[productsample/affiliatelink] Things in beauty world tend to get quieter over the summer weeks which creates a great opportunity to look at products that might have got passed over in the avalanche of new launches. I have used a lot of The Body Shop products over the years, but I don’t remember using (other than perhaps a fleeting test) their hand washes.
I am usually happy to be a bit spendy on a hand wash because it gets used so much so why not have a lovely scent on a product that you go to multiple times a day? I will choose Jo Malone Orange Blossom because it does give me a little spark of joy every time, but at the moment I find myself reaching for the new Tahitian Tiare Hand Wash from The Body Shop. It’s just such an utterly beautiful scent if you like a heady, tropical, night bloom kind of a fragrance.
I’m all for a full on blast of headiness (I’ll cite my McQueen fragrance for that as well as Tocca’s Florence fragrance) but it can tip over into just a bit much. So, while The Body Shop hand wash has a trail of tiare, it’s not going to smack you right in the face, so to speak. It’s really a delight to use. I thought I’d hate Balkan Juniper – it’s not my kind of thing at all and I’d never pick it out on a shelf but actually, it’s really quite invigorating in a sort of citrus infused medical smelling way. I think by that I mean its the genre of scent I’d like to smell in a clinic or dentist – reassuringly clean without any trace of industrial bleach. Both Balkan Juniper and Tahitian Tiare are from the Spa of The World collection and are £7 each while the Rose Hand Wash is £5. As you’d expect, ethical ingredient sourcing is evident – Tiare uses community trade sugar from Paraguay and community trade coconut oil from Samoa. At the time of writing there is an offer for 3 for 2 across body and hair care HERE.
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