Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Sparklehearts Girls' Natural Beauty Products Review and Giveaway!

Ecomom generously provided me another product to review and the means for a great giveaway on their site!  This time around, we received Sparklehearts Sweet Hearts Sparkly Body Lotion.  Do you even need to read further than the product name to know it was a hit with my uber-girly 4 year old?  Nope.  But I'll elaborate anyway!

As soon as I opened the package, Lex spotted the lotion and made a grab for it.  Seems the packaging did exactly what it intended to do and grabbed our girl's eye immediately.  I read her the label and she asked if she could use it right away.  Why not?

So I spread some on her arms and was delighted by the faint shimmer and the fruity smell.  (What little girl doesn't like glimmer?)  I was delighted in knowing that the product was natural and didn't have a bunch of questionable ingredients like many other products on the market.  No artificial anything, no parabens, sulfates, or phlatelets.  And made here in the USA! 

The scent is a little cloying for me to use it personally, but it's a great, kid-friendly scent and my daughters both say it smells like candy.  I love how the scent doesn't remain strong on the skin after it's applied, much like the faint shimmer.  I don't exactly want my daughter going out to play every day looking like she's headed to a Lady Gaga show, so this was a perfect, subtle amount. 

I loved the lotion so much that I purchased the Sparklehearts Soft Conditioner and my expectations have been easily met.  I'm totally in love with the packaging and what's inside doesn't disappoint.  My oldest has long, thick hair and this softens and conditions it enough that I can comb out tangles without  tears.  Like their other products, it's packaged in a pump bottle, which makes doling out the right amount easy for me and my daughter alike. 

We're obviously Sparkleheart fans and look forward to trying their whole gamut of products.  And since we've had such great experiences, we'll definitely be purchasing through the EcoMom site.  Specializing in Eco-Friendly Baby Products, EcoMom offers products that run from food, toys, baby care products, clothing and more.  The site is certainly more than just a retail site.

Ecomom is still running their EcoPass program.  For $99, you can purchase an annual membership which gives you 15% off of every order and free shipping with no minimum order requirement.  If you're going to purchase frequently, I can imagine this would pay for itself quickly.

And now, the part you've been waiting for... the giveaway!  EcoMom has graciously offered to give away $20 towards any product in the Ecomom store!

To enter, comment on this post by September 12, 2010 at 10pm EST.

For additional entries, you can do the following.  Please comment separately for each additional thing you do. 

  • Like EcoMom on Facebook
  • Follow EcoMom on Twitter
  • Subscribe to their Newsletter.
  • Visit the EcoMom page and pick out one non-food product that you'd be interested in buying.
  • Visit my page on Twitter and retweet this giveaway.  (Post link of your retweet).
Good luck everyone!  This was totally a review and giveaway that I loved doing.  Thanks for the opportunity, EcoMom!

**The Nitty Gritty:  The owner(s) of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.  The sample of the Sparklehearts Lotion mentioned above was provided by EcoMom. The Sparklehearts Conditioner was purchased by me, soley because the product is so darn awesome. 

26 comments:

  1. Its my birthday and I wanna sparkle too!

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  2. My little pink-loving, frilly-wearing, girlie girl of a daughter would love this! :)

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  3. Oh lotion! How in love with that would Ashleigh be?

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  4. I 'liked' EcoMom on Facebook. :-)

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  5. I'm following @EcoMom on Twitter as well

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  6. I'd like to buy the Artterro Blue Hill Bubble Wands Kit and the Sparklehearts lotion. Ash would LOVE them both. So would Bekah. I have SUCH girly girls!

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  7. I also subscribed to the newsletter.

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  8. I would totally give it to my nieces. It sounds like something they will love.

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  9. I retweeted you. http://twitter.com/yellen

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  10. Hannah would LOVE to shimmer.

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  11. I couldn't find your original tweet to retweet so I just made one up.

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  12. I would LOVE to get my niece some of this lotion! She is VERY girly, and deserves to be pampered.

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  13. I am following @ecomom on twitter. (AlliC5)

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  14. I retweeted you. :-) www.twitter.com/allic5

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  15. I retweeted you! :-) twitter.com/KatyLinda

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  16. My almost 4 year old would love the sparkly lotion!

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  18. I'd like to try the Baby's Bliss BabyDerma. My 7m old has eczema and something like that might help. :)

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  19. I am following EcoMom on Twitter. (I also deleted the gamyou comment, it was an accident.)

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  20. Just figured out how to retweet! Check!

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  21. I am subscribed to their newsletter. Phew! I am done working today. Going to watch the football game with my hubby!

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