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wine soaps - set of 4

by Heather Swanepoel $28.00
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Red, White, and Bubbly All Over

Even if Sunday brunch is a whole week away, you can still start your day with a refreshing splash of bubbly. Stock these at-home bars in your shower or tub and drink in the surprising skin soothing benefits wine-inspired soap.

To craft these all-natural vegan and gluten-free soaps, Heather Swanepoel blends notes from popular red and white wine varieties with complementary scents and oils—such as citrus for "chardonnay" and berries, plums, and apples for "pinot noir"—resulting in a series of sublimely scented soaps that bear the distinctive shades and subtle fragrances of the vinos that inspired them. Redolent with the rich, layered notes one would expect from any full-bodied bottle, this effervescent collection is just the thing to turn your day-to-day wake-up routine into happy hour. Handmade in Monroe, Georgia.

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Handmade
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Item ID
23434
Made from
fragrance, olive oil, coconut oil, palm kernel oil, shea butter oil, high oleic sunflower oil, refined sweet almond oil
Measurements
Each Soap: 2.5" L x 3.5" W x 1" H
Notes
Cut your soaps in half to promote longevity. When not is use, allow your soaps to breathe (do not wrap them in plastic, put in a resealable container, or be in the constant flow of water); the longer they dry, the longer they will last.

Each soap contains Saponofied Oils of: Olive, Coconut, Palm Kernel, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, High Oleic Sunflower & Refined Sweet Almond along with Fragrance.
Chardonnay: Mica
Cabernet: Oxide & Mica
Pinot Noir: Mica
Pinot Grigio: Mica
  • the maker
Heather Swanepoel

Heather Swanepoel

Heather Swanepoel was in desperate need of a creative outlet—a hobby. It all started in 2002 when she couldn't knit. She tried to teach herself but, in the end, couldn't really knit anything other than squares and rectangles. Heather then transferred her creative energy to soap making by taking a class with her crafty mom. Once their concoctions were uncovered, Heather's soap was perfect and, ironically enough, her mom's soap did not turn out. Since then, Heather and her husband have created a soap-making family business located in Monroe, Georgia where all of their products are produced in small batches to ensure quality and freshness. collection

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WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4
 
4.5

(based on 67 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

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    (0)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (48)
  • Durable (5)
  • Smells great (5)
  • Exfoliating (3)
  • Unique (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Baths (37)
  • Shower (37)
  • Daily use (28)
  • Travel (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (34), Brand buyer (22)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (63), No (4)
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other (45), Mother (8), Self (5), Husband (4)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (37), Birthday (15), Other (10), Mother’s day (3)

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5.0

Smell good enough to eat (or drink).

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from Basslt, CO

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Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Baths
    • Daily Use
    • Showers

    Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

    The appearance, smell and ingredients

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
    • Other
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    • Other

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    4.0

    Wine Soaps

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    from Durham, NC

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Baths
      • Daily Use
      • Showers
      • Travel

      Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

      Very nice packaging. Great smelling soaps for the wine-lover in your life.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • Who was the recipient of this product?:
      • Husband
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Birthday

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      5.0

      Unique gift for the Wine lover

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      from Broomes Island, MD

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

          Very nicely packaged. Great gift for the wine lover of the family. Something different.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
          • Other
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          • Other

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          5.0

          LOVED THESE!!

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          from Mahopac, New York

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

            I loved all the different kinds of soaps, like the chocolate and the wine soaps! They smelled delicious and were very moisturizing!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
            • Who was the recipient of this product?:
            • Self
            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other

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            5.0

            Great, and unique, gift!

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            from Pinehurst, NC

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Smells great
            • Unique Gift
            • Unique Hift

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baths
              • Showers

              Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

              The wine bath soaps were a hit! It was a unique gift for a wine lover! Unique creative gift for anyone!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • Who was the recipient of this product?:
              • Other
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Birthday

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              5.0

              My friend loved it

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              from Nashville, TN

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              Pros

              • Interesting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Baths
                • Daily Use
                • Showers
                • Travel

                Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

                My friend is a wine aficionado and prefers bar soap to the point that he travels with it so he doesn't have to use liquid soap. This was perfect for him, and he was very pleased with it.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                • Other
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Birthday

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                5.0

                We wanted to eat them

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                from Nicholasville, KY

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Baths
                  • Daily Use
                  • Showers
                  • Travel

                  Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

                  My wine loving friend was so excited when she opened her gift of 4 wine scented soaps. In fact, we all were. We passed them around and all took a big sniff. We wanted to drink them! She is going to enjoy her winy soaps...

