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PETIT VOUR MARCH 2018

Petit Vour

The March Petit Vour box does it again.  Full of Spring goodies for $18 a month or as low as $15 a month with a yearly membership.  Every box is expertly curated and free from animal testing, animal ingredients and harmful toxins.

Petit Vour “peh-tee-vohr”

“Is a Frenglish word derived from French confectionary “petit four.”  A petit vour is a small, cruelty-free luxury-non-toxic, vegan, and ethically made.  Petit Vour boxes contain a selection of such things and are curated for the modern, ethical woman.”

How it works:

  • Each box contains 4-5 cruelty free beauty products every month.  May contain travel, deluxe or full- size products
  • Typical value $45-$60 monthly
  • Each box includes a variety of products, from hair care, make-up, body and skin care
  • Curated to match personalized profile
  • Cruelty free, non-toxic products, plant based products
  • Boxes ship in batches, between the 10th-20th of the month
  • Get 400 PV pont or $4 when you rate the items from that month’s box
  • Once you try/test the products they can be purchased in the Petit Vour on-line shop
  • Every box includes an information card with details about the products featured, a beautiful picture/inspiring words, and may include discounts or free products with purchase.

Petit Vour kindly sent me this box to review.  See all my other reviews here.  So let’s get to it.

Kahina Giving Beauty Argan Oil $10/Full Size $82

This organic argan oil is so lightweight and nourishing to skin.  I love to apply it to my body and face for a nice glow and soft skin.  It absorbs quickly and not greasy. I also use a little on my hair to help tame my frizz (thank you Texas weather).

Konjac Sponge Co 100% Pure Konjac Angel Cloth $19

Have you tried a Konjac sponge yet?  If you haven’t, these are so great to use at home or for travel to clean skin with gentle exfoliation.  They last from 1 to 3 months too.

This is made from Konjac (Konnyaku) plant.  It is shaped like an angel when dry and then a soft square cloth when wet.

Yarok Feed Your Ends Leave-In-Conditioner $14/Full Size $27

This spray on leave on conditioner works great as a detangler, conditioner.  I really like to use this on my daughter’s curls in the morning to detangle her ringlets.  I just spray it on her ends and her hair is so much easier to comb and fix. I also use this to detangle my hair as well as a leave in conditioner.

Everyday Minerals Velvet Eyes Eyeshadow Fresh, Glowing $6

This goes on smooth.  A pretty cream colored mineral eye shadow with a little sparkle.  Adds a lovely glow to corners of eyes too.  Can be used as a base shadow or on its own.

Bottom Line

Petit Vour delivers a cruelty free box of cruelty free beauty every month.  I really don’t know how they give such high quality products for under $20 a month.  Plus, points for reviewing their products to spend in their on-line boutique.   Love it.  What did you think of the March box?

If you want to subscribe please use this link here.

“You the wild flower, 

Unfurling graceful beauty,

like sunlit  petals.”

~Nathan Oldfield

XO

Cynthia

Green Passion Beauty

[Disclaimer:  GPB received this box for review, all opinions are my own]

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GOODBEING MARCH 2018

 

Goodbeing

The March Goodbeing box is full of some great spring essentials.  Love getting this subscription box every month packed full of natural beauty and lifestyle products.  If you’re looking for a monthly subscription box where you can pick 1-2 of your own products, then let me tell you about Goodbeing.

Just choose a box type and plan, the Beauty or Lifestyle box.  The Beauty box contains all beauty, featuring body & hair care, skincare, nail color, beauty elixirs/serums, even beauty accessories and more.  The Lifestyle box includes a combination of beauty, lifestyle, wellness, supplements, superfoods and non-toxic lifestyle goods.  They have a monthly plan or pre-paid plan that saves money.

The Goodbeing Standard for the Lifestyle and Beauty box is $24.95 USD/Box or Prepaid 6 Month Plan $21.99 USD/Box ($131.95 every renewal):

  • Average value of $40-$50, varies each month and for member to member
  • Receive 4-5 items per month, full size, deluxe and samples
  • PICK your products:  you get to choose 1-2 items in your box with this subscription or you can opt to have the entire box be a surprise.
    • Love this!  This way you know you will always get at least 2 products you really wanted.

