Unboxing February 2017 Yogi Surprise Lifestyle Box + Promo Code & Next Month Spoilers!

Love is in the Air…. February means Valentine’s Day (horrid holiday) but you can also treat yourself as well this month. What is Yogi Surprise?   

Yogi Surprise Lifestyle Box

  • 6-8 full-size yoga lifestyle items
  • Vegetarian and GMO-Free
  • $70+ retail value in every box
  • $44.95/month + free shipping

This month’s theme is Self Love ~ This month’s offerings will give you tools to neutralize negative energy from self-judgment and criticism while deepening your sense of self-love and appreciate the life you have chosen to live


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Jasmine Seven Yoga Mat Wipes   I love Jasmine Seven wipes ~ I have used their peppermint foot wipes for a long time and then I couldn’t find them anymore.  I am glad to see this brand back again with yoga mat wipes, but these are also gentle enough for your body.  They have a lavender and tea tree scent, very lovely.  Lavender and tea tree are both anti-fungal, antibacterial and antimicrobial, with healing properties.  These ingredients will really help freshen and disinfect my yoga mat as well as my body. This is made with all natural ingredients and no alcohol.   1o wipes RV $3.95

Ingredients: water, glycerin, coco glucoside, tocopherol (vitamin E), aloe barbadensis leaf extract,  gluconolactone & sodium benzoate, dehydroacetic acid, citric acid, chamomila recutita extract, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil, melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil

Cuccio Somatology Calming Yoga Elixir Spray (Lavender & Cardamom)  This is my lucky month! I was afraid of rose products because of Valentine’s Day, but it looks like Lavender is the top scent this month for Yogi Surprise.  This states it has cardamom in it, but the ingredients do not reflect that ~ it does have orange, tea tree, rosemary and sage in it.  This is a great aromatherapy room spray, to help calm and relax your mind and it can also be put on moist towels, if you are having a home-spa or just whenever you need a pick-me-up  This scent is just lovely and since it has tea tree and rosemary in it, it is also an antiseptic spray.  Full Size 2 oz  RV $8.95  Promo Code: Save 25% off your next order at Cuccio Somatology with promo code SHOP25

Ingredients: PEG-7 glyceryl cocoate, water, propylene glycol, lavandula angustifolia (lavender) oil, butylene glycol, citrus nobilis (mandarin orange) peel oil, melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf oil, tocopherol (vitamin E), salvia officinalis (sage) oil

Booda Butter Suds of Love All-in-One Soap  I LOVE the packaging!! Happy Buddha!  This soap is made with just a few  ingredients: olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, spring water and sodium hydroxide, which is removed after the oils are saponified. This artisan soap is air dried for over 2 months and is hand crafted and hand cut.  Booda Butter Suds of Love can be used as a normal body soap, a shampoo bar and as a shaving soap too, as it is supposed to have a rich foamy lather.  It is perfect for dry, itchy skin and this is the season for me to have dry and itchy skin.  It doesn’t have a scent, other than …soap, which makes this very attractive to those who do not like scented products.  This is made with certified organic and raw oils, unscented, non-GMO, cruelty free and free from additives, palm oil and wax.  Bood Butter soaps are biodegradable and so can be used for camping.  Full Size 3.7 oz  RV $6.95  Promo Code: Save 20% off online orders at Booda Organics with promo code LOVEYOURSELF Expires 2/28/2017

Description: An All-in-one soap handcrafted from scratch with only Shea Butter, Coconut Oil and Olive Oil! Our traditional cold process preserves the nourishing properties of these raw, organic oils and makes our soap super gentle, soothing and blissfully moisturizing – Perfect for many bathing needs! Enjoy the rich, creamy lather for body and face, as well as a soothing shampoo and shaving cream.

