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Desert Harvest – Trusted by customers & healthcare providers for over 28 years!

It is always important to use some products that we fully trusted, especially for skin cares and hair cares. I think time gives a brand the best test, just like our blog! We have been blogging over 12 years. Time flies and changes, but we are still the same, working hard to introduce our audiences the best and fun products, give the real reviews and encourage every reader a positive and happy life.

As a wellness brand, Desert Harvest has helped to meet the overall health needs of the Interstitial Cystitis – Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS) community with their nutritional supplements and all-natural skin care since 1993. All their products are paraben-free, non-GMO, Kosher certified, have no fillers, artificial ingredients, or artificial preservatives. Today Desert Harvest continues to persevere with their goals in meeting the health needs of the under-served and under-recognized through product innovation, research and education.

Desert Harvest Super-Strength Aloe Vera Capsules have been shown in studies to effectively reduce up to 92% of bladder pain, urinary frequency, urgency and urethral burning that are a part of many pelvic pain and bladder disorders, such as Interstitial Cystitis (IC) – Bladder Pain Syndrome (BPS); sometimes referred to as non-bacterial prostatitis in men and chronic pelvic pain in women.

All Desert Harvest Aloe Vera products are formulated specifically to maximize the benefits of the entire Aloe leaf by capturing the plant’s fullest potential. Since Desert Harvest products are developed for the IC/BPS community, they will not aggravate the bladder, digestive, or urinary tract and are safe and effective for everyone. Desert Harvest provides affordable, quality products that are available over-the-counter without a prescription

Acne gel 4oz

Made with 80% pure aloe vera concentrate and is formulated to relieve the pain, redness and inflammation of minor skin irritations and acne while helping to prevent scarring and discoloration. Can be used on the entire body.

Rosacea Gel

80% aloe vera concentrate. Relieves the inflammation, redness, flushing, stinging and breakouts that accompany rosacea.

Alove Vera Gele

Penetrates deep into the dermis to help improve the skin’s natural firmness, keeps the skin hydrated and contains anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral compounds that help prevent wound infections and stimulates collagen synthesis and skin regeneration.

Hand Sanitizer

Made with 70& ethyl alcohol and 25% aloe vera that kills 99.99% of germs and bacteria while also keeping your skin hydrated, thanks to the moisturizing effects of the aloe vera.

Aloe Herbal Hair shampoo & conditioner

This gentle, 100% natural shampoo/shower gel is rich in Aloe Vera, herbs, and essential fatty acids, which help remove dulling, yellow residue from hair to reveal natural shine. It gently cleanses hair, scalp and skin, leaving it silky clean, soft, and beautiful. Gentle enough for permed or color-treated hair. Safe enough for the most sensitive skin.

By combining beneficial levels of certified organic Aloe Vera with vitamins, herbs, and essential oils, Desert Harvest conditioner transforms dry, damaged, over-treated hair in just minutes. This chemical-free, daily conditioner moisturizes and nourishes hair, leaving it soft and manageable.

Aloe vera is moisturizing, healing and protecting to both body and hair and can reduce flaky, itchy scalp and reduce dandruff. It also helps reduce sebum/oil on the scalp. Excess sebum can mix with dirt and debris leading to blocked pores and impede hair growth.

Aloe vera contains powerful antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that increase blood circulation and stimulate hair follicles to produce new hair growth that is healthy and strong. In Ayurveda, aloe vera is said to be an important remedy for baldness and thinning hair.

Moisturizing and conditioning, aloe vera helps to tame frizz and adds luster and manageability to hair, can help calm and prevent dandruff, scalp irritations, eczema and psoriasis.

  • No artificial ingredients or artificial fragrance.
  • No animal testing.
  • Contains no parabens, chemical additives, or synthetic preservatives.

Commitment by Desert Harvest:

Desert Harvest is committed to bringing the highest quality, scientifically studied, all-natural supplements and skincare to individuals all over the world. Quality, efficacy, accessibility, and affordability are at the core of their products. Science, education, support, and compassion are at the forefront of their customer care, marketing, and sales. Desert Harvest’s Customer Care Team is available to answer your questions and help you with your order by calling 800-222-3901 or emailing Desert Harvest is committed to your health and wellness.


Time to Gloss for Holidays!

It is the time to shine! No kidding. It is already late October and we are just a couple of months away to Christmas. I am not sure how many families will host big parties for Christmas this year, but what I am sure about is that you will still celebrate Christmas with your family. We will still dress up and open presents. Preparing a nice lip gloss to let you shine for this coming holiday.

Wrap lips in lustrous, lasting color and shine with groundbreaking glosses that never feel dry or sticky. It is Shiseido‘s Shimmer GelGloss. A highly reflective lip gloss with transparent color for a mirror-like crystalline finish. 12-hour hydration. Weightless. Non-sticky.

