Elemis The Frangipani Experience
Frangipani Monoi is by far my favourite Elemis fragrance…. back in the day when there wasn’t the same amount of choice in products as there is now it shone like a beacon for being thoroughly exotic and intensely decadent. I’ll even go so far as to say that while there were plenty of body creams, a body oil was much rarer (we are talking 2004 which is when it launched) so it was doubly decadent! There’s nothing about this holiday island scent that I don’t love.
If anything is going to help you shrug off the winter blues, it’s this. Monoi is actually soaked gardenia petals while frangipani flowers smell sweet, soft and almost peachy. There isn’t – as far as I know – any coconut in this but it gives me the same feels as if there were. I find it very relaxing. You need to know that the Body Oil sets in the cold weather so if you have a freezing cold bathroom, you’ll need to pop it in a jug of hot water while you bathe – although it sounds like a faff, the benefit is a gorgeously warm oil just waiting to be massaged into your skin. It’s already a value set at £38 with a £63 value, but Fabled are running a 15% off (use code BLACKFRIDAY at check out) offer and free delivery HERE. Actually, I think this is a great winter birthday gift because it’s not a fragrance associated with Christmas.
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