Home
Fashion & Style
Gourmet Food
Health & Beauty
Hotels
Paradise Living
Restaurants
Travel
Wine and Liquor
Contact Us

CA BOTANA PRODUCTS HIT THE SPOT

I generally do not write about Health Care or Beauty Products, but a company based out of California called CA BOTANA is putting out some super stuff that the readers of Millionaire just have to know about. This company has been around for more than 40 years, and the products are distributed in more than 60 countries, and these are a variety of different small miracle workers that are created from the effects of sea extracts, plants, herbs and vitamins. Blend that with the latest in skin care technology and you have the three product ranges that comprise CA BOTANA-Doctor D.Schwab, Sea Enzyme and Ambrosia Aromatherapy.

PROTOCELL ANTI-AGING CREAM FROM EMERGINC

EmerginC is yet another Uni-sex beauty product company offering anti-aging products for the discerning consumer, who these days is now bombarded with choices and options. All I can say is that the first item that I tried from this New York based enterprise, the EmerginC Protocell did produce some positive results, leaving my skin smooth and supple. It is an ultra-rich protein cream with plant stem cell technology, argan oil and cactus extract. Lesser ingredients include jojoba oil, hyaluronic acid, olive oil, panthenol and green tea. This can be used over a serum either in the morning or at night, and it gets a very high rating from this reviewer.  

JABUSHE SKIN CARE FROM SWEDEN-SECRET INGREDIENT PROMISES BIG RESULTS-51% REDUCTION IN FINE LINES AND WRINKLES PROVEN IN STUDIES

This is a new line of skin care products being imported from Sweden that have a secret patented Ingredient called  QA-100. This magic potion has been studied and published by Dr.Harry Beitner of the British Journal of Dermatology. It is a combination of three active anti-ageing ingredients : Lipoic Acid, Acetyl  carnitine and Coenzyme Q10. What you can expect is to start looking as fresh and healthy as a Swedish woman, with the smoothing out of wrinkles and a general youthful  glow to the skin. 

JACK BLACK PRODUCTS EXCLUSIVELY FOR MEN  

Contrary to popular myth, this is not a line of men’s cosmetics owned, manufactured or even endorsed by the popular heavy set actor. In fact Jack Black products stand on their own plaudits, and can be seen in many men’s spas across the country, and top stores including Sephora of course. The product line can also be seen at Nordstrom’s, and if you like to buy over the internet then shipping is free for orders of $49 or more. 

JURLIQUE NATURAL PRODUCTS

Welcome to the world of JURLIQUE natural beauty products from the Mount Barker region of the Adelaide Hills in South Australia . The products are all organic and biodynamic, and are created from the natural herbs at the Jurlique Farm, with many of the herbs indigenous to Australia. The line has plenty of celebrity support, and with Jurlique spas in New York , Santa Monica and San Francisco , and this appears to be a rapidly growing cosmetics company. 

JOHN MASTERS ORGANICS-AHEAD OF ITS TIME

John Masters is a New York based hairstylist who has a line of organic products, and who also firmly believes that organic products do a much better job than the standard harsh chemicals widely used in the industry. After settling permanently in New York after stints in Miami . he started seeing clients in his New York apartment, using ammonia-free herbal and clay based dyes from Europe while experimenting with non-toxic forms of hair care.  He opened his first salon in 1994 in the Soho district, and it gained a reputation as the only salon in Manhattan performing services without using toxic chemicals. 

GLO MINERAL SAMPLES FOR GLOWING SKIN

Internationally acclaimed at salons and spas around the world, Glo Minerals continues to expand the product line, and Hollywood make up artists and celebrities have led the charge. Using vitamins C, A, K, E and green tea extract, the micronized bases are the real secret. The applications last throughout the day giving the skin a vibrant look, also helping the skin perform to its full potential.   The Glo Minerals’ gloSheer tint bases are a super effective foundation base with a hint of color giving the skin a healthy glow. Forget the PR hype, this stuff really works, and Rich Journey has no hesitation in recommending this product. It is especially effective on women of darker skin. The product effectively covers blemishes, providing light coverage, evening out the skin and eliminating intense pigment.

KERASTESE PRODUCTS FROM PARIS

Kerastese hair products from Paris have recently launched a product line called SPECIFIQUE, specialist treatments for people with scalp concerns. It is the first range from Kerastese comprised of three subdivisions, designed to provide solutions for those with dandruff, oily scalp or thinning hair, without compromising the overall condition of the hair.  Kerastese has been around since 1964 and have the advantage of over 2000 researchers available through La Recherche Avancee L’Oreal group of companies.

