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November 2009 Divalicious Sample Box Contributors
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Country Home Scents
We absolutely adore Country Home Scents!! This shop offers a wide assortment of Melting Tarts….in many awesome fragrances!! We are so excited about their FULL SIZE contributions for this campaign…..Cup Of Cocoa Melting Tarts and Morning Mocha Melting Tarts!!! Mmm…so warm, so enticing, so irresistible. Perfect for the holiday season and all of the winter months ahead! We instantly fell in love with these fragrances and are sure that you will too. Be sure to check out their shop…for fabulous items and fabulous prices!!!!!
Zhi Bath and Body
Zhi Bath and Body ~ “handmade bath and body products to make everyone look and feel their best...even those with the most sensitive skin!” This wonderful company offers a wide variety of products...including bath and body products and products for your home like candles and air fresheners. For November, they have generously sent in some corn cob Air Freshener sachets for you to enjoy. They come in pleasant fragrances like Christmas Cookie, Sweet Pea, Fresh Milk & Honey, and more! Mmm...they smell so nice! A great addition to our Holiday sample boxes!!
Susan Kay Designs
Susan Kay Designs ~ “contemporary jewelry for today's women!” You'll adore the dazzling FULL SIZE handcrafted Phone Charms sent in from this amazing designer! They are a fun and trendy way to accessorize your cell phone. These charms come in a variety of vibrant colors.....red, blue, pink, purple, green, and more! Absolutely beautiful!!! Along with the Phone Charms, you will receive a $5 Gift Certificate from Susan Kay Designs. You've gotta love that!
Jennuine Candles ~ “specializing in 100% palm wax candles with a variety of choices...container candles, pillars, and tarts/melts.” This company has sent in FULL SIZE items for the boxes! Yay! Scalloped Tarts in warm, wonderful fragrances like….Winter Berry, Home For The Holidays, Pearberry, Pumpkin Passion, Peppermint Patty, Oven Fresh, L.O.V.E., Nature Walk, Hansel & Gretel, Caramel Passion, and American Tradition! These tarts are perfect for the holiday season….and all throughout the year!!
Natural Fix Cosmetics
“Your beauty fix, naturally!” Did you know that coffee does wonders for your skin? It’s true. Coffee contains powerful antioxidants and people have been benefiting from it for thousands of years. Over at Natural Fix Cosmetics, you’ll find some of the most amazing products….all made with coffee. They have sent in FULL SIZE tubes of Espresso All Natural Lip Balm for the November boxes!! This is perfect for all of you coffee lovers out there!
Sanibel Skincare ~ “The best in tropical skincare products!” This company has sent along some GENEROUS (half size) bars of Mango Soap for you to try! This is a hard, long lasting soap with a very light and gentle fragrance. A great contribution!! Be sure to check out their website…you’ll find an impressive variety of handmade soap and exfoliating scrubs too!
Lost River Rags
This company has sent in little sample packs of their hand-poured Goat's Milk Soaps, Shea Butter Soaps, Soy Soaps and tealights. These soaps come in a variety of shapes (i.e. hearts, roses, snowflakes, etc) and a variety of scents….Pink Sugar, Pumpkin Spice, Coconut Lime Verbena, Peppermint & Lavender, Sweet Sugar, Crème Brulee, Chai Tea, Ginger & Frankincense, Pumpkin Pie, Cucumber Aloe, Fresh & Clean, Green Meadows, Rose Lavender, Lavender Sage, Patchouli, Winter Grapefruit, Baby Powder, Oatmeal, Milk & Honey, Pomegranate, Melon Ginseng, Bay Rum, Eucalyptus & Peppermint, Pine Cone….wow! All of the soaps at Lost River Rags are SLS & SLES Free. Be sure to check out their website for some great gift ideas!
Scaredy Cat Primitives
We are pleased to have this wonderful company joining us once again! This time, they have sent in FULL SIZE handmade Bottlecap Magnets for you to enjoy. These magnets are exclusive (not available for sale) and come with festive Vintage/Victorian images. A simply precious way to decorate your fridge. You'll love them! In addition, Scaredy Cat Primitives has included a coupon code for you to receive 20% off any item!! WooHoo!
Mountain Sky Soap
Mountain Sky Soap is “the pristine source for the natural body.” This well-known, well-loved Canadian company offers mountain-grown products.....soaps, lip balms, body butters, and more! Their products are catered toward those who want to enjoy a clean, healthful, and environmentally-friendly lifestyle. For the November campaign, they have sent in fabulously-packaged, deliciously-flavored FULL SIZE lip balm. Yay, what a treat!! A true delight! You will be receiving their “Love Thy Lips” balm in one of these three flavors....Mint, Blackberry, or Raspberry. Mountain Sky Soap is having a special promotion just for our Divas. Over at their website, use coupon code “diva09” at checkout for 10% off (your minimum purchase of $50.00). This coupon code is good until the end of December.
