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Brand: Avon / Type: Shower Gel / Suitable for: Body / Skin type: for dry skin and for all types

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      02.01.2012 22:34

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      value for money and worth just trying out

      The Product:
      I first bought this product around Christmas time when the Avon catalogue was doing its rounds. Usually I would use a basic shower gel from a supermarket however I thought I would try some items from the far away range. In term of the quality of the shower gel I found it effective as a soap and not harsh on the skin. I have quite sensative skin but was no irritated by the soap in this shower gel. It does not lather as well as some other shower gels do though which was dissapointing. The most noticable thing about this product was the scent. It certainly was strong and I imagine if used in conjunction with the rest of the products in this range such as the body lotion, body spray and perfume then you would smell of the fragrance all day. However when the gel is used on its own your skin does not smell of the scent for all that long. Also on the down side, the scent wasn't even that nice. It wasn't all that natural and had a chemical scent about it.

      The Price:
      One good thing about this product is the cheap price. The gel on its own would be around £1.85 and there are many deals that Avon have that enable you to buy the whole range for a discount price.

      The Packaging:
      Another good point about this product is the packaging. It is sophisticated and pleasent to look at. It is a beige/yellow colour with a pink lid which fitted in with the decor of my bathroom.

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      16.06.2010 15:03
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      recommended

      When I started selling Avon as an Avon rep I decided to treat myself to one of the perfume collections they do. I was always taking other people's orders to their doors and I always felt a bit left out when I didn't have anything in the order for myself.

      The reasons I chose the Far Away collection over any other of the collections Avon do are:
      *a friend recommended it to me
      *there was an offer on at the time, which was buy the whole collection for £12. I thought this was a fantastic deal and just couldn't resist.

      This shower gel can also be bought separately though, at £3.50 normal price. There is 200ml in the bottle and it lasted me about a month, so it's up to you whether or not you think that is good value for money.
      Personally I think if I was paying the full £3.50 this is a bit steep, as you can get shower gels with 200ml in priced around 99p in the supermarket.

      What makes this different from other shower gels though, is the fragrance. Far Away is an eau de toilette from Avon and it is oriental and floral. The shower gel has the same fragrance as this perfume but slightly less concentrated.

      This works well as a shower gel and I found that it works itself up into a nice thick lather when you rub it onto your body with lots of water.
      It leaves your skin feeling cleansed and refreshed and smelling delicious.
      This doesn't have to be used with the rest of the range as it works just as well on its own, but I always think it is nice to use the rest of the range with it, as it seems to make the scent last longer.
      Overall I would defnitiely recommend this.

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      20.02.2010 00:22
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      Smelly shower gel leaves you smelly and clean

      I have recently done a review on the Avon perfume with this fragrance and quite frankly i panned it, however, here is the same fragrance in a shower gel and I kind of like it, how weird is that?

      The shower gel comes in a creamy white bottle with a gold flip lid and the 'Far Away' tassle pictured on the front, the bottle stands upsidedown to aid the gel inside to come out with ease, this is a design that most shower gels have adopted. The bottle I have is 200ml and came free with an offer, I believe it mormally retails for around £3 but Avon often have offers on and I would recommend before trying something new, waiting if you can for a campaign where the item you want is on offer.

      The gel inside is a good consistancy, its not so thin that it runs off your sponge/flannel and it is thick enough to use with just your hands if you prefer. The liquid clear in colour and has a kind of pearly sheen to it, it foams up well and leaves skin feeling refreshed and clean.

      As with the perfume, the fragrance of this shower is rather strong and quite heady but not so much as the perfume, once using I find it rather addictive as it kind of lingers in the bathroom for a quite a few hours and everytime I enter the bathroom I find myself thinking about the smell and liking it.

      The aroma is a mix of floral and woodlands, it is as i stated before quite strong and would maybe suit someone older rather than younger, Ideal gift for your mum or nan......

      upon finishing washing and drying etc, I have found that the gel leaves you skin smelling of its fragrance more than other shower gels and unless going out somewhere special i have not bothered with perfume after using this gel as it really was not needed.

