Avon’s Live At-Home Teeth Whitening Event with $500 Giveaways

Hey Gang! Happy Monday everyone!

Tomorrow night, Avon will be hosting a live shopping event featuring their new at-home teeth whitening products. It will be hosted by Avon Product Experts Jonathan Flores-Deleon and Griselda Fernanadez.

Avon now has at-home teeth whitening products like whitening kits, toothpaste, a teeth-whitening pen, and and instant whitening LED Light System.

When you pre-register (Click Here), you are eligible for the giveaways during the event that are worth over $500.00. There will also be exclusive offers for attendees, and free shipping provided by Avon on all orders $60+ during the event.

I hope you’ll join in the fun and goodies.

The link I have provided registers you as my guest. If you are asked for a Representative ID, mine is mybeauty, and my name is Johanna Bustamento.

Enjoy! I hope you snag some great teeth-whitening products and win one of the giveaways! Yay!

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

Pretty Food: Zucchini Pizza

Happy weekend everyone! Who’s up for pizza? Me! Meee!!

I love pizza so much. It is one of my kryptonite foods. But…. My personal approach to eating healthier (and prettier), is to not deprive myself of the foods I love and crave, but to incorporate healthier ways to enjoy them. Win – win!

Zucchini pizza (as we call it,) was one of those surprise discoveries, thanks to a pizza party that my Son invited us to attend several years ago. I would never have thought to put zucchini on a pizza, but you know what — It tasted so great that I’ve created my own zucchini pizza recipe that my Husband and I really enjoy, and I thought I’d share the delicious joy with you all (y’all) today.

This is so easy and so good.

I first begin with one of my favorite cheats — Garlic Naan Bread. They come 2 to a package, so that’s perfect for us.

Here is a list of the other ingredients:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Garlic Powder

Grated Parmesan, Romano, Asiago Cheese Blend

Shredded Italian Cheese Blend

(Thinly Sliced) Zucchini

(Sliced) Black Olives

(Sliced) Green (Spring) Onions

Red Pepper Flakes

Sea Salt

I spoon a little extra virgin olive oil onto each of the Naan breads, then sprinkle with a little garlic powder, and the grated parmesan, Romano, asiago cheese blend. Layering flavors in this particular recipe really gives it “oomph”. Next is the shredded Italian cheese blend.

I slice my zucchini really thin and layer that onto the pizza. This will help it to not get watery. I then sprinkle a little more garlic powder on top of the zucchini. If you love garlic like we do, then you’re going to love this.

I add sliced black olives and (sliced) green onions, and sprinkle just a little more of the shredded Italian cheese on top to help it all melt together.

I heat this in a 350 degree oven till it’s all melted.

I like to serve this drizzled with a little more of the extra virgin olive oil, then sprinkle on some hot red pepper flakes, and a little grind of sea salt. I also serve this with a baby greens salad drizzled with our favorite Italian dressing. This adds to the health benefits of course (dark lettuces are my favorite pretty foods), and it also keeps our pizza serving to 2 slices (half a Naan bread each).

And there you have it! Very easy, very tasty, and filled with healthy veggies.

I hope you try this recipe yourself and let me know how you like it!

Jfay

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

Home Cooking, Pretty Food, Zucchini Pizza, Easy Healthy Recipe

Buy One Get One Half Price on All Avon Lipsticks!

Hey gang! I wanted to stop in and give you all a reminder that Avon’s National Lipstick Day Celebration is happening now.

You can shop all your favorite Avon lipsticks this weekend and choose 1 and get 1 half price, of equal or lessor value. This is for all their lipsticks, only excluding the Glimmerstick Lip Liners.

Have fun mixing and matching, and choosing all your favorites! There’s even a lipstick shopping guide to help you choose which you’re going to love.

Happy lippies!

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

GRWM: The Finishing Touches Add So Much To Your Look

It’s the little things in life that can mean so much.

How are you doing today? I hope you said awesome!

Feeling all put together? I know I’m always trying to, so I thought I’d share a few of my favorite “finishing touches” that I always make sure to apply before heading out the door. Finishes touches are really the key to me feeling like my entire look is complete, both with my makeup and my outfit.

I have on my outfit, and a full face of makeup, but yet I still look “blah”. Time to add the finishing touches! I did apply mascara already (in the above picture) on my right eye, so we’re on our way!

My very favorite mascara is Avon’s Love at 1st Lash (I love the name too!). I get great coverage with one application, and really stand-out lashes with two. I do not curl my eyelashes or wear falsies, but I always get great looking lashes using Love at 1st Lash. I love the brush, it’s a nice size, and the mascara itself is just fabulous, with no flaking. It contains Vitamins A, C and E to condition lashes as you’re wearing it as well. There is also a waterproof version.

