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Maya Chia Review: The Super Couple & Waterless Wonder Balm

January 26, 2017

Maya Chia has quickly become a brand on the forefront of the green beauty world. After hearing amazing reviews from other green beauty bloggers, like the lovely Britanie Faith of Beauty by Britanie, and customers alike I knew I just had to try this line for myself. So when it appeared in January’s Beauty Heroes subscription box I was incredibly excited to say the least. (Beauty Heroes has quickly become one of my all time favourite subscriptions for green beauty as it consistently features the most luxe green beauty brands around.) 

Not only did every single review I read sing its praises, I had already looked into the ingredient profile used by Maya Chia and knew this was going to be a winner in terms of skin care. First up I’ll gush about my love for the ‘Super Couple‘ face oil because this is a product that I wish everyone could experience. This face oil in particular boasts some incredible ingredients that are so good for the skin. The super critical chia oil was the first ingredient to grab my attention. For those of you who follow my blog you’ll know I have a bit of a love affair with chia seed oil. The extraction process of the Chia Oil that Maya Chia is known for ensures the oil is pure, high quality, and in its most potent form. Chia seed oil creates a dewy, plumping effect to the skin which will leave you with the most gorgeous glowing skin. If it were up to me, all beauty products would include chia seed oil because it is pure magic.  

Astaxanthin was the second ingredient in the ‘Super Couple’ to catch my attention and that is because I had just discovered what it was last summer while looking into supplements for skin protection from the sun and regeneration. What I didn’t find in my research was that it could be applied externally to the skin to receive the same regenerating and protective benefits. This is what gives the ‘Super Couple’ it’s gorgeous Amber colouring. Not only does this oil look beautiful itself but it will make your skin beautiful too – win win! The Super Couple is the ultimate face oil for all skin types.. I have sensitive, redness and acne prone skin that dehydrates during seasonal shifts.. So when I test products with success, I am almost certain they will work for most skin types out there. This oil sinks into the skin quicker than any other oil I’ve ever used, making it perfect for both the morning (pre-makeup) and at night before bed. In fact, the oil basically doubles as a make up primer due to the chia seed oil and its ability to plump up and balance the planes of your skin.

One of the most amazing benefits I noticed after using this oil was the reduction of tiny bumps on my skin. These tiny skin coloured micro-bumps have been part of my skin since I can remember and have always bothered me. I have searched for so long to find something to correct this issue but this is the first time I’ve been successful! They have visibly reduced causing my skin texture to smooth and even out. This has created the most perfect canvas for make up application and something I am indebted to Maya Chia for. I am excited to keep using this oil over time to see if they completely vanish and ,fingers crossed, leaves me with a perfectly smooth complexion. One can only dream, right?

Super Couple – $85.00
from: Maya Chia, LLC

The second product found in my Beauty Heroes Box was the Maya Chia Limited Edition Waterless Wonder Balm. I have used my fair share of balms and I am pretty critical of them, but this balm is some sort of dreamy unicorn balm. The texture is medium thickness and has a creamy consistency. Its colour is similar to that of  pearls. I use this on my face at night over top of the super couple and it adds an extra kick of hydration. My skin glows when I wake up after using the two products in conjunction. This balm can be used for dry skin on any part of the body. It helped greatly when I caught a bug this past month and my lips started to chap and crack. One day of applying this balm to my lips and the next day the cracking and chap were completely gone. I was amazed! 

Waterless Balm – $42.00
from: Maya Chia, LLC

If you’re looking to improve the appearance of your skin and give it a hefty dose of vitamins, Maya Chia, LLC is a great place to start. This line is luxe luxe luxe & I can assure you will not be disappointed!

To check out Maya Chia Skincare click HERE.




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  • Reply Michele January 27, 2017 at 8:32 pm

    This product line sounds AMAZING! And I’m always looking for new ideas on skincare! Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply Bloom & Clementine February 1, 2017 at 2:55 pm

      No problem girl! Hope you like it, its one of my favourites!

  • Reply Rachel January 28, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    Sounds lovely! Would absolutely love to try it!

    • Reply Bloom & Clementine February 1, 2017 at 2:55 pm

      It is such a beautiful oil! One of my favourites for sure!

  • Reply Laura {The Rambling Ramnaths} January 29, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    These products sound absolutely amazing!! I struggle with pretty much everything you do with my skin and this sounds like a great fix. I’ll have to check it out!!

    • Reply Bloom & Clementine February 1, 2017 at 2:54 pm

      Yes I have pretty finicky skin so anything I try and rave about has to pass my own skin test which is a tough one lol.. This oil definitely helped my skin big time! Hope it works for you!

  • Reply Belle January 30, 2017 at 11:02 am

    Oooh! I loved reading about these amazing products especially how beneficial chia seed oil is to our skin. I have to try that out!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

  • Reply Meredith January 30, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    OMG! Ok first, I had never heard of this, so I was interested just because of that, but second, I HAVE THOSE TINY BUMPS TOO! I wonder if this would help me also!?!? I’ve tried everything!

  • Reply Krysten January 30, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    I had no idea that chia seed oil was beneficial to the skin! This is amazing, I love how much that little seed can do! I am going to have to check this out!

  • Reply Alina | January 30, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    How interesting, I’ve been eating chia seeds instead of putting them on my face. I love that there is a natural solution for everything, can’t wait to try this oil!

  • Reply Tabitha Shakespeare February 2, 2017 at 9:37 pm

    These sound amazing! I definitely am going to look into them further! Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply Bloom & Clementine February 3, 2017 at 3:14 pm

      Yes! They are just amazing.. I hope you end up just in love with them as I am!

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