One of my favourite indulgences? A hot, relaxing bath.
Yes, that’s an indulgence. I share a house with 8 other people, so it’s not often I get the time to hop into the bathtub these days. When I do, it’s usually late at night, when all my flatmates have gone to bed.
I fill the bathtub with running hot water, and then add a few drops of White Grace Stylish Bath Soak. Goldish pink in colour, it’s infused with shimmers that make both the water, and my skin, sparkle.
As I lower myself in the bathtub, I inhale the gorgeous scent of White Grace. The delicate aroma of rose is enhanced by the heady addition of jasmine. This floral bouquet is soon joined by a sensual accord of patchouli and sandalwood that adds some character to it.
Yet, the scent is surprisingly light. It doesn’t scream for attention. It’s not too woody, too sweet, or too anything. All the notes are carefully balanced to please the widest possible audience without turning into a borefest.
There’s only one thing I don’t like about it. It’s so hard to open it. The thick glass bottle, decorated with a pink ribbon, is sturdy and gorgeous, and looks amazing on my vanity. But, every time I use it, I have to pull really hard to remove the cap.
I guess White Grace Stylish Bath Soak is an indulgence you have to earn.
If you like the scent of the Bath Soak, you may want to try and track down the White Grace EDT. Tesco’s first EDT, the scent is already sold out online (so I’ll keep this short), but you may still be able to find it in a supermarket or two around the country.
It smells very similar to the shower gel, with a delicate floral accord at the beginning, and a sultry, sensual patchouli and sandalwood base. Elegant, and beautiful, it’s it’s more perfumey too, if that makes sense.
White Grace is not too strong or overpowering, but it doesn’t stay too close to the skin. Sillage is just right. Staying power, not so much. Needless to say, you need to reapply this throughout the day. But you expect that when you pick a EDT, don’t you?
Heavenly Bath Soak Aqua, Sodium laureth sulfate, Acrylates copolymer, Cocamide MEA, Parfum, Sodium hydroxide, Mica, Disodium EDTA, Magnesium nitrate, Limonene, Sodium chloride, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Magnesium chloride, Methylisothiazolinone, CI 77891, CI 15985, CI 14700
THE BOTTOM LINE
Pros: Infused with shimmers, this luxurious bath soak makes your skin sparkle; Beautiful and elegant scent; Simple and stylish packaging.
Cons: The Bath Soak bottle is hard to open; The White Grace EDT doesn’t last long on the skin.
Summary: With its silky texture, shimmery infusion, and woody floral scent, White Grace Stylish Body Wash turns every bath into a luxurious indulgence. The matching EDT is lovely too, but needs to be reapplied throughout the day.
Price & Availability: £5.00 each, at Tesco.
Rating: Bath Soak: 4.5/5; EDT: 3.5/5