Bodhi goes from strength to strength

Huge congratulations must be delivered to the very lovely Mr Elijah Choo and the team from Bodhi, one of my favourite bath and pampering companies. The brand has recently been the recipients of three prestigious beauty awards, showing that this is a brand that is truly on the rise.

If you are not yet initiated into the world of Bodhi, then where exactly have you been hiding? Bodhi have created a wonderful, organic range of bath and beauty therapies that invigorate and revitalise, relax and moisturise, offering the perfect solutions whether you need waking up or an aid for relaxation. In addition. their body lotions are a luxurious treat, whilst the Desert Rose rejuvenating oil is definitely something you should treat your skin to.

So it is really no surprise that the awards are flooding in. First up, Bodhi has been awarded Best Shower Gel by Beauty Shortlist Awards 2013. These awards celebrate the best in natural and organic beauty and received more than 400 entries this year. The winning product was the brand’s Mint Thé Refreshing Bath & Shower Therapy. This was inspired by Moroccan mint tea and always leaves the skin feeling both refreshed and oh so soft.

Mint Thé Refreshing Bath & Shower Therapy £23.00 click to visit Bodhi

If this accolade was not impressive enough on its own, Bodhi is also the winner of two categories in the Biteable Beauty Best of 2012/13 Awards. Again, renowned for celebrating the best of natural and organic beauty, Desert Rose Rejuvenating Face Oil and Ginger Brew Deep Tissue Massage at Appuru were chosen as winners in the Best Face Oil and Best Massage categories.

Desert Rose Rejuvenating Face Oil £56.00 click to visit Bodhi

If you really needed another reason why this brand is a must have for your bathroom, these well deserved awards should be all the reasons you need!

Bodhi launch Desert Rose Rejuvenating Face Oil in some style

Everyone who knows Fashion-Mommy knows that Bodhi is one of my favourite brands for real pampering luxury. Using all natural products and ingredients, Bodhi encapsulates the spirit of natural beauty in their fabulous range of bath and beauty therapies. So when an invitation popped through the door to attend a very special launch of a super special product, the Desert Rose Rejuvenating Face Oi,l I just knew there was no way I would be missing this!

The launch took place last week at the gorgeous Les Senteurs, deep in the heart of central London, just a stone’s throw from Marble Arch. This beautiful setting was perfect for a brand that frankly smells as good as Bodhi, and the fragranced bubbles that were being blown around the room (you pop them with your nose to inhale the scent) was a decadent touch. Bodhi mastermind, the wonderful Elijah Choo, was resplendent in a rose coloured shirt that set the tone beautifully for the product that was being launched, and with the prettiest bouquets of pink tea roses, and pink fizz in the glasses – a rosy atmosphere was insured.

Fashion-Mommy with Elijah Choo

There was also a fantastic opportunity to meet some lovely bloggers, these included Moll from Molly and the Princess, Gemma from Buff Beauty.com and Rose from Frock-Star. And then it was over to Elijah to introduce the new product and answer all our questions.

Desert Rose Rejuvenating Face oil is something of a departure for Bodhi, moving into active skincare for the first time. The product has a range of inspirations, from the climbing rose with no thorns that grows in Elijah’s garden, to the shifting dark sands of the Sahara desert – a bowl of which Elijah had on display at the launch. The oil also contains the best of natural ingredients, including a range of different ingredients – from Bulgarian Damask Rose Otto, blended with Moroccan Argan Oil and Rosehip Oil. The scent, as you can imagine, is awesome – so delicate and yet lingering and totally beautiful. I had a little on my hand and found it difficult not to keep sniffing it…

Sand from the Sahara desert...

So, what is the oil actually like? I was very happy to have a facial using the product in order to experience it for myself. And the first thing I notice is that a little goes a long way. You only need to pour a little into your hands, and then rub together in order to warm the oil. It can then be massaged into the skin, with the best results coming if this is tied into your current beauty regime after toning, and before moisturisation. I was surprised at how the skin absorbed it so easily, without leaving stickiness or shine. And I loved the beauty tip that any excess could be rubbed into the cuticles or on the tips of your hair, making this a multifunctional luxury. After my mini facial, my skin felt instantly softer, giving you that feel good boost we all need at some point in the day.

All in all, this was a fantastic launch event, which was the perfect blend of pampering, information and bubbly! A gorgeous Bodhi goodie bags containing some of the wonderful Jasmine falls bath therapy and lotion, AND the brand new Desert Rose Oil was the icing on the cake of a perfect night.

Bodhi launch Desert Rose Rejuvenating Face Oil launches nationwide in early September. Click here to visit Bodhi.

Bodhi…and now they do body moisturisers!

Anyone who is a regular visitor to the Fashion-Mommy site will know I am a huge fan of Bodhi botanical therapies. This is a wonderful range of bathtime therapies that have the most amazing scents that can leave you feeling revitalised, rejuvenated, or relaxed, depending on your choice of therapy.

So when I was asked if I would like to trial some brand new body moisturisers,I was very excited. Loving the Bodhi scents, particularly Ylang Ylang Incensa, I was interested to see how they would translate into cream form, and how they would leave my skin, which is a little tired at the moment, feeling.

I have been testing the moisturisers at different times of the day and night, and have come to a overwhelming conclusion. YOU NEED THESE MOISTURISERS IN YOUR LIFE! They are perfect for every facet of your life. Let me explain further…

Start with Rosemary Chi, after an early morning shower, the revitalising Rosemary Chi, with its clean, herby scent is the perfect pick-me-up. Soft enough to glide right into the skin without leaving a sticky smear on your clothing, this fragrance just leaves you feeling super invigorated and would be perfect to pop into your gym bag.

Rosemary Chi Reviving Body Moisturiser 

Keep Ylang Ylang Incensa for those special nights out, this is a heady, sensual fragrance that is just perfect for times when you have someone special to rub it all over (if you catch my drift….)

Ylang-Ylang Incensa Sensual Body Moisturiser 

After a relaxing, leisurely soak, reach for the Jasmine Falls, this relaxing, soothing fragrance is perfect for when you want to wind down after a long, hard day. Those jasmine and lavender notes will have you feeling at ease with the world.

Jasmine Falls Relaxing Body Moisturiser 

And keep the other half happy by treating him to Pep Noir. My husband adores the peppery spiciness of Pep Noir,with it hints of Frankinscense. This is the sort of fragrance that lasts all day long and smells just divine.

Pep Noir Energising Body Moisturiser 

The body moisturisers are fabulous. The scents last for a long time, indeed, I could still smell them in my bathroom hours after using them, the scents just lingered in the hair. And these are also a touch of luxury to add to your bathroom shelf, and perfectly compliment the Bodhi bath therapies, to create that all-over scent.