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  • It is pleasing to use
  • Exfoliates and softens skin
  • It is not an intense scrub
  • Can be tricky to use
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      02.10.2015 15:02
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      A Lovely Body Scrub!

      I actually found this body scrub product in a charity shop. I bought it because the brand, 'Soap and Glory', have a good reputation and I thought the product sounded interesting and useful. I managed to buy this tub for only 75p so I was a bit shocked to see the actual retail price of the product is £8.00 so I really got a bargain!

      This comes in a pink plastic tub which is 300ml in size. It has a lid which must be unscrewed to use. I really like the packaging design for this. The colours and font look really girly and there is a humorous tone to some of the messages printed on the tub. For instance, just above the product name there is a line of text which reads "sssshhhhh! Now he'll never know that all this time you've been flaking it". It's also a cute reminder of why we women spend a lot of time on our appearance and body maintenance! The tub is also printed with some information about the product. The formula contains "skin smoothing sea salt, grapeseed and almond oils".

      The body scrub has a texture like fine wet sand when you touch it. A small amount scooped into my fingers is enough. It can be rubbed over skin very easily and I don't need to pull or rub very hard for it to be effective. The scrub has a very oily base so when you rub it into your skin it feels like your skin is getting a deep drink. When the scrub particles are washed away the oily base remains on the skin. The oil, unfortunately, does also tend to sit in the water so if you are a bath person like me you may find a very slippery tub after using this!

      My skin feels extremely soft and well moisturised after using this to the point where I don't need to add any other moisturising cream. My skin also looks a lot healthier and smoother - with no patches or scaliness. I would particularly recommend using this on elbows and legs. The scrub also has a beautiful, delicate summer fruits type fragrance that remains on the skin after you get dried. It's a fresh, clean scent that is very feminine and pleasing to me.

      This is definitely one of the nicest body scrubs I've had the pleasure of using so I'm happy to have found this at the price I did. Would I buy it at full price? I think I would it would be worth doing so in the future if I wanted to treat myself or if I was preparing my body for the summer months.

      The scrub is available at stores such as Boots in the UK.

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      14.09.2015 14:06
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      Super Scrubber

      It is a good few years ago now since I first used Soap & Glory Flake Away Body Polish. I remember that my dad bought me, my sister and my nan all the same Soap and Glory Gift Set for Christmas one year along with other items. At the time I was living in my first flat on my own, money was tight and I really liked getting a nice beauty gift set.

      For me at the time this particular product seemed perfect for me. I have skin that tends to be dry and occasionally in the past it as been so dry it has been a bit powdery and flaky (sorry I know this sounds a bit unpleasant).

      I really like the look of Soap and Glory products as they are all a fun retro style. This particular product comes in a screw top tub. Initially this seems a bit annoying as screwing open a top whilst I the bath or shower can sometimes be a pain but I didn't find it too bad. This tub is a soft pink colour with the tongue in cheek tag line '''sssssssshhhhhh now he'll never know that all this time you have been flaking it...'''

      Opening the tub of Flake Away up the exfoliator itself is very thick and yellow with dark scrubbing particles in it. This product to me smells amazing. I think it is quite girly to match the packaging as it is quite sweet, fruity and floral. I love the smell of this product and the smell does linger after using it but unfortunately only for a little while.

      The actual application of this product is where I struggled a little bit. The directs read: 'Apply a handful of Soap & Glory Flake Away™ Body Scrub 300ml onto damp skin and massage in circular motions until most of the grains are gone. Rinse well, pat dry and apply moisturiser over the top whilst taking in the wonderful aromas of leafy greens, bergamot and mandarin, with floral and fruity middle notes, and a soft, sexy, musk, oakmoss, amber and woody drydown.'

      This is a scrub and trying to use it as an exfoliating shower gel I found that a fair bit of it got rinsed away in the shower and wasted. Using this product in the bath I found the best way to apply this product, but then getting all of the scrub rinsed off me was a bit difficult unless showering straight after.

