This is a quarterly subscription box filled with sample sizes of eight bath and body products in the season's major collection's scents. It's a great way to get to try out the new fragrances before they become available for purchase in all the different products.
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Are you a fan of the movie Elf? I admit I haven't seen it in a few years but it's a goofy classic that I know is loved by many! I remember that Zooey Deschanel is in it and she's blonde, haha so weird. Shall we get to smelling some goodies now??
previous soap box, but it's more candy-like. My fortune says, "Not now, Arctic Puffin!".
**EDIT: I have heard from a few people that this is a dupe of Lush's Snow Fairy scent!
Next is a new product I haven't seen from FCS before, shave oil in the scent Shower Duet, "spruce and vanilla, fir and fruits, hyacinth and mint". The shower scene is my favorite part of the movie Elf, btw. Don't worry, no nudies...it's clean ! ;) This scent is fresh and green, the hyacinth is most prevalent to my nose. I am excited to try this product, I already enjoy shaving with oil!
The hand sanitizer scent is Swirly Twirly Gum Drops, "cotton candy, lemon drops, and fresh pear nectar, dancing with tart cranberries and black currants". This is a candy shop in a bottle! I can't pick up the individual scents except maybe the cranberry, but I like it and I'm sure it will be a fan favorite.
A product that fans have been asking to make a comeback is their dry shampoo, this version is in the scent Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins, "lilies, freesia, jasmine, and bayberry, muddled with fresh blackberries and plums, garnished with a sprig of peppermint". I don't usually like berry scents, but this one is pretty unique and so, so good. I think the plum note is really robust and I like it.
And the last thing in the box, besides the added candy cane treat, is the bath bomb in Yellow Snow, "ripe plums, whipped caramel, vanilla jasmine, and exotic woods, with just a squeeze of zesty mandarin oranges". That description totally encompasses the scent, I can't do any better. Yummy and bright! I love how this looks like a baby scoop of ice cream!
This box is still available to purchase on their website as of this post's publication, but they sell out quickly so go sign up if you want it! For US customers it costs $19.99, billed every 3-months; Canadian and international subscriptions are a little more due to shipping fees. A nice addition is with the purchase of each quarterly box, you will get a $10 off coupon code emailed to you for use on their site at a later time, which is really awesome. These boxes will start shipping on Nov. 2nd.
This will not work with the purchase of the soap box, but if you are ordering from their site for the first time, you can get $5 off a minimum order of $30 using my referral link: http://r.sloyalty.com/r/u3Swp30VtTsE. If you decide to use the code the link will give you, it helps me out a little by giving me points.
The launch party for the full collection release of Welcome, Santa! will be on Friday, November 13th at 6pm CST, starting on their Facebook page. They do a live webcast showing the products that will be available in all the different scents before they put the collection up for purchase on their website. They also do giveaways! It's crazy fun. Tell me what you think about this theme! What scent seems like it will be your favorite?
See ya next time!
The products mentioned were provided for an honest review. Some of the links above are referrals.