Three easy tips to reduce eye wrinkles and dark spots! (Review)

Getting older has many delights, but one of the downfalls are the little creases that have appeared around my eyes lately. I love trying different products to reduce the signs of aging, dark circles, and wrinkles- especially products and techniques that are budget-friendly and do not require any needles or procedures!

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I am really excited to review a product called VIIcode O2M Oxygen Eye Mask. This mask was really fun to review in the comfort of my own home and gets really good ratings on Amazon- always a plus!

Drink lots of water

First, one of the best ways I have found for my eyes to look less puffy and wrinkly is to drink lots of water. I find that when I am dehydrated my face tends to just look older. Drinking water has so many amazing benefits, as we all know and hear, but one of the awesome benefits is it also makes us look healthier and younger!


This tip is another no-brainer, but sometimes we all simply need a good reminder of the simple things. Sleep is so important for our bodies! When I get a good nights sleep, my eyes feel refreshed and those dark circles are almost nowhere to be found.

Beauty Products

This is where help comes in when you are having a rough week or need a little boost. I loved trying these VIIcode O2M Oxygen Eye Masks because I am currently pregnant and hardly sleeping. I wake up so many mornings and look in the mirror and think, ouch. Sleep would have been nice.




Wearing mask- no makeup, it is weird not to wear makeup and post pics online!

The masks are made to help reduce dark circles, puffiness, fine lines, and bags around and under the eyes. They also have a 100% money back guarantee, which is always nice!

Each mask features Oxygen Plant Extract to help restore collagen and fibers, Welwitschia Mirabillis to help repair cells, and Recovery fern to help support cell rejuvenation.

What I loved was how easy the masks were to apply. I simply followed the directions and placed each eye mask under my eyes before I went to sleep. They stuck nice and gripped the area below my eyes, and had a cooling sensation. I was advised to leave them on for up to eight hours. Mine started coming off around 6 hours, probably because I move too much when I sleep, but by then I feel as though the benefits had soaked in.

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I noticed in the morning the area under my eyes felt more taut and firm. I couldn’t help but keep touching the area because it felt really smooth and good. My skin felt rejuvenated!

My favorite part of these eye masks is that they don’t require a spa visit or have a spa price tag. While they aren’t SUPER cheap, they are also definitely within my budget for a beauty product to improve the look and feel of my skin without totally breaking the bank- such as a spa or skincare visit or procedure.

I am very excited to try these more often to see what they do to help improve the appearance of my skin!

For more information or to try yourself, check out the link on Amazon! VIIcode O2M Oxygen Eye Pads for Dark Circles – Reduces Puffiness, Crow’s Feet, Fine Lines and Bags

*Thank you to VIIcode for providing me with product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are mine.



Let’s Be Friends Blog Hop is now live!

A blog hop is a set time frame for current or aspiring bloggers to find new blogs and quality content. It is a great way to make new friends and find inspiration! It is also a fabulous way to promote your own blog and posts.
Dear Friends,
What a day to celebrate! This is the 225th week of the Let’s Be Friends blog hop! Thanks for joining us on this special day. Chelsee and Tiffany are extremely delighted to see the way this hop has grown and love to see your faces each week!
Join us every Tuesday at 7am (MST). This blog hop focuses on content. LINK UP YOUR FAVORITE POST from last week in this fun content-sharing blog hop! I love the idea of blog hopping, but I love the idea of reading posts and quality content on new blogs I’ve never been to even more. Instead of simply linking up your blog button, you are now able to link up your favorite post you recently wrote. Have a delicious recipe to share, DIY tutorial, or heartfelt post? Share it with us! All hosts and co-hosts put up some unique and fun content from the past week. Make sure to check them out. P.S.- you may still link up your blog button and blog name, but it is encouraged to link up your favorite post instead. You will get more page views and interest if you do so! Some of the most successful blog hops I have participate in focus on content rather than just exchanging follows. You never know who will become a loyal follower or pin that delicious new recipe you posted!
The BEST part of this blog hop? Each week there will be a WINNER! That’s right, each week we will choose one lucky blog to feature from the previous week’s hop. This hop receives thousands of page views every week, so your blog will have the chance to be center stage for free. You must follow all the hosts in order to win. Only those who link up a specific post are eligible to be featured! *You must follow all the hosts and co-hosts in order to win.
Let’s Be Friend’s Blog Hop Guidelines
1. Link up your favorite post from your week.
2. Follow your hosts and co-hosts.
3. Grab the button and post it on your blog so we can share the love.
4. Visit 3 other blogs, comment, and follow them along!
5. Tweet about this blog hop, using #letsbefriends
6. Pin the button on pinterest so we can spread the news!
Let's Be Friends


***Once a week, one blog will be chosen to be the featured blogger from the previous blog hop.
Meet your hosts:

The Dwelling Tree: Blog, Bloglovin’

Southern Beauty Guide: Blog, Bloglovin’
Thank you all once again for continually linking up at our blog hop. It is such a fun time and I am so impressed each week with all the amazing posts. Please continue to link up an actual post instead of your blog. We want to keep reading your content and it makes it more fun to pick a winner!

Is there anything we can do differently or better? Please share in the comments!

…on to the Winner!
***This weeks featured post from last week’s hop:

Penny Pincher Jenny

Image Source: Easy Kids Trail Mix

Hi Friends! This is Tiffany this week. I love easy recipes for kids, and this fun trail mix is perfect! I love trail mix myself so any fun new ideas is perfect! YUM! I love Penny Pincher Jenny’s website- it is full of great blog posts and recipes! Please be sure to go check out her blog!!

Big news!

It is a little crazy I am posting this so late in the game, but I am happy to announce that I am pregnant! We are having our baby girl #2 in just one week. There have been so many times I almost posted this but was always a little hesitant.


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See, last year I had a loss. Nineteen weeks into what seemed like a healthy pregnancy I lost my son. It was kind of a traumatic experience, like all losses and miscarriages are. The beautiful part is we were able to hold him and meet him before releasing him into the hands of God. It was an event that changed me forever in so many ways. For example, the way I view pregnancy, and my intense fear of losing this baby as well. Even though day to day that fear doesn’t seem real, I know it is, because it has been truly hard for me to sit and write about these things.

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Yet God is SO good, and here we are, one week away from meeting another sweet miracle. She will be a rainbow baby, a sweet beacon of light and hope after a dark and stormy time in our lives.

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Our five year old daughter is beyond thrilled to meet her baby sister. She’s been preparing by taking care of her baby dolls- dressing and feeding them, and being such a great caretaker.

Our house feels almost ready. I am exhausted, as all end of term pregnant moms tend to be. My body is sore- my belly huge! My back in pain. The days feel long but go super quick.

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My heart is on the verge of bursting, I know that full well. I am SO beyond excited to grow our family and for my daughter to have a sister. That is the best gift I  can think of giving her!

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If I am or have been a little absent on my blog, this is why. Writing should always come from the heart and be genuine, honest, and real. Which is why I have waited to share my news until now.