Green Santa 2014 & for making it a special One   !! 

Green “Stocking Stuffer” Gift Guide ( Collab with Plein Vanity & ShortSmallSweet )

 

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Christmas is just around the corner  !!!

For this year gift guide I team up with the lovely Green Bloggers  Ru form (ShortSmallSweet Blog)  & Kasey form (Plein Vanity blog) . Each of us will be giving you different gift ideas to help you get started shopping for the holidays.

Ru (ShortSmallSweet) will be presenting Gifts for Green Beauty Newbies  , I  ( BohoChicMeetsOrganics)   Green Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide and Kasey ( Plein Vanity) will be doing Holiday gift Guide For The Seasoned Green Beauty.

Together we got you guys all covered .

Stocking Stuffer Green Gift Guide

All gifts include in this list are less then $19 and many are my year round favorites to give to friends & family . Of course they are naturals or organic products .

NOw Lets fill up those Stockings !!!

 

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Soap & Cats  Gifts

One of my favorite stocking gift is giving SOAPS !!  Meow Meow Tweet has the cuteness Packing every with their lovely Cat Drawing . In addition to smelling amazing with  many variety of scents  to choice form include their NEW Addition for this Holiday Season Cinnamon Coffee bar Soap ( Photo above)  !!!  Great gift  for that Coffee lover !! Their even a Pet bar soap for that special fur friend !

Meow Meow Tweet Soaps $10, 5 oz

Find:  http://meowmeowtweet.myshopify.com/

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Special  Unique Scent Gifts

RipeShop at Etsy is a lovely handmade  shop that focus on lip balms, body butter and perfume oils. Ripeshop perfume selection is very unique as you find scent like Red Apple, Vanilla Pear, Sweet Island and showed above is limited edition Mar Azul. Make great gifts for perfume lovers !!! And great travel scent to take every where for that friend that always on the go !

Ripeshop perfume oils $14-19, 0.35 oz

 Find : https://www.etsy.com/shop/ripeshop?section_id=8032721&page=2

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Hand Care Gifts

Another of my favorite gifts to gift is this Natural hand cream by U.K brand Figs & Rouge . Its cute packing brings a smile and the lovely scents to choice from mango, cherry blossom , Mocha orange , &  Coco Rose are just some of the selective scents to choose . Made with Shea Butter to keep hands soft and free from winter air dryness.

Figs & Rouge Hand Cream $ 10  , 80 ml

Find: Beautyhabit.com

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Multipurpose Oil Gift

You can’t go wrong with this gift as  jojoba oil can be used for dry skin, hands & etc . In addition to removing makeup or as a daily face moisturizers . One of my favorites is Caru Skincare Co. Jojoba facial oil. It comes is a great  cute travel size with a vintage packing that stand out in its own.

Caru Skincare Co. Jojoba Facial oil  $10, 1 oz

Find: http://www.caruskincareco.com

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Nail Lover Gifts

Just this summer Pacifica Beauty launch collection of  nail polish , in which are my favorite !! Ill be giving a few of these out 🙂 . The collection has a wide range of beautiful colors in which are VEGAN & 7 Free .

Pacifica Beauty Nail Polish $ 9 , 0.45 fl oz

Find Only : pacificabeauty.com

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 Multipurpose Makeup Gift

The All Natural Face makes Cream Lip & Cheek is a top favorite among the Green Community and a product that is use both in lips & cheeks. A MUST HAVE for that makeup lover friend or family member. It comes in many variety of colors  and I warning you , YOU may end up picking a few for your self too !

The All Natural Face Cream Lip & Cheek  $ 5,75

Find:  http://www.theallnaturalface.com/cream-lip-and-cheek-color/

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Lip Color Gifts

Acure Organics not that long ago launch NEW lip products called Lip Lush. Its a favorite find for me this year as the formula is lip a gloss but moisturizers like a lip balm. The  Lip Lush comes in a variety of colors form dark to light tone  pink-red colors . In addition the Name of each one is super cute too !!

Acure Organics Lip Lush $  8  , 0.5 oz

Find: acureorganics.com or Pharmaca.com

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Tv Show & Movie Theme Eyeshadow Gifts

A great gift for a  TV Show or Movie lover  that also loves Makeup is Brija Cosmetic Eye  Shadows . Each of her collections is made and inspired by specific elements of the character , plot  or places that the show or movie took place .

Brija Cosmetics Eye Shadows  $5 ,  5 grams

Find: http://www.brijacosmetics.com/

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The Cuteness Coin Purse Gift

A cute little bag to put lip sticks or just loose coins or even loose earphone’s . This Hand Made little bag is form the lovely Etsy Shop SeaPinks. Only a hand full of each design is made  which makes them limited edition and a  gifts of one of its kind. She is always having great new design bags and each one just gets cuter & cuter.

SeaPinks Etsy Shop Coin Purse $ 6-7

Find :https://www.etsy.com/shop/SeaPinks?ref=shopsection_shophome_leftnav

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Tools for the  Get Going  Girl

EcoTools is one of my  favorite brush brands and one brush set that I been using on the go for quick touch ups is the EcoTools mini Essentials set . Its a great gift for some one on the go and fresh their makeup quick and easy !!

