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Review: Crabby Pants

      Review: Crabby Pants
          
I saw this product as a sneak peek for Rose War Panty Power subscription box for June. I was excited to try this new product since I’ve had horrible cramps since I started my cycle at 12 years old! For many women, tackling period cramps starts with a series of pain relievers for body pains, hot teas, and heating pads-ugh. The idea of tackling cramps with an all-natural solution that I could apply directly to the problem area made me overjoyed. I impatiently waited for my June box to arrive, then the marvelous package showed up. The June box came with many goodies, but I wanted to test out the Crabby Pants product.
  The ‘Crabby Pants’ is a body oil that is made with five essential oils: lavender, ylang-ylang, clary sage, jasmine and rose. The five oils are blended into jojoba oils, which makes the skin soft and easier to absorb into the skin. The smell of ‘Crabby Pants’ has a slightly overpowering smell that reminds me of a floral garden. The product came in a 1 oz small, brown bottle with a dropper-style top. I applied 6 or 7 drops to my lower belly and massaged for a few minutes, then closed my eyes. I felt the cramps ease in 5 minutes, then did not feel any pain after 10 minutes.  
                                                 Score Card:
 Smell:  8/10 - I love a nice floral smell, but not everyone may enjoy it.
Feel: 10/10 – The Jojoba oil made my abdomen feel soft and moisturized, the oil absorbed quickly into the skin and did not have a gunky feeling on my skin.
Promise Execution: 10/10- The product worked faster than any pain reliever I’ve ever consumed.
Packaging:  10/10- The small, brown, bottle with the dropper-style top was the best packaging option for this product. The label on the bottle is very subtle with graphics with font style that is easy to read.

Comments

  1. I wish they had this when I was young. Menstrual cramps were hell for me too.
    This may help lots of women for sure. Thanks again for sharing.

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