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      05.01.2010 17:23
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      A great scented shower gel from Avon

      Although I do not shop in Avon myself, I frequently get Avon gfits from one particular friend who loves Avon products. This Christmas, as part of her present to me, I received an Avon Far Away Gift set, which inside, contained three items, one of these being a 50ml tube of Avon Far Away Shower Gel.

      For years, I have stuck mostly to using good old fashioned soap for washing in the shower, part of the reason being that I have sensitive skin and I am wary of using perfumed products. However having gathered up a glut of shower gels from various gifts etc over the past few months, I thought I would give some a go, this Far Away one being one of them.


      When you take the top off the shower gel, you can immediately smell the fragrance. It has a sweet sugary smell with a musky hint and I loved it from the very beginning. The gel itself comes easily out of the tube, and is clear in colour. It lathers up easily on the skin and there is a strong but sweet fragrance that lingers on the skin - temporarily. In terms of cleansing, I feel that is washes my skin well, and since I have started using it since Christmas, I have had no adverse reactions to it, so it certainly hasn't affected my sensitive skin.

      Yes, the scent is rather strong and some may say overpowering, but I love the sweet sugary fragrance mixed with the muskiness. This is a great item from a great gift pack, and I certainly would be happy with using a full bottle or tube of this Far Away shower gel.

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        21.01.2009 19:15
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        a great shower gel

        Far way is a scent range exclusively made by avon, aswell as ther perfume they do a shower and bath lotion which is usually £3.50 for 200ml but is half price at the moment so is a great deal.

        As any user of the perfume will know it has a strong lingering scent which is obviously very feminin, great for me as this will stop hubby pinching my shower gel.

        It comes in a white bottle with a gold flip top lid which is easy to open even with wet hands.

        You can use this as a washing product in either the bath or the shower and i also like to pour a little under runing water when having a bath as it creates a nice amount of bubbles and makes the bathroom smell great which is nice for a relaxing long soak.

        The shower gel is a clear colour with a shimmer to it, it is quite thick in concistency so wont run through your fingers, it lathers realy well and a little goes a long way, it rinses easily off your skin and leaves it feeling nice and soft, the smell lingers on my skin for a long time after too which is great.

        My only dislike of this is that the bottle is not see through as i like to be able to see how much is left.

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        10.11.2008 18:46
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        Recommended to anyone without sensitive skin.

        I recently got given a bottle of Avon Far Away Shower Gel, my daughter loves this stuff but had enough of it to sail a ship in and received another two bottles as gifts so she passed one my way. My daughter assured me that I would like it and in a way she was right but I did have some issues with it.

        As a shower gel it is very good, it cleanses well and gives a lovely lather when using, which I like, the scent is nice but a bit overpowering for a shower gel, my problem with it is the fact that it left me with a bit of an itch which is very unusual for Avon products (well in my experience it is anyway)!

        If it had not given me a slight skin irritation then it is a product I would almost certainly have used again so if your skin is as tough as old boots then give this a try you will probably like it, however if you have sensitive skin at all then best be careful with it.

        A 200ml flip top bottle of this shower gel will cost you £3.50 unless on offer which is ok but not exactly inexpensive. It has a nice sweet aroma rather than a fruity or floral aroma like so many other shower gels have so it is nice for a change but remember the sensitive skin issues!

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        08.11.2008 16:50
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        If you love the fragrance this is brill!

        I never know what to buy my Mother for Christmas she's a very tricky woman! So when my Avon catalogue was delivered and me never knowing what to buy from it because I don't actually like Avon (but love my Avon rep, Anita) I plumped for ordering this just for something to buy really. Well not just this product actually. A little Avon Far Away Gift Set to be more precise with a small bottle of this it in it, the matching skin softener and a small bottle of perfume (£5.00). Oh and it comes in a rather nice box as well and I thought it all looked rather nice and looked a rather good buy. (This little set is on sale now).

        Seemed it was a nice little gift for mum ...until chatting and Mum mentioned my Avon order had been delivered (this) and that she hoped I hadn't got it for her. A bit disappointed I said no and how come she hoped it wasn't for her? Her answer was a bit blunt and deflating actually 'I don't like cheap crap ta Melanie!'. I was a bit upset at that until I realised there was no one else to give it to so ho hum things weren't that bad after-all! I'd have to give it to myself and Avon or not I do like little sets of things to pamper myself with!

