Humboldt Soap Company – a winner for me and a giveaway for you

body-butter-poster_0First it took about 2 minutes. Then it took over 8 weeks. Next was about 20 minutes. Last it took 24 hours. What do these numbers mean?

2 minutes = the time it took me to fall and break all the metatarsals on my left foot. (We won’t discuss the hours in the ER!)

8 weeks = the time I was in a soft cast, then a hard cast, and then another soft cast.

20 minutes = the time it took to cut off the soft cast and attempt to scrub away the dry skin that proliferated.

2 days = the time I tried all my lotions and creams yet still ended up with skin that flaked and kept getting worse.

24 hours = the time it took for Humboldt Whipped Shea Body Butter in Peppermint to transform my leg from a scaly mess to a calm and normal looking one.

Humboldt Soap Company Peppermint Whipped Body Butter
Humboldt Soap Company Peppermint Whipped Body Butter

press sample

I always use a lotion, body cream, or body butter on my legs but I never needed one like I did during my recent recovery. I’ve complained about dry winter skin before but nothing compared to what I was experiencing once my casts came off. Finally in the shower I brushed my leg with my Burt’s Bees Foot Brush, exfoliated with Farmhouse Fresh Sweet Cream Sea Salt scrub and applied Humboldt’s Whipped Shea Body Butter. Before bed I slathered it generously on my foot. Just those two times was enough to transform my foot and leg.

Humboldt Soap Company Whipped Shea Body Butter
Humboldt Soap Company Whipped Shea Body Butter

I’ve continued using this – not only do I consider it a savior but I really love everything about it. The consistency doesn’t feel whipped, it’s a firm body butter that spreads beautifully without gathering in spots. I can get dressed within minutes without it feeling wet on my legs. That’s because it turns more powder like once on my skin yet magically it moisturizes throughout the day or night.

Humboldt Soap Company Whipped Shea Body Butter
Humboldt Soap Company Whipped Shea Body Butter

This is created with natural Shea Butter which gives it the nourishment that I need. Anywhere you have rough skin calls for this whipped body butter. This is available in 11 fragrances plus unscented. I’m not going to tell you the fragrances though because the winner of this giveaway will have to go to Humboldt to see them and choose the one that they liked to win. I chose Peppermint and I love it. It’s not too sweet and doesn’t overwhelm my senses. While some of the scents are made with fragrance most are created with essential oils; peppermint is an essential oil choice. It doesn’t bother me when I go to sleep so it doesn’t interfere with my insomnia. But you’ll have 12 choices to pick from. It won’t be easy.

There are many things to love about Humboldt Soap Company and one is that they are a Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetics Guild Member. Their products are handcrafted in Humboldt County, California by a certified Massage Therapist. They have free shipping and send samples with your order. They manufacture both vegan and unscented products so there’s something for everyone. And their prices are so reasonable. This 4 oz (by volume) jar of Whipped Body Butter is only $10.

The time I’ve spent with Humboldt has been the highlight of December for me. It could be for you too.  — Marcia

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: This is going to be fun! We will have one US winner and one winner from Canada (Montreal and Quebec are excluded though). If you are one of the two lucky winners you’ll have your choice of scent from the ones available at Humboldt. To enter be sure you are an email subscriber to Beauty Info Zone and you comment. All the information you need is in the Rafflecopter. If comments close early email me at [email protected] and label it Body Butter. You can then click the you entered and continue on with other options. The giveaway is open through 1/10/17 at 11:59 pm EST. Good luck

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Ingredients: Natural Shea Butter, Corn Starch, Coconut Oil, Sustainable Palm Oil, Vitamin E Oil and essential oils or safe high quality fragrance. (essential oil of peppermint)

*sent for consideration, prizes will be sent by Humboldt


  1. Rebecca | 27th Dec 16

    I would love to win the Almonds scent!

  2. Lyndsey R. | 27th Dec 16

    I would love the Vanilla Sugar Scent. These look awesome!

  3. christine w | 27th Dec 16

    I would love to try the almond scent!

  4. Deb E | 27th Dec 16

    I have some vanilla body butter that I love but it’s not whipped like this. I love the smell of pomegranates and would like to try the Pomegranate Whipped Body Butter.

  5. Rosie Areola (Heather) | 27th Dec 16

    I’d like to try the “Time To Chill” blend.

