Monday, December 9, 2013

Mommy & Me Skincare: Baby Stella and I Are All About Egyptian Magic…

I know, I know… I promised that I wouldn’t become a dreaded mommy blogger now that I have a baby. BUT… It’s my duty to share with you my latest skincare love affairs. And, if said beauty product of my affection just so happens to be effective on both my bitchy sensitive skin and my 7-week-old baby, you should probably take note.

I’m not sure why it took me so long to try Egyptian Magic. I know I’ve read over the years that celebrities like Kate Hudson, Brooke Shields, Rachel Zoe, and Nicole Richie swear by the stuff for its “healing powers” for dry skin. I’m pretty sure Sephora used to carry it as well.  What got me to finally take the leap was a trip to Costco. Yeah, that’s right Costco.  You would be shocked at the treasures you would find in their beauty aisles.

So I went ahead and bought the set, which includes the 4 oz. and 2 oz. jars.  I went home and did a little research and found that not only is Egyptian Magic touted as a “miracle balm” for dry, sensitive skin, but it can also be used as a baby cream and diaper cream.  The all-natural balm is made with only six ingredients —  Honey, Beeswax, Olive Oil, Royal Jelly, Bee Pollen and Bee Propolis. No additives, preservatives, fragrances, chemicals or parabens. I use it every night as a sleeping moisture mask and I slather it on Baby Stella’s little body and her face after baths. (She loves a good massage just like her mommy) Not only has her dry skin gone away but her (gasp!) hormonal breakouts disappeared after a couple uses of the Egyptian Magic.

According to their website, the balm can also be used as an eye gel, a hair masque, burn and wound relief, and a shaving balm. I personally think it’s a bit pricey to use as a hair masque, but I can get why it would be good for the tresses. Unfortunately it does have one of those thick creamy consistencies that can be really addictive. It takes every bit of restraint for me to not stick my whole hand in the jar and scoop out enough to hydrate the neighborhood. Of course if I have a moment of weakness I can always steal Baby Stella’s jar… JOKES!

P.S. Do not buy Egyptian Magic on Amazon, Ebay or in China Town! There are tons of counterfeits out there. You can buy it direct from them here.

Come on, how great does Baby Stella’s skin look???

 

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2 Responses to “Mommy & Me Skincare: Baby Stella and I Are All About Egyptian Magic…”

  1. February 26, 2014 at 8:38 pm, Tobeykristine said:

    I LOVE this stuff… Oh my godness( that was not a misspelled word I do mean god, lol). It’s like a drink of water, a ray of light on my poor over worked face! I have eczema and I can apply this product and no burning, no itching, none of the dreaded side effects I suffer from using other face creams. Only draw back is the price point I believe? Lol, hey when you are used to getting a discount ( I’m an Esthetician and make up artist) full price sucks right!? But you get what you pay for and if it is for my face I’ll spend extra! Love this!
    FYI- I just got a jar at my local Sephora:).

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    • February 26, 2014 at 9:56 pm, janna said:

      Yes, full price does suck but it SO worth it. It may be cheaper at Costco… Check it out! xoxo

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