Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Arbonne: What You Need To Look Your Best For The Holidays: A Review and Giveaway!

Can you believe it is almost that time of year again?  Time for parties and dinners with relatives you only see once a year?  Time to think about how you can look your best?

Then it is time to look in Arbonne!  If you haven't heard yet, Arbonne is the premier company of skincare and wellness products to help you look fantastic.

Since 1975, Arbonne is the name that has come to define quality products and an unwavering commitment to both the environment and their customers. Arbonne is a highly regarded, premium brand with a Swiss heritage. The products are healthy, botanically based and inspired by nature. Arbonne offers over 400 products ranging from skin care to cosmetics, nutrition and wellness products.


Arbonne personal care and nutrition products are Vegan-certified and many items are also gluten-free. Their formulas are never tested on animals and do not contain animal-derived ingredients or animal by-products. The products are pH correct, hypoallergenic, and are dermatologist tested. They do not contain any mineral oil, chemicals, fragrances, dyes, formaldehyde-donating preservatives, or PABA.”
 
I was recently sent a whole box full of amazing skincare products to try out and review for you.
 
One of the lines I was sent to try is the RE9 Advanced. 

Arbonne is best known for their anti-aging skin care line, RE9 Advanced. Re9 Advanced synergizes not one, but 9 major age-defying elements and botanicals in a powerful system of products clinically proven to start working within 24 hours.”

This product just feels amazing on my skin. Not greasy but silky smooth it glides on effortlessly and smells amazingly pleasant! It includes a Smoothing Facial Cleanser, Regenerating Toner, Intensive renewal Serum, Corrective Eye Cream, Restorative Day Creme, and Night Repair Creme. The fact that it starts to produce results within 24 hours means you can start your road to looking your best quicker then you will with just about any other skin care line out there!


The SeaSource Detox Spa line of products was pretty amazing too!
Arbonne leads the way to health and well-being with SeaSource Detox Spa—a superior, unparalleled product line created for detoxification, restoration and total renewal. While it’s important to detoxify in today’s environment, it’s also just as important to give yourself a “time-out” on a regular basis. This comprehensive line of products stimulates, strengthens and supports the body’s natural ability to cleanse and restore itself, helping to purify the body inside and out and return it to a state of healthy bliss.”

More gel-like in texture, it made my skin feel clean and pure.  It has an almost fruity aroma, and includes products like Foaming Sea Salt Scrub, 5-in-1 Essential Massage Oil, Detoxifying Rescue Wash, Sea Mud Face & Body Mask, Purifying Sea Soak, Fortifying Hair Mask, Re-Mineralizing Body Lotion 24H and Renewing Body Gelée.

Arbonne also has cosmetics, sun care products, and even baby skin care items as well.  What's even more interesting is that being an Arbonne consultant is a great way to promote some great skincare products and make some extra money at the same time. 

Arbonne International just celebrated 30 years of providing men and women with botanically-based, pure, safe and beneficial Swiss formulated products. Their premium personal care and nutritional products are only sold through Independent Consultants, providing you with a more customized shopping experience. If you’d like to sign up as a client for free to shop online, ask questions and request your own samples from Independent Consultant Lisa Edwards please click here.


What could you do with an extra $400 a month? The Arbonne experience starts with changing your skin, then it’s about changing your life. Arbonne provides a generous compensation plan, an exceptionally nurturing support system, and caring committed leadership. Sign up today with the Girl meets Green team and start your Arbonne business by clicking here. Or contact Independent Consultant Lisa Edwards to learn more about the Arbonne business model at LisaEdwards@MyArbonne.com . “Knowing and loving our products are the only prerequisites for success as an Arbonne Independent Consultant. Create success on your terms!”



Use this link to sign up for free as a client to purchase products, request samples or ask questions.  It in no way obligates you in any way and you can get some samples to see if Arbonne will work as well for you as it did for me.
 
Even better, Lisa Edwards, who is sponsoring this review and giveaway and is my Arbonne consultant has a great website that not only promotes healthy and green living, but also has a monthly contest where you can win a $100 Gift Certificate! Check it out at Girl Meets Green!

I want to share with you some of the people at the helm of this amazing company. 


~ Arbonne’s new CEO, Kay Napier is an amazing woman who was  previously the VP of Proctor & Gamble and the Sr. VP of McDonald’s

~ Arbonne’s Sr. VP of Product Development is Peter Matravers. He was previously with Aveda and Neutrogena and holds over 20 U.S. and International patents.

You can read about it here.

So now that your interest in piqued you are wondering what you can win and how you can win it.  Have I got a giveaway for you!

Lisa sent me an amazing boxed set with products to try from both the RE9 and SeaSource line.  And that is exactly what you will get to win, my dear readers!  It has seven different products with enough of each to get a good idea of what Arbonne is all about.  And the ONLY place you can get it is through this giveaway!

