Sibu Beauty Review and Giveaway!


About Sibu
The journey to create a successful company can be as arduous as scaling a Tibetan mountainside, but well worth the view from the top. Bruce McMullin founded Sibu in 2003 after series of events led him to Calcutta, India where he crossed paths with an ayurvedic specialist in Chinese plants and herbs. In passing, this expert mentioned a powerful holy fruit, the Sea Buckthorn berry.
From there McMullin’s quest took him to new heights, figuratively and literally, as he journeyed to some of the most remote locations of the Himalayas to find the superior source of Sea Buckthorn that is the foundation for all Sibu products.

What is Sea Buckthorn?
High in the Tibetan Himalayas (12,000 feet above sea level) grows a tiny but resilient fruit that resists the harsh weather conditions and high altitudes. The sea buckthorn berry fortifies itself against the elements by producing an array of powerful nutrients. With over 190 bioactive compounds, sea buckthorn is an unsurpassed source of Omegas 3, 6, and 9. And it’s a rich source of the elusive essential fatty acid, Omega-7, an essential fatty acid vital to collagen production and healthy skin, hair and nails. (Sibu.com)
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I received these products for a review. I have had the chance to try every one of these items and I like them all. I will warn you now that they do not smell the greatest or like flowers. However, these do work! The items I received are: from left to right. Sea Buckthorn Cellular Support, Seed oil, Sea Buckthorn Repair and Protect Facial cream, Sea Buckthorn hydrating serum,and Sea Buckthorn balancing facial cleaner.
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SEA BUCKTHORN CELLULAR SUPPORT

  • Super-dose of Omega 7 fatty acids
  • Sea buckthorn oil antioxidant
  • Repairs and rejuvenates damaged cells*
  • Powerful free radical scavenger*
  • Soothes and repairs linings of digestive and uro-genital tracts
  • Increases vitality*
  • 100% natural
  • May help prevent weight gain
  • 60 soft gels

Does This Product Really Prevent Weight Gain?
I do not really know if it helps prevent weight gain. However, I can tell you this. When I am taking these pills I have noticed a reduction in my appetite. I definitely am excited about that! I usually love my late night snacks which can be very bad for you, and now I do not snack at night after dinner. Additionally, I discover myself eating a lot less during the day and my servings are not as large as they used to be. I think this could be the ultimate resolution to these fad diets and healthier too!
Other Health Benefits
Constipation can be a problem for many. The Omega-7 fatty acids help keep the lining of the intestinal tract lubricated by secreting mucus so everything can pass through easier and quicker. When our intestinal tract is not well, it can become dry. If one was to take 500mg of sea buckthorn capsule daily it can help with constipation issues.
Ingredients
Sea Buckthorn fruit oil, Sea Buckthorn seed oil, (Gel-Cap – gelatin, water, glycerin)
Cruelty-FREE. No dairy, wheat, gluten, sodium, yeast or preservatives. Our sea buckthorn is sourced through fair trade agreements with local harvesters in Tibet.
*MSRP* $29.95
My Verdict
When I saw this at first I thought oh gosh pills? I am not a pill taker and was sure I would forget to take these daily. I surprised myself and have been taking them except I did miss a day or 2 in between. Sibu Cellular Support Soft Gels are wonderful! I know it may take weeks to see dramatic results. However, I have noticed some slight results already. My skin feels softer and my hair looks healthier. I have digestive problems due to having my gall bladder removed and I have noticed my digestive system has improved. They do not call Sea Buckthorn the super fruit for nothing! If you do not see results immediately do not be alarmed. You do need to give this product a few weeks to notice more intense results.
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SEA BUCKTHORN SEED OIL

Sea buckthorn seed oil has long been used as a relevant treatment to aid in the relief of skin conditions such as eczema, acne, rosacea, burns, and wounds. As well, the modern beauty treatments make your skin looking youthful. You may want to use this to fight wrinkles and age spots too.
This beneficial organic seed oil will reconstruct damaged skin to its usual remarkable state.

