Fortune Cookie Soap Fall Box 2013

The Fortune Cookie Soap Fall Box of 2013

Fortune Cookie Soap is a bath and body company that makes numerous amounts of products such as: soaps, body wash, bath bombs, clay masks, and numerous other products dealing with bath and body. Apparently 4 times a year they have new products come out and during those times they send out subscribers a preview box of all the new products. These boxes ship out about 2 weeks before the launch giving you a chance to try out the product before committing to the full-size product. It includes 8-9 exclusive FCS products in mini size. The price is $19.99 and includes shipping. The pricing for Canada is $28.00 and international is $34.00 which also includes shipping.  Here is the website for FCS: http://www.fortunecookiesoap.com/
Just click on Soap box if you’re interested in subscribing for the soap box or just look around their website and you can tell that they have some amazing products. Another thing that they have going on right now is “Magic is Coming.” If you’re a fan of “Once Upon a Time” you will love this collection! But, this collection is limited edition!
So Fall is the time of year for some amazing scents such as pumpkins, cinnamon, and many more. I love Fall. I think its gorgeous outside with all the colorful leaves and I love pumpkin pie! You also can’t forget about Halloween! The scents during Fall are probably my most favorite.
This is what the box looks like and let me tell you the box smelled AMAZING!
What I saw when I first opened the box.
Overview of the packaging! Very Fall like and I was in Fall scent heaven when I first smelled this box.
The box came with this little card which shows all the products included.
Here is a explanation of all the products included.
 Product #1
“Pick of the Patch” Personal Space
They say size doesn’t matter, but when it comes to pumpkins – the bigger the better, baby!
So basically this product is a room spray and it smells like pumpkins and smells amazing! If you love the smell of pumpkin pie then you will love this smell!
Product #2 
“<Insert Cookie Cutter Name Here> Bath Oil
“Cookie cutter, shmookie cutter!! We kinda pride ourselves on not being cookie cutter around here. Our new fall cookie fragrance is anything BUT your average cookie scent, filled with luscious goodness and baked vanilla.
If you’re a fan of baths and a fan of vanilla then you will definitely like the smell of this. It smells exactly like a vanilla cookie.
This bath oil came up wrapped like this which I think added a nice little Fall touch!

Product #3 
“You’re Insecure, Donut What for…” #fall Milk Bath
YOU KNOW YOU SANG THAT WHEN YOU READ IT! This yummy cinnamon sugar donut scent will light up your world like nothing else.
This product looks like a bunch of tiny white flakes. It smells like cinnamon cider to me which smells amazing!
Product #4 
I Yam What I Yam” Said the Marshmallow” Whipped Cream
Can’t you just see an adorable little marshmallow proudly saying this? Cuz in our world marshmallows can talk, and unicorns fart glitter and rainbows.
So the saying to this product on the card made me laugh hopefully it made you laugh too! Too bad boyfriends and husbands can’t fart glitter & rainbows. 
 
This smells AMAZING and it is super moisturizing! This is probably so far my favorite product! I love the smell, the texture, and I think that saying is funny and cute!
 
Product #5
“Leeeaaf Piiiile!!” Bath Fizzy
Let’s face it, jumping into a big ol’ pile of leaves sounds like more fun that it actually is. With notes of apples and acorns.
Once again this smells amazing! It smells like walking outside on an Autumn day and then stopping by an apple tree and eating a good juicy apple.
Product #6
“Cranberry + Apple = FTW” Wax Tart
Of course we’re talking about our favorite libation, the Washington Apple, (AKA the panty dropper) Oh! You mean the fragrance? Yeah, that’s good too.
So basically you burn this in a wax warmer so the room can smell like this scent. It does smell really good. I mostly smell the apple scent .
 
Product #7
“Autumn Daze” Furtune Cookie Soap
“Deuces Summer!” till we meet again.. With notes of apple, cardamon, and pecan.
This probably grabbed my attention first when I opened the box because it is the shape of a fortune cookie. Well that isn’t surprising hence the name of the company, “Fortune Cookie Soap.” In my opinion it is very unique. This also smells amazing!!!!! It smells like a nice Autumn day mixed with an Apple pie! It also has a fortune inside!
Product #8
“Inidan Summer” OCD Handsanitizer 
AKA two more months of sweaty backs and cracks. #sorryimnotsorry With notes of blueberry, woods, and musk
So this is a earthy scent so if you like earthly scents you might like this. This is probably my least favorite scent compared to all the others. It does have a very light scent. It smells like the woods and you wouldn’t think that the woods would smell that good, but with the blueberry and musk it does make it smell pretty good. But, like I said I am more of a fan of the other scents.
Overall, I am happy with the Fortune Cookie Fall box.This box honestly got me excited for Fall to start and get over the fact that Summer is almost over. I do love my Fall scents!!! This is a very good idea for the company to do because it introduces people to the amazing products that they have to offer. I will say that I am 100% sure that I will buy something from them. I might check out that “Once Upon a Time Magic is Coming” collection. But, I better hurry up because they’re limited edition!
Picture of everything together after opening the box!
They even made it smell extra Fall by adding a cinnamon stick.
My cat is even interested in the Fortune Cookie Fall Soap Box!
Well, I hope you enjoyed reading this blog post.
Xoxo,
Brittany
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Brand Review: Indigo Wild

