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April Hit Its & Quit Its!

April Hit Its & Quit Its!

We are at the end of April, so you know what that means?

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I had to do it, okay?! Anywho, on to what you really wanted to read, my April Hits and Misses. Or, as I am now calling it, my Hit Its & Quit Its. We have items all over the board here, so just strap yourself in, because we are going for a ride!

Hit Its

Vega Sport Recovery

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This recovery accelerator has taken my fitness game to the next level. Taking this product about 20 minutes after a hard workout ensures that my recovery time is sped up and my muscles aren’t as sore. It’s so helpful, especially after I see my trainer, who kicks my butt on a weekly basis.

I take half a scoop after every workout and then a full scoop after workouts that were really strenuous. This plant based product has the following benefits:

  • 17 grams carbs to help replenish muscle glycogen
  • Electrolytes
  • B vitamins
  • Informed-Choice certified, vegan certified, gluten-free
  • No artificial flavors, sweeteners or colors

Vega Sport Performance Protein Powder

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Hands down my favorite protein powder I have ever used. I used to use whey protein, but it absolutely destroyed my skin, so I switched to plant based and Vega is the way to go! This powder mixes in well, has a ton of protein, and other great ingredients.

I take this 45-90 minutes after every workout. Typically I do one full scoop, but sometimes I will only do half a scoop if I am trying to limit my caloric intake that day. The powder has the following benefits:

  • Help build and repair your muscles post-workout, and support recovery
  • 30 grams plant-based protein
  • 6 grams BCAAs
  • 1 billion CFU probiotics [bacillus coagulans]

The Office

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Can someone explain to me why I never watched this show until recently. It is HILARIOUS! Like seriously, this has been the only show that I have been watching this past month and I am hooked.

If you are interested, all of the seasons are on Netflix and I highly recommend. A warning, the first season is pretty dry, but once you get past that it is awesome.

Physicians Formula 24K Gold Collagen Serum

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A product that has transformed my skincare routine. This affordable collagen serum has been plumping my skin and diminishing my fine lines all month long. I go into greater detail about this product in recent skincare posts, so check those out to read more!

Too Cool For School Coconut Oil Serum Mask

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I love, love, love this face mask! It is a godsend for those with all skin types, especially dry. After using this mask my face was glowing and super hydrated. Plus it was soft and plump! After writing my first impressions, which you can read here, I have gone out and purchased a boat load more of these.

My favorite sheet mask at the moment!

Nutpods Creamer

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If you are looking for an unsweetened, low calorie, and non dairy creamer, you absolutely need this product. I got hooked on this over a year ago when I did Whole 30. At that point, I could only order off of Amazon, but they have recently launched in a ton of grocery stores.

That means this past month I have basically been in heaven drinking my coffee. This product is made from almond milk and coconut cream, is vegan, gluten free, doesn’t contain carrageenan, and is non-GMO. Basically a winner all around. My two favorite flavors, French Vanilla and Hazelnut, are naturally flavored.

Rocksbox

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Yes, I am still in love with Rocksbox! Since my original post on this product, which you can read here, I have received a few more boxes and have been obsessed with the jewelry pieces every. single. time. So much so that I have bought quite a few pieces to keep!

Remember, you can get your first month free by using my code haleywadelxoxo. Happy shopping!

Quit Its

 

Loving Tan 2 Hr Express Self Tanning Mousse

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Okay, so I love the original Deluxe Bronzing Mousse from Loving Tan, but the 2 Hr Express just did not cut it for me. I left this on for about 3 hours, rinsed it off, and I had basically no color at all. The tan developed a little more by the next day, but I get better results with the Deluxe version.

Definitely not worth $39.95 and I will be returning.

NARS Soft Matte Concealer

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This product is by no means bad at all! I want to make sure I state that because the only reason it is on my quit its list is because it just didn’t work the best for my skin type. It’s a little too matte and drying for my skin type, but other than that it is an amazing, full coverage concealer.

Highly recommend for normal to oily skin types!

What did you love and hate this past month? Let me know in the comments!