Kirstie Allsopp Lansdowne Rose Shower Gel, Hand Soap & Hand Lotion

Hi there! My local Home Bargains store is now stocking Kirstie Allsopp products for only £1.99 each (they’re about £8 each at Waitrose). So I got myself three 400ml rose-scented products. Meet Kirstie Allsopp Lansdowne Rose Shower Gel, Hand Soap and Hand Lotion.

I like that the shower gel and the hand soap aren’t drying at all. And the hand lotion is non-sticky and fast-absorbing – and it makes my hands feel moisturised and soft. I like!
Kirstie Allsopp Lansdowne Rose
Now let’s get to the fragrance! I think this Lansdowne Rose fragrance is very nice. Most of the time I find rosey scents a bit annoying. I think they’re usually not very well done – or they smell a bit sweaty. But this rose fragrance is absolutely perfect. It’s clean, clear, feminine and it’s very ‘Turkish delight’. Very nice!

I also love the cute bottle designs. And I think these products would look great in a home-made gift box or hamper. If you’d like to try Kirstie Allsopp products for less than their RRP, you should swing by your local bargain stores. Good luck!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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Baylis & Harding Skin Spa Rose, Ylang Ylang & Patchouli Hand Wash and Hand Lotion

Hi there! My last treasure hunt 😀 led me to my local Home Bargains store where I found quite a few lovely products. Two of them were Baylis & Harding’s Skin Spa Rose, Ylang Ylang & Patchouli Hand Wash and Hand Lotion. I paid £3.98 in total for two 500ml bottles – bargain!
Baylis & Harding Skin Spa Hands
The hand wash is very gentle to the skin. It doesn’t feel harsh or drying at all. The hand lotion is definitely one of the better ones I’ve had this year. It moisturises my hands nicely without feeling too sticky on the skin.

Now let me get to the Skin Spa scent. When I tried the hand wash for the first time, I thought the patchouli note was too smoky and too strong in general. However, only moments later the rose and ylang ylang notes began to shine through – absolutely lovely!

I encountered the same initial problem with the hand lotion, but the smoky patchouli note didn’t last long before the rose and ylang ylang notes made an entrance. So if you smell these products in-store and you think the patchouli note is overpowering, I promise you it won’t take long for the scent to change for the better! 🙂

Mrs Strawberry Blonde