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Odacite, Hand and Heel Therapy and Body Scrub

I am such a lucky, lucky lady. Jamie, the founder of Petal and Post kindly sent me some samples of Odacite’s Spa Collection to test out. I have reviewed some of Odacite’s concentrates and loved some while I was indifferent to another so I was interested to see how their spa collection would work for me. Read on for the full review!

Odacite, Intensive Hand and Heel Therapy **

Ingredients: Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit/Leaf Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Cetyl Alcohol, Galactoarabinan, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Nut Butter*, Apis Mellifera (Beeswax) Wax, Water/Aqua/Eau, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Foraha) Extract*, Salix Nigra (Willow Bark) Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil*, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil*, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil, Krameria Triandra (Rhatany) Root Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Citrus Paradisi (Pink Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Flower/Leaf Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil*, Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract*, Xanthan Gum, Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol. *Organic Origin

I’m in love. This hand and heel therapy cream works amazing! It’s summertime here in Toronto and one thing I sometimes struggle with is finding a heel cream that is nourishing enough without being too heavy. Odacite has made the perfect cream for smooth, sandal ready feet. What surprises me is the texture of this cream. It seems thin when I first squeezed it out of the sample bottle. But it packs powerfully nourishing ingredients like Shea Nut Butter, Beeswax, Aloe Vera, Sunflower Oil and Olive Fruit Oil. My feet soaked up the cream quickly and stayed hydrated all day long without being slippery. As for the scent, it’s a nice, mild herbal scent that I found refreshing. Once my skin absorbed it the scent dissipated. I’m definitely going to repurchase this cream again.

Cost: $45.00 CAD, 120 ml / 4 oz
Available at: Petal and Post
Rating: 5/5

Odacite, Invigorating Jasmine-Mimosa Body Scrub **

Ingredients: Water/Aqua/Eau, Juglans Regia (Walnut) Shell Powder, Decyl Glucoside, Lauryl Glucoside, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Sodium Cocoamphoacetate, Glycerin, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Seed Extract*, Spirulina Platensis (Algae) Extract*, Lactobacillus/Arundinaria Gigantea (Bamboo) Ferment Filtrate, Chitosan Succinamide, Cymbopogon Flexuosus (Lemongrass) Leaf Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower/Leaf Oil*, Acacia Decurrens (Mimosa) Flower Extract, Jasminum Sambac (Jasmine) Flower Oil, Cananga Odorata (Ylang-Ylang) Flower Oil, Litsea Cubeba (Litsea Cubeba) Fruit Oil, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil, Citrus Hystrix (Combava) Peel Oil, Filipendula Ulmaria (Meadowsweet) Leaf Extract, Silybum Marianum (Milk Thistle) Seed Extract*, Vetiveria Zizaniodes (Vetiver) Root Oil, Xanthan Gum, Citric Acid, Gluconolactone, Sodium Benzoate. *Organic Origin

Here’s another winning product! I loved the smell of this scrub. It’s floral yet fresh smelling at the same time. The balance of floral and citrus oils in this scrub helps it feel luxurious but not overpowering. Those who are scent sensitive may find the smell strong. But once I washed the scrub off the smell didn’t linger. The walnut shell helps to scrub your skin smooth without being too abrasive, while the algae and rice provide the moisturizing properties. Just note that this scrub isn’t recommended for use on the face. I liked using it on my feet to help get them super smooth after scrubbing with a foot file. No scratchy feet for me! A little also goes a long way with this scrub so you don’t need to slap it on in copious amounts. It’s a tad pricey for a scrub so once I finish my other scrubs I may purchase the full size and see how long it lasts me.

Cost: $55.00 CAD, 240ml / 8 oz
Available at: Petal and Post
Rating: 4/5

** samples provided for review but all opinions expressed are my own

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DIY: At Home Microdermabrasion Recipe

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I mentioned before in my book review of Annie Strole’s Homemade Beauty recipes that her Microdermabrasion recipe is currently my fave. Here it is for all you sufferers of winter dry skin! This is a super gentle receipe that helped me get rid of my flakey dry skin this winter. Make sure you cleanse your face really well beforehand, and hydrate your face afterwards to lock in moisture.

