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Bionic Buy: YBF Skincare’s February Super Sales

by Bionic Beauty on February 22, 2014 · 0 comments

Long-term Bionic Beauty readers know of my infatuation with YBF Skincare products… If you’re new to the party, then I’ll jump right to the facts.

YBF Skincare is awesome.

It rocks.

It’s the magical, long-sought, but rarely found, unicorn of skincare.

Whether you’re already a fan or just “meeting” YBF – you can score some grand savings over the next few days!

YBF Skincare - Free Goody Bag in February!

First up, YBF is holding a Flash Sale that ends Sunday night (February 23, 2014).  Buy a full size Correct eye cream from the online YBF Shop and get:

  • FREE U.S. shipping
  • FREE products worth $167.25 including: 1 full size Hydrate B Concentrate; 1 full size Define lip cream; 1 Quench lip treatment balm (BB’s note: This is my favorite lip balm, ever.).
  • FREE February Special Gift Bag which includes: 1 trial size Rose Private Reserve facial oil; 1 sample sachet of the new Define lip cream (you get to try it before it’s available for sale!); and 1 Quench lip treatment balm!
  • Full details of the Flash Sale here: YBF-Skincare.com.

Next up, YBF’s “Cool Savings” on Skincare Collections:

  • Get 10% off all skin care collections in the YBF Store
  • FREE shipping with any purchase over $50
  • FREE February Special Gift Bag which includes: 1 trial size Rose Private Reserve facial oil; 1 sample sachet of the new Define lip cream (you get to try it before it’s available for sale!); and 1 Quench lip treatment balm!
  • Sale prices & goodies are good until the end of February 2014.
  • Shop the skin care collections here: Shop.YBF-Skincare.com.

YBF Skincare Sale - 10 percent off in February!
What’s your favorite YBF Skincare item? What one are you REALLY looking forward to trying? Personally, I can’t wait to test out the new Clarity Matcha Mask. Yum.
Happy shopping, y’all!

Unicorns and glitter,
Jami - author and editor of the Bionic Beauty blog

P.S. Stay tuned to Bionic Beauty soon, since I’ve got an upcoming tutorial on emergency skin rescue and two of my favorite YBF items are key players…

A few days ago, the following cryptic message appeared in @YBFSkincare’s twitter stream:
YBF Skincare launches new face mask!

Which led to this post on Facebook.
Which in turn led to hints about and a secretive announcement that YBF Skincare is launching an uber-special face mask called Clarity!!

YBF Skincare's new Clarity face mask

And this doesn’t sound one little bit like your ordinary face mask. Here’s an exclusive direct quote from one of the YBF founders:

“The matcha we are using is some of the very best matcha available in the world and for anyone who has ever enjoyed a matcha face mask, ours promises to be an entirely superior experience.”

What’s Matcha you ask? It’s a very special variety of Japanese Green Tea ~ a high quality, fine-milled tea powder.

YBF Skincare’s new mask will be available in single use packs (sold individually) and in packs of five. Below are the usage instructions from the back of the mask packet:

  • preparation: into a small bowl, precisely measure two teaspoons of water and one teaspoon of honey. empty in packet and with a fork, briskly stir for 30 seconds or longer until smooth. then allow the mask to rest 15 minutes before use.
  • application: start with a clean face. avoiding the eye area, apply a thick layer of mask. enjoy the mask for 20 minutes or until completely dry.
  • removal: shower off or use a warm washcloth to rehydrate and gently remove the mask. once removed, rinse with cool water and apply your favorite product from our line.

Another yet another hint for all my fellow Bionic Beauties out there… you can click on the image of Clarity above to take a sneak peek at the ingredients list.  Be awed by the fact that you are one of the first in the world to lay your eyes on it!

Stay Bionic y’all,
Jami - author and editor of the Bionic Beauty blog

Roundup of the best at-home face peels!

by Bionic Beauty on July 10, 2012 · 0 comments

TotalBeauty.com




14 Best and Worst At-Home Peels

Sure, we’d all love to get a chemical peel at the spa, but who has that kind of money? When you need a little skin pick-me-up, check out our readers’ favorite at-home peels. Just make sure to avoid the worst ones on this list



14 Best and Worst At-Home Peels

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Do you love the results you get from a professional chemical peel, but hate its price tag? You need this list of at-home peels that won’t break the bank. Readers say their favorites can slough off dead skin cells and leave skin radiant, while the worst will leave skin red and irritated. See which at-home peels you should try — and avoid — now. 

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Bionic Homemade: Hot Chocolate Face Mask

by JoyceyCouture on January 25, 2011 · 6 comments

Welcome to another installment of Bionic Beauty Homemade with Joycey Couture!

Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s day- if there is only one thing in the world that is a certainty in life it’s that we all have chocolate in the house this time of year.

Once regarded as bad for our health, research has proven that dark chocolate is healthy- and not just to eat. The compounds found in chocolate can actually benefit the skin.

Time to melt down that left over Christmas candy! ;)

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp cream, plain yogurt, or sour cream
  • 3 tsp oats
DIY homemade hot chocolate face mask

Sooth your skin throughout the candy season with this scrumptious chocolate face mask!

Directions:
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Welcome to another installment of Bionic Beauty Homemade with Joycey Couture!

Dancing snowmen? Flying reindeer? Talk about a season full of myths! As it turns out however, there is at least one thing we can trust to come this winter- welcome to my face, dry skin.

Time to thaw out those chilly weather blues by winterizing your skin with this new recipe that I’ve come to love. Peppermint when used as an infusion is much gentler than peppermint essential oil, while cucumber soothes and feeds the skin with silica.

Ingredients ~

  • 1/2 of a fresh medium cucumber
  • 5 ounces (150 ml) filtered tap/mineral water
  • 1 packet peppermint tea
  • 2 oz (60 ml) aloe vera juice
  • 2 drops vitamin E oil
  • 1 oz (30 ml) carrot juice (optional)
DIY homemade all-natural Cucumber, Peppermint and Aloe Vera face mask

Sooth your skin this winter with a homemade Cucumber, Peppermint and Aloe face mask!

Directions ~
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