Luken Girls Botanicals
Luken Girls Botanicals specializes in creating bath tea bags and has generously sent in FULL SIZE “Feel Good” Body Bath Tea Bags for you to try. Yay! Another absolutely fabulous contribution for the holiday sample boxes!! These are sure to be a huge hit! The bath tea bags are made with quality, all natural ingredients and provide a luxurious bath time experience. Just sit back and enjoy a relaxing soak with green tea, chamomile, lavender, peppermint, comfrey, and rose. Aaah….“Feel Good”….with Luken Girls Botanicals!! If you’re interested in purchasing any of their other bath tea bags or purchasing a multi-pak, be sure to visit (and bookmark) their website!
A.W.E Jewelry Design
A.W.E ~Artsy, Worldly, Earthy~ This shop offers an outstanding array of handcrafted jewelry…earrings, rings, bracelets, charms, necklaces, and more. There is something for everyone. We love the earthy, natural materials and the unique designs. Very modern. Very trendy. Very ooh-la-la!! For the holiday sample boxes, this company has sent in amazing FULL SIZE contributions! You will be receiving a totally gorgeous Adjustable Handforged Copper Ring. Way cool! (It would make a cute pinky ring) The ring comes in a pretty organza bag with a coupon code for 25% off your entire order at their Etsy shop! Fabulous!
Vixen & Venus
This bath and body company has sent in samples of their Strawberries & Champagne cleansing sugar cubes for you to try. As they say in their shop, this is “a more convenient way to get your scrub on!” These little samples are sweet-smelling and refreshing....and are packed with plenty of Shea butter to moisturize your skin!
A Flair For Paper
This beautiful shop has sent in gorgeous sample packs –containing wonderful FULL SIZE paper items! Each pack contains a quality notecard w/ envelope, a matching tag, and a $5 Gift Certificate….all for you!! These notecards come in a variety of appealing designs and can be given to anyone – just to show them that you care. What a nice contribution from A Flair For Paper! “Personalized invitations and notecards for every occasion.”
Smelly Monkey Soaps
Smelly Monkey Soaps….you’ve got to love that fun name! It sticks in your mind….totally memorable. Another thing that you’ll find memorable about this company is the fabulous variety of products that they offer in their shop. Be sure to scoot over and check them out. It’s a great place to start your Christmas shopping! In the meantime, let us tell you about the sample packs that they’ve put together for the November boxes. You will be receiving a pretty little gingham-patterned take-out box containing 2 mini soaps. One mini is their Lemon Verbena Salt Soap and the other is Rosemary Orange. So nice! They are beautifully presented and would make perfect stocking stuffers or party favors.
In the November (Holiday) boxes, you will find gorgeous organza bags containing 2 mini lotion bars from Paradise Potpourri. These lotion bars soften dry skin and make you smell great…all at the same time! They come in a variety of scents like Cocoa & Sandalwood, Orange Vanilla Crème, Rose Garden, Bergamot & Sandalwood, Strawberry Swing, and Winter Relief. In addition, you will receive a coupon code for 15% off any purchase. Super cool! Visit Paradise Potpourri for “fine handcrafted potpourri and luxury bath products”.
The Mineral Owl
Keep your lips soft and kissable with the FULL SIZE tubes of lip balm sent in from The Mineral Owl. This all-natural lip balm comes in a variety of yummylicious flavors like Buttercream, Icy Pineapple, Limeade, Sugared Strawberry, and Blueberry! This company is owned by a mother-daughter team, offering natural and organic products that are infused with “Ionic Minerals” to “enhance the products for skin health and absorption. This is a totally unique process which can only be found at The Mineral Owl!! Also....be sure to visit their website and use coupon code "owlnov20" between Nov.1 - Nov.30 - on any purchases/any products!!
From this Canadian company, you will be receiving a GENEROUS sample of Spicy Pumpkin Pie handmade soap! Mmmm…it has a warm, spicy, fresh-baked pie aroma…..just like the real thing. It reminds us of Grandma’s kitchen at Christmas time…..very inviting. Believe us, this soap is a treat for the senses!! If you love “foodie” fragrances, this soap is for you. We definitely recommend that you visit the Juicy Bath online shop, where you are sure to find some great gift-giving ideas. They have an awesome selection of products…something for everyone!
Purple Star Designs
Divas love jewelry and that is why we are so excited to tell you about the FULL SIZE items sent in from Purple Star Designs! You will be receiving Czech Glass earrings with handmade sterling headpins and sterling French hooks. So sweet and pretty…you’ll love wearing them! The earrings are presented in a lovely white gift box and tied with a delicate gossamer ribbon. How thoughtful of Purple Star Designs! In addition, you will receive a coupon code for 20% off a future purchase at their shop. Yay!
Acrylic Paintings by Lindy Gruger Hanson
This artist will be including mini prints of her fine art in the November (Holiday) boxes. They are each signed on the back by the artist and are protected by clear, plastic sleeves. Some boxes will also receive FULL SIZE notecards from her studio. This whimsical artwork is truly unique. The colors are very eye-catching and the designs are totally fresh and modern. If you’re interested in purchasing larger prints, please visit the artists Etsy shop!
