As I type this, I’m repetitively raising my hands to my nose to get another whiff of this fresh richly fragrant hand cream. Naturally loaded with vitamins, minerals, and the finest oils available in nature, Soap & Paper Factory is known for “bringing it” in the hand cream department. I’m a neurotic moisturizer and usually find myself reapplying hand cream hourly. I can safely say I only reapplied 2-3 times in the entire day while using Soap & Paper Factory Hand Cream because it kept my hands smooth and refreshed, without a greasy finish. Read more
Massages after a long day or after a few hours at the gym are just heaven. And just pure bliss if the massage oil being used is therapeutic and smells divine. Eco-Beauty® by La Fresh have some amazing massage oils and I was lucky enough to be sent bottles of their Energize and Detox massage oils to use.
100% natural, these oils are a blend of olive, grape seed, jojoba, sesame and vitamin E; there is Chinese lemongrass essential oil for Detox and essential oil of Italian orange for Energize. Both smell heavenly! As a masseur wasn’t readily available to me, I used the Energize oil after a shower and yes, Energize it does! The orange aroma is invigorating and leaves a light refreshing scent on your skin that makes me sniff myself (not a good look in public), several times a day. I love that each bottle has a dropper so it’s easy to get the right amount of oil. These oils are so versatile; they can also be used in a diffuser or in your bath… Read more
Living in Minnesota, it can get a bit tricky finding the right body moisturizer with the change of seasons. In winter, you need something a bit more moisturizing, but come the hotter months and humidity you don’t want to use that same heavy moisturizer and feel like you took a bath in cooking oil. Finding a light but effective body moisturizer can sometimes be a bit overwhelming with all the choices out there so you (me) may end up grabbing the one with the pretty packaging only to find out that the smell is way off or it feels tacky on your skin. Pretty packaging doesn’t necessarily means effective… Read more
Well Â thanks to The SOI Company, an amazingly scented, all natural candle, that is also a moisturizer, is exactly what I will be presenting to my party hostesses this holiday season.Â I think these candles are the greatest things ever. Because the SOI candles are made of 100% all natural soy oil, you will enjoy clean, soot-free burning that is not harmful to you or the environment. TheÂ SOI candlesâ€™ soy oil only heats to 106 degrees making them last longer. The melted soy oil from SOI candles can also be used as skin moisturizer and help remedyÂ sunburns, eczema, psoriasis and poison oak.
I have been enjoying the Pumpkin Spice candle in my home for the last week and I am absolutely crazy about it.Â The fragrance is heavenly,Â very warm and inviting and really puts you in a holiday state of mind.Â I still get the aroma of pumpkin spice even when the candle is not burning.Â I also loved it as a body moisturizer.Â At first I was very hesitant about dipping my fingers in hot soy oil and applying it to my body, but the oil was actually more warm than hot.Â It felt very soothingÂ and I really enjoyed the fragrance on my skin.
The SOI candles are available in some great holiday scents such as; Pumpkin Spice, Mandarin Cranberry, Holiday Spirit, Spiced Cider and Mistletoe and would make great hostess/holiday gifts.Â And if you happen to be the hostess, having these burning when your guests walk will definitely create a festive atmosphere…and if your hands happen to get a bit dry from all of the entertaining, just dip them in your jar with the burning candle and enjoy the surprised looks on your guests faces!