Bath & Body, Skin Care

In Love: Crabtree & Evelyn Tarocco Orange

Crabtree and Evelyn Tarocco orange

I have been hearing about Crabtree & Evelyn for years but hadn’t tried any of their products. Being a skincare junkie I was excited to hear that they are now on sale in Ireland. I have been trying out their Tarocco Orange range.

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I have been using the Skin Invigorating Bath & Shower Gel  and the Skin Refreshing Body Lotion every day for the past three weeks. It’s perfect for this time of year.

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It’s actually not orangey smelling at all, which for me is a great thing. The scent is entirely unexpected and quite difficult to describe – not sweet and sugary in the slightest. It’s described as a fresh and lively citrus  cologne scented with Eucalyptus and sage. It’s one of those products you have to smell for yourself – the green base and sharp citrus scent is what does it for me.  My local pharmacy has samples on the counter so I spent about ten minutes smearing every exposed inch of skin with different products. Yum.

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I have my eye on the hand-cream from this range.  It comes in a L’Occitane-type tube, which I like. The packaging for the products I have tried are a little basic but they do the job so I have no complaints.

Each bottle is 250 ml which is a pretty decent size. I don’t use that much at each application, usually sticking to my arms and torso ( I opt for something richer on my legs). I love layering scents so matching body wash and lotions are a favourite of mine – one of the many reasons I need to stay out of Victoria Secrets beauty section!

The scent lasts all day on my skin. Because its quite a statement fragrance for a lotion/wash I don’t use perfume when I use these, too much going on. I have quite a few comments on how nice I smell when I’m wearing these, a sure sign that they’re yummy. The fragrance is quite unique too.

The shower gel costs €16.50 and the lotion €17.50 from Dolledup.ie. They would make such a nice gift.

Any Crabtree & Evelyn recommendations for me?

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  • http://www.fashionandhappythings.com Mana Smith

    I’m in love with soaps I don’t need a perfume with, because even though I have tons, I couldn’t tell you how many times I rush out with out putting any on.

    I must hunt down this brand and smell them all.

    Mana
    Fashion and Happy Things

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