The Soap Box

December, 2010


Gifts that just
keep on giving.

This year, let the first address you travel to for gifts, be There's nothing 'ho-hum' here, and no need to search any further as at this location you will find the perfect gift for everyone on your list; teachers, relatives, co-workers, the doorman, mail carrier, hair stylist... Be prudent and prepared by selecting a few small items to tuck away for that person who unexpectedly hands you a gift. Plan to order early, especially if you are mailing the gifts on to other destinations. Now, relax and enjoy the season because you, being such a smart cookie, have it all wrapped up!
- Healthy, simple, versatile, individualized, thoughtful, and appreciated... that describes a gift from J.R.LIGGETT Ltd.

- 100% pure natural oils... calming lavender, fragrant almond oil, rejuvenating peppermint...the list goes on.

- No petroleum based detergents... the unique properties of the natural oils do the cleansing for you.

- No Sodium Lauryl Sulfates or DEA... not even one unpronounceable and unidentifiable ingredient!

- No animal products, no animal testing, no animal nothin'! (Fergie gives a tail-wagging 'paws up' to that!)
Made with pure, New Hampshire spring water... cool, clean, clear, natural.
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J.R.LIGGETT'S Shampoo Bars are available in formulas that will be perfect for anyone who might happen to have hair on their head---even those who are follicle-challenged, be they young or old!

Herbal Formula contains Rosemary which is believed to stimulate hair follicles and hair growth, and to slow down or even permanently hold off premature hair loss and gray hair. Perfect for those 'mid-century' folks... (hey, we're back in style!) The Herbal Shampoo Bar containing Lavender and is very effective against the problem of head lice which we often see amongst school children. Why not meet the problem 'head on' and cut 'em off at the pass by using the Herbal Shampoo Bar regularly? Save yourself some grief and time by preventing the spread of lice to your child. These rectangular bars are simple to wrap... fold a bit of colored tissue paper around them, drop them in a bright gift sack, and you're good to go!

Original Formula; basic, simple, smart .... perfect for Grandpa's down to earth sensibilities. Throw in J.R.LIGGETT'S Wooden Shampoo Bar Shelf to keep things neat, clean and the shampoo bar dry... who can argue with practicality and wisdom? The unscented

Ultra Balanced is for all hair types and terrific for those with breathing and skin allergies... my friend Susan who is allergic to perfumes and sensitive to air issues, will greatly appreciate this formula.

Damaged Hair formula with it's moisturizing Vitamin E, Aloe Vera, and Almond oil is going to be just what my co-worker has been searching for... her hair is so dry, she can only wash it about every 2-3 days.

Tea Tree & Hemp Oil formula for Grandma's dandruff problem (shhhh... you don't have to mention it to her...) And timely tip here:   

Or the Peppermint and Jojoba for people like me who eyes practically roll back in my head when I sniff that fresh, cool peppermint fragrance as I remove the wrapper and faithfully use the bar every day! A little obsessed, you say? Rightfully so! I even strongly propose having a beautiful dish of unwrapped Peppermint & Jojoba's sitting on the bathroom shelf! Who knew you could also decorate with J.R.LIGGETT'S Shampoo Bars? Stick a few sprigs of fresh pine amongst the bars for a touch of nature and Mmmm.... people will notice the fresh scent and inquire as to why your house smells so clean. This is when you get to spread the word about J.R.LIGGETT'S Shampoo Bars and some good cheer at the same time!

And for Traveler
Yes just perfect A Natural Traveler for brother Tom who hits Belize every winter and kicks back in a rustic hut near the beach. The free, added Face Cloth will be a bonus as this guy is known to travel very light. Drop The Natural Traveler inside a backpack and tie a big bow on a strap--there! Who says you're not creative? How about the fun, bright yellow, e-Z pouch with the Ultra Balanced Shampoo Bar for friends Beth and Mike who spend a week camping and hiking in Yellowstone every summer? They religiously adhere to the idea of making their packing and life simple (besides, I think bears have an aversion to the color yellow), so roll up the Traveler inside those water-proof jackets you had previously picked up--all done!Z pouch Aug

Hit a home run with your brother and sister in law by gifting several Mini Travelers with a free, soft face cloth for each one of your young nieces and nephews to take to Disneyland for New Year's. There won't be anymore fighting and claiming "It's MINE... no, it's MINE..." Nab the Sunday comic section, fold up the Mini Travelers, tie with novelty shoe strings and place a fun, colorful package in some eager and very excited little hands. Go ahead and place an order for refills so Mom can keep her sanity intact and be prepared if the bars wear a tad too thin... grab the Original, Tea Tree, or Jojoba and Peppermint mini bars.

And whatever you do, be sure to send some special love to those brave men and women--our sons, daughters, husbands, wives, the Proud and the Free who are serving in the military around the world. Give them one thing that will make an enormous difference in their daily life... J.R.LIGGETT'S Shampoo Bars and The Natural Traveler. We hear from so many service men and women who rave over the practicality, convenience and versatility of J.R.'s Shampoo Bars and the genius of the design of The Traveler---keeps the bar dry, handy, and easy to transport. Place the gift inside a bath towel, roll, and tie with a bow... it's now padded and protected for mailing and they'll have all they need as they head to the shower.

