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Anyone tried L'Occitane?

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SheHasAWildHeart Sun 16-Nov-14 19:35:51

I've tried every skincare going and still trying to find the right one. Was wondering whether anyone here had tried L'Occitane and your opinion of it please?

carrie74 Sun 16-Nov-14 19:43:50

Have only used Shea hand cream, which is fantastic. I also had some of their Rose 4 Reines range (which seems to be discontinued now): perfume and body lotion, which was lovely, really nice scent and lasting lotion.

Brillenbar Sun 16-Nov-14 20:09:45

I've used it. It's all lovely. They'll give you samples in the shop if you ask.

TheReluctantCountess Sun 16-Nov-14 20:12:54

I like their lavender hand cream but find their other stuff can have a bit of a chemical scent to it.

FruitBasedDrinkForALady Sun 16-Nov-14 20:17:38

I love the Shea butter intensive face cream but it's so bloody expensive. I've recently started using Weleda skin food at night and the white mallow baby cream during the day. They seem to be working!

loopyarabella Sun 16-Nov-14 20:19:36

Very good quality, I do find that the packaging is quite poor quality though. But the products are great quality.

hollyisalovelyname Sun 16-Nov-14 20:58:36

I bought the whipped shea butter handcream. It didn't last a week and was over 10 euro.
A bit steep..... but lovely.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 16-Nov-14 21:03:07

I bought some of moisturisers in a set of 3 travel sized jars from QVC ( blue jar,(Divine) Yellow jar (Immortelle) and a Shea
I love the moisturiser in the blue jar (I think there are a couple of different ones instore)
The one in the yellow jar that has won many awards (that they say smells 'herbal' ) actually smells like pee and mildew hmm
I used it on my neck so it wasn't anywhere near my nose.
The shea was too rich for my face , used on elbows and hands.

I love the soaps , they last really well in normal water, our water is really hard.

Verbena is gorgeous

Honey (they used to do some amazing honey soaps, then honey/lemon, didn't like them sad )

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 16-Nov-14 21:05:25

blush

immortale is blue
divine is yellow

it was definately the Yellow one that smelled funny .

Floralnomad Sun 16-Nov-14 21:11:41

The soaps are lovely . Have you tried SBC products ,we have had success with them in our house .

r2d2ismyidealman Sun 16-Nov-14 21:14:07

I love their lotions and scents. Haven't tried facial stuff. Have tried hair care and didn't like it, not cleansing enough nor rich enough conditioning.

DrankSangriaInThePark Sun 16-Nov-14 21:25:16

grin I have just been on another thread talking about the dirty dishcloth Divine Cream!

It gets rave reviews, and I must admit I loved its texture and what it did to my skin, but there's no getting away from that "herbal" twang to it.

The blue pot, Divine Immortelle, is cheaper (slightly) and doesn't have the twang.

The soaps are fab, the creams and handcreams are fab, and the shampoos are lovely.

It's good stuff, and invariably (esp at this time of year) there are loads of codes, and free gifts available.

DrankSangriaInThePark Sun 16-Nov-14 21:26:33

Though my Holy Grail skincare remains Neal's Yard Frankincense. Have you tried that OP? I'm dying to try the new Intense version, might treat myself before Christmas.

onelittleclara Sun 16-Nov-14 21:29:43

I use the Shea Ultra Rich Face Cream and I love it, best night cream I've used.

chockbic Sun 16-Nov-14 21:32:29

Not keen on their hand cream, too greasy.

alpacasosoft Sun 16-Nov-14 21:46:06

Absolutely addicted !

The Precious Night cream is an absolute must for me and my DD- nothing and I mean nothing keeps my(her) skin so smooth and strangely keeps the spots at bay.
In the past I have drifted to try other creams and regretted it.
No chance now - its amazing !

I do have the Divine cream as well which I use when my skin is extra dry. it is lovely but v expensive so I eek the pot out and use it 2- 3 times a week in addition.
I am 52 - a (lovely) person thought I was 39 -40 last week. I have been extra careful with my skin though.

WildBillfemale Mon 17-Nov-14 08:29:56

I use the shea hand cream which is easily the best I've ever used.
I also use some of their soap and perfume. The face range seems so expensive and combined with the fact I associate the brand more with body care I've never tried the face products.

I'm a new convert to Nuxe

Twinklestein Mon 17-Nov-14 09:22:03

Don't like the Shea hand cream. Love the lavender foot cream.

Their perfumes are very alcohol heavy and give me a headache.

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