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Pure Organic Shea Butter from Organic Essence


This is my all time favorite Organic Essence product for the following reasons:

  1. High quality cold-pressed, organic, pure shea butter that is truly a multi-purpose beauty staple (note: watch the video below to find out how I use it)
  2. It is natural and “baby safe” since no solvents or chemicals are used in its production.
  3. A biodegradable jar that functions just as well as glass or plastic, but will break-down via home composting.
  4. Fairly traded – by purchasing this product you are helping support 600 women in Ghana.

Still not sold on how great this product is? One of my fellow blogger, Truth in Aging, wrote an amazing review of this product which you can read here. This gal knows her stuff!

Shea Cream from Organic Essence


This Shea Cream is a powerful moisturizer that really combats dry and stressed skin. Because of its high shea butter content a little goes a long way. Great as a massage cream, all over body moisturizer or even a make up remover. Available in refreshing and relaxing scents: Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemongrass Mint and Vanilla Orange. Since it is USDA Certified Organic there are no parabens, fragrances, or petrochemicals.

And the best part…
A biodegradable jar that functions just as well as glass or plastic, but will break-down without a trace.

Full Discloser: Organic Essence was kind enough to provide me samples of three of their shea creams for testing purposes but I continue to use (and purchase) these product because I love them.

Eco-Friendly Organic Lip Balm from Organic Essence


I love this product for the following reasons:

    • USDA Certified Organic: no parabens, fragrances, or petrochemicals.
    • Packaged in a “eco tube”: made out of 100% recycled paper, organic glue and pure soy ink. Plastic free, completely biodegradable and safe for home composting.
  • Ease of use: instead of turning a wheel to make the balm come up, you just pinch the bottom of the tube like you would toothpaste. Just the right amount of balm pops up. Beautifully simple.
  • Surprisingly durable: the cap fits snugly and the packaging is much more durable that I would have expected.
  • Available in four delicious flavors: Almond, Grapefruit, Mint, Vanilla, and Natural (flavor free).

Full Discloser: Organic Essence was kind enough to provide me samples of three of their lip balms for testing purposes but I continue to use (and purchase) these product because I love them.