Now that my eyes are finished, and I can flutter my lashes at you, I definitely need to get some lips going on! I am using fmg Glimmer Satin Lipstick in the shade Hibiscus for a beautiful pop of color.

That’s much better!

Did you know that today is National Lipstick Day? Yay! Avon is celebrating by offering all their lipsticks at Buy One, Get One Half Off. The fmg Glimmer Satin Lipsticks are $8.49 each on my Avon website, so be sure to snag 2 of your favorites by August 1st to get the bogo deal.

I am really loving this new line of lipstick from Avon. It glides on very easily, it’s full coverage lipstick with a nice shine. I now have this new lipstick in 2 shades, Hibiscus and Wild Rose. I’m looking forward to trying even more.

So there you have it – My favorite go-to makeup items to make my look “complete”. Add some accessories, and I’m ready to head out for a date night with my sweet Hubby.

If you’re not sure which Avon lipstick will be perfect for you, visit here to find one that you’ll love. You can choose by the benefit(s) you’re looking to get from a lipstick, or by the finish you prefer. There are many shades to choose from as well.

Happy shopping and cheers to finding the perfect finishing touches to help us look and feel our best.

Till next time, stay fabulous and follow your joy.

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

Celebrating National Lipstick Day!

Avon celebrates National Lipstick Day with a special BOGO offer.
A Special Offer for You!

Lipstick makes the world go ’round! Or stay on course, or, well, it at least helps make us look and feel beautiful, right?

Did you know that Avon first introduced lipstick in 1919? O-M-G! Now, that’s a LOT of lipstick, and they’ve come a long way, baby (remember that line?), as have we.

Avon has many different types of lipsticks these days, different formulations, a vast array of lipstick shades, and some with anti-aging effects that help our lips stay beautiful and youthful looking.

To celebrate National Lipstick Day this year, Avon is offering a Buy One Get One Half Off Sale, July 29 through August 1st. Be sure to mark that on your calendars so that you do not miss this.

Click Here to see all of Avon’s lipsticks, and while you’re visiting, you can also Find The Best Lipstick For You based upon your preferences; your choice of benefits (ie: hydrating, long-wearing, plumping) plus your choice of finish (ie: matte, satin, sheer, shimmer). It’s a very helpful guide for finding your favorite(s) for all occasions.

Happy lipstick shopping!

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

Haiku Sacred Intense Eau de Parfum Review

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you enjoyed a fabulous weekend!

Today I bring an offering of wonderful aroma with Avon’s Haiku Sacred Intense Eau de Parfum.

I received a bottle of this in a recent Avon gift, and I was very excited to give it a try. Avon just recently launched their new Intense line of Haiku fragrances, and they all sound very intriguing.

I didn’t know what to expect with this gorgeous purple bottle. I suppose some type of “purple” floral. But, I was quite surprised. The aroma does not smell “purple” in the least. It is a beautiful blend of Rose de Mai (I looked this up, and Rose de Mai is a hybrid rose developed by Dutch breeders sometime between the 17th and 19th century (or earlier), according to Wikipedia. Hm! Learn something new every day!), uplifting tangerine, and earthy driftwood (balancing the beauty of nature, according to Avon).

I have to tell you — I really like it. It does not scream rose perfume or tangerine, but I get those notes + the slight earthiness, but most of all it is very fresh. Not heavy. I have mentioned to you before that I am a former perfumer and my nose is quite sensitive to smell. Aromas affect me in different ways – sometimes very positive, and sometimes not so much, and I sometimes have a more difficult time with florals, so I went in easily. But I must say that I can actually wear this without any upset, and actually, over the past few days I’ve found myself wanting to wear it. It is really pretty, and although the name says Intense, it really is not overpowering. I put on a gentle spray and rub my arms together slightly, and it’s very nice. I wouldn’t spray this all over, then it may become “Intense” :), unless that’s what you desire, then go for it!

You’re not going to believe what this perfume reminds me of. The first time I wore this, the very first thing that I thought of, and I know that you’re probably going to say that I’m silly, this is not a “professional” description, but I am going to say my honest opinion and what it reminds me of — You know that aroma you get when you open one of those fancy fashion magazines and they have a perfume sample inside the pages? You get a waft of beautiful aroma, and think, oh my goodness, that smells good, and I bet it’s very expensive. You know what I mean? That’s what it reminds me of! I feel like a fashion model wearing this. Super Star Jfay! Yay!

So, in my opinion, this one is a keeper. I most likely would not have ever experienced this lovely aroma had it not been for Avon graciously gifting it to me in my Ambassador gift collection. So THANK YOU Avon. I really love it, and will continue to wear this. I’m really surprised. I’m not usually a “rose” fragrance fan, but this is the second Avon product that I really love the aroma of, that has rose as an ingredient. The other is my Black Rose Body Scrub and Cleanser. That has a totally different aroma, and is really really pretty.

