Beauty Must Haves For 2014: Moksa Organics

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“Delish. Organic. Sustainable. Vegan. Good Vibes.”

-moksa organics

With commitment like that, they just had to let me know where & how to sign up!


Moksa Organics – who Celebrate 5 Years of Soapmaking today (!!!) – have rolled out some amazing new candles and gift sets to celebrate!

In honor of their 5 Year Anniversary (Congrats, guys!) I will share with you why Moksa is a Beauty MUST HAVE for 2014!

First of all, a Tree is planted for every product sold.  That’s right.  Every product. 

Moksa Organics is a family of four – a mom, a dad and 2 beautiful and adorable wee ones. They have an immense love for nature, a love for activism, and they desire to be a part of a world that offer peace and well being for all species. Moksa’s soaps are made of saponified 100% food grade coconut, olive, sunflower, hemp seed oil, castor oil, shea butter, pure essential oils, organic herbs and botanical extracts.  Body oils are made with Love and Certified organic sweet almond oil, grape seed oil, jojoba oil, sunflower oil, pure essential oils & rosemary extract.   Their soy candles are Vegetable wax (soy based) and pure essential oils. Lead free wick, petroleum and paraffin free.  Their packaging is 100% recyclable, biodegradable and labels are made from 100% recycled post consumer waste printed with soy ink.  The family also work out of a space that they created for themselves – giving them the huge advantage of quality control and a wonderful personal touch.

They’re Vegan, Organic, and all around good for you, if the sleek and innovative packaging or affordable pricing for the good stuff wasn’t enough of a sell. 😉

The Body Oils


Lavender Body Oil – $18

As usual, first things first.  It was extremely hard for me to pick a favorite out of what I was sent.  When you’re competition is 2 other products that smell just like Ande’s Mints, you know it’ll be a stiff win at best.  But this Lavender Body Oil is to die for.  They’re not messing around when they call this “the best body oil ever”.  Organic Sunflower Oil, Almond Oil, Essential Lavender and Rosemary extract make this sweet, delectable body oil perfect for super dry areas, or just for smelling amazing all day long!  I warm it in my palms and use it on my arms, legs & body after a shower because it leaves my body completely glowing and happy!  The scent is absolutely incredible and lingers long after application.  I keep this Lavender Oil by my nightstand to add to oil burnings or just for a little aromatherapy on my neck and chest before bed and I sleep so soundly!  Moksa also plants a tree every time you buy this oil!


The Soaps


Seattle Chai Body Bar – $7.00

I love love love when a company somehow makes their products smell just like tea!  Cloves are my jam and this Seattle Chai brought me right back to London – where Tea is no joke!  Hints of cinnamon, clove and ginger add a zest to your shower that will make your whole bathroom smell like a Chai Tea!  I’m normally very wary about soaps because I have extremely dry skin and my hands tend to get very dry after using them – but Moksa’s soaps are perfect!  Just the right amount of lather, scent, exfoliation and cleanse!  Made with saponified 100% food grade coconut, olive, sunflower, hemp seed oil, castor oil, shea butter, pure essential oils, organic herbs and botanical extracts.  AWWWWEEEsooommmeee.  Moksa also plants a tree every time you buy this soap! 


Abbey Road Body & Face Bar – $7.00

This is one of the only face soaps I will use!  Speaking of getting transported back to London, Abbey Road does the trick!  It is a blend of sweet orange, clove, vanilla and english tea blends that will transport you without moving from your shower to the green fields and quaint villages of Britian. This will fight the blues as well as the blemishes! Made with 100% food grade coconut, olive, sunflower, hemp seed oil, castor oil, shea butter, pure essential oils, organic herbs and botanical extracts, this targets acne, blemish prone and combination skin to deliver an even, smooth tone!  I love the gentle exfoliation on both my face and body, and really look forward to using this soap after a long day of working or as a way to remove makeup on my chin and cheeks.  Moksa also plants a tree every time you buy this soap!


 Moksa’s Mistletoe Holiday Bar – $7.00

Review here. This was my favorite this season because it smells like an Ande’s Peppermint.  I couldn’t stop shoving it under everyone’s noses and I hope they bring it back next year!  🙂  Moksa also plants a tree every time you buy this soap!


Forage Farm Hand Soap – $14.00

$0.50 of your purchase for this hand soap will be donated to Forage Farm

Forage’s mission is to be a center for educating and inspiring people to value healthy food, land, and community and to create a place where people can transform their environment and themselves by exploring the natural world and engaging in the meaningful work of farming and food systems. Forage creates partnerships within the community to develop programs and activities that support sustainable food systems and manages a small, sustainable working farm that supports educational and employment opportunities for both children and adults.

Let’s put it this way: I wash my hands a LOT more often now that this Sulfate-free, woodsy scented little bugger is in our house.  It smells like somewhere between a pine forest and mint chewing gum (in a very good way!) and is super eye catching for guests when it sits by it’s lonesome by some sage on the bathroom sink.  I never fail to get a comment about it!  Guests will be sniffing their hands for hours! 😉  Moksa also plants a tree every time you buy this soap!

The Body Butters


Mistletoe Body Butter – $16.00

I had to keep reminding myself that this was a seasonal product, and stop being tempted to use it every moment because it smells so amazing.  Ande’s Peppermints, once again – literally like Moksa found a way to bottle The Holidays! I am sure their body butter in any scent does the trick – especially because they have ones with healing oils & plants like Ylang-Ylang & Organic Lavender.  These butters are extremely frosted, textured, but not greasy like most butters that go on that way!  I use this on extremely dry, cracked areas and I swear it’s performed little miracles on my ashy spots – like palms, knees, and the back of my legs.  This is my go-to butter for stubbornly dry spots.    Moksa also plants a tree every time you buy this body butter!


Have you tried anything from Moksa Organics?

If you’re feeling spirited, you can go wish them a Happy Anniversary over on Facebook!

They deserve it!

*These products have been generously gifted to me for the purpose of review.  With deep appreciation, I give my fully informed and honest opinion always.

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