Here, on TLV Birdie Blog, every single day is dedicated to Earth! To the beauty of nature, sustainability and creative eco-friendly atmosphere. As a special tribute to the Earth Day, today I am going to introduce you all to one very special small batch handcrafted natural skin care brand – White & Elm. At the end of the post you’ll also find a very generous giveaway – your chance to win everything I am reviewing in this green beauty story! Let’s talk about what’s important in the skin care regimen and why less is more when it comes to ingredients. UPDATE : White&Elm recently became available at Target*, that’s great news!
White&Elm* is Colorado based natural skin care line that unconditionally stands for the clean attitude in every little thing involved : minimalistic ingredients approach, thoughtfully chosen organic elements, eco-friendly glass packaging and high ethical standards. With that being said, no animal testing and no nasty chemicals attached. Only simple yet highly effective formulas that target the most popular skin concerns and treat them naturally. White&Elm shows how easily detoxification, exfoliating, moisturizing, balancing and clarifying process can be done with these 5 ultimate natural skin care products.
First things first – cleanse! Sunflower Deep Pore Cleansing Oil* (8 ingredients only!)- herbal cleanser for true natural lovers. I adore it’s “simple green” scent and ability to make all the stress along with the daily excess oil, dirt and makeup go away. Seriously, oil cleansing ritual is special and “ritual” is a keyword here. Giving a tribute to the skin is important, and the evening cleansing routine can only get better when used with cleansing oil, warm cloth and some skin-restoring steam, don’t you think? Avocado oil acts as an antioxidant potion, Hemp Seed feeds the skin with a natural nutrients without clogging the pores and Sunflower oil helps to treat acne. Very fresh, renewed skin feeling and zero dry patches.
Among ingredients: Sunflower seed oil, Castor seed oil, Avocado Oil, Hemp seed oil, Neroli essential oil, Chamomile essential oil, Lavender essential oil, Vitamin E oil non-GMO.
To make things work properly, exfoliation part is crucial. But it can also be done gently, effectively and naturally. Oat & Calendula Exfoliating Micrograins* are just about that – very mild blend of organic elements to help the daily renovation process of the skin. That’s right, daily. This exfoliator can be used on a every day basis, it is that soft! It will help to smooth the overall picture but also helps for the better absorption of the serum that you’re going to finish your facial ritual with. Repairing Calendula, brightening Azuki beans and stimulating Oats do the perfect job! I personally adore the scent, so soothing and wildly herbal!
Among ingredients: Oat powder, Rice powder, Almond powder, Adzuki bean powder, Dead Sea salt, Calendula flower powder.
Next highly important step – toning! With the help of Chamomile Balancing Facial Toner* skin gets back to it’s healthy complexion – reduced pores and balanced skin’s PH along with fresh and clean skin feeling. It has a very refreshing scent (somehow reminded me of Dolce Gabbana Light Blue perfume, but has nothing to do with artificial scents!), that wakes up the skin right away. It looks like 6 organic components and a cotton ball, that’s all you need for a skin harmony.
Among ingredients: Chamomile hydrosol, Vegetable Glycerin, Aloe Vera leaf juice,Witch Hazel extract, Clary Sage essential oil, Sandalwood essential oil.
Don’t you dare forget of special zones – Pomegranate Renewing Eye Serum is easy to apply and to never forget about! Super food for the eye area with a warm floral scent. It’s highly nutritive components take care of the delicate area – sooth, hydrate, soften and provide with Earth derived vitamins and antioxidants. A little goes a long way – drop by drop this roller applicator gives just the right amount of serum each time you use it. By the way, it is always best to use on a slightly dump skin. Absorbs quickly and creates a silky skin finish.
Among ingredients: Apricot kernel oil, Pomegranate seed oil, Argan oil, Rosehip seed oil, Avocado oil, Sea Buckhorn oil, Vitamin E non-GMO.
Finishing the facial ritual on a nutritive note with Rose & Argan Antioxidant serum*. I’ve switched to oil serums about 4 months ago (basically, that’s one of the reasons why I started to blog more about natural skincare) and there’s no way back. I like to rotate different serums for current skin purposes, but I always stick to ones that provide my skin with the vitamins and detox rich potion. White&Elm facial serum is extremely softening, first of all! I also love it for it’s hardly noticeable scent and warming appearance. It absorbs pretty fast too – gently melts, I would say. Perfect as a night treatment, but also works great as a first step before applying makeup (your foundation would lay just excellent now!). 9 outstanding ingredients to treat the skin with Nature’s best.
Among ingredients: Jojoba seed oil, Grapeseed oil, Rosehip seed oil, Avocado Oil, Evening Primrose oil, Argan oil, Sweet Orange essential oil, Lavender essential oil.
SHOP WHITE & ELM SKINCARE PRODUCTS* :
– TLV Birdie x White & Elm Giveaway –
I’ve joined forces with White&Elm to make one of my readers very happy with a White&Elm skincare collection of 5 products that I’ve reviewed in this post! The fact that one of you, lucky ladies, is going to change the skin care routine for 360º degrees towards natural, conscious and eco-friendly day-to-day ritual, makes my heart really warm!
The giveaway prize (value of over $120 and priceless skin pleasure!) contains : Sunflower Deep Pore cleansing oil, Oat&Calendula exfoliating micrograins, Chamomile Balancing facial toner, Pomegranate Renewing eye serum, Rose & Argan antioxidant serum.
This Giveaway is open for US only. Duration period : 10 days, from April 22 till May 2, 2015. The winner will be randomly chosen on May 3 by the power of luck.
Follow these simple rules to enter:
UPDATE: THANKS EVERYONE FOR PARTICIPATING, THE WINNER IS MICHELLE ZAVALETA! CONGRATS!:)
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