Last week I asked you all in Facebookland for products that I need to try. I'm so excited to review them all and share what I learn with you!
We're chatting smooth skin this week. If you've missed the other posts, you can catch them here and here. I've been using a sugar scrub to shave for about 8 years. I've tried many different brands and you need to know that they are not all created equal. I have a go to professional brand and formula that I love just not the $48 price tag. I've tried others to find a replacement and I think I finally have one!
My friend, Dallas, over at Pink Penny makes these adorable sugar scrubs. There are 3 sizes and a variety of scents with new ones coming. This week I've been trying the Coconut and the Orange.
My thoughts ~
Scent | it's real. No strong perfumes or fake orangesicle sweetness. The orange is more like orange zest and the coconut is light and sweet vs a baked cookie. Even in a steamy shower, the scent isn't overpowering.
Scrubby | both have a good scrub to oil ratio. They're a bit crumbly but I'd rather have that, use less and feel the scrub working than one that sticks together better on it's own but takes more to get everything smooth. They're gritty enough for feet and hands while being gentle enough for a great lip scrub.
Cost | $7.00 4oz - perfect for a gift or to have all the scents decorating your bathroom counter.
$10.00 8oz - at home pedicures and daily hand scrubbing
$16.00 16oz - Definitely go this route if you're going to jump on the shave-with-a-scrub wagon.
Packaging | cute! very boutique and handmade. I like that the different sizes are different jar designs. The lids ensure that the scrubs won't dry out before you're able to use it up.
If I could change one thing about these scrubs, it would be the oil blend for shaving. I had to rinse my razor more often and more thoroughly. I'm calling the extra couple minutes it took that kept me alone without small humans vying for my attention a non-deal breaker. The price and scent variety win.
Exclusive BOGO Sale! Now for the best part---Pink Penny is offering a BOGO deal for all my readers! Buy any 2 sugar scrubs and get a 3rd FREE! (free scrub will be of equal or lesser value than purchased scrubs). Mention REFLECT MAKEUP ARTISTRY when you order to get your freebie! You can find Pink Penny on Facebook, follow the blog or email your order to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comment back with what you decide to try!