Product Reviews

Osmia Organics Review

Osmia Organics isn’t a new treasure I’ve discovered, it’s actually been on the front lines in the green beauty world.  The first thing I tried from Osmia was their Lip Repair-wow it was love at first swipe.  If you have dry lips I highly recommend it!  That was two years ago and since Osmia has come out with even more amazing products.  I had the pleasure of meeting Sarah the founder at The Detox Market back in May.  She was pure gold and so fun to talk too.  Did I mention she’s like the fittest person?! Follow her Instagram @osmiaorganics for some serious fitness motivation and beautiful scenery of Colorado-trust me you’ll want to move there!

Anyways, I was beyond excited to review some of their highly coveted products.  As I mentioned, Osmia was started by Sarah, an ER doctor.  She had no intention of starting a skincare company but after taking a soap making class she knew she was in love.  After two years of relentless soap making, product testing, perfume making she jumped full force into Osmia, leaving the medical field.  Now over 4 years later, Osmia is a household name in the green beauty industry.  The mission of Osmia is to incorporate their luxe products into people’s everyday lives.  With top notch natural ingredients, Osmia will inspire you towards a healthier lifestyle.  Big on educating the consumer, I love how Osmia lists products they use on their website and products they don’t use and why.  They even discuss their packaging and why it’s so important to care.  I love their philosophy and commitment to excellence.

As mentioned, I had the privilege of sampling some of their skin treats.  Keep reading to hear how this company does no wrong!

Coffee Mint Bar Soap-

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Their soaps as I said earlier is what started it all for Osmia.  Well, I can see why!  These soaps are seriously luxe.  I’ve tried a couple different scents but I can’t get enough of the Coffee Mint.  It wakes you up with the all too familiar smell of coffee and energizes you with the scent of mint.  I’m obsessed.  My hubs and I fight over it.  Unlike a lot of bar soaps that leave your skin feeling dry, Osmia soaps are the opposite.  These soaps truly leave your skin feeling clean and not stripped of moisture.  Did I mention they’re beautiful too?  Yes, you hardly want to use it when you first open it because it looks like a work of art.  These make great gifts too.  I’ve given several away and people are always amazed at how great they feel.  And they say green beauty isn’t as good-no it’s better.  You all need to snag a couple of these.  One for yourself, and several as gifts!  $15

Black Clay Facial Soap-

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This soap is their best selling soap and for good reason-it’s luxurious to it’s core.  Made of Black Australian Clay and Dead Sea Mud, this facial soap doesn’t mess around.  Plus, coconut milk, organic almond, avocado, and castor bean oils round out this beauty.  It is recommended for normal, problem and combination skin.  I have drier skin however and it worked amazing on me.  It didn’t feel drying at all. It leaves my skin feeling refreshed, and clean but not tight and dry like a lot of bar soaps.  It also gets rid of all my makeup too.  Osmia recommends it for perioral dermatitis too.  (Check out my full review of my experience with perioral dermatitis here).  I have a soap saver from Osmia that I use with this soap as well and love.  If you’ve been searching for a cleanser that gets the job done and gives your skin the clean feeling you crave-this is it. $24

Active Gel Toner-

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This toner is unlike anything I’ve tried.  It comes in a gel pump form.  You apply a thin layer after cleansing to your skin and let it set for 30 seconds or so before applying your cream.  If you’re applying an oil, apply the oil while the gel toner is still wet.  It feels like a nice layer of protection for your skin.  With ingredients like hyaluronic acid and niacin amide that help to retain water in the skin.  This toner helps to keep your skin feeling hydrated.  It’s great for dry, normal, acne, and combination skin.  My skin felt smoother and more moist.  A great product especially for those cold winter months.  $24

Purely Simple Face Cream-

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This cream is like the go to for a facial cream.  With aloe as the first ingredient, they really keep true to the name especially with the ingredients.  Just pure ingredients that do the job.  It isn’t a super heavy moisturizer, but not so light that you need to keep applying.  I would apply this before my makeup and it was perfection.  It gave my skin a nice polished look before I applied my foundation, but it wasn’t greasy at all.  Also, a great option for those with perioral dermatitis, as the ingredients are basic and there is a very small amount of oils in it.  This would be great for teen girls just getting into skincare, and the beauty novice who thinks they’ve tried it all. $60

