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Monday, April 25, 2011

Personal Microderm System Review

I am so excited to tell you about the (PMD) Personal Microderm. It is a personal microdermabrasion at home system that your able to use at home or anywhere! I know, now you don't have to spend hundreds of dollars, gas money, and time going to a salon or spa to get great looking skin.


Since being diagnosed with cancer my skin has gotten absolutely horrible. I have extreme acne, constant breakouts, enlarged pores and acne scarring. I am so embarrassed and self conscious about my skin that I have actually given up trying to conceal it because it makes it look ten times worse. I have tried many, many, many products(that is probably an understatement). I even went as far as getting on a high dose of anibiotics(they made me so sick but it was worth it to me if my skin would improve). I became depressed and had to be put on an antidepressant. I started to believe that I was just going to have to deal with my new; unflattering skin.

I was given the opportunity to review the Personal Microderm System and to tell you the truth I was on the fence. I didn't want to get my hopes up, thinking my skin would get better or even clear up. I had that hope before and wasn't ready for the extreme let down again.
The Personal Microderm System includes

1 Personal Microderm
6 Exfoliating discs(2 green-1 large, 1 small & 4 blue-2 large, 2 small)
2 Caps
1 Reusable filter
1 Instructional DVD & Sheet
*Before using the Personal Microderm System read all directions carefully and watch the instructional dvd.*

The exfoliating discs determine what type of 'abrasion' your going to get. The green exfoliating discs are more abrasive and are for tougher/thicker skin and the blue exfoliator discs are a finer grit more for sensitive skin. They also include large and small discs. The larger discs are for larger surface areas like the body and the smaller discs are for your face and neck.
Also included are two(2) caps(they go over the exfoliating discs)to help provide a barrier between your skin

and the exfoliating discs. There is one large for the large exfoliating discs and one small for the small exfoliating discs.

The Personal Microdem rotates the discs to remove the dead, dry skin from your face to make way for newer skin. It also has a vacuum type suction to bring the skin closer to the exfoliating discs as well as remove some of the dead skin cells.
Once you've decided on the type of disc is best for your skin type your going to pull your skin taught and upwards. You'll turn the PMD on and place it on your face going in an upward motion making sure not to stay in one place. If you keep it in one place too long it will start to go penetrate the dead skin and into your fresh new skin and cause a sore and scabbing. You'll start to see a white 'film' on your skin which is the dead skin cells being removed from your face(which is kind of nice-as you can see where you've already passed with the PMD). Once your done you'll wash your face again, dry well, apply the M2 Skin Moisturizer and then a SPF. The PMD is supposed to be used once every two weeks or less depending on how your skin reacts to the first use.


I found the PMD extremely easy to use and can't imagine my skin without it ever again. My skin hasn't felt this good in such a long time. I can see a big change in my skins texture, tone, pore size and color. I have had clearer skin just after the first couple of uses and am really excited to see the results with regular use.

The one drawback to the PMD are the M2 products that you have to buy seperately. It came with the M2 Skin Refinish 20% Serum and the M2 Skin Moisturizer for this review, but I only got a couple of uses out of them. I would aslo like to add that the PMD isn't just for acne prone skin but also for those with rosacea, wrinkles, sun spots, and uneven skin.

You can purchase the Personal Microderm At-Home Micrdermabrasion System at SkinCareRx for $179.00 & the replacement discs for $14.80.

Thank you SkinCareRx for the opportunity to do this review!



Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post. I was provided with the Personal Microderm System for review. The opinions expressed are that of my own & others' may differ. For more info please visit my Disclosure Policy.
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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Imaginisce Blog Hop + Giveaway

If your here to enter the Imaginisce Blog Hop they have the wrong link. Please head here for the tutorial & to enter to win an i-Rock! Sorry for any inconvenience. Good Luck!
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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Apothica Winner...

I want to give a big Thank You to everyone who entered the Apothica.com giveaway!
They have some amazing items from so many amazing shops that you'll have no problem finding something that your going to love or already do!
The winner is...
Congratulations PurpleLarkspur! I sent you an email and you now have 48 hours to claim your prize or I will have to choose a new winner.

Please don't forget that I moved to Living in La La Land and will no longer be posting on Ma21cuteboy. It has been great getting to know all of you over here and I hope that you'll come visit me over there where I already have an amazing giveaway going on and many more to come!!
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Friday, April 08, 2011

BlogMania '11 Is Live!

Bree


Blog Mania '11 is now live! You can enter to win over $10k in prizes from over 70 blogs! If you would like to enter mine you can head over to Living in La La Land. Where you can enter to win over $200 in prizes and also find a link to enter all of the other blogs participating in Blog Mania!
Have Fun & Good Luck!!
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Blog Mania '11

Do you know what starts at midnight? Blog Mania '11!! There are over 70 blogs particpating and over 10k in prizes!! That's alot of prizes!
Are you going to enter? I hope you will....to enter to win the loot from my fabulous sponsors & to enter on the others' blogs please visit Living in La La Land at midnight because one winner from my blog will walk away with over $200 in prizes!!
Amy Cornwell
Batty's Bath
Perricone MD
$25 Visa GC

Bree
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Blog Mania '11 Sponsor- Perricone MD

Perricone MD is an amazing line of skin care products. Whether your looking to get younger looking skin, clearer skin or that perfect glow they have exactly what you need.

