Beauty Obsession: Molton Brown

Colorful packaging of Molton Brown products

Colorful packaging of Molton Brown products

Earlier this year, I visited the first ever Molton Brown boutique in Palm Beach County. The new shop is located in Saks Fifth Avenue in Town Center at Boca Raton. The London-based line includes scented candles, luxe hand and body washes, skin-care products, sleep remedies and even men’s grooming items. Inspired by travel, the brand sources its ingredients from all over the world and does not test on animals.

The amazing selection of products at Saks

The amazing selection of products at Saks

A box of scrumptious scented candles

A box of scrumptious scented candles

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Luxe lotions

Exfoliators

Exfoliators, lotions and perfumes

I also had a chance to test out Molton Brown’s Paradisiac Pink Pepperpod Body Exfoliator for an article in Boca Life on the top at-home spa products. One word: Ah-mazing. The consistency is that of a rich, creamy lotion, with tiny brown beads of bamboo stem particles that leave my skin so smooth. The African ginger oil used in the cream has a delicious scent. I especially love to use this product to prep my skin for shaving because it’s not harsh or drying, like a lot of exfoliators can be. It shaves off dead skin cells and moisturizes my skin so I get a smoother shave. The $48 price tag might be a little discouraging, but a little of the exfoliator goes a long way. I’ve been using mine 1-2 times a week for several months now and I still have about half left. I highly recommend this brand based on my experience with the exfoliator.

AT A GLANCE: Molton Brown at Saks Fifth Avenue, Town Center at Boca Raton

Price range: $20 to $300

Best-sellers: Re-charge Black Pepper Bodywash ($30), Naran Ji Fine Liquid Hand Wash ($28) and Ultrasmooth Coco de Mer Body Lotion ($30).

Where else can you find Molton Brown?

• Gerard’s Residential & Yacht Furnishings, Fort Lauderdale; 954.771.1801

• Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour; 305.865.6161

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