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Balanced Guru Seva Amazon Rainforest Body Scrub

Balanced Guru SEVA AMAZON: Rainforest Body Scrub

Happy Saturday! Today I’ve got the Balanced guru Seva Amazon Rainforest Body Scrub to show you. This is a unique brand and product, from my perspective, because 100% of the profits go to saving the Yasuni National Park in Ecuador.

About Balanced Guru
At Balanced Guru our promise to you is to offer the finest certified organic choices that have been carefully formulated based on ancient eastern wisdom and modern scientific research. With every step of the process we operate from our strong belief of an ethical, environmental, and social responsibility.

Through the Balanced Guru SEVA AMAZON Line featuring a Rainforest Body Balm, Rainforest Body Oil, and Rainforest Body Scrub, 100% of the profits from these 3 products will go towards saving the Yasuni National Park in Ecuador, part of our Amazon rainforest. For this, the brand is partnering with Off The Mat Into The World through their SEVA AMAZON challenge to help save one of the most diverse and rich ecosystems in the world.

Balanced Guru is cruelty free and PETA approved.

About the Balanced Guru Seva Amazon Rainforest Body Scrub
100% of the profits go to saving the Yasuni National Park in Ecuador, part of our Amazon rainforest. We are partnering with Off The Mat Into The World through their SEVA AMAZON challenge to help save one of the most diverse and rich ecosystems in the world. Please visit offthematintotheworld.org to learn how you can help, donate or volunteer. Would you like some sugar with your coffee? Better yet, add some Dead Sea Salt, Cinnamon and Clove to spice up the mixture. The end result is a rich and aromatic exfoliator for your whole body. As you scrub away dead skin cells, new ones take their place, leaving behind glowing and radiant skin. Nourishing shea butter, avocado and coconut oils help protect and moisturize your skin. Follow up with Body Lotion or Body Oil to make sure your skin is soft for days to come.

  • Key Ingredients: Raw Sugar Cane, Dead Sea Salt, Coffee Beans, Shea Butter, Agave Ferment, Avocado Oil.
  • 100% of the profits go to saving Yasuni National Park in Ecuador
  • No microbeads

Price
$40 for 9 oz

Availability
Balanced Guru

Ingredients
Sucrose*, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice*, Sodium Chloride (Dead Sea Salt), Phasecolus Angularis (Adzuki) Seed Powder*, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed*, Cera Alba (Beeswax)*, Corylus Avellana (Hazelnut) Extract*, Lecithin*, Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil*, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Butter*, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax*, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil*, Cinnamomum Burmannii (Cinnamon) Powder*, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Fruit Butter*, Xanthan Gum, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Powder* , Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil*, Ethyl Palmate*, Cymbopogan Flexuosus (Lemongrass) Oil* , Flavor, Phyllanthus Emblica (Amla) Fruit Powder*, Syzygium Aromaticum (Clove) Flower Bud Powder*, Urtica Dioica (Nettle Root) Powder*, Potassium Hydroxide, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil* , Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil* , Saccharomyces/ Agave Americana Leaf Ferment*, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract*, Aqua (Water), Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil*, Persea Americana (Avocado) Oil* , Mixed Tocopherols (Vitamin E), Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Corthellus Shiitake (Mushroom) Extract*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Citric Acid.

* Certified Organic Ingredients.

My Thoughts
While I typically prefer sweet sugar scrubs (you already know this if you read my Best Natural Scrubs For Your Body), this is definitely a spicy scrub. It’s got cinnamon and cloves for a spicy aromatic, while the sea salt and coffee do a great job of exfoliating the skin and removing the cellular debris. The shea butter, avocado and coconut oils sink into the new skin, protecting and moisturizing it. With the unusual, spicy scent this is a very masculine smelling scrub to me. It does a great job of removing dead skin cells and leaving me with silky soft skin.

I do want to point out that while it is cruelty free and has certified organic ingredients, it also contains beeswax (cera alba), so it is not vegan.

I love that 100% of the profits are going towards saving Yasuni National Park in Ecuador. I think that’s awesome. It’s also great that this is a Florida company and they’re only a few hours away from me in Boca Raton.

Have you heard of Balanced Guru? What do you think about companies that use 100% of the profits for a good cause?

Pros

  • No micro-beads, uses natural scrubs that are good for the environment
  • 100% of the profits going towards saving the rainforest
  • Organic ingredients
  • Unusual scent and ingredients

Cons

  • $40 for 9 oz is on the pricey side for a body scrub
  • If you don’t like spicy scents you might not like this scent.
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    • Clever Girl Reviews

      Sounds delicious!

    • Cosmetic Sanctuary

      Sounds really nice, and I actually love the scent of cinnamon and cloves! Love that 100% of proceeds go to a cause!

    • Nidia Doherty

      Always nice when a product you like supports a cause you support. Also great that there are no microbeads!

    • http://www.manifestdestany.com/ Destany

      I think companies who give profits to good causes are amazing! I definitely try to support as many as I can.

    • MyNewestAddiction

      I love brands who give to charity! It is probably something I would buy anyway and I can feel good about it too!

    • http://www.honeygirlsworld.com/ Honeygirlk

      I am a sugar scrub lover… but I would definitely give this a try. I have a few things from Balanced Guru and have been quite intrigued with what they offer. I love that this company supports a great cause. :)

    • kSquaredGlamour

      i like that this is more of a spicy scrub, I have never tried a spicy one and wold totally be interested in trying this one!