Experiencing The Genius of Nature With Odylique + a Giveaway!

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Nothing gets me more excited than when I discover international skincare brands with pure and natural ingredients, that work for my sensitive skin. The pain only sets in when I realize most of these amazing international products are difficult to find or just not available in the U.S. More and more, popular international brands are branching out to the States and I couldn’t have been more excited when U.K. brand, Odylique announced in October they’d launched their new web store for U.S. and Canada.

Odylique is a British skincare brand based on effective formulations containing only organic herbs, plant oils, and natural active ingredients suitable for even the most sensitive skintypes. There are no synthetic chemicals nor artificial fragrances added to Odylique products furthering the brand’s commitment to Soil Association-certified standards and also providing the very best for sensitive skin. Formerly called Essential Care, the brand was founded by a mother-daughter duo and all products are handmade locally in Suffolk, UK. With over 30 years of providing effective, beloved products in Europe, Odylique’s newest venture into North America is generating lots of buzz and even more fans across the pond. 

I was given the chance to try out 3 amazing products that really worked well for my skin and now have me hooked on Odylique products. And that gorgeous packaging? I just can’t get enough of the clean, simplistic, feminine design.

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Calming Rose Super Tonic- One spritz of this and I knew it was love. Nothing is better than a rose facial toner. I love how hydrating and soothing this toner feels on my face and the sweet rose scent is delightful. Not only does this toner provide extra hydration and overall balance to my skin, it definitely helps moisturize and nourish skin. According to Odylique, in warmer weather the Rose Super Tonic could replace a seperate moisturizer. I’ve been savoring every bit of this product and am dreading when I use it all up! $29 for 1.69 fl oz.

Ingredients: Rosa centifolia flower water*, Calendula officinalis flower extract*, Alcohol*, Rosa damascena flower oil* 
*Organically grown & produced (100% of product)

Odylique2Timeless Rose Moisturizer- The creamiest, sweetest-smelling day cream I have ever used. I prefer using facial creams over oils in the daytime and this moisturizer was a nice addition to my daily favorites. I liked that the Timeless Rose Moisturizer was lightweight, soothing, and very moisturizing. Ingredients like rosehip, aloe and sea buckthorn contribute to this moisturizer’s smooth, soothing, and hydrating properties while also providing a lovely fresh fragrance. The moisturizer is not greasy but does take a minute to sink into skin. If you have trouble finding a daily moisturizer specifically for sensitive, irritated skin I would highly recommend the Timeless Rose Moisturizer. At $48 for 1.69 fl oz. (or $21, 0.51 fl oz. for the trial size), I think this is a pretty average price-point for an effective daily moisturizer with stellar organic ingredients. (Lots of delicious antioxidants here!) I received the trial size which was very handy for traveling and constant on-the-go use but I’d love to purchase the full size moisturizer in the future as the pump-applicator would definitely be more convenient and easier to use.

Ingredients: Aqua, Rosa centifolia flower water*, Simondsia chinensis seed oil*, Cocos nucifera oil*, Butryospermum parkii butter*, Helianthus annuus seed oil*, Glycerine**, Cetearyl alcohol, Hippophae rhamnoides fruit extract*, Cetearyl glucoside, Aloe barbadensis leaf juice powder*, Rosa rubignosa fruit extract*, Rosmarinus officinalis leaf extract*, Pelargonium graveolens oil*, Rosa damascena flower oil*, Lactic acid, Sodium anisate, Sodium levulinate, Sodium lauroyl lactylate, Xanthan gum, geraniol * & eugenol* (in the essential oils)

Spot-On Serum- Probably the product I was most surprised by, the Spot-On Serum is an amazing and effective acne spot treatment. I love that this product feels like a soothing moisturizer and not a drying, irritating spot treatment. The smooth cream-texture is gentle and lovely to use with a delightful hint of scent derived from lavender and tea-tree. The results are even better than how it feels: I applied this on blemishes and acne spots (both small and large) and every time I’ve tried it, spots are instantly gone within a day or two! Quick and painless. It really is the magic of natural ingredients. You also only need a little bit of product for the Spot-On Serum to perform its acne-banishing magic and the Serum works incredibly well alone or underneath the Rose Moisturizer. Because it is a very hydrating cream product, I found this to be a bit watery when applied but I do like how it quickly sinks into skin. I’m still in love with Osmia Organics’ Spot Treament oil but Odylique’s Spot-On Serum might be a more price-friendly alternative for the amount of product you receive. $29 for 2.0 fl oz. or $16 for 0.7 fl oz.

Ingredients: INCI: Aqua, Olea europaea oil*, Cocos nucifera oil*, Melaleuca alternifolia leaf oil*, Lavandula hybrida oil*, Zinc oxide, Alcohol*, Cetearyl glucoside, Aloe barbadensis leaf juice powder*, Calendula officinalis flower extract*, Echinacea purpurea extract*, Citrus limon oil*, Pogostemon cablin oil*, Lactic acid, Cetearyl alcohol, Xanthan gum, limonene* & linalool* (in the essential oils). *Organically grown & produced (100% of product)

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Want to try Odylique products for yourself? One lucky reader will win the latest from Odylique: a skincare gift set filled with 7 luxe samples of Odylique’s bestselling products!

