October 27, 2015

My Happy Soaps

This post should have been online for such a long, long time but there was something about the white packaging of the soaps combined with the colors, I just couldn't capture it well in the photos. So I shot it multiple times and I just gave up, this has to do it. 
Meet a brand with some very pretty and amazing smelling soaps: My Happy Soaps. Soaps that make me truly happy!

My Happy Soaps is a really cool label that only makes these cute, pretty soaps.

My Happy Soaps was founded with a single target in mind. Create a luxury collection of pure vegetable soaps uniting tradition and modernism appealling to all ages. They also wanted to turn everyday essential into an enjoyable multi-sensory experience. 

There are 24 different scents, and they all are so original (and smell heavenly). On the website you can get all the info you need about the scents, there even is a olfactive pyramid of every scent with all the notes. How handy is this? 

The first four that I'm going to show you are Rose, Santal, Monoï and Fraise.

Rose (Rose): 'The freshness and the elegance of a delicate rose.'
Family: floral
Top note: Bergamot
Heart note: Rose, Geranium, Violet
Base note: Mint, Clove

Santal (Sandalwood): 'The warm, sweet, woody richness from the Mysore region, India.'
Family: woody
Top note: Bergamot and Orange
Heart note: Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Rose
Base note: Vanilla, Musk

Monoï (Monoi): 'The sensual and spicy fragrance of the Tahitian gardenias.'
Family: floral
Top note: Monoï, Jasmine, Ylang Ylang
Heart note: Clove, Rose, Iris
Base note: Vanilla, Musk

Fraise (Strawberry): 'Small jewel of the garden, the strawberry steeped in sunshine share the fruity and gourmand fragrance the hole year.'
Family: fruity
Top note: Red fruits
Heart note: Strawberry
Base note: Brown Sugar

All of these soaps are a perfect harmony. When you think of a strawberry soap, doesn't a artificial strong strawberry scent comes to mind? Well, this sure isn't. These scents are made like perfumes, different notes to make a whole. 
My favorites are Monoï (it's amazing) and Fraise. 

Next up are: Lavande, Pivoine, Muscat and Cassis.

Lavande (Lavender): 'A fresh note full of sunshine from the "Blue fields of gold" in Provence.'
Family: aromatic
Top note: Lavender
Heart note: Rose, Pine
Base note: Musk, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Vanilla

Pivoine (Peony): 'Chasing butterflies, surrounded by flowers with a delicate and generous fragrance.'
Family: floral
Top note: Bergamot, Freesia
Heart note: Peony, Poppy, Eyelet, Hawthorne
Base note: Sandalwood, Pepper, Musk

Muscat (Muscat Grape): 'The floral and fruity fragrance from the grape-harvests a sunny day in september.'
Family: floral
Top note: Pear, Litsea Cubeba, Blackcurrant, Orange Blossom
Heart note: Rose, Violet, Sage, Grapes
Base note: Rosewood, Musk, Raspberry

Cassis (Blackcurrant Flower): 'The tangy, fruity and unique aroma recalling a moment spent in the garden.'
Family: fruity
Top note: Green Bergamot, Grapefruit, Blackcurrant-buds
Heart note: Rose, Violet, Lily Of The Valley, Blackcurrant Syrup
Base note: Sandalwood, Musk

My favorites are Pivoine and Lavande. 

The orange and yellow soaps: Vanille, Cedrat, Passion and Neroli.

Vanille (Vanilla Flower): 'An olfactory trip to Madagascar for the magnificent and sensual flower.'
Family: floral
Top note: Praline
Heart note: Musk
Base note: Vanilla

Cedrat (Cedrat): 'The tonic and revitalizing fragrance from ancestor of lemon cultivated on terraced orchards at cap Corse.'
Family: citrus
Top note: Peach, Grapefruit, Mandarin
Heart note: Cedrat, Cyclamen, Sea Spray
Base note: Musk, Violet

Passion (Passion Fruit): 'A juicy and acid perfume reminding the West Indies.'
Family: fruity
Top note: Lemon, Passion Fruit
Heart note: Floral Violet, Jasmine, Red Berries
Base note: Gourmand

Neroli (Neroli): 'The soft and sophisticated fragrance of Orange blossom.'
Family: floral
Top note: Petitgrain, Orange, Basil, Galbanum
Heart note: Jasmine, Lily Of The Valley, Smooth
Base note: Heliotrope

I can't pick favorirtes here, these are all so good and not 'too much'.

The pretty blue ones are called: Mistral, Algues, La Mer and Nenufar.