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                  • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                  • Other
                  • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                  • Birthday

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                  4.0

                  Great gift

                  By 

                  from Atlanta, GA

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Pretty Smell

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Baths
                    • Daily Use
                    • Showers

                    Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

                    I gave these as gifts to my step-daughter and daughter in law for Christmas, they loved the smell. This is a great gift, a little more sophisticated than most soap sets. Especially great for a wine-lover. I am now ordering another set as a gift for my former boss.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                    • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                    • Other
                    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                    5.0

                    very, very nice

                    By 

                    from Jefferson Hills

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                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Durable
                    • Pleasant scent
                    • Pleasant Scent Gentle Cl
                    • Will Purchase For Freinds

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

                        Right size, great for showers.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                        • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                        • Self
                        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                        5.0

                        Great Gift

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                        from Buffalo, ny

                        About Me Budget Buyer

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                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Smells great

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Baths
                          • Daily Use

                          Comments about WINE SOAPS - SET OF 4:

                          The soap smelled great. It was the perfect gift for someone who appreciates wine and already has everything they need.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes
                          • Who was the recipient of this product?:
                          • Mother
                          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                          • Christmas or Hanukkah

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                          Q and A

                          When our community voted on this product, some also shared comments - read them below:

                          431votes, 72 comments

                          Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

                          These beautifully scented soaps give going to the bar a new meaning! Would you love to lather-up with chardonnay or merlot? What other wine varieties would you like to see in soap form?

                          Ellisa
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          wine? you'll smell like a drunk

                          Laura
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Great guest soaps

                          Melissa
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Who wants to smell like an alcoholic beverage at work?

                          sylvia
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Don't think I want to smell like my drink.

                          Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

                          Don't worry, the soap doesn't actually smell like alcohol. It does smell like all of the other good stuff wine is made of, though. Most of the soaps smell fruity. For example, the cabernet has notes of grape.

                          Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

                          P.s. We just double-checked to make sure the soaps are alcohol free, and we did receive confirmation from the maker that they don't contain any alcohol. We'll update our product story with this information.

                          Jane
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          YES YES YES!! Bar soap is so much better for the environment than, and homemade offers the richest lather. These would make great hostess gifts

                          Penny
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Love home-made soaps and glad to know it's alcohol free!

                          Missie
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          A much better idea than the bacon scent!

                          Rhee
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Not practical

                          Pamela
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          great for house warming gift basket

                          Jacqueline
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          If people would read the entire product story, they'd see that these luxe sounding soaps DO NOT SMELL LIKE WINE. They are colored in shades that resemble those of each wine, and they are scented with layers of fruit that seem to be associated with the color of each soap "flavor." White wines are citrusy, while red wines are scented with berries, plums, and apples. These actually sound delightfully rich and moisturizing. I am not a drinker of wine, but I would consider purchasing these as a luxurious bath product. I think wine lovers would find these to be divine.

                          Amy
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Love these! They could be a great gift basket addition (wine, bubble bath, wine soap...)

                          Heather
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I have used these soaps and they are simply amazing!! They smell so yummy and nothing at all like a drunk...

                          Patricia
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          EVerything I've purchased from Rinse is wonderful. Delicious smells, great moisturizers - start using these!!

                          sara
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          This soap is amazing. I use it everyday and the woman that makes it, is very nice. She believes in her product and so do i!

                          Jenn
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I love rinse products!

                          Janis
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Handmade in the USA and full of great indgredients like shea butter - what's not to love?!

                          Brad
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          We've actually used these from this company before and they do not smell like booze, their more floral and warm but very light. They don't really leave a smell behind, I'm a guy and I've used them a lot. They're not drying at all and they last a good while.

                          Jules
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Fun to give wine loving friends

                          Shannon
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          I don't want to smell like wine!

                          Kelly
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Nice. I sell bubbles made with California champagne and it smells and feels amazing. I'm sure these will be similar. Although this means less wine to drink!

                          Erica
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I love their look! Very unique and decorative. I would use it for bathroom decor. They'll make a nice gift housewarming gift. :)

                          Roberta
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          They sound awesome! Love they are made here in the good ole USA. They sound wonderful!

                          monique
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          pretty soap. made in USA.


                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Who would want even the slightest possibility of smelling like wine.

                          William
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Sounds like a good thing to keep guests amused.

