In Fiore: Dayala Body Balm

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I am recently back from my trip to San Francisco, and unfortunately did not get a chance to visit the In Fiore retail shop. They aren’t open on the weekends anymore, and don’t hold many retail hours in general. So I don’t have anything to report in terms of smelling their perfume solids like I had hoped. But, a few weeks ago I did get their Dayala Body Balm from Beautyhabit.com so I’ll go ahead and review that for you all.

 

bbtrio1-mDayala is a jasmine based fragrance like Maia, which I have previously reviewed here, yet it is more innocent and playful in comparison. The jasmine grandiflorum in Dayala is reminiscent of Maia, deep and gorgeous. But the lemongrass lightens the mood and adds brightness to the heady flower. So while Maia is sultry and smoky, Dayala is green and sunny. However, both possess the underlying jasmine that is stunning and unparalleled in its depth and richness. 

 

infiore_dayalabb-thumbnaillarge1The Body Balm itself is luscious. Its base is made from grapeseed, organic jojoba oil, and vitamin E. The consistency is thick like a cream, but when it warms on the skin, it melts like an oil. Once applied, it absorbs quickly and doesn’t leave a greasy residue. I prefer to smooth it on my skin when I am just out out of the shower, before my skin is dry. I have noticed that the beautiful scent of fresh jasmine still lingers for days on my bathrobe if I wear it just after putting on Dayala. I know some of you were looking forward to In Fiore’s Maia being released in the Body Balm, which it hasn’t yet. But for those of you who just can’t wait to get your hands on a lovely, grassy green, slightly indolic jasmine, Dayala will certainly tide you over.

 

~Please keep your eye on the In Fiore website which will be updated in the next few weeks. When it is, you will find these gorgeous amulets offered. I also want to clarify that In Fiore never uses petrochemicals or synthetic ingredients, and this information was confirmed by the owner, Julie Elliott.

Dayala Body Balm is available at Beautyhabit.com and InFiore.net.

 

Posted by ~Trish

photograph by Taifighta on flickr

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2 thoughts on “In Fiore: Dayala Body Balm

  1. Tempting, but your original review of Maia oil has me holding out for the Maia body balm. It sounded absolutely luscious! I may even order unsniffed (which of course I try never to do, but with beautyhabit no longer selling samples, I have no other choice but to!)

    • Amy,
      If the sultry, slightly tobacco edge is what got you in the Maia review, it’s worth the wait! I don’t know when Julie will have it ready to go but as soon as I do, I will let you know.

      But the Dayala is also luscious, and I do love it, but in a different way. It’s not as indolic, and as I said in the review it’s greener and kind of grassy.

      ~T

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