This company has sent in samples of Room Spray for you to try. These home fragrances come in a variety of scents…Soothe, Love, Calypso, Autumn, Eucalyptus, Sugar, and Katmandu. These Room Sprays will make your home smell wonderful during the holiday season and all throughout the year. “Experience old world sentiment with enduring fragrances from Orion Botanicals.” Try them out and be sure to visit their website for more!!
“Premium, organic skin care products”.
We are very excited about the GENEROUS samples that have been sent in from Birdy Botanicals. Their 3-in-1 Antioxidant lotion is fabulous!! This non-greasy, high-quality formula absorbs quickly and moisturizes your face, body, and hands. It has a very soothing, 100% natural lavender & white tea scent. In addition, you will be receiving their Mini Anti-Aging Face Serum (.33. oz. – - which is a 3 week supply). It is loaded with vitamin C and DMAE and helps reduce fine lines and wrinkles while improving the tone and firmness of your face. This stuff is amazing and is great for all skin types. You’ll love it!!!
Kootenay Bath Products
This Canadian company has sent in GENEROUS samples of their Bubble Bath Salt for you to try. As their shop says, it is “Bath Salt and Bubble Bath all rolled into one.” It comes in Spiced Cranberry scent (very warm and enticing!)… perfect for the holidays!! Pour yourself a warm bath and enjoy a relaxing, yummy-smelling soak. Plus…you’ll be happy to know that for every order of $25.00 at their shop, you will receive a free gift bag (valued at $8.00). Wonderful!!!
Cupertino Soap Company
This company offers an impressive variety of handcrafted natural soaps – made with only the finest ingredients. They have sent in lovely, boxed samples of their soaps (Guest Soap sized) for our holiday sample boxes. Cucumber Hemp Seed Oil Soap (this has a very fresh and clean scent), Geranium Shea Butter Soap (this has a gentle, uplifting scent), and Violet Goat’s Milk Soap (this has a pretty, relaxing scent). Lather up with Cupertino soap!!
Visit this fun shop and find “handmade Cards, Gift Sets, Embellishments, Tags, and supplies to embellish and create your own one of a kind projects.” They have sent in a variety of mini “Thank You” note cards and scallop tags….in beautiful colors and designs!!
The All Natural Face
Wow! This company has sent in fabulous sample packs containing 16-18 packets of their amazing powdered Mineral Foundation and a brush for easy application!! This Mineral Foundation comes in pretty tones like “Ivory Rose”, “Porcelain Kissed By Honey”, “Lightest Beige Warm”, “Tan Warm”, and more! Find the color that is right for you and get the flawless complexion you’ve always wanted. They’ve also sent along instruction sheets and a special coupon code for a free 10 gram jar of “Glow” (with any order of $15.00 or more at their shop).
Zerbena Boutique offers a wide assortment of vintage, romantic, eclectic, and whimsical artisan jewelry. You're sure to find something that you like while browsing through their shop...plus, it's a great place to do a little holiday shopping, as well! They've sent in a variety of delicate, dainty FULL SIZE earrings!!! Sweet Little Cherries, Creamy Buds, Graceful Dragonfly Earrings , and more! Along with the pair of exquisite earrings, you will receive a coupon code for FREE EARRINGS with your next order! Yay!
Raise your hand if you love candles! Aha, look at all of those hands! We are pleased to say this Canadian candle business will be joining us again in November with GENEROUS SIZE packages of their high-quality tealights, made from all natural waxes and lead-free wicks. This time around, they will be giving you the opportunity to try some warm and scrumptious Fall/Winter scents like Hot Buttered Rum, Cranberry, Whipped Pumpkin Pie, and Gingerbread. Mmmm....perfect for the holidays! Crystal Lights ~ "Hand-Made Candles....Especially For You".
The Soap Guru
“Experience soap at its best!” We are so excited to have The Soap Guru joining us for the November campaign. This Canadian company has contributed GENEROUS SIZE, vegan soaps (guest bars)…. in calm, soothing fragrances like Purity, Serenity, Raja, Cosmic Cleanse, Karma Kazi, Clarity, Citrus Sunrise, True Love, Prana, Warrior, Kama Sutra, and West Coast. These special soaps are made with cocoa butter and come wrapped in lovely, handcrafted paper. Such a treat! Check out their soap page to learn more about these amazing soaps and their many benefits!
Hey, Divas! We are pleased to say that we were recently contacted by the Assistant Brand Manager of Revlon. She seemed very impressed by the affordable sample boxes that we offer and the whole "Diva" concept. She said that she loves what we are doing for the everyday consumer and for indie companies in general. As a SPECIAL GIFT for our beautiful box buyers, they have sent in FULL SIZE Revlon products for you to enjoy!!! The glamorous false eyelashes from their Runway Collection and the sophisticated false fingernails from their Fantasy Lengths line! Keep them for yourself or use them as stocking stuffers...(remember...Christmas is fast approaching!) We love trying new beauty products and must say that the "Intensifying" and "Defining" lashes from Revlon are simply fab!!
Take a peek inside a few of our past boxes...
The September 2009 Divalicious Sample Box [archive]
The July 2009 Divalicious Sample Box [archive]
The May 2009 Divalicious Sample Box [archive]
The March 2009 Divalicious Sample Box [archive]
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