||The Valencia Plant Pure-Fume candle, made from pure beeswax and plant derived waxes and oils, is reminiscent of a sun-drenched citrus grove with scents of lime, orange and thyme. These candles cost $16 with refills available for $9.
The minutes after shave balm cools and conditions the skin and helps relieve skin from irritation. Each bottle retails for $12.
My husband enjoyed the men's shave cream, a non-foaming peppermint emollient, that cools the skin when shaving. The 8 ounce bottle is $10.
My favorite was the daily leave-on conditioner, which is suited for normal hair. Its daily
use helps to maintain the hair's natural body and shine. It is best to use this product if
you blow dry your hair every day. # # #
When traveling, the leave-on conditioner helps to prevent tangles and static, especially
for long trips on airplanes. Aveda's firm hold hair spray is also great for travelers for an
extra strong hold and shine. A 1.6 ounce bottle costs $3.50 and the 8.45 ounce retails
For more information on Aveda products, check out their Web site at www.aveda.com
or call 800-328-0849.
Kellie K. Speed is
a freelance travel writer and restaurant reviewer. Her features have been
published in various publications including The Boston Globe, Cahners’
Industrial Distribution and Graphic Arts Monthly magazines and Reno Air
Kellie has reviewed numerous first-class hotels and
travel destinations, including Hawaii, California, Arizona, Bermuda and
Mexico, to name a few. She has also traveled internationally to Ireland,
England, France, Germany, Belgium and the Czech Republic. Next year, she is
planning a trip to Tahiti.
Since she is from Massachusetts, she will be providing
reviews of local restaurants for Travel-Watch.
If you would like to email Kellie any suggestions or comments, please do
so at firstname.lastname@example.org.