Thursday, February 12, 2015

Review/Giveaway Ora's Amazing Herbal

My opportunity to review Ora’s Amazing Herbal could not have come at a better time. Living in the Mojave Desert, I always find myself a bit dry. For whatever reason, this winter in particular has been horrid for my skin - particularly my hands!

I’m thinking it's because we welcomed a new little squish into our family, so we are washing our hands much more throughout the day than average. We have terribly hard water - we’re talking Erin Brochovich stuff here, folks.

Over the course of about a month, the back of my hands became painfully chapped. I had never experienced that and didn’t know how to deal with it.

I tried expensive lotions, I tried my arsenal of steroid creams, I tried switching soaps. NOTHING WORKED. It only got worse, and the various methods I tried stung terribly.

In reading Ora's Amazing Herbal's website, I learned that the salves particularly are good for skin issues, so I was very excited when our package arrived. Even though we checked the mail late at night, I tore open the package right away.

Among a great package of goodies Ora sent along, were a couple of the salves, along with a bunch of other goodies.

I applied some of the salve on the back of my hands right away before going to bed, and my husband stole some of the salve as well, for a few calloused spots on his feet. When we woke up we were both is shock!! His feet were soft in places they never have been, and my hands were not in pain for the first time in months. Just over night!

Healed up after two weeks of using Ora's Amazing Herbal products!

I honestly couldn’t believe my eyes. From that day on I used a mix of the salves, as well as the healing cocoa butter daily. Now my hands look and feel mostly normal with the exception of a few stubborn discolored patches.

The two salves were a 1oz jar of Touchy Skin Salve and a 1oz jar of All Purpose. Each retails $8.99. She also sells 4oz jars for $18.99. I plan to keep this still on hand at all times!

The ultra healing body butter I received was unscented, but she also sells a citrus grove version, both sell for $14.99 each. I use this on EVERYTHING. Cuts, burns, diaper area, hands, you name it! It has almost a gritty feel at first, but then instantly melts into a smooth butter-like cream and absorbs right in.

When my 5 year old has ‘booboos’, and insists on "medicine", we happily use the salve and save unnecessary chemicals for when really hurt. Also when my 5 month old developed her first ever diaper rash, I was excited to put the all purpose salve to use. (However it ended up being yeast based and needed a prescription, sadly.) Nonetheless, I was happy to have a cloth diaper safe tushy lubricant.
Embarrassingly, I had to actually look up some videos online to figure out what face serum is and how to use it.

I was sent the ‘A Little Bit Of Both’ gift set that includes small sizes of both the day and night serum and retails for $19.89.

Ora’s Lightweight Daily Nourish Face Oil Serum is very refreshing. Dripping about 6-8 drops (that came to be a full vial mostly) and then lightly patting into areas on my face eliminated my crutch of a pint of lotion a day, which just left me feeling greasy.

You’d think oil would make you feel slimy, but I honestly just felt clean, and fresh and glowing. I truly felt like it made my skin healthier.

Ora’s Advanced Nightly Skin Repair Phytonutrient Face Oil Serum promotes anti-aging, healing and moisture replenishment. This one also felt very good on my face, but I have to admit, I HATED the smell. Along with tamanu oil and pomegranate oil, carrot seed essential oil is one of the main components and by far the most fragrant.

In the mix was also a sample size of Blissful Earth body powder. It is free of talc, ensuring it doesn’t stay in the air and get inhaled into your lungs.

I used this product least of all since it's just not something we have ever used so wasn’t sure where to start.

However, my younger daughter wears a corrective brace that includes suede boots. Thanks to them, she has lost the cute baby feet smell and went straight to potato patch feet.

I did find that patting some of this in her socks before putting them on really cut down on the odor we noticed when we would take her boots off for an hour a day. A full 2.5 oz container costs $10.99 and comes in an unscented and vanilla options.

In addition to the products I reviewed, Ora’s Amazing Herbal also carries lip balms. Based on what I have seen from other products in the line, I can only imagine how soft and moisturizing it must be!

I highly recommend Ora’s Amazing Herbal to anyone seeking out moisture rich, anti-aging, healing products that are free of parabans, sythetics, gluten, grains and fragrances. You won’t be disappointed - I am totally sold on this company.

Ora's Amazing Herbal is available for purchase directly from their website, or through Amazon.

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Ora's Amazing Herbal Website
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To help introduce you to these amazing skincare products, Ora's Amazing Herbal is offering a "Love Your Skin" Gift Box valued at  $66.99 to one of our US readers!

