Love Goodly: A Conscious Beauty Box

Remember being a kid, when you used to get care packages from people who loved you? Whether it was mom’s quarterly box when I was studying abroad in college, grandma’s cookies at Christmas, or chocolate candy from my sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, ripping open a care package filled with my favorite snacks, treats and beauty products made my day – no, my month.

But what about as an adult? These days, care packages are few and far between. That is, until LOVE GOODLY, my new favorite gift box subscription. Unlike other gift box subscriptions, all of Lovegoodly’s products are curated and selected with conscious values in mind. They only source vegan, nontoxic and organic snacks, cosmetics, and beauty products. To top it off, all of their packaging is eco-friendly, so you know neither animals nor the earth will be harmed if you choose to indulge. And for less than $30 a box for several full-sized products, it’s a steal. Self-care is priceless!

Co-founded by L.A. eco-entrepreneurs Katie Bogue Miller and Justine Lassoff previously of LovingEco, Love Goodly launched last year as a expertly researched and curated bi-monthly subscription box service and e-commerce platform for discovering the best LUXURY 100% non-toxic, non-gmo, cruelty free and vegan products for your lifestyle – beauty, wellness, snacks and skincare – including its own exclusively made products.

“Katie and I developed our second project, LOVE GOODLY, with a simple idea — you can vote with your wallet for more conscious brands. As advocates of nontoxic lifestyle products, giving back and shopping efficiently, we created LOVE GOODLY — putting a twist on the business of ‘feeling good’ by combining lifestyle subscription boxes and social consciousness,” said cofounder Justine Lassoff.

Each LOVE GOODLY box includes carefully sourced full-size, deluxe products – including EXCLUSIVE items – in a wide from companies such as Go Raw, SW Basics, Hurraw!, RMS Beauty, Dogeared Jewelry and ALOHA. Furthering the company’s mission to live a healthier life, LOVE GOODLY gives back to an annual Cause Partner with every purchase. Five percent of proceeds from each box and product sold in 2016 will benefit Cure Cervical Cancer or Farm Sanctuary.

Consumers can opt for a bi-monthly subscription or visit LoveGoodly.com to shop for their favorite luxury and select exclusive products. LOVE GOODLY carefully researches and selects its brands and labels them with 12 value icons based on their attributes, such as gluten-free and organic, so it’s easy to shop by need. Skin care and beauty products are vegan and cruelty-free and all products are reviewed to ensure they are toxin free. The company additionally selects style accessories and home products with a range of attributes from fair trade made by workers and artisans around the world by supporting fair wages to companies using more natural, organic or recycled materials.

To see what I’m jonesing on this month from Love Goodly, read on. To start your bi-monthly trial subscription, click here.

Blissoma Awake ($25.99 retail) – 100% natural, botanical recipe with antioxidants, vitamins, and firming herbs, this moisturizer works for all skin types, firms, depuffs, brightens, and protects. Light weight and non-greasy is a dream under makeup.

Novica Earrings ($45.99 retail) – Polished ribbons of sterling silver are transformed into beautiful dangle earrings. By Pichaya, this minimalist design is carefully crafted by hand.

Miracle Tree Moringa Tea in Strawberry ($6.95 retail) – This subtly aromatic strawberry infusion blends an energetic fruity flavor with Moringa dried leaves for a tasty and refreshing summer drink. Moringa leaves contain over 90 nutrients – including 47 Antioxidants, 25 Vitamins & Minerals, and All 8 essential Amino Acids.

Juice Beauty Glowing Organic Cheek Color in Pink or Fig (customization) ($16 retail) – A perfect Blush of nature for your cheeks with a combination of organic acai & goji berries, and tinted minerals to give your complexion a natural, healthy glow

Eco Chic Fan Brush ($7.50 retail) – Vegan + Cruelty-Free, A brush with respect for the planet. Orglamix Eco Chic Fan Makeup Brush flawlessly applies even the darkest powders, bronzers or blushes, and dusts away any excess makeup. Ultra-soft bristles. Bamboo handle has a low impact on the earth’s resources • Synthetic taklon bristles (Fur Free) • Sleek ferrule is made from recycled aluminum.

With these lovely products, I’ll be glowing for the rest of the summer. Can’t wait to see what’s in next month’s care package!

 

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