Shine, reimagined in a highly reflective shimmer gloss with a mirror-like crystalline finish. Up to 12-hour hydration with an instant increase of 64% moisture, compared to not using a gloss. Enriched with shea butter to condition and nourish lips. Highly refractive oils and reflective pearls maximize shine. Weightless. Non-sticky. Hydrating.

The KEY INGREDIENT Contains Shiseido’s Dual Gel system, which fuses a super glossy gel with a cushiony gel for the perfect combination of comfort and mirror-like shine. Weightless and non-sticky, this ultra-sensorial gloss is infused with shea butter to instantly hydrate lips and provide 12 hours of lasting moisture.

Reflective pearls and highly refractive oils deliver a crystalline finish that will not feather or bleed.

From time to time, Shiseido is one of the brands that I love forever. I never doubt there would be one product that is not good to use from Shiseido, it might be not fit you, but I am sure the quality is high-standard all the time. My mom is also a big fan of Shiseido, no matter skin cares, makeups, as well as sunscreens, she is all about Shiseido products. I guess I got a lot of influences from her to become a Shiseido fan too. This holiday, I guess it is the time to update my mom’s makeup products. Wrapping a lovely Shiseido lip gloss up into a beautiful gift box, I think I already see my mom’s big smile coming out.



Dealing with the hair problem is a forever tough mission, well, I mean it is tough but it is important too. Our everyday’s looks are always not only about outfits, but also about the hairstyles. I remember the days joining the New York Fashion Week, Heydoyou had been invited for backstage coverage a lot. The work for makeup and hairstyle is very crucial for a fashion line. How to protect your hair at home, since we can’t go to salon daily, but taking care of the hair should be a daily work.

Illustration by Lulu (@qululululu)

Let me introduce JOICE’s K-PAK, which is powerful reconstructive technology in a home care line, designed to help repair and strengthen hair precisely where—and when—it needs it.

Think your mane is a lost cause? Meet JOICE’s K-PAK, the damaged-hair hero. Powered by Joico’s SmartRelease liposome technology that swoops in torepair, strengthen, and protect hair precisely where it needs it, JOICE’s iconic K-PAK collection helps repair years of visible damage and fight future breakage at the same time. With just one use, distressed tresses are rescued and restored to their shining,healthy-looking glory.


Lather in lustrous, more resilient hair. Formulated with damage-seeking Keratin and protective Guajava Fruit Extract, this gentle shampoo helps fortify weak strands and (bonus!) prevent future damage. Unlike traditional shampoos that can strip away what little joi remains, this power-packed formula gives and gives—instantly improving elasticity, strength, and shine.


On a mission to repair hair that’s seen one too many blowouts and color changes? This restorative daily conditioner zeroes in on damage and dryness with laser-like precision, instantly replenishingshine, strength, and manageability where strands need it most. With just one use, this high-powered conditioner helps rebuild and fortify breakage-prone strands, leaving damaged hair stronger, smoother, shinier—all-around healthier-looking than before.


This is it—the “holy grail” hair hero that started it all for K-PAK! Packed with a powerful combo of amino acids and Joico’s smart Keratin technology, this 5-minute treatment rebuilds and strengthens stressed strands to instantly restore hair to its healthy-looking greatness. It’s hair reconstruction so targeted, so transformative; it’s the fave of millions of stylists, and it has the awards to prove – Stylist’s Choice Award winner in 2001-2015, 2017.


This stuff is pure, liquid GOLD! With a potent cocktail of amino acids and smart Keratin technology that starts repairing and strengthening stressed strands on contact, this liquid reconstructoris everything you love about  Stylist’s Choice Award winning K-PAK Reconstructor turned into a lightweight formula that’s just right for those with fine, fragile hair.

Need next-level color protection and the power of K-PAK reconstruction? Here is something you need: K-PAK COLOR THERAPY COLLECTION.

Formulated with African Manketti and Argan oils and Joico’s SmartRelease™ liposome technology, this K-PAK® Color Therapy™ collection helps lock in stunningly beautiful color vibrancy and knock out hair damage in one powerful punch.

Having trouble keeping color vibrant and healthy-looking? Put it on lockdown, with formulas that help deeply lock in vibrancy and moisture while locking out fading and damage.


This color-preserving shampoo washes away dirt and debris while being gentle to color-treated hair. With its luscious lather formulated with antioxidant-rich African Manketti and Argan oils, you’ll actually help extend the life of your shade’s vibrancy and fight future damage every time you wash.


Choosing a shampoo that won’t zap the zing out of your new shade is obvious—but you’d also be wise to follow up with this color-locking conditioner. This extra-conditioning formula, with African Manketti and Argan oils, helps shield your hue’s vibrancy, while hydrating overtime to strengthen hair and reduce breakage.


