Monday, 19 October 2015


Beauty Heroes is the paragon of 'Use Less, Love More', a monthly subscription box that is quite prudently and thoughtfully selected for it's non-toxic, cruelty free and fruitful 'superpower' ingredients, with a price value that's more than mere reasonable. No samples to accumulate unused, only one brand per month to thoroughly acquaint yourself with and possibly fall in love. This month selection has supplemented itself into my daily use and will be continuously repurchased, it's that darn good.

In each box, each month, you receive one full sized product called the 'Hero Product' and it's witty counterpart, the 'Sidekick'. Totally loving these superhero references. Combined, you'll find the subscription box is valued over $60 to over $100 while you only pay $39 per month and that denotes itself the hashtag #smartisbeautiful. Let's sweeten the deal. Use code ORGANICSPIRIT to receive $10 off your first box. So after applying easy maths, that's a total of $29, bargain I say. Oh and let us not forget to mention that delivery from the US to AUS is only $12.95! I pay $10 for shipping interstate, so this alone is a sweet deal that I am very grateful for.

'When you know better, you do better' - Maya Angelou

Also, 'Beauty Hero' members receive 15% off the Beauty Hero Online store with every purchase. Awesome. Shall we continue with more awesomeness? Each month see a different category to the previous month, alternating between skin, body, sun and hair care products. Use less, Love more. It's now a motto to acquire

What allows Beauty Heroes to separate itself from monthly subscription services, is it's conscious effort to educate us on the 'Villian' ingredients and the harm they implicate. Each box comes with a handy pocket sized guide listing ingredients that are the villains- 'bad for your skin, health and the environment' and their detrimental effect on our bodies. They also list ingredients to embrace called the 'Superpowers'- 'healthy ingredients that deliver your skin needs to look its nourish, renew, heal and protect from the outside in.' The only way change can become necessary, is by educating ourselves.

Octobers Expert Selection: IN FIORE (VALUE $88)

Treate Gentle Cleansing Emulsion + Lustra Illuminating Cleansing Essence

'Healing begins with an aromatic daily massage' - Hippocrates 

This months subscription box presents In Fiore 'Treate Gentle Cleansing Emulsion' (full sized) and it's sidekick the 'Lustra Illuminating Cleansing Essence' (travel sized). It's an entire ritual unveiled as a spa inspired experience to deeply cleanse, dissipating the entirety of toxins layering the skin, creating a base of renewal, where your skin evidently displays results.

The ritual is a 4-2-4 cleansing method (discussed below) that shows the Cleansing Essence softening the skin, with ingredients acting to heal dry, sensitive, rosacea and sunburned skin. This emollient works gently but thoroughly to dislodge pores from the daily assault of dead skin cells, grime and excess sebum. The milky, cream Cleansing Emulsion continues to further detoxify our skin in harmony with our natural pH balance, soothing (AloeVera, Rose Water and Calendula ) and nutrifing our skin with an bountiful assortment of herbal infusions (Jasmine Blossoms. Biocompatible Echinacea, Dandelion and Burdock Root). Nothing will cleanse your skin as sufficient as this duo in synchrony with the 4-2-4 method and the In Fiore massage technique (see image below)

4 - Massage Lustra Illuminating Cleansing Essence for 4 minutes on to face, neck and decollete

2- Layer on top Treate Gentle Cleansing Emulsion, by applying 2-3 pumps and massage onto dry skin. Add water and continue to massage for 2 minutes

4 - Rinse with warm water for 2 minutes followed by 2 minutes of cool water. 

Now I'll be honest with you, when I first read it is a 10 minute beauty ritual I was taken aback- ain't no body got time for that. But you really do, or perhaps you really need to. It becomes your time to look after you and feel the tranquil opulence of a spa like treatment, where you really begin to familiarize yourself with your skin and its needs.
I have a 3 year old daughter and one is enough to tire your feet. I might mutter and grumble en route to the powder room (let's be fancy shall we- it's called the dunny in Australia, you can see why we need to be fancy), but once I begin, I feel an idyllic sense of calm and the days stress, worries and complaints seem to mellow out of my mind just for those 10 minutes. Well to be truthful, 8 minutes. I did tweak the method, only slightly to 4-2-2, 1 minute of warm water to 1 minute of cool. Four minutes with my back arched, rinsing my face, is quite tiring when you have a low basin. I could hear it creak and groan when I stand up straight. I also nearly slipped at the puddle around my feet. Although splashing water onto your face for 4 minutes, alternating between warm and cool, does have the purpose of improving circulation to the skin and stimulating the lymphs to efficaciously remove impurities.


For the PM. I have been using this method, along with the massage technique, for 2 weeks. For the AM, I only use the Cleansing Emulsion, as my skin doesn't require a deep cleanse in the mornings. I have seen quite a change in my skins texture and tone. You know how your skin looks and feels after a mask treatment? That is how my skin looks and feels using the In Fiore facial experience. It has been looking hydrated, brighter and smoother, and I swear to you, the blackheads that were sitting on my nose, well most of them are gone. I have already named my favourite exfoliant of this year (LeahLani Honey Love) and now I am naming the In Fiore Essence and Emulsion as my favourite cleansers thus far. 

If you haven't yet become a 'Beauty Hero' I promise you, it is a treat that's worth it all. Don't forget to use the code ORGANICSPIRIT for $10 off your first box. 

Laugh often, Be kind.



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