In Bloom

I have to say that it’s been *really* lovely to see such a positive response to my ongoing series of ‘Natural Beauty’ posts. My aim with the CGG is to find you the best in gift ideas, but I also love helping people think a little differently about what they purchase and gift to others. With that in mind, let’s keep this (vegetarian) gravy train rolling with today’s featured brand, Canadian outfit Elabloom.

Elabloom Oil

The philosophy behind the brand is 100% in line with what I try to showcase in my natural beauty posts: simplicity, both in terms of the line’s ingredients, and their application. Their products are made from 100% pure plant extracts and are designed to eliminate a shelf full of lotions and potions in favour of one-step skincare solutions for both your face, and your body.

Elabloom Nourishing Body OilLike all good natural care brands, their products are formulated without those seriously scary / nasty ingredients like parabens, phthalates, or formaldehyde. In fact, if you look at the ingredient list it’s refreshingly readable with a unique blend of oils. From the familiar – like avocado or carrot oil – to the more exotic – like camelia or meadowfoam oil – each component has been carefully selected to ramp up your skin’s elasticity and smoothness. The Body Oil ($34) is rich in vitamins A, C and E and packs a serious antioxidant punch. Simply slather some on after a shower or bath and bask in your healthy, glowing skin. You can also use it to soften your cuticles, mix some in with your conditioner for some extra shiny locks, or even add a few drops to your bath.

Elabloom Facial OilIf you’ve ever taken a look at your face cream and quirked your face in confusion over the ingredients, a LOT of them are actually preservatives so manufacturers can keep them on the shelf for longer. One of my favourite features of Elabloom is their commitment to freshness. They make their products in small batches twice a month, and you can choose to either order from the latest batch, or plan ahead and get the freshest of fresh products from an upcoming run.

Elabloom Face OilTheir Nourishing Facial Oil ($48 for 15 mL), again, simplifies your skincare regime. Simply apply 4-6 drops both in the morning and a night to help heal and repair your skin. I’ve had some people comment to me that the idea of slathering straight oil on worries them because they have sensitive or oily skin. The simple truth is, pure oils won’t feel greasy at all. You won’t get that same dewy texture from a cream moisturizer; instead, I’d describe it as a just a soft, natural feeling.

Elabloom Baby BloomThe Elabloom line is mostly limited right now to their facial and body oils – available in a range of sizes and combinations to suit travel and testers alike – as well as a soothing body oil formulated for your little tykes (shower gift, anyone?) but I have no doubt that as word spreads about their pure, natural, miracle-working solutions they may dabble in other sensational products.

Elabloom Prize Package
Finally, it’s worth noting that as part of their major commitment to getting the freshest products in your hands as fast as possible, Elabloom offers $5 flat rate shipping to Canada, and you’ll likely see your products in about two days time. If you’re looking to sample their products in person, the wonderful Drake General Store and Healthy Living Plus in Toronto both sell the brand.

And with that, some super news – one of you is going to get to dabble in some Elabloom magic! I’m giving away a prize package valued at over $100, packed with both travel and full-size facial oils, and a body oil. Whether you’re soothing your skin after too much time in the sun or getting prepped for another blustery fall / winter season, this is a must-have set of items, which of course, would also work lovely to gift for your mom’s birthday, sister’s bridal shower, or even just to that friend you’re always trading beauty must-haves with. Here’s how to enter!

1) Leave a comment by August 11th telling me why you’d like to try the Elabloom line. Feel free to reference some of the points in this post (hint hint).

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around August 12th to select the winners, who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible to participate in this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry: Like Elabloom on Facebook and leave a comment on why you want to try their products. Leave a link back to your comment to earn a bonus entry. You can also Follow Elabloom on Twitter, and tag them in a Tweet. Leave a link back to your Tweet to earn a second bonus entry.



59 Responses to “In Bloom”
  1. leah leitch says:

    I like the nourishing face oil any thing that can simplify my routine is high on my list. Liked and commented on FB under my name. 🙂

  2. Taps says:

    the nourishing face oil is one i would like to try

  3. Wow. I love that they make these products every 2 weeks. So fresh – and I love that they are packed with vitamins to heal our skin. I love Canadian Companies that rock like this. 🙂 I would definitely try this on my skin knowing that it soaks in and does not leave it gooey. I also love it when the shipping is way more than reasonable. Thanks for sharing and thanks for the giveaway.

  4. I follow on facebook – Doreen lamoureux and here is the link to my comment

  5. Joan G says:

    I would like to try the Body oil – nothing beats natural products and it’s so versatile.

  6. Victoria Ess says:

    I would love to win because I have really been trying to detox my beauty/hygiene routine and replacing my old products with organic, all-natural products.

  7. Victoria Ess says:


  8. kittypride says:

    I like the sound of face oils but haven’t tried any yet and the Elabloom line of products sounds like a good place to start 😀

  9. Annie Demill says:

    I’m a fan of LUSH products so I know I would love this line too. Simplicity is the key word for me; I love products with only a few ingredients and easily applied. The shipping price is fantastic!
    liked on facebook and left a comment :
    Following on twitter and left a tweet :

  10. Suzanne G says:

    I would like to try the Elabloom line as it does not contain the scary ingredients parabens, phthalates, or formaldehyde. As products are absorbed via your skin I believe it is important to go the natural route.

