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Happy Friday Deal From Lina Hanson!

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Friends, this is a Friday Deal to remember. Lina Hanson has a reputation for her luxurious formulas with scents to match — gentle and uplifting, with a hint of seduction — the kind of scents that make you smile every time. The Global Body Serum got a glowing review from Siobhan, who kissed her coconut oil days goodbye for this supreme moisturizer, and Susannah agrees that it embodies all her favorite traits in an oil blend and was love-at-first-try.  Rebecca found a new staple in the Global Baby Serum (so not just for babies!). How the oils in the Global collection can sink in so swiftly yet hydrate so completely is beyond us, but we imagine it has everything to do with Lina’s deft hand at blending the perfect ratio of expertly chosen ingredients.

While we are pleased as Punch to bring you a Friday Deal from Lina Hanson, the real treat today is a sneak peek at Satori, Lina Hanson’s first perfume oil! Satori launches later this fall on the Lina Hanson site, but you’ll receive a sample of this gem when you place an order this weekend!

Satori is both sensual and bright and features warm vanilla and sandalwood with notes of crisp and refreshing citrus and ginger. Asian Yuzu lifts the blend and boosts self-confidence with a burst of citrus. Ginger energizes the mind and brings a hint of spice to the experience. Sandalwood (sustainably produced, of course) grounds the blend and gives it a soft, seductive finish. This blend is 100% gorgeous, and you can be one of the first to try it.

So here’s the deal… Lina Hanson is giving you 20% off your order, plus a sample of the soon-to-launch Satori perfume. This offer is available through Monday when you use the code SATORI at check out. Note: for international orders, please email info@linahanson.com .

Want to know more about Lina Hanson and her skincare line? This video will touch your heart.

The GRIND : Lina Hanson from Said Who? Productions on Vimeo.

What have you tried from Lina Hanson? Are you as excited about Satori as we are?

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Happy Friday Deal From Meow Meow Tweet!

 

Want to shake up your personal care collection? Maybe have a little fun while you’re at it? Then definitely, DEFINITELY check out Meow Meow Tweet. With the most free spirited and quirky packaging we’ve seen to date, Meow Meow Tweet will brighten up your vanity or bring giggles and smiles to whomever you gift it to. But darlings, what’s in the package is even more impressive. You’re going to love the formulas, especially if you’re in the less is more camp — simple, clean, and effective botanical ingredients. Nicolle fell hard for their vegan Lip Balm (the flavors!!) and the Deodorant Cream, both of which make serious waves in the Morning Routines. Bottom line: you gotta try Meow Meow Tweet.

So here’s the deal… Meow Meow Tweet is giving you 20% off your order from now through Sunday night. Just enter the code NOMOREDIRTYCATS at check out, and then do a little victory dance.

Have you seen the Meow Meow Tweet kits? There’s one for campers, gardeners, or even a travel kit that allows you to try it all. We’d also like to point out that Meow Meow Tweet loves dogs, too—or at least thinks they are stinky sweet enough to warrant their own Dog Shampoo Bar. Maybe they should throw a “bark” on the end of their name? Nah, it’s perfect the way it is.

Have you tried Meow Meow Tweet? Tell us what you love and what you’d like to try!

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Happy Friday Deal from La Bella Figura! 20% Off!

 

Who is psyched for the Labor Day weekend? What do you have planned? Do you savor the last bits of summer with an epic garden party or close out the beach season on the shore? Maybe you just take the holiday to relax quietly and get a little organized, making way for the seasonal shift in your life. Whatever you do, don’t miss this hot hot hot Labor Day sale from La Bella Figura!

La Bella Figura is giving No More Dirty Looks readers 20% off all orders over $75 and $4 holiday shipping on U.S. orders. Just enter the code NMDLLDS at check out! This exclusive offer ends Monday at 6pm CST. Run and get your favs or something new.

You know, it’s kinda crazy how much we love La Bella Figura products. If you haven’t tried this line before, we suggest you read our reviews of their new makeup line, the Barbary Fig Seed Oil and Bio-Active Healing Mask, the Decouverte Eye Serum, or the Modern Radiance Treatment.  P.S. Do NOT miss everyone’s favorite, the Travel Therapy. Blue tansy, Italian blood orange, and rose delight in this blend.

What’s going in your shopping cart? And what are you doing for the holiday? Tell us everything!

 

 

Do you remember when Siobhan introduced us to Skincando back in the early days? Skincando remains a player in our world of clean skincare companies we love, and we’re happy to put them back in the spotlight with a special Friday Deal. Here’s the deal:

Skincando is offering 20% off and free shipping through Wednesday, August 27th. No code necessary, just shop and go!

You know it’s time to do a Friday Deal when the moment you mention a company Alexandra starts gushing about how their balm is a daily staple. We asked her to share what makes Skincando the jam.