        The Packaging....

        Well normally it's a an off white colour bottle with a gold flip top lid at the bottom. I have read it is available in a 150ml size but personally I haven't seen that to be honest. My tube (which remember is part of a gift set and is not available to buy separately) is 50ml. Regardless of the size all products of course smell the same. All bottles look very similar too. There is a picture of a tassel up the top of the bottle, 'Far Away, Shower Gel' is written on the front (with some stuff in foreign languages I don't understand) and it all looks rather neat and simple. Then on the back more stuff is written in foreign languages, ingredients are listed, size is stated, the recycle symbol is on there, and finally contact details for Avon are given. I actually like the packaging. It's simple, understated and doesn't look cheap or nasty and it doesn't scream it's an Avon product.

        Using It....

        Well mine has a screw on/off black plastic screw on/off lid at the bottom of the squeezy tube. Of course I'm sure that most people would simply flip the lid up to open though and dispense some of the transparent gel out (cos they'd buy the big bottle lol). The consistency of this is really great. It isn't a thick stodgy gel but it doesn't just run out everywhere including hands all by itself, making this unmessy and fuss-free to use.

        So how much you use and how you apply it to your body is of course entirely up to you! I use a scrunchy and use a decent sized blob. The more you use the more lather you get and as soon as you apply this on to damp/wet skin away it goes into action very quickly indeed. More is more with this product. The more you use the more thick white luxurious bubbles you get. A small amount cleans you but you don't get that lather which if you want to shave your bits and bobs is a bit of a drawback so I don't find this product that economical really due to that fact and I like my bubbles afterall.

        The smell.. well it's ok. I quite like it but it's rather cheap and distinctive really and a bit...well...loud.

        Avon say that the smell is of of Jasmine, Freesia and Osmanthus Flower, Orange Flower, Peach and Sandal Wood, Vanilla, Musk and Amber and sure you can sniff, detect and identify the majority of them whiffs but for me the vanilla is a little on the top heavy side of things and screams through the fragrance like a naughty school child does in a classroom full of well behaved children!

        It's very sweet with a muskiness that lightly drifts over the top of it and it is pleasant enough with a hint of fruitness and a definate smell of flowers about it. It is (as I've alreadysaid) rather heavy and it is distinctive having been around for quite a few years now. As soon as I got into my friends car last night she said are you wearing Far Away and suddenly I felt a bit cheapened and exposed and we were going somewhere rather posh as well! So I was kind of put off by that remark to be truthful! Going somewhere nice wearing Avon just isn't cool but the only soothing part is that if people know the fragrance then they probably have ordered and used it too! lol

        Anyway I digress slightly! So.... we've established that the shower gel foams up and the more you use the more lather you get from it. It feels nice and gentle to use and doesn't irritate the skin. The smell is strong and feminine (rather than girly) and very softening on the skin. When you get out of shower and dry off skin is left feeling wonderfully hydrated and none sticky to the touch. The smoothness is wonderful and I really take my hat off to Avon for this and this alone. At no point either using this product or over a few hours after using it does my greasy skin get greasier, it just stays gently hydrated and I have no dry bits of skin after using this and no tightening at all. I can feel I haven't used a soap or a soapy product!

        More importantly than anything and a thing a lot of us forget to address when reviewing a shower gel of this type is 'does it clean you?' Well yes it does! I feel clean and refreshed and my skin is left fragrant and has a glow about it. I'm happy with the feeling of clean this provides me with.

        The smell is quite heavy from the shower gel alone so you do have to be very careful what fragrances you use after using this or you could get a bit confusing and smelly in a not so good way! I'd use this with musky perfumes and fragrances that are not too heavy and let this provide most of my fragrance. I'd also be happy to use this and this alone in the summer months and of course this is great used in conjunction with other products within the same range to layer up the scent (but it's all going to be highly fragrant and long lasting!).

        Now I used the shower gel 11 hours ago now and I can still smell it particularly around my neck and shoulders. The smell does transfer onto clothes but it does wash out of them easily. It also washes off skin easily leaving no residue.

