Wednesday, December 9, 2009

EcoStore Review and GIVEAWAY


I have seen EcoStore all over the internet lately! Of course, seeing them made me want to get to know more about them. I am so glad that I visited their site!

I don't know about you, but I'm not that great when it comes to being "green". I try to do my small part; recycling, turning off lights when I leave a room, not running the faucet when I brush my teeth, and small things like that.

Here's a bit about EcoStore. Their slogan is No Nasty Chemicals™ That means "All of our products are made from plant- and mineral-based ingredients, free of toxic chemicals that bring people closer to nature with non-toxic, environmentally safe solutions that also help to reduce our carbon footprint." They explain how certain toxins in our everyday products can affect our health. Click No Nasty Chemicals™ to learn more.


I don't typically think about the products I use on a daily basis as being an option of "going green". When I got in touch with EcoStore, I was given the option of choosing 2 products to try out. I wanted to try products from 2 different categories so I picked:
1) Citrus Spray Cleaner

This was a nice cleaner for my bathroom. I'm so glad I don't have to leave the room because of the overwhelming chemical smell. It cleaned as well as I expected. I think when you're not used to eco-friendly products, you have to learn how they will perform differently. It took a bit more spraying (not a lot) to get up some stuck on "stuff" from the counter. Patience is not one of my virtues and had I waited even a couple of minutes, it would've come up just fine.

I used it on my mirror in the bathroom and it did great. I have to get decent paper towels. I tend to go cheap and that shows with the paper towels. Anyone have an alternative to paper towels that doesn't leave streaks on mirrors?
2) Rosemary Orange Shampoo

You know, I'm glad I was able to try these out to be the guinea pig. I get to help you save money! Here's how I'll be helping you do that if you purchase the Shampoo...you only need a little bit!

I treated it like it was my regular shampoo, getting a nice handful. Then, when I didn't get a huge lather, I added more. I'm sure if you're not as eco-ly challenged as me, you're probably groaning right now. I learned I didn't need that much. Because the Rosemary Orange Shampoo contains eco-friendly ingredients, you don't need as much. There aren't artificial ingredients to cause all the foaming. That should've been my first realization!

After I washed my hair, I loved the results. I could actually hear the squeak when I brushed through it! It was so awesome!!! Now, let me give you some advice if you purchase the Rosemary Orange Shampoo, because there aren't fillers or bad ingredients, it's not as easy to work through your hair. All you need to do is brush your hair before your shower. Then it's a breeze! I will be buying the conditioner to go along with the shampoo!
~~BONUS~~ EcoStore is having what it calls "Share the Love Holiday Sale" through the end of the year!! How sweet is that? To top that off, they are having free shipping on orders over $25!! That means the Citrus Spray Cleaner is: Regular Price: $9.00 Sale Price: $5.40 You Save: $3.60 (40 %) and the Rosemary Orange Shampoo is: Regular Price: $11.00 Sale Price: $6.60 You Save: $4.40 (40 %) Is that love or what? I'm buying my conditioner before the end of the year!

REQUIRED: Would you love to try out some EcoStore products for FREE? They are giving away a $25 Gift Certificate to 1 winner!! Head to http://www.ecostoreusa.com/ and find a product you'd like to try if you win! Come back here and leave me a comment.

The RULES that must be followed: Need to be at least 18 and a US resident. Leave me an email address! No email = No entry If you leave a comment w/out an email address, the comment will be deleted. Sorry. Void where prohibited. Giveaway runs through 12/21, 10pm CST.

Extra Entries: (leave a comment for each entry, such as 2 comments for +2 extras)

+1 Follow Woven by Words

+1 Subscribe to Woven by Words

+2 Enter one of my other giveaways and let me know how to find your comment

+2 Follow EcoStore on Twitter & Tweet about this giveaway. Leave me the link to the Tweet

+2 Follow EcoStore on Facebook. Let me know how to find you there

+3 Head to the EcoStore blog and sign up for their newsletter

+5 Make a purchase at EcoStore. Come back and leave a comment so I can contact you for proof of purchase
*I'd like to thank Susan from EcoStore for sending my products for review. The review of these products are soley my opinion and are in no way influenced by receiving them from the sponsoring company.

56 comments:

Charity said...

I have sooo wanted to try their products!! Would love to try the Rosemary Orange Shampoo and Conditioner and I would also like the Pet Herbal Fresh Shampoo. Please enter me:) Thanks!!
esterried[at]yahoo[dot]com

Charity said...

Also a follower:)

Charity said...

And a subscriber!!

Charity said...

I also entered your Snorg Tee giveaway:) #1

Charity said...

Entered your Snorg Tee Giveaway.
#2

Charity said...

I also signed up for the Ecostore newsletter on their blog:) #1

Charity said...