I was lucky enough to try the Cold Plasma and my skin drank it up like a tall glass of water! I have been using it now for a few months and have noticed a big difference in my skins texture. I usually have dry skin and we all know what happens with dry skin-wrinkles show! My crows feet smile lines are a lot more hydrated and thanks to the Cold Plasma don't say, 'Hey look at my wrinkles!'
Dr. Nicholas Perricone, MD, FACN, is a board certified clinical and research dermatologist. A brilliant scholar, Dr. Perricone completed medical school in just 3 years, graduating with distinction. He completed his internship in Pediatrics at Yale Medical School and his Dermatology Residency at Ford Medical Center. Dr. Perricone is regarded as the Father of the Inflammation Theory of Aging.

After years of research Dr. Perricone arrived at the conclusion that cellular inflammation may be the underlying cause of wrinkles. According to Dr. Perricone, this inflammation is not the redness that is visible to the naked eye but rather microscopic irritation that takes place in your cells leading to cellular damage. He believes that this inflammation is responsible for skin-related problems like breakouts, wrinkles, and loss of firmness.
You can read more about Dr. Perricone here.



Thanks to Perricone MD one lucky reader will win $150 GC to use on any product they want!!

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Purse Brite Winner...

Thank you to everyone who entered the Purs Brite giveaway. I love having my Purse Brite my bag has never been and stayed so clean and organized.


The winner is...

Amy, I sent you an email you have 48 hours to respond or I will have to choose a new winner.

Please don't forget to follow the new Blog, follow on Twitter, and like me on Facebook.
Once the current giveaway's are over I am no longer going to be posting on this blog and if you don't make the move your going to get left behind...and I can't stand the thought of leaving someone behind!!!
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Thursday, April 07, 2011

Changes...

Hey all! I told you a while ago that there were going to be some changes(althougth I didn't think they would happen this fast they are & did) My new blog is Living in La La Land. This is where I will be posting, hosting, jabbing and following everyone back from-from now on! If you could please take a few minutes and go visit & refollow(unfortunately my followers didn't transfer:(
I also have a new Facebook page and Twitter account.
Everyone who has entered my last two giveaway's Purse Brite(ends tonight) & $25 Apothica GC will be okay as the comments moved over to the new blog!! Good Luck & I hope to see ya on Living in La La Land!!
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Saturday, April 02, 2011

Open Enrollment...

I wanted to share with you all a really exciting place where I've been hangin'! Pitch List, BFPR(Blog Friendly PR).
Pitch List BFPR is an amazing place to get PR pitches, PR contacts, Paid Sponsorships, Paid Posting Opportunities, Brand Ambassadorships, Conference Sponsorships and Amazing Friendships.

What makes the Pitch List BFPR different?
We are all here to support each other in doing what we love-Blogging!

Why should you join?
You can get genuine companies to work with, make some lasting friendships and get help from other bloggers who have or are going through the same things as you.

What's in it for you?
PR! Public Relations is a great way to work with people to help promote your blog, items you love or items that you want to try before you buy.

How much is it?
Right now if you join you can choose from a month-to-month membership for $5 or a yearly membership for $40.

If you decide to become a member of Pitch List BFPR please let them know that I referred you, if I refer the most people I get a years membership!



*Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post. In sharing this post I am eligible to win a years membership if I refer the most people. The opinions expressed are that of my own & others' may differ.
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Blog Mania '11 Sponsor- Amy Cornwell Designs

As a woman, mom, sister, friend, and daughter I absolutely love jewelry that is given from the . When I came across Amy Cornwell Designs I was super excited to not only purchase her items for myself but for others as gifts. To me there is nothing better than receiving a gift from someone who has put a lot of thought into the gift they are giving and nothing better than buying from someone who loves what they do!
Amy is a married mother of two. She started her love of jewelry making in the 1990's but it wasn't until 2003 that she attended  jewelry party and decided that she could make the items herself. She then started having home shows and in 2004 made it official-she licensed her business with the IRS and eventually opened her store at AmyCornwell.com she was selling beaded jewelry and metal tins. She started a meta lsmithing class in 2005 to expand her craft and in 2007 decided to try stamped jewelry and this is where her business really took off. Christmas 2009 was the first year she needed assistants to help her get through the busy season of processing and shipping orders daily. In 2010 Amy started doing more metalsmithing work with soldering and more complex pieces. She hired her first employee in 2010 as well.

Amy's Heirloom Collection is a grouping of pieces that are just that 'Heirloom Pieces.' You can buy one for your grandmother, mother, daughter, sister, friend and know that it is going to last and be treasured for years to come. Not only are Amy's pieces customizable but affordable for every budget.
Amy has a wide variety of beautiful pieces to choose from whether your planning a wedding, need a gift for the special man in your life or want to pamper yourself because you deserve it, you can find it or Amy can design it!
Amy is a very giving person, she has an awesome blog where she showcases her newest designs as well as very talented people from around blog land and some tutorials of her own. It's also where she shares her space, her life and love for her family.
I am really excited that Amy Cornwell Designs is one of the sponsors for Blog Mania '11 and one lucky Ma21cuteboy reader will win a $25 gift certificate to spend at Amy's online store!!

You can visit Amy and show her some here:
Amy Cornwell's  Online Store
Amy Cornwell's Etsy shop
Amy Cornwell's Blog
Amy Cornwell on Twitter
Amy Cornwell on Facebook

*Please note this is not the giveaway. The giveaway will take place on April 9th & 10th for Blog Mania '11.*

*Disclosure: I was not compensated for his post. The opinions expressed are that of my own & others' may differ. Thank you Amy for your generosity & providing a winner with such a fabulous prize.*
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