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      22.07.2012 10:47
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      Lovely, feminine shower gel, works well.

      I saw this shower gel on offer a while back in Tescos and I was in need of a shower gel I thought it looked suitable for me. Normally this costs £1.89 for 300ml but I got it for 'better than half price' at 90p. The container is a lovely soft pink colour with pretty flowers on the front so in my opinion is very feminine looking and aimed more at girls than boys. The flavour of the shower gel is cherry blossom and vanilla.

      It is a plastic bottle and is very sturdy. It stands upright very well in the shower and is not one of those annoying shaped bottles that fall over at the slightest knock. There is a flip lid on the top of it in order to get the gel out and this is fitted well and works efficiently.

      When you open the lid you can't immediately smell the gel inside but if you smell it close up you can. It smells quite sweet and vanilla-y! Even when it's lathering up on you I don't think I'd know it was cherry inside, I'd know it was fruity but not sure I'd guess correctly at cherry. It pours very easily out of the bottle and is a gooey white consistency. I think it lathers up very easily and it goes a long way when you're washing yourself.

      The smell does become more apparent when you're washing yourself and you're also quite aware of how smooth it feels on your skin. It is meant to be a 'pampering' shower gel and it states 'Triple Moisture' on the front of the bottle and I would agree that it feels very soft and moisturising.

      After drying myself my skin does feel soft but I wouldn't say it feels moisturised. I always put my own moisturiser on after a shower anyway but my skin feels like it needs it still, even after showering with a 'Triple Moisture' shower gel.

      I do like the shower gel but I wouldn't think it was definitely a cherry smell and I don't think it is as moisturising as it claims to be. It's nice to use though so would recommend it if you're looking for a basic shower gel.

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      30.01.2012 15:24
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      A little bathtime treat with a beautiful aroma

      I'm someone that when I see a product that I'll definitely use at a knock-down, unbelievably low price then I will buy and this is how I came across this product. Now because I buy like this at times I can have a huge stock pile of toiletries that take over a year to get through and I bought this product some time in 2010. I bought it for 49p and I've looked online and can't find anyone stocking it, so I'm not sure if it's available now and I've never seen it in a shop since I purchased mine in Boots. But never mind, I've probably got another one lucking unforgotten about in my drawer of toiletries.

      Now the first thing that hits you about this is the smell. It is absolutely beautiful and is very feminine, so men don't use this one. It's cherry blossom and vanilla bean and I really can distinguish between the two scents as they are so different. The aroma is very strong and I find it lingers on my skin for a few hours after using. Luckily it's not overpowering and as my body sprays and perfumes are always of the fruity variety it compliments these nicely.

      The is labeled as a shower cream and the consistency is not runny and slightly thicker then normal shower gels that I use. For me this is excellent as I find that they often pour out too much and then I have to watch as some of it always goes straight down the plug hole, but I never get that with this product. I find that a little really does go a long way and easily absorbs into your skin. I find after I've used it my skin is a lot softer and seems more hydrated.

      I'm just going to have to keep an eye out for it and recommend that everyone else does too.

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      07.12.2010 20:45
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      An ok shower gel with a strong fragrance

      Recently in my local Wilkinsons they have had most Imperial Leather items on half price (handwash, showergel etc) and not one to pass up an offer I decided to get a few bits and pieces as I knew we were running low on quite a few things (trying to reduce the amount of toiletries in our household!).

      I am quite a fan of Imperial Leather and have used their products on and off for years. I have previously used their shower gels and more recently the foamburst. I opted for two different shower gels and one was Little Treat. I was first attracted by its pink bottle and secondly it has cherry blossom in and I love cherry blossoms!

      ** Imperial Leather **

      The company first started out as a perfumery on London's Bond Street in 1768 and was originally called Bayleys. A Russian Count commissioned a perfume from Bayleys and they called it Eau de Cologne Imperiale Russe. By 1921 the company was purchased by Cussons Sons & Co. In 1938 they started to create soap and other toiletries using that original perfume. Imperial Leather is now owned by PZ Cussons after the Cussons group was purchased back in 1975. Imperial Leather is now available in countries such as Dubai, India, Kenya to name a few.

      ** What Imperial Leather Say **

      "We've taken vanilla and infused it with cherry blossom to create a very special little treat."

