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Superfeet Run Comfort Women’s Insoles Review

This is my Superfeet Run Comfort Women’s Insoles Review.

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Superfeet Run Comfort Women’s Insoles Review

About:

Designed using women-specific dimensions, Superfeet RUN Comfort Women’s insoles can help runners reduce foot fatigue while gaining efficiency. The Superfeet shape personalizes the shoe to your foot. The EVOLyte carbon fiber cap and AeroSpring Dual Comfort foam combine to deliver exceptional comfort and smooth and efficient energy transfer through your gait from foot strike to toe off.

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Superfeet Run Comfort Women’s Insoles Review: My Thoughts + Experience

I’ll start off by admitting that I’m not generally an insole user. Before Superfeet, I had never worn insoles in my shoes. This is mainly because I had read somewhere that wearing minimalist footwear was key.

While I do think there is a place for barefoot/minimalist shoe work, I have experienced some pain relief from wearing these insoles. I can’t speak to running more than 20 miles a week in this insoles, but they are well suited for the amount of running in a typical week of Crossfit (which typically  includes 200m, 400m, 800m or 1600m runs).

I suppose some people might say that insoles relieve pain because you have weak feet & tendons/ligament around the ankle. In addition, perhaps my gait/stride are not yet perfect. But, when I really think about it, I don’t think they are ever going to be perfect. These insoles can act as an aid for me to avoid discomfort and potential injury. Just like aids can be useful in other modalities of fitness, I see these insoles as an aid.

I do think that you can also work to strengthen your musculature and stabilizers from the hips down so that you’re not relying so heavily on insoles. But, I’ve been an athlete my whole life and I’m not there yet, I’m trying to take away the shame or guilt with looking to an aid for help.

Superfeet Run Comfort Women’s Insoles: What I’ve Noticed

What I’ve noticed doing running/movement with these insoles is that my foot generally feels more stable. It’s not an overly cushy, unfamiliar, weird feeling that throws off your gait. Instead, it feels like just the right amount of support. I like them enough at this point that I move them from one shoe to the next as I rotate shoes (I have several pairs of athletic shoes that I rotate).

If you’re curious and maybe even skeptical like I was, I’d say it’s worth trying Superfeet. They even help you select the insole that’s right for your routine/habits and what you’re looking to gain, given your unique feet. Definietly reach out to them with any questions if you’re wondering what insole is right for you. They were very helpful for me!

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Thank you for stopping by my Superfeet Run Comfort Women’s Insoles Review!

Forest Secrets Anti-Aging Skin Care Review

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Forest Secrets Natural Skin Care

Overall Rating: 4 Stars

About Forest Secrets:

“Our guiding principle is that all Forest Secrets products are made without compromise; in manufacture and in the raw materials used quality is the watch word. Each of our products is to be packed full of carefully selected active ingredients; all of them natural, sometimes rare and often very expensive, unlike other conventional products which have just a few, or often only one, active ingredient. The products are potent as well as pure – they are extremely concentrated, so that only a few drops of each are needed. This makes them good value, and giving value for money is also a core principle for us. A full size 15ml bottle in daily use may last you for up to three months.

Good for your skin, your pocket and our environment!

Your skin is free to breath and to regenerate itself naturally because there are no waxes clogging its pores thanks to our unique personalised skincare system. Clinically proven plant extracts stimulate collagen production increasing your skin elasticity, making it soft and glowing. 100% natural too.

Your Pocket: iRejuvenate Plus is highly concentrated and can last up to 2-3 months. One 15 ml bottle contains over 300 drops, when using 2 drops per application twice a day, it lasts 2.5 months!

Our Environment: we are the only company committed to minimise the use of palm oil derivatives. Because palm tree plantations cause deforestation and orangutans extinction in South East Asia we do our bit by using only one, glycerine.”

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iRejuvenate Plus Elixir

Forest Secret’s Description:

“The elixir is light an easily absorbed face oil; a concentrated blend of the finest botanical oils with anti-ageing properties. In the iRejuvenate Plus fourfold collagen strategy the elixir’s role is mainly to stimulate the skin’s own collagen production. What is new: Honeysuckle extract, which has antibacterial properties which help to control and prevent spots pimples and minor blemishes on the face. Use in combination with iRejuvenate Plus Serum to benefit from the fourfold collagen strategy (stimulate, protect, feed and nourish) for a pure anti-ageing treatment. Use in combination with iBright Serum to take care of blemishes.

