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Showing posts with label Jo Malone. Show all posts

Jo Malone London | Lime Basil And Mandarin Cologne



The Jo Malone Lime Basil and Mandarin has always been my favourite Jo Malone smell and today’s Advent, is the Lime Basil and Mandarin Cologne. Again am terrible at describing the smell, but I feel like it’s a scent that’s “me”. It’s lightly scented and fruity. If am not wearing Elizabeth and James Nirvana Cologne, am usually wearing Jo Malone Lime Basil and Mandarin Cologne.
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Black Cedarwood And Juniper Cologne



Number 21 of the Jo Malone Advent Calendar, is Black Cedarwood and Juniper Cologne I wasn’t sure what to think of the Black Cedarwood and Juniper, going by the wording. It smells fresh, light scented, but powering enough that I could smell before even spraying the cologne. I wouldn't say it's me the smell. I may gift this to someone haha.
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Jo Malone London | Orange Blossom Body And Hand Wash


Whenever I travel, I always try travel light as possible. Then I realise I could do with wipes or something to clean my hands. The Jo Malone orange blossom Advent Calendar size hand wash is so light weight, at 15ml and fits within the 70ml plane restrictions. I love the fruity orange smell, so I definitely will buy the hand wash again.
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Jo Malone London | Blackberry And Bay Bath Oil


It’s another bath oil in today’s Advent Calendar (number 19). It’s the Jo Malone Blackberry and Bay, it’s actually so light scented I think I would pour the bottle in the bath. Although saying that the Advent Calendar size is a only 15ml. I would still be tempted to pour the full size version, in the bath. I love my scents, but when something is light scented I have to use extra. 
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Jo Malone London | Grapefruit Cologne



It’s another Cologne, in the Jo Malone Advent Calendar. This time it’s “Grapefuit”. The grapefruit Cologne is fruity and light scented, so you could get away with wearing it everyday. I would say the smell is standard for Jo Malone. It’s an everyday smell, but am not sure I’d hype about buying the full  size. 
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Jo Malone London | Tuberose Angelica Body Cream





Number 17 of the Jo Malone Advent Calendar, is the Tuberose Angelica Body Cream. It’s quite a fragranced smell. I would use this traveling, when I want to freshen my hands or use it as the body cream. I used it as hand cream and I love how soft, my hands felt. 
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Jo Malone London | Nectarine Blossom And Honey Cologne



I love fruity scents and today’s Jo Malone Advent is Nectarine Blossom and Honey. It smells totally fruity, something I would wear. It’s not too strong, so I feel like it would be one of those perfumes I would keep spraying and later people would tell me they can smell my perfume, but I won’t smell it haha. Am bad for not smelling perfume and spraying more. 
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Jo Malone London | Incense And Embers Candle





The Jo Malone candles are one of the products I highly recommend, but they are expensive. I know I couldn't afford to buy them, all the time. Today’s Advent Calendar is another candle “Incense and Embers”. I could smell the candle before lighten it, but it’s a nice smell. It smells Christmas - y. I could actually fall asleep, with this smell haha.
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Jo Malone London | Jasmine Sambac And Marigold Cologne



Today’s Jo Malone Advent Calendar (December 14) it’s Jasmine Sambac and Marigold Cologne. Ok so I am the worst for describing things, but this isn’t how I imagined it to smell like. It smells really sweet, but not something I would wear everyday. 
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Jo Malone London | English Oak And Redcurrant Cologne


Am just about to head to the airport, so here goes another Jo Malone Advent Calendar review (December 13). It’s English Oak and Redcurrant Cologne. It’s very light and fruity scented. It’s a nice everyday, light scent. I’ll probably be smelling of a different Jo Malone scent, by the time I get to the airport and pass DutyFree. When am traveling, I like higher scented smells.
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Jo Malone London | Amber And Lave Bath Oil


From the second I opened the Jo Malone Amber and Lavender bath oil, I could smell it. It’s not the usual lavender smell am used to, but I actually love the smell (better than other lavender products, I have tried). It’s really strong and lasts. Am already thinking of buying the full size version.
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Jo Malone London | Dark Amber And Ginger Lily Cologne


I have just got back from Rome today, which I'll write about later. It’s number 10 of the Jo Malone Advent Calendar, Dark Amber and Ginger Lilly Cologne. It says it’s an Intense Cologne, but I wouldn’t say it’s too over powering smell. I sprayed it on my wrist and it smells so nice. I like the smell on myself, but I wouldn’t mind a man smelling of this. It actually smells so good. 
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Jo Malone London | Wood Sage And Sea Salt Cologne


Today’s Jo Malone Advent Calendar (number 9) is the Wood Sage and Sea Salt Cologne. I think I remember this one, in the Advent Calendar a few years back. I love this smell, It’s light scented. I guess it does have that “woody” smell. It also doesn’t smell too girly or manly. I think this is one I’ve sprayed when I pass Jo Malone at Edinburgh Airport haha.
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Jo Malone London | Wild Blueberry Body Cream



