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Celebrate Mom! LOVE GOODLY Mother’s Day Gift Guide

 

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Guest Post by Leslie Fischer

This Mother’s Day, I don’t want flowers or chocolate. I am treating myself to the luxurious and eco-friendly skin care products offered by Love Goodly! The long winter is finally over and the sun is out! This is the perfect occasion to treat my skin to the luxurious eco-luxury we mothers deserve.

 

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The facial steam from Mullein and Sparrow is a heavenly blend of organic rose, lavender and rosemary. This herbal steam bath is exactly what I need after an afternoon of working in the yard!

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The Carrot Seed and Rosehip Eye Serum from Little Barn Apothecary is the perfect pick-me up for my eyes. It is loaded with fatty acids and its lavender fragrance is divine!

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The Undaria Algae Oil from Osea gives my skin a dewy spring glow. Osea soaks their algae in oil for six months to distill the vitamins from this remarkable leaf!

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Love Goodly’s Mother’s Day Gift Box Bundle delivers vegan, non-toxic beauty and skin care products to your door for Mother’s Day. The gift box includes a facial bar, organic mascara, an antioxidant serum and organic cuticle oil from top eco brands!

Leslie Fischer is the founder of Sustainable Slumber, a website dedicated to helping eco-minded people get a good night’s sleep. She writes about sleep, organic mattresses wellness and environmental living at www.sustainableslumber.com

Inside the February/March 2018 Box

We carefully curate each LOVE GOODLY box with healthier products, always vegan, nontoxic and cruelty-free beauty and skincare that you can use every day. Click here to learn more about banned ingredients.

We started 2018 off with the Feb/Mar box featuring skincare products perfect for rejuvenating and refreshing for the new year. This box received such a positive response — one of our most popular boxes yet!

The Feb/Mar box has a total retail value of $100+*


Source Vital Jasmine Eye Balm, value $28.95

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Ultra-hydrating, this eye balm is designed to tackle fine lines. Rich, nourishing ingredients, including aloe vera, carrot seed oil, and jasmine absolute (essential oil), gives this delicate area a revitalized, youthful look. Vegan, cruelty-free, nontoxic.

Tip: Put in your fridge for a cooling effect. Gently pat skin around eyes.

Cypress Skincare Lash Love, value $45

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Lash Love provides 100% Organic Castor & Hemp Oils to nourish lashes and brows. They will grow longer and thicker. New doe tip is even more gentle on your lashes! Vegan, cruelty-free, nontoxic.

Bonus Tip: you can also use the serum to nourish lips!

*PLEASE NOTE: The insert inside the Feb/Mar box has the Lash Love noted as $29. But, the Lash Love is a custom size made just for LOVE GOODLY! The actual value of the Lash Love is $45!

LesserEvil Buddha Bowl Organic Popcorn, value $2

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Buddha Bowl popcorn is special because it’s earth-friendly (organic), so it’s free of many of the chemical residues that exist on conventional popping corn. It’s air-popped for tender kernels and no unwanted fat. Non-GMO certified, gluten-free, organic.

Two flavors: Himalayan Gold (vegan butter from coconut oil) or Pink.

MyChelle Fruit Enzyme Scrub, value $18

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Gentle multi-fruit enzyme scrub with conditioning Jojoba beads that removes dull, dead skin cells and deep cleanse pores to help enhance texture. Boosted with powerful antioxidants to help protect skin against the environment. Non-GMO, gluten-free, nontoxic, vegan, cruelty-free.

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MyChelle Daily Defense Cream SPF 17, value $18

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UVA/UVB sun protection. All-day hydration and nourishing bioactive combine with zinc oxide to protect the skin in one step. Non-greasy. Non-GMO, gluten-free, nontoxic, vegan, cruelty-free.

Hurraw! Lip Balm in Assorted Flavors, value $3.79

 

The most delicious balm on the planet is all natural and vegan, made from premium raw, organic, and fair trade ingredients, complete with a bunch of natural and assorted fun flavor options! Vegan, nontoxic, cruelty-free, fair trade, organic.

Dermae Overnight Peel Deluxe Sample, value $2.95

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A little bonus for you! This skin-brightening, non-abrasive blend of alpha hydroxy acids exfoliates overnight and visibly re-texturizes. Reveal fresher, newer skin overnight with this skin-brightening blend of glycolic sugar cane and fruit acids. Vegan, cruelty-free, nontoxic, gluten-free, non-GMO.


