Mayraki Professional Hair Care Review

Mayraki Professional Hair Care Review

I am so excited to bring you another sponsored brand collaboration and review. Mayraki Professional had reached out to me and asked if I’d be interested in receiving free hair care products in exchange for a review and I couldn’t say no! 

This is a sponsored post and includes items that I received for free in exchange for promotion and a review. All thoughts and views are my own. This post also includes affiliate links and I will receive compensation for any purchases made through my link at no cost to you. Read my disclaimer here. 


Throughout my entire life, I’ve had long hair and I have tried SO many different products because my sister is a Master Hair Stylist and she gives me the down-low on all of the amazing products out there. She’s the only person I let touch my hair and the only one I allow to color it, so I got her go-ahead. I didn’t really need her permission (sorry sis!), but I wanted to check with her before I did anything since I had just colored my hair a week before I started using the products. 

My hair is long, thick and clearly color-treated. I’ve been struggling with dull and frizzy hair for a long time and have developed more hair loss because I’m 35 and I’m honestly not washing my hair every single day now that I’ve been working from home for an entire year. Real Talk. I’ve also been using dry shampoo on the regular in between washes if I need it. I’m definitely one of those “throw the hair in a bun and get shit done” kind of women.

Because of that, I wanted to bring you this great sponsored review of the Mayraki hair care line and give you my honest feedback. I am always one to try out new products and as I said before, this review ended up landing in my lap at the perfect time. Without further ado, here’s a brief introduction to Mayraki Professional and everything about the products I received!

I also couldn’t go without giving you promo code! Get 20% off with my code BELIEVE20 if you shop through this link.


Mayraki Professional Hair Care

Mayraki Professional is a hair care company founded by a group of hair professionals, herbalists, and chemists. Their mission is to provide solutions for the endless hair and scalp problems through years of scientific research and combining the latest hair care technology with the purest organic ingredients. 

Visit this link and remember to put in Promo Code: BELIEVE20 for 20% off!

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Why should you switch to our Paraben-free, Sulfate-free, and Silicone-free hair products?

  1. Parabens can lead to scalp irritation and exacerbate some skin conditions. With our paraben-free products, you get to gently clean your hair without irritating the skin.
  2. While Sulfate can get rid of dirt and oil, it is one of the causes of hair loss and thinning hair. It has properties that destroys hair follicles and inhibits hair growth. That’s why our products are different! We’ve combined natural alternatives that clean the hair and promote growth while preserving its natural oils.
  3. Silicone creates a synthetic shine on your hair that can be pretty tricky to wash out. Thus, forming a layer over the hair which prevents moisture from penetrating. When this happens, it can lead to dryness and brittleness of the hair, and sometimes an itchy and dry scalp. Mayraki have developed silicone-free hair products that instantly enhance shine in the hair, without creating this barrier.

All of the Mayraki hair products are:

  • Produced with natural ingredients and the latest hair care science and technology
  • Proven to produce quick visible results
  • Constantly improved to include the latest findings in hair and scalp care
  • Environmentally sustainable and cost-saving. Reducing the need for hair extensions and wigs by promoting the health of natural hair.

Mayraki hair remedies are focused on solving common hair problems including:

  • Damaged/frizzy hair
  • Split ends
  • Gray/white hair
  • Hair loss
  • Itchy scalp
  • Dandruff

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Onto the Hair Care products… 

They were amazing and sent me a bunch of different products to try, including some free samples. Here’s what I got:

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Mayraki products

Ultra Repairing & Weightless Moisture Shampoo 

This shampoo combines the power of the latest hair care technology with the nourishment of sustainably sourced natural ingredients such as Ginkgo Biloba, Aloe, and Canarium Album Leaf Extract to provide a cleansing and moisturizing anti-dandruff shampoo that is free of sulfates and parabens. The perfect shampoo for regular washing that thoroughly cleanses buildup and gives hair weightless body without stripping it of its moisture. It provides nourishment to the scalp and strands that repairs any signs of damage such as dryness and split ends.

