Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Enchanting and Beautiful Shampoo Review and Giveaway

I have been on a search for paraben-free shampoo, and even better a homemade paraben-free shampoo. So I was quite pleased to find Enchanting and Beautiful's Etsy shop with Marti's all natural and paraben-free products.

You may wonder "What are parabens and why would I want to avoid them?" As with all things there have been studies on both sides, however I would encourage you to do some research for yourself on what these preservatives could potentially do to your body. After my research I decided I would rather play safe and steer away from products containing parabens.

I love peppermint, it smells so invigorating while you suds up your hair, and is a very pleasant way to wake up. Providence and I were inhaling to our hearts content while lathering her hair, knowing that it was essential oils we were smelling and not something synthetic (which often make me sneeze). Natural shampoo is something that you do need to get used too, as it doesn't suds quite as much. Also it doesn't strip your hair of their natural oils, meaning till your hair adjusts it may seem extra oily.

*My shampoo did come with labels but Marti didn't stick them on because they're not waterproof. She is working on a waterproof label now, but I kind of like how simple the bottles look in my bath.*

Win it: Enchanting Beautiful is offering our readers a chance to win a set of Shampoo and Conditioner with winners choice of favorite scent (phalates free) or Essential Oils. You can pick one or a synergy of two.

To enter check out the choices you have for scents (to view choices go to this page, then scroll down about half way till you get to "Shampoo and Conditioners♥♥♥") and leave a comment here letting us know which one you would choose. If you do not blog please leave a valid email address. For a second entry please write a blog post linking back to Enchanting and Beautiful and Simple, then come back over here and leave a second comment with the post's URL address.

Winner will be drawn July 2, 2008

Buy it: You can purchase Enchanting and Beautiful's products directly from their Etsy shop.

Coupon Code: At purchase in notes to seller write "Simple Hair Free Gift" for your choice of free salts or soap (make sure you also include which you prefer), with shampoo set purchased or $20 spent. Good through July 31, 2008.



lis.simple[at]gmail[dot]com

301 comments:

  1. The coconut creams sounds wonderful.

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  2. I would choose Mango Papaya or Pineapple :) Thank you for the giveaway!

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  3. Mmmmmm...I second the coconut cream!

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  4. I'd LOVE the rosemary! Crossin my fingers.

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  5. Mango Papaya--sounds sooo fragrant!

    Thanks for the chance to win.

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  6. I would choose the rose scent.

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  7. Sandalwood - sandalwood, Oh my Gosh, sandalwood. If there is a better scent on the planet, I have not discovered it. Great giveaway! My allergies have been bad lately, a natural product might be just what I need! jezebelsk1(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  8. I went to the page ,saw the word Lavender and that was all I needed to see. Lavender is my favorite scent!

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  9. Lemon, orange, or a combination of the two!

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  10. the lemon sounds so energizing!
    quitecontrary1977@hotmail.com

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  11. Chamomile!!!
    cpullum@yahoo.com

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  12. I would choose the Geranium dandruff shampoo!

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  13. I would love the Mango Papaya or coconut cream. they all sound wonderful!

    tuesdayef(at)aol(dot)com

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  14. The coconut cream sounds great.

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  15. What a delightful prize package. The shampoo and conditioner sound wonderful. I love the packaging!
    The "lavender" sounds great to me!
    Please enter me in your drawing. I appreciate it.....Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  16. Definitely be choosing the Lavender scent. Ever since I had my kids and we used Lavender aroma i the pool that's what I LOVE!

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  17. I would love the shampoo and conditioner set geranium or something flowery.
    Please enter me!

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  18. Wow, please enter me great giveaway! Thank you! I would love Eucalyptus for my sinus and lungs.

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  19. I would love Lavender and Orange. Or Tea Tree and Mint! Thank you!

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  20. Hard to choose, I think I'd like the peppermint for my dry hair:)
    belinda_streak(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  21. I wrote a blog entry on a site I co-author, at http://thehiphomemaker.blogspot.com/2008/06/simple-enchanting-and-beautiful.html.

    And I would love the Sandlewood!

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  22. I like the lavendar. Thanks so much for the opportunity.

    planetmisty at gmail dot com

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  23. I would have to narrow it down to the peppermint or the tea tree. It would be a toss-up, for sure. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  24. Orange and Coconut....a little of each, together! :-)

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  25. The Geranium sounds delightful.
    bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  26. I'd like the dry hair shampoo/conditioner with sandalwood. I love that this is vegan!

