LPN’s iHerb Shopping Cart Haul – Natural Necessities

Happy weekend, beauties!

Today’s post is a follow up on my last iHerb haul, after so many of you seemed to enjoy that post. It had a tonne of visits and I had a lot of great response from my picks. Given that I was spending some more time on iHerb today, I figured, hey, why not just do a round two?


If you want to check out my shopping cart directly, you can see the link here. Otherwise, scroll down and hear about my picks – perhaps you’ll find a new addition to your winter routine.

Also — you can get $5 off when you use LPN’s discount code (and you’re a first time customer): MEP206
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Logona Naturkosmetik Double Eyeliner Pencil in Coffee

At the moment, I carry one eyeliner in my purse – it’s this one. Lagona’s Double Eye Pencil in Coffee, the perfect natural eye liner that switches you from day to night, or gives you the option of switching up the tones as you see fit. At times I highlight the inner corners of my eyes with the lighter side and continue the line with the darker tone and then blend with an angled brush.

The pencil goes on as a khol so it’s easy to blend and pull up into a smokey look as well. It can also make a hard line, but I love it for it’s perfect natural blending texture. Oh, and the wood is from sustainable sources too (just in case you were wondering ;)

This is my go-to eye liner – without a doubt – but I will note* there is talc in this product, which if it was a powder, I would be more wary of (for inhalation worries).

Where to Buy

Online at iHerb for $15 USD

North American Herb & Spice Co Oil of Oregano


At this time of year I won’t go far (or wide) without this in my bag. Oil of oregano is a serious saviour when it comes to the cold and flu season. The moment I feel a tingle in my throat, I drop 4 of drops of this powerful little antibacterial, antiviral, antimicrobial magician under my tongue.

Oreganol is wild, non-GMO and handpicked – some things you should be considering when you’re picking an Oil of Oregano. Oreganol P73 is sourced from remote high-mountain regions of the Mediterranean – so you’re getting purity in this oil (extra virgin olive oil is the carrier oil in this brand).

Beware, it’s STRONG, so have a glass of water near by (or take it with your water if you’re a sensitive soul when it comes to intense flavours). Kick that cold’s butt!

Where to Buy:

Online at iHerb for $46.85 for 30 ml

Dr. Woods, Pure Tea Tree Castile Soap


Castile soap, my long time shower buddy. I love cleansing with a natural castille soap, especially after  sweaty yoga sesh.

This one by Dr. Woods is super natural containing only purified water, saponified coconut, hemp & olive oils, Vitamin E, tea tree oil, sea salt, citric acid and rosemary extract. With a list like that you will be left leaving squeeky clean (and with tea tree oil, perfect for getting rid of any odours too!)

I leave a bit bottle of this in my shower and ALWAYS travel with a travel sized bottle of it (hotels can be the worst at providing you with some of the most toxic body washes). In a bind while traveling I’ve also used this as a shampoo, and while it wasn’t ideal, it did the trick. ;)

Where to Buy:

Online at iHerb for $10.69 USD

Earth Circle Organics Raw & Organic Spirulina Powder


My organic spirulina powder is one my favourite smoothie additions (or even warm water when I’m at the office — I keep a small glass jar of it on my desk and get funny looks from my colleagues when I’m walking around with a green moustache after).

Spirulina is of the world’s most concentrated sources of functional nutrients. This algae is certainly a superfood. It consists of over 60% biologically complete proteins and all essential amino acids in a form easier to digest than many other proteins. It is grown in mineral rich waters which also help provide it with its wealth of antioxidants and immune boosting nutrients. Earth Circle Organics’ Spirulina Powder is certified organic and cold-processed (making it pretty darn potent).

I just add  teaspoon of ECO Spirulina Powder to any smoothie.

Where to Buy:

Online at iHerb for $7.50 USD

Garden of Life Kind Organics Vegan D3 Liquid Supplement


 Living in Norway it can be TOUGH without much sun during the winter months. Some days we will only get 5 hours of sunlight (and up north, they don’t get any for several months of the year!). This is one supplement that I have taken for a long time – and not just because it’s the sunshine vitamin, but also because it’s an important supplement for women’s health (good for your bones and breasts — amongst other things).

Garden of Life’s KIND Vegan Vitamin D is my favourite one, as it is certified organic, and created from whole food (from organic farms), it’s also vegan, gluten free and liquid (I prefer to take my D in liquid form — liquid sunshine!). KIND organics is an entire line of whole food, plant-sourced vitamins – this particular version is from Vitashine (from Lichen as cholecalciferol a sea vegetable- not lanolin). It also includes organic pumpkin seed oil & organic cranberry seed oil.

