Hand crafted, all-natural skincare products from Bumblewood are full of rich, nourishing ingredients to keep your family's skin healthy and looking its best this winter. I was sent one of Bumblewood's soap bars and a few samples of their Body Butter and Lip Balm to try and I am excited to share about my experience with them!
Bumblewood skincare is run by Meg Hollar, a mom of four boys who has a passion for natural and "from-scratch" living. She started with her beautiful hand-crafted soaps but has expanded her skincare line to include lotion bars, body butters, lip care items, shampoos, deodorants and bath salts and more! I love that she still makes all of her products by hand in small batches to ensure a quality product. All of Bumblewood's products are made from 100% natural ingredients and are scented with only herbs and essential oils. Because there are no harsh chemicals, synthetic dyes, or perfumes used, Bumblewood skincare products are safe and gentle enough to use on the whole family!
Bumblewood's hand crafted soaps are what started it all. They are made using a "super-fattening" method which, as she explains, "leaves some of the natural oils intact, allowing them to nourish and moisturize your skin so you are left feeling clean, but not dry." I requested her Midnight Sun soap bar to try out for review. This soap contains activated charcoal and is great for oily and acne prone skin such as mine. It has a light scent of mint and lavender oils. I found it to be very effective at clearing my skin without drying my skin out. It rinses clean nicely, not leaving any residue. The moisturizing ingredients like Shea butter, coconut and sweet almond oil keep skin soft while the charcoal and lye help to cleanse and detoxify skin.
Midnight Sun bar for my skin and decided to order some of her Holiday scented soaps for Christmas gifts this year. I ordered several and they were all so beautiful and smelled so wonderful I really wish I had ordered extra for myself. They were such a hit with all who received them! I plan to order more next year for stocking stuffers and some non-holiday scents for thank you gifts.
Also I can't help but share that I absolutely love the personal touch that Meg puts into her products from beginning to end. Not only does she create wonderful products but she carefully packages each order with a hand written note, a bag of tea and a honey stick all beautifully wrapped in brown tissue paper. I thought this was such a lovely way to receive an order in the mail!
Along with the soap bar Meg included a sample of her Vanilla Body Butter and Peppermint Stick Lip Balm. The body butter is a rich, whipped lotion that feels (and smells) like frosting for your skin. It's intensely moisturizing, and would be great for parched, sun-exposed summer skin or dry chapped winter skin.
The Peppermint Stick Lip Balm is perfectly minty-sweet and delicious! My chapped lips are feeling smooth and hydrated after using it.
Bumblewood skincare is an affordable, non-toxic, high quality skincare line that is great for your entire family. I've been very pleased with every one of the products I've tried and fell in love with their scents! To browse all of their products including gift sets visit bumblewoodhandmade.com and join Meg's newsletter to keep up to date with new products, scents and sales.
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