Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Green review-Schmidt's Natural Deodorant Giveaway!

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And the winner is.......



Blogger Carissa Bonham said...
this sound great. I'm still trying to find a natural deodorant I like. Lots of them keep you from smelling bad but I don't like feeling damp. I'd love to check this out. 
Please email me at 

survivingandthrivingonpennies@yahoo.com 

and lets get your free  deodorant to you!!! 

You have 1 week or I will have to pick 
another winner. 





Months ago I was at a convention center with my mama checking out the newest green products for the home and garden.  I went as a personal fun trip but also wanted to find some local companies to get samples to try out. I'm a non profit blogger so anything I review is given to me or bought out of my own pocket. 

I walked by a booth for Schmidt's Natural Deodorant and was excited to see a great product made right here in Oregon. Woot! I really actively look for local companies who strive to be sustainable and as close to nature as possible. Schmidt's fits the bill! I mentioned I was a non profit blogger and Jaime Schmidt gave me a large sample to try out for myself. I walked away with a giant smile on my face! 

Here are a few facts about this amazing company-

-Hand crafted here in Oregon! 
-Vegan
-Cruelty-free
-Propylene Glycol-Free
-Paraben-free
-Phthalate-free
-Scents include Cedarwood/Juniper, Ylang/-Ylang/Calendula(I sampled), Bergamot/Lime, Lavender/Sage and Fragrance Free for those who can't use essential oils or are sensitive to them.
-Neutralizes under arm odor
-Absorbs wetness without the use of aluminum or other harmful chemicals
-100% natural ingredients
-Glass jar with plastic lid
-You can buy online if not local to them.
-Also found in many retail stores across the USA 
-Retail packages have no outside packaging. Just the product which means less waste! 
-Affordable! 

MY REVIEW
In August we went on a vacation to California and I packaged my Schmidt sample. It was going to be hot and I knew that this would be a great time to test it out. First thing I noticed was that it didn't melt into a liquid when it was in my baggage.  I was a bit worried about leakage but nope!  I used it each day and my pits smelled so lovely. Stayed on when I was in the pool and let me just say we were in the pool most of the time.  Nothing worst than a deodorant coming off mid day and having to reapply it often.  I'm happy to report nothing but good things. This deodorant was awesome.

BONUS REVIEW
I knew the best test would be to hand over this deodorant to my 15 year old daughter.  She is a typical active teenager who NEEDS deodorant each and every single day. Plus she plays soccer. Need I say more? I handed over the deodorant and said use it. As a mother I didn't smell her after practice like the usual.  No rolling down the windows for fresh air. She also said it helped with keeping her arm pits dry.  Most natural deodorants don't help with wetness in the pits at all.  HUGE bonus! From now on she will be using Schmidt's Natural Deodorant as long as I can buy Bergamot & Lime so her arm pits can smell like Skittles candy.  Silly teenager! 

Although the essential oils are not organic they do use pure essential oils.  They use baking powder and arrowroot powder to control wetness and odor. No yucky chemicals here! What really impressed me was their customer service. Didn't hesitate to answer any of my questions. Which I had a ton. Ive got your back everyone and ask what I know you want to know.  I'm kinda awesome like that. 

I HANDS DOWN RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT TO ANYONE. GREAT FOR ME BECAUSE ITS LOCAL BUT IF YOU CAN'T FIND A LOCAL PRODUCT FOR YOUR NEEDS THEN YOU MUST TRY THIS ONE OUT. AMAZING PRODUCT WITH NO ECO GUILT. 

For my plastic free readers-I asked and Jaime Schmidt gives the A okay for asking for no plastic bubble wrap when shipping their product to you. Because the container is glass she wraps it in bubble wrap but if your okay with the possibility of breakage she will leave it out. But honestly the glass jar is very durable if you ask me.  




CONTACT
(503) 473-3997
postal address: 5527 SE 71st Avenue, Portland, OR  97206



Read my disclosure on the left side of this page. I'm a non profit and was not paid to do this review and these are my views and personal opinions. 

Leave a comment below and 1 lucky person will win a free full size bottle of Schmidt's Deodorant and the scent of their choice!!!!!!!  

What are you waiting for ??? Hurry enter! 

