Pharmacopia – Products Worth Reviewing and Giveaway

Being a mom can be rewarding and satisfying but it can be even more rewarding when you can find time to pamper yourself too. That’s why from time to time I’d like to indulge in skincare and bodycare products that are good for me and for the environment. When I discovered an all-natural and organic bodycare company called Pharmacopia, I was instantly drawn to the rich fragrances and the delicate balance of deep cleansing and gentle ingredients. Pharmacopia uses plant-based ingredients that are both therapeutic for the mind and body and their fragrances soothe and enhance.

Pharmacopia is relatively new to the bodycare line industry. As a self-starting business, the owners and founders of Pharmacopia wanted to develop a line of all-natural skincare products that were good for the body and harmless to the environment. Pharmacopia began with the knowledge that natural ingredients derived from nature was better for the planet and using essential oils of certain plants and flowers benefited the mind, soul, and body. Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years and you can find essential oils of lavender, grapeseed, lemon, tangerines, and other ingredients that work in harmony with each other in Pharmacopia’s products.

Products made by Pharmacopia are derived from natural sources such as lavender, green tea, verbena, shea butter, and jasmine and their products do not contain potentially harmful ingredients like parabens, pthalates, sulfates, synthetic fragrances and colors, and any other ingredients used in typical, commercial-based bodycare. They promise to use 99% of natural ingredients instead of synthetic and most of their products consists of organically-grown plants and flowers.

When you take a deep, cleansing whiff of their bodywash or their soaps, you are instantly reminded of how nature should be – simplistically elegant. And that’s how I felt when I opened their bottle of Verbena and Green Tea Body Wash and Body Lotion. The scent of citrus was clear and a hint of tea lingered slightly on your skin. Green Tea has also been known to have therapeutic and anti-oxidant powers.

Pharmacopia sells a pretty comprehensive line of skin and body care products ranging from body washes, soaps, hand cream, bath salts, and lip balms. All of their products contain healing ingredients such as aloe vera, shea butter, lemon peel, olive fruit oil, and other similar elements. But aside from using ingredients derived from nature, I was really surprised at how well my Verbena and Green Tea did at cleansing and moisturizing. I’ve found that most natural products which do not contain synthetic surfactants usually don’t lather or clean as well, but the Verbena and Green Tea bodywash did its job quite well. And the scent was so amazing that I used the entire bottle too generously. I’m also glad to know that Pharmacopia is animal cruelty-free and do not use any animal-based ingredients. They are also part of the Safe Cosmetics Act which helps lawmakers to hopefully eliminate toxic ingredients in skin care products. For more info about Pharmacopia and their array of useful information on health and well-being, please visit their website:  Currently you can find Pharmacopia products in certain beauty supply stores, certain natural grocery stores, and you can also order online at their website and at The Vitamin Shoppe:

Pharmacopia had wanted me to try their products so I had chosen the Verbena and Green Tea Body Wash and Body Lotion set and they also want 1 LUCKY winner of Happymomblogger to experience their salon-quality, therapeutic skin and body care products. The winner will receive the Verbena and Green Tea Body Wash and Body Lotion set. So how do you win this luxurious prize? Read below to find out!

Here’s how to enter in the Pharmacopia giveaway:


#1 entry – “Like” Pharmacopia on Facebook:  and write on their wall that you are entering the contest at Happymomblogger: Please put Happymomblogger as the heading.


#2 entry – Become a follower:!/happymomblogger and “Tweet” me @happymomblogger that you are entering the Pharmacopia giveaway. Become a follower of Pharmacopia:!/pharmacopia and “Tweet” that you are entering the contest at Happymomblogger.

#3 entry – Visit and tell me what product you would like to try.

#3 entry – Subscribe to my Blog.

#4 entry – Enter in my other contests.

#5 entry – Vote for me at Top Mommy Blogs using the link provided below.

You can enter as many times as you like but you MUST enter in the Mandatory entry to qualify. The more you enter, the more chances your name will be drawn.  You can enter by telling me the 5 entries in the LEAVE A COMMENT box. Please be sure to give me your name and email address so that I may contact you if you win. Contest is open to residents of US only. 18 years and older please. Please be sure to provide a physical address and not a P.O. Box.

Contest Start Date: October 25, 2011

Contest End Date: November 8, 2011 – CONTEST CLOSED. WINNER WILL BE SELECTED. Congratulations to Schmidty!

Only 1 winner will be chosen at random and I will post the winner’s names on my blog.


Disclaimer: The product(s)were sent to the author for review by the manufacturer/PR. All reviews on “Happymomblogger” remain unbiased and unpaid and are the sole decision of the author. The opinions of these product(s) were not influenced in any way, shape, or form. As always, please read the ingredients carefully when trying new products. 

Please read the labels and ingredients carefully and follow all manufacturer’s instructions (if any). The products selected for the giveaway were generously donated by the companies/PR to help readers learn more about their products. The winner’s choice in using/consuming these products are entirely up to the winner and will not hold the author and her family liable nor the companies/PR liable. These products are made with non-toxic ingredients but always be safe with what you use and consume.

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