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Dec 2016

Our Charlottesville storefront apothecary, C'ville Soapbox, made the news in the city's Daily Progress.

Oct 2016

Cville Soapbox in Edible Blue Ridge Fall 2016

Thanks to Edible Blue Ridge Magazine for a very nice mention of C'ville Soapbox and our Whale of a Bar Suds soap, made with local beer!

May 2016


We are so grateful for our wonderful customers and honored to have been voted Best Apothecary 2016 for the annual Best of Virginia contest held by Virginia Living Magazine!

Sept 2014

We were featured in nearby Culpeper's Star Exponent, after returning our home base to Virginia at the beginning of Brian's two year deployment to Japan.

May 2013

Along with other TAG artisans, we gifted Renee Zellweger with our luxury moisturizing soap and matching candle, in our very popular Lemongrass scent.

April 2013


We participated with The Artisan Group to honor Earth Day in a gifting to celebrities known for their support of the environment. We created lovely candles of lemongrass, poured into huge empty quahog clam shells gathered from the beach in our neighborhood. The eco-friendly/organic/green collection was gifted to: Hayden Panettiere, Ginnifer Goodwin, Edward Norton, Adrian Grenier, Kate Bosworth, P!nk, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rachel McAdams, Emily VanCamp, Woody Harrelson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Daryl Hannah, Malin Akerman, Ted Danson, Orlando Bloom, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Hartnett, Sting, Barbra Streisand, Alicia Silverstone, Courteney Cox, Cameron Diaz, Sheryl Crow, Mark Ruffalo, and Natalie Portman.

January 2013


We created a custom candle fragrance in a warming winter blend of woods, spices, and citrus, then poured them into recycled Italian glass jars, and sent them to Los Angeles for gifting Golden Globes press in coordination with The Artisan Group.

November 2012


Lux Aromatica soy candles were featured in Rhode Island Monthly's November issue, as well as the RI Monthly Holiday 2012 Gift Guide. Thanks, RI Monthly!

October 2012

A lovely blog review of Lux Aromatica candles!

September 2012


Lux Aromatica, in association with The Artisan Group, participated in a luxury celebrity gift lounge hosted in honor of the nominees and presenters for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards. Our soy candles were gifted to select talent managers, publicists, agents, stylists, and other key industry representatives at an invitation-only cocktail party mixer.

July 2012


We gifted Paula Abdul with a 50 hour soy candle in a fragrance we created uniquely for her. Named Little Lavender Dress, the fragrance was based on lavender with notes of vetiver, jasmine and Spanish rock rose woven in for a smoky, sultry texture. We had the pleasure of gifting Miss Abdul through The Artisan Group, a professional organization of highly skilled indie artisans. Read Paula's tweet about how much she loved her goodies!