Treacle Moon That Vanilla Moment Bath And Shower Gel

treacle-moon-that-vanilla-moment-2Hi there! Today’s post is about Treacle Moon’s That Vanilla Moment Bath And Shower Gel. My husband and I call it amazingness in a bottle. 🙂

I’ve been avoiding Treacle Moon products for years. I have nothing against the brand – au contraire! I do think the brand is actually very quirky.

However, I just somehow made the decision to ignore all things Treacle Moon. I guess it was some anti-hoarding impulse that kicked in… 😀

Anyway, now the shower gel is mine, and I’ve given it a try! I think this shower gel is lovely. The vanilla fragrance isn’t a pure vanilla. I think it’s a mix of vanilla and yoghurt with a hint of lemon.

This shower gel smells sweet and refreshing at the same time. And I love the non-drying formula. I’m very happy with this product!

I would recommend this shower gel to everyone! Treacle Moon That Vanilla Moment Bath And Shower Gel is available as 500ml for £3 (Waitrose, Tesco). I paid £2 (save 1/3 promotion).

Baylis & Harding Beauticology Blueberry Glaze Donut Shower Crème, Vanilla Sugar Donut Body Butter & Frosted Sprinkles Bath Soak Crystals

Hi there! Just last weekI told you that I bought a 3-piece Baylis & Harding gift set. I just couldn’t resist the Donuts theme. Yes, I know I’m weak! 🙂 I’ve already given these products a try, so here’s what I think.

Baylis & Harding’s Beauticology Blueberry Glaze Donut Shower Crème is quite nice. The fragrance is definitely yummy, and the shower cream formula is really gentle. But there’s one issue… the tube has a screw cap which is not very practical…

Baylis & Harding’s Beauticology Vanilla Sugar Donut Body Butter moisturises my skin well. The vanilla sugar donut fragrance is rather faint, but I have to say that it’s very authentic!

Baylis & Harding’s Beauticology Frosted Sprinkles Bath Soak Crystals are a nice treat. I think the Frosted Sprinkles fragrance is inredibly sweet and rather strong, but it smells like the perfect mix of frosting and sprinkles!

All in all I am happy with these fun products. I paid £6 (Asda) for my Baylis & Harding Beauticology Donut set (which, I think, would also make a cute gift). Have you tried these products? If so, please feel free to let me know how you liked them. And thanks for stopping by!

Boots Extracts Luxurious Coconut Body Scrub, Body Butter & Body Wash

Hi there! Today’s post is about 3 Boots Extracts products – Boots Extracts Luxurious Coconut Body Scrub, Body Butter and Body Wash. These 3 products were part of a large Christmas-themed gift set that contained several products from four different Boots Extracts product lines (Marshmallow & Peppermint, Mango, Vanilla and, obviously, Coconut). Now let’s get straight to the actual review!

The Body Scrub was the first product I tried. Just like all the other Boots Extracts scrubs, this one is quite alright. It could be a little grittier, but it’s still a good product. I also like the coconut fragrance because it’s rather subtle. The Body Wash is really nice. I like the moisturising formula and, again, I’m happy with the subtle coconut fragrance.

The Body Butter is truly great. It’s rich, but it feels light. It’s very nourishing, but it’s not sticky. It makes my skin feel soft and silky, but it doesn’t feel like “product” on my skin. This body butter is subtly scented – which is fantastic because I think the majority of coconut fragrances are just overwhelming. So I think Boots did a great job with this body butter. And, of course, Boots did a great job with the body wash and the body scrub too.

I would recommend these products! Boots Extracts Luxurious Coconut is available as 400ml Scrub for £6.50 and 200ml Body Butter for £6. It appears that, at the moment, the shower gel isn’t part of the regular collection. However, if you really want the shower gel, you should keep an eye on special occasion gift sets (Christmas, Mother’s Day etc.).

Reducing My Oldies Stash – The Body Shop White Musk Breeze Shower Gel, Body Lotion, Body Mist & Eau De Toilette

Hi there! Welcome to the lastest episode of Reducing My Oldies Stash. Today’s guest stars are The Body Shop’s White Musk Breeze limited edition products which have been sitting in my stash for ages. I’ve finally given these products a try, so let me tell you if they’re (still) any good. 🙂

The Body Shop’s White Musk Breeze Shower Gel is alright. It lathers up nicely, but it doesn’t feel drying. I also like the fragrance – it’s white musk and jasmine. The Body Shops’s Body Purée (which I have 2 bottles of) is good too. The fragrance is a little fresher – it’s white musk, jasmine and a mix of refreshing citrus fruits. However, I have to say that I don’t love the purée formula because it feels a little sticky on my skin.
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Now onto the fragrances! The Body Shop’s White Musk Breeze Body Spray is a decent all-over body spray. It’s a little lighter and less dense than the EdT. I like it! I’m sure I’ll be able to finish this bottle at some point. The Body Shop’s White Musk Breeze Eau De Toilette (which I have 2 bottles of) is a true white musk fragrance. It starts out fresh but the citrus aroma evaporates quickly.

