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Diptyque Eau Des Sens Soap

Posted on March 31, 2016

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Hi Guys!

It’s been all of about a month since my last Diptyque fix, and I’m really excited about their latest launch – the gorgeous Eau Des Sens collection. I have the Eau des Sens soap to share with you today.

As much as I love Diptyque, I haven’t actually tried that many of their products – simply because they’re not readily available near me. I have a couple of fragrances, Tam Dao and Oyedo which you can read about in this post, and I must admit they’ve been tucked away at the back of my cupboard for way over a year now. More recently, I was more that just a little bit obsessed with the Rosaviola candle over the Valentines period last month, and now I have my first ever Diptyque soap!

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Ok so yes I know it’s just a soap, and how much can you really say about a soap? Well I know it sounds a bit corny but this really isn’t ‘just a soap’. I can honestly say I’ve never smelled anything like this before. Firstly, I should tell you that the soap arrived wrapped in paper, in a pretty and very typical Diptyque box, covered in cellophane. After taking the cellophane off the box and peeking inside, before even removing the soap at all, the scent completely filled my kitchen within the hour. I really was so surprised, it was like I’d been spraying perfume around the room. And even though the fragrance clearly packs a punch, by no means was it too strong or over powering. I’m half tempted to just leave the soap on a plate on the windowsill to keep my kitchen smelling amazing!

Eau des Sens confuses the senses, like a piece of music, radiating from the skin. A vital vibration in a harmony of orange blossom, bitter orange, juniper berries, angelica and patchouli. Eau des Sens owes its originality to the way it is composed. A bitter orange, in all its diversity, resonating with unexpected spicy and woody notes. A delight for the senses.

And yes, the fragrance! The Eau des Sens fragrance is just so stunning. It’s described as ‘a sensational octave of scents‘, and the best way I can think of to describe it is ‘multi-faceted’. Neither particularly masculine nor feminine, this fragrance is warm and fresh, with a distinct citrus note which takes me straight to Italy. This scent is just like sunshine on warm skin, with a zesty freshness and a base of green and woody notes freshened by ginger.

I think any fans of Diptyque will be captivated by this fragrance, it’s definitely a must try! The Eau des Sens collection is available now from Diptyque.

I’d love to hear if you’re a fan of Diptyque? I hope you enjoyed my post xxx

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L’Occitane Aromachologie Body Care Collection

Posted on October 10, 2015

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Hi Guys, happy Saturday!

What I love about L’Occitane is that they’re always bringing out fabulous new products, and I’m lucky enough to have their latest collection to share with you today!

The Aromachologie Body Care Collection is all about re-balancing the senses, body and mind. The collection has a fabulous re-energising scent, added to products that are made specifically to awaken the senses, help restore balance, and bring well-being and harmony to body and mind.

‘For 40 years, L’Occitane have studied the secrets of many essential oils and one of their most beautiful discoveries is the power of just the scents of these oils. The influence of scents on mood and behaviour was the very foundation for the L’Occitane Aromachologie range in 1976.’

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Ok so let’s start by looking at the Limited Edition Rebalancing Bath Infusions (£15.00 for 5x sachets)

These sweet little bath infusions, that look like some sort of fancy tea bags are the perfect choice for a relaxing and revitalising bath. You’re actually advised to hang a sachet on the tap when you’re running your bath (rather than throw the bag in the bath, which I would have done if I hadn’t read the instructions) The Rebalancing Bath Infusions are made with citrus fruit peel and revitalizing salts, and each sachet provides a rebalancing effect which is beneficial for the senses and body.

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And I just love the Rebalancing Black Soap (£16.00)

Now as scary as it looks, this soap isn’t actually coloured black, it’s kind of an orange / yellow colour which you can see on the final image below. The soap itself has a jelly-like texture in the pot, which turns into a paste on contact with the skin. The formula is olive oil based and enriched with eucalyptus essential oil to cleanse the skin and remove impurities. This soap really does do exactly as it’s supposed to, with the luxurious formula leaving skin with a refined texture that’s soft, nourished and silky to the touch.

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Next the Rebalancing & Exfoliating Shower Gel (£14.00)

This is definitely my favourite out of all the Aromachologie products I have. This exfoliating shower gel has a fantastic energising and uplifting fragrance, with five purifying essential oils (Cypress, Juniper, Lemon, Thyme, Eucalyptus) to invigorate & rebalance. The formula also includes olive & lemon particles to delicately eliminate impurities whilst leaving skin super soft & smooth.

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And lastly, the Rebalancing Face Mask (£20.00)

I do love a face mask as an evening treat, and if you’re in the need of a little pick me up, this Rebalancing Face Mask is perfect for the job. This gorgeously thick mask is enriched with absorbing vegetal and mineral powders to help remove impurities from the skin and tighten pores – which is perfect for my less than perfect complexion! It’s also formulated with essential oils to purify and rejuvenate the skin, helping to restoring its natural glow.

I’m officially in love with this collection! Apart from the fact that all the products work fantastically well to purify, rejuvenate and generally give skin a bit of an oomph, the scents are perfect for anyone that’s under the weather, tired and in need or rejuvenation. I highly recommend trying some of these products out!

I hope you enjoyed my post xxx

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