Ingredients:

2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp water

1/2 tsp lemon juice

5 drops lavender essential oil (optional)

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients and apply to your face. The lemon will fizz up a little when you add it to the baking soda. This is normal. Massage gently on your skin for 2-5 minutes. Rinse with warm water and pat dry.

Storage:

Keep in airtight container for a couple days if wet ingredients are mixed in already.

I like to use this scrub in the shower as I find it easier to wash off the baking soda more completely. The first time I tried this recipe I did it over the sink and made a bit of a mess on the countertop. If you’re pressed for time you can even make this the night before your morning shower, which is what I do. It will keep just fine in the shower for a couple days if you use an airtight container. But don’t keep it any longer than that, due to the lack of preservatives.


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DIY: Two Ingredient Scrub

I love a good scrub. Doesn’t everyone? But I have to admit it, sometimes I’m lazy and I don’t always want to go out to buy products. So I thought I would share with you all an easy DIY for a scrub. This scrub is amazing for two reasons:

1. It only has two ingredients
2.These ingredients are easily found in your kitchen

Now, let’s get on with it and make a scrub!

Ingredients:

  • Baking soda
  • Any fine sugar

Use one part baking soda and one part sugar. What I love about this DIY is that it’s so easy to make as much or as little as you want. I like making small batches as I need it. So this time I mixed 8 tablespoons of baking soda with 8 tablespoons of sugar. And there you have it! Your scrub is now ready to use.

This plastic container isn’t practical in the shower unless you have a shelf to put it on. So I’m thinking I’ll put my scrub in a sugar dispenser like this one below for easy dispensing. 🙂

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I’ve also made this scrub into a gift.  You could put the scrub in a fancy glass container like the one below and scent it with a couple of drops of essential oils. Then simply decorate with ribbons, stickers, etc and voila! You’ve got a lovely hand-made and personalized gift appropriate for any time of the year or occasion.


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So what do you think? Will you make your own scrub next time?


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Product Review: @crawfordst Scrub, Hand Cream and Tangerine Lip Balm

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Grapefruit Mint Salt Body Scrub

Ingredients: Coconut oil (Cocos nucifera), Vitis vinifera (Grapeseed oil), Sea salts (Sodium chloride), Epsom salt (Magnesium sulfate), Citrus racemes (Essential oils of grapefruit), Mentha piperita (Essential oils of peppermint), Glycerin (Vegetable), Tocopheryl acetate (Vitamin E), Mentha viridis (Spearmint oil).

I couldn’t really smell the grapefruit and mint in this scrub. However, this could be a good quality for those who are very sensitive to scents. Also, I found the salts in this scrub too large and scratchy. I made the mistake of using it on my legs and arms. I emerged with scratches all over and it people might have thought I got into a fight with my cat. So if you have sensitive skin I would recommend to just use it on your feet or elbows. It did work really well at smoothing away the rough spots on my skin. Though, because of the oils I you have to be very careful if using this in a slippery tub or shower. As for the container it’s in, the packaging is pretty, modern and streamlined. But it can be a bit awkward to scoop the scrub out without getting lots of water in it. I’d say best use practices for this scrub would be when you are giving yourself a nice at home pedicure. Soak your feet, then scoop out this scrub and apply to your feet. Scrub and massage gently, then rinse off. As for appearances, the scrub has chunky salts immersed in the grapeseed and coconut oils which give it a slight yellow tinge. This all washes away of course, leaving a nice oily residue for my skin to absorb. In the summertime the skin on my feet are so parched. This scrub helps to keep my feet moisturized and smooth. I still do apply a thick cream to my feet afterwards, to seal in the moisture. Repurchase? I haven’t quite decided yet, since there things I liked about this scrub and other things I didn’t.