      The results that I had from using this product was actually amazing! Gone were my powdery sore flaky legs, hello to nice soft pins. This really did rid me of all the old dry skin and helped revitalise fresh new skin. I found this scrub fairly harsh as the bits are reassuringly hard and sand-like. It you like a gentle scrub this probably isn't for you, but, if like me you like to know you are getting a good exfoliation you will like this.

      This product comes in a 300ml tub. Only a fairly small amount is used per application and so one tub will last me a month of 2 if I use it every few days. The Soap & Glory Website (http://www.soapandglory.com/products/bath-body/exfoliators/flake-away) out the RRP at £7.50. This is more than I normally pay for a body product but I think it is well worth it is you are suffering from very dry skin as it really does work.

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      17.06.2015 21:37
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      Soap and Glory body scrub

      I had this Soap and Glory flake away body scrub as a gift for my last birthday which I am currently using. Boots currently have an offer on Soap and Glory and other brands of three for two which is very good value as this works out at £4.33 each if you buy three as they are normally £6.50 each.

      It is 200ml size and comes in a pink tub with a screw lid. This scrub contains shea butter and essential oils and it smells lovely and fresh, and as I am applying it the smell comes out even more and it stays on my skin for some time afterwards even though it is washed off. I think that this is due to the exfoliation part as the little bits seem to go quite deep into your skin.

      I would describe the scrub as a rich cream with tiny grains all the way through it, and to use I will step under the shower to make sure my skin is wet and then squeeze some cream out onto my sponge or hands and then rub into my skin using small circular motions. It does lather up as I am using it so it spreads easily on my skin and I can feel the grains rubbing away at the surface of my skin but it is not unpleasant at all. When I am happy that I have rubbed it into the required areas I will stand back under the shower and rinse it off.

      When I have finished my skin feels a bit tingly but it also feels very fresh and invigorated. I will always apply a nice body moisturiser afterwards and it does seem to soak in well and leaves me with lovely soft feeling skin. By exfoliating on a regular basis I know I am getting rid of any dead skin cells and helping to improve my circulation and I am always glad when I have done it even though I do put it off sometimes.

      I think that this is an effective exfoliating scrub which lathers up well, smells lovely and it does make my skin feel clean and nourished. I use this along with other Soap and Glory products and think it is a good quality product which anyone can use and I do recommend it.

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      17.11.2014 23:00
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      • "It removes dirt and dead skin"
      • "It is pleasing to use"
      • "It makes my skin feel soft "

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      • "It is not an intense scrub "

      Soap and Glory flake away body scrub

      WHAT IS IT?

      This is body scrub that is made by Soap and Glory.

      THE PACKAGING

      I think mine is a travel size tub of Flake Away because it is in a small pink tub that has got 50ml in it. It came in a gift set and the full size tub is 300ml and the tub is alot better looking that the one I have got that is very plain.

      HOW DO YOU USE IT?

      You take out a hand full of the scrub while you are in the shower and apply it to your body in little circle movements. You continue to do this all over your body until most of the granules that are in the scrub have gone.

      WHAT I THINK

      I think this body scrub smells very pleasing. It is sweet but I do not think it smells like anything else.

      It is nice to use because it does not scratch the skin but I can feel that it is helping me to remove dirt and dead skin because of the way the scrub feels when I am using it.

      When I have finished the scrub is easy to rinse off and it does not make my skin feel like it is sticky or itchy. My skin feels very smooth after I have used this scrub and I am happy about that because I remember when I first got this scrub I did not think it was going to work very good because it does not look or feel like there are many granules in it to clean me.

      My skin does not keep the smell of Flake Away and I am happy about that because even though it smells pleasing I would not like to have this fragrance for very long.

      I use body moisturiser after I have used this body scrub because I think that is the best way to keep it so that my skin stays as soft and clean feeling as when I get out of the shower. I do not use the moisturiser because the scrub makes my skin dry because it does not do that.