Ingredients: : Olive Oil*, Coconut Oil*, Fair Trade Shea Butter*, Artesian Spring Water** & Sodium Hydroxide**. (*Certified Organic & Unrefined)

 

Bearded Brothers Bodacious Blueberry Vanilla Energy Bar  This is a densely packed energy bar that is very filling and quite tasty.  Of course, I had to eat it!  It has the tart sweetness of natural  blueberries and the warmth of vanilla. This is 100% natural, 99% organic, non-GMO , raw, vegan and free from soy and gluten.  Even the packaging is compostable! Bearded Brothers also makes a variety of flavors in their energy bars ~ coconut mango, ginger peach, maca chocolate, orange kale and raspberry lemon ~ and I really liked this one, so I think I will need to try a few more of these flavors.   RV  $2.99

Description: Bodacious Blueberry Vanilla Energy Bar Our top seller; we use real dried blueberries without added oils or sweetener. This bar also has a bit of extra protein from the sprouted brown rice. This bar is great for a pre-workout snack, mid workout fuel, or a post-workout recovery bar. Provides Sustained Energy: With a blend of simple and complex carbohydrates, Bearded Brothers bars provide long lasting fuel for athletes and active individuals. Organic and Non-GMO Our bars are made with 99-100% Certified Organic Ingredients and are free from GMOs. We don’t currently have certification on the bars, but plan to pursue them in the near future. No Added Sugars or Oils”  Our bars are free from added sugars, oils, high fructose corn syrup, and other “natural” sweeteners. We use nothing but pure, unprocessed raw foods

Ingredients: Organic Dates, Organic Almonds, Vanilla Rice Protein (Whole Brown Rice Protein, Vanilla, Pectin, Xanathan Gum, Stevia), Organic Dried Blueberries *, Organic Chia Seeds, Sea Salt  * Not Raw

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Bonus Item: Yogi Surprise Yoga Sequence Series Card: February Let Love In. This sequence will prepare yourself to receive love. As you flow, open your heart and invite love into your life by increasing your love-attracting energy.  Yogi Surprise always has a sequence card in every lifestyle box with poses and positions that reflect the theme of the box.

Valentina’s Naturals Balancing Beauty Mist Toner  Oh I love apple cider vinegar facial mists.  This is a toner made with … organic apple cider vinegar, which helps purify and rebalance your skin, helping prevent blemishes and rashes.  It also has the soothing, anti-inflammatory ingredient of organic witch hazel, which also is a natural astringent. Witch hazel is  blemish prone skin’s best friend because it has antibacterial and antiseptic qualities which helps clear up acne and it removes excess oil from skin.  It also helps shrinks blood vessels, which tightens our skin. Witch Hazel can speed up healing and is a powerful anti-inflammatory, which also helps soothe skin. Finally, Witch Hazel refreshes and rejuvenates skin, refines the pores and seal in moisture. It also has aloe vera, a powerful moisturizer that doesn’t leave your skin feeling oily or greasy. It soothes, treats inflammation, helps speed up skin healing and also has a plethora of antioxidants ~ beta-carotene, Vitamin C and Vitamin E, which help improve your skin’s firmness and keeps your skin moist and hydrated. It also contains over 75 different nutritious ingredients, including minerals, enzymes, amino acids, salicylic acid and much more.  Now, this DOES smell like apple cider vinegar, but thankfully, I do love that scent!  It isn’t as strong as some ACV products.   Full Size 4 oz RV $22.00

Ingredients: Distilled Water, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Water, Organic Pyrus Malus (Apple) Cider Vinegar, Organic Glycerin, Organic Aloe Vera, Organic Grape Alcohol, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Extract**, Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Extract**, Glyceryl Caprylate**, Sodium Levulinate**, Sodium Anisate** cosDNA analysis  **Ecocert approved, naturally-deprived preservative

 

Balanced Guru Style Me Organic Styling Hair Oil  I own this and I ADORE IT.  If you told me back in 2014, that I would love to use hair oils and serums in my naturally fine, straight and oily hair, I would have given you this look

No one does a side eye like the glorious Michelle Obama!