        Overall....

        If you like the fragrance of the Far Away perfume then this for you is a must buy in my opinion. If you like heavily fragranced shower gels that keep you smelling of something for hours on end without turning into a funny smell or losing it's vibrancy then once again this is brilliant for you. What I'm trying to say I guess is if you like the fragrance this is a marvel! Would I buy it again? No and that's only because I find that the smell a bit to heavy and aging for me and I don't want to have to use the perfume with it as I like my designer fragrances a bit too much and I find this a bit difficult to match up smell wise with the other stuff I own.

        This product is only available from Avon at around at £3.00 for the 200ml bottle but do look out for the offers! In my opinion best suited to older females!

        This review is also posted on Ciao under this same username.

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          07.11.2008 12:59
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          use the other prodcts in the far away range to build up a lasting scent

          For as long as I can remember I have always been a fan of 'far away'-it's one of those classic scents that reminds me of certain things over the years. I always seem to have a bottle of the fragrance in the house, but up until recently I had never tried any of the other products in the range. I bought the shower gel a while ago and at the time it was on a '3 for £5' offer, but it tends to retail at around the £3/£3.50 mark normally in the brochures, but is often on offer. Back to the product, well it's a rich and creamy shower gel with a strong oriental essence and lathers up very well. I tried it in the shower and found it left my skin soft and smelling of far away for hours after. It works best I found when I use the skin softener straight after as it really builds up the scent. It comes in an attractive 200ml size bottle and lasts a long time as you only need a small amount.

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          06.11.2008 22:44
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          Far and Away From a Good Shower Gel

          My first experience of Far Away was a couple of years ago when a friend gave me a gift set for Christmas. The set included a 15ml spray perfume as well as the coordinating shower gel and skin softener. The same set is actually available in the current Avon catalogue for £8 and is comes in a lovely box, ready for giving as a gift if you can ebar to part with it.

          Perfumes are quite a difficult gift to give since everyone has their own personal tastes but I was thrilled when I sampled Far Away as I probably wouldn't have purchased it myself without having sampled it first. Avon advertises Far Away as an oriental floral scent. This is true but perhaps gives the wrong impression. Oriental scents in my experience tend to be heavy and musty and aren't to my taste. Fragrances such as Opium which are classic opium scents are far to strong for my liking. Far Away is different in that it is a far milder and lighter in comparison to other Oriental perfumes. It's floral to but still remains sweet and light. The scent is richer than others I tend to use but I still love the smell and surprisingly, despite my vast collection of expensive perfumes, Far Away is perhaps the one that most frequently gets commented on by others.

          If you particularly like a scent, a good way to prolong and intensify the aroma is to combine the perfume with a shower gel and moisturizer that uses the same fragrance. I was therefore a little surprised that, despite my love of the Far Away fragrance, the 50ml shower gel I received so long ago is still sat in my bathroom cabinet. As I unscrewed the lid to sniff the shower gel, I was pleasantly surprised by the rich and familiar aroma of Far Away. The shower gel almost perfectly mimics the scent of the perfume. Unfortunately, this is where the similarities end.

          Using the shower gel is no different to any other shower gel. I quickly recalled though perhaps the main reason why I didn't finish this small bottle. The lather is minimal despite using a generous amount of the gel and I like to shower with a rich lather to know I'm doing a good job of cleaning myself. The smell was still strong at this stage though and the steamy shower was filled with one of my favourite fragrances. Despite this, having dried and dressed myself, the aroma appears to have quickly evaporated. There's perhaps a very slight fragrance left of my skin but it's barely noticeable.

          The shower gel can also be purchased in a full size 200ml bottle which is far more attractive than my mini. The regular price is £3.50 although it is on offer in the current Avon catalogue for £1.75. For me though, even the offer price is too expensive since it struggles to lather and doesn't leave a lasting scent. I'd rather stick to my preferred choice of shower gel and indulge my senses with the real thing in the form of the Far Away eau de parfum.

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            29.10.2008 21:34
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            I happily recommend this to all.

            Avon Far Away shower gel is a lovely treat and one of my daughter's favourite bath products. She loves the perfume and body lotion in this range too and I always know when she's used all the products in a row because she smells so lovely!

