Thursday, October 18, 2012

Review & Giveaway: Divine Line SkinCare's Coco Beauty Balm

Hi everyone!

I have had the pleasure of working with Patty from Divine Line Skincare on some fun reviews that may be useful for your winter skincare collections! (Be sure to read her shop spotlight for more info!)


Let's start off with a nice and thorough description of what Coco Beauty Balm is used for.

Coco Beauty Balm may be used to cleanse or moisturize your areas of your face with it's smooth and moisture-locking texture.

It can be used as moisturizer, cleanser, and even for foundation innovation!

To cleanse: Warm a small scoop of balm between your hands.
Gently press into skin and massage in circular motions. Gently wipe off dirt, oil and makeup
with a nice wet/warm to hot microfibre or facecloth.

To moisturize: Apply a small amount anywhere moisture is needed – a very small dot of it after cleansing to make your face glow!
Tho’ the product was made mainly for facial use, DO try it anywhere...back of hands, neck, feet (careful slippery...).

You only need a tiny amount anywhere you want to use it. It’s super moisture in jar! 

I used it in the shower as a cleanser but your face will feel like a matte canvas after it washes off as well. It has this light orange fragrance to it that is not overwhelming but really nice. This product is not a cream or lotion, but a gel/liquid consistency. It's thicker upon application but it spreads on your face like rich butter!

Now I decided to test out this product as a cleanser because I love massaging my skin with natural products since I used to have some mixed skin type/rosacea that left some scarring behind. After a long day of work or school or whatever your schedule involves, some facial indulgent is always nice.

So I totally squealed in the shower over the fact that this balm has mango butter in it. I LOVE mangoes and I rarely see it in facial products so that was exciting!

I have a lot of scarring so this product doesn't help fight acne or blemishes obviously but it's always nice to give your face a break from harsher chemicals with a thick layer of moisture. There is a smooth finish  to this product so I recommend you tie up your hair if it's long before using the product.

Remember to use a microfibre or plain washcloth hotter than warm and you let it STEAM on your face then use WASH IT OFF ...twice (i.e both sides of cloth). Your face will feel hydrated and baby soft afterwards!

The ingredients are straight from Divine Line Skincare's description:
Ingredients: A virgin coco oil base comprising 1 of only 7-9 small amount each of beautifying ingredients - mango butter, soy oil & lecithin, Xanthan, oat beta glucan, & vanilla & orange peel extracts.

I cannot express to you how much I love natural products. Look at all the ingredients this product does not use!

**Formulated WITHOUT: parabens, phythlate, propylene glycol, mineral oil, paraffin, DEA, synthetic fragrance, animal ingredients (except goats milk powder or whole milk powder).

What is really cool about this product is that there is a foundation innovation aspect to it to make your own custom moisturized treatment foundation. I couldn't test this out because I don't use foundation but I can see it working out really well. Try it out if you can by mixing the balm with loose mineral powder in the palm of your hand with your fingers or a foundation brush!

I would recommend this product for anyone whose looking for some moisture lock-in with a gentle cleanser or moisturizer.  My face felt really invigorated and hydrated after every shower!

Hope you enjoyed the review!

Patty from Divine Line Skincare was kind enough to offer a reader an awesome product in her shop under one condition:

Please check out DivineLine's Shop and pick your favorite item. Then leave a comment on this entry to explain why you love it! Please take your time choosing an item. If your comment is not on topic or vague, it will be disqualified! Thank you!

This product is a $21.95 value wonder serum with age combating ingredients. This Moisturizing Facial Serum is enhanced with our own infused in Coconut, Jojoba, Calendula Oil & added Argan oil to provide the perfect antidote for tired, lackluster skin. Remember everyone, skin ages starting from the age of 15! That means we all could use some age fighting serum!


The giveaway will end after our last review with DivineLine will end November 15!
(This giveaway does not include shipping price.)

NOTE: You can receive 10-15% discount off on your favorited product for all eczema/psoriasis sufferers a half price trial size. If your skin needs help, contact Patty for a half size/half price trial if you agree to review the product and let her know the results to share on her shop listing.

Please convo Patty first to set up your special priced product choice for more details!!

So check out DivineLine's linkies:



  1. I really like the vanilla rose eye de-puff product. As I got older, my eyes started to set and get droopy so I'm curious as to if this will work!


    azaleas12 at gmail

  2. I really like the FreshClean Room Mist. I don't really use too many different facial/skin products so this is definitely something that's pretty universal and would come in handy for me!

    katherinekck at gmail

  3. It's hard to pick a favorite! I like the LavenderOrange Facial Toner. I moved to Korea and there is a lot of air pollution here. Since the Orange citrus has an ability to clean away dirt that even soap cleansing might miss, I think it would help get rid of all the dust and dirt that builds up on my skin. It also helps improve blood circulation and minimizes pores.

