Reducing My Oldies Stash – Boots Extract Juicy Satsuma Body Wash & Body Lotion

Hi there! Today’s review is about Boots Extracts Zingy Satsuma Body Wash & Body Lotion. I’ve had these products for a while, but just a few days ago I spotted a 4-piece Boots Extracts shower gel set which contained this satsuma shower gel (plus mango, strawberry and coconut). So I thought I should try and review these satsuma products!

Boots Extracts Zingy Satsuma Body Wash is lovely. It smells tangy and fresh. It’s the perfect early morning shower gel that wakes you up! I also like that the shower gel doesn’t feel drying. Nice one, Boots!

Boots Extracts Zingy Satsuma Body Wash & Body Lotion is very well done. It smells just as refreshing as as the shower gel. And the formula is lovely too. It feels rich, but it’s not sticky, so it’s great for when you’re in a hurry but you still want to moisturise your skin.

I think that Boots Extracts Zingy Satsuma is one of the nicest limited editions Boots ever did! I don’t remember how much I paid for these products, but if Boots brings these beauties back for Christmas 2018, I’ll buy another satsuma set (or two). 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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100% Cruelty-Free – Sweet Snuggles Christmas Cookie Body Scrub & Vanilla Body Butter

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 Christmas-themed body products – Sweet Snuggles Christmas Cookie Body Scrub & Sweet Snuggles Vanilla Body Butter.

These products were part of a small gift set which I bought last year. I spotted the exact same gift set at Superdrug just a few days ago. So I decided to give these products a try!

Sweet Snuggles Christmas Cookie Body Scrub smells like… Christmas cookies! The scrub itself is nice as well. It’s easy to spread, it’s not too harsh, but it’s effective!

Sweet Snuggles Vanilla Body Butter is lovely. The body butter is very rich, and the fragrance is the sweetest, warmest and cuddliest spicy vanilla. Fantastic stuff!

Sweet Snuggles Christmas Cookie Body Scrub & Sweet Snuggles Vanilla Body Butter are available as part of Superdrug’s Sweet Snuggles Bathing Set which I saw on sale for £3.50 the other day. The body scrub and the body butter are 100ml each.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

100% Awesome – I Love… Chocolate Truffle Bath & Shower Crème, Nourishing Body Butter, Bath Fizzer, Refreshing Body Spritzer

Hi there! It’s been a while since I picked up a number of I Love…’s Chocolate Truffle products. Whilst I hadn’t forgotten about these gems, I haven’t managed to actually try them – until now! If you read on, I’ll tell you why I love these products (well, 3 out of 4) so much. 🙂

Let’s start with I Love…’s Chocolate Truffle Bath & Shower Crème! I think this shower cream is amazing. The chocolate truffle fragrance is simply delicious! But there’s more! This shower cream produces the perfect lather, and it doesn’t feel drying at all. Great stuff!

I Love…’s Chocolate Truffle Nourishing Body Butter is one of the best body butters I’ve ever tried. It’s rich and nourishing. However, it’s not sticky! And the chocolate truffle fragrance is 100% awesome!

I Love…’s Chocolate Truffle Bath Fizzer is kind of a dud. This bath fizzer hardly smells of anything. I’d describe the fragrance as carton with a hint of bottom shelf milk chocolate. Disappointing!

I Love…’s Chocolate Truffle Refreshing Body Mist is really lovely! It’s not the most longlasting fragrance – but I wouldn’t expect a body mist to last all day anyway. In any event, this body mist smells lovely, and the yummy chocolate truffle fragrance lingers on my scarves. Wonderful!

If you’re interested in this collection, you can find the following products:
I Love… Chocolate Truffle Bath & Shower Crème 500ml,
I Love… Chocolate Truffle Nourishing Body Butter 200ml,
I Love… Chocolate Truffle Bath Fizzer 150g (= 2 fizzers, 75g each)
I Love… Chocolate Truffle Refreshing Body Mist 100ml

Most of these products are only available as part of gift sets (I’ve seen Chocolate Truffle gift sets at TK Maxx just days ago). However, I managed to buy about 8 single tubs of this fantastic body butter (Poundworld).

