Monday, 20 May 2013

Review + Giveaway with Rain!

Rain is a South African company that specializes in creating handmade bath and body products. Everything is made using local, natural ingredients, and they take great pride in producing everything ethically (that means, no animal testing, recyclable packing, ethical trading, all-natural ingredients). I absolutely love their stores - it's impossible to walk by and not be drawn in by the amazing scents and calming interior!
I was recently scent some of their products from their "Biologie" range to test, and I was delighted to do so!

100% Natural Hand & Body Wash and Lotion



First off, as I was expecting, these two products smelt AMAZING! The hand wash was lovely and gentle, not drying out my skin at all. As you can see from the ingredients, it contains extracts of honeybush, rooibos, sesame seed, rosemary and spearmint, which gives it it's sweet, herbal aroma. The hand lotion is wonderfully moisturising, but sinks into your skin quickly to give you soft hands. It's key ingredients are coconut oil (which I swear by), marula oil (which is apparently a natural tissue oil) and kigelia extract (which they claim helps improve firmness and elasticity), together with numerous plant extracts. Both the lotion and the wash also contain tocopherol (aka vitamin E) to help protect your skin. Overall, I was impressed with both products.

Manketti and Starflower Body Scrub



My current body scrub is very spicy, so this sweet, floral product made a nice change - before you even open the jar, the smell of jasmine is apparent (and who doesn't love jasmine?). The sugar scrub does a great job at smoothing skin, and then sweet almond oil, jojoba oil and mongongo oil moisturize your skin, leaving you soft and glowing! This scrub is also packed with poppy seeds, lavender flowers and tea tree leaves.  Also, I loved the frosted glass jar - it was just very pretty sitting in my bathroom!

Thanks to Rain for sending me these amazing products - I'll be popping into the store soon to fulfill my cravings for more~

You can follow Rain on Facebook or Twitter to get updates about their amazing products :)

And now for a giveaway! One lucky reader will win a hamper consisting off all three products shown here :) The only compulsory entry is to leave a comment at the end of this blog post, but you can also get extra entries as specified in the Rafflecopter widget below. (Only open to South African residents unfortunately.)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Entries close next Monday. Good luck :)


38 comments:

  1. Been dying to try goodies from Rain. Lovely giveaway - thanks Hun :) x

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  2. I love the fact that Rain, uses all natural products and tests their products ethically.

    Love the giveaway.

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  3. I love their bath balls! Never tried any of their scrubs or body washes, though. I'll definitely need to check them out.

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  4. I love that thye're also produced ethically. I was so surprised when I found out a few years ago that animal testing still happens.

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  5. I have not tried one before, but I would think that it is pretty fantastic to have 100% natural ingredients and with amazing smell.

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  6. I have the Biologie shampoo and conditioner. The stuff is amazing, so I bet all their products will be just as awesome. Would love to try more of their goodies.

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  7. Nicola Meyer20 May, 2013 15:18

    Have heard so much about Rain, very keen to try

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  8. I LOVE Rain Africa. I haven't tried out this range yet so I would be delighted to win this.
    Twitter: @gee_whiskers

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  9. Rain's products are locally produced products. I love their designs, the packaging, the SMELL, the whole experience when you go into a Rain Store. Plus! their products are very affordable, specially 'cause it lasts so long and gives you a lift during the day.

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  10. I love, love the scrub! Haven't tried the other two products so I would love to! :) @bronwynh1981

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  11. ..mmm..deep calming breath...
    Rain products transport me to my own private spa, right in my own ( child free, locked door) bathroom.

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  12. I love all Rain products and also the philosophy of the company which empowers communities .

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  13. Love the ethical factor @verushka143 never tried these products would love too

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  14. I love the fact that all the products are natural!
    Thank you for a lovely competition xx

    http://introducingmummytothemax.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. Just LUV Rain's products... always spend too much in your shops!

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  16. These products sound lovely!

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  17. rehana seedat
    email: dseedat@telkomsa.net
    I use the Rain products foam bath/liquid soap. The smell is awesome!! Love relaxing in hot bath tub with their products.I also love their Aloe & Avocado as well as the Vanilla Rooibos range

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  18. natural body creams are great for my Keratosis

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  19. Love the smell and that they're all natural (frances hopkins)

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  20. I like most of all the layout of the shop & the friendly help. I can never leave without buying just something small, and sometimes even a very small amount of bath crystals is a wonderful purchase!

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  21. ive never tries tbh but heard great reviews about leaving skin so soft x

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  22. I love that the lotion absorbs so easily,without leaving skin grease.Being natural products is a huge bonus points.Would be awesome to win these fantastic products

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  23. I like that they are 100% natural and gentle on my skin!

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  24. I love that I can use body products without slapping harmful chemicals on my skin! 100% natural

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  25. I'm always on the lookout for Natural beauty products and I adore Rain's philosophy. Their products are all amazing esp the bath salts

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  26. I love natural products... Holding thumbs! Xxx

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  27. amazing quality,invited my friends to enter too

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  28. They look great quality and all natural is always a plus :)

    laura
    xx

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  29. fab giveaway! would love to try Rain Africa products after reading amazing reviews. fingers crossed x

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  30. locally produced great ethics lovely smell whats not to like

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  31. so keen to try out these products! Great giveaway!

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  32. I love that its made in SA and reasonably priced.

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  33. Local, natural, ethical? What is not to love! And the packaging is so beautiful as well! *fingers crossed*

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  34. I love sweet almond oil, used it for my hair before and it was great!

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  35. I love that it is all natural!

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