We have now been testing the gorgeous range of products from new UK based (and produced) brand Harry & Rose for over a week and here is everything you need to know…
Who are Harry & Rose?
A family-run company striving to create everyday luxury using nothing but the best organic and natural ingredients. All of their products are free from parabens, SLS/SLES, dyes or mineral oils. Instead, they are natural, pure and organic with ingredients like organic coconut, calendula, chamomile, aloe vera and sweet almond.
What do they produce?
What are they like?
In a world of eye-burningly bright colours for anything to do with children I just adore the muted tones and pretty design of these bottles. I also adore the fresh, light scent of each of the products. It reminds me of a mix between talc and linen – light, fresh and clean. My favourite though, has to be the hair-body wash which has a slight floral note.
I LOVE THIS STUFF! The children’s skin was so beautifully soft after just one bath. It lathered well and rinsed easily.
The results on Poppy’s crazy tresses were amazing. I usually have to use conditioner to get any form of nice curls but after one wash this was the result…
Gorgeous, bouncy, glossy and tame (!) curls.
The bubbles were lovely but not over-abundant and disappeared quite quickly once the children were in and splashing around. *However* we live in a hard water area which plays a massive part in ruining our bubble fun! Using just the bubble bath in the water and no body wash still left the children’s skin beautifully soft.
Baby Soft Lotion –
This lotion is light and silky in texture. It absorbs really quickly leaving a silky feeling on the skin, not tacky, greasy or sticky, just silky. I tested it on my hands and Even after washing hands with soap a couple of times my skin still felt moisturised.
A note on eczema – Felix was diagnosed with mild eczema when he was four weeks old and always has small patches of dry and irritated skin on his legs, he’s also sensitive to some creams, particularly on these areas. I slathered him in the lotion and for a tougher test I included his little patches of eczema. Firstly, there was no reaction to the cream (yay!) and the result was beautifully soft skin. The little patches of eczema did remain however I haven’t found anything other than steroid cream that can shift these so I knew it was a tough test. I will note that the lotion is perfumed.
Since I found out I was expecting Poppy I’ve been so conscious of what I put on my skin – deodorant, washing powder, makeup etc. Of course that extended to Poppy when she and subsequently Felix arrived and from the moment they came home from hospital I’ve been using natural and organic products from Burt’s Bees for hair and body washing but at over £10 per bottle and bathing every night it’s an expensive choice.
After trialling the Harry & Rose products I have been very pleasantly surprised with the quality, ingredients and results. So much so that I will definitely be switching to these for our regular bathing from now on. I would say the quality easily matched Burt’s Bees products and we much prefer the Harry & Rose prices 😀
So, just one last thing to say…
* We were sent samples to review however all opinions are entirely my own and unbiased.