Ah I’m a tardy one, it would appear. Better late than never I guess 🙂 Thanks to the reminder from reader Coraline and Yukaeshi on Twitter, I got a swift kick up my @$$ to buck up and deliver my thoughts on the L’Occitane Angelica Hydration Cream.
L’Occitane for me has always been more about bath and body products. Lovely smelling body washes and shampoos grab my nose everytime but skincare? I don’t quite associate L’Occitane with skincare. I know they have some, but they just fly under my radar. Their DIY Ma Creme cream last year was absolutely fascinating, but nothing that prompted me to sit up and say “Oh I think I shall head to L’Occitane to check out some facial skincare”
Well, the new Angelica range of skincare might just do that for me. I have already purchased the full sized toner (which I will tell you about later today – it deserves a post of its own 🙂 ) and if my wandering eye doesn’t … erm… wander, then I might repurchase that in time to come.
Just quickly, the Angelica skincare range from L’Occitane isn’t named after a lovely lady. Its named after a plant – Angelica. Among the Chinese, you might be familiar with angelica root already, commonly known as “dong kwai” and used in herbal soups to promote blood circulation 🙂 The Angelica plant has an ability to draw water from deep in the ground and grow up to 2 meters in a few days. It was discovered that the Angelica water and Angelica essential oil was effective for skin hydration and to improve skin elasticity so you get hydrated and stronger skin in one.
So, very nice, you’re thinking. But what about the Angelica Hydration Cream? Is it all that?