      ** Packaging **

      The packaging to the shower gel is really quite simple. It has a curved bottle which is a very pale pink clear plastic with a darker pink flip top cap. On the front is the Imperial Leather red logo together with a few pink and purple flowers on. It of course has "Little Treat" in quite girly type font in pink on the front of the bottle underneath the flowers. On the back of the bottle is the usual information such as ingredients etc.

      ** The Shower Gel **

      The shower gel has quite a thick consistency but it doesn't take much to come out of the bottle! It is a very pale pink which is quite pearlescent which is quite nice but certainly nothing special! The first thing I noticed was the strong vanilla fragrance which hit me as soon as I put some on my sponge. It was overly sweet almost sickly sweet which I found rather off-putting. I am not a fan of strong vanilla fragrances as I can find them quite sickly and they can give me a headache. Eventually after diluting the shower gel on my sponge the overpowering vanilla fragrance softened and I could eventually get more of a floral but still sweet fragrance which was certainly a lot better than the full on vanilla aroma.

      Little Treat lathers up really well on the sponge and you don't need to put too much on a sponge to get a rich, white velvety lather which is incredibly soft. Unlike some shower gels where the lather or bubbles disappears as soon as water gets to it Little Treat has major staying power! The lather lasts for the entirety of your shower and you will find that if you use slightly too much you will be treading on a white carpet of bubbles.

      Post shower and my skin smells incredibly sweet but certainly not like vanilla it is more of a candy fragrance which soon disappears after you have moisturised or applied deodorant which is fortunate as the sweet smell would be too sickly for me. My skin can sometimes be a bit sensitive to strong smelling shower/ bath products but I didn't get any irritation whatsoever. My skin felt incredibly soft and moisturised but unfortunately with the added sweet aroma.

      ** Cost & Availability **

      Little Treats can be purchased at all good supermarkets and discount stores. It comes in a 250ml bottle and costs around £1.55 but is regularly on offer.

      ** Overall **

      Well it left my skin incredibly soft and smooth but the fragrance for me is just too sweet and sickly. It would be nice if I could actually smell the cherry blossoms or at least a stronger floral fragrance but nothing can really overpower the vanilla. I won't be buying it again as it just isn't for me.

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        14.06.2010 08:27
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        A wonderful smelling product that is sheer indulgence

        I'm very lucky to be in a position to write a review on this product, as it is one of four bottles sent to me by Imperial Leather. I was thrilled to log into dooyoo a couple of weeks ago to see an email from the Imperial Leather team who were thanking me for my recent review on one of their products! What an honour!

        I couldn't wait to get into the shower the day they arrived, so I could test out the first one - Imperial Leather Little Treat, which is a pampering shower cream with cherry blossom and vanilla bean.

        The product is contained within an 18cm high 250ml pink plastic unique shaped container with the famous red, white and gold Imperial Leather logo situated in the upper centre. The words "family kind" are located below with an assortment of drawings of pink and purple cute-looking flowers. The container is somewhat delightful in appearance as all of the writing, other than that of the logo is in shades of pink and purple.

        The product is dispensed via the easy to open flip top lid, which in my opinion, is a huge bonus. I've purchased so many shower gels where you have to forcefully tug at the lid and I've ended up breaking so many nails!! The lid is firmly attached to the container, so there's no risk of it breaking off after being flipped open a couple of times.

        As for the scent - the way I would initially describe it is "wow". Obviously, that tells you absolutely nothing, but the scent smells extremely creamy. It reminds me of a real cherry blossom flower and the aroma is extremely indulgent. The moment I lifted the lid, a number of words sprung to mind, such as summer, fresh, warmth, calming and relaxing.

        I am now reading the rear of the container and am pleasantly surprised that my thoughts on this product are very similar to how Imperial Leather promote the vanilla bean - "warm and comforting and relaxing". In all honestly, whilst I have used the product a few times, I had not read the reverse until writing this review. Clearly, Imperial Leather have achieved the desired effect with their marketing skills, as my senses were spot on!

        To use the product, I applied a small amount to a body polisher. The shower cream is white in appearance and of a fairly thick consistency. It felt totally luxurious when I applied it to my dampened skin and started to wash. I found I only needed to use a very small amount of the cream, particularly as I use a body polisher, as they tend to allow both gels and creams to go a lot further. The cream was extremely soft and gentle on my skin and the fragrance was simply delightful and filled the whole of my bathroom.

        Even after I'd towel dried, I could smell the subtle aroma on my skin of cherry blossom for a couple of hours later. I'm not a great lover of vanilla fragranced products, but the two scents blended together perfectly. The shower cream is extremely effective and in my opinion, can be used for either morning or evening showers. I normally tend to keep certain fragrances for different times of the day, ie I associate tea tree and lemon scents with the morning, as they're a "wake me up", whereas lavender is more of a relaxing bedtime scent.

        Imperial Leather inform us that the product is suitable for the whole family and that it has been dermatologically tested, is 100% soap free and is skin friendly PH. I experienced no adverse reaction whatsoever when using this gorgeous shower cream.

        Once you've finished caring for your skin, you can care for the environment, as the empty container is recyclable.

        I have checked Tesco website for an up-to-date price and would advise that you can purchase Imperial Leather Little Treat for £1.80.

        Such a great product can receive no less than 5 out of 5 dooyoo stars from me.

        I cannot complete this review without thanking Imperial Leather who I know are reading, as they asked me to let them know how I found the products. Once again, many thanks for allowing me to sample your products; it is much appreciated.

        I hope you found my review useful and would thank you for reading.

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          23.03.2010 22:48
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          A light pleasantly fragranced, gentle shower cream

          As well as using simple soap, or other non perfumed brands, I do also like to have some shower gel or cream available in the bathroom. As my skin is prone to sensitivity I find that I have to be careful in my choice. What I usually do is mainly use soap and gentle type shower gels or creams. I do use some perfumed shower and bath products but very sparingly, thus the need for soap as well.


          I quite like Imperial leather as a brand so when I saw a two for one offer in Boots, I couldn't resist trying a couple of new fragrances in this range. It worked out at one pound each. These can also often be bought for £1 in supermarkets and pound stores.


          The 250 ml container is made from clear plastic filled with pink shower cream showing through. The flip lid is pink, as is the writing and the flower design on the bottle. And so, as you can gather, this product is very feminine, even, I would say, girlie! In fact I think it looks as if it's aimed at the teenage girl. I must point out that on the front of the container it says 'Family kind' and it repeats this on the back but the packaging and the very pretty feminine aroma of this cream ensured that my husband and sons steered well clear of using this. Good! Also it says, 'Cherry blossom- A light and alluring fragrance, a Chinese symbol of female beauty. Vanilla bean- Warm and comforting and relaxing.' So not really one for the boys!


          The container is easy to grip but I would prefer a hook to hang this on the shower.


          So this shower product is marketed as being mild and gentle and as a pampering treat. Well, I like nice smells and a touch of luxury as much as the next person but I'm not the type to get ecstatic over a shower gel, shampoo or any toiletry really, although I do like to try different brands. The hype mentions pampering, a hug, a treat...well it might be a treat but I can think of better ways to be pampered than a £1 shower cream.


          I don't study the labelling on toiletries as a rule, although perhaps I should. After reading many reviews on DooYoo I have realised I may have become a little lax in not finding out which companies go in for animal testing. But then again, even after reading the small print on this one I am non the wiser as to whether this cream or this company test on animals. I would be grateful for information if any one knows. I see that it is dermatologically tested so I wonder if that means an animal suffered. But not necessarily as they may just use tried and tested products. I sincerely hope so.


          Well what did I think of it? I must admit I thought it was rather good. The lather is decent and it does feel nice and creamy but quite light, in a pleasant way. A little goes a long way. The fragrance of cherry blossom and vanilla bean is attractive. I used this shower cream this morning and can still just about smell it on my arms now in the evening, and I didn't use very much. Mind you I have been likened to a Bloodhound before with my keen sense of smell! Overall the product had a fairly luxurious feel.



          The back of the container states:


          mild enough for the whole family

          dermatologically tested

          100% soap free

          skin friendly PH


          The packaging is recyclable.


          This product is manufactured in England by Cussons, Imperial leather. If you would like further information on this or other products from the manufacturer then their web address is:

          www.imperialleather.co.uk

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            25.02.2010 03:12
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            Gorgeous!

            Being a typically poor univeristy student, I tend to seek out the cheaper end of essential products such as shower gels. Although I usually sway towards the supermarket own brands, this brand was on offer for just £1 which was perfect.

            The product comes in a pretty curvy shaped bottle and the product itself is a fairly thick and creamy liquid which is pale pink. The cute flower design on the front gives a girly, gentle impression. The bottle is also recyclable, which is a nice bonus.

            This product is frangranced as cherry blossom and vanilla bean. The cherry is described as 'a light and alluring fragrance, a Chinese symbol for female beauty'. The vanilla bean is described as warm, comforting and relaxing.

            I am always attracted by cherry scents and flavours, and the smell of this shower creme did not disappoint. I must say that it is rather sweet though. This doesn't really relate to the descrition of relaxing; more of revitalising and uplifting.. great for early morning showers! The cherry is the dominant smell, but the vanilla is what really adds kick. A good combination I would say.

            The smell definately lingers after your shower/bath which I think is nice. This can be premediated because the product smells quite powerful before use, but not off-putting.

            The flip-top lid is my preferred packaging for shower gels/cremes, but many people will find that the lack of a hanging componant quite annoying. The downside to this bottle is that the lid is not flat, so it is not easy to balance upside down to get to the remaining liquid as you run out.

            In relation to the actual usage of this shower creme, it lathers up very easily and not much is needed. This is great as it means purchases are made less frequently. Saving money is important in times of recession and as a student.

            You have to be fairly careful when pouring it out onto your preferred washing tool. The opening hole is quite wide and it is easy to get carried away - especially when it lathers so easily!

            On a final note, this shower creme is very good for sensitive skin because it is a mild formula, dermatologically tested, 100% soap free and has a skin friendly PH balance.


            Overall, this is a lovely smelling, skin friendly product. The disadvantages include it's lack of a hanging componant and can be easy to pour too much.

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            01.02.2010 15:17
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            Now, I know I written about imperial leather before, but I thought saying as this particular sweet smelling one was that little bit nicer than the alive and kicking one.

            I like imperial leather at the moment because they come in such a variety of different scents. The first one I got as I mentioned earlier was called alive and kicking, and although it was a nice enough smell, it also woke you up in the morning and kept you feeling fresh for the rest of the day. The next shower gel I bought had the smell of bitter lemon and ginger, and I have to say I used it for one shower, and basically I couldn't use it again, I found it that disgusting, sort of like a smell that might come from a really nasty tasting food (or something like that!)

            After this experience I was worried that if I bought another imperial leather it would be a similar smell, so after alot of thought I decided that I might as well go for it, but go for something that I could trust by the title. This is why I went for the little treat scent. I carefully looked at the bottle and saw that the actual scent was cherry blossom and vanilla bean. As I quite like the scent of vanilla, I thought that it would be a nice change after having a quite strong and powerful scent to something a little more flowery!

            The lather is more or less the same as the other two bottles I bought. Obviously it depends on how much you use and that other stuff, but generally considering it's name it lathers up a 'little' treat (excuse the pun).

            The shower gel once again comes in a clear see through bottle with the liquid inside (obviously) with a pink cap that quickly snaps open and shut whenever you need it. I used my brains this time and do not keep it in a bag just in case it leaks, but I think that it would be alright.

            Once again I bought this shower gel, becasue it had the grabbing headline of 100% free printed on the bottle. As I was going to buy im,perial leather anyway this didn't really make me want me to buy it any more or less, but I still have just over half a bottle left and I have had it for two months.

            I bought this in wilkinsons for £1.44 a very reasonable price for a bottle of that size I think. Obviously it will cost you more or less from various other shops, but if you go to wilkinsons this is a pretty good bargain as I ahve not seen this shower gel with that offer on it in any other shop!

            I would definately recommend this shower gel to anybody who likes to have lots of bubble around them when having a shower, and to people who really like the smell of all things sweet!

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            18.01.2010 19:13
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            A perfect shower gel, whith a rich texture and adorable smell

            There's nothing better than a nice smelling shower gel, which is like a "little treat", after a long day at work, so it does what it says on the bottle really!

