Dear L’Occitane Almond Milk Concentrate, you should just know that I love you. Forever yours, -C
Was it actually 10 years ago? Or perhaps it’s 5…? Hmmm, no, I’m pretty sure it’s 10…
Gawd, I feel like I’m losing the sense of time like a nonagenarian… Wait, is that because I’m turning THIRTY at the end of the month???
Oops, sorry, I forgot you were there!
I was just trying to remember how long ago I received the sample of L’Occitane Almond Milk Concentrate that made me fall head over heels for it. I wanted to purchase the full size RIGHT AWAY, but stopped in my tracks when I saw the price tag.
€39 ($50) for a 200 ml body moisturizer was just too much for a broke college student, so I reluctantly put it back on the shelf until… a few weeks ago!
It’s definitely the most I’ve ever spent on a body moisturizer, but boy, the Almond Milk Concentrate is really everything I remembered and even more! You know, sometimes, we tend to idealize things from the past, and in our head they become much better than they actually were…
Well, luckily it wasn’t the case with this uh-mazing cream!
First of all, look at that old school glass jar… The Almond Milk Concentrate is without a doubt the best-packaged lotion I’ve ever seen!
And what’s inside is just heavenly! I love that it has an almost ‘whipped’ consistency and that it sinks in so easily. Oh, and I absolutely adore its scent! It’s a little sweet, but not sickly by any means, and not overpowering at all.
I don’t use perfume because it really bothers me on myself, so applying L’Occitane Almond Milk Concentrate is the perfect way for me to smell nice without it being overwhelming for my sensitive nose.
L’Occitane claims that after using the Almond Milk Concentrate for one month ‘body contours are better defined, skin looks firmer and satiny-smooth’. Now, to me the firming claim is just utter crap, as I don’t think any topical cream can have that effect, but it does leave the skin pretty soft and smooth. And to me, that’s enough! 😉
Have you ever tried the Almond Milk Concentrate from L’Occitane? Has any product ever stayed on your wishlist for TEN years? And do you tend to idealize stuff from the past?