Restorsea Giveaway! *Worth $175*

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When I first heard mention of Restorsea, I admit I just rolled my eyes.

My mom and my aunt were trying to tell me I’d love it because it’s “all natural.” This is one of my pet peeves– people are constantly recommending products to me that they think are green– because they are advertised as such– but are actually just green-washed. (I have one friend who thinks that everything purchased at Whole Foods is going to be my “new favorite organic product,” when often, they contain PEGs, preservatives, and “fragrance.”)

As we’ve discussed on this blog many times, everyone is entitled to his/her own comfort-level of what is “natural” or “organic” enough, but I do try and go as natural as I can. And for me, this has meant forgoing many perceived luxuries. I didn’t think I was ever going to find a prestige brand skincare that was also actually natural enough to satisfy me.

UNTIL NOW!

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My aunt had some samples of Restorsea and was kind enough to share with me. I took them to be polite, and then read the ingredients. I could not believe what I was reading. Its ingredients, with one exception (fragrance), are pretty natural! No parabens, no phthalates, no PEGs, no chemical peptides, no silicone, no mineral oils.  I mean, this cream wasn’t whipped up in a hippie’s kitchen in Brooklyn (too bad!) but it’s as darn close as a super-high-tech, luxury, super-effective line is ever going to be! Do I wish they made an option without fragrance? Sure. But until then, I feel like that is one compromise I, personally, can make.

Anti-aging wasn’t a big concern for me when I started using the cream. I am in my 30s, and I’m sure my skin had signs of aging, but I had bigger problems: acne. My acne is entirely hormonal, which means that no amount of willow bark, tea tree oil, juice cleanses, antibiotics, or anything like that was going to fix it. BUT I have found that Restorsea, because it increases cell turnover, makes my breakouts fewer, they go away MUCH faster, get less red, less irritated, and are less noticeable. A miracle for me. Seriously life-changing.

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Here’s a piece of the story from Restorsea‘s website: Read the whole thing here– it’s not that long and it’s fascinating!

 Reluctantly participating in a hike through the pure fjords of western Norway, Patti landed herself on a tour of the country’s largest salmon hatchery. She became transfixed by the hatchery workers’ hands; while their faces betrayed their true ages, their hands looked much younger. Because the workers’ hands were consistently submerged in water, Patti knew where to look for their secret.

Patti in the above clip is Patti Pao, who “boasts an illustrious beauty background, having launched over 400 products for lauded brands such as Avon, Elizabeth Arden, Guerlain and Peter Thomas Roth.”

And, bonus: Restorsea donates 5% of sales to Room to Read’s Girls’ Education Program. Wow.

So, here are a few ways you can try these great products:

  • They give out samples on the site to new customers.
  • You can purchase them at Restorsea.com
  • OH, and WE ARE GIVING AWAY ONE full-size RESTORING NIGHT CREAM! Comment below to enter. (US entries only).

There’s so much more I want to say about these products (I’ve tried-and-loved the Night Cream, Day Cream, and Eye Cream) but this post is already getting long. So please post questions in the comments section and I will answer them as best as I can. Every question counts as an entry to win the Night Cream! If you don’t have a question, feel free to just post that you want to win. If you share the link to this post via Facebook or Twitter, you’ll get a bonus entry!

PS Regardless of if you win this or not, you can get free samples of Restorsea here: http://www.restorsea.com/info/Sample_Request

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42 responses to “Restorsea Giveaway! *Worth $175*

  1. Jamie

    I’d love to win this! My tired, 30-something year old skin could use it :)

  2. reischel730

    I would love to win this. It sounds like an amazing product.

  3. Jane

    This sounds promising, I’d love to try it out. Hope I win! Always searching for a natural wonder product.

