Friday, April 6, 2012

Review: Blend Collective Truly Natural Bodycare

I recently received an invitation to a press launch of a new bodycare range called BLEND Collective. Sadly I could not attend the launch, but was kindly given a product of theirs to sample.



BLEND is a British natural body care range that combines luxury fragranced blends with high quality skincare ingredients and 100% pure essential oils. A team of aromatherapy and perfume experts from around the UK have come together to develop the BLEND range heavenly scented products.

For more information about the brand, here is a blog post written by one of the blenders, Alec Lawless.


I love uplifting and citrus fragrances so I was sent this hand & body lotion from the Enlivening Range. The range contains Sicilian Lemon, May Chang, Myrtle and Lime to invigorate, energise and uplift.

According to BLEND:

An ENLIVENING blend of SICILIAN LEMON, MAY CHANG, MYRTLE and LIME essential oils used for their particularly invigorating fresh notes with softening Kukui Oil, Grapeseed and Red Clover. Moisturises, Refreshes, Protects.


I love that the brand is silicone, paraben, sulphate, colour and fragrance free.

List of ingredients:


The bottle is a generous size of 200ml and comes with a pump. The design on the bottle is innovative yet fuss-free.


My Thoughts:

The texture is a medium to light creamy lotion. The scent is pretty strong. It's a lovely citrus and herb scent which gives me an overall feeling of well-being, like I have just been to the spa.

I love that 99% of the ingredients are natural and that the product contains 100% pure essential oils. I'm an advocate for natural beauty products - I just can't get enough of them! It's really nice to use a product all over my body without worrying about harmful chemicals I am putting on my skin.

This body lotion feels soft and smooth on my skin. It sinks into the skin beautifully and is quickly absorbed, leaving my skin hydrated. I fell in love with the product when my husband touched my skin and commented on how incredibly soft it felt.

Pros:

Made from 99% natural ingredients
Contains 100% pure essential oils
Does not contain silicons, parabens, sulphates, colouring and fragrances
Leaves skin feeling very hydrated and super soft

Cons:

The scent may be too strong for some

This product was sent to me for review, and my reviews are 100% honest.

9 comments:

  1. sounds very attractive to try
    i dont know but i like strong scent
    except floral scent.. i'm not really into floral scent esp. when it comes to perfume

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  2. I love strong scents (sometimes). thank you for the review! that sounds really good. you had me by the word 'spa' ;D

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  3. Hi Penelope, I love citrus / herby smells, o I'm sure I would enjoy this! The box packaging is quite pretty too :)

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  4. This sounds like a great line products. I love natural ingredients in beauty products too :)

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  5. Great review Penelope, so far most of your review sounds promising and quite interesting!

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  6. I've never heard of this company before
    and their products sound and look very
    interesting! thanks for the review :)
    I love their packaging as well.
    I'm not a fan of strong fragrances though ><
    I've tried 100% Pure's body lotions and can't
    really stand the scents because they're all
    naturally strong ><

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  7. wowo sounds really good and great review..wow i have never heard of them before but very interested^^ oo plus I am having my first giveaway..please enter^^
    Mi_Mi
    x
    Mi-Miworld@blogspot.com

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