Reset Your Back to School, College or Work Routine!
This time of year is always hectic for everyone adjusting to new routines so here are a few of my favorite finds to help reset your Back to School, College or Work routines!
I partnered with several brands below including REFRESH DIGITAL in highlighting some of these top finds online and on-air.
Back to School Beauty
OLAY REGENERIST COLLAGEN PEPTIDE24 FACE MOISTURIZER
Olay Regenerist Collagen Peptide24 Face Moisturizer is formulated with Olay’s powerhouse peptide formula that features small molecules that penetrate the skin surface, visibly firming skin in just one day. These peptide molecules have been shown to boost natural collagen production, AND it’s proven to hydrate better than a $400 cream, offering 24-hours of hydration to visibly firm skin. Includes dermatologist recommended ingredients: Vitamin B3: Helps skin retain moisture keeping skin seriously hydrated and aids in surface skin cell exfoliation and regeneration to remove dull skin. Glycerin: Increase moisture levels and improve moisture retention to keep skin hydrated throughout the day.
Olay.com and Local Retailers, Under $30
CLEAN & CLEAR SKINCARE
Morning Burst Facial Cleanser: A unique gel facial cleanser specifically formulated with effective cleansers and vitamin-enriched BURSTING BEADS® to awaken the skin. Advantage Acne Spot Treatment: A powerful clear gel formula spot treatment that reduced the size, swelling and redness of pimples in as little as four hours.
Walmart and Walmart.com, $5.49-$6.47
“The Triple Threat” Blow Dryer Set – Available in Black and Blush, “The Triple Threat” Blow Dryer Set is lightweight and has 3 heat settings. It allows students to achieve professional-level blowouts with ease in their dorm rooms ahead of class. The blow dryer leaves hair feeling soft, healthy and bouncy.
KOSA Elite Styler – The Kosa Elite Styler, which comes in Black and Blush, is designed to help prevent friction or breakage. The tool adjusts to each person’s hair and gets as close to the strands as possible. The flatiron also allows students to achieve straight and curly hair looks with ease and takes up less space being a dual function tool while away at school!
KOSAProfessionals.com, $139 – $169
REFRESH® DIGITAL, a lubricating eye drop specially formulated to quickly relieve dry, irritated eyes which may be associated with extended screen time, cracked the code for today’s digital world. REFRESH® DIGITAL contains proprietary technology that protect tears from evaporating, which often occurs when we don’t blink as much, such as when we are staring at the screens of our digital devices. REFRESH ® DIGITAL can be used as needed to quickly relieve dry, irritated eyes and is available online and at retail locations nationwide where over-the-counter eye drops are sold. Note: I partnered with REFRESH Digital to be a part of this post and in on-air segments.
RefreshBrands.com, $12.99 – $18.99
Back to School Snacks and Healthy Meals
CORE REFRIGERATED SUPERIOR NUTRITION BARS
CORE Refrigerated Superior Nutrition Bars are made with delicious 100% plant-based real ingredients including prebiotic fiber and probiotics proven to help support a healthy immune system. They are the ultimate superior nutrition bar that doesn’t compromise on taste. You’ll find CORE Bars in the fridge because they don’t use additives or preservatives – just real food to make your CORE happy! Right now, save 25% on your order using code BACKTO25 at checkout.
CoreFoods.com, $2.50 – $3.00 Code: TV25
HUNGRY BUDDHA® KETO BARS
Certified Keto, Non-GMO Project Verified and are free from peanuts, dairy, soy and gluten. Perfect for any back to school lunch box with only 1-2g of sugar, 9-10g of plant protein and 4g net carbs per bar. Delicious, allergen-free treats to take with you on the go, munch on during homework time or simply when you need a pick me up. Throw them in your bag so you’re always prepared with a nutritious snack.
Amazon, Thrive Market: $29.99, 12 pack or Select Costco Locations for exclusive 14 bar coconut cocoa and chocolate chip pack, $16.99, 14 pack
AIRLY OAT CLOUDS
Airly Oat Clouds are the perfect back-to-school, climate-friendly snack. They taste great and teach kids the importance of protecting the environment. Airly is the first-ever climate friendly snack developed to remove greenhouse gases from the air. Airly prints its carbon footprint on the back of every box, illustrating the amount of CO2 removed from the air through beach ball illustrations, making it easy to explain the impact to kids. When it comes to helping the planet, there’s no need to sacrifice great taste! Shaped as clouds, Airly comes in four delicious flavors – Cheddar, Chocolate, Sea Salt and Caramel – sure to put a smile on your kids face when they open up their lunch box.
AirlyFoods.com or Central Market – $2.99 – $4.99
You may not know this, but Bluehouse Salmon is the only salmon product raised sustainably ONSHORE in the U.S. Bluehouse Salmon is healthy and delicious. With a rich mild buttery flavor, Bluehouse Salmon is nutrient-packed with vitamins and minerals that help support a strong immune system, making it the perfect immunity boosting superfood for busy families! Ocean safe, sustainably sourced, heart-healthy, clean, lean, high in Omega 3s and free of antibiotics and hormones. It’s sold fresh at select H-E-B grocery stores so ask the deli counter for Bluehouse Salmon and you’ll be amazed at the difference.
BluehouseSalmon.com – $15.99/lbs
DOUBLE RAINBOW ICE CREAM
Double Rainbow is an American brand of premium ice cream, sorbets and frozen desserts based in San Francisco, California. Founded in 1976 by two childhood friends, the company has remained a family-owned and operated business for over 40 years. They also offer plant-based options and were declared the official ice cream of San Francisco by former Mayor Willie Brown
Back to School Supplies and Photo Tips
As teachers, kids and parents prepare for back to school, it’s essential for them to have helpful tools on deck for a successful and bright school year. Michaels offers a wide range of supplies and learning resources including Lexington Carts and a Storage Desktop Carousel to help keep things organized in the classroom or at home. For the kids, consider a Kids Lap Tray for craft work, color or homework.
Michaels.com, $7.49 – $29.99
The SelfieWRLD experience is a super fun way for parents to ditch the boring and blah typical back to school class photos for a creative and personalized photo of their child, themselves and even their family. And, it’s also much less expensive than the school photo packages that cost hundreds of dollars. Per child. One hour and unlimited photos at SelfieWRLD is just $18-$25 depending on the location.
Back to School Celebrating Teachers
NCL CONTEST HONORS EDUCATORS
On August 19th, Norwegian Cruise Line hosted the NCL Giving Joy Awards, where 100 educators were awarded a free cruise and the top three received $25,000, $15,000 and $5,000 in cash prizes for their school. Florida is home to 26 of 100 extraordinary educators from across North America who won a free cruise as part of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Giving Joy campaign with FOUR coming from in and around the Tampa area! Perfect time to celebrate some good news in our community!
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