Here we go!  If you want to win, here's what you have to do:

(1) Be a Google Friend Connect Follower of this blog

AND

(2) Sign up at the Girl Meets Green website so that you can be entered into their monthly contest here.
PLEASE NOTE: In order for this entry to count as the mandatory entry for this giveaway you MUST put "Wendy" in the referral entry line. 

Completing this mandatory entry really counts as an entry into both contests at the same time.  How cool is that?  Leave me one comment stating that you fulfilled both requirements.  If you already have done either or both, tell me that too!

If you want more entries ( as I know you will) you can also:

(3) "Like" Girl Meets Green on Facebook here and leave this comment on their wall:

Purple meets green! Enter for another chance to win an Arbonne sampler box here: http://www.madamerkf.blogspot.com/

Feel free to copy and paste that to the wall to make it easier to get this extra entry!  Tell me in a separate comment here.

(4) Follow Girl Meets Green on Twitter here and let me know that in a separate comment

(5) Follow me on Twitter here and let me know that in a separate comment

(6) Tweet about this giveaway ( can be done daily) ( leave a comment for each tweet)

(7) Go to the Arbonne website and tell me another product you would like to try

(8) Sign up for my email newsletter so you never miss another review or giveaway!  Use link on sidebar and leave a comment that you did or already do!

(9) Blog about this giveaway and leave me the link in a comment and let me know that in a separate comment.

There you go!  What are you waiting for?  Start entering!

Give-a-way to run until 11:59 pm EST on November 16, 2010. Winner will be chosen via Random.org. Email will be sent to winner with a response needed within 72 hours of winning email with shipping information. If winner does not respond to email, an alternate winner will be chosen. Good only within the continental USA. Make sure you leave a contact email within your post or check to make sure that I can email you via your blogger profile.




Disclaimer: I was provided with the item I reviewed as well as the items in this giveaway, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose. Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or conduct a product giveaway.




78 comments:

Ailanna said...

Arbonne products sound great! I'm a new GFC follower (Jennifer Mo) and I subscribed to the Girl Meets Green website using Wendy as my referrer.

ailanna at hotmail dot com

Ailanna said...

I follow @girltweetsgreen on Twitter as @noteasy2begreen.

ailanna at hotmail dot com

Ailanna said...

I would love to try the Arbonne clarifying wash.

ailanna at hotmail dot com

Ailanna said...

Following you on Twitter @noteasy2begreen.

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rubymoon said...

I did both requirements for the mandatory entry. Follow you on GFC as Ally
AND
signed up at Girl Gone Green at this email:
urnews4me/gmail

contact email:
rubymoonstone at gmail dot com

rubymoon said...

Like GGG on Facebook and posted on the wall.
rose manning

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rubymoon said...

Follow GGG on Twitter
@hopscotchlime

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rubymoon said...

Follow Wendy on Twitter
@hopscotchlime

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rubymoon said...

I'd love to try this Body Lotion:


Item#: 7092
Arbonne Aromassentials Awaken Body Lotion

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rubymoon said...

I get your newsletter by email

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T said...

I'm a new GFC follower, display name Tiffany K.

I have also subscribed to Girl Meets Green and put you as the referrer.

email address used for GFC and subscription: tkellaway85 (at) gmail (dot) com

T said...

I have liked "Girl Meets Green" on my facebook account (Tiffany Kellaway) and have posted the comment with a link to your contest.

tkellaway85 at gmail dot com

T said...

I am following Girl Meets Green on Twitter

twitter account name: tkellaway
email: tkellaway85 at gmail dot com

T said...

I am following you on Twitter

twitter account name: tkellaway
email: tkellaway85 at gmail dot com

T said...

I am following you via email subscription through Feed Burner


email: tkellaway85 at gmail dot com

T said...

Another product I would like to try is the Arbonne Aromassentials Awaken Sea Salt Scrub

https://www.arbonne.com/shop_online/showitem.asp?ProductId=7089&menuId=52&withLinks=1

email: tkellaway85 at gmail dot com

T said...

I tweeted about your giveaway today (11/10)

Twitter name: tkellaway
Email: tkellaway85 at gmail dot com

Link to tweet: http://twitter.com/tkellaway/status/2440903448862720

alexa said...

Alexa Nernberg
(alexa.1959@live.com)

I follow It's Really Only a Purple World with Google Friend Connect as alexa.1959

I signed up at the Girl meets Green website. I wrote that Wendy referred me.

Thanks for the awesome giveaway and the opportunity to participate.

alexa said...

Alexa Nernberg
(alexa.1959@live.com)

I "like" Girl Meets Green on Facebook. My Facebook username is Alexa Nernberg. I also shared "“Purple meets green! Enter for another chance to win an Arbonne sampler box here: http://www.madamerkf.blogspot.com/”

alexa said...

Alexa Nernberg
(alexa.1959@live.com)

I follow girltweetsgreen on Twitter as alexanernberg

alexa said...

Alexa Nernberg
(alexa.1959@live.com)

I follow madamerkf on Twitter as alexanernberg

alexa said...

Alexa Nernberg
(alexa.1959@live.com)

I would also like to try the "FC5 Nurturing Day Lotion with SPF20 from Arbonne.