This month’s box supported Farm Sanctuary, whose mission is to protect farm animals from cruelty, and promote compassionate vegan living. Click here to subscribe.

A picture may say a thousand words, but we can’t possibly convey the quality, taste, and feel of these products. Want to try them for yourself? You can subscribe to the box here, or purchase the one-time gift box here.

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Inside the December/January Box

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We carefully curate each LOVE GOODLY box with healthier products, always vegan, nontoxic and cruelty-free beauty and skincare that you can use every day. Click here to learn more about banned ingredients.

The last box of 2017 features 5 full-sized products that showcase the best of LOVE GOODLY: beauty, skincare, wellness, and accessories. Whether you are keeping the box for yourself or gifting it for someone special this holiday season, we hope you’re enjoying it as much as we curated it.

The December 2017/January 2018 box has a total retail value of $89+

Be Natural Organics Niacin Toner, value $12.50

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Adds a boost of hydration and micro-nutrients to your skin while prepping your skin. Returns skin to proper pH balance. Refreshing when misted on the face throughout the day. This balancing mist contains alpha lipoic acid and CoQ10 to reduce fine lines, DMAE to lift and firm, and hyaluronic acid to plump and moisturize. Organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and nontoxic.

HumbleBrush Bamboo Toothbrush, value $4.99

 

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Fact: 280 MILLION TONS of plastic are thrown away each year worldwide. Make sure your toothbrushes are sustainable. Add a splash of color to your morning routine. Handle is made out of 100% biodegradable bamboo which naturally provides a non-slip surface. Bristles are BPA-free. Sustainable, vegan.

Melie Bianco Quote Keychain, value $18

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Add a little flair to your keys this season with a cute tassel featuring inspiring and sassy quotes. Made from premium vegan leather. Embossed with a mini quote in gold. Comes in two colors – either Blush “Enjoy the Little Things” or Black “I Own Too Much Black.” PETA-approved Vegan, fair trade.

Lippy Girl x LOVE GOODLY Vegotastic Lip Gloss, value $17

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Custom sheer color made exclusively for LOVE GOODLY and chosen with guest curator vegan ballerina Artsy Agnes. This holiday-ready plum shade is wearable for all skin types. Made with Ecocert plant-based oils, organic Jojoba, Castor seed and shea butter and pure mineral pigments, this is the purest vegan, organic lip gloss! Your lips will look and feel beautiful. Oh, and it smells delicious! Nontoxic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free.

Starfish Project Madelyn Silver Bar Necklace, $36.99

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Starfish Project is a nonprofit organization with a social enterprise and holistic care program that helps women coming out of human trafficking and exploitation. Made of stainless steel and 18-inches in length. A member of the Fair Trade Federation.

BONUS! Item: Nontoxic Revolution bracelet promoting education to remove toxins in our beauty and food. Visit http://www.nontoxicrevolution.org.

This month’s box is supporting Farm Sanctuary, whose mission is to protect farm animals from cruelty, and promote compassionate vegan living. Click here to subscribe.

A picture may say a thousand words, but we can’t possibly convey the quality, taste, and feel of these products. Want to try them for yourself? You can subscribe to the box here, or purchase the one-time gift box here.

Subscribe now!
https://www.lovegoodly.com/subscribe

Inside the October/November Box!

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We carefully curate each LOVE GOODLY box with healthier products, always vegan, nontoxic and cruelty-free beauty and skincare that you can use every day. Click here to learn more about banned ingredients.

Fall is here and we are celebrating with a new box! This month’s box features 5 full-sized beauty & skincare products valued at $104. From a soothing mask to a beauty tool not to miss, scroll down to check out what’s inside…

Bellapierre Autumn Glow Mineral Blush, value $35 mb002_autumn_glow_2-500In a universally flattering color. This natural mineral blush gives you a beautiful, healthy glow or use it to extend a summer tan. Also great on darker skin tones as a luminous highlight. Can also be used as an eyeshadow or mix it with your clear lip balm to add some tint! Made from mica, titanium dioxide, iron oxides. Cruelty-free, Vegan.

How to use: Tap a small amount of powder into the lid of the product using it as a pallet. Using a Blush Brush, dip the brush into the loose powder and tap the end of the brush on a surface to remove excess powder and apply to cheek bones.