            As an Avon representative, I like to try things whenever I have the opportunity to do so, so I have tried this myself naturally. I was very impressed with the thick, silky texture and I loved using such a sweet sugary scent in the shower for a pleasant change to my usual fruity shower gels.

            Traditionally this comes in a flip top 200ml bottle which is perfect, but I notice that the gift set bottles (which are 50ml each) are screw cap bottles so to be warned that they might not be ideal.

            At £3.50 each this is an excellent value product given that it is such good quality and so enjoyable to use. Better still it is on offer in brochure 18, the Christmas brochure, for 3 for £6 so my daughter will be stocking up then I'm sure!

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              07.10.2008 17:17
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              A lovely shower gel from Avon.

              I am not a fan of Avon perfumes, they always smell very cheaply made to me and never seem to suit my skin in terms of they generally make me itch and also they never seem to smell as good as I had hoped.

              So it was with a heavy heart that I opened this Avon Far Away shower gel yesterday morning, it was a gift from my sister so thought I had better try it. I love the bottle because it looks grown up and sophisticated, a white bottle with a bright pink lid. The packaging has obviously changed since the photo above was added, but I must say it's nicer looking now I think. It's one of those bottles that stands upside down on its lid so that pouring out the shower gel in easy.

              The flip top lid is very good, it stays open and closed with no leakage of the gel at all either while it is being used or when it is stored until the next time.

              In the shower this morning I noticed that the thickness of the gel makes it more of a shower cream than a gel, immediately upon opening the bottle I noticed a rich and very pleasant scent which only seemed to get stronger as I poured some onto my sponge.

              Like most shower creams, the lather is not terribly good from this Far Away and I found it to be quite a weak and thin layer of bubbles on my skin once I'd used my shower sponge. It did feel very cleansing though and once I was out of the shower and dried I did feel squeaky clean.

              My skin also felt nice and moisturised, the parts of my body that are prone to dryness weren't magically made better but they were certainly no worse than before I had my Far Away shower. I still had to use my body moisturiser, but that is true of most shower products I use so I cannot hold that against this particular one.

              The best thing about this shower gel though is the smell. Forget what I said above about Avon fragrances not being too good, this one is absolutely lovely. The Far Away fragrance is very sweet and slightly floral, one of those scents that I think would suit every woman from a 17 year old experimenting with perfumes right up to a more mature lady like myself.

              The scent doesn't linger for too long, although you could lengthen this by applying the Far Away eau de toilette afterwards. Personally I don't use this perfume but I definitely like the smell enough to perhaps purchase a full sized bottle.

              The Far Away shower gel is available from your local Avon lady, or alternatively you can place an order online but there is a delivery charge for doing this so I'd definitely recommend finding an Avon lady in your area. It costs £2.50 or thereabouts, but is quite often on special offer with other products so keep an eye out and stock up wherever possible.

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                07.09.2008 15:54
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                the heady scent of jasmine

                I'm sure people usually try the perfume of a product, then try the lotions and gels afterwards. I, however done this the other way about!

                Far and Away seems to have been in Avon for ages. You can buy this fragrance in perfume, shower gel and body lotion. This review is about the shower gel.

                You buy this in a 200ml bottle. The bottle is a lightish gold colour. It's quite a nice shaped bottle. It is narrow-ish at the top and it widens near the middle and comes in a bit at the bottom. It has a flip style lid, which is a deeper gold. the bottle stands on it's lid. The writing on the bottle is swirly light gold lettering and it has a little picture of the Far Away symbol, which kind of looks like a ball with a tassel on it.

                The gel is quite thick and you only need a little bit to make a good lather. It is heavily fragranced, but it doesn't feel too heavy when it is lathered onto your skin. The smell is kind of musky, exotic, smell of the orient. It smells a bit Jasmine-like to me as well.

                If you layer this smell with the body lotion and perfume it smells great, as some of the layers smell lighter than the others.

                Cost wise this is normally £3.50, which may seem expensive for a shower gel, but shower gels/body lotions are normally more expensive if they come from a fragrance. Currently in the new Avon book it is on offer for £1.75, so there is often offers to be had.

