Category: Test Divas

Test Diva: 100% Pure Products

By Ammi Parmar, High school editorial intern    100% Pure Mint White Tea Moisturizer   Having combination to oily skin I was super worried about trying out these products. My skin can be very sensitive so changing moisturizer can cause my skin to cry out in breakouts. Learning that the 100%...

Test Diva: Erbaviva Organic Skin Care Products

By: Lindsay Grummett Erbaviva began back in 1996 as an organic baby skincare line and then expanded to include items for mothers-to-be and general consumers. While the product lines have grown, the company’s philosophy remains the same: create pure products that are consciously crafted with herbs and botanicals while...

Test Divas: Sibu Beauty’s Sea Buckthorn Products

What’s better than a skincare line that leaves your skin feeling fresh and renewed? One that is vegan, cruelty free and practices fair trade! You may have heard about the wonders of sea buckthorn, but if not here’s a little background: Sea buckthorn berries pack a powerful punch, containing...

Test Divas: Jan Marini Holiday Exfoliator

During the Christmas break, I was lucky enough to test out Jan Marini’s limited edition Pumpkin Spice Holiday Exfoliator.  I loved the smell, although it gave me cravings for a big slice of pumpkin pie after each use. When I applied the product to my skin, I immediately noticed...

Test Divas: CND Vinylux Weekly Nail Polish

Locket Love By Jodee Cave I am a nail polish fanatic! If you’re like me and have a treasure chest full of polishes, you need to add this jewel to your collection. I tested CND’s Vinylux weekly nail polish in the shade Locket Love. It has easily become my...

Test Divas: SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Masque

By: Lindsay Grummett I’m totally obsessed with sleep masks this season.  They’re the perfect lazy-lady product – you put it on before bed and wake up with hydrated skin. How easy is that?! About a month ago, I got my hands on SkinCeuticals Hydrating B5 Masque (for the sake of...

Test Dude: Pangea Organics Facial Cleanser & Body Wash

  By Nick Heffernan Okay, I’m stepping into some unchartered waters here. I’ll be completely honest: I’ve never set foot in a spa, know next to nothing about the beauty industry and the only products I use are a skin cream for dry skin (which 9 times out of...

Test Divas: B. Kamins Winter Defense Kit

By Jodee Cave Like many women, I carry the burden of uneven skin tone, discoloration and sun damage. I’m insecure about these skin issues and as a result I’m always trying out new peels and serums to help combat my problem areas. We recently featured the B. Kamins Winter...

Test Divas: SST’s CC Cream

If you don’t live under a rock, you’ll know that CC Creams are the next big product in the beauty world.  In our fall issue, Isabelle Villeneuve, the scientific director and head of innovation at Laboratoire Dr Renaud, wrote about all the benefits of CC Creams, and we’ve been...

TEST DIVAS – CIRC-CELL SKINCARE’S ABO + – BLOOD SERUM

By: Lindsay Grummett When I was first hired as a writer for Spa Inc. magazine, my mom was so excited – not only was I establishing myself in my career, but also because “This means you’re going to get sample products that you can share with me, doesn’t it?”...