Mayraki Ultra Repairing & Weightless Moisture Shampoo

This shampoo was great to use a few times over the course of the past month. I didn’t want to over use it because I was using the other products when I did wash my hair, so it was nice to throw it in the mix and actually cleanse my hair and reduce buildup. This is a great place to start if you want to try out their products! 

Hair Growth & Anti Hairloss Shampoo Kit

I was SO excited to get the Mayraki Hair Growth & Anti Hairloss Shampoo Kit because as I told you earlier in the post, I lose a ton of hair with every shampoo! It’s insane. I constantly tell my sister about it and she tells me it’s normal. I was actually looking into alternative products when this opportunity presented itself to me. Talk about divine timing! 

Hair Growth & Anti Hairloss Shampoo Kit

Mayraki Hair Growth & Anti Hairloss Shampoo Kit is enriched with natural vegan ingredients such as castor oil, almond oil, and the highest concentration of Artemisia argyi extract to boost hair regrowth, thicken and strengthen hair strands, and prevent hair fall. 

The second I put the products on my head and started massaging them into my scalp and hair, I could feel the difference. It was already working. It started to lather immediately. Within two uses, I noticed I wasn’t really losing as much hair as I had before. This just continued to get better over time. This product is amazing and is a must try if you’re experiencing hair loss, too! 

Silky Smooth Proactive Hair Repairing Treatment

Silky Smooth Proactive Hair Repairing Treatment

Mayraki Proactive Hair Repairing Treatment contains essential nutrients and herbs. An all-natural solution able to completely transform and heal your hair. 

I used this several times before shampooing my hair because I have color-treated and damaged hair. I have used a TON of products before to try and repair my hair, but this one worked almost immediately. There was a major improvement in appearance and felt a change in the condition of my dry hair. Of course, I was using it in conjunction with the other products they sent me so I was reaping all the benefits of the all-natural hair products.

Wooden Paddle Brush

Wooden Paddle Brush

This paddle brush is great. I loved using it to detangle my long hair. The quality of the wood is beautiful and it’s heavy duty!

The Mayraki Wooden Paddle Brush is perfectly designed for every day detangling. Features extended bristles with elastic nylon tips which can easily stretch even those with thick hairs for easy detangling, effective natural oil distribution, and a soothing scalp massage. Smooths down frizz and gentle on the hair, preventing pulling and breakage

Overall, I would recommend the Mayraki products if you want to switch up your hair care routine. We’ve all been struggling with trying to stay balanced, stay hydrated, and stay sane, but we haven’t been focusing on the basics… like hair, skincare, and trying to fit into those skinny jeans again. And yes, I said skinny jeans — they’re not going anywhere. Stay tuned for a post about that later. LOL 

I believe that every woman deserves to be pampered and I believe treating yourself to quality products is a big part of that. I’m a big advocate for splurging on things that make you feel good and I’d have to say these products did that for me. I am going to continue using all of the hair care products and will purchase more in the future!

If you decide to try it out yourself, you can use my promo code:

BELIEVE20 for 20% off your entire order!


This is a sponsored post and includes items that I received for free in exchange for promotion and a review. All thoughts and views are my own. This post also includes affiliate links and I will receive compensation for any purchases made through my link at no cost to you. Read my disclaimer here.

Eat Me Guilt Free Protein Tortilla Wraps

Eat Me Guilt Free Protein Tortilla Wraps

You can make so many things with these Eat Me Guilt Free Protein Tortilla Wraps. They’re so versatile and can be used in different recipes.

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I’m a sucker for mexican food (hello tacos, fajitas, nachos, guacamole, queso, and quesadillas) and since I’m spending almost all of my time at home, I’ve been experimenting with new recipes.

So, of course, I was super excited when Eat Me Guilt Free reached out and offered to provide me free tortillas (and a few other goodies) in exchange for this review.