  6. Ashley Perez | 27th Dec 16

    Love the almond scent! (:

  7. Jeanne Coulombe | 27th Dec 16

    The almond scent would be nice

  8. Rosie | 27th Dec 16

    I would love to try the Coconut Lemongrass Whipped Body Butter – sounds like a vacation in a jar!

  9. Gladys | 27th Dec 16

    I would love to try the Vanilla scent – I am a sucker for anything Vanilla!

  10. beth | 27th Dec 16

    Coconut Lemongrass sounds amazing!

  11. Laura S | 27th Dec 16

    I am a peppermint gal, though all the scents sound nice!

  12. 409cope | 27th Dec 16

    I most like the Almonds scent.

  13. gloria patterson | 27th Dec 16

    Vanilla Sugar Whipped Body Butter FOR ME

  14. Paol Trenny | 27th Dec 16


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  16. Erika Letson | 27th Dec 16

    I would love to win the Vanilla Sugar scent, thanks for the chance!

  17. Barrie | 27th Dec 16

    I think I’d want the Lemongrass body butter. It sounds like a refreshing way to wake up in the morning!

  18. DebP | 27th Dec 16

    Vanilla Sugar scent. I love vanilla, and this sounds scrumptious

  19. Jennifer L. | 27th Dec 16

    I’d love to try the Vanilla Sugar body butter.

  20. Laura G | 27th Dec 16

    Glad to hear your foot is doing better. I’d love to try the Earth Dweller Whipped Body Butter.

  21. Adriana | 27th Dec 16

    I would love the vanilla sugar.

  22. Arlinda | 27th Dec 16

    i would love to try the head to toe spa experience

  23. Cindy | 27th Dec 16


  24. Lynne B | 27th Dec 16

    I’d like the Intuitive Blends Time to Chill Body Butter.

  25. ewhatley | 27th Dec 16

    I would love the tropical coconut.

  26. Robin E. | 27th Dec 16

    Lemongrass sounds very nice! So sorry to hear about your poor foot and hope you’re all healed up now!

  27. Mary W | 27th Dec 16

    I would like to try the Earth Dweller Shea Butter for when I want to feel more grounded.

  28. Susan P. | 27th Dec 16

    The Peppermint would be my favorite scent.

  29. Linda M | 27th Dec 16

    I would choose the Plumeria scent.

  30. Melissa Storms | 27th Dec 16

    The Coconut lemongrass scent sounds amazing.

  31. susan byrne | 27th Dec 16

    Peppermint for sure!

  32. Joyce Chitwood | 27th Dec 16

    Love Whipped Body Butters. I have no idea what scent. I love anything soft like Vanilla and sandlewoods.

  33. Ginny | 27th Dec 16

    I think I need some time to chill.

  34. janetfaye | 27th Dec 16

    I would like Time to Chill Whipped Shea Body Butter.

  35. Michelle Castagne | 28th Dec 16

    The Plumeria Body Butter sounds good.

  36. Iliana R | 28th Dec 16

    I would love to try the vanilla sugar scent!

  37. Shannon | 28th Dec 16

    I’d like to try the Peppermint.

  38. Audrey Stewart | 28th Dec 16

    I would like the coconut lemongrass.

  39. Anne C | 28th Dec 16

    Would love to try this body butter! The Vanilla Sugar Whipped Butter sounds heavenly. 🙂

  40. Jamie Williams | 28th Dec 16

    Id love to try the vanilla sugar scent.

  41. MelodyJ | 28th Dec 16

    I would get almonds. It’s a nice scent but hard to find in body care products.

  42. Sheila Chaffins | 28th Dec 16

    Pomegranate sounds good

  43. Dana Rodriguez | 28th Dec 16

    I would love Vanilla Sugar Whipped Body Butter.

  44. Vicki Wurgler | 28th Dec 16

    I would like the Tropical Coconut scent

  45. loraine | 28th Dec 16

    The peppermint scent sounds great

  46. Abigail | 28th Dec 16

    Lemongrass or Vanilla Sugar sound delicious

  47. Stephanie M | 28th Dec 16

    I would love to try the Almonds scent

  48. judyo | 28th Dec 16

    Coconut all the way. and so sorry for your accident. i still remember how sweet you were when i came out of the hospital and missed a prize. and thanks for this chance. i live for body butters –and facial moisturizers, so i am signing up on their website.

  49. Kelly Tupick | 28th Dec 16

    I would like to try the Almond scent.

  50. Annamarie V | 28th Dec 16

    I think I would like the earth dweller scent, I like that it’s energizing.

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