      ANYTHING ELSE

      The tub that has got 300ml of scrub in it costs £7.50 and that is alot I think because it is a light body scrub only and it is not intense.

      3 Dooyoo Hearts.

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        04.11.2014 00:07
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        Flake Away

        I have gone through a few tubs of Soap and Glory’s Flake Away scrub. I have never bought it for myself, but have received it in various gift sets.


        ~ Packaging ~
        It comes in a small pink tub with a screw off lid. The logo and name of the product are on stickers on the top and side of the tub.


        ~ Price and availability ~
        Flake Away is available from Boots in two different sizes.
        There is a 50ml tub, which is the one that I have and that costs £2.50 or there is a 300ml tub, which costs £8.00.


        ~ In Use ~
        The scrub itself is a golden colour and you can see small brown specs of scrub in it.
        It is quite thick in consistency and when you scoop it out of the tub your fingers leave marks in the remaining product.
        It has Soap and Glory’s signature scent. It is a sweet, floral scent.
        The scent is supposed to be made up of leafy greens, bergamot, mandarin, floral and fruity middle notes and musk, oakmoss, amber and woods in the dry down. I really like the scent of this, but I think their Scrub Of Your Life scrub showcases the scent better.
        Soap and Glory recommend that you apply this scrub to damp skin and massage in circular motions until most of the grains are gone.
        You only need to use a small handful of the scrub to get good coverage. I tend to use a little bit at a time and keep applying more if necessary.
        I like scrubs to feel quite rough on my skin because it feels like they’re working harder. At first I didn’t think this scrub would feel very harsh, but the small grains feel just as harsh on my skin. The scrub does a good job of removing dead skin cells and making my skin feel smoother.
        It does not leave my skin feeling dry at all. It makes my skin look more vibrant and awake.
        I really enjoy using this scrub. I would definitely recommend it and I would definitely buy it again.
        I love Soap and Glory’s scrubs. I think some of their products like the moisturising mist and body spray are expensive for what they are, but I have never been disappointed with any of the scrubs I have tried from their range and I think they are all reasonably priced.

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        28.07.2013 22:06
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        A great exfoliator and highly recommended

        I recently bought myself a small tub of Soap and Glory's Flake Away body scrub to target the tops of my thighs and around my hips. They're not really problematic areas, but they don't feel all that smooth and I wanted to see if it would make a difference. I was prompted to buy it after starting to wear shorts in the hot weather as they were putting my legs on show more than usual! I only bought the small travel sized tub costing £2.50 in Boots holding 50ml of scrub but there is also a larger tub of flake away scrub costing £7.50 for 300ml too. That seemed expensive for something I was just going to give a go, so I went for the smaller version and I was impressed that I had the choice to trial it with a cheaper pot first. Boots currently have a 3 for 2 offer on a lot of their Soap and Glory products.

        The scrub comes in a small pink tub with a screw lid - I would have preferred a squeezy tube for application just because the screw lid can be a bit fiddly to undo in the shower with wet hands - I've got into the habit of undoing it beforehand now and leaving it on the side. The scrub is a weird medium grey colour and not what I originally expected when I first opened the tub - I expected it to be a nice girly colour or at least a white or cream colour but I found this to be a bit off putting! It comes with the usual original pink Soap and Glory scent that most of their products have - a very refreshing scent and one that I personally really like although I do sometimes find it a bit overpowering - with this scrub though it seems to be just right. The scent contains bergamot and mandarin as well as musk, oakmoss and amber. The scrub itself contains Shea butter, sugar and peach seed.

