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Introducing the Jaboneria Marianella Spring 2017 Luxury Soap Collection. The beautiful fragrances in each product invigorate your senses. As a mother and son company, Jaboneria Marianella has no harsh chemicals, no parabens, and no sodium laureth sulfate. Additionally, you experience an empowering shower with a luxurious lather and divine aromas. The Spring 2017 Soap Collection features four new fragrances to suit everyone. They include Orange and Teakwood, Rosewood and Litsea Cubeba, and Gardenia and Ginger as well as Violet and Bergamot. Each collection of fragrance comes in a soap bar, hand wash, body wash, and body cream. In addition to offering stunningly blissful fragrances, the Spring 2017 Collection gives your skin the royal treatment. With beneficial ingredients, your skin will remain moisturized and healthy with each and every use. Finally, every Jaboneria Marianella purchase gives back to a variety of charities to support women’s rights and empowerment.

 

 

A shower or a bath is how most of us start our day, and we believe that should always be an inspiring and refreshing experience. 

Jaboneria Marianella began when my mother moved to the United States, she started making me soaps in her kitchen as a gift, a craft she learned with her sisters during her childhood. 

Soon I had way too much soap, more than I could ever use, so I started giving it away to friends... And thats when the fan mail started coming in.  They all raved to me about how their skin looked amazing and how they had never tried a soap like that  before, which is when I thought, well... Why don't we turn this into a real company? And just like that we were off! Vogue published us, Oprah put us in her favorite things, J.crew stocked us on their shelves and we went on the rollercoaster that is a small business. As our business grew so did our growing pains, and our little soap company started taking detours and going in a different direction. Which is when we knew things had to change.  

After several years of our business being in the hands of others we regained full ownership of our company last Fall and we brought it back to the mother and son team that started it all! We then launched our 2016 Collection September 1st with our first four fragrances. Our main focus was to bring you a line that was 100 percent true to our story, beautifully packaged products with wonderful ingredients and fabulous fragrances that will make every morning shower amazing and hopefully could help you start your day off a little bit better.

After what has been a very hard year of non stop work, launching a new line, our first pop up shop in New York City at the Gansevoort Market, doing our first national trade Show "NY NOW" and bringing the line into retailers nationwide we don’t want to give in to financial pressure, dilute our company or hand over its ownership and decision making to others. We want to keep it in the family, stick to our beliefs, hold on to what we have built and with your support we can remain proudly independent and stay true to our commitments while giving back and creating wonderful bath and body products that will brighten up your life every single day.

And now we are coming to you to help us make our Spring 2017 Collection a reality.  Help us create a gorgeous line of bath and body products with NO Harsh Chemicals, NO Parabens, and a luxurious lather with NO Sodium Laureth Sulfate in four tantalizing Collection fragrances all made in the U.S.A. We take a great deal of loving care in the creation of our products and we never test them on animals… Only on our friends and family. As a company we are devoted to creating beautiful products, with inspired fragrances that awaken the senses and natural elements that are wonderfully beneficial to your skin.

Also in continuing our tradition of giving back this year we will donate a percentage of our sales every month towards a different charity that supports Women's Rights and Empowerment. As a Mother and Son Company we believe in supporting families and Women to achieve their goals. In the past year we have worked with Project Peace Latin America which assists young women in sports in Latin America , The Pulse Tragedy Community Fund to help the victims' families affected by the tragic massacre at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando Fl  and the Bowery Mission to aid the homeless this past Holiday season in New York City. 

Below is our 2016 Collection which Launched September 1st 2016. In four fabulous fragrances: Oak Moss and Coconut, Moroccan Fig and Bergamot, Wisteria and Jasmine & Almond and White Tea!

With your support, our Spring 2017 Collection will look like this!!!

