This is the first in a series of three product reviews centered around relaxation. The product in question today is The Aromatherapy Company’s Strawberry Shortcake bubble bath. In further investigation I’ve found that this little guy made its way here all the way from New Zealand, so imagine my surprise at finding it at Winners! It costed me $5.99 for the relatively small 250 mL (8.45 fl. oz) bottle, which is easily forgiven because it’s just so great!
Let’s face it, we’re all stressed. There’s a million things that we needed to have done yesterday, and even more that we should do tomorrow. So it’s nice to take a moment to ourselves sometimes, close our eyes, and set on an adventure that only our skin and our noses can experience. This is why bubble bath is such a great product – it makes bath water soft and inviting, as well as lightly scents it to help us clear our minds.
The packaging for Strawberry Shortcake is absolutely adorable, and it may or may not be responsible for why I bought it. It’s a small bottle reminiscent of old-time milk bottles, made of thick clear glass and topped with a black plastic cap. The sticker is a white-dotted pink, with the words THE AROMATHERAPY CO. / TEATIME / STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE / Bubblicious Bubbles. The liquid is a runny consistency, and a pale yellow color.
The description on the back of the bottle reads:
Teatime’s Bubblicious Bubble Bath by The Aromatherapy Company has the scrumptious aroma of Strawberry Shortcake to delight your senses and fill your bath with a fruity aroma.
I’ll be frank and tell you that I didn’t find the smell all the great in the bottle. BUT, the moment I poured about half the bottle’s contents into the tub I immediately came around. It’s a light strawberry scent, cloyingly sweet and fruity. The scent is really barely noticeable once in the water, which is good because you don’t want to be choked out of your relaxation by a smell that’s all up in your personal space. Note: this product does leave a little bit of residue on the tub, so just aim your shower head at any lines left to remove it.
Question: am I the only one that judges the success of a bubble bath by the bubbles? No? Great! This gave so much bubbles, thrilling me both my blogger self and my inner child.
Overall, if you can find this I totally recommend buying it – a really lovely product, reasonably priced, and oh-so-relaxing. What’s your favorite bubble bath?
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