[productsample] I’m a big fan of blocks of soap although I have to admit to also having a Jo Malone Orange Blossom liquid soap habit. In my mind, soaps are segmented by room and type – in the shower and bath it’s a block, in the downstairs loo it’s liquid and it’s a bit of both in the kitchen and they are used in equal measure although perhaps the liquid edges it.
I picked out the Shea & Buttermilk to try from the Scottish Fine Soap new collection of Original Recipes which are archived soap recipes brought back with a natural ingredient twist. There’s Geranium & Lavender, Goats Milk and Avocado (which I really didn’t like the sound of!) and White Tea and Vitamin E to pick from. My favourite products from this brand is the Au Lait collection because I love that sweet, warm and milky scent. Shea & Buttermilk isn’t too far away from that same fragrance story.
Predictably, this chunky block is my favourite thing! I can’t even imagine how long it might last but I love the way the scent intensifies as you build a light lather – there’s something just a little bit antiseptic in the notes to my nose that enhances the clean feel. It’s not drying at all – nor would I expect it to be, and despite the utilitarian (they say ‘apothecary’) look, it really feels a step up from day to day soap. At £5.95 it’s an affordable treat that seems better value than the liquid at £14.99 – I’m sure you’d power through the liquid far more quickly than the block. Anyway, it’s all HERE if you fancy.
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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