        To apply, I dip my fingers in getting a small amount - I'd say around a pea size - then apply in a circular motion on damp skin across the tops of my legs until the grains disappear. After that, I rinse my legs really well until the residue has disappeared. I find that the grains in this scrub are very fine, so it's easy to rub in quickly and wash off quickly too. The actual scrub feels quite thick in the hands though - almost like a gel. I apply it in the shower after using normal shower gel. I find that I don't need very much (around 3 pea sized amounts over each thigh and around the hip) so my small tub has been on the go for over three weeks now using it every other day and I've only used around a third of it so far. I was unsure at the time of purchasing, but I now feel that the larger tub for £7.50 represents good value as I think it would last me at least a couple of months based on my use.

        After using it over the three weeks, I've definitely noticed some improvement on the top of my legs - they feel smoother and it has helped in exfoliating the areas too, removing dead skin effectively. I noticed the smoother feel after the first use, which really impressed me. They feel softer and I feel more confident wearing my shorts as the surface of my skin looks more even. I wouldn't say it's worked miracles, but it's definitely made a difference and having tried other (some being more expensive) creams and scrubs in the past and in that area on my legs, I definitely feel that this has given one of the best results I've seen and within a short space of time too. Along with it being easy and quick to use, I rate it 4 dooyoo stars overall - just taking one off for the lack of an even easier squeezy tube to help in the application.

        Thanks for reading :o)

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          01.06.2013 12:03
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          a great product to get your legs in top shape for summer!

          I love soap and glory products and this one is no different. I have a lot of trouble with dry skin so thought this body scrub sounded perfect.

          I bought this from my local boots store. It comes in the usual pink packaging and the funky design. The scrub comes in a tub which has 300ml of the product in. I paid just less than £7 for it so its about average price for a body scrub. The best thing about getting it from boots is you also get advantage points and if you buy it when its on offer you can get 3 for 2.

          The product claims to smooth skin and remove dead skin cells. It has shea butter and almond oil in there and also sea salt and sugar (which provides the exfoliation). My knees and elbows are always really dry so I was interested to see what it would do for these.

          Its really easy to use you can do it in the shower or the bath it is easy to use. The tub is nice and wide so it is easy to get your whole hand in and grab a lot of the product in one go. You can feel the grains in the body polish you just apply it to your wet skin and rub it up and down. It does feel quite harsh on your skin but it feels good as if you are getting rid of all the bad stuff from your skin. You then just have to rinse the product off. When I dried my legs and arms my skin felt unbelievably soft and smooth it also felt as if it had had a moisturizer applied to it..

          I love the smell it is the same as all soap and glory products its gorgeous and like the other products it stays around for ages after so you smell good for a long time!!

          My legs and arms look amazing, the hard skin on my knees and elbows has gone much softer and my legs look in great condition. I would recommend everyone to have some of this its especially good to use before you apply fake tan or before you go on your holidays so your skin gets in great condition.

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          30.05.2013 14:31
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          a lovely high quality body scrub

          As part of a Christmas present I was given some Soap and Glory bits, I have already written about my experience of the body butter and now I have tried to Flake Away so am going to write about that.

          The scrub comes in a little pink screw lid tub, it seems high quality and sturdy, but with a simple design, I would say it is premium looking but without a sky high price tag. As I did not buy this myself I looked up the price and found that in Boots it is £7 for a 300ml tub and is on offer in the 3 for 2 deal at the moment. My own tub is from the travel size range, contains 50ml and costs £2.50, this is also in the 3 for 2 deal at the moment.

          The simple design of the tub consists of a label on the top with the Soap and Glory lettering and there is writing around the lid instructing how to use it, on the side it simply says Flake Away, shea butter, sugar and peach seed body polish. The bottom of the tub has a label advertising the ingredients and the fact that it should be used within 24 months of opening.

          The lid is easy to twist off and a nice scent greeted me as soon as I did - i recognised the scent from the body butter I have used. It is sweet but not overly so and musky, I am not sure I would attribute peach to it but it is kind of fruity and floral. I would say the scent is stronger in the scrub than it is in the body butter.

