I love a good shower gel, but man, there is nothing more annoying than stepping out of the shower smelling like a friggin’ perfume store. A little bit of fragrance is great, but some gels and washes are so treacly sweet that they almost make me nauseous. Enter Sachajuan’s Spicy Citrus shower gel and body lotion. It’s a softly sweet smell with rich and spicy undertones that won’t leave you feeling like you’ve just fallen into a vat of Calgon body mist. The Swedish company, which also offers a collection of high-end haircare products, prides itself on simple and clean design, an aesthetic that clearly translates to their shower gel scents. And if you don’t like spicy citrus (though why wouldn’t you?) there’s also Ginger Flower and Shiny Citrus flavors, too. [$16, Sachajuan]
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My history of drugstore impulse purchases has definitely been hit and miss. I have approximately $500 worth of greasy hair potions stashed in my bathroom cabinet that is proof of the “miss” part, but sometimes my tendency to wander the aisles of Walgreens late at night and buy whatever random beauty product catches my eye pays off. Exhibit A: this Organix Moroccan Argan Oil Body Lotion… Keep reading »
The other day, I dug up a small travel-size bottle of Fresh’s Sugar Lemon body lotion that had been languishing in my bathroom cabinet. I used a tiny amount on my dry, chapped hands and as soon as I smelled it, I immediately wanted to be swathed in an entire bucket of the stuff. The Sugar Lemon scent is sweet, but not cloying, and feels overwhelmingly light and, well, fresh. I’ll take two dozen bottles, please.