My flight last night was delayed. Midnight I was still at Amsterdam Airport. It didn’t land until half 1 in the morning. So I’ve had to rush to the airport this morning, to catch my flight to Rome. Today’s Jo Malone Advent Calendar is Wild Blueberry body cream. I ended up using the Jo Malone Wild Blueberry body cream, as a hand cream. It smells nice, but am not sure I could justify spending £54 (full size) on body cream. The small Advent Calendar size, is handy for traveling. I’ll have to try it out more, when I have more time. 
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Jo Malone London | Earl Grey And Cucumber Cologne


Hi everyone, am about to head to the airport. So I’ll quickly show number 7 of the Jo Malone Advent Calendar. Today is Earl Grey and Cucumber Cologne. I’ve just sprayed it before heading to the airport. I actually like this one, it smells kind of fruity. I’ll probably ruin it, as when I walk through Duty Free at the airport I spray all the perfumes haha.
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Jo Malone London | Frosted Cherry And Clove Candle




I have been put off visiting places, where English isn’t the first language. After visiting Denmark yesterday it changed my view, on visiting other countries. It was the first time traveling on my own, to a country where English isn’t the first language. I was feeling nervous about traveling, to a country non-English speaking country on my own. I kept thinking do I point at things, if I need anything ? Or what do I do ? I got the tram from the Copenhagen airport into the city. I saw the word “fart” I laughed and took a photo with my phone. The guy opposite said “that’s a good photo”. I said oh I was taking a photo of the word fart, as it means different in English. I was shocked how clear his English was. I replied “where are you from ?”. He replied “Denmark and where are you from ?” I replied “Scotland”. He said “oh wow you don’t sound Scottish”. I just laughed, as I didn’t think he was Danish. I would say about 80% of Danish, speak in English. The only time I was spoken to in Danish, was in Sephora. The worker started speaking and I knew it wasn’t English. I was about to say “sorry I don’t speak Danish”. I said the word “sorry” and she soon jumped and quickly said “hi is there anything you’d like help with ?. I was impressed how quickly, she managed to change language. It was nice seeing, Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid Statue. Danish people are the friendliest people, I have came across and willing to speak English. I felt like I was in my home country (Scotland), with everyone speaking English. The only down side with Denmark, it’s the home of LEGO and there was no LEGO products with “Copenhagen” on it. The London LEGO Store had t shirts and other things with “London Leicester Square”.

So number 6 of the Jo Malone Advent Calendar, is Frosted Cherry and Clove candle. My first Jo Malone candle was the Pine And Eucalyptus. They are expensive, so I put off buying it at first. As they are expensive, I would only buy myself another for a special occasion. As I treated myself to the Advent Calendar, I’ll be getting to try a few over December. The second I pulled out the drawer of number, I knew it was a candle. I could smell the cherry. I lit it up for a photo, but you can smell the candle with or without lightening it. It has that winter smell, which makes it even more Christmas - y.
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Jo Malone London | English Pear And Freesia Cologne



Am guilty to judge things by how catchy they sound or if it looks nice. Number 4 of the Jo Malone Advent Calendar is English Pear and Freesia. Reading the words “English Pear”, it wouldn’t be something I would go to pick up in a shop. It’s not how I imagined the smell. It smells fresh and not too powering. It’s really light scented, compared to some of the Jo Malone scents I’ve tried. It could quite possible be one of my favourite Jo Malone scents. It’s just a shame the wording doesn’t sound catchy for me to remember it. 
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Jo Malone London | Orange Bitters Cologne


It’s December so am going to start by saying I started Danielle UK, just over a year ago and it’s had over 100,000 views. How crazy is that ? Who’d have thought that many people would stop by ?. It was getting nearer, so I set myself a target to get to 100,000 before New Year. It was nice waking up to 100,000 page views. I’ve noticed the views go up dramatically. since I wrote about traveling. You may see some more travel posts coming soon, as I have a few trips planned this month. Also I was given a gift card last year and I have felt guilty, not being able to use it and I wouldn’t want to waste the persons money. Today I finally used up the card and got a Nando’s (lemon and herb chicken, peri peri chips and peas, incase you’re wondering haha). 

Am going to be showing you what’s in the Jo Malone Advent Calendar, everyday until Christmas Eve. Starting of with the first of December, (today) I got Orange Bitters Colone. I found it really strong, which could be all in the name of “bitters”.. I think it would smell nice on a man. Jo Malone is unisex, but I would say this is the man scent. I’d maybe wear this if I was heading somewhere and wanted the smell to last. I find the stronger Jo Malone scents, last longer. 

The advent calendar Orange Bitters Cologne is 9ml, so it’s a perfect size for traveling in hand luggage. 
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Jo Malone London Pine and Eucalyptus Candle


 The Pine and Eucalyptus candle, has that Christmas smell to it. The smell would make a good alternative, if you didn't want a real Christmas tree.
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