Included in this generous gift box are three lip balms (Minty Cocoa, Vanilla, and Earl Grey), Citrus Grove Body Butter, 2 body powders (Vanilla, and Blissful Earth), 2 facial serums for day and night, and to top it off, a bag of organic potpourri described as  "a sensuous and fragrant blend of rose petals, lavender, chamomile, amber resin, frankincense resin, myrrh resin, jasmine and neroli essential oils in a quaint muslin satchel."

The box is limited edition, so if you or someone you love would enjoy this (and I promise you, someone you love would LOVE this), you should consider ordering one soon!

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  1. Ora's Amazing Herbal sounds just that - absolutely amazing! My whole family has a use for practically every product in this review and then some.

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    1. i definitely want to try the touchy skin salve. this cold weather has been harsh on my skin lately. -craftyone

  3. I would love to try the Citrus Grove Ultra Healing Body Butter. I also could definitely have a use for everything. Being in the Florida sun, we face dry skin, and of course, trying everything to keep from getting the extra wrinkles.
    heymissvirginia at embarqmail dot com

  4. These products sound amazing and I would love to try several of them, I would love to try the skin salve it sounds great for dry winter skin.
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  5. My lips are always dry so I would love to try the Natural Herbal Infused Lip Therapy Balm in the Clove flavor.

  6. I could use the healing body butter and the face oil serum.

  7. I'd like to try the ultra healing body butter. I have extremely sensitive skin and can only use natural products, and soaps and lotions from the local drugstore will make me break out in rashes and have issues. These products sound like they would work for me!

  8. I like the Natural Herbal Infused Lip Therapy Balm, Berry-Lime.

  9. The products sound amazing.....I love those handcrafted herbals. Thanks for sharing this company with us. The touch skin salve peaks my interest. Thanks!

  10. I'd love to try a face oil serum!

  11. I really love the lip balms included in the box. Earl grey lip balm sounds amazing! But if I had to pick something not included, the Citrus Grove Ultra Healing Body Butter sounds lovely!

  12. What a great giveaway! Looks like some great products. Love the lip balms or even the face serum! Thank you for linking at Snickerdoodle. Hope to see you again.

  13. I think I would love to try the Earl Grey lip balm as my lips are very dry in winter. My skin is a bit sensitive and has a couple of dry patches.

  14. I'm really interested in the Natural Vanilla Baby Powder.

  15. I'd like to try the All Purpose Salve.

    Desiree Dunbar

  16. I'm really interested in trying the Citrus Grove Body Butter! I have really dry skin during the winter so I'd love to see if it would help relieve it!

  17. My skin and lips get very chapped in the winter, so the lip balms and lotions would be great!

  18. My skin gets so dry in the winter, so I'm always looking for new, natural products to try!

  19. I would love to try the Citrus Grove Ultra Healing Body Butter for my extra dry skin.

  20. I"m most interested in the Touch Skin Salve. My son and I both have eczema which leaves our hands so dry they can sometimes crack and bleed. We've tried everything, but haven't found anything, except and expensive prescription, that helps.

  21. I'm interested in the ultra healing body butter!

  22. i want the all purpose salve because I have gardeners hands

  23. Lightweight Daily Nourish Face Oil Serum
    this looks great to try ,,,

  24. My skin is a continual problem for me. I would love to try the Touchy Skin looks wonderful.

  25. I would love to try the Advanced Nightly skin Repair Phytonutrient Face Oil Serum. At 49, I needs lots of night repair!

  26. Lip balm sampler! I am a huge lip balm fan and love trying new brands.

  27. I would love to try the Lip Balm Sampler especially the Minty Cocoa. I have severely dry skin and eczema. Sigh. kristiedonelson(at)gmail(dot)com Thank you.

  28. I tend to have aging dry sky - the facial serums sound amazing! I'd also love to try the Chai lip balm - sounds so delicious.

  29. I have horrible dry skin in the winter. Would love to try the healing salve!

  30. Definitely interested in the body butter! especially in this cold weather... my skin gets so dry! great givewaway :)

  31. Sounds like really good stuff! Glad your hands are feeling better. Winter plays havoc on mine as well. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  32. I need the lip balm. The weather right now is so tough on my lips

  33. I have very very dry skin and i'm also old so I need the lightweight daily face nourish oil and the healing body butter! I would try them for sure!!

  34. I would love to try some of these products...I have heard good things about them.

  35. I'd love to try the tattoo salve, I have some big tattoos and I'd love to have something that is made just for them.

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