Pure without Parabens, Silicones. PEGs, petrochemicals, Hydrogenated ingredients, Synthetic fragrances and colours, GMO.

Potent with clinically tested herbal extracts and fair trade ingredients.

Personal, providing a bespoke beauty tool that empowers you, allowing you to decide what your skin needs.

Ingredients:

Silybum marianum (Milk thistle) seed oil, Argania spinosa (Argan) kernel oil*, Brassica campestris (Brassica rapa), Prunus armenica (Apricot) kernel oil*, Linum usitatissimum (Flaxseed) oil, Rosa canina (Rosehip) fruit oil*, Helianthus annuus (Sunflower) seed oil, Trichilia emetica (Mafura) seed butter**, Parfum (purely form plants), Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) flower Extract, Simondisa chinensis (Jojoba) seed oil, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) flower extract, Lupinus albus (Lupin) seed extract, Citronellol, Eugenol, Farnesol, Geraniol, Benzyl alcohol, Linalool (purely from plants).

* organic, ** fair trade.”

My Description & Thoughts:

I apply a few drops of this elixir to my finger tips, along with a few drops of the serum and apply to freshly cleansed facial skin. I find it neat that the elixir and serum are each formulated with specific purposes. Together, they make a powerful duo that helps keep skin young. This serum smells light and refreshing.

This brand includes some wonderful, organic ingredients–which is what always interests me most in skin care products: clean, organic ingredients. Obviously, Forest Secrets is a brand that is conscious of the ingredients they use. I love that Forest provides a list of harsh components that they do not use in their products.

Going organic with some of these ingredients would be my only improvement. Ultimately, it is refreshing to come across a unique brand like this that strives for goodness in their products.

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iRejuvenate Plus Serum

Forest Secret’s Description:

“Refreshing and velvety, this skin serum is the second element to the iRejuvenate Plus anti-ageing system. The serum helps to slow down destruction of collagen, providing plant based nutrients that can feed the skin to support its replenishment, and deliver the essential amino acids that the body needs to produce fresh collagen. What is new: plant based kinetin. Clinical studies with products containing kinetin on women with photodamaged skin show a visible improvement on skin texture, hyperpigmentation and fine wrinkles. Use in combination with iRejuvenate Plus Elixir to benefit from the fourfold collagen strategy (stimulate, protect, feed and nourish) for a pure anti-ageing treatment. Please note this product is concentrated and a drop goes a long way.

Pure without Parabens, Silicones. PEGs, petrochemicals, Hydrogenated ingredients, Synthetic fragrances and colours, GMO.

Potent with clinically tested herbal extracts and fair trade ingredients.

Personal, providing a bespoke beauty tool that empowers you, allowing you to decide what your skin needs.

Ingredients:

Aloe barbadensis leaf juice*, Glycerin, Aqua (Water), Mimosa tenuiflora bark extract, Kinetin (from plant sources), Chlorella vulgaris extract, Parfum (from plants) Vitex agnus castus extract, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Sodium hyaluronate (from bio sources), Ascorbyl tetraisopalmitate, Lecithin (vegetable), Lactic acid, Xanthan gum, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) flower Extract, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) flower extract, Cyclodextrine, Rhizobian gum, Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric triglyceride.

* organic.”

My Description & Thoughts:

Like I mentioned in my thoughts regarding the elixir, I use this serum along with the elixir after I have washed my face. They two together provide the perfect amount of moisture to my skin. The size of these two pretty little bottles are also the perfect size for traveling.

The benefits that Forest Secrets Skin Care lists are wonderful. I appreciate their stance to formulate products free of harsh, GMO ingredients. The only thing that could make these products better is an ingredient list completely made up of organic ingredients. Many of these non-organic ingredients are derived from plant sources, though, which is a good sign.

Thank you, Forest Secrets for allowing to to sample these two products. All in all, I’m impressed with the usage of organic ingredients in your products!

*These complimentary products have been generously provided to me for the purpose of trying them in order to write a review on my experience.