    babyblues1oo4 @ gmail.com

  4. I like the PostShaveBalm D Man AloeVeraLime because I really like aloe and lime. It can be used after shaving to soften, soothe, moisturize, and condition your skin.

    t.nguyenatl @ gmail.com

  5. There are so many wonderful items in this shop. This month is eczema awareness month, and this item COMPLETELY caught my eye, because my son has had severe eczema since he was just 6 weeks old:
    I can't exactly tell why I love it, because I haven't tried it. However, I do like the information in the item description. It's very detailed and gives info on how the product is made, with what key ingredients, and what the product does - even including how much to apply (with picture). I am EXTREMELY tempted to purchase this product right now just to try it out (but I will have to wait for next month's budget).
    With all that said, I didn't have to look very long to find my favorite item in the shop. I will have to say that it's going to take me a lot longer to see what ELSE I can find in there, because I know I'll be finding much more!


  6. @Kim for 2justByour Pls contact us (the above IS my Etsy shop) I cannot stand to hear of little ones suffering and we can send you some EaseUp for your son at a reduced rate ASAP! Just use the link Dana has up here for my shop and convo me! I have a fresh batch made up from yesterday am getting mega orders for same.. we can work SOMETHING OUT! xo Divine Line Skincare

  7. i would love to try this eye cream: http://www.etsy.com/listing/110262325/vanillacoffeerose-de-puff-eye-cream-from
    I have a baby, now a toddler, and never get enough sleep. i need some de-puffing cream. i like the ingredients, and it sounds yummy, too.
    beyondthewindow at ymail dot com

  8. Now my favourite is NoOwiesSalve for Baby cause my new baby-boy was born 5 days ago only:)) And I want to discover new natural skincare creams and oils for him, of course:)

  9. I would love to try Orange Tangerine lotion hand & body.
    I adore orange scents and I'm sure I'd love it) Plus it's 2 in one - a cream for the whole body and it makes it really useful...

  10. i would like the ease up psoriasis and eczema. my poor sister has horrible eczema especially on her hands :( she even went for allergy tests because nothing is working.. and they found the only thing she is allergic to is neosporin. go figure. poor girl. she is a hair cutter and is getting so insecure. i feel bad. i would do anything to find something to help her. if this helped her.. it would be a miracle.

  11. eclairre at ymail dot com

    I'd love to try the FreshClean Room Mist for my stale room haha

  12. I would really love to try the Ease Up Psoriasis and Eczema Moisturizing ointment (http://www.etsy.com/listing/108442581/easeup-psoriasis-and-eczema-moisturizing). I have this skin asthma/allergy/eczema on my feet that is the major reason of my frustrations over the past 3 years because cortisone creams didn't seem to heal it. It only made my skin thinner and the eczema keeps coming back especially during wet or cold season. I tried different ointments and creams to no avail and I hate going to the doctor. I would be more than willing to try that product so that I could start wearing 'revealing' heels again.


  13. i love this...and i bet it smells DIVINE. http://www.etsy.com/listing/100208337/whipped-body-butter-goldensungoddess

    my skin gets so dry when the whether gets cooler. body butters are truly all that work for me.

  14. Immortelle 'Everlasting'-Sea Buckthorn Facial Cream / No 1 of 2 Formulations sounds fantastic!!
    The texture seems amazing and the ingredients are among the best and most nutritious that nature has to offer, especially pomegranate, aloe vera and sea algae!


  15. Body Cream Amber Divine sounds amazing!
    Fantastic essential oils and nourishment, it must leave skin with a velvet touch and wonderful aroma!

    Joanna-Gloria, yana_ven@yahoo.gr

  16. I absolutely love the CucumberAloeSeaweed Eye Bright Gel - it sounds like it would really perk up my lids!!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)

  17. I would love to try the BRAND NEW HIGH END choice Lotion Bar! The scents sound amazing!
    dluckyz at excite dot com

  18. I want to try thr untalc silkysmooth body powder which is scented with lavender e. oil because it is very humid and hot here in India and that would work for a perfect way to keep the sweat away .
    tumblemumbo at gmail.com

  19. i want the vanilla Tangerine lotion hand & body, because I love the sweet fragrance
    I have a perfume vanilla, vanilla scented lotion I think makes me smell delicious ^^


  20. i love the lavender orange facial toner!

  21. i love the vanilla tangerince lotion(:


  22. Wow, this is such an awesome store, I love a lot of products there. But if I had to choose one, I guess I would go for the Divine Baby Sweet Sugar Scrub, it seems really nice and I could use something like that now, haha!

    I also wanted to mention that I just started a new giveaway blog and I mentioned this giveaway there, to get some more people to participate hopefully. I hope that's okay? :)

  23. Thanks j! Sharing is caring!


  24. I love this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/88403895/milk-bath-lavendar-honey-oatmeal-great

    Thank you!
    gloriatea at hotmail dot com

  25. i would love to try this facial cream: http://www.etsy.com/listing/106054791/immortelle-everlasting-sea-buckthorn
    it sounds silky and is oil free which would be just right for my sensitive skin.

