Revisiting Old Favourites – Palmolive Naturals Pampering Touch With Coconut & Moisturising Milk, Palmolive Naturals Ultra Moisturization With Olive & Moisturizing Milk

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 of my all-time favourite shower gels – Palmolive Naturals Pampering Touch With Coconut & Moisturising Milk and Palmolive Naturals Ultra Moisturization With Olive & Moisturizing Milk. I dug them up from my seemingly bottomless stash. And I was more than happy to put them in the shower.

I used Palmolive Naturals Pampering Touch With Coconut & Moisturising Milk first. This shower gel is just as I remembered it – the formula is lovely and gentle, and the fragrance is fresh and warm at the same time – which makes it suitable for all seasons, I think. This shower gel does NOT smell like coconut at all – although Palmolive changed the fragrance and the current version is coconut overload. But this oldie from a few years ago is pure bliss!

Onto Palmolive Naturals Ultra Moisturization With Olive & Moisturizing Milk which is just as wonderful. I already mentioned the amazing formula, so let’s get to the fragrance! This shower gel has a gorgeous green fragrance. It’s also fresh and warm at the same time, and I’m enjoying it so much! Fortunately, this shower gel is still around – although I’d prefer smaller bottles as the 750ml is unreasonably big!

Palmolive Naturals Pampering Touch With Coconut & Moisturising Milk used to be available as a 250ml – but it’s gone forever because of the needless change of fragrance. Palmolive Naturals Ultra Moisturization With Olive & Moisturizing Milk also used to be available as 250ml but I only ever see it as a 750ml family size now. A bottle of that size is quite a commitment for a 2-people household. I wish they still did 250ml. Ah well… hopefully, Palmolive can restore its bath and shower range to its former glory as it would mop the floor with Radox, Imperial Leather and Original Source! Fingers crossed!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

100% Vegan & Cruelty-Free – Astonish Bath Soak Refreshing Golden Glow, Astonish Bath Soak Soothing Deep Blue

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 cheap bath gels which I picked up at Iceland and Poundland, respectively – Astonish Bath Soak Refreshing Golden Glow and Astonish Bath Soak Soothing Deep Blue. Onto the review!

Astonish Bath Soak Refreshing Golden Glow is a beautiful bath gel. Whilst most peach-scented toiletries smell of slightly bitter peach skin or of overly ripe peaches, this bath gel managed to capture the most pleasant peach scent – I call it dream peach! The bath gel is on the drying side, but I moisturise after every bath anyway, so I don’t mind.

Astonish Bath Soak Soothing Deep Blue smells too masculine for my taste. It smells like my husband’s many blue shower gels. It’s not a bad scent at all, and my husband used and enjoyed most of this bath gel, but I wouldn’t buy it again for myself. But I’d buy it for my husband. This one is also a bit drying, but not a problem if you moisturise after you’ve bathed.

Based on my experience, I would recommend both bath gels – provided you like the fragrances. Astonish Bath Soak Refreshing Golden Glow and Astonish Bath Soak Soothing Deep Blue are available as giant 950ml bottles, and priced at £1 each, they’re a total steal! Also, both products are certified cruelty-free – they carry THE Leaping Bunny logo, and they’re also vegan!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

Weekly Recap 14 – 20 November 2022

Hi there! Today’s post is my weekly recap. Again – only 2 posts this week – and here they are.

Tuesday 15 Nov – Kenzo Amour Eau De Parfum
Saturday 19 Nov – Superdrug Fruity Vanilla Ice Cream Shower Gel

Tuesday’s post was about one of my all-time favourite fragrances. Click here to take a look.
And on Saturday I reviewed a limited edition shower gel. Click here to read my review.

And this is already it for this week. Thanks for stopping by today! xx

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

100% Vegan & Cruelty-Free – Superdrug Fruity Vanilla Ice Cream Shower Gel

Hi there! Today’s super short post is about this Superdrug Fruity Vanilla Ice Cream Shower Gel.