  4. Mary Ann Ciciarelli

    My face sounds just like Emily’s… my acne is completely hormonal! Would love to find a night cream that doesn’t over do it. :)

  5. Holly

    Now that I’m in my 30′s (sigh), I’m always looking for a natural way to dive into the fountain of youth. Despite being in my 30′s, most night creams leave me looking 13 again in the morning;-). Choose me! I’d be so grateful!!

  6. Angie

    I’m old and really need to win some anti aging cream :)

  7. Jessica Glendening

    This sounds awesome, I’d love to try it. I have the same two front battle with hormonal acne and early signs of aging!

  8. Anna Pry

    I could really use a better facial product

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  9. Rachel N.

    This sounds great! I’d love to try it.

  10. almom

    Sounds like a great product! I have dry 45 year old skin with oily zones

  11. Claudia L

    I’d love to try this product. A few days ago I saw Jordan and I noticed how radiant her skin looked and pointed it out. She then mentioned she was using this cream! I want it now. :)

  12. How lucky for me I just happened to have some time to surf for fun and got a chance to check in with your blog! I was just looking at my thirty-something skin in the mirror and thinking it’s probably time to start using a night cream…for aging reasons, sadly ;) I will definitely be ordering some free samples…and here’s wishing I win the draw, lol. Either way, thanks for the heads up!

  13. Lora Horvath

    Yes please! 35 is looming!!!

  14. I’d love to try this product… this polar vortex is not doing my dry skin any favors!

  15. polkaostrich

    Oh! This looks great. I’d love to try it!

  16. Wahoo! I’m probably the oldest person to comment here since 40 is my next milestone, but throw my name in the hat! xo

  17. Dela

    Would love to try!

  18. lindsey

    I am also chicken to try new products (creature of habit over here) and would love to win such a great prize!

  19. Evangeline Lehr

    Am in search of a good night cream…this one looks promising!

  20. Brady

    This sounds amazing! I’d really like to try the night cream. I may head over to their website for a sample!

  21. Whitney

    I’d love to win so I can try this product.

  22. Jennie Utsinger

    I’ve been dying to try this product. Thanks for the giveaway!

  23. Agbeke

    I would love to try this product

  24. you make kit sound so good! haha :) Of course I want to try it!

  25. I want this!!! Pimples in my 30s? So rude!!

  26. Wow sounds like a great product to win and try from Restorsea.

  27. Agbeke

    I wonder if it could double as an eye cream

    • They make a truly incredible eye cream. If you don’t win, try the eye cream! Either way, the free samples include both, so definitely go for that! I’m sure the Night Cream also works as an eye cream, but the eye cream is specially formulated– it tingles a little when you put it on the first few times, which I LOVE! –Emily

  28. Pamela Barrett

    I need this the mid west winter take a toll!!!!!! Pam

  29. Kelsey G

    I’m totally loving your site! I’ve been on the hunt for a natural deodorant but have been having reactions to most of the “big” brands. You’re slogging through them has been so great :)! Thank you. I’d love to win some great natural face cream, but either way I’m now a devoted follower!

    • Thanks, Kelsey! That’s so great to hear!! Welcome. We are thrilled you’re enjoying. Hope we can help, and good luck in the giveaway. PS have you tried Bubble and Bee? It’s my favorite– no irritation!!! –Emily

  30. Crista

    Thanks for the great write-up. This winter has been brutal for us all… I am on the look out for some new natural products to combat damage from the Minnesota cold and to calm my sensitive (aging) skin. This one sounds like it has great potential!

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  32. latanya

    I would like to try this product

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  34. Leah VanTrees

    Oooh, I was just headed out to buy some new lotion this week (noticing those fine lines & wrinkles all the sudden–yikes!). Maybe I’ll get lucky and win this one! It sounds fabulous.

  35. Gloria

    A natural product that might actually save my poor winter skin and not exacerbate hormonal breakouts? Count me in!

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  37. Deanna O'Neil

    Just got samples of the cleanser and the serum — hoping they really work! Smell and texture are nice!

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