  • Quick acting/readily absorbed
  • For all skin-types
  • Helps relieve Rosacea, Acne, Eczema
  • Helps diminish wrinkles/age-spots
  • Use to treat burns/wounds
  • Promotes skin recovery and healing
  • 100% CERES Organic
  • 10 ml bottle w/ dropper tip

100% therapeutic-grade, organic sea buckthorn seed oil for topical treatment of skin ailments.

Directions For Use

After cleansing face, shake dime sized pool into hand and message into entire face (and neck if desired) for about 20 seconds. Leave on skin. May take up to 20-30 minutes to fully absorb into skin. Best applied before bed.

Ingredients

100% CERES Certified Organic Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil
Paraben-FREE and Cruelty-FREE. No dairy, wheat, gluten, sodium, yeast or preservatives. Our sea buckthorn is sourced through fair trade agreements with local harvesters in Tibet.
*MSRP* $15.95
My Verdict
I think this product is fantastic! My daughter now that she is a teenager has a real issue with pimples on her face. When this product arrived, I told her how to use it and advised her to apply it with a q-tip instead of the dropper that it came with. I think being able to swab it in the areas is easier. I did not think the smell was bad as I think it just smells like oil. The color is orange but to be expected as the Sea Buckthorn fruit is orange in color. It is a slight oily, which again should be expected, as this is an oil product. It does absorb well into the skin in roughly 30 minutes. I have had Eczema problems as a child and growing up. I am currently eczema free, however, I will be using this product if I have any flare ups. I think this is a great product to help resolve skin conditions.
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The sea buckthorn facial cream has omega 7 fatty acids which help increase collagen production and produces a barrier to nourish, revitalize, repair, and protect your skin. It is paraben-free and cruelty-free, and contains NO dairy, yeast, wheat, gluten, sodium, or preservatives.

  • Promotes tissue recovery and healing
  • Rejuvenates sun damaged skin
  • Protects against environmental stress
  • Preserves health skin tone and texture
  • Boosts collagen production
  • For all skin types
  • 1 fl. oz.
  • 100% natural

Ingredients

Water, Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil, Glycerin (Vegetable), Sodium Levulinate, Sodium Anisate, Polyglyceryl-10 Pentastearate, Behenyl Alcohol, Sodium Steroyl Lactylate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Shea Butter, Sea Buckthorn Fruit Oil, Orange Essential Oil, Lemon Essential Oil, Aloe Barbadensis leaf juice powder, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Xanthan Gum, Panthenol, Sodium Phytate
Paraben-FREE and Cruelty-FREE. No dairy, wheat, gluten, sodium, yeast or preservatives. Our sea buckthorn is sourced through fair trade agreements with local harvesters in Tibet.
*MSRP* $20.95
My Verdict
I cannot tell you enough great things about this product. I first want to tell you that this product does not smell bad at all. The repair and protect has a light citrus orange scent. This facial cream is very light and does not feel heavy on the face. I use this facial cream every day and it makes my skin feel smooth and soft. My skin can be very drying at times and I do not like to put heavy moisturizer on my face, so this one is ideal for me. In addition, while using this product it does not feel like you have a moisturizer on your face. One would think by reading the ingredients of this product that it would not work for acne problems, however, repair and protect from Sibu miraculously helps fight acne conditions. My daughter has used this product and her acne symptoms have dramatically improved. After using this myself my skin has become much softer and the dryness that I get on my cheeks have improved.
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SEA BUCKTHORN HYDRATING SERUM
This is the ultimate product for skin hydration. Light, non-oily serum will overflow your skin with moisture and help hydrate your face while removing the feeling of tightness and dry skin that is caused by dehydration. Infused with vitamins and sea buckthorn extract, this serum fortifies the skin against the aging process and helps repair damage at a cellular level.