I hope you found my review helpful, and you may enjoy learning more about Avon’s Haiku line of perfumes. They encourage you to “Find Your Zen”.

Till next time, stay fabulous and follow your joy!

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

Christmas in July Goodies and Gifts!

Hey everyone! Hope you’ve been celebrating and enjoying Christmas in July!

My Husband, Willie, and I certainly have. We’ve been watching Christmas movies, there’s Christmas music playing on my favorite radio station, and I just ordered a small Christmas tree for our fireplace area.

I really enjoy inviting the Christmas spirit and feel in during the middle of the year, it’s so fun.

So, to wrap up this month of Christmas joy, not only is Avon hosting a Summer Sizzling Sale featuring Christmas items, but I have also just sent all my Email A-Listers (2) Coupon Gift Codes to use by the end of July. Woo Hoo! Be sure to check your emails tomorrow, and if you know me, you know what I’m going to say next — If you’re not already one of my fabulous Email A-Listers, you can go sign up right now on my Avon website. Just scroll down to the bottom of the Home Page and you will see where it prompts you to Sign Up. Be sure to contact me to let me know that you’re in, so I can send you the same gift codes as everyone else.

When you shop Avon’s Summer Sizzling Sale items and purchase $50+, you will receive Yvette, Pretty Purrfect Bubble Bath, for free.

Isn’t she a beauty? The Yvette Bubble Bath is a $40.00 value.

You do not need a coupon code to receive her with a $50.00 purchase from the Summer Sizzling Sale Items, so that means you could also use one of the coupon codes I just sent you to receive either (a) a free gift, or (b) a discount. PLUS, with a $60+ order I pick up the tab for your shipping. No coupon code needed for that either, so yay! Your early Christmas shopping is off with a very giftful bang!

Here are some of my favorite Sizzling Summer Sale (Christmas in July) items for your look-see:

This festive Holiday Light Up Scene with Santa was originally priced at $64.99, but is now listed for $25.99. It plays 8 popular Christmas Song.

This 60’s inspired Wreath Pin is collectible with AVON engraved on the reverse. This was originally listed for $34.99, and is now $15.99. I own several Avon pins, and they are fabulous. I’m so happy to see pins and brooches making a come-back.

All of these light up Christmas decorations are among the sale items – the house with chimney (candle luminary), the 2 trees, and the star.

Here’s the Light-Up Cut Out Star. I really like this one. It was originally priced at $36.99, and is now $18.49.

Mouse Shelf Sitters. These little Christmas Mouse plush cuties light up! Each was listed for $32.99, now $16.49 each.

You can even get in the Christmas spirit with the aromas of the season. The Avon Senses Shower Gel, Body Mist, and Body Lotion are all included in the sale and have a fragrance blend of fresh apple, icy melon, and twinkly vanilla flakes (gotta love that description!). The body mist was listed for $18.00, and is now $9.00.

And last, but not least:

I know this doesn’t scream Christmas, but it’s very pretty, and would make a very lovely Christmas gift.

I hope you find some favorite items for your Christmas in July shopping and gift-giving coming up in December. There are many items to look through, including gift sets, jewelry, watches, makeup, fragrance, fashion, etc., and everything is highly discounted.

Remember to check your email tomorrow for your gift codes, or go sign up and contact me to receive yours. Here is a peek at what you can receive:

The Romance Me, Pamper Me A-Box is not listed for sale, so you are extra special, and can only receive this via the gift code that is exclusively for you, sent to your email.

Cheers!

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

Christmas in July Sale, Savings, and Gifts

Thank You Avon for all the Wonderful Gifts, My Ambassadorship Rewards have Arrived!

I am absolutely on Cloud 9! I’m having so much fun, I can hardly stand it! Haha! Well, perhaps I can stand it.

I recently reached my first Avon Ambassadorship (Bronze Ambassador), and with that Avon has graciously sent me a very wonderful gift collection. There are so many goodies. It’s so awesome!

This gift is called the Recruiter’s Dream Collection, and it consists of 6 full-size best sellers + 60 samples. There are so many samples that I could not fit them all in the photos. Plus I’ll mention that I also have my personal order intermixed within the photos for your look-see.

The items that are included in the Recruiter’s Dream Collection are: Haiku Sacred Perfume, CBD Dry Body Oil, Belif Aqua Bomb Jelly Cleanser, Farm RX Bakuchiol Serum, Glimmer Satin Lipstick in Wild Rose, and Anew Ultimate Supreme. This is a $300.00 collection.

The items that are my personal order (you shouldn’t be shocked) are: Avon Foot Works, Daily Defense Hand Lotion, Physiogel Daily Moisture Therapy (facial lotion), Moisture Therapy Intensive Healing & Repair Body Cream, and 2 Moisturizing Bar Soaps (olive oil & coconut oil).

