via Ely Organics
Note: I received these products for free in return for a review on elephantjournal.com. That said, I’m always brutally honest, unless it’s inconvenient to be so, in which case I smile, wink and bullshit. ~ ed.
Basic info via Erin Ely herself:
“miessence is formulated by Narelle Chenery, she started making the products at home. It’s manufactured in Australia: the products have been food standard certified organic since 2002, making miessence the world’s first extensive line of certified organic skin & body care. miessence is warehoused in Nevada for the US market and that’s the shipping location for all orders in the US.miessence dessert flower shampoo (normal to dry hair).”
I’m a guy. I’m an eco guy. So there’s two things I care about, when it comes to my bathroom and what I put on my body.
> Is it organic?
(You know, skin absorbs close to 90% of what you put on it, and since bodycare products bypass our liver, toxins are particularly damagins when they pass through the skin). Within this category, I look for signs of mindfulness generally: no animal testing, fair trade sourcing, minimal shipping, and eco-responsible packaging. miessence is superlative in all but the last two categories.
> And, does it work?
So I’ll keep my reviews simple, below:
> The only one I didn’t love was the shampoo, which is so watery that it’s hard to get from your hand to your head.
> Two thumbs up. Really works, makes my hair silky smooth: miessence shine herbal hair conditioner (all types).
> My hair is fine, thank you. If it weren’t, I’d use happily. miessence certified organic protect B-5 hair repair.
> Don’t use the stuff, but organic hair control stuff is a rarer sight than Sarah Palin on a bicycle: miessence certified organic shape styling gel.
> Warning, gents: not for your cereal. Good stuff: miessence certified organic tropicana body milk.
> Lovely: miessence mint toothpaste.
If I were the kind of person who cared about cleanser, I’d use this. > miessence certified organic balancing cleanser.
Especially here in Colorado, all about the moisturizer. Dig it. > miessence certified organic balancing moisturizer.
Overall, one of the best companies I’ve reviewed. Will be happy to use their products for years to come.
hot on elephant
How I stopped Speed Dating my Passions & finally Committed. 235 shares She Smiles as she Cries: the Story of High-functioning Depression. 4,990 shares A Homemade Buddhist Ritual for Letting Go. 600 shares 10 Things to Know about Dating a Scorpio (& Why they Love Sex). 593 shares Living with C-PTSD Following an Abusive Relationship. 2,226 shares Why we must Break to Heal. 1,034 share Stop Ignoring these Connections, they can Turn your Day (or Life) around. 920 shares New Moon in Scorpio: Only those who Believe in Magic will Find It. 1,372 share To my Diego: 4 Poems by Frida Kahlo that Demonstrate the Exquisite Nature of Love. 633 shares Why it’s Okay we Won’t ever have Sex. 272 shares