          The scrub is a dark mustard colour and is very thick, I quite like the consistency, often I have found scrubs are either too runny or have too much sugar and are hard to get out of the tub and too scratchy on the skin. This scrub scoops out easily and when mixed with a little water lathers up nicely into a creamy exfoliating lather.

          I could feel the sugar working on my skin, but it was not too rough, it was a nice and gentle and the scent filled the shower. The sugar seemed to disolve quite well my skin had a strange feel to it. At forst I was not sure if I liked it, it felt a little cloggy. However once I had gotten out of the shower and dried myself off with a towel I found it felt much better and my skin felt really soft and moisturized. I also felt my skin was nicely exfloiated and felt refreshed.

          The scent lingered on my skin for hours after using the scrub, it was quite subtle but you could tell it was there, and I also felt nice and soft for a long time after use. I do not think you need to use a moisturizer if you use this scrub, I like to moisturize twice per day but found using this I only need to do it once.

          I love this scrub and despite it being a tab on the expensive side, I do not think it it too bad really because my little tub has lasted me about 6 washes, so the 300ml for £7 is pretty good value especially if you can get it on offer. I think this will be winging its way into my shopping basket again!

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          10.05.2013 18:56
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          Another great product from a fab range

          =Soap & Glory Flake Away Body Scrub=

          I love Soap and Glory Range, especially at Christmas time, as they do a lovely gift set, which becomes one of Boots offers of the week, generally the last promotion, so I have 2 sets a years to keep me going.

          =Soap and Glory Flake away=
          This was on one of the gift sets, although it can be purchased in-store or online at Boots, the large tub 300ml, priced at around £7, and the smaller travel size 50ml at £2.50.

          =Shower=
          Flake Away id a body scrub, it is more pratical to apply when you are in the shower, which is good for me as I don't have a bath in the house!

          =To Use=
          Once you open the tub, the first thing that i noticed was this was a very grainy look and it also felt grainy. You massage it into damp skin, and when all the grains have disappeared into the skin, once that has been done you rinse away.

          =Scent=
          To me there wasn't a strong scent to the product, it had what I call the Soap and Glory style, which is fruity scent, yet slightly floral.

          =Feel=
          My skin certainly felt a lot softer after using this flake away, I felt that it did a really good job of softening my skin.

          =Once a week/fortnightly=
          I usually aim to use this once a week during the cold weather, as I find it stimulates the circulation and also with the central heating being on, it dries my skin, whilst in summer, my skin is less dry, but I don't like to go more than a fortnight without having a flake away.

          =Follow=
          I like to follow up with the Soap and Glory body butter as it gives my skin some extra pampering.

          =Value For money=
          I really feel that this is value for money, when you buy the larger tubs, and a little does go a long way.

          =Would I recommend=
          I would highly recommend this brand, for me it is on par with the quality of the Body Shop range.

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          30.03.2013 20:51
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          The best body scrub I have used!

          Soap & Glory Flake away is another product I received in my big Soap & Glory gift set at Christmas a couple of years ago. By itself it is priced at £7.00 for 300ml. It is also available in a smaller travel size of 50ml for £2.50, however it is better value for money if you buy the larger tub. This is available from Boots.

          Flake Away is a body scrub that you use when in the bath or shower. It has a grainy feel too it and so you massage this into damp skin until all of the grains are gone. You really need to scrub this into your skin for sometime and quite hard to get rid of all the grains. I prefer to apply this when in the shower rather than in the bath as the grains won't go away when you are in the bath and so I end up with bits stuck on my skin still when I get out. If applying in the shower they get washed away easily though.

          The scent of this body scrub is the typical Soap & Glory scent that is in most of their products, it is a very girly scent that has aromas of leafy greens, bergamot and mandarin, with floral and fruity middle notes, and lastly musk, oakmoss, amber and woody notes. I think the floral scent is the most powerful in this body scrub.

          I like to apply the Soap & Glory body butter after using the scrub as the scent is more powerful and lingers on your skin even more then.

