October may be over but that doesn't mean we can't continue to enjoy pumpkin scented everything. Luckily, The Body Shop's latest holiday addition satisfies all our pumpkin spice desires. The Vanilla Pumpkin Shower Gel combines Madagascar vanilla, tonka bean, hazelnut and maple syrup with... pumpkin, of course!! Although it's not the warm, all-spice fragrance we often associate with pumpkin desserts. Call me crazy, but it truly smells like squash. Subtly. The vanilla and hazlenut notes are much more prevalent (almost marshmallow-like), but there's definitely a scent lingering in the background that brings me back to my childhood - digging guts out of a pumpkin as I prepared to carve it.
It's also a scent that can be enjoyed during fall AND winter! It's so sweet, cozy and delicious. I imagine lathering up with this warm-smelling shower gel on a bitter, snowy day and it makes me dread the cold months a little less.
The line includes a Hand Cream, a Shimmer Mist and a Body Butter. But if this is a scent you think you may like, you'll have to act fast! Typical of The Body Shop's seasonal releases, it's limited-edition. So if you're pumpkin obsessed, be sure to snatch up some Vanilla Pumpkin goodies before they're gone.
The Shower Gel retails for $10 and is available in stores at The Body Shop or online at www.thebodyshop.com.