Pure Vanilla for Summer

Well, it finally feels like summer has really begun.  With bathing suits, bare feet and less clothing a typical part of our daily lives, even the mind set changes.  We crave cool fruity drinks, a quiet moment in the sun (or shade, whichever you prefer) and a sultry, musky scent.  Ok, as for that last one, it may not be exactly what comes to mind when you conjure up a summer’s day.  But Lavanila Pure Vanilla Healthy Fragrance ($56) is the perfect match for warm skin and relaxed living.

A blend of Madagascar vanilla, freesia petal, patchouli and heliotrope, the frangrance is made of pure essential oils.  This delicious, slightly-spicy scent mellows when it soaks into the skin.  Leaves you with a lovely, warm, natural fragrance that lasts all day.

Why should you trust my opinion on this?  I am not one to take scents lightly.  Let’s just say that I hold my breath when walking through the perfume section of a department store (no kidding!) and can get a headache that lasts all day just by coming into contact with the “wrong” scent.  But we scent-sensitive gals like to smell good too.

Lavanila products are made from 100% natural ingredients and good-for-you stuff like goji powder, kakadu plum extract and olive leaf extract.  And vanilla itself is said to reduce stress and anxiety.  The perfect scent for summer.

Written by Liz Thompson

I am an organic beauty expert, writer, and mom of two young environmentalists who can already spot a toxic product when they see one. Read more about me at Organic Beauty, and find me on , Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook.

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