This is a sponsored post and includes items that I received for free in exchange for promotion and a review. All thoughts and views are my own. This post also includes affiliate links. Read my disclaimer here.


If you’ve known me for years, you’d know I’m the type of person who doesn’t like to follow recipes. It might be the Italian in me, but I like to eyeball things that I cook regularly. With some inspiration from one of my BFFs, I decided to make some veggie fajitas and veggie quesadillas… They were super easy to make and tasted delicious.

I pulled out the Eat Me Guilt Free tortilla wraps and immediately noticed they had some extra protein which was great since my fajitas were only going to have rice, peppers, and onions in them. Super basic, I know!

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I put a little canola oil in my skillet pan and threw in peppers, onions, and a little bit of pepper. I only cooked them for about 5-8 minutes (if I had to guess). Made sure the onions were slightly browned and put my 90 second rice in the microwave.

Once I put together my fajita with the peppers, onions, and rice, I was ready to eat some lunch!

I had enough for two small tortillas full of veggies and rice. They were the perfect consistency and didn’t taste any different than a regular store bought flour tortilla or the ones you get at the Mexican restaurant down the street. That’s how you know they’re great quality tortillas but they were definitely more filling with the extra protein.


Here are the ingredients in the tortilla:

WHEATFLOUR (43%) ,WATER, PROTEIN MIXTURE (19%) (WHEAT, PEA, RICE); RAPESEED OIL, HUMECTANTS: GLYCEROL, LINSEEDMEAL, OATS PLANT FIBER, QUINOA FLOUR, DEXTROSE, EMULSIFIER: MONO- AND DI GLYCERIDES OF FATTY ACIDS, IODIZED TABLE SALT (SALT, POTASSIUM IODATE), ACIDITY REGULATORS: SODIUM ACETATES, MALIC ACID

CONTAINS: WHEAT


My husband asked for a few quesadillas like the ones pictured below and he loved them! He said they were very filling but not heavy. That’s a win if you ask me!

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As I mentioned above, I received other goodies along with the tortilla wraps for free. I received The Original Chocolate Brownie and their Protein Bread (which you can get in a bundle with the tortillas). My husband absolutely love the chocolate brownies and couldn’t get enough of them.

If you’re looking to add more protein in your diet and want to start by changing a few small things in your diet, you need to check out Eat Me Guilt Free and buy these tortilla wraps!


This is a sponsored post and includes items that I received for free in exchange for promotion and a review. All thoughts and views are my own. This post includes affiliate links. Read my disclaimer here.


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Pachamama

Pachamama

Today, I am here to tell you all about Pachamama CBD products and the important work they are doing.

This post is in collaboration with Pachamama and I received free samples and full size products to try in exchange for a review. This post also includes affiliate links and I will receive compensation if you click through a link and buy a product!

So, what and who is Pachamama? 

Pachamama is a multi-award-winning and Clean Label Project™ Certified CBD brand and they’re leading the CBD industry in education and safety (they’re also USDA organic + vegan). Instead of artificially flavoring our tinctures, they pair them with ethically sourced superfoods like turmeric and black pepper.


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Out of the top 250 selling brands on the market today, Pachamama is actually one of only three CBD brands to be Clean Label Certified and Purity Awarded by The Clean Label Project™. This means Pachamama was one of only three to test to not test positive for leads, metals, pesticides and plastics.

And, this study was in conjunction with the FDA. You can check it out here: Lead, heavy metals, pesticides, plastics and THC

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Pachamama states, “Our hemp is cultivated from Mother Earth in the colorful state of Colorado. Nurtured with pure Rocky Mountain water and an abundance of sunshine, we go far beyond the standard to source only from single-origin hemp.

This means, from seed to bottle, we use the same strain and family of hemp plants in order to create consistent and reliable products – every batch, every time.”