Now onto the conclusion… I’m impressed that these products didn’t go off. I really, really love preservatives in cosmetics and toiletries! 🙂 OK, here’s the actual conclusion… whilst I like these White Musk Breeze products, the white musk fragrance isn’t my favourite.

So I started to experiment a little. At first it was trial and error, but after a few days I realised that the White Musk Breeze all-over body spray is a great base for sweet vanilla fragrances. I also found that the White Musk Breeze EdT goes well with Body Fantasies’ Pink Grapefruit Fantasy. 🙂

I’m sure I’ll be able to finish the shower gel, the 2 (!) body purées and the body spray. We’ll have to see whether I’ll finish the 2 (!) EdT bottles. Let’s see if I can make an effort to use the EdT on a regular basis. Fingers crossed!

 

Reducing My Oldies Stash – Yves Rocher Lemon Basil Refreshing Shower Gel

Hi there! It’s been a while since I bought Yves Rocher’s Lemon Basil Refreshing Shower Gel.

But since this shower gel has now been repackaged and reintroduced as part of Yves Rocher’s Plaisirs Nature collection, I thought I should finally try it!

This shower gel contains essential oils of lemon and basil, and it promises to cleanse skin gently and to leave skin smelling delicately perfumed.

Is it good? Yes, I think this shower gel is quite nice. It doesn’t dry out my skin, and the fresh fragrance is perfect for spring and summer. I really enjoy it!

Now that Yves Rocher recycled this fragrance for their Plaisirs Nature collection, they offer several Lemon Basil products: 200ml shower gel, 400ml shower gel, 200ml exfoliating shower gel and 15g bath cube.

Have you tried this product? How did you like it? Feel free to get in touch. And thanks for stopping by!

Simple Pleasures Winter Woodland Body Lotions – Frosty Delight, Winter Snow & Peppermint Kiss

Hi there! Today’s post is about the 3 body lotions from the Winter Woodland Christmas set. I’ve already reviewed the 3 Winter Woodland shower gels, so let me tell you more about the body lotions. Here they are – Simple Pleasures Winter Woodland Frosty Delight, Winter Snow and Peppermint Kiss.
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First of all, I have to say that I like the formula of these body lotions. They’re rather light, but they’re not runny. They’re not sticky and they’re great if you’re in a hurry. 🙂 Now let’s get to their scents!

Frosty Delight smells like frozen berries. I don’t love the fragrance, but I think it’s alright. I’ll definitely continue to use this body lotion. Winter Snow smells like apple tea. I like it! 🙂

Peppermint Kiss is 100% peppermint. The strong peppermint fragrance is just overwhelming. I don’t like toiletries with a strong peppermint fragrance, so I gave this one away. If you want your skin to smell like peppermint, this is the perfect body lotion for you.
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Whilst I’ve now reviewed the Winter Woodland shower gels and body lotions, I still have to try the Winter Woodland body mists. Like I said in yesterday’s post, I got my Winter Woodland sets from Poundstretcher. Set 1 contains 5 body mists, and set 2 contains 3 shower gels and 3 body lotions (120ml each). So if you’d like to try these products and there’s a Poundstretcher near you, you know what to do! 😀

Simple Pleasures Winter Woodland Shower Gels – Snow Flurries, Berry Frost & Orange Icicle

Hi there! I bought two Simple Pleasures Winter Woodland toiletries sets on Boxing Day last year. Set 1 contained 5 body sprays, and set 2 contained 3 shower gels and 3 body lotions. Today I’m reviewing the shower gels, so meet Simple Pleasures Winter Woodland Snow Flurries, Berry Frost and Orange Icicle.
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Snow Flurries smells like a watered-down raspberry jelly (no fruits, juice only). It smells sweet, fruity and cold! I think it’s alright. Berry Frost is fairly nice too. It smells like frozen berries – almost like I Love…’s Mixed Berries shower gel.

Orange Icicle is my least favourite of the bunch. It’s not as bad I Love…’s Chocolates & Oranges shower gel, but it’s not that much better because the orange (and cinnamon) fragrance in this shower gel smells very cheap. I’ve already squeezed this shower gel into the hand soap dispenser in the kitchen.
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I’ll try to have the review of the body lotions up tomorrow. In the meantime… I got this toiletries set (£3.99 for 3 shower gels and 3 body lotions, 120ml each) from Poundstretcher. So if you’re interested in this set and there’s a Poundstretcher near you… you know what to do! 😀