When I am really stressed out one of my favorite ways to relax is soaking in a nice hot tub. I was very excited when I received the opportunity to review a selection of yummy smelling natural soap from The Joy of Soap.
The Joy of Soap hand crafts, hand cuts and hand wraps all of their soaps in small batches, using certified organic oils, therapeutic grade essential oils and ingredients that are gentle on your skin.
I have had the opportunity to review Feeling Frisky, Manly Man and Peppermint Passion over the last few weeks and let me just say now I love them all! They not only smell great, but do not dry out my skin. If I had to chose a favorite though it would be the Peppermint Passion. I have been very sick this past week and bathing with it really helped with my congestion and made me feel fresh and revitalized.
Our own classic scent, this clever mixture of tangerine, grapefruit and lime with calendula flower petals evokes the sensation of an invigorating spa treatment. Perfect to be shared with someone you love. Grapefruit oil has a cleansing and toning effect, while tangerine oil helps to increase circulation to the skin. Calendula is long known to promote healthy, younger-looking skin.
Lime essential oil - anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory
Calendula flower petals - healing & soothing
There's nothing like the "hot" pairing of peppermint and spearmint to really arouse your senses - watch out! Peppermint energizes, stimulates and restores the senses, while spearmint invigorates, exfoliates, and refreshes.
Ingredients:Peppermint essential oil - cooling, astringent & antiseptic
Spearmint essential oil - cooling & decongesting
Spearmint leaves - exfoliant
Finally - soap made for a man, yet gentle enough for a woman. Light scents of sweet orange bring cheer and happiness to the mind. It is then mixed with the astringent benefits of tea tree oil and a touch of pumice to smooth out those (manly) rough edges.
Ingredients:Sweet orange essential oil - anti-bacterial & anti-inflammatory
Tea tree essential oil - healing, antibacterial
Finely ground pumice - exfoliant
Buy it: The Joy of Soap currently has 8 available scents, Feeling Frisky, Peppermint Passion, Manly Man, Elizabeth's Wild Hair Shaving Soap, Ginger Snap!, Lay me down lavender, Rosy Cheeks Rosemary Two in a shower Tea Tree all are available in two sizes 5oz $7.50 and 2 oz $3.50. (Custom Scents available on request.) They can be purchased at http://www.thejoyofsoap.com/soaps.html
GiveawayKeeping with their Green Policies Joy of Soap is going to give one Angela's Bits reader a $40 E-gift certificate to be used in their store!
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