L'Occitane Almond Shower Oil

I finally gave in to temptation a few months back and got the L'Occitane Almond Shower Oil as a treat to myself. Heads up - It is amazing! 

The first time I sniffed it my brain could only say - Oh Boy! Where have I been all these years! 
FYI - I am not a huge fan of almond smelling products, but this to me is joy in a bottle! 

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I consider this to be my luxury shower time treat (considering the price!). I do not use it every day, but on my days off or when I am in the mood for a nice bit of a pampering session, I pull this baby out.

The highlight of course for me is the fragrance - an ever so slight nutty smell. Not sweet, not floral, not fruity, not woody - it is extremely well balanced and has a luxurious elegant smell. You need to sniff it once to know. I really cannot explain it. 

The fact that it is SLS free is an added advantage. It is also available in a 500ml eco-refill pouch which is really nice. 

It lathers well & leaves the skin feeling clean and supple. There is no dry stretchy feeling. Just well-nourished skin. I can usually skip putting lotion post the shower oil (unless it is peak winter and extremely dry weather).
If you have normal-oily skin, you really wouldn't feel the need for putting a lotion. 

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Price : 610 INR for 75 ml ;  1750 INR for 250 ml ; 2890 INR for 500 ml (available here)

The L'Occitane Almond Shower Oil is truly indulgent, luxuriously scented & hydrating and has definitely become a shower must have for me. I won't use it every day yes, but it will always be in the bathroom cupboard! 

Have you tried it yet? What's your favourite shower gel/oil?

xoxo,
Swati

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