ZzzQuil Nighttime Sleep Aid Liquicaps [Product Review]

I have had problems getting to sleep in the past. I have had problems staying asleep. Sometimes I just wake up in the middle of the night.

I had to opportunity to test ZzzQuil Nighttime Sleep Aid Liquicaps.

It is not too strong, just enough to make you relaxed, to get you to sleep and to keep you asleep. The pills are small and easy to swallow.

I woke up feeling slightly groggy, but was over it quickly.

This sleep-aid contains Diphenhydramine HCl, which is an antihistamine. There isn’t a “hungover” feeling in the morning, just a light hazy feeling but that goes away quickly.

Like with any other medication please read all the instructions and when unsure contact your primary doctor.

[Disclaimer: I received this product at a discounted or complimentary price for reviewing purposes. This will not influence my opinion or experience of this product. The blog post may or may not contain affiliate links]

ModaVoxBox [Product Review]

I received another Influenster Vox Box. This one is called the Moda Vox Box. Inside it contained some useful items such as…the Puffs Soft Pack. A new soft box of Puffs tissue. I took this item to work and placed it in my work vehicle. In this cold weather my nose drains and its great having the tissue handy. I like that the box is soft because I can make it fit in my storage box that sits on the doghouse of the vehicle.

Pass the Puffs

 The following photos are all the items that were included in my Moda Vox Box. I was very satisfied with all the items in this box.

 I’m a huge fan of the Rimmel London Brand. In my ModaVoxBox there were three Rimmel London products. The first was Scandaleyes Rockin’ Curves Mascara. I like this mascara just not as much as the Scandaleyes Retro Glam that I received complimentary in a previous Vox Box.  Next was the new Moisture Renew Lipstick followed by Moisture Renew Lip Liner.

RimmelCollage

I am very satisfied with the shade of “Berry Rose” #260. The color is bright and shimmers on my lips.
The size of the lipstick is compact & lightweight, fits in the palm of my hand. Perfect to carry in a pocket, clutch purse or even a coin purse.
Moisture Renew lipstick is long-lasting. I only did a retouch after eating. Even after licking my lips or rubbing my lips together the lipstick stays on. There is a pleasant aroma to the Moisture Renew lipstick, which I appreciate. I would buy this product again and recommend it to my friends. The Moisture lip liner works great when I can’t find a color to go with the shade of lipstick. Also the lip liner keeps the color from running. I love that, I can be kind of sloppy.

 

Who doesn’t like Hot Cocoa during the winter months? I sampled some of the new Swiss Miss Simply Cocoa.

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 Resource Water was refreshing while I raked some leaves in the back yard. I also had enough to finish it off at work. Good stuff. Better than tap water also there is no after taste like some bottled water has. YUK!

Resource Water

 

One of the best items was Hair Food by Clairol. A wonderful hair conditioner than left my hair shiny, silky and smooth the next day. It was kind of flat, no volume in my hair which makes it easy for me to wear a hat in the winter. I have extremely thick coarse hair, sometimes wearing a simple hat is impossible for me. But using Hair Food makes it easy. Sounds funny I know, but true for me. Plus it smells good. I will be buying this after I use up what I have left.

Lastly was Jergen’s Ultra Healing Extra Dry Skin Moisturizer. I absolutely love this hand lotion, so much that I went and purchased a larger bottle for my husband for his very rough & dry hands. It worked wonders. Sadly, I forgot to take before & after photos of his hands. I keep some in my work vehicle and a small tube in my purse. Hand lotion is always welcome in the dry winter months.

Jergen's Hand Lotion

 

[I received the above mentioned products complimentary from Influenster.com for testing purposes.]

 

 

 

 

Vow Vox Box 2 [Review]

This is the second part of my Vow Vox Box product review.

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure. This product was very disappointing. It is a pretty color, however it is just too light. Maybe use this for french tip, in place of the white color. But I wouldn’t recommend it as a solid base color. This product states that it is 7  nail benefits in one bottle. A base coat, strengthner, growth treatment, color, top coat, chip-resistant, gel shine. I will say it doesn’t chip easily. Just not a big fan of the color. This sells around $5.50 up to $8.00. No I would not pay either price for this. The applicator brush is unique, because it’s flat. However, there are streaks when applying the first coat. It doesn take several coats to cover up the streaks. I would try another color of this particular nail product to see if the results are the same. There are 56 shades to choose from.

Tide to Go. This is a travel size instant stain remover. I’ve used this before. Loved it! It works great on the run. I keep on in my purse for emergencies. I use it as a pre-stain remover. I seen these sell for $1.00 and up. You can purchase 3 in a pack for around $8.00

Riley & Grey. Is a wedding website. Where couples can build their wedding website from scratch. This is a great thing to have so that any & all family & friends can view the beautiful & very special day for their loved ones. Here is a link for the FAQ page to give you an idea about the site. I will be giving this to my future daughter in law to set up for her & my oldest son to show off their southern wedding.

All my discount information in on the back of this card.

All my discount information in on the back of this card.

 

I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.

I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.

Vow Vox Box [Review]

My third vox box. Complimentary for testing purposes from Influester.com

My third vox box. Complimentary for testing purposes from Influester.com

I was excited to receive my third vox box from Influenster. This box is called the “Vow Vox Box” and this is what was inside.

Inside the Vow Vox Box

Inside the Vow Vox Box

  • Olay Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream. This product is something I’ve always wanted to try, however never had the money to spend on it. The product states that in 8 weeks most dark spots on my face will be gone or faded. According to the jar, it should be applied in the morning and evening. I will say that this is worth the money (so far). It has a fresh, clean smell to it, almost like shampoo. There is no greasy feeling after it is applied. The cream can be worm underneath makeup and doesn’t have a heavy feeling. I have dark circles under my eyes from allergies. I’m tracking the progress on the lighten of those dark areas. I have seen this cream priced from as low as $18 and as high as $30.

