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ARABELLE

 

ARABELLE

 

What is it and what's the USP?  It's a natural, luxury skincare brand founded and hand-blended by Margaret Delali Deegbe, who learnt her trade from her mother while growing up in Ghana, and who feels her products are a backlash against mass production.

 

 

Natural and hand-blended.

Hero product? The Fight Back Serum (from £13.95, arabelleskinsense.com), a blend of luscious oils for mature skin, including Pomegranate Seed Oil and Co Enzyme Q10.

 

Why the name? Arabelle is of French origin meaning 'answered prayer' - hence an 'answered prayer' to all skincare issues. 

 


How new is it? 
It launched in May 2012.

 


I haven't tried it but would suggest... The Custom Body Oil (£19.50) or body lotion. On the 'custom' choice bit of the Arabelle website, there's a 'scent library' with an array of different aromas. Japanese Plum? Frangipani? Fig & Muscovado Sugar?  Pomegranate & Fresh Mint? The choices all sound simply delicious.

 

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