Get Naturally Clean and Tanned with H2 biO from H2O at Home
H2O at Home started as a company creating high-quality cleaning products to clean your home safely and effectively. Now they have a wonderful line of cleansing products for your face and body called H2 biO, with the same goals in mind! They want our homes and bodies to be toxin-free, only using certified natural and organic ingredients. Their products still adhere to strict European certification standards for organic and natural ingredients since they were founded in France in 1998.
We know that all you need to clean safely and effectively is a high-quality microfiber cloth and water and, in some cases, natural cleansers for the home and body. H2O at Home prides itself in the business of innovation and the practice of responsibility to our communities, each other, and our planet. I got to try 4 of their products at home!
Micellar Water is the hot new trend in beauty right now and I can see why. This 100% natural water and witch hazel mixture and 3-in-1 product cleanses, tones and moisturizes your skin leaving it soft, refreshed and hydrated. It sprays on like a mist but overall feels a bit heavier. It smells fresh and clean. I mostly used this as a toner following my regular cleansing, but sometimes it was great to use mid-day to refreshen up. A couple of spritzes to the face and it felt clean, refreshed, and soft. The heaviness of the feel I think comes from the moisturizers which settle into the skin a bit slower. Simply rub it in and my skin was glowing!
The cleansing set comes with three things. The Cleansing & Exfoliating Cloth which is best for combination or oily skin, the Cleansing Cloth which is great for normal, mature or sensitive skin, and a small Netepur. The little bar of Netepur is used to wash either cloth in case they get stained and is, of course, totally natural. The idea is, you can use a cloth and warm water to completely remove all makeup and cleanse your face. I would spray some Micellar Water on the cloth and use it to wipe down my face. You can tell the difference as one feels a bit more coarse than the other, but both are still quite soft and comfortable to use. I felt that they were appropriately sized for their use.
Anti-Aging Body Serum
The name of this serum in the H2 biO line is Huile Precieuse, or Precious Oil. This could be due to the anti-aging ingredients or that you need so little at a time. A little bit goes a long way! This serum has been clinically proven to stimulate the production of collagen and preserve elastin, leading to more youthful looking skin. It helps to firm and plump up wrinkles. It hydrates very deeply and you can feel it.
I think it smells wonderful. You simply squirt some into your palm and rub it into your skin. One pump is enough for my entire lower arm. While it is oily it doesn’t feel greasy on the skin if that makes sense. My skin looks smoother, hydrated, and plumper just a few minutes after rubbing it in. I, unfortunately, cannot use it on sensitive skin areas myself because it does contain rose oils, which I’m mildly allergic to. However, it is a great deep moisturizer for dry, sensitive, mature, or pregnancy stretched skin. I do wish I had this for my pregnancies!
Listen, I’m pale. And I really don’t mind being white as a ghost. So I thought I would use very little of this self-tanner from the H2 biO line. I had caught some sun earlier in the summer on my neck and arms during my vacation to California, so I thought a great way to test this out was to try and get my legs to match my arms. The lotion is incredibly lightweight and only has a light yellow tint out of the bottle. It smells nice too, not all chemically like other commercial tanners.
The all natural ingredients help to not only develop a natural color a couple hours after it’s applied but also stimulate your skins natural melatonin production for natural color. You can use it on your body and face, but it is best to avoid the hairline and smooth it on evenly. This is another one that a little bit goes a long way. Wash well after as it will look a bit orangey if you miss a spot. I missed the inside of my wrist and since my skin is paler there it did stand out a bit.
So, you can see my before and after photo below. These were taken 5 days apart after 2.5 applications. It was 2 full applications and one more less than two hours before the photo. The photo has no color-correction or enhancement. The photo was taken around the same time of day each time. The results speak for themselves.
I was very impressed. Not only with the amount of color achieved but how closely it matched the natural color of my arm (which I did not use any lotion on.) I love that this product smells great, works wonderfully, and is 100% natural.
I can honestly say I’m pretty blown away by these products and it makes me want to try more of the H2 biO line as well as their home cleaning stuff. I’m a little disappointed I cannot use more of the serum myself, but that is no fault of the product. The Micellar water is great and refreshing. The cloths work well and the results from the tanner speak for themselves. So if you want a truly all-natural care line, the H2 biO line from H2O at Home is well worth it.
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