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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Allergies? Congestion? You want to win this one!

I often feel like I can't breathe when my allergies get bad.

Usually, I just make everyone around me miserable suffer through it.  Mostly because I hate taking medicine but also because I hate to spend the money on something unless I know that it's going to work.

Friends of mine have sworn by their neti pots when they are congested. I don't know...that thing sort of freaks me out. What a mess, I thought.

Then, I was sent the OCEAN Complete® Sinus Irrigation system to try. It is similar to the action of a neti pot without the mess.  It provides natural, positive pressure sinus irrigation and/or soothing nasal moisturizing in a non-medicated nasal spray with no drug side effects.

OCEAN Complete®($14.99) is a two-in-one product that allows you to irrigate and moisturize nasal passages simply by changing the actuator tips.

I only tried the irrigation so far, as that was my need.  It was very easy to use- especially when I added the nasal adapter, which helps to place it the correct depth into your nose(you know me- I'm a bit of a klutz and didn't want to end up shoving this too far up there and damaging something).

My verdict: I can breathe again!!!

OCEAN Complete® Sinus Irrigation provides soothing relief for a variety of needs: allergies, congestion, moisturizing for dry environments, dry nose, nose bleeds, and more.

You can get a coupon for $3 off HERE.

One of you can win OCEAN Complete® Sinus Irrigation.

Please make sure you leave your email with your first comment if it is not shown in your profile.

To enter: Leave a separate comment for each thing that you do. Each comment counts as a separate entry.
*Tell me what you usually do for allergies or congestion.
*"Like" OCEAN Complete®  on facebook

Ends 6/20 9pm EST.
I was also sent OCEAN® Premium Saline Nasal Spray and OCEAN for Kids® for the purpose of this review.

This contest is now closed. Winner: Kristy #6 did not get back to me. New winner: Sara!

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Blogger Natalie said...

I just included my allergies in my last Friday Flip Offs post ;)

I am one of those people that swears by my neti pot! I love that thing because it instantly makes my nose feel better.

However...if this does the same thing without the mess? Well, I need to try it for sure!

June 13, 2010 at 10:08 AM  
Blogger We 2 Bees said...

I've seen this, and always wondered about it. Thanks for the review! I normally suffer through... like you!

June 13, 2010 at 11:32 AM  
Blogger MommyLovesStilettos said...

I have horrible allergies and I use my neti pot but it doesn't always work.

June 13, 2010 at 11:47 AM  
Blogger Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

This has been my worst year with allergies and today I woke up with all the great things that go along with them

June 13, 2010 at 1:06 PM  
Blogger Leiah said...

I love my Neti pot but it's not real convenient to bring to work - this looks like it would be the perfect thing to keep there. Sometimes Dorkalicious here will end up with the front of her shirt wet if I'm not careful how I lean over the sink when I use the Neti.

June 13, 2010 at 1:10 PM  
Blogger Kristy said...

Hmmm, I struggle with allergies and have been scared of the neti pot. I think I would actually try this!

June 13, 2010 at 2:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I either use Afrin nasal spray or over the counter medication. This sounds like something I'd try. :)

June 13, 2010 at 2:49 PM  
Blogger Adrienne said...

I love this stuff it keeps my buggy and I breathing easy ...

June 13, 2010 at 3:15 PM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

I have allergies but I've got them under control for the most part with medication I hate. I supplement with herbs which is a blessing.

My husband has such chronic sinus problems, he has to use saline spray twice a day to avoid further surgeries.

The neti pot is great but he can't figure it out. He'd try this though.

June 13, 2010 at 4:08 PM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

Ima likin' it on FB.

June 13, 2010 at 4:12 PM  
Blogger Mashuga Mom said...

Ugh, I muddle through making EVERYONE around me miserable and then I get grumpy, annoyed and end up snapping at anyone in my eyesight... poor them. Help, save some innocent people...send me this amazing new allergy relief.
BTW_ found you through Tammy's blog.
love your blog-

June 13, 2010 at 10:19 PM  
Blogger Twincerely,Olga said...

glad your sinuses are better! sounds like a great thing to use!!Thankfully my sinuses have been ok this year!

June 13, 2010 at 10:22 PM  
Blogger Oka said...

Good, I was hoping a few people entered throughout the day :

Currently, I am using store brand claritin and generic flonase. I hate the flonase, the "fragrance" sux

June 13, 2010 at 11:32 PM  
Blogger Oka said...

Heather A Likes Ocean Complete

June 13, 2010 at 11:33 PM  
Blogger Lourie said...

Allergies are the pits. We all suffer through at different times of the year.

June 13, 2010 at 11:38 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

For this round of allergies, I am drinking water and taking mucinex religiously. I just started the mucinex though. I usually take benadryl allergy & sinus. However, when I graduate, I'm moving back to Colorado where my allergies were more easily controlled!!!

June 13, 2010 at 11:53 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

I "like" Ocean complete on facebook.

June 13, 2010 at 11:54 PM  
Blogger obxbchgrl said...

Allergies? Oh yeah. Year-round allergies. I've become addicted to my Zyrtec-D and even still have to occasionally pop the Bene's and some type of Sinus Congestion pill. Especially now that it is Yellow Fly Season on the OBX and I am allergic to them. Which equates to all kinds of fun things.

I've thought about the Neti Pot, the Youth Minister says it is the best ever, but ick. That just looks gross and messy. So, nice and clean would work for me.

June 15, 2010 at 3:35 PM  
Blogger Sara said...

I use Alavert. Or Claratin. Or really, whatever box I grab first. None of them really work for me anyway. I didn't have any allergy issues until I moved to NC 9 years ago, and this year it wasn't bad, until I started telling people it wasn't bad. Stupid jinx.

June 19, 2010 at 10:39 AM  
Blogger Sara said...

I "like" them on facebook.

June 19, 2010 at 10:40 AM  
Blogger Sara said...

Oh, and Vicks or someone used to make these great vaporub tablets that you put on the shower floor and then then steam from your shower released it and you could berathe. But I can't find them anywhere anymore. Stupid Vicks.

June 19, 2010 at 10:42 AM  

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