Sea Salted Caramel Soap is as beautiful as it sounds - a rich, creamy and very decadent toffee-esque aroma that reminds me of caramel sauce and homemade sticky toffee pudding. Described as having a scent 'somewhere between a hot pudding, dripping in caramel, and crunchy cinder toffee', this soap will have you salivating from the moment you remove it from the wrapper.
While I don't think it smells like any of the sea salted caramel that I've tried in the past (vegan and non-vegan), it does offer a very 'foody' fragrance - one that is very similar to both the Yog Nog Soap that made an appearance during the Christmas range last year, and the Yog Nog FUN Bar that was sent out as gesture for the perfume issue in November.
How the soap differs from the aforementioned products is that it has a far richer and more pronounced fragrance to enjoy. My nose detects a slight element of cinnamon present here - which when combined with the other ingredients, makes this soap smell almost like buttery, toasted hot cross buns. To say it is a gorgeous smell would be an understatement.
Containing a generous helping of agave syrup, this gorgeous soap will leave you feeling and smelling incredible - while the inclusion of both cocoa butter and coconut oil helps to soften and moisturise the body and give it a lovely natural glow to make your skin look radiant throughout the day.
Not only does it leave your skin looking and smelling yummy, but Sea Salted Caramel Soap also features a layer of salt near the surface of each chunk. This not only gives the soap a sort of honeycombed appearance but offers a gentle exfoliation that helps to rid the skin of unwanted dirt and debris.
In the shower, this soap produces a thick, creamy lather that glides over the skin with ease. I chose to massage this between my hands and then smother across my body, and I found that I didn't need to use the bar that long before I had a surplus amount of soapy suds to clean myself with. The effectiveness of the soap meant that this bar lasted me a long time - as long as five weeks, and this was with me using a 100g chunk an average of 1-2 times daily.
The only downside I found with this was that the soap dried my skin out a little bit and I had to apply shower gel on top to moisturise at times. However, I'm beginning to wonder whether this latter problem is down to my skin type as a lot of soaps seem to cause a similar reaction for me, so I wouldn't be put off with this factor.
Sea Salted Caramel Soap does a great job at cleaning your skin and leaving it feeling soft and well-pampered. It's such a comforting smell and would be perfect for those colder months - when you want something highly decadent to indulge in to warm up those cold body parts. This is one I would buy again - if only to spend hours sniffing it and wishing it was edible!
Quantitative Ingredients: Water (Aqua), Glycerine, Coarse Sea Salt, Rapeseed Oil: Coconut Oil (Brassica napus: Cocos nucifera), Sorbitol, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Organic Agave Nectar (Agave tequilana), Perfume, Clove Leaf Oil (Eugenia caryopyllus), Tonka Absolute (Dipteryx odorata), Madagascan Vetivert Oil (Vetiveria zizanoides), Fair Trade Vanilla Absolute (Vanilla planifolia), Ttanium Dioxide, Sodium Chloride, Gardenia Extract (Gardenia jasminoides), EDTA, Tetrasodium Etidronate, Sodium Hydroxide, Coumarin, Eugenol, Limonene, Radiant Gold Lustre (Potassium Aluminium Silicate, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides).
2015 Price: £4.10 per 100g.
Year Of Original Release: 2015.