Nanak's Lip Smoothies

xtreme Nov
 would be appropriate and very appreciated also... Unscented, coconut, almond, and spearmint. Great for dry, windy conditions where the heat just zaps the moisture from your lips. Drop a handful of these babies inside a pair of soft cotton socks, roll and mail. While our loved ones are out there sacrificing for us, let's make them as comfortable as possible. Give them one less thing to be concerned about. They deserve the best we have to offer.

'Baby's First Christmas'? J.R.LIGGETT'S Shampoo Bars are an excellent and wise choice. Start 'em off on the right foot, as there is a greater uptake of chemicals in young tissue--chems which J.R.LIGGETT'S Shampoo Bars do not have so, rest easy, Mom. The Ultra Balanced would be an excellent, 'one size fits all' choice... it's unscented, with perfectly balanced ingredients that are gentle to baby's skin and scalp. The Jojoba penetrates down to the scalp, to loosen and dissolve hardened build-up as such in the case of cradle cap which can occur from over-active glands in the scalp . It rinses cleanly and easily and will not strip baby's natural skin oils. Baby's skin is thinner, more fragile, and less oily than an adult's. It is also less resistant to bacteria and harmful substances in the environment, especially if it is irritated. Protect, nourish, and care for those who can't care for themselves. Wrap these bars up in pint-sized washcloths and add a sweet little personalized, hooded bath towel. Who's ready for some fun in the tub?

For your husband, wife, friend, brother, and especially anyone with irritated skin issues... J.R.LIGGETT'S Shaving Foam... moisturizing, non-aerosol, 100% detergent-free. Leaves skin soft --a pleasure to use daily. Refreshing Lemon-Lime scent refreshes and is a perfect fragrance for man or woman, White Sage--- 'just smells clean' or try out the Western Slope scent and prepare to be mentally transported to the clean, bracing air of the mountains. Throw in a 16 ounce refill and they'll be thanking and thinking of you for months to come--the 'gift that keeps on giving!

The Moisturizing Oils Kit (with or without Nut Oils), a total luxurious indulgence for anyone and a fun and unique thing too.... mix 6 different oils for your own unique recipe Just opening and sniffing the scents will get your creative juices flowing!

If you have never tried J.R.LIGGETT'S Body Oils, you are missing out! J.R. lists these as 'Essentials' and I couldn't agree more. These are absolutely perfect to use to after bathing or whenever your skin gets that tight, dry, 'over-stretched to tearing point' feeling. No corn oil, (for those with allergies), no olive oil (does not absorb easily) or alcohol (which dries the skin); just a unique formula combination of fast absorbing oils to spritz on and massage into your skin. In Lavender, Lemon-Lime, and White Sage, these oils are so easy to use and perfect for those itchy areas that can be so annoying. I like to spray them on my legs and arms right after a shower and before bed or when headed out into the cold, biting air. Such a great, comfy skin protector. The slim, sleek attractive container can be slipped into a purse or tossed into a tote for on the go skin protection and comfort. Why not treat yourself?

The Body Scrubs along with the Foam Face & Body Wash makes a perfect package... scrub rough heels, knees, elbows and then follow up with the foaming washes. I've expressed my admiration for J.R.LIGGETT'S Foam Face & Body Washes before... these are simply fantastic and a lovely treat to use... forget that harsh, drying bar soap; these leave your skin soft, clean, and moisturized. Unscented, Lemon-Lime, White Sage, and Western Slope (my favorite) all are available in a 16 ounce refill too. In addition, bring out that hotel quality, thick cotton monogrammed robe, and carefully place all into a beautiful gift sack... the recipient might disappear into the bathroom for hours...

We know you can't protect the kids from every minor scrape and mishap-- the bubble just isn't practical even though some cautious Moms have entertained the idea... what to do? Smart folks will order and keep on hand Nanak's Skin Repair, the 'everything salve' for cuts, scrapes, chapped skin, and even (yes!) sprains and bruises. What's up with that claim? One of the ingredients, comfrey, which contains the compound Allantoin ( 'Fast healing' are the catch words here. I'm adding Nanak's Skin Repair to the First Aid kit that I'm wrapping up for my daughter and her family. Nothing wrong with being practical and wise. And while I'm on the subject of safety and health, I'm also tossing in a handy little roll-on bottle of J.R.LIGGETT'S Tea Tree Oil. Capable of killing stubborn germs, helps in clearing skin infections such as boils, warts, sores, and fungal infections.
Even dogs appreciate being remembered at Christmas time... or for that matter, all the time! 'My Dog Fergie's Shampoo' is the ultimate expression of love and care for your dog.    Fergie, J.R.LIGGETT'S spunky little Jack Russell Terrier has sworn by this shampoo for years. Completely non-detergent and won't strip away all the healthy natural oils from a dog's skin and coat, Fergie's shampoo contains Neem oil, a natural flea, tick, and insect repellant. It keeps Fergie's coat soft, smelling fresh, and white as snow--in fact, the only way J.R. can find her in a blizzard is by that single, dark, floppy ear! Believe it or not, I actually think dogs do like to open gifts, however they're quite forgiving and laid back when it comes to wrapping, so you're pretty much off the hook here... just add some tasty dog treats and you have a best friend for life.

Unequivocally, and without reservation, I'd say J.R.LIGGETT'S is the one stop shop place. Make it easy, make it simple, make it quick.

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