Monday, February 28, 2011

Frais: One Hand Sanitizer I'll Use (Plus Giveaway!)


Health is such an important part of your inner beauty. I just got over bronchitis, which put me in bed pretty much for a whole week. Coughing and hacking all over the place does not look pretty! It was a not-so-gentle reminder of how important it is to take care your body.

If you’re suffering from the flu or something similar to what I had, I highly recommend eating a piece of raw garlic. It stops the coughing instantly. It tastes nasty as heck, but you won’t be staying up all night coughing up a lung. Also, sucking on a lemon helps for a sore throat as well.

Every one of us probably knows someone who's been sick recently. I don't know exactly how to prevent the cold or flu except to take daily vitamins and exercise consistently to boost your immune system. That's what I've been told anyway.

I know that hand sanitizers are a big thing for people who are conscious of the spread of germs. I’m not a germaphobe and I generally don’t use any hand sanitizer. I’m fine with just washing my hands, however, there have been times when it wasn’t possible to wash my hands which made me wish I did have hand sanitizer handy.

My problem with most hand sanitizers are the chemicals that are put in them. Instead warding off the germs that get you sick, I think it’s these chemicals that actually make you sick. You put the hand sanitizer on your hand and then those chemicals are transferred to the food you eat - if you're eating something like a sandwich. Or you bite your fingernails...or lick your fingers after eating chicken...

I was a little hesitant to try out Frais hand sanitizer until I found out that it contains natural non-toxic ingredients like ginger, tangerine, lemon myrtle, niaouli, orange, basil, grapefruit, and cardamom. Other ingredients include Australian-blended essential oils, and 66% high grade eco-friendly sugarcane alcohol.

My nose really picks up the scent of the ginger in Frais hand sanitizer. What I like most is that it leaves your hands feeling real clean and fresh. It doesn't have that residue that I feel with other sanitizers.

Would you like to try out Frais hand sanitizer for yourself? You can be 1 of 5 people to win a 1.7 fl. oz. (50ml) bottle!

Giveaway Rules:

Enter to win by tweeting about this giveaway and/or filling out the entry form below:





Here is a sample tweet you can use:

"Enter to win Frais hand sanitizer from @youarebeauty. Visit: http://www.beautyiswithin.net #beauty #giveaway"

Please note that your Tweet must reference "@youarebeauty" so I am notified of your tweet.

2. Two entries maximum per person (one via entry form above and one tweet).

3. Bonus entry for bloggers who announce this giveaway to their readers and link to this post!

4. Giveaway ends on Monday, March 7, 2011, 11:55 P.M.

5. One winner will be selected by random and notified on March 9, 2011.

6. Giveaway is open to residents of the U.S.

7. Winner must respond within 72 hours of notification.
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