loyal to my brand – and a giveaway!

i’ve been wanting to talk about my favorite skin care brand on the blog for a while, but i kept forgetting as i sat down to write my posts. today is finally the day!

up until about 2 years ago, i didn’t have a go-to skin care product or brand. i usually picked up whatever face wash and moisturizer were cheapest at target or walgreens and went with it. my skin was never terrible, but it was never good either. i wore a lot of concealer and NEVER went in public without wearing makeup. i was hoping that as i got older, my skin would settle down and the breakouts would stop, but they didn’t. 😦 i still didn’t change my routine, though.

that is, until i attended an arbonne party that my friend erin invited me to. i tried the products, and liked them. but didn’t order anything that day. instead, i took home a sample pack and agreed to host a party a couple weeks later.

at my party, i was talked into ordering the anti-aging skin care line. i liked the sample that i tried and i figured that since my cheap-o products hadn’t been working for me, what would be the harm in trying these better products. well, my products arrived and i have never looked back! 🙂 my skin is much healthier than it every was and i only very rarely get pimples anymore *knock on wood*!

now, after exploring all of their other personal care products and cosmetics, i am 100% an arbonne junkie. don’t believe me? check out my medicine cabinet.

and my shower shelf:

almost everything is arbonne!

these products are high quality, contain no animal products or byproducts, and are free of many ingredients that you often find in skin care products that aren’t so good for you (paba, mineral oil). yes, they are a bit pricey. but, i think they are so worth it. i am on seriously, the tightest budget ever, and i make it work for these products and i signed up as a preferred client so i get a 35% discount on all of my orders.

*i just realized it sounds like i am advertising for the products – nope, i just love them that much!*

so, do you want to try some of these amazing products yourself? well thank your lucky stars! one winner will get all of the following:

sample packs of the seasource detox sea salts (amazing for soaking in after a tough workout – it really helps ease sore muscles), the fortifying hair mask (makes your hair feel like silk!), and the makeup primer (i use this every day – it’s a great base for makeup, or just gets rid of shine if you want to skip makeup), and the re9 advanced line (has a face wash, toner, serum, eye cream, day cream with spf, and night cream).

plus full sizes of:

the night cream (seriously, the silkiest moisturizer i have ever used – and this will last your forever because you only need a tiny bit each night!) and the transforming lift gelee (i don’t use this product that often, but it is supposed to tighten and firm your skin – usually recommended for cheekbones and foreheads).

and a full set of makeup brushes! i love these brushes – i use my set every single day! 🙂

so, that’s a lot of stuff, huh? and it’s all amazing!

[thanks to everyone who participated in this giveaway. it is now closed.]

there are lots of ways enter the giveaway:

  1. this one is mandatory! leave me a comment below telling me your absolute favorite skin care product.

for extra entries you can:

  1. subscribe to my blog by email or rss and tell me you did.
  2. follow me on twitter and tweet about this giveaway: hey guys! @learningsarah is giving away some awesome arbonne products – check it out! http://wp.me/p1gDq0-l1 <– make sure you tell me you did it!
  3. add me to your blogroll and tell me you did (if you add me i’ll probably add you too! *hint, hint*)
  4. mention and link to the giveaway in a blog post.

up to 5 entries per person. please leave a separate comment for each entry. i’ll pick a winner on monday night (3.14.11) at 8pm cst!

this giveaway is open to u.s. and canada residents.

*i purchased these products on my own and was not compensated for this giveaway.

**if you have any questions about the products you can check out arbonne’s website or ask me!

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About sarah

hi, i'm sarah. i'm a graduate student, dog lover, newlywed, blogger, aspiring baker/cook, and a veggie lover. :)
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27 Responses to loyal to my brand – and a giveaway!

  1. Kristina says:

    This is GREAT! I went to a friends Arbonne party (to be a good friend, bc i am anything but someone to buy or go to one of these parties) I ended up signing up for one myself-bought a crap ton of stuff and am obsessed with the RE9 collection:)

  2. Melanie says:

    hi sarah! this skin products look fantastic, i’ll have to try some of them! my favorite product is ahava shower gel – has minerals from the dead sea and feels greattt.

  3. Kristen says:

    I am cheap with some skin care, but I can’t live without Clean + Clear’s benzoyl peroxide acne cream. I used to have prescription acne creams, but this works BETTER than those ever did. I also love their grapefruit facial scrub. But, I have been looking for a great anti-aging product for some time now, so the Argonne stuff sounds fabulous!

  4. You’re in my google reader RSS thing =)

  5. totally have you on my blogroll

  6. fav skincare product = body shop night time wise woman moisturizer!

  7. I’ve heard a lot about arbonne but have never tried it since I’m on like a bajillion different washes, creams, and meds from the dermatologist. Do they have makeup, too?

  8. My favorite is my Clinique tinted moisturizer…that has SPF 15!

  9. And I already subscribe to your blog 🙂

  10. So fun!
    One of my favorite skin care products is St. Ives apricot scrub.

  11. I already subscribe to your blog! 🙂

  12. carlydeal says:

    It looks like I stumbled over to your blog on a wonderful day! My favorite skin care product is St. Ives apricot scrub. I’ve been told it’s not the best to use however it does great things for my skin!

  13. i don’t use much….but my neutrogena face wash is a must!

  14. Cait says:

    love this girl 🙂 I follow you on twitter!

  15. Cait says:

    My favorite skin care is clean and clear 🙂 I think they have great products but I’ve always wanted to try Arbonne!

  16. eatspinlive says:

    This is SUCH and awesome giveaway girl! I love my bare minerals make-up but this stuff looks seriously amazing too! 🙂

  17. brandi says:

    ooh, awesome! I’ve heard such great things about arbonne, but I’ve never tried it for myself. and my skin is somewhere in the inbetween teenage years/early twenties/heading into my 30s stage and it’s been so hard to find products that I like!

    lately, my favorite has been a coconut facewash from Alba and green tea moisturizer from them, too.

  18. brandi says:

    tweeted! 🙂 fun giveaway!

  19. What a great giveaway! I love my St. Ives face wash. It’s great!

  20. My absolute favorite skin care product is this sea salt scrub my (now ex) got me for my birthday one year. I don’t even know what brand it is anymore..but it’s ammazing.

  21. I added you to my blogroll! I just found you today and was planning on doing so anyway- fantastic blog!

  22. Ashley says:

    I have been using Arbonne for about 6 months and the FC5 Night Cream is my favorite skincare product!

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