Rules-One entry per person please. Leave your name and I will announce the winner the day the contest ends. Winner will email me & details will be emailed.  One lucky person will be chosen at random. Contest ends September 25th 11 am Pacific Time. 




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37 comments:

Me shell Dooley said...

Cool! Id love to try it! Me-Shell Dooley :)

Unknown said...

I'd love to try it!

Danika

Miles said...

Sounds amazing! Have been disappointed by many natural deodorants in the past but refuse to go back to the chemical (dangerous) kinds. Thank you for promoting the brand!!!

Adele said...

This deodorant has very healthy ingredients, particularly compared to others on the market. Sounds like it works really well too!

DonnaJ said...

This looks like a great product! I've heard so many great things and would love to try it!

Amanda Thomas said...

I've been searching for an effective natural deodorant for years and have finally found it in Schmidts. My favorite scent of theirs is Bergamot + Lime.

Rebecca said...

I'm always looking for a good natural deodorant but have yet to find one.

BeccaMFerguson@aim.com

Carissa Bonham said...

this sound great. I'm still trying to find a natural deodorant I like. Lots of them keep you from smelling bad but I don't like feeling damp. I'd love to check this out.

Turning the Clock Back said...

I have tried a few natural deodorants with little success but would love to try this one! Maybe it is the one I have been searching for!

Shannon said...

I love that this is made in Oregon! I have been disappointed by so many natural deodorants that I just make my own!

Shane Shirley-Smith said...

I am still looking for a natural deodorant winner and I would love to try this!!!

BethBot said...

I'd love to try this!! Gave up conventional deodorant years ago, but haven't found anything natural that's as powerful. And I'm too lazy to make my own lol!

Bree said...

I'd love to win this!
jitterbug1 (at) gmail (dot) com

What I Want My Kids To Know said...

I think it is great she is willing to ship it without plastic!

Lenore said...

I have been looking for a natural deodorant that I like, but so far I did not find it. I would really like to try the lavender one!

Loves.Nature said...

So this is the product you talk about that makes you smell like Skittles! I like sweet smelling stuff. I sweat, a lot. Temps over 80, I stay in the house, and being an outdoors person, that is now fun. Heck my feet sweat in the Winter with sandals on, so I'm "blessed" with over active sweat glands I guess. I could put this product to the test, that's for sure. My smelly pits need help. :) Of course I like the concept of this product being "free" of junk and as little use of plastic as possible. I still use store bought deodorants, I know yuk, right? Thanks for the chance to win.

Ruth Dixon said...

Would love a chance to try this, and thrilled to find out it's made in Oregon, where I was born and still living! Yay!

Windy said...

Would love to try this. Still looking for a natural deodorant that works!!

Stephanie said...

I would love to try. I need to make the switch to something chemical free.

Angie said...

I would love to have a natural deodorant that actually works!

angelilee91@gmail.com

Keira Marti said...

I would love to find a product that worked on me for longer than two weeks. This excites me!

bigalrlz said...

I'd try anything. Aluminum in most deodorants breaks me out :(

Lisa Marie said...

I would love to try this..the only natural one that's worked for me so far is the crystal but it doesn't have any scent to it..

Katie H. said...

Love your reviews! Wow a chemical free deodorant that keeps you dry.

Anna Hawkes said...

I'll have to check out her products! Always looking for clean, local items. Thanks!

Lisa said...

Love this! I've been making my own deodorant for a while, but I'd like to try something a little more sophisticated :)

Unknown said...

Awesome! I would love to give this a try! I was thinking about natural deodorants to replace my regular deodorant earlier today. This is very timely!

Lolo said...

I would love to give it Try! Pick me!!

Lolo said...

Awesome ! I would love to try this!

Lori Popkewitz Alper said...

Would love to try this!

What I Want My Kids To Know said...

Would love to give this a try. So important for our health to use natural deodorant. -Leigh

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lexisaysdoit said...

I love how so many bloggers love this product! really want to try it and cant find it near me! So exciting that people like natural stuff ! -Alexis

Melissa said...

I have always wanted to try something like this! Fingers crossed! Good luck everyone :)

sassysmile said...

Would love to try this, it sounds great!

Laurie said...

Would love to have my husband try this. He is allergic to so many it would be nice to have him try a natural one that he may not react to. Thanks for the offer. Good luck to me.....