Paul & Joe Hair & Body Mist

by PJ on Wednesday, July 9, 2014

in -Paul & Joe,2011 Spring,2011 Summer,2013 Holiday,all about Japanese cosmetics,bodycare,fragrance,haircare,stash focus

Paul and Joe Hair and Body Mist Holiday 2013 Bodycare Haircare Fragrance 1

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I do love my fragrances, but, when the weather is warmer, I sometimes reach for lighter options such as body mists. (I hope my readers in the UK are enjoying the nice weather (despite the occasional rain).) One body mist that I recently purchased is Paul & Joe‘s Hair & Body Mist, which was released as part of Paul & Joe’s holiday 2013 bodycare collection. (It is not a seasonal limited-edition item.)

Paul & Joe Hair & Body Mist (60ml, £12) has a fresh and gently powdery floral scent. The two main floral notes are rose and orange blossom. As a body mist, the scent lasts decently well.

The product contains rosewater (first on the ingredient list), orange flower water, orange juice and orange oil. I presume a fair portion of the scent of the product comes from these ingredients, as fragrance (parfum) and other scenting agents are further down the list.

Even though it does contain humectants such as glycerin and butylene glycol, it is predominantly an alcohol-based product. It doesn’t have any substantial skin-hydrating property.

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Paul and Joe Body and Hair Mist Spring Summer 2011 Bodycare Haircare Fragrance 1

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It replaced Body & Hair Mist from Paul & Joe’s spring/summer 2011 bodycare collection. Body & Hair Mist has orange blossom as the only main fragrance note, and it has more or less the same scent as that in most of Paul & Joe’s skincare products. Compared with the current Hair & Body Mist, it is sharper and more straightforward. Hair & Body Mist is softer and more mellow.

The 2011 Body & Hair Mist also contains orange flower water, orange juice and orange oil (but not rosewater), and it is also a predominantly alcohol-based product. It has a bi-phase formulation and the bottle is shaken to mix the two layers before each use. The 2013 Hair & Body Mist doesn’t have a bi-phase formulation.

I enjoy using both products. I like the fact that I can enjoy Paul & Joe’s signature orange blossom scent in a purer form from Body & Hair Mist, and I also like the soft and clean scent of the new Hair & Body Mist. One is awakening and energizing, and one is soothing and relaxing.

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Related posts:

Paul & Joe Fragrance Hair & Body Mist (Summer 2013)

Paul & Joe Fall 2014 Makeup Collection

Stella McCartney Stella Summer 2013

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Nolween Tomassi Friday, July 11, 2014

I love the new relaxing Hair & Body Mist !
Nolween

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PJ Saturday, July 12, 2014

Hi Nolween,

I am glad you like it too, and thank you for stopping by! :)

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