Since Instagram does not have the capabilities for me to show you how something smells, feels, or works, all I can do is take some pretty pictures of this new miracle product from one of my most all-time favorite brands, @mayachiabeauty ❤ (and then tell you how wonderful it smells, feels, and how well it works!) The Refresh Mint Resurfacing Moisture Mask is magnificent. It smells wonderful, feels good on my skin, and works like a charm. I like to put it on in the morning before I shower, let it sit for a while, then rinse off in said shower. Then I get to admire the nice rosy glow it's given me, and continue to enjoy it all day. I highly recommend this little miracle in a pot. It's just in time for spring, when I certainly feel like everyone needs a little resurfacing. : )#beautywriter #greenbeauty #cleanbeauty #organicingredients #greenbeautybloggers #ingredientsmatter #cleanliving #skincare #mask #masking
To try a Maya Chia product is to love it! They perform so well. So when I was sent the newest Refresh Mint Mask, I basically had to hold myself back from using it the minute I got it. This is unlike any mask I’ve used before in natural beauty.It’s a resurfacing moisture mask. It takes a drab complexion and instantly awakens it and gives it a glow. If your skin is feeling less than, this mask is for you. It uses 4 different types of acids, enzymes, moisturizers to help slough off dead skin cells, hydrate and give you your glow back. A little magic potion in a bottle. I apply it to dry clean skin. Once applied I let it sit on my skin until its dry. Then rinse off with warm water. My skin is left with a glow, and smoothness that makes your skin look radiant! I’m so excited to keep using it and see my skin improve overtime.
The Optimist by Maya Chia Beauty. If you know me, you know that face mists are an essential part of my skincare routine (anybody who’s been rocking with me since the days of “Tuesday Toners” probably remembers 😚). But, I am also a bit picky about them because some products on the market are just a cocktail of over-diluted—mainly essential oils—in water, which carry little to no benefit at all.The newly launched Optimist by Maya Chia contains a blend of hydrating (Sake, Beet Root Extract) and brightening (Licorice Root Extract) botanical ingredients and antioxidant-rich extracts in a base of aloe vera juice. It is lightly scented with a tiny amount of NON-phototoxic essential oils, and is packaged in the classic Miron glass BUT what you can’t see is that the liquid spritzes out as a cloud of moisture vs a bunch of drops that you must spread and pat into your skin, so you can totally use it over makeup (without the risk of making your face look splotchy).
Brand spankin’ new from Maya Chia Beauty, The Optimist was just released yesterday and is more than just your basic face mist. Full of antioxidants, phytonutrients, fatty acids and more, it boosts your skin’s hydration level while treating it to some powerhouse ingredients.This would a be a great option for those who don’t want to add a serum in between toning and moisturizing (but works equally well with a serum too). Plus it smells so beautiful!
This toner is my absolute favorite! There have been many hydrating mists that I’ve tried in my years as a beauty blogger but this one takes the cake. Why? Well, for starters the formula is divine. It completely hydrates the skin and feels so refreshing with antioxidants and amino acids. Your skin will feel plump and perfectly hydrated. But the kicker of the whole experience? The actual bottle and pump applicator- it’s amazing! I know sounds funny to even say but after having so many bad experiences with mists I know a great one when I use it. The Optimist is just that- GREAT! It doesn’t squirt out unevenly or in a harsh stream but a nice even mist that seriously feels so good. It’s stolen my heart!
If I could describe Maya Chia Beauty’s new The Optimist Hydrating Essence with one word, it would be JUICY!🍊💦 I’ve been using The Optimist every day for the past couple weeks and I am in love! It’s so hydrating, balancing, and refreshing — just lovely! First off, The Optimist smells heavenly! Like sweet, juicy oranges with a hint of neroli — so bright and uplifting. The Optimist may look like just a mist, but it’s much more than that — it’s also an essence! It’s a true hybrid of the two — organic sake and organic white tea help tone, brighten, and balance the skin’s pH, while, the addition of powerhouse ingredients like astaxanthin, chia seed, polysaccharides, and amino acids help provide the skin with maximum hydration. Hello plump, moisturized, radiant skin! I love that The Optimist is a powerful treatment in the form of a lightweight, fine mist — it’s such a delight to use? Have you tried The Optimist yet?
Can I gush for a moment? I’m totally obsessed with this eye serum. I’ve tried other eye-area products before, and, honestly, never been that impressed. It just felt like one more step in my skincare routine that I didn’t have time for; one more thing between me and collapsing in bed for a few hours’ sleep. And I never saw much of a difference, so I didn’t really “get” eye serums. Like, what’s the point?WELL. Here is the point: Maya Chia’s new The Eye Achiever serum is a fine example of how oils can be nothing short of transformative. I swear, the first night I used this magnificent roller-ball of luxury, I woke up and ACTUALLY SAW RESULTS! My eyes looked smoother and brighter. I looked like I’d actually had a good night’s sleep (I have a 2-year-old who had a cold at the time, so this is truly a miracle!).The very act of applying this serum is a joy to me. It smells fantastic— there’s some sea fennel in there that is just my new favorite smell— and the roller ball is cool and smooth and instantly calming on my delicate eye area. I really can’t get enough.
EYE AM A BELIEVER….IN THE EYE ACHIEVER, let me tell you!So I wanted to post about this the first day I used it, I could just tell by application alone that this was a winner (but I refrained to get actual results). Anything in a cool, depuffing roller ball is a win for eyes anyway, but as an oil it totally surprised me that after swiping on and walking to the next room, it had already absorbed. Grant it, I layer this stuff on at night, but for daytime wear this is perfection – talk about how goregous my concealer looked!Let’s get to my eye area and how it’s looking – smoooooth. And hydrated. I’ve been doing some course correction on my sun damage and the change in weather has left me dry, so this is really helping me look awake, refreshed and ready to take on the day – even when I’m not. And throughout the day I feel like it helps brighten and protect the eye area, it seals in the goodness and I’m not crepey or crinkly.I’m also really in love with the nutrient-dense ingredients including marine extracts (astaxanthin, sea fennel, sea lavender, wakame, algae extract) and the scent which is nice and earthy. Soooooooo long story short I’ve got me a new go-to eye product and I think everyone would love it! The hype is REAL. Thank you @mayachiabeauty for such a fantastic product!
THE EYE ACHIEVER: Nadia has decided that sleep is for suckers and I’ve been running on an average of 4 hours sleep, so my eyes suddenly started looking decades older. Which is why when a package with their new eye serum arrived from Maya Chia, I was thrilled, having heard raving reviews from other bloggers, yet did not have much hopeAnd oh boy, you guys, did it deliver! Remarkably, it helped deflate undereye bags, brighten dark circles and plump the skin with just a few uses. The aptly named Eye Achiever is also light and fast absorbing and causes zero irritation. This is a keeper!
The latest release and soon to be (yet another) cult-fave from Maya Chia Beauty is this multi-correctional eye serum, The Eye Achiever. It’s a fast-absorbing oil-based serum that works to revitalize, brighten and restore firmness.It features a metal roller ball applicator which cools the skin on contact and contains a generous .3 oz of product.I’ve been using it for the past six days and I’ve already experienced such positive results. My eyes feel so intensely hydrated, of which they haven’t in years due to chronic dry eye (which effects the skin around my eye as well). I even feel like my Concealer goes on smoother. It also smells incredible, like fresh fennel