Three Ships Beauty Awake Rose Hydrosol Toner Review

Three Ships Beauty Awake Rose Hydrosol Toner

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Today I have a review of the Three Ships Beauty Awake Rose Hydrosol Toner. I purchased it during their 5th Birthday Event, along with the Soothe Rosehip Vitamin C Clay Mask. [info in italics taken from the Three Ships Beauty website]

Three Ships Beauty Awake Rose Hydrosol Toner

Rose hydrosol helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and hyperpigmentation while also maintaining the skin’s pH balance after cleansing.

Look closer: this toner also contains alcohol-free witch hazel, which shrinks the appearance of pores without leaving your skin feeling tight and parched.

Three Ships Beauty Awake Rose Hydrosol Toner

This toner has a great sprayer – the mist of so fine. And hello – rose! I love rose in skincare. This is a great addition to my skincare routine. I tend to use it more in the morning, but it can be used both morning and night. It is just so fresh!

I can see myself using it as a skin refresher when the weather warms up.

Three Ships Beauty Awake Rose Hydrosol Toner

It only contains 5 ingredients – all of which are vegan (and cruelty free):

*Rosa Damascena (Rose) Distillate, *ᵀAloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, *ᵀHamamelis Virginiana (Alcohol-Free Witch Hazel) Water, Glycerin, *ᵀRosa Canina (Rosehip Extract) [* Non-GMO, ᵀ Organic]

I’m an affiliate for Three Ships Beauty, so if you would like to try this (or anything else) at a 20% discount – here’s my affiliate link and discount code: ABRASHATTITUDE20 – I will receive compensation for any sales made through my link and discount code.

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Disclosure: I purchased this. Blog post contains an affiliate link and code, of which I will receive compensation for any sales made via my link. My opinion remains my own, regardless of this.

Three Ships Beauty Radiance Day Cream Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Three Ships Beauty Radiance Grape Stem Cell + Squalane Day Cream that I purchased during their Black Friday BOGO sale (along with their Dew Drops Serum – review is here).

Three Ships Beauty Radiance Day Cream

When it comes to skincare science, we don’t use the word ‘revolutionary’ lightly – but grape stem cells truly are. They absorb environmental UV radiation throughout the day leaving you with healthy-looking skin. Which is pretty impressive if you ask us. 
Look closer: this cream also contains prickly pear, argan oils and natural squalane which hydrate and lock in moisture.

Three Ships Beauty Radiance Day Cream

This day cream is super hydrating without feeling heavy. My skin loves squalane, so I was not surprised how much I love this one! It works really well with the Dew Drops Serum, and with any facial oils that I’ve tried it with so far. It absorbs quickly into my skin and keeps it hydrated all day. This Day Cream is recommended for all skin types.

Three Ships Beauty Radiance Day Cream

Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Camellia Japonica (Camellia) Seed Oil, *Cetearyl Olivate, Glycerin, *ᵀPentylene Glycol, *Squalane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Coconut Oil), *Cetearyl Alcohol, *Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, *Sorbitan Olivate, *ᵀArgania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, *Rubus Occidentalis (Black Raspberry) Seed Oil, *ᵀRosa Canina (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Linoleic Acid, Linolenic Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), *Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Cell Extract, Bisabolol, *ᵀOpuntia Ficus-Indica (Prickly Pear) Seed Oil, *Picea Mariana Bark Extract, *Acer Rubrum Bark Extract, *Pinus Banksiana Bark Extract, *Betula Alleghaniensis Bark Extract, *Caprylhydroxamic Acid, *Glyceryl Caprylate, *Xanthan Gum, *Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Oil * Non-GMO, ᵀ Organic

Three Ships Beauty Radiance Day Cream

I’m an affiliate for Three Ships Beauty, so if you would like to try this (or anything else) at a 20% discount – here’s my affiliate link and discount code: ABRASHATTITUDE20 – I will receive compensation for any sales made through my link and discount code.

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Disclosure: I purchased this. Blog post contains an affiliate link and code, of which I will receive compensation for any sales made via my link. My opinion remains my own, regardless of this.

Three Ships Beauty Dew Drops Serum Review

Three Ships Beauty Dew Drops Serum

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Three Ships Beauty Dew Drops Serum

Today I have a review of the Three Ships Beauty Dew Drops Mushroom Hyaluronic Acid + Vitamin C Serum. I purchased this (and the Radiance Day Cream – review is here) for myself during their Black Friday BOGO Sale. [info in italics taken from the Three Ships Beauty website]

Three Ships Beauty Dew Drops Serum

Does your skin need a boost of hydration? We’ve got you covered. Our serum champions tremella mushrooms – a natural source of hyaluronic acid that replenishes moisture deep in the skin.
Look closer:
 this serum also contains Kakadu plum, which is packed with 100x more Vitamin C than oranges to brighten and plump up the skin.

Three Ships Beauty Dew Drops Serum

This is a water based serum, and works really well to hydrate and brighten my skin. My skin does really well with hyaluronic acid and vitamin C, so this is the perfect serum. It feels a little on the slimy side when first applied, but it absorbs quickly (and the slimy feeling disappears). And, it doesn’t have that weird scent that some vitamin C serums have.

This serum can be used with all skin types – as long as you don’t have a sensitivity / allergy to any of the ingredients. Always do a patch test!

Three Ships Beauty Dew Drops Serum

Ingredients: Water/Aqua, *ᵀPentylene Glycol, *Tremella Fuciformis (Tremella Mushroom) Polysaccharide, *Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, *ᵀAloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, *Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice, Kappaphycus Alvarezii (Red Algae) Extract, Caesalpinia Spinosa (Tara) Fruit Extract , *Sodium Levulinate, *Sodium Anisate, *Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Cell Extract, Glycerin, *Picea Mariana (Black Spruce) Bark Extract, *Acer Rubrum (Red Maple) Bark Extract, *Pinus Banksiana (Jack Pine) Bark Extract, *Betula Alleghaniensis (Yellow Birch) Bark Extract, Salvia Miltiorrhiza (Red Sage) Root Extract, Butylene Glycol, *ᵀEucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, *Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil * Non-GMO, ᵀ Organic

I’m an affiliate for Three Ships Beauty, so if you would like to try this (or anything else) at a 20% discount – here’s my affiliate link and discount code: ABRASHATTITUDE20 – I will receive compensation for any sales made through my link and discount code.

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Disclosure: I purchased this. Blog post contains an affiliate link and code, of which I will receive compensation for any sales made via my link. My opinion remains my own, regardless of this.

Three Ships Beauty Dream Bio-Retinol + Shorea Butter Night Cream Review

Three Ships Beauty Dream Bio-Retinol Night Cream

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Three Ships Beauty Dream Bio-Retinol Night Cream

Today I’m reviewing the newly launched Dream Bio-Retinol + Shorea Butter Night Cream from Three Ships Beauty, a Canadian cruelty free and vegan skincare brand. I purchased it for myself using my discount code during their Virtual Launch Event back in October (and re-stocked my Purify Aloe + Amino Acid Cleanser). [info in italics taken from the Three Ships Beauty website]

Three Ships Beauty Dream Bio-Retinol Night Cream

Our new night cream works to encourage skin cell turnover and even out skin tone, leaving your skin feeling softer and smoother overnight. The key? A super gentle, plant-based retinol from Picão Preto – a medicinal herb that’s native to Brazil.

Look closer: Vegan squalane and seed butters like Shorea and Murumuru give this product a nice creamy texture that seals in moisture.

Three Ships Beauty Dream Bio-Retinol Night Cream

The Dream Night Cream is not at all drying or irritating like traditional retinol serums and creams can be. I think that the combination of the bio-retinol with the squalane and seed butters that make it so hydrating and non-irritating. It is lightweight, and non-greasy. I can see this night cream working for pretty much all skin types – unless you have a sensitivity to one of the ingredients. And unlike traditional retinol based skincare, this cream can be used during pregnancy / breast-feeding.

One of the really cool things about this brand is that on their website they have an ingredient glossary so you can familiarize yourself with ingredients AND where they are sourced.

Three Ships Beauty Dream Bio-Retinol Night Cream

Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Glycerin, Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter, Squalane, Olus Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Lactate, Propanediol, Glyceryl Stearate, Dicaprylyl Ether, Palmitic Acid, Hydrogenated Lecithin, C12-16 Alcohols, Diheptyl Succinate, Capryloyl Glycerin/Sebacic Acid Copolymer, Sodium Citrate, Xanthan Gum, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Glyceryl Caprylate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Bidens Pilosa Extract, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton) Seed Oil, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Polyglyceryl-3 Dicitrate/Stearate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract

I’m an affiliate for Three Ships Beauty, so if you would like to try this (or anything else) at a 20% discount – here’s myaffiliate link and discount code: ABRASHATTITUDE20 – I will receive compensation for any sales made through my link and discount code.

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Disclosure: I purchased this. Blog post contains an affiliate link and code, of which I will receive compensation for any sales made via my link. My opinion remains my own, regardless of this.

Luna Nectar Heliophilia Glow & Fix Serum Review

Luna Nectar Heliophilia Glow & Fix Serum

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Luna Nectar Unboxing

If you follow me on InstaGram, you will know that I received an awesome PR package from Luna Nectar, a Canadian brand that has been on my wishlist for ages! They are woman owned, and are vegan, cruelty free, dermatologist tested, and contain high performance ingredients.

Luna Nectar Heliophilia Glow & Fix Serum

Today I’m only reviewing the Heliophilia Glow & Fix Serum, as I am still testing out the Moon Boost Lash & Brow Enhancing Serum (lash serums take several weeks to see the full results – approximately 6 to 8 weeks. [ info taken from the Luna Nectar website]

Luna Nectar Heliophilia Glow & Fix Serum

Heliophilia is a moisturizer that goes on luxuriously rich yet feels lightweight, absorbing quickly and leaving a protective dewy finish. This multi-tasking face and hair serum addresses skin concerns relating to transepidermal water loss. Formulated with 15 active star botanicals such as Squalane, Baobab, Meadowfoam, Amla, Seabuckthorn, Gotu Kola, Camellia and Rosehip); this serum is rich in naturally occurring antioxidants such as vitamin A and C, essential fatty acids, omega-6, and omega-9. Heliophilia pulls double duty of deeply moisturizing, and producing a radiant, fresh, dewy supple glow.

Due to the seabuckthorn oil, Heliophilia will give you a subtle, beautiful bronzy glow – perfect for those effortless summer days.

For hair, Heliophilia is a nourishing oil to balance and restore moisture to damaged, overprocessed, and chemically treated locks.

Luna Nectar Heliophilia Glow & Fix Serum

First off, just look at the colour of this serum! This is definitely going to give your skin a healthy sun-kissed glow, even if you are mega fair like me. I love that it is a multi-tasker, it can be used for both skin and hair. It can also be mixed into your moisturizer or foundation for an added boost of hydration and glow!

Heliophilia is filled with so many wonderful ingredients:

Squalane*, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil*, Adansonia Digitata (Baobab) Oil*, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Rosa Canina (Rose) Hip Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Seabuckthorn) Fruit Oil, Salvia Hispanica (Chia) Seed Oil*, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil*, Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil* (infused with Calendula Officinalis (Calendula), Emblica Officinalis (Amla), Glycyrrhiza Glabra* (Licorice Root), Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola)), D-alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Chamomile

Have you tried this facial serum? Review of the Moon Boost Lash & Brow Enhancing Serum to follow in a few weeks.

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Disclosure: In case you missed it at the beginning, these products were PR gifted. However, my opinion is always my own.

Made For Me Classic Experience Box Review

Made for Me Classic Experience Box

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Made for Me Classic Experience Box

I was sent the Made For Me (MfM) Classic Experience Box to try out and review. Made For Me is a new Toronto based skincare brand, that is made in Australia, and is organic, vegan and cruelty-free [info in italics taken from the Made For Me website]

Made for Me Classic Experience Box

The concept for the Experience Box was modelled after that of the “subscription box” – a trend that was well known in the 2010s where consumers receive a monthly box full of curated products as a way of gifting them. However, not all monthly boxes are created equal, and some came in with mixed results to consumers.

After testing out the concept of the products in different sets, we found what works best and decided to package them together. However we still believe in the concept of gifting so long as it adds to their normal routines. Every few months, when you order a box, you may still get the same 3 core products, but you also get a mystery item that may be different from what you got before. That is, we decided to combine the surprise element with the predictability of our high quality, all organic selections that you would love. You are not obligated to order the boxes at preset durations. 

The Classic Experience Box ($90 CAD), is composed of a Brightening C Serum, a Hydrating Moisturizer and an Eye Cream. There is also a surprise mystery gift (this gift changes quarterly). Let’s take a look at the Brightening C Serum:

Made for Me Classic Experience Box

The serum contains properties from marine collagen, which improves the skin’s firmness and plumpness. It is also a great choice if you’ve been looking to fade dark spots or achieve the smooth, luminous texture that you’ve always dreamed of. Ingredients contain: Kakadu Plum Extract, Aloe Vera, Vitamin C

My skin LOVES vitamin C based skincare, and this is a great serum. If you want luminous skin, then this is the serum for you. I can see this working for all skin types.

Now onto the Hydrating Moisturizer:

Made for Me Classic Experience Box

Our Star product and a fan favourite, this facial lotion helps promote and improve overall glow of the skin. It contains a number of organic and botanical antioxidants to restore the skin’s natural appearance and achieve a supple complexion. Use it after the brightening serum and don’t forget your SPF! It can also be used as a makeup primer, as it leaves the skin glowing and prepped for any product you may be using after.
Ingredients contain: Hyaluronic Acid, Green Tea, Davidson Plum

This is such a nice moisturizer! It is light, hydrating and works amazingly well with the Brightening C Serum. Hello glowing skin! It plays nicely with makeup too. It can be used both morning and night.

And last, but not least, the Eye Cream:

Made for Me Classic Experience Box

The Classic Eye Cream helps in de- puffing & soothes the skin around the eye area. Its soft, velvety texture enables the skin to absorb nutrients to reduce dark circles and lessen the look of wrinkles leaving the eye area firm and well hydrated. Ingredients contain: Jojoba, Avocado Extract, Shea butter

My eyes are often puffy from allergies, and dark circles from the combination of allergies and occasional insomnia, so this eye cream has been such a great product for me. It really works to de-puff and soothe my under eyes.

And as for the mystery gift box – it is such a great idea, and no I’m not going to spoil it, my lips are sealed!

Made for Me Classic Experience Box

This is such a great skincare set, and it would make a great gift idea. Each of the three products are also sold separately – which I think is a great idea, because I use up moisturizer faster than serums, or eye creams.

Have you tried this brand?

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Disclosure: In case you missed it at the beginning, this box was PR gifted for reviewing purposes. However, my opinion is always my own.

Versed Press Restart Gentle Retinol Serum Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Versed Press Restart Gentle Retinol Serum that I purchased and have been testing for a few weeks now. [info in italics taken from the Shoppers Drug Mart website]

Retexturizing night serum that uses gentle encapsulated retinol and two natural botanical retinol alternatives to help speed up cell turnover, boost collagen production, and smooth wrinkles without irritation.

Creamy yet light texture absorbs seamlessly into skin Made for aging, dullness, and problem skin Clean, cruelty-free, vegan.

This would be a great “starter” retinol if you are new to retinol based products, or if you have sensitive skin. After doing my usual 24 hour patch test, I started using it nightly with no irritation or dryness. The serum is milky in appearance and absorbs quickly, and doesn’t feel sticky or heavy.

Reminder – retinol really should only be used at night, and if you are using retinol, always wear SPF – you should be wearing sunscreen daily regardless of retinol usage!

Have you tried this retinol serum?

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Disclosure: I purchased this!

Skin&CO Truffle Therapy Face Toner Review

Hello, hello – welcome to / welcome back to A Brash Attitude! Today I have a review of the Skin&CO Truffle Therapy Face Toner that came in my Winter CAUSEBOX [info in italics taken from the Skin&CO website].

Gentle, powerful, soothing, and healing.  Truffle Therapy Face Toner deeply cleanses and purifies pores with the antiseptic power of Witch Hazel and Sage, effectively removing impurities, clogged pores and dead skin cells to treat, heal, and prevent blemishes.  The natural extracts and antioxidant properties of Black Winter Truffle, Rosemary, Calendula, and Cucumber soothes and protects from environmental and free radical damage.

This is a really nice toner – it doesn’t sting or make my skin feel stripped. My skin seems to be doing really well since I started using this toner approximately four weeks ago. I think that it is really helping to prevent my skin from breaking out or becoming over-sensitive from all the mask wearing.

Have you tried this cruelty free and vegan toner? Do you have a favourite facial toner?

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Disclosure: This came in my CAUSEBOX subscription that I paid for!

BeOnMe Face Cream Sensitive Skin Review

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Today I have the third part of a three part series of sponsored posts of the newly launched organic skincare line from Italy called BeOnMe – this brand has three main lines – Beauty (face, body, hair), Tattoo, and Sport – all of which are certified-organic, and they are vegan, cruelty-free, with recyclable packaging. They are carried by Pure Stem Beauty / Organic Beauty is Easy [info in italics taken from the Organic Beauty is Easy website]

BeOnMe1

Organic Beauty is Easy is the main retail site for Pure Stem Beauty.

PureStem Beauty’s mission statement is – WE ARE ON A MISSION TO BE MORE THAN A MISSION AND WE WOULD LOVE YOU TO JOIN US.

We believe that everything that we put in and on your bodies must be nutritious and safe.

We are not only distributors of eco-luxe products, we are also business owners who believe in having products that are both safe for the customer as well as safe for our staff who are constantly in contact with the products.

PureStem Beauty is continually searching for the safest beauty products available that are renowned for their proficiency. They hand pick only the best skin care and hair care products while partnering with ethically minded brands that share the same or similar ethos. They do this not only because they want to provide you with the safest products but also because they own and manage one of Canada’s leading organic spa. They firmly believe in using and distributing products that are environmentally safe, sustainable, and non-toxic.

BeOnMe

BeOnMe arose out of a desire to create and a creative instinct that came from our quest to provide people with the pure, natural and organic cosmetics they need and want—cosmetics that are free from synthetics, allergens, and components of animal origin.

BeOnMe Face Cream 1

The BeOnMe Beauty Line has skincare for various skin-types: oily, combination, dry, sensitive, reactive, and first wrinkles.  Today I’m reviewing the Face Cream Sensitive Skin from the BeOnMe Beauty Line. This face cream can be used on all skin types except for oily and combination – they have another face cream recommended for those skin types.

BeOnMe Face Cream 2

BeOnMe FACE CREAM SENSITIVE SKIN is a special blend of natural, organic ingredients selected to hydrate and nourish your skin, leaving it soft and smooth. Special ingredients such as organic aloe gel and hyaluronic acid, known for their extraordinary ability to improve the elasticity of the skin, ensure long-lasting hydration and invigoration for the skin of your face and neck. Organic Helichrysum italicum hydrosol has astringent properties, while organic damask rose hydrosol reduces the appearance of the signs of skin ageing, refreshes your skin and relieves redness due to dryness. The protective and revitalizing blend of organic shea butter and oil, such as organic sunflower oil, tocopherol (vitamin E), and organic olive oil, provide intense nourishment and makes your skin look visibly energized while respecting its natural equilibrium.

This is a gorgeous facial cream – on par with many luxury brands in terms of the quality. It is hydrating and soothing, but doesn’t feel heavy or greasy. And, it plays nicely with tinted sunscreen, concealer and foundation!

BeOnMe Face Cream Sensitive Skin

Key ingredients include: aloe gel and hyaluronic acid for hydration and healing, helichrysum hydrosol for circulation, and anti-inflammatory properties, damask rose hydrosol for anti-aging, anti-redness properties, and a blend of shea butter, sunflower oil, vitamin E, and olive oil for anti-oxidant and nourishing properties.

I love skincare with rose based ingredients – it works well for my sensitive skin that is quite often prone to mild redness.

The scent is very mild, and does not trigger any reaction for me – but as always, if you have sensitive skin, or ingredient sensitivities, ALWAYS do a patch test before using!

BeOnMe Face Cream 4

Ingredients: AQUA (WATER), ALOE BARBADENSIS GEL* (ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*), GLYCERIN, SUNFLOWER SEED OIL GLYCERIDES* (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL GLYCERIDES*), CETYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, ROSA DAMASCENA FLOWER WATER*, SODIUM CETEARYL SULFATE, COCOGLYCERIDES, GLYCERYL STEARATE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER * (BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*), DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM FLOWER WATER*, BENZYL ALCOHOL, BETAINE, COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, OLEA EUROPAEA OIL* (OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL*), DICAPRYLYL ETHER, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), CETEARYL ALCOHOL, XANTHAN GUM, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM PHYTATE, DEHYDROACETIC ACID, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL (HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL), GERANIOL, LINALOOL, LIMONENE * Ingredients from organic farming. 98% of the total ingredients are from natural origin, 20% are from organic farming

BeOnMe Face Cream 5

Pure Stem Beauty kindly gave me a coupon code for my readers to use on the Organic Beauty is Easy website, and the code is ABrashAttitude for 25% off your first order and applies to all products from all brands except Naturigin natural hair colour and anything already on-sale.

If you missed out on my other reviews, here’s the link for the BeOnMe Cleansing Mousse and the Face Serum.

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Disclosure: In case you missed it at the beginning, this is a sponsored post, however, as always, my opinion is very much my own and is based on my user experience.