Yves Rocher Monoï Eau Des Vahinés Eau De Toilette

Hi there! Today’s post is about a new fragrance favourite of mine – Yves Rocher Monoï Eau Des Vahinés Eau De Toilette. I’ve wanted to try this fragrance for ages, but I didn’t want to spend money on another fragrance I might not like. However, when I placed an order a few months ago, this fragrance was a free gift with purchase. 😎

I’ve been wearing this fragrance a lot over the last 2 months, and I’m blown away. This is the most wonderful tropical fragrance one could imagine. It’s all about tiaré flowers with drops of ylang-ylang flower water and a touch of vanilla. It’s very creamy, and it smells much more expensive than it is. I would describe the fragrance as seductive, heavy and heady. However, it would still be perfect for the hottest summer days because it smells like a tropical holiday. 11 STARS!

Yves Rocher Monoï Eau Des Vahinés Eau De Toilette is available as 100ml eau de toilette. Yves Rocher does matching body products as well. I bought 3 more bottles of this fragrance, and I bought a few bottles of the matching body mist as well. I just don’t want to be without this amazing fragrance!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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Yves Rocher Retropical Eau De Toilette

Hi there! Today’s post is about Yves Rocher Retropical Eau De Toilette. Retropical is a limited edition fragrance, and I bought it off someone for £10. What a bargain! And yes, I’m really pleased with myself! 🙂

Before we get to the actual review, let me tell you a little more about the fragrance. Retropical contains fruity and aquatic notes (top note), floral notes (heart note) and warm woody notes (base note). I would have loved to know the actual fruits, flowers and woods. But Yves Rocher wasn’t more specific. Ah well…

So what’s the fragrance really like? It’s the dreamiest blend of marzipan, oranges, bubblegum, honey and sunlight. It’s sweet (adult-sweet, NOT sugary), tropical, warm, cuddly, exotic and happy. It smells like… the most beautiful relaxing summer holiday. Well done, Yves Rocher!

Yves Rocher Retropical is a limited edition fragrance from 2013. You won’t find it in YR stores or on YR’s web site anymore. So if you’re interested in this fragrance, look online. I see YR’s older limited editions popping up on that auction web site all the time. 😉

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Yves Rocher Apple Star Anise Refreshing Fragrance Mist

uploadHi there! Today’s post is about Yves Rocher’s Apple Star Anise Refreshing Fragrance Mist which I’ve been using a lot this summer.

I bought this 100ml fragrance mist (along with the apple star anise shower gel and shower scrub) when it was on sale (clearance, actually) for £2.70. Dirt cheap, I know! 🙂

Now let’s get to the actual review! I think this fragrance mist is very nice. I’ve said it before and I say it again – Yves Rocher’s apple star anise product line is the most natural smelling apple-scented product line I’ve ever come across.

And this fragrance mist is no exception. The apple scent is fresh, natural and juicy. Well done, Yves Rocher!

I’m also pleased with the longevity of this fragrance mist. The lovely apple scent lasts several hours on my skin, and it basically lasts forever (well, until the next wash) on my scarves.

What’s not great is that this fragrance mist is (was) a limited edition from last summer, so I can’t buy it again. 😦

I really hope Yves Rocher kept the formula safe and they’ll relaunch the entire collection at some point. I’d certainly repurchase the shower gel, the scrub and the fragrance mist!

Have you tried this fragrance or any other products from Yves Rocher’s apple star anise collection? How did you like them? Feel free to comment if you want to get in touch. And thanks for reading!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Yves Rocher Red Berries Smoothie Limited Edition Eau de Toilette

YR Red Berries EDTHi there! Today’s post is about this Yves Rocher Red Berries Smoothie Limited Edition Eau de Toilette which I found online.

Let’s be honest, most cheap berry fragrances and body mists either smell of fruits that have gone off or they’re sickly sweet. So I was interested to find out how this EdT would fare.

OK, let’s start! This fragrance contains fruity notes of strawberries, raspberries and blackberries.

This scent is quite pleasant and authentic – it’s fruity, juicy, light and transparent. I think Yves Rocher did a really good job with it.

Of course, it’s not a serious fragrance, but this fruity EdT is a good example of a well done berry fragrance. Despite the simple composition, it’s quite wearable and I think I will actually use it up.

I believe that this Yves Rocher Red Berries Smoothie Limited Edition Eau de Toilette has been discontinued, so you won’t find it easily. However, if you’d like to try it, you should check online.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Yves Rocher Mango Passionfruit Smoothie Limited Edition Eau de Toilette

YR Mango PassionfruitHi there! Today’s post is another fragrance post. I spotted this Yves Rocher Mango Passionfruit Smoothie Limited Edition Eau de Toilette for just under £3 online. Of course, I had to have it.

So this fragrance contains notes of mango and passionfruit – it’s quite simple really. The scent is sunny, yellow, exotic and fruity and it reminds me of generic fruity shampoos and shower gels, and fruity ice lollies. It’s obviously not a ‘serious’ perfume.

I’ve been using this fragrance for the past three days now and I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s not for me. A young relative (she just turned 16) will hopefully be happy to take it off my hands. 🙂

I believe that this Yves Rocher Mango Passionfruit Smoothie Limited Edition Eau de Toilette has been discontinued, so you won’t find it easily. However, if you’d like to try it, you should check online.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Yves Rocher Organic Vanilla Eau de Toilette

YR VanillaHi there. Today I’m writing about about one of my all-time favourite vanilla fragrances. It’s gorgeous, it’s cheap, it’s Yves Rocher Organic Vanilla Eau de Toilette.

This wonderful vanilla fragrance is pure and authentic; it smells of real bourbon vanilla.  Every time I spray it, I think of vanilla cake, cupcakes, candy, muffins and cookies. It’s the ultimate vanilla cookie dough fragrance!

I also think it’s the perfect fragrant companion on cold winter days. It’s like a warm embrace in a bottle.

Another bonus is that it’s quite longlasting. It easily lasts for about four to six hours on me (it lasts longer when layered over a body lotion or body butter – preferably a vanilla-scented one). Five sprays in the morning and five sprays on my lunch break are enough for the entire day.

The delightful Yves Rocher Organic Vanilla Eau deToilette is available as 20ml for £5 or 100ml for £9.50.

Have you tried this one? If not, what’s your favourite vanilla fragrance?

Mrs Strawberry Blonde