            I usually buy what is on offer, so long as it smells nice and it is gentle on my skin, which this sure is. I brought a bottle of this while it was on offer in Asda for £1 a 250ml bottle, just so I could try it out, which is a bargain as it such a well known and quality brand. The first thing you notice is the rich and creamy smell, that wasn't a sickly sweet smell. It has a delicious mix of cherry blossom and vanilla bean for the smell, and although I don't usually like cherry smelling products, the vanilla tones it down to give a perfect scent to the gel.

            The bottle is a light pink bottle, with a few pink and purple flowers on the front. The bottle is well designed, as the lid opens very easy in the shower, and the groovy shaped bottle makes it easier to hold as well. This is good as you don't end up wasting a mountain of the shower gel, but you wouldn't need to, as a small amount goes a long way, so it lasts a while. It lathers up quite quick as it is so thick and creamy, and the smell is divine, and the smell stays on your skin all day to give a lovely fresh smell.

            I loved the shower gel that much I went back to Asda to see if it was still on offer, and I brought another bottle of it, as well as a bottle of the mango and papaya (in a yellow bottle) and the jojoba milk and vitamin e (in a white bottle) which were all on offer and in the same range. It's a shame you don't notice and buy it when it isn't on offer.

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            27.11.2009 11:43
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            Great buy

            I usually like to lie in a boiling hot bath but recently due to time I've started to have more and more showers. My skin is very sensitive so I usually use Dove however my Dove was running low so I was on the hunt for something new. In superdrug I noticed the whole Imperial Leather shower gel/cream range was selling for just £1. I was immediately drawn to this version as any readers of my regular reviews will know, I love pink and flowers so the design of the bottle was a real reason for buying this!

            As I said it cost £1 for 250ml which I think is a bargain, especially from such a well know brand. The actual shower cream inside is a creamy colour with a very light hint of pink. The bottle tells me that the cream smells of cherry blossom and vanilla bean. I love the smell of vanilla so I was very excited!

            The design of the bottle is exactly the same as the one in the picture above and the bottle tells me it is family kind, an added bonus for those with little ones! The back of the bottle tells me that it is 'a light and alluring fragrance' and 'warm, comforting and relaxing'. It also tells me it is a skin friendly pH and is 100% soap free-perfect!

            Opening the bottle in the shower is easy, there is no problem with wet hands slipping. I poured a small amount onto my hand and started to wash my body. The soap lathered up really well and smelled absolutely divine! I actually went back over my body to enjoy the smell again! The smell of cherry was not overpowering, I am not a big fan of cherry but this was subtled down by the vanilla. The smell was mild but it certainly made an impact and you can still smell it on your skin for a good few hours afterwards.

            This doesnt irritate my skin at all which is fantastic so I will definitely buy it again. It lasts well, I always use an awful lot of shower cream (too much) and drop some on the floor! I've used this 3 times now and I've used about a fifth of the bottle, therefore if you use it normally I expect it will last a good 3 times longer than mine will.

            Overall, I adore this shower cream. I love the smell and the way it lingers on your skin afterwards. It lathers well and was brilliant value for money. Highly recommended!

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              26.09.2009 17:40
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              A divine scent

              I refuse to pay a huge amount for shower gels but the supermarket chain Morrisons normally have Imperial Leathers Little Treat range on a buy one get one free offer which makes them a reasonable 75p for a 250ml bottle.

              The bottle itself is ergonomically curved to fit nicely in the hand and is made from transparent plastic so you can easily see how much shower gel you have left. The labelling is also clear giving the bottle an expensive and sophisticated look. The lid is pink to match the colour of the gel and flips up to reveal a small hole through which the product will flow.

              The first thing that hits you when you open the bottle is the smell of the gel, its divine!! It is hard to describe exactly how it smells as it is so unique but it is sweet and you can certainly detect an undertone of cherry. It does smell good enough to eat, although I wouldn't recommend it!

              When you pour the gel it takes a little while for it to actually appear as it is just so thick and creamy. It lathers up very easily and you only need a small amount to wash yourself meaning it lasts longer than its competitors. It cleaned well and made my skin feel very soft and smooth. The scent lasted subtlety on my skin for hours after my bath and kept me feeling clean for just as long.

              I absolutely adore this product and actually now have the hand wash and bubble bath to match.

