Hello my loves,

It is official, SUMMER is now over and so we must change our skincare routine accordingly. During the summer my skin care routine is very minimal because like most people I sweat. If I put on too much lotion or a heavy lotion it will be dripping down my back as soon as I step outside (I hope that wasn’t too graphic). So I used a light weight lotion from NIVEA (Smooth Sensation) to keep my skin moisturized in addition to some SPF.

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So NIVEA’s has revamped their brand and bottle to give their customers 25% more lotion in a sleek new bottle and I had the privilege of attending the event! Throughout the event they had “25% more” of everything especially with their cocktails. They added a pineapple ice cube to add 25% more flavor to the drinks.

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We heard a presentation from NIVEA reps and celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch. Take a look at a few pics from the event and my outfit of the day.

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We learned about their newest products and customer favorites. We were able to sample everything and then take a few of the products home. This fall I will definitely be using the NIVEA cremes (the original formula is 100 years old), the NIVEA Soft, and NIVEA Body Souffle for irresistibly soft skin.

WHAT I WORE

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I came straight to the event from work and totally forgot that NIVEA’s color was blue. When I arrived and saw all of the blue I was like ok I might as well work for them since I use all of their products anyway lol. Anyway my outfit details are simple everything except the shoes is from New York and Company. They were having a crazy sale and I had about $75 in City Cash and so I went crazy. I updated my work wardrobe something serious for this fall. I loved the crop pants! They go perfect with my ankle tie front heels that I bought about 3 years ago from Payless (Yes they were from Payless and they are still going strong). I was never a fan of button up blouses until I tried this particular shirt on. It has ruching on the sides and back to give it a snug fit without being tight.

Oh and let’s talk about this hair of mine. A few weeks ago I went to get a blowout from the Dominican Hair Salon and the weather was just not cooperating. Since I’m transitioning to texlaxed hair, it does it’s on thing. I love the fullness of my hair and the slight curl that I have. I’m trying to use as little heat as possible so at night after I moisturize and seal my hair I put about five rods in it and wake up in the morning take the rods out and wrap my hair then take it down right before I leave for work. I am definitely loving all of the body!

Disclaimer: The products discussed in this post were provided for me through NIVEA’S PR Firm. These are my honest opinions expressed in this post.

Summer is here and it has been ridiculously hot and humid here in New York City. As you all know, as the seasons change so should your skin care products. What worked well for me in the winter and early spring is just too heavy for me to continue using now in the summer. So as an influencer for NIVEA I have had the opportunity to try various products and these have made it into my summer skin care rotation.

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NIVEA Lip Butter in Rasperry Rosè Kiss

NIVEA Kiss of Moisture Lip Balm with SPF

NIVEA Touch of Renewal Exfoliating Body Scrub

NIVEA Skin Firming Hydration Body Lotion with Q10

What I love about the lip products is how soft and smooth my lips feel. I am very PICKY when it comes to lip balm for my lips. I have this terrible fear of having extremely dry lips and then they crack and start bleeding. I do not want that to ever happen. I have been having success with the Kiss of Moisture lip balm and raspberry lip butter listed above. My lips are smooth and I do not have to reapply as often as I was with other products.

If you haven’t checked out my review of the Skin Firming Hydration Lotion from my challenge a few weeks ago, click here. What I love most about this lotion is not only the skin firming qualities, but also the fact that it is light weight. You do not want a heavy lotion for the summer because you will just sweat it all away. This product is good for dry skin because it hydrates all skin types.

Lastly I love the exfoliating body scrub as well because it keeps my skin moisturized and smooth. It definitely renews my body by getting rid of the dead skin cells that leave your skin looking dull and dry.

So these products will be in HEAVY rotation for the summer. I am also giving away these products to one of my lucky readers! So you will get a Goody Bag of NIVEA products. All you have to do is follow the rules below.

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