Our crisp and invigorating Orange and Teakwood fragrance uplifts your spirit with a refreshing mix of Orange and citrus, complemented by rich notes of Teakwood, Rosemary and Clove. (Each Collection Comes in a Soap Bar, Hand Wash, Body Wash and Body Cream)

 

 

Our refreshing Rosewood and Litsea Cubeba fragrance invigorates and awakens, with a crisp combination of Indian Bois de Rose oil, the empowering citrus scent of Indonesian Litsea Cubeba combined with vibrant notes of Bergamot. (Each Collection Comes in a Soap Bar, Hand Wash, Body Wash and Body Cream)

 

 

 

Our Gardenia and Ginger fragrance charms the senses with a regal blend of Gardenia, soothing White Tea, awakening Ginger and a grounded touch of Oak Moss. (Each Collection Comes in a Soap Bar, Hand Wash, Body Wash and Body Cream)

 

 

Our majestic Violet and Bergamot fragrance bewitches with a luxurious blend of Violet combined with vibrant notes of Bergamot and a hint of refreshing Menthol. (Each Collection Comes in a Soap Bar, Hand Wash, Body Wash and Body Cream)

 

In trying to find a cool and new way to share our story, we launched the "#ILoveMarianella" Campaign by approaching actual Marianella soap fans that we found inspiring, 16 unique individuals that we knew loved our products and that inspired us in very unique ways. To our joy these fabulous trail blazing influencers said yes and supported us on their instagram and social media platforms to get our new collection off the ground! 

These sweet sixteen characters were: Alexandra Richards, Dj, Artist and Model Daughter of Rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards, Photographer and activist Levi Jackman Foster, Fashion Muse and Business Consultant Michelle Violy Harper, Gorgeous Super Model Maritza Veer, the most fahionable Doll in the World Pidgin, amazing Broadway Dancer and choreographer Charlie Williams, artist and style icon Stella Rose Saint Claire, Tv personality and Co - Owner of Rumble Boxing Noah Douglas Neiman, Three times breast cancer survivor and head of the Pink Chose me foundation Tiffany Denee Jones, Social media guru Michael Hoffman, Choreographer for Victoria Secret, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Timberlake and Katy Perry amongst others Jermaine Browne, Fashion Stylist and Blogger Natalie Joos, Celerbity Hairstylist for Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Mia and many more Aura Friedman, Pretty Little Liars actress Dre Davis, Fashion Designer Timo Weiland and  Visionary Entrepreneur May Kwok.

Click Here To read more about each of these talented individuals 

 

 

Jaboneria Marianella Products have been featured in

 

  In Just Three Months of our 2016 Collection launch we were featured in:

 

 

 

 

 

How do you know a product is ours? Because every Single Jaboneria Marianella Soap Bar, Wash or Lotion is stamped with our Family Crest and all our luxury bars are individually hand wrapped in recycled paper.

 

 

Jabonería Marianella Soaps began in 2007, when published author and graphic designer Marianella Febres-Cordero collaborated with her son, fine artist and filmmaker David Foote. Natives of Venezuela, the mother and son duo were inspired to revisit a time-honored family tradition — a craft that Marianella once learned in her mother’s kitchen with her sisters — the delicate art of creating beneficial soap. Combining David’s artistic talent and Marianella’s nose for nostalgic fragrances from the old country, the two have carefully selected wonderful ingredients for a line of products that are as stylish for the bath as they are beneficial to your skin.

"I always say, if you see it it's me, if you feel it it's my mom" - David Foote Creative Director and Co Founder

Click here to see more of Davids Fine Art Work, Children's Books , Animation & Film Work as well as recent press.

Our rewards are what we can offer best, which is our wonderful line of new products. For you our Kickstarter backers, we are offering exclusive pricing and availability on our brand new 2017 Spring Collection of Products in four fabulous New Scents. 

You will be the first to receive our new spring collection, you can sign up for a Marianella monthly subscription box in which you will receive a different new product every month and you can even have your own custom made soap!!! Featuring a fragrance made just for you, custom color, look and packaging. 