          I love the feel of my skin after using Flake Away. It is very soft and smooth and I would use this all of the time if it didn't do such a good job at removing my fake tan! It is a great product to use if you want to remove your fake tan or if you have made any mistakes when applying it, scrubbing this into the area where you want it removed usually works for me. However, when I want my fake tan to stay on I tend to avoid using this body scrub.

          As I don't use this product everyday the 300ml tub is lasting me some time, I think it has been sitting in my bathroom for around a year now! However, it would go quickly if I did use it on my skin everyday, as I love the results I tend to use a lot of it when I do use it. This body scrub gets 5 stars from me, the results are really worth the price!

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            23.03.2013 14:44
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            Great product, one of my favourite that I'll definitely buy again and again!

            Soap & Glory Flake Away Body Scrub I bought together with another two S&G products (see my other reviews!) and first of all I liked in it was its GEORGEOUS SMELL! It's not as sweet as many other bath/shower product from S&G and it's good because I like to have a bit of change sometimes, not always the same smells in my shower:) This scrub smell like a nice, delicate perfumes and what's great it stays on your skin for a very long time! I always use it when I want to pamper myself and when I go out or meet friends.
            I use it all over my body and massage delicately until some of the bits (i. a. salt) melts and than I rinse it thoroughly. My skin is very smooth and soft after and it 'drinks' body moisturiser. What's more I love that it lasts for long! I bought it about 4 months ago and still have a half of container! Obviously it depends how often you use it but it's really efficient, you don't need much to cover whole body.
            A tub is standard, like many similar products' packaging. It's easy and comfortable to use, and to keep it clean I always dry it after shower and store it on a shelf, away from the shower basin.
            Overall I would recommend this product to everybody! Every time I use it I think who else I could tell about it and recommend;)

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              17.10.2012 21:25
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              nothing exfoliating about this body scrub

              I recieved this as part of a gift set last christmas but have only just got round to using it, I am normally a big fan of Soap & Glory, although there have been a few products that I have not entirely enjoyed using - and unfortunatly this is one of them.

              It normally retails for around £7 for a 300ml tub, and is exclusive to Boots so can only be purchased from Boots stores of Boots.com - there is often a 3 for 2 offer on Boots bath and shower products though so look out for those offers!

              The scrub comes in the trademark bright pink retro packaging - this particular product comes in a big tub with a screw off lid. This is my first gripe with this product - its packaging. Other body scrubs I have used by Soap & Glory have come in a big squeezy bottle which have been perfect and easy to use, but a tub just makes things a bit harder. I find trying to hold the tub, unscrew it, scoop some out and put the lid back on whilst stood in the shower can be quite difficult. If I place the container on the side once I have taken the lid off to scoop some out I find water runs down my arm and hands into the container and waters down the scrub inside. When I got down to the last of the scrub it was difficult to get it all own aswell - so overall I am not a big an of the packaging for this one.

              Using the scrub itself I also wasnt too impressed. It is quite thick when you first get it out the tube but as soon as it touches my wet skin it seems to water down fairly quickly and just dissolves and dissapears before much scrubbing has been done, because of this it doesnt really have chance to exfoliate my skin. Other Soap & Glory body scrubs I have used have plenty of grainy bits to exfoliate and also foam up and spread out to get much better coverage. This one however just doesnt go very far and doesnt really exfoliate my skin, I was looking forward to using it on my elbows, knees and feet but it didnt seem to have any effect at all.

              Overall I definitely wouldnt recommend this, nor will I be purchasing any more of it. It isnt packaged very well, doesnt really exfoliate or scrub my skin - and so therefore doesnt leave it feeling any softer or smoother. Other similar products in the Soap & Glory range are much more effective and do a much better job. So - dont buy it, its just not worth parting with your pennies for!