100% Pure Blush Brush, value $197RFLycSTTAmHbpQicMxx_800xThe soft, bulb-shaped bristles of this cruelty-free blush brush are perfect for sweeping buildable coverage of formula onto cheeks. Can be used for powdered blush, bronzers or luminizers. Made with antibacterial synthetic fibers. Cruelty-free, Vegan.

Mindful Skincare Nourishing Blueberry Facial Mask, value $30

octnov-box-2A delicate cream mask that smells delicious, feels great, and leaves your skin glowing. Packed with nourishing ingredients like organic aloe vera, green tea, vegan hyaluronic acid, and organic blueberries. Great for all skin types. Full size, lasts 4-6 weeks. Cruelty-free, nontoxic, gluten-free, vegan.

How to use: spread smoothly onto face and neck, leave on for 10 minutes, and wash off.

Mr. B’s Necessities Calm Aromatherapy, value $11.95octnov-box-4This all natural aromatherapy, handcrafted in the U.S. blends a soothing mix of lavender, orange, sweet almond oil, jojoba, and spruce essential oils. Full-size 0.5 oz. Cruelty-free, Vegan, nontoxic.

How to use: apply on neck, temples, feet or chest to help calm and prepare the body for sleep.

Moondani Mystic Mint Breath Spray, value $8.50octnov-box-3Your most important purse accessory! All natural breath spray including cardamom, fennel, and ginger. Cruelty-free, vegan, nontoxic.

How to use: shake well before using. Spary 1 or 2 times in the mouth to cleanse and freshen breath.

This month’s box is supporting Farm Sanctuary, whose mission is to protect farm animals from cruelty, and promote compassionate vegan living. Click here to subscribe.

A picture may say a thousand words, but we can’t possibly convey the quality, taste, and feel of these products. Want to try them for yourself? You can subscribe to the box here, or purchase the one-time gift box here.

Subscribe now!
https://www.lovegoodly.com/subscribe

 

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Vegan Beauty Travel Essentials for the Skin

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Airplane air is dry and often leaves our skin dry, patchy and dehydrated. It would be ideal to bring our whole skin care regime onto the plane but as we know, we can only bring a limited amount of creams and liquids onto planes. Here are a few travel friendly vegan beauty products that will take care of your skin 36,000 miles above ground.

Hurraw! Lip Balm 

A good vegan lip balm is a must -have when traveling. Hurraw! lip balms are non-toxic, vegan, and uses 100% organic ingredients to create a balm that glides on silky smooth and moisturizes the lips without drying after effects. They come in an assortment of flavors such as vanilla, grapefruit, and chocolate.

OSEA Travel-Sized Ocean Lotion

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You can never go wrong with a travel size body moisturizer. OSEA is powered by the belief that all the ingredients we need for healthy skin is given to us in abundance by Mother Nature. No need for chemicals like Benzoyl Peroxide or Hydroquinone. The ocean and its natural ingredients are the inspiration behind the brand. OSEA Ocean lotion is packed with mineral-rich Patagonian algae, kukui oil, avocado oil, shea butter, and rosehip. These oils leave your skin feeling hydrated and soft. Perfect for all skin types.

100% Pure Bright Eyes Mask 

100% Pure bright eye masks helps brighten and de-puff the eyes. It is a perfect vegan mask to use anytime along the flight. This eye mask is “composed from 95% organic aloe water) and 5% plant cellulose made to intensely hydrate.”

OSEA Sea Vitamin Boost

OSEA’s Sea Vitamin Boost mist is perfect to use before or after flying. It provides a surge of hydration for dull, thirsty skin. The mist contains antioxidant-rich Organic Algae, Resveratrol and Pomegranate. 

KINDri Organic Beauty Oil Deluxe Travel 

As founder of the Los Angeles brand, Robin McDonald believes in health and balance of the skin by using solely organic ingredients to nourish the skin. Robin McDonald’s clients including Charlize Theron have seen the benefits of using KINDri. KINDri means kindness to yourself, to your skin and to the environment.

KINDri’s beauty oils are perfect for summer travels. They consist of organic oils such as Prickly Pear Seed oil, Argan oil, Pumpkin oil, Carrot oil, Grape Seed oil and Pine Grapefruit. A few drops of this fast absorbing oil will take care of your skin and hair. Not to mention it smells amazing!

Inside the August/September Box!