    Elizabeth
    doot65[at]comcast[dot]net

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  27. I love Rosemary anything..I'd like to try that one!
    teriannm@gmail.com

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  28. I've been searching for something that will work on my hair, but free of the icky chemicals. This looks great. :) I'd love a Chamomile and Rosemary blend to help with my hair/scalp issues. :)

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  29. Mmm.... I would love the Watermelon scent! Yummy!!!

    Thanks!

    bunnybox9 at gmail . com

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  30. I would choose mango papaya or pineapple or lemon. Ooohhh! They all sound so great! cookiecutter72 AT hotmail dot com

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  31. I like rosemary and geranium. Thanks!
    fenix69j@yahoo.com

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  32. I love a combination of lemon and rosemary...








    dawnlizabeth@yahoo.com

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  33. coconut cream and sandalwood (dry hair) are my 2 favorites

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  34. I love anything that smells like rosemary or mint.


    cshuler(at)zoominternet(dot)net

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  35. i would choose the Chamomile. great for color treated hair.

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  36. I would choose lavender. Please enter me in the giveaway.
    pintolinda(at) hotmail (dot) com

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  37. I'm all about Lavender. Sounds wonderful!

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  38. did you say peppermint?? that, or coconut cream

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  39. I would love to have a synergy of Lavender and Rosemary for dry hair. It was hard to pick just two! :o)

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  40. I bet Basil smells wonderful. That would be my pick.
    gkstratos@ yahoo.com

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  41. I'd go with lemon or mango papaya.

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  42. The lemon and geranium sould delightful.

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  43. The Coconut Cream sounds as if it would be my favorite of all the scents.
    Thank you so much for offering this wonderful giveaway.
    I would LOVE to win !!

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  44. I pick Scalp Dermatitis Mango Papaya or Pineapple

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  45. I would pick the Coconut Cream or the Rosemary.

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  46. These products really sound great!! I would like to try them. It's hard to choose but I think I'd like the Coconut Cream.

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  47. Pineapple and coconut cream - my own tropical vacation in the shower!

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  48. give me coconut cream and I'm in heaven

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  49. I would choose the lemon - thank you for the contest

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  50. Thank you for introducing us to this site where you can purchase these great bath and hair products1

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  51. I'd love to have the LEMON. Thanks. I will also blog you soon.
    digicat@sbcglobal.net

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  52. I blogged you here:
    http://carolsbloggys.blogspot.com/2008/06/simple-and-beautiful-win-enchanting-and.html

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  53. I love the sandalwood. I find it very calming

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  54. Coconut cream paired with pineapple sounds like a deliciously "green" way to beautiful hair.

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  55. lavender, lavender, lavender - if you want a very relaxing bath/shower, use lavender scent.

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  56. I love the smell of peppermint!

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  57. I would love the Rose for Normal Hair. What a beautiful selection of scents. Thanks for offering this giveaway.

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  58. I luv peppermint, but lemon or orange would be great too.

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  59. I would choose the lavender scent.

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  60. I would love to try the coconut cream.

    guysrose at aol dot com

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  61. Mango Papaya--I love tropical scents!

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  62. Would love to try the coconut cream

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  63. coconut cream or pineapple sounds great

    alyssasmom9807 at gmail dot com

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  64. Dry hair peppermint please
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

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  65. I would choose the sandalwood

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

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  66. I would love to try the Chamomile.

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  67. The Coconut Cream sounds wonderful. Thanks!

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  68. Coconut Cream

    lilacbutterfly [at] earthlink.net

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  69. The lavender sounds great! Thanks for highlighting this Etsy seller...

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  70. Coconut cream would be wonderful! I love that kind of scent for various lotions, body washes, etc.

    michelle at northofthe49 dot com

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  71. Rosemary is my choice...thanks so much!

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  72. They all sound so lovely. I think coconut cream would be my choice. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  73. I would pick either the lemon or coconut cream.

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  74. I would choose the lavender-it is my favorite scent.

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  75. I would pick lemon. It smells so fresh! aewalls425@hotmail.com

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  76. I would love the lavender for dry hair, thanks! Or maybe the rosemary for itchy scalp, could you combine the two? Thanks so much!

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  77. coconut cream 1st choose and sandalwood 2nd

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  78. I have long dry hair, and need a creamy, rich shampoo & conditioner.
    No oils, please.

    Why not choose one for me?
    I trust ya :)

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  79. sandalwood would be my choice.

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  80. I would choose Coconut Cream, and Lavender comes in a close second!

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  81. Rose would be a good one. I also like rosemary. I can't decide.

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  82. The lemon and orange sound fantastic. Thanks for the contest!

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  83. I'd definately choose Chamomile.

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  84. I would choose the rose scent. Thank you!

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  85. The Mango Papaya sounds soothing! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  86. I want the lemon shampoo and conditioner for normal hair.