If you wanted to learn more about their story, watch the founder’s video here

“We entered the health and wellness industry to change lives by helping people incorporate healthy alternatives and creative methods into their day-to-day. Now, we expand on that approach to balance by crafting unparalleled CBD products that you can use daily to form noticeable changes into your own life.”

– Brandon Stump, CEO

What drew me in initially was their story, how grounded they are in wellness, how focused they were on balancing your lifestyle, and the quality standards they hold themselves to. You really don’t find that in the market today. Now, I’m not a complete newbie and I’m not trying to be biased whatsoever!

But, I have used several CBD products in the past and these products are now my favorite because of the transparency of the company, the quality of the CBD oil, how the products work, and the way they want to educate their customers. It’s refreshing to see how much they care and want to help people! 

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This is a sponsored post and includes items that I received for free in exchange for promotion and a review. This post also includes affiliate links. Read my disclaimer here.

Onto the Pachamama Products…

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They weren’t kidding around when they sent me my package. I thought I was going to get 1 or 2 products to try, but nope!

They sent me two mini satchels (for free) with 5 mini sample size tincture bottles, pain cream, athletic rub, and body lotion, a full size Black Pepper Tumeric 750 mg bottle and a full size Icy Muscle Gel Roll On. 

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I had just started getting regular massages (because hello, self care) and my body was SORE. I mean, VERY SORE, because it’s been years since I last had a massage and my body decided to hate me.

The products actually arrived the day after and I immediately put the Icy Muscle Gel roller onto the problem areas and it actually worked and eased the pain I was experiencing almost immediately.  

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Next up, I wanted to try the tinctures. I’ll admit, I was scared to try them at first and didn’t know what they would taste like so I went with the Natural Tincture first. I also went to their blog and read their post about being a First Time Pachamama CBD Tincture User and it was very helpful. 

For someone who has only used a CBD vape in the past, I wasn’t sure what to expect (taste wise) but it had a strong, hemp taste without flavoring. I could tolerate it though, so it wasn’t bad.

When I used this product a few times over the course of 2-3 weeks and it helped with anxiety that I was experiencing… I even finished the small sample bottle! It’s a must try if you’re looking for quality CBD without any flavor. I’m also currently using the Goji Cacao Tincture when I need to focus. It’s been working wonders.

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Overall, I am so happy and excited that I was able to collaborate with Pachamama and receive free products in exchange for this review. I have been on the lookout for quality CBD and their products have to be the best CBD products I have tried. Hands down.

You know that they’re ethically sourcing their products and they truly care about the hemp that they are using each and every time they create a new batch. Brandon and his brother Ryan, have also made it a purpose to help people find their way back to a life worth living and have helped over 10,000+ people in the process through the Buckeye Recovery Network

It was their inspiring story that really drew me in and their products that will make me a long time customer! Thank you Pachamama for the opportunity.

I am definitely going to continue to use the samples they gave me and eventually purchase a full size Kava Kava Valerian Root Tincture for myself! 

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Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box Review

Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box Review

I have a review for you today! I am so excited to introduce you to Simply Earth and their August Essential Oil Recipe Box! 

Just to let you know, I did receive this box for free from Simply Earth in exchange for this blog post and a review. This post also includes affiliate links. Read my disclaimer here.

I have been using essential oils for years, but always had to find ways to use them on Pinterest because I couldn’t figure out what would smell good in my diffuser if I blended them together. With Simply Earth’s recipe boxes, they take the guessing and the searching element out of the game and provide you with 6 recipes you can make with the items in the box you receive each month. Trust me when I tell you, these recipe boxes are AMAZING and they give you everything you need!

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Let me tell you a little bit about Simply Earth.

Simply Earth was created because they wanted to solve a problem that was normally solved with chemically laden products. While doing their research, they ended up finding a solution to their problem with a blend of essential oils. They quickly discovered that sourcing pure oils in bulk wasn’t so expensive and it was actually affordable. They really wanted to create a way for people to stop overpaying for essential oils and create a natural home.