So, I’ve been meaning to write a review of the Combat Balm for several months. But because the deal is happening RIGHT NOW, I’m going to try to summarize my love for this product. I’m on my third jar and I use it diligently every single day. I am a balm fanatic, as some of you know: There was a time when I would have squandered all my savings on Tammy Fender’s balm, and I will happily use a quality lip balm right on my face. This though, has been my one and only, and my hands-down favorite. It goes on a little thick (which I like) and leaves skin looking dewy NOT greasy. I mix it with my foundation for the most glorious, photoshopped-face effects. Everything about this balm makes me happy, even the fact that it contains fish oil (sorry, to the strict vegan crew) because I’m pretty sure that’s why it nourishes my skin in a way I’ve never experienced. Don’t be confused by the tough-guy, swiss-army knife packaging! (I was—and had a sample that sat for some time in my cupboard before I tried it.) This is a sophisticated clean product at a super fair price—and a downright DEAL today. Happy balming! - Alexandra

Got it? Get it. Also, watch this lovely video about Skincando over on the American Made site. We love seeing artisans at their craft.

Have you tried Skincando? Tell us what you think!

 

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Nail polish has always been a hot topic of convo in the green beauty world: It’s pretty, and some of us have had a really hard time giving it up, especially when you consider the awesome pampering feeling you get from a mani-pedi after a stressful week or before a big event. Who wants to give that up?

But even some of the five- or seven-free brands we consider safer to use than conventional polish still contain chemicals that you don’t want near your skin if you’re, say, growing a baby inside of you (or if you’re a complete purist—more power to you!).

That’s why Conscious Beauty is teaming up with Scotch Naturals and Organic Bath Co. to give you an incredible Friday Deal. No longer do you have to worry about interacting with potentially dicey ingredients in the foot scrubs, base coats, colors and top coats when you want to get your nails done professionally. Instead, bring a clean, green Mani-Pedi Set with you and be sure you’re getting a toxin-free experience.

Scotch is one of the cleanest brands on the nail-polish market. The line is water-based, with absolutely no chemical solvents, so you can count on it being safer than three-, five- or seven-free brands in terms of purity. Says Merlyn Ellis, co-founder of Conscious Beauty, “I like to recommend this product for the purist, children or expecting mothers.”

If you’ve been around the green beauty world for a while, you know that just because you give up toxins doesn’t mean you have to give up quality products. Thankfully, Scotch Naturals falls into that category of knocking your socks off (in a good way!), sans harmful chemicals.

Pair that with Organic Bath Co.’s organic sugar scrub body and you have a winning team of products to tote to your next mani-pedi. The scrub is lovely and luxe and comes in a few lovely scents (my favorite is RefreshMINT, an invigorating essential oils blend that wakes you up, and gives you a bit of a do-over after a not-so-great day). Plus, they’ve got fair-trade ingredients like sweet almond oil, apricot kernel oil and sunflower oil. Yum-my.

Convinced you need to add these products to your arsenal? Here’s the deal: From now until Sunday at midnight PT, get 20% off a BYOB Mani-Pedi Set from Conscious Beauty, Scotch Naturals and Organic Bath Co. The set, usually priced at $70, includes one Sticky Base Coat, your choice of one color and one On the Rocks top coat from Scotch Naturals, plus your choice of one sugar scrub (RefreshMINT, Stress Less or Zesty Morning scents) from Organic Bath Co. Oh, and there’s that cute little reusable bamboo spoon as a bonus. Just use code NMDL at the checkout.

ScotchNaturalsOnce you snag your very own BYOB kit and get ready to bring it to your next profesh mani or pedi appointment, prep yourself for a convo with your manicurist about how to use these cleaner products. Because Scotch is water-based, application of the line requires a few additional steps that you wouldn’t implement with traditional spa brands. To make sure you get a great experience, we’ve compiled a few tips + tricks for a long-lasting mani-pedi. Share these with your manicurist and you’ll be golden.

Application

  • Make sure nail bed is completely clean and free of cuticle oils or alcohol that are often applied in salons prior to application of the unique, sticky base coat. This will ensure a proper base.
  • Scotch calls it the “Sticky Base Coat” for a reason: It doesn’t dry or feel like most base coats. Trust us though—it works and it’s a key part of the system.
  • Wait about two minutes at minimum in between each coat. This allows the polish to set a little before each application.
  • You may need three coats to achieve a completely even look. Err on the side of more coats, as once you apply the base coat, the polish sets even more.
  • After your mani, avoid long stints of contact with water such as washing the dishes, or bathing. Says Merlyn, “I usually do my mani/pedi in the late afternoon or evening and it will stay for around six or seven days beautifully!”

Removal

  • Due to the awesomeness of the Sticky Base Coat, removal can be a challenge. But rest assured that your long-lasting mani or pedi will come off with the proper steps.
  • Soak your nails in water (or better yet, plan on removing the polish after a nice shower).
  • Directly spray the nail beds twice with the Scotch Naturals Soy Remover.
  • Let the remover sit on the nails for a couple of minutes—you’ll start to see the polish lift off the nail a bit.
  • Using a paper towel or something that has a little bit of traction, wipe the polish off your nails (it should come off in clumps and sheets, like it’s just peeling from the base).

Have you tried Scotch Naturals or Organic Bath Co.? Share your favorite color of scent—or which one you’ll snag with this awesome Friday Deal!