                A really nice smell and a moisturising gel that scents your skin and makes it soft!

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                  a cheap and fantastic shower gel from AVON

                  Far Away is a fragrance which was released exclusively by Avon well over ten years or so ago; as well as the Far Away Eau De Parfum fragrance you can also purchase Far Away bath and body products to compliment and layer the scent of the perfume. People who have tried Far Away before will know that it is quite a strong smelling fragrance which has really excellent staying power; however there are some people whom may find that the scent of the perfume doesn't last that long on their skin due to the fact that all of out skin types are different. It is usually people whom have quite dry or oily skin types whom will find that the scent of a perfume, body lotion etc doesn't linger on their skin for a long length of time. If you have this problem with the staying power of perfumes then you would really benefit from using the complimentary bath and body products as these act as a layer for the perfume to adhere to therefore increasing the longevity of the scent on your skin.

                  Avon Far Away Shower Gel is available from Avon online or by ordering it from an Avon catalogue which you can get from your Avon representative if you have one in your area. There are different sized bottles of the shower gel available to purchase and as well as different sized bottles there are also some different packaging styles available; however the scent and appearance of the shower gel remains the same. Usually the smaller 150ml Far Away Shower gel is supplied in a tall off white coloured plastic tube which has a gold coloured screw on off lid. Where as the larger 200ml shower gel is supplied in a tall curvy off white coloured bottle which has a flip style gold lid which you just flip upwards to open the shower gel and flip back down again to close it so as the shower gel doesn't leak everywhere.

                  Regardless of which size of the Far Away Shower Gel you decide to choose the labelling and colouring on it remains exactly the same so as there is no confusion to the customer. Basically on the front of the shower gel tube/bottle you will notice that the label is quite plain and simple in design yet it is quite sophisticated and elegant in appearance. The label basically states that the product is in-fact an Avon product and that it is Far Away Moisturising Bath and Shower Gel, all of the writing on the label is printed in a gold metallic looking ink which ties in with the gold colouring on the lids very well. There is also a small purple tassel design printed near the top of the bottle/tube as well which is like the Far Away Fragrance trade mark as the perfume has the same purple coloured tassel round the neck of the bottle. If there is one fault with the actual packaging for the shower gel it is the fact that it isn't supplied in clear or see through containers. As I have stated in loads of my reviews before I prefer to purchase beauty/cleaning products etc in clear or see through packaging as I can easily see how much of the product is remaining inside the bottle at a glance; as well as being able to monitor how much of the product I am using at any one given time.

                  Sometimes with fragranced bath and beauty products I am actually quite disappointed by them because some of them are really thin and watery in consistency and others don't really smell nice, leave your skin fragranced or feeling any softer. But with Far Away moisturising shower gel I am really pleased with every aspect of it and cannot pick out any faults whatsoever, which is probably one of the main reasons I have continued to purchase this product on a regular basis for the last 4 years or so. The shower gel inside the tube/bottle is of a medium thick consistency, I would say that the consistency of the shower gel is fairly similar to that of Fairy Liquid although maybe just a little thinner. The shower gel has a gel like appearance and is fairly clear in colour although you do notice a slight pearlescent appearance shining through it when it reflects the light. With some shower gels you don't actually smell the fragrance from them as soon as you dispense them from the actual packaging onto your hand/sponge, you normally just smell the aroma from them when you start to work them into your skin and produce a lather. But with this actual shower gel the aroma hits you as soon as you start to dispense it from the packaging.

                  The medium thick consistency of the shower gel means that you don't actually have to use that much of it in order to get bathed with. I normally dispense the shower gel onto a bath puff and find that one blob the size of a ten pence piece is a more than adequate amount to get washed with; however if you aren't going to use a bath puff or a sponge and you prefer to use the shower gel on your hand you will find that you will use double if not treble the amount which in my opinion is just a waste of a perfectly good shower gel. Another downside to using the shower gel on your hand as opposed to a sponge or similar is the fact that you don't get a particularly good lather, where as with a sponge or bath puff the shower gel creates an extremely thick, creamy and bubbly lather almost instantly on your skin. The thick and creamy lather from the shower gel feels nice and soft on your skin as you are using it, it doesn't feel harsh nor does it make your skin feel itchy or irritated; instead it feels as if the shower gel is moisturising and caring for your skin. Also I find that the shower gel rinses off your skin really easily and effortlessly despite the sheer thickness and creaminess of it and it doesn't leave a sticky or tacky residue on your skin or in and around the bath/shower.