When I got my August Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box and Bonus Box in the mail, I was ecstatic! I couldn’t wait to get it open and try out a recipe. I had read so many great things about Simply Earth on their website so I knew I was getting top quality products and awesome recipes.  

Behind the scenes, the creation of the recipe box works like this:

  1. Simply Earth’s Aromatherapists and Team create the perfect recipes for your natural home. 
  2. Simply Earth sends pure oils at honest prices by cutting out the middleman and work directly with the best farms.
  3. Once you receive the box, you can make the fun essential oil recipes that make your home more natural. 

Okay, onto the good stuff… Here’s more information about the August Essential Oil Recipes Box and what’s in it!

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The August Simply Earth Essential Oil Recipe Box is a box designed to help you make your facial care routine toxin free! You don’t need to put chemicals on your face to be beautiful and you can make your own toxin-free recipes using essential oils. 

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This box is complete with 4 full-size essential oils + 6 natural recipes + some fun extras for only $39!  

Plus with your first box, you’ll get a Big Bonus Box worth $44.84— absolutely FREE!

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When you subscribe for the first time using my code: BELIEVEFREE you will receive a $40 gift card with your initial subscription box and a bonus box.

You can then use the $40 gift card on a future purchase or next box. 

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I couldn’t believe everything I received with the bonus box! There were so many products in there that would have cost me a fortune if I purchased them separately. They gave me everything I needed to actually make all of the recipes on the cards they provided. I was shocked! What other company does that? 

I needed to try these products out, so I quickly ran into my kitchen with the Fractionated Coconut Oil, Grapefruit Essential Oil, Citrus Burst Essential Oil Blend and a roll-on bottle and made the Radiate Joy Roll On. It took me less than 2 minutes to create and I was in love! This rollerball smells so good!

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Oh, before I forget, Simply Earth also provides you with so many resources on their website like a super easy-to-use dilution chart, an essential oil course, and so much more! 

If you wanted to add more natural products in your home (especially during this pandemic), you should definitely check out Simply Earth and buy their next essential oil box. I can guarantee that you will not be disappointed!

Remember to use BELIEVEFREE and get a $40 Gift Card

I am so lucky that Simply Earth allowed me to receive a free box to test out in exchange for this review and I will definitely be purchasing another box next month! Thank you Simply Earth!!!!

Did you order your own box? I’d love to hear all about it. Click the Leave A Comment link at the bottom of this post and tell me more!


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How To Easily Schedule Your Clients With Acuity Scheduling

How To Easily Schedule Your Clients With Acuity Scheduling

I have been using online schedulers for years. Like many of you, I used the free version of whatever platform I could get my hands on just to make sure my clients can book consultations with me.

However, once I started using Acuity Scheduling (a Squarespace company), I never looked back. Acuity Scheduling has made my life even easier because of the professional, convenient online scheduler that is highly customizable and on brand.


This post is part of a sponsored collaboration opportunity with Acuity Scheduling. All thoughts and views in this post are my own. This sponsored post includes affiliate links and I will receive compensation (at no additional cost to you) if you make a purchase. Click here to read my disclosure.

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Working as an administrative professional in my 9-5, I am constantly asking people “what time works for you” or “what time zone are you in” and I really didn’t want to keep dealing with that in my business too! With Acuity, you can eliminate that problem!

How Acuity Scheduling Works:

Clients can quickly view your real-time availability and self-book their own appointments, reschedule with a click — and even pay for the service they’d like online. (Think about it… No more sending extra invoices!)

This scheduling assistant (which is so many integrations with your favorite apps) works 24/7 to fill your calendar and successfully takes hours of work off your plate — so you can focus on all the other important aspects of your business or side hustle.

Acuity easily adapts to appointment-based businesses of all sizes in all industries. From independent freelancers to established businesses with multiple locations and employees, we’ve got you covered.

I have two favorite features of the Acuity Scheduling platform specifically that I’d like to mention in this post and they are the information collection feature and notifications! 

