Recently on the FB page for the Central Florida Beauty Bloggers, we all chimed in on how we felt about the Reviva Seaweed Soap. Reviva Labs was a sponsor of the May meetup, and many in our group were surprised at how high quality their products were for a company we had not heard of before. The soap was very interesting to review because we were all split on how we felt about it. Everyone needs to use soap, how did I like it? Read on for my take after a few pictures.
All Natural Seaweed Soap, $4 from Reviva Labs
Dove, and just bar soap in general, is favored by my because it lathers so well and is easy to handle. I tried to be like the cool people and use the shower pouf and shower gel, but it’s just weird. When I ran out of soap one day, I gave this one a try. This soap lasted me almost two weeks. On a whim, I decided that I wouldn’t put on body lotion afterwards. Why? I wanted to see if the soap left a film- I strongly dislike that, ugh.
I used the soap until I had a tiny little nubbin left. My thoughts? I loved the scrubby bits. I would prefer this soap to other exfoliating types that I have tried because it actually felt like it was working. The pieces of seaweed were rough in a good way, and I liked how it felt. I’m sure the tidbit about people in Spain using it for anti-cellulite is something I should do, too. It’s a feel good product in the shower. The soap rinsed off well and did not leave a film. My skin was not dried out, and I wasn’t ashy, which is my biggest skin concern when using bar soaps. My biggest con against the product is the scent. I am a person who loves sweet or fruity. Earthy simply isn’t my thing. BUT, I have heard others in the blogger group loved that scent. I could see this scent being preferred by men as well. I couldn’t get over it. Every time I used this soap, I was like, “Oh, I love you, scrubby soap, but I do not like this smell…”
After the two weeks, I went back to my normal soap, and I missed the scrubby goodness. I’d buy the soap again just for that, and while I was not a fan of the all-natural scent, the feeling that the product is working trumps that for me.