Ojai Sugar Sustainable Skincare

Disclaimer: This post was in collaboration with Ojai Sugar Skincare. They kindly sent me these products to try out. All opinions are my own and are not influenced by my collaboration with this company. 

Ojai Sugar Skincare Company was inspired by Ojai, California and creates natural, sustainable, cruelty-free skincare. Founded by Bernadette King, her formulation and quality of her products caught attention of others and definitely caught mine! 

If you'd like to check out more from Ojai Sugar Sustainable Skincare, head to https://ojaisugar.com

Ojai Sugar Skincare Body Xfoliant - Sweet Lavender

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This "Summery" blend with a touch of sweetness has it roots deep in the Ojai Valley reminding us of the liveliness and langour of a full-to-the-brim summer.

Essential oils: French lavender, vanilla, ylang-ylang. Moisturizing oils: almond, coconut, and grapeseed. Our base formula includes organic pumpkin seed butter for a texture that truly envelops the skin with moisture.

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  • SMELLS AMAZING. Honestly, this summery, relaxing blend of lavender, vanilla, and ylang-ylang makes my body smell incredible and at ease before bed. 
  • My skin felt baby soft smooth and moisturized. The xfoliant left my skin in a blanket of essential oils that kept my body super smooth, supple, and hydrated! I didn't even need body moisturizer! 

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Verdict

This product made my skin feel smooth, supple, moisturized, and smell incredible! The fact that I didn't even need a body moisturizer because of its natural essential oils to hydrate your skin made this product a winner! Definitely a standout product for home-spa time for yourself! This made my bath totally worth it! 

Ojai Sugar Sustainable Skincare

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Very fine grains of sugar will gently exfoliate the surface removing dead skin, stimulating new skin cell growth. New skin will absorb the natural ingredients much more effectively benefitting you! Our Bestseller.

  •  Caster sugar. Sugar cane produces glycolic acid, one of the natural alpha hydroxy acids. AHAs work by stimulating dead cells on the surface of the skin and inside the pores so they can slough off more easily.

  • Papaya fruit enzyme with vitamins A and C will facilitate new cell formation promoting smoother, softer skin and tightens to minimize large pores, fine lines and scars.

  • Essential oils rose, rose geranium and rosewood will soothe sensitive skin, promote skin tissue regeneration and replenish much needed balance and elasticity to promote a healthy appearance.

  • Camellia seed oil feather-light, fast-absorbing yet velvety, it has more hydrating oleic acid than olive or avocado oil.

  • Organic pumpkin seed butter popular in European skin-care and beauty products, aids with the re-hydration of dry or, more specifically, mature skin.

  • Organic Aloe Vera based HA--serum locks in moisture, plumps to keep skin firm, preventing fine lines while minimizing scars and wrinkles.

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  • My face looked so much brighter! Watch my YouTube video to see the difference !
  • My skin felt so soft and cleansed! The Face Polish created a nice base for layering products and for the Ojai Skincare toner that's in the next section! I loved how the sugar dissolved in my hands and my face which helped exfoliate dead skin cells and melt the essential oils into my face! 
  • The ingredients are great for anti-aging, no matter what age you are! The ingredients help in prevention and rejuvenation of your skin so it will have a healthier look! 

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Verdict

I see why this is Ojai's bestseller! It saw a great difference in my skin after using this product! My skin was so radiant, balanced, refreshed, and silky ! It had the same effect that the Xfoliant had, where the essential oils left my skin already hydrated and moisturized that I didn't really need any moisturizer! Definitely one of Ojai's standout products! 

Ojai Sugar Sustainable Skincare Petals Facial Waters

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While hydration is what makes our skin soft, it won’t stay that way if there is no oil protecting that hydration from evaporating and abandoning the skin, which would leave it dry and flaky. Follow the Facial Waters with our Petals Facial Oil--step 3 to Restore and Sustain.

Ingredients: Hydrosols of rose and geranium to balance oily/dry skin with anti-aging properties, chamomile to soothe and calm, and helichrysum to heal inflamed skin conditions. *Hibiscus extract also known as the "botox" plant, will plump and tighten. Aloe Vera heals inflamed skin conditions; eczema and psoriasis. Alcohol-free witch hazel is one of the most effective natural acne treatments attacking bacteria and breakouts. Kosher grade vegetable based--glycerin acts as a humectant drawing moisture from the air to retain hydration.

*Hibiscus extract: evens skin tone, rich in antioxidants, purify and control breakouts, intense moisture boost. Perfect for all skin types.

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  • Extremely hydrating! I'm a very oily girl, so this spray was truly refreshing for my face on warm days, and such a great follow up to the facial polish above! 
  • I love that this works on all skin types! 
  • Alcohol-free! Alcohol leaves my skin feeling dry and tight, so to have a facial spray that does not contain alcohol is a HUGE plus! 

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  • I wish the essence of the lovely ingredients stood out more! Rose,  geranium, aloe vera? It would be lovely! 

Verdict

A great complement as follow-up to the facial polish! This really works well with the facial polish and alone as a step to prep your face. 

Ojai Sugar Sustainable Skincare Lip Polish

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This lip polish smells and tastes divine with oils of rose and grapefruit. Our lip polish will nourish your lips making them soft to the touch and smooth. Use as needed to keep your pucker in perfect form. Our lip covers will glide on afterwards. What better way to protect and beautify our lips. Very moisturizing. 

Fine grains of caster sugar and French rose clay will gently exfoliate. Oils of camellia seed, organic coconut, jojoba, meadowfoam, orchid,vitamin E and organic pumpkin seed butter will nourish.

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  • WOW THIS SMELLS AND TASTES GOOD (I don't think you're supposed to taste it but it was on accident). 
  • I love that the texture of this product works to exfoliate your lips! The granules of this product really dissolve into your lips and gently exfoliate your lips for that perfect pucker! 
  • I really like that the oils of coconut, jojoba, meadowfoam, vitamin E, pumpkin seed butter, orchid, and camellia seed moisturize and nourish your lips before you top it off with Ojai's Lip cover! 

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Verdict

Honestly one of the better lip polishes I've ever tried. I've had used lip exfoliators before and it didn't amount to how well this worked! I'ved used Lush's lip exfoliants and I was not impressed, especially because of the size of the granules and it didn't work to exfoliate as well. Ojai's Lip Polish definitely made me love lip exfoliants again! I love that smells amazing and it's just so nourishing! 

 

Ojai Sugar Sustainable Skincare Lip Cover - Beet

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All natural plant based ingredients with SPF. Moisturizing and nourishing with orchid oil. The color is sheer and light... Color will be more natural due to your unique skin tone. We use all natural mineral based color pigments-no toxic metals. What better way to protect and beautify our lips.
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  • YAY for SPF for your lips! 
  • Ojai's Lip Cover gives you a beautiful flush of color on your lips - kind of like if you've just eaten a popsicle! 
  • Just as moisturizing and nourishing as the other products! 

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Verdict

Great alternative if you're looking for something comparable to the Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm. I love the vibrancy of the color, the moisture it provides on the lips, and hydrating feel it leaves!