Get ready for a chorus of oohs and ahhs, and literally everyone you know wanting to touch your hair. With just one treatment, this deep-repairing wonder unlocks out-of-this-world color vibrancy, mirror-like shine, and strands that not only look healthier but are 9X stronger. It’s no wonder it’s known as the “secret to lust-worthy locks.” If color care is self-care, then this hair-loving treatment is one of the kindest things you could do for color-treated hair that’s been put through the wringer.



Episode of Docu-Series, “Bee Sting Therapy,” Examines the Potent Use of This Extract in Beauty and Health Treatments, including Lyme Disease

Bee venom has been known to tighten, lift and firm skin while targeting frown lines and wrinkles. Now, the treatment is getting its moment in the spotlight in a new Netflix documentary that features its pioneer: Deborah Mitchell, the UK-based skin care expert and founder of the Heaven skin care line. Known as the celebrity aesthetician to celebrities and Royals, Deborah invented the ABEETOXIN serum, which uses a bee’s Melittin to painlessly trick the skin into believing it’s been stung, which then triggers “repair mode.” The body instantly increases blood flow to the face, stimulating collagen. That in turn strengthens connective tissue and elastin. The Netflix series “(Un) Well” follows people looking for alternative treatments and medicines after traditional healthcare did not meet their needs. The documentary follows Deborah as she treats clients with the serum and shares its benefits.

“I have been using Bee Venom for years and the results speak for themselves,” says Deborah, whose Heaven skin care line features face and eye creams as well as masks that contain the extract. “This revolutionary ingredient is a powerful weapon is keeping skin looking healthy, relaxed and natural, repairing tissue and elastin through collagen.”

Otherwise known as apitoxin, bee venom is an odorless liquid released from a honeybee when it stings. It consists of more than 20 known compounds, most prominently, the peptide, melittin. Melittin boasts powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. The extract cannot be created synthetically: beekeepers collect the venom through an elaborate process that keeps the bees safe.

In addition to skin care, bee venom is being used by wellness practitioners for ailments including Lyme disease.

Debora enjoyed participating in the documentary and sharing the serum and technique.

“Netflix did a very good job in showing bee venom treatments from all angles,” says Deborah. “It was a great opportunity to talk about this incredible ingredient and the benefits to your skin care regimen.”

Otherwise known as apitoxin, bee venom is an odorless liquid released from a honeybee when it stings. It consists of more than 20 known compounds, most prominently, the peptide, melittin. Melittin boasts powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. The extract cannot be created synthetically: beekeepers collect the venom through an elaborate process that keeps the bees safe.


Heaven by Deborah Mitchell is a luxurious range of anti-ageing, skincare containing organic, natural and results driven ingredients, which have been developed for a radiant, flawless complexion and to help heal skin conditions, from blemishes to eczema.

Deborah Mitchell began her career as a beauty therapist, creating her own organic, natural and results driven product range to accompany her beauty treatments over twenty-five years ago. From its roots in local business, Heaven is now a worldwide success, with products and treatments available nationwide and around the world in Hong Kong, South Africa, Australia, Dubai and America to name but a few.

Throughout the years, Heaven’s award-winning skincare has amassed a celebrity following for its range of products and treatments, including Dannii Minogue, Emilia Fox, Michelle Pfeiffer and even royalty who love the mixture oforganic, natural and results driven skincare & treatments.

Now the winner of more than 25 Stevie Awards and patent owner of Bee Venom ‘Abeetoxin®’ products, formulated for any skin type, Deborah has created products that offer the potent power of nature in perfect harmony with the latest breakthroughs in beauty technology.

Heaven’s extensive range of products for face, body and hair include cleansers, toners, moisturisers, and face and body oils. All developed with the best ingredients nature and technology has to offer and without the controversial Methylparaben which can cause allergic reactions.

Deborah has created an oasis of calm in her flagship salon in Shifnal, which houses her elite beauty therapists and her natural products. She has recently acquired Morgan House; her coveted Covent Garden sanctuary where she treats London’s elite and some of her longest-standing clients.


Quality Skincare Should Be Stress-Free

I always think myself is a super positive person, I love my life, I enjoy doing art, I laugh a lot, and I keep exploring… But this year makes me feel depressed a lot – why I can’t travel to visit my family, and why I have to wear masks to go anywhere. Although I didn’t say wearing masks isn’t right, I totally agree to keep safe for yourself and others by wearing the face coverings. I just feel stressful all the time, and realize a face – even I will still keep being positive, but I admit Life Is Not That Easy.

Because life is crazy enough, your skincare routine should be easy, quick, and effective. Life’s too short to waste time on multiple skincare products every morning and evening.