Be able to collect information from your clients right as they are booking their appointment. There are no stock templates for questionnaires here! They have highly customizable intake form options for you to reduce more emails and “paperwork.”

Get notified anytime a new appointment is booked, check your schedule right from your phone, and even tell Acuity to automatically update the calendars you already use, like Google, Outlook, iCloud or Office 365, keeping your entire life in sync. It’s honestly a dream for any entrepreneur within any industry! 

From the moment clients book with you, Acuity is there with their automatic booking confirmations with your brand and messaging, they deliver text reminders, and let clients easily reschedule on their own, all while processing your payments, so your days run smoother even as business gets busier.

Now that I’ve been using Acuity Scheduling for over a year and a half, I’m never going back!

Take it for a test drive yourself and let me know what you think! 


This post is part of a sponsored collaboration opportunity with Acuity Scheduling. All thoughts and views in this post are my own. This sponsored post includes affiliate links and I will receive compensation (at no additional cost to you) if you make a purchase. Click here to read my disclosure.

Drink More Water With The HidrateSpark3

Drink More Water With The HidrateSpark3

I have always struggled with drinking enough water and the busier I get, the less I drink! I know that drinking water is such a simple thing to do, but we never seem to drink enough.

That is why I was so excited to work directly with Hidrate and test out their HidrateSpark3 for free for a few weeks! (Yes, I received a free bottle in exchange for this blog post review)


This is a sponsored post and includes an item that I received for free in exchange for promotion and a review. This post also includes affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase at no additional charge to you. Read my disclaimer here.

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How I Started To Drink More Water With The HidrateSpark3:

I was super excited to receive my HidrateSpark3 water bottle in an awesome berry color (see below). It’s simply not your average water bottle. This one is high tech, lights up, and even has a phone app where it tracks every ounce of water to consume throughout the day.

The best part about this was that I was able to receive notifications telling me that I needed to drink some water. It helped keep me mindful of trying to meet my water goal every day.

Now, onto the honest review, because that’s what we’re really here for right? 

Okay, first things first… the price. The HidrateSpark3 costs $59.95. Now, I know what you’re thinking… Why the hell would I spend $59.95 on a water bottle? Honestly, I get it! It’s a lot, but if you’re into fun tech accessories like this, you should give it a try! 

Cleaning The Bottle

Cleaning the bottle was a bit of a pain, but once I figured out how to get the cap off the bottom, it was super easy to put back together. 

Cool Features

I loved that it would light up when I needed to drink water to keep me honest. I found myself drinking a lot more water than I was before because I was motivated to hit my goal every day, but I constantly had to keep refilling the bottle. 

The App

The app was easy to use, the bottle would sync automatically, and I wouldn’t have to question how much water I had consumed every day, unless I was out of house. I didn’t bring my bottle with me everywhere, but I did use it when I was lounging in the house or working out. Because of the size, it would be easy to bring to and from work or on errands if you wanted to. 

Now I hate using other water bottles because it doesn’t automatically track how much I’m drinking every day. I’m honestly one of those people who love tech and this water bottle was awesome to use!

Courtesy of the Hidrate here are some of the details:

  • Tracks every sip & syncs to our free hydration app, powered by Bluetooth Low Energy
  • Soft grip body to improve grip and minimize condensation
  • Choose from 3 glow styles to match your needs / motivation
  • The body and sensor stick are easily cleaned; wash by hand
  • Syncs with most fitness apps to adjust goal accordingly
  • Easy to change battery will last months
  • BPA Free, Food Safe Tritan and Polypropylene Plastic
  • 20 oz / 592 ml

If you’ve been thinking of buying the HidrateSpark3, stop right there and buy one through this link and get $5 off with promo code: BELIEVE5. (Note that this is an affiliate link and I will be compensated if you make a purchase at no additional charge to you.) 

GET $5.00 OFF OF YOUR PURCHASE WITH BELIEVE5


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