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March 28, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.3
Packaging
 
4.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
2.5
Sensory shower experience

I had a travel sized bottle which is different from a full sized version. The gel has a thick texture and not a great deal is needed, making it better value. The scent of the gel is very strong and it is lovely to inhale the fragrance from...

March 28, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.9
Packaging
 
4.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
5.0
Timeless classic

I received this bottle to try from Beauty on Trial. It is a slender bottle with a flip top lid so the cap does not get misplaced. The cap inner has a dispenser to control the amount dispensed. The cream texture is milky, which means that it is easy...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.7
Packaging
 
5.0
Cleansing power
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Conditioning and thickening

I had a travel size of this product and the packaging may be sligthly different to the full sized versions. The product was in a squeezable tube with a flip top lid and dispensing cap. The shampoo has a thick texture and a small amount was sufficient to wash...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.9
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
4.0
Value for Money
 
5.0
Uplifting eye cream

I had a full sized bottle of this product. It comes in a light weight container with a sophisticated pump cap which pumps the eye cream efficiently without wastage. The cream made me feel revitalised when I applied to the eye area and I did not experience any...

March 27, 2022 (Updated: March 27, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
4.5
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
4.5
Value for Money
 
1.0
Day & Night Moisturisers
High end luxury

I received a 15ml size of this item in a beauty advent calendar. The bottle is very sleek with a copper coloured lid and paint pot appearance with a clear glass exterior and metallic dark blue interior. The bottle has a fine dispensing nozzle with a copper coloured press pump....

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.4
Packaging
 
4.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Moisturising shampoo offering a feeling of wellbeing

I had a travel sized bottle of this product which may differ from the full sized version. The shampoo is thick textured and will not drain away when poured onto the palm of the hand. This shampoo has an undertone of eucalyptus and a faint aroma of geranium. It spreads...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.8
Packaging
 
4.0
Effectiveness
 
3.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Baths and Showers
Deeply scented light conditioner

I had a travel size of this product which may differ from the full sized version. This product is a thick textured conditioner which can be difficult to extract from the rigid plastic bottle without turning upside down or shaking out. The fragrance of this conditioner is lovely...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.5
Packaging
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
4.5
Value for Money
 
3.0
An earthy and uplifting sensory shower product

This product comes with a pump top for ease of dispensing in the shower. It has a very strong and uplifting fragrance, combining earthy geranium with eucalyptus and mint. It is powerful and not for the faint hearted but I have grown to love this product over the...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.3
Packaging
 
4.5
Cleansing power
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
3.5
Ease of use
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Uplifting, minty and stimulating shampoo

I had a travel sized version of this product which may differ from the full sized product. This shampoo has a thick texture which pours easily from the bottle and sits easily in the palm of the hand without running away. A coin sized amount of this shampoo...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
4.5
Cleansing power
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Grassy fragrance moisturising shampoo

I have a travel sized bottle of this product which may differ from the full sized version. The product pours easily from the bottle without being runny. It sits easily in the palm of the hand without running away. The shampoo has a thick, but good pouring, texture...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.9
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
4.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
5.0
Fabulous scent and widely versatile product which is great value

I had a travel size of this product which is great for taking on holiday if you prefer liquid soap to a bar. There are many different soaps from this brand but most do not inspire like this one. This liquid soap has an amazing, uplifting fragrance, it is versatile...

March 27, 2022 (Updated: March 27, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
No fuss and a true hero!

This product comes in a squeezable tube that sits on its own cap, ensuring that the last drops can be dispensed easily from the dispensing tube. It is designed to be applied in the evening, however I also apply in small quantities patted into scalp and tips in the...

March 27, 2022 (Updated: March 27, 2022)
Overall rating
 
3.5
Packaging
 
4.5
Texture
 
4.5
Absorption
 
4.5
Effectiveness
 
2.5
Ease of use
 
4.0
Scent
 
2.0
Value for Money
 
2.5
Felt like my skin was being resurfaced

This product comes in a light weight jar in fully recyclable card packaging. The thick textured cream soaks into skin easily. It has a very unusual fragrance which is not for everyone. I have quite sensistive sking and I felt a stinging sensation moments after application. ...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
4.3
Packaging
 
4.5
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Scent
 
4.0
Value for Money
 
2.5
One of my favourites

This product comes in a light-weight tub in a box which is fully recyclable. Although more expensive than family brands, this is one of my favourites. The product has a very light fragrance and the cream is light weight and sinks into skin easily upon application. It combines...

