It’s been a bit since I’ve tried an awesome indie brand. When I first started blogging that’s what got me all excited- finding new products that are fun and exciting by brands I had never heard of. Awesome packaging, new and innovative products, often organic or natural, by “real” people who make them in their basement with a few ingredients and a lot of love. I don’t know why I ever lost sight of trying indie brands because that’s often where I find my favorite things!

Gloss48 recently got in touch with me and asked if I had ever heard of the brand Skin an Apothecary. I hadn’t, but was intrigued and they sent me two of their Soy Body Whip, one in Mango and one in Santorini. skin an apothecaryThe jars I have are little, they are the same size you would get in the Soy Body Whip gift set. They are also AH-mazing. The packaging is really cute and I love the design of the labels. The texture is a whip- lightweight and SO soft. I mean, really really soft on my skin. The scents- you guys, I can’t even describe it. They are just heavenly. Mango smells like real, delicious and juicy mangos. Santorini is inspired by the ocean breeze and a blend of neroli, bergamot, and musk. 

skin an apothecary 2It’s really the texture that has me wrapped around these awesome body whips though. I need as much lotion as I can get on my hands right now because they tend to get SO chapped in the cold. A lot of lotions are too greasy, and some aren’t moisturizing enough. This is paraben free, has vitamin C, soy proteins, and coconut oil. It has a fluffy texture and is leaving my hands happy and hydrated. 

As I was clicking around Gloss48’s website, I was surprised to find SO many exciting products and I’d heard of barely any of the brands. If you haven’t heard of the site before, they feature the best, must-have niche beauty products. It’s not like shopping at the mall- everything on this site is hand selected to be fabulous and you’re bound to love it. I am loving their sale section where I am finding so many awesome deals on things. I even found beautyforreal there, an old favorite brand of mine! There are many brands I’ve never heard of that I am eyeing, like Jaqua Beauty, Balanced Guru, and ADORAtherapy.

If you get a chance to poke around their website, Skin an Apothecary is currently on sale, not to mention new members get $10 their purchase of $30 or more. It’s payday Friday, and I’m heading over there now to get a head start on Christmas shopping! Do you see anything that you must have? I’m actually considering buying the Soy Body Whip gift set just so I can have the rest of the scents! 

*products sent to me for editorial consideration, but all opinions are my own.

12 Comments on Skin an Apothecary Soy Body Whip

  1. Kim
    November 21, 2014 at 10:18 am (3 years ago)

    I like whipped body products. This sounds awesome, and it’s onsale!!!

  2. Jess Scull
    November 21, 2014 at 3:57 pm (3 years ago)

    Gloss48 is an amazing site! This product sounds awesome!

  3. Carleen
    November 21, 2014 at 5:35 pm (3 years ago)

    Sounds like a great product!

  4. Honeygirlk
    November 22, 2014 at 12:58 am (3 years ago)

    I loved whipped body products. 🙂 This one seems so yum

  5. Nidia - Lit From Within
    November 22, 2014 at 1:24 pm (3 years ago)

    I love their site- lots of great Indies, neat stuff no one else is doing. The Santorini scent sounds perfect.

  6. Phyrra
    November 22, 2014 at 2:37 pm (3 years ago)

    This sounds wonderful!

  7. Lisa Heath
    November 23, 2014 at 2:18 am (3 years ago)

    This sounds wonderful!

  8. Betzy Carmona
    November 23, 2014 at 5:56 pm (3 years ago)

    it sounds very hydrating


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