Thursday, October 1, 2020

Scrub away the Bad Vibes with KBShimmer's Strawberries and Cream Sugar Scrub and the October Polish Pickup

 Greetings, dear readers, and happy October! I am so excited to see a new month and have some pretty amazing news to share. It's more personal and less blog related, but I hope you'll humor me for a minute! As many of you are aware, I became sick with COVID in March, and I have been rushed to the Emergency Room and occasionally admitted to the hospital for one related reason or another every month since... that is, until September. I've been noticing big improvements in my health since my last hospital stay in August, and I am so happy to report that I have not needed to step foot inside an ER, hospital, or even and Urgent Care last month. While I may not be able to predict what is in store for me the rest of the year, this is one small victory that cannot be taken away from me! Now let's get to today's post and the reason you are here!

Tomorrow is the first Friday of the month, and that means the opening of the October Polish Pickup is only a day away! Polish Pickup fans voted, and the theme for this month is Animation. KBShimmer is participating once again in the Polish Pickup, and I have their delicious smelling sugar scrub to share with you today. First, let me start out by saying two things:

1. YUM, and

2. Do not eat the sugar scrub.

Press Sample

I was really curious about how Christy Rose of KBShimmer was inspired by animation to come up with this scent! Here are her comments about how and why she went with this delicious fruit fragrance:

Strawberry Shortcake, Raspberry Tart and Huckleberry Pie may sound like fantastic desserts- and they are- but they are also characters from childhood cartoon specials and dolls. These funny kids always got into trouble, and of course, saved the day! But the cartoon was just a backdrop for the dolls; each was scented like their character's name! We loved to sniff their hair and smell strawberries or blueberries. It was so special to have one of these dolls...this scent really takes me back!

Y'all, I remember asking for one of these dolls, ANY of them, when I was younger, but I never received one! I only got to enjoy their scents when I was playing with friends, and this certainly is reminiscent of those days!

Strawberries and Cream Sugar Scrub is a fun red and cream swirled scrub featuring a sprinkle of biodegradable glitter on top. Notes of ripe and juicy strawberries are the top note of this sugar scrub, with notes of fresh whipped cream appearing in the background.

I've not made it a secret that I enjoy KBShimmer's sugar scrubs, and this one is no exception to that rule! They are perfect for use on your hands and body, and mine alternate between use as a hand scrub between manicures, pedi scrubs when giving my feet a little extra TLC, and on the backs of my arms in particular to smooth out those tiny little bump that refuse to quit. I love the sensation of rinsing off the remaining sugar crystals, patting my skin dry, and then feeling just how soft my skin has become thanks to this scrub!

KBShimmer's Strawberries and Cream Sugar Scrub will be available for purchase this weekend on the Polish Pickup website only starting tomorrow, Friday, October 2nd through Monday, October 5th. Each jar will retail for $10, and there is no cap on the number of jars available for purchase. Please note orders are submitted to Polish Pickup as a pre-order and to allow three weeks for items to ship out to you.

Also, be sure to check out my previous post if you haven't seen it yet to check out the KBShimmer nail polish offering this month.

What do you have your eye on this month? I'd love to hear from you!

Until next time, dear readers, have a wonderful day!

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  1. Love scrubs!! I love the smell of this - it so reminds me of my childhood.

  2. Mmm this sounds like it would smell heavenly!

  3. Her scrubs are the best. I'm sure the smell is wonderful. Another bonus to PPU this month.

  4. I need to just BUY THIS. I love strawberry and scrubs.


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