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We carefully curate each LOVE GOODLY box with healthier products, always vegan, nontoxic and cruelty-free beauty and skincare that you can use every day. Click here to learn more about banned ingredients.

This month’s August/September box features a full-sized KINDri Organic Beauty Oil, one of our favorite beauty oils, and a Johnny Concert glamour eyeshadow in 10 various colors perfect for Fall and all-year round. The box has a retail value of $82.

Now, scroll down to see what’s inside!

KINDri Los Angeles Organic Beauty Oil, value $45

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Our all-time favorite beauty oil including Argan, pumpkin, and grapefruit — effective, certified organic, light citrus-y smell and fast-absorbing from celeb-fave esthetician. Try using as an eye makeup remover. Nontoxic, vegan, sustainable, organic, made in the USA, fair trade, cruelty-free.

Johnny Concert Glamour Eyeshadow, value $15

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With expressive rich colors, Johnny Concert uses skin-soothing botanicals, natural, and certified organic ingredients. 10 assorted shades. Certified vegan, cruelty-free, and made in the USA. Subscribers have the chance to pick their own color! Please refer to your order confirmation email for more information.

Red & Howling, Custom Frenchie Print, value $9

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This framable print made exclusively for us by Red & Howling who has a deep love for animals and for our planet. Their designer is the co-founder of Adopt-a-Pet.com and a Be Kind activist. Handmade in the USA.

Z Natural Life Deodorant, value $9.99

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We love this natural botanical essential oils deodorant as it keeps us fresh after working out. Free of toxins like aluminum, certified vegan, and Leaping Bunny approved.

Garden of Life Organic Plant-Based Protein Bar in Sea Salt Caramel, value $2.95

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Delicious! Delivering 20 grams of complete multi-sources, organic plant protein, and 10 grams of soluble fiber, they are Certified USDA Organic, NSF Certified for Sport, Non-GMO Project Verified. Certified Vegan and Certified Gluten-Free.

This month’s box is supporting Farm Sanctuary, whose mission is to protect farm animals from cruelty, and promote compassionate vegan living. Click here to subscribe.

A picture may say a thousand words, but we can’t possibly convey the quality, taste, and feel of these products. Want to try them for yourself? You can subscribe to the box here, or purchase the one-time gift box here.

Subscribe now!
https://www.lovegoodly.com/get-the-box

Down to Earth: Natural Ingredients to Nurture the Skin

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Our skin is the largest organ in our body. Along with eating the right healthy foods, natural ingredients can also support the skin’s everyday functions by rejuvenation and nourishment.

SALT

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Sea salt contains an abundance of minerals that our body and skin needs. Sea salt can help keep the balance of minerals in our skin and provide protection.

Other salts such as Epsom and Pink Himalayan salt also contain healing and detoxify qualities. Add salts into your beauty routine with hellomellow’s Relax Pink Himalayan Body Scrub or Mullein & Sparrow’s Mini Rose Bath Salts.

CHARCOAL

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Activated charcoal has powerful absorbing properties. It has been a popular ingredient in a variety of beauty and skin care products. Activated charcoal used in beauty is best known for drawing dirt and skin pollutants from the skin, leaving it glowing. Skin is also known to combat breakouts.

100% vegan Little Barn Apothecary Charcoal + Aloe Face Cleanser contains a combination of activated bamboo charcoal and the benefits of aloe which makes it a great daily facial cleanser or treatment cleanser.

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OILS

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From coconut oil to jojoba oil to argan oil, we are no strangers to beauty oils.They are packed with antioxidants and fatty acids that rejuvenate, hydrate and nourish our skin. Amal’s Moroccan Organic Argan Oil is one of the rarest oils in the world. It is known to help moisturize and contains skin regeneration properties through its richness in Vitamen E and linoleic/okeic acids.

KINDri Organic Beauty Oils contain a variety of ethically sourced oils such as grape seed, sunflower, and sweet almond. Oils can also act as a makeup remover or cleaner like the Mullein & Sparrow Cleansing Oil “featuring the anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties of black cumin seed.”

ALGAE

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Algae are simple, diverse group of organisms found in aquatic environments. We are quite familiar with algae like seaweed. Some algae used in skin-care products contain soothing properties and antioxidants. Red Algae like in OSEA’s Red Algae Mask may also help with aging. OSEA’s Undaria Algae Oil can be applied to the body, leaving the skin supple.