And, like I said, there are tons of fabulous samples. A lot of the new perfumes to try out too! I cannot wait to dive in and give everything a try.

I plan to try each item and share with you how everything is. I personally have not tried any of these Avon products (from my reward collection), except for the Glimmer Satin Lipstick in Wild Rose. I just purchased that one (and blogged about it), so I know I love it! The Farm RX, I have been using the Eye Cream for a couple of weeks and have been planning to tell you how I like that, so I’ll now also be trying out the Serum, yay!

And, as if I am not over-the-moon grateful and joyous enough for all of this – I just earned 2 more beauty collections. So, HUGE YAY! My cup runneth over with fabulousness. I love Avon so much and am so very grateful that I was led back to them. I share all this joy with you to let you know that you can also be a part of all this receiving and joy. Whether you are a super fabulous customer (I love my customers (friends), or if you’re looking for something rewarding and fun to do – well, come on – I will be more than happy to invite you in and help you on your way. I just celebrated my 2 year Avon Anniversary, and hope to continue this journey for many more years to come.

Anyway — I am jump up and down happy right now — I will be blogging about each of these items very soon, so stay tuned. I’ve already tried on a spritz of the Haiku Sacred. It really caught me by surprise. I thought it would smell “purple” because of the bottle, but it’s very fresh and pretty and sophisticated.

Okay gang, I’ll stop chattering for now, but you know I’ll be back very soon with more Avon adventures (as I like to call them!). This has been a big one for sure! Oh, a quick p.s., the Ambassador Reward Collection is available through the end of Campaign 26. We just began Campaign 17. Feel free to contact me to ask how you earn this reward.

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

It’s all About Yvette, the Vintage Bubble Bath Cat, and a Sizzling Summer Sale!

How fun is she? I can’t believe she’s back for Avon’s Sizzling Summer Sale. But, I suppose it makes sense when you think about it. She was a favorite during Avon’s Christmas in Paris 2020, so why not invite her for a Christmas in July sale?

And you’ll never guess — She’s free with any $50.00 purchase from the new C.17 Avon Brochure, pages 199 thru the Back Cover. You know I’m giving you the link to the Brochure – aimed right at page 199! Click Here to scroll through the online brochure, or Click Here for the Sale Page.

There is so much fun stuff included in this Sizzling Summer Sale, and you can save up to 50%!

You will find Christmas items (yay!) including Christmas home and outdoor decor, bath and body sets, skin care items, makeup (including lipstick, foundation, primers, blush, mascara, eyeshadow palettes, and pro makeup brushes), Men’s and Women’s fragrances, GORGEOUS jewelry items, Men’s and Women’s watches (large selection), and fashion (clothing and shoes).

I hope you find some really great deals for yourself, and perhaps begin some early Christmas shopping?

Have fun!

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader

Late Summer to Fall Florals

I love the transition from one season to another. There are suddenly hints of nuance that guide you gently into the feels and aromas of the new season.

One of my favorite transitional times is from Summer to Fall. I love how the colors go from very bright and vibrant to increasingly dark and rich. I also love the aromas of the upcoming Autumn. It all just really gets me in a comfy, but also festive mood.

A great way to transition yourself personally from one season to the next is with the colors in which you adorn yourself (in your wardrobe, makeup, jewelry, etc.), and also in the aromas you wear or have wafting throughout your home.

Avon has a couple of new LYRD (layers redefined) Parums (perfumes) that are perfect for the transition from late Summer into Fall. Each has notes of uplifting freshness combined with a hints of richer, darker spices such as Patchouli and Warm Amber.

First, pictured above, is LYRD Rose du Soleil with radiant notes of sun-ripened raspberry, enchanting rose, and spicy patchouli. This reminds me so much of a bright Summer garden transitioning into Fall.

And another Summer garden transitioning into Fall aroma blend for you, LYRD Bouquet de Freesia Eau de Parfum. You get an unexpected mix of sweet Freesia and Tulip, blended with the warmth of Amber.

Which is your favorite aroma combination?

Avon also features 4 specialty LYRD Candles that are also perfect for the late Summer to Fall transition.

There are 4 blends to choose from: Rose Blossom & Musk, Juicy Currant & Magnolia, Violet & Birch, and Peony & Cedar. Here’s a link to view all 4.

Wonderful late Summer to Fall blends.

I hope you find your favorites to bring cheer to the Seasonal changes coming soon. I already see people out looking for Fall decor for their homes. It’s time to get into the mood, but I will let Summer linger a little while longer, and these aroma blends are just perfect for that.

Till next time, have a wonderful Sunday tomorrow. I hope you have fun plans.

Jfay

YourAvon.com/MyBeauty

Over 50 and Fabulous Beauty Blogger + Avon Independent Sales Representative, USA, Avon Team Leader