Confessions of a Soaper’s Husband
My first confession: I hate Bath and Body Works. I always have, and not because I dislike their products, no, I have nothing against their products. I don’t like it, because for a man the nauseating mixture of scents is the signal to walk, neigh, run the other direction. It’s the same emotion I feel when I encounter the candle section of the Hallmark store, or the perfume section of Younkers. I’m a man, I don’t belong any of these places. Here’s where the irony enters. Unbeknownst to me on the day of my wedding, I married a woman who would become a full blown soaper and at this point nearly all 875sqft of my basement is filled with soap and soap paraphernalia. I have a mixture of scents that waft from the basement, and when the heater kicks in, it gets blown into every corner of the house through the vents! At first I panicked, and followed my instinct; I ran. But then I realized that there was no escape and here I am. I am what you would call a skeptic when It comes to most of the products that are produced in my house and since we have started this business we have recruited many men who are what I am: A closet Dirty Kids Soap lover. These men stand outside of our booth cracking jokes while their wives shop and when the wife asks what they would want then just snicker and snort. A few weeks later, the wife shows up again, and this time on a mission. What the husband doesn’t know is that the wife gladly rats the husband out, that she is back to get more of the soap her husband can’t live without. Now, you might think I were embellishing a bit and maybe I am but, this scenario has played itself out more times than I can count! On top of that, if my house were not full of a never ending supply of the stuff, I would be “that guy”. I might even don a disguise just to get seconds on a few of the products I secretly love…
The Soaper’s Husband
I, Rachel Uttecht, am the owner and creator of Dirty Kids Soap. I got interested in making all-natural products when I realized the benefits they would have on my skin. By switching to natural soaps my ezcema and psorisis has cleared up completely. Because of this dramatic change in my skin health I now spend my time teaching others the benefits of all- natural skin care products.