Tuesday, March 9, 2010

The Body Shop's New LOVE ETC.. ™ Eau de Parfum

Its time to review more loot from the Toronto Beauty Blogger Meetup event!

I have been using this perfume since the day after the event, it was one of the first things I wanted to try out since I love fragrances but tend to stick to the same ones over and over. The first thing I noticed about this product was the feminine, colorful package and the name of the fragrance LOVE ETC.. ™ loves it!

Described on TheBodyShop.ca as 'A sensuous blend of Egyptian jasmine with warm, radiant notes of vanilla and sandalwood' its got a very unique yet sensual scent that I quite enjoy. I'm normally a girl that goes for sweet candy smelling perfumes such as Aqualina's Pink Sugar but like to switch it up every now and then, this was perfect scent to switch to.

Especially created by The Body Shop with one of the world's finest "noses", Dominique Ropion, even the name chosen signifies love in all its forms. You don't have to change the world wearing this fragrance, but you will love that this is the first Eau de Parfum to feature an alcohol perfume base created from an ingredient which is fairly-traded and organic.

Overall I really like this perfume and its adorable little bottle that I can throw in my purse or take on vacation. The 30ml bottle (pictured below) retails for approx $24.00 and the 50ml is $29.50, which in my opinion are very reasonable prices. It also comes in a milder Eau De Toilette form that retails for $25.00 for the 50ml bottle. The fragrance when applied to my pressure points I found lasted about 6-8 hours, left me smelling like a flower in bloom and worked well with my body chemistry so for this reason I'm giving this Eau de Parfum 2 thumbs up!

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2 comments:

Sogoal on March 9, 2010 at 7:00 PM said...

I definitely want to go check this out now, thanks for the review ! I love most jasmine based perfumes and was a big fan of the discontinued body shop perfume oil 'Leap', which from the sounds of your description had a similar scent.

Michelle (BeautyEditor.ca) on March 17, 2010 at 8:58 PM said...

I find that Body Shop has really great scents especially considering the price points! this one is pretty and I adore the packaging. Good to know it lasts as well.
Their rose scent is really gorgeous too.

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