Simply select your desired tier on the right side of this page and the product and scent of your choice. We will also include other fragrance samples and many more goodies. You will also become part of the Marianella Family, by joining our newsletter with exclusive offers and a lifetime of Family specials and more.

Producing an amazing bath and body product is very complicated, creating a run of Hand Wash, Body Wash and Lotion with ingredients like ours is not only expensive but also comes with very high minimums from most manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. By Changing our business model and partnering up with new manufacturers we have found a way to use local suppliers within the U.S.A and produce smaller batches of our products while maintaining our quality, standards and pricing. Still though, producing a line of 12 new different luxury items is not a cheap or easy operation for any small company but with your support we can bring these new line of products to life.

All product development has been made, our materials and suppliers are all set and ready to go to, all we need is $30,000 to buy all our materials, oils to create our fragrances and place our orders so we can create this new Spring Collection.

 

 

Because who doesn't love a five star review? Check out a few wonderful comments that we have recently received from kind people just like you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

To view our previous press and  current Assortment of products go to Marianellasoap.com

Risks and challenges

The biggest risk to our project’s fulfillment is factory and raw material availability. All of our product development and stability has been finalized, our manufacturers are ready to ship us ingredients, packaging components, and everything else we need to produce our 2017 Spring Collection. Based on our experience our timeline is extremely realistic, with a built in buffer for any small delays that shall arise along the way.

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    THE MARIANELLA LITTLE BLACK BOX

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    • You will receive 1 New Collection Body Wash and 1 New Collection Body Cream which retails for $40 (by Pledging You Save $10 )
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    • No need to choose a product within a collection fragrance, you get all four of them! (see choices in the Rewards section of the page)
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    • No need to choose a product within a collection fragrance, you get all four of them! (see choices in the Rewards section of the page)
    • Uniquely concealed in a gorgeous black Jaboneria Marianella family Crest patterned signature box, making it the perfect gift
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    2 SPRING COLLECTION GIFT BOXES

    • You will receive two Spring Collection Gift Boxes which retails for $136 (by Pledging You Save $36 )
    • No need to choose a product within a collection fragrance, you get all four of them in two different fragrances! (see choices in the Rewards section of the page)
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    • Each Gift Box Includes: One Soap Bar, One Soothing Hand Wash, Moisturizing Body Wash and Hydrating Body Cream.
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    THE MARIANELLA MONTHLY BOX

    JABONERIA MARIANELLA SPRING COLLECTION MONTHLY BOX - ONE YEAR 1 PRODUCT SUBSCRIPTION

    • You will receive A new spring collection product delivered every month for a year, starting May 2017 which retails for $250 (by Pledging You Save $50) (see choices in the Rewards section of the page)
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    JABONERIA MARIANELLA SPRING COLLECTION MONTHLY BOX - ONE YEAR 2 PRODUCT SUBSCRIPTION

    • You will receive two new spring collection products delivered every month for a year, starting May 2017 which retails for $400 (by Pledging You Save $100) (see choices in the Rewards section of the page)
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    THE ULTIMATE LUXURY SOAP

    • You will receive A Luxury Marianella Soap Custom made Just for You (24 Soap Bars total - $20 Each), each bar is delicately blended and hand poured by Marianella Herself.
    • You can customize the color, look of the bar (striped marbled, speckled etc), a custom blended fragrance with all your favorite notes and hand wrapped to perfection with your name on the label.
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    THE ULTIMATE LUXURY SOAP GIVER

    • Treat yourself and give those you love 2 Luxury Marianella Soaps Custom Made Just for You (48 Soap bars total - $20 Each), each bar is delicately blended and hand poured by Marianella Herself.
    • You can customize the color, look of the bar (striped marbled, speckled etc), a custom blended fragrance with all your favorite notes and hand wrapped to perfection with your name on the label.
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