August 2013 Organic Beauty Bargain of the month: Avalon Organics new line of five products, CoQ10 Repair Body Lotion, Lavender Luminosity Exfoliating facial scrub, Moisturizing Cream shave in Aloe Unscented, Bath & Shower Gel in Geranium/Grapefruit and Cherry Aloe lip balm.What's better than finding some great skincare that is cruelty, paraben, sulfate, bisphenol-A, phthalate and GMO free? Skincare that costs a fraction of what you would shell out at a department store or high end makeup retailer counter.
Head to any mass market drugstore and score with Avalon Organics products, priced for the times with effective results and unisex.
All Avalon organics are NSF/ANSI 305 certified and made with at least 70% organic ingredients. They are also free of Parabens, Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate, Petrolatum, Artificial Colors and Phthalates.
*All are sold at Whole Foods, www.AvalonOrganics.com and other natural food stores
We tried out and had fantastic results with:
Avalon Organics® COQ10 Repair Ultimate Firming Body Lotion - $17.99
Refreshing Ingredient: Lemon
A pump delivery (the best) wrinkle smoothing lotion that hydrates, tightens and firms the skin through cellular renewal. That fragile forearm skin that starts to look papery from sun damage? Gone! Shin crackle? Gone! Heels sharp? No more! With lemon as a prominent ingredient, this moisturizer helps to remove dark spots and repair of elastin and collagen.
Avalon Organics® Aloe Unscented Moisturizing Cream Shave - $8.50
Refreshing Ingredient: Aloe
for men and women. Infused with organic plant oils, Aloe and Beta Glucan, this peppermint infused rich shaving cream moisturizes the skin to ensure a closer shave and relax any tension in your muscles.
Avalon Organics® Grapefruit & Geranium Bath and Shower Gel - $11
Refreshing Ingredient: Grapefruit
Addictive and not too sweet - this Grapefruit & Geranium body wash filled with essential oils, penetrates the skin to rid your body of its daily dose of bacteria while rejuvenating extra dry skin. Unisex.
Avalon Organics® Lavender LuminosityTM Exfoliating Enzyme Scrub - $16.95
Refreshing Ingredient: Lavender
Caveat: Use far less of this than other scrubs. A tiny bit of this refined thinner potion can do it all, get rid of flakey or rough skin and make it soft, smooth and vibrant. With soothing lavender extracts, this exfoliator creates a calming, freshening, yet effective scrub that won’t irritate skin.
Avalon Organics® Cherry Aloe Nourishing Lip Balm - $2.99
Refreshing Ingredient: Cherry
Not too waxy, not too greasy, just right. This is a winner balm, made with essential oils this lip balm moisturizes and protects against drying. The cherry extract helps to bring down and heal any inflammation or burning that the hot summer months can bring to your lips.