EcoTools Mini Essential Set  $ 6 , 3 brushes

  (  1-Eye lining brush, 1-Eyeshadow & 1-Small full face bush)

Find: ulta.com or Ecotools.com

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Sweet  Tooth Gifts

Torie & howard Organics Hard Candy is another of my favorites to add to the stocking as a sweet yet health treat as it provides vitamin C ! Its a treat that is good all around. It comes in a few flavors like blood orange, pear grapefruit  just to name a few .

Torie & Howard Organic hard candy  $ 5-6 , 12 candy pieces

Find : At your local wholeFoods or Beautyhabit.com

I hope you enjoy this Gift guide post and don’t forget to check out ShortSmallSweet & Plein Vanity Post for more  Green Gifts Ideas !!!

   Thank you too Kasey & Ru !!! for this awesome gift Guide Green Team Up !!

Secret Green Santa SIGN UP 2014

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Secret GREEN Santa 2014

It’s the Official Secret Green Santa Sign Up for 2014.

 

Secret  Green Santa Rules:

• Signups for Secret Green Santa will begin August 19  and end in September 30 2014 . You have a One Month window opening to sign up.

•  Signing up by PRIVATE E-Mail me your personal information (Name, E-mail and State) no later then September 30 2014. Your Secret Santa will be assigned to you on that First week of October  .

• If you have any Allergies or Avoid specific Ingredients please make sure to let me  know so I can inform your Secret Santa.

• Important to also  Include in the E-Mail  YOUR SKIN TYPE ! So your Santa can give you products that fit your skin ! Specially skin care products from brands that are in your wish list .

WISH LIST: You can make a wish list of FIVE Brands that you been wanting to try. Please e-mail me this list by September 30th. This will be e-mail to your Secrete Green Santa. ( Just keep in mind that this is to help Santa)
• Gifts must be sent out between December 1, 2014 and December 16, 2014. This gives members approximately a two month window to shop or place an order.

• Shipping priority is not mandatory but for most it may be the best option since it includes a tracking #. If you use Paypal to ship there are 1st class options that may be less expensive and will typically include free tracking.

• A tracking # is not mandatory when mailing within the US to another US address however it is highly recommended for your own records .A tracking # will have to be provided to your gift recipient so they can tack their package.

Total gift value should be approximately $35,  not including shipping of package.

Item(s) must be NEW and Never used, Swatched or opened.

Products selection: Please keep product selection to Beauty & Body care products & green lifestyle items .  Food products can be put only if your Santa wishes to get a specific item of food or treat. ( Many people have allergies to food so we want to keep everyone safe & happy ).

Open to  US Residents & International Countries

• Once you sign up please do not back out as it will cause problems with the assignment list. Only sign up if you really will take part and follow the rules.

 

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Additional General rules:

Green products Only:

The products should only be green products that contain no chemicals such as Parabens, silicone, SLS, SLES, Mineral oils, Petroleum, Phthalates, BHA, BHT,& etc. To find a list of Toxin ingredients to avoid please go here for references : greenbeautyteam.com/toxic-ingredients-glossary/

• Choosing your Santa:

I will be selecting each person form my Mason Jar’s which will be labeled , East, West, Central, South coast area . Each person name will be put in a fold paper and open only when time to pick pairs.

• Sending information to your Santa:

Once people are pair Each Person will get a personal e-mail By Me to let you know your Santa along with the person  SKIN TYPE & WISHLIST of brands  & Avoid of ingredients that your Santa may Have. The only information that I will share with your Santa is your e-mail address so they can be able to contact you to send you your gift and Tracking #.

 

SIGN UP

To sign up email me at Reyes215@aol.com

Also don’t forget to send your  SKIN TYPE, Wish List & Allergies of ingredients to me to pass them over to your Santa by September 30.

For addition comments or questions just Comment below or Email me  🙂

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Tips to help Stay Calm on Holiday Rush

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 Its the holiday season and December is one of the busy months .

AS their is a lot in are mind form planning  dinners, attending family party’s to going through the list of gifts.

Where task or are To Do List become endless.

TIPS in Keeping Balance through  The Holiday Months

1. Take Five : Take  Five minutes of silent time .

This will help to put you into focus again  both mind and body.

Do this in your own quite space, bathroom , out doors,  bedroom , in side the car, etc.

2. Just Breath :  Take a moment when needed too and Take a few (3-4) deep breaths .

This helps to calm your rush  and  refocus your energy.

Just sit and breath , take that moment .

3. TEa Time :  Tea’s are great to calm body and mind.

Great teas for the season are chamomile or  green tea .

Are great for  promoting calmness and refreshing your body and mind.

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These are 3 basic tips that you can use when every you need that break and refocus from that holiday rush.  This will help to keep the stress levels low but also help you enjoy the holiday with a good mood .

I hope you enjoy these Tips and that they may be helpful to you as they are too me .

♦Happy Holidays ♦