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                20.09.2009 10:10
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                At todays price its definetly an affordable little treat.

                I needed some more shower gel and thought that Tescos offer of 4 for £3 was outstanding value for money. The only problem was selecting 4 out of so many, they all sounded great.

                When Mr Tesco delivered my shopping they had had to substitute one of my choices and hence I got this bottle of Little Treat Cherry blossom and vanilla bean. Was this a treat or a nightmare?

                It comes in an attractively shaped 250ml clear plastic bottle with a flip lid on top. It says that it is family kind but I can't see men using this one!!

                The shower cream is a lovely pink in colour and is quite thick and creamy. It smells lovely. According to the label it states that "For Imperial Leather Little Treat Shower Cream, we've taken Vanilla bean, one of our most precious ingredients and infused it with cherry blossom fragrance to create a happy harmony with our rich, creamy lather."

                All I can say is that it works. It smells great, lathers up well and has left my skin feeling really soft. I think I probably used too much each time as it does squirt out quite a lot of the thick cream each time.

                The shower cream is:
                · Mild enough for the whole family
                · Dermatologically tested
                · 100% soap free
                · Skin friendly pH

                As I started using it I thought I didn't like it and would stick to my usual 'flavours' which are usually citrus. But half way through the bottle it had definetly grown on me and I'll be looking out for this one again.

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                  08.09.2009 00:16
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                  Sweet and girly and gorgeous!

                  When it comes to shower gels, I'm not fussy. I'll go for whatever's on offer and smells nice, I don't like paying more than £1. Imperial Leather often seems to be on offer, luckily for me, because I've fallen in love with the Little Treat variety.

                  It comes in curvy plastic bottle which is ergonomically shaped to fit nicely in the left or right hand depending on which way you face it. It has a pink flip top lid and colourless plastic body through which you can see the gel inside - good for seeing exactly how much you have left and ensures you won't run out unexpectedly. The only criticism I'd have is that the shape of the bottle and lid makes it impossible to stand the bottle upside down on its lid unsupported in order to make the dregs at the end easier to get out. It's a pretty girlie product, even for a girl, with images of cutesy pink flowers on the front.

                  I like the 'Little Treat' ethos of the product: "Sometimes in life we all need a little treat" it says on the packaging, "whether that's a cuddle, chocolate or whatever takes your fancy! ... Enjoy daily... it's guilt-free and just for you" - it really is something simple and cheap that will put a smile on your face in the morning.

                  The gel is the palest of baby pinks and neither very thick nor very watery. It lathers up well on one of those net sponge things, so a little goes a long way, especially if you live in a soft water area like I do. It leaves my skin feeling soft and moisturised afterwards, but I should say that I never need to moisturise - it takes a lot for the skin on my body to feel dry and uncomfortable, and this gel certainly didn't do that.

                  The gel smells absolutely fantastic, I really love it. I can see how it would be a bit overpoweringly sweet for some but it makes my mouth water! The scent is cherry blossom, which I think is what hits you first, and vanilla bean, the undertones of which are a bit more subtle - a good thing as vanilla can be overpowering and sickly sometimes. The smell lingers on the sin for a little while after showering but it's not too pungent and wouldn't overpower your perfume.

                  Usually retails for £1.49 but you can often find it on offer for £1 or on 2for1. Overall, this is a lovely, value for money shower gel to give you a little treat every morning.

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                    09.08.2009 14:40
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                    Good product

                    We recently went away on holiday, and thinking I was a clever clogs I packed everything and the kitchen sink..everything except some shower gel! Now in all fairness I did actually buy some and I can tell you it was left in the bathroom ready to pack honestly! So once at our destination, whilst wandering around some shops I popped in to Boots to buy some whilst we were there.

                    There was a whole array to chose from and I get like a child in a sweet shop when it comes to toiletries. However baring in mind we were A) on holiday, and B) I was with hubby and our two young boys I just grabbed the nearest thing so I wouldn't have to hear "Not another shop!!" from my brood.

                    Said shower gel was this little gem, which I will certainly say lives up to it's name of being a Little Treat, here's why...