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*All products were kindly provided to me for consideration. As always, all opinions are honest and my own.

46 Comments

  1. Based in Europe and still havent tried this brand!!! x

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    • Kasey January 5, 2015

      I’d definitely recommend you try Odylique! Such a lovely brand with excellent organic skincare formulations.

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  2. It’s a great brand! I’ve tried a few of their products, including Rose Moisturizer some time ago and liked all of them a lot.

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    • Kasey January 5, 2015

      I’m loving the Rose Moisturizer! Definitely on my favorites list now 🙂

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  3. Julie (@pdxbeautiful) January 5, 2015

    My best find was One Love Organics Cleansing oil! OMG so good 🙂

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    • Kasey January 5, 2015

      That is one of my absolute favorite cleansing products! I always have a backup bottle because I cannot live with out it. Good luck, Julie! 🙂

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  4. RW January 5, 2015

    The Gentle Herb Shampoo is lovely

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    • Kasey January 5, 2015

      I’ve heard a lot about the Gentle Herb Shampoo and would love to try it as well!

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  5. VictoriaN January 5, 2015

    I have found the Acure products and have been very pleased so far.

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    • Kasey January 5, 2015

      Acure products are great! Effective formulas and affordable prices. Their Lemongrass Shampoo is my favorite. Good luck! 🙂

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  6. Hephzibah (@GFMGFY) January 5, 2015

    Lovely review and giveaway! Always exciting when previously hard-to-come by brands become available! 🙂 I like the packaging too – it’s definitely more luxe than the original Essential Care. Good luck everyone! x

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    • Kasey January 5, 2015

      Thanks Hephzibah! Definitely agree 🙂

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  7. Joan Kubes January 5, 2015

    I have tried the Tula skin care set and just love it. So luxurious!

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  8. Amber January 6, 2015

    It’s so great to see British brands taking the trip across the pond! I love the Spot on Serum to, very effective!

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  9. I’m currently loving Silkka Garden Apothecary products. The hydrating mist and grapefruit-mint cleansing balm

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  10. consumerista January 6, 2015

    Yay, Odylique sounds so idyllic, a must try 🙂

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    • consumerista January 6, 2015

      Several discoveries in 2014: Acure, Laurel WPO, Sodashi

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      • Kasey January 8, 2015

        I love Acure and Laurel! I’ve been wanting to try Sodashi too 🙂 Good luck!

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  11. Annie January 6, 2015

    So many great discoveries in 2014, but one of my favorites is Jane Scrivner Un-Condition Oil. I really struggle with moisturizing creams, and your review of the Odylique Timeless Rose has sparked my interest!

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    • Kasey January 8, 2015

      I’ve never heard of Jane Scrivner before and I just looked up the Un Condition Oil, the ingredients sound fab! Good luck Annie 🙂

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  12. Kate January 6, 2015

    I really love this brand the serum being my favorite!

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  13. Megan January 7, 2015

    honestly…cetaphil

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  14. Michele January 7, 2015

    I’m with Julie. I love One Love Organics cleansing oil. I just purchased my 2nd bottle. 🙂

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    • Kasey January 8, 2015

      My absolute all-time favorite too! Good luck Michele! 🙂

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  15. Natalie yeoman. January 7, 2015

    My favorite is bliss skincare. Their products are amazing

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  16. Linda January 8, 2015

    Reele skincare products!

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  17. Lauren January 8, 2015

    Definitely the ed4olo vitamin b cleansing oil!

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    • Kasey January 8, 2015

      I’m with you too Lauren, that cleansing oil is the best! Good luck! 🙂

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  18. Marie January 8, 2015

    peter thomas roth’s skincare products

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  19. Mark V. January 8, 2015

    budda butter

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  20. Eldon January 8, 2015

    Amore pacific creams

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  21. KellyPC January 8, 2015

    I discovered Miracle10! It’s amazing!

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  22. Nicolas c January 8, 2015

    An extra rich vaseline

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  23. BlessedTA January 8, 2015

    Natural oil such as coconut, almond oil works better on my skin than most commercial cream.

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  24. elliottgyal January 8, 2015

    I’e been enjoying the Microderm360 for my skin!

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  25. Emilia January 8, 2015

    Hannah essential Oil has been working wonders for me

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  26. Yuen C January 8, 2015

    Cleansing oils

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  27. Leah January 9, 2015

    I discovered the wonders of Argan Oil!

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  28. summer plewes January 9, 2015

    I have discovered everything keratin!

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  29. Julie Raye January 9, 2015

    my lancome hydration mask

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  30. Julie January 9, 2015

    I’ve recently discovered oatmeal masks by st ives and love them

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  31. Belinda McNabb January 10, 2015

    i recently discovered Elizabeth Arden Nourishing Lip Balm

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  32. truckerofbc January 11, 2015

    My wife has discovered Neutrogena

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  33. Kay Lee January 11, 2015

    I had recently switched to green, organic products and I am loving Osmia Organics black clay soap and One Love Organics’ Love Springs Eternal!

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  34. Elegantly Eco January 13, 2015

    Who won the giveaway?

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    • Kasey January 13, 2015

      Hi Hazel, the winner is announced on the Rafflecopter contest widget and will additionally receive an email. Thanks for entering!

      Reply

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