Then somehow, somewhere, I got some hair products, like a light leave in conditioner, a hair treatment and then oils from Balanced Guru.  The trick is to find one that works for your hair and how to apply it.  I only use hair oils at the ends of my hair, just to smooth the hair shafts and give it some shine and bounce.  It helps prevent flyaways during dry, cold weather outside and the hot, dry forced air inside. I reviewed it in my mega blog post about Hair Treatment products a year ago and I will repeat that review again here, as nothing has changed!  This smells like an herbal mint limeade, which might be due to the citrus aurantium ingredient.  Once again, Balanced Guru has created an smell-o-rama delight for me!  This is a lightweight, greenish-yellow oil and I only use this product on the very ends of my damp hair, prior to blow drying.   This really helps seal the tips of my hair and prevent flyaway’s and static cling hair.  I also find it much easier to blow dry and flip my hair under with my ceramic round brush when I use this product.   My hair feels soft, not greasy or weighed down.  This is enriched with soybean, argan, pumpkin, sesame and tamanu oils, along with so many other oils as well!  The description on the card stated it was the detox product, but I got the hair oil.  If you got the detox scalp product, it’s all good as the detox is fantastic as well!  Full Size 1 oz Value $18.99

Ingredients: Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil*, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil*, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Oil*, Ethyl Palmate*, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil*, Mixed Tocopherols (Vitamin E), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil*, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Nut Oil*, Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil*, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract*, Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Fruit Peel Oil*, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract*, Lecithin*, Citrus Aurantium (Petitgrain) Oil*, Euterpe Oleracea (Acai) Fruit Extract*, Lycium Barbarium (Goji) Fruit Extract*, Mentha Spicata (Spearmint) Oil*. * Certified Organic Ingredients  cosDNA analysis

Another fantastic month from Yogi Surprise ~ I love the toner and hair oil (a major favorite of mine).  The yoga wipes and aromatherapy mist are fantastic ~ I love lavender scents ~ and the 3 in 1 soap will be going in my shower tomorrow ~ I am going to see how well it foams!  And finally, I enjoyed the blueberry-vanilla energy bar ~ I wish we got more than one in our boxes, though!  I paid $35.96 (as I used a promo code)  for this box and received a RV of  almost $64.00

Do you subscribe to Yogi Surprise Lifestyle Box?  What was your favorite item this month?

If you are interested in signing up to Yogi Surprise for either their Lifestyle or Jewelry box, I would love it if you used my referral link   They are currently running a 10% off special for the first month of the Jewelry Box, no promo code needed.    If you sign up for the Lifestyle box, use BELOVE to get 20% for the life of your subscription!  Check out the spoilers for next month below!

 

Next Month Spoilers

Spring: Time to Blossom: Join us this March as we practice finding peace in the present moment by opening ourselves to welcome change and self-renewal.

If you sign up now, you get a free gift worth $20.00 ~ Chakra Healing Stones  (these came in the May box ~ see my unboxing here)

Jewelry Box:  Tiger Eye & Lava Rock Grounding Mala  March is another Mala month for us! This mala’s main star is beautiful, earthy Lava Rock. This volcanic stone has long been coveted for it’s extensive emotional & spiritual grounding properties. We’ve paired this Lava Rock with Tiger Eye for it’s balancing and harmonious properties – together, this is a very earth centered and stabilizing mala. Perfect for extensive and highly concentrated meditation sessions.


Lifestyle Box:    Soul Flower Boho Headband and Jivana Body Butter: Let the peaceful, yet strong designs of Soul Flower’s eco-friendly headband calm your mind and soothe your soul. Raw edges and a lightweight heathered fabric make this headband perfect for yoga, gardening, festivals, or any activity where you want your hair out of the way! Made in the USA. 50% organic cotton & 50% recycled plastic beverage bottles. Hand screen printed with love from Minnesota.  

Ayurveda states all matter has unique intelligence.  Our skin, in particular, is considered our second brain.   Using ancient methods, Jivana products are hand created according to Ayurvedic tradition using only real ingredients – matter with intelligence – found in nature.

 

 

 

 

 

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