They recommend 1,000 IU per day, but I tend to take a bit more given that i’m living in the darkness. ;)

Where to Buy: 

Online at iHerb for $15.37 USD

Honeybee Gardens Truly Natural Lipstick in Soft Kiss


For the past 3 years or so, Honey Bee Gardens in Soft Kiss has been my favourite lipstick (starting to dread if they ever discontinue it). I know a lot of girls switch up their lipstick on the daily, and I will often do that on the weekends, but I particularly love this one for my daily grab and go.

It’s the perfect petal pink (which I think suits most skin types) and is made with canola oil, castor seed oil, coconut oil, sesame seed oil, shea butter fruit, beeswax, cocoa seed butter, carnauba wax, vitamin E, oregano leaf extract, thyme extract, cinnamon bark extract, rosemary leaf extract, lavender flower extract, golden seal root extract and some iron oxides for colour.

Most of my instagram pictures (when I do them) I’m wearing this lipstick.

Where to Buy:

Online at iHerb for $$11 USD

Nature’s Answer PerioBrite Natural Mouthwash


Ok, maybe not the most exciting item in my cart, but it is a goodie. So much of the mouthwash in the grocery stores and pharmacies are chock-a-block full of toxic CRAP. This mouth wash does an incredible job of leaving your mouth not just feeling clean (like the conventional brands tell you), but actually clean, given the awesome ingredients.

There’s not a whole lot to say here other than it’s natural, it works, and everyone loves fresh breath. Have I convinced you? haha!

Where to Buy:

Online at iHerb for $7.12 USD

Salba Smart Organic Chia Seeds


Beauty food and the perfect addition to most baking and smoothies (oh and banana “ice cream” or puddings), I love these omega 3 rich seeds. They’re tiny but they are extremely dense in nutrients and fibre. Sometimes if I’m running late and need a quick but solid snack, I’ll pour some seeds in some coconut mylk (or other nut mylk) some cinnamon, vanilla and maybe some honey to make a little pudding. If you let the seeeds sit for a few minutes they expand and gel, leaving you with an awesome pudding texture.

Chia seeds are a serious beauty food packing zinc, calcium, vitamin E, fibre and omega 3s – all amazing nutrients for your skin!

I’m sure you’ve seen chia seed pudding around Whole Foods and the likes — so it’s super quick and easy to make your own!

Salba Chia is organically grown and Non-GMO Project Verified too :)

Where to Buy:

Online at iHerb for $21.73 for 454 grams

Sunwarrior Classic Protein Powder – Sprouted & Fermented Raw Vegan Superfood


I don’t eat protein powder every day, I try to get my protein from whole foods, but when I do choose to go for a powder in my smoothie. Sun Warrior Classic Protein is my current go-to (it doesn’t have a flavour, and I prefer that since I’m usually adding it to a smoothie filled with yummy ingredients).  This protein is made at low temperatures (keeping the food raw and keeping more of all its nutritional goodness) and enzymes. Sun Warrior uses whole grain of raw, sprouted brown rice to create this plant-based protein, rich in all the amino acids.

You can read more about this protein powder here, where I originally found out about it (from my amazing yoga teacher and wellness goddess Megan Cannon).

It’s vegan, gluten-free, GMO-free, soy-free and free from chemicals.

Where to Buy:

Online at iHerb for $43.99 for 1 kg

Coconut Secret, The Original Coconut Aminos, Soy-Free Seasoning Sauce


Kind of a weird one, maybe, but I love this stuff. I am not a fan of soy (despite being a veggie and eating a mostly vegan diet — although I am not a vegan). Soy has quite a few negative documented studies around it regarding how it affects the hormones, how its crops are awful for our environment and it’s always highly processed (and not fermented) and is often difficult to digest (ever noticed what your tummy does after a soy latte?).

So, what then can you use for all your cooking needs? Coconut Aminos is my go-to, an organic, vegan, gluten-free and lower in sodium (compared to soy) flavourful addition to your asian inspired dishes and salad dressings. It’s made with pure sap from the coconut tree and is naturally aged with sun dried, mineral-rich sea salt, that is hand gathered from the southern islands of the Philippine coast. That’s it? YUP!

I love this stuff!!

Where to Buy:

Online at iHerb for $$6.13 USD

Well, there you have another shopping cart haul.

 Click here to go straight to my cart – and add your own faves to it for quick & easy shopping!  Or just use code MEP206 for $5 off your first purchase! :)

Happy weekend, gorgeous!