Just a week and a half ago, I attended a Nordstrom Beauty Happy Hour that was two days before their annual Summer Trend Show. There was a myriad of beauty, skincare and fragrance from MAC, Lancome, a Nordstrom exclusive Chanel skin collection, Kate Somerville, Bond No. 9, etc…
And this special body care line…Whish
Meet co-creator Aimee Werner.
Whish was created by husband and wife team – Jesse and Aimee Werner. One day, Aimee found herself without any shave cream so she decided to borrow Jesse’s shave cream. Since Jesse had sensitive skin, he searched long and hard for products that made shaving bearable – a European shave cream that didn’t have harsh drying chemical foam. Aimee fell in love with just how smooth his shave cream left her legs, however she wasn’t crazy about the masculine scent.
Being the awesome husband, Jesse set out to develop a shave cream for women. He built a solid team: brilliant chemist, top chemist laboratory and a top manufacturer of women’s body care and cosmetics products. After countless test creams, Whish and Shave Crave was finally born.
With the success of Shave Crave, Aimee soon craved for body care products that would leave the rest of her body as soft as her legs after using the Shave Crave. A body wash, body butter and body scrub soon followed. These aren’t your average run of the mill body products but soothing products that are organic and incorporate rice bran oil, shea butter, raspberry butter, aloe, organic seaweed and marigold that leave the skin buttery soft and deliciously scented.
My favorite product is the body scrub and what I love about this scrub versus other popular name brand scrubs is that it’s more like a paste and is not oily at all. I have tried the popular body scrub and I almost slipped in the tub because it dripped on the surface. Also, it’s not abrasive at all as other scrubs have the tendency to be – it absorbs nicely on the skin and rinses off easily.
Featured ingredients are bamboo powder, raspberry seeds, brown sugar and organic sugar cane. When combined they create a fantastic, natural and moisturizing scrub.
The Three Wishes Body Butter is also a fantastic product. This contains organic aloe, organic shea butter and organic raspberry butter for moisturizing benefits. Organic seaweed extract is added for firming properties and organic rice bran oil to purify the skin. Aimee treated me with a mini hand massage with the Pomegranate scented body butter. It was a real treat, not only did she relax me but my hands weren’t greasy yet buttery soft the rest of the night. I did try a sample given to me after using the body scrub in the shower and my skin was smooth throughout a five hour plane ride.
I am really pleased with this line and I can’t wait to buy full sized bottles of the body butter, body scrub and body wash. Aimee assured me that because of the natural, organic properties of their products that I could even use the body wash and butter on my 4-year old daughter. I did apply some of the Blueberry Body Butter on her because she said it smelled like fruit snacks on me. She couldn’t stop smelling her arms after I rubbed some on her forearms. This didn’t irritate her skin or my super sensitive skin either.
Fragrances to choose from: Pomegranate, Blueberry, Lemongrass, Lavender, Almond and Coconut.
Product Price Range – $8/USD – $48/USD
For extensive ingredient listings and to purchase online visit The Whish website. Whish products can also be found at selective Nordstrom Spa locations.
Samples were made for me on the spot at the Whish product table.
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