During the summer, I love using lighter scents for bath, fragrances and hand wash. Heavier scents don’t feel right for hot summer days.
The products below are perfect for this time of year:
Lulah is a new bath and body collection created by the parent company, Thymes. Inspired by today’s stylish woman, Lulah features a fresh, flirty, fun assortment of strikingly luxe aromatics and skin-enhancing ingredients. Thoughtfully crafted and wonderfully irresistible, Lulah provides sophisticated fragrances at everyday prices.
The Lulah Collection includes lushly enticing body wash, body lotion, body mist and hand cream. Available in Peony, Magnolia Fig, Vanilla Orchid, Citron and Tamarind Ginger, this collection ranges from $9-$13.
What I think: I like this new line by Thymes. I have tried the Citron, which is very refreshing. The lotion is very moisturizing and smells amazing!
Available at http://www.lulah.com
St. Ives Nourishing Vanilla Body Wash (Approximately $2.99 USD). Indulge your skin and your spirits with the warm, calming scent of vanilla. This moisture-rich body wash, with Vitamin E and Swiss botanicals, nourishes your skin as you cleanse to keep it soft and smooth. DIRECTIONS: Pour onto moistened pouf, sponge, washcloth or hands. Work into lather and rinse. Avoid contact with eyes.
What I think: This affordable body wash is creamy and smells great! This is a really good buy for the money!
Available at drugstores and mass market retailers near you.
L’Occotane’s collection of Eaux de Provence fragrances is inspired by the beautiful fountains that can be found across the villages of southern France, bringing life and refreshment to all.
Eau Ravissante offers a dazzling bouquet of floral aromas with fruity citrus notes. Formulated with the essential oils of Mediterranean bergamot and Damascena rose, this mischievous eau de cologne combines the sensual softness of rose petals with the sparkling freshness of citrus scents. Our generously sized bottle, modeled after the architecture of Provençal fountains, will provide a long-lasting aromatic escape!
What I think: This is a fresh fragrances. Yu can really get the citrus notes along with the rose petals. It is unusual and light.
Available at www.usa.loccitane.com.
Crabtree and Evelyn Citron, Honey & Coriander Conditioning Hand Wash ($18 USD) —
Who would have thought that hand washing could be such an enjoyable experience? Our rich-lathering, pH-balanced Citron, Honey & Coriander Conditioning Hand Wash is infused with skin-softening botanical extracts for gentle everyday cleansing. And between washes, it still stands out by adding a splash of eye-catching colour to your living space.
- Lemon, honey and coriander extracts help condition the skin
- Soap-free formula is less drying than traditional cleansers
- 100% naturally derived surfactant
What I think: I have set this hand wash in my kitchen. The scent perfect for the kitchen (or any room) and it leaves hands really soft.
Available at Crabtree & Evelyn stores and www.crabtree-evelyn.com.