  26. The weather is starting to get cold - I'd love to keep http://www.etsy.com/listing/99633976/honeysuckle-soymilkshea-hand-butter at the office to restore my hands during the day.

    underwater at aquariann dot com

  27. I want the ease up psoriasis and eczema cream because my sister has it on her hands and nothing works and her self confidence is diminishing

  28. I like the Honeysuckle Soymilk Shea Hand Butter because my hands get very dry as the weather gets colder.

    iluvpolkapie at gmail dot com

  29. Oooh, it all looks great, especially now that I'm starting to deal with dry winter skin. I'd like to try a lotion bar or the untalc powder.

  30. I think the SheaButterLip Balm - Moisturizing Homemade sounds absolutely wonderful! Homemade (no chemicals) lip balm is my favorite to use!! :)

    thecountryblossom at hotmail dot com

  31. Seabuckthorn Creamy Face & Body Wash. I've been hearing great things about seabuckthorn recently and would love to try it for my sensitive skin!

    dailydealsjc at gmail dot com

  32. In a house with dogs and cats,i think the FreshClean Room Mist sounds great!

    crluckystar at yahoo dot com

  33. My favorite item is the Lavender Orange Facial Toner- it must smell amazing! Also, it sounds like it would be perfect for balancing my skin.
    tbd11mail at gmail dot com

  34. I think the Honeysuckle Soymilk Shea Hand Butter sounds amazing. I love the smell of honeysuckle, and I'm sure this hand butter is rich and wonderful!
    katelyn.j.stephens at gmail dot com

  35. I have really sensitive skin and I'm always looking for a nice, gentle soap for showering and I think the OatmeatMilkandHoney Soap Goats Milk Soap would be great to try.

  36. I would love to try the Orange Tangerine lotion hand & body. That sounds amazing! ambrerose at(aol) dot(com)

  37. I'd love to try the Sea Buckthorn Creamy Face & Body Wash. I've been reading a lot of great things about the rich antioxidants in Sea Buckthorn and would love to try a product that contains it. I also love that you get a free sample of another product when you purchase something!

  38. I would love to try the divine baby sweet sugar scrub. This one is made with a variety of items including the sugar and sea salt. It sounds like it would be fantastic for my elbows, knees and heels.

  39. I would love to try the Immortelle/SILKENING-Facial Cream. First of all, it looks so beautiful. I have been trying new moisturizers to find the perfect one-one that moisturizes without weighing my skin down. This one looks like it would be a match.

  40. I love the Ease Up Butter. I have eczema and this looks like a great product!

  41. Hi all again! Patty here from Divine Line Skincare and thanks for the great post on our bestselling EaseUp Balm Dana and all your subscribers comments too! Just wanted to clarify that I believe Dana's tester had psoriasis SO WAS able to test the EaseUp on it for a week, while she has eczema & no patches to test on if i read blog correctly (that's a good thing!;-) Also,I am offering any/all commenters with either or skin condition a 1/2 oz.trial size for 1/2 price - just make sure to CONTACT ME in an Etsy convo 1st!
    As well, mentioned are the Myrtle & Immmortelle & wanted to clarify they're in the giveaway serum prize, NOT in the EaseUp balm and and though the giveaway is free, please be aware that Winner's shipping to the States will be a minimal $2.95 by Paypal or personal cheque (regular is $5.95) and YOU DO receive a surprise 2nd sample to boot.
    Thanks everyone and especially to Cheers to Novelty and to lovely Dana! Patty from Divine Line

  42. i like the toner but with me allergic ot stuff i have to ask her some question i need something that wont inter fer with diabtic

  43. The Lavender Homemade Shea Soap is my fav!Lavender is the best PRE sleep scent to relax! I use it on everything with my kiddos and myself! And what is even better about this soap is that it is formulated without any animal ingredients! (Which for our vegan family makes me even happier!) It says it has a touch of orange as well so I am sure that makes it smell so good in a hot bath or shower! I would love to try this!!!

    Thanks for the giveaway! mandyandcameron at yahoo dot com

  44. My favorite is the Divine Luminous Mature Face Serum. I'm in Colorado, and the heater is coming on which is drying out my skin terribly.
    Plus, I'm intrigued by the ingredients, which I've read about but are rather uncommon (Helicrysum oil, and Carrot Seed oil, etc). It sounds like she used very potent essential oils, and I've not seen these ingredients anywhere else!
    klconn7 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  45. I like the Everlasting cream because it's good for acne.

    mrs.marcus2 at yahoo dot com

  46. My fav item is Milk Bath Lavendar Honey Oatmeal. I love scrubs and need that often to keep my face radiant. But I also love natural ingredients and this is the perfect product for me!

  47. i think i like PostShaveBalm D Man AloeVeraLime because it is something i could give to my son as something new to try
    goldengiel7763 at hotmail dot com

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