This is a limited edition that I picked up after one of my friends told me I had to try Superdrug’s Birthday Cake shower gel. My store didn’t have the Birthday Cake shower gel, but I picked up 2 bottles of the Vanilla Ice Cream shower gel as it sounded nice enough.

I’ve been using this shower gel a few times, and whilst I don’t love it, I think it’s quite enjoyable, although I can see it getting old quickly too.

The fragrance is sweet and vanilla-like, although it doesn’t really smell like ice cream. But that’s OK. I didn’t expect that. If you like vanilla-scented toiletries, you might want to check out this shower gel.

Superdrug Fruity Vanilla Ice Cream Shower Gel is available as 250ml for £1.79. I think this is too much for a drugstore own brand shower gel.

I bought 2 shower gels on a Buy 1 Get 1 Free special promotion. Also, this shower gel is certified cruelty-free. It carries THE Leaping Bunny logo. This shower gel is also vegan!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

Revisiting Old Favourites – Original Source Skin Quench Cherry & Jojoba Oil Moisturising Shower, Original Source Pink Grapefruit Shower

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 shower gels I found in my stash – Original Source Skin Quench Cherry & Jojoba Oil Moisturising Shower and Original Source Pink Grapefruit Shower. These are from a little while ago, and they’re also discontinued, but these are back-up bottles that I bought because I liked those shower gels. But do I still like them?

Let’s start with Original Source Skin Quench Cherry & Jojoba Oil Moisturising Shower! This shower gel is really lovely – it smells like candy cherries – it actually reminds me of Haribo’s Happy Cherries. 🍒 Very nice! I also like that it’s super gentle on the skin. I wouldn’t say it”s moisturising, but it’s much, much gentler than most shower gels.

Original Source Pink Grapefruit Shower is absolutely lovely too. What a wonderfully refreshing shower gel! I adore the tart and zesty grapefruit (and lemon) fragrance. This shower gel is a real treat! I have a few more of these – and they’re definitely stash-worthy!

Original Source Skin Quench Cherry & Jojoba Oil Moisturising Shower and Original Source Pink Grapefruit Shower are (or were) available as 250ml each, and I paid £1 each (they were from Poundland or B&M).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

Imperial Leather Monkey Business Guava Blossom & Jungle Leaves Icons Shower Gel, Cussons Creations Comfort Bottled Magnolia & Almond Milk Shower Gel

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 shower gels I picked up at Poundland and B&M Bargains – Imperial Leather Monkey Business Guava Blossom & Jungle Leaves Icons Shower Gel and Cussons Creations Comfort Bottled Magnolia & Almond Milk Shower Gel.

Let’s start with Imperial Leather Monkey Business Guava Blossom & Jungle Leaves Icons Shower Gel! This is a fun shower gel. It smells sweet and fruity, but also tropical. It’s difficult to describe. A tropical candy scent? Well, I’m definitely enjoying it. I think most women would enjoy it. Kids too. And even some men. My husband gave this shower gel a try too, and he also liked it. I would buy this shower gel again!

Onto Cussons Creations Comfort Bottled Magnolia & Almond Milk Shower Gel. This shower gel is a strange one. It smells of almond blossoms, but it’s too floral and too soapy for my taste. It comes across as a bit old-fashioned. This isn’t a bad thing, and the next person might love it. But it’s just not my favourite type of scent in shower or bath products. The shower gel is super gentle though. And it’s also certified cruelty-free as it’s PETA-approved. 😍

Imperial Leather Monkey Business Guava Blossom & Jungle Leaves Icons Shower Gel and Cussons Creations Comfort Bottled Magnolia & Almond Milk Shower Gel are available as 400ml each. I paid £1 each.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

Weekly Recap 15 – 21 August 2022

Hi there! Today’s post is my weekly blog recap. I’ve only written 2 posts this past week, and here they are!

Monday 15 Aug – Essano Rosehip Visible Lift Eye Crème

Monday’s post was about the eye cream that I’m using at the moment. Click here to take a look.