March 27, 2022
Overall rating
 
3.9
Packaging
 
4.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
4.5
Effectiveness
 
4.5
Ease of use
 
4.0
Scent
 
2.5
Value for Money
 
2.5
Hydrating and soothing

This is a thick textured cream which is advised for sufferers of redness or sensitiivity to calm the skin. The products comes boxed in card that is fully recyclable. Great news! The cream has an emollient quality, which is great for dryer skin types it appears a little oily when...

March 27, 2022 (Updated: March 27, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.1
Value for money
 
3.5
Packaging
 
4.0
Scent
 
3.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Quirky winter shower

I had a travel size of this product and it didn't have a dispensing lid, however the full sized product has a pump in the lid. The amber coloured gel has a thick texture and only a little is needed for cleansing. This product has a powerful fragrance which...

March 27, 2022 (Updated: March 27, 2022)
Overall rating
 
4.1
Packaging
 
2.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
4.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
2.5
Delicous and pampering experience

I received a full sized pot of this cream to review from Beauty on Trial. This product comes in luxury packaging, beautifully boxed in white card and presented in a glass jar for a luxiourious feel. It is unfortunate that the box packaging has a plastic coating, which prevents the...

Alteya Organics Bio Damascena Ageless Rose Otto Face Cream
Alteya Organics Bio Damascena Ageless Rose Otto Face Cream
September 05, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.9
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Mildness
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
4.5
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
4.5
Value for Money
 
5.0
Cooling mask

This mask comes in a sachet packet which is easy to take in your luggage when travelling without risk of mess. The packet tears open easily so you won't have to struggle or have scissors to hand. This is a great plus. The silk has holes for eyes nose...

August 20, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Amazingly sensory showering

I had a travel sized bottle of this shower and bath gel and the lid was slightly different from the full sized bottle.. The clear bottle shows off the jewel coloured gel beautifully. The full sized products generally come with a lid thata has a press insert to...

August 20, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.2
Value for money
 
4.0
Packaging
 
4.0
Scent
 
3.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Cooling gel thats great for tired feet too!

I had a trial size of this product and the packaging is not the same. Athough previously targeted at the masculine market, this product is great for women's needs too and not just post hair removal! The gel-lotion is very thick textured and may need coaxing from the...

August 20, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.7
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Luxurious and intoxicating scented night cream

I had a travel size of this product and this had different packaging. However, I have had the pumps from REN before and they are efficient, but prevent getting to the last drops of your product. This product is a buff-coloured, rich textured cream when dispensed onto fingertips. ...

August 20, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.7
Packaging
 
4.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
4.0
Value for Money
 
5.0
A little goes a long way

I had a travel size of this cream in a gift set and the packaging is not the same. Cream has a medium to thick texture and sits well on the fingers for application. It has a pleasant floral fragrance which is fairly strong, if your partner is bothered...

August 20, 2021 (Updated: August 20, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
4.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
4.0
A no mess mud that's easy to use and smells fab

I had a travel sized pot in a travel kit I bought from Espa online. The product came in a slightly different pot to the full sized version, however the granite-look lid on the full sized pot would look very chic in the bathroom. The product has a thick...

August 20, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.5
Packaging
 
4.5
Texture
 
5.0
Mildness
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
4.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Two in one mask and night cream with anti-ageing ingredients

I had a trial sized pot in an advent calendar and the packaging is slightly different. This product does come in a pot with a screw cap which is great for home usage, as you can ensure you don't waste a drop. The product description discusses benefits for...

August 08, 2021 (Updated: August 08, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.4
Packaging
 
4.5
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
2.5
Fresh and uplifting, a little goes a long way

I had a travel sized tube of this gel and this is not the same as full sized edition. For my remarks on packaging please see my review for Rosa Nobile shower gel. The travel sized tube is pliable, good quality and very functional. ...