                    The Packaging and Price~
                    The design of the shower gel bottles all seem to be the same and are what can be best described as 'wavy'. It's a 250ml plastic see through affair so you can see the colour of your chosen shower gel. In this case it was the nasally pleasing Cherry and Vanilla..Mmm!
                    The full price stated at Boots is £1.50, when I went they were at half price so I was very pleased to pick it up for only 74p! I have seen the range in several shops for about the £1 mark which is also a bargain.

                    The product..any good?~
                    On opening the flip top lid there is a lovely, sweet smell. You can't distinguish the individual cherry blossom or the vanilla bean - they mix together well and create a really nice aroma. I used a small amount of this shower gel on a sponge, which is pale pink in colour (the shower gel not the sponge..that was white!) and was very pleased with the it..it foamed up quite quickly and I only needed one small 'blob' to wash everywhere in one go. The consistency is not thick but is not runny either, it's just right and comes out of the bottle easy enough.

                    The fragrance is just my cup of tea, and though hubby used it whilst we were away said he would use his 'manly' Lynx shower gel once we returned home! Imperial Leather is marketed at the whole family, but this is far more feminine then some of the others.
                    The fragrance lingered on my skin for several hours and left a pleasant scent in the bathroom for a long time too.

                    Summery~
                    I liked this product and will definitely buy it again. It smelt wonderful, left my skin feeling soft and clean and is an affordable price too.

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                    21.06.2009 22:53
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                    For a female this will be great

                    For only £1 for a shower gel from the Co-op I thought this seemed a god deal. I do not have a specific shower gel that I use all the time and do like to do vary what I use. When we was shopping my girlfriend thought this shower gel smelt nice so we bought it. It has a very girlie smell to it but I don't mind lol

                    The packaging is clear with a light pink coloured lid and the same colour liquid in the bottle.

                    The smell is very sweet, very sweet indeed! Do you all know the smell of them sweets? I think they are called Campinos or something like that. They are a hard fruity creamy sweet. This is exactly what this shower gel smells like.

                    My girlfriend really likes the smell of it and if I was a female I probably would too, but I had to get a different one for me as it was very feminine, but I did give it a couple of goes :)

                    A lot of shower gels make my skin quite dry, and this one was no different. If I use a lynx shower gel I am automatically itchy and have to moisturies.. With the imperial leather it wasn't that bad but was still a little un comfortable.

                    Would I buy again? .. Not for me personally but I am sure my girlfriend will.

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                    28.04.2009 20:19
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                    A sweet smelling shower cream

                    When doing my Tesco online shop I wanted to get some shower gel so looked to see what was on special offer and found that the Imperial Leather shower gels were only £1 and they were also doing 4 for £3. The one that caught my eye was the Little Treat Pampering Cherry Blossom and Vanilla Bean Shower Cream so I added one to my basket.

                    The shower cream is very girly from the bottle right down to the cream itself. The bottle is clear but you can see the beautiful pale pink shower cream. The bottle has an unusual curved design like a wave. At the top is a flip top cap in a pale pink which matches the colour of the shower cream exactly. There are lots of flowers on the front and wording saying "Family Kind" which on the back explains that it is mild enough for the whole family. The bottle holds 250ml.

                    Imperial Leather say that everyone needs a little treat and they have designed this shower cream to give you a guilt-free indulgence. They have used Cherry Blossom which is a light and alluring fragrance and a Chinese symbol of female beauty and mixed it with Vanilla Bean which is warm and comforting and relaxing. The end result is to create a shower cream which gives a rich, creamy lather and leaves you with "huggable, snuggable skin!"

                    The scent of this shower cream is very sweet and a mixture of the cherry and the vanilla. It is really a very girl scent so I am somewhat confused at the "family kind" label on the front, my husband certainly didn't want to use it because of the smell and I really think it is aimed at women rather than men. The shower cream foams up really well and you can smell the lovely sweet cherry and vanilla smell. It leaves my skin feeling clean, soft and fresh and smelling sweet. Personally I think the smell is a little too sweet for my liking, I would prefer something perhaps a little more fruity but that's just my preference.

                    I don't think I would buy this one again its maybe just a little too sweet smelling for me. However it was nice and pleasant to use just not my favourite fragrance but I think I will try another from the same range. They are great value for money so its just a case of finding one that has a scent I like.

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                    Vanilla and cherry blossom fragrance