                  After I got fully washed and dried I noticed that my skin felt a lot smoother and softer than it did before I used the shower gel, and it was also highly fragranced; which is due to the fact that the shower gel does have a strong fragrance. Even although the fragrance of the shower gel is strong, it isn't a strong heady scent which would give you a sore head, it has more of a fresh sweet strong aroma. The fragrance from the shower gel really does linger on my skin for quite sometime, usually shower gels only fragrance my skin for approximately 4 hours or so before they fade away; but with Far Away Shower Gel the fragrance lingered on my skin for almost eight hours before it could no longer be smelt on my skin. The fragrance from the shower gel also lingers in the bathroom as well for a short time, the fragrance lingers in the air for up to an hour and a half before it gradually starts to fade away.

                  The scent which the shower gel leaves on my skin is absolutely gorgeous, and it smells almost identical to that of the complimentary perfume although the shower gel has more of a sweeter and slightly more muskier aroma than what the fragranced perfume does. The Far Away Shower Gel smalls mainly of sweet vanilla and sweet musk which is complimented my the warm and rich aroma of Amber as well as a slight fruity undertone of orange flower which seems to add a little fruitiness and depth to the fragrance of the shower gel. I think that this shower gel combined with the use of the body lotion and the perfume creates a wonderful rich long lasting and sweet aroma. The perfume itself has relatively great staying power but if you combine it with the other Far Away products in the range then the scent lasts on your skin for well over 15 hours or so; therefore you don't need to use as much perfume.

                  Far Away is described as having the following fragrance notes ~

                  Top Notes of Jasmine, Freesia and Osmanthus Flower

                  Middle Notes of Orange Flower, Peach and Sandal Wood

                  Base Notes of Vanilla, Musk and Amber

                  Far Away Shower Gel as well as the perfume and the other Far Away fragranced body products can only be purchased from Avon as this is an Avon fragrance. However you might be able to purchase some of the Far Away perfumes and body products from EBay at a discounted price so maybe that's worth a try as it will save you a little money. Avon very regularly have this scent and its matching bath and body products on special offer so you will be able to get it a lot cheaper from time to time; so it's a good idea to keep checking the Avon catalogue and website to take advantage of the special offers as and when they appear.

                  A 200ml bottle of the shower gel should last you approximately 8 weeks or so if you are using it on a daily basis, however if you are only going to use it every now and again then it will last you a longer length of time. When you have opened and started using a bottle of the shower gel you have up to 12 months to finish it before it needs throwing out, so it has quite a good shelf life for those who are only going to use it every so often.

                  The prices for Far Away Shower Gel and complimentary fragranced products in the range are as follows and have been quoted from the Avon website ~

                  50ml Far Away Eau De Parfum ~ £10 (may be cheaper if they have it on special offer)
                  75ml Far Away Body Spray ~ £3
                  40g Far Away Shimmering Body Powder ~ £3
                  200ml Far Away Bath and Shower Gel ~ £3

                  I think that the Avon Far Away Shower Gel is a fantastic product as it not only highly fragrances your skin but it also moisturises and he best thing about the shower gel is the fact that it is really cheaply priced and costs around £3 maximum (cheaper if it is on special offer). This is a gorgeous fragranced shower gel which I'm sure that most people will like. If you like fragrances such as Jean Paul Gaultier Classique or Rare Gold then I'm sure you will love this scent as well as they are all fairly similar.

                  For more information on Avon or any of their products can be obtained from

                  www.avonshop.co.uk
                  or

                  Telephone ~ 0845 6014040

                  Address
                  Avon Cosmetics Ltd.,
                  Earlstrees Road,
                  Corby,
                  Northamptonshire
                  NN17 4AZ

                  Email ~ uk.contact@avon.com

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