Tiffany K said...
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Tiffany K said...

Tweeted about the contest again today (11/11/10)

Twitter: tkellaway
Email: tkellaway 85 at gmail dot com

Link to tweet: http://twitter.com/tkellaway/status/2787647089025025

PS. I have updated my display name on blogger - when I first began entering your contest my name showed only as the mysterious letter "T" - just wanted to let you know so it does not throw you off!

Jessica said...

I follow your blog publicly through google friend connect. I signed up for the Girl Meets Green contest using you as the referral. Thanks for the giveaway!
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I like Girl Meets Green on facebook and left your message on their wall
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Girl-meets-Green/117117998318312#!/permalink.php?story_fbid=170421519654626&id=117117998318312
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I follow you on twitter (@jjak2003)
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I subscribe to your e-mail newsletter
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I would also like to try the Shea Butter Hand & Body Wash
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Jessica said...

I tweeted
http://twitter.com/jjak2003/status/2991181097082880
jjak2003 at gmail dot com

Shelley Johnson said...

Google Friend Follower!

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Shelley Johnson said...

I joined girl meets green.

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Shelley Johnson said...

"Hershey 2010"

Enjoyed your talk on blogs at Hershey!

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Shelley Johnson said...

Girl meets Green Facebook follwer

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Shelley Johnson said...

Following you on twitter.

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Shelley Johnson said...

I would love to try the Awaken Sea Salt Scrubs.

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Shelley Johnson said...

I signed up for your newsletter.

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lkvoyer said...

I've signed up for Girl Gone Green and am a follower on GFC. lkvoyer at aol dot com

lkvoyer said...

I would also like to try the Ginger Citrus holiday set, body wash, sugar scrub, and body butter. lkvoyer at aol dot com

lkvoyer said...

I am an email subscriber. lkvoyer at aol dot com

monapete said...

I am a Google Friend Connect Follower of this blog

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monapete said...

Signed up at the Girl Meets Green website

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monapete said...

Like" Girl Meets Green on Facebook here and left comment

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monapete said...

Follow Girl Meets Green on Twitter

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monapete said...

Follow you on Twitter

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monapete said...

tweeted

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monapete said...

Signed up for your email newsletter

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monapete said...

I would try their Awaken Sea Salt Scrub.

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captainliss40 said...

I'm a GFC follower, and I signed up at Girl Meets Green. captainliss40@gmail.com

monapete said...

tweet

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scat413 said...

have followed all the rules....
love to win these products thanks
scat41351@aol.com

Heidi said...

im a follower and i subscribed to their website with wendy as a referral
heidilynndonahue@gmail.com

Heidi said...

i follow you on twitter
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Heidi said...

i follow girl meets green on twitter
heidilynndonahue@gmail.com

Heidi said...

id love to try their clear lip polish!
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bikerfeml said...

i follow you on gfc and entered the contest as required

bikerfeml at aol dot com

bikerfeml said...

I posted on facebook as required as lisa freeman

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bikerfeml said...

i subscribed to your newsletter as bikerfeml at yahoo dot com

bikerfeml said...

i would love to try the clarifying wash.

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Deanna G. said...

I follow on GFC via Twitter and I signed up at the Girl Meets Green website.

Deanna G. said...

I "Like" Girl Meets Green on Facebook and I left the comment on their wall:

http://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=168728653152423&id=117117998318312

Deanna G. said...

I follow Girl Meets Green on Twitter as "calidreamin87"

Deanna G. said...

I follow you on Twitter as "calidreamin87"

Deanna G. said...

Tweeted the giveaway:

http://twitter.com/#!/calidreamin87/status/4434269497724928

Deanna G. said...

I'd like to try the Clear Advantage Clarifying Wash Acne Medication.

monapete said...

tweet

http://twitter.com/monacpete/status/4546828175417344

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Heather said...

Following on twitter. Liked on facebook. Put "Wendy" as referrer for joining mailing list.

Thanks :-)

Deb K said...

I'm a new GFC follower (Deb S) and I subscribed to the Girl Meets Green website using Wendy as my referrer.

deb55106{at}gmail{dot}com

Deb K said...

I Like GGG on Facebook and posted on the wall~Deb S

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Deb K said...

Follow Girl Meets Green on Twitter~Deb55106

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Deb K said...

I'd love to also try the Perfecting Liquid Foundation with SPF 15!

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Deb K said...

Email subscriber

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FDP 4 Life said...

follower and i subscribed
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Angel Jacklyn said...

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Angel Jacklyn said...

WOULD LOVE TO TRY THE "Item#: 1815
Bio-Nutria Herbal Vapor Rub" kytah00@yahoo.com

Angel Jacklyn said...

FOLLOWING SPONSOR ON TWITTER USER NAME "kytah00" kytah00@yahoo.com

Angel Jacklyn said...

LIKED THE SPONSOR ON FACEBOOK VIA ANGEL JACKLYN facebook.com/kytah00

& LEFT COMMENT
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monapete said...

tweet

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