Nectar Vital Rose Drops-

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Love, love, love this product!  The name is so appropriate for it, it truly feels like nectar on your skin, a rich luxe oil.  Some oils feel thinner but this one feels fatty-haha are you still with me?!  Let’s just say I love the feel of it.  And the smell, amazing!  Subtle rose, sandalwood and jasmine envelope you.  I applied this at night and in the morning.  At night I applied it after the toner and my skin just drank it up.  In the morning my skin felt silky smooth and hydrated.  It was as if it had a big drink of water at night and was infused with oxygen.  Seriously, it’s SO good!  You only need a few drops too.  I even would apply this in the morning before makeup with my Purely Simple Face Cream.  Having dry skin, once the weather starts to turn I like adding a heavier moisturizer/oil in the morning.  This was just the ticket.  I allowed my skin to soak it up for 5 minutes before applying my makeup.  You guys will love this, trust me!  With only 8 ingredients, this 99.6% organic nectar is seriously so lovely.  It includes some of my favorite oils, like pumpkin seed, argan and prickly pear.  If you can only get one facial product from them I would choose this-you won’t be disappointed. $98

That sums up my review of these luxe Osmia products.  Be sure to shop all their skincare treats here.  Also, check out my Instagram for a chance to win some of my favorite soaps from them!  Have you tried Osmia Organics?

 

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37 Comments

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    Laura
    November 18, 2016 at 9:19 am

    I have been using the Osmia organics Bar soaps and absolutely love them. I would really like to try so many products the Face cream, gel toner and Vital rose drops they all sound amazing 🙂 IG name ljwala

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    Marissa
    November 18, 2016 at 9:20 am

    I would love to try the Nectar Vital Rose drops!! Can’t go wrong with the scent of rose! And it would be perfect for the winter since my skin gets drier.

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    Angelina
    November 18, 2016 at 9:23 am

    Would love to try the Nectar drops😍

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    Patty
    November 18, 2016 at 9:24 am

    Thanks for this awesome giveaway with an amazing line…I would love to try the rose drops ..they sound amazing. .@dpw268

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    star
    November 18, 2016 at 9:24 am

    Wow i woukd love to tty out the rose drops looks amazing never tird anythjng from the beauty brand thanks lovely

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    Giulia Rodriguez
    November 18, 2016 at 9:26 am

    Awesome giveaway! I would love to try the black clay soap! Thanks and happy weekend 🙂 – @bellezabyg

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    Anne
    November 18, 2016 at 9:27 am

    I’ve been wanting to get my hands on their black clay facial soap. Ig is Adorneddahlia

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    kari benesh
    November 18, 2016 at 9:41 am

    I want to try the Nectar Rose Vital Drops! Thanks for the chance!

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    Ashley Chustz
    November 18, 2016 at 9:48 am

    I have been wanting to try their body butter! I get the worst dry skin this time of year 🙁 the face cream sounds great too! IG handle @ashtree- liked following and tagged friends 🙂

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    Jessa
    November 18, 2016 at 9:56 am

    Osmia has been doing great things for my skin..but I have had my eye on those Rose Drops and have yet to try them 🙂 ig: @jessaanderson

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    Lidiya Ervin
    November 18, 2016 at 9:59 am

    Oh my goodness! I want that Blck Clay facial soap & the Rose Drops! 😍

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    Catherine
    November 18, 2016 at 10:08 am

    I love the black clay soap! Would love to try the coffee mint or any of their other soaps. I think they have an enzyme one which I’m also curious about!

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    Mia
    November 18, 2016 at 10:12 am

    I would love to try the Black Clay Facial Soap to help kick the post-nursing hormonal acne thing I’ve got going on.

