At first this product smells amazing – really zesty and minty at the same time. In fact, the very thing you’d like for a gorgeous wake-up shower in the morning. It’s also quite moisturising (thanks to Monoi) although I wouldn’t rate it in the top moisturising category but not bad for a budget buy (£8).
However, something strange happens after the initial burst; it goes a little bit sickly – you lose the lime and zestiness and it is replaced with a sickly sweet scent instead. I’ve used it neat on my hand to smell while writing this post and also to double check, but while I can pick up the teeniest scent of lime, it’s not nearly as lovely (to me) as I was hoping it would be. All I can get from the label is the generic ‘parfum’ so it could be anything (I’d guess ethyl maltol but its only a guess). On the plus, if you like sharp, zesty scents with a very sweet undertone that hangs around a while, you’ll love it!
It launches in July, right in time for the heatwave!
Elizabeth Arden Hyaluronic Acid Ceramide Capsules
I’d be prepared to put money down to bet that you won’t have experienced a skin care texture like this before...
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