Mini Goodbeing $9.95 USD/Box or Annual Plan $8.95 USD/Box ($107.40 every renewal):

  • Average value $15-$20
  • Receive 2 items every month, either 2 travel size or a full size and deluxe size

Then fill out a detailed member profile.  This is how you get a personalized box, as well as picking your own products with the Goodbeing Standard membership.

Then use all your goodies.  Such a great way to find out what products you like.  Remember we are all different, what works for me may not work for you.  This is why subscription boxes are one of my favorite ways to test quality natural products without having to buy the full size only to find out the product isn’t for me.

Every Goodbeing box also comes with information cards with details about the products, cost and value of the products.  Plus a beautiful quote and Member Only Discounts on the other side.

This box was graciously sent to me for review as a Goodbeing Ambassador.  My March Box included:

ArtNaturals Face & Neck Cream Full Size $13:

This is a deeply hydrating, super creamy skin tightening face and neck cream.  It is formulated to tone sagging skin on face, neck, chest and décolletage (yes please).  I use about a dime-size amount on my neck and chest every day.  My skin feels so smooth since I’ve been using it.  Plus, the cream has a cucumber scent (love cucumbers).

This cream contains active, natural, and botanical ingredients that helps plump, smooth and stimulate skin like:

  • Glycolic Lactic, and Hyaluronic acids to help exfoliate as it energizes, enhanicing cell turnover to reveal healthy new skin that is visibly tighter and feels more supple
  • Jojoba Oil and Aloe Vera to help return skin to its natural elasticity
  • Green Tea Extract and Licorice Oil to tone, firm and target fine lines and wrinkles + Evening Primrose and Rosehip Oils to help refine skin texture and minimize redness

This was one of my picks for this month and I’m so happy with it (I ignored my neck and chest for way to long).  It is soothing and affordable (hello- full size only $13).

Shea Radiance Black Soap Antioxidant Body Wash $5/Full Size $18:

A detoxyfying and moisturizing cleanser that leaves skin clear, smooth and supple.  Helps brighten complexion and leaves it toned.  Such a lovely gentle body wash.  Made my skin feel super soft and smooth.

With its purifying and moisturizing benefits of traditional African Black  soap and antioxidant benefits of colloidal oatmeal to create a creamy all natural body wash.

Bellapierre Cosmetics Compact Mineral Foundation $28.88/Full Size $65:

This formula is non-comedogenic, talc-free, and paraben free.  Comes in 10 different shades available.

A 5-in-1 multi-tasker (I think we all like products that can be used in so many ways, am I right?).  Can be used as:

  1. Concealer
  2. Foundation
  3. SPF (SPF 15)
  4. Setting powder
  5. Finishing powder

I like to use as a setting powder, extra SPF and buildable foundation.   I really like that it doesn’t cake and feels light on.

Shamanuti Sun Butter sample $1.50/Full Size $36:

This is a light weight, sheer UV blocking moisturizer with Vitamin B.  It absorbs into skin quickly, like a lotion, but with UV protection.  I use this on my arms, chest and face (plus a hat) to help protect my skin.

Bedrock Porefector Sample $14/Full Size $21.00

This is a concentrated spot treatment to improve tone and texture.  The texture is super creamy to help minimize pores, as well as act as a spot treatment for blemishes.  Thankfully, my skin hasn’t had any break outs, but will try this when some pop up (I probably jinxed myself!?!).  I like to use this on my nose to help decrease pores and give it an even texture under my makeup. A little goes a long way with this white cream.

Contains rosehip oil, arrowroot tapioca, tea tree oil and clary sage to reduce redness and minimize imperfections without stripping or drying skin.

Bottom Line

Every month the Goodbeing box delivers a great variety of natural products.  Plus, picking out 2 products makes me so happy.  Are you subscribed?  What did you get this month?

