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Posted by on Sep 2, 2014 in Bath & Body | 1 comment

Somerset Toiletry Company – Website Relaunch

Somerset Toiletry Company – Website Relaunch

To celebrate the relaunch of their website Somerset Toiletry Company were kind enough to send me a trio of bodycare products to try out. Somerset Toiletry Company is the home of 5 brands – Gardener’s Therapy, Aromas Artesanales De Antigua, Greenscape, Tropical Fruits and Naturally European. Regular readers of Beauty Best Friend may remember that I have previously reviewed Greenscape Organic Cocoa Butter Foaming Hand Wash and a couple of the Naturally European Luxury Hand Wash range – Rose Petal and my favourite Ginger & Lime. The Naturally European, Gardener’s Therapy and Greenscape ranges are all completely free from SLS and Parabens and all use natural ingredients. My favourite of the three products is Naturally European Verbena Luxury Hand Cream*. This thick, rich white hand cream contains 20% shea butter and has a heavenly citrusy lemon scent – it really reminds me of L’Occitane Verbena Moisturising Hand Lotion, except this one is much richer (and cheaper!). As the Verbena Luxury Hand Cream is so rich you only need a...

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Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Bath & Body | 0 comments

L’Occitane – Verbena Moisturizing Hand Lotion

L’Occitane – Verbena Moisturizing Hand Lotion

Today I wanted to share my favourite hand lotion with you… this is what I have on the side of the sink in my bathroom – Verbena Moisturizing Hand Lotion from L’Occitane. This hand cream smells so lovely and lemony, plus the bottle looks great in the bathroom with its traditional style label. I have been using Verbena Moisturizing Hand Lotion for ages. I first discovered it in the toilets of a rather swanky office in London where I used to go in a previous life for meetings as a marketing manager. I always used to make my excuses and pop to the toilet just to put on some hand cream! Fast forward a few years and now everyone who visits our home tries it and comments on how lovely it is! The lotion contains organic verbena extract – verbena is a lemony scented plant – and this is what gives it the heavenly scent. Only a little squirt is needed for the hands, as a little goes a...

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