August 08, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
4.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Lovely but expensive and travelled a long way

This product comes in a squeezable nozzle-tipped tube and boxed. I have loved all products I have tried from this brand and was keen to try this one out. The cream squeezes easily, and hygienically, from the tube onto fingertip and prevents wastage. The fragrance of the product is lovely...

August 08, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.4
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
2.0
Value for Money
 
4.0
Day & Night Moisturisers
Ethical cream, quickly absorbed

I had a travel sized version of this product and the packaging is not the same. The cream is white on dispensing and has an aroma from the ingredients. This is quite powerful and may be off-putting when first dispensed but it dissipates quickly and doesn't linger when...

August 08, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.4
Packaging
 
4.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
2.5
Deliciously cooling but has a hefty price tag

I had a sample sachet of this product, and not the full sized version. The cream has a soft creme-like quality and is a light pink colour with a softly floral scent. The aroma is very subtle and is not noticeable after application. A very tiny bead of...

August 07, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.7
Packaging
 
5.0
Cleansing power
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Rich conditioning shampoo

I received a travel size in an advent calendar, the packaging is different from the full sized version. The product is thick textured and has a spicy and slightly woody aroma. A small amount is needed to completely cleanse hair. A small amount is needed. For long...

August 07, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Packaging
 
3.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
2.0
A tiny bead of this cream will moisturise the whole face

I received a sample size tube of this product and the packaging is not the same. The cream has a lightly creamy colour has a rich texture. The aroma of the cream is, very sublty, herby. A very tiny, 5mm sized bead of this cream on your fingertip...

August 07, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Fresh and grassy, unisex gel supporting heritage farming

I received a travel sized bottle of this product which does not have the same packaging. The fragrance of this gel is fresh and grassy and is suitable for unisex use. Although powerful in the bottle, the fragrance is very subtle during use and will not conflict with any...

August 06, 2021 (Updated: August 06, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.9
Packaging
 
4.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
5.0
Refreshing eye cream

I had a travel sized version of this product in different packaging. The product has updated graphic from the photo in the listing. The product comes with a nozzle for dispensing easily and precisely, to avoid any wastage. The eye cream has a skin tone tint when...

August 06, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.7
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
4.5
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Moisturising eye treatment

I received a travel size of this product which is in different packaging from the full sized version. The treatment has a cream texture which has a buff colour. It is almost odourless. When applied to skin it is absorbed very quickly leaving skin feeling refreshed and smoothed...

August 06, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.0
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
4.0
Effectiveness
 
4.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
2.5
Value for Money
 
2.5
Serums and Oils
Award winning serum

This serum comes in a tinted glass which will protect contents from light. The brand has vegan and cruelty free ethics. This serum was awarded the Danish Beauty Award 2021 and contains seed oil to soothe irritated skin. The serum has an opaque appearance and is easily dispensed using...

August 06, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
5.0
Great serum priced for a family budget

The bottle of this product is chic enough for any person to have in their bathroom. It comes from a trusted brand and comes in a glass bottle with pipette lid. The serum is slightly opaque in colour and has a pleasant floral fragrance. It is quickly...

August 06, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.3
Packaging
 
4.0
Cleansing power
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Italian Herbal refresh for Oily Hair

I received a 100ml bottle in an advent calendar and this is not the normal packaging. The shampoo is very thick textured and only a little is needed to completely cleanse the scalp. For long hair, I would recommend applying a little to the underside, near the nape of...

August 06, 2021
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Cooling and refreshing hand and body wash

I had a 50 ml version of this product in an advent calendar at Christmas. The flip top lid makes this product easy to dispense. It has a thick and creamy texture and a little goes a long way. The fragrance is uplifting and refreshing, very useful...

August 06, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Melt-away salt scrub with unisex, refreshing fragrance

This body scrub comes in a practical, squeezable tube that stands neatly on its own cap. The tube has a dispensing insert so can be squeezed out without wastage of product. The graphics, design and colours used for the tube and cap are chic and suitable for display in...

