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Passyunk Post just posted the first photos of Soap Box, a charming little beauty boutique that somehow slipped under our radar after opening in December. Following in the footsteps of Philly stalwart Duross & Langel, the Queen Village shop makes its bar soaps, cosmetics, household cleaners, and candles in-house, placing an emphasis on the organic, all-natural, eco-friendly, non-toxic, green, etc. (Inquiring minds wants to know more about this minty chewing gum alternative.)
The decor has all the makings of a modern-day apothecary: think whitewashed brick walls, heavy wood furnishings, and curious-looking things in jars that require explanation. Lucky for us, boutique owner/soapmaker Ginger Kuczowicz is happy to introduce her cure-alls to the masses. Look for Soap Box directly across the street from the now-shuttered Antiquarian's Delight (whose closing we're still mourning, by the way). To read about more new additions to Philly's retail scene, follow this link.
· The Soap Box natural cleaning-products shop opens at 616 S. 6th St. [Passyunk Post]
· Holistic Home [Official Site]
· Philly's 38 Best Salons, Spas, and Beauty Supply Stores [Racked Philly]