Mistral (Mistral): 'The freshness and tonic of the Mistral wind blowing in Provence.'
Family: aquatic
Top note: Citrus, Lemon, Passion Fruit
Heart note: Floral Violet, Jasmine, Red Berries
Base note: Gourmand

Algues (Seaweed): 'One of natures timeless treasures, fresh, luminous and relaxing.'
Family: aquatic
Top note: Melon
Heart note: Rose, Violet
Base note: Seaweed

La Mer (Sea): 'A scent of the deep blue, vigorously inviting for a dive.'
Family: aquatic
Top note: Hyacinth, Grapefruit
Heart note: Aquatic Noted, Spice Notes, Lily Of The Valley
Base note: Cedar, Sea Spray

Nenufar (Waterlily): 'Just like a painting of Claude Monet, florescent, delicate and captivating.'
Family: floral
Top note: Lemon, Bergamot, Aquatic Note
Heart note: Waterlily, Rose, Peach
Base note: Heliotrope, Sandalwood, Musk

Mistral and Nenufar are my favorites, so blue, so aquatic. So good.

The green soaps are: Maquis, Figuier, Olive and The Vert.

Maquis (Maquis): 'A woody green fragrance taking you into the Corsican scrublands.'
Family: woody
Top note: Fresh Note, Bergamot
Heart note: Cedarwood, Patchouli, Galbanum
Base note: Musk, Sandalwood, Labdanum

Figuier (Fig Tree): 'A fruity, woody fragrance evoking a nap in the shade of a fig tree in the south.'
Family: fruity
Top note: Anise, Green Note
Heart note: Fig, Hyacinth
Base note: Cedarwood, Benzoin, Vanilla

Olive (Olive): 'The leafy-green and spicy notes reminding the mediterranean basin.'
Family: aromatic
Top note: Litsea, Petitgrain
Heart note: Clove, Patchouli, Lavandin, Olive Leaves
Base note: Pine, Musk, Precious Wood

The Vert (Green Tea): 'A luminous and relaxing fragrance inspired by the wisdom and harmony from the Orient's traditions .'
Family: citrus
Top note: Neroli, Bergamot, Earl Grey Tea
Heart note: Jasmine, Lentisque, Tea Tree Wood
Base note: Gaiac Wood, Mate, Musk

Figuier, Olive and The Vert are really my thing, probably one of the first that will lay in my bathroom!

The monochrome soaps are: Coco, Musc, Zen and Pavot.

Coco (coconut): 'A fruity fragrance recalling lazy days on sunny beaches.'
Family: fruity
Top note: Milk
Heart note: Coconut
Base note: Tonka

Musc (White Musk): 'The heady and sensual notes, a bit wild...'
Family: oriantal
Top note: Jasmine, Ylang Ylang
Heart note: Iris, Lily Of The Valley, Violet
Base note: Musk, Tonka, Tree Moss

Zen (zen): 'In the cool of a mediterranean summer morning, herbs aromas mingle with the scents of flowers.'
Family: aromatic
Top note: Freesia, Rosemary
Heart note: Cotton, Flax Flower, Lily Of The Valley
Base note: Vanilla, White Musk

Pavot (Poppy): 'A mysterious oriental fragrance, sophisticated, spicy and velvety.'
Family: oriental 
Top note: Pepper, Orange, Chili, Cinnamon
Heart note: Eyelet, Jasmine, Rose, Ylang Ylang
Base note: Vanilla, Benzoin, Patchouli, Opoponax

Zen and Pavot are the only two soaps of all these soaps that I like less. Not even dislike, just like less.  

My Happy Soaps - Soap Bar (€8)

Why do I love this brand? 
They don't test on animals.
-They care about the environment. MHS is an eco-conscious company at heart, so they utilize renewable, responsibly-sourced ingredients respecting both plant and animal life. They do not use any preservatives and their minimalistic packaging is print-free. Thumbs up!

But of course also for their amazing scented soaps. Every scent is unique and I just really, really like these little soaps.

I'm already a bit in Christmas mood, but these would make a perfect smaller gift. Or buy three, put it in a cute box and you have a great gift for the host of a dinner party for example. (You can get these on their website or at Smets or Cosmeticary.)

What do you think about these little soaps?

Love, Rani


  1. Those soaps are really pretty! I didn't know this brand, but I love it already!

  2. Supercute, and great gift idea like you said!

  3. Wauw, ik vind de foto's zo tof! Ik zou werkelijk niet weten welke zeep ik wil, ze lijken me allemaal geweldig.

  4. Holy soap!! Such gorgeous pictures rani!! I love scented soaps like that! They look so cute!


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