Monday, April 12, 2010

Tip of the day: Make your scented creams last longer!

I have a favorite scented body cream (fig & brown Sugar from bath & body works) that was discontinued (I believe they brought it back now though) so when I found the last 2 bottles in the store I snapped them up. I wanted to find a way to make them last longer since at the time I thought I would never see this beloved scent again.

I came up with a solution. I simply added a bit my fav scented lotion to a larger portion of unscented lotion, mixed together and voila! I covered my entire body with this scented lotion but only really using 1/3 of what I would have other wise!

I know this seems super easy but I had never thought of it until I was in a bind so I thought I would share :)

Now you can make your favorite scented lotions go a long long way!
Oh and it will cost you less too as you wont have to repurchase as often :)
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6 comments:

NancyPower on April 12, 2010 at 12:39 PM said...

I think that is a great tip Farah! Thanks so much for sharing it!

Jenn on April 12, 2010 at 1:41 PM said...

Girl thx for the great tip!

MUA on April 12, 2010 at 4:19 PM said...

is the scent as strong once diluted ? I have a Juicy couture cream that is disappearing too quickly for my liking...Thanks for the tip, I am gonna try tomorrow !

Caro xxx

Farah on April 12, 2010 at 4:22 PM said...

The scent wont be 100% as strong but play around with the amount of each cream until you are satisfied.

If you want the scent to be stronger apply the scented cream mix right after a shower. It should last longer that way.

Rai on April 12, 2010 at 4:27 PM said...

Great, I'm going to give it a try!

shexilicious on April 12, 2010 at 5:59 PM said...

awesome tip! the fig & brown sugar is part of their retro collection i think and it only comes out during the holidays :) same goes for country apple and pearberry!

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