Thursday 18 Aug – Westlab Mineral Bathing Recover Epsom Salts With White Willow & Eucalyptus

On Thursday I reviewed these Westlab bath salts. Click here to read the post.

This is already it for this week. Thanks for stopping by! xx

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

Palmolive Hidden Heaven Shower Gel, Palmolive Sauna Retreat Shower Gel

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 new shower gels I picked up at Superdrug last week – Palmolive Hidden Heaven Shower Gel and Palmolive Sauna Retreat Shower Gel. Palmolive is probably my favourite brand for shower and bath products, so I’m always happy to give their new products a try.

Let’s start with Palmolive Hidden Heaven Shower Gel. From the bottle, it smelled a bit familiar. Lovely and familiar. But I couldn’t put my finger on it. When I used it in the shower, I realised it was the reincarnation of an old favourite – Palmolive Aroma Therapy Morning Tonic. I have one more bottle of Morning Tonic in my stash, and after sniffing and testing both shower gels side by side, I can confirm that Hidden Heaven and Morning Tonic are about 97% the same. Morning Tonic is a bit stronger, and that’s what lets me tell these shower gels apart. But it’s pretty much the same tangerine and lemongrass fragrance! 😍

Onto Palmolive Sauna Retreat Shower Gel! This is another fabulous shower gel that I like a lot! It has a beautiful warm and cuddly vanilla scent with woods and macadamia in the background. Macadamia isn’t listed anywhere, but vanilla, woods and macadamia come to my nose. I will leave this shower for when it’s less hot in a few weeks.

Based on my experience, I’d recommend these shower gels. If you’re interested, Palmolive Hidden Heaven Shower Gel and Palmolive Sauna Retreat Shower Gel are available as 250ml each. I paid £1 each (special offer).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

Imperial Leather You Are My Sunshine Rainbow Rose & Raspberry Kisses Icons Shower Gel, Cussons Creations Peace Bottled Apple & Elderflower Shower Gel

Hi there! Today’s post is about 2 shower gels with long names – Imperial Leather You Are My Sunshine Rainbow Rose & Raspberry Kisses Icons Shower Gel and Cussons Creations Peace Bottled Apple & Elderflower Shower Gel. I found these at Poundland just last week.

Let’s start with Imperial Leather You Are My Sunshine Rainbow Rose & Raspberry Kisses Icons Shower Gel which looks and smells super cute. The fragrance reminds me of those boiled raspberry sweets which I loved when I was a kid. I need to check if they’re still around. In the meantime, this delicious shower gel will have to do.

Onto Cussons Creations Peace Bottled Apple & Elderflower Shower Gel which smells absolutely lovely and luxurious from the bottle. Unfortunately, this shower gel doesn’t smell as nice as it’s lathered up; think supermarket own brand apple and elderflower fizzy water. Still, it’s definitely a decent shower gel for this time of year as it smells green, fresh and fruity. And I love that this shower gel is PETA-approved, so it’s certified cruelty-free! 😍

Imperial Leather You Are My Sunshine Rainbow Rose & Raspberry Kisses Icons Shower Gel and Cussons Creations Peace Bottled Apple & Elderflower Shower Gel are available as 400ml each. I paid £1 each.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛

Imperial Leather Awakening Mango & Papaya Infusions Shower Cream

Hi there! Today’s post is about a shower gel that I used to love – but I haven’t used it in ages. Mainly because I have wayyy too many toiletries. I’m talking about boxes under the bed! But it is what it is. You shop like a maniac, you end up with a lot of random stuff.

Anyhoo, enough complaining! Let’s look at this Imperial Leather Awakening Mango & Papaya Infusions Shower Cream.

I’m happy to report that this shower gel is as nice as I remembered it. It smells fruity, juicy, sunny, summery and tropical. I also like how gentle this shower gel is. It lathers up well, but it’s not drying at all. Great stuff!

I would recommend this shower gel. If you’re interested Imperial Leather Awakening Mango & Papaya Infusions Shower Cream is available as 250ml and 400ml. I bought my bottle at a bargain store.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde 💙💛