If you want to subscribe use my affiliate link here for a BONUS item.

“You are a unique collection of cells and energy that will never again be recreated on this planet earth.  In that way alone, you are worthy.”

~ Jacob Geers

~XO

Cynthia

Green Passion Beauty

[Disclaimer: GPB received as a Goodbeing Ambassador, all opinions are my own]

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Goodebox November 2015

GPB Novmber Goodebox

Good being formerly known as Goodebox is a premium discovery and trial service providing expertly curated, healthy beauty products, non-toxic cosmetics, natural wellness and sustainable, toxin-free living goods.  This box is $21.00 a month or cheaper with a 3 month, 6 month or 12 month membership.  I first joined Goodebox when I was beginning my green beauty and non-toxic beauty product journey.  If you want to get some full size, deluxe and sample size non-toxic beauty products I would definitely recommend good being formerly Goodebox.

The November Box contained the following:

Mychelle Dermaceuticals New Refining Sugar Cleanser (Full Size 3.5 oz/$25.00):

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MyChelle Refining Sugar Cleanser is a new multi-tasking product described as a natural sugar exfoliater and cleanser with rich lather for smoother skin.  The cleanser uses natural crystals from Cane Sugar to gently exfoliate, remove make up while refining and smoothing skin. It also contains anti-defying ingredients for added firming and wrinkle-fighting power.  Amazing, I hope it really does all it claims.  I haven’t used it long enough to notice any difference.  However, it does make my skin feel smooth with the fine granules that dissolve into a lather and it smells wonderful due to natural vanilla extract.  I’m very pleased that Goodebox included this lovely full sized cleanser.

Ellovi Butter Mint Chocolate Body Butter (Sample $2.50/Full Size 3.5 oz $26.00):

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This butter smelt just like it’s name “Mint Chocolate.”  The aroma is amazing and yummy.  Strange that when I wear it I crave thin mints, I wonder why?  No, I didn’t taste it.  I also love that this soothing body butter is made with only 6 ingredients:  Mango; Hawaiian coconut; African shea; European cocoa; peppermint; and non-GMO corn starch.  The butter can be used on your hands face, feet or anywhere for all over body butter.  With the change in weather my hands have been pampered with the creamy body butter.

Alima PURE Natural Definition Brow Pencil (Full Size 1 stick $18.00) shade Light:

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Alima PURE eye brow pencil comes in light (blond/Ash), medium (brunette), and deep (brunette/raven).  I received the blond in my Goodebox and the shade works well with my skin tone and blondish/brown hair.  I really like that the eyebrow pencil is natural and glides on smoothly.  Also, I was in need of a new non-toxic eyebrow product so it came just in time.

S.W. Basics of Brooklyn Cream (Sample .7 oz $12.50/Full Size 3 oz $32.00):

GPB sw basics nov goodebox

The directions on the cute glass bottle says to apply to thirsty skin whenever you need it-for face or body.  This label isn’t difficult to read because it is made with 3 non-toxic ingredients:  (1) Fair trade shea butter; (2) organic coconut oil; and (3) organic olive oil.   I’ve received the cream before in another subscription box, but I can always use another one.

Odacite PURE ELEMENTS Baobab Sarsaparilla Serum Concentrate (Sample $17.38/Full Size 5ml $42.00):

GPB Goodebox Odacite

Odacite is a brand I haven’t used before and I’m excited to try.  The Pure Elements collection contains 18 different targeted remedies.  The Ba+S serum concentrate in my box is formulated for the delicate, thin skin of the eye contour.  The ingredients support wrinkle reduction and help to relieve puffiness and dark circles.  Yes, please.

I was really happy with the November good being formerly Goodebox.  Not only was it a great value for $21, there was some new non-toxic products that I haven’t tried before.  I highly recommend good being (Goodebox)  If you want a monthly treat of health beauty + natural wellness delivered to your door every month.   Click here for more information.

Green Passion Beauty

[Disclaimer:  Green Passion Beauty paid for this box.  All opinions are my own and no compensation was received.]