Have you tried these products? Or would you like to try them? Feel free to comment. And thanks for reading!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

100% Cruelty-Free – Montagne Jeunesse Goji Berry Body Smoothie

Hi there! Today’s post is about Montagne Jeunesse’s Goji Berry Body Smoothie which I picked up for £1 (Poundworld). This product claims to have a unique and fluffy texture that absorbs quickly and is 100% loveable! Read on if you’d like to know if this product is any good. 🙂

I agree that this moisturiser has a unique texture. It really is fluffy and bouncy – and it’s awesome fun! In addition, this moisturiser absorbs in no time, so it’s great when you’re in a hurry (weekday mornings…). Another thing I’d like to mention is that this moisturiser doesn’t feel sticky at all – not even for a second. Because of this I think it would be perfect for the warmer seasons.

I don’t know what goji berries smell like, but this moisturiser has a strong peach fragrance. So if you love peaches, you need to try this product asap! Montagne Jeunesse’s Goji Berry Body Smoothie is available as 200ml for £1 which is dirt cheap!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Pâtisserie De Bain – Crème Pâtissière Shower Gel & Body Souffle

Hi there! Today’s post is about a body care combo that I received as a gift (a gift with purchase that is…) a little while ago – Pâtisserie De Bain Crème Pâtissière Shower Gel and Body Souffle. These products sound delicious, don’t they?
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Pâtisserie De Bain Crème Pâtissière Shower Gel is alright. It doesn’t feel drying. However, the shower gel doesn’t lather up properly. I think this is rather strange if you consider that the 2nd ingredient is SLS… Anyway, I’m satisfied that this shower gel cleanses my skin well, so I have no reason to complain.

Pâtisserie De Bain Crème Pâtissière Body Souffle is a light moisturiser that goes on easily and doesn’t feel greasy. I’m quite happy with the body souffle. However, I don’t think it would be hydrating enough for people with dry skin.
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What about the fragrance? Well, I’ve smelled it before. This fragrance and Baylis & Harding’s Vanilla Sugar Donut fragrance are one and the same! I think that both ‘vanilla sugar donut’ and ‘crème pâtissière’ are suitable names to describe the fragrance.

Whilst I think that these products smell nice and pleasant, I wouldn’t repurchase them because they’re simply not my favourites. If you’re interested, the gift set (which contains a 175ml shower gel, a 175ml body souffle, and a body puff) is £9.99 at Rose & Co. England.

Have you tried these products? Or would you like to try them? Feel free to comment. And thanks for reading!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Garnier Intensive 7 Days Ultra-Replenishing Lotion with Shea Butter

Garnier Shea Butter LotionHi there! Today’s post is about Garnier’s Intensive 7 Days Ultra-Replenishing Lotion With Shea Butter.

This body lotion is aimed at people with very dry skin, and it promises hydration that can be felt for up to 7 days after you’ve stopped using the body lotion.

Sounds cool. So how’s the product?

Well, I think this body lotion is great. It’s very rich, so it can feel sticky on my skin. However, the sticky feeling doesn’t last very long, so I have no reason to complain.

I also think that this body lotion is very hydrating. It’s plain awesome for dry skin. It even works on elbows. Fantastic stuff!

And there’s one more thing… this body lotion smells wonderful. The shea butter fragrance is sweet and cuddly. I love it!

I would definitely recommend Garnier’s Intensive 7 Days Ultra-Replenishing Lotion With Shea Butter. It’s available as 250ml and 400ml. The smaller bottle can be yours for £1.49 if you keep your eyes peeled for special offers. 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

100% Cruelty-Free – Montagne Jeunesse Buriti Fruit Body Smoothie

Hi there! Today’s post is about Montagne Jeunesse’s Buriti Fruit Body Smoothie. I thought Montagne Jeunesse did face, hair and foot masks only. So I was quite surprised to find this body moisturiser at my local Poundworld.

Since it was £1 only, I picked it up staight away. Alright! So, this product claims to have a unique and fluffy texture that absorbs quickly and is 100% loveable! But is it really that good?

Yes, it is! First of all, this body smoothie smells fresh and cool – very much like lemons. And the formula is… unique! It’s definitely not a body butter, but it’s also not a mousse. I would describe the texture as fluffy and bouncy – and yes, I love it!

I can also confirm that this moisturiser absorbs quickly. It’s quite hydrating, but it’s not sticky at all – not even for a second. I think this is the ultimate summer moisturiser!

I would recommend Montagne Jeunesse’s Buriti Fruit Body Smoothie. It’s £1 for 200ml (Poundworld and Bargain Buys) which is great value. I’ve already gone back to Poundworld to buy a back-up tub!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde