Product Review: LIDO Skin Care

Photo: Photo Courtesey of LIDO

Company: LIDO Skin Care

Items Tested:

  • Restoring Hand & Body Lotion with Fair Trade Shea Butter (8oz for $37)
  • Balancing Day Moisturizer with Organic Chamomile (2oz for $34)
  • Foaming Face Wash with Witch Hazel Extract (4oz for $31)

Where item(s) can be purchased: Online at www.lidoskincare.com

The claim of the product: Natural, Organic, Plant Based, Biodegradable. 100% Natural eco-conscious skin & body care.

What is great about the product:

  1. Ingredients are all natural:
  • Restoring Hand and Body lotion with Social Justice Fair Trade /Organic Shea Butter Ingredients: Aqua, Certified Organic herbal blend of Rosa Rubiginosa (Organic Rosehip), Anthemis Nobilis (Organic Chamomile), Lavandula Angustifolia (Organic Lavender), Equisetum Arvense (Organic Horsetail herb), Tagetes Erecta (Organic Marigold), Arctium Lappa (Organic Burdock Root), Helianthus Annuus (Organic Sunflower) Oil, Citrus Grandis (Organic Grapefruit) extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Organic Rosemary) Extract, Persea Gratissima (Certified Biodynamic Avocado) Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia (Certified Biodynamic Macadamia) Oil, Certified Organic Lotus Bean Gum; Certified Organic Shea Butter, Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera), Polyglyceryl Stearate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Butter), Organic Glycerin (Vegetable), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Rosa Mosqueta (Rose Hip Oil), Hypericum Perforatum (St. John’s Wort Oil), Calendula Officinalis (Calendula Oil), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinal Palmitate (Vitamin A Oil), Organic Guar Gum, Organic Jojoba Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Organic Frankincense Oil, Organic Rosewood Oil,Organic Bergamot Oil, Hydroxymethylglycinate, Trifolium Pratense (Canadian wildcrafted Red Clover) Oil.
  • Balancing Day Moisturizer with Organic Chamomile Ingredients: Aqua, Certified Organic Herbal Blend of Anthemis Nobilis(Organic Chamomille), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Organic Sweet Almond) Oil, Rosa Rubiginosa (Organic Rosehip), Persae Gratissima (Certified Biodynamic Avocado) Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Organic Lavender), Equisetum Arvense (Organic Horsetail herb), Tagetes Erecta (Organic Marigold), Arctium Lappa (Organic Burdock), Helianthus Annuus (Organic Sunflower) Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Organic Grapeskin) Extract, Organic Rosmarinus Officinalis (Organic Rosemary), Macadamia Ternifolia Seed (Certified Biodynamic Macadamia) Oil, Nelumbo Nucifera (Organic Lotus bean) gum; Certified Organic Rosemary, Organic Olive Oil, Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Organic Aloe Vera), Glyceryl Polystearate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Butter), Organic Guar Gum, Organic Glycerine (Vegetable), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Organic Jojoba Oil, Rosa Mosqueta (Rose Hip Oil), Hypericum Perforatum (St. John’s Wort Oil), Calendula Officinalis (Calendula Oil), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E) & Hydroxymethylglycinate,, Retinal Palmitate (Vitamin A Oil), Evening Primrose Oil, Lavender Oil, Trifolium Pratense (Canadian wildcrafted Red Clover) Extract
  • Foaming Face Wash with Witch Hazel Ingredients: 
Purified water, Organic Herbal blend of Witch Hazel, Chamomile, Rosehip & Calendula; Capric/Caprylic Glucoside, Coco Betaine, Guar Gum, Lavender essential oil, Organic Avocado oil, Evening Primrose oil, Australian bush extract of Kakadu Plum, Olive Leaf extract, Citric Seed Extract, Hydroxymethylglycinate (plant based preservative)
  1. The face wash is available for normal skin or oily.
  2. Worked well on sensitive skin types.
  3. The hand and body lotion leaves the skin feeling fresh, no oil residue.
  4. All packaging can be recycled.
  5. All shipping materials are either biodegradable or made from recycled paper (including the tape they use).
  6. Fresh smell, not over powering.
  7. Light texture and feel when applied to the skin.

What is not so great about the product:

  1. Limited availability - online only.
  2. A bit pricey compared to larger brands found on shelf.
  3. No 3rd part certifications.
  4. Limited range or products (we want to try more!)
  5. Their plastic and glass bottles can be recycled but are not made from recycled items.

Grade from Green Living: B+ (This is a line up to be on the watch for, just a young company that is working on third party certifications. We look forward to seeing what new items they have coming out in the future).

We are giving away a set of LIDO's skin care! Enter to win this gift, with a value of $100! Included are:

  • Restoring Hand & Body Lotion with Fair Trade Shea Butter (8oz for $37)
  • Balancing Day Moisturizer with Organic Chamomile (2oz for $34)
  • Foaming Face Wash with Witch Hazel Extract (4oz for $31) - You can chose the type of wash for your skin type (normal or oily).