 

  •  EcoTools Pure Complexion Sponge. The box was pretty simple, with details about the product and how to use it. When I first opened it, I felt the sponge. The sponge was rock hard. I thought “this is gonna hurt.” I held it under running water to moisten it up and it became soft. That was so cool. Lathered it up with my regular facial cleaner. Washed my face, it didn’t hurt at all, it worked very well. The sponge is made of 100% natural ingredients including Konjac, which is a plant native to Asia. The EcoTool sponge runs around $5.99. After use just let it air dry, it doesn’t go back to the original form. However, it does shrink up and get a bit hard. I was satisfied with this product and would recommend it.

 

 

  • Pure Silk Moisturizing Shave Cream. I have always enjoyed using this product. The shaving cream does leave my legs feeling smooth & silky. There are 7 varieties, mine was Raspberry Mist. I didn’t smell any scent of raspberry, just that shaving cream smell. There is a small (5 oz) & large (8 oz) cans. The cost is runs from $1.50 to $2.50. The small can fits great in a weekend or overnight bag. I would use this product again. All & all it works very well.

 

 

 

I received these products complimentary from Influenster.com for testing purposes

 

 

 

My VivaVoxBox

I received my second Vox Box from Influenster.com. Below are the products I found inside the box.

I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.

I tried the Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer first. It’s a spray body lotion.

  • Be careful when spraying it. Be aware of your your background because you’ll get lotion places you don’t want the lotion to be. (Suggestion: apply in the bathroom after a shower. Be careful not to get lotion on the floor because floor will get slippery)
  • Has a cocoa butter scent, reminds me of summer and the beach, sun tan lotion.
  • Is still somewhat stinky when dressing immediately after applying.
  • Skin is very smooth & soft. There is no greasy film afterwards. Just a slight stinky sensation to clothing. But to touch the skin after applying there is no slick, sticky or greasy feeling.

You can pick up this product for around $8. I would definitely use it during the summer. I would take it poolside,  applying some lotion to prevent dry skin after being exposed to pool chemicals and sunshine.

Vaseline Brand Spray And Go

Vaseline Brand Moisturizer Spray And Go

I received two bottles of Pure Ice nail polish.  One color is called “After Hours #274CP” It’s a pink-rose shade. Not necessarily a color I would have picked for myself. However, it does grow on me. I really liked that it doesn’t chip as easily as I expected it to. I am very hard on my nails (nail-biting habit). I did need about three coats. The second color is “It’s Complicated 1001” this nail polish is clear with multi-colored hexagon shaped confetti mixed in it. I would not wear this type of nail polish. The confetti pieces slide when you apply it. Sometimes you get a bunch of it in one area, you must paint over it to spread it over the nail.

 

There were the new Cetaphil Cleansing Cloths in the Viva Vox Box. Very similar to baby wipes, thicker than most brands. There are 25 towelettes in the package. This product is a bit pricey for only 25 towelettes. You can buy it for around $6. However average price for this type of product. The quality is towelette is much thicker than the cheaper brands. I like the hard plastic cover because it stays closed, better than the cheaper brands with just the sticky reseal cover. The towelettes will remain moist in this package. I did use one to remove my makeup after work. The towelette did remove most of the makeup. However, the towelette start to become what seemed to be fuzzy and stretched out looking. There isn’t a strong aroma of perfume or fragrance, slight hint of what smells like baby powder. I would recommend this as something to carry in an overnight bag or even in your purse. The cleansing cloths serve their purpose when you may need to freshen up during a hot summer.

I found some lip color. I love any product for my lips. New York Color Proof Twistable Lip Color. A shade called “South Ferry Berry #040” It’s a bright red shade. I love the way it smells, reminds me of a berry scent. What I don’t like is that it is a bit waxy, having a similar feel to a cheap lip balm. It’s a matte, so the color is not shiny, which I do like for a change. This product doesn’t last as long for me as some others because I do tend to lick my lips a lot and rub my lips together. This product will smear and stain your skin for a bit if you’re not paying attention. Like lipstick it will get on your teeth. It’s a twistable tube,  like a big crayon. Costs around $3 for any one of the 12 colors that are available.

The Montagne Jeunesse Manuka Honey Peel-off mask was really good. I had used similar products in the past. However none are as thick as this product. The Manuka Honey Peel-off mask was very thick. I did have difficulty when I tried openly the pouch. There is a designated tore off spot. However when I did tear it off it wasn’t enough to squeeze out the product. I had to get scissors to finish opening the hole. I noticed that there was a lot of product inside. I applied it to my face, sat around for it to dry about 20 minutes. It is the neatest feeling to pull (peel) it off. Then to look at it, seeing the skin lines, dry skin. There was a tight feeling to my face afterwards, a bit dry. Only thing I didn’t like is that it was a one time use. There are so many other skin care products to choose from, covering all parts of the body. It seems that most products come in pouches. Which I don’t like those, but one can always cut it open to get every last drop of the product.

I did a separate post for the Shell Fuel Rewards card. You can read that one here.

JollyVoxBox [Product Review]

I have been a member of Influenster.com since August 2013. I found the site from looking on someone’s blog. I can’t remember who. I was curious, so I signed up. I let the account sit there for a few months. Then I decided to look into further. I answered some of the survey questions, nosed around some profiles. The only thing I really screwed up on was filling out the “Expert Badges” A member can have only 5 of these badges. So, choose wisely Padawan. 

I recieved an email from Influenster.com stating that I was eligible for a JollyVoxBox. HUH?!

Follow Catherine Martinique’s board Jolly Vox Box on Pinterest.

 

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