Category Archives: Tweens // Teens

SoCozy Hush

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SoCozy. All opinions are my own and not edited by the sponsor.

I was so excited to walk into Target and find the newest line of products by SoCozy, Hush. The Hush line is formulated specifically for your littles with a sensitive scalp and skin! If you aren’t familiar with SoCozy, let me introduce you.

If you bottle over 22 years of experience and expertise about kids’ hair, you’ve got the SoCozy line of products created by Cozy Friedman, the woman who founded the first children’s hair salons in New York City. Before buzzwords like parabens and phthalates, Cozy adopted a higher standard for her products that relies on quality and integrity, not chemicals and preservatives. Today, that standard is a promise: “no nasties—ever,” and that means peace of mind.

SoCozy is So Smart, So Safe, So Easy and So Cool.

So Smart: Genius is more like it. SoCozy believes knowledge is power, which is why education is at its core—the pulse of the brand—so you’ll always find the latest advice, solutions, tips, and trends.

So Safe: No nasties in here; just good, clean, honest formulations with ingredients that perform at the highest level. SoCozy is always safe and effective, and completely non-toxic.

So Easy: Because being a parent isn’t always easy, SoCozy makes hair care that is. These simple, fun, multi-functional products streamline tub time to make styling a snap.

So Cool: Take a strand. SoCozy encourages and supports individuality. For all kids and any hair type—SoCozy’s mission is to build confidence and inspire originality.

Ruby has been the perfect test subject for each of these new products. Recently, she has decided to grow her hair out and as her hair has grown, so has her scalp sensitivity. So a huge thank you to SoCozy for addressing our sensitive kid’s scalp needs!

The Hush 2in1 Soothing Shampoo and Conditioner is love at first smell. It’s a Gentle purifying cleanser, specially formulated with sensitive skin and scalp in mind. Ru is very picky about her scents, but approves of SoCozy. Plus the bottle comes with a soft bristled brush to help pick up dirt and flakes of dead skin, eww, and it leaves Ru’s head and hair looking healthy and smelling amazing.

The Hush Sensitive Scalp Serum Balancing Treatment is a non-greasy, leave-in formula that helps calm an irritated scalp, working to stop itch and reduce dry flakes. The Serum works like a charm, I just rubbed a small amount into Ru’s scalp and it has drastically helped her dandruff situation.  Added bonus for new moms, Hush Sensitive Scalp Serum is even great for Cradle Cap! Truth be told my husband has even used it for the sensitive skin under his beard with awesome results too!

Hush Sensitive Detangler Ultra-Gentle Leave-In was the product I looked forward to the most. The only thing worse than trying to comb out your own tangled mess is trying to comb out your over emotional-trying to grow her hair out-kindergartner’s tangled mess. Ever feel like ripping your own hair out trying to comb your child’s? Me too! Now thanks to SoCozy, Ru and I can comb in peace. A few sprays on her damp hair and the comb glides through like a hot knife through butter. Thank you SoCozy, you are truly glorious.
The Hush Sensitive Styling Foam  is a Lightweight mousse that provides natural-looking hold without disrupting the balance of a sensitive scalp. This mousse provides the perfect finishing touches for your sensitive scalped little, helping reduce frizz and hard to tame hair all day. Just use a couple pumps,  style as normal,  and you are good to go! SoCozy is available at Target and offers a wide variety of haircare products.

Smartbuy Glasses 

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to you that I am a little bit obsessed with designer eyewear.  Glasses, sunglasses, it really doesn’t matter, I LOVE THEM ALL! My little fashionista Ruby has followed in my footsteps and wants all my eyewear for herself too.  Good thing SmartBuyGlasses has a style for everyone in the family, free shipping, 100 day Returns, and 14 day best price guarantee. Even better, for every pair of glasses you buy SmartBuyGlasses gives a pair to someone in need with their Buy One, Give One Charity.

My new Salvatore Ferragamos!

The glasses Ruby picked out are these adorable glasses by Kenzo. Ruby loved that she received a perfect pair of glasses, AND was able to gift a pair to a child in need.

Want to see  more? Check out SmartBuyGlasses for more!

Crazy 8 + KIDZ BOP Capsule Collection

Thank you Crazy 8 for sponsoring this post.

Crazy 8, has teamed up with KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, for the first-ever KIDZ BOP fashion collection! From bold plaid to sparkle + shine, these limited edition looks are for kids with big star potential and give kids even more ways to rock the party in style.