  11. Julie G. says:

    I’d like to compare the difference between a fresh product such as this and my regular products which I hadn’t realized had a lot of preservatives.

  12. Grace F says:

    I’d love to try Elabloom because they don’t use preservatives to maintain shelf life, they make their products in small batches for maximum freshness, there are No parabens, phthalates, or formaldehyde in their products, they offer a very reasonable $5 flat rate of shipping in Canada, and you’ll likely see your products in about two days time.

  13. Anna says:

    I have a sensitive skin and an all natural product is very appealing to me.

  14. Alison K says:

    I’d like to try the Elabloom line ‘cos, “Elabloom Nourishing Facial Oil is formulated with 100% pure and natural botanical extracts. Nothing else.” It’s wonderful compared to the ingredient labels of lotion. I don’t think I can get past the first word.

    Bonus Entry: Followed Elabloom on Twitter & tweeted

  15. i would like to try the Elabloom oil Facial oil extracts and it says it’s also good for your hands i’m impressed

  16. cookie3 says:

    Simplify my skin care routine? I’m all for that. The fact that they make it in small batches to maintain freshness is a big plus.The idea of having one product that is good for the face, hands as well as cuticles mind boggling. Would love to try the Elabloom Facial Oil.

  17. I would like to try them because of the ingredients they use (and dont use )

  18. Bree Stegman says:

    love that its natural, $5 flat shipping is cheap, but I like to try before buying

  19. Sherry k says:

    I like that they make their products in small batches twice a month so they are very fresh.

  20. Krysta mukai says:

    I wanna try the facial oil!

  21. Sherry k says:

  22. Holly says:

    I would like to try the Nourishing Facial Oil.

  23. I’m already a fan of face and body oils, so I’d love to try Elabloom. I use jojoba and rosehip oil on my face, as well as coconut oil. I’ve got sensitive skin and react to ingredients in a lot of manufactured cosmetics. I really like that this company is Canadian, and committed to freshness in their products.

  24. Jeannie Smyth says:

    I would love to try Elabloom as Im not crazy about products that contain preservatives and ingredient names that I can even pronounce! Elabloom uses natural ingredients and that is huge for me!

  25. Jeannie Smyth says:

    I liked Elabloom on FB and commented

  26. Leah says:

    The ingredients are all natural and it contains no parabens, which is nice! The 5 dollar shipping in Canada is a bonus too

  27. nikki robak says:

    I would like to try Elabloom because they are made in such small batches making them fresh and not full of preservatives

  28. face and eyes need help

  29. Heather Yaworski says:

    Love the all natural skin care!

  30. Nothing better than all natural skin care!

  31. Audrey Skinner says:

    Would love to try the facial oils as they are non-greasy.

  32. Belinda McNabb says:

    I love the idea that these products are made from plant extracts and contain no preservatives. It makes me want to check them out!

  33. Belinda McNabb says:

    Like them on facebook and commented

  34. Belinda McNabb says:

    folllow them on twitter and tweeted

  35. blessedta says:

    It’s made with natural ingredients.

  36. Dominika says:

    There are sooo many amazing oils in there, and they are made from 100% pure plant extracts

  37. Dominika says:

    @elabloom love every single ingredient in each bottle, and love that they are made from 100% pure plant extracts!— Dominika Ivan (@dsarna17) July 29, 2013

  38. Karen Munro says:

    I support Canadian brands ..This is a great product♥

  39. Crystal Kordalchuk says:

    I would love to try this new product as it’s seems rather healthy/natural in ingredients. Let me bask in my healthy, glowing skin!

  40. Danielle says:

    I would love to try the Elabloom line because I think it’s great that they are paraben and phthalate free. I also love the simple packaging and ingredients.

  41. Danielle says:

    I commented as Danielle Floyd at (If there is a way to link directly to my comment, can someone help me with that? Thanks!)

  42. Danielle says:

  43. stellar says:

    Would love to try the Body Oil as it is rich in vitamins A, C and E and packs a serious antioxidant punch!

  44. JaimeeM says:

    Why id like to try? Canadian, and to quote you ” it’s worth noting that as part of their major commitment to getting the freshest products in your hands as fast as possible” <— important!

  45. JaimeeM says:

  46. Debbie Petch says:

    It is very important to me that products I use do not have parabens, phthalates, or formaldehyde..
    mysticmisha at hotmail dot com

  47. Debbie Petch says:

    I liked the facebook!

  48. Lori P says:

    I’d love to try these products because I have dry skin and I need all the help I can get!

  49. Jo says:

    I’d love to try ElaBloom for the 100% pure plant extracts
    I’d be happy to eliminate a shelf full of lotions and potions in favour of one-step skincare solutions !

  50. Sophia says:

    I would like to try the Elabloom line because I love using facial oils on my face before going to bed. The simplicity of facial oils means I don’t have to worry about harmful and toxic ingredients. Also, I love the way my face feels in the morning after my skin has had time to absorb and be nourished by the oil.

  51. Sara says:

    Natural ingredients, and I love to support Canadian companies!

  52. I love the philosophy behind Elabloom’s products (and your blog posts on natural skin care/beauty products). Using fresh ingredients that heal and nourish your skin is wonderful, and using them makes you feel luxurious and beautiful!

  53. My facebook comment:
    Performative Elementposted toElabloom
    2 seconds ago
    Your products are beautiful, they are gorgeous to use and they smell divine. Elabloom is a fabulous company! (

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