Indigo Wild is a company that makes numerous products: soaps, laundry soap, hand soap, lotions, candles and many more. The main thing about this company that I really like is that they use natural ingredients that I don’t need to be a scientist to pronounce or understand.

Their slogan is, “Any more natural and you’d be naked.” 

They’re also a cruelty free company which is always a plus for me!

Indigo Wild takes pride in that fact that their ingredients are natural and easily pronounced. If you look on the ingredient list on the products it says, “What’s inside? All-natural ingredients you can pronounce.”

Just for curiosity go find a regular body lotion or soap and look at the ingredient list. Do you know what most of the ingredients are? Does the list go on and on?

So did you freak out? Are you ready to try something natural?

One of the most popular items that Indigo Wild sells is the Zum Bar which is their version of the soap bar. One of the key ingredients listed is goat’s milk. I know what you’re thinking because I know when I was first introduced to this brand by my amazing cousin Amber I thought, “eeew goat’s milk.” But, hey would you rather slather your body with soap made with goat’s milk and essential oils or one of those unnatural soaps/body washes full of sulfates, detergents, phthalates, and parabens?

This is what Indigo Wild says about why they use goat’s milk: http://www.indigowild.com/GoatsMilkSoap/

“Goat’s milk offers an alphabet soup of vitamins. With its restorative vitamins, minerals and proteins, goat’s milk soap simply maintains the balance. And no worries for people who have allergies to usual dairy products or sensitive skin.”


Zum bar scents include: almond, tangerine-orange, anise-lavender, cinnamon, citrus-mint, clove-mint, coffee-almond, confetti, dragon’s blood, eucalyptus, frankincense-lavender, frankincense-patchouli, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lavender, lemon & patchouli, lavender- mint, lavender-rosemary, lemongrass, lime-basil, mint, oatmeal-lavender, patchouli, patchouli-mint, patchouli-orange, rosemary, rosemary-mint, sandalwood-citrus, sea salt, tangerine-orange, and tea-tree citrus. There many be other scents but these are the ones listed in the 2013 catalog.

These products can be bought off of http://www.indigowild.com/ and are also found in a lot of grocery stores. Go to their website and click on the store locator button to see where these products are found near you. You can also go to their website and request a catalog.

 So now that you have received a overview of the company here are some of the products that I ordered online and also bought at a grocery store.

Item #1 Zum bar soap 

3 oz. $5.75

 

Scent #1 Almond

“Please you body’s sugar cravings with this bar’s candy-like sweetness and nutty undertones. Though tempting to eat, we recommend you share the wealth with your skin. The ultimate confection to help you complexion.” (Quote from the Indigo Wild catalog) http://www.indigowild.com/category/natural-soap/almond-zum-bar/

  • Smells amazing
  • Very moisturizing
  • Does have the lather action that most people love without all those icky sulfates
  • Has a cool design
  • I do wish that it lasted longer but I did have it sitting in my shower so I probably wasted a lot of product, but if I got a soap dish container that would help. I will have to invest in one.

Scent #2: Mint (I used this before I took a picture…oops) 

“Pure. Simple. Spearmint. Does your body what chewing gum does for your mouth…makes you extra kissable. Starts out soft, but wait for it..has a tingly finish.” (Quote from the Indigo Wild catalog) http://www.indigowild.com/category/natural-soap/mint-zum-bar/

  • Smells true to spearmint
  • Does have a cool tingly feeling on skin
  • very moisturizing
  • Once again has a cool design.

Item #2 Zum Face: gentle facial cleanser

4 fl. oz $10.00

Zum Face Cleanser: Saponified oils of certified organic coconut, certified organic olive, castor, and certified organic jojoba, pure essential oils, tocopherol (vitamin e), sodium borate and vegetable glycerin.” http://www.indigowild.com/category/facial-products/lemon-geranium-zum-face-cleanser/

 Pros

  • has a good lather so makes the face feel clean without harsh ingredients
  • Smells true to lemon and geranium which I think smells really good
  • Has a pump for easy assess 
  • Only need a little amount
  • Have had less pimples since using product

Cons

  • Price
  • Size (4fl. oz isn’t very much for a facial cleanser but since you use only a little bit it lasts a long time)

Item #3 Zum Rub: Almond 

2.5 oz $9.50

Rub your skin with the deepest, soothing immersion humanly possible. Reaching these super subsurface depths requires intense concentrations of certified organic sunflower oil, grapeseed oil, coconut oil, beeswax, certified organic shea butter, goats milk, pure essential oils and vitamin E.” 