  • Promotes youthful skin tone and texture
  • Fights age without damaging chemicals
  • Brightens complexion and evens out skin tone
  • Helps protect against environmental stress
  • Naturally stimulates collagen production

Directions For Use

Gently massage into face and neck in an upward and outward motion. Apply morning and evening to moisturize and beautify. For all skin types.

Ingredients

water, glycerin, SD alcohol 40-B, betaine, sea buckthorn fruit extract (hippophae rhamnoides), phenethyl alcohol, sea buckthorn seed oil (hippophae rhamnoides), algae extract, artemisia vulgaris extract, dipotassium glycyrrhizate, sodium hyaluronate, tocopherol, retinyl palmitate, polyglyceryl-10 laurate, xanthan gum, sclerotium gum, sodium levulinate, sodium anisate, sodium phytate, fragrance (from orange and lemon essential oils)
*MSRP* $39.95
My Verdict
This is one of my favorite products that I use every day. This bottle is very easy to use as it has a pump and you just pump a small amount in your hand and dispense evenly on your face and neck. The texture is non-greasy and may be looser to some that use a heavier serum on their skin. The Sibu hydrating serum is very light and has a nice orange citrus scent. Once applied it absorbs within 1-2 minutes into your skin leaving it radiant and feeling beautiful.
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SEA BUCKTHORN BALANCING FACIAL CLEANSER

Deep yet gentle cleansing is the foundation of effective facial care at every age. This all-natural balancing facial cleanser gently removes dirt, impurities and make-up while maintaining a healthy balance in your skin without compromising its natural protective nutrients. This lightly exfoliating facial cleanser will leave your face fresh, clean, and perfectly balanced. Your skin will look and feel radiant.

  • Leaves skin looking and feeling radiant and refreshed
  • Removes excess oil and impurities
  • Contains micro-particles for a gentle exfoliation
  • Great for removing make-up
  • Non-foaming gel formula for all skin types

This all-natural balancing facial cleanser gently removes dirt, impurities and make-up while maintaining a healthy balance in your skin without compromising its natural protective nutrients.

Directions For Use

In the morning and evening apply a generous amount of Balancing Facial Cleanser to moistened hands. Work facial cleanser into a lather, and gently massage onto face and neck. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.

Ingredients

water, decyl glucoside, coco betaine, sd alcohol 40-b, lauryl glucoside, hydrogenated jojoba oil, carrageenan, glycerin, phenethyl alcohol, sea buckthorn fruit extract (hippophae rhamnoides), sea buckthorn seed oil (hippophae rhamnoides), panthenol , silk amino acids, coco-glucoside, glyceryl oleate, xanthan gum, sodium levulinate, sodium phytate, sodium anisate, fragrance (from orange and lemon essential oils
*MSRP* $17.95
My Verdict
This is my favorite product to cleanse my face with. Every morning when I wake up and every night before I go to bed I use this product. Dispense 1-2 pumps in your hand, add a little water to your hand, and rub together. The consistency is creamy and not foamy. I rub this all over my face and neck area. The texture is a tiny bit grainy but not rough due to the exfoliating beads to take off the dead skin. After rubbing over my face for a couple minutes I wash off with warm water and finish up with the Sibu Hydrating serum giving your skin an illuminating glow.
Sibu Beauty right now is offering an August promotion. One will receive free a 15ml seed oil and FREE shipping when you purchase their sea buckthorn cellular support capsules. At checkout use their coupon code AUGSBTOIL
Would everyone like to be given the chance to win this awesome product line?? Enter now for your chance to win $124.75 worth of radiant skin care products!

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Disclosure: I received these products for the purpose of a review. All opinions are 100% my own. I was not compensated for this review. Your opinion may vary from mine.

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111 thoughts on “Sibu Beauty Review and Giveaway!

  1. Ali

    WONDERFUL Review, Patricia! I really want to try ALL of these. You gave a lot of incite and a good trial run, before attempting to review. I love that.

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  2. Ali

    WONDERFUL Review, Patricia! I really want to try ALL of these. You gave a lot of incite and a good trial run, before attempting to review. I love that.

    Reply
  3. angela

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