is there a product you absolutely believe in?

Discussion in 'Budget Board' started by lukenick1, Sep 17, 2012.

  1. lukenick1

    lukenick1 DIS Veteran

    Aug 23, 2007
    All those home parties of beauty creams and health products out there. Is there a company or product you absolutely stand by? For example....Arbonne, Shaklee, Mary Kay, etc...
  2. Becky2005

    Becky2005 <font color=darkorchid>I actually thought they mad

    Nov 4, 2004
    So DD has been using the mud soap from Seacret and definitely a difference in the acne!

    Also, we went to our first Thirty-one party maybe a year ago and DD bought a purse (well...probably a mini suitcase with the size of it! LOL!) & all I kept thinking was the way she throws purses around & it seemed to me that since it was thin fabric that it would certainly wear a hole/rip/snag or whatever -- NOPE...I've been amazed at its durability. I thought for sure it would have fallen apart by now based on my experience with fabrics (i.e...holes in jeans, fraying, etc...).

    Other than that, I don't really use make-up so I can't tell you about any of the Mary-Kay, Avon, etc... products that I absolutely love.

    I also know that Discovery Toys stands behind their prodcuts very well but I haven't had any of their products in over 17 years.

    I'm involved with a company that uses a similar sales model but not any of the above. I'm always interested to see what is being sold this way when I go to my networking meetings. I was trying to figure out the other day if you could buy everything you needed via direct sales/mlm people & I think you pretty much could. LOL!
  3. marmalade

    marmalade DIS Veteran

    Apr 20, 2010
    Dove soap to wash my face and good'ole Oil of Olay for moisturizer. I have been using it since I was a teenager. I have tried other things and nothing makes my face feel as nice and look as good as this combination.
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  5. wahmtexas

    wahmtexas Mouseketeer

    Sep 24, 2008
    I have been a customer of Melaleuca for 8 years now, they manufacture over 400 consumable products, my family saves money, earns money and is definitely healthier because we switched stores to shop with Melaleuca.
    Because everyone has to buy consumables for their family like deodorant, laundry det, etc regardless of economic times we have continued to grow despite the recession. I set up online wholesale customer accounts for them from my computer which has allowed me to replace my teaching income and be home with my family.
    Company has an A+ rating with the BBB and with my family :)
  6. gr8tdame

    gr8tdame Enchanted

    Jul 23, 2007
    Dove soap, Oil of olay and secret deodorant.
    My dh even uses OIl of Olay complete... it is a great sunscreen.
  7. mistysue

    mistysue DIS Veteran

    May 26, 2009
    From the time I was about 22-25 I used Artistry on my face... people would routinely think I was a HS student. I do not wear makeup, so this was just the soap, toner and lotion. Then I bounced around with over the counter stuff for about 5 years and I aged about 10 years in that span. In the spring I started using Arbonne and I look a bit better than I did a year ago.
    So I would recommend either the Artistry or Arbonne (the RE age defying stuff) products.
  8. Tinkerbellie16

    Tinkerbellie16 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Certified <font colo

    Apr 3, 2009
    ROC retinol eye cream (for wrinkles, dark spots, under eye puffiness)

    Clarisonic facial washer - this actually took some time but wow, after 25 years of 'monthly' acne flare ups, I see a difference using their acne brush. I might get some small tiny things but not the huge horrible things that my visitor would bring!

    Sonicare toothbrush and glide floss - Strong teeth and good breath are a foundation of 'healthy' for me.

    Kerastase oleo relax - Best stuff to straighten hair (I have curly hair and rarely straighten it but when I used to straighten it all the time, this was the best stuff.)

    SPF 50+ - Best beauty product is sunscreen!!

    I have more make up items that are must have than other beauty items - MAC lipstick, MAC studio fix, Benefit and Make up forever's eye creams, Make up forever waterproof eyeliner sticks, Burts Bees shimmer sticks, and Benefit's under eye pink brightener.
  9. Bungle

    Bungle DIS Veteran

    Jan 12, 2011
    I don't use dove but LOVE oil of olay moisturizers. The 7 effects is the one product I refuse to go without.
  10. v.t.

    v.t. DIS Veteran

    Mar 17, 2009
    Origins for face products, sonicare brushes for teeth. Everything else is negotiable. ;)
  11. ceecee

    ceecee DIS Veteran

    Apr 6, 2001
    Both of these are the best! IMHO
  12. ellie05

    ellie05 DIS Veteran

    Jul 24, 2012
    Another vote for sonicare I love this toothbrush it makes a huge difference.
  13. Leshaface

    Leshaface DIS Veteran

    Dec 14, 2008
    YES! Love ROC products!

    Vaseline - I use it maybe 3 times a week after I get out of the shower at night to replace my moisturizer (going back and forth between Oil of Olay Night Cream and St. Ives Moisturizer - great reviews btw and the Vaseline makes my face feel really smooth in the morning.

    L'oreal BB Creme - I'm always trying new BB creams (have used Garnier, Too Faced and ROC) and this one works very well! It's very smooth and don't even have to apply concealer or liquid foundation. If i'm especially oily that day, i'll use some loose powder to cover up the oil spots, but this works great!
  14. disney1990

    disney1990 <font color=royalblue>Wow, it make my heart skip a

    Aug 24, 1999
  15. kim532

    kim532 DIS Veteran

    Feb 22, 2000
    I love hydroflasks. I use mine everyday. Even took them to China with me.

    As for the sell from home products, I have found the quality to be good from Pampered Chef and Thirty-one bags.

    I love hearing what all people like for products.

  16. momtosam

    momtosam Oh, Schmootsie-poo!

    Jun 17, 2006
    I absolutely believe in Scentsy products, but in the interest of full disclosure I sell them. :p

    Someone else mentioned Dove soap. I wouldn't have thought of that on my own, but I've used it for years and can't go without!
  17. DawnM

    DawnM Dawn

    Oct 4, 2005
    Is that through a consultant?

    That is the one thing I don't like about so many of these products......the high sales pitch that comes with it to buy MORE stuff.


  18. DawnM

    DawnM Dawn

    Oct 4, 2005
    Did she get the 5th avenue purse? My friend has that and man, she can fit a couple of small kids in there!


  19. bebelle

    bebelle DIS Veteran

    Feb 21, 2007
    Burt's Bees Chapstick
    Philosophy Hope In a Jar, Purity and Microdelivery Exfoliating Wash
  20. Peace Mickey Lovers

    Peace Mickey Lovers Mouseketeer

    Feb 9, 2005
    Artistry is through Amway, I agree that the makeup and face products are very good.
  21. AlwaysEeyore

    AlwaysEeyore Always Gloomy . . . except in "The World"

    Apr 9, 2004
    I love Shaklee Vivix. It has worked wonders for my arthritis. Hubby swears by the vitamins also. I'm a distributor too, helps me get the products a lot cheaper.

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