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DirtyA$$Soaps Sells Scary Skeleton Soaps

 - Sep 21, 2009   Updated: Jul 4 2011
References: etsy & etsy
Just in time for Halloween, we find spine-chillingly sweet skeleton soaps; skull and cross-bones, black air-brushed white skulls, bony skeleton fingers and even replicas of teeth.

Even if you don't actually use them to clean yourself, skeleton soaps make for both fun decor and an interesting conversation pieces.

Etsy is the online home dedicated to selling unique hand-made items and these skeleton soaps definitely fall under that category.

Implications - With the credit crunch disallowing many luxuries that most consumers had become accustomed to, individuals are looking for new ways to feel a sense of individuality. Taking a traditional soap bar and altering its design allows for these buyers to regain their sense of uniqueness while keeping their cash safe. Companies should consider how their products offer a sense of distinction for consumers feeling lost in a commodity saturated world.