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Episencial Better Body Butter from EcoMom.com Review and Giveaway

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***Please Note*** Contest deadline extended to 06/20/10 at 11:59 p.m. CST

Healthy living doesn’t have to be overwhelming.  Small steps matter, and make a big difference.  And EcoMom makes it easy.

Founded to address the connection between the health of our environment & the health of our children, EcoMom is committed to making eco-conscious living easy, affordable, & rewarding with education, support, tools & products.

EcoMom has a new program called EcoPass.  The EcoPass is an annual membership which provides for a 15% discount on every order, as well as free shipping with NO $75 minimum requirement.  The EcoPass is $99.

I recently had the opportunity to try Episencial Better Body Butter from EcoMom.com

About the product (per product description at EcoMom.com)…

A silky soft hydrating lotion.
Features & Benefits

  • Organic olive oil, shea butter, and sunflower seed oil to restore natural skin lipids. Helps prevent cradle cap and scaly skin.
  • Organic lavender and geranium oils to sooth and calm the skin, as well as preserve product freshness.
  • Calming oat extract also boosts skin immunity.
  • Organic jojoba and avocado oils to help replenish essential fatty acid levels for proper hydration.

Size: 8oz
INGREDIENTS: Water (Aqua), Glycerin (Plant Derived), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Plant Derived), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Sclerotium Gum, Helianthus Annuus (Hybrid Sunflower) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, Glyceryl Stearate (Plant Derived), Polysorbate-60 (Plant Derived), Rosa Damascena Flower (Rose) Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (ORGANIC Shea Butter), Capryl Hydroxamic Acid (Natural Preservative), Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Caprylyl Glycol (Natural Preservative), Tocopherol (Antioxidant), Squalane, Simmondsia Chinensis (ORGANIC Jojoba) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (ORGANIC Avocado) Oil, Olea Europaea (ORGANIC Olive) Fruit Oil, Geranium Maculatum Oil, Lavendula Angustifolia (ORGANIC Lavender) Oil

What I thought…

I am always a little hesitant to try new lotion products on Mister, because of how extremely sensitive his skin is.  One flair up of his eczema can last weeks, and getting it under control again is extremely difficult.  But, when I received the opportunity to review the Episencial Better Body Butter, I read the ingredients and did not see anything listed that will typically cause a flair in Mister’s skin, so I thought I would try it.  The  Episencial Better Body Butter contains olive oil, shea butter, and sunflower seed oil.  I have used olive oil and shea butter on Mister before, and not had any problems.  The Episencial Better Body Butter is thicker than a typical lotion, and glides on easily.  It left Mister’s skin feeling soft and smooth.  We used it for over a week and never noticed any evidence of break out.

What I would change…

The  Episencial Better Body Butter is fantastic as it is.  The only thing I would change would be possibly adding either grape seed oil or green tea to the mix, as both are known anti-oxidants and aid in healing and skin health.

How I rate it:

Lady V dZine gives Episencial Better Body Butter a healthy 5 out of 5 hearts.

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Where you can buy it…

Episencial Better Body Butter is available at EcoMom.com, along with host of other essentials for your baby’s skin.

EcoMom.com would like to offer Lady V dZine readers an exclusive coupon for 15% off of your first order with coupon code SBBL247.  This coupon is good through May 31, 2010.

Win It: One lucky Lady V dZine reader will receive Episencial Better Body Butter from EcoMom.com.

Mandatory Entry: Simply visit the EcoMom.com website and comment back with one other product you would like to try.

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Be blessed,

Virginia

Lady V dZine

A special thanks to Jody Sherman, CEO and Co-Founder of EcoMom, who provided me with Episencial Better Body Butter to facilitate this review and who is also providing the product for the winning entrant.

Contest open to the US.  Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on 06/20/2010.  Winner will be selected via random.org.  Winner will be notified by email and will have 72 hours to respond with mailing address.  If no response is received from the winning entrant, a new winner will be selected.

FTC Compliant Disclosure: I received the aforementioned product to facilitate this review. All opinions expressed are 100% mine and are based on my experience.  Your experience may differ.

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About Virginia

Hi there! My name is Virginia, and I am the author/owner of That Bald Chick. I am a Christian, wife, mother of three, full time homemaker, homeschooler, and ministry volunteer in addition to being a blogger. In my free time *cough* I enjoy reading, writing, taking walks with my family, and listening to music.

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