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I’ve shared our love for Crazy 8 here before and this collection is even more exciting to my kiddos because they absolutely LOVE KIDZ BOP. What a fun collaboration of brands! Jude & Ruby are so excited about these pieces, it makes getting dressed extra fun.

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Shop the limited edition Crazy 8 + KIDZ BOP collection and rock out in styles inspired by The KIDZ BOP Kids! #Crazy8xKIDZBOP Shop now at www.crazy8.com! Which pieces are your favorite?!

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SoCozy now found in CVS!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SoCozy. All opinions are my own and not edited by the sponsor.

If you bottle over 20 years of experience and expertise about kids’ hair, you’ve got the SoCozy line of products created by Cozy Friedman, the woman who founded the first children’s hair salons in New York City. Before buzzwords like parabens and phthalates, Cozy adopted a higher standard for her products that relies on quality and integrity, not chemicals and preservatives.  Today, that standard is a promise: “no nasties—ever,” and that means peace of mind. 

CVS-Influencers image 1Find SoCozy at a location near you!

Ruby and I had way too much fun in CVS this morning. She kept saying, “THEY HAVE EVERYTHING HERE!” like it was heaven or something. The extremely friendly and helpful CVS employees and I were cracking up over her excitement. Oh to be 4 years old again.

SoCozy now in CVS

Our love for SoCozy isn’t new and that’s because SoCozy’s brand values are something I respect:

So Smart – Genius is more like it. We believe knowledge is power, which is why education is at our core – the pulse of our brand. Advice, solutions, tips, trends – we serve as an extensive resource for moms, kids, stylists and salon owners.
So Safe – No nasties in here; just good, clean, honest formulations with ingredients that perform at the highest level. Safe and effective – and completely non-toxic – it’s great hair minus the harsh chemicals.
So Easy – Because being a parent isn’t always easy, we make haircare that is: simple, fun, multi-functional products that streamline tub time, as well as solutions targeting specific hair concerns to make styling a snap.
So Cool – Take a strand. Through our products, website, social channels and unique collaborations, we encourage and support individuality. All kids, any hair type – we make it our mission to build confidence and inspire originality. Being you is our idea of cool.

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Some of my favorite SoCozy products, now available at CVS! The detangler is especially useful around these parts, I use it on my own hair as well.

SoCozy products are non-toxic and made without parabens, formaldehyde, sulfates, phthalates, synthetic color, propylene glycol. Free of alcohol, gluten, wheat, peanuts and tree nuts!

Find a SoCozy location near you!

Celebrating my #Crazy8 Kids Style!

My kids are crazy. I think all kids are crazy though, right? I’m going to go with that. I love their crazy energy though! Since birth my children have allowed me to pretty much style them however I please, no questions asked. Jude did oppose a bowtie in his toddlerhood here or there but for the most part, I think they’re pretty immune to my torturing them.

That said, I try to style them in colors, themes, patterns I know they will enjoy. Ruby is a girl after my own heart, she loves glitter, pink, flowers, prints, the works. Jude is super into hats and accessories. As soon as the sunglasses go on, he starts making pouty “blue steel” faces. It cracks me up. Of course Ozzy still has no choice and will frankly be stuffed into whatever I say, but hes going to scream and try to run away from me regardless the clothing item. Its part of my cardio, getting him dressed.

If you’ve never shopped with Crazy8, they have adorable stuff! If you have shopped with them then you already know what I’m talking about.  All of the kiddos were so excited when their packages arrived from Crazy8 with new and exciting clothes!

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Check out these looks and more at Crazy8!

Great kids’ fashion. Crazy low prices!

The newest addition to The Gymboree Corporation’s family of brands, Crazy 8 offers fashionable outfits at a great value for girls and boys sizes Newborn to 14. The first Crazy 8 store opened in August 2007, and The Gymboree Corporation currently operates more than 300 Crazy 8 stores in the U.S. There is also an online store at www.crazy8.com.

The Gymboree Corporation

The Gymboree Corporation is a specialty retailer operating stores selling high-quality apparel and accessories for children under the Gymboree®, Gymboree® Outlet, Janie and Jack® shops, and Crazy 8® brands, as well as play programs for children under the Gymboree Play & Music® brand.

 

Thank you Crazy8 for supplying the outfits in this post.