Cost: $12.00 CAD, 240 ml / 8 oz
Available at: Logan & Finley, Crawford Street, Clementine Fields
Rating: 3/5

Frankincense and Myrrh Hand Cream

Ingredients: Aqua, Rose damascena (Rose) water, Cetearyl alcohol, Sodium cetearyl sulfate, Cera alba (Beeswax), Prunus dulcis (Sweet almond) oil, Calendula officinalis (Calendual flowers), Olea europaea (Olive) oil, Butyrospermum parkii (Shea butter), Styrax benzoin (Benzoin resinoid), Tocopherol acetate (Vitamin e ) oil, Boswellia carteri (Frankincense) oil, Commiphora myrrha (Myrrh) gum oil, Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender) oil, Citrus limonum (Lemon) oil.

I smell mostly the Beeswax, Shea butter and Sweet almond oil when I use this hand cream. There are hints of the Frankincense and Myrrh but they are very mild hints. I couldn’t even smell the lavender or lemon oil. So again, this would be good for the person who is sensitive to scents. This hand cream is a very light beige/yellowish colour and is very thick when you spread it on your skin. For those who wash their hands often this could be a good hand cream. Because it is so thick I would almost hesitate to call this a cream. It straddles the line between cream and balm. My hands felt super soft after using this cream. I could also see this working for someone with very dry skin. The large plastic tub makes this hand cream the kind that’s not easily portable. It only comes in one size, no travel sizes seem to be available. For me, this would be best kept by a kitchen or bathroom sink, or at my office desk. It would be nice if they had a smaller size available alone or as part of a travel kit.

Cost: $20.00 CAD, 120 ml / 4 oz
Available at: Logan & Finley, Crawford Street, Clementine Fields
Rating: 4/5

Tangerine Lip Balm

Ingredients: Vitis vinifera (Grapeseed) oil, Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) oil, Butyrospermum parkii (Shea butter), Cera alba (Beeswax), Citrus reticulata blanco var tangerina (Essential oils of tangerine), Citrus limonum (Lemon) oil, Citrus grandis (Grapefruit seed extract).

A lovely, hydrating lip balm that lasts all day long. It’s a bit more solid than some lip balms like Hurraw which I reviewed here. But it still gets the job done. Since it’s more solid, it lasts a bit longer than other softer lip balms. It can also double as a face balm in a pinch. I would repurchase this lip balm in the future.

Cost: $5.00 CAD, 4 g / 0.15 oz
Available at: Logan & Finley, Crawford Street, Clementine Fields
Rating: 4/5

Have you ever tried Crawford Street? What did you think?

 


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June/July: Empties

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Leaves of Trees, Coffee Argan Scrub
Read full review here. I’m testing out another scrub right now. I have to say that I keep comparing it to this one which I like soooo much better. The toothpaste-like tube makes it so no muss no fuss. Plus the scent of this scrub is so strong. But I think I’ll try the Grapefruit/Tangerine scent next time.
Cost: $15.00 CAD, 37 ml / 1.25 oz
(also available in 110 ml / 4 oz)
Available at:
Leaves of Trees, List of stockists, Fresh Faced
Rating:
5/5

Holistic Vanity, Aloe Kumari Cleanser
Read full review here. This is a nice, gentle cleanser and I think I actually like it better than the Holistic Vanity, Rosewater Cleanser. Will probably repurchase in the future.
Cost: $28.00 CAD, 100 ml / 3.38 oz
Available at: Pure + Simple
Rating: 5/5

Haut Cosmetics, Beige Brightener (sample)
Read full review here. This brightener is multipurpose. It can be used as both a concealer and a highlighter. I’ve been using it as a concealer and a little goes a long way so the sample size is usually perfect for me. I finished my little pot and am trying a different concealer right now but I may repurchase this in the future.
Cost: Sample size: $6.00 CAD
Full size: $29.50 CAD, 4.25 g / 0.15 oz
Available at: Haut Cosmetics
Rating: 4/5

Haut Cosmetics, Bio Mineral Foundation in Burnt Almond (refill)
Read full review here. I’ve repurchased this foundation many times. Haut now has this available as a refill instead of getting the container with sifter lid every time. I like this idea as the refill option is also cheaper and saves them from having to buy more containers that aren’t needed.
Cost: Refill: $49.95 CAD, 10 g / 0.35 oz
With Container: $59.00 CAD, 10 g / 0.35 oz
Available at: Haut Cosmetics
Rating: 5/5

