Review by Courtney: You can also find her at Mod Mommy
When I became pregnant with my son last year I noticed my skin changed way more than it did when I was pregnant with my daughter. Almost immediately after getting pregnant, my cheeks became rosy and acne appeared.
I was fortunate to have always had normal skin growing up, so the overload of hormones really gave my skin a shock. My son was born in January, and while the acne is gone, I still have a rosiness to my cheeks that I never had before.
When Brittanie’s Thyme said they’d send me some of their organic products to review, I was thrilled. They were also kind enough to let me choose which products I wanted to sample.
They have several lines to pick from such as; Outdoor Harmony, Mindful Beauty, Facial Freedom and Full Breath.
I chose the Mindful Beauty line to review, as its purpose is to “bring skin back to its natural balance and maintain its functionality.” It was exactly what I needed!
Since January I have been on the hunt to find a skin care line that would hopefully improve the look and feel of my face. So far I’ve tried a couple of popular brands like L’Oreal, Olay and Philosophy. They all worked OK, but nothing life changing.
The Mindful Beauty skin care system contains a facial cleanser, scrub, toner, everyday moisturizer and facial serum. I LOVE that the products are USDA organic and full of ingredients I recognize like, Aloe Vera juice, Jojoba oil, Safflower and Sunflower oil, Hemp oil, Witch Hazel, Rice bran and rice oil.
Besides the fact that the ingredients are organic, the packaging drew me in because it’s beautiful and I just love the quality of the bottles and containers.
Here’s my breakdown of each one.
Mindful Beauty Organic Citrus Facial Cleanser- With all of these products, you only need a couple of drops to get the job done. The cleanser was gel-like and gentle. It actually left my face feeling moisturized. I love that my skin didn’t feel stripped and dry like some cleansers leave you to feel. It was also able to remove my mascara and makeup.
Mindful Beauty Organic Almond Oatmeal Facial Scrub- The directions for this say to only use the facial scrub once a week. So far, I’ve used it twice and am looking forward to the next time. The scrub comes in an adorable apothecary jar and is loosely packed, much like a lightweight oatmeal. Once you add a few drops of water you have your “paste” and can start cleaning off dead skin. It worked wonderfully and left my skin feeling smooth. This particular product will last you a long time since you don’t need to use it daily.
Mindful Beauty Organic Balancing Facial Toner– I love this toner. It removed any leftover oils and overall balanced my skin. It did not dry it out at all. My skin was actually left hydrated.
Mindful Beauty Organic Everyday Moisturizer- This product was the most surprising. It’s not a typical moisturizer. I expected it to be like a lotion, but it had an aloe, coconut oil feel. Both of those happen to be the first ingredients too! I thought it was going to leave me shiny and oily, but I was wrong. My skin drank it right up and left my face glowing. My makeup glides on and I seriously haven’t liked a moisturizer this much. I love that it’s for all skin types too.
Mindful Beauty Organic Restorative Facial Serum- At first I started to use this serum in the morning, but found it was best to use at night, as the intense moisture leaves your skin looking a bit dewy. This serum is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants like vitamins A,B1, B2, B3, B6,C,D, and E, essential amino acids, proteins and carotene. Before this I had never used a facial serum, but I honestly feel this product has brought out my natural skin color and dulled the rosiness in my cheeks.
Overall, I’m really happy with this entire line and will definitely be buying more once I run out. I love how clear my skin looks, I love the color of it and most of all, I love how it feels. It stays moisturized all day.
If you’re interested in buying Brittanie’s Thyme Mindful Beauty Normal Skin System it retails for $67.00.
You can also win one item of your choice from Brittanie’s Thyme in the giveaway below.
*Disclosure: I was given a sample from Brittanie’s Thyme for the purpose of this review. All opinions expressed are honest and are mine.