If you can name a better experience than a soothing shower, lathering up with luxurious, fragrant body wash after a long day, you must be privy to a magical fantasy we haven’t heard of. As personal as it is intimate, our shower time is much more than just a wash-and-dry, in-and-out experience. Fragrance and texture both play a big role in what we choose to get down and dirty with.
We’re spoiled for choice at the moment when it comes to pampering our body, so here are a few of our favourite shower gels for a daily dose of luxury. Grab your loofah, have a fluffy towel at the ready and get scrubbing!
If there was ever an epitome of the phrase ‘treat yourself’, this is it: Sisley’s Eau de Campagne Bath and Shower Gel. A foaming gel enriched with softening plant extracts, it nourishes the skin and cleans without drying. We recommend this one for the bathtub, accompanied with no other luxury than a tall glass of champagne.
RRP $90 from selected David Jones stores and sisley.com.au
Stop and smell the flowers. Philosophy will fast track your shower time with their one-bottle shampoo, shower gel and bubble bath. With a fresh floral scent of peony blossom, this cleansing and conditioning Field of Flowers 3-in-1 Shower Gel is your fast track to spring time.
RRP $30.00 from David Jones, adorebeauty.com.au and TVSN
Want softer skin? It’s yours with Pure Body Coconut and Lime Scrub is the in-shower experience packed with Australian skin-loving ingredients that exfoliates your body for a polished glow. The scent is heavenly and it’s much cheaper than a trip to Tahiti!
RRP $19.95 from splosh.com.au
Dip your toe into the new range from Coast to Coast, an Australian brand inspired by our beautiful natural landscapes. Sore muscles and rough skin will feel better instantly with their Refreshing Body Cleanser, an uplifting blend of Grapefruit and Geranium essential oils.
RRP $22.95 from David Jones and coasttocoastaustralia.com.au
Triple the moisture, triple the fun with Dove’s Triple Moisture Deeply Nourishing Body Wash. Containing NutriumMoisture – a breakthrough technology infusing moisturizer with natural skin lipids – it absorbs deep-down for silky-soft skin in seconds.
RRP $7.36. For stockists: 1800 061 027
Want to feel closer to nature? The Aromatherapy Co’s Lavender & Neroli Bath and Shower Gel will take you there with 100% pure and natural essential oils. Restoring the natural skin balance, it protects and heals as well as providing antiseptic properties. What a winner!
RRP $14.95 Available in David Jones and at thearomatherapycompany.com.nz
Forego your morning coffee – you won’t need it after using La Mav’s Coffee Bean Body Scrub. Like a shot of espresso for your skin, this decadently scented scrub exfoliates and polishes to leave your body with a silky crema. Containing organic Coconut, Camellia and Macadamia Oils, it’s perfect for all skin types.
RRP $29.95 from lamav.com
For the ultimate shower buddy, you can’t go past Everloc Xpressions Shower Caddy. A suction system with serious grip, this hold-all caddy is available in various sizes and will stick to any tiled surface. Because there’s always room for one more in the shower…
From $14.95. For stockists: 9830 5900
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