It’s rather strange to be smelling a juicy, summery scent in November, but Shay & Blue Watermelons doesn’t actually hit the shelves until March next year.

I love clean, fresh scents that have a sweet backdrop to them – although it’s often the case that any fruity fragrances will have some vanilla notes to sweeten them further and I really don’t like that. Shay & Blue Watermelons is rather a simple scent – watermelon, green mandarin, honeysuckle, green tea and crushed leaves with a base of vetiver. So, while the opening burst is all fresh watermelon (it even smells pink), so juicy you can almost taste it,  the dry down is a crisp, modern vetiver. It has all the initial pleasure of a ripe and fruity scent but you won’t be smelling of Chewits all day.

It’s good to see an independent fragrance house steadily rise to success – prices are very reasonable (and they’re sold in Marks & Spencer) starting at £30. So, while there’s a wait for warmer climes for Watermelon, if you love a crisp and ultra fresh scent, try Cucumber & Almond, my favourite so far from Shay & Blue. It’s the olfactory equivalent of an icy gin and tonic, HERE.



Transparency Disclosure

All products are sent to me as samples from brands and agencies unless otherwise stated. Affiliate links may be used. Posts are not affiliate driven.