Sunday, June 29, 2014

**REVIEW** ADOVIA Dead Sea Salt Soap

Usually, I am very reluctant to use bar soap. I've heard all the claims, "Won't dry your skin out!" or "Super moisturizing!" and so on. For me, they've always dried my skin out terribly. But when I saw this soap available for review, and read about it, I decided to give it a try.

Before trying it, I was expecting the same result as every other bar soap I've ever tried. I was expecting my skin to feel tight, itchy, and dry. But I was pleasantly surprised. Maybe it's all the minerals in the soap, maybe it's the Dead Sea salts that are exfoliating my skin, but it felt amazing!

There is something familiar about the scent that I just can't put my finger on. I recognize the smell, I am sure that it's the same scent as soap that I have used as a child, but I'm not exactly sure. It's not unpleasant, however.

Excuse the horrible picture of myself. This is before using the soap. My skin is really dry, and oftentimes, it's flaky and peeling. Even with lotion, it's constantly dry. 

The first thing I noticed about Adovia Dead Sea Salt moisturizing soap is that it doesn't create a lot of lather. As much as I appreciate not having excessive bubbles, it was kind of hard to think of it cleaning my face without the lather I'm used to. The second thing I noticed was that, while using my hands to wash my face, it felt like my skin was tightening and drying out. My hands kind of "skipped" over my skin, indicating that it was taking grease and oils off of my face. But I couldn't help but think it was overly cleaning- removing ALL moisturization from my skin. The last thing I noticed was that my face felt lighter, more airy, if that makes sense.

Not a lot of lather. Made me think it wouldn't clean my face as well as it claimed to.

When I rinsed it off, again my hands "skipped" over my skin. I started to think that maybe I made a mistake by giving this soap a try. I didn't have high hopes, despite really wanting to believe that it would feel good. However, once I fully rinsed it off, and pat dried my face using a wash cloth, I noticed immediately that my skin felt different. It felt lighter. Really clean. My skin looked amazing, as well! Nice and clear, smooth, no rough, dry patches, no flaking skin. Within 5 minutes, the feeling of tightness went away, and it was super soft! I did not use any other lotions or moisturizers after using this soap.

My skin seriously looks so much different!!
I absolutely love this soap, and have used it twice daily since receiving it. Every time I use it, my skin feels softer and softer. I don't see any dryness any more, and my complexion is much more even. The only warning I have for this soap is, make sure you don't get any of it in your eyes!! I made the mistake of not rinsing it off all the way before opening my eyes, and man did it burn! Keep a towel or wash cloth right next to you so that you can wipe your eyes before you open them. You can purchase the Adovia Dead Sea Salt soap on Amazon.

Have you ever used Dead Sea Salt soap? If so, what did you think of it? If not, would you consider it?

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


  1. The idea of you using soap is always a good idea. I have never tried it, but am going to give it a try.

  2. I have never heard of it before now but, it is a definite possibility to try now...

  3. I have their dead sea mask! I love it!


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