La Bella Figura, Modern Radiance Concentrate
This stuff is incredibly pricey. Having said that, I bought this bottle in February and gave almost half to my mom to share it with her.  It still lasted me until the end of July. Six months is pretty good, y’all! Looking back, I could’ve just used one pump for my whole face instead of two and then it would have lasted even longer. As for performance, it worked amazingly well at fading my dark spots. Every day the dark spots got lighter until they disappeared. This would be a 5/5 except for the price. Not everyone can afford to lay down so much money for one item. Not sure if I will repurchase this in the future. I’m currently looking to see if I can I find something that works just as well but costs less.
Cost: $169.00 CAD, 30 ml / 1.0 oz
Available at: Clementine Fields, Husk, Eco Diva Beauty
Rating: 4/5

Lily of the Desert, Aloe Vera Gel
No review. According to Adria Vasil, author of Ecoholic, this isn’t the greatest aloe vera gel out there. She gives it a 3 out of 4 rating. Read her article on aloe vera here. But this brand is easily found in most natural food stores. I’ve never heard of or seen Avivir Aloe Gel in any of the natural food stores or online shops I buy from. Anyway, I used this aloe vera gel to make my own leave-in conditioner and hair gel. It works well, but I will be looking for a better aloe vera gel in the future.
Cost: $7.99, 342 g / 12 oz
Available at: Healthy Planet, Nutrition House, Big Carrot
Rating: 3/5

Susdatorium, Conditioner Sampler Set, Hawaii Five Oh and Okra
Winfrey Conditioners

Review to come. I heard about Sudsatorium on twitter and I just had to get some of their products to test them out. I got the conditioner sampler set and a sample size of their Butterfingers hand cream. The first conditioners from the sampler set I finished were the Hawaii Five Oh and the Okra Winfrey. First of all, oh my goodness do these conditioners smell good! They smell very strongly even after my hair dried. I got lots of compliments on how good I smelled while using these conditioners. If you’re sensitive to scents though, these might be too strong for you. Hawaii Five Oh smells like what you would expect, coconutty!  It’s white in colour, smooth in texture and made my hair very shiny. Plus I love the name of this product. Every time I looked at the bottle the theme for Hawaii Five Oh (the tv show) would go through my head. LOL. The next conditioner I finished was Okra Winfrey. Okra Winfrey is a green coloured, somewhat chunky and thick conditioner. I would have liked to see it blended into a smoother texture. My hair smelled very pretty after using this and it also conditioned my hair nicely. Though I found I would still frizz out when the weather got humid. I’ll do a full review of the conditioner sampler set when I’ve used all the 13 sample sizes up.
Cost: $58.95 CAD, 60 ml / 2 oz
Available at:
Sudsatorium Etsy Shop
Rating:
 4/5


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Product Review: @battysbath Acne Prone Kit

I first heard about Batty’s Bath on twitter. I was intrigued by her ideas & website so I thought I would try out her Acne Prone Kit.

First of all this kit is really affordable. Four full sized products for $30.00 CAD? Wow. Plus it is made in London, Ontario by Jamie. So it qualifies as local for me. Plusses all around! Btw, Jamie’s nick name is Batty, hence Batty’s Bath. I’m going to review each item separately then give my overall impression of the kit. I also bought the add-on’s to get the full experience. But I’ll be posting those reviews separately. I’ve listed below the cost of each item if you were to buy them separately & the kit price at the end.

Note: All images are from the Batty’s Bath website.

The Acne Prone Kit consists of:

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Patchouli & Grapefruit Facial soap

Ingredients: Coconut oil, palm oil, olive oil, deionized water, vegetable glycerin, walnut shell powder, organic jojoba oil, organic patchouliu oil, organic grapefruit oil, citric acid.

This soap was pretty middle of the road for me. It didn’t really seem to do anything especially nice for my skin. It does smell yummy though with the grapefruit & the patchouli oils.  It rinses clean & the scrubby bits were nice for exfoliating. As it was running out I used it on my body & like it better as a body soap than a facial soap. Will not repurchase.

Cost: $7.00 CAD, 59 g / 2 oz
Rating: 3/5

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Tea Tree Facial Nut Scrub

Ingredients: Purified water, organic olive oil, organic castor oil, organic tea tree oil, ground walnut shells, stearic acid, glycerin.

A nice facial scrub. I like the smell of tea tree & a little goes a long way. It’s too abrasive for me to use every day as Batty recommends in the acne prone skin routine.  When I did use it daily it just made my skin peel like crazy. It comes in a glass jar & early on it fell in my shower due to flimsy shelving. I got rid of those flimsy shelves after that!  It rinses clean & the walnut shells are gentle on my skin if I don’t scrub too hard. Anyway, not sure I would repurchase this as I like the chemical exfoliants better.

Cost: $15.00 CAD, 100 g / 3.5 oz
Rating: 3/5

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Patchouli Facial Moisturizer

Ingredients: organic: Cocoa seed butter, shea butter, grape seed oil, vegetable glycerol (soy), japanese green tea extract, patchouli essential oil, natural: deionized water, vegetable wax, stearic acid, caprylic/capric triglyceride (from coconut oil), titanium dioxide (natural oxide), vitamin E, Rosemary extract, Radish Root Ferment Filtrate (natural preservative).

As you can see from the picture it comes in a lovely glass jar. Patchouli is the star ingredient in this moisturizer. Obviously if you don’t like the way patchouli smells I wouldn’t recommend you buy this. The smell lingers on the skin for a while before absorption. The moisturizer itself is quite thick. I found it a bit too oily for wear during the work day. But it’s great for use at night. I also used some on my body & it made my skin as smooth as a baby’s butt! I’m not sure if I like it better as a facial moisturizer or as a body moisturizer! I would definitely repurchase this. It might even become a staple in my cosmetics drawer. This would be a godsend during the colder, drier winter weather.

Cost: $12.00 CAD, 2oz / 60g
Rating: 5/5

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Dry Clay Mask

Ingredients: 100% natural kaolin (green clay)

This clay mask is a pretty ordinary clay mask. For those not familiar with clay masks it basically smells like earth & feels like you’re slathering your face with mud. Which you are, really. LOL. But mud masks have been used to condition the skin since the time of the ancient Egyptians. I find kaolin clay more drying to my skin than some other clay masks. If you’re like me, make sure to use a good moisturizer or oil afterwards. You can also use aloe vera juice instead of water to mix into the mask. Anyway, I liked the Dead Sea Mud Mask better than this mask. I won’t be repurchasing.

Cost: $10.00 CAD, 50g / 1.76 oz
Rating: 3/5

Overview:

The Batty’s Bath Acne Prone Kit wasn’t better for my skin than anything else I’ve tried before. The only product I really loved was the Patchouli Facial Moisturizer & I would rather use it as body cream than a facial cream.

Acne Prone Kit Cost: $30.00 CAD (If each item is bought separately the total cost would be: $44.00 CAD)
Available at: Batty’s Bath
Overall Rating: 3/5

Note: Batty’s Bath does the St. Horton’s Farmer’s Market in St.Thomas, Ontario. But you can also have your order shipped within Canada & to the USA.


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Product Review: @leavesoftreesTO

In March I was lucky enough to win a prize from a Green Living contest. What I won was pretty fabulous I think: A set of four Leaves of Trees products! Leaves of Trees is a skincare company based in Toronto. They have signed the Just Beautiful Pledge with Environmental Defence to exclude certain chemicals from their products. NOTE: All images are from the Leaves of Trees website.

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Lavender Argan Hand and Body Lotion

Ingredients:
Argania spinosa (argan) nut oil, Theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter, Cetearyl alcohol, Sodium cetearyl sulfate, Lavandula officinalis (lavender) oil, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract (and) Glycerin, Tocopherol (vitamin E).

This is a nice, solid lotion. It feels substantial and luxurious when I squeeze it out of its tube. Smells great too. But I’m a fan of lavender which is what you will smell from this lotion. It works equally well as a hand lotion and body lotion. In fact I took it with me when I had to do an overnight stay out of town and it was nice not to have to bring a separate bottle of hand or body lotion. Two in one! The lavender smell does dissipate once the lotion dries on your skin. But doesn’t immediately wash off if you use it on your hands. That’s a great thing as I wash my hands a lot.  I would repurchase this in the future and I would even give this as a gift. If you don’t like lavender their lotion also comes in different scents: Frankincense, Orange Blossom, Pink Grapefruit, Rose Cardamom and Unscented.

Cost: $25.00 CAD, 150 ml
(also available in 37 ml size)
Rating: 5/5

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Eucalyptus Argan Oil

Ingredients:
Argania spinosa (argan) nut oil and Eucalyptus globulus essential oil.

Gotta love a two ingredient product! This is as pure as it gets. It says on the bottle it can be used for shaving. But I actually used it as a body oil. My skin felt silky smooth after putting this on coming straight out of the shower. Though it does take a few minutes to absorb so best not to use it when you’re in a rush. Everyone seems to be doing argan oil these day. I haven’t found my favourite yet. But it’s always great to see a Toronto company making this kind of product. Not sure yet if I will repurhase as I’m currently having a crush on barbary fig seed oil as opposed to argan oil. Also available in: Lavender, Orange Blossom and Unscented.

Cost: $60.00 CAD, 100 ml
(also available in 5 ml and 50 ml sizes)
Rating: 4/5

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Deodorant, Eucalyptus Mint

Ingredients: Kaolin (clay), Sodium bicarbonate, Argania spinosa (argan) nut oil, Theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter, Cetearyl alcohol, Sodium cetearyl sulfate, Azadirachta indica (neem) oil, Eucalyptus globulus (eucalyptus) oil, Mentha arvensis (peppermint) oil, Citrus grandis (grapefruit) seed extract and glycerin, Tocopherol (vitamin E).

This deodorant works! I did get a rash after using it every day for 1 week straight. So I had to take a break. Leaves of Trees advised me to use less. So I’m trying that now. Day two so far and its looking good. It looks like tooth paste because of the tube it’s in. But you don’t want to put this in your mouth. LOL. Might be too abrasive with the sodium bicarbonate in it.  The Eucalyptus Mint feels tingly on my skin but that goes away after a minute or so. I’m wondering what the lavender tangerine smells like. I would consider repurchasing if I don’t get another rash. 🙂 Also available in: Lavender Tangerine.

Cost: $15.00 CAD, 37 ml
Rating: 4/5

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Coffee Argan Scrub

Ingredients:
Coffee Arabica (coffee) seed oil and Hydrogenated soy oil (non-GM), Sucrose (brown-sugar), Argania spinosa (argan) nut oil, Vanilla plantifolia (vanilla) bean

This scrub comes in a toothpaste-like tube, similar to the deodorant (see picture above) and because of the size it’s great for traveling. My tube got clogged a bit at first and nothing would come out, but I just used a safety pin to unclog it. It hasn’t clogged again since then. In any case, this is a great scrub.  Again, I love how short the ingredients list is!  Five ingredients! It’s amazing what you can do with just five ingredients if they are combined just right. I like using this scrub on my feet, elbows and knees. It’s smoothes any rough patch of skin on the body. I wouldn’t use this on my face since my skin is very sensitive. Due to the coffee seed oil, soy oil, and argan oil my skin stays moisturized besides getting the exfoliation from the brown sugar.  That’s a great combination in my books. I would repurchase this in a different scent though, since coffee isn’t really my thing. Also available in: Eucalyptus Seaweed, Grapefruit Tangerine, Lavender Argan and Lemon Verbena.

Cost: $15.00 CAD, 37 ml
(also available in 110 ml size)
Rating: 5/5

All of the above products are available at Leaves of Trees online or at their retail store on 177 Queen St. E. Or take a look at their list of stockists here.

Have you ever tried Leaves of Trees?