Clef’s revolutionary copper peptide mask combines the functions of nine different masks into ONE for a stress-free solution. This mask moisturizes, brightens, repairs, smoothes, tightens, nourishes, and heals your skin in one simple step.  Some great benefits you’ll see from these masks; fades acne scars, dark spots and hyper-pigmentation, visibly evens skin tone and improves texture and enhances skin for a luminous bare-faced glow. Use 2 boxes every month to achieve flawless skin!


  • Fades acne scars, dark spots and hyper-pigmentation
  • Visibly evens skin tone and improves texture
  • Enhances skin for a luminous bare-faced glow
  • Minimizes large pores
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Nine different benefits, in one mask
  • 5 pieces in one pack

  1. Stimulate Collagen with Copper Peptides – A naturally-occurring complex that increases collagen and elastin to repair damaged skin, increase skin firmness and elasticity, refine large pores, brighten complexions, and reduce wrinkles and pigmentation.
  2. Antioxidants with Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract – A botanical ingredient naturally rich in antioxidants and other youth enhancing compounds. It reduces redness, inflammation and irritation. It has antibacterial, healing, UV protection properties. It helps to reduce puffy eyes.
  3. Reduce Acne Scars with Centella Asiatica Extract – Rich in amino acids, beta carotene, fatty acids, and phytochemicals. This super blend of nutrients offers fantastic benefits for the skin, including powerful anti-aging properties. For acne sufferers, it speeds up healing, helps to prevent scarring, and prevents future blemishes.
  4. Regenerate with Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extracts – It contains numerous active components such as phytosterol, azulene and bisabolol. It has healing, anti-inflammatory and regenerating properties. It is also rich in Vitamin B-Complex—a soothing and calming ingredient.

CONSUMER TESTING RESULTS – After using three boxes of our Copper Peptide Mask.

  • 96% found skin looked healthier and felt nourished
  • 94% found pores size minimized
  • 93% found acne scars, dark spots and hyperpigmentation faded significantly

One very important thing is please don’t forget cleaning your face thoughtfully before putting the Copper Peptide Mask on. I recommend Clef’s HYDRATING CLEANSING GEL.


Start your skincare routine right with Clef’s multifunctional cleansing gel that deep cleans pores while imparting moisturizing, repairing, anti-aging, and firming benefits to the skin. This cleanser was carefully formulated to deliver multiple benefits in a single step for a simple, stress-free experience.


  • Moisturizes and repairs skin
  • Improves skin function
  • Boosts collagen production
  • Anti-aging and firming
  • UV-repelling
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Suitable for daily use

*1 bottle can last for 30-45 days.

CONSUMER TESTING RESULTS – After using our Hydrating Cleansing Gel for 2 weeks:

  • 99% found skin felt clean with no irritation
  • 98% found skin felt plump, renewed, and hydrated
  • 95% found skin did not feel stretched, dry, or tight

At CLEF, they want to empower you with straightforward skincare solutions that are clean, regardless of your current skin concerns. Please checking more information out at


Clearly Basics Skincare Releases an Over the Counter Retinol in a New Formulation That Is 20% Stronger

If you have sensitive skin, it is very important to choose a nice skincare to take care of it. You may want to consider Clear Out + Protective Moisturizer as this moisturizer is designed to strengthen your skin and reduce potential irritation.

Clearly Basics, a specialty skincare line for acne-prone skin today announced the release of Clear Out Extra Strength, a new retinol solution that is 20% stronger in clearing clogs and improving skin texture. Clear Out Extra Strength combines retinol, salicylic acid and azelaic acid to flush out dead skin, calm redness and enhance skin texture. Customers with acne-prone skin now have a non-prescription option for outbreaks that are more difficult to get under control.

“Retinol is the dermatologist’s number one choice for fighting acne breakouts. We began our company with a balanced retinol product but found as we worked with thousands of acne-sufferers, that some simply needed more ingredient power to get clearer skin,” says Ron Kwok, CEO of Clearly Basics. “Balancing these three medical-grade ingredients in Clear Out Extra Strength brings a new capability to over-the-counter acne solutions.”

Features and benefits of Clear Out Extra Strength include:

  • Retinol–Flushes out dead skin cells, flattens bumpy skin, and boosts collagen.
  • Azelaic Acid–Naturally formed on the skin. AZA helps to calm redness, improves skin texture, and brightens the skin.
  • Salicylic Acid (BHA)—Reduces oily sheen, is an effective astringent and exfoliates the skin.

Clear Out Extra Strength will be available starting September 21, 2020 at $57.90. For more information on Clear Out Extra Strength visit

About Clearly Basics:

Clearly Basics is a complete skincare line for acne-prone skin. The line removes the mystery and stress of breakouts with support and formulas that are gentle, effective, and lasting. The company was founded in 2017 as a tele-dermatology platform for custom skincare. After working with top dermatologists, pharmacists and labs to treat issues with acne-prone skin and sensitive skin, the best and most successful formulas became the foundations of Clearly Basics Skincare in 2019.