PEVONIA PRODUCTS-THE STARS KNOW WHAT WORKS

Pevonia is a range of skin care products well known in high end spas and the entertainment community.  Their luxurious products can be purchased also online at www.pevonia.com.  We recently checked out the Caviar & Pearl line of five, the anti-aging creams and lotions. The philosophy at Pevonia since they started out in 1991 has been to utilize botanically sourced ingredients or extracts taking into account the preservation and integrity of the ingredients and final formulation.  

PLANET SKINCARE ABOUT TO LAUNCH IN THE USA

Unleash the power of snake venom!.  Planet Skincare is a product line based in the unlikely venue of Sidcup, England, that has experienced rapid growth at home, and who are about to launch in the USA with their limited line of anti-aging products. The good news is that the two products can be used by both men and women of any age and of any skin type. The catchphrase could easily be “Botox without needles.” 

PURSUE SKIN LAUNCHES IN BEVERLY HILLS

There is a new player in town in the crowded skin care/anti aging world, and PURSUE from Beverly Hills might just have the legs and stamina to succeed in this constantly evolving market. Nice packaging always helps, and in this case the company comes up a winner. An attractive powder blue look will go well on the shelves of the high end Spa’s the company is selling to, before national and eventually global markets are conquered. Products work both for men and women as well and there is a real buzz about Pursue in the industry.  A lot of time, money and planning have gone into this venture by a gentleman who is not a beauty industry veteran, but who seems to have surrounded himself with a good team.

RAMY SKIN STICKS HIT THE MARKET

Ramy Beauty Therapy products have a few new interesting items on their roster, including SLEEP IN BEAUTY created by celebrity make up artist Ramy Gafni. Priced at $48 this moisturizer is specially formulated to keep skin moisturized all through the night and is strictly for women only.  Although you might scare your boyfriend a bit by putting on the thick brown crème, it is also available in light and medium. The bottle is also small enough that you have to use it sparingly. The key ingredients are active peptides that smooth rough skin and eliminate redness, Matrixyl that serves as a skin relaxer, and Salicyic Acid that prevents break outs.

SAAF BEAUTY PRODUCT LINE from THE UK

Here is yet another great find to tell the readers about, SAAF Beauty products from the UK . Their line of products is limited at this moment in time, but they are being carried by the online retail outlet Beautorium, and I did get the chance to try the Organic Ultimate Moisture Face Serum ($64.95) and loved the results. This serum is 97.5% Organic and 100% Alcohol free, and the oils are steam distilled. The list of oils is quite extensive but includes Rosehip Fruit Oil, Safflower Seed Oil, Pomegranate Seed Oil, Flower Oil, Geranium Oil and Benzyl. It is also halal and kosher certified, and that is the first time I have ever heard that about any beauty/cosmetic product.

SKIN DOCTORS PRODUCTS FROM DOWN UNDER THAT REALLY WORK

Bridging the gap between skin care and cosmetic surgery, a line of products from Australia called SKIN DOCTORS are enthusiastically endorsed at Rich Journey, and although you may have to track them down a bit, it is worth the effort. The company that launched in 1998 has just launched seven new lines focusing on the eye area and on anti-aging in the USA that promise almost immediate results, no idle boast. 

SHADY DAY SUN SCREEN OFFERS NEW PRODUCT

Shady Day Sun Screen products are a new company on the market who launched a series of wipes last year into the crowded sun screen market. The Montclair, New Jersey-based company was started out by two working moms who teamed up with a leading dermatologist to create the first product that offers SPF with ease, avoiding messy spills and spillage.  

ZIRH COCKTAIL SOAPS AND ANTI-AGING MENS PRODUCTS

Zirh Skin Nutrition Company are a men’s skin care company that has been around since 1995 and is well known by pro athletes, celebrities and skin care experts. They also cater of course to the regular guy, and can be purchased online, at top department stores like Macy’s and Bloomingdales. They are also available at Sephora, the high end beauty products emporium, and are one of the top sellers consistently with them.  Zirh is headquartered in the three most exciting and important cities in the world, London , New York and Paris, and feature an exclusive anti-aging set of products. 

HERMOSA BEACH'S FIRST ECO-TANNING BOUTIQUE IS HERE!  

So how does one avoid looking like a disastrous 5th grade science experiment project and yet able to achieve that try sexy California sun kiss glow?  It's simple, really.  Why not use an all natural base product derived from walnut extracts and sugar cane.  Sugar Rays Natural Airbrush Tanning is an all-natural airbrush tanning boutique located in Hermosa Beach, California.  It is Hermosa Beach's first eco-tanning boutique tanning salon.

 

 

© Rich Journey  Inc.
287 S. Robertson Blvd., Beverly Hills, California, 90211