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I received a bottle of the Calvin Klein Beauty bath and shower creme for Christmas as it was in with the perfume gift set. I had never used or even smelt the fragrance before until then. I loved the fragrance although it isn't what I would usually go for - it was quite a strong heavy scent and I kept it for special occasions.
The Perfume Shop describe this as a feminine, sophisticated fragrance that opens with top notes of Ambrette Seeds, middle notes of Jasmine and dries down to base notes of Cedarwood. The scent is quite floral and I would agree it does make me feel quite sophisticated! The shower cream smells exactly the same as the perfume and is just as strong, I was actually quite shocked by this as I have used many shower gels/cremes in the past that have came included with a perfume I love, but they have never been as good as what you'd expect considering the price tag if bought separately!
When I first used this I was in the bath and the smell seemed to linger in the room for quite some time after. I usually use Lush bath products and so it takes a very good shower gel to overpower the smell of them! Not only did the smell make the bathroom smell lovely, but also my skin for a while after use too. I did not actually notice this myself but my boyfriend did as he asked what I had used as I smelt lovely! I think I must have just gotten used to the scent whilst in the bath to not notice it on my skin when I got out.
I also used this bath and shower creme for bubbles when I ran out of bubble bath once too and it was good at creating a decent amount of bubbles and it made my bath smell lovely, but I wouldn't recommend using this as a bubble bath as the effects are much better on the skin when it is used to actually wash yourself. A little goes a long way with this product too. When squeezing the creme out of the bottle a small amount comes out so that you don't end up wasting any of the product. My 100ml lasted me around 3 months and I used it a few times a week (I like to alternate between shower gels a lot).
I received a 100ml bottle of this in my gift set but to buy separately a 200ml costs £18.99 and is available from the Perfume Shop. I would never dream of paying that much for a shower gel, even if it is really good as this one - but I would purchase if it comes in a Calvin Klein Beauty gift set as I like the fragrance too. The gift sets tend to be priced the same as what you would pay if buying the perfume by itself too - meaning you get the shower creme for free. If you like this fragrance then I would highly recommend the shower creme to you as it smells exactly the same and the scent of it really lasts on your skin for ages. I received a lot of compliments after using it!