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Devonian GREEMU oil – Review

 

Greemu Devonian Review
For the past several weeks I have been using a great vegan alternative to emu oil called GREEMU from Devonian. It is distributed by Koru Naturals with is a company I love. See my KORU reviews here and here. Yep that’s right this is #3 or using their great products!!!!!

I use emu oil for a number of things. It is a great moisturizer, hair frizz tamer, and essential oil cutter. However, it tends to have a distinct smell and slightly sticky texture.

Now, Devonian has come up with a plant based blend that matches the lipid composition of a Grade A Emu Oil. It is called GREEMU oil. I have found that it has NO SCENT at all which is a bit more pleasant when using with essential oils or as a hair product. It also has a smoother texture and doesn’t get sticky.

Regular emu oil is extracted from the fat tissue of the emu. Many people shy away from that product due to it containing animal products. However, GREEMU is made from plant oils and butters (macadamia seed oil, palm oil, shea butter, sunflower seed oil, and rice bran oil) but has the same great uses and benefits.

GREEMU is also designed to absorb slower than emu oil so you can use less getting more bang for your buck.

Here are some ways I use it…

It is way more than just a “hand lotion”. You can also use it as a leave in conditioner, as treatment for dry/damaged hair, scalp treatment, as well as skin and nail treatment.

I struggle with scalp psoriasis and It greatly reduced the redness and itching. I also used it on my hands before bed and they could be less cracked in the morning. You can also use it to help heal scratches, scrapes, and reduce scarring.

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You can get GREEMU oil from Koru Naturals or Amazon and UNTIL MAY 31st you can get 20% your order with coupon code GN395Z10.

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Koru Naturals Review #2

Koru Naturals Review
I am spoiled yet again to be part of the TOS Review Crew. I love that they provide things for my kiddos to have fun with but it is so nice to get some goodies for myself too. I had the honor of trying out some products from Koru Naturals earlier this year and loved them. This time I got THREE fun products!!! I got to try their Skin Clear Cream, Manuka Honey Propolis Soap, and Argan Oil and Sandalwood Hair Tonic.

Who is Koru Naturals?

Koru Naturals is a company originally based in New Zealand.  They use natural products found from that area to develop healing products to protect the skin, fight common health problems, and promote general good well-being.

The name of the company is as interesting as they are. Their name and logo is a symbol of new birth, growth, strength, and peace. Which is exactly what you will feel while using their products. I loved getting a little spa treatment from their quality products. They truly made me feel rejuvenated which is so important in the mental and physical health of ALL mamas not just homeschooling ones.

They also have a NO ANIMAL testing policy. I am so glad that they now offer there great products within the U.S. market!

My Products…

Last time I had the privileged of receiving Emu oil and Koolpurrie cream  which were both fabulous products. This time around I was equally as thrilled with what I received!

Skin Clear Cream

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I don’t struggle too much with breakouts, but I do have my problem areas. However, my oldest daughter has really oily skin and even at a young age struggles with breakouts. I have tried other treatments but all have been really over drying. This product is not!

The basic ingredients are raw, unpasteurized Manuka  Honey, and Manuka oil. They also add in other beneficial ingredients including thyme which is a natural anti-inflammatory. The goal of all ingredients are to diminish the redness and skin irritation while clearing up the bacteria causing the breakouts. The product didn’t cause dryness but made my skin feel silky smooth.  I really liked it. Within a few days the redness and bumpiness had almost completely cleared.  I used it even without breakouts as a daily moisturizer. I also really liked the smell and consistency of the product. It wasn’t thick or sticky like some moisturizers can be. It was really light weight felt great.

Manuka Honey Propolis Soap

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Unlike my face, I do have skin issues on the rest of me. I suffer from Psoriasis so I am very careful about what soaps I use. Many are drying and make my patches look and feel worse. I hate being itchy!

Besides being super adorable, this soap is made from Manuka Honey and Propolis. Both of which have natural moisturizing and protective properties. The soap smells great, and rinses off clean. Other bar soaps tend to leave my skin feeling sticky, but not this one. My skin feels smooth and soft. I haven’t had any dry patches.

Argan Oil and Sandalwood Hair Tonic

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Because on my medications, my hair has become rough and dry. I have had problems with it breaking and looking fizzy. I have tried using coconut oil and other hair tonic but all are too oily to leave in and go into public. This one, however, doesn’t!

I love how silky it makes my hair feel. It also makes it much easier to comb through without as many tangles and knots. The smell is awesome. This is my favorite product of all three! I put 2 drops in my hands and run it through my damp hair. It drys and you can hardly tell it is there. The fragrance is long lasting too. I have noticed a huge difference using it!

Find out what others thought of these and other products…

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Koru Naturals Review

Koru Naturals Review

Time for another TOS Review from the review crew! I am so honored to have this job and it spoils me a little bit also!!! I love getting stuff for our homeschool and my kids, but today I loved getting something for me too! (ok, I did share!!!!)

Koru Naturals sent me two wonderful products to review. The first was Emu Oil. The second, Koolpurrie Restoring Balm.

10411014_10100600328683762_8675567978502371467_nLet me start by telling you about Koru Naturals. It is a company originally based in New Zeland. (yes, exotic!) They use natural products found from that area to develop healing products to protect the skin, fight common health problems, and promote general good well-being. They also have a NO ANIMAL testing policy. I am so glad that they now offer there great products within the U.S. market!

As soon as the review was announced I was excited! I struggle with psoriasis and dry skin constantly but especially in the winter months. Let’s face it, any mom deals with some kind of hand dryness with all the dishes, house cleaning, yucky kid stuff, etc… We are always having to wash and that is drying to the skin. Not to mention the farm world. Winter is the harshest time with the cold chapping wind. There are just somethings that you can’t do wearing gloves which exposes your skin directly to the elements.

Now to the products I received…

Emu Oil Premium Golden

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The emu oil is clear/milky white. It is fully refined and contains tons of vitamins, minerals, and other goodies for your skin including omega fatty acids. It is all natural and penetrates the skin  leaving it feeling hydrated. It is a hypoallergenic product which makes it safer than other artificial topical moisturizers.

I was surprised at the number of uses that Emu Oil had. It is way more than just a “hand lotion”. You can also use it as a leave in conditioner, as treatment for dry/damaged hair, scalp treatment, as well as skin and nail treatment.

I struggle with scalp psoriasis and It greatly reduced the redness and itching. I also used it on my hands before bed and they could be less cracked in the morning. You can also use it to help heal scratches, scrapes, and reduce scarring.

I have even thought of using it on dairy udders once milking season starts back up, especially before shows. But I guess that may be the farmer in me! haha Hey, even my 4 legged girls deserve a little pampering!

The second item I received was Koolpurrie Restoring Balm.

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The Koolpurrie cream is a combination of emu oil and pure lanolin. It is a thicker balm then the plain emu oil. It is long lasting moisture to help with the dry and cracked skin. It softens and protects those hard working hands which makes it especially helpful!

This product I was particularly interested in! I read the description and it perfectly described my needs and struggles. My middle daughter also struggles from chronically dry and red scaly hands. We have used the cream since we got it and her hands are completely cleared up! While mine are not cleared, due to the psoriasis, they are much more tolerable and don’t crack as easy when I use the cream. (my biggest problem is remembering to use it haha)

All in all, I am completely impressed with the Koru Natural products that I received and am interested in trying others that they provide. They have a FULL line!!!! Several different oils, creams, bath salts, clay masks, hair care, lip balm, and even a line for men.

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Check out The Beauty of New Zealand  (Koru Naturals Review) and reviews of other Koru products from the TOS Review Crew

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