Aromaholic: intoxicating lip balms

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Note from shop owner We are taking a summer break due to the hot Austin weather. Cheers 🍻!

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Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

We are taking a summer break due to the hot Austin weather. Cheers 🍻!

Liz D

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About aromaholic

Sales 4,838
On Etsy since 2010

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Aromaholic: Intoxicating bodycare, and so much more!

It all started innocently enough back in 2005, when I first started experimenting with essential oils in making homemade cleaning products, which eventually turned into making everything else I could fathom doing myself, ranging from cold-process soap and lip balm to deodorant and car air fresheners.

After a few years of making and selling more traditional-sounding soap, and hawking my wares at, most memorably, several Renaissance festivals, the "twist" I was seeking struck me while enjoying gin and tonics with friends one night in 2009. I put away my corset and bad English accent and got cracking, starting with the Gin & Tonic and crafting a variety of other cocktail-inspired soaps that winter.

I started the Aromaholic Etsy shop in the fall of 2010 after spending that spring and summer perfecting blends like Bloody Mary, Lemon Drop, and the now-classic Whiskey Shower and Hangover Helper.

The shop continued to expand in 2011, offering new scented bars like Cosmo and Dirty Girl Scout; that summer, a line of cocktail-flavored lip balms were added to the Etsy shop, bringing the joys of Sangria and Mojito lip balm to online shoppers. I also started offering our popular product bundles, like the Bender Pack, that year.

I generally stuck with the classics in 2012 and most of 2013, and did a little experimenting with new scents and flavors here and there. In 2013, I began offering some products inspired by things I like other than cocktails, such as The Golden Girls and Dexter--the Dexter-themed "Dark Passenger" soap ended up getting thousands of views!

The holiday season of 2013 saw record sales for the shop, and 2014 was even better. And though some cocktails come and go, and flavors may change, our commitment to using the finest natural ingredients, and having a good time doing it, has remained the same. Yes, though we are inspired by booze, Aromaholic products are actually made up of totally wholesome stuff like cocoa butter, unrefined avocado oil, and lavender essential oil. I now focus exclusively on making lip balms. Thank you for your purchases - I look forward to continuing to make fun, natural products for you to use and enjoy!

Shop members

  • Liz D

    Owner, Creator, Customer Service

    Hi, I'm Liz and I'm an aromaholic. I've been hooked on awesome scents ever since 2005, when I started making my own bodycare products. I also am knowledgeable about cocktails. Lo and behold, Aromaholic with a capital A was born in 2009. Cheers!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Hello and thank you for your interest in Aromaholic! In addition to offering the best in cocktail-inspired body products, we also take customer service seriously! We hope you are pleased with your Aromaholic experience from beginning to end. If you're less than 100% satisfied, please contact us before leaving feedback, and we'll do whatever we can to make it right! There's lots of information on our products on individual item listings and our shop info page, but feel free to contact me if you have any other questions or concerns (even though I keep saying "we", I am actually a business of one!)

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
Due to the nature of our products, we cannot accept returns or exchanges unless the lip balm is damaged or defective.
Payment via direct checkout or Paypal.
We now use Etsy's calculated shipping charges, which determine your charge based on the exact item weight. The shipping rates experienced a big increase in 2016 for 1-3 oz. packages, and continue to go up, especially for international orders - as the shipping charge is the same for up to 8 oz., buying more items will make the shipping much more cost-effective! We usually ship within 1-3 business days of receiving payment. The standard shipping option is USPS First Class, which takes an estimated 2-5 business days, and we offer upgrades to Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express, which include insurance and take from 2-3 business days. The standard for international orders are shipped USPS International First Class, which can range from 1-3 weeks total time in transit. International buyers can also upgrade to Priority Mail International.

Please keep in mind that these are estimates, and though we do mail your order as soon as possible after receiving it, once we get it in the mail, it is in the hands of the post office!