22 May 2013

Mermaid Perfume Oil

I'm rather partial to fragrances, body mists, room sprays and candles so when I was contacted by Mermaid to feature the Mermaid Perfume Oil on my blog I jumped at the chance! From all away across the pond Mermaid made it to my doorstep, here is what I thought.

Mermaid Perfume Oil * $50
























The Mermaid Perfume Oil packaging is simple, elegant and not too fussy in the slightest. I like the gold detail against the white packaging, with the coral toned text adding a nice addition to the finished product. 
























The oil itself is within a roller ball which makes it really handy for application to areas such as the wrist or even behind the ears, I think this is particularly good for 'on the go' as there is minimal chance that this could end up going everywhere within your bag. The fragrance itself is based upon Orange Blossoms of which I love oranges and I quite like blossom...so I was very optimistic. Whilst I do like the scent of this product I do feel that it is a little bit too strong for my personal taste and after doing some research I did come to realise that perfume oils tend to be the strongest, hence this would explain my thoughts. 

I found it too strong at first however I did find that as the hours went by the fragrance did calm down  on my skin, leaving behind quite a nice hint of citrus every now and then which was  quite pleasant. I found that the fragrance lasted pretty well on me which is something I tend to struggle with as I do find it rather irritable to buy a perfume and find it does not last; this however did surprise me.

Mermaid also comes as a perfume spray which I think would be quite nice as it would be lighter than the oil; it is also available in the form of a candle if you fancy something different. I must say I think some other companies may be missing a trick here as imagine your favourite fragrance in a candle form, oh the possibilities!

Mermaid products all retail at $50 which at the time of writing this is equivalent to around £32, placing it mid range of fragrances currently on the market. To me personally this is a tad expensive, however, I do find it refreshing to see a company offering fragrances in a variety of forms.

I know after trying this product I'm still quite keen to try more perfume oils as being offered the opportunity to review this has highlighted to me that perfume oils do last longer on my skin.

*PR Sample, these products were kindly sent to me for my consideration.





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  1. I want this just because it's called Mermaid! I've never seen roll on fragrances before - it's such a good idea! I find that with sprays I just end up getting it everywhere :')

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    1. haha yes the name is quite unique isn't it :) I think it is most definitely a good idea, I wonder why other companies don't offer this xx

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  2. This sounds amazing, I have seen roll fragrances before and they are very handy to pop in your bag on days out :D will have to give this a try, thanks for sharing x

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    1. They're so handy, I would consider them in the future for definite :) thanks Krystel xx

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  3. Ah what sweet packaging! I've never actually tried perfume oils before, I'll need to keep this in mind! x

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    1. Neither had I, they're certainly quite different to anything I've used before :) xx

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  4. The roll on idea looks great!! Nice review honey :)

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  5. This sounds lovely, I love Orange Blossom fragrances and the packaging is super pretty, too :)

    Jess xo

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    1. It is rather cute isn't it :) thanks Jess xx

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  6. This product sounds magical! X

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    1. It certainly is different :) xx

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  7. This sounds amazing! Orange blossom is my favourite scent in the world so I definitely need to look in to the brand more. The candle is tempting me ha :) x

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    1. I'm glad you like the sound of it Josie :) xx

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