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Have I got a treat for you today! This post is for the moms. Oh moms… Let me share with you my TOP 10 FAVORITE 100% Pure products from Alex & Von.
Have you heard of 100% Pure products? No? Sit down, take a second, listen.
100% Pure formulates synthetic-free, fragrance-free, paraben-free and toxin free beauty products. They use the most concentrated formulas possible without the use of water, thickeners, emulsifiers or any other fillers. Inspired by her garden, Susie Wang created 100% Pure’s cosmetics line to complement her healthy lifestyle. Made with pigments from fruits and vegetables along with nature’s best resources, 100% Pure marries all-natural ingredients with high-end cosmetic formulas to create beauty in a class of its own. 100% Pure is the first and only cosmetics colored from antioxidant rich fruit and vegetable pigments (patents pending).
100% Pure products are never tested on animals. It is the company’s mission to help and save animals. They have rescued and placed 21 dogs in loving homes last year alone, as well as provided financial aid to those who need medical aid for their pets. 100% Pure’s long term goal is to open up an animal sanctuary to further help their mission to help animals.
Let me share with you my 10 favorites!
1. Organic Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream
This is one of my favorites! Coffee Bean? Caffeine? Yes!
Anti-inflammatory, caffeine rich green tea and coffee de-puffs and reduces swelling while increasing circulation to alleviate and brighten dark circles. Concentrated with potent anti-aging vitamins, antioxidants, and nourishing rosehip oil. Truly, 100% Pure.
2. Fruit Pigmented Lip Glaze
Gorgeous colors from fruit pigments in a moisturizing base of avocado and cocoa butters. 100% natural formula will give your lips a sheer wash of fruit pigmented color while nourishing your lips with vitamins and antioxidants.
This stuff not only smells delicious, it doesn’t taste bad either!
3. Fruit Pigmented Mascara
Hands down, the best mascara EVER. No jokes about it, this mascara smells good, has amazing coverage and really brings out your eyes. New favorite.
100% natural mascara lengthens, separates, thickens and glosses lashes with fruit pigments and Black tea pigments. Lash conditioning ProVitamin B5, Vitamin E, Oat and Wheat protein conditions for healthier lashes. Gentle, all natural, good for you formula is suitable for everyone, even if you wear contacts or have sensitive eyes. Water and smudge resistant.
4. Black Tea Gel Eye Liner
I used to not wear eye liner often… until I found this product. I LOVE the black tea gel eye liner! Easy to use and stays put all day.
100% Natural, long wear gel eye liner shapes and dramatizes your eyes! This gel eye liner gets its beautiful, rich color from micronized black tea leaves which are packed full of anti-aging antioxidants. This all natural formula is free of synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances and chemical preservatives and is packed full of nourishing nutrients.
Ingredients: Black Tea, Aloe Vera Gel, Rose Hydrosol, Blackberry Pigments, Blueberry Pigments, Candelilla Wax, Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil, Red Wine Resveratrol, Extracts of Oregano, Thyme, Rosemary, Lavender, Goji Berry, Acai Berry and Goldenseal, Peptides of Snow Pea, Black Rice and Hibiscus, Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate), Vitamin E (a-tocopherol), Rice Starch, Mica, Japanese Honeysuckle Extract
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5. Sheer Cheek Tint
100% natural cheek tint gives your cheeks sheer, beautiful color from the pigments of antioxidant and vitamin rich fruit
100% Natural Ingredients: Aloe Vera Gel, Vitamin E (a-tocopehrol), Pigments of all or some of the following: Raspberry, Strawberry, Blackberry, Pomegranate, Red Wine, Peach, Apricot, Plum, Cherry and Cranberry, Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate), Avocado Butter, Extracts of Acai Berry, Rosemary, Grapefruit Seed, Japanese Honeysuckle, Oregano, Thyme, Goldenseal and Lavender, Witch Hazel
6. Fruit Pigmented Tinted Moisturizer With SPF 20
Tinted with natural fruit and vegetable pigments to give your complexion a flawless appearance while feeding your skin with nourishing white tea, acai oil, pomegranate oil and vitamins. SPF 20 protects your skin against the sun s harmful UVA (ultra violet aging) and UVB (ultra violet burning) rays while antioxidants protect your skin from other environmental hazards such as pollution, smog, smoke, exhaust, etc.
Some notes for you: 100% Pure tinted moisturizers are more of a sheer finish. If more coverage is desired, Elizabeth would recommend either 100% Pure foundation or for spot cover-ups 100% Pure concealer. She also uses 100% Pure’s Flawless Skin Foundation Powder to add a matte finish, usually more of a winter or evening look for her. All of these products offer up SPF coverage without nano technology.