  • I must have a thing for the almond scent because I got this product in almond which I have to say smells amazing!
  • The uses listed on the packaging
    • chapped skin
    • cracked heels
    • cuticles
    • lips
    • healing scars
    • tattoos
    • poison ivy
    • sunburns
    • make-up removal
    • bikini wax
    • frizzies
  • The main use that I have used it for is: make-up removal. It works amazing! It gets off my mascara, eye shadow, eyeliner, and also makes my eyelashes super soft. The first time I tried it for makeup removal I didn’t think it worked very well. But, if you take your finger and kinda make a few indents in the product it breaks up the top layer and it works much better.

Item #4 Zum Clean: Aromatherapy laundry soap 

64 fl. oz $21.00

 

 Scents: eucalyptus citrus, frankincense & myrrh, lavender, patchouli, and sweet orange. 

Tired of the chemical detergent spin cycle? Clean up the way you clean your skivvies with a handmade laundry soap. We’re talking a nudist colony of coconut oil soap for cleaning and 100% pure essential oils for an all-natural scent. Plus baking soda to remove stains and smells. You won’t find these dirty words: detergents, optical brighteners, chlorine, parabens, phosphates, petrochemicals or sulfates. It’s low-sudsing, super concentrated and great for high efficiency machines. Washes 32 loads in top-loading washing machines and 64 loads in high-efficiency machines.”

  • I ordered 2 scents: patchouli and lavender. I have only opened my Patchouli one so far and have done numerous loads of laundry.
  • Love the scent: smells very earthy.
  • The scent does transfer to your clothes after washing/drying and does linger on clothing. I was on a trip to South Dakata and brought my pillow with. My mom was wondering why my pillow smelled so good. Well it was because I washed it in Patchouli laundry soap.
  • I no longer have to use dryer sheets
  • Clothes have no static
  • My only complaint about this is the cap: its very hard to see the lines to see where you measure the amount of soap needed. 

Item #5: Zum body shea butter & meadowfoam seed oil body lotion in almond 

8 fl. oz $16.50

 Dandelion and red clover infusion in water, shea butter derived from certified organic nuts, meadowfoam seed oil, aloe vera extract, emulsifying wax, vegetable glycerin, certified organic jojoba oil, certified organic sunflower oil, extracts of carrot, hibiscus flower, echinacea, elder flower, angelica, sweet almond, avocado, sea kelp, ginseng, aloe vera gel, basil, coltsfoot and calendula, extracts of rosemary, marshmallow and chamomile, pure essential oils, hydrolyzed jojoba esters, potassium sorbate, passionflower oil, mango butter, oat bran extract, tocopherol (vitamin e), xanthan gum and carbomer.” http://www.indigowild.com/category/natural-lotion/

 Pros

  • Super moisturizing
  • Great scent
  • A little goes a long way
  • Pump for easy assess

Cons

  • Price

Item #6: Zum Kiss shea butter lip balm

0.15 oz $3.95

 Scent: tangerine and vanilla (My vanilla lip balm is in my locker at work so I don’t have a picture)

If you want to lock lips, first you have to unlock them. And we’ve got the key. Zum Kiss has a smackerel of certified organic ingredients for smooth, soft, moisturized lips: certified organic shea butter, certified organize grapeseed oil, certified organic beeswax, certified organic honey and pure essential oils. That’s quite the combination for unlocking. ”  http://www.indigowild.com/category/lip-balm/

  • This has got the be the most amazing smooth feeling lip balm I have ever used. Its beyond words on how good these feel on the lips. 
  • Very moisturizing
  • They smell amazing and are true to scent
  • Good price for a lip balm

 I ordered a few more products besides the 5 items I shared but I haven’t been able to use them well enough to give my opinion on them. 

Indigo Wild also has these products on their website that can only be bought online. Its called Zum Lab. These are products that can be tried out and then after indigo Wild receives feedback on these items from customers they will decide if it will get “a real Zum label.” Products include: under eye butter, shaving soap (I did try the shaving soap which I did not like because it was too hard to see what was shaven and what wasn’t ), facial mist, shampoo bar, bug rub, and many more. 

 Overall, I really do like the brand Indigo Wild and I will definitely be buying more products from them. I just wish that they were sold at more locations. I live in a smaller town so I have to usually order online and shipping isn’t the cheapest. I am not affiliated with Indigo Wild in any way. These are my own personal opinion of these products. I also would like to take a minute to say please be respectively and not post any negative remarks on my blog. Thank you for reading this and I hope that this blog entry made you want to go out and try Indigo Wild.