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florapothecarie Review

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florapothecarie is a line of vegan bath & body products made of 100% natural, organic & fair trade ingredients. The founder Sami Jo Jensen in Connecticut handcrafts these products herself in small batches, and without any artificial colorants, fragrances, parabens, preservatives, or other toxic chemicals. I tried a variety of the line’s most popular products and really enjoyed & recommend this line.

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GoodBeing Subscription Box Review

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This is my first blog post on a subscription box and also my first time being a “brand ambassador” for one. A big thank you to all those who entered my giveaway for this box a while back! I’m a bit late with this review but here goes…

Goodbeing is a discovery box with 4-5 trial size products delivered monthly to your door featuring

Healthy beauty products
Non-toxic cosmetics
Natural wellness
Sustainable, toxin-free living goods.

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Green Tiding Review + Giveaway

greentidingsIt’s especially important to switch to a nontoxic, natural/organic deodorant because the armpit area more readily absorbs than other parts of the body. Conventional deodorants contain ingredients linked to breast cancer, birth defects, and organ toxicity (aluminum, parabens, phthalates to name a few), and even before I learned about all this I always had this looming feeling that my deodorant was harmful and would often opt to not even use it and risk being stinky. Recently I’ve been using Green Tidings deodorant, which I even took with me on my trip to Malta, and have only good things to say about it. This is a completely nontoxic, organic, vegan deodorant made right in Southern California.

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Treat Beauty

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With a range of lip balms, skincare and bodycare products, Treat Beauty uses active natural and organic ingredients that nourish your skin in delicious ways. Their famous jumbo lip balms which are 3x the size of normal lip balms are made with USDA Certified Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Shea Butter, Organic Beeswax, Organic Flavors, and Vitamin E. The formula is highly nourishing and the consistency is smooth and sturdy without the greasiness you find in other natural lip balms. They also smell like dessert with organic flavors called Confetti Cake, Marshmallow Cream, Sugar Cookie, Coconut Cream and more. Because the circumference of these lip balms are so large, application is super quick and easy. If you were obsessed with Lip Smackers when you were a kid, the Treat ilp balms are the perfect altnernative to indulge in.

For Earth month Treat Beauty is donating 30% of proceeds to Friends of Trees.

Want to get your hands on their delicious organic lip balms and help Mother Earth?
Code OBL20 saves you 20% off any purchase
OBL40 saves you 40% off purchases of $120 (excludes gift sets)

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HollyBeth Organics Review

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As a lover of luxury, I get particularly excited about luxury organic skincare lines, and today that’s HollyBeth Organics. The brand is the culmination of founder HollyBeth’s 50 years of travels around the world learning about the medicinal properties of plants, essential oils and living an organic lifestyle. Effective formulations, truly 100% Certified Organic ingredients, beautiful packaging, luxurious textures – HollyBeth Organics has it all.

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