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Episencial All Natural Skincare – Baby Safe Summer Skincare Review, Giveaway & Discount (CLOSED 5/23)

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Episencial sells natural skincare products designed just for babies and kids. Their products don’t have any icky stuff like parabens or phthlates, are manufactured using solar power, and are packaged in recycled and sustainable materials!

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I received the SPF 35 Sunny Sunscreen (the MSRP for a 4 oz tube is $14), the SPF 6 Protective Face Balm (MSRP $5.99 for .75 oz) and the Soothing Cream (MSRP $10.99 for 4 oz.)

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The sunscreen blocks UVA and UVB rays with zinc and titanium. It contains organic green tea extract, sesame, safflower and avocado oils, so it’s great for baby’s skin! Beeswax and organic shea butter make the sunscreen water resistant (not petroleum or chemicals.)

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I have “issues” with the texture and feeling of products, but I love this Episencial sunscreen. It goes on smoothly without a lot of leftover white goop, and it doesn’t feel greasy. I am used to applying water resistant sunscreen, then washing my hands with soap 10 times to get the gross feeling off, and finding greasy spots all over everything my kids touched or leaned on!

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The face balm is perfect for faces and lips, and contains aloe vera, cocoa butter and shea butter to soothe and moisturize. It’s fortified with vitamins A, C,D & E and contains raspberry juice, cranberry extract and grape seed.

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Like the sunscreen, it has a nice texture and isn’t too heavy or greasy.

episencial 7 soothing cream

The soothing cream is perfect for itchy, irritated skin. It contains probiotics, cucumber extract, aloe vera, borage seed oil, jojoba seed oil, oat extract, safflower, green tea, neem oil and calendula extract. All ingredients are designed to soothe and heal dry skin and ezcema.

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Keeping with the theme, it has a wonderful texture as well!

You can view complete and up to date ingredients lists on Episencial’s website. Be sure to check out Episencial on Facebook and follow Episencial on Twitter to keep up on all the latest! Check out the Episencial Store Locator to see if these great products are available near you.

Skin Cancer Awareness Month Special: Did you know it was skin cancer awareness month? Episencial has a deal for you this week only (May 16th-23rd) at

Offer: Get 15% off all Episencial products with the purchase of Episencial Sunny Sunscreen!
Promo code: DSSUNNY.
Offer valid: May 16-23 only.

Giveaway: Episencial is offering one of my readers an Episencial Suncare Kit containing a 4 oz SPF 35 Sunny Sunscreen, .75 oz SPF 6 Protective Face Balm and .75 oz Soothing Cream. The combined value of these products is $30, the ARV of the kit is $14.99.

Here’s how to enter: All entries go in the form below. I love comments (great way to remind yourself you entered) but comments do not count as entries.

Mandatory entries include your name, and email address. You may receive a bonus entry if you “like” The NEW page. Please note: this is a new page. You must like the new page to receive this bonus entry. Feel free to “unlike” the old page after you do!

I will accept entries until Monday, May 23rd, 2011 at 9:00 P.M. Eastern. I will select a winner using’s true random number generator and notify him/her by email. Winner has 48 hours to respond before the prize is forfeited and a new winner is chosen. View my giveaway rules page for complete details. This giveaway is open to residents of the U.S.

# of entries received as of giveaway close: 187

FTC compliance: I received the pictured items at no cost in order to review them. I was not otherwise compensated for this post, and all opinions are my own.

Disclosure: This giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, nor associated with Facebook. By entering, you release Facebook from any responsibility and understand that the information entered on this form will not be disclosed to Facebook.

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Maria Moser
Maria is the mother of 3, writing about cloth diapers & going green. You'll often find her juggling her preschooler and typing 1-handed in between sips of cold coffee. Maria works with many companies within the cloth diaper industry and beyond, providing social media management, product development and other services.
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  • lara
    May 23, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    Just discovered your blog w/ lots of great info & great giveaways! I will be following 🙂

  • Elizabeth McCarthy
    May 22, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    Entered! Thank you!

  • 1955nurse
    May 21, 2011 at 12:19 am

    Totally agree w/other comments about your giveaway rules… I don’t ‘tweet’, and can’t compete w/all those people who ‘tweet’ this stuff every day for a month – who actually READS all that stuff that people send, anyway?!?!?!?!

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  • May 18, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    Loving the entry rules too!

  • debbie m
    May 16, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    you have the most awesome giveaway rules…one entry!!! Totally fair playing field. Love it…especially for busy moms!

    • Kaitlin
      May 17, 2011 at 7:01 am

      Completely agree with Debbie! Awesome!

    • May 17, 2011 at 8:02 am

      I’m glad you like it! At the most, a mandatory entry may include a visit to the sponsor’s site, and I try to keep bonus entries to no more than 2-3. 🙂

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