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  87. Wow. What a wonderful prize to win.
    Chamomile!

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  88. Tea Tree since my daughter has been having an itchy scalp!

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  89. Highlights: Orange
    staceyheneveld AT mac DOT com

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  90. Tea Tree, would love to try this shampoo and conditioner

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  91. The peppermint would be ideal.

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  92. Since I have to share with DH and DD, I'd go for family-favorite Lavender.

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  93. I would love the Sandalwood.
    xxbeccaannxx@gmail.com

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  94. coconut cream please.I love that they're vegan and not tested on animals!

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  95. I think the coconut creams. Pineapple would also be very different

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  96. I would choose the sandalwood. Love that smell.

    Thanks for the giveaway.

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  97. Enchanting and Beautiful products sound so healthy for your hair and body! I can practically smell them through my monitor! The Mango Papaya sounds so freshing and invigorating which is how I like to jump start my day! Something that is going to awake my senses early in the morning and start my day off smelling and feeling wonderful! I really would love to try some Enchanting and Beautiful Shampoo and Conditioner!

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  98. I would choose Mango Papaya scent and I would get the ones made for dry hair.

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  99. yummy. definitely the mango payaya.

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  100. Rosemary.. just cant get enough of that scent

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  101. I would choose the Lavender, the smell is wonderful. Thank you

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  102. My choice would be lavender. I love it.

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  103. Lavender sounds good. Thanks for the giveaway.

    carissaad at aol dot com

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  104. I would love to try the Rosemary for oily hair. I'm all about anything all-natural, I bet this stuff is great. Thanks!

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  105. Sweet Orange Oil. Please pick me!

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  106. I would choose the Mango Papaya scent. It sounds great! I probably wouldn't want to get out of the shower. :P

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  107. I think that my wife would enjoy Lavendar. Please and thank you.

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  108. Vegan sandalwood -- how cool is that?

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  109. I would love lavender. That is my favorite sent.

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  110. coconut creme!! Wow, sounds so good!

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  111. Thank you for having this contest. I really appreciate it.

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  112. I like the Oily hair choices of Lemon or Basil! Preferable Basil

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  113. Mango Papaya sounds the best to me.

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  114. Watermelon, simply because the scent reminds me of summer!

    iluv2pray@gmail.com

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  115. Geranium conditioner for dry hair would be worth a try. Sounds like it smells beautiful!

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  116. I would choose pineapple. Yum!

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  117. My pick is Coconut Cream. I'll bet it smells great.

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  118. Mmmm Coconut Cream sounds like paradise!

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  119. Peppermint or Tea Tree sounds wonderful!

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  120. The pineapple sounds like an instant vacation. Now for a hot beach and some Heinekin...

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  121. The coconut cream and pina colada sound like a great way to end the day.

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  122. I would LOVe the coconut cream. blackestmoss at gmail dot com

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  123. i would choose Mango Papaya, thanks for the contest

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  124. I'd love to try the rose for normal hair. Thank you so much!

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  125. The lemon would be wonderful.

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  126. Oh, Mango and Papaya or Coconut!! YUMMY! I have dry hair and am about to get another spiral perm so these sound like they would keep my hair nurished and my new curls curly! Thanks for the contest!!

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  127. Pineapple sounds yummy!! :)

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  128. Vegan spa shampoo and conditioner

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  129. Definitely Rose for dry hair!

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  130. I think Rosemary would be a good choice for my hair, but I would like to pair it with Lavender.

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  131. Sandlewood is my favorite scent

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  132. I'd choose rose! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  133. SANDALWOOD TIS A SEXY SCENT

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  134. I like the soothing scent of Lavender.

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  135. I'd choose the rosemary...germandarius@gmail.com

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  136. the peppermint sounds awesome!

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  137. I would choose the Sandalwood scent for Dry Hair! Either that, or the Patchouli. Both scents are very soothing. Great giveaway... thank you!

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  138. I'd love the watermelon. Sounds so refreshing!

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  139. I would love to try the lavendar

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  140. i'd want to try the peppermint!

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  141. I like peppermint and tea tree.

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  142. The coconut creams sounds wonderful.

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  143. I would definitely pick either the Basil or the Lemon scents! Both say, "summer" and "fresh and clean" to me. (And wouldn't compete with any other fragrance I would wear. These products sound wonderful, I am so happy to be introduced to them. - Karen

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  144. how about lavender and sandalwood

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  145. Scalp Dermatitis (Itchy Scalp):
    Tea Tree

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  146. Both the Watermelon and Lemon sound nice.

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  147. I would choose Mango Papaya or Pineapple

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