January Box of Sugar: all is fair in love and war

I expected something different for the January Box of Sugar, something along the lines of new year/new me with some fresh scents! I love their January Box every year, and the theme of this box is great, just not what I was expecting! While we are here, would anyone else like a redo for 2020? Cause I know I sure would!

Pour Some Sugar On Me Premium Shave Soap: These premium shave soaps are so luxurious and thick! They spread easily over the skin and allow for a close shave and silky soft skin! This is scented in sugar cookies, cotton candy ice cream and waffle cones. The cotton candy ice cream is very sweet and dominant, I do not get much of the other scent notes. I am curious to see how this warms up in the shower.

Pink Frosting Lip Scrub: AU Sugar Sugar does amazing lip scrubs! They are scrubby, but never harsh and they moisture while they work! This is scented in fluffy pink buttercream and smells good enough to eat! I will happily slather this on my lips and lick the excess off!

She’s A Flirt Sugar Scrub: I am so happy for another full size sugar scrub! AU Sugar Sugar really does the best sugar scrubs that I have ever tried! They are SUPER scrubby, but have lots of oils that help moisturize the skin and the scents are out of this world! This is scented in pink coconut, sugared berries, warm vanilla, and fluffy spun sugar. The pink coconut and sugared berries play really well together and are the first thing you smell. The vanilla sits below it all to provide some depth, and the sugar adds an overall sweet smell. I really enjoy this scent, and I am excited to see how it warms in the heat of the water.

Water My Melon Massage Bar: NEW PRODUCT ALERT! This massage bar is basically a solid body butter that is meant to be rubbed on your dry patches. As the heat of your skin melts the oils in the bar, you can really massage them into your skin. This is scented in watermelon, jasmine, and bubble gum. I wish the watermelon scent was stronger on this. I would love a good watermelon scent from AU Sugar Sugar! The watermelon is light with the jasmine adding a nice floral note. I do not smell the bubble gum on cold.

I was a little bit underwhelmed by this Box of Sugar. The scents are all amazing, but the sizes are just small. I was expecting more and something different for the January BOS. Don’t get me wrong, I will be enjoying these products! They just were a little underwhelming. What did you think of this month’s Box Of Sugar? How are all of you fairing during these difficult times? If you ever need anyone to talk to, I am available! Any prayers or good thoughts you can send our way would be greatly appreciated. As always, thank you for reading my delightful ramblings.

Ahhh Sugar Sugar December Box of Sugar: New Year, Same Me

Now this is what I have been waiting for! This Box of Sugar is everything that it should be for the return of the Ahhh Sugar Sugar team and their creations! If you have not heard already, Ahhh Sugar Sugar is being renamed to AU Sugar Sugar to show their support and connection with individuals on the Autism Spectrum Disorder and other intellectual disabilities. As they continue to make this transition, they will be hiring employees on the spectrum and provide them opportunities for work and meaningful growth. They will also be adding an AU Collection to the website that is inclusive to everyone, including a Calming Frosting and Fragrance Free options.

These changes are inspiring, and I am happy and proud to support a brand that is so inclusive, thoughtful, and so full of love. Now on to the BOS!

Lemon Buttons Cake in a Jar: I am so excited to have another Cake in a Jar! These babies are so good, and if you have not tried them yet, what are you waiting for?! Cake in a Jar is a layered product of whipped soap and sugar scrub. You can combine them to your desired texture, and wash away the day! I personally love them! Lemon Buttons is said to be scented in lemon cookies and powdered sugar. To my nose, this smells of sweet, sugared lemon. I love lemon scents, and this one is no different! I could coat myself in this!

Cherry Merlot Sea Salt Soap: I love these little soaps that we sometimes receive! They always wash so well and are extremely fragrant! This is scented in dark cherry merlot. To my nose, this smells like sweet cherries, with a deep and tart undertow.

Fluffy Candy Bath Soak: I am really starting to love these bath soaks/fizz/crumbles. They are such an easy way to add some fun to your bath, and sometimes you just want something easy! These are scented in pop rocks, cotton candy, and lavender popsicle. You can really smell the lavender, it is quite herbal, but the pop rocks add a nice fizzy element and the cotton candy adds a nice sweetness. I am excited to see how this smells in the heat of the tub.

Colada Cake Whipped Meringue: I love these whipped meringues, and this travel size is perfect to pop in your purse or travel bag! Is anyone else using up their soap and lotion stash nicely in this global pandemic?! Just me? This is scented in mango, guava, coconut, twinkies, and buttercream. This is such a mash up scents, but it all comes together so nicely! To my nose, I really smell the buttercream and sweetness of the twinkies, with the mango and guava to lighten it up and add a fruity element. The coconut adds a nice tropical twist to the bakery scents and overall adds lightness along with the fruit.

Je T’Aime Nectar Hair Serum: This is a new product to the AU Sugar line up, and it looks luxurious! I am extremely excited to try this product out on my booty length hair. Having hair as long as mine, you need help getting moisture all the way down to the ends. This is scented in the famous Je T’Aime, which is lemon, blackberries, and vanilla cupcakes. You can really smell the sharp lemon with the blackberries and the vanilla cupcake really rounds out the scent with sweetness.

Overall, this is an amazing box for them to come back on and it really showcases Ahhh Sugar Sugar’s creativity and famous scent blends. I am so happy to see them back again and doing what they love to do.