Goat’s Milk Soft Serve + Beauty Products at Victory Garden

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 5comments No tags Permalink 0

I love everything rose, be it rose petal doughnuts, rose macarons, rose petal teas, and even rose petite fours. For a face spritzer in the summer (and winter) I use rose water, and iced teas on warm days are spiked and sweetened with a splash of rose syrup.

So imagine my happy surprise when I discovered a rose lotion bar at the recently opened Victory Garden, home of some excellent goat’s milk soft-serve where toppings included maple marshmallows and crumbled halvah.

The focus here is soft serve, but do note that the owner, Sophia Brittan, also stocks a variety of relevant products like tea (from Tay Tea!), goat’s milk inspired sweets (Happy Goat Caramels!) and beauty products including lip balm and this lotion bar made by a local farmer exclusively for Victory Garden.

The lotion bar comes in both lavender and rose, as indicated by the sticker on the twist-top container. I usually use cream-based lotions like Kiehl’s whipped soy milk and honey butter (heavenly!) but this will make a great alternative for when you travel, very portable and will never spill.

The rose fragrance runs on the stronger side – just the way I like it. Simple and straightforward ingredients, the bar slides on nicely with no greasy feel. As for the price – it was only $10, a pleasant surprise. Who knew I could find both goat’s milk soft-serve and a new body product in one place?

Victory Garden
31 Carmine Street
New York, NY 10014
(212) 206-7273

  • anonymous
    August 2, 2011

    Have you tried rose flavored hot chocolate? Mmmm…. I tried it for the first time in Germany… and it smelled… and tasted… just like roses!

  • alexis
    August 3, 2011

    happy to hear that we share the same love for everything rose. thanks for the Victory Garden tip. I'll have to stop by the next time I am in NYC. Do you use rose water in your tea?

  • anonymous
    August 3, 2011

    i was watching unique sweets and there is a place in brooklyn called cookie road and they have tea cookies. shortbread cookies made with tea leaves. sounds like something you would like. have u tried it yet? go check it out!

  • Kathy YL Chan
    August 3, 2011

    Hi Stephanie! I haven't…but that sounds amazing!! :)Hi Alexis! Me too! I've used rose syrup for iced teas, but haven't tried it using fresh rose petals (or doing it in hot tea)…so many possibilities! :)Hi Anon! That sounds exactly like something up my alley, will check it out! :)

  • anonymous
    August 3, 2011

    This is incredidble! Thank you for sharing.

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