August 06, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.5
Value for money
 
5.0
Packaging
 
4.0
Scent
 
4.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Great all-round soap & cleanser, moisturiser, shower & bath product for eczema prone skin

I bought a tube of this product in 2020 when I was unable to purchase my usual Aqueous Cream due to product shortages during the pandemic. The squeezable tube is handy for travel (but not by air as size is too large) as I use white parafffin/liquid paraffin products...

August 04, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.7
Packaging
 
4.5
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Sensory and uplifting experience during application

This cream comes in a handy squeezable tube with a dispensing nozzle tip and screw cap. The fragrance when you open the lid is strong scented of citrus fruits and gives an instant kick to your senses. I find it's helpful to give the bottle a shake before opening...

August 01, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Packaging
 
4.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
3.5
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
4.0
Lemon merangue pie in the shower

This is an ethical brand producing high-end body care products. The green-toned bottle has a dispensing cap. Care is required when dispensing this gel as it may jet out due to the slightly liquid nature of the product and result in wastage. It is easy to master and...

August 01, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.6
Value for money
 
3.5
Packaging
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Woody fragrance marketed for men with unisex fragrance

This product is ethical with recycled materials and natural ingredients, aimed at a masculine market, but with a unisex, woody scent. The gel is medium-textured and easily dispensed from the flip-top dispensing lid. The bottle is the house style shape and not designed to stand on the cap....

August 01, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Packaging
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
5.0
Rich, creamy and can double as a hair masque

This is a classic from a trusted brand. It is widely available in supermarkets and comes in a large size for better value and family use. The scent is pleasant and the texture is thick and creamy, well suited to use on dry hair. The texture enables this product...

July 25, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.6
Packaging
 
4.5
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
4.5
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Light and fresh, absorbed well with matt finish

I received this cream to test from Beauty on Trial. This pot comes well packaged and the plastic pot makes it easy to take when travelling, without risk of breakage or adding too much weight. The scent of the product an uplifting scent which light and fresh. The cream...

Olay Regenerist Whip Light Moisturiser With SPF 30
March 27, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Packaging
 
5.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
5.0
Excellent value product from a trusted brand

This product comes in a glass bottle with a pipette dispenser in order not to over use the product. The oil has a very light weight and is absorbed into skin almost immediately, not requiring a wait before applying moisturiser. It has a very slight floral fragrance which is...

March 27, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Packaging
 
4.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
3.5
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
2.5
Luxury No 1 serum from this brand

I had a travel size bottle of this product and not the usual packaging. The serum is slightly translucent and easy to apply, being quickly absorbed into the skin. It is non-greasy and not tightening on the skin. The product has good moisturisation and combines well with...

March 27, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
3.2
Packaging
 
4.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
3.0
Effectiveness
 
4.0
Ease of use
 
4.0
Scent
 
0.5
Value for Money
 
2.0
Beneficial and ethical

I have a travel size of this product and the packaging is not the same as shown. I use face oils regularly and respect the benefits they can provide under the usual facial regimens. Having dry and sensitive skin which is aging, I am always seeking products that...

March 27, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.8
Packaging
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
4.0
A glittering, sensory experience

I have a bauble shaped bottle released at Christmas with this product inside and not the usual packaging. The bauble is very attractive, especially with the gold leaf suspended in the gel. However the bauble is made of rigid plastic and this makes it harder to extract the...

March 27, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.8
Packaging
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
5.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
4.0
Sumptuously fragrant award winner

This product comes in a clear plastic bottle with a press top lid dispenser for easy use during showering, retaining a sleek appearance when open. The product has a midnight blue colour and these products look jewel-like in the light if you have a few of them lined together...

March 27, 2021 (Updated: August 07, 2021)
Overall rating
 
4.2
Packaging
 
4.0
Texture
 
5.0
Absorption
 
5.0
Effectiveness
 
3.0
Ease of use
 
5.0
Scent
 
5.0
Value for Money
 
2.0
Luxury light-weight gel

I had a travel size in a tube of this product which is not the usual packaging. The clear gel is light-weight and absorbed into the skin quickly. During the time of using 15ml tube I didn't see any changes, but this may need a longer period...

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