Product Type: Avon household products
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Not The Best But Nice Enough..
Avon Cranberry and Cinnamon Room Spray
Member Name: angelboouk
Avon Cranberry and Cinnamon Room Spray
Advantages: offer price, little goes a long way, nice enough
Disadvantages: the smell is a little synthetic at first, full price, doesn't last, plain packaging
~Avon Room Spray~
Avon offer a few fragranced room and linen sprays. Today, I will be discussing my use of the new 2012 Christmas spray - Cranberry and Cinnamon. A body lotion and shower gel are also available in this fragrance.
This spray is part of the Naturals collection. It is recommended that you spray this 2-3 times into the centre of the room to fragrance it with a gorgeous sweet and spicy aroma. The spray itself is a clear liquid and is presented in a tall, slim plastic container. The bottle is clear and features a simple label illustrating cranberries and cinnamon sticks. The bottle can be recycled once empty.
~Price and Availability~
This room spray is available from the Avon brochure (see local Avon rep) or from www.avonshop.co.uk. It retails at £4.00 for a 125ml bottle but is currently reduced to 99p on the website.
I spend a small fortune on sprays and candles for my home as I like to smell beautiful and welcoming. I order each month from the Avon book and was anticipating the return of the sugar plum range this Christmas but it appears to have been replaced by cranberry and cinnamon. I am a big fan of cinnamon fragrances so decided to order a bottle of this room spray last month. I bought mine as part of a '4 for £5.00' offer. I feel £4.00 is far too expensive for this product as it isn't as high quality as Yankee or Shearer sprays in my opinion.
The bottle is definitely a simple affair and quite cheap but inoffensive in appearance. It is functional courtesy of the spray top. I mainly use this as I would use an air freshener spray around my home. A short push down on the spray releases quite a lot of liquid in the form of a light mist. The mist seems to drop from the air quite quickly which I don't like personally. I prefer Febreze for this reason as it normally hangs in the air for a short while longer. The mist doesn't leave a dampness on my wooden flooring but I do spray less in non carpeted rooms just incase!
The scent of this spray is immediately noticeable and I feel one or two sprays is more than sufficient to fragrance a room without it becoming cloying or overpowering. This room spray does a good job of hiding homely odours but doesn't eliminate them like Febreze does. This spray helps refresh a room and I find it pleasant to use before guests are due to arrive to simply fragrance and freshen up the air in my home. My home isn't smelly by any means but sometimes doesn't feel as fresh as it could be due to cooking aromas.
I wouldn't say I am completely taken my the smell of this room spray. It is nice, fresh and fragrant but comes across as being a little more aritificial than I would expect. The fragrance is quite strong at first and actually reminds me of a rich, black cherry sort of fragrance with an alcohol undertone. It settles down a little and becomes light, juicy and very sweet thanks to the cranberry. I feel that the cinnamon could have came through a little stronger as the scent is definitely more sweet than spicy. A bigger dose of cinnamon may have helped to prolong the scent too.
Whilst strong at first, the fragrance of this room spray starts to fade quite quickly and requires a top up. I have used it as a linen spray and can confirm that it doesn't stain. I find it best to use it in the morning over the top of our bed linen and use it sparingly to avoid the linen becoming overly damp. It does seem to last quite some time on linen and my bed always smell lovely in the evening.
I would happily pay 99p for this but not much more as it lacks staying power and is certainly nothing special. It simply refreshes my home and fragrances the air for an hour or so. My bottle isn't lasting well as I need to keep spraying it often. I personally prefer similar fragranced sprays from other brands but can recommend this as a quick to fragrance room spray.
Thanks for reading :)
Summary: a mixed bag