Tuesday, September 27, 2011

SideShow Soap Co- A review

I was browsing through Etsy one night , looking for a B&B company to try. Thats when I stumbled across SideShow Soap Co. I was amazed at not only the name but the photography as well. I started to browse through the well rounded selection of products and decided to send a convro to the owner asking her about TAT and mini lotions, I also inquired about working together on a review. I got a quick response back stating that her TAT is 2-4 days and they will be offering minis very soon. She also said that she would be interested on working on a review. So after a few more convros back and forth Jessica said that she sent a package my way!

A couple days later this wonderful little box arrived at my doorstep! When I first opened it there was a buisness card and a big company card. It also had a faint smell of popcorn, which is what SideShow soap co uses to pack their orders. I think that is not only cute but original also! Jessica's presentation is wonderful.. as you see!

The array of goodies that were sent are

The Painted Lady Body Scrub (full size) - "Violet Woods. Bright, lady-like and intriguing. A colorful bouquet of Victorian violets, french lavender, pale roses and purple iris with a soft base of well-manicured woods and sweet musk."

I can not rave about this enough.. I absolutely love it.. it not only smells incredible but it makes my skin sooo soft. I like how this company uses spheres and not sugar.. sugar body scrub just makes me feel icky.. This is a holy grail item! 

The Albino Alligator lotion (sample size) - "Magnolia acacia. A bayou beauty. Pure white magnolia, lily of the valley, tuberose and jasmine gaze out at you with a gleaming red eye of acacia wood."

I really like this lotion.. it moisturizes lovely and smells great.. it doesn't leave a heavy scent which I like. The only thing is that it takes a few min to soak into the skin.. but that is the thing with a lot of indie companies that have lotion.. they don't put in the funky stuff, which is great!!

The Serpent Bride (full size soap) - "Lotus Flower. An undulating blend of jasmine and exotic roses with a tantalizing base of sultry amber, sandalwood and musk."

WOW!!! this smells incredible. Now if you have been a reader for awhile, you'll know I am not into flowery smells.. but this is UH - to-the MAZING, it's not a POW in your face flower smell.. its very subtle, and the musk tones it down.. SideShow Soaps lather great and leave a hint of smell on your skin, not overpowering!

The Human Blockhead (sample size soap) - "Rarest cardamom and peppercorn hammered into a heart of sweet rosewood, sandalwood and bracing vetiver. Precious tonka bean and amber soften the blow of this curious blend"

This isnt my favorite out of the bunch, but I don't dislike it.. It smells pretty good, but nothing compared to Serpent Bride. It lather great and leaves a faint smell on the skin.

The Egress (sample size soap) -"Egress: a means or place of going out; an exit. Oak leaves and crushed acorns. Swirling leaves and a faint whisper of pine greet you as you walk through the door. A mournful wild violet dances past as it dawns on you that you've been had by those damn carnies.'

This is a perfect fall soap! It really puts me in the mood for Halloween! Everytime I smell it I want a Starbucks Cafe Mocha.. lol ( when fall really hits that is my drink at Starbucks!!) This soap also lathers great and leaves a faint smell on the skin

Candy Floss -"Cotton candy bubblegum vegan lip balm. An explosion of pink sweetness!"

I love this lip balm.. it moisturizes wonderful and smells awesome. Cotton candy bubble gum is what ya get! Love it! The only thing was the first use it kinda chipped, but after the first layer it was fine. I keep this on me all the time!!

Will I buy from SideShow Soap Co?

Yes I actually will be ordering this week! I have my list all ready to go just waiting for payday! I really like this company. From the photography, to the presentation and packaging , to the actual product. The soap lathers great and you feel refreshed and clean!! It also doesn't melt fast.. some soap melt so fast that you can only use a full size like 3-4 times and samples once or twice. These soaps don't do that! I can not rave about this company enough. I will be a long time customer to SideShow Soap Co.

Have you ever tried SideShowSoap Co? Would you like to? 1 lucky winner will win a sample soap of Freakshow!

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-Be a follower of this blog and comment below.. Don't forget your email address

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This giveaway will take place from Today Tuesday Sept 27 to Friday the 30th. Giveaway will end on the 30th at 9pm est. A winner will be chosen shortly after 9pm via Random .com.

*All products were sent to me free of charge for review purposes. All opinions are my own and are based on my own experience*


  1. I think that I have now looked at every single one of their products, and they all sound amazing! I'll definitely have to make a purchase once our budget rolls over. :)


  2. This is a great shop! I love using handmade soaps and always looking to try out new makers. :)


  3. Oh wow. that scrub looks divine, and so does the candy floss lip balm! This is a new company to me.. so I'll definitely have to check them out! :D

  4. Awesome! I love handmade items.

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  6. What an awesome company! I love the popcorn thing! How unique=] Plus it makes things smell yummy=D And that scrub..I love purple. The scrub looks yummy as well...but I bet its not. lol


  7. I keep hearing great things about this company! The jojoba beeds in the scrub are prob the thing that I'd want to try out first, but everything looks amazing. And the popcorn packaging is cute!

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  8. I need to get me some of that body scrub :D I follow via GFC as Nikki Papakalos and my e-mail is mtinut@gmail.com I also tweeted about it here: http://twitter.com/#!/exploiturself/status/119480355408461824

  9. I follow as Vijaya in GFC and my email is fiercenerditude@hotmail.com

    That body scrub sounds awesome!

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