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    Kathryn DeRamus
    November 18, 2016 at 10:14 am

    I would love to try the facial soap! 😍

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    Meghan Pfaff
    November 18, 2016 at 11:33 am

    I would love to try everything!! But mostly the simple face cream!!! Great giveaway!!! @megp21

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    Heather
    November 18, 2016 at 11:35 am

    I would love to try the active gel toner. I pretty much love anything made by Sarah! ❤️️

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    Marisa
    November 18, 2016 at 12:06 pm

    Wow I want to try the nectar vital rose drops; sounds very unique! Thanks for hosting this awesome giveaway! Love natural, organic products. My IG name is @mariseeezy 🙂

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    Nika Snow
    November 18, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    Hello! I love the sound of the brand, and out if everything I think the Nectar Vital Rose Drops calls to me the strongest! Thank you for not only your write up, but also the giveaway for a chance to try them out. My IG is @VisceralStardust 💋

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    Vanna
    November 18, 2016 at 12:18 pm

    I’m dying to try the nectar vital rose drops, I love anything rose, especially my skincare! Thank you for the review and for the giveaway! My IG name is @skincaremochi 😊

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    Shanon H.
    November 18, 2016 at 12:27 pm

    I think I’d love to try the Active Gel Toner! It sounds so unique and hydrating. Thanks for hosting a giveaway! Super fun! @sshanon33

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    Brandi Young
    November 18, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    I would love to try the active feel toner and body soap most! Instagram @Brandifrannie

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    Cherry
    November 18, 2016 at 1:02 pm

    Great blog! I think the active gel toner and the balancing serum would help with my adult acne breakouts. Thanks for the opportunity to win this giveaway. IG: @cherriopolis

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    Kelsey
    November 18, 2016 at 3:14 pm

    DYING over the rose drops!! But really, you had me at coffee mint…
    @manillabird on the insta!

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    Jennifer
    November 18, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    I would love to try the vital rose drops and the black clay facial soap… I love anything that is rose scented and I heard great things about the black clay facial soap. @rms_jenn

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    Victoria T
    November 18, 2016 at 5:50 pm

    I would like to try this wonderful brand! IG @victoriat7578

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    Rachel
    November 18, 2016 at 8:18 pm

    I’d love to try the black clay facial soap!

    Ig: theformerrcot

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    Erika G.
    November 18, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    I hope I get a chance to try those soaps, they look divine! I’m also definitely adding the nectar rose drops to my Christmas list. 😉

    IG: stayg0ld247

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    Kayla Henley
    November 19, 2016 at 7:50 am

    Love to try the face cream. @kmhenley

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    Maria
    November 19, 2016 at 1:39 pm

    I would love to try the Nectar Vital Rose Drops! All of the products sound AMAZING!

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    Lusine Naljayan
    November 19, 2016 at 8:33 pm

    Would love to try the “PURELY SIMPLE FACE CREAM”. wow so organic 👌🏻
    My Instagram is lusine naljayan

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    Lauren
    November 19, 2016 at 9:25 pm

    I have really been wanting to try the Osmia Purely Simple Face Cream. I have been looking for a solid skincare routine and I am learning that like me, my skin has luxurious taste! 😉 @crunchyconversion

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    Nanllel Ra
    November 19, 2016 at 11:50 pm

    I have already been wanting to try their products, but your review has me even more curious now! I’d love to try the nectar rose drops, the gel active toner, and also the lip balm!! Basically everything 😬

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      Nanllel Ra
      November 19, 2016 at 11:50 pm

      Ohh and my IG name is @nanllelra 🙂

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    Nina
    November 20, 2016 at 7:30 am

    Hi Suzi, I love following you on instagram. Thank you for this giveaway; I love Osmia soaps and I would love to try the active gel toner, lip repair, and the nectar vital rose drops. @cleanfreshbeauty on instagram. Hope I win 😊

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    N C
    November 20, 2016 at 10:58 am

    This review is so informative. Thank you! I would like to try the Nectar Rose Drops, as it sounds heavenly. IG: honestree1

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    Cindy
    November 20, 2016 at 11:51 am

    I would love to try the nectar vital rose drops. Insta: mamafraboni

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    Gioia saia
    November 21, 2016 at 8:14 am

    I’ve been wanting to try osmia products for a while now.. on my list are the rose nectar, lip doctor and the body oils.. thanks for offering this lovely giveaway on Instagram. @pillowfactoryshop

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