Friday, April 13, 2012

Natural Joy Beauty Review & Giveaway





In my quest for natural skin care products I came across a small business that has superior products. I loved how detailed Joy was in her selection of products that she not only has in her physical store but in her online one as well. See what she has to say about her requirements to selling products


From Joy Wicks Owner
 “Natural Joy Beauty opened online on Earth Day April 2008. The retail location soon followed, opening mid August 2008 in Sandy, UT. The business was started out of my desire to create a store where customers could feel confident about the ingredients in all of the products available. I had quickly learned during my own search to find natural alternatives for my makeup and body care, just how much "green washing" there is with products being marketed as natural and organic that really aren't...even those sold in  health food stores. Many still contain questionable ingredients. At Natural Joy Beauty, we research the ingredients for you, list all ingredients under each product and carefully choose only those products that do not contain:
  • NO Phenoxyethanol (a.k.a. Optiphen)
  • NO Parabens, Germall or Germaben
  • NO Japanese Honeysuckle (preservative form)
  • NO FD&C Colorants or Synthetic Fragrance
  • NO Toulene, Formaldehyde or Phthalates
  • NO Propylene Glycol, Dimethicone or Diazolidinyl Urea
  • NO Talc, Nano-Particles or Aluminum
  • NO Bismuth Oxychloride, Titanium Dioxide (loose form)
  • NO Petroleum, Mineral Oil or Paraffin
  • NO Triclosan or Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfates
  • NO Animal Testing
  •  
I asked to try the Basa Body Lotion. I was intrigued by the use of virgin coconut oil hand prepared by a small village in Africa called Mombassa. Not only does the lotion moisturize and nourish my skin, my purchase helps to provide for these women in Kenya.  The lotion is lightly scented with the coconut oil, not overpowering that you can’t wear a perfume with it. It is a smooth, thick lotion that easily melds into your skin.
 
I also tried the Coconut Oil Lip butter, which also has peppermint in it. It is smooth and goes on so beautifully. For those who like shiny lips this is the right lip butter for you. A word of caution though as with any products containing peppermint, if your lips are overly dry this may cause some discomfort because of the peppermint. Some people are not sensitive to it and it can be soothing, others it can be painful.


These are only a couple products that Joy carries. Be sure to check out her online store at www.naturaljoybeauty.com or if you are in the area stop by her shop in Sandy UT.


Visit the shop on Facebook, like her page and give her some love from A Year of Jubilee Reviews!! https://www.facebook.com/pages/NaturalJoyBeautycom-Natural-Joy-Cosmetics-More/83176562161?ref=ts

And give her some tweet love at https://twitter.com/#!/mynaturaljoy

Follow the Rafflecopter below (may need to click Read More prior to my name) for entries to win a Basa body Lotion for yourself!! USA only, ends April 26th
I appreciate Joy Wicks and her work to green up our lives!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway



31 comments:

theladya said...

I'd like to also try the Ida's Unscented Bar Soap by Beehive Soap. ~ Angie Bailey

jodi lasher said...

I would not mind trying the deodorant

amyorvin said...

I'd like to try Fresh Lavender Organic Shower Gel by Bubble & Bee

2dogs5catscrew@att.net

all91707 said...

I like the Make-Up Bag, Small Wet Bag by Wee Essentials.

Paul T / Pauline T said...

100% Organic Raw Unrefined Shea Butter by Lauren Brooke Cosmetiques. Great for super dry skin! - (Paul T / Pauline T…pls use emscout9 at hotmail dot com instead of gmail to contact me)

bamagurlforever said...

I would like to try the 100% natural laundry soap

Brittney said...

I would like to try the WaterColors Odor-Free Nail Enamel by Honeybee Gardens

mahgib said...

I would like to try the 100% Organic Raw Unrefined Shea Butter.

Kate said...

I'd love to try the willowherb serum

Traci Lynn Butler said...

I'd like to try the Wild Spice chocolate bar

Michele P. said...

another product I want to try is the Anti-Bug Balm Stick

Ashley said...

I'd love to try the baby bottom balm

demureprincess7(at)gmail(dot)com

Lilian said...

I would love to try the Mint Chip Bar by The Chocolate Conspiracy!

Small Footprints said...

Wow ... love her shop ... all those wonderful, Eco-friendly products. Thank you for introducing her to us! I'd love to try the Laundry Soap by Nothing But Soap in Tangerine.
Sml Footprints
reducefootprints at gmail dot com

Jen S. said...

I like the Wild Mint Shampoo by Organic Excellence.

Erika said...

There are so many good products there. I love the idea of their soaps (but I have plenty right now). I'd like to try their moisturizer and lip care products. The Mom's ADHD Kit looks neat too.

Geraldine Sandoval said...

I would LIKE to try the Lip Balm by Wild Willow in
Chocolate Peppermint
heartnsoulcooking at gmail dot com

Gala said...

Fresh Orange Organic Shower Gel by Bubble & Bee Organic

*Brittany C* said...

I'd love to try the Pumpkin Enzyme Peel 10% by Lotus Moon! Thank You!

Natasha said...

I would like to try the bar soap in pumpkin spice.

Holly said...

Breathe EZ Nasal Spray

nikki bergin said...

100% natural laundry soap
crazycat09@ymail.com

Stacy said...

I'd like to try the Laundry Soap by Nothing But Soap in Tea Tree

the imagine tree at aol dot com

limepink said...

I'd like to try the Organic Honey Purifying Masque by Lotus Moon.
mistylimepink at gmail dot com

Jennifer said...

I'd like to try the lavender sea salt body scrub

(jen487@hotmail.com)

Wehaf said...

I'd like to try the laundry soap!

urchiken at gmail dot com

Debra Pearlstein said...

I'd love to try the Turtle Scrub by Blissful Bean!

Georgette C said...

Barefoot Butter for cracked heels etc. Since I'm on my feet so much, the skin is cracked and I have a hard time finding good products.

Kris said...

moms pain kit

JR Pickett (Vicki Vix on r/c form) said...

Nice giveaway. Thanks. I'd also like to try the Anti-Aging Therapy - Silk Protein Formula by Organic Excellence and the Clean - Mature Moisture Facial Cleansing Bar by Blissoma.
fromfurrin at gmail dot com

shi zhan said...

トリーバーチ トートは定番中の定番のアメリカブランド品です!大人気なアメリカニューユークのファッションブランド品がここに満載!このブランド品は市場に登場してから、独特なデザインで評判が高いです。風を浮きます全体的に、素敵な配色で人の目を引き立てます。素材の方がナイロンレザーを採用して、しなやかな手触りですごく完璧なトートバッグはここに健在!シンプルなデザインでありながら、デイリーユースはもちろんのこと、週末旅行にもOKなほど十分な収納力を兼ね備えています。頼まれるハンドルで肩掛けもできるトリーバーチ ショルダーも取り扱っています。

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