                          Marta
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I have purchased similar wine soaps for additions to a wine themed git basket. LOVELY!!!

                          rhonda
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          I prefer to drink my wine

                          Gary and Jean
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Yucky...who wants to smell like wine??

                          Eugenie
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          too gimmicky

                          Terri
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          This soap is all-natural, vegan, better for the environment with less packaging AND handmade in the good ol' USofA. Definitely a thumbs up!

                          Nancy
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          All Rinse products are wonderful and vegan friendly. I don't care but a lot of others do.

                          Rinsemakesmesmile
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Love Rinse!!!

                          Sara
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Love Rinse products! First found them at the Food

                          Shay
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Would be really cute in a guest bathroom and a whole lot cheaper than actually providing wine to your guests. :)

                          kathy
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          There are so many handmade soaps out there.

                          Margaret
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          We hardly use bar soap as it is...it just doesn't appeal.

                          Jennifer
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I think it's a great inclusion for a gift basket for a birthday, wedding shower or any other FESTIVE event.

                          Maureen
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Smell like wine? Why?

                          Ingrid
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          have one for champagne as well

                          Melonie
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Doesn't seem like something I would personally buy.

                          Jaclyn
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I bet this would make an awesome gift.

                          Janis
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Looks very dry. People that use soap on their bodies have a favorate soap if they are old enough. It might be ok for a 16 y.o.

                          Deborah
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Love this idea especially as a housewarming gift.

                          Bethany
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I love that these are made in the USA! I really enjoy handmade soaps. I would be interested to know if the wine adds any good properties to the soap, or if it is just for color/scent/gimmick.

                          Cara
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Great housewarming gift for a wine lover

                          Jennifer
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Awesome!

                          Amy
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          The oils in it sound nice but I would never buy it because I dont like the feel of most soaps. They feel dry icky. I usually use a body wash. The only way I would ever buy it is if I was given a sample and then decided that I liked it after using it.

                          Sonia
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Probably are high in antioxidants which are good for the skin...

                          jin
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Nice

                          Janette
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Don't like that they have 'fragrances' in them, that equals 'man made' to me.

                          Karen
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I think that these soaps would be great! Contrary to what others have said, I don't think you would smell like wine after using the soap. People might be able to smell a hint of fruit coming from you. But, I don't think that people would be able to pick up on a strong wine scent. I would buy these, use them, and buy them also as gifts!

                          Victoria
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          If you read the product story, it states that these are just the colors (shades) of the wines, and not their scents...so you won't smell like wine...you will smell like the complimentary scents that were added.

                          Deanna
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          goat milk soap is better anyway!

                          Kathleen
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          A big reason why I am interested in buying these soaps is because they are Vegan. If sold, I will definitely purchase!

                          ESTHER
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          The products sounds great! I'd use the soap, too!

                          Gwendolyn
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Thumbs DOWN!!! Smelling like the wine your drinking DOES NOT SOUND APPEALING!! There are so many other scents coming from Nature that awaken your senses from relaxing to joyous! Why would you want to bathe in a soap which reminds you of being intoxicated????!!!!!

                          Kathleen
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Would definitely have available during parties...and would incorporate in wine gift baskets.

                          Lisa
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          For those of you worried like smelling like wine, Leinenkugel's makes bar soaps based on their beer varieties. You don't smell like you've been drinking beer. It's a fresh smell based on the flavors in the beer.

                          Rachel
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          It may be a little kitschy, but why not? It's interesting!

                          Cat
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          My sister is a wine connoisseur and this would be a perfect gift!

                          Melissa
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          love!

                          renie

                          Good oils make this soap. It would be worth trying.

                          Shannon
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I think these would be great gifts for wine lovers! And sine it smells like the complementary notes of white or red wine, you don't have to worry about smelling like a lush!

                          Kathy
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          Oh, my gosh-I buy these twice a year at EPCOT! The artisan comes every year to two festivals and I love checking out what she has. The soaps are wonderful and you DO NOT SMELL LIKE WINE after using them. You'll love them!

                          sherry
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          I love decorative soaps

                          Joanne F.

                          I don't drink. Now I would smell like a liar.

                          Cynthia
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          LOVE handmade soaps! Surprised at how many naysayers didn't read the descriptions. Obviously.

                          Debbie
                          Vote: Thumbs up!

                          This would be a great item to put in a basket with wine, wine glasses,

                          Samantha
                          Vote: Thumbs down!

                          Ew. The presentation is tasteless. They look like squares of leftover cooking grease.

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