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Nurture My Body Skin Care sample set for oily skin- reviewed and recommended

Is a Solution for:
Rosacea, Dry Skin, Oily Skin
October 11, 2010 Reviewed by Mark 1 Comment
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The company known as Nurture my Body had already received positive reviews here at TIA, so I was more than happy to have the opportunity to try their products myself.  If the idea of organic skin care appeals to you but you don’t know where to start, they offer sample sets for various skin types that could be an excellent way to begin.  (You can also make up your own set, and these are just the right size for travel, too.)

Through their generosity I received their Skin Care Sample Set for Oily Skin containing a 1 oz. Cleansing Milk, a 1 oz. Floral Toner and 0.5 oz. each of their Acne Serum and Gentle Face Cream.

This was my first time using a cleansing milk, so I was surprised to find that it didn’t foam when applied to a wet face. Although a bit skeptical at first, I quickly found that it did a good job of cleaning my face while not stripping the skin, which actually helped to somewhat slow down the production of oil. Packaged in a handy little pump, this pure white, creamy cleanser is chock full of essential oils and extracts, and has a pleasant, lightly herbal fragrance that is gender friendly. (This is also available fragrance-free.)

Their Floral Toner contains certified organic rose geranium to soothe and balance the skin’s ph.This is a convenient spray mist with a fresh, herbal smell that really refreshes after cleansing and I also found it soothing after shaving, too. (They recommended it for combination or oily skin and rosacea.)

The acne serum’s acne fighting botanicals include calendula, grapefruit extract and tea tree oil. Now, I must admit that tea tree isn’t one of my favorite fragrances, but it does work wonders on blemishes. I found that applied in the evening it worked well to quickly banish breakouts. Also, the fragrance didn’t seem to linger very long, or maybe I just got used to it after a few uses. Either way, it merits using, as it really does work.

Non-greasy and lightweight, the Gentle Face Cream has a light, somewhat citrus fragrance. It absorbed quickly and did a good job of hydrating the skin. I only applied it at night and found that in the morning my skin was still well moisturized. (This is also available fragrance-free.)

Each of these products performed well for me and fit easily into my daily routine with my other favorites.  Although these were sample sizes, I found they go a long way. I like the quality and purposeful packaging of these products and look forward to trying others from this company in the future.

Cleansing Milk ingredients:

Purified Water, Vegetable Emulsifying Wax NF, Chondrus Crispus (Seaweed) Extract**, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Gel**, Vegetable Glycerin, Carthamnus Tinctorius (High Oleic Safflower) Oil**, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil**, Arctium Lappa (Burdock Root) Infusion**, Humulus Lupulus (Hops Flowers) Infusion**, Echinacea Angustifolia (Coneflower) Infusion**, Plantago Major (Plantain Leaf) Infusion**, Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion Leaf) Infusion**, Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion Root) Infusion**, Rosa Damascena (Bulgarian Rose) Hydrosol**, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Hydrosol**, Xanthan Gum, Lavandula Hybrida (Lavandin) Essential Oil**, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Essential Oil**, Cupressus Sempervirens (Cypress) Essential** Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) CO2**, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) CO2**, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Extract

Floral Toner ingredients:

Pelargonium Graveolens (Rose Geranium) Hydrosol**

**Certified Organic

Acne Serum ingredients:

Purified Water, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Gel**, Arctium Lappa (Burdock Root) Infusion**, Echinacea Angustifolia (Coneflower) Infusion**, Taraxacum Officinale (Dandelion Root and Leaf) Infusion**, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey Root) Infusion****, Calendula Officinalis (Pot Marigold) Infusion**, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Essential Oil**, Melaleca Quiquenervia (Niaouli) Essential Oil**, Vegetable Glycerin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil**, Xanthan Gum, Calendula Officinalis (Pot Marigold) CO2****, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) CO2**, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Extract

*Organic  **Certified Organic ***Wildcrafted  ****Biodynamic/Demeter Certified

Gentle Face Cream ingredients:

Purified Water, Vegetable Emulsifying Wax NF, Carthamnus Tinctorius (High Oleic Safflower) Oil**, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba Seed) Oil**, Olive Squalane Oil, Rosa Damascena (Bulgarian Rose) Hydrosol**, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Gel**, Glycine Soja (Soy Lecithin) Oil, Vegetable Glycerin, Chondrus Crispus (Seaweed) Extract**, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil**, Macadamia Ternifolia (Macadamia Nut) Oil**, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Oil, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey Root) Infusion**, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey Leaf) Infusion**, Sambucus Nigra (Elder Flowers) Infusion**, Rosa Damascena (Rosebuds) Infusion**, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow Blue Flowers) Infusion**, Xanthan Gum, Borago Officinalis (Borage Seed) Oil**, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil**, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn) CO2**, Rosa Canina (Rosehips) CO2**, Citrus Aurantium (Tunisian Neroli) Essential Oil**, Rosa Damascena (Turkish Rose) Essential Oil**, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Petitgrain) Essential Oil**, Citrus Reticula (Mandarin) Essential Oil**, Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Essential Oil**, Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine Absolute) Essential Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) CO2**, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) CO2**, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Extract

*Organic **Certified Organic ***Wildcrafted ****Biodynamic/Demeter Certified

  • October 13, 2010

    by Shannel

    Love the idea of the acne system but unfortunately I have a really bad reaction to tea tree oil products. Sometimes my skin just doesn't play as "green" as I would like it to.

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