Green Virgin Products Review & Giveaway

Have you ever heard of soap nuts?  I hadn’t until recently, and my mind is still kind of blown.

Bear with me through this brief science lesson:  There is a genus of trees and shrubs called Sapindus, and these product a fruit called soap berries or soap nuts.  Why?  The pulp of the fruit contains saponins, which are used to make soap.  This type of all-natural soap has been used for thousands of years, and is now being used in some modern detergents and cosmetics.  (Science lesson courtesy of Wikipedia).

Green Virgin Products is one of the companies using soap nuts to create organic cleaning products.

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Green Virgin products has a full line of items for you to check out, including laundry detergent, spray cleaners, and handcrafted bar soaps.

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They sent me complimentary samples of items from their Soap Nuts Line to test drive recently, and I was surprised and pleased with the results.

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The Soap Nuts laundry detergent comes in both a liquid and solid form, but I tried the liquid version.  It’s totally unscented and has no chemicals of any kind, and it’s free from all the carcinogens found in regular detergents.   It’s a great choice for anyone with allergies, who doesn’t like perfumed detergents, or who just wants a safe alternative to the mainstream brands.  The detergent cleaned as well as the last bottle I bought at the grocery store, and it will give you 240 (yes, 240!) loads on a high-efficiency washer.  Also, I haven’t tried this, but their website says it also doubles as an excellent window cleaner.

I was also able to try out one of their hand crafted bar soaps, and it was also great.  It lathers like crazy and comforted my dry skin.  This natural and vegan formula contains super moisturizing ingredients like extra virgin olive oil and shea butter, and it also contains Moringa leaf powder, which has healing properties that you’ll appreciate if you suffer from eczema or psoriasis.  has It comes in unscented and peppermint versions; I used the unscented bar.

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I also loved their GVP Formula 433 Totally Non-Toxic, All-Purpose Cleaner.  It comes as a concentrated liquid, and you get a spray bottle or a foaming pump bottle to create a diluted mix for your needs.  It contains natural oils and minerals, and is 100% unscented.  Even when diluted with a 10:1 ratio, it kills over 99% of e-Coli and salmonella bacteria.  This is a multi-purpose cleaner, and I think you could easily replace all of your other household cleaners with it.  It cleaned my counters and stovetop as well as chemical-laden products I’ve used in the past, and you don’t have to worry about any dangerous chemicals being released into your home when you clean.  (Obviously that’s a benefit no matter who you are, but homes with children and pets will especially benefit from the safe ingredients).

To learn more about all of the Green Virgin Products collection, check out GreenVirginProducts.com.  You can also sign up for their newsletter or purchase products directly from them on their site.  Don’t forget to follow them on Facebook and Twitter too!

Green Virgin Products is generously offering Game On Mom readers the chance to win a prize pack including 8 oz. Soap Nuts Liquid, 4 oz. GVP Formula 433 All Purpose Cleaner, and Hand Crafted Natural Bar Soap!  Giveaway is open to residents of the US who are 18 and older.  Ends 5/17/14.  Good luck!

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Thank you to Green Virgin Products for providing these products free of charge in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions expressed in this post are my own.


Comments

  1. Julie Lynn Bickham says:

    I learned that they sell Mineral Salts Deodorant Stone. I learnt that it lasts about 2 years!

  2. I love the fact that the products are all natural.

  3. kortney Picker says:

    I love the Stainless Steel Baby Bottle with Choice of Cap 350ml, 11.84 ounces, I would love to have this for my daughters!

  4. latanya says:

    Soap Nuts Liquid, 8 Ounces, 120 HE Wash Loads

  5. Tamra Phelps says:

    I learned about mineral salt deodorant. I had never heard of that!

  6. Tandi Cortez says:

    I love that they sell only non-toxic.

  7. rochelle haynes says:

    I like the all purpose cleaner

  8. Sharon Kaminski says:

    I learned that Green Virgin Products sells Only The Highest Quality Non Toxic, Hypoallergenic Products.

  9. Every product comes with a 90 day money back guarantee.

  10. Rebecca Parsons says:

    I would love to have the Stainless Steel Drinking Bottle

  11. Vivian Sun says:

    I like theGVP Formula 433 All Purpose Cleaner Concentrate.

  12. Melissa S says:

    I would like to try their deodorant stone. I have been reading so much about regular deodorants it’s time to make a switch.

  13. Thanks so much for the chance to try this,thanks again

  14. These products are great,everyone should at least try them once

  15. Lesley F says:

    I like that it costs have as much as Tide

  16. Patrice says:

    I learned how to make bar soap last longer.

    “To make a bar of soap last longer you have to keep it away from water when not in use. It is ideal to let the soap dry out between uses. We recommend our exclusive Vertical Soap Dish as it holds the soap upright on it’s end leaving less of the soap in contact with the soap dish.”

  17. I would love to try their deodorant stone. Thanks

  18. Darlene Carbajal says:

    I like the Soap Nut & Moringa Peppermint Bar Soap.

  19. Candie L says:

    I like the Soap Nut Peppermint Bar Soap, . Thank you

  20. Laurie Emerson says:

    I learned that they tried 37 recipes for their soap until they found the right one.

  21. Laurie Nykaza says:

    The gvp-formula-433-all-purpose-cleaner-concentrate-1-quart sounds amazing never heard of this company before but I have pets so it sounds great to use.