Signed up for the Ecostore newsletter. #2

Charity said...

Signed up for Ecostore newsletter #3
esterried[at]yahoo[dot]com

Eco-Friendly and Frugal said...

I'd love to try the dishwash liquid!

ecofriendlyandfrugal(at)gmail(dot)com

Eco-Friendly and Frugal said...

I follow you through GFC. I found you through MBC! Thanks for the giveaway.

Anonymous said...

i would like to try the liquid detergent wolfbayou@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

i subscribe to woven words wolfbayou@yahoo,com

Clueless_Mama said...

I would love to win their toilet cleaner. I love their products. They are the best!! camden44@gmail.com

Clueless_Mama said...

I follow EcoStore on Facebook. My name is Laurie Cooper camden44@gmail.com

Clueless_Mama said...

I follow EcoStore on Facebook #2 entry Laurie Cooper camden44@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

I think the shampoo and condition (rosemary) would be a wonderful product...

karenk
kmkuka(at)yahoo(dot)Com

Anonymous said...

i'm a subscriber :)

karenk
kmkuka(at)yahoo(Dot)Com

Susieqtpie said...

I would love to try their Laundry Soap. I have sensitive skin and would love to see if this is good for my skin. Thanks! arteachersusan at gmail dot com

Susieqtpie said...

I'm following Woven by Words arteachersusan at gmail.com

Susieqtpie said...

I'm subscribed to Woven by Words arteachersusan at gmail dot com and above i'm following the blog via susieqtpie

Susieqtpie said...

I'm entering the SNORGTEES Giveaway too! Thanks arteachersusan at gmail dot com

Susieqtpie said...

I'm following EcoStore and I tweeted! arteachersusan at gmail dot com http://twitter.com/susieqtpies/status/6695053215

Susieqtpie said...

I'm following EcoStore and I tweeted! arteachersusan at gmail dot com http://twitter.com/susieqtpies/status/6695053215

Susieqtpie said...

I'm following EcoStore on Facebook via Susan Buetow arteachersusan at gmail dot com

Susieqtpie said...

I'm following EcoStore on Facebook via Susan Buetow arteachersusan at gmail dot com

Susieqtpie said...

I went to the EcoStore blog and signed up for their newsletter! Thanks, arteachersusan at gmail dot com

Cheryl said...

I would like to try the lemongrass soap & the Rosemary Orange shampoo & conditioner.
cln1812 (at) gmail (dot) com

Cheryl said...

follow wovenbywords:
cln1812 AT gmail DOT com

Cheryl said...

newsletter subscriber:
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl said...

entry 1:
entered to win That Certain Spark (comment by Cheryl Dec. 17)

Cheryl said...

entry 2:
entered to win That Certain Spark (comment by Cheryl Dec. 17)
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl said...

entry1:
follow ecostore on twitter as cln1812 & tweeted:
http://twitter.com/cln1812/status/6811274624
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl said...

entry2:

follow ecostore on twitter as cln1812 & tweeted:
http://twitter.com/cln1812/status/6811274624
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl said...

entry 1:
facebook fan of ecostore:
Cheryl Newman Bradley
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl said...

entry2:

facebook fan of ecostore:
Cheryl Newman Bradley
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl said...

entry1:
signed up for ecostore newsletter
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl said...

entry2
signed up for ecostore newsletter:
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Cheryl said...

entry3:
entry2
signed up for ecostore newsletter:
cln1812(at)gmail(dot)com

Nancy said...

I'd like to try their Wool Wash and the Laundry Liquid.

Nancy
allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

Nancy said...

I am an e-mail suscriber.

Nancy
allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

Nancy said...

I follow via Google Friend.

Nancy
allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

Nancy said...

#1
I follow the EcoStore 's blog.

Nancy
allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

Nancy said...

#2
I follow the EcoStore 's blog.

Nancy
allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

Nancy said...

#3
I follow the EcoStore 's blog.

Nancy
allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

Jaime said...

I would love to try the bath soaps
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

follower
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

email subscriber
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

1 follow EcoStore on facebook
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

2 follow EcoStore on facebook
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

already signed up for Ecostore Newsletter
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

2 already signed up for Ecostore Newsletter
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Jaime said...

3 already signed up for Ecostore Newsletter
copperllama at yahoo dot com

Hobo Mama said...

I'd like to try the Baby Body Wash & Baby Massage Oil!

mail AT HoboMama.com

Hobo Mama said...

I follow Woven by Words.

mail AT HoboMama.com

Hobo Mama said...

I am an EcoStore Facebook fan (Lauren Wayne) #1.

mail AT HoboMama.com

Hobo Mama said...

I am an EcoStore Facebook fan (Lauren Wayne) #2.

mail AT HoboMama.com

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