Moving on...we're up to part five in our eight-part series on fragrance related holiday gifts. Today, we've got scented body products of all kinds, and as always, do add any of your own recommendations in the comments!
From Golda, the Hiba Sphere Soap: "...our morning combination of Coconut, Palm and Olive Oils to help you rise and shine. With hydrating and conditioning properties from Jojoba, Avocado, Lemongrass, and Aomori Hiba essential oil, only found in 300 year old Aomori Hiba trees from Aomori, Japan. Our soap has a unique citrusy, cider-like fragrance that is purifying, uplifting, and stimulating." $18 for 126g at Studio Cue LA.
From Clinique, Happy Gelato Cream: "Go ahead, indulge. This rich, soothing body cream is an all-over treat for skin. Leaves skin lusciously soft, lightly fragranced." Also available in Sugared Petals and Berry Blush, $35 each at Macy's.
From Panier des Sens, Marseille Liquid Soap in Rose Geranium: "Rich in vegetable oils, olive and copra, this liquid soap gently cleanses and helps the skin to preserve its natural balance. Cooked in cauldrons, it is made in accordance with the traditional way of manufacturing Marseille soap." $16.40 for 500 ml on Amazon Prime.
From 80 Acres, Blood Orange Olive Oil Salt Scrub: "Enriched with a blend of organic olive, sweet almond and jojoba oils, this pure and sensual fine grain Pacific sea salt scrub gently exfoliates and moisturizes leaving skin silky smooth and rejuvenated. With refreshing citrus essential oils and hints of neroli, vetiver and jasmine, Blood Orange evokes the citrus groves and wild jasmine that grow on the McEvoy ranch." $28 for 510g at CO Bigelow.
From Frédéric Malle, Portrait of a Lady in Hair & Body Oil ("Warmed in the palm of your hand, a few drops are enough to caress your body, instantly softening, hydrating and enhancing the skin"; $185 for 200 ml) or Shower Cream ("Shower and bath time are thus transformed into a splendid ritual where water, cream, scent and skin unite in a living, breathing Scheherazade – bold yet controlled, sensual yet strong, causing every head to turn"; $65 for 200 ml) at Barneys.
From Azzedine Alaïa, Alaïa Paris body cream ("Resolutely a modern creation with both cool and warm notes"). 200 ml for $105 at Hudson's Bay in Canada.
From L:A Bruket, the No. 103 travel kit, with Bergamot Body Lotion, Lemongrass Liquid Soap, and Coriander and Black Pepper Shampoo and Conditioner, each in 60 ml. $40 at b-glowing.
From Ortigia, the Holiday Gift Box, with eleven 40gm soaps (2 each of Bergamotto, Fico d'India, Florio, Geranio and Mandorla plus 1 Corallo). $78 at Fumerie.
From Bath House, Mojito Cocktail Bath Salts: "The perfect gift for someone special who adores all things beautiful and the pleasure of luxury bathing. Our luxurious bathing salts create the perfect bathing experience. Sprinkle a scoopful into warm water to soften and scent with soothing citrus fragrance, lie back and relax." 350g for £10.
And a stocking stuffer: Maja Talcum Powder, 100g for $7.50 at Smallflower.