How to get that summer holiday feeling (without leaving home)

Vittoria Apuana, £87 for 50ml, by Profumi del Forte


Vittoria Apuana, £87 for 50ml, by Profumi del Forte

Coconut smelling products may be evocative but they’re generally not that sophisticated. This fragrance from niche Italian perfume house is. The coconut heart is balanced by Sicilian orange and vanilla for an unusual, sensual result.

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Coconut Frosting Salt Scrub, £20, by Philosophy

I love the texture of this sweet-smelling scrub – and the way it left my skin feeling soft and warmly scented.

Coconut Foot Crème, £11.26, by Burt’s Bees

This rich, natural blend of deeply penetrating botanical emollients feels thick and indulgent on feet. The how-to-use blurb suggests putting on socks afterwards for maximum absorption; I also like to use it as an emergency lip-softener (it works in seconds), and anywhere I’ve got very dry skin.

Candylicious Coconut and Shea Bath Cubes, £3.99, by Beautiful Delicious

It’s not often I opt for fun over luxury in a beauty product, but I couldn’t resist this jar of bath cubes. Cheap, but definitely cheerful.  A holiday in your bathroom.

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