Ingredients: Pigments of Peach, Apricot, Carrot, Pomegranate, Cocoa Bean, Goji Berry and Tomato, White Tea, Cucumber Juice, Aloe Juice, Acai and Pomegranate Oil, Vitamin E (a-tocopherol), Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate), Rice Starch, Candelilla Wax, Extracts of Rosemary, Oregano, Thyme, Grapefruit Seed, Japanese Honeysuckle, Goldenseal & Cinnamon
7. 100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Strawberry Box Set
100% natural, fruit-pigmented color cosmetics and skin care that will look beautiful on everyone. These luxurious, high-quality formulas are colored from antioxidant-rich fruit and vegetable pigments–as opposed to minerals or FD&C colors. They are natural and free of synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances, chemical preservatives, and other toxins.
* Fruit Pigmented Tinted Moisturizer (your color) 1.6 oz
* Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream 1 oz
* Strawberry Gel Cheek Tint 0.5 oz
* Strawberry Lip Glaze 0.088 oz
* Black Tea Gel Eye Liner 0.12 oz
* Cruelty-free Vegan Eye Liner Brush
8. Yummy Ice Cream 2 IN 1 – Kids Body Wash and Shampoo
My daughter loves to bathe in Ice Cream. Mint Chocolate Chip is her choice.
Get super clean and refreshed with delicious smelling bubbles that will clean you head to toe! 100% Natural, very gentle formula does not contain any synthetic chemicals, harsh detergents, artificial fragrances, chemical preservatives or any other toxins that can harm your young, delicate skin. Instead, we use the highest quality, organic, all natural nutrients to nourish your skin. And because the future belongs to you, our formulas are biodegradable, our labels are printed with soy ink and our packaging is recyclable and is mostly made from post consumer recycled plastic, glass or aluminum. We also love animals so all our formulas are vegan and since all our ingredients are natural and food based, none of our ingredients or formulas ever had to of been tested on animals!
Recommended for children 2 and up.
9. Honey Coconut Milk Shampoo & Conditioner
Yes… it smells as good as it sounds!
Gentle, hydrating shampoo will nourish your scalp and hair with natural nutrients to make hair healthy, glossy, hydrated and strong. All natural formula does not contain synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances, chemical preservatives, sulfates or other detergents that can strip or dehydrate hair.
Super rich and moisturizing formula deeply conditions, detangles and nourishes without weighing hair down. This all natural, healthy for your hair formula is free of synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances, chemical preservatives and all other toxins.
Ingredients: Honey, Concentrates of Green Tea, Burdock, Nettle, Rosemary, Peppermint, Rose Petals, Calendula and Hibiscus, Aloe Juice, Vitamin E (a-tocopherol), Coconut Milk Powder, Saponified Coconut Oil, Rice Protein, Wheat Protein, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Colloidal Oatmeal, Neem Oil,Citric Acid, Extracts of Japanese Honeysuckle, Grapefruit Seed, Thyme, Oregano, Cinnamon, Rosemary, Lavender and Goldenseal, Coconut Flavor
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10. 100% Potent Mushroom & Peptide Antioxidant Concentrate
Anti-aging, hydrating concentrate made with green apple stem cell technology, antioxidants and vitamins to nourish, reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, and to give you healthy, vibrant skin.
Ingredients: Rose Hydrosol, Pomegranate Oil, Acai Oil, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Coenzyme Q10, Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate), Goji Berry Powder, White Tea Extract, Lychee Fruit Extract, Green Apple Stem Cell, Vitamin E (a-tocopherol), Candelilla Wax, Extracts of Green Apple, Rosemary, Oregano, Thyme, Lavender, Goldenseal and Japanese Honeysuckle, Witch Hazel, Apple Flavor
Get these products AND save money doing it!
Want to buy some of these products and save money? You totally can! They currently have their alex+von back to school sale, 20% off orders of $60 or more with free shipping.
Also, through Thursday, 100% Pure is also having a special 25% off gel eyeliner, cruelty angled brush and cruelty free eyeliner brush. This can be combined with the above 20% off as long as the total after the 100% Pure discount is above $60!
Click here to purchase products! (note: enter consultant Elizabeth Bender on any purchase made from alex & von! She introduced me to these fabulous products that I love)
Elizabeth says: “I’m a HUGE fan of 100% Pure’s brushes with are a synthetic as both 100% Pure and suki have signed the Leaping Bunny pledge. The Leaping Bunny Program provides the best assurance that no new animal testing is used in any phase of product development by the company, its laboratories, or suppliers. I absolutely adore 100% Pure’s brushes! They are so soft and apply foundation evenly. They also wash up better than any brush I have ever used, no loose fibers!”
We will be giving away a $25 alex+von e-gift card for a winner to use to purchase some of the products of their choice!!! Leave a comment and let us know which products you’d love to try!
Winner will be picked Monday!
Congrats to Marsha Webber Pope
You have 48 hours to respond to our e-mail. Thanks to everyone who entered.
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