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              27.07.2012 18:47
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              About a week ago I recieved £3 in luncheon vouchers from PineCone Research for doing a quick survey for them. Being honest I was a bit dissapointed by the choice in shops I could spend the vouchers on as they were all places that sold food ie. McDonalds KFC... ect - I am not a great lover of fast food / eating out... However the most appealing shop on the list was Boots - even though I'll hold my hand up and say I have not set foot in one of their stores in years. I went in last week for a browse at what I could spend these otherwise useless vouchers on. I came across a display for Soap & Glory products - which over the last few months I have been reading positive reviews about on DooYoo. I happened to need a new body scrub and found their Flake Away tubs - and put my vouchers towards a pot.

              Soap & Glory are a relatively new brand name in the world of H&B products and have been around since 2006 but have only really taken off in my opinion over the last 12 months. Soap & Glory are suitable for most people as they stress that they do not test on animals at all (although their packaging does not state this, information can be found on the issue on their website) and most of their range is suitable for vegetarians and vegans - the only issue you may have is possible allergies to ingredients and if you have any worries about this check the packaging before purchase. The company was started in the UK and all products are also produced here - at present Soap & Glory is exclusive only to the UK. Their products can be located in most Boots stores.

              To an outsider who has never experianced / heard about Soap & Glory products before you would be initially attracted to the packaging in a store - the style is very retro and the pastel colours really catch your eye. Being fair they are not the cheapest body care products so I was about to see what all the hype was about.

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              The FLAKE AWAY body scrub pot is quite interesting to say the least... like the rest of the range, as previously mentioned has a retro / pastel coloured theme going on. The tub itself is a pastel pink colour made out of hard plastic and has a clouded matching pink twist top - the colour on this matchs the tub.

              When you look down on the tub from the top, on the twist top there is a circular black and white image of a womans legs with the following statements :

              "IT MIGHT BE FINE IF HER FRIENDS ARE FLAKY BUT A LADYS LEGS SHOULD NEVER BE"

              " TRANSFORM YOUR SCALY LEGS FROM REPTILIAN TO RADIANT!"

              To me this kind of marketing is very different, eyecatching and you can tell its British!

              The "front" label tells you the product and product producers names - it also gives you the information that the scrub is made from shea butter, sugar and peach seed with skin smoothing sea salt, grapeseed and almond oils.

              * Shea butter is extracted from nuts and has been used for many years because of its ability to improve poor skin conditions!

              * Sugar is now being used in many body scrubs because of its ability to leave your skin feeling smooth and refreshed - even if it doesn't do us any favours to eat anything sugary!

              * Peach ingredients are great for skin in general and is scientifically proven to improve skin appearance!

              The "back" label gives you all the information you need in order to apply the scrub. It advises you to take a handful of product (although to me this seems a bit such - I scooped just a little using my finger tips, not a handful) , you then apply to damp skin and massage in using circular motions until most of the scrub grains are gone. You then just need to rinse off, pat dryand apply body glossing oil or moisture butter. They also warn that you are to avoid over damaged skin otherwise it may sting.

              Further information given are the ingredients, address and website of the company and you are also given a shelf life of 24 months which I think is excellent compared to other brands. The total tub contents on the one I have purchased is 300ml.

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              The scrub itself is beige in colour and when you look closely you can see tiny orange coloured beads. Unlike a lot of "hard" scrubs you get this one is almost like a paste and not digusting or uncomfortable to handle like many other brands in my opinion. First impression on the scent I would describe as very slightly fruity, clean and fresh.

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              What do I think? Glorious or not?!

              I don't have flaky skin as such I would desribe it as normal and sometimes a little bit dry so with this product I was hoping to see a little bit of a difference but at the same time not expecting too much as there is no "flake" as such to get rid of!

              I apply a tinted tan moisturiser everyday so what I really wanted to see was a better colour after I exfoliated with this scrub. To date I have used this twice now and I will recap on both experiences. The best bit of this scrub is how well my colour is now showing after getting rid of all the dead skin cells it looks much better than with other body scrubs I have used!

              As desribed on the packaging you are supposed to use a "handful" however I would recommend you just scoop up using your fingertips and by doing this on both applications I found I had only used a slight layer of the paste for my legs, arms and torso - so in my opinion if you use the scrub this way it has the potencial to last a couple of months if you use it a few times a week.

              On application, the beads do absorb very easily and doesnt feel uncomfortable on the skin in the slightest. In fact its a really nice scrub to use. I did notice before applying to my body that the palms of my hands were very dry and had peeling skin and after making the ciruclar motions with them applying to the rest of my body it appeared to have sorted out my dry skin problem on my hand - and the rest of my body was very VERY smooth after it had been washed off. In fact, strangely I kept touching my arms to check it again as I was so impressed with the result!

              The scent of the product does fade on the skin over a few hours after use as you would expect - it no longer smells fruity it just smells pleasant and clean.

              Literally the only thing that has really annoyed me about this scrub is the fact of how itchy I am for a good few hours after use - my skin is not sensitive in the slightest and I have ensured all the product has been washed off properly. Since I have only used this twice now it could just be me getting used to the scrub... considering how the tub highlights all the natural ingredients used... however the back label does mention a few ingredients which look like chemicals I suspect... This could be whats causing my irratation.

              Being truthful this is probably the best body scrub I have ever had - the nicest smelling, best exfoliating and a little goes a long way. I would give it full marks if it wasn't for the itchiness!

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              At the time of writing this review you can buy a 300ml tub from Boots at £7 and there is currently a 3 for 2 offer on.

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                19.07.2012 23:32
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                Best Body Buffer

                This is my new favourite body scrub and it just happens to be from my favourite brand! I am a huge fan of Soap & Glory!

                This miracle body exfoliant is just amazing, it does exactly what it says on the pot and is excellent value for money as it lasts for ages! And I do tend to overdo it at times! :)

                The product itself has a lovely sugary texture to it which is very pleasant and is not too gritty like some body scubs can be. It is a beige/brown colour and smells absolutley devine. It has quite a fruity scent to it which lasts on your body for ages after use.

                You only need a small amount, I tend to put about a hazlenut sized amount into the palm of my hand and rub it in circular motions across the whole surface of my body. It seems to melt into the skin as well as scrubbing away dryness and dirt leaving skin completely smooth, buffed and polished.

                Skin is radiant after use looking and feeling smoother. I suffer from dryness and roughness of my upper arms and this completely removes, smooths and rejuvinates my skin leaving it fresh and pampered.

                I would recommend this product to any fellow Soap & Glory fans who suffer from dry skin. However anybody could use this product and feel the benefits.

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                01.07.2012 14:18
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                Really great scrub!

                I loooove Soap and glory products, I'm in love with the girly packaging and fun names have. I tried a few of their products a few years ago that I received in one of the many gift sets that Boots have at Christmas. Many of them included a small pot of flake away. I manly used this if I needed to travel anywhere but loved the feeling and smell it left on my skin so I purchased a large pot.

                The only problem I have is the pot is a large screw top, which is good for getting all the product so no wastage but in the bathroom it can often get wet and this stays in the pot making the scrub gloopy. However the scrub is too thick to be packaged in a squeeze bottle.

                The scrub itself is very scrubby and full of small beads (sugars and salts i think) it feels and looks like damp sand but thicker. It is the most scrubbiest scrub I've ever used because most body scrubs seem to be shower gel with beads mixed in, so it's great for people like me who love harsh scrubs for a really strong clean. My legs feel extra soft and smooth after use because it also contains Body Butter, and the effect lasts for a few days too so I don't need to use the scrub everyday meaning it will last for ages!

                Flake Away is expensive but I think it's worth the price because you do get a lot of the product and it lasts a long time. I don't recommend it to anyone with sensitive skin though as it may be a bit too harsh, or maybe use it just on knees, elbows and feet.

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