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Various Product Reviews – @Now Foods @Soapwalla @MVOrganics

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Now Foods, Avocado Oil:
Yeah, maybe I’m a bit too methodical. But I wanted to get a handle on the differences between the common oils people use on their skin. The only way to do that besides reading about it, is to physically put them on my skin & see how it reacts. Avocado oil absorbs nicely into my skin after a shower. It’s a bit heavier than the apricot kernel oil I reviewed. It does however have a bit of a scent. What does it smell like? It smells a bit musty to me. But the scent is very mild & it also dissipates once dry. Not sure yet if I want to repurchase. Though I like its moisturizing properties. The next body oil I will try is one I purchased at the One of a Kind Show from the All Things Jill’s booth.
Cost: 5.89 CAD, 118ml, on Healthy Planet
Rating: 4/5 (took a point off for the musty smell but that’s nitpicking)

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Soapwalla, Lavender & French Clay Soap Bar:
This is one hard bar of soap. After reviewing Ground Soap’s Bright & Feisty. I found this bar kinda hard. But it grew on me after a while. The scent is soft & mild. It smells of lavender & other herbals. It’s very subtle, which I like. It lathers nicely after I doused my bath mitt in water. It’s not as moisturizing as Ground Soap though. The only good thing about it not being so melty is that it will probably last longer in a regular soap dish that doesn’t have drainage holes. I liked Soapwalla’s Activted Bamboo Soap better & Ground Soap was better too. May not repurchase.
Cost: 10.00 CAD on Fresh Faced
Rating: 3/5

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Marie Veronique Organics, Treatment Mist:
I bought this after finishing my toner from Vauxhall. MVO’s Treatment Mist doesn’t have emu oil in it. So I’m ethically fine with it. I have to say, this toner works pretty well. I spritz it on after washing my face & before putting my serums & creams on. It’s also great for setting your makeup. I use loose mineral foundation which can be a tad drying so this helps put a bit of moisture back in. I would definitely repurchase.
Cost: 38.00 CAD, 4oz/120ml on Fresh Faced
Rating: 5/5


Author: Hazel

Unrepentant blogger of eco beauty, fashion and info living in Toronto, Canada. Blogging and reviews about eco-friendly organic brands